Bleed for This movie quotes bring the dialogue to the boxing film about a world champion who fought his way back into the ring after a serious injury. Based on the life of boxer Vinny Pazienza, the film was written and directed by Ben Younger using a story he crafted with Pippa Bianco and Angelo Pizzo. Bleed for This opened in theaters on November 18, 2016.
In these Bleed for This movie quotes, Vinny Paz (Miles Teller) is at the top of his game in the boxing world. With his lady, Ashley (Christine Evangelista), mother Louise (Katey Segal), father Angelo (Ciaran Hinds) and trainer Kevin (Aaron Eckhart) by his side, Vinny wins a world championship plus the fame and fortune that comes with it.
But life changes when Vinny is injured in a car crash which results in a serious spinal injury. With the choice of a spinal fusion, which would allow him to definitely walk again, but end his boxing career, Vinny refuses. Vinny is destined to box again, but his doctors and loved ones urge him to give up for his own health and well being. It's only after Vinny convinces trainer Kevin that giving up isn't an option that Kevin agrees to support his comeback.
Bleed for This movie quotes give a peek inside the film just as other movie quotes do for their respective films like Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, The Edge of Seventeen, Shut In, and Arrival.
I'm Not Done, All Right?
Louise: This is bad, Angelo. You gotta do something.
Angelo: I can't be part of you getting hurt anymore.
Vinny: I'm not done, all right? I got more in me.
Vinny loses the support of his parents, Louise and Angelo, in these Bleed for This movie quotes. His health and safety is their utmost importance, not his desire to return to his boxing career.
I'm Going to Fight Again
Kevin: We're not done here, Vinny. A whole world outside the ring.
Vinny: I'm getting pretty sick of people talking at me like I'm dead. Kev, I'm going to fight again.
Kevin: No, you ain't, Vinny.
Vinny argues with his trainer, Kevin, about what the future holds. Kevin urges him to look beyond a life of boxing to other things but, as he mentions in these Bleed for This movie quotes, Vinny is not ready to give up his career just yet.
A Fractured Neck
Newscaster: The Tasmanian Devil is at Camp County Memorial Hospital tonight with a fractured neck.
News spreads that Vinny has been in a serious car accident in this Bleed for This movie quote. Any accident for a famous athlete is a big deal, but this, a neck fracture for a world champion boxer, could be career ending.
I Need to Be Able to Fight Again
Doctor: If you let me do the fusion, I can guarantee that you'll be able to walk again.
Vinny: I need to be able to fight again.
Vinny: You're not fusing my neck.
Doctor: With this severe of an injury, one bump, one fall, any kind of movement and your spinal cord could sever.
Vinny discusses his treatment options after the accident in these Bleed for This movie quotes. The doctor wants him to undergo a neck fusion, which has the best chance to make him walk again, but Vinny knows that boxing with a fused neck is not possible.
Show Me Who You Are
Kevin: Go out there and show me how you do things! Show me how you live! Show me how you fight! Show me who you are!
Prior to a bout, Kevin pumps Vinny up as he prepares to fight. It's these words, in this Bleed for This movie quote, that stays with Vinny and fuels his fire to compete always.
He's on the Bicycle
Boxing Judge: We are going to start the weigh in.
Vinny: Ash, answer the phone!
Angelo: Where's he at?
Ashley: He's on the bicycle.
Angelo: No, dummy, his weight. What weight's he at?
Ashley: What weight you at, Vinny?
Vinny: I'm coming!
Ashley: He's coming.
Prior to a huge title fight, Vinny must exercise and sweat extra hard to make weight, like he's doing in these Bleed for This movie quotes. This goes on right up until the weigh in, and even during it.
You Just Don't Know How to Give Up
Kevin: Vinny, no, no! You just don't know how to give up.
Vinny: I know exactly how to give up. You know what scares me, Kev? Is that it's easy.
Kevin: Come on. This is insane.
When Vinny tries working out while still in a neck brace, trainer Kevin urges him to give up on any dreams that he will box again. Vinny, however, is undeterred and keeps doing what he can to get back in the ring.