Boxing champion movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant boxing champion movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, realistic, serious, sincere, melancholic and entertaining films and TV shows about / with boxing champion, boxing, boxer, fight, sport, athlete's life, rivalry, boxing match, storytelling and martial arts plots mostly in Drama, Sport and Biography genres shot in USA, Japan, Mexico and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as boxing champion: Ringo, la pelea de su vida (2019), The Champion of Auschwitz (2020), Cinderella Man (2005), The Greatest (1977), Rocky IV (1985), Born a Champion (2021), Ring Ni Kakero (2003), Fighting Spirit: Champion Road (2003), Sweet Combat (2018), El Cesar (2017).

List of boxing champion movies

Ringo, la pelea de su vida (2019)
Genre: Romance
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: Ringo is a young man, who has dedicated his life to boxing, and at the peak of his career he loses the national title upon receiving the news of the death of his brother. From that moment, Ringo decides to retire from boxing. Gloria, his wife, ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological
Plot: boxing champion, boxing match, boxing, father son relationship, boxer, coach, champion, tough guy, fistfight, rivalry, fight, rivals ...
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The Champion of Auschwitz (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Poland
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It is 1940. The first transport of prisoners arrives at the newly created concentration camp Auschwitz. One of them is Tadeusz “Teddy” Pietrzykowski, pre-war boxing champion of Warsaw. The camp officers force him to fight in the ring for his and ...
Style: disturbing, tense, captivating
Plot: concentration camp, boxing champion, boxer, military camp, athlete's life, world war two, prizefighter, athlete and trainer, suspense, historical character, prisoner of war camp, camp ...
Place: poland
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Cinderella Man (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: 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.
Style: touching, inspirational, emotional, motivational, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, manly
Plot: boxing, sport, human spirit, underdog, great depression, athlete's life, poverty, fight, boxer, depression, financial problem, family bonds ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, year 1935
Place: new jersey, netherlands, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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The Greatest (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Greatest is a 1977 film about the life of boxer Muhammad Ali, in which Ali plays himself. It was directed by Tom Gries and Monte Hellman. The song "Greatest Love of All", later remade by Whitney Houston, was written for this film and ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: racism, boxing, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete's life, contests and competitions, fighting the system, rising to stardom, ambition, religions or cults, lifestyle, politics ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, vietnam
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Rocky IV (1985)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After iron man Drago, a highly intimidating 6-foot-5, 261-pound Soviet athlete, kills Apollo Creed in an exhibition match, Rocky comes to the heart of Russia for 15 pile-driving boxing rounds of revenge.
Style: inspirational, feel good, tense, suspenseful, entertaining ...
Audience: manly, teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: boxing, sport, vengeance, underdog, boxer, christmas, training, guilty pleasure, victory, machismo, martial arts, cold weather ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: las vegas, philadelphia, pennsylvania, ussr, moscow russia ...
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Born a Champion (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After a blood- soaked jujitsu match in Dubai, fighting legend Mickey Kelley falls to superstar Blaine. But years later, an online video proves that Blaine cheated, and the world demands a rematch. Can the aging underdog get back into shape in time ...
Style: tense, captivating, inspirational
Plot: jujitsu, sport, fight, contests and competitions, professional sports, combat, boxing champion, life is a bitch, rivalry, athlete's life, battles, martial arts ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
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Ring Ni Kakero (2003)
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Style: anime, exciting, captivating, entertaining
Plot: boxing, boxing match, boxing champion, boxer, athlete and trainer, professional rivalry, champion, sport, competitor, rivalry, sparring, battles ...
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Fighting Spirit: Champion Road (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Makunouchi Ippo is the new Featherweight champion of Japan and is now ready for his first title defense. His opponent, the former Jr. Featherweight champion and a medical student, Sanada Kazuki. In addition to this feud, Sanada is being coached by ...
Style: anime, humorous, entertaining, captivating
Plot: boxer, boxing, rivalry, athlete's life, competitor, boxing champion, fight, militant, athlete and trainer, prizefighter, boxing match, battles ...
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Prizefighter: The Life of Jem Belcher (2022)
Genre: Biography
Country: UK, USA, Malta
Duration: 107 min.
Story: At the turn of the 19th century, Pugilism was the sport of kings and a gifted young boxer fought his way to becoming champion of England.
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense
Plot: boxer, boxing, fistfight, fight, professional rivalry, prizefighter, professional wrestler, boxing champion, multiple contestants, battle zone, battles, professional wrestling ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
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Sweet Combat (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: China
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: As the eldest daughter of the Fang Conglomerate, Fang Yu was raised to become the sole successor of the company, yet she goes against her family's objections to pursue boxing and won the championship title at the young age of 18. On the other ...
Style: satirical, romantic, disturbing, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: youth, martial arts, student, tournament, boxing, competition, fight, female boxer, sport, athlete's life, prizefighter, boxer ...
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Fighting Spirit: New Challenger (2009)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Ippo continues to defend his title and training to reach his goal, Ichiro Miyata. While Takamura goes for the world, and faces the world champion, Brian Hawk. In what is to become his toughest fight so far.
Style: anime, tense, exciting, captivating
Plot: boxing, boxer, title bout, sport, prizefighter, direction and purpose, ambition, militant, desire for fame, competitor, professional rivalry, fight ...
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El Cesar (2017)
Genre: Biography
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: El César, la crónica de un país que vio al ídolo caer y a un hombre levantarse, es una serie biográfica dramatizada que sigue los pasos de la leyenda de México y del box mundial, Julio César Chávez. Durante 13 años, 11 meses y 14 días, ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, semi autobiographical, psychological
Plot: drugs, sport, professional sports, problem, lifestyle, athlete's life, boxing champion, career, legend, career change, boxing
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Chuck (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drama inspired by the life of heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner.
Style: disturbing, captivating, thought provoking
Plot: boxing, sport, boxer, husband wife relationship, waitress, boxing match, athlete's life, historical character, boxing champion, rising to stardom, changing lives, historical figure ...
Time: 60s, year 1954, year 1975, year 1974, 70s
Place: new jersey
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Creed III (2023)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: After dominating the boxing world, Adonis Creed has been thriving in both his career and family life. When a childhood friend and former boxing prodigy, Damien Anderson, resurfaces after serving a long sentence in prison, he is eager to prove that ...
Style: interesting
Plot: boxing, orphan, prodigy, retirement, ex convict, father daughter relationship, male protagonist, husband wife conflict, boxing match, husband wife relationship, african american, professional sports ...
Place: philadelphia
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One Night in Miami... (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: 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.
Style: uplifting, thought provoking, buddy movie, political, sad
Plot: racism, african american, fight for justice, inequality, racial injustice, injustice, friendship between men, black history, women, suspense, social injustice, victory ...
Time: 60s, year 1965, year 1964, year 1963
Place: miami, georgia
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The Champ (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The more you love, the harder you fight.The world looks at Billy Flynn and sees a has-been who seemingly never was, an ex-boxing champion slammed to the mat years ago by booze and gambling. But Billy's son TJ sees what the world doesn't. ...
Style: sentimental, sad, emotional, sexy, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: boxing, fight, coming of age, boy, gambling, death, father son relationship, father, underdog, sport, redemption, bittersweet ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, florida, miami, ireland
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I Spy (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When the Switchblade, the most sophisticated prototype stealth fighter created yet, is stolen from the U.S. government, one of the United States' top spies, Alex Scott, is called to action. What he doesn't expect is to get teamed up with a ...
Style: entertaining, humorous, exciting, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, buddies, undercover, special agents, boxing, secret service, secrets, redemption, kidnapping, cia, betrayal ...
Place: budapest, monte carlo, central europe, las vegas, washington d.c.
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Arena (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: An intergalactic fighting competition between champions of various worlds has traditionally been won by a species much larger and stronger than humans. Entering the contest, a human finds he has to battle against not just his opponents and his ...
Style: psychotronic, exciting, semi serious, futuristic, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fight, alien, exploitation, competition, space opera, space, martial arts, monster, battles, heroes, ambition, space and aliens ...
Time: future
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Troop Beverly Hills (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Beverly Hills housewife in the middle of a divorce tries to find focus in her life by taking over her daughter's Wilderness Girls troop.
Style: campy, humorous, sexy, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, chick flick, teens, family outing ...
Plot: wilderness, shopping, divorce, farce, fish out of water, self discovery, scout, female protagonist, wealth, mother daughter relationship, competition, socialite ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, beverly hills, usa, los angeles, southern california
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Who Killed Mary Whats'ername? (1971)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A prostitute is murdered on the streets of a tough, low-income neighborhood. A diabetic retired boxer who knew her is appalled by the lack of interest shown in the case by the police or anybody else in the neighborhood, and decides to investigate ...
Plot: dead prostitute, prostitute, suspense, compassion, murder, amateur sleuth, murder of a prostitute, con artists, red herring, brawl, strangulation, biker ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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Rust and Bone (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Belgium, Singapore
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 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.
Style: sexy, emotional, sad, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: date night, adult
Plot: depression, disability, french, love, illegal fistfight, redemption, ex boxer, killer whale, complex characters, relationships, tragic event, family relations ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france, cote d'azur, french riviera, riviera, europe ...
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Soldier of Orange (1977)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Netherlands, Belgium
Duration: 165 min.
Story: This film depicts World War II through the eyes of several Dutch students. It follows them through the beginning of the war, the Nazi occupation and the liberation.
Style: tense, realistic, stylized, epic, edutainment ...
Plot: world war two, nazi, war, gestapo, espionage, wartime, resistance, betrayal, spy, friendship, german, nazi occupation ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 80s
Place: germany, netherlands, europe, london
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Rocky II (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: 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. ...
Style: inspirational, feel good, sincere, rough, captivating ...
Audience: manly, boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: boxing, sport, fight, underdog, boxer, heroes, brutality, violence, training, world champion, championship, comeback ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
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Rocky Balboa (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When he loses a highly publicized virtual boxing match to ex-champ Rocky Balboa, reigning heavyweight titleholder, Mason Dixon retaliates by challenging Rocky to a nationally televised, 10-round exhibition bout. To the surprise of his son and ...
Style: inspirational, sincere, touching, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, manly, family outing
Plot: boxing, sport, father son relationship, athlete's life, fight, comeback, boxer, training, aging, life philosophy, life, human spirit ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa, las vegas
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Before the Fall (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport, Thriller, War
Country: Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In 1942, Friedrich Weimer's boxing skills get him an appointment to a National Political Academy (NaPolA) – high schools that produce Nazi elite. Over his father's objections, Friedrich enrolls. During his year in seventh ...
Style: melancholic, harsh, disturbing, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: nazi, boxing, friendship, anti semitism, boarding school, nazi germany, war, pow, world war two, youth, military school, gay subtext ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, post world war two, year 1942
Place: germany, berlin germany, poland, new jersey, europe ...
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My Life as a Dog (1985)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A boy, obsessed with comparing himself with those less fortunate, experiences a different life at the home of his aunt and uncle in 1959 Sweden.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, sexy, philosophical ...
Plot: coming of age, children, small town, tomboy, childhood, boxing, nude model, boy, friendship, female nudity, loneliness, youth ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, scandinavia
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The Great White Hope (1970)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A black champion boxer and his white female companion struggle to survive while the white boxing establishment looks for ways to knock him down.
Style: realistic, sexy, affectionate, unusual plot structure, harsh ...
Plot: boxing, racism, sport, interracial love, gangsters, african american, interracial romance, tragedy, runaway, death sentence, violent, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s
Place: new jersey, africa, europe, germany, paris france ...
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Ali (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 157 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: inspirational, uplifting, touching, sincere, thought provoking ...
Plot: boxing, muslim, african american, racism, sport, civil rights, friendship, fight, rise to the top, human spirit, politics, comeback ...
Time: 70s, 60s, year 1964, year 1974, 20th century
Place: africa, usa, nigeria
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Against the Ropes (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 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.
Style: inspirational, intense, sincere, serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: boxing, sport, cheerleading, women, fight scenes, rags to riches, athlete's life, ambition, athlete and trainer, rivalry, contests and competitions, lifestyle ...
Time: year 1972, 70s
Place: new jersey, usa, detroit, los angeles, michigan ...
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Coonskin (1974)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A multi-layered satire of race relations in America. Live-action sequences of a prison break bracket the animated story of Brother Rabbit, Brother Bear, and Preacher Fox, who rise to the top of the crime ranks in Harlem by going up against a ...
Style: adult animation, surreal, dark, semi serious, clever ...
Plot: blaxploitation, racism, racial issues, lsd, cult, mature, black history, black people, social justice, exploitation, rabbit, sexuality ...
Place: africa
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