In this gritty bare-knuckle drama, two young fighters who have sprung forward from polar-opposite backgrounds meet in the center of the ring as volatile forces of nature. But when their battle for domination pushes out into the Miami streets, who will take the glory' The privileged champion who struggles in his legendary father's shadow to find his own identity' Or the poverty-stricken street kid who has nothing to lose' HARDER THEY FALL is a harrowing drama made all the more impressive by the visceral power conjured by director Lee Cipolla despite the film's low budget.
The raw fighting/action of FIGHT CLUB meets the kickboxing and story of NEVER BACK DOWN.
Detailed Synopsis: When the boundaries of their combat zone expand from the ring to the streets of Miami, Max and Jesus fight to dominate. One is a promising amateur following in the footsteps of his legendary father, and the other a poverty-stricken kid from the wrong side of the tracks. Which holds more weight - the pressure of success or the fear of failure' One of them is destined to rise to the top?the one who survives.