Boxer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant boxer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, exciting, rough, tense and interesting films and TV shows about / with boxer, boxing, rivalry, boxing match, fight, ambition, vengeance, athlete's life, storytelling and violence plots mostly in Drama, Sport and Crime genres shot in USA, Germany, Mexico and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as boxer: The Fighter (2010), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Rocky Balboa (2006), The Great White Hype (1996), Southpaw (2015), Pulp Fiction (1994), Bomber (1982), Bamboo Gods and Iron Men (1974), X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009), Rocky (1976).

List of boxer movies

 7.8
 314K
The Fighter (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: sincere, realistic, rough, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, boxing, sport, boxer, underdog, self destructing, addiction, black eye, title bout, ex boxer, irish american, shame ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, atlantic city new jersey, new hampshire ...
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Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: 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.
Style: emotional, touching, sad, rough, bleak ...
Plot: athlete and trainer, sport, athlete's life, determination, underdog, follow your dream, human spirit, boxing, feminism, training, contests and competitions, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, europe, missouri, england ...
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 7.2
 188K
Rocky Balboa (2006)
Genre: 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: sentimental, captivating, sincere, uplifting, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: athlete's life, comeback, training, boxing, underdog, fight, boxer, sport, human spirit, against the odds, aging, strongman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, usa
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The Great White Hype (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the champ's promoter, Rev. Sultan, decides something new is needed to boost the marketability of the boxing matches, he searches and finds the only man to ever beat the champ. The problem is that he isn't a boxer anymore and he's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, boxer, athlete's life, contests and competitions, cons and scams, underdog, rivalry, investigation, athlete and trainer, interracial relations, power relations, justice ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, cleveland ohio, california
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The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli M?ki (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Finland, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: factual, captivating, exciting, tense, touching ...
Plot: boxing, love, boxer, athlete, training, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, boxing match, pressure, kiss, wedding, girlfriend, boxer shorts ...
Time: year 1962, 1960s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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 7.4
 194K
Southpaw (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: touching, rough, sentimental, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, contests and competitions, sport, family relations, down on your luck, boxing, rise and fall, tragedy, father daughter relationship, death, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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 8.9
 1.6M
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: dark humor, exciting, clever, rough, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, violence, hitman, crime, boxing, criminal heroes, crime boss, overdose, gangster, rape, drugs, gory ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.4
 3K
Bomber (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Action, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bomber is an unemployed boat captain. One day he meets Jerry, a manager of boxers who are struck by the force of his fists. That is when they see the chance to win big money.
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, realistic
Plot: boxer, fistfight, athlete's life, ambition, training, transporter, rivalry, sport, vengeance, heroes, power relations, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
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Bamboo Gods and Iron Men (1974)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Comedy, Crime
Country: Philippines, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Jefferson’s honeymoon night in Hong Kong will be troubled by a number of people wishing to get hold of a Bouddha statuette that the husband offered her when window-shopping that day. When the going gets rough, it helps that Cal Jefferson is a ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, realistic, rough ...
Plot: martial arts, boxer, honeymoon, kung fu, unlikely partners, heroic mission, partners, rivalry, crime, save the world, good versus evil, attempted rape ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia, the philippines
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X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: After seeking to live a normal life, Logan sets out to avenge the death of his girlfriend by undergoing the mutant Weapon X program and becoming Wolverine.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, superhero, army, boxer, experiment, vengeance, scientist, rage, corruption, adventure ...
Time: 2000s
Place: nigeria, usa, canada, ohio, vietnam
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 8.1
 466K
Rocky (1976)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: uplifting, touching, captivating, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: boxing, underdog, contests and competitions, self esteem, fight, training, ambition, love of one's life, follow your dream, urban ghetto, life is a bitch, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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 6.8
 166K
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: sincere, serious, feel good, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: sport, boxing, underdog, revenge, cold war, boxer, training, victory, boxing match, kgb, human monster, vengeance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: russia, soviet union, usa, ussr, moscow russia ...
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 8.2
 284K
Raging Bull (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, stylized, serious, tense ...
Plot: paranoia, domestic violence, jealousy, character study, sport, rise and fall, redemption, athlete's life, boxing, boxer, fistfight, broken nose ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 60s, 1940s ...
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city, cleveland ohio ...
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 7.4
 7K
Fat City (1972)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two men, working as professional boxers, come to blows when their careers each begin to take opposite momentum.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, bleak, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: sport, boxer, friendship, boxing match, boxing, comeback, athlete's life, underdog, transporter, neo-noir, ambition, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
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 6.8
 87K
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: sincere, serious, realistic, captivating, touching ...
Plot: boxing, athlete's life, boxer, vietnam war, friendship, racism, politics, muslim, comeback, civil rights, african american, sport ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1964, year 1974 ...
Place: africa, usa, nigeria
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After Dark, My Sweet (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The intriguing relationship between three desperados, who try to kidnap a wealthy child in hope of turning their lives around.
Style: suspenseful, surreal, cynical, suspense, serious ...
Plot: neo noir, kidnapping, boxer, mental illness, crime gone awry, crime, femme fatale, murder, vengeance, cons and scams, mystery, crimes ...
Time: 80s
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Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After working as a drug courier and getting into a brutal shootout with police, a former boxer finds himself at the mercy of his enemies as they force him to instigate violent acts that turn the prison he resides in into a battleground.
Style: rough, suspense, psychological, exciting, tense
Plot: prison, violence, murder, extreme violence, prison warden, fight, prison guard, torture chamber, revenge, maximum security prison, police shootout, interrogation ...
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The Boxer and Death (1963)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Concentration camp commander Kraft finds out that prisoner Kominek is a former professional boxer. Overnight, the prisoner is made Kraft's exercise partner and unwillingly rises to a privileged position at the camp. His anger over the death of ...
Plot: prisoner, escape, boxer, concentration camp, starvation, sport, boxing, world war two, nazi, nazis
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Bellas de noche (1975)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The Boxer Germán Bronco Torres loses his license, and works as bouncer at the cabaret El Pirulí, where he falls for the fichera Carmen, and befriends of the pimp Margarito Fuensanta El Vaselinas, who lost a bet and has to pay to a gangsters. For ...
Plot: boxer, prostitute, bar, pimp, gold digger
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Boxers Go to Heaven (1967)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Tragicomic story about a former boxing champion, unbeaten in the ring, but beaten by alcohol.
Plot: heaven, boxer, resurrection, hospital, cemetery, boxing
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The Challenger (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A legendary trainer comes out of retirement to help an underdog boxer fight his way to a better life.
Plot: boxer, fight, caught in a lie, sick mother, heart attack, beer, underdog, boxing, running, happy ending, surgery, against the odds ...
Time: 2010s
Place: bronx new york city
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 6.6
 2K
Like It Is (1998)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young, bare-knuckle boxer Craig (played by real-life boxer Steve Bell) moves from Blackpool to London, where he falls for a twenty-something music producer, Matt. Trouble ensues when shy, awkward Craig tries squeezing into Matt's glib ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, sexy, rough ...
Plot: gay, boxer, gays and lesbians, drugs/alcohol, against the odds, athlete's life, aspiring singer, romance, couple relations, gender, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, london
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 6.8
 914
Joe and Max (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport, War
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: True story of boxers Joe Louis and Max Schmeling and their enduring friendship.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: sport, boxer, friendship, racism, athlete's life, underdog, war, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, nazism, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: chicago illinois, manhattan new york city, germany, berlin germany, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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Split Decisions (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a boxer is killed because he wouldn't take a dive, his brother tries to find a way to avenge him even if only symbolically.
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, boxer, boxing, rivalry, conflict, crime, athlete's life, gangsters, sport, contests and competitions, vengeance, parents and children ...
Time: 80s
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Bombay Velvet (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 149 min.
Story: An ordinary man, who goes against all odds to forge his own destiny and become a star in the glittering sky of 'Bombay,' thriving on jazz and violence.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching, stylized
Plot: jazz, boxer, organized crime, destiny, ambition, noir, urban, bollywood, musician's life, love affair, against the odds, music ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india, bombay india
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 5.2
 4K
The Keeper (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Roland Sallinger is an LA cop who after nearly being killed by his greedy partner, and eventually being forced to retire for medical reasons, flees to San Antonio, Texas, after being asked to work as a bodyguard for the daughter of a wealthy ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxer, bodyguard, kidnapping, daring rescue, drugs/alcohol, vengeance, ex-cop, crimes, rivalry, gangsters, race against time, confined ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, new mexico
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 6.4
 2K
Tyson (1995)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The story of Mike Tyson. From his early days as a 12 year old amateur with a powerful punch, to the undisputed title of "Heavyweight Champion of the World", and ultimately to his conviction for rape. The story of his turbulent life moves ...
Style: sincere, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, athlete's life, father figure, champion, world champion, funeral, african american, death of mother, rags to riches, boxer, prison, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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 6.0
 71K
Snake Eyes (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: All bets are off when corrupt homicide cop Rick Santoro witnesses a murder during a boxing match. It's up to him and lifelong friend and naval intelligence agent Kevin Dunne to uncover the conspiracy behind the killing. At every turn, Santoro ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, stylized, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, neo noir, boxer, casino, crime, boxing, investigation, political activism, boxing match, mission of murder, police officer, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey
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Don't Tempt Me (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Italy, Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two angels, one from the heaven and one from the hell, come to earth to save the soul of a boxer.
Style: semi serious, humorous, stylized, offbeat, feel good ...
Plot: redemption, angel, heaven, hell, fight, debt, boxer, bible, sex, lesbian, athlete's life, gangsters ...
Time: year 1939
Place: paris france, spain, tokyo, mexico
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 5.6
 3K
Love Ranch (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Story of a couple that starts the first legal brothel in Nevada and a boxer they own a piece of.
Style: serious, sexual, realistic
Plot: brothel, boxer, prostitute, couple relations, infidelity, dishonesty, romance, couples, crumbling marriage, workplace situations, unfulfillment, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa
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