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Cinderella Man

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7.3
41,770
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Original title
Cinderella Man
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Running time
144 min.
Country
United States United States
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Genre
Drama | Sports. Boxing. Poverty. The Great Depression. Based on a true story. Biography
Synopsis
The true story of James J. Braddock, a man who took up boxing in the 1920s depression so as to feed his family, and becoming famous in the process -- he was known as "Cinderella Man" because of his fairy tale win over poverty.
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Awards
2005: 3 Nominations for Oscar: Best Supporting Actor (Giamatti), Editing, Makeup
2005: 2 Nominations for Golden Globe: Actor Drama (Crowe), Supporting Actor (Giamatti)
2005: Nominated BAFTA Awards: Best Screenplay
2005: Festival Toronto: Best Supporting Actor (Paul Giamatti)
2005: Critics' Choice Awards: Best Supporting Actor. 4 Nominations
2005: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Original Screenplay
Critics' reviews
  • "So square it makes the original Rocky look cutting edge and Million Dollar Baby positively avant-garde by comparison"
  • "This is an utterly predictable, thoroughly manipulative and thunderously obvious movie. I wouldn't change a frame of it"
  • "A grand piece of old-fashioned Hollywood filmmaking that is easily the best movie of the year so far"
  • "f you're the sort of occasional moviegoer who feels they don't make 'em like they used to -- well, you're right. Except that Howard and Russell Crowe have just proved you wrong"
  • "The conventional wisdom is that Howard is a sentimentalist (...) I prefer to think of the director as one in the handful of Hollywood filmmakers who still know how to make mass entertainment not based on a comic book"
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User history
Cinderella Man
2005
Ron Howard
7.3
(41,770)
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