The All-American Boy (1973)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Psychological Drama, Sports Drama  |   Run Time - 118 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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Filmed in the late 1960s, The All-American Boy was finally afforded a release in 1973, after its star Jon Voight had risen to worldwide prominence. Voight plays a young boxer who never has, and never will, achieve fame in the ring. Rather than find a new role in life, he prefers to hang around his old buddies, all losers like himself. Two hours too long, The All-American Boy carries "Age of Aquarius" disenfranchisement to the Nth degree. The film's main appeal lies in its cast: Jon Voight, Anne Archer, Rosalind Cash, Jeanne Cooper, Leigh French, Art Metrano and Jaye P. Morgan.

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America, ancient, attack, boxing, coroner, dream, mask [disguise], Olympic-Games, repression, sex, sports, suicide, talent, training, violence, warrior, weapons