Body and Soul Poster

Release Date: 1981

DVD Release Date: February 8th, 2005

R|1 hr 49 min

Plot Summary
Leon Johnson (Leon Isaac Kennedy) is a boxer who plans to study medicine, but, with his ailing sister, Kelly (Nikki Swassy), in need of costly care, he decides to earn a living in the ring. His rise is rapid, but Leon's newly extravagant lifestyle threatens his relationship with girlfriend Julie (Jayne Kennedy). As Leon approaches the sport's highest echelons, he faces increasingly tough decisions that test his loyalty to his family and himself.

Cast: Leon Isaac Kennedy, Jayne Kennedy, Peter Lawford, Perry Lang, Nikki Swasey Seaton, Michael V. Gazzo, Kim Hamilton, Muhammad Ali

Director: George Bowers

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Rise, Sister, Temptation, 1980s, Quest, Girlfriend, Inspiring, Emotional, Gripping