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Resurrecting the Champ (2007)

PG-13
112 min | Drama, Sport

Up-and-coming sports reporter rescues a homeless man ("Champ") only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect Champ's story and escape the shadow of his ...See moreUp-and-coming sports reporter rescues a homeless man ("Champ") only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect 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. See less
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Michael Bortman (screenplay) (screen story) | Allison Burnett (screenplay) (screen story) | J.R. Moehringer (Los Angeles Times Magazine article)
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$ 13,000,000
Opening Wknd
$ 1,667,659
Gross (USA)
$ 3,172,573
Gross (World)
$ 3,243,611
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Aug 24, 2007 (United States)

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Josh Hartnett
Erik Kernan Jr. Erik Kernan Jr.   See fewer
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Kathryn Morris
Joyce Kernan Joyce Kernan   See fewer
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Dakota Goyo
Teddy Kernan Teddy Kernan   See fewer
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Alan Alda
Ralph Metz Ralph Metz   See fewer
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Teri Hatcher
Andrea Flak Andrea Flak   See fewer
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Kristen Shaw
Perlmutter Perlmutter   See fewer
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Nick Sandow
Marciano Marciano   See fewer
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David Paymer
Whitley Whitley   See fewer
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Harry Lennix
Bob Satterfield Jr. Bob Satterfield Jr.   See fewer
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Peter Coyote
Ike Epstein Ike Epstein   See fewer
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Stephen Strachan
Tillman (as Steve Strachan) Tillman (as Steve Strachan)   See fewer
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Eugene Clark
Washburn Washburn   See fewer
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Lori Ravensborg
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J. Winston Carroll
Roselle (as J.W. Carroll) Roselle (as J.W. Carroll)   See fewer
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Chris Kelly
Police Officer #1 Police Officer #1   See fewer
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Little Girl Little Girl   See fewer
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Keenan Cheltenham
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Jesse Lipscombe
McCracken McCracken   See fewer
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Troy Amos-Ross
Young Champ Young Champ   See fewer
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Dave Trimble
Store Manager Store Manager   See fewer
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John Elway
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Hugh Delaney
Announcer Announcer   See fewer
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Stafford Lawrence
Wealthy Man Wealthy Man   See fewer
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Suzanne Pringle
Woman with Kenny Woman with Kenny   See fewer
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Ron Carothers
Champ's Cornerman Champ's Cornerman   See fewer
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Stacey Zurburg
Newsroom Editor Newsroom Editor   See fewer
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Rod Lurie
Toby Eagleburger Toby Eagleburger   See fewer
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Jake LaMotta
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Glenn Hunter
Young Marciano Young Marciano   See fewer
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Michael Gleaves
Quarterman Quarterman   See fewer
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Dale Dye
Erik 'The Wow Man' Kernan Sr. (voice) Erik 'The Wow Man' Kernan Sr. (voice)   See fewer
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Alex Rynn
Boxer Boxer   See fewer
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Skervit Daramola
Montage Boxer #1 Montage Boxer #1   See fewer
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Dexter Delves
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Art Binkowski
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Duncan McLeod
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Ken Zilka
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6.7 / 10 | 19,459 votes