GenreDrama Running time1h 32m Music directorErnest Troost CountryUSA
Release date1987 CastPatrick Swayze (Chuck 'Tiger' Warsaw), Piper Laurie (Frances Warsaw), Lee Richardson (Michael Warsaw), Mary McDonnell (Paula Warsaw) Similar moviesPatrick Swayze appears in Tiger Warsaw and One Last Dance
TaglineYears ago he shattered his life. Now he's back to pick up the pieces.
Tiger Warsaw is a 1988 American drama film produced by Continental Film Group starring Patrick Swayze. The film was written by Roy London and directed by Amin Q. Chaudhri.
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.
Patrick Swayze as Chuck "Tiger" Warsaw
Piper Laurie as Frances Warsaw
Lee Richardson as Michael Warsaw
Mary McDonnell as Paula Warsaw
Barbara Williams as Karen
Bobby DiCicco as Tony
Jenny Chrisinger as Val
James Patrick Gillis as Roger
Michelle Glaven as Emily
Kevin Bayer as Robin
Beeson Carroll as Uncle Gene
Sally-Jane Heit as Aunt Barbara
Kaye Ballard as Aunt Thelma
Thomas Mills Wood as Lt. Fontana
Cynthia Lammel as Paula's secretary
Steve Jaklic as Kid in Womb
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.
The film was advertised with the tagline "Years ago he shattered his life. Now he's back to pick up the pieces."
The film only grossed $422,667 in the United States upon its spring 1988 release.