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Ratings & Reviews

  1. CarlosEsquives's rating of the film The Champ

    Una comedia dramática que va directo al corazón. Gran peso de este logro se lo lleva la actuación del pequeño Jackie Cooper. Vidor crea una relación de padre a hijo con un fondo social que se denota alarmante para el pequeño. La miseria y algunos vicios (el alcohol y el juego) están a la vista del niño, sin embargo, la inocencia cancela todo ello. He ahí el drama de la película: el pequeño negándose a dejar al padre.

  2. Aardsy's rating of the film The Champ

    Have a soft spot for smart-ass kids.

  3. Jdsarmientoburgos's rating of the film The Champ

    As generic as it may seem at times, I loved the chemistry between the actors and was fully invested in the story. A tear-jerker.

  4. Amadeus Magnus's rating of the film The Champ

  5. SpacePirate's rating of the film The Champ

    Great performances, solid melodrama

  6. Warren Spratley's rating of the film The Champ

    I need to see again as the seamless sweep of Vidor and these actors' characterizations is uncanny. Vidor's camera always longs to know and learn something about these people, their grouping within this milieu, their sympathy, comfort, failings. A series of vignettes revealing a world, a way of life that cannot sustain itself. Yes, as with Chaplin, motion is emotion. Movement reveals these people, sustains them.

  7. AKFilmFan's rating of the film The Champ

    The chemistry & performances by Berry & Cooper alongside Vidor's direction are the highlights of the standard melodrama that's brought down by its screenplay.