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Fighting (Unrated)
  • NR
  • 1h 47m
  • 2009
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Small-town boy Shawn MacArthur (Channing Tatum, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, Public Enemies) knows firsthand that every day in New York City is a struggle to survive. So when scam artist Harvey Boarden (Terrence Howard, Iron Man, Hustle & Flow) gives him a chance to be something more in the brutal underground world of bare-knuckle street-fighting, Shawn decides that he has something worth fighting for and puts everything on the line to win. Each knockout brings him closer to the life he’s always wanted, but also traps him in a dangerous web he can’t escape. Experience even more pounding action with this unrated version not seen in theaters!
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Rotten Tomatoes® Score

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Critics Consensus: Though Fighting has a likable lead performer, and the fight scenes are impressive, the paper-thin plot ultimately unravels.
Reviews
Time Out
Joshua Rothkopf
Fresh

December 14, 2018
Time Out
Trevor Johnston
Fresh

The tell-it-as-it-is title hardly indicates anything out of the ordinary, but this bare-knuckle bo...

June 21, 2017
At the Movies
Ben Lyons
Rotten

This is a story we've seen dozens of times before.

June 21, 2017
At the Movies
Ben Mankiewicz
Fresh

There's an effective, unstylized authenticity to those fights. A life or death mania, which enhanc...

December 14, 2018
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Common Sense Media

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Common Sense Says
Street-fighting saga is stylish but cliched and violent.

What Parents Need to Know

Parents need to know that this mediocre action drama about illegal street fighting is (suprise!) quite violent, with lots of brawling and some blood. There's a simmering romantic-sexual subplot, too, but the movie spends a lot more time on characters punching each other than on kissing. Although the movie has an underlying "follow your dream and never quit" message, it's hard to reconcile that with the illegal, brutal world it takes place in. Expect some broad ethnic stereotypes, strong language (including "s--t"), drinking, and smoking.

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Additional Info

  • Genre:Action, Drama
  • Release Date:August 5, 2009
  • Highest Available for Purchase:HD

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