Cardboard Boxer

Synopsis: Gentle and broken, a homeless man is coerced by two teens to fight other men on video for cash but soon finds comfort in an unlikely friend and the lost diary of a young girl.
Genre: Drama
Director(s): Knate Lee
Production: Night and Day Pictures
Rotten Tomatoes:
88 min

"Blood red orange sun"

"The world runs"

"Slowly around me"

"Slowly around me"

"Stars in my eyes"

"Oceans in yours"

"I'll do it my way"

"I'll do it my way"

"Is that what you do?"

"Is that what you do?"

"Blood red"

"Orange sun"

"The world runs"

"Slowly around me"

"Slowly around me"

Okay, you motherfuckers, gimme your shit!

Wake up, man. What d'you got? Come here.

- Give me everything you got.

- I don't have anything.

Yeah, motherfucker!

You still wanna use it now, huh?

You want to touch my shit again, huh?

Say, "I'll never touch

your shit again, Skillet."

Say, "I'll never touch

your shit again, Skillet." Say it!

Get your funky ass out of here,

move it. Get out!

What? What, motherfucker? What?

You want my fucking skillet?

You want my fucking skillet?

I killed a motherfucker to get this skillet.

You got that?

Killed a motherfucker.

I'll kill your ass, too.

Where are you going, bitch?

I ain't finished with you. Oh, you take

another step, you're a dead motherfucker.

Take another step! Oh, you dead motherfucker.

You dead motherfucker.

I'll kill your motherfucking ass. You dead.

All of you are dead motherfuckers!

All of you are dead motherfuckers!

- Holy shit. Look at that dude.

- Nope. Keep walking.

- God! Downtown is the shit.

- Dude, don't be a jackass.

Come on. This place is awesome.

Skillet the killer!

All of you are dead motherfuckers.

All of you. Skillet the killer.

- Hey, Pope!

- Hey, Pope!

- Hey, Jazz. How you feel, baby?

- What's up?

Nothing happening, man.

Yeah, I head some knuckleheads

tore up through here last night.

Yeah. Two guys in a blue van

robbed everybody.

- Everybody all right?

- I guess.

Tore everybody's shit up, though.

Yeah. I feel you, man.

How's Methuselah?

He's all right.

Where is he?

Hey, Methuselah!

Let me see you, man.

Hey, Jazz, do me a favor.

Keep an eye out on him, all right?

He's too old to be out here

in the first place, you know?

Yeah, we got him.

I'ma put some feelers out

and tell the boys to look out for these guys.

What were they? Black, white...

- Latino. Yeah.

- Some Spanish niggers?

Yeah, well, we're gonna La Cucaracha

their ass when we catch him.

- Thanks, Pope.

- Right on, baby. Stay up!

- Look after yourselves.

- Take it easy, man.

Hey, Pope.


So... yeah, they, uh...

they took my sleeping bag.

That's fucked up, man.

Yeah, it gets really

cold out here at night.

Yeah? What? You want me to go

buy you a brand new sleeping bag?

That would be nice, right?

Look, I'm a minute off the streets

my damned self, okay?

No, no. I'm sorry. I... no.

- Sorry, man, you know.

- Thank you, though.

All right, man. I can't

do nothing for you.

No, I got it.


- Hey, Pope.

- Look, nigga...

I'm gonna give you this, all right?

Now, I'm letting you hold it. But when you

find something else I want that back, okay?

- Okay.

- And I swear to God if it smells like piss,

I will run your ass over.

Oh, there won't be any piss on it.

Thank you.

Yeah, all right, man.

Hey, um...

- What?

- How are you doing?

N*gger, I can't spend my whole day

out here talking to your ass.

Man, I got shit to do, and I already

gave you the fucking blanket.

- What? You want me to change my mind?

- No.

Keep fucking around

I'm taking my shit back, man.

See you later.

You can have it all. It's... it's all burned.

All burned up.

Dear diary, I am in the second grade.

Mommy gave me this diary on the

Christmas before she went to heaven.

She told me to write in it every day,

because every day of my life

would be special.

I asked her, "Why?" And she said because

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