The Fighter (2010)

7.75 / Rated by 5 people

Biography
Drama
Sport
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115 min.
Plot  Micky Ward is an American welterweight boxer from Lowell, Massachusetts. Managed by his mother, Alice Ward, and trained by his older half-brother, Dicky Eklund, Micky became a "stepping stone" for other boxers to defeat on their way up. Dicky, a former boxer whose peak of success was going the distance with Sugar Ray Leonard in 1978, has become addicted to crack cocaine. He is 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, a huge difference in professional boxing, constituting two or three weight classes. Despite Micky's reservations, his mother and brother agree so that they can all get the purse and Micky is defeated. Micky retreats from the world and forms a relationship with Charlene Fleming, a former college athlete who dropped out and became a bartender.

After several weeks, Alice arranges...
  

Director(s)

Cast

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

Others

All Titles

The Fighter
English Original Title

Release Dates

Country

United States

Language

English

Updates

Onur rated The Fighter (2010) with 7.5 stars / 04.04.2018

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