CINDERELLA MAN (Theatrical Release USA 2005)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.6|5.0 Starsìììì

Cinderella Man—
a tribute to the talents of Director Ron Howard—becomes one of the Best Films of 2005. This director repeatedly brings us widely diverse, good entertainment that has ranged from A Beautiful Mind to How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Ron Howard builds a great story with this film.

Film Poster Courtesy of Wikipedia


James Braddock (Russell Crowe) breaks his hand in a boxing match and is unable to professionally box again. He goes to work during the Great Depression in the ship yards until his hand heals. He works his way back into professional boxing and eventually beats the legendary Max Baer (Craig Bierko) in a 15-round fight.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Executive Producer Todd Hallowell for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Mae Braddock (Renée Zellweger), Joe Gould (Paul Giamatti), Mike Wilson (Paddy Considine), Jimmy Johnston (Bruce McGill), Ford Bond (David Huband), Jay Braddock (Conner Price), Rosemarie Braddock (Ariel Waller), Howard Braddock (Patrick Louis), Sara (Rosemarie Dewitt), and Lucille Gould (Linda Kash).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. This is entertainment at its finest.

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