Resurrecting The Champ

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  • PG-13
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 2007
  • Running time: 112 min
Up-and-coming sports reporter (Hartnett) rescues a homeless man (‘Champ’, Jackson) 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... read more
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Up-and-coming sports reporter (Hartnett) rescues a homeless man (‘Champ’, Jackson) 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.

Original Release

08/03/2007

US Release

08/24/2007

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Cast

Alan Alda Ralph Metz
Kathryn Morris Joyce Kernan
Samuel L. Jackson Champ
Teri Hatcher Andrea Flak
Josh Hartnett Erik Kernan Jr.
Rachel Nichols Polly
Nick Sandow Marciano
Kristen Shaw Kristen Shaw / Perlmutter
Jake LaMotta Himself (voice)
Peter Coyote Ike Epstein
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Rod Lurie

Writers

Michael Bortman, J.R. Moehringer, Allison Burnett

Cast

Alan Alda Ralph Metz
Kathryn Morris Joyce Kernan
Samuel L. Jackson Champ
Teri Hatcher Andrea Flak
Josh Hartnett Erik Kernan Jr.
Rachel Nichols Polly
Nick Sandow Marciano
Kristen Shaw Kristen Shaw / Perlmutter
Jake LaMotta Himself (voice)
Peter Coyote Ike Epstein
Jake Plummer Himself
David Paymer Whitley
Harry Lennix Bob Satterfield Jr.
Caitlynne Medrek Amber (scenes deleted)
Ryan McDonald Kenny
Chris Ippolito Jaws
Jameson Trenholm Runt
Stephen Strachan Tillman (as Steve Strachan)
Eugene Clark Washburn
Lori Ravensborg Reporter #1

Producers

Louis Phillips Executive Producer
Frederick Zollo Executive Producer
Bradley J. Fischer Executive Producer
Arnold Messer Executive Producer
Marc Frydman Producer
Rod Lurie Producer
Mike Medavoy Producer
Bob Yari Producer
Tom Cox Producer
Bradley J. Fischer Producer
Arnold Messer Producer
Murray Ord Producer
Jordy Randall Producer
James Spies Producer

Editors

Sarah Boyd

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