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The Champ

1979 Rated PG 2hr 3m

In this powerful remake of the 1931 King Vidor film starring Wallace Beery, Jon Voight stars as an ex-pugilist turned horse trainer who's locked in a battle with his rich, remarried ex-wife (Faye Dunaway) for custody of their son (Ricky Schroder). In order to raise money for the court battle, Voight returns to the ring. Schroder won a Golden Globe Award as best young male newcomer in 1979.

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Movie Details

1980 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
1980 Academy Award®
  • Best Music Score nominee
Parental guidance suggested. Some material may not be suitable for children.
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.85:1, Full Screen 1.33:1


English, French, Portuguese, Spanish (Neutral)

Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 5.1, French: Dolby Digital 5.1

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access; trailer; cast and crew commentary; making-of featurette; cast and crew information.