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Still shot from the movie: The Fighter.

The Fighter

The life of a boxer is hard, but thanks to the coaching of his brother (Christian Bale), "Irish" Micky Ward (Mark Wahlberg) prepares to step into the ring. Based on a true story, The Fighter shows the greatest battles in this sport often take place outside the ropes. Get the movie review and more. »

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Violence: --
Sexual Content: --
Language: --
Drugs/Alcohol: --
Run Time: 115
Theater Release: 10 Dec 2010
Video Release: 15 Mar 2011
MPAA Rating: R
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Why Is The Fighter Rated R?


This additional information about the movie’s content is taken from the notes of various Canadian Film Classification boards:

Violence:

- Portrayal of hand-to-hand violence and injuries (some blood and details shown).

- Frequent and prolonged portrayals of graphic violence.

- Portrayals of non-graphic violence.

- Occasional disturbing scenes.

Sexual Content:

- Sexual references and innuendo.

- Embracing, kissing and fondling.

- Implied sexual activity, including a depiction of oral sex.

- Portrayals of prostitutes.

Language:

- Pervasive use of the sexual expletive.

- Frequent use of scatological slang, profanity, and vulgar expressions.

- Slurs.

Drugs and Alcohol:

- Detailed portrayals of illegal drug use for recreational purposes.

- Frequent portrayals of tobacco use.

- Gritty depiction of addictions.

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