PG certificateRequiem for a Heavyweight is a Film programme that first aired in 1962 and has been classified a PG certificate.

Requiem for a Heavyweight is a 3 star programme


Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962)

Directed by
Ralph Nelson

Mountain Rivera is a veteran boxer searching for a new career. When Mountain's ex-manager becomes entangled with gangsters after reneging on a gambling debt, he plots a fix for some quick cash. Watch out for one of Quinn's opponents, a certain Muhammad Ali.

Written by

Genre: Film

Running Time: 120 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1962

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Black and White


Image for Anthony QuinnAnthony Quinn...Louis 'Mountain' Rivera
Image for Jackie GleasonJackie Gleason...Maish Rennick
Image for Mickey RooneyMickey Rooney...Army
Julie Harris...Grace Miller
Stanley Adams...Perelli
Madame Spivy...Ma Greeny
Val Avery...Young fighter's promoter
Herbie Faye...Charlie the Bartender
Jack Dempsey...Himself
Barney Ross
Alex Miteff
Rory Calhoun...Himself
Muhammad Ali...Himself
Gus Lesnevich
Willie Pep