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Champs (2014)

Not Rated | | Documentary, Biography, Sport | 13 March 2015 (USA)
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A documentary on boxing greats Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield and Bernard Hopkins examines their lives in and out of the ring.

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Bernard Hopkins ... Himself
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Larry 'Ratso' Sloman ... Himself
Dalton Conley ... Himself
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John Pfaff ... Himself
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George Willis ... Himself
Al Bernstein ... Himself
Francisco Aguilar ... Himself
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This epic story of the rise of three of the most successful boxers of our time challenges the perception of the American Dream through the intimately personal life trajectories of Evander Holyfield, Bernard Hopkins and Mike Tyson. Much like modern day gladiators, our protagonists come from the bottom rungs of society, choosing the path of boxing or "the poor man's sport," as a last resort, and an alternative to much bleaker options such as prison or, worse yet, death. Following these fighters' paths from success to self-discovery, they recount their battles while illuminating our country's most critical social issues, including the struggle with poverty, racial inequality, broken homes, drug and alcohol abuse, violence and the failures of our educational and prison systems. CHAMPS unearths the unique resilience of these men in the face of life's most difficult obstacles - from personal finance to sustained brain injury - and highlights how our society and their industry exalts their ... Written by C. Hamar

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Lou DiBella: People who fight, fight their way out of something, whether it's poverty, whether it's jail... rich kids don't fight. Why the fuck would a rich kid fight? You know, poor kids fight. You want to fight your way to a different place.
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Brilliant
12 March 2015 | by See all my reviews

This is a stand out film. I saw the film because a friend invited me to a special screening and knew nothing about it before watching. Afterwards I was totally floored and so happy to have spent 90 minutes that way. Documentaries can often drag, especially in a theater, but this felt so much like a gorgeously shot narrative film that I had to remind myself afterward that this was entirely real and authentic, not a scripted film. The themes, messages and characters were so full of impact. I especially loved Bernard Hopkins' story because I didn't know a lot about him and he is a truly remarkable person. The celebrity voices were also really fun to watch and totally impressive. Definitely see this one in theaters or on the computer - works so well either way.


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