Flesh and Blood Poster

Release Date: 1979

Not Yet Rated|3 hr 20 min

Plot Summary
Imprisoned after a life on the streets, Bobby Fallon (Tom Berenger) spends his time behind bars training to become a successful boxer. When Bobby finishes his prison term, an ambitious manager (John Cassavetes) dedicates himself to preparing Bobby for a shot at the heavyweight championship. But, to become the best that he can be, Bobby must conquer his personal demons, including memories of an incestuous relationship with his deranged mother (Suzanne Pleshette).

Cast: Tom Berenger, Suzanne Pleshette, John Cassavetes

Director: Jud Taylor

Genres: Drama

Keywords: Transformation, Prison, Mother, Father, 1970s, Rise, Gritty


Nominated Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Miniseries or a Movie