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.
The story Jimmy Braddock tells of his kids confusing the word "title" with the word "turtle" is true. A reporter asked Braddock's son Howard Braddock what he would do if his father brought home the title young Howard replied that he'd "play with it. Pull it around on a string".
Attaboy! Keep him busy!
In the dock yard working scene, a modern-day crane delivers the sacks that Jimmy Braddock loads.
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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