SPLIT DECISIONS is a tedious low-budget boxing film that contains yet another sensitive performance by Gene Hackman but that is crippled by its predictable script and phony, "Rocky"-style ending. In the mean streets of New York City, young Eddie McGuinn (Craig Sheffer) is a Golden Gloves
champ who has just been accepted into a prestigious university where he hopes to train and qualify for the 1988 Olympics. His trainer-father, Dan (Hackman), couldn't be prouder, for Eddie's success helps soothe the disappointed anger he feels toward his older boy, Ray (Jeff Fahey). Ray, who is
also a boxer, rejected Dan's advice and went pro, signing with a sleazy manager. Now he f...