Boxing Films

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1. The Fighter (I) (2010)

R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

79 Metascore

Based on the story of Micky Ward, a fledgling boxer who tries to escape the shadow of his more famous but troubled older boxing brother and get his own shot at greatness.

Director: David O. Russell | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo

Votes: 318,936 | Gross: $93.62M

2. Million Dollar Baby (2004)

PG-13 | 132 min | Drama, Sport

86 Metascore

A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Hilary Swank, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Jay Baruchel

Votes: 591,678 | Gross: $100.49M

3. The Boxer (1997)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

75 Metascore

Young Danny Flynn is released from prison 14 years after "taking the rap" for the IRA and tries to rebuild his life in his old Belfast neighborhood.

Director: Jim Sheridan | Stars: Daniel Day-Lewis, Emily Watson, Daragh Donnelly, Frank Coughlan

Votes: 17,441 | Gross: $5.80M

4. The Boxer (I) (2009)

R | 94 min | Action, Drama, Sport

An old boxing coach helps a young ex-con and teaches him how to box and try to become a professional.

Director: Thomas Jahn | Stars: Kelly Adams, Gregor Bador, Frank Braun, Marco Böhme

Votes: 538

5. Beautiful Boxer (2004)

Unrated | 118 min | Action, Biography, Drama

66 Metascore

Bio-pic of transgender Muay Thai boxer Parinya Charoenphol who pursued the sport to pay for her sex change operation.

Director: Ekachai Uekrongtham | Stars: Asanee Suwan, Sorapong Chatree, Orn-Anong Panyawong, Nukkid Boonthong

Votes: 3,014 | Gross: $0.00M

6. Boxer (1984)

Action, Drama, Sport

Shanker is jailed for theft and there meets with Tony, who introduces him to professional boxing, after witnessing him fight an inmate. When he gets out of jail, Shanker takes up professional boxing.

Director: Raj N. Sippy | Stars: Tanuja, Mithun Chakraborty, Rati Agnihotri, Sharat Saxena

Votes: 110

7. Bokser (1967)

93 min | Action, Drama

Young boxer studies with a kind, knowing manager, grooming him for the Olympics. He fights the lead boxer, has a brief fling, and gets jailed for beating up a group he feels laughed at him ... See full summary »

Director: Julian Dziedzina | Stars: Daniel Olbrychski, Tadeusz Kalinowski, Marzena Tomaszewska-Glinska, Malgorzata Wlodarska

Votes: 28

8. Confessions of a Pit Fighter (2005)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama

Confessions of a Pit fighter is a character driven action film about regret, consequences and the triumph of the human spirit. Eddie Castillo is a quiet man. He has survived seven years of ... See full summary »

Director: Art Camacho | Stars: Armand Assante, James Russo, Flavor Flav, John Savage

Votes: 219

9. The Boxer and Death (1963)

120 min | Drama, Sport

In a Nazi concentration camp, an escapee awaiting execution is spared when the commandant, a former prize-fighter, discovers the prisoner has amateur boxing ability. Ordered to train, he gradually sharpens his skills.

Director: Peter Solan | Stars: Stefan Kvietik, Manfred Krug, Valentina Thielová, Józef Kondrat

Votes: 255

10. Boxer from Shantung (1972)

Unrated | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Leaving the poverty of his life in Shantung to seek fortune in Shanghai, The Boxer is instead drawn into a world of corruption, gang warfare and evil... Where his only protection is his famed fighting technique.

Directors: Cheh Chang, Hsueh Li Pao | Stars: Kuan Tai Chen, Li Ching, David Chiang, Mario Milano

Votes: 817

11. Boxers and Ballerinas (2004)

84 min | Documentary

Shot in three countries over a two year period, Boxers and Ballerinas explores the US-Cuba conflict through the eyes of four youths--a boxer and a ballerina in Havana and Santiago de Cuba and a boxer and a ballerina exiled in Miami.

Directors: Mike Cahill, Brit Marling

Votes: 145

12. Against the Ropes (2004)

PG-13 | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

36 Metascore

A fictional story inspired by North America's most famous female boxing promoter, Jackie Kallen. Her struggle to survive and succeed in a male dominated sport.

Director: Charles S. Dutton | Stars: Meg Ryan, Omar Epps, Charles S. Dutton, Tony Shalhoub

Votes: 6,497 | Gross: $5.88M

13. Cinderella Man (2005)

PG-13 | 144 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

69 Metascore

The story of James Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to become a champion and an inspiration in the 1930s.

Director: Ron Howard | Stars: Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Craig Bierko, Paul Giamatti

Votes: 167,507 | Gross: $61.65M

14. Ali (2001)

R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

65 Metascore

A biography of sports legend Muhammad Ali, focusing on his triumphs and controversies between 1964 and 1974.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight, Mario Van Peebles

Votes: 88,476 | Gross: $58.20M

15. Raging Bull (1980)

R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

89 Metascore

The life of boxer Jake LaMotta, whose violence and temper that lead him to the top in the ring destroyed his life outside of it.

Director: Martin Scorsese | Stars: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent

Votes: 292,127 | Gross: $23.38M

16. Grudge Match (2013)

PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

35 Metascore

A pair of aging boxing rivals are coaxed out of retirement to fight one final bout, thirty years after their last match.

Director: Peter Segal | Stars: Robert De Niro, Sylvester Stallone, Kim Basinger, Alan Arkin

Votes: 54,499 | Gross: $29.81M

17. Fighting Tommy Riley (2004)

R | 109 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

53 Metascore

An aging trainer and a young fighter, both in need of a second chance, team-up to overcome the demons of their past...and chase the dreams of their future.

Director: Eddie O'Flaherty | Stars: Eddie Jones, J.P. Davis, Christina Chambers, Diane Tayler

Votes: 763 | Gross: $0.01M

18. Diggstown (1992)

R | 98 min | Drama, Sport

Gabriel Caine has just been released from prison when he sets up a bet with a business man. The business man owns most of a boxing-mad town called Diggstown. The bet is that Gabe can find a... See full summary »

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: James Woods, Louis Gossett Jr., Bruce Dern, Oliver Platt

Votes: 6,522 | Gross: $4.84M

19. Two Fists, One Heart (2008)

105 min | Action, Drama, Sport

This is a contemporary story set in Perth, Western Australia. Anthony Argo is a young Italian/Australian boxer, being pushed to the limit by his Sicilian father-trainer, Joe. Joe wants ... See full summary »

Director: Shawn Seet | Stars: Daniel Amalm, Ennio Fantastichini, Jessica Marais, Rai Fazio

Votes: 236

20. Gladiator (1992)

R | 101 min | Action, Drama, Sport

Tommy Riley has moved with his dad to Chicago from a 'nice place'. He keeps to himself, goes to school. However, after a street fight he is noticed and quickly falls into the world of illegal underground boxing - where punches can kill.

Director: Rowdy Herrington | Stars: James Marshall, Cuba Gooding Jr., Brian Dennehy, Richard Lexsee

Votes: 7,578 | Gross: $9.22M

21. The Hammer (2007)

R | 88 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

57 Metascore

Jerry Ferro's 40th birthday has brought his life into sharp relief and it's not a pretty picture. A once-promising amateur boxer -- who quit so he wouldn't risk his perfect record of ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Herman-Wurmfeld | Stars: Adam Carolla, Oswaldo Castillo, Heather Juergensen, Harold House Moore

Votes: 5,752 | Gross: $0.44M

22. Dempsey (1983 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

True story about Jack Dempsey, one of the most famous professional US boxers who made his name in the 1920's as the world heavyweight champion and media sensation.

Director: Gus Trikonis | Stars: Treat Williams, Sam Waterston, Sally Kellerman, Victoria Tennant

Votes: 167

23. Tough Enough (1983)

PG | 106 min | Action, Drama, Romance

An aspiring country/western singer, whose money is disappearing faster than his career opportunities, enters a "Tough Man" amateur boxing contest to earn some cash to pay his bills. ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Dennis Quaid, Carlene Watkins, Stan Shaw, Pam Grier

Votes: 692

24. Resurrecting the Champ (2007)

PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Sport

55 Metascore

Up-and-coming sports reporter rescues a homeless man ("Champ") only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect Champ's story and escape the shadow of his father's success becomes a personal journey as the ambitious reporter reexamines his own life and his relationship with his family.

Director: Rod Lurie | Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Josh Hartnett, Kathryn Morris, Dakota Goyo

Votes: 19,690 | Gross: $3.17M

25. Fat City (1972)

PG | 96 min | Drama, Sport

Two men, working as professional boxers, come to blows when their careers each begin to take opposite momentum.

Director: John Huston | Stars: Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges, Susan Tyrrell, Candy Clark

Votes: 6,851

26. Harder They Fall (2005)

R | 103 min | Action, Drama, Sport

20 year old kickboxers from opposite ends of Miami, one rich one poor, battle for triumph in sport and their own identities in this coming-of-age action/drama.

Director: Lee Cipolla | Stars: Joshua Lamboy, Johnny Vieira, Rona D. Lewis, David Perez-Ribada

Votes: 132

27. Knockdown (2011)

89 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A former American boxer now exiled in Bangkok, is forced to confront his violent past after meeting a mysterious fight fan from his hometown.

Director: Todd Bellanca | Stars: Casey T. Evans, Tom Arnold, Nick Faltas, Bai Ling

Votes: 226

28. Play It to the Bone (1999)

R | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

32 Metascore

Two best friends and former middleweight contenders travel to Las Vegas to fight each other for the first time.

Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Woody Harrelson, Antonio Banderas, Lolita Davidovich, Marie Park

Votes: 11,117 | Gross: $8.43M

29. The Champion (1915)

31 min | Short, Comedy, Sport

Walking along with his bulldog, Charlie finds a "good luck" horseshoe just as he passes a training camp advertising for a boxing partner "who can take a beating." After watching others lose... See full summary »

Director: Charles Chaplin | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Bud Jamison, Gilbert M. 'Broncho Billy' Anderson, Billy Armstrong

Votes: 1,861

30. Kid Galahad (1937)

Approved | 102 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

Fight promoter Nick Donati grooms a bellhop as a future champ, but has second thoughts when the 'kid' falls for his sister.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Edward G. Robinson, Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Wayne Morris

Votes: 2,671

31. The Abysmal Brute (1923)

Passed | Action, Drama, Romance

A young man is raised in the mountains by his prizefighter father. Although he possesses great strength and athletic skill, he is completely out of his league when it comes to women. He ... See full summary »

Director: Hobart Henley | Stars: Reginald Denny, Mabel Julienne Scott, Charles K. French, Hayden Stevenson

32. Dioses y perros (2014)

84 min | Drama

Pasca is a sparring low hours without no aspirations in life, who's working at a gym and lives with her disabled brother. His best friend is an alcoholic former boxer. He wears a gray life ... See full summary »

Directors: David Marqués, Rafa Montesinos | Stars: Hugo Silva, Megan Montaner, Juan Codina, Elio González

Votes: 238

33. Southpaw (2015)

R | 124 min | Drama, Sport

57 Metascore

A champion boxer fights to get his daughter back from child protective services as well as revive his professional career, after a fatal incident sends him on a rampant path of destruction.

Director: Antoine Fuqua | Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Oona Laurence, Forest Whitaker

Votes: 202,212 | Gross: $52.42M

34. Chuck (2016)

R | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

68 Metascore

A drama inspired by the life of heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner, who had a once-in-a-lifetime bout with Muhammad Ali that would inspire the film Rocky (1976).

Director: Philippe Falardeau | Stars: Liev Schreiber, Elisabeth Moss, Ron Perlman, Naomi Watts

Votes: 4,809 | Gross: $0.32M



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