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Bleed for This (2016)

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The inspirational story of World Champion Boxer Vinny Pazienza who, after a near fatal car crash which left him not knowing if he'd ever walk again, made one of sport's most incredible comebacks.

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The inspirational story of World Champion Boxer Vinny Pazienza who, after a near fatal car crash which left him not knowing if he'd ever walk again, made one of sport's most incredible comebacks.

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This is what the greatest comeback in sports history looks like

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Biography | Drama | Sport

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Rated R for language, sexuality/nudity and some accident images | See all certifications »

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18 November 2016 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Paz: The Vinny Pazienza Story  »

Box Office

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$6,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$2,366,810 (USA) (18 November 2016)

Gross:

$4,847,865 (USA) (2 December 2016)
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Trivia

James Burch field Jr is portraying his dad, James Burch field Sr. See more »

Goofs

Late in the film, the TV in Vinnie's living room makes reference to the Red Sox "chasing the Yankees for the wild-card...". The concept of a "wild-card" wasn't introduced into MLB until 1994, over 2 years after the scene takes place. Neither Boston or New York were in contention as division leaders during the later part of the 1992 MLB season. See more »

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reporter: So what would you say the biggest deception was? what was the biggest lie you were told ?
Vinny Pazienza: It is not that simple.
reporter: Why not?
Vinny Pazienza: No that is the biggest lie I was ever told. " It is not that simple" and it is a lie they tell you over and over again.
reporter: What is not simple?
Vinny Pazienza: Any of it. all of it. It is how they get you to give up, they say " It is not that simple"
reporter: So what is the truth?
Vinny Pazienza: That it is. That if you just do the thing that they tell you " you can not " then it is done.and you realize it is that ...
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We Can Get Together
Written by Ivor Davies
Performed by ICEHOUSE
Courtesy of Diva Records
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The Tazmanian Devil's story
26 October 2016 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

No spoilers here. I went to a screening last night in Los Angeles for 'Bleed for This'.

It's an excellent movie that delivers solid performances from the supporting cast. Oscar nominations abound.

Aaron Eckhart comes through with a dead-on take of Kevin Rooney (all the way down to the walk) and should be a shoo-in for an Oscar nomination.

Miles Teller shows a depth beyond his years in his portrayal of the Pazmanian Devil.

Highly recommend.

Gary Randall Craveonline.com


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