Against the Ropes - Movie Synopsis & Plot
Based on the true character of boxing manager Jackie Kallan, this is a fictionalized account of the rise of both her career and that one of her boxers, who she discovers and leads to the middleweight championship. Along the way, they struggle to cooperate as fame gets the better of both of them.
For the third time in a row, I have sat down to watch a movie that was given scathing reviews by critics only to find that it is in fact a mildly entertaining piece of work. Against the Ropes
, starring Meg Ryan, Omar Epps and Charles Dutton and Tony Shalhoub, is a decent sports drama about true-life boxing manager Jackie Kallen - of course, what hurts the film is that it is all fiction. Read our Against the Ropes movie review »