Boxer "Irish" Micky Ward's unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer who rebounded in life after nearly being KO'd by drugs and crime.
- Genre: Drama
- Studio: Paramount
- Keyword: irish-american, boxer, biography, family business , sports, dysfunctional family, family conflict, hometown, boxing trainer, crack addict, lowell massachusetts, blue collar worker, church bells, documentary filmmaking, jumping rope, shadow boxing, duringcreditsstinger, boxing, professional athlete, black sheep, devoted girlfriend, local hero
- Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo, Mickey O'Keefe, Jack McGee