Fat City

Fat City
Fat City
  • PG
  • 1h 37m
  • 1972
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Fat City is a powerful and gripping story about personal wins and losses in the raw, rugged world of mateur boxing. Directed by legendary, Oscar®-winning filmmaker John Huston (1948 Best Director and Best Screenplay, The Treasure of the Sierra Madre), the film stars the incredible talents of Stacy Keach (American History X, TV’s “The New Mike Hammer”), Jeff Bridges (Jagged Edge, The Mirror Has Two Faces), Candy Clark (At Close Range, American Graffiti) and Susan Tyrrell (Cry-Baby, Powder), in her 1972 Best Supporting Actress Oscar®-nominated performance. Newly remastered.
© 1971 , renewed 1999 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Rotten Tomatoes® Score

Critics Consensus: Fat City is a bleak, mordant, slice of life boxing drama that doesn't pull its punches.
Village Voice
Alan Scherstuhl

The movie's bleak, but it's funnier than most comedies, and it suggests that life's toughness does...

June 25, 2017
The New Republic
David Thomson

So you say to yourself, this Fat City is pretty damn realistic, even if you know in your heart tha...

June 22, 2017
Time Out
Keith Uhlich

June 22, 2017
Variety Staff

A terse, sharp, downbeat but compassionate look at the underside of smalltown American life in the...

June 22, 2017
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Additional Info

  • Genre:Drama
  • Release Date:July 26, 1972
  • Languages:English
  • Captions:English
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