History Film / TheFighter

7th Mar '17 12:16:01 AM creader
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* DyeingForYourArt:
** Creator/ChristianBale [[Film/TheMachinist yet again]] lost a huge amount of weight for a role.
** Creator/MarkWahlberg trained every day for ''four years'' waiting for the film to escape DevelopmentHell. He wound up building a boxing gym at his house to make it easier.



* {{Fanservice}}: For the girls, shirtless and sweaty Micky; for the fellas, Amy Adams in a BlackBraAndPanties.

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* {{Fanservice}}: {{Fanservice}}:
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For the girls, shirtless and sweaty Micky; for the fellas, Amy Adams in a BlackBraAndPanties.



* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/DarrenAronofsky was originally attached to direct. He did remain on the film, serving as an executive producer. In a curious twist, Creator/DavidORussell wound up nominated for Best Director against Aronofsky (nominated for ''Film/BlackSwan'') at the 2011 UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/DarrenAronofsky was originally attached to direct. He did remain on the film, serving as an executive producer. In a curious twist, Creator/DavidORussell wound up nominated for Best Director against Aronofsky (nominated for ''Film/BlackSwan'') at the 2011 UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s.
7th Mar '17 12:13:20 AM creader
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* [[CallingTheOldManOut Calling The Old Woman Out]]

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* [[CallingTheOldManOut Calling The Old Woman Out]]CallingTheOldWomanOut
2nd Sep '15 9:12:26 AM RushLimborg
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* MyEyesAreUpHere: Charlene's first words to Micky.
--> "Are you just gonna stand there and stare at my ass?"
23rd Aug '15 11:29:22 AM RushLimborg
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* BareYourMidriff: Charlene's intro scene has her in a crop top.



* PlayingAgainstType: Creator/AmyAdams as Charlene.
18th Aug '15 10:37:57 AM RushLimborg
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* BerserkButton: Whatever you do...do NOT call Charlene a "skank". '''Ever.'''
20th May '15 5:11:04 PM nombretomado
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Starring Creator/MarkWahlberg as Micky, Creator/ChristianBale as Dicky, Melissa Leo as Alice, and Creator/AmyAdams as Charlene. Was nominated for seven {{Academy Award}}s, with Bale and Leo winning for Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress.

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Starring Creator/MarkWahlberg as Micky, Creator/ChristianBale as Dicky, Melissa Leo as Alice, and Creator/AmyAdams as Charlene. Was nominated for seven {{Academy UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s, with Bale and Leo winning for Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress.
18th May '15 5:39:19 PM nombretomado
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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/DarrenAronofsky was originally attached to direct. He did remain on the film, serving as an executive producer. In a curious twist, Creator/DavidORussell wound up nominated for Best Director against Aronofsky (nominated for ''Film/BlackSwan'') at the 2011 AcademyAwards.

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* WhatCouldHaveBeen: Creator/DarrenAronofsky was originally attached to direct. He did remain on the film, serving as an executive producer. In a curious twist, Creator/DavidORussell wound up nominated for Best Director against Aronofsky (nominated for ''Film/BlackSwan'') at the 2011 AcademyAwards.UsefulNotes/{{Academy Award}}s.
21st Mar '15 5:34:44 AM kchishol
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* MassiveNumberedSiblings: Micky has seven sisters and a brother.

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* MassiveNumberedSiblings: Micky has seven sisters and a brother. brother.
* MeaningfulEcho: After the opening fight in which Ward is badly injured fighting in a weight class too heavy for him, the climatic fight is preceded by an official weighing that establishes that he is going to be in the appropriate class for him.
26th Oct '14 5:28:25 AM Gesperitia
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* InnocentlyInsensitive: Micky's family is incredibly obnoxious and delusional, and tend to say some really hurtful things at the worst possible time, but that doesn't mean they don't genuinely love Micky and want the best for him.
5th Jul '14 8:28:37 PM WJTaylor4
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* MomentKiller: An intended "afternoon delight" between Micky and Charlene is snuffed by Alice and her daughters showing up en masse to tell Charlene off.

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* MomentKiller: An intended "afternoon delight" between Micky and Charlene is snuffed by Alice and her daughters showing up en masse to tell Charlene off. Charlene doesn't take their crap lying down, to put it nicely.
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