The 2005 film starring Russell Crowe and Renee Zellweger tells the story of a washed-up fighter who somehow finds it within himself to become heavyweight champion. On the way, he becomes an inspiration to the masses.
Max Baer (Craig Bierko) is unfairly demonized in the film "Cinderella Man" perhaps, but his character makes a great impression on the movie. Jim Braddock (Russell Crowe) somehow finds a way to best the bigger Baer.
James "Jim" Braddock (Russell Crowe) is a washed-up fighter who somehow rises back to the top of the world circuit in the 1930s. He's the Cinderella Man, a source of hope for those in the Great Depression.
Capt. Frank Ramsey (Gene Hackman) is the commander of the USS Alabama, which prepares to launch nuclear missiles in a preemptive strike against Russia. haste. But as the country reaches the brink of war, Lt. Commander Ron Hunter (Denzel Washington) feels he has to stop him.
Lt. Commander Ron Hunter (Denzel Washington) leads a mutiny aboard a United States nuclear vessel when he believes the captain is going to launch nuclear missiles in haste. In "Crimson Tide," this leads to a wild confrontation as the country reaches the brink of war.
[narrating] We sat and drank with the sun on our shoulders and felt like free men. Hell, we could have been tarring the roof of one of our own houses. We were the lords of all creation. As for Andy - he spent that break hunkered in the shade, a strange little smile on his face, watching us drink his beer.
[narrating] I wish I could tell you that Andy fought the good fight, and the Sisters let him be. I wish I could tell you that - but prison is no fairy-tale world. He never said who did it, but we all knew.