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The Champ
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Jon Voight Jon Voight
Faye Dunaway Faye Dunaway
Jack Warden Jack Warden
Joan Blondell Joan Blondell
Dolly Kenyon

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Walter Newman Walter Newman


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4 years, 3 months ago at Dec 2 11:35
1 vote
The Champ was a sad film. By sad I mean heart-breaking. By heart-breaking I mean in a beautiful way. And beautiful is the word that can be used to describe the performance of Ricky Schroder as T.J., in his debut. Children in movies always tug at your heart-strings but this one shamelessly pulls at it. Not only was it a beautiful performance but it made you wish that either you could go in the film... read more


6 years ago at Mar 18 20:28
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The first time I saw this movie I cried like a little kid...Oh yeah I was a little kid. To this day I still cry when I watch this movie. It's the story of the love between a boy and his father, and the boy trying to make it on his own when his mother and father can't. It is a story of Jon Voight, "The Champ", a retired boxer and his son and the love the boy has for his father would be any father's... read more
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Billy Flynn, an ex box champion, is now horse trainer in Hialeah. He makes just enough money to raise his little boy T.J. over which he got custody after his wife Annie left him seven years ago. T.J. worships The Champ who is now working on his come-back in order to give his boy a better future. But suddenly Annie shows up again ...
Release date: 4 April 1979
UPC: 012569523326
Tags: Drama (4), Remake (3), Family Interaction (3), Boxing (3), 1979 (2), Sport (2), Family (2), 1970s (2), Tear Jerker (2), Dramas (1), Weepie (1), American (1), 70's (1), HQ (1), Children/Family (1)
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