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  • The Champ (1979)
  • PG
    121 min | Drama, Sport
The Champ (1979)
PG
121 min | Drama, Sport

Billy Flynn is an ex-champion boxer who was KO'd by booze and gambling. When the wealthy, estranged mother of his young son begins trying to lure the boy away from him, Flynn must return to the ring to provide for his child.
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Apr 4, 1979 (United States)

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65 cast members
Name Known for
Jon Voight
Billy Flynn Billy Flynn   See fewer
Ricky Schroder
T.J. Flynn T.J. Flynn   See fewer
Jack Warden
Jackie Jackie   See fewer
Joan Blondell
Dolly Kenyon Dolly Kenyon   See fewer
Elisha Cook Jr.
Georgie (as Elisha Cook) Georgie (as Elisha Cook)   See fewer
Stefan Gierasch
Charlie Goodman Charlie Goodman   See fewer
Allan Miller
Whitey Whitey   See fewer
Shirlee Kong
Donna Mae Donna Mae   See fewer
Jeff Blum
Jeffie Jeffie   See fewer
Dana Elcar
Hoffmaster Hoffmaster   See fewer
Randall 'Tex' Cobb
Bowers (as Randall Cobb) Bowers (as Randall Cobb)   See fewer
Kristoff St. John
Sonny (as Christoff St. John) Sonny (as Christoff St. John)   See fewer
Gina Gallego
Cuban Girl Cuban Girl   See fewer
Jody Wilson
Mrs. Riley Mrs. Riley   See fewer
Bob Gordon
TV Reporter TV Reporter   See fewer
Gene Picchi
Dolly's Trainer Dolly's Trainer   See fewer
Anne Logan
Horse Owner Horse Owner   See fewer
Bill Baldwin
Race Track Announcer Race Track Announcer   See fewer
Rita Turner
Lady at the Rail Lady at the Rail   See fewer
Dorothy Streisin
Dolly's Guest (as Dorothy Strelsin) Dolly's Guest (as Dorothy Strelsin)   See fewer
Lionel Dozier
Hot Walker Hot Walker   See fewer
Charles W. Camac
Head Starter Head Starter   See fewer
David Peden
Ship's Captain Ship's Captain   See fewer
William Fuller
Steward Steward   See fewer
Vanna Salviati
Pitch Lady Pitch Lady   See fewer
Ernesto Molinari
Bar Patron (as Ernesto Morelli) Bar Patron (as Ernesto Morelli)   See fewer
Robert Sutton
Second Gambler (as Robert Ray Sutton) Second Gambler (as Robert Ray Sutton)   See fewer
Philip Tuersky
Bartender Bartender   See fewer
Geoff Marlowe
Security Guard Security Guard   See fewer
George Stidham
Exercise Rider Exercise Rider   See fewer
Willie White
Willie Willie   See fewer
Curtis Jackson
Sparring Partner Sparring Partner   See fewer
Wally Rose
Bowers' Manager Bowers' Manager   See fewer
Dick Young
Referee Referee   See fewer
Sonny Shields
Bowers' Handler #1 Bowers' Handler #1   See fewer
Larry Duran
Bowers' Handler #2 Bowers' Handler #2   See fewer
Lars Hensen
Ring Doctor Ring Doctor   See fewer
Jeff Temkin
Ring Announcer Ring Announcer   See fewer
Eddie 'El Annimal' Lopez
Boxer Corner Man (as Eddie 'El Animal' Lopez) Boxer Corner Man (as Eddie 'El Animal' Lopez)   See fewer
Ralph Gambina
Timekeeper Timekeeper   See fewer
Jack Berle
Boxing Match Spectator (uncredited) Boxing Match Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Gregory D Brown
Boxing match spectator (uncredited) Boxing match spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Boyd Cabeen
Boxing Match Spectator (uncredited) Boxing Match Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Tony Dante
Boxing Match Spectator (uncredited) Boxing Match Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Daniel Elam
Boxing Match Spectator (uncredited) Boxing Match Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Fred Fisher
Boxing Match Spectator (uncredited) Boxing Match Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Levi Forte
Boxer in Gym (uncredited) Boxer in Gym (uncredited)   See fewer
Tremel James
Billy's Sparring Partner (uncredited) Billy's Sparring Partner (uncredited)   See fewer
Patricia Jimenez-Rojo
Stable Worker (uncredited) Stable Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
Sam Levene
Uncle Eddie (uncredited) Uncle Eddie (uncredited)   See fewer
John Marlin
Boxing Match Spectator (uncredited) Boxing Match Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Clyde McLeod
Boxing Match Spectator (uncredited) Boxing Match Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Christine Page
Race Horse Owner (uncredited) Race Horse Owner (uncredited)   See fewer
Stan Rodarte
Horse trainer at stables (uncredited) Horse trainer at stables (uncredited)   See fewer
Eddie Smith
Boxing Match Spectator (uncredited) Boxing Match Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Nico Stevens
Boxing Match Spectator (uncredited) Boxing Match Spectator (uncredited)   See fewer
Dana Winseman
Ring Side Photographer (uncredited) Ring Side Photographer (uncredited)   See fewer
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