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109 Ratings

Antwone Fisher

Directed by Denzel Washington
United States, 2002
Biography, Drama, Romance


A sailor prone to violent outbursts is sent to a naval psychiatrist for help. Refusing at first to open up, the young man eventually breaks down and reveals a horrific childhood. Through the guidance of his doctor, he confronts his painful past and begins a quest to find the family he never knew.

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Antwone Fisher Directed by Denzel Washington

Awards & Festivals

Independent Spirit Awards

2003 | Winner: Best Male Lead

2003 | Nominee: Best Supporting Female

American Film Institute Awards

2003 | Winner: Movie of the Year

National Board of Review

2002 | Winner: Breakthrough Performance - Male

Writers Guild of America

2003 | Nominee: Best Original Screenplay (Screen)

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