Split Decisions

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Split Decisions ★★ 1988 (R)

An Irish family of boxers, dad and his two sons, slug it out emotionally and physically, as they come to terms with career choices and each other. Good scenes in the ring but the drama leans toward melodrama. Decent family drama, but somewhat of a “Rocky” rip-off. 95m/C VHS, DVD . Gene Hackman, Craig Sheffer, Jeff Fahey, Jennifer Beals, John McLiam, Eddie Velez, Carmine Caridi, James Tolkan; D: David Drury; W: David Fallon; M: Basil Poledouris.