The Fighter


1h 55m 2010

Brief Synopsis

Up-and-coming boxer Micky Ward always lived in the shadow of his half-brother Dicky, who was a boxing hero. Dicky eventually ruined his career by getting involved with drugs and crime and now works as Micky's trainer. Together, the two brothers work to win a title bout that would redeem each of th

Film Details

Also Known As
El ganador, Fighter, Le coup de grâce, Untitled (Scout Productions Boxing Biopic), Untitled Micky Ward Boxing Project, ganador
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2010
Distribution Company
ALLIANCE ATLANTIS VIVAFILM/PARAMOUNT PICTURES
Location
Lowell, Massachusetts, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

Synopsis

Up-and-coming boxer Micky Ward always lived in the shadow of his half-brother Dicky, who was a boxing hero. Dicky eventually ruined his career by getting involved with drugs and crime and now works as Micky's trainer. Together, the two brothers work to win a title bout that would redeem each of them, unite their family, and bring pride to their town.

Crew

Ian Adams

Grip

Charles Aguilar

Driver

David Allen

Property Master

Wayne Allen

Set Costumer

Peter Allendale

Compositor

Jeremy Alter

Location Manager

Dominic Aluisi

Camera Assistant

Javier Ameijeiras

Illustrator

Sabastien Amiri

Best Boy Electric

Beth Anderson

Props Assistant

Eric Anderson

Set Production Assistant

Allan Apone

Makeup Artist

Alex Applefeld

Video Assist/Playback

Mike Aravjo

Rigging Grip

Matt Ardine

Electrician

Kenneth Armstrong

Graphic Artist

Darren Aronofsky

Executive Producer

Paul Attanasio

Other

Dorothy Aufiero

Producer

Michael Autieri

Production Assistant

Jacob Baas

Video Assist/Playback

Jason Bader

Production

Mark Bailey

On-Set Dresser

Laura Ballinger

Art Director

Dawn Ballou

Driver

Abel Barbour

On-Set Dresser

Jo Barnett

Production Accountant

Alexander Barr

Song

Kristen Barry

Hair Stylist

Mychael Bates

Property Master

Greg Bator

Set Production Assistant

Timothy T Baum

Set Costumer

Paul D Bausemer

Carpenter

Rick Beausoleil

Grip

Judy Becker

Production Designer

David Beckwith

Rigging Electrician

Hank Bedford

Set Production Assistant

Hank Bedford

Assistant

Mary K Bedford

Set Production Assistant

Robert Beinhocker

Electrician

Woody Bell

Key Grip

Alix Belleville

Production Assistant

Catherine Bellinghieri

Set Production Assistant

Mike Belt

Driver

Odin Benitez

Supervising Sound Editor

Charles Bergerian

Rigging Gaffer

James Berkery

Set Production Assistant

Jody Bingenheimer

Driver

Jody Bingenheimer

Generator Operator

Paul Black

Production Assistant

Taylor Black

Assistant Production Coordinator

Jason Blackman

Production

Steven Blaney

Rigging Grip

Tim Blockburger

Assistant Director

A J Boles

Assistant Location Manager

Steve Bonarrigo

Video Assist/Playback

John Bonham

Song

Ben Bornstein

Makeup Artist

Adam Bouchard

Rigging Electrician

Eric Boyle

Grip

Stephen Brady

On-Set Dresser

Adam Brandy

Makeup Artist

Ben Bray

Stunt Coordinator

Jason Brennan

Sound Effects Editor

Timothy Brennan

Song

John Brewin

Driver

Eric Bridges

Carpenter

Mark Bridges

Costume Designer

David Bringas

Construction Coordinator

Edgar Bringas

Propman

Mark Brochu

Grip

Michael Brook

Music

Ian Broucek

Music Coordinator

Graham Broughton

Assistant

Arnold F Brown

Electrician

Francie Brown

Dialect Coach

John Brunold

Grip

Jada Budrick

Film Lab

Buddy Buie

Song

Fernando A. Buitrago

Casting Assistant

Francisco Bulgarelli

Electrician

Robert A Bullard

Camera Assistant

Michael Buonanno

Production Assistant

John Burke

Craft Service

Doug Burks

Driver

Floyd Burks

Film Lab

Bobby Burns

Stunts

Robin Bursey

Loader

Tiffany Busche

Costume Supervisor

Lizzy Calhoun

Assistant Editor

Jon Campagna

Driver

Dwight Campbell

Gaffer

Jean-pierre Caner

Editorial Production Assistant

Alex Capaldi

Assistant

Joe Cappelletti

Adr Voice Casting

Jim Carlin

Other

Noah Carlson

Rigging Grip

Jaymee Carpenter

Song

Jaymee Carpenter

Song Performer

Tim Carras

Visual Effects Supervisor

Andy Carver

Driver

Kenneth Casey

Song

Christopher Casoli

Driver

Timothy Catz

Rigging Grip

Kenneth Caudill

Caterer

Elizabeth A Cecchini

Hair Stylist

Chris Centola

On-Set Dresser

Moe Chamberlain

Sound Mixer

John Chambers

Driver

Howard Chapman

Driver

Matt Chase

Craft Service

Peter Chase

Craft Service

Garret Christensen

Production Assistant

Arlester Christian

Song

David Christopher

Electrician

Wang Chung

Song Performer

Bo Cleary

Trainer

Elizabeth Clifford

Set Costumer

David Colantuoni

Foreman

Patrick Colantuoni

Carpenter

Lewis Colick

Other

Nancy Collini

Costume Supervisor

Raymond Collins

Electrician

Josh Comen

Visual Effects Producer

Craig Conard

Music

Patty Majorczak Connolly

Adr Voice Casting

Michael Connor

Transportation Coordinator

Joseph P Conti

Driver

Dereck Contrado

Grip

Ralph Contrado

Scenic Artist

Sean Cooney

Other

Melissa Cooperman

Props Assistant

Matthew Coppinger

Medic

Brian Corbett

Dolly Grip

Josh Cormier

Production Assistant

David Costello

Scenic Artist

William T Costello

On-Set Dresser

Darren Costin

Song

Dan Courchaine

Scenic Artist

Brian Courchine

Boom Operator

Stefan Couture

On-Set Dresser

David Coverdale

Song

Brandon Criswell

Compositing Supervisor

Lorraine Crossman

Key Costumer

Phil Crowley

Driver

Jon Crystal

Other

Julie Cummings

Assistant Director

Michael Curran

Driver

T Barrett Curtin

Props Assistant

Angela Cutrone

Set Production Assistant

Rick Cypher

Other

Brian D'haem

Electrician

Cheryl Daniels

Hair Stylist

Geoff Dann

Best Boy Electric

Dean Daughtry

Song

Chad R Davis

On-Set Dresser

Jeremy Davis

Medic

Kim Deal

Song

Mike Decristofaro

Grip

Colin Deford

Other

Joseph Deingenis

Craft Service

Richard Delvecchio

Rigging Electrician

Angel Desanti

Transportation Co-Captain

Michael Deschene

Driver

John S Desimone

Rigging Electrician

Rob Dew

On-Set Dresser

Romina Diaz-brarda

Scenic Artist

Lou Dibella

Associate Producer

Jonathan Dodge

Rigging Grip

Hugo Dominguez

Rotoscope Artist

Jillian Donaher

Set Production Assistant

James Donahue

Transportation Coordinator

Keith Dorrington

Story By

Keith Dorrington

Executive Producer

Brian Doyle

Electrician

Blair Dreyfus

Rigging Electrician

Joshua Dreyfus

Rigging Gaffer

Scott Drost

Film Lab

Robert Dudley

Driver

Dave Duggan

Driver

Antoine Duhamel

Song Performer

Antoine Duhamel

Song

Tim Dunbar

Driver

Jamie Dunlap

Song

Dru Dunnaway

Rigging Electrician

Daniel Durand

Visual Effects

Todd Alyn Durboraw

Camera Assistant

Nick Duron

Driver

Thomas Duron

Driver

Tony Dustin

Colorist

Michael Dynice

Generator Operator

M Dean Egan

Set Production Assistant

Chuck Eldridge

Electrician

Danny Elhaj

Post-Production Assistant

Jason W Ellis

Grip

Chris Ellul

Song

David Emmerichs

Steadicam Operator

Benjamin Everard

Office Production Assistant

Sarah Fahey

Office Production Assistant

Harry Fallon

Set Production Assistant

Film Details

Also Known As
El ganador, Fighter, Le coup de grâce, Untitled (Scout Productions Boxing Biopic), Untitled Micky Ward Boxing Project, ganador
MPAA Rating
Release Date
2010
Distribution Company
ALLIANCE ATLANTIS VIVAFILM/PARAMOUNT PICTURES
Location
Lowell, Massachusetts, USA

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 55m

Award Wins

Best Supporting Actor

2011
Christian Bale

Best Supporting Actress

2011
Melissa Leo

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Matt Damon was previously attached to play Dick Eklund.

Darren Aronofsky was previously attached to direct.

Wide Release in United States December 17, 2010

Released in United States on Video March 15, 2011

Based on the life of "Irish" Micky Ward and his trainer brother Dick Eklund.

Brad Pitt was previously attached to play Dick Eklund.

Limited Release in United States Winter December 10, 2010

Wide Release in United States December 17, 2010

Paramount Pictures paid seven-figures for life rights and screenwriting deal.

Project was included on the 2006 Black List.

Released in United States on Video March 15, 2011

Limited Release in United States Winter December 10, 2010