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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… (more)

Released: 2007

Rating: PG-13

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Erik (Josh Hartnett), a sports writer saves a homeless guy ('Champ', Samuel Jackson) only to discover that he is a boxing legend believed to have pass (more…)

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Sentimental story of an ambitious sportswriter (Josh Hartnett) who hopes to boost his flagging career after he discovers a homeless man (Samuel L. Jackson) who claims to be a once-famous boxer. Kathryn Morris, Alan Alda, Rachel Nichols, David Paymer. Direc (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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