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.


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  • Anne Hathaway at an event for Cinderella Man (2005)
  • Anne Hathaway at an event for 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)
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Trivia

Professional boxers played Jimmy Braddock's opponents. They were told to land their blows as close to Russell Crowe's body as possible. Unfortunately, they sometimes couldn't pull back in time and ended up injuring Crowe.


Quotes

Joe Gould: Attaboy! Keep him busy!


Goofs

At one point - given as 1933 - Jimmy Braddock reports a dream of dining at the Ritz with Mickey Rooney. Then only 13, Mickey Rooney was in the film business but not a name to recognize in Braddock's slum. He starred in a series of comedy shorts at the time, but going by the name of Mickey McGuire. Only from the late 1930s through the 1940s would Mickey Rooney become a top star and household name.


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)

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Biography | Drama | Sport

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