The Boy In Blue

  • 1986
  • Movie
  • R
  • Biography, Sports

In the late 19th century, rowing was a popular sport, with fierce competition and high-stakes spectator gambling, and Ned Hanlan was a Canadian rowing champion who honed his skills by running moonshine in his skiff on Lake Ontario. Hanlan (disappointingly portrayed here by Cage, who lacks his usual energy) survived unscrupulous competitors, crooked gamblers,...read more

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The Boy In Blue - Official Trailer
01:31 — Chronicle of 19th-century Canadian boating champion Ned Hanlan. Predictable rags-to-riches story.

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  • Released: 1986
  • Rating: R
  • Review: In the late 19th century, rowing was a popular sport, with fierce competition and high-stakes spectator gambling, and Ned Hanlan was a Canadian rowing champion who honed his skills by running moonshine in his skiff on Lake Ontario. Hanlan (disappointingly… (more)

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