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Tiger Warsaw is a 1987 drama film produced by Continental Film Group starring Patrick Swayze. The movie was written by Roy London and directed by Amin Q. Chaudhri.
Chuck "Tiger" Warsaw (Swayze) brought sorrow to his family fifteen years earlier when he shot his father Michael (Lee Richardson) and made him a semi-invalid. After fifteen years of self-destruction, Tiger returns home to the steel production community of Sharon to seek forgiveness.
- Patrick Swayze as Chuck "Tiger" Warsaw
- Piper Laurie as Frances Warsaw
- Lee Richardson as Michael Warsaw
- Mary McDonnell as Paula Warsaw
- Barbara Williams as Karen
- Bobby DiCicco as Tony
- Jenny Chrisinger as Val
- James Patrick Gillis as Roger
- Michelle Glaven as Emily
- Kevin Bayer as Robin
- Beeson Carroll as Uncle Gene
- Sally-Jane Heit as Aunt Barbara
- Kaye Ballard as Aunt Thelma
- Thomas Mills Wood as Lt. Fontana
- Cynthia Lammel as Paula's secretary
The movie was advertised with the tagline "Years ago he shattered his life. Now he's back to pick up the pieces."
The movie only grossed $422,667 in the United States upon its spring 1988 release.
The outside of the "Buhl Mansion" in the movie was actually the Buhl Casino founded in the early 1910s by Frank H. Buhl on his 300-acre farm that he turned into a park and donated it to the people of the Shenango Valley for families to come and enjoy.