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Terrible Joe Moran (1984)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  27 March 1984 (USA)
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A wheelchair-bound, former boxer deals with his long estranged granddaughter whom is seeking financial help for her writing career and helping her loser boyfriend get out of debt with the local mob.

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Joe Moran
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Tony
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Ronnie
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Nick
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Capo
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Moe
Floyd Patterson ...
Himself
Harris Laskawy ...
Minty
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Pico
Terrance Ellis ...
Young Hopeful (as Terry Ellis)
Peter DeAnello ...
Young Boxer
Susan Lowden ...
Lady with Dog
Anna Berger ...
Real Estate Agent
Andrew MacMillan ...
Announcer
Maurice Shrog ...
Benny the Wino
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James Cagney (in his final role) plays a wheelchair-bound former boxing champion whose long estraged granddaughter, an aspiring writer, pops back in his life first searching for money to help her ne'er-do-well boyfriend get off the hook with mafia types for various loans, and later she redevelops a familial bond with the old man. Written by Matt Patay

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The story was originally intended as a vehicle for Katharine Hepburn, with the main character a retired tennis champion. When she declined the project, it was rewritten for James Cagney, with the lead character changed to a retired boxer. See more »

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AN AWFUL TRIPE MOVIE!!!!
10 April 1999 | by See all my reviews

A throughly bad film. One of the worst films I have ever seen. James Cagney should have let "Ragtime" be his "swan song"


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