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The Fighter

Rating:R (for language throughout, drug content, some violence and sexuality)
Genre:Drama
Release Date:December 10, 2010
Running time:114 minutes
Cast:Christian Bale, Mark Wahlberg, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo, Robert Wahlberg
Director:David O. Russell
Producer:Dorothy Aufiero, David Hoberman, Ryan Kavanaugh
Writer:Scott Silver, Paul Tamasy, Eric Johnson
Distributor:Paramount Pictures

Description: "The Fighter" is the life story of boxer "Irish" Mickey Ward and his trainer brother Dick Eklund, chronicling the brothers' early days on the rough streets of Lowell, Mass., through Eklund's battle with drugs and Ward's eventual world championship in London. It is the inspirational tale of these two brothers who, against all the odds, come together to train for the historic title bout that will unite their fractured family, redeem their pasts and, at last, give their hard-luck town what it's been waiting for: pride.

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