Best Boxing Films?

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by Fares S., Jul 23, 2021.

  1. Dubblechin

    Dubblechin Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Let's see, some not mentioned here so far:

    Klitschko - Excellent feature-length documentary on the two brothers. Very well made. A real rags to riches story. Surprised these guys are still alive having grown up in an area where workers were cleaning up after Chernobyl.


    Champion (1949) - It is a little cliched by today's standards but not for its time. Probably the first boxing film that followed the now typical "rags to riches to turning your back on your friends and the big fall" storyline that every boxing film after would adopt to a certain extent. Douglas is convincing as a 1940s fighter. And he was fitter than nearly every actor at that time. Sort of the Rocky film of its day.
     
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  2. Dubblechin

    Dubblechin Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

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    Cinderella Man - Another good watch.

    I also like this SNL skit featuring the girlfriend of the boxer. A little too on point when you watch a lot of boxing movies.

     
  3. OvidsExile

    OvidsExile God Bless America Full Member

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  4. BoxingDialogue

    BoxingDialogue Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Raging Bull is my favorite
     
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  5. Big Red

    Big Red Well-Known Member Full Member

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    Homeboy staring Mickey Rourke has become an obscure movie that was pretty good.

     
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  6. chacal

    chacal F*** the new normal Full Member

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    One of my favourites. It's a documentary, btw, not a movie.

     
  7. titanic

    titanic Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Bleed for this - Vinny Paz

     
  8. Cobra33

    Cobra33 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Wow that looks really intense.
     
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  9. Cobra33

    Cobra33 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Ok I can't remember the name of this boxing film but it was MASSIVELY underrated;
    Set in Ireland and this one promising boxer gets released from prison - think it was IRA related - and tries to resume his boxing career but some of the main IRA people have a problem with him- anybody know this movie?
     
  10. Cobra33

    Cobra33 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Also Streets of Gold I thought was a pretty good boxing movie - pretty sure Wesley Snipes player in it.
     
  11. Eel87

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    The fighter. Christian Bale is great.
     
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  12. Noel857

    Noel857 I Am Duran Full Member

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    It is called The Boxer starring Daniel Day Lewis
     
  13. Cobra33

    Cobra33 Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Yes!!! Thank you. I thought it was a very underrated movie involving a great plot twist.
     
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  14. From.Russia

    From.Russia Boxing Addict Full Member

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    Bloodboxing video on Salvador Sanchez, usually he is mocking Floyd and bragging about moder boxing, but sometimes he does good content.

    Production quality is bad, but its very informative:

     
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