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Raging Bull Trivia

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Trivia, fun facts and more for the 1980 Drama movie starring Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Cathy Moriarty et al.
Cathy Moriarty spoofed her role for the movie "But I'm a Cheerleader."
"I looked like an animal..." (De Niro on the weight gain)
"I just ate less..." (De Niro on the weight loss)
Contributed by: Martin Sole
John Turturro has a bit part as "Man at table" during the nightclub scene where Jake and his brother go out on the town.
In Raging Bull, Scorcese regular Frank Vincent (Salvi) receives a brutal beating courtesy of Joe Pesci. 10 years later, Mr. Vincent gets another beating from Pesci following the regrettable decision of telling him to "go get his shine box" in Goodfellas. However, in Scorsese's Casino (1995), Mr. Vincent finally got his revenge, beating Pesci to a pulp with a baseball bat.
Actress Teresa Saldana, who played Joe Pesci's wife, was almost killed when she was attacked with a knife by a deranged fan shortly after Raging Bull was released. Injuries sustained in the attack severely derailed her promising film career.
Contributed by: LoverswithCassie
Scriptwriter Mardik Martin has a cameo as a copa waiter.
Contributed by: LoverswithCassie
See if you can note Peter Savage as Jackie Curtis.
Martin Scorsese's father Charles is one of the mob wiseguys crowding the La Motta brothers at the Copa nightclub table.
Directors Cameo: Martin Scorsese asking Jack to go on stage.
Contributed by: Steve Westhead
In the scene with Jack and Vicki in Joey's apartment, (just after the miniature golf scene), in the dining room, there are two pictures, one on either side of the doorway. To the right is the Virgin Mary and on the left is a picture of St Frances Xavier Cabrini, the patron Saint of those in search of a new home. Sent from Italy by Pope Leo to minister to the Italian immagrants. She was the first American saint.
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