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3.5
4,223 Ratings

The Fighter

Directed by David O. Russell
United States, 2010
Drama, Biography, Sport

Synopsis

After severe drug addiction and a long prison term, ex-professional boxer Dicky is released and meets his half-brother Micky after years of silence. The latter also aspires to a boxing career and Dicky readies him for the world title fight—whether the cooperation can heal family ties is doubtful.

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The Fighter Directed by David O. Russell

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2011 | 2 wins including: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role

2011 | 5 nominations including: Best Motion Picture of the Year

Village Voice Film Poll

2010 | 2nd place: Best Supporting Actor

2010 | Nominee: Best Supporting Actress

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2010 | 2nd place: Best Supporting Performance

2010 | Nominee: Best Supporting Performance

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