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Resurrecting the Champ

Rating:PG-13 (for some violence and brief language)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:August 24, 2007
Running time:113 minutes
Cast:Samuel L. Jackson, Josh Hartnett, Kathryn Morris, Dakota Goyo, Teri Hatcher
Director:Rod Lurie
Producer:Brad Fischer
Writer:Michael Bortman, Allison Burnett
Distributor:Yari Film Group Releasing

Description: Struggling sports reporter Erik Kernan encounters a homeless man who calls himself "Champ"--only to determine that he is boxing legend Battling Bob Satterfield who was believed to have passed away long ago. Soon, reporting Champ's story becomes Erik's title shot. What begins as the young journalist's opportunity to revive Champ's story--and come out from under the shadow of both his wife and his father's success--becomes a very personal and life-altering journey, as it forces Erik to reexamine his own life and his relationship with his young son.

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