Champions (1984)

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Champions is a 1983 film based on the true story of jockey Bob Champion. It is directed by John Irvin, written by Evan Jones, and stars John Hurt, Edward Woodward and Jan Francis.

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Plot


The true story of Bob Champion (John Hurt), a British steeple chase jockey who, in the late 1970s, was diagnosed with cancer... (source: imdb.com)

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Characters appearing in the movie Champions.

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Full cast list for the movie Champions.
Bob Champion

Gregory Jones
Peter

Mick Dillon
Snowy

Valda Embiricos

Nick Embiricos

Josh Gifford

Burly Cocks

Barbara

Mary Hussey

Mr. Griffith Jones

Ceri Jackson
1st Nurse

Francesca Brill
2nd Nurse

Andrew Wilde
Graham

Dr. Merrow

Andrew Fell
Doctor

Emma Hussey

Richard Hussey

Trailer


Trailer for the movie Champions.
Champions (1984) - Official Movie Trailer



Release Date1 February 1984
TaglineA true story [International]
GenreBiography, Drama, Sport
CountryUK
Filming LocationsEngland, UK
LanguageEnglish
Sound MixDolby
ColorColor
Film TypeFeature
Film ClassBiopic [feature], Medical Drama
MoodTriumph of the Spirit
ThemesBattling Illness
TonesPoignant, Stirring, Rousing, Earnest

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