Foxcatcher (2014)

Foxcatcher Synopsis

Olympic Gold Medal-winning wrestler Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) is struggling in

obscurity and poverty in Wisconsin when he is invited by wealthy heir John du Pont (Steve Carell) to move on to his lavish estate to form a team and to train for the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Schultz seizes the opportunity, eager to step out of the shadow of his revered older brother Dave (Mark Ruffalo), a prominent wrestling coach and Gold Medal winner himself.

With his vast financial resources and state-of-the-art training facility at Foxcatcher Farm, du Pont appoints himself head coach of the team, eager to win the respect of his peers and the approval of his condemning mother (Vanessa Redgrave).

The dynamic between Schultz and du Pont deepens as Mark embraces his benefactor as a father figure. But du Pont's mercurial personality and psychological gameplay begins to weigh heavily on Mark's shaky self-esteem, undermining his abilities on the mat. When du Pont's favoritism shifts to brother Dave — who possesses the authority and confidence both he and Mark lack —the trio is propelled towards a tragedy no one could have foreseen.

Latest 'Foxcatcher' News

Foxcatcher Wrestler Lashes Out at Director

Foxcatcher Wrestler Lashes Out at Director

Olympic wrestler Mark Schultz, who was portrayed in Foxcatcher by Channing Tatum, took to social media to bash director Bennett Miller.
Final Foxcatcher Poster with Steve Carell and Channing Tatum

Final Foxcatcher Poster with Steve Carell and Channing Tatum

Channing Tatum and Steve Carell are at odds in Bennet Miller's Oscar hopeful Foxcatcher, which gets a final cast poster.
Foxcatcher Final Trailer with Channing Tatum and Steve Carell

Foxcatcher Final Trailer with Channing Tatum and Steve Carell

Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo play amateur wrestlers whose relationship with Steve Carell's John du Pont turns deadly in Foxcatcher.
Third Foxcatcher Trailer with Channing Tatum and Steve Carell

Third Foxcatcher Trailer with Channing Tatum and Steve Carell

Channing Tatum plays one of the Schultz brothers alongside Mark Ruffalo in the new trailer for Foxcatcher, based on a true story.
Channing Tatum Goes for Olympic Gold in Second Foxcatcher Trailer

Channing Tatum Goes for Olympic Gold in Second Foxcatcher Trailer

The second Foxcatcher teaser trailer brings new footage of this Oscar contender, with Channing Tatum, Steve Carell and Mark Ruffalo delivering career defining performances.
Foxcatcher Poster Featuring Channing Tatum

Foxcatcher Poster Featuring Channing Tatum

Channing Tatum takes on the role of real-life Olympic wrestling champ Mark Schultz in Foxcatcher, a new drama co-starring Steve Carell in a career defining performance.
First Foxcatcher Clip Featuring Channing Tatum and Steve Carell

First Foxcatcher Clip Featuring Channing Tatum and Steve Carell

Ill-fated Olympic wrestling champion Mark Schultz has his first meeting with eccentric John Du Pont in this true-life thriller.
Foxcatcher with Steve Carell and Channing Tatum Gets November Release

Foxcatcher with Steve Carell and Channing Tatum Gets November Release

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Foxcatcher Trailer Starring Steve Carell and Channing Tatum

Foxcatcher Trailer Starring Steve Carell and Channing Tatum

Mark Ruffalo co-stars in this drama based on the true story of an Olympic wrestler who was murdered by the heir to the DuPont chemical fortune.
Two Foxcatcher Photos with Steve Carell, Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo

Two Foxcatcher Photos with Steve Carell, Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo

Bennett Miller directed this true drama about the Olympic Wrestling Champion brothers Mark and Dave Schultz.
First Look at Steve Carell as John DuPont in Foxcatcher Photo

First Look at Steve Carell as John DuPont in Foxcatcher Photo

The Office star wears a prosthetic nose to play the troubled murderer in director Bennet Miller's true story drama, in theaters December 20th.
Foxcatcher with Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo Lands at Sony Pictures Classics

Foxcatcher with Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo Lands at Sony Pictures Classics

A December 2013 release has been set for director Bennett Miller's true-story drama about the Schultz brothers.
Foxcatcher Set Photos with Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo

Foxcatcher Set Photos with Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffalo

The actors portray Olympic wrestlers Dave and Mark Schultz in director Bennett Miller's drama based on the tragic true story.
Foxcatcher Lands at Columbia Pictures

Foxcatcher Lands at Columbia Pictures

Steve Carell and Mark Ruffalo star in this drama based on the true story of an Olympic wrestler's tragic friendship with an unbalanced man.
Sienna Miller Joins Foxcatcher

Sienna Miller Joins Foxcatcher

The actress will portray the wife of Mark Ruffalo's Dave Schultz, an Olympic wrestler who was murdered by Jon Du Pont in 1996.
Mark Ruffalo Joins Foxcatcher

Mark Ruffalo Joins Foxcatcher

The Avengers star will play Olympic wrestler Dave Schultz in this true story about the events leading up to his tragic death in 1996.
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