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78 Ratings

The Champ

Directed by Franco Zeffirelli
United States, 1979
Drama, Sport


The most poignant love-triangle of all – a father, his son, and the woman who came between them.

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The Champ Directed by Franco Zeffirelli

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1980 | Nominee: Best Music, Original Score

Golden Globes (USA)

1980 | Winner: New Star of the Year in a Motion Picture - Male

1980 | Nominee: Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama

Awards of the Japanese Academy

1980 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

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