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Requiem For A Heavyweight

Six years after Jack Palance brilliantly essayed the character of Mountain Rivera on television's "Playhouse 90," Anthony Quinn took on the role of the battered boxer for this big-screen adaptation of Rod Serling's Emmy-winning teleplay. As the film begins… (more)

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Requiem For A Heavyweight
01:33 — Fictional aging heavyweight Louis "Mountain" Rivera (Anthony Quinn) is felled by young Cassius Clay, the future Muhammad Ali, and finds his profession (more…)
(Movie Clip) The Old Pro Won't Quit
Famous opening with Cassius Clay, before he was Muhammad Ali, who has just pounded Mountain Rivera (Anthony Quinn), Mickey Rooney and Jackie Gleason h (more…)
(Movie Clip) No More Fights
Defeated Mountain Rivera (Anthony Quinn) learns from manager Maish (Jackie Gleason) and trainer Army (Mickey Rooney) that he can't risk another fight, (more…)
(Movie Clip) Why Did You Leave Your Last Job?
The morning after losing his last fight and being ordered to retire, heavyweight Mountain Rivera (Anthony Quinn) visits the unemployment office, q (more…)

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Six years after Jack Palance brilliantly essayed the character of Mountain Rivera on television's "Playhouse 90," Anthony Quinn took on the role of the battered boxer for this big-screen adaptation of Rod Serling's Emmy-winning teleplay. As the film begins… (more)

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