• Fat City (1997)

Fat City

Release Date: March 5th, 1997

DVD Release Date: December 10th, 2002

PG |1 hr 36 min

Plot Summary

Washed-up boxer Tully (Stacy Keach) is inspired to restart his career after seeing potential in a teenager, Ernie (Jeff Bridges), whom he spars with at a gym. While Tully battles his past demons, including issues with alcohol, Ernie faces his own challenges. Pressured into marriage and sudden fatherhood by his girlfriend (Candy Clark), Ernie can shrug off his personal problems when he enters the ring. As both fighters continue with their bouts, Tully's star falls while Ernie's is on the rise.

Cast: Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges, Susan Tyrrell, Candy Clark, Nicholas Colasanto, Art Aragon, Curtis Cokes, Sixto Rodriguez

Director: John Huston

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Rastar Pictures, Columbia Pictures Corporation

Distributors: Columbia Pictures

Keywords: Rivalry, Transformation, Fall, Gritty, Bar, Dark, Friend, Underdog, Pursuit, Friendship, Girlfriend, 1970s

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Awards

Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role