Tag: boxing

Body and Soul (1981) 4.5

Body and Soul (1981)

Storyline:A young man struggles to become a boxing champ, but success blinds him. It is only through the love of his girlfriend that he is brought back to reality.User Reviews: I remember watching this movie years ago...

Hard Luck Hero (2003) 6.2

Hard Luck Hero (2003)

Storyline:The story of three pairs of characters involved one way or the other with the yakuza and a rigged boxing match and fleeing the thugs one way or the other. Filmed as a showcase of the Japanese boy band V6 (to...

Sidewalks of New York (1931) 5.7

Sidewalks of New York (1931)

Storyline:A dim-witted slumlord tries to reform a gang of urban boys (and impress an attractive young woman) by transforming their rough neighborhood into a more decent place.User Reviews: I have great respect for the...

The Ground We Won (2015) 8

The Ground We Won (2015)

Storyline:With great bawdiness and camaraderie, an eclectic rugby team of farmers strive to redeem themselves from a long run of bitter loses. A cinema verite study of contemporary manhood as observed through the rite...

Diggstown (1992) 7

Diggstown (1992)

Storyline:Gabriel Caine has just been released from prison when he sets up a bet with a business man. The business man owns most of a boxing-mad town called Diggstown. The bet is that Gabe can find a boxer that will k...

The Boxer from Shantung (1972) 7

The Boxer from Shantung (1972)

Storyline:Ma Yung Cheng leaves Shantung, trying to find better fortune in Shanghai, trusting his youth and physical valour. He meets friendship with Hsiai Chiang Pei, and love (CHING LI), and fate has him meet, and fi...

Unlicensed (Video 2012) 8.1

Unlicensed (Video 2012)

Storyline:Shot over the course of ten months in 2010 'Unlicensed' is a stylish expose of the world of 'unlicensed' boxing. 'Unlicensed' is the real story of the ferocious sport of unlicensed boxing. The film features ...

Corbett and Courtney Before the Kinetograph (1894) 5.4

Corbett and Courtney Before the Kinetograph (1894)

Storyline:James J. Corbett and Peter Courtney meet in a boxing exhibition, with special conditions that will allow the Thomas Edison Company to film the match and show it on their Kinetograph. The match consists of si...

Million Dollar Baby (2004) 8.1

Million Dollar Baby (2004)

Storyline:Wanting to learn from the best, aspiring boxer Maggie Fitzgerald (Hilary Swank) wants Frankie Dunn (Clint Eastwood) to train her. At the outset, he flatly refuses saying he has no interest in training a girl...

40 Years of Rocky: The Birth of a Classic (2020) 7.9

40 Years of Rocky: The Birth of a Classic (2020)

Storyline:In 1976, a low budget movie written by an unknown actor was released, inspiring audiences around the world to go the distance. Rocky (1976) became the ultimate underdog film. Over forty years later, Sylveste...

Against the Ropes (2004) 5.3

Against the Ropes (2004)

Storyline:A Jewish woman from Detroit who became a boxing manager, guiding several major careers. This film focuses on her relationship with one boxer (Epps), who's reportedly a composite of several including Toney, M...

Counterpunch (2019) 4.9

Counterpunch (2019)

Storyline:Based on a true story. A young boxer, Emilio, from the wrong side of the tracks with big dreams of winning the Golden Gloves boxing championship, finds himself at a cross roads after being locked up. As he f...

Tiger, Blood in the Mouth (2016) 5.6

Tiger, Blood in the Mouth (2016)

Storyline:Ramón Alvia is a professional boxer who, although he has won several international championships, is old and is at the end of his career. He resists. In the gym, Ramon discovers among the young boxers Debora...

Sparring (2017) 6.3

Sparring (2017)

Storyline: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.User Reviews: This film is for me a a sort of F...

The Hammer (2017) 6.4

The Hammer (2017)

Storyline:George "The Hammer" Martin and Doc Dixon have been best friends since reform school to life in prison where George becomes an unbeatable prison boxer with songwriter Doc as his cornerman. When George is offe...

Behind the Line: Escape to Dunkirk (2020) 7.2

Behind the Line: Escape to Dunkirk (2020)

Storyline:A group of British soldiers, retreating from the Germans toward Dunkirk in WW2 are captured. A renowned British boxer among them is forced in the ring to fight an equally talented German boxer as they strugg...

American Fighter (2019) 4.4

American Fighter (2019)

Storyline:A desperate teenager is forced into the dangerous world of underground fighting to win enough money to save his ailing mother. He finds out what he's made of in the face of these violent hungry competitors.U...

"Riverdale" Chapter Fifty-Nine: Fast Times at Riverdale High (TV Episode 2019) 7.5

"Riverdale" Chapter Fifty-Nine: Fast Times at Riverdale High (TV Episode 2019)

Storyline:Archie encourages Mad Dog to attend Riverdale High and join the football team. Jughead meets Mr. Chipping, who offers him a spot at an elite school called Stonewall Prep. Veronica is conflicted when informat...

"Riverdale" Chapter Sixty: Dog Day Afternoon (TV Episode 2019) 6.8

"Riverdale" Chapter Sixty: Dog Day Afternoon (TV Episode 2019)

Storyline:Things take a dangerous turn when Betty and Charles track down Edgar and his Farmies; Jughead's first day at Stonewall Prep doesn't go as planned; Cheryl learns a dark family secret.User Reviews: Remember se...

"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Redemption in Her Corner (TV Episode 2020) 8.3

"Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Redemption in Her Corner (TV Episode 2020)

Storyline:Kat steps over the line when she suspects a trainer at her boxing gym is taking advantage of his students.User Reviews: I haven't watched this show in years. Boredom was the only reason I watched tonight. Ja...

Rocky V (1990) 5.3

Rocky V (1990)

Storyline:Rocky Balboa is forced to retire after having permanent damage inflicted on him in the ring by the Russian boxer Ivan Drago. Returning home after the Drago bout, Balboa discovers that the fortune that he had...

Rocky IV (1985) 6.9

Rocky IV (1985)

Storyline:Rocky Balboa accompanies his friend Apollo Creed to the ring in a boxing match against a Russian Boxer named Ivan Drago. Drago is too strong for Creed, and unfortunately kills him in his match. Balboa blames...

Defiant: The Manny Pacquiao Obsession (2019)

Storyline:Having world titles in a record breaking eight different weight divisions, WBA Welterweight champion Emmanuel "Manny" Pacquiao has little left he can prove inside the ropes. However, after recording an unpre...

Creed (2015) 7.4

Creed (2015)

Storyline: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.User Reviews: one of best boxing movie i ever wat...