Tiger Warsaw

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Tiger Warsaw
Tiger warsaw.jpg
Directed byAmin Q. Chaudhri
Written by Roy London
Produced byAmin Q. Chaudhri
Starring
Cinematography Robert Draper
Edited byBrian Smedley-Aston
Music byErnest Troost
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 office$422,627

Tiger Warsaw is a 1988 American drama film directed by Amin Q. Chaudhri, written by Roy London, starring Patrick Swayze. It was produced by Continental Film Group. [1]

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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.

Cast

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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References

  1. Dye, David (March 31, 2018). "'Tiger Warsaw' returns: Historical society commemorates movie shot and set in Sharon". Sharon Herald. Retrieved 26 May 2021.