Raging Bull

Raging Bull

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It stars Robert De Niro as Jake LaMotta, a temperamental and paranoid but tenacious boxer who alienates himself from his friends and family. Also featured in the film are Joe Pesci as Joey, La Motta's brother and manager, and Cathy Moriarty as his abused wife.

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It is based on these books...

Raging Bull: My Story
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The book was adapted into a film by Martin Scorsese in 1980.

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It is referred to by these television episodes...

Rescue Me:
Season:  4  / Episode:  3 

This Television Episode refers to Raging Bull

Season:  3  / Episode:  5 
Crash and Burn

This Television Episode refers to Raging Bull
Vince and Eric suggest to Paul Haggis to shoot the first half of Medillin before Aquaman begins, and shoot the second half - when Vince is supposed to gain 70 pounds - after Aquaman wraps up. The guys name several movies where an actor has had to gain (or lose) weight for a role, listing DeNiro in 'Raging Bull', Clooney in 'Syriana'. Drama adds himself to the list, reminding everyone that he had a role as a bulimic pedophile on 'The Commish'.

The Office:
Season:  2  / Episode:  6 
The Fight

This Television Episode refers to Raging Bull
Michael attempts trash talking. He says "You talkin' to me? You talkin' to me? Raging Bull. Pacino.".

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