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Body and Soul (1947)

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104 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Sport

A talented boxer's young career hits difficult terrain when an unethical promoter takes interest in him.
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Writer
Abraham Polonsky (original screenplay)
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Updated Nov 7, 1947

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Nov 7, 1947 (United States)

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58 cast members
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John Garfield
Charley Davis Charley Davis   See fewer
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Lilli Palmer
Peg Born Peg Born   See fewer
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Anne Revere
Anna Davis Anna Davis   See fewer
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Joseph Pevney
Shorty Polaski Shorty Polaski   See fewer
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Lloyd Gough
Roberts (as Lloyd Goff) Roberts (as Lloyd Goff)   See fewer
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Canada Lee
Ben Chaplin Ben Chaplin   See fewer
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Larry Anzalone
Fighter Being Knocked Out (uncredited) Fighter Being Knocked Out (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Bain
Club Patron (uncredited) Club Patron (uncredited)   See fewer
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Steve Benton
Fight Spectator (uncredited) Fight Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Eddie Borden
Fight Spectator (uncredited) Fight Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Bradley
Fight Spectator (uncredited) Fight Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Burke
Arnold (uncredited) Arnold (uncredited)   See fewer
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George M. Carleton
Prizefight Doctor (uncredited) Prizefight Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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James Carlisle
Fight Spectator (uncredited) Fight Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wheaton Chambers
Ben's Doctor (uncredited) Ben's Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Currier
Miss Tedder (uncredited) Miss Tedder (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sayre Dearing
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Devlin
Prince (uncredited) Prince (uncredited)   See fewer
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Artie Dorrell
Jack Marlowe (uncredited) Jack Marlowe (uncredited)   See fewer
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Al Eben
Taxi Driver (uncredited) Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ceferino García
Boxer in Training Camp (uncredited) Boxer in Training Camp (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herschel Graham
Fight Spectator (uncredited) Fight Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Gray
Cornerman (uncredited) Cornerman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Virginia Gregg
Irma (uncredited) Irma (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Hall
Observer at Scene (uncredited) Observer at Scene (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Indrisano
Davis-Marlowe Fight Referee (uncredited) Davis-Marlowe Fight Referee (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sheldon Jett
Sam - Pool Hall Proprietor (uncredited) Sam - Pool Hall Proprietor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Milton Kibbee
Dan - Marlowe's Manager (uncredited) Dan - Marlowe's Manager (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Lally
Timekeeper (uncredited) Timekeeper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Glen Lee
Marino (uncredited) Marino (uncredited)   See fewer
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Theodore Lorch
Man at Weigh-in (uncredited) Man at Weigh-in (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilbur Mack
Fight Spectator (uncredited) Fight Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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George Magrill
Fight Stadium Cop (uncredited) Fight Stadium Cop (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pat McKee
Fight Spectator (uncredited) Fight Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sid Melton
Ringsider (uncredited) Ringsider (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harold Miller
Fight Spectator (uncredited) Fight Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Forbes Murray
Weigh-in Official (uncredited) Weigh-in Official (uncredited)   See fewer
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William H. O'Brien
Bartender (uncredited) Bartender (uncredited)   See fewer
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Charles Perry
Cornerman (uncredited) Cornerman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Power
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mike Ragan
Ring Photographer (uncredited) Ring Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bob Reeves
Police Officer (uncredited) Police Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Riggi
Boxer in Training Camp (uncredited) Boxer in Training Camp (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cyril Ring
Victor - Butler (uncredited) Victor - Butler (uncredited)   See fewer
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Shimen Ruskin
Shimen (uncredited) Shimen (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tim Ryan
Jack Shelton (uncredited) Jack Shelton (uncredited)   See fewer
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Art Smith
David Davis (uncredited) David Davis (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry Steers
Fight Spectator (uncredited) Fight Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bert Stevens
Party Guest (uncredited) Party Guest (uncredited)   See fewer
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Dan Tobey
Fight Announcer (uncredited) Fight Announcer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sid Troy
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George Tyne
Charlie's Friend (uncredited) Charlie's Friend (uncredited)   See fewer
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Sailor Vincent
Fight Spectator (uncredited) Fight Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Virgo
Drummer - Roberts' Bodyguard (uncredited) Drummer - Roberts' Bodyguard (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Wald
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Ulysses Williams
Boxer Getting Knocked Out (uncredited) Boxer Getting Knocked Out (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.8 / 10 | 3,660 votes