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, intense and interesting films and TV shows about / with boxer, boxing, rivalry, fight, sport, violence, athlete's life, ambition, hopes and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Sport and Crime genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as boxer: The Fighter (2010), Rocky Balboa (2006), Raging Bull (1980), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Snake Eyes (1998), The Great White Hype (1996), Joe and Max (2002), Bleed for This (2016), Southpaw (2015), Crossing the Line (1990).

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, captivating, uplifting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, boxing, sport, underdog, self destructing, boxer, addiction, black eye, title bout, shame, ex boxer, irish american ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, atlantic city new jersey, new hampshire ...
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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, uplifting, touching, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: athlete's life, comeback, training, boxing, underdog, boxer, fight, sport, against the odds, human spirit, determination, aging ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, usa
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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: stylized, atmospheric, intense, bloody, harsh ...
Plot: rise and fall, paranoia, jealousy, domestic violence, redemption, boxer, self destructing, career, sport, character study, boxing, argument ...
Time: 40s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, year 1943 ...
Place: bronx new york city, chicago illinois, new york, usa, manhattan new york city ...
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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, rough, sad, bleak ...
Plot: athlete and trainer, determination, sport, athlete's life, underdog, boxing, human spirit, follow your dream, training, feminism, contests and competitions, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, missouri, england ...
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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: suspenseful, realistic, twists and turns, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, boxer, crime, investigation, dishonesty, mission of murder, crimes, law enforcement, political activism, police officer, murder mystery, boxing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, atlantic city new jersey
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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, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, boxer, cons and scams, athlete's life, contests and competitions, investigation, rivalry, underdog, power relations, athlete and trainer, interracial relations, boxing ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, cleveland ohio, california
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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, racism, friendship, boxer, interracial relations, contests and competitions, against the odds, human spirit, discrimination, ambition, against humanity, follow your dream ...
Time: 30s, 40s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: paris france, germany, harlem manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.8
 21K
Bleed for This (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: 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.
Style: intense, inspirational, rough, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: underdog, comeback, boxer, broken neck, sport, boxing, male objectification, training, hopes, athlete and trainer, duel, rivalry ...
Place: rhode island, las vegas
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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, exciting, captivating, tense, rough ...
Plot: boxing, love, boxer, athlete, training, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pressure, boxing match, boxer shorts, girlfriend, publicity, kiss ...
Time: 1960s, year 1962
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, boxing, contests and competitions, family relations, sport, down on your luck, rise and fall, father daughter relationship, tragedy, death, rivalry, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Crossing the Line (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: An unemployed Scottish miner (Liam Neeson) is forced into bare-knuckle boxing to make ends meet.
Style: rough, serious, realistic, gloomy, sincere ...
Plot: life is a bitch, contests and competitions, athlete's life, down on your luck, lifestyle, unemployment, working class, rivalry, gambling, illegal fistfight, mixed martial arts, organized crime ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: scotland, england
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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, tense, exciting, psychological
Plot: prison, violence, murder, fight, prisoner, torture chamber, maximum security prison, prison guard, revenge, police shootout, drugs, 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: concentration camp, boxer, escape, prisoner, starvation, sport, nazi, boxing, world war two, nazis
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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, sport, power relations, athlete's life, vengeance, ambition, heroes, rivalry, lifestyle, transporter, training ...
Time: 80s
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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: gold digger, boxer, bar, prostitute, pimp
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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, boxing, cemetery, hospital
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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, black eye, pep talk, determination, boxing match, working class, boxing, running, surgery, happy ending, heart attack ...
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: realistic, serious, emotional, sexy, sexual ...
Plot: boxer, gay, gays and lesbians, gender, against the odds, couples, lifestyle, drugs/alcohol, boss and employee, hopes, unsupportive coworkers, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, london
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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: serious, sincere, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ambition, boxer, boxing, power relations, crimes, parents and children, crime, contests and competitions, family relations, sport, hopes, athlete's life ...
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: realistic, rough, suspenseful, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: martial arts, honeymoon, boxer, kung fu, partners, save the world, good versus evil, crime, unlikely partners, heroic mission, rivalry, secret compartment ...
Time: 70s
Place: hong kong, asia, the philippines
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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: realistic, stylized, serious, sentimental, touching
Plot: jazz, organized crime, boxer, hopes, music, ambition, bollywood, destiny, against the odds, urban, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia, 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: exciting, realistic, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, bodyguard, boxer, drugs/alcohol, crimes, confined, law enforcement, vengeance, gangsters, race against time, daring rescue, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, new mexico
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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, suspenseful, stylized, serious, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, supernatural ability, superhero, superhuman powers, experiment, rage, scientist, boxer, army, vengeance, professor, anger ...
Time: 2000s
Place: nigeria, usa, canada, ohio, vietnam
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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: captivating, realistic, serious, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, father figure, rags to riches, boxer, world champion, african american, funeral, champion, death of mother, athlete's life, power relations, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa
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Triumph of the Spirit (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Fact based story about a former Greek Olympic boxer who was taken as a prisoner during World war II and placed in the Auschwitz prison camp. There he was permitted to survive as long as he fought for the amusement of his captors. His father and ...
Style: realistic, bleak, serious, suspenseful, tense
Plot: concentration camp, holocaust, survival, boxing, auschwitz, boxer, confined, anti heroes, sport, love and romance, contests and competitions, heroes ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s ...
Place: poland, europe, greece
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 8.3
 709K
Snatch (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The second film from British director Guy Ritchie. Snatch tells an obscure story similar to his first fast-paced crazy character-colliding filled film “Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.” There are two overlapping stories here – one is the ...
Style: humorous, witty, cynical, exciting, slang ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, crimes, cons and scams, gambling, criminal heroes, disorder, crime gone awry, master criminal, bet, boxing, nothing goes right, dimwit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: london, europe, antwerp, england
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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: stylized, feel good, offbeat, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: redemption, bible, boxer, sex, hell, heaven, angel, debt, fight, gangsters, destiny, win over ...
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: prostitute, brothel, boxer, workplace, couple relations, workplace situations, jealous spouse, romance, crumbling marriage, sleazy, unfulfillment, family problems ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1976
Place: nevada, usa, las vegas
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 7.2
 170K
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: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: boxing, sport, underdog, hospital, comeback, championship, boxing match, training, boxer, coma, tough heroes, follow your dream ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa
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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, self esteem, training, contests and competitions, fight, ambition, life is a bitch, lifestyle, determination, rivalry, follow your dream ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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