He was the pride of Bayonne, New Jersey, a man who went fifteen rounds in the ring with Muhammad Ali, and the real life inspiration for Rocky Balboa. But before all that, Chuck Wepner was a liquor salesman and father with a modest prizefighting career whose life changed overnight when, in 1975, he was chosen to take on The Greatest in a highly publicized title match. It's the beginning of a wild through the exhilarating highs and humbling lows of sudden fame - but what happens when your fifteen minutes in the spotlight are up?
Director: Philippe Falardeau
Writer: Jeff Feuerzeig and Jerry Stahl
Producer: Christa Campbell, Lati Grobman and Carl Hampe
Cast: Liev Schreiber, Elisabeth Moss, Ron Pearlman, Naoimi Watts, JimGaffigan, Michael Rapaport and Pooch Hall
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