The Champ(Movie, 1979)

2h 1min | Genres: Drama, Kids & Family
The ChampRating: 3.4/5 (with 32 votes)
The Champ is a 1979 American drama sports film directed by Franco Zeffirelli and a remake of the 1931 Academy Award-winning film of the same name that was directed by King Vidor. It stars Jon Voight as Billy Flynn, a past boxer with custody of his son Timothy (Ricky Schroder) who attempts to support his son and make up with his ex-wife Annie (Faye Dunaway) by fighting in the ring again. It is also the final film for actress Joan Blondell to be released during her lifetime. The film was released on DVD on May 5, 2015 as part of the Warner Archive Collection. ()
Movie poster of The Champ

Where to watch The Champ (cinema/streaming/download)?

"The Champ" is currently available on 2 providers. The Champ can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 2h 3min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 2h 3min
Also available at on: DVD

Awards & Nominations for The Champ

Academy Award for Best Original Score

About The Champ

The more you love, the harder you fight.The world looks at Billy Flynn and sees a has-been who seemingly never was, an ex-boxing champion slammed to the mat years ago by booze and gambling. But Billy's son TJ sees what the world doesn't. He knows his flawed but loving father is, was and always will be The Champ.

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Trailer for The Champ + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

Trailer 1(Trailer, 1:53)

Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Plays in: Florida
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 13 languages: German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Korean (KO), Dutch (NL), Portuguese (PT), Russian (RU), Turkish (TR)
Status: Released
Release date US: 07/10/1979
Producer: Dyson Lovell
Screenwriter: Walter Newman
Film Editor: Michael J. Sheridan
Director of Photography: Fred Koenekamp
Composer: Dave Grusin
Costume designer: Theoni V. Aldredge
Aspect Ratio: widescreen

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Other movies with this title: The Champ (1931), The Champ (2015)

WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:8163, Added: 02/18/2018, Last updated: 07/18/2019