Raging Bull is a biographical film about professional Boxer Jake LaMotta, directed by Martin Scorsese in 1980. The screenplay for the film was written by Paul Schraderand Mardik Martin. The movie is filmed in black and white.
Robert De Niro plays the role of LaMotta. Joe Pesci plays the role of La Motta's brother and manager. Cathy Moriarty is shown as the wife of Jake. The film also includes supporting roles of, inter alia, Nicholas Colasanto , Theresa Saldanaand and the debut of John Turturro.
Jake LaMotta is a boxer whose aggression and anger leads to success in the boxing ring, but at the same time, for its downturn in his private life. Is private Jake LaMotta a paranoid man, a ticking time bomb that could go off at any moment.
Raging Bull got eight Oscar nominations and won two. The Oscar for best film went to the disappointment of many film lovers to Raging Bull over, this went to Robert Redford's Ordinary People. The following Oscars the film won eventually get: