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The Boxer (1997)

R
113 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

Young Danny Flynn is released from prison 14 years after "taking the rap" for the IRA and tries to rebuild his life in his old Belfast neighborhood.
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$ 1,758,565
Gross (USA)
$ 5,799,672
Gross (World)
$ 5,400,000
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Release date
Jan 9, 1998 (United States)

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Daragh Donnelly
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7.1 / 10 | 16,585 votes