Raging Bull

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  • 1980 film based on Jake LaMotta's 1970 autobiography, Raging Bull: My Story.
  • The film won two Academy Awards: For his portrayal of LaMotta, Robert DeNiro won for Best Actor in a Leading Role, and Thelma Schoonmaker won for Best Film Editing.
  • The film received six other nominations, including Best Picture, Best Director (Martin Scorsese), Best Actor in a Supporting Role (Joe Pesci), and Best Actress in a Supporting Role (Kathy Moriarty).
  • Don Dunphy and Jimmy Lennon Sr. played themselves, and Eddie Mustafa Muhammad portrayed Billy Fox.
  • In June 2008, The American Film Institute named Raging Bull the best sports movie of all-time.