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Which Pairing For The Fighter Is the Best?

Over two years ago, there was news that Mark Wahlberg and Matt Damon would star together in The Fighter, a drama about "Boston fighter 'Irish' Mickey Ward [Wahlberg] and how he was helped to the world lightweight championship by half-brother Dicky Eklund" (Damon).

Then, about seven months later, Matt Damon dropped out of the project and Brad Pitt was in talks to take his place in the role of Dicky.

Now Pitt's out of the picture and Christian Bale is joining the cast as Dicky (and the movie will be directed by David O. Russell).

Bale and Wahlberg make a nice-looking duo — but then again, so did Pitt and Wahlberg, and Damon and Wahlberg. Which pairing do you think is the best of these three?

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spicyaroma spicyaroma 7 years
Idealy Mark & Brad, but as both Mark and Matt are both from Boston I voted for them :)
blondie829 blondie829 7 years
mmmmmmmm Bale!
blondie829 blondie829 7 years
mmmmmmmm Bale!
lilkimbo lilkimbo 7 years
Bale is my favorite of the three, but for this particular project I think Damon's the best suited.
redchick152 redchick152 7 years
mark and matt definitely, but i think the fight scenes will be better w/ mark and christian. both have insanely hot bodies!
My-Opinion My-Opinion 7 years
Mark and Matt!
My-Opinion My-Opinion 7 years
Mark and Matt!
arcticpuppet arcticpuppet 7 years
it may be because i just love the two, but I think that matt damon would be perfect for playing along side mark. :/ too bad...
acyl acyl 7 years
Agree about the Boston accents--although Wahlberg and Bale is yummy too!
Symphonee Symphonee 7 years
Wahlberg and Damon... just looks better to me
Linda-McP Linda-McP 7 years
Wahlberg and Bale work for me.
divinedebris divinedebris 7 years
I like Wahlberg and Bale just because it could be a very good movie but based on what the story is supposed to be- two Boston guys, I agree with emalove. Get two real Boston natives, Wahlberg and Damon...just for kicks. Eh, I think it'll be fine whatever way you spin it.
momma-tikita momma-tikita 7 years
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momma-tikita momma-tikita 7 years
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momma-tikita momma-tikita 7 years
Wahlberg and Bale because that would a dream come true...
emalove emalove 7 years
I personally like the Wahlberg-Damon pairing the best--they're both true Boston boys, and if they're playing Bostonians in the movie, I could totally see it working. As a Massachusetts native, it's so annoying trying to watch actors get the Boston accent right. No one ever really does, unless they're from here!
pinkprincess1101 pinkprincess1101 7 years
Not to kill the mood, but I don't find any of them attractive what so ever.
wackdoodle wackdoodle 7 years
Wahlberg vs Bale.Boston rage vs Welsh rage.
wackdoodle wackdoodle 7 years
Wahlberg vs Bale. Boston rage vs Welsh rage.
Briandiesel Briandiesel 7 years
Whats funny is I just looked at the photos and picked the one I liked best, which happens to be Bale! I should be a casting director!
Briandiesel Briandiesel 7 years
Whats funny is I just looked at the photos and picked the one I liked best, which happens to be Bale!I should be a casting director!
ElizabethRae ElizabethRae 7 years
Double yum! I wouldn't have been half as excited about Pitt and Damon. Pitt never did anything for me and I am so over Matt Damon. Christian Bale, on the other hand, is delightful!
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