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Body and Soul (1981)

R
109 min | Drama, Sport

A young man struggles to become a boxing champ, but success blinds him. It is only through the love of his girlfriend that he is brought back to reality.
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Leon Isaac Kennedy (screenplay) | Abraham Polonsky (suggested by the original screenplay by)
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Updated Oct 31, 1981

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Oct 1981 (United States)
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64 cast members
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Leon Isaac Kennedy
Leon Johnson Leon Johnson   See fewer
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Jayne Kennedy
Julie Winters Julie Winters   See fewer
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Perry Lang
Charles Golphin Charles Golphin   See fewer
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Nikki Swasey Seaton
Kelly Johnson (as Nikki Swassy) Kelly Johnson (as Nikki Swassy)   See fewer
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Michael V. Gazzo
Frankie (as Mike Gazzo) Frankie (as Mike Gazzo)   See fewer
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Kim Hamilton
Mrs. Johnson Mrs. Johnson   See fewer
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Muhammad Ali
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Peter Lawford
Big Man Big Man   See fewer
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Gilbert Lewis
Tony (as Gil Lewis) Tony (as Gil Lewis)   See fewer
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Chris Wallace
Dr. Bachman Dr. Bachman   See fewer
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Robbie Epps
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J.B. Williamson
St. Louis Assassin St. Louis Assassin   See fewer
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Al Denava
Mad Man Santiago (as Al Denavo) Mad Man Santiago (as Al Denavo)   See fewer
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Mel Welles
Joe Gillardi Joe Gillardi   See fewer
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Danny Wells
Sports Announcer #1 Sports Announcer #1   See fewer
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Johnny Brown
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DeForest Covan
Cut Man (as DeForrest Covan) Cut Man (as DeForrest Covan)   See fewer
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Rosanne Katon
Melody (as Roseann Katon) Melody (as Roseann Katon)   See fewer
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Alex Garcia
Mad Man's Manager (as Al Garcia) Mad Man's Manager (as Al Garcia)   See fewer
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Jimmy Lennon Sr.
Ring Announcer (as Jimmy Lennon) Ring Announcer (as Jimmy Lennon)   See fewer
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Mike Garfield
Fight Official Fight Official   See fewer
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Howard Zazove
Reporter #1 Reporter #1   See fewer
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Cheryl Tyre Smith
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James E. Carter
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John Isaacs
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Eddie Mustafos
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Lonnie Bennett
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Al Chavez
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John Liechty
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Andy Price
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Lonnie Epps
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Leonard Bailey
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John Sherrod
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Rita Minor
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Regina Claytor
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Noel Chacon
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Janice Lester
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Edgy Lee
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Deborah Lacey
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Miguel Delgado Dancers
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Ola Ray
Hooker #1 Hooker #1   See fewer
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Ingrid Greer
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Laurie Senit
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Mark Isaacs
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Dick Young
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Richard Steele
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Chuck Hassett
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Rudy Jordan
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Dominic Barto
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Skully
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Magic
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Michael Payne
Man at Fight (as Mike Payne) Man at Fight (as Mike Payne)   See fewer
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Benjamin 'Boom Boom' Davis
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Larry Bradford
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J.D. of Hollywood
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Paul Winfrey
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Ron Cannon
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Lyle Baker
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Darlene Hoyer
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Arlene Alexander
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4.4 / 10 | 234 votes