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The Fighter/ Micky Ward Story

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Deeper_Background, Nov 4, 2010.

  1. Deeper_Background

    Deeper_Background Active Member

    The Fighter, is a drama about boxer "Irish" Micky Ward's unlikely road to the world 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.

    Coming to theatres on Dec 10, 2010
    Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, David O. Russell, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo
  2. nmmetsfan

    nmmetsfan Active Member

    Not excited about the cast but I love boxing movies so I'll probably go see it.
  3. Deeper_Background

    Deeper_Background Active Member

    This looks like another 'Blind Side 'for 2011. I hardly recognized Christian Bale since Batman and the Oscar voters love supporting characters who lose tons of weight for a role. Hopefully the Gatti bloodbath will make the final cut
  4. JackReacher

    JackReacher Well-Known Member

    100 percent chance I see this.

    YGBFKM Guest

    Boxers are fascinating people.
  6. Bodie_Broadus

    Bodie_Broadus Active Member

    One of the guys I work with is a boxer. While I like him, he is far from fascinating.

    YGBFKM Guest

    It's a bit of a fascinating person to see it in another.
  8. Bodie_Broadus

    Bodie_Broadus Active Member

    He is driven by money and women. Not fascinating.

    YGBFKM Guest

    You seem to know him inside out.
  10. Bodie_Broadus

    Bodie_Broadus Active Member

    When you ask someone what drives them and they respond with, "money and pussy," you tend to believe them.
  11. Double J

    Double J Active Member

    Isn't that what drives all of us?
  12. schiezainc

    schiezainc Well-Known Member

    They shot this in Lowell, Massachusetts (obviously) and my brother and I were extras in the film. Very curious to see if we made it in the final cut or not.
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