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T-Rex



T-Rex is an intimate coming-of-age story about a new kind of American heroine. For the first time, women’s boxing is included in the 2012 Olympics. Fighting for gold is 17-year-old Claressa “T-Rex” Shields. From the streets of Flint, Michigan, Claressa is undefeated and utterly confident. Her fierceness extends beyond the ring. She protects her family at any cost, even when their instability and addictions threaten to derail her dream. As she gets closer to her dream her relationships with her coach and her family get more complicated. But Claressa is determined. She desperately wants to take her family to a better, safer place and winning gold could be her only chance.

Reviews
2016-06-23 : Andy Webster
You don’t have to be a boxing fan to be awed by Claressa Shields, the first woman to win an Olympic gold medal in the sport. But if you are, you’ll still be knocked out.
2016-06-23 : Abbey Bender
This lively documentary on Claressa Shields, the first American woman to win an Olympic gold medal in boxing, provides a welcome antidote to sports-story cliches.
2016-06-13 : Justin Lowe
A scrappy doc profiling boxer Claressa “T-Rex” Shields’ unlikely ascension to Olympic competitor.
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T-Rex (2015)
Rating: 7.3/10 (223 votes)
Director: Zackary Canepari Drea Cooper
Writer: N/A
Stars: N/A
Runtime: 91 min
Rated: Unrated
Genre: Documentary Action Sport
Released: 24 Jun 2016
Plot: 17-year-old Claressa 'T-Rex' Shields from Flint, Michigan dreams of being the first woman in history to win a gold medal in Olympic boxing. But in order for her to succeed, she'll need to stand her ground both inside and outside the ring.