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The Bleeder

R · 2016 ‧ Sport/Drama ‧ 1h 41m
6.5/10 · IMDb 81% · Rotten Tomatoes
He was the pride of Bayonne, N.J., a man who went 15 rounds in the ring with Muhammad Ali. But before all of that, Chuck Wepner was a liquor salesman and father with a modest prizefighting career whose life changed overnight when, in 1975, he was...
Release date: May 5, 2017 (USA)
Box office: $502,518
Produced by: Michael Tollin; Carl Hampe; Liev Schreiber; Christa Campbell; Lati Grobman
Production companies: Millennium Films; Mandalay Sports Media; Campbell Grobman Films; Jeff Rice Films
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The film depicts the life of heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner and his 1975 title fight with the heavyweight champion, Muhammad Ali, which inspired Sylvester ...
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Release date: September 2, 2016 (Venice); May 5, 2017 (United States)
Directed by: Philippe Falardeau
Starring: Liev Schreiber; Elisabeth Moss; Ron Perlman; Naomi Watts; Jim Gaffigan; Michael Rapaport; Pooch Hall; Morgan Spect...
Music by: Corey Allen Jackson
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Is the movie Chuck Based on a true story?
The film depicts the life of heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner and his 1975 title fight with the heavyweight champion, Muhammad Ali, which inspired Sylvester Stallone's character and screenplay for the 1976 film Rocky.
Is Rocky based on Chuck?
Interestingly, Rocky Balboa is actually based on a real-life person: Chuck Wepner. Wepner was born in 1939, and first started fighting on the streets in Bayonne, New Jersey (an interest that would eventually earn him the nickname of "The Bayonne Bleeder," since he bled a great deal during his fights).
What was the name of the Chuck Wepner movie?
A film about Wepner's career was released in 2012, and ESPN aired a documentary titled The Real Rocky on October 25, 2011. The ESPN film features a clip of Wepner's ninth round knockdown of Muhammad Ali in their 1975 world heavyweight title bout.
Is the movie Chuck on Netflix?
Chuck was previously available to stream on Netflix, but was removed from the platform back in November of 2016. ... It may have taken a little longer than expected, but all five seasons of Chuck are once again available to stream!
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