About

The life of boxer Jake LaMotta, whose violence and temper that led him to the top in the ring destroyed his life outside of it.

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Directed by

Martin Scorsese

Written by

Paul Schrader (Screenplay)
Mardik Martin (Screenplay)
Jake LaMotta (Book)

Runtime

129 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

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.

Cast

Keywords

sports biography jealousy fistfight boxer paranoia violent husband domestic violence brother transporter broken nose over-the-hill fighter

Photos

Lists

#147 on IMDb top 250 IMDb

#23 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#4 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Movies – 10th Anniversary Edition AFI

#11 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

Awards

Oscar for Best Film Editing Thelma Schoonmaker

Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role Robert De Niro

Oscar nomination for Best Cinematography Michael Chapman

Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role Cathy Moriarty