Bleed for This

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  117 min.
Release Date: November 18, 2016
DVD: February 14, 2017
Blu-ray: February 14, 2017

Current rating: Rating: 4.15
based on 40 votes and 10 reviews
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Cast: Miles Teller, Aaron Eckhart, Katey Sagal, Ciarán Hinds, Ted Levine

Inspiration: Vinny Pazienza


Based on the inspirational true story of one of sport's most incredible comebacks, the film follows Rhode Island native Vinny Pazienza (Miles Teller), a five-time world boxing champion and colorful brawler nicknamed "The Pazmanian Devil."

Throughout his career, Vinny won several matches. But in 1991, one month after he won the light middleweight championship title, he broke his neck in a devastating car accident and was told he may never walk again. Under the tutelage of coach Kevin Rooney (Aaron Eckhart), however, Vinny waged an epic return to boxing, much to the concern of his parents Louise and Angelo (Katey Sagal and Ciarán Hinds).

Director: Ben Younger
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Screenplay: Ben Younger
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  • 5 stars "If you like boxing movies, this is a very good one."
  • 5 stars "This movie was soooooo great! Anyone who did not like it must be really stupid, and just likes mindless Hollywood garbage! This is an incredible true story that deserves an Oscar for Miles Tenner."
  • 5 stars "Awesome movie, and Miles Tenner is the best young actor out there! Just an incredible movie!"