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Cardboard Boxer (2016)

Not Rated | | Drama | 16 September 2016 (USA)
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Gentle and broken, a homeless man is coerced by two teens to fight other men on video for cash but soon finds comfort in an unlikely friend and the lost diary of a young girl.


Knate Lee


Knate Lee





Cast overview, first billed only:
Thomas Haden Church ... Willie
Terrence Howard ... Pope
Boyd Holbrook ... Pinky
Rhys Wakefield ... J.J.
Macy Gray ... Den Mother
William Stanford Davis ... Jazzy
Zach Villa ... Tyler
Adam Clark ... Skillet
Conrad Roberts ... Methusalah
Patrick Davis ... Evan
James Logan ... Mullet
David Henrie ... Clean Cut Man
Johanna Braddy ... Clean Cut Girl
Jay Charan ... Pawn Shop Clerk
Elyse Cole ... Young Girl


Gentle and broken, a homeless man is coerced by two teens to fight other men on video for cash but soon finds comfort in an unlikely friend and the lost diary of a young girl.

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A Great Movie You Probably Won't Watch
16 September 2016 | by fallguy_jackSee all my reviews

A powerful and well acted movie.

Thomas Hayden Church - Who? Was exactly the impression he left on me before this movie, then I looked the movie up here and clicked on his name because his face was familiar... oh ya, The Sandman from that weak spiderman movie and wings. Not really an impressive actor -

Until This.

The average person may not make if far through the movie because it removes them from their "out of sight, out of mind" comfort zone.

When the pathetic kind of people who watch bum fights find out there's more to it than that, they will be less inclined to give it a shot, but they're beyond help anyway.

The few with the constitution to watch this movie will not be disappointed. There's a kind of poetry in that I suppose... Just like this film.

P.S. Remember - Food Banks can do MUCH more with money than you can at a supermarket, they can get produce fresh straight from farmers at waay better prices. Half the crap food donated has to be thrown out anyway, so do everyone involved a favor and donate money to food banks.

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Release Date:

16 September 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Kartonharcos See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA


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$10,000,000 (estimated)
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