Boxing Movies

List of the best boxing movies selected by visitors to our site: Creed, Million Dollar Baby, Hands of Stone, Rocky, Creed II, The Challenger, Warrior, Southpaw, Unbeatable, I Am Ali
In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
Creed (2015)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.6)
Genredrama, sport

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.

Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 8.1)
Genredrama, sport

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.

Hands of Stone (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.6)
Genreaction, drama, biography, sport
CountryPanama, USA
PlotSports, Rivalry

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

Rocky (1976)
Genredrama, sport
StyleFor men

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.

Creed II (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.2)
Genredrama, sport
StyleInspirational, For men

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.

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.

Warrior (2011)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.2)
Genredrama, sport
CharactersWarriors, Dragons, Samurai, Heroes
PlotMartial Arts, Adventure
StyleFor men

The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother, an ex-marine with a tragic past.

Southpaw (2015)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.4)
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
StyleTouching, To cry, Heavy

Billy "The Great" Hope, the reigning junior middleweight boxing champion, has an impressive career, a loving wife and daughter, and a lavish lifestyle. However, when tragedy strikes, Billy hits rock bottom, losing his family, his house and his manager. He soon finds an unlikely savior in Tick Willis, a former fighter who trains the city's toughest amateur boxers. With his future on the line, Hope fights to reclaim the trust of those he loves the most.

Unbeatable (2013)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.2)
Genreaction, drama
CountryChina, Hong Kong
PlotMartial Arts
StyleExciting, Heavy, For men

Fai, once a world champion in boxing, escapes to Macau from the loan sharks and unexpectedly encounters Qi, a young chap who is determined to win a boxing match. Fai becomes Qi's mentor and rediscovers his passion to fight not only in the ring but for his life and the cares.

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

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.

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7 Things You Don't Know About Men (2016)
Markimdb: 4.7

A comedy about the modern days men, and not only...

A United Kingdom (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.8)
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, USA
CharactersKings, Horses
PlotLove, Dreams, Dancing
PlaceLondon, Aircraft

The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. Seretse and Ruth defied family, Apartheid and empire - their love triumphed over every obstacle flung in their path and in so doing they transformed their nation and inspired the world.

Only For One Night (2016)
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, crime
PlaceChina, Hotels, Casino

A married womans husband with a perfect life cheats with her sister with extreme consequences befalling them all.

Snatch (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrecomedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersScammers, Police, Friends, Gangsters, Mafia
PlotChase, Skirmishes
PlaceEngland, London, Office, Casino
StyleUnexpected ending

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.

A Prayer Before Dawn (2018)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genreaction, drama, crime, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, China, Cambodia, USA
PlotMartial Arts, Love, Survival

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.

My Name Is Lenny (2017)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotSports, Money

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

Saala Khadoos (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, drama, sport
CharactersSisters, Trainers
PlotRivalry, 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.

First Love (2019)
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.

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

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.

The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, sport
CountryFinland, Sweden, Germany

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.

Klitschko (2011)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredocumentary, biography, sport

Klitschko tells the captivating story of the boxing worlds most famous brothers: Vitali and Wladimir Klitschko. From the socialist drill of their childhood in the Ukraine, and their first successes as amateurs, to their move to Germany and subsequent rise as international stars on the verge of holding the championship titles of all five boxing federations (Wladimir secured this with his unanimous World Boxing Association win against David Haye on July 2nd, 2011). Along the way they experience defeats and setbacks, low points and triumphant comebacks as well as conflicts with each other. Exciting conversations with companions and opponents, including the very first with the Klitschkos parents, give insight into their personal lives, plus never-before-seen footage of the draining preparations for a fight, and the spectacular boxing matches. Director Sebastian Dehnhardt composes an intimate and fascinating portrait of two exceptional athletes who are, before all else, brothers.

Revenge (2007)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.9)
Genreaction, drama, crime
StyleExciting, Tense, Disturbing, Fascinating

When Artem Kolchin, Denis Nikiforov, arrives in the U.S. to fight for the championship, he soon finds himself fighting for his life after he sends a young, aggressive boxer, who provokes him into sparring, into a coma and ultimately killing him. That is when Artem finds out that the young boxer was none other than the only son of Felix Mendez, the powerful Mexican mafia kingpin, played masterfully by Victor Herminio Lopez, and when the real fight begins.

Daredevil (2003)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.3)
Genrefantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, crime
PlotMartial Arts

He dwells in a world of eternal night, but the blackness is filled with sounds and scents, tastes and textures that most cannot perceive. Although attorney Matt Murdock is blind, his other four senses function with superhuman sharpness. By day, Murdock represents the downtrodden. At night he is Daredevil, a masked vigilante stalking the dark streets of the city, a relentless avenger of justice.

Seabiscuit (2003)
Mark7.2 (imdb: 7.3)
Genredrama, history, sport
CharactersHorses, Businessmen

True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.

Real Steel (2011)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantastic, action, family
CountryUSA, India

In the near-future, Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who retired from the ring when robots took over the sport. After Charlie's robot is trashed, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max to rebuild and train an unlikely contender.

Ali (2001)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.8)
Genredrama, biography, sport

In 1964, a brash, new pro boxer, fresh from his Olympic gold medal victory, explodes onto the scene: Cassius Clay. Bold and outspoken, he cuts an entirely new image for African Americans in sport with his proud public self-confidence and his unapologetic belief that he is the greatest boxer of all time. Yet at the top of his game, both Ali's personal and professional lives face the ultimate test.

Girlfight (2000)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.7)
Genredrama, sport

Diana Guzman begins to train as a boxer and achieves impressive success, blazing new trails for female boxers, all while keeping it a secret from her father.

Rocky II (1979)
Genredrama, sport

After Rocky goes the distance with champ Apollo Creed, both try to put the fight behind them and move on. Rocky settles down with Adrian but can't put his life together outside the ring, while Creed seeks a rematch to restore his reputation. Soon enough, the "Master of Disaster" and the "Italian Stallion" are set on a collision course for a climactic battle that is brutal and unforgettable.

Rocky III (1982)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.8)
Genredrama, sport

Now the world champion, Rocky Balboa is living in luxury and only fighting opponents who pose no threat to him in the ring, until Clubber Lang challenges him to a bout. After taking a pounding from Lang, the humbled champ turns to former bitter rival Apollo Creed for a rematch with Lang.

Raging Bull (1980)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 8.2)
Genredrama, biography, sport

When Jake LaMotta steps into a boxing ring and obliterates his opponent, he's a prizefighter. But when he treats his family and friends the same way, he's a ticking time bomb, ready to go off at any moment. Though LaMotta wants his family's love, something always seems to come between them. Perhaps it's his violent bouts of paranoia and jealousy. This kind of rage helped make him a champ, but in real life, he winds up in the ring alone.

Cinderella Man (2005)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 8)
Genredrama, biography, sport
CharactersFamily, Fathers
StyleTouching, To cry, Soulful

The true story of boxer, Jim Braddock who, in the 1920’s after his retirement, has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially poor state.

Fighting (2009)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 5.6)
Genreaction, drama, sport
StyleExciting, Heavy, For men

Small-town boy Shawn MacArthur has come to New York City with nothing. Barely earning a living selling counterfeit goods on the streets, his luck changes when scam artist Harvey Boarden sees that he has a natural talent for streetfighting. When Harvey offers Shawn help at making the real cash, the two form an uneasy partnership.

Tyson (2008)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.5)
Genredocumentary, biography, sport
CountryUSA, France
StyleSoulful, For men

Director James Toback takes an unflinching, uncompromising look at the life of Mike Tyson--almost solely from the perspective of the man himself. TYSON alternates between the controversial boxer addressing the camera and shots of the champion's fights to create an arresting picture of the man.

Resurrecting the Champ (2007)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, sport

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.

Bottle Shock (2008)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrecomedy, drama

Paris-based wine expert Steven Spurrier heads to California in search of cheap wine that he can use for a blind taste test in the French capital. Stumbling upon the Napa Valley, the stuck-up Englishman is shocked to discover a winery turning out top-notch chardonnay. Determined to make a name for himself, he sets about getting the booze back to Paris.

Undisputed III : Redemption (2010)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.4)
Genreaction, drama, crime, sport

Russian inmate Boyka, now severely hobbled by the knee injury suffered at the end of Undisputed 2. No longer the feared prison fighter he was, he has declined so far that he is now good only for cleaning toilets. But when a new prison fight tournament begins - an international affair, matching the best fighters from prisons around the globe, enticing them with the promise of freedom for the winner - Boyka must reclaim his dignity and fight for his position in the tournament.

The Fighter (2010)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.8)
Genredrama, biography, sport

The Fighter, is a drama about boxer "Irish" Micky Ward's unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer who rebounded in life after nearly being KO'd by drugs and crime.

Ong Bak 2 (2008)
Mark2 (imdb: 6.2)
CharactersTeens, Military, Samurai
PlotAdventure, War, Martial Arts, Fate, Revenge

Moments from death a young man is rescued by a renowned warrior. Realizing unsurpassed physical potential in the young boy he trains him into the most dangerous man alive. As he becomes a young man he goes on a lone mission of vengeance against the vicious slave traders who enslaved him as a youth and the treacherous warlord who killed his father.

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

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.

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

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

Nevalyashka (2007)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy, sport

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

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.