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Resurrecting the Champ

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Widescreen version.


English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.


Samuel L. Jackson, John Hartnett, Kathryn Morris, Dakota Goyo, Alan Alda, Rachel Nichols, Teri Hatcher, Kristen Shaw, Nick Sandow, David Paymer, Harry J. Lennix, Peter Coyote.

Publication Information

Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2008]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violence and brief language.


Erik Kernan is an up-and-coming sports reporter who rescues a homeless man only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect the Champ's story and escape the shadow of his father's success becomes a personal journey as the ambitious reporter reexamines his own life and his relationship with his family.


Title from container.

Based on the Los Angeles Times magazine article by J.R. Moehringer.

Originally released as a motion picture in 2007.

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