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The Fighter


Dec 10, 2010

Latest Home Video

Mar 15, 2011

MPAA Rating



David O. Russell


Mark Wahlberg
Christian Bale
Amy Adams


2010 Paramount Pictures

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Still shot from the movie: The Fighter.

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We do not have a full review for this movie because it is rated R in the US and we usually only review G, PG, and PG-13 movies. However we do have details about the content you can expect to see in this movie in the "Content Details" section below.


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.

Content Details

Why Is The Fighter Rated R?

The Fighter is rated R for language throughout, drug content, some violence and sexuality.

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Here is additional information on sex, violence and profanity in The Fighter...

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


- 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.


- 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.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to The Fighter.

Other movies that feature boxing, and the toll the sport takes on the fighters are Rocky, Cinderella Man and Resurrecting the Champ.

Canadian Movie Ratings

14A Coarse Language.
AB 14A Coarse Language, Substance Abuse.
MB 14A Not Recommended For Children, Violence, Coarse Language.
ON 14A Coarse Language, Violence, Substance Abuse.
QC G Not Recommended for Young Children.

Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A

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Details on home video releases of The Fighter...

The Fighter releases to home video on March 15, 2011, with the following extras:

The Fighter (DVD) offers:

- Commentary by Director David O. Russell

- The Warriors Code: Filming The Fighter

The Fighter (Blu-ray/DVD Combo + Digital Copy) includes:

- Commentary by Director David O. Russell

- The Warriors Code: Filming The Fighter

- Keeping the Faith

- Deleted Scenes (with optional commentary)

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