The Fighter


The Fighter, is a drama about boxer "Irish" Micky Ward's unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer who rebounded in life after nearly being KO'd by drugs and crime.

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  1. Eric Johnson

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Paul Tamasy

    Screenplay, Story

  3. David O. Russell


  4. Keith Dorrington


  5. Scott Silver


Top Billed Cast

  1. Mark Wahlberg

    Mark Wahlberg

    Micky Ward

  2. Christian Bale

    Christian Bale

    Dick "Dicky" Eklund

  3. Amy Adams

    Amy Adams

    Charlene Fleming

  4. Melissa Leo

    Melissa Leo

    Alice Eklund-Ward

  5. Mickey O'Keefe

    Mickey O'Keefe


  6. Dendrie Taylor

    Dendrie Taylor

    Gail 'Red Dog' Eckland Carney

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 56m

Budget $25,000,000.00

Revenue $9,190,869.00


Release Information

  • December 17, 2010
    R, Theatrical



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A review by Andres Gomez

By Andres Gomez

A really good movie like you don't easily find lately.

Great story, without getting into getting cheesy and great cat. Specially remarkable Christian Bale and Amy Adams but they all perform superb.

Just waiting for the second part ...

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