PG-13 | | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of James Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to become a champion and an inspiration in the 1930s.
Ben Affleck,Matt Damon, Clive Owen, Billy Bob Thornton and Mark Wahlberg were all considered for the role of Jimmy Braddock. Mark Wahlberg would eventually go on to star as "Irish Micky Ward" in "The Fighter" years later.
Attaboy! Keep him busy!
When Jimmy Braddock first shows his wife the $175 his manager gave him, in order for him to train and get back in shape, he holds the money between his index finger and his middle finger. In the next shot, he holds it between his thumb and his index finger.
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)
$18,320,205 (USA) (5 June 2005)
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