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The Hammer

The Hammer

Drama, True Story | English | 109 minutes

Company

101 Films International


Synopsis

An unbeatable prison boxer turns down an opportunity for to fight in the 1984 Olympic gold for a powerful and shocking reason.

When unbeatable Tennessee prison boxer, George Lee Martin, turns down an opportunity for freedom to fight in the 1984 Olympics, his best friend Doc has a crisis of faith after he discovers the powerful and shocking reason why George chose to stay inside.

THE HAMMER is the TRUE STORY of George and Doc, best friends from reform school to life in prison where George becomes an unbeatable prison boxer, with songwriter Doc as his cornerman and Crystal, his devoted Christian Transgender cellmate. When George is offered freedom to fight in the 1984 Olympics, he shocks everyone by turning it down, sending Doc on a journey to discover the true meaning of loyalty.


Completion Year

2019


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