Resurrecting The Champ

Inspired by Los Angeles Magazine's Pulitzer Prize-nominated article by J.R. Moehringer about a homeless man who claimed to be a once-famous boxer, Rod Lurie's film never fully reconciles the story about newsroom ethics with the sentimental drama about bad dads and bereft sons. Erik Kernan Jr (Josh Hartnett), Moehringer's fictionalized stand-in, is a sports...read more

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  • Released: 2007
  • Rating: PG-13
  • Review: Inspired by Los Angeles Magazine's Pulitzer Prize-nominated article by J.R. Moehringer about a homeless man who claimed to be a once-famous boxer, Rod Lurie's film never fully reconciles the story about newsroom ethics with the sentimental drama about bad… (more)

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