Million Dollar Baby

Lists: Drama, Academy Award Best Picture Winners - All Time, Best Picture Winners from the 2000s, Boxing, Best Picture nominee 2000 to 2009

Brief Synopsis: "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."

Overall Ranking: 824 (Rank from 2004: # 17)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 53.85%
Regular 38.46%
Half-Popped 7.69%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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David Baruffi97
Bryan Lienesch94 - The characters are a little formulaic, but the acting gets better as the movie progresses and, like Maggie Fitzgerald on Frankie Dunn, 'Million Dollar Baby' grows on you to the point where you love it.
Daniel Prinn at Daniel's Film Reviews90(full review)
Lisa Marie Bowman90 - Great film but so very depressing.
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movierob90(full review)
Gorgon Reviews88
Dan O'Neill85(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest82
Ryan from Ten Stars Or Less80(full review)
Thomas Pollock70
Today I Watched A Movie65(full review)
Annwyn S50

People Involved

  • Clint Eastwood (Frankie Dunn)
  • Hilary Swank (Maggie Fitzgerald)
  • Morgan Freeman (Eddie Scrap-Iron Dupris)
  • Jay Baruchel (Danger Barch)
  • Mike Colter (Big Willie Little)
  • Brían F. OByrne (Father Horvak)
  • Lucia Rijker (Billie The Blue Bear)
  • Anthony Mackie (Shawrelle Berry)
  • Margo Martindale (Earline Fitzgerald)
  • Brian F. OByrne (Father Horvak)
  • Riki Lindhome (Mardell Fitzgerald)
  • Michael Peña (Omar)
  • Clint Eastwood (Director)
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