Tiger Warsaw

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Tiger Warsaw
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Directed byAmin Q. Chaudhri
Produced byAmin Q. Chaudhri
Written by Roy London
Starring Patrick Swayze
Piper Laurie
Mary McDonnell
Music byErnest Troost
Cinematography Robert Draper
Edited byBrian Smedley-Aston
Production
company
Continental Film Group Ltd.
Distributed by Sony Pictures
Release date
September 23, 1988
Running time
93 minutes
CountryUnited States
LanguageEnglish
Budget$2 million
Box office422,627

Tiger Warsaw is a 1988 American drama film directed by Amin Q. Chaudhri, written by Roy London, and starring Patrick Swayze. It was produced by Continental Film Group.

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Plot

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.

Lee Richardson was an American character actor who frequently appeared in the films of Sidney Lumet.

Sharon, Pennsylvania City in Pennsylvania, United States

Sharon is a city in Mercer County, Pennsylvania, in the United States, 75 miles (121 km) northwest of Pittsburgh. It is part of the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Cast

Piper Laurie actress

Piper Laurie is an American stage and screen actress known for her roles in the films The Hustler (1961), Carrie (1976), and Children of a Lesser God (1986), all of which brought her Academy Award nominations. She is also known for her performances as Kirsten Arnesen in the original TV production of Days of Wine and Roses and as Catherine Martell in the cult television series Twin Peaks, for which she won a Golden Globe Award in 1991. In 2018, she appeared in the film White Boy Rick.

Mary McDonnell American actress

Mary Eileen McDonnell is an American film, stage, and television actress. She received Academy Award nominations for her roles as Stands With A Fist in Dances with Wolves and May-Alice Culhane in Passion Fish. McDonnell is well known for her performances as President Laura Roslin in Battlestar Galactica, First Lady Marilyn Whitmore in Independence Day, and Rose in Donnie Darko. She was featured as Captain Sharon Raydor during seasons 5–7 of the TNT series The Closer and starred as Commander Sharon Raydor in the spin-off series Major Crimes on the same network.

Barbara Williams is a Canadian-born American actress. Williams has starred in the 1984 Paramount film Thief of Hearts, the 1988 film Watchers and the 1992 film Oh, What a Night. She garnered a Genie Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the 21st Genie Awards for Love Come Down.

Production

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.

Tagline

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

Reception

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

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