Cinderella Man: The Real Jim Braddock Story

Cinderella Man: The Real Jim Braddock Story

Director: Brian Gillogly, John Preston Cast: George Foreman, Bert Sugar


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Cinderella Man: The Real Jim Braddock Story

He rose from poverty to become an unrivaled champion in the boxing ring and inspire a entire nation to carry on in a time of unrelenting hardships, and now viewers can take a look at the real-life Cinderella Man who inspired Ron Howard's triumphant tale in the documentary that follows the life of boxing legend Jim Braddock. From his early struggle to make a name for himself in the world of boxing to the late-career comeback that serves as the ultimate example of the American spirit, Braddock was an underdog whose rare, late-career second chance ultimately led him to win the World Heavyweight Champion title and forever alter the course of boxing history. A story as inspiring today as it was when Braddock stepped into the ring to fight for the World Heavyweight title back in 1935, this remarkable story of one man's unbreakable will is sure to have sports fans cheering in their seats.

Product Details

Release Date: 11/22/2005
UPC: 0829567031926
Original Release: 2005
Rating: NR
Source: Virgil Films
Region Code: 1
Time: 0:46:00

Special Features

Historic Braddock Fights! Including his epic battle with Max Baer

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Cinderella Man: The James L. Braddock Story
1. Coming a Long Way [1:32]
2. Broken Hands and Hearts [2:11]
3. Working the Docks [2:27]
4. Making a Comeback [2:05]
5. Taking on the Baer [1:18]
6. The New Heavyweight Champ [1:36]
7. Epilogue [1:38]
8. End Credits [1:49]

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Cinderella Man: The Real Jim Braddock Story 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This movie was really good. It inspires you to do youre best for what you believe in. It shows you what a father can do for his family. This movie is really good it is exciting and suspenseful and at a point it is emotional. Its a movie about a poor family and an amazing boxer who is the father. it is based during the great depression and this wealthy boxer lost it all. This is a very good movie and I recommend it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This doc gives fascinating never before seen footage about this amazing fighter. This is a must see for anyone interested in the story. Very emotional and powerful.
Guest More than 1 year ago
It is especially interesting to view the interview with famous Boxing referee Ron Lipton who actually met Braddock and anaylizes the strategy Braddock used to win the title.