• R, 2 hr. 8 min.
  • Drama
  • Directed By:
    Martin Scorsese
    In Theaters:
    Dec 19, 1980 Wide
    On DVD:
    Aug 1, 2000
  • United Artists

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Raging Bull Reviews

Keith Uhlich
Time Out New York
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When has a performer as fully and uniquely sacrificed himself to the moving-picture cause as De Niro?

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 5/5

November 3, 2010
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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De Niro is always absorbing and credible, even when his character isn't.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

August 4, 2008
Joseph McBride
Variety
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Martin Scorsese makes pictures about the kinds of people you wouldn't want to know.

Full Review Source: Variety

March 14, 2007
Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
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I can't pan it, but this 1980 fantasy biography of fighter Jake LaMotta seems unquestionably Martin Scorsese's weakest work, at least to that point in his career.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

March 14, 2007
Jessica Winter
Time Out
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This film does more than make you think about masculinity, it makes you see it -- in a way that's relevant to all men, not just Bronx boxers.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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The film that many consider the finest of its decade.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 4/4

March 11, 2005
Glenn Abel
Hollywood Reporter
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An underdog in its day and a classic today.

February 23, 2005
Vincent Canby
New York Times
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Though Raging Bull has only three principal characters, it is a big film, its territory being the landscape of the soul.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 5/5

May 20, 2003
Amy Taubin
Village Voice
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The most obvious basis for the film's claim to greatness lies in Scorsese's devastating critique of the very codes of masculinity that shaped him as a filmmaker, and in Robert De Niro's performance, through which that critique is made flesh.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

January 1, 2000
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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It's the best film I've seen about the low self-esteem, sexual inadequacy and fear that lead some men to abuse women.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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There's no room for romanticism in the ring with inky black blood staining the canvas. During fight sequences, the director also uses a number of point-of-view shots designed to show the world, however briefly, from La Motta's perspective.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
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