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Based on a true story, Drama, Romance, Sport
In real life, Jackie Kallen was a genuine first, a woman who broke into the exclusively male world of boxing by becoming a successful promoter of the 'sweet science'. Here, in this dramatised biopic, she's played by actress Meg Ryan, who starts working with a fresh young contender whose talent she believes in, and a long since retired but still legendary trainer - the trio coming together (at least in theory!) to foil a rival promoter.
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