Billy Flynn, a former boxing champion, is now horse trainer in Hialeah. He makes just enough money to raise his little boy T.J., over whom he got custody after his wife Annie left him seven years ago. T.J. worships The Champ who is now working on his come-back in order to give his boy a better future. But suddenly Annie shows up again ... Written by
Willy Vanhaelen <email@example.com>
The most poignant love-triangle of all - a father, his son, and the woman who came between them.
See more »
Did You Know?
A short seven minute promotional featurette was made for this film and distributed in theaters. It is called "On Location with The Champ" and is included on the film's DVD. See more
When Champ is badly beaten up in the ring near the end of the movie, he is almost unconscious. To try to make sure he is okay, Jackie asks Champ, "What day is it today?" Champ says, "Thurday, May 23rd." The film takes place in 1979. May 23rd, 1979 was actually a Wednesday. See more
[Billy and T.J. are playing in the ocean
Champ, did you love her?
Of course I loved her, that's why we had you.
Remake of The Clown