Underdog Jim Braddock jumps into the ring with heavyweight champ Max Baer in 1935 and defeats him in 15 bloody rounds.
It's 1935, and the Depression is turning the U.S. into a literal and figurative dust bowl. Underdog Jim Braddock, a father and husband so poor he can hardly pay attention, jumps into the boxing ring with heavyweight champ Max Baer. In 15 magical, if bloody, rounds, Braddock defeats Baer, a fighter who's actually killed a couple of guys in the ring.
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