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Tommy Riley has moved with his dad to Chicago from a 'nice place'. He keeps to himself, goes to school. However, after a street fight he is noticed and quickly falls into the world of illegal underground boxing - where punches can kill.
The school building that they shot some of the exterior shots was William McKinley high school in Chicago, IL. Walt Disney attended McKinley High for a short period from 1917-18 and worked on the school's newspaper as the cartoonist, before dropping out at the age of 16 to join the US Army. Because he was too young, the US Army did not accept him, so he joined the Red Cross.
Yeah well Horn's a real scumbag.
Lincoln: What, you just now realize that? Tell you, the whole world's crammed full of them, my brother.
Obvious fake in place for Cuba Gooding, Jr.; when Jimmy strikes Haines out from the ring.
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