When Jake LaMotta steps right into a boxing ring and obliterates his opponent, he's a prizefighter. But while he treats his circle of relatives and pals the identical manner, he's a ticking time bomb, ready to move off at any second. Though LaMotta desires his own family's love, some thing always seems to come back among them. Perhaps it is his violent bouts of paranoia and jealousy. This form of rage helped make him a champ, but in actual existence, he finishes up inside the ring on my own.