Boxing Movies

If you like boxing, then you aren’t only watching Friday night fights and pay-per-view championship boxing matches, you in addition line up in theaters to watch the newest boxing movie. But since the last superb boxing movie was in the last few years, it is about time to reminisce those superb boxing movies that once had us cheering.

Rocky (Where Rocky was born)

In 1976, Rocky Balboa is a youthful, aspiring boxing from downtown Philadelphia who has the possibility to change his life and make it better by fighting Apollo Creed, the ongoing heavyweight victor, in a publicity stunt Creed is previously set to win. Starring Sylvester Stallone (Rocky), Carl Weathers (Apollo Creed), Talia Shire (Adrianne), Burgess Meredith (Mickey) and Burt youthful (Paulie), from the Oscar winning director John G. Avildsen, Rocky is a story of a true underdog who really “rises from the occasion.”

The original Rocky is followed by Rocky II in 1979 where he fought, for the second time, contrary Apollo Creed in what is called “The Rematch of the Century”. 1983 saw the release of Rocky III where Rocky Balboa fights and loses to Clubber Lang. Wanting to profit respect and heading, Rocky trains with his former foe Apollo Creed, played by Carl Weathers. Rocky IV in a while followed in 1985 where he fights contrary Ivan Drago who is played by Dolph Lundgren. The fifth Rocky was released in 1990 and in 2006, the series was closed out with Rocky Balboa.

Cinderella Man (2005)
Set in 1930’s, throughout the North American superb Depression, Cinderella Man is a story about a once successful professional boxer, James Braddock played by Russell Crowe, who is trapped in his time and loses everything he has with the exception of his family this includes his 3 major fans, his kids. Mae Braddock (Renee Zellweger), his wife, stood by him to outlive everyday apart from lack of heating and every day needs. When his former tutor and manager, Joe Gould offers him another possibility to return to boxing, the basic boxer becomes the symbol of hope to ordinary people of a ruined nation.

Ali (2001)
Ali is biographical film about the superb boxing icon, Mohammad Ali. It focuses among the year 1964 and 1974 ā€“ the time when Ali captured the heavyweight title contrary Sonny Liston, his conversion to Islam, his criticism in the war in Vietnam, his expulsion from boxing, his return combat again Joe Frazer, and his historic boxing that happened on October 30, 1974, contrary George Foreman in the Rumble in the Jungle.

Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Winner of 4 Academy Awards, including absolute Picture, absolute Actress (Hillary Swank), absolute Director (Clint Eastwood) and absolute Supporting Actor (Morgan Freeman), mlln. Dollar Baby is a story about a poor 31-year old waitress, Hillary Swank (Maggie Fitzgerald), from a highly poor and dysfunctional family who wants to come to a difference by entering the professional boxing.

She convinces boxing trainer Frankie Dunn (Clint Eastwood) to tutor her and deal with her. Eddie Scrap-Iron Dupris, played by Morgan Freeman is an old partner of Dunn who sees superb potential in Maggie. working a lot, Maggie became one of the absolute female boxers in her class.

Other boxing generalized films include The Hurricane (starring Denzel Washington), Raging Bull, City for Conquest, The Harder they Fall, Diggstown, When We Were Kings and Requiem for a Heavyweight.