Billy Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal) is a middleweight boxing champion who has a wife and a daughter. However, when a tragedy strikes leaving him heartbroken, he loses his family, his house and his manager. After meeting Tick Wills (Forest Whitaker), an ex-boxer, now manager he decides to turn his life around and fights for the trust he lost. Also starring Rachel McAdams, Oona Laurence, 50 Cent, Rita Ora, Tyrese Gibson.


This was such a good film and it had great acting from all the cast. The story was so heartbreaking. Even at the end I didn’t feel happy I just felt really sad. At the end, I was expecting the guy that shot his wife to try and kill him or something but that didn’t happen. It was a good surprise that it didn’t happen, though. The ending was just beautiful with him and his daughter. It has a lot in common with Rocky, but it’s got some differences too. I think it’s one of Gyllenhaal’s best performances.



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