Resurrecting the Champ

2007    1h 52m    PG-13
Up-and-coming sports reporter rescues a homeless man ("Champ") only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect Champ's story and escape the shadow of his father's success becomes a personal journey as the ambitious reporter reexamines his own life and his relationship with his family.
Directed By
Rod Lurie
Battleplan Productions, Yari Film Group,
Cast of Resurrecting the Champ
  • Samuel L. JacksonChamp
  • Josh HartnettErik Kenman Jr.
  • Alan AldaRalph Metz
  • Teri HatcherAndrea Flak
  • Kathryn MorrisJoyce Kernan
  • Dakota GoyoTeddy Kernan
  • Rachel NicholsPolly
  • Nick SandowMarciano
  • Kristen ShawKristen Shaw
  • David PaymerWhitley
  • Harry LennixBob Satterfield Jr.
  • Peter CoyoteIke Epstein
  • Chris IppolitoJaws
  • J. Winston CarrollRoselle
  • Suzanne PringleWoman with Kenny
  • Troy Amos-RossYoung Champ
  • Rod LurieToby Eagleburger
  • John ElwayJohn Elway
  • Jake LaMottaJake LaMotta (voice)
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