PG-13 | | Drama, Sport
A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional.
Ashley Judd was also considered for the part of Maggie.
Eddie Scrap-Iron Dupris:
Only ever met one man I wouldn't wanna fight. When I met him he was already the best cut man in the business. Started training and managing in the sixties, but never lost his gift.
Bedsores and infections leading to amputations are signs of poor medical care. If Frankie is so concerned with Maggie's care why he would have left in a situation where these preventable injuries could occur is never explained.
The Warner Brothers logo is the classic shield version, shown in a color palette (mainly black and white, with a dark green tint) matching the "feel" of the movie, and is static instead of the modern 3D animated sequence.
$179,953 (USA) (19 December 2004)