Boxing Movies

List of the best boxing movies selected by visitors to our site: Rocky, The Challenger, Creed, Champs, I Am Ali, The Hurricane, Back in the Day, Nevalyashka, Creed II, Hands of Stone.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Rocky (1976)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.1)
Genredrama, sport
CharactersTough guys
PlotSports, Boxing, Rivalry
StyleFor men, Touching, Fascinating, Inspirational

When world heavyweight boxing champion, Apollo Creed wants to give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers choose palooka Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark. Rocky teams up with trainer Mickey Goldmill to make the most of this once in a lifetime break.

The Challenger (2015)
Mark7 (imdb: 5.6)
Genredrama, sport

A legendary trainer comes out of retirement to help an underdog boxer fight his way to a better life.

Creed (2015)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.6)
Genredrama, sport
PlotBoxing, Cancer, Rivalry, Motorcycles, Cars
StyleExciting, Soulful, Fascinating, For men, Unexpected ending

The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.

Champs (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.3)
Genredocumentary, biography, sport

A documentary about the sport of boxing, as seen through the eyes of champions Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield and Bernard Hopkins.

I Am Ali (2014)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.2)
Genredocumentary, biography, sport
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
PlotBoxing, Rivalry, Competitions
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Touching

Unprecedented access to Muhammad Ali's personal archive of "audio journals" as well as interviews and testimonials from his inner circle of family and friends are used to tell the legend's life story.

The Hurricane (1999)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 7.6)
Genredrama, biography, sport
PlotOn real events, Boxing, False accusations, Freedom
StyleMakes me think, Touching

The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.

Back in the Day (2016)
Markimdb: 4
Genredrama, sport
PlotBoxing, Rivalry

A young boxer is taken under the wing of a mob boss after his mother dies and his father is run out of town for being an abusive alcoholic.

Nevalyashka (2007)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.6)
Genrecomedy, sport

Nevalyashka is a young and very successful boxer who is dreaming about the winning against the famous champion...

Creed II (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.1)
Genredrama, sport
CharactersTrainers, Tough guys, Warriors, Singers
PlotBoxing, Sports, Snow
PlaceUkraine, Hotels, Deserts, Moscow
StyleInspirational, For men, Touching, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

Between personal obligations and training for his next big fight against an opponent with ties to his family's past, Adonis Creed is up against the challenge of his life.

Hands of Stone (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, drama, biography, sport
CountryPanama, USA
PlotBoxing, Sports, Rivalry, Hunger, On real events

The legendary Roberto Duran and his equally legendary trainer Ray Arcel change each other's lives.

Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 8.1)
Genredrama, sport
CharactersTrainers, Strong women
PlotBoxing, Sports, Competitions
StyleDepressive, Heavy

Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie's determined to go pro and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her.

First Love (2019)
Markimdb: 7.1
PlotBoxing, Weapon
PlaceJapan, Trains

A young boxer and a call girl get caught up in a drug-smuggling scheme over the course of one night in Tokyo.

A Prayer Before Dawn (2018)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreaction, drama, crime, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, China, Cambodia, USA
CharactersDogs, Hired assassins, Photographers
PlotMartial Arts, Boxing, Love, Survival, Weapon, Drug addict, Money, Gambling, On real events

The true story of Billy Moore, an English boxer incarcerated in Thailand's most notorious prison. Thrown into a world of drugs and violence, he finds his best chance to escape is to fight his way out in Muay Thai tournaments.

Snatch (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 7)
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersScammers, Police, Friends, Gangsters, Mafia, Comedians
PlotChase, Skirmishes, Boxing, Gems, Robbery
PlaceEngland, London, Office, Casino
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting

A group of up-and-coming hustlers stumble upon a truckload of stolen gold bullion and are suddenly thrust into the high-stakes world of organized crime.

My Name Is Lenny (2017)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotSports, Money, Boxing, On real events

The life story of one of Britain's most notorious bare-knuckle fighters, Lenny McLean, also known as "the Guv'nor."

Jawbone (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, drama, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotCompetitions, Boxing, Rivalry

A former youth boxing champion, Jimmy McCabe is a man in search of hope but looking in all the wrong places. When he hits rock bottom he turns to his childhood boxing club and the only family he has left: gym owner Bill corner man Eddie and promoter Joe. Back in training, years after anyone thought he was a contender, he risks his life, as he tries to stand tall and regain his place in the world.

Sparring (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, sport
PlotBoxing, Money

Steve Landry, an aging boxer with more losses than wins, accepts to become a sparring partner for an emerging champion in a last-ditch attempt to stay relevant.

Saala Khadoos (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, drama, sport
CharactersSisters, Trainers
PlotBoxing, Rivalry, Political

The story of a former boxer who quits boxing following a fallout with the authorities over the underlying politics but goes on to coach a fisherwoman to fulfill his dream through her.

The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, sport
CountryFinland, Sweden, Germany
CharactersGirlfriends, Celebrities, Trainers, Hairdressers
PlotLove, Boxing, On real events
PlaceTrains, Lake
StyleAction, Touching, Heavy, Exciting, Fascinating

Summer 1962 and Olli Mäki has a shot at the world championship title in featherweight boxing. From the Finnish countryside to the bright lights of Helsinki, everything has been prepared for his fame and fortune. All Olli has to do is lose weight and concentrate. But there is a problem – he has fallen in love with Raija.

Bleed for This (2016)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.8)
Genredrama, biography, sport
PlotBoxing, Rivalry
StyleInspirational, Heavy, Exciting

The inspirational story of World Champion Boxer Vinny Pazienza, who after a near fatal car crash, which left him not knowing if he'd ever walk again, made one of sports most incredible comebacks.