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Champion full movie is released on May 20, 1949. Watch Champion online - the English Drama movie from United States. Champion is directed by Mark Robson and created by Carl Foreman with Kirk Douglas and Marilyn Maxwell. Champion is available online on Google Play Movies and YouTube.

Hitchhiking west with his lame brother Connie, Midge Kelly is hustled unprepared into a pro boxing match. Though he's severely beaten, manager Tommy Haley finds him promising. In California, Midge and Connie find nothing but a menial job from which Midge gets relief by seducing Emma, a lovely young waitress. One shotgun marriage later, ambitious Midge falls back on the only option he knows: boxing. Seduced by cheering crowds, money, and a succession of blondes, Midge becomes more and more of a hero in public...and a heel in private.

As know as:

O Invencível, El triunfador, Il grande campione, El ídolo de barro, Le champion

Release Date:

Apr 09, 1949

Release Date (Streaming):

Aug 21, 2001

Countries:

United States

Language:

English

Stream Service:

United Artists

Production Companies:

Screen Plays, Stanley Kramer Productions

Taglines:

Every woman goes for a... CHAMPION, kiss by kiss... blow by blow... he was the... CHAMPION, Fighting or loving, he was the... CHAMPION, This is the only sport in the world where two guys get paid for doing something they'd be arrested for if they got drunk and did it for nothing.

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Christy Lemire
Associated Press
A tight, gripping drama worth more to the movie customer than many multi-million epics.
by rottentomatoes, Jun 19, 2019
THR Staff
Hollywood Reporter
Frank Planer's photography has much drama as the script as it begins to tell the story right under the titles and continues compelling on its course through the grim, relentless narrative.
by rottentomatoes, Apr 09, 2019
Tom Milne
Time Out
The Set-Up, made the same year, is infinitely superior.
by rottentomatoes, Jun 24, 2006

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