American Anthem (1986)

Genres - Action  |   Sub-Genres - Romantic Drama, Sports Drama  |   Release Date - Jun 27, 1986 (USA)  |   Run Time - 105 min.  |   Countries - USA  |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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An exciting climax at a gymnastics competition highlights this sports-themed drama. Steve (Olympic champion Mitch Gaylord) finds his hopes for a successful career are in doubt when his family relationships suddenly fall apart. He and his father are continually at odds while his younger brother and mother can do nothing about it. Gymnast Julie Lloyd (Janet Jones) arrives on the scene and a romantic liaison with Steve is in the works. A big championship competition looms ahead on the horizon as both Steve and Julie prepare for a final challenge.

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gymnastics, career, champion, coming-of-age, competition, family, jealousy, rival, romance, sports