Director: Martin ScorseseEntertainment grade: AHistory grade: A– Jake LaMotta was boxing's world middleweight champion between 1949 and 1951. The film begins in 1941, with Jake LaMotta (Robert De Niro) fighting in the ring and fighting his first wife, Ida. It's shocking – though not as shocking as in an earlier draft of the screenplay, in which he was to be shown kicking and...
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