Raging Bull is arguably the finest work from the Scorsese and De Niro partnership. De Niro gives an amazing portrayal of a man whose animal side lurks just beneath the surface, ever ready to erupt. Vivid and unremitting in its uncompromising brutality and honesty, the fight sequences are famed for their realism.
Violent throughout, this film is a testament to Scorsese's and De Niro skills, creating a thoroughly absorbing film about such an unlikable character.
Renowned for throwing himself into the roles of the character, De Niro went on a diet to gain fifty pounds during the production for the role of the faded star.
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This new release is complete with never-before-seen Special Features including:
Marty and Bobby - Interview with the star and director
Raging Bull: Reflections on a Classic
Marty on Film
Cathy Moriarty on The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson, March 27, 1981
Classic Special Features:
Commentary by Director Martin Scorsese and Editor Thelma Schoonmaker
Cast & Crew Commentary with Irwin Winkler, Robbie Robertson, Robert Chartoff, Theresa Saldana, John Turturro, Frank Warner, Michael Chapman and Cis Corman
Storytellers Commentary with Mardik Martin, Paul Schrader, Jason Lustin and Jake La Motta
Raging Bull: Before The Fight (The Writing The Casting And Preproduction)
Raging Bull: Inside The Ring (The Choreography Of The Fight Scenes)
Raging Bull: Outside The Ring (Behind The Scenes Stories On The Making Of The Film)
Raging Bull: After The Fight (The Sound Design, The Music, The Impact Of The Film)
De Niro vs. La Motta (Shot By Shot Comparison In The Ring)
The Bronx Bull (Making Of Documentary)
La Motta Defends Title (Newsreel Footage)
Original Theatrical Trailer