Monkey on My Back

Monkey on My Back (1957)

Genres - Biography, Drama, Sports  |   Sub-Genres - Biographical Film, Boxing Film  |   Release Date - May 29, 1957  |   Run Time - 94 min.  |   Countries - United States of America  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Monkey on My Back is a 1957 biographical film directed by Andre DeToth, starring Cameron Mitchell as Barney Ross, a world champion boxer and World War II hero (based on a real-life titleholder). The movie is heavily fictionalized, but both the movie character and the biographical character become addicted to opiates due to war conditions. In the climax of the film, Ross faces a challenging battle to recover from his addiction.

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Andre Detoth, Champion Boxer, Character, Drugs, Ross, Second World War

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Subject: Pacific War

Alternate Titles

Combate decisivo
ES
Cuando la bestia ruge
AR
Elkap az indulat
HU
Monkey on My Back
GB, US
Monkey on My Back: The Story of Barney Ross
, US
Morfiinin orjat
FI
Otan to ktinos ourliazei
GR
Quand la bête hurle
FR
Quando la bestia urla
IT
Quando o Leão Ruge
PT
Riden av maran
SE
Sırtımdaki maymun
TR
Slået ud -
DK
Teufel im Nacken
AT, DE
Voltei a Ser Homem
BR