The Brawler

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Based on the true events behind “Rocky”. Local boxer, Chuck Wepner was slinging liquor in Bayonne, New Jersey when he got the call. Chuck was going to fight the Heavy Weight Champion of the World, Muhammad Ali. Chuck trained hard, pushing himself to... read more
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Based on the true events behind “Rocky”. Local boxer, Chuck Wepner was slinging liquor in Bayonne, New Jersey when he got the call. Chuck was going to fight the Heavy Weight Champion of the World, Muhammad Ali. Chuck trained hard, pushing himself to the limit so he could go toe to toe with the greatest fighter of all time. His heroic battle with Ali was only the beginning of a wild ride that takes Chuck from the lows of New Jersey to highs of Hollywood.

Original Release

07/10/2014

Cast

Zach McGowan Chuck Wepner
Amy Smart Linda Wepner
Joe Pantoliano Al Braverman
Taryn Manning Phyllis Wepner
Burt Young Salvatore
Arthur L. Bernstein FBI Special Agent Warfield
Adam Falkoff FBI Special Agent Matheson
Jason James Richter John
Tony Darrow Tommy, head of the family
Nick Loeb Donnie Wepner
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Ken Kushner

Writers

Ken Kushner, Robert Dibella

Cast

Zach McGowan Chuck Wepner
Amy Smart Linda Wepner
Joe Pantoliano Al Braverman
Taryn Manning Phyllis Wepner
Burt Young Salvatore
Arthur L. Bernstein FBI Special Agent Warfield
Adam Falkoff FBI Special Agent Matheson
Jason James Richter John
Tony Darrow Tommy, head of the family
Nick Loeb Donnie Wepner
William Lee Scott Artie Stock
Robert Clohessy Anthony Mango
Joseph D'Onofrio Joey G
Jay Willick Howard Cossell
Betsy Beutler Donna
Jerrod Paige Muhammed ali
Anthony Asse Don King
Anthony Aveni Bobby Vincent
Randy DeOrio Chuck's Trainer
Suzy Kaye Lora

Producers

Ken Del Vecchio Executive Producer
Dominick Martini Executive Producer
Wendy Diamond Executive Producer
Harold Berwin Executive Producer
Pascal Borno Executive Producer
Vito Bruno Executive Producer
Tom Conigliaro Executive Producer
Eddie Dovner Executive Producer
Alain Gillissen Executive Producer
Dave Hall Executive Producer
Marc C. Johnson Executive Producer
Ben McConley Executive Producer
Elliot Newman Executive Producer
Michael Planit Executive Producer
Bruce Rosenfelt Executive Producer
Simon Trafford Executive Producer
Elle E. Wallace Executive Producer
Ryan Wollner Executive Producer
Pavlin Yankov Executive Producer
Mariya Yankova Executive Producer
Arthur L. Bernstein Producer
Adam Falkoff Producer
Randy DeOrio Producer
Scott Coscia Producer
Oriana D'Agostino Producer
Judy San Roman Producer
Jordan Werner Producer
Reid Carpenter Producer
Andrew Koss Producer
Theresa Teresi Producer
Ken Kushner Producer
James Abbott Producer
Mary Aloe Producer
Josephine Moon Bloomfield Producer
Amanda Cook Producer
Tanya Coppola Producer
James Del Gatto Producer
Ericka Demberg Producer
Daniel Grodnik Producer
Christopher S. Lind Producer
Peter O'Keeffe Producer
Michele Alexanne Packer Producer
Jared Safier Producer
Rob Simmons Producer
John Thomas Producer
Michael Yacovone Producer

Editors

Rayvin Disla, Przemyslaw Reut

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