Against the Ropes

Against the Ropes (2004)

She gave the boxing world the one-two punch they never saw coming.

  • Genre: Romance, Drama
  • Release Date: 2004-02-20
  • User Rating: 5/10 from 114 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 46min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Moviemakers Productions (MMP)
  • Production Country: Germany, United States of America
  • Director: Charles S. Dutton
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From 114 Ratings


A fictional story inspired by North America's most famous female boxing promoter, Jackie Kallen. Her struggle to survive and succeed in a male dominated sport.

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  • Meg Ryan

    as Jackie Kallen
  • Omar Epps

    as Luther Shaw
  • Charles S. Dutton

    as Felix Reynolds
  • Tony Shalhoub

    as Sam LaRocca
  • Tim Daly

    as Gavin Reese
  • Joe Cortese

    as Irving Abel
  • Kerry Washington

    as Renee
  • Sean Bell

    as Ray Kallen
  • Dean McDermott

    as Pete Kallen
  • Skye McCole Bartusiak

    as Little Jackie
  • Juan Carlos Hernández

    as Pedro Hernandez
  • Holt McCallany

    as Dorsett
  • Tory Kittles

    as Devon Green
  • Beau Starr

    as Corcoran
  • Jared Durand

    as Young Crisco
  • Diego Fuentes

    as Car Attendant
  • Angelo Tucci

    as Rex
  • Reg Dreger

    as Lonnie
  • Arturo Fresolone

    as Hernandez's Manager
  • James Jardine

    as Ring Announcer
  • Big Daddy Wayne

    as Stormy
  • Merwin Mondesir

    as Street Crony
  • Doug Lennox

    as Barrel-Chested Man
  • Hayley Verlyn

    as Beauty with LaRocca
  • Moses Nyarko

    as Mouketendi ("Africa")
  • Aidan Devine

    as Crisco
  • Joel Harris

    as Mathias
  • Michael Rhoades

    as Mathias' Manager
  • Bruce Gooch

    as Pawn Shop Clerk
  • Arnold Pinnock

    as Heavyweight
  • Neven Pajkic

    as Heavyweight
  • Adrianne Keshock

    as Jenny
  • Dov Tiefenbach

    as Organic Clerk
  • Jackie Kallen

    as Female Reporter
  • Mike Kraft

    as Jacobs
  • John Christopher Terry

    as USA Today Reporter
  • Tamara Hickey

    as Megan the Reporter
  • Karen Robinson

    as Kimberly (Insurance)
  • Noah Dalton Danby

    as LaRocca Henchman
  • Rocky Zolnierczyk

    as Sands Fight Referee
  • Tracy Waterhouse

    as Receptionist
  • Michael Buffer

    as Ring Announcer
  • Neil Crone

    as HBO Commentator
  • Ray Marsh

    as Final Fight Referee
  • Jeff Ironi

    as Security Guard
  • Jean Daigle

    as Montage Promoter
  • Carlos Varela Jr.

    as Hernandez's Trainer
  • Jason Jones

    as Ticket Guy
  • Shawn Lawrence

    as Philadelphia Fight Official
  • Howard Green

    as Sands
  • Julian Scott

    as Ray Kallen's Sparring Partner
  • Remo DiCarlo

    as Buffalo Opponent
  • Everton McEwan

    as Luther's Sparring Partner
  • Eric Reynolds

    as Hopeful Fighter
  • Nick Alachiotis

    as Luther's Trainer
  • Syd Vanderpool

    as Luther's Tampa Opponent
  • Egerton Marcus

    as Hopeful Fighter
  • Suchart Yodkerepauprai

    as Rugged Boxer
  • Hector Perez

    as Hernandez's Sparring Partner
  • Rogue Johnston

    as Montage Opponent (ss Rogue Johnson)
  • Paul Lawrie

    as Montage Opponent
  • Donovan Boucher

    as Montage Opponent
  • Martin Van Zanten

    as Montage Opponent
  • Edwin DeLeon

    as Montage Opponent
  • Chad Keens-Douglas

    as Montage Opponent
  • Michael A. Amos

    as Montage Opponent
  • Anthony Ferri

    as Montage Opponent
  • Joseph Richardson

    as Montage Opponent
  • Everol Carty

    as Montage Opponent
  • Derek Bujalski

    as Montage Opponent
  • Michael Dion

    as DJ at Strip Club
  • Adrian Teodorescu

    as Referee
  • Alwin Mascoll

    as Interviewed Boxer
  • Peter Wylie

    as Miami Referee
  • Dave Dunbar

    as Philadelphia Referee
  • Jessica Irvine Drake

    as Boxer's Girlfriend (uncredited)
  • Patrick Ezerzer

    as Boxing Trainer (uncredited)
  • John Kalbhenn

    as Referee (uncredited)
  • Danny Lentz

    as Police Detective (uncredited)
  • A.J. Verel

    as LaRocca Bodyguard (uncredited)
  • Gene Mack

    as Kevin Keyes
Directing Charles S. Dutton Director
Sound Michael Kamen Original Music Composer
Camera Jack N. Green Director of Photography
Editing Eric L. Beason Editor
Writing Cheryl Edwards Screenplay
Production Robert W. Cort Producer
Production David Madden Producer
Production Tina Gerussi Casting
Production Avy Kaufman Casting
Directing Anna Rane Script Supervisor
Crew Joe Everett Unit Publicist
Art Sandra Kybartas Production Design
Art Armando Sgrignuoli Art Direction
Art Steven Essam Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Ruth E. Carter Costume Design
Crew Roy T. Anderson Stunt Coordinator
Production Lyn Lucibello Production Manager
Production Karyn McCarthy Unit Production Manager
Directing Richard Cowan First Assistant Director
Directing Sarah Campbell Second Assistant Director
Directing Don H. Julien Second Assistant Director
Camera Angelo Colavecchia Camera Operator
Camera Michael Purdon Second Assistant Camera
Crew Glen Beauchamp Loader
Camera Michael Carella "B" Camera Operator
Camera Joe Micomonaco First Assistant "B" Camera
Camera Mark Beauchamp Second Assistant "B" Camera
Sound Bruce Carwardine Sound Mixer
Sound Markus Wade Boom Operator
Crew Pat Cassin Cableman
Crew Tim Davis Video Assist Operator
Lighting Michael Galbraith Chief Lighting Technician
Lighting Howard Galbraith Assistant Chief Lighting Technician
Lighting Gordon Eldridge Electrician
Lighting Vince Gordon Electrician
Camera Wayne Goodchild First Company Grip
Camera Glen Goodchild Second Company Grip
Camera Ron Renzetti Dolly Grip
Lighting Herb Reischl Sr. Electrician