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The Set-Up

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7.6
2,488
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Original title
The Set-Up
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Running time
72 min.
Country
United States United States
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Genre
Drama. Film noir | Sports. Boxing. Cult movie
Synopsis
"Stoker" Thompson is getting ready to enter the ring. His wife, Julie, tells him that she won’t watch the fight and begs him to quit. Meanwhile, Thompson's seedy manager has taken money in payment for Stoker throwing the match after the second round, but when the boxer notices that his wife's seat is empty; his fighting takes everyone by surprise.
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Awards
1949: Cannes: FIPRESCI Prize, Best Cinematography
1949: BAFTA Awards: Nominated for Best Film
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The Set-Up
1949
Robert Wise
7.6
(2,488)
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