The Fighter

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C4 12.55am - 2.50am

Mark Wahlberg stars in this

re­mark­able, Os­car-win­ning true story as ‘Ir­ish’ Micky Ward, a jour­ney­man boxer in early-1990s Mas­sachusetts whose ca­reer is on the ropes be­cause of his spec­tac­u­larly dys­func­tional fam­ily. But then he hooks up with feisty lo­cal bar­maid Char­lene (Amy Adams), and she per­suades him that he has to cut loose from his fam­ily to get a shot at suc­cess. Dir: David O Rus­sell 2010, 15, 115min

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