Streaming Now Movies Showtimes Videos Made In Hollywood News The Champ Cast and Crew "The most poignant love-triangle of all - a father, his son, and the woman who came between them." See the full list of The Champ cast and crew including actors, directors, producers and more. Meet the cast and learn more about the stars of The Champ with exclusive news, pictures, videos and more at TVGuide.com He knows his flawed but loving father is, was and always will be The Champ. Directed by Franco Zeffirelli. Sean Patrick Flannery is black belt Mickey Kelly in this exclusive trailer for 'Born A Champion' Read More; What to Watch on FandangoNOW: ‘The New Mutants,’ ‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ and More Champ (Wallace Beery) is a down-on-his-luck boxer in Tijuana whose son, Dink (Jackie Cooper), adores him despite Champ's addictions to alcohol and gambling. The Champ is a 1931 American pre-Code film starring Wallace Beery and Jackie Cooper and directed by King Vidor from a screenplay by Frances Marion, Leonard Praskins and Wanda Tuchock.The picture tells the story of a washed-up alcoholic boxer (Beery) attempting to put his life back together for the sake of his young son (Cooper). Director Franco Zeffirelli (Hamlet, Romeo and Juliet) trades in his puffy shirts for boxing gloves in this 1979 re-make of the Wallace Berry/Jackie Cooper classic. Up-and-coming sports reporter rescues a homeless man ("Champ") only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. A former boxer discovers that his biggest battle of all is going to be with his ex-wife, Annie, who returns after abandoning their young son seven years prior. Featured Movie News. With Jon Voight, Faye Dunaway, Ricky Schroder, Jack Warden. But Billy's son TJ sees what the world doesn't. Directed by Rod Lurie. Release Calendar DVD & Blu-ray Releases Top Rated Movies Most Popular Movies Browse Movies by Genre Top Box Office Showtimes & Tickets Showtimes & Tickets In Theaters Coming Soon Coming Soon Movie News India Movie Spotlight. After releasing initially in West Bengal on 23 June 2017, the film released all over India on 30 June 2017. The more you love, the harder you fight.The world looks at Billy Flynn and sees a has-been who seemingly never was, an ex-boxing champion slammed to the mat years ago by booze and gambling. Chaamp is a 2017 Indian Bengali-language sports drama film directed by Raj Chakraborty.Produced by Dev, the film stars him in the lead role, along with Rukmini Maitra, in her debut film and Chiranjeet Chakraborty, Priyanka Sarkar, Kamaleswar Mukherjee who stars in other pivotal roles. Directed by (1) Writing credits (2) Cast (63) Produced by (1) Music by (1) The Champ (1979) Full Cast & Crew. With Samuel L. Jackson, Josh Hartnett, Kathryn Morris, Dakota Goyo.