Champion Solarmovie

Champion (2002)


This biopic tells the true story of Korean boxer Kim Deuk-gu (played by Oh-seong Yu). Born into poverty, Kim used boxing to free himself from his bleak surroundings, eventually becoming the world's top lightweight. Tragically, Kim's life was cut short when he died from a blood clot in his brain during a championship fight with Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini. Directed by Kyung-Taek Kwak, this film co-stars Min-seo Chae, Seung-won Yun and Byeong-seo Kim.

Champion Solarmovie
Solarmovie Score: 4.6/10 from 7 votes
Release Date: 2002-06-28
Status: Released
Run time: 115 min / 1:55
Production Studio : Cowell, Zininsa Film Production, Korea Pictures
Production Country: South Korea


Yu Oh-seong
as Kim Deuk-gu
Chae Min-seo
as Lee Kyeong-mi
Yun Seung-Won
as Kim Hyeon-ji
Jung Doo-hong
as Lee Sang-bok


Editing Park Gok-ji Editor
Camera Hong Kyung-pyo Director of Photography
Directing Kwak Kyung-taek Director
Production Kim Jang-wook Executive Producer