John G. Avildsen: The King of the Underdogs - Examination of an Oscar-Winning Director

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John G. Avildsen: The King of the Underdogs
Examination of an Oscar-Winning Director

2017
1 hr 18 mins

John G. Avildsen's films have inspired millions of 'underdogs' and shaped popular culture for decades, yet most people don't even know his name. Discover the unknown legend behind Rocky (1976) and The Karate Kid (1984) in this...

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Director
Derek Wayne Johnson
Features
Burt Reynolds, Dan Aykroyd, Elizabeth Shue, Jean Claude Van Damme, John Travolta, Luke Perry, Martin Scorsese, Matthew McConaughey, Morgan Freeman, Ralph Macchio, Renée Zellweger, Sigourney Weaver, Susan Sarandon, Sylvester Stallone, Tamlyn Tomita