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Raging Bull Movie

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Summary

An 80s movie about the life of boxer Jake LaMotta. A movie about the successes and pitfalls of boxer Jake LaMotta.

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Plot

Robert De Niro plays Jake LaMotta, a boxer who uses rage and violence in the ring to cripple his opponents in the movie Raging Bull.

Out of the ring, Raging Bull continues on his pathway of destruction as he not only beats up on his brother, but his wife, and his temper is more out of control than one would like to think. It will even cost him his career in the movie Raging Bull.

Cast

Jake La Motta - Robert De Niro
Vickie Thailer - Cathy Moriarty
Joey La Motta - Joe Pesci
Salvy Batts - Frank Vincent
Tommy Como - Nicholas Colasanto
Lenore - Theresa Saldana
Mario - Mario
Patsy - Frank Adonis
Guido - Joseph Bono
Toppy - Frank Topham
Irma - Lori Anne Flax
Charlie - Charles Scorsese
Himself - Don Dunphy
Eddie Eagan - Bill Hanrahan
Emma - Rita Bennett

Trivia

Raging Bull won two Oscars and had some other 19 wins in other various film award shows.

Both Beverly D’Angelo and Sharon Stone auditioned for the role of Vickie in the movie Raging Bull.

Academy Awards:

Robert De Niro won for Best Actor In A Leading Role for the role of Jake LaMotta in Raging Bull.

Joe Pesci won for Best Actor In A Supporting Role for the role of Joey LaMotta in Raging Bull.

Cathy Moriarty won for Best Actress In A Supporting Role for the role of Vicki LaMotta in Raging Bull.

Martin Scorsese won for Best Director for Raging Bull.

Irwin Winkler and Robert Chartoff, Producers won for Best Picture for Raging Bull.

80's Film Facts:

The Movie Raging Bull was released to theatres on 11/14/1980 by MGM/UA, and grossed $23,380,203 at the box office in the US on a budget of $18,000,000 .

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