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THE FIGHTER

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THE FIGHTER

Type of media Film

Approved Running time 115m 37s

Release date 04/02/2011

BBFCInsight Contains strong language and hard drug use

Genre(s) Drama

Director(s) David O. Russell

Cast includes Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo, Robert Wahlberg, Jack McGee

Cut This work was passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 25/01/2011

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE FIGHTER is a US biopic about former WBU Junior Welterweight champion, Micky Ward.

Language

There is frequent strong language.

Drugs

Throughout the film there are scenes depicting Ward's brother, Dickie, struggling to overcome his crack addiction. We see him constructing a makeshift crack pipe and occasional sight of drug use. The drug habit is clearly shown to have negative consequences for Dickie's life.

The film also contains some moderate violence with occasional bloody moments, mostly during boxing bouts, and some implied sexual activity.

Details

Title
THE FIGHTER
Year
2010
Distributor(s)
Momentum Theatrical
Classified date(s)
21/12/2010
Main language
English
Submitted run time
115m 37s
Approved footage
10405+6
BBFC reference
AFV273961
Registration number
CFJ22681

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