Taglines: This is what the greatest comeback in sports history looks like.
Vinny Paz (Miles Teller), a world champion boxer, refuses to retire from boxing after an accident leaves him severely injured.
The inspirational story of World Champion Boxer Vinny Pazienza who, after a near fatal car crash, which left him not knowing if he’d ever walk again, made one of sports most incredible comebacks.
Bleed for This is an American biographical boxing film written and directed by Ben Younger and based on the life of former world champion boxer Vinny Paz. The film stars Miles Teller as Paz, with Aaron Eckhart, Katey Sagal, Ciarán Hinds and Ted Levine in supporting roles.
The film had its world premiere at the 43rd Annual Telluride Film Festival on September 2, 2016 and is scheduled to be released in the United States on November 18, 2016, by Open Road Films.
Filming began on November 10, 2014 in Warwick, Rhode Island. On December 10, filming took place at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island. On December 16 and 17 filming took place at Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence.
Bleed for This
Directed by: Ben Younger
Starring: Miles Teller, Katey Sagal, Ted Levine, Christine Evangelista, Aaron Eckhart, Ciarán Hinds, Allie Marshall, Gia Skova, Amanda Clayton, Julie Ann Dawson, Tina Casciani
Screenplay by: Ben Younger
Production Design by: Kay Lee
Cinematography by: Larkin Seiple
Film Editing by: Zachary Stuart-Pontier
Costume Design by: Melissa Vargas
Set Decoration by: Kim Leoleis
Music by: Julia Holter
MPAA Rating: R for language, sexuality/nudity and some accident images.
Studio: Open Road Films
Release Date: November 18, 2016