10 best movies like Southpaw (2015)

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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.
List of the best movies like Southpaw (2015): Warrior, Secretariat, Journeyman, 4 Minute Mile, The Hammer, Any Day, Bang the Drum Slowly, Stronger Than The World: The Story of José Aldo, Seabiscuit, The Champ.

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Warrior (2011)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:20

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.

Secretariat (2010)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, family, biography, history, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:56

Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery - with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin - manages to navigate the male-dominated business, ultimately fostering the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years.

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

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

4 Minute Mile (2014)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA

A teenager overcomes odds to run a 4-minute mile race.

The Hammer (2010)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

A coming of age drama following the life of Matt Hamill, the first deaf wrestler to win a National Collegiate Wrestling Championship.

Any Day (2015)
Markimdb: 5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

Following his release from prison, an ex-fighter meets a woman who helps him put his life back together.

Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

The story of a New York pro baseball team and two of its players. Henry Wiggen is the star pitcher and Bruce Pearson is the normal, everyday catcher who is far from the star player on the team and friend to all of his teammates. During the off-season, Bruce learns that he is terminally ill, and Henry, his only true friend, is determined to be the one person there for him during his last season with the club. Throughout the course of the season, Henry and his teammates attempt to deal with Bruce's impending illness, all the while attempting to make his last year a memorable one.

Stronger Than The World: The Story of José Aldo (2016)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, drama, biography, sport
CountryBrazil

The Story of longtime UFC Featherweight champion and the struggles facing him on the road to the top.

Seabiscuit (2003)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, history, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:20

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.

The Champ (1931)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, family, sport
CountryUSA

A broken-down alcoholic prizefighter struggles to keep custody of his adoring son.

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Dreamer: Inspired By a True Story (2005)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

Ben Crane believes that a severely injured racehorse deserves another chance. He and his daughter Cale adopt the horse (in fact is a mare)and save it of being sacrificed by the owner.

For Love of the Game (1999)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:17

A baseball legend almost finished with his distinguished career at the age of forty has one last chance to prove who he is, what he is capable of, and win the heart of the woman he has loved for the past four years.

Green Street Hooligans: Underground (2013)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genredrama, crime, military, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:34

An old firm leader returns to Green Street for Revanche after receiving a call that his little brother was killed, but is he able to cope with a new type of hooliganism and can he find his killer?

Ice Princess (2005)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:38

With the help of her coach, her parents, and the boy who drives the Zamboni machine, nothing can stop Casey from realizing her dream to be a champion figure skater.

Million Dollar Arm (2014)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, history, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:59

In a last-ditch effort to save his career, sports agent JB Bernstein (Jon Hamm) dreams up a wild game plan to find Major League Baseball’s next great pitcher from a pool of cricket players in India. He soon discovers two young men who can throw a fastball but know nothing about the game of baseball. Or America. It’s an incredible and touching journey that will change them all — especially JB, who learns valuable lessons about teamwork, commitment and family.

A Warrior's Heart (2011)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:26

Unable to cope with his military father's sudden death in combat, quick-tempered teen, Conor, starts getting into serious trouble. During an intense lacrosse camp, his father's old friend challenges Conor to get his life on track and become a man.

The Power of One (1992)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, sport
CountryAustralia, France, USA
Duration02:07

PK, an English orphan terrorized for his family's political beliefs in Africa, turns to his only friend, a kindly world-wise prisoner, Geel Piet. Geel teaches him how to box with the motto “fight with your fists and lead with your heart”. As he grows to manhood, PK uses these words to take on the system and the injustices he sees around him - and finds that one person really can make a difference.

McFarland, USA (2015)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:50

A track coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders.

Cinderella Man (2005)
Markimdb: 8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

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.

Pelé: Birth of a Legend (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:27

The life story of Brazilian football legend, Pele.

Facing the Giants (2006)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrefantasy, drama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:51

A losing coach with an underdog football team faces their giants of fear and failure on and off the field to surprising results.

Grudge Match (2013)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:53

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

Will (2011)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, adventure, family, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:42

Brennan is Liverpool's number one fan, able to recite facts ad infinitum about the club and at a public school in the south of England since his father Gareth is emotionally unable to care for him following the death of Will's mother. Gareth appears one day out of the blue with tickets for Liverpool's trip to the 2005 Champions League Final in Istanbul.

Fat City (1972)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:40

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

A Fighting Man (2014)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama, sport
CountryCanada

Two men meet in the ring for a fight that will change their lives.

Never Back Down: No Surrender (2016)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, drama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:13

Picking up after the events of Never Back Down 2, former MMA champion Case Walker is on the comeback trail to become champion once again.

The Philly Kid (2012)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genreaction, drama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

A former NCAA champion wrestler is paroled after 10 years in prison. Now, to save a friend's life, in a series of cage fights he must agree to do the impossible - lose.

Unrivaled (2010)
Markimdb: 4
Genreaction, drama, sport
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:49

On these streets everyone is fighting for a way out, but after a lifetime of hard knocks, a down-on-his-luck cage fighter gets the opportunity of a lifetime when he is chosen to compete against the MMA world champion during a massive competition. The stakes are high and the reward great...but should he lose, it will cost him his life.

Gracie (2007)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

This is the story of a teenager named Gracie Bowen, who lives in South Orange, New Jersey, is crazy about soccer, as are her three brothers and former soccer star father. Although Gracie wants to join her brothers and father in the nightly practices, she is discouraged by everyone except her elder brother, Johnny. Her father does not believe that girls should play soccer and tells her that she is neither tough enough nor talented enough to play with the boys team. Undeterred, Gracie finds reserves of strength she never knew existed, and persists in changing everyone's beliefs in what she is capable of, including her own. She faces an uphill battle when she fights to give women the opportunity to play competitive soccer. But as the beautiful and strong person that she has always been but she also brings her family together in the face of their own tragedy.

Somebody Up There Likes Me (1956)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:53

The story of boxer Rocky Graziano's rise from juvenile delinquent to world champ.




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