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Raging Bull [DVD] [Widescreen] [1900] [1 disc] [Multilingual] [Region 1]

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  • With RAGING BULL, Martin Scorsese's personal approach to filmmaking is taken to a whole new level. Shooting in a crisp black and white, Scorsese tells the story of middleweight boxer Jake La Motta, played with incredible intensity by Oscar winner Robert De Niro. As La Motta rises through the ranks to earn his first shot at the middleweight crown, he falls in love with Vickie (Cathy Moriarty), a gorgeous girl from his Bronx neighborhood. Jake's inability to express his feelings pours out in the ring and eventually takes over his life in his dealings with his brother, Joey (a brilliant Joe Pesci). Irrational jealousy over Vickie, as well as an insatiable appetite, sends him into a downward spiral that costs him his title, his wife, and his relationship with Joey. As the out-of-control fighter, De Niro delivers one of the screen's most unforgettable performances. Pesci is just as intense as Joey, who finally realizes that he is unable to tame his animalistic brother. Cinematographer Michael Chapman shoots the film with a stylish flair that fills the boxing scenes with boundless energy and adds immediacy to the arguments that erupt whenever Jake is outside the ring. Simply put, RAGING BULL is one of American cinema's masterworks.

    Academy Awards Best Film Editing 1980
    Academy Awards Best Actor 1980 Robert De Niro Oscar Winning Actor/Director/Producer

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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 1007895

  • Credits
    Robert De Niro, Robert DeNiro, Joe Pesci, Cathy Moriarty, Frank Vincent, Nicholas Colasanto, Theresa Saldana, Frank Adonis
  • Critic Reviews
    "...A fiercely poetic study of violence. Stunningly shot in black-and-white..."
    Rolling Stone

    "RAGING BULL is not simply the greatest boxing movie ever made; Martin Scorsese's 1980 masterpiece is arguably the finest American film released in [that] decade..."
    New York Times

    "...[Scorsese's] most ambitious film as well as his finest....The performance of [De Niro's] career..."
    New York Times

    "...One of the bloodiest and most beautiful reflections on atonement in the Scorsese canon....It is still one of cinema's most breathtaking films..."
    Los Angeles Times

    "...Pesci's performance is the counterpoint to De Niro's, and its equal; their verbal sparring has a kind of crazy music to it....RAGING BULL is the most painful and heartrending portrait of jealousy in the cinema..."
    Chicago Sun-Times

    "De Niro has gone above and beyond. Yet nothing can match his mesmerising performance as middleweight boxing champ Jake LaMotta..."
    Total Film

    "[A] monumental biopic..."
    Premiere

    "[A] troubling, exhilarating, masterfully made study of self-destructive masculinity."
    Sight and Sound

    Ranked #2 in Uncut's Best DVDs Of 2005 -- "'Ultimate' is, for once, an accurate description."
    Uncut

    5 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t is without a doubt De Niro's ultimate immersion into 'The Method', up there with Brando in ON THE WATERFRONT and A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE."
    Empire

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