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John G. Avildsen: King of the Underdogs (2017)

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78 min | Documentary

An examination of the Oscar-winning director who brought to life some of cinema's most beloved motion pictures.
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Aug 1, 2017 (United States)

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7.8 / 10 | 112 votes