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Tiger Warsaw (1988)

Chuck brought sorrow to his family when he shot his father who is now a semi-invalid. After 15 years of self destruction, he returns home to seek forgiveness

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Chuck 'Tiger' Warsaw
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Frances Warsaw
Lee Richardson ...
Michael Warsaw
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Paula Warsaw
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Karen
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Tony (as Bobby DiCicco)
Jenny Chrisinger ...
Val
James Patrick Gillis ...
Roger
Michelle Glaven ...
Emily
Kevin Bayer ...
Robin
Beeson Carroll ...
Uncle Gene
Sally-Jane Heit ...
Aunt Barbara
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Aunt Thelma
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Lt. Fontana (as Thomas Mills Wood)
Cynthia Lammel ...
Paula's Secretary
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Chuck brought sorrow to his family when he shot his father who is now a semi-invalid. After 15 years of self destruction, he returns home to seek forgiveness

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Years ago he shattered his life. Now he's back to pick up the pieces.

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12 May 1988 (West Germany)  »

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The Tiger  »

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$422,667 (USA)
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The film is about seeking forgiveness and reconciliation. See more »

Goofs

The scene where Tiger has a breakdown while stopped at the railroad crossing was filmed on Pitt Street in Sharon, PA. Pitt Street is a one way street and the cars are all going the wrong way on the street. See more »

Connections

Featured in Siskel & Ebert: The Worst Films of 1988 (1989) See more »

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Dirty Water
Written by Ed Cobb
Published by Equinox Music
Performed by The Standells
Master Recording Courtesy of AVI Record Productions, Inc.
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Another Swayze Dud.
2 May 2003 | by (Nashville, TN) – See all my reviews

After a successful role in the hit film DIRTY DANCING, Patrick Swayze was thought to be one of the biggest stars in Hollywood, but when he took the lead role in TIGER WARSAW, it proved disasterous. This predictable tale of a former addict who tries to patch things up with his family does little to entertain anyone. The movie fails to make sense at times and Swayze's hunk appeal isn't there. A bit better than the dreary ROAD HOUSE, but still far from successful.

1 out of 5.


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