The Main Event

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The Main Event

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The Main Event

Release Date: June 22, 1979

Year    :   1979
Slogan    :   «A Glove Story»
Genres    :   Comedy, Romance
Production Companies    :   Barwood Films, Warner Bros. Pictures
Director    :   Howard Zieff
Producers    :   Jon Peters, Barbra Streisand, Renée Missel, Howard Rosenman, Jeff Werner
Writers    :   Gail Parent, Andrew Smith
RunTime    :   112 mins.
Revenue    :   44800000

Hillary Kramer, successful Perfume magnate awakes one morning to find that her accountant has robbed her blind and left for South America. Going through all of her remaining assets she finds a boxer, purchased as a tax write off. She decides to take Kid Natural, (Eddie Scanlon) who is much more at home giving driving lessons, into the ring and use him as her key to riches. Eddie thinks this will only get him killed and resists.

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