The Champ

Synopsis: Billy Flynn, a former boxing champion, is now horse trainer in Hialeah. He makes just enough money to raise his little boy T.J., over whom he got custody after his wife Annie left him seven years ago. T.J. worships The Champ who is now working on his come-back in order to give his boy a better future. But suddenly Annie shows up again ...
Genre: Drama, Sport
Director(s): Franco Zeffirelli
Production: MGM Home Entertainment
  Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.8
Rotten Tomatoes:
40%
PG
Year:
1979
121 min
40 Views

Your locker, Billy.

I saved al your stuff, Billy.

I still got the trunks, the cup, the headgear. | t's all here.

I said, "Someday, Billy w'll walk in | and he's going to ask for them."

-Has Goodman showed up yet? | -No, but he'll be here.

You think this is right, Georgie?

That I should show him what I got?.

That I should step in that ring | and show him what I got?

I made a lot of money for that man.

Champion of the world. It ain't right.

I'm taking a walk.

-What are we going to tell him? | -You tell him exactly what I said!

And if he wants to wait for me, that's fine! | He can wait for me!

I'I be back in half an hour.

Hi, Jimmy.

Come on, walk straight.

Here, I got you. Come on, Champ.

Billy, is everything okay?

I had four beers.

You need some help?

-No, it's okay. I can handle him. | -He can handle everything.

-I really can. | -He can handle everything.

-Yeah. | -I'll walk. I can walk. Look.

-Come on, Champ. Watch out forthe step. | -See that, I'm walking!

It was Charlie Goodman's idea: | "Billy, just a couple of beers."

And you know, | everybody started to buy him drinks.

He didn't want to hurt | everybody's feelings.

Right. Thanks a lot, Josie.

See you.

Oh, boy!

Oh, boy, it's hot in here.

Thanks, T.J., you're a good boy.

You're a goood boy. You know why | ost the title? Why I lost my title, T.J.?

Why, Champ?

Because I didn't care.

I just said, "To hell with it." | You know, I didn't care anymore.

Did you hear that, T.J.? I didn't care.

Let's get undressed, Champ. | Let me take off your pants.

No, let me do it.

The day a man cn't take off his own pants | then he ain'ta man.

-Why don't you go brush your teeth now? | -Sure, Champ.

-Can you help me with this? | -I'll help you.

Yeah. Look. Easy as pie, see that?

Come on. Come on, let's go.

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Frances Marion

Frances Marion (born Marion Benson Owens, November 18, 1888 – May 12, 1973) was an American journalist, author, film director and screenwriter often cited as the most renowned female screenwriter of the 20th century alongside June Mathis and Anita Loos. She was the first writer to win two Academy Awards. more…

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