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The Fighter

Cast

Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo View All


Crew

David O. Russell (Director), Scott Silver (Screenplay), Paul Tamasy (Screenplay), Eric Johnson (Screenplay) View All

Release: Dec. 17th, 2010
Runtime: 1 hour, 56 minutes
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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TheUsualSuspect
The film has some home video segments throughout and during the credits we get to meet the real Micky Ward and Dicky Eckland, which is even more reason to appreciate Bale's performance.
seanc
Dicky is played amazingly by Bale and is the most tragically flawed character in a film that is full of very flawed people.


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