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Monkey on My Back

1957 Rated NR 1hr 34m

This unflinching biopic stars Cameron Mitchell as professional boxer Barney Ross, who earned the moniker "Pride of the Ghetto" after being crowned world champion three times and became a hero while serving in the military during World War II. But like many other prizefighters, Ross waged a bigger battle with himself, including a monumental struggle to conquer a destructive and all-consuming drug addiction.

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Movie Details

Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Filmed in B&W; interactive menus; scene access.