Cinderella Man

Cinderella Man

DVD - 2005
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Publisher: Universal, c2005
ISBN: 9781417018444
1417018445
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (145 min.) : sd., col

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d2013 Aug 19, 2014

A heartfelt and honest story! Great performances.

viguyy Jan 15, 2013

A thoroughly rousing & completely engrossing tale of one of the greatest Cinderella stories in sports history. The story is truly fantastic & the masterful film making leading up to and taking us to the big fight is inspiring film making to be sure. What's a boxing film without great fight scenes & the fight scenes here are really something special, beautifully shot, directed & edited. A real great piece of film making.
Russel Crowe plays a nice guy through all of his & his families harrowing challenges. A unique charcter wonderfully portrayed by Crowe. Renee Zellweger really shows just how fine of an actor she really is playing Crowe's characters wife, a very memorable performance. Like all great films all the multitude of parts really have come together to deliver a very fine film.

One of the very best boxing films out there. A story of survival and the triumph of the human spirit. A rousing story that will have you on a high after viewing this one.

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SCL_WorldLanguages
Jan 02, 2013

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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Kritter408
Jul 27, 2012

Very touching movie, made me cry at the end. It shows the true compassion of what a man will do for his family and how the most inportant thing is life is Family. He was fighting for the title championship for food for his 3 kids!! You cannot get any more real and honest then that.

lasertravis May 31, 2012

This is just a great movie. Yes, it's a sports movie. Yes, it's a boxing movie. Yes, it's a true story about an underdog winning boxing movie. With just that stuff going for it, I would likely have enjoyed the movie. This movie had so much more depth to it, I loved it. Very well acted, and good as a period piece (depression era looked perfect), it was the story of family and overcoming the many struggles that had nothing to do with boxing that endeared this movie to me. The movie really didn't have any real weak points, and didn't seem overlong, even at a hefty run time. Uplifting.

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ct7825555
Oct 24, 2011

You should watch this movie if you liked Rocky.Plenty of cussing in it but what movie now-a-days doesn't,I mean come on.

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kwarah
Oct 22, 2011

Played as cash-vending gladiator for match-makers, expendable for the biggest bidder, condemned to destitution & cornered to lose his family & every honor he holds dear to his heart, the man needed one more chance to save & keep his family together.
The growing old former champion, desperate crusade to save & keep his family together proves, will power & determination can drive a man to REGAIN his crown as a champion, again.

VERY FASCINATING INSPIRING STORY & CAPTIVATING CLASSIC FILM.

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NobleSix
Jun 07, 2011

Amazing movie.

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thayerwilliams
Apr 17, 2011

An above average performance, but what really shines in this film is the soundtrack from Thomas Newman.

This was awesome movie.

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nadian Mar 30, 2008

Violence: Scenes of boxing violence

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