The Fighter

Released Date
December 17, 2010
Distributor
Paramount Pictures
Genre
Drama
Rating
R
Budget
$25,000,000
Worldwide Gross
Domestic Gross + International Gross = Worldwide Gross
$93,617,009 + $35,573,860 = $129,190,869
52
Mark Wahlberg

 

49
Christian Bale

 

49
Amy Adams

 

63
Melissa Leo

 

74
Jack McGee

 

About The Fighter

Based on the story of Micky Ward, a fledgling boxer who tries to escape the shadow of his more famous but troubled older boxing brother and get his own shot at greatness.

About

Biographical sports drama detailing lives of professional boxer Micky Ward and older half-brother Dicky Eklund. The David O. Russell film was nominated for 7 Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Director.

Trivia

The film was inspired by a documentary featuring the Eklund-Ward family titled High on Crack Street: Lost Lives in Lowell. Christian Bale and Melissa Leo both won Oscars in the Supporting Actor categories, the first film to feature 2 winners in the categories since Hannah and Her Sisters.