Tiger Warsaw

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Tiger Warsaw
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Directed by Amin Q. Chaudhri
Produced by Amin Q. Chaudhri
Written by Roy London
Starring Patrick Swayze
Piper Laurie
Mary McDonnell
Music by Ernest Troost
Cinematography Robert Draper
Distributed by Image Entertainment
Release date
September 23, 1988
Running time
93 minutes
Country USA
Language English
Budget 2 million
Box office 422,627

Tiger Warsaw is a 1988 American drama film produced by Continental Film Group starring Patrick Swayze. The film 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.



The outside of the "Buhl Mansion" in the film 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.


The film was advertised with the tagline "Years ago he shattered his life. Now he's back to pick up the pieces."


The film only grossed $422,667 in the United States upon its spring 1988 release.

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