Mark Wahlberg Month #1: The Fighter, Pain & Gain

Mark Wahlberg is an American actor who has done several movies. He was born on 5th of June 1971. In his earlier years, he was known as Marky Mark. He has starred movies like “The Fighter” and “Pain & Gain” among others.

The Fighter

This is a biographical sports drama film that was done in 2010. It was starred with Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale among others while it was directed by David Russell. The protagonist of this film is known as Micky Ward, who is an American boxer from Lowell, Massachusetts. The welterweight boxer is trained by his brother known as Christian Bale while his manager is his own mother Alice Ward. He is not that very perfect because in most cases, he is defeated by his opponents during the fight. On the other hand, we find out that a great former boxer known as Dicky has been greatly addicted to crack cocaine is now falling out. This is from around 1998 before Leonard became a world champion. At the moment, he is being filmed for a documentary called HBO. This is aimed at his comeback. There is a boxing competition that is being held in Atlantic City and Micky is one of the boxers who is scheduled to fight. The fight is referred to as an Undercard Fight. On the night of the fight, the opponent who was to face Micky feels unwell and therefore unable to go for the fight. A substitute fight is therefore brought to take his place. Something Micky realizes first is that the new opponent is almost 20 pounds heavier than him. The opponent also has a huge difference in professional boxing that cannot be compared to Micky. Just as expected, the mother and brother motivated him to face the opponent without any fear. Unfortunately, he is defeated, something that doesn’t make him only frustrated, but also embarrassed with his career. After this, he decided to explore the world where he gets in touch with Charlene Fleming, who was a former college athlete but now a bartender.

This is just an overview of the movie’s synopsis. To fight out how Micky moved on with life after meeting Charlene then you can always follow the film and you will love it.

Pain & Gain

This is an American comedy crime film that was starred with Mark Wahlberg and Anthony Mackie. The film was directed by Michael Bay. The main theme of the comedy is about a Miami New Times series that was done in 1999. Daniel Lugo has just been released after serving his term after committing the crime of medical fraud. The release comes in 1995 and immediately after the release, he is hired in the Sun Gym by John Mese who is very determined that he will enhance the fitness level of his gym. Just after six weeks, Daniel is able to triple the membership of the gym. During this time, he becomes a great friend to Adrian Doorbal, who is a trainer at the gym and also a bodybuilder who uses steroids to render him impotent. Through training a sleazy, new gym member known as Victor Kershaw, Daniel lusts of the earnings he gets from the work. He always believes that Victor is a crook and when Daniel is inspired by Johnny, who is a motivational speaker, he decides to commit a crime of kidnapping Victor and torturing him in order to get his assets.

This is just a small summary of the comedy crime, you can always follow the film and you will find it very fantastic.


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