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Strength and Honour

  • Film
  • 2 out of 5 stars
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Time Out says

2 out of 5 stars
When Sean Kelleher (Madsen) accidentally kills his friend in a sparring match, he vows to never box again—until his wife unexpectedly dies and his kid needs an expensive surgical procedure. He enters a bare-knuckle boxing tournament, but must face the champ, Smasher O’Driscoll (Jones), before he can win the prize money. The secret to a good boxing movie lies with inspiring training montages, and Strength and Honour doesn’t have enough of them. It does, however, cast a necessary spotlight on the woeful state of the Irish health-care system—these are sad times when a man must fight in a warehouse to get proper medical attention for his family.
Written by Drew Toal

Cast and crew

  • Director:Mark Mahon
  • Screenwriter:Mark Mahon
  • Cast:
    • Michael Madsen
    • Vinnie Jones
    • Richard Chamberlain
    • Luke Whelton
    • Patrick Bergen
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