5 user 1 critic

Bobby Fischer Live (2009)

Not Rated | | Biography | 1 October 2009 (USA)
A bio about the life of Bobby Fischer.


Damian Chapa


Carlton Holder (screenplay), Damian Chapa

Watch Now

With Prime Video



Learn more

More Like This 

Documentary | Biography | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

'Bobby Fischer Against the World' is a documentary feature exploring the tragic and bizarre life of the late chess master Bobby Fischer. The drama of Bobby Fischer's career was undeniable, ... See full summary »

Director: Liz Garbus
Stars: Bobby Fischer, David Edmonds, Anthony Saidy
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  

An unauthorized chronicle of the life of Roman Polanski.

Director: Damian Chapa
Stars: Damian Chapa, Kevin De Ridder, Tom Druilhet
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Johnny Sun and his little brother are mexican-american gangsters.

Director: Damian Chapa
Stars: John Loretto, Damian Chapa, Bougart Linares
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

Delves into the career of Marlon Brando.

Director: Damian Chapa
Stars: Damian Chapa, Natasha Blasick, Martin Klebba
Enemy Within II (2016)
Action | Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

A sadomasochistic Killer is out to murder a beautiful dancer. Drugs seduction and hate fill the screen. But Concetta the dancer still believes that love conquers all.

Director: Damian Chapa
Stars: Romina Di Lella, Eric Roberts, William McNamara
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

Chicano gangster Micky Solis finds that his family has been slaughtered by the Chinese mob. His whole life force turns to finding the killers. A slick lawyer (Angus MacFadyen) leads Micky ... See full summary »

Director: Damian Chapa
Stars: Paz de la Huerta, William McNamara, Damian Chapa
Vatos Locos (Video 2011)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Chicano brothers on the streets of LA.

Director: Damian Chapa
Stars: Damian Chapa, Gabriel Tang, Ricco Chapa
Luz I (2018)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Luz (Light) a beautiful European aristocrat finds herself estranged from her wealthy family and hooked on drugs in Los Angeles. Luz meets a postman who changes her way of thinking.

Director: Damian Chapa
Stars: Damian Chapa, Anna Martin, Vanessa Keogh
El padrino (2004)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

In the streets of East Los Angeles, Manny is a formidable drug dealer. Impressed by his extravagant lifestyle and prowess, his young son, Kilo, yearns to follow in his footsteps. Kilo ... See full summary »

Director: Damian Chapa
Stars: Damian Chapa, Sal Lopez, Emilio Rivera
Ladron (2010)
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A Russian mobster teaches three Latino teens the tricks of the criminal trade in this gritty urban crime drama.

Director: Damian Chapa
Stars: Ricco Chapa, Stanley Griego, Sultria Demirjian
Bad Cop (Video 2009)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

A cop Angel Almaraz saves the life of a local crime boss who, in return, offers him a job as part of his security. Almaraz accepts but soon has doubts.

Director: Damian Chapa
Stars: Damian Chapa, David Carradine, Estefania Iglesias
Dark Crossing (2010)
Action | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A young man has to risk his life and even humanity by crossing the border to USA to save his young Mexican sister.

Director: Damian Chapa
Stars: James Bardo, Jairo Osuna, Damian Chapa


Cast overview, first billed only:
Damian Chapa ... Bobby Fischer
Hedo Davis Hedo Davis ... Arthur Vernes
Christine Manoukian Christine Manoukian ... Regina Fischer
Ricco Chapa Ricco Chapa ... Bobby Fischer age 15
Alison Lees-Taylor ... Ingrid
Jaime H. Campos Jaime H. Campos ... Boris Spassky (as Jaime Campos)
Presly Chapa Presly Chapa ... Bobby Fischer age 6 (as Presley Chapa)
William Frederick Knight ... Gary Old Man (as William Knight)
Leslie Garza ... Adela Mexican Reporter
Gianfranco Terrin Gianfranco Terrin ... Luigi Italian Reporter
Jilber Azafrani Beliti Jilber Azafrani Beliti ... Joseph Beal (as Gilbert Azafrani)
Wayne Baldwin Wayne Baldwin ... Bruce Psychiatrist
Hal Alpert ... Spassky's Russian Chess Coach
Carmen Gloria ... Julie Dresden (as Carmen Perez)
Natasha Blasick ... Katerina Russian Reporter


A bio about the life of Bobby Fischer.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Greatest Chess Player Ever. Cold War Hero. Rebel.




Not Rated | See all certifications »


Official Sites:

Official site





Release Date:

1 October 2009 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »


Box Office


$1,000,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Amadeus Pictures See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs



See full technical specs »

Did You Know?


During the video interviews in the last moments of the movie the screen of the camera is closed which would mean the camera is not on and is not recording at all. See more »


References I've Got a Secret (1952) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Nice try . . . but mostly failed
22 August 2011 | by ppantazisSee all my reviews

Thanks to the title of this movie, and because I am one of the million fans of Bobby, I was thrilled sitting in front of my TV and starting it. About 25 minutes later I made my first brake, not because I was tired, but urged to my chessbooks to see if I had really so wrong informations about this chess star. I have read his biography from many opinions, and they were all quit close. But this movie tried to change all the historical data, or the producer had no idea of the true history of Bobby Fischer. Anyway, if someone focuses on the plot, and not the bad acting, and can ignore the errors made in the movie, this is some kind of a try to see all the incredible chess action of a huge person from a specific angle, the human touch. There are some scenes causing pity for Bobby, and this was indeed the generic feeling of most of us for him. The lonely fighter, on and off the chessboard, is slightly approached by Damian Chapa, but please, read the history books next time, and pleeease learn to play chess.

6 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 5 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Popular Action and Adventure Titles With Prime Video

Explore popular action and adventure titles available to stream with Prime Video.

Start your free trial

Recently Viewed