Flesh & Blood 42 years old

A convict takes up boxing in prison and this brings a new meaning to his life. Once out, his trainer motivates him to become a professional boxer. He cares about only two other things, his uncomfortably close mother and absent father.


John Cassavetes
John Cassavetes

Gus Caputo

Bert Remsen
Bert Remsen

Joe Jorgenson

Suzanne Pleshette
Suzanne Pleshette

Kate Fallon

Tom Berenger
Tom Berenger

Bobby Fallon

Ji-Tu Cumbuka
Ji-Tu Cumbuka

Woody Shaw

Flesh & Blood Cast

Name Character
Denzel Washington He was 24, now 66 years old as Kirk
Suzanne Pleshette She was 42, 70 years old when she died as Kate Fallon
John Cassavetes He was 49, 59 years old when he died as Gus Caputo
Tom Berenger He was 30, now 72 years old as Bobby Fallon
Mitchell Ryan He was 45, now 87 years old as Jack Fallon
Luca Bercovici He was 22, now 64 years old as Bellhop
Bert Remsen He was 54, 74 years old when he died as Joe Jorgenson
Jack Rader He was 11, now 30 years old as Charlie
Stack Pierce He was 46, 82 years old when he died as Big Moony
Kristin Griffith She was 26, now 68 years old as Michelle
Ji-Tu Cumbuka He was 39, 77 years old when he died as Woody Shaw

Flesh & Blood Crew

Name Department
Eric Bercovici as Writer. He was 46 (80) years old when He died Writing
Jud Taylor as Director. He was 47 (76) years old when He died Directing
Vilmos Zsigmond as Director of Photography. He was 49 (85) years old when He died Camera
Flesh & Blood poster
Flesh & Blood (42 years)

  • Release day: Sunday, October 14, 1979
  • Runtime: 240 minutes