Director: Jud Taylor

Writer(s): Eric Bercovici; Pete Hamill (novel)

Starring: Tom Berenger, Suzanne Pleshette, Kristin Griffith, Mitchell Ryan, Jack Rader, Luca Bercovici, John Cassavetes, Anthony Charnota, Pat Corley, Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Stack Pierce, Bert Remsen, Dolph Sweet, Denzel Washington, Orestes Matacena

Synopsis: A convict takes up boxing in prison and this brings a new meaning to his life. Once out, his trainer motivates him to become a professional boxer. He cares about only two other things, his uncomfortably close mother and absent father.

Release Date: October 15-16, 1979 (USA) | Length: 240 min | Genre: Drama | MPAA Rating: NR

Note: Can’t find a trailer. Above is a clip from the film. This was a two-part film.

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