Directed by: Michael Ritchie
Starring: Bruce Dern, James Woods, Louis Gossett Jr., Oliver Platt
Genres: Drama, Sport
Question: In the locker room before the fights begin, Gillon uses the phrase, "blind as Tidwell's goat." What is the reference here? I've looked online and can't find anything about it.
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Gabriel Caine: He's bigger than you are. He's tougher. He's faster. He's younger thant you are. He hasn't fought 22 rounds today, but remember this... you are black.Honey Roy Palmer: What the hell is that supposed to mean?Gabriel Caine: I don't know. I mean it's... I'm trying to inspire you. It's a Roots kinda thing. It's a motivation thing.Honey Roy Palmer: Well, you're shit at motivation.
At the end of the movie Gabe and Roy are sitting in the bleachers and Roy is wiping his forehead with a towel as Gabe starts talking to him. The camera zooms in and Roy now has his arms folded on top of the towel with his legs crossed.