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|Directed by||Amin Q. Chaudhri|
|Produced by||Amin Q. Chaudhri|
|Written by||Roy London|
|Starring|| Patrick Swayze |
|Music by||Ernest Troost|
|Edited by||Brian Smedley-Aston|
Continental Film Group Ltd.
|Distributed by||Sony Pictures|
|September 23, 1988|
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.
In film and television, drama is a genre of narrative fiction intended to be more serious than humorous in tone. Drama of this kind is usually qualified with additional terms that specify its particular subgenre, such as "police crime drama", "political drama", "legal drama", "historical period drama", "domestic drama", or "comedy-drama". These terms tend to indicate a particular setting or subject-matter, or else they qualify the otherwise serious tone of a drama with elements that encourage a broader range of moods.
Roy London was an American actor, acting coach and teacher.
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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.
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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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