Cardboard Boxer


Willie, homeless and on Skid Row, is coerced by two teens to fight other men for cash. Now involved in a violent world he can’t understand and with few human connections beyond a girl's diary he found, Willie struggles to find a way out.

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Thomas Haden Church plays a homeless man induced into "bum fighting" in Knate Lee's indie drama.
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Cardboard Boxer is an underdog fighter that, despite its considerate and often good performances, often finds its punches pulled. It's a shame, too, because it could've been a k...
100d ago
Mr. Church fully inhabits the character, making the most of Willie’s dented moral sense and his many limitations. But the film constructs some too-perfect solutions to problems ...
100d ago
Lopsided skid row neo-noir Cardboard Boxer starts off as a grim character study, then devolves into an unmoving melodrama about panhandler Willy (Thomas Haden Church), a despera...
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