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Year: 2015
Original Title: Southpaw
Length: 123 minutes
Genre: Drama, Sports
Studios: Escape Artists
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Release Dates

United Kingdom: July 24 2015

United States: July 24 2015


Ranking: 8,134 out of 16,395 movies (up 924)


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Billy 'The Great' Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal) is one of the most promising fighters in the sports landscape. He has everything in his life: a wife who loves him (Rachel McAdams), a daughter who adores him (Oona Laurence) and a dream come true. The problem will arise when the decline begins to peek through his life, risking not only their reality, but his own life and with it all he wants. Tragedy hits him hard and Billy is abandoned by his manager and best friend (Curtis "50 cent" Jackson). Pain and helplessness make Billy is in a crossroads not know the exit. The redemption will be the only way the boxer can keep to find his own forgiveness. Tick Willis (Forest Whitaker) will help him to get through.


Cast Southpaw

Jake Gyllenhaal

Jake Gyllenhaal

Billy Hope

Rachel McAdams

Rachel McAdams

Maureen Hope

50 Cent

50 Cent

50 Cent

Forest Whitaker

Forest Whitaker

Titus 'Tick' Wills



Trivia Southpaw

Southpaw is the term given to unorthodox stance (left-handed) boxers. Eminem was originally scouted for the role, which he accepted and started filming. Then hi wanted to focus on his music career, so the role was given to Jake Gyllenhaal. Antoine Fuqua had no money to pay James Horner to compose the film. He didn't care as he loved the idea of the film, and he decided to do it for free.