Million Dollar Baby

Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie's determined to go pro and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her.

Directed by: Clint Eastwood Robert Lorenz Ryan Craig Mable Lawson-McCrary Donald Murphy Katie Carroll
Genres: Drama,
Production Company: Lakeshore Entertainment, Malpaso Productions, Epsilon Motion Pictures, Albert S. Ruddy Productions, Warner Bros. Pictures,

Million Dollar Baby - Beyond his silence, there is a past. Beyond her dreams, there is a feeling. Beyond hope, there is a memory. Beyond their journey, there is a love. - Azwaad Movie Database
  • Release Date: 15-12-2004
  • Runtime: 132 Minutes
  • Popularity: 18.50
  • Vote Count: 6,415
  • IMDB Rating: 7.9
  • Budget: USD 30,000,000
  • Revenue: USD 216,763,646
  • Region: United States of America ( US ),
  • Homepage: http://www.milliondollarbaby-derfilm.de/






Photo Name Character
Clint Eastwood - Azwaad Movie Database Clint Eastwood Frankie Dunn
Hilary Swank - Azwaad Movie Database Hilary Swank Maggie Fitzgerald
Morgan Freeman - Azwaad Movie Database Morgan Freeman Eddie 'Scrap-Iron' Dupris
Jay Baruchel - Azwaad Movie Database Jay Baruchel Danger Barch
Mike Colter - Azwaad Movie Database Mike Colter Big Willie Little
Lucia Rijker - Azwaad Movie Database Lucia Rijker Billie 'The Blue Bear'
Brían F. O'Byrne - Azwaad Movie Database Brían F. O'Byrne Father Horvak
Anthony Mackie - Azwaad Movie Database Anthony Mackie Shawrelle Berry
Margo Martindale - Azwaad Movie Database Margo Martindale Earline Fitzgerald
Riki Lindhome - Azwaad Movie Database Riki Lindhome Mardell Fitzgerald
Photo Name Department
Clint Eastwood-Directing Clint Eastwood Directing (Director)
Clint Eastwood-Production Clint Eastwood Production (Producer)
Clint Eastwood-Sound Clint Eastwood Sound (Original Music Composer)
Lennie Niehaus-Sound Lennie Niehaus Sound (Orchestrator)
Lennie Niehaus-Sound Lennie Niehaus Sound (Conductor)
Henry Bumstead-Art Henry Bumstead Art (Production Design)
Joel Cox-Editing Joel Cox Editing (Editor)
Phyllis Huffman-Production Phyllis Huffman Production (Casting)
Jack G. Taylor Jr.-Art Jack G. Taylor Jr. Art (Art Direction)
Bill Coe-Camera Bill Coe Camera (First Assistant Camera)

See Full Cast & Crew of Million Dollar Baby


Wuchak

***Female “Rocky” with a downbeat and contradictory close*** Released in 2004 and directed by Clint Eastwood, “Million Dollar Baby” stars Eastwood as a cantankerous boxing trainer who owns a working class gym in Los Angeles, which is maintained by one of his former boxers, the narrator of the story (Morgan Freeman). A waitress from the sticks of Missouri (Hilary Swank) shows up and asks that Frankie (Eastwood) train her, which he refuses to do because she’s too old at 32 and he “doesn’t train girls,” probably because he had an unexplained falling out with his daughter years earlier. Eventually he begrudgingly agrees. The bulk of the film is basically a female version of “Rocky” (1976), except that I prefer the potent drama in this one. The three main characters are well fleshed-out with an all-around reverent tone, not to mention an occasional bit of mild amusement. Frankie and Maggie (Swank) slowly develop a father/daughter-type relationship and it’s touching. The third act, however, takes a left turn that is seriously downbeat. It departs from sports movie formula with a message that contradicts everything the first two acts pushed, which is inexplicable. Sure, I ‘get’ the point: A certain person basically sacrifices everything to do what’s (supposedly) best for the situation and honor the will of a dearly loved soul. Nevertheless, it’s a dark turn that leaves a sour taste because it refutes the positive message of the first two-thirds of the story. The film runs 2 hours, 12 minutes and was shot in Los Angeles. GRADE: B-/C+

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