Resurrecting the champ [DVD videorecording] / Yari Film Group presents a Phoenix Pictures/Battleplan production ; produced by Brad Fischer, Marc Frydman, Mike Medavoy, Arnold Messer, Bob Yari ; screen story by Michael Bortman and Allison Burnett ; screenplay by Michael Bortman and Allison Burnett ; directed by Rod Lurie.

Contributor(s): Fischer, Bradley J | Frydman, Marc | Medavoy, Mike | Messer, Arnold W | Yari, Bob | Bortman, Michael | Burnett, Allison | Jackson, Samuel L | Hartnett, Josh, 1978- | Morris, Kathryn | Goyo, Dakota | Alda, Alan, 1936- | Nichols, Rachel | Hatcher, Teri | Shaw, Kristen | Sandow, Nick | Paymer, David | Lennix, Harry J | Coyote, Peter | Moehringer, J. R | Yari Film Group | Phoenix Pictures | Battleplan Productions | Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc
Material type: FilmFilmLanguage: English Summary language: Spanish Publisher: Beverly Hills, CA : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, [2008]Description: 1 videodisc (111 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 inSubject(s): Sportswriters -- United States -- Drama | Homeless men -- United States -- Drama | African American boxers -- Drama | Family -- United States -- Drama | Deportes -- Escritura -- Estados Unidos -- Teatro | Boxeadores -- Estados Unidos -- Teatro | Sportswriters -- United States -- Drama | Homeless men -- United States -- Drama | African American boxers -- Drama | Family -- United States -- DramaGenre/Form: Melodrama -- Feature. | Sports -- Feature. | Feature films. | Melodrama. | Boxing films. | Sports films. | Film adaptations. | Fiction films. | Feature films.DDC classification: 791.43/72 LOC classification: PN1995.9.M45 | R47877438564 2008
Production Credits: Director of photography, Adam Kane ; editor, Sarah Boyd ; music, Larry Groupé ; costume designer, Wendy Partridge ; production designer, Ken Rempel.
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, John Hartnett, Kathryn Morris, Dakota Goyo, Alan Alda, Rachel Nichols, Teri Hatcher, Kristen Shaw, Nick Sandow, David Paymer, Harry J. Lennix, Peter Coyote.Summary: Erik Kernan is an up-and-coming sports reporter who rescues a homeless man only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect the 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.
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DVD, region 1, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.

English dialogue, English or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.

Samuel L. Jackson, John Hartnett, Kathryn Morris, Dakota Goyo, Alan Alda, Rachel Nichols, Teri Hatcher, Kristen Shaw, Nick Sandow, David Paymer, Harry J. Lennix, Peter Coyote.

Director of photography, Adam Kane ; editor, Sarah Boyd ; music, Larry Groupé ; costume designer, Wendy Partridge ; production designer, Ken Rempel.

Based on the Los Angeles Times magazine article by J.R. Moehringer.

MPAA rating: PG-13; for some violence and brief language.

Erik Kernan is an up-and-coming sports reporter who rescues a homeless man only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect the 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.

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