Champion | 1949

Drama
An arrogant fighter reaches the top on the backs of his friends and family in one of the greatest boxing movies ever put on film. Midge Kelley will do anything to become the champion of the world, and he won't hesitate ...more
Director: Mark Robson
Awards: 1 Oscar win. Another 1 win & 6 nominations | full awards »

Company

Screen Plays II Corporation

Production Company

United Artists Films

Studio

Synopsis

An arrogant fighter reaches the top on the backs of his friends and family in one of the greatest boxing movies ever put on film. Midge Kelley will do anything to become the champion of the world, and he won't hesitate to step on anyone in his way. A devastating portrait of a brutal man in a brutal business.

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