In his rise to a middleweight title, Jake LaMotta contends with the boxing establishment, the Mob, and – worst of all – his own hair-trigger temper, which makes him dangerous both in and out of the ring. Robert DeNiro stars in what some regard as director Martin Scorsese’s greatest film. Rated R
The series "Great Sports Films at the Library" continues with these movies:
The Wrestler: August 14
National Velvet: September 11
Eight Men Out: October 9
This Sporting Life: November 13
Chariots of Fire: December 11
TIME: 5:30 p.m.