The Fighting Chance

Overview

Initially titled Fighting Chance, the made-for-TV The Fighter stars Gregory Harrison in the title role. Unable to support himself or his wife Glynnis O'Connor when he's laid off from his job, Harrison decides to give boxing a try. Glynnis is dead-set against this decision; she takes a job at a beauty salon to make ends meet, which irritates her husband to no end. Working off his hostilities in the ring, Harrison becomes fairly adept with his fists-but the movie's not quite over yet. Featured in the cast of The ...
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Overview

Initially titled Fighting Chance, the made-for-TV The Fighter stars Gregory Harrison in the title role. Unable to support himself or his wife Glynnis O'Connor when he's laid off from his job, Harrison decides to give boxing a try. Glynnis is dead-set against this decision; she takes a job at a beauty salon to make ends meet, which irritates her husband to no end. Working off his hostilities in the ring, Harrison becomes fairly adept with his fists-but the movie's not quite over yet. Featured in the cast of The Fighter is Ray Notaro Jr., a real-life pugilist who served as Gregory Harrison's trainer. The film first aired on February 19, 1983.
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Special Features

Interactive menus; Fullscreen presentation; Scene selection; Digitally mastered; Dolby Digital English 2.0 stereo
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/12/2004
  • UPC: 692865414339
  • Original Release: 1983
  • Rating:

  • Source: Evg
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 1:36:00
  • Format: DVD

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Gregory Harrison Merle Banks
Glynnis O'Connor Rindy Banks
Pat Hingle Henry Banks
Steve Inwood Toby
Justin Lord Willie
Susan Krebs Theresa
Roxanne Reese Caren
Robert Englund Charlie
Craig Ashley Guest
Darlene Conley Mrs. MacCauley
Larry Marko
Susan Ruttan Hostess
Rebecca Stanley
Larry Williams Kenny
K.C. Winkler
George Wilbur Fighter
Eli Cummins Fighter
Technical Credits
David Lowell Rich Director
David Finfer Editor
Jerome Kass Screenwriter
Ellen I. Levine Producer
Franklin R. Levy Producer
Martin Manulis Executive Producer
Ray Notaro Sr. Choreography
Ronald Parker Producer
Jack Senter Art Director
Charles Wheeler Cinematographer
Patrick Williams Score Composer
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Fighter
1. Waste of Talent [13:45]
2. Brawlers Contest [12:42]
3. Fight Night [15:41]
4. Partners [10:38]
5. Training [8:35]
6. Old Friends [9:58]
7. Tri-State Championship [11:28]
8. Knockout / Credits [13:09]
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Menu

Disc #1 -- The Fighter
   Play Movie
   Scene Selection
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