The Fighter

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Overview

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.

  1. Eric Johnson

    Screenplay, Story

  2. Paul Tamasy

    Screenplay, Story

  3. Keith Dorrington

    Story

  4. Scott Silver

    Screenplay

  5. David O. Russell

    Director

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

    Himself

  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 $129,190,869.00

Homepage http://www.thefightermovie.com

Release Information

  • December 17, 2010
    R, Theatrical

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A review by Kenneth Axel Carlsson

7.5
By Kenneth Axel Carlsson

Two brothers. Two fighters. One has had his time and his now a junkie - Dicky (Christian Bale), and the other is in the shape of his life, with his career ahead of him - Micky (Mark Wahlberg). The two love eachother, but one is on his way up, and the other is on his way down. Lets just say, it is not without problems. This is based on a true story, btw, and we see the two brothers by the credits (lovely idea, and also shows us how true the actors are to the real brothers).

The story is centered around Micky, but we also get a lot of insight into his crazy family, which consists of a mad and... read the rest.

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