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The Harder They Fall

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The Harder They Fall (1956)

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Drama 19561h 49m

Jobless sportswriter Eddie Willis is hired by corrupt fight promoter Nick Benko to promote his current protégé, an unknown Argentinian boxer named Toro Moreno. Although Moreno is a hulking giant, his chances for success are hampered by a powder-puff punch and a glass jaw. Exploiting Willis' reputation for integrity and standing in the boxing community, Benko arranges a series of fixed fights that propel the unsophisticated Moreno to #1 contender for the championship. The reigning champ, the sadistic Buddy Brannen, harbors resentment at the publicity Toro has been receiving and vows to viciously punish him in the ring. Eddie must now decide whether or not to tell the naive Toro the truth.The Harder They Fall featuring Humphrey Bogart and Rod Steiger is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, available for rent or purchase on Google Play, available for rent or purchase on Prime Video, and 2 others. It's a drama movie with a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (8,029 votes).

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Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (Google Play, Prime Video, Microsoft, and 1 other).

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#20,115 Ranked Movie

#43 Ranked in Boxing Movies

#97 Ranked in Film-Noir Movies

#610 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

The Harder They Fall has a better than average IMDb audience rating of 7.5 (8,029 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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Jobless sportswriter Eddie Willis is hired by corrupt fight promoter Nick Benko to promote his current protégé, an unknown Argentinian boxer named Toro Moreno. Although Moreno is a hulking giant, his chances for success are hampered by a powder-puff punch and a glass jaw. Exploiting Willis' reputation for integrity and standing in the boxing community, Benko arranges a series of fixed fights that propel the unsophisticated Moreno to #1 contender for the championship. The reigning champ, the sadistic Buddy Brannen, harbors resentment at the publicity Toro has been receiving and vows to viciously punish him in the ring. Eddie must now decide whether or not to tell the naive Toro the truth.

Age rating: N/A
Runtime: 1h 49m

Extra Information

Related Genres: Drama
Related Tags: SportsBoxing
Country of origin: America
Available to watch on: The Criterion Channel
Original Release Date: May 9, 1956
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