The Fighter Synopsis
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
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Movie Reviews

One of the best "boxer from the 'hood" movies...

By scottb14
Having seen almost every movie made about the struggles of fighters, the concept wasn't exactly thrilling. However, this one is different. And a big reason is the amazing story and acting. If...

Hell of a story

By tt_232010
I was thoroughly entertained by the great acting of both Mark Walhberg and Christian Bale. The movie itself is a great story. Like all great movies, it tells the reality of the best and worst side of...


By fandersen2003
The Fighter was a really great movie... If you're from the Boston area you'll get a kick out of all the characters as each of them will surely remind you of someone you really know. And I'm not a...

Authentic,Award Winning....

By lovestalentmoviefan
...based on true life movie is ripe for awards. Bale just filled me with his anxious desperation at times-then switched to frustration at his facade of arrogance. Then once again,with the epiphany of...

The Fighter

By mamartinez
This movie needs to get an oscar. I was on the edge of my seat the whole time. The relationship between these two brothers was so real and heart breaking that by the end of the movie i was in tears....


By travincalll
I love boxing movies and I'm only 26 but this was pure TRASH. How the hell did this get such good reviews? Nothing but an incoherent attempt at a dramatic come-up story about a dumb junkie washed up...

Christian Bale and Mark Whalberg are great

By leroyjabari
Once again these 2 superb actors show why they are so great. There are funny scenes, serious scenes and great fight scenes. I agree with the modern day Rocky, but I see more. i see one of the best...

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By brand0at
A Must See Movie Fastastic!...

you'll beat yourself up

By MFrick806
Great movie with a real storyline. If you were part of a large family you will see yourself at times; struggling to be yourself. Must see for mature teens and adults....

the fighter

By irathecritic
Excellent movie,wonderful acting by the 3 leads. Good story with good family conflict. Even my non sports fan wife enjoyed it.It's about a fighter,contains fight scenes but is not a fight move....

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Rated R | For some violence, sexuality, language throughout and drug content
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Boxing biopic mixes inspiring story, mature content.
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