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Raging Bull (14-Nov-1980)

Director: Martin Scorsese

Writers: Paul Schrader; Mardik Martin

Based on a book: Raging Bull: My Story by Jake LaMotta, with Joseph Carter and Peter Savage

Music: Pietro Mascagni

Producers: Irwin Winkler; Robert Chartoff

Keywords: Drama, Boxing, New York

Robert De Niro plays Jake La Motta, middleweight boxer whose violent, self-destructive tendencies lead to his gradual downfall. Shot entirely in black and white, with particular attention paid to the boxing scenes unprecedented in cinema. De Niro gained 60 pounds to portray the fallen La Motta towards the end of the film. Won Oscars for Best Actor, Best Editing, and received nominations for 6 others including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Supporting Actor and Actress, and Best Cinematography.

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NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Michael Badalucco
Actor
20-Dec-1954   Jimmy Berluti on The Practice
Robert De Niro
Actor
17-Aug-1943   The Godfather: Part II
Gene LeBell
Wrestling
9-Oct-1932   Stuntman, wrestler
Cathy Moriarty
Actor
29-Nov-1960   Raging Bull
Joe Pesci
Actor
9-Feb-1943   Tommy DeVito in Goodfellas
Theresa Saldana
Actor
20-Aug-1954   Raging Bull
Martin Scorsese
Film Director
17-Nov-1942   Taxi Driver
Frank Vincent
Actor
4-Aug-1939   Raging Bull

CAST

Robert De Niro   ...   Jake La Motta
Cathy Moriarty   ...   Vickie La Motta
Joe Pesci   ...   Joey
Frank Vincent   ...   Salvy
Nicholas Colasanto   ...   Tommy Como
Theresa Saldana   ...   Lenore
Mario Gallo   ...   Mario
Frank Adonis   ...   Patsy
Joseph Bono   ...   Guido
Frank Topham   ...   Toppy
Lori Anne Flax   ...   Irma
Charles Scorsese   ...   Charlie -- Man with Como
Don Dunphy   ...   Himself
Bill Hanrahan   ...   Eddie Eagan
Rita Bennett   ...   Emma -- Miss 48's
James V. Christy   ...   Dr. Pinto
Bernie Allen   ...   Comedian
Reeves Fight
Floyd Anderson   ...   Jimmy Reeves
Gene LeBell   ...   Ring Announcer
Harold Valan   ...   Referee
Victor Magnotta   ...   Fighting Soldier
First Robinson Fight
Johnny Barnes   ...   Sugar Ray Robinson
John Thomas   ...   Trainer
Kenny Davis   ...   Referee
Paul Carmello   ...   Ring Announcer
Second Robinson Fight
Jimmy Lennon   ...   Ring Announcer
Bobby Rings   ...   Referee
Janiro Fight
Kevin Mahon   ...   Tony Janiro
Martin Denkin   ...   Referee
Shay Duffin   ...   Ring Announcer
Fox Fight
Eddie Mustafa Muhammad   ...   Billy Fox
"Sweet" Dick Whittington   ...   Ring Announcer
Jack Lotz   ...   Referee
Kevin Breslin   ...   Heckler
Cerdan Fight
Louis Raftis   ...   Marcel Cerdan
Frank Shain   ...   Ring Announcer
Coley Wallace   ...   Joe Louis
Fritzie Higgins   ...   Woman with Vickie
George Latka   ...   Referee
Fred Dennis   ...   Cornerman #1
Robert B. Loring   ...   Cornerman #2
Dauthuille Fight
Johnny Turner   ...   Laurent Dauthuille
Don Dunphy   ...   Radio Announcer
Jimmy Lennon   ...   Ring Announcer
Vern De Paul   ...   Dauthuille's Trainer
Chuck Hassett   ...   Referee
Ken Richards   ...   Reporter at Phonebooth
Peter Fain   ...   Dauthuille Corner Man
Third Robinson Fight
Count Billy Varga   ...   Ring Announcer
Harvey Parry   ...   Referee
Ted Husing   ...   Himself -- TV Announcer
Michael Badalucco   ...   Soda Fountain Clerk
Thomas Beansy Lobasso   ...   Beansy
Paul Forrest   ...   Monsignor
Peter Petrella   ...   Johnny
Sal Serafino Tomassetti   ...   Webster Hall Bouncer
Geraldine Smith   ...   Janet
Mardik Martin   ...   Copa Waiter
Maryjane Lauria   ...   Girl #1
Linda Artuso   ...   Girl #2
Peter Savage   ...   Jackie Curtie
Daniel P. Conte   ...   Detroit Promoter
Joe Malanga   ...   Bodyguard
Sabine Turco, Jr.   ...   Bouncer at Copa
Steve Orlando   ...   Bouncer at Copa
Silvio Garcia, Jr.   ...   Bouncer at Copa
John Arceri   ...   Maitre'D
Joseph A. Morale   ...   Man at Table #1
James Dimodica   ...   Man at Table #1
Robert Uricola   ...   Man Outside Cab
Andrea Orlando   ...   Woman in Cab
Allan Malamud   ...   Reporter at Jake's House
D. J. Blair   ...   State Attorney Bronson
Laura James   ...   Mrs. Bronson
Richard McMurray   ...   J. R.
Mary Albee   ...   Underage I.D. Girl
Lisa Katz   ...   Woman with I.D. Girl
Candy Moore   ...   Linda
Richard A. Berk   ...   Musician #1
Theodore Saunders   ...   Musician #2
Noah Young   ...   Musician #3
Nick Trisko   ...   Bartender Carlo
Lou Tiano   ...   Ricky
Bob Evan Collins   ...   Arresting Deputy #1
Wally Berns   ...   Arresting Deputy #2
Allen Joseph   ...   Jeweler
Bob Aaron   ...   Prison Guard #1
Glenn Leigh Marshall   ...   Prison Guard #2
Martin Scorsese   ...   Barbizon Stagehand

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