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653 Ratings

Fat City

Directed by John Huston
United States, 1972
Drama, Sport


Billy Tully once had a promising boxing career. Now, at 29, he’s a hopeless drunkard. After sparring at the gym with Ernie, Tully sends the talented hobby boxer to his former trainer Ruben, who arranges a few training bouts, all of which Ernie loses. By then, Tully dares to attempt a comeback…

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Fat City Directed by John Huston

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1973 | Nominee: Best Actress in a Supporting Role

New York Film Critics Circle Awards

1973 | 2nd place: Best Supporting Actress

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