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Author: Robert W CortDavid MaddenCheryl EdwardsCharles S DuttonMeg RyanAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount, [2004], ©2003.
Series: Widescreen DVD collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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Jackie Kallen is a sassy, brassy boxing manager-in-the-making determined to change "Lethal" Luther Shaw from a mere street punk into a world-class prizefighter. To help Shaw rise to the rank of number-one contender, Jackie coaxes veteran trainer Felix Reynolds out of retirement. Before they can all realize their dream of a championship bout, they must first learn what it takes to stand in each other's corner. Jackie  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Sports films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
Named Person: Jackie Kallen; Jackie Kallen
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert W Cort; David Madden; Cheryl Edwards; Charles S Dutton; Meg Ryan; Omar Epps; Tony Shalhoub; Tim Daly; Kerry Washington; Joe Cortese; Jack N Green; Eric L Beason; Michael Kamen; Ruth Carter; Sandra Kybartas; Jackie Kallen; Paramount Pictures Corporation.; MMP Erste Filmproduktions Gmbh.; Cort/Madden (Firm)
ISBN: 0792189280 9780792189282
OCLC Number: 55034002
Language Note: English or dubbed French dialogue; closed-captioned.
Notes: Inspired by the life of Jackie Kallen.
Special features: "A ringside seat" featurette; "Queen of the ring: Jackie Kallen then and now" featurette; theatrical trailer.
Credits: Director of photography, Jack Green ; editor, Eric L. Beason ; music, Michael Kamen ; costume designer, Ruth Carter ; production designer, Sandra Kybartas.
Cast: Meg Ryan, Omar Epps, Tony Shalhoub, Tim Daly, Kerry Washington, Joe Cortese, Charles S. Dutton.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG-13; for crude language, violence, brief sensuality and some drug material.
Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, Region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital, DTS.
Series Title: Widescreen DVD collection.
Responsibility: Paramount Pictures presents in association with MMP Erste Filmproduktions GmbH, a Cort/Madden production ; produced by Robert W. Cort and David Madden ; written by Cheryl Edwards ; directed by Charles D. Dutton.

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Jackie Kallen is a sassy, brassy boxing manager-in-the-making determined to change "Lethal" Luther Shaw from a mere street punk into a world-class prizefighter. To help Shaw rise to the rank of number-one contender, Jackie coaxes veteran trainer Felix Reynolds out of retirement. Before they can all realize their dream of a championship bout, they must first learn what it takes to stand in each other's corner. Jackie Kallen becomes the first female to ever make a name for herself in this male-dominated sport.

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