• Champs (2015)


Release Date: March 13th, 2015

DVD Release Date: May 12th, 2015

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary

Boxing legends Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield and Bernard Hopkins discuss their common roots in poverty, the absence of meaningful regulation in their sport and how they succumbed to the perils of fame.

Director: Bert Marcus

Genres: Documentary

Production Co: Bert Marcus Productions

Ratings & Reviews

  • 70
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Bert Marcus offers more sociology than boxing fans may expect, using mean-streets origin stories not just for biographical intrigue but to comment on hardships his subjects faced later in life. show more

  • 63
    Odie HendersonRogerEbert.com

    Champs is a documentary that wants to say something sociological about the sweet science of boxing. In this regard, it has an undeniable power. show more

  • 63
    Roger MooreMovie Nation

    The sport is surveyed and discussed as the historic route of the underclasses to change their station in life. show more

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