The fighter

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Hollywood, CA : Paramount Pictures, [2011].
Widescreen edition.
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1 videodisc (DVD) (115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. 


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Hollywood, CA : Paramount Pictures, [2011].
Widescreen edition.
097363459446, 883929304431, 883929319206, 032429256805, 00032429256805, 032429256805


General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 2010.
General Note
Based on a true story.
General Note
Special features: Commentary by director David O. Russell [optional audio feature]; The warrior's code: Filming "The Fighter" [featurette] (30 min.); Previews (10 min.).
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Hoyte Van Hoytema ; editor, Pamela Martin ; music by Michael Brook ; production designer, Judy Becker ; costume designer, Mark Bridges ; art direction, Laura Ballinger Gardner ; set decoration, Gene Serdena ; co-producers, Jeff Waxman, Kenneth Halsband ; executive producers, Tucker Tooley, Darren Aronofsky, Harvey Weinstein, Bob Weinstein, Leslie Varrelman, Keith Dorrington, Eric Johnson.
Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo, Jack McGee.
Once upon a time, Dicky Eklund was known as the pride of Lowell, Massachusetts. There isn't a person in Lowell who doesn't know about the time that Dicky knocked down the great Sugar Ray Leonard. By the early 1990s, Dicky's crack addiction has soured everything, although he dreams of making a comeback. The real contender is his half-brother Micky Ward. 31-year-old Micky is an unassuming nice guy, long regarded as little more than a stepping-stone for rising fighters, but with undeniable potential. Between his controlling mom Alice, who manages his career, his crack head trainer brother, and a Greek chorus of seven sisters, Micky doesn't have a chance. Until his tough-chick bartender girlfriend Charlene gives him the confidence and support to consider a different course. But his success comes at a cost--as he must leave his family behind in the process.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: Rated R.
System Details
DVD, region 1; NTSC; 5.1 Dolby digital surround; widescreen presentation, aspect ratio 2.35:1, enhanced for 16:9 televisions.
In English with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish; closed-captioned.
Academy Awards, 2010: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role (Christian Bale); Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role (Melissa Leo).
Golden Globe Awards, 2011: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Christian Bale); Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture (Melissa Leo).

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Russell, D. O., Hoberman, D., Lieberman, T., Kavanaugh, R., Aufiero, D., Tamasy, P., Dorrington, K., Johnson, E., Silver, S., Wahlberg, M., Bale, C., Adams, A., Leo, M., McGee, J., Hoytema, H. v., & Brook, M. (2011). The fighter (Widescreen edition.). Paramount Pictures.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

David O. Russell et al.. 2011. The Fighter. Paramount Pictures.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

David O. Russell et al.. The Fighter Paramount Pictures, 2011.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Russell, David O., et al. The Fighter Widescreen edition., Paramount Pictures, 2011.

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