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Percy & Thunder (1993)

A retired boxer and his protege enter the big time.

Director:

Ivan Dixon

Writer:

Art Washington

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mick E. Jones Mick E. Jones ... Leatherhead
Ron Shipp Ron Shipp ... VFW Referee
James Earl Jones ... Percy
Courtney B. Vance ... Thunder
Mike Finneran ... Promoter
Henry Darrow ... Manuel Valencia
John Pleshette ... Bill Slocum
Billy Dee Williams ... Ralph Tate
Joan Pringle ... Mrs. Carter
Ketty Lester Ketty Lester ... Grandma Katie
Robert Wuhl ... Jim Keisling
James Tillis James Tillis ... Mojo
Gloria Foster ... Sugar Brown
Felton Perry ... Waiting Man
Gloria Reuben ... Suzanne
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A retired boxer and his protege enter the big time.

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Genres:

Drama

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 September 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Amerikan ukkonen See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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