R | | Biography, Drama, Sport
Based on the story of Micky Ward, a fledgling boxer who tries to escape the shadow of his more famous but troubled older boxing brother and get his own shot at greatness.
What are you doing, running in here like a silverback fucking gorilla?
Micky Ward's fight with Alfonso Sanchez, depicted here as leading directly to the Shea Neary fight. Actually, it took place nearly three years earlier with Ward losing twice in the mean time.
The real Micky Ward and Dicky Eklund are shown during the end credits.
£2,118,140 (UK) (4 February 2011)
$93,617,009 (USA) (31 March 2011)
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