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Requiem for a Heavyweight


One of the most memorable sports dramas because of its strong character development, Requiem for a Heavyweight is carried by [[Performer~P107297~Anthony Quinn~anthonyquinn]] as the washed-up boxer Mountain Rivera, and [[Performer~P27204~Jackie Gleason~jackiegleason]] as his sleazy manager, Maish Rennick. In the opening scenes, Cassius Clay -- before he became [[Performer~P915~Muhammad Ali~muhammadali]] -- knocks out Rivera in a stunning fight sequence. Rivera's career is over, and although his trainer...more