Play it to the Bone

2000
Movies or TV Shows that are Las Vegas Related in Some Way.


Genres: Sports Drama

Length: 124 Minutes

Release Date: January 21, 2000

Directed By: Ron Shelton

How it's Las Vegas Related:Las Vegas Theme

Starring:
Antonio Banderas as Cesar Dominguez
Woody Harrelson as Vince Boudreau
Lolita Davidovich as Grace Pasic
Lucy Liu as Lia

Two aging fighters in LA, friends, get a call from a Vegas promoter because his undercard fighters for a Mike Tyson bout that night are suddenly unavailable. He wants them to box each other. They agree as long as the winner gets a shot at the middleweight title. They enlist Grace, Cesar's current and Vinnie's ex girlfriend, to drive them to Vegas. On the trip, we see flashbacks to their previous title shots, their competitive friendship, and Grace's motivational wiles. (She has her own entrepreneurial dreams.) The fight itself is historic: ten rounds of savagery and courage. Who will win, who'll get the title shot, who gets Grace, and where will she find venture capital?

Additional Information: The story in a nutshell: Two best friends and former boxers travel to Las Vegas to fight for the first time.


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