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Adapted from Rod Sterling's teleplay, REQUIEM FOR A HEAVYWEIGHT stars Anthony Quinn, Jackie Gleason, Mickey Rooney and Julie Harris. It tells the story of a prizefighter who eventually falls into theworld of professional wrestling. Muhammad Ali (billed as Cassius Clay) has a small role as a fighter.
Whether you like boxing or not, watch it for the acting. Compelling, honest, gritty...they don't make them like this anymore. Sad and ultimately true...wow.Published 1 month ago by Ron Burgundy
Funny and sad, Rooney and Gleason, remind me of Ed and Ralph. Great movie.Published 3 months ago by J. M. van yush
Requiem comes in two versions - this 1:25 version and a 1:36 version. Thought this was the 1:36 version. OOPS! Read morePublished 4 months ago by Charles K.
Incredible film! Heartbreaking performance by Anthony Quinn, and the whole cast. A true classic!Published 5 months ago by Stephanie S
A very good movie about a washed up boxer and a washed up manager. Anthony Quinn, Jackie Gleason and Mickey Rooney are great in this movie. Read morePublished 6 months ago by The music man