Champions

  • 1983
  • Movie
  • PG
  • Biography, Sports

In 1979 Bob Champion (Hurt), one of England's most successful jockeys, is diagnosed as having cancer and is given only eight months to live. Through chemotherapy and extraordinary will power, however, he conquers the disease and makes a victorious comeback, winning the 1981 Grand National Steeplechase. Hollywood hokum, right? Wrong. True story and an involving,...read more

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  • Released: 1983
  • Rating: PG
  • Review: In 1979 Bob Champion (Hurt), one of England's most successful jockeys, is diagnosed as having cancer and is given only eight months to live. Through chemotherapy and extraordinary will power, however, he conquers the disease and makes a victorious comeback… (more)

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