Champions (1984)






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John Hurt plays the British jockey Bob Champion in this true story of how Champion overcame cancer and the rigors of chemotherapy for an impressive personal and professional comeback. Just as Champion is in the middle of a vacation in Kentucky, he finds out he has cancer, and, like others before him, submits to the full, painful treatments of multiple injections and radiation, suffering as much or more from the cure as from the illness (these treatments are graphic). Gaunt and nauseous, Champion … More

Rating: PG
Genre: Drama
Directed By:
Written By: Tony Kayden, Evan Jones
On DVD: May 28, 2007
Embassy Pictures Corporation


as Bob Champion

as Valda Embiricos

as Nick Embiricos

as Josh Gifford

as Barbara

as Mary Hussey

as Mr. Griffith Jones

as Dr. Merrow

as Emma Hussey

as 2nd Nurse

as Richard Hussey

as Bill/Hiawatha

as Nicky Hussey

as Bald Patient

as Masseur

as Mrs. Champion

as Mr. Champion

as Mr. Champion

as Thorne

as Jockey Riding Double

as Clerk of the Scales

as Starter
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Begins in tragedy and ends in triumph.

Full Review… | August 19, 2004
Spirituality and Practice

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