Raging Bull

Lists: Drama, Biopic, Historical, Boxing, AFI 100 (2007), Best Picture nominee 1980 to 1989, Classics, Sight And Sound Critics Top 250

Brief Synopsis: "An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring, destroys his life outside it."

Overall Ranking: 372 (Rank from 1980: # 2)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 44.44%
Regular 55.56%
Half-Popped 0%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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  • Scorsese and DeNiro Round 1

  • Reviewer Rating Review
    Dan O'Neill100(full review)
    Patrick Devitt100
    David Baruffi97
    J Patterson85
    Committed to Celluloid Fernando Rafael80(full review)
    Bryan Lienesch80 - In some ways, it's one of the saddest stories ever put on the big screen.
    Thomas Pollock80
    Sean Kelly80(full review)
    Rob from GuysFilmQuest70 - Good performances in a slow movie without likable characters.
    (full review)

    People Involved

  • Robert De Niro (Jake La Motta)
  • Joe Pesci (Joey La Motta)
  • Cathy Moriarty (Vickie Thailer)
  • Frank Vincent (Salvy Batts)
  • Nicholas Colasanto (Tommy Como)
  • Theresa Saldana (Lenore)
  • Mario Gallo (Mario)
  • Martin Scorsese (Director)
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