Fighting

Some dreams are worth the fight.


Fighting
A poor Southern youth moves to New York to scratch out an existence. Through happenstance, he meets an underground fight promoter and is soon working his way up the ladder. His father was a wrestling coach, but they had issues, and now he is out to impress his new ''father''. Along the way he becomes romantically involved with a pretty waitress. However his next fight, for a mammoth 100K, is against his childhood nemesis, now fully grown and very strong ...

105 minutes.
No persons under 13 (Language, Violence).
Action, Drama.

Showtimes

Night-night...f
Night-night...f

Credits

Cast
Channing Tatum, Terrence Howard, Zulay Henao, Michael Rivera, Flaco Navaja, Peter Anthony Tambakis, Luis Guzman
Director
Dito Montiel
ScreenplayRobert Munic, Dito Montiel
MusicJonathan Elias, David Wittman
CinematographyStefan Czapsky
EditingSaar Klein, Jake Pushinsky
Sound formatsDolby Digital, DTS
SA distributorUIP
Made in2009
Produced byMisher Films, Relativity Media, Rogue Pictures

Official Site | IMDB page | FPB Report | ScreenIt Report
Trailer: Small | Medium | Large | Scroll down for embedded trailer

Film and Publications Board (FPB) Report (SA)

GenreAction, drama
LanguageSome
NudityNone
SexMild
ViolenceStrongish
PrejudiceNone
BlasphemyNone
Drug abuseNone
CommentsThere is medium-level violence though it is not as one might expect in this genre.
These details are supplied by the FPB. If you have a problem with any of the above, please take it up directly with the FPB. Read the Classification Guidelines.

ScreenIt Report (USA)

Sex / Nudity
3
Violence
4
Blood / Gore / Gross
2
Guns / Weapons
3
Profanity
3
Alcohol / Drugs
2
Smoking
3
Disrespectful / Bad Attitude
4
Imitative Behaviour
4
Frightening / Tense Scenes
1
Jump Scenes
1
Tense Family Scenes
2
Music (Scary/Tense)
2
Music (Inappropriate)
0
Topics to talk about
3


Ratings

Scale (Max)20

What the Critics say

Cape Argus / The Star
Theresa Smith
10
Die Burger
Francois Bloemhof
5
24.com
Finn Gregory quote iconI went in expecting nothing but flying fists, and came out with a satisfyingly human story.
10
Box Office
John P. McCarthy quote iconSofter (around the edges) than expected
8
Chicago Sunday Times
Roger Ebert quote iconFighting is not a cinematic breakthrough. But it is much more involving than I thought it would be.
15
eye Weekly
Kate Carraway quote iconA barely-there story that’s barely worth telling.
5
ScreenIt
C. Fuchs quote icon Possibly the most boring movie ever made about that subject matter.
6
Metacritic.com
22 critics
12
Rottentomatoes critics
111 critics
10
Rottentomatoes tomatometer
Tomatometer quote iconThough Fighting has a likable lead performer, and the fight scenes are impressive, the paper-thin plot ultimately unravels.
8

What the People say

Internet
1869 Netizens
10

Average .. 45%

9

Trailer






Xax International logo
 Xax International
 2019
 All rights reserved.