• Released
  • December 25, 2013
  • PG-13 , 1 hr 53 min
  • Comedy
  • 2,078 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A boxing promoter offers two rival boxers the chance to come out of retirement for one final bout.

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Critic Ratings

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RogerEbert.com

By Odie Henderson
Grudge Match belongs to a fast-growing genre I'll call "Senior Citizen Action Porn," or SCAP. Proud members of SCAP include "Red" and its...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Peter Hartlaub
Grudge Match at its core is an affront to the cinema gods, an attempt to capitalize off two iconic films for a few cheap laughs.
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50

Philadelphia Inquirer

By David Hiltbrand
Even though it's all preliminaries, no main event, Grudge Match is harmless enough as entertainment. Just not as harmless as its poor...
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50

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
It’s perfectly passable holiday entertainment for people who dated during the “Rocky” and “Raging Bull” era. Just don’t expect this Grudge...
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50

Slant Magazine

By Steve Macfarlane
It will come as a surprise to none that Grudge Match is so wantonly clichéd that to watch it is to explore the outer perimeters of one's...
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50

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
On balance, I think I'd rather have seen Rocky 15.
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50

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
Stallone and De Niro simply don’t generate enough combative spark to make this anything more than an amiably mediocre diversion.
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40

Arizona Republic

By Bill Goodykoontz
This is a wretched movie, trading on characters we revere, yet doing nothing to honor them. Director Peter Segal tries everything he can to...
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38

Chicago Sun-Times

By Bill Stamets
Grudge Match does not work on any level. The story is unconvincing. The comedy elements are weak... And, worst of all, the acting in most...
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38

USA Today

By Scott Bowles
Grudge could have saved itself with a rousing finale, but the buildup is so tedious you just want the fight to end.
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By shermana
It had its funny moments so it's worth checking out when it come out to DVD. Not worth price of movie ticket...

Good Enough

By milliholt
Got a few pretty good laughs in and enjoyed the movie. But on the downside I felt like it took forever for the final fight to happen. And the wishy washy "I don't want to.....ok I will" attitude of...

Must go

By kennywash
I really want to watch that movie because it sounds good...

Pretty good

By elyslimos
If your an old schooler...

Must see

By Kevin356
It's one of my first movies I've ever seen in my life I love that movie...

More Info

Rated PG-13 | For sports action violence, sexual content and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Two legends duke it out in underwhelming comedy.
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