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Southpaw is a american film of genre Drama directed by Antoine Fuqua released in USA on 24 july 2015 with Rachel McAdams

Southpaw (2015)

Southpaw
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Released in USA 24 july 2015
Length 2h3
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Thriller,    Action
Rating73% 3.6999453.6999453.6999453.6999453.699945

Southpaw is a 2015 sports drama film directed by Antoine Fuqua and written by Kurt Sutter. The film stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whitaker, and Rachel McAdams. The film was released on July 24, 2015, by The Weinstein Company.

This was one of the last films to be scored by James Horner before the composer's death and one of three posthumous releases to feature his music. The movie's soundtrack album was dedicated to his memory.

Synopsis

Billy Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal) is a boxer who lives in New York City with his wife Maureen (Rachel McAdams) and their daughter Leila (Oona Laurence). During a match in which he defends his World Light Heavyweight title, Billy sustains an eye injury and is convinced by Maureen to retire while he's at the top. At a charity event for the orphanage where he and his wife both grew up, Billy is taunted by an up-and-coming boxer, Miguel "Magic" Escobar, leading to a brawl in which Maureen is accidentally shot and killed by Miguel's brother Hector, who flees.

Actors

Rachel McAdams

(Maureen Hope)
Jake Gyllenhaal

(Billy 'The Great' Hope)
Lupita Nyong’o

(Angela Rivera)
Forest Whitaker

(Titus 'Tick' Wills)
Naomie Harris

(Angela Rivera)
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