Split Decisions


1h 35m 1988

Brief Synopsis

Two sons in the McGuinn family are talented prizefighters. The youngest is working with his father to train for the Olympics. But the oldest son has chosen a different path and has gotten involved with crooked fight promoters to advance his career, resulting in a great deal of stress in their family.

Film Details

Also Known As
Kid Gloves
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Action
Drama
Sports
Thriller
Release Date
1988
Production Company
CFI Hollywood; Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment, Inc.; Cinema Catering; Completion Bond Company Inc; Hollywood Rental Company Inc; Jeff Porrello; Reel Efx Inc; Ryder Sound Services Inc; Sync Pop Inc
Distribution Company
New Century/Vista Film Company; Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Synopsis

Two sons in the McGuinn family are talented prizefighters. The youngest is working with his father to train for the Olympics. But the oldest son has chosen a different path and has gotten involved with crooked fight promoters to advance his career, resulting in a great deal of stress in their family.

Cast

Gene Hackman

Dan Mcguinn

Craig Sheffer

Eddie Mcguinn

Jennifer Beals

Barbara Uribe

Eddie Velez

Julian "Snake" Pedroza

Jeff Fahey

Ray Mcguinn

John Mcliam

Pop Mcguinn

Carmine Caridi

Lou Rubia

James Tolkan

Benny Pistone

Devoreaux White

Coop

David Labiosa

Rudy

Harry Van Dyke

Douby

Anthony Trujillo

Angel

Victor Campos

Santiago

Tom Bower

Detective Walsh

Julius Harris

Tony Leone

John Thomas

Csprt Referee

Dean Webber

Anchorman

Terry Sweeney

Priest

Herb Muller

Mr

Oz Tortora

Official At Athletic Commission

William Brent Kirkland

Bartender

Cathleen A Master

Pedroza'S Girlfriend

Lou Bonacki

1st Reporter

Patrick Cupo

2nd Reporter

Steve Vignari

Emcee At Boxing Club

Greg Goossen

Referee At Eddie-Pedroza Fight

Carmine Iannaccone

Photographer

Danny Valdivia

Announcer At Eddie-Pedroza Fight

Geoff Witcher

Csprt Announcer

Marty Denkin

Referee At Pedroza-Csprt Fight

Dirk Kooiman

Man At Fallon'S Gym

Michael Garcia

Young Boxer

Al Allen

1st Man At Bar

Aaron Akins

2nd Man At Bar

Dale Kusch

3rd Man At Bar

Shelly Angel

Angel'S Mother

Joyce Mcneal

Angel'S Opponent'S Mother

Terry Claybon

Ray'S Opponent

Mark Dirkse

1st Thug

George Robotham

2nd Thug

George Wilbur

Referee At Patty Flood

Pete Antico

1st Sparring Partner

Adolpho Olivas

Angel'S Opponent

Rachel Renick

Red-Haired Woman

Peter E Smith

Doctor

Terrence Thomas

Douby'S Opponent

Steve Hulin

Pedroza'S Opponent

George Latka

Cornerman

Dwight Adams

Cornerman

Marshall Martin

Fight Doctor

Vince Mazzella

Eddie'S Opponent

Mark A Hicks

Black Kid; 2nd Sparring Partner

Michael Adams

Joe Goosen

4th Sparring Partner

Ricky Caray

Cuban Kid

James Green

Old Ex-Boxer

Stephen Rowe

Businessman

Wally Rose

Referee

Steven Scott Smalley

Performer

Jeff Rona

Performer

Douglas E Maxwell

Leadman

De'voreaux White

Crew

Michael Aarvold

Scoring Recording Engineer

Michael Adams

Stunts

Mark Anderson

Swing Gang

Richard Baratta

Location Manager (New York)

Luis Barreto

Video Camera Operator

Rodney Bauer

Grip (New York)

Derek Berlatsky

Assistant Editor

Todd Black

Co-Producer

Mickey Borofsky

Co-Producer

Shunil Borpujari

Key Grip

Shunil Borpujari

Dolly Grip

Timothy M. Bourne

Unit Production Manager (New York)

Alfred Brenner

Visual Consultant

Martin Bresler

Driver

J. C. Brotherhood

Special Effects (New York)

Abbie Carey

Bestboy (New York)

Jerry Cipperly

Driver

Joe Citarella

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Gail Clark

Adr Editor

Hilary Cochran

Costume Designer

Rich Cohn

Electrician (New York)

Marty Collins

Steadicam Operator

Randy Coronato

Hairstyles (New York)

Randy Coronato

Makeup

George Cozze

Driver

Brian Crocker

Production Assistant

Mike Daigle

Other

Michael Daves

1st Assistant Director

Jerry Day

Grip

Chris Deburgh

Song Performer ("The Spirit Of Man")

Chris Deburgh

Song

Kelly Deco

Other

Peter Deming

2nd Camera Operator

Craig Dibona

Steadicam Operator (New York)

Eric Dressor

Special Effects

Larry Duran

Stunts

Lynne Eagan

Hairstyles

Nelson Elwell

Grip

Tom Evans

Video Camera Operator

Mitchell Factor

2nd Assistant Director

David Fallon

Screenwriter

David Fedack

Electrician (New York)

Michael Fedack

Dolly Grip

Susan Fedder

Assistant (To Joe Wizan)

Bob Field

Gaffer

Mali Finn

Casting

Jeff Freeman

Editor

Ellen Freund

Property Master

Bernard Glavin

Driver

Joe Goosen

Stunts

Joe Goosen

Technical Advisor

Melinda Sue Gordon

Stills

Nick Grande

Grip (New York)

Betty Gumm

Production Associate

Steve Hagberg

Construction Coordinator

Michael Z. Hanan

Art Direction

Chuck Hanson

Driver

Holly Hawk

Driver

Vivian Hengsteler

Negative Cutter

Amy Herman

Production Coordinator (New York)

Jonathan Herron

1st Assistant Camera (New York)

Mark A Hicks

Stunts

Jean Higgins

Unit Production Manager

Jean Higgins

Associate Producer

Beccie Hilliard

Other

Kris Hockemeyer

Craft Service

Jeff Howell

Casting Coordinator (Extras)

Steve Hulin

Stunts

Tom Imperator

Production Accountant (New York)

Michael James Jackson

Music Consultant

Chantal Jacob

Costumer 2nd Assistant

Carol Janson

Publicist

Meta Jardine

Seamstress

David Jernigan

Transportation Captain

Bo Johnson

Carpenter

Mark Karen

Other

Roger Kimpton

Bestboy Grip (New York)

Kathe Klopp

Set Decorator

Richard Klotz

Location Manager Assistant

Peter Koola

Electrician (New York)

Cindy Lagerstrom

Bestboy Grip

Joel Lang

Art Direction Assistant

Bill Ley

Grip (New York)

Adrian Licciardi

Camera Assistant

Eric Liebowitz

Stills (New York)

Sara Lineberger

Assistant Editor

Lou Lleucart

Transportation Coordinator

Ray Loiselle

Driver

Larry Lowinger

Sound Recording Mixer (New York)

Don Macdougall

Sound Rerecording Mixer

Judy Malinoski

Other

Jeanne Mascia

Costumer 1st Assistant

John H. Maxwell

Swing Gang

Vince Mazzella

Stunts

Harold Mcevoy

Other

Leanne Moore

Production Accountant

Dan Moscarella

Color Timer

Matthew W. Mungle

Special Makeup

Jimy Murphy

Props Assistant

Carol Nast

Set Decorator (New York)

James Neilan

Lighting Technician

Steve Nelson

Sound Recording Mixer

Lyn Norton-matsuda

Script Supervisor

David O'connel

Electrician (New York)

Joe O'har

Location Manager

John Oates

Gaffer (New York)

Carolyn Olman

Production Coordinator

Ken Ornstein

2nd Assistant Director (New York)

Patrick Paul

Lead Carpenter

Mary K Perko

Art Department Coordinator

David Platt

Boom Operator

David Platt

Boom Operator (New York)

Basil Poledouris

Music

Jeff Porrello

Cable Operator

Robert A Preston

Bestboy

Jesse Renendez

Driver

Garth Richardson

Scoring Recording Engineer

Tim Risdon

Driver

Julie Rogers

Assistant Editor

Rick Rothen

Lighting Technician

Judi Sandin

Set Dresser

Martin Schaer

Camera Operator (New York)

Roger Schweitzer

Video Camera Operator

Roger Schweitzer

Video Technician

Laurie Seligman

Boom Operator

Michael Shapiro

Props Assistant (New York)

Bob Shulman

Key Grip (New York)

Heidi Shulman

Wardrobe Assistant (New York)

Rachel Singer

Associate Producer

Tommy Ray Smith

Driver

Rick Spears

Lighting Technician

Chris Squires

Steadicam Operator

Paul Stader

Stunts

Paul Stader

Choreography (Fights)

Peter Stader

Stunts

Thomas Stanford

Editor

Diana Sticklin

Driver

Gary Strangis

2nd Assistant Director

Joanne Strangman

Other

Wayne Stroud

Grip

Timothy Suhrstedt

Director Of Photography

Michael Talarico

Other

Bernard Tamme

Additional Hairstyles

Peggy Teague-tamme

Makeup

Todd Thaler

Casting (Extras/New York)

Val Thorgusen

Driver

Peter Travis

Other

James Troutman

Sound Editor Supervisor

Ladd Vance

Production Assistant

Tom Villano

Music Editor

Pat Walsh

Other

Gail Warren

2nd Assistant Camera (New York)

Carole A Wattles

Accountant Assistant

Julie J Webb

Assistant Editor

Ray West

Sound Rerecording Mixer

John W. Wheeler

Editor

George Wilbur

Stunts

Joe Wizan

Producer

Film Details

Also Known As
Kid Gloves
MPAA Rating
R
Genre
Action
Drama
Sports
Thriller
Release Date
1988
Production Company
CFI Hollywood; Chapman/Leonard Studio Equipment, Inc.; Cinema Catering; Completion Bond Company Inc; Hollywood Rental Company Inc; Jeff Porrello; Reel Efx Inc; Ryder Sound Services Inc; Sync Pop Inc
Distribution Company
New Century/Vista Film Company; Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group
Location
Los Angeles, California, USA; New York City, New York, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 35m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall November 11, 1988

Released in United States on Video July 19, 1989

Completed shooting June 1987.

Began shooting April 27, 1987.

Ultra-Stereo

Released in United States Fall November 11, 1988

Released in United States on Video July 19, 1989