The Fighter (2010)

7.0 / Rated by 4 people

115 min.
Plot  Micky Ward (Mark Wahlberg) is an American welterweight boxer from Lowell, Massachusetts. Managed by his mother, Alice Ward (Melissa Leo), and trained by his older half-brother, Dicky Eklund (Christian Bale), Micky has not had a particularly successful career: He's become a "stepping stone" for other boxers to defeat on their way up. Complicating matters, Dicky, a former boxer whose peak of success was going the distance with Sugar Ray Leonard in 1978 (before Leonard became a world champion), has fallen apart since then, becoming addicted to crack cocaine. He is now being filmed for an HBO documentary he believes to be about his "comeback".

On the night of an undercard fight in Atlantic City, Micky's scheduled opponent is ill, and a substitute is found who is 20 pounds heavier than Micky. Despite Micky's reservations, his mother and brother agree to the terms so that they can all get the purse. Micky is soundly defeated by the much heavier fighter in an obvious mismatch. Frust...



Mark Wahlberg
Micky Ward
Christian Bale
Dick "Dicky" Eklund
Amy Adams
Charlene Fleming
Melissa Leo
Alice Eklund-Ward
Jack McGee
George Ward
Frank Renzulli
Sal Lanano
Jenna Lamia
Sherri "The Baby" Ward
Bianca Hunter
Cathy "Pork" Eklund
Erica McDermott
Cindy "Tar" Eklund


All Titles

The Fighter
English Original Title

Release Dates


United States




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