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Monroe Hutchens is the heavyweight champion of Sweetwater, a maximum security prison. He was convicted to a life sentence due to a passionate crime. Iceman Chambers is the heavyweight champion, who lost his title due to a rape conviction to ten years in Sweetwater. WHen these two giants collide in the same prison, they fight against each other disputing who is the real champion.

Movie Data


Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 36m

Budget $20,000,000.00

Revenue $12,398,628.00

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Release Information

  • August 23, 2002
    R, Theatrical



Cast 19

  1. Wesley Snipes

    Wesley Snipes
    Monroe Hutchen

  2. Ving Rhames

    Ving Rhames
    George 'Iceman' Chambers

  3. Peter Falk

    Peter Falk
    Mendy Ripstein

  4. Michael Rooker

    Michael Rooker
    A.J. Mercker

  5. Jon Seda

    Jon Seda
    Jesus 'Chuy' Campos

  6. Ken Medlock

    Ken Medlock
    Guard 1

  7. Wes Studi

    Wes Studi
    Mingo Pace

  8. Fisher Stevens

    Fisher Stevens
    James 'Ratbag' Kroycek

  9. Dayton Callie

    Dayton Callie
    Yank Lewis

  10. Amy Aquino

    Amy Aquino
    Darlene Early

  11. Johnny Williams
  12. Joe D'Angerio
  13. NA

    Nils Allen Stewart
    Vern Van Zant

  14. Denis Arndt

    Denis Arndt
    Warden Lipscom

  15. JL

    Jim Lampley

  16. Ed Lover

    Ed Lover
    Marvin Bonds

  17. Master P

    Master P
    Gat Boyz Rapper 1

  18. Michael Bailey Smith
  19. Rose Rollins

    Rose Rollins
    Tawnee Rawlins

Crew 3


  1. Camille Friend

    Camille Friend
    Makeup Effects


  1. Walter Hill

    Walter Hill


  1. DG

    David Giler

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