Docudrama |English | 144 minutes
Why Stream This Film?
- Rotten Tomatoes Score (Critics Consensus): 80%
- Metacritic Score: 69
- Academy Awards: Nominated, Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Paul Giamatti); Best Achievement in Film Editing (Daniel P. Hanley, Mike Hill)
- BAFTA Awards: Nominated, Best Original Screenplay (Cliff Hollingsworth, Akiva Goldsman)
- Screen Actors Guild Awards: Winner, Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Paul Giamatti); Nominated, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Russell Crowe)
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CINDERELLA MAN takes the almost impossibly perfect elements of the saga of underdog boxer James J. Braddock and fills it with emotional gravitas, wrenching danger, and a panoramic sense of American life during the Great Depression.
Most serious movies live in a world of cynicism and irony and most good-hearted movie characters live in bad movies. Here is a movie where a good man prevails in a world where every day is an invitation to despair.
A superbly acted, beautifully shot, highly engaging drama that ranks as one of director Ron Howard’s best efforts.
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