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Raging Bull Movie Review Summary

Actors: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci

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Jake LaMotta is a boxer trying to make it big. With the help of his brother, Joey, Jake becomes a famous boxer. He soon falls for Joey's girlfriend, Vickie. They fall in love, and get married. Jake stops his boxing career to open his very own bar.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Estefan Ellison




Raging Bull is about Jake LaMotta's profesional boxing career, homelife and some time after when he became overweight.
Jake LaMotta was a middleweight boxer who fought in through the 40's and 50's. They called him the bronx bull and people described him as a brawler. DeNiro plays him and Joe Pesci play his brother Joey who was his manager.
We see LaMotta's personal life as he has a big problem with anger and often thought his wife, Cathy Moriarty, was cheating on him.
This man's anger drove every away from him and he ends up 50 pounds overweight, which DeNiro did actually gain.
The review of this Movie prepared by Alex Panetta




Yes, this is the best film of the 1980's. Not so much of a sports story, it's rather a story about a man's struggle with his own nature. A once-in-a-decade masterpiece.
The review of this Movie prepared by Tero Hakulinen



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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1930's-1950's Family, struggling with    -   Yes Struggle with:    -   Wife Kind of sports story:    -   boxing Sports story?    -   Yes Job/Profession/Poverty Story?    -   Yes Job:    -   athlete

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   boxing Age:    -   20's-30's

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   prison    -   sports arena    -   bar

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   sex under blankets Any profanity?    -   A lot of foul language Is this movie based on a    -   book

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