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Rarely does an actor fit a role as perfectly as Mickey Rourke in The Wrestler. Like his character Randy "The Ram" Robinson, Rourke's career was considered washed-up before this film provided him with a triumphant return to his profession. It's the poignancy and power of his performance that transforms The Wrestler from a decent sports film into an Oscar contender. In addition, director Aronovsky's depiction of steroid addiction, dead-end jobs and broken relationships invests the much-mocked world of pro wrestling with a deserved dignity.
One of the darkest portraits of Hollywood ever made, director Billy Wilder's classic film is the story of a fading screen goddess.
11+ years 105 mins
This thoughtful American tragedy touches on racism and vigilantism and is another gem in Clint Eastwood's magnificent career.
14–16 years 116 mins
Can naturally talented boxer Adonis make a career in the ring without the help of his famous father’s name?
11+ years 113 mins
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