Requiem for a Heavyweight1962

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Requiem for a Heavyweight
Directed by:
Ralph Nelson

Directed by Ralph Nelson, and written by Rod Serling, "Requiem for a Heavyweight" (also known as "Faccia piena di pugni, Una") is a Drama/Sport film, released on October 16 of 1962 in the USA . Anthony Quinn and Jackie Gleason are starring, alongside Mickey Rooney, Julie Harris, Madame Spivy and Val Avery.

They beat him... they broke him... they betrayed him... but they could not crush the towering dignity of a real fighter!

Who directed "Requiem for a Heavyweight":

Requiem for a Heavyweight was directed by Ralph Nelson, an American director, actor, producer, and writer.

After Requiem for a Heavyweight, Ralph Nelson directed Lilies of the Field, released in 1963, Soldier in the Rain (1963), Fate Is the Hunter (1964), Father Goose (1964), Duel at Diablo (1966), and Counterpoint (1967).

When was "Requiem for a Heavyweight" released:

Requiem for a Heavyweight was initally released in the United States on Tuesday, October 16, 1962. Also released on Tuesday, October 16, 1962 has been Le Crime ne paie pas (dir. Gérard Oury). This was fifty-seven (57) years ago.

It has been released on Friday, November 16, 1962 in Germany.

What is the casting of "Requiem for a Heavyweight":

At the casting of Requiem for a Heavyweight we find Anthony Quinn, previously seen in The Guns of Navarone (1961) and Portrait in Black (1960); Jackie Gleason (The Hustler (1961), The Desert Hawk (1950)); Mickey Rooney (Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), The Private Lives of Adam and Eve (1960)) [ more... ]

  • Mickey Rooney and Jackie Gleason also worked together in Skidoo, released in 1968.
  • Val Avery and Michael Conrad can both be seen in Harry and Walter Go to New York, released in 1976.
  • Jackie Gleason and Anthony Quinn also appeared together in Larceny, Inc., released in 1942.

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