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Still shot from the movie: Fighting.


Shawn McArthur (Channing Tatum) is struggling to stay alive in New York City, until his involvement in an ugly brawl catches the attention of Harvey Boarden (Terrance Howard). Recognizing a good contender when he sees one, Harvey introduces Shawn to the sport of illegal street fighting. It's a chance to earn some big money --but participating doesn't come without a price. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: D+
Violence: C-
Sexual Content: B-
Language: C-
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 105
Theater Release: 24 Apr 2009
Video Release: 25 Aug 2009
MPAA Rating: PG-13
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Channing Tatum plays another down-and-out character that uses dancing to help him Step Up. He also stars as a basketball player who gets locked out of the gym because of his grades in Coach Carter. Like Harvey Boarden, boxing agent Jon Gould believes in keeping up appearances and being ready for business in Cinderella Man.

Home Video Extra Features

Release Date: 25 August 2009

Fighting hits the home video market in a rated (as seen in theaters) and an unrated version.

Fighting on DVD is presented in widescreen and offers audio tracks in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround (English, French and Spanish). Subtitles are available in English SDH, French and Spanish. Bonus extras include:

- Theatrical version (Runtime: 105 minutes)

- Unrated version (Runtime: 108 minutes)

- Deleted Scenes

Fighting on Blu-ray Disc is also presented in widescreen. Audio tracks are available in DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 (English) and DTS Surround 5.1 (French and Spanish). Subtitles are provided in English SDH, French and Spanish. Additional materials include:

- Theatrical version (Runtime: 105 minutes)

- Unrated version (Runtime: 108 minutes)

- Deleted Scenes

- BD Live - Download Center

- D-Box Motion Control

- Digital Copy of Fighting (unrated version)

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