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The Champ

The original film took 85 minutes, this one 121; the extra length has not improved the story. This time, Voight is Billy, a prizefighter/racetrack hanger-on in Florida. A drunk and a gambler, he dreams about a ring comeback while his son, Schroder (who loo… (more)

Released: 1979

Rating: PG

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Jon Voight stars in this remake of the 1931 classic about an over-the-hill boxer and his adoring son.

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  • Released: 1979
  • Rating: PG
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  • Review: The original film took 85 minutes, this one 121; the extra length has not improved the story. This time, Voight is Billy, a prizefighter/racetrack hanger-on in Florida. A drunk and a gambler, he dreams about a ring comeback while his son, Schroder (who loo… (more)

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