About

Charley Davis, against the wishes of his mother, becomes a boxer. As he becomes more successful the fighter becomes surrounded by shady characters, including an unethical promoter named Roberts, who tempt the man with a number of vices. Charley finds himself faced with increasingly difficult choices.

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Directed by

Robert Rossen

Written by

Abraham Polonsky (Screenplay)

Runtime

104 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

All for you...

Cast

Keywords

sport film noir transporter over-the-hill fighter boxing match over the hill

Photos

Lists

250 Quintessential Noir Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar for Best Film Editing Robert Parrish

Oscar nomination for Best Writing, Original Screenplay

Oscar nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role