All Genres: Drama, Sport
Release Year: 2010
Rating: 7.1 (0)
Director: David O. Russell
Sound: DTS, Dolby Digital
Writing by: Scott Silver – (screenplay) and
Paul Tamasy – (screenplay) &
Eric Johnson – (screenplay)
Paul Tamasy – (story) &
Eric Johnson – (story) &
Keith Dorrington – (story)
Produced by: Darren Aronofsky – executive producer
Dorothy Aufiero – producer
Keith Dorrington – executive producer
Ken Halsband – co-producer
David Hoberman – producer
Eric Johnson – executive producer
Ryan Kavanaugh – producer
Todd Lieberman – producer
Paul Tamasy – producer
Tucker Tooley – executive producer
Leslie Varrelman – executive producer
Mark Wahlberg – producer
Jeff G. Waxman – co-producer
Cast: Mark Wahlberg – Mickey Ward
Christian Bale – Dicky Eklund
Amy Adams – Charlene Fleming
Melissa Leo – Alice Ward
Mickey O'Keefe actor – Himself (as Mickey O'Keefe)
Jack McGee – George Ward
Melissa McMeekin – 'Little Alice' Eklund
Bianca Hunter – Cathy 'Pork' Eklund
Erica McDermott – Cindy 'Tar' Ecklund
Jill Quigg – Donna Eklund Jaynes
Dendrie Taylor – Gail 'Red Dog' Eckland
Music: Michael Brook
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A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s.
Plot: 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.
Goofs: We know about 1 goofs. Here comes one of them:
Miscellaneous: In the credits, Reepicheep is listed as Peepicheep.
Trivia: There are 7 entries in the trivia list – like these:
- Matt Damon and Brad Pitt were previously attached to play Dick Ecklund, but the role went to Christian Bale.
- Darren Aronofsky was previously attached to direct.
- Michael Fassbender auditioned for a role.