Rocky Marciano (film)

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Rocky Marciano
DVD cover of Rocky Marciano.jpg
DVD cover
Genre Biography
Written by William Nack
Larry Golin
Charles Winkler
Dick Beebe
Directed by Charles Winkler
Starring Jon Favreau
George C. Scott
Judd Hirsch
Penelope Ann Miller
Music by Stanley Clarke
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Producer(s) Rob Cowan
Nicholas J. Gray (supervising producer)
Cinematography Paul Sarossy
Editor(s) Clayton Halsey
Running time 99 minutes
Production company(s) Winkler Films
Distributor MGM
Original release
  • May 15, 1999 (1999-05-15)

Rocky Marciano is a 1999 television film directed by Charles Winkler and presented by MGM.[1] It tells the story of the rise to fame of legendary boxer Rocky Marciano.


The film shows Rocco's childhood through his fight with his hero Joe Louis. After the Louis fight it flashes forward to his post career, leading up to his death in a 1969 plane crash.


Awards and nominations[edit]

Canadian Society of Cinematographers Awards

  • 1999: Won, "Best Cinematography in TV Drama"

Motion Picture Sound Editors

  • 2000: Nominated, "Best Sound Editing - Television Movies and Specials - Effects & Foley"


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