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Tiger Warsaw (1988)

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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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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
Bobby Di Cicco ...
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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Trivia

The outside of "The Bulh Mansion" in movie was actually the Buhl Casino founded in early 1910s by, Frank H. Buhl on his 300 acre farm that he turned into park and donate it to the people of the Shenango Valley for families to come and enjoy. 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 »

Soundtracks

I'm Still Waiting
Produced and Written by Christopher Meredith and Jonathan Stuart (as Johnathan Stuart)
Performed by Marge Raymond
Recorded at The Record Plant
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Swayze does well!
20 February 2005 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

The interesting thing about Swayze is that he "did" this movie... more or less after Dirty Dancing. After the success of Dirty Dancing Swayze could've done anything - instead he decides to tell the simple and sad tale of one families personal tragic past.

A big career mistake? I don't think so, this is a fine movie and a fine vehicle for Swayze to explore his talent. In all fields this film has strength... the acting and cast are rock solid... the location work is fabulous and the story, although tame compared to todays standards still hits the target solidly. The only thing that shows through in parts is the budget is lacking. Swayze does well as the out casted son weaving his sentimental spell as the movie unfolds its mystery. The simple sense of futility and overwhelming sadness in this film is all due to Swayze acting his part so well.

Sure this is not a blockbuster - and on it's budget it wasn't supposed to be, but as entertainment value (which is what movies are all about) this is a fine piece of work. Watch it!


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