R | | Biography, Drama, Sport
An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring destroys his life outside it.
5 April 2004 | MovieAddict2016
10 | Essential masterpiece; powerful De Niro; simply one of the best films of all time.
"Raging Bull" isn't the average, stereotypical underdog boxing movie, because it isn't really about ...
According to producer Irwin Winkler, he and Robert De Niro didn't have many creative disagreements on the film, save for when De Niro wanted to gain the weight to look like the older Jake LaMotta. Winkler, fearing for the actor's health, had objected and suggested the use of prosthetics ... ...
Jake La Motta:
I remember those cheers / They still ring in my ears / After years, they remain in my thoughts. / Go to one night / I took off my robe, and what'd I do? I forgot to wear shorts. / I recall every fall / Every hook, every jab / The worst way a guy can...
When Jake is in the phone booth towards the end of the movie saying that he wouldn't be able to raise the $10,000 that he needed, his lips aren't moving.
The film is in black and white, but during the opening credits, the title is in red letters.
$13,568 (USA) (28 January 2005)
$45,250 (USA) (11 February 2005)
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