Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale star in ?THE FIGHTER, debuting in a two-disc Blu-ray and DVD on March 15, 2011 from Paramount Home Entertainment. Directed by Academy Award nominee David O. Russell, THE FIGHTER received seven Academy Award nominations. The powerful, uplifting film tells the story of working-class pugilist “Irish” Micky Ward (Wahlberg) and his against-all-odds triumph in the ring that united his fractured family and brought pride to his blue-collar hometown. Bale portrays Ward’s troubled older brother, Dicky Eklund, a role that has earned him an Academy Award. Melissa Leo, also won an Academy Award, for her performance as Ward’s mother. Oscar nominee Amy Adams stars as his girlfriend and future wife, Charlene.