Boxing Movies

List of the best boxing movies selected by visitors to our site: One Night in Miami..., First Love, Creed II, A Prayer Before Dawn, The Possession of Hannah Grace, Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran, Journeyman, Snatch, My Name Is Lenny, Jawbone
In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
One Night in Miami... (2020)
Markimdb: 7.2
PlotDancing, Money, Boxing, Religious, On real events
PlaceHotels, Party
StyleTense, Makes me think

In the aftermath of Cassius Clay's defeat of Sonny Liston in 1964, the boxer meets with Malcolm X, Sam Cooke and Jim Brown to change the course of history in the segregated South.

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.

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.

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.

The Possession of Hannah Grace (2018)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
PlotDeath, Boxing, Fear
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Tense

When a cop who is just out of rehab takes the graveyard shift in a city hospital morgue, she faces a series of bizarre, violent events caused by an evil entity in one of the corpses.

Parmanu: The Story of Pokhran (2018)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, drama, history
PlotWeapon, Chase, Boxing

A look at India's second confidential nuclear test series at Pokhran lead by Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam, during the time of PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee's tenure.

Journeyman (2018)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotRivalry, Boxing

A boxer suffers a serious head injury during a fight, and must deal with the consequences.

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.

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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.

Chuck (2017)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, biography, sport
PlotBoxing, Radio

A drama inspired by the life of heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner.

I, Tonya (2017)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, sport
CharactersBodyguards, Poor, FBI
PlotSports, Figure Skating, Rivalry, Weapon, Boxing, On real events
StyleTense, Heavy

Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the sport is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.

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.

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.

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.

A United Kingdom (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.9)
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryCzech Republic, United Kingdom, USA
CharactersKings, Horses, Sisters, Photographers, Singers
PlotLove, Dreams, Dancing, Boxing, Political, Fog, On real events
PlaceLondon, Aircraft, Trains, England, Hotels, Party

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)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, crime
PlotBoxing, Gambling
PlaceChina, Hotels, Casino

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

7 Things You Don't Know About Men (2016)
Markimdb: 4.6
PlotLove, Boxing

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

The Adderall Diaries (2016)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CharactersTerminally ill, Writers
PlotBoxing, Missing people, Snow, Drug addict
PlaceCourt, Night Clubs

Writer and Adderall enthusiast Stephen Elliott reaches a low point when his estranged father resurfaces, claiming that Stephen has fabricated much of the dark childhood that that fuels his writing. Adrift in the precarious gray area of memory, Stephen is led by three sources of inspiration: a new romance, the best friend who shares his history, and a murder trial that reminds him more than a little of his own story. Based on the memoir of the same name.

The Fits (2016)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, music
PlotDancing, Fear, Boxing, Mystery, Basketball
StyleAction, Tense, Fascinating

Toni, a tomboyish boxer, lands a spot on an after-school drill team in the West End community of Cincinnati. She eagerly absorbs routines, masters drills, and even pierces her own ears to fit in. It’s the joy of her first friendships and her discovery of dance. Shortly after Toni joins the team, most of the girls on the team suffer from episodes of fainting, swooning, and shaking in a seemingly uncontrollable catharsis. Nobody can explain the mysterious outbreak. These fits soon transform into a rite of passage as the trauma draws the other girls closer together. Caught between her need for control and her desire for acceptance, Toni must decide how far she will go to embody her new ideals.

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.

Southpaw (2015)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.4)
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
CharactersFamily, Orphans, Parents
PlotBoxing, Revenge, Rivalry, Death, Fights without rules
PlaceCourt, Mansions
StyleTouching, To cry, Heavy, Exciting, Inspirational

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.

Standing Tall (2015)
Markimdb: 7
CharactersTeens, Pregnant, Lawyers, Strong women, Criminals
PlotRelationship, Parenting, Test, First love, Dancing, Boxing, Soccer, Computers, Mystery
PlacePrison, School, Office, Hospitals, France, Court
TimeNew Year

The film tells the story of Malony and his education as he grows from a six-year-old into an 18-year-old. A minors’ judge and a caseworker work tirelessly to try to save the young offender.

Far from the Madding Crowd (2015)
Mark8 (imdb: 7.1)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersDogs, Soldier, Horses
PlotWedding, Love, Jealousy, Relationship, Obsession, Dancing, Boxing, Mystery
PlaceForest, England
TimeNew Year

Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy, Far from the Madding Crowd is the story of independent, beautiful and headstrong Bathsheba Everdene, who attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching willfulness; Frank Troy, a handsome and reckless Sergeant; and William Boldwood, a prosperous and mature bachelor. This timeless story of Bathsheba's choices and passions explores the nature of relationships and love – as well as the human ability to overcome hardships through resilience and perseverance.

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.

Jimmy's Hall (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, France
CharactersHeroes, Priests
PlotPolitical, Rivalry, Dancing, Boxing, Uprising, On real events
PlaceIreland, Village
StyleTouching, Fascinating

Jimmy Gralton returns from New York and reopens his beloved community hall, only to meet opposition from the local parish.

Wolf (2013)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
PlotBoxing, Robbery
StyleHeavy, Depressive, For men, Disturbing

A young boxer is making a name for himself inside the ring. Outside the ring, he is sucked into a world of crime. He becomes increasingly entangled in his own ambition.

Unbeatable (2013)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.2)
Genreaction, drama
CountryChina, Hong Kong
PlotMartial Arts, Boxing, Rivalry, Mental disorders
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.

Only God Forgives (2013)
Mark6.2 (imdb: 5.7)
Genredrama, crime
CountryDenmark, Sweden, Thailand, USA, France
PlotRevenge, Boxing
StyleAtmospheric, Heavy, Disturbing, Fancy

Julian, who runs a Thai boxing club as a front organization for his family's drug smuggling operation, is forced by his mother Crystal to find and kill the individual responsible for his brother's recent death.

Gangster Squad (2013)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.7)
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CharactersGangsters, Mafia, Partners
PlotRivalry, Boxing, On real events
StyleAction, Disturbing, Heavy, Exciting

Los Angeles, 1949. Ruthless, Brooklyn-born mob king Mickey Cohen runs the show in this town, reaping the ill-gotten gains from the drugs, the guns, the prostitutes and — if he has his way — every wire bet placed west of Chicago. And he does it all with the protection of not only his own paid goons, but also the police and the politicians who are under his control. It’s enough to intimidate even the bravest, street-hardened cop… except, perhaps, for the small, secret crew of LAPD outsiders led by Sgt. John O’Mara and Jerry Wooters who come together to try to tear Cohen’s world apart.

Grudge Match (2013)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrecomedy, sport
PlotRivalry, Boxing, Justice
StyleFor men, Inspirational

A pair of aging boxing rivals are coaxed out of retirement to fight one final bout -- 30 years after their last match.

Three Many Weddings (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
PlotDancing, Boxing, Wedding
StyleTo cry

A woman attends wedding of successive men in her life, though she gets to find a soul mate.

A Night in Old Mexico (2013)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genredrama, adventure, western
CountryUSA, Spain
PlotDeath, Dancing, Money, Boxing
StyleTouching, Disturbing

Forced to give up his land and home, Texas rancher Red Bovie isn't about to retire quietly in a dismal trailer park. Instead he hops in his Cadillac and hits the road with his estranged grandson for one last wild adventure filled with guns, women and booze. It’s just another night in Old Mexico.

The Pee Wee 3D: The Winter That Changed My Life (2012)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama, family, sport
PlotHockey, Boxing, Competitions

When his wife dies, Carl offers his only son, Janeau, 12, a fresh start. They move to Mont Saint-Hilaire, where Janeau makes friends with Julie, a talented Pee-Wee hockey goalie determined to compete in the annual World Tournament held in Quebec. She convinces Janeau to join the team, but he has a hard time being accepted by the rest of the players, including Joey, the star player who has to endure constant pressure from his father.

My Brother the Devil (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersDogs, Gay
PlotMotorcycles, Money, Boxing
PlaceEngland, London
StyleTouching, Heavy, Depressive, Gloomy

Fourteen-year-old Mo is a lonely, sensitive boy whose hunger for the rant and banter of buddies makes him prone to tread dangerous territories. He idolizes his handsome older brother, Rashid, a charismatic, well-respected member of a local gang, whose drug dealing enables “Rash” to provide for his family. Aching to be seen as a tough guy himself, Mo takes a job that unlocks a fateful turn of events and forces the brothers to confront their inner demons. It turns out that hate is easy. It is love and understanding that take real courage.

I Want You (2012)
Mark9.6 (imdb: 6.9)
Genremelodrama, drama
PlotLove triangle, Motorcycles, Love, Boxing
StyleTo cry, Touching

Sequel to "Three Steps Above Heaven". The sexy Gin (Clara Lago) is the new love of Hache (Mario Casas), but this can not forget his former girlfriend (Maria Valverde), so the love triangle is inevitable.

Here Comes the Boom (2012)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 6.4)
Genrecomedy, sport
PlotMartial Arts, Rivalry, Boxing, Competitions
StyleExciting, For men, Inspirational

A high school biology teacher moonlights as a mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to save the school's music program.

Rust and Bone (2012)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 7.5)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryFrance, Belgium
CharactersDogs, Disabled people
PlotDepression, Boxing
StyleTouching, Soulful

Put in charge of his young son, Ali leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Ali's bond with Stephanie, a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident.

Warrior (2011)
Mark9 (imdb: 8.2)
Genredrama, sport
CharactersWarriors, Dragons, Samurai, Heroes
PlotBoxing, Martial Arts, Adventure, Rivalry, Fate
StyleFor men, Exciting, Disturbing

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.

Always (2011)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.8)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySouth Korea
CharactersLosers, Disabled people, Blind
StyleTo cry, Touching, Gloomy

Cheol-Min, a man with a dark, picks up a part-time night job as a parking lot attendant. He sits in the tiny pay booth in the parking lot and stares at the small television. A woman named Jung-Hwa walks into the booth. Cheol-Min realizes the woman is blind and she is confusing him for the parking attendant who worked there previously. Nevertheless, the woman comes back on another night to watch the same television drama series. Cheol-Min starts becoming attached to Jung-Hwa and they find out they are connected by the same incident in the past.

Klitschko (2011)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredocumentary, biography, sport
PlaceUkraine, Germany
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Inspirational

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.

Real Steel (2011)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantastic, action, family
CountryUSA, India
PlotBoxing, Adventure, Technology
StyleExciting, To cry

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.

Recoil (2011)
Mark6 (imdb: 5.2)
CharactersHeroes, Dogs, Hired assassins, Bikers
PlotRevenge, Rivalry, Investigation, Martial Arts, Motorcycles, Boxing
StyleExciting, Heavy, For men, Disturbing, Unexpected ending

A cop turns vigilante after his family is murdered, exacting vengeance on the killers - and then on all criminals who have slipped through the system.

Born To Fight (2011)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 5)
Genreaction, family
CountryCanada, USA
CharactersFriends, Family
PlotRivalry, Boxing
StyleSoulful, To cry, Touching

Steve Austin is Dan Barnes, a former heavyweight boxer who hangs up his gloves to escape his violent lifestyle. Dans life is quickly turned upside down when the resident boxing champion makes his presence felt by dominating all opponents who stand in his way. In order to put the title holder in his place, Dan prepares an unseasoned newcomer for the biggest challenge of his life.

South Wind (2018)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
PlotChase, Boxing, Funeral

A story about Petar Maraš, a Belgrade criminal in his late twenties, whose one reckless move causes an avalanche of events that will greatly affect the lives of those around him.