Bleed for This

Bleed for This Information

Bleed for This is a 2016 American biographical boxing film written and directed by Ben Younger and based on the life of former world champion boxer Vinny Pazienza. The film stars Miles Teller as Paz, with Aaron Eckhart, Katey Sagal, Ciarn 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.


Vinny Paz (Miles Teller), a world champion boxer, refuses to retire from boxing after an accident leaves him severely injured.


  • Miles Teller as Vinny Paz
  • Katey Sagal as Louise Pazienza
  • Amanda Clayton as Doreen Pazienza
  • Aaron Eckhart as Kevin Rooney
  • Ciarn Hinds as Angelo Pazienza
  • Ted Levine as Lou Duva
  • Tom DeNucci
  • Gene Amoroso as Anthony
  • Daniel Sauli as Jon
  • Tina Casciani as Heather


In September 2010, it was announced Angelo Pizzo had signed on to write the film, with Chad A. Verdi, Noah Kraft, Glen Ciano producing while Michael Corrente would direct the film. In September 2014, it was announced that Miles Teller, Aaron Eckhart, Amanda Clayton, Ciarn Hinds, Tom DeNucci and Katey Sagal had joined the cast of the film, with Ben Younger directing from a screenplay he wrote, while Martin Scorsese and Emma Koskoff Tillinger, Bruce Cohen and Pamela Thur-Weir serving as producers. In December 2014, Tina Casciani joined the cast of the film.


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.


In February 2015, the first image of Teller was released. In May 2015, Open Road Films acquired distribution rights to the film. The film had its world premiere at the 43rd Annual Telluride Film Festival on September 2, 2016 before screening at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival. Originally, the film was scheduled to open in a limited release on November 4, 2016, before opening wide on November 23. In October 2016, the film was re-scheduled to have a wide opening on November 18, 2016, forgoing a limited release.

Critical response

On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes the film has an approval rating of 75%, based on 12 reviews, with an average rating of 5.6/10. Metacritic gives the film a normalized rating of 61 out of 100, based on 9 critics, indicating "generally favorable reviews".

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