The Fighter

The Fighter (2010)

Every dream deserves a fighting chance.

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2010-12-10
  • User Rating: 7.3/10 from 4016 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 56min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Paramount
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: David O. Russell
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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.

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  • Mark Wahlberg

    as Micky Ward
  • Christian Bale

    as Dicky Eklund
  • Amy Adams

    as Charlene Fleming
  • Melissa Leo

    as Alice Ward
  • Mickey O'Keefe

    as Mickey O'Keefe
  • Jack McGee

    as George Ward
  • Melissa McMeekin

    as "Little Alice" Eklund
  • Bianca Hunter

    as Cathy "Pork" Eklund
  • Erica McDermott

    as Cindy "Tar" Eklund
  • Jill Quigg

    as Donna Eklund Jaynes
  • Dendrie Taylor

    as Gail "Red Dog" Eklund
  • Kate B. O'Brien

    as Phyllis "Beaver" Eklund
  • Jenna Lamia

    as Sherri Ward
  • Frank Renzulli

    as Sal Lanano
  • Paul Campbell

    as Gary "Boo Boo" Giuffrida
  • Caitlin Dwyer

    as Kasie Ward
  • Chanty Sok

    as Karen
  • Ted Arcidi

    as Lou Gold
  • Ross Bickell

    as Mike Toma
  • Sean Malone

    as Wolfie
  • José Antonio Rivera

    as Gilberto Brown aka Jose
  • Richard Farrell

    as HBO Cameraman #1
  • Matthew Muzio

    as HBO Cameraman #2
  • Steven Barkhimer

    as HBO Producer
  • Art Ramalho

    as Art Ramalho
  • Sugar Ray Leonard

    as Sugar Ray Leonard
  • Jackson Nicoll

    as Little Dicky
  • Alison Folland

    as Laurie Carroll
  • Sean Patrick Doherty

    as Jimmy (Laurie's Husband)
  • Sue Costello

    as Becky
  • Thomas Benton

    as Businessman
  • Ray Greenhalge

    as Ray Ramalho
  • Tino Kimly

    as Pran
  • Epifanio Melendez

    as Carlos Garcia
  • Jeremiah Kissel

    as Bald Businessman
  • Sean Eklund

    as Man in Diner
  • Roeun Chea

    as Chan
  • Brian Nguyen

    as Brian
  • Rikki Kleiman

    as Court Clerk
  • Michael Dell'Orto

    as WBU Commissioner
  • Paul Locke

    as Reporter #1
  • Kim Carrell

    as Reporter #2
  • Colin Hamell

    as John Hyland
  • Dale Place

    as Referee Micky Vann
  • Eddie Lee Anderson

    as Referee Joe Cortez
  • Joe Lupino

    as Referee Mitch Halpern
  • Bonnie Aarons

    as Crackhead Bonnie
  • Walter Driscoll

    as Court Officer
  • Matt Russell

    as Photo Guy On Street
  • A. Joseph Denucci

    as Man on Street #1
  • Dicky Eklund

    as Man on Street #2
  • George Michael Ward

    as Man on Street #3
  • Dicky Eklund Jr.

    as Man on Street #4
  • Jack Greenhalge

    as Man on Street #5
  • Kevin Paige

    as Man on Street #6
  • David A. Ramalho Sr.

    as Trainer
  • Ziad Akl

    as Inmate
  • Simon Hamlin

    as Movie Patron
  • Gerald Greenhalge

    as Uncle Jerry
  • Matthew Russell

    as Running Kid #1
  • Tommy Eklund

    as Running Kid #2
  • Rita Mercier

    as Woman on Street #1
  • Deborah Bolanger

    as Woman on Street #2
  • Kerry Moore

    as Woman on Street #3
  • Philip Dorn Hebert

    as Micky's Cutman
  • Raul Vera

    as Sanchez Trainer
  • Jack Lally

    as Neary Trainer
  • Carlos L. Smith

    as Sugar Ray Leonard Bodyguard
  • Lee Wesley

    as Fight Spectator #1
  • Hugh Long

    as Fight Spectator #2
  • Catherine Lynn Stone

    as Fan
  • Eric Weinstein

    as Micky's Friend
  • Bo Cleary

    as Cop
  • Anthony Molinari

    as Neary
  • Peter Cunningham

    as Mike "Machine Gun" Mungin
  • Miguel Espino

    as Alfonso Sanchez
  • Anthony 'Ace' Thomas

    as Castillo
  • Brian Christensen

    as Drunk Guy
  • Jen Weissenberg

    as Drunk Girl
  • Michael Buffer

    as Fight Announcer
  • Larry Merchant

    as Fight Announcer
  • Jim Lampley

    as Fight Announcer
  • Emanuel Steward

    as Fight Announcer
  • Roy Jones Jr.

    as Fight Announcer
  • George Foreman

    as Fight Announcer
  • Don Dunphy

    as Fight Announcer
Writing Scott Silver Screenplay
Production Bob Weinstein Executive Producer
Production Harvey Weinstein Executive Producer
Art Judy Becker Production Design
Art Laura Ballinger Art Direction
Art Gene Serdena Set Decoration
Production Darren Aronofsky Executive Producer
Crew Eric Weinstein Actor's Assistant
Production Sheila Jaffe Casting
Editing Pamela Martin Editor
Crew Cameron Crowe Thanks
Production Mark Wahlberg Producer
Directing David O. Russell Director
Sound Michael Brook Original Music Composer
Production David Hoberman Producer
Sound Odin Benitez Sound Designer
Costume & Make-Up Mark Bridges Costume Design
Production Jeff G. Waxman Co-Producer
Production Ryan Kavanaugh Producer
Production Tucker Tooley Executive Producer
Production Mark Kamine Unit Production Manager
Crew Brad Weston Thanks
Production Todd Lieberman Producer
Production Dorothy Aufiero Producer
Costume & Make-Up Gary Archer Prosthetics
Production Ken Halsband Executive In Charge Of Production
Production Ken Halsband Co-Producer
Crew Christopher Kulikowski Post Production Supervisor
Camera Hoyte van Hoytema Director of Photography
Camera Geoffrey Haley Steadicam Operator
Writing Paul Tamasy Screenplay
Production Paul Tamasy Producer
Writing Paul Tamasy Story
Writing Eric Johnson Screenplay
Production Eric Johnson Executive Producer
Writing Eric Johnson Story
Production Keith Dorrington Executive Producer
Writing Keith Dorrington Story
Production Leslie Varrelman Executive Producer
Crew Anthony Molinari Stunts
Crew Susan Jacobs Thanks
Editing Lizzy Calhoun Assistant Editor
Costume & Make-Up Rob Fitz Makeup Artist
Crew Andrew Troy Post-Production Manager
Crew Jen Weissenberg Stunts
Costume & Make-Up Donald Mowat Makeup Department Head
Crew Brian Christensen Stunts
Editing Lee Wimer Color Timer
Crew Ray Siegle Stunt Coordinator
Visual Effects Tim Carras Visual Effects Supervisor
Visual Effects Joshua D. Comen Visual Effects Producer
Directing Karen Golden Script Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Elizabeth Cecchini Hairstylist
Costume & Make-Up Ben Bornstein Prosthetic Supervisor
Visual Effects Hugo Dominguez Visual Effects
Camera Woody Bell Grip
Costume & Make-Up Kristen Barry Hairstylist
Directing Cara Giallanza Assistant Director
Sound Anton Gold Production Sound Mixer
Crew Donald Frazee Special Effects Coordinator
Directing Michele Ziegler Assistant Director
Crew Brian Ricci Special Effects
Production Haley Sweet Production Supervisor
Sound Brian Courchine Boom Operator