Cinderella Man (2005)

PG-13  |   |  Biography, Drama, Sport

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The story of James Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to become a champion and an inspiration in the 1930s.


  • Craig Bierko and Fulvio Cecere in Cinderella Man (2005)
  • Anne Hathaway at an event for Cinderella Man (2005)
  • Russell Crowe and Paul Giamatti in Cinderella Man (2005)
  • Russell Crowe in Cinderella Man (2005)
  • Akiva Goldsman at an event for Cinderella Man (2005)

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Did You Know?


Ron Howard and Russell Crowe started talking about the film when they were making A Beautiful Mind (2001).


Joe Gould: Attaboy! Keep him busy!


The receipt that Jimmy Braddock gives at the welfare office is about $50 off from the actual amount that Braddock had borrowed. Russell Crowe pointed this out to the director who decided to 'leave it in to prove that it's just a movie'.

Crazy Credits

Before the title appears the following: "In all the history of the boxing game, you'll find no human interest story to compare with the life narrative of James J. Braddock." - Damon Runyon (1936)


Plot Summary

Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Biography | Drama | Sport


Release Date:

3 June 2005



Country of Origin


Box Office


$88,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$18,320,205 (USA) (5 June 2005)


$61,649,911 (USA)

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