Rent Champions (1984)

3.3 of 5 from 50 ratings
1h 50min
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Synopsis:
The inspirational true story of Bob Champion is told in this uplifting biopic that stars John Hurt as the famed British jockey. Upon discovering that he has cancer during a vacation in Kentucky, Bob (John Hurt) is forced to endure painful chemotherapy. But after a miraculous recovery and supported by his sister Mary (Alison Steadman), his lover Jo (Jan Francis), his boss (Edward Woodward), and his American friend (Ben Johnson), he becomes determined to participate in the prestigious Grand National Steeplechase race...
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Directors:
Producers:
Peter Shaw
Writers:
Bob Champion, Jonathan Powell, Evan Jones
Studio:
Optimum
Genres:
British Films, Drama, Sports & Sport Films
Countries:
UK
BBFC:
Release Date:
18/01/2010
Run Time:
110 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 2
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Widescreen 1.85:1
Colour:
Colour

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Worth watching - Champions review by AM

Spoiler Alert
20/11/2017

Even though you know how it ends, this is a heartwarming film starring John Hurt - who is always a joy to watch - and makes perfect family viewing

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