Million Dollar Baby

Oscar Winner

Genre:  Drama | Running Time:  137 min.
In Theatres:  December 15, 2004 | On DVD/VOD:  July 12, 2005

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Cast: Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Hilary Swank, Jay Baruchel, Marcus Chait, Mike Colter, Anthony Mackie, Michael Peña

Synopsis

In the wake of a painful estrangement from his daughter, boxing trainer Frankie Dunn (Clint Eastwood) has been unwilling to let himself get close to anyone for a very long time - then Maggie Fitzgerald (Hilary Swank) walks into his gym. In a life of constant struggle, Maggie's gotten herself this far on raw talent, unshakable focus and a tremendous force of will. But more than anything, she wants someone to believe in her.

The last thing Frankie needs is that kind of responsibility - let alone that kind of risk - but won over by Maggie's sheer determination, he begrudgingly agrees to take her on. In turns exasperating and inspiring each other, the two come to discover that they share a common spirit that transcends the pain and loss of their pasts, and they find in each other a sense of family they lost long ago. Yet, they both will face a battle that will demand more heart and courage than any they've ever known.

Director: Clint Eastwood
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Producer(s): Clint Eastwood, Tom Rosenberg, Paul Haggis, Albert S. Ruddy
Screenplay: Paul Haggis
Official Site: http://www.milliondollarbabymovie.net

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