A champion skier who pulled out of the Olympic games because of a mysterious illness decides to make a comeback.

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (story) | 2 more credits »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

The Jericho Mile (TV Movie 1979)
Crime | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Rain Murphy is a man sentenced to life in prison, choosing to do his time in near-isolation, and engages in distance running when given the opportunity for free-time. While his form and ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Mann
Stars: Peter Strauss, Richard Lawson, Roger E. Mosley
L.A. Takedown (TV Movie 1989)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Tough Los Angeles cop Vincent Hanna takes on a gang of professional bank robbers led by the precise, enigmatic Patrick McLaren.

Director: Michael Mann
Stars: Scott Plank, Alex McArthur, Michael Rooker
High Risk (TV Movie 1976)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A troupe of former circus performers plot to steel a valuable artifact from an embassy in Washington, DC.

Director: Sam O'Steen
Stars: Victor Buono, Joseph Sirola, Don Stroud
The Keep (1983)
Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Nazis are forced to turn to a Jewish historian for help in battling the ancient demon they have inadvertently freed from its prison.

Director: Michael Mann
Stars: Scott Glenn, Ian McKellen, Alberta Watson
The Apartment (1960)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.

Director: Billy Wilder
Stars: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

The lives of some visitors and residents of Rome and the romances, adventures and predicaments they get into.

Director: Woody Allen
Stars: Woody Allen, Penélope Cruz, Jesse Eisenberg
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

A young surgeon becomes bored with his wife and family, he has a very successful career, but even with having so much in life, he feels empty and goes through a series of brief and meaningless relations with attractive women.

Director: Mel Stuart
Stars: Elliott Gould, Brenda Vaccaro, Angel Tompkins
Swan Song (2016)
Action

A retired hit man returns to work to save the life of a family member.

Director: Mark Savage
Stars: Dawna Lee Heising, Aki Aleong
Swansong (2015)
Comedy | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

He was once a pop star with adoring fans, now even his wife's left him for another woman. So he's kidnapped them both and is driving out of London with a tub full of poison and what he ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Ray
Stars: Matt Berry, Eva Birthistle, Antonia Campbell-Hughes
Enzo Ferrari (2017)
Biography | Drama

The life story of Italian sports car entrepreneur, Enzo Ferrari.

Director: Michael Mann
Stars: Noomi Rapace
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Jesse Swan
...
Bob Loomis
...
Anna
...
Jack McCauley
Leonard Mann ...
Pietro Durni
...
George
...
Adolfo
John Van Dreelen ...
Bergstrom
Robert P. Beattie ...
Siskin
Geoffrey Binney ...
Jerry
...
Karen
...
Mitch
Shelley Smith ...
Sheila
Michael Thoma ...
Michael
...
Karl
Edit

Storyline

A champion skier who pulled out of the Olympic games because of a mysterious illness decides to make a comeback.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

Unrated
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

8 February 1980 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Jesse's (David Soul) line "They haven't invented the hard time that I ain't prepared to handle" is almost exactly the same as Beedan's (Dennis Haysbert) line "There ain't been a hard time invented that I cannot handle" in Heat (1995), also written by Michael Mann. A variation of the line is also found in The Jericho Mile (1979) when Murphy (Peter Strauss) says "Are you gonna tell me they invented a hard time you can't handle?" The Jericho Mile was also written and directed by Mann. The line is also used by Gina (Saundra Santiago) in an episode of Miami Vice (1984) (Miami Vice: Give a Little, Take a Little (1984)) and by Julie Torello (Darlanne Fluegel) in the pilot episode of Crime Story (1986); both shows were executive produced by Mann. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Where? dsfan
Discuss Swan Song (1980) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?