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Release Date: May 03, 1996Running Time: 90 mins.
MPAA Rating: RBox Office: $7,829,733.00
Genre: Comedy, Sports

Cast:

Samuel L. Jackson

Jeff Goldblum

Peter Berg

Jon Lovitz

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Summary:
Meet Reverend Fred Sultan. He's a flamboyant con man, hustler, and consummate promoter who rules over the modern-day Sodom and Gomorrah better known as Las Vegas. His kingdom is the realm of the fistic arts... the sweet science... the carnival of carnage... the ballet of blood. Boxing. But despite his hustling and financial wizardry, Sultan's Vegas fiefdom is fading. Boxing attendance is dwindling, along with public interest. The problem, according to Sultan, is that people are tired of paying money to see 'brothers' beating up 'brothers'. Sultan's solution: find a white contender to face the undefeated heavyweight champ, James "The Grim Reaper" Roper. Sultan finds his Great White Hope in a ... Full Summary >>