Top Boxing movies on DVD and Blu-ray

Rent The Fighter on DVD The Fighter
Synopsis
After a string of defeats, boxer Mickey Ward rediscovers his fighting will with help from his trainer and half-brother, Dicky -- a once-talented pugilist and small-town hero now battling drug addiction.
Cast
Cast
Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo, Jack McGee, Melissa McMeekin, Bianca Hunter, Erica McDermott, Jill Quigg, Dendrie Taylor, Kate B. O'Brien
Director
Director
David O. Russell
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Sports Dramas, Boxing, Dramas Based on Real Life, Sports Stories
Rent Million Dollar Baby on DVD Million Dollar Baby
Synopsis
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.
Cast
Cast
Clint Eastwood, Hilary Swank, Morgan Freeman, Jay Baruchel, Mike Colter, Lucia Rijker, Anthony Mackie, Margo Martindale, Riki Lindhome, Michael Peña, Benito Martinez, Bruce MacVittie, Brian F. O'Byrne
Director
Director
Clint Eastwood
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sports Dramas, Boxing, Women In Sports, Tearjerkers, Sports Stories, Blockbusters
Rent Rocky Balboa on DVD Rocky Balboa
Synopsis
Long retired from boxing, Rocky runs a restaurant in his blue-collar neighborhood as he mourns the loss of wife, Adrian. Also suffering from a strained relationship with his son, Rocky seeks a new purpose in life -- which leads him back to the ring.
Cast
Cast
Sylvester Stallone, Milo Ventimiglia, Antonio Tarver, Tony Burton, Burt Young, Michael Buffer, Henry G. Sanders, Lahmard J. Tate, A.J. Benza, Mike Tyson
Director
Director
Sylvester Stallone
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sports Dramas, Boxing
Rent Annapolis on DVD Annapolis
Synopsis
To prove himself in the cutthroat world of the U.S. Naval Academy, a struggling freshman trained in the school of hard knocks enters a fiercely competitive boxing contest -- but does he have what it takes to make it?
Cast
Cast
James Franco, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Jim Parrack, Donnie Wahlberg, Brian Goodman, Billy Finnigan, Katie Hein, Jimmy Lin, Charles Napier, Vicellous Reon Shannon, Roger Fan, McCaleb Burnett, Wilmer Calderon
Director
Director
Justin Lin
Genres
Genres
Drama, Military & War Dramas, Sports Dramas, Boxing
Rent The Hurricane on DVD The Hurricane
Synopsis
At the zenith of his boxing career, Rubin "Hurricane" Carter finds himself wrongly convicted of a triple homicide and facing life in jail. While in prison, Carter pens his autobiography, which inspires advocates to help prove his innocence.
Cast
Cast
Denzel Washington, Vicellous Reon Shannon, Deborah Kara Unger, Liev Schreiber, John Hannah, Dan Hedaya, Debbi Morgan, Clancy Brown
Director
Director
Norman Jewison
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Crime Dramas, Courtroom Dramas, Sports Dramas, Boxing
Rent Raging Bull on DVD Raging Bull
Synopsis
Robert De Niro won an Oscar for his portrayal of self-destructive boxer Jake LaMotta in Martin Scorsese's widely acclaimed biopic, which paints a raw portrait of a tormented soul unable to control his violent outbursts.
Cast
Cast
Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent, Nicholas Colasanto, Theresa Saldana, Mario Gallo, Frank Adonis, Joseph Bono
Director
Director
Martin Scorsese
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Sports Dramas, Sports Stories, Boxing, Dramas Based on Real Life, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Creed on DVD Creed
Synopsis
Putting a new twist on the Rocky Balboa legend, this spinoff drama follows young boxer Adonis Johnson Creed, the son of Rocky's onetime nemesis Apollo Creed. Looking for a mentor, Adonis travels to Philadelphia to ask for Rocky's help.
Cast
Cast
Sylvester Stallone, Michael B. Jordan, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad, Tony Bellew
Director
Director
Ryan Coogler
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sports Dramas, Boxing, Blockbusters
Rent Fighting on DVD Fighting
Synopsis
When Sean Arthur, an unmotivated young man who hustles counterfeit merchandise in New York City, meets seasoned street-fighting coach Harvey Boarden, his whole life changes as he begins to fight for prize money -- and the respect of those around him.
Cast
Cast
Channing Tatum, Terrence Howard, Zulay Henao, Luis Guzmán, Cung Le, Michael Rivera, Flaco Navaja, Peter Anthony Tambakis, Anthony DeSando, Brian White
Director
Director
Dito Montiel
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Crime Action, Boxing
Rent Southpaw on DVD Southpaw
Synopsis
With his unique and brutally effective boxing style, Billy has become a rising star in the fighting world. But when his wife's death sends the pugilist into a downward spiral, it will take a former boxer to intervene and remake Billy as a champion.
Cast
Cast
Jake Gyllenhaal, Forest Whitaker, Rachel McAdams, Naomie Harris, 50 Cent, Oona Laurence
Director
Director
Antoine Fuqua
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sports Dramas, Boxing, Blockbusters
Rent Tyson on DVD Tyson
Synopsis
Heavyweight champ Mike Tyson has spent a lifetime generating controversy inside and outside the boxing ring, and in this insightful and emotional documentary, he discusses his background, reveals his motivations and analyzes his many mistakes.
Cast
Cast
Mike Tyson
Director
Director
James Toback
Genres
Genres
Sports & Fitness, Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, Sports Documentaries, Boxing
Rent Rocky on DVD Rocky
Synopsis
When world heavyweight boxing champ Apollo Creed announces he'll give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers pick palooka Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark.
Cast
Cast
Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith, Thayer David, Joe Spinell, Jimmy Gambina, Jodi Letizia, Tony Burton
Director
Director
John G. Avildsen
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sports Dramas, Classic Dramas, Triumph of the Underdogs, Boxing, Blockbusters
Rent Against the Ropes on DVD Against the Ropes
Synopsis
This drama based on a true story follows the rise of Jackie Kallen, a boxing promoter's assistant who becomes the sport's first female manager. Jackie snags her protégé, Luther Shaw, while witnessing a scuffle over a drug deal.
Cast
Cast
Meg Ryan, Omar Epps, Charles S. Dutton, Tony Shalhoub, Tim Daly, Joe Cortese, Kerry Washington, Sean Bell
Director
Director
Charles S. Dutton
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sports Dramas, Dramas Based on Real Life, Boxing, Sports Stories
Rent When We Were Kings on DVD When We Were Kings
Synopsis
In director Leon Gast's Oscar-winning documentary, reigning world champion George Foreman and former champ Muhammad Ali, who was supposedly past his prime, meet in Zaire for the much-anticipated 1974 "Rumble in the Jungle" heavyweight title bout.
Cast
Cast
Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Don King, James Brown, B.B. King, Mobutu Sese Seko, Spike Lee, Norman Mailer, George Plimpton, Thomas Hauser
Director
Director
Leon Gast
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Sports Documentaries, Boxing
Rent Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing on DVD Undisputed 2: Last Man Standing
Synopsis
Heavyweight champ James "Iceman" Chambers (Michael Jai White) finds himself in jail once again in this sequel to the 2002 action classic. This time, though, the bars are in Russia -- at one of the country's most violent penitentiaries. Framed for a crime he didn't commit, the Iceman has no choice but to get back in the ring for a Russian Mafia-backed rumble with the big house's resident champ, Uri Boyka (Scott Adkins).
Cast
Cast
Michael Jai White, Ken Lerner, Eli Danker, Scott Adkins, Ben Cross, Velizar Binev, Michail Elenov, Maria Ilieva, Mark Ivanir
Director
Director
Isaac Florentine
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Crime Action, Martial Arts, Boxing
Rent Undisputed on DVD Undisputed
Synopsis
Ving Rhames plays James "Iceman" Chambers, a heavyweight boxing champ who's convicted of rape and sentenced to prison, where an old-time gangster (Peter Falk) arranges a bout between Chambers and the undisputed prison champ, Monroe Hutchen (Wesley Snipes). The cast also includes Master P as the leader of a prison rap group, Fisher Stevens as Hutchen's manager and Michael Rooker as a prison guard.
Cast
Cast
Wesley Snipes, Ving Rhames, Peter Falk, Jon Seda, Fisher Stevens, Michael Rooker, Wes Studi, Steve Heinze, Master P, Dayton Callie, Amy Aquino
Director
Director
Walter Hill
Genres
Genres
Action & Adventure, Action Thrillers, Crime Action, Crime Dramas, Boxing
Rent Rocky II on DVD Rocky II
Synopsis
After Rocky (Sylvester Stallone) goes the distance with champ Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers), both try to put the fight behind them and move on. Rocky settles down with Adrian (Talia Shire) but can't put his life together outside the ring, while Creed seeks a rematch to restore his reputation. Soon enough, the "Master of Disaster" and the "Italian Stallion" are set on a collision course for a climactic battle that is brutal and unforgettable.
Cast
Cast
Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith, Burt Young, Tony Burton, Joe Spinell, Leonard Gaines, Frank McRae, John Pleshette, Bill Baldwin, Frank Stallone
Director
Director
Sylvester Stallone
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sports Dramas, Boxing, Blockbusters
Rent Rocky III on DVD Rocky III
Synopsis
Now the world champion, Rocky Balboa is only fighting opponents who pose no threat to him in the ring. But after a pounding by powerful young Clubber Lang, the humbled champ turns to former rival Apollo Creed for help in regaining his form.
Cast
Cast
Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith, Tony Burton, Mr. T, Hulk Hogan, Ian Fried, Wally Taylor, Jim Hill, Don Sherman, Dennis James, Frank Stallone
Director
Director
Sylvester Stallone
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sports Dramas, Boxing, Blockbusters
Rent Rocky IV on DVD Rocky IV
Synopsis
Rocky must come out of retirement to battle a gargantuan Soviet fighter named Drago, who brutally punished Rocky's friend and ex-rival, Apollo Creed. Seeking revenge in the name of his fallen comrade and his country, Rocky fights Drago in Moscow.
Cast
Cast
Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Brigitte Nielsen, Tony Burton, Dolph Lundgren, Michael Pataki, James Brown
Director
Director
Sylvester Stallone
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sports Dramas, Boxing, Blockbusters
Rent Facing Ali on DVD Facing Ali
Synopsis
Ten great boxers describe the incredible experience of stepping into the ring with one of the greatest boxers of all time, Muhammad Ali. Some went the distance, while others fell in his wake. But all say that facing Ali transformed their lives. This documentary features interviews with Joe Frazier, George Foreman, Earnie Shavers, George Chuvalo and other talented fighters who discuss Ali's impact on their careers and on the sport.
Cast
Cast
Muhammad Ali, George Chuvalo, Henry Cooper, George Foreman, Joe Frazier, Larry Holmes, Ron Lyle, Ken Norton, Earnie Shavers, Leon Spinks, Ernie Terrell
Director
Director
Pete McCormack
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, Sports Documentaries, Boxing
Rent The Hammer on DVD The Hammer
Synopsis
An aging boxer (Adam Carolla) turned construction worker dons his gloves again two decades after stepping away from the ring in a bid to win the prize he had been unable to attain before, a berth on the U.S. Olympic Boxing Team. Years past his prime, the onetime up-and-comer struggles in the ring and out as the boxing establishment doubts he can pull off a comeback in this sly comedy from director Charles Herman-Wurmfeld.
Cast
Cast
Adam Carolla, Heather Juergensen, John Enos III, Oswaldo Castillo, Harold House Moore, Jonathan Hernandez, Paul Alayo, Shadii, Constance Zimmer
Director
Director
Charles Herman-Wurmfeld
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Sports Comedies, Indie Comedies, Boxing
Rent Unforgivable Blackness on DVD Unforgivable Blackness
Synopsis
Long before Jackie Robinson broke baseball's color barrier, boxer Jack Johnson became the first African-American to obtain the world heavyweight title. This documentary tracks the life of the trailblazing boxer, from his early days as the son of former slaves to his rise through the ranks of a traditionally all-white sport, culminating with the 39-year-old's achievement of the prestigious title in 1908.
Cast
Cast
Keith David, Stanley Crouch, Samuel L. Jackson, James Earl Jones, Jack Newfield, Alan Rickman
Director
Director
Ken Burns
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, Sports Documentaries, African-American Documentaries, PBS Documentaries, TV Documentaries, Boxing
Rent Bleed for This on DVD Bleed for This
Synopsis
Legendary boxer Vinny Pazienza rocketed to stardom after he unseated then-champion Gilbert Dele, but Pazienza's reign was cut short when he was involved in a near-fatal car crash. This inspiring biopic depicts the pugilist's remarkable comeback.
Cast
Cast
Miles Teller, Aaron Eckhart, Katey Sagal, Ciarán Hinds, Ted Levine, Amanda Clayton
Director
Director
Ben Younger
Genres
Genres
Drama, Martial Arts, Boxing & Wrestling, Boxing, Sports Dramas, Biographies
Rent Play It to the Bone on DVD Play It to the Bone
Synopsis
Vince and Cesar are a pair of over-the-hill palookas who are last-minute substitutes on a prime Las Vegas boxing card. Driving to Vegas for the big fight, they're accompanied by their shared girlfriend, whose verbal jabs could knock anyone flat.
Cast
Cast
Antonio Banderas, Woody Harrelson, Lolita Davidovich, Tom Sizemore, Lucy Liu, Robert Wagner, Richard Masur, Willie Garson, Cylk Cozart, Jack Carter, Aida Turturro, Jennifer Tilly, James Woods, Drew Carey
Director
Director
Ron Shelton
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Sports Comedies, Sports Dramas, Boxing
Rent Somebody Up There Likes Me on DVD Somebody Up There Likes Me
Synopsis
Based on boxer Rocky Graziano's autobiography and directed by Robert Wise, this poignant biopic nabbed Oscars for Cinematography and Art Direction. Raised in a slum, young Graziano (Paul Newman) has turned to a life of petty crime. He eventually discovers boxing and makes a living fighting in fixed games. But as he develops his talent, Graziano gradually gains self-respect -- and spars his way to becoming the Middleweight Champion of the World.
Cast
Cast
Paul Newman, Pier Angeli, Everett Sloane, Eileen Heckart, Sal Mineo, Angela Cartwright, Robert Loggia, Steve McQueen, Dean Jones
Director
Director
Robert Wise
Genres
Genres
Classics, Sports Dramas, Classic Dramas, Biographies, Boxing, Triumph of the Underdogs
Rent Requiem for a Heavyweight on DVD Requiem for a Heavyweight
Synopsis
Based on a 1956 teleplay by Rod Serling (of "The Twilight Zone" fame), Requiem for a Heavyweight stars Anthony Quinn as aging palooka Mountain Rivera, who finds himself literally on the ropes in the late stages of his career. A wonderful supporting cast includes Jackie Gleason as Rivera's manager and Mickey Rooney as the fighter's trainer. A fabulous film adaptation from an award-winning TV play.
Cast
Cast
Anthony Quinn, Jackie Gleason, Mickey Rooney, Julie Harris, Stanley Adams, Madame Spivy, Val Avery, Jack Dempsey
Director
Director
Ralph Nelson
Genres
Genres
Classics, Classic Dramas, Sports Stories, Sports Dramas, Boxing
Rent Black Cloud on DVD Black Cloud
Synopsis
Rick Schroder writes, directs and stars in this heartfelt coming-of-age tale about a young Native American boxer, Black Cloud (Eddie Spears), who overcomes many obstacles as he vies for a spot on the Olympic team. Along the way, he must use his pugilistic talents against a racist cowboy (Schroder) who's scheming to steal his girlfriend and his pride. Nathaniel Arcand, Peter Greene, Julia Jones, Wayne Knight, Tim McGraw and Russell Means co-star.
Cast
Cast
Wayne Knight, Tim McGraw, Ricky Schroder, Peter Greene, Russell Means, Nathaniel Arcand, Branscombe Richmond, Eddie Spears, Pooch Hall, Saginaw Grant, Julia Jones
Director
Director
Ricky Schroder
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sports Dramas, Triumph of the Underdogs, Indie Dramas, Boxing, Sports Stories
Rent Ringside: The Best of Mike Tyson on DVD Ringside: The Best of Mike Tyson
Synopsis
Mike Tyson was once the toughest man on the planet, as amply documented in this retrospective of his turbulent career. Crowned as the youngest heavyweight champion ever, Tyson was unstoppable for many years. But by 1997, when he bit an opponent's ear, he had become a joke. Through footage of classic bouts and commentary from key boxing figures, you'll witness Iron Mike's ascent to the peak of his sport -- and his eventual tumble.
Cast
Cast
Mike Tyson
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Martial Arts, Boxing & Wrestling, Boxing, Sports Documentaries
Rent The Great White Hope on DVD The Great White Hope
Synopsis
After defeating the reigning champ, boxer Jack Jefferson (James Earl Jones) becomes the world's first black heavyweight champion. But the celebration is short-lived, as Jack is arrested trying to cross a state line with his white girlfriend (Jane Alexander). Sentenced to prison for violating the Mann Act, Jack escapes the U.S. and eventually enters a Havana ring for the bout of his life. Both Jones and Alexander were nominated for Oscars.
Cast
Cast
James Earl Jones, Jane Alexander, Lou Gilbert, Joel Fluellen, Chester Morris, Hal Holbrook, Robert Webber, Marlene Warfield, R.G. Armstrong, Beah Richards, Moses Gunn
Director
Director
Martin Ritt
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sports Dramas, Biographies, Tearjerkers, Boxing, Sports Stories
Rent Undefeated on DVD Undefeated
Synopsis
Lex Vargas (John Leguizamo), a boxer from the mean streets of Jackson Heights, Queens, discovers that success with his fists (and the big financial payoffs) alienates his friends. Question is, can he balance victories in the ring with life outside the squared circle? Life will test this Latino New Yorker. Robert Forster co-stars in this film, which marks Leguizamo's directorial debut (he also co-wrote the script).
Cast
Cast
John Leguizamo, Clifton Collins Jr., Adrian Martinez, Juan Carlos Hernandez, Nestor Serrano, Coati Mundi, Robert Forster, David Zayas, Guillermo Díaz, Omar Benson Miller, Arthur Mercante, Mark Schulte, Arnie Rosenthal
Director
Director
John Leguizamo
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sports Dramas, Sports Stories, Boxing, Latino Dramas
Rent Phantom Punch on DVD Phantom Punch
Synopsis
This biopic explores the life of boxer Sonny Liston, particularly his relationships with his manager, his wife and his lover. After his talent emerges in jail, Liston punches through poverty, Mafia entanglements and legendary bouts with Cassius Clay.
Cast
Cast
Ving Rhames, Stacey Dash, Nicholas Turturro, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, David Proval, Rick Roberts, Alan Van Sprang, Egidio Tari, Andrew Hinkson, Troy Amos-Ross, Brian Paul, Gord Rand, Joseph Motiki, Phillip Jarrett, Brian Frank, Phillip Williams
Director
Director
Robert Townsend
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Sports Dramas, Boxing, 20th Century Period Pieces, Sports Stories, Period Pieces
Rent Gentleman Jim on DVD Gentleman Jim
Synopsis
Errol Flynn stars as Irish-American boxer James J. "Gentleman Jim" Corbett, a bank clerk-turned-prizefighter who became the world's first heavyweight champion and helped elevate the often-dangerous sport from a pastime to a skilled profession. Alexis Smith, Alan Hale, Jack Carson and Ward Bond also star in this 1940s biopic based on Corbett's autobiography. Raoul Walsh (White Heat, High Sierra) directs.
Cast
Cast
Errol Flynn, Alexis Smith, Jack Carson, Alan Hale, John Loder, William Frawley, Minor Watson, Ward Bond, Rhys Williams, Arthur Shields, Dorothy Vaughan
Director
Director
Raoul Walsh
Genres
Genres
Classics, Boxing, Sports Dramas, Sports Stories, Classic Dramas, Biographies
Rent Thrilla in Manila on DVD Thrilla in Manila
Synopsis
In the Philippines on Oct. 1, 1975, boxers and onetime friends Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier had their third and final showdown, which is at the center of this spirited documentary. Exploring both this notorious rivalry and the multifaceted racial politics of the era, director John Dower uses extensive archival footage and interviews with biographers and journalists to tell the story from Frazier's corner of the ring.
Cast
Cast
Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier
Director
Director
John Dower
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Sports Documentaries, Boxing, Sports Stories
Rent Diggstown on DVD Diggstown
Synopsis
Planning to take a rich Diggstown resident for all he's worth, ex-con Gabriel Caine and his partner rope an aging prizefighter into their scheme. But having been duped by Caine before, the skeptical boxer makes the two swindlers earn their stripes.
Cast
Cast
James Woods, Heather Graham, Louis Gossett Jr., Bruce Dern, Oliver Platt, Randall Tex Cobb, Thomas Wilson Brown
Director
Director
Michael Ritchie
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Sports Comedies, Boxing
Rent From Mexico with Love on DVD From Mexico with Love
Synopsis
After he is beaten up and left for dead for fear he'll defeat his former employer's (Stephen Lang) son, Richard (Alex Nesic), in a boxing match, fruit-picker Hector Villa (Kuno Becker) trains with demoralized coach Billy (Bruce McGill) to keep his family safe and to exact revenge. With his mother's recent death on his mind and a desire to rise above his meager occupation, Hector fights for more than a championship title.
Cast
Cast
Angélica Aragón, Steven Bauer, Kuno Becker, Steve Bilich, Carl Ciarfalio, Stephen Lang, Alex Nesic, Danay Garcia, Bruce McGill
Director
Director
Jimmy Nickerson
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sports Dramas, Boxing
Rent The Main Event on DVD The Main Event
Synopsis
Barbra Streisand is Hillary Kramer, a bankrupt perfume executive who discovers that one of her tax write-offs from when her career was flush is prizefighter Kid Natural (Ryan O' Neal). Trouble is, Kid is now a driving instructor who wants nothing to do with boxing. Does that stop Babs? C'mon! She installs herself as the Kid's manager and tries to get him in shape to go the distance. A winning romantic comedy with Streisand in rare screwball form.
Cast
Cast
Barbra Streisand, Ryan O'Neal, Paul Sand, Whitman Mayo, Patti D'Arbanville, James Gregory, Chu Chu Malave, Richard Lawson, Lindsay Bloom, Earl Boen, Roger Bowen, Badja Djola, Rory Calhoun
Director
Director
Howard Zieff
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Sports Comedies, Romantic Comedies, Boxing, Sports Stories, Blockbusters
Rent Kid Galahad on DVD Kid Galahad
Synopsis
This musical sports drama stars Elvis Presley as Walter Gulick, a discharged GI who returns to his rural hometown seeking work as an auto mechanic. But after talking to a local innkeeper who used to be a boxing manager (Oscar winner Gig Young), Walter decides to use his hands for fighting instead of fixing cars. Under the tutelage of training ace Lew Nyack (Charles Bronson), the rookie pugilist is transformed into the champion "Kid Galahad."
Cast
Cast
Elvis Presley, Gig Young, Lola Albright, Joan Blackman, Charles Bronson, Robert Emhardt, Liam Redmond, Judson Pratt, Ned Glass, George Mitchell, Roy Roberts, Michael Dante, Richard Devon
Director
Director
Phil Karlson
Genres
Genres
Music & Musicals, Classic Movie Musicals, Sports Dramas, Boxing, Sports Stories
Rent The Boxer on DVD The Boxer
Synopsis
Fearing the destructive power of his own anger, ex-con Ben Wilson (Joshua Dallas) turns to aging trainer Joe Miller (Stacy Keach), who helps the kid channel his pugilistic instincts into the boxing ring -- and into striving for a better life. But when Wilson is slated to fight a sadistic childhood enemy, he faces his final test of honor and courage. Kelly Adams and Henry Garrett co-star in this hard-hitting drama from director Thomas Jahn.
Cast
Cast
Kelly Adams, Stacy Keach, Henry Garrett, Josh Dallas, Leslie Malton, O'Shea Miles
Director
Director
Thomas Jahn
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sports Dramas, Boxing, Sports Stories
Rent Joe Louis: America's Hero Betrayed on DVD Joe Louis: America's Hero Betrayed
Synopsis
Joe Louis made his name as a heavyweight champion, but as this documentary reveals, he came to symbolize much more: A segregated America united to watch his rise to success. And as the Nazis swept through Europe, Louis's victory over German boxer Max Schmeling represented more than just a triumph in the ring. Maya Angelou, Bill Cosby and Louis's son offer insights, and archive footage captures the champ at his peak.
Cast
Cast
Joe Louis, Maya Angelou, Joe Louis Barrow Jr., Bill Cosby, Liev Schreiber
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, Sports Documentaries, African-American Documentaries, Boxing
Rent Muhammad Ali: The Whole Story on DVD Muhammad Ali: The Whole Story
Synopsis
Get the full scoop on Muhammad Ali with this extensive account that traces the brash boxer from his hardscrabble beginnings in Kentucky to his emergence as a force to be reckoned with after winning a 1960 Olympic gold medal. The documentary covers his stunning defeat of heavyweight champ Sonny Liston; Ali's conversion to Islam; legendary bouts with George Foreman, Ken Norton and Joe Frazier; and the fighter's courageous battles outside the ring.
Cast
Cast
Muhammad Ali, Sonny Liston, Ken Norton, George Foreman, Joe Frazier
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, Sports Documentaries, Olympics & Other Games, Sports Stories, Boxing
Rent The Last Round: Chuvalo vs. Ali on DVD The Last Round: Chuvalo vs. Ali
Synopsis
Get a ringside seat for one of the most unforgettable fights in the history of boxing with this documentary that explores the legendary match between Muhammad Ali and Canadian underdog George Chuvalo at Toronto's Maple Leaf Gardens in 1966. The exciting 15-round clash is recounted through archival footage and interviews with insiders including Ali's trainer Angelo Dundee, boxing writer Bert Randolph Sugar and columnist Jimmy Breslin.
Cast
Cast
Muhammad Ali, George Chuvalo, Bert Randolph Sugar, Angelo Dundee, Jimmy Breslin
Director
Director
Joseph Blasioli
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Sports Documentaries, Sports Stories, Boxing
Rent Kid Galahad on DVD Kid Galahad
Synopsis
When a swift-fisted bellhop (Wayne Morris) knocks out a prizefighter at a party, boxing promoter Nick Donati (Edward G. Robinson) takes the boy under his wing. But when the fledgling boxer falls for Donati's sister, the promoter betrays his protégé. Now, "Kid Galahad" must decide whether to throw a critical fight or risk everything for love. Michael Curtiz directs this drama that also stars Humphrey Bogart and Bette Davis.
Cast
Cast
Edward G. Robinson, Bette Davis, Humphrey Bogart, Wayne Morris, Jane Bryan, Harry Carey Sr., William Haade, Soledad Jimenez, Joe Cunningham, Frank Faylen
Director
Director
Michael Curtiz
Genres
Genres
Classics, Classic Dramas, Sports Dramas, Sports Stories, Boxing
Rent The Champ on DVD The Champ
Synopsis
Andy Purcell (Wallace Beery) is a washed-up, boozy boxer and compulsive gambler who travels from bout to bout with his adoring son, Dink (Jackie Cooper), in tow. But when Andy lands in a Tijuana jail, he realizes Dink's welfare is at stake and sends him to live with his mother (Irene Rich). For his tour-de-force performance in the title role, Beery walked away with the Academy Award for Best Actor.
Cast
Cast
Wallace Beery, Jackie Cooper, Irene Rich, Roscoe Ates, Edward Brophy, Hale Hamilton, Jesse Scott, Marcia Mae Jones, Frank Hagney, Lee Phelps
Director
Director
King Vidor
Genres
Genres
Classics, Classic Dramas, Sports Stories, Sports Dramas, Boxing, Tearjerkers
Rent Golden Boy on DVD Golden Boy
Synopsis
Facing pressure from his father (Lee J. Cobb) to pursue a career as a concert violinist, Joe Bonaparte (William Holden) -- persuaded by the lovely Lorna Moon (Barbara Stanwyck) -- instead turns his talents to a more lucrative vocation: prizefighting. Joe soon becomes a top boxer but comes to regret his decision when a racketeer (Joseph Calleia) buys his contract. Adolphe Menjou plays a slimy promoter who manipulates the naïve Joe.
Cast
Cast
Joseph Calleia, Lee J. Cobb, William Holden, Adolphe Menjou, Barbara Stanwyck, John Wray, Charles Halton, Edward Brophy, Frank Jenks, Sam Levene, Don Beddoe, Charles Lane
Director
Director
Rouben Mamoulian
Genres
Genres
Drama, Classic Dramas, Sports Dramas, Romance Classics, Boxing
Rent Homeboy on DVD Homeboy
Synopsis
In gritty Asbury Park, N.J., smooth hustler Wesley Pendergrass (Christopher Walken) tempts struggling boxer Johnny Walker (Mickey Rourke) to help with a jewelry heist, but Johnny is too busy wooing Ruby (Debra Feuer), the pretty owner of a down-and-out local arcade. Foreshadowing his stunning Oscar-nominated comeback in The Wrestler 20 years later, Rourke thrills in this earnest underdog drama directed by Michael Seresin.
Cast
Cast
Mickey Rourke, Christopher Walken, Debra Feuer, Thomas Quinn, Kevin Conway, Antony Alda, Jon Polito, Bill Slayton, Stephen Baldwin
Director
Director
Michael Seresin
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sports Dramas, Sports Stories, Triumph of the Underdogs, Boxing
Rent Southpaw on DVD Southpaw
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Boxer Frankie Barrett rocketed from obscurity to heroic status when he qualified for the 1996 Olympic games. Documentary filmmaker Liam McGrath takes us inside Barrett's life, from his rise as a boxer among the depths of Ireland's itinerant Traveler community, to the Olympics in Atlanta, to London where he prepares for the Sydney Olympics. Triumphant and real, Southpaw is documentary film at its best.
Cast
Cast
Francis Barrett
Director
Director
Liam McGrath
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, Sports Documentaries, Boxing, Sports Stories
Rent Cinderella Man: James J. Braddock on DVD Cinderella Man: James J. Braddock
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Based on Jeremy Schaap's best-selling sports biography, this fascinating film explores the remarkable true-life story of boxer Jim Braddock -- the man who inspired Ron Howard's Cinderella Man. In part to earn money for his family during the throes of the Great Depression and in part because he loved the sport, Braddock defied all odds to win the World Heavyweight Championship when few believed he had it in him.
Cast
Cast
Jimmy Braddock, Peter Mason, George Foreman, Arthur Mercante, Bert Randolph Sugar, David Margolick, Mike De Lisa, Mike Silver, Ron Lipton
Director
Director
Brian Gillogly, John Preston
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Genres
Documentary, Sports Documentaries, Biographical Documentaries, Sports Stories, Boxing, Triumph of the Underdogs
Rent 30 for 30: Muhammad and Larry on DVD 30 for 30: Muhammad and Larry
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Muhammad Ali was 38 years old when he entered the ring against his ex-sparring partner Larry Holmes, the current champion -- despite the misgivings of fans and boxing experts. This poignant episode spotlights a proud warrior trying to push back time.
Cast
Cast
Muhammad Ali, Larry Holmes
Director
Director
Albert Maysles, Bradley Kaplan
Genres
Genres
Sports & Fitness, Documentary, Sports Documentaries, Boxing
Rent The Fight: American Experience on DVD The Fight: American Experience
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It was more than just a fight between two talented pugilists when German champion Max Schmeling (a personal favorite of Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler) and American heavyweight champion "Brown Bomber" Joe Louis traded blows in a boxing match on June 22, 1938. To some, it was the Nazi racial theory of Aryan supremacy (a white man fighting a black man) put to the supreme test; to others, it was fascism vs. democracy.
Cast
Cast
Joe Louis, Max Schmeling, Courtney B. Vance, David Margolick, Jack Newfield, Vernon Jarrett
Director
Director
Barak Goodman
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Genres
Documentary, Historical Documentaries, Political Documentaries, Indie Documentaries, PBS Documentaries, Boxing, Sports Documentaries, Martial Arts, Boxing & Wrestling, Sports Stories, PBS
Rent Crossing the Line on DVD Crossing the Line
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When a union strike leaves Scottish miner Danny Scoular jobless, he worries about being able to support his family. Desperate for a solution, Danny agrees to fight a bare-knuckle match for a cash prize, not realizing he'll be the sparring slave of gang boss Matt Mason, a ruthless businessman. While he's away training, his wife takes a lover, and it seems Danny will have to fight to keep her … but first, he'll have to fight for his life.
Cast
Cast
Liam Neeson, Kenny Ireland, Joanne Whalley, Billy Connolly, John Beattie, Amanda Walker, George Rossi, Ian Bannen, Pat Roach, Hugh Grant
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Director
David Leland
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Genres
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Rent Ali the Fighter on DVD Ali the Fighter
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Director William Greaves's compelling documentary about boxer Muhammad Ali chronicles the champ's 1971 bout against Joe Frazier. Greaves goes behind the scenes of the event, capturing footage of the training, press conferences, negotiations and celebrity attendees as well as graphic film of the "fight of the century." Part biography, the movie also details Ali's earlier days in Louisville, Ky., when he was known as Cassius Clay.
Cast
Cast
Muhammad Ali, Richie Havens, Burt Lancaster, Joe Frazier
Director
Director
William Greaves
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, Sports Documentaries, Boxing, African-American Documentaries, Sports Stories
Rent 30 for 30: The Real Rocky on DVD 30 for 30: The Real Rocky
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Uncover the story of the "Real Rocky," Chuck Wepner, the man who went almost the full 15 rounds with Ali in 1975 to inspire the Oscar-winning movie. But Wepner was left out of the "Rocky" glory, and his career took a strange turn from there.
Cast
Cast
Chuck Wepner
Director
Director
Jeff Feuerzeig
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Sports & Fitness, Documentary, Sports Documentaries, Boxing, Martial Arts, Boxing & Wrestling
Rent Boxing Gym on DVD Boxing Gym
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Acclaimed documentary director Frederick Wiseman brings his cameras to Lord's Gym in Austin, Texas, where ex-puncher Richard Lord works with a diverse crowd of amateur boxing enthusiasts spanning every age, ethnicity and occupation. Wiseman's signature style relies little on interviews and instead focuses on the rituals of training and the disciplined, determined approach of students and coaches to mastering the precise, brutal art of gloved combat.
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Cast
Richard Lord
Director
Director
Frederick Wiseman
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Genres
Documentary, Sports Documentaries, Boxing
Rent The Trials of Muhammad Ali on DVD The Trials of Muhammad Ali
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Exploring issues of race, religion and wartime conscientious objection, this documentary gives viewers an inside look at Muhammad Ali's biggest battle: his struggle to overturn a five-year prison sentence after refusing to fight in Vietnam.
Cast
Cast
Muhammad Ali, Rahaman Ali, Louis Farrakhan
Director
Director
Bill Siegel
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Genres
Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, Political Documentaries, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Sports Documentaries, Boxing
Rent Sucker Punch on DVD Sucker Punch
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Gambler and hustler Ray Davidson is scraping hard when he meets street fighter Charles Buchinsky, who has all the talent Ray needs to get rich quick. After cleaning up on their first bout, Ray finds himself deep in debt -- and in danger of worse.
Cast
Cast
Danny John-Jules, Gordon Alexander, Ian Freeman, Jimmy Kent, Leon Walters, Kara Scott, Lisa Nash, Tom Hardy, Tamer Hassan, Antonio Fargas
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Malcolm Martin
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Action & Adventure, Crime Action, Boxing, Sports Dramas, Action Thrillers, Sports Stories, United Kingdom
Rent Dempsey on DVD Dempsey
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In this made-for-TV biopic that pulls no punches, Treat Williams plays legendary prizefighter Jack Dempsey, who faced his bouts with characteristic intensity and drive -- but whose personal life was awash in scandal and controversy. After being defeated at the hands of Gene Tunney (Jimmy Nickerson), Dempsey enters the ring one final time to take back his heavyweight title. Sam Waterston plays Dempsey's manager, Doc Kearns.
Cast
Cast
Treat Williams, Sam Waterston, Sally Kellerman, Victoria Tennant, Peter Mark Richman, Jesse Vint, Robert Harper, John McLiam, Bonnie Bartlett, Jimmy Nickerson
Director
Director
Gus Trikonis
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Drama, Biographies, Sports Dramas, Boxing, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, 20th Century Period Pieces, Made-for-TV Movies, Dramas Based on the Book, Period Pieces
Rent 30 for 30: One Night in Vegas on DVD 30 for 30: One Night in Vegas
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This gripping film documents two momentous events that transpired in Las Vegas on Sept. 7, 1996: the victory of boxer Mike Tyson over rival Bruce Seldon and the post-fight slaying of Tyson's friend, hip-hop artist Tupac Shakur.
Cast
Cast
Mike Tyson
Director
Director
Reggie Rock Bythewood
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Genres
Sports & Fitness, Documentary, Sports Documentaries, Boxing
Rent Cock & Bull Story on DVD Cock & Bull Story
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Travis (Bret Roberts) lives on the gritty south side of Chicago, but he has a plan to escape the neighborhood: He's going to make it big as a boxer, and he's just a few fights short of turning pro. But his childhood friend, Jack (Brian Austin Green), has other plans. Realizing his pal is about to leave him in the dust, stuck in the mire and mess of poverty, Jack prepares to sabotage Travis on the night before his most important bout.
Cast
Cast
Brian Austin Green, Bret Roberts, Greg Mullavy, Kay Lenz, Sam Scarber, Wendy Fowler, Christian Payne, Kelly Macdonald
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Director
Billy Hayes
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Drama, Sports Stories, Boxing, Sports Dramas, African-American Action, African-American Dramas
Rent Roy Jones Jr.'s Greatest Power Shots on DVD Roy Jones Jr.'s Greatest Power Shots
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Boxing legend Roy Jones Jr., a world champ in an unprecedented four different weight classes, is known for his heavy hitting, with 38 knockouts in his 52-fight career. Catch all the action ringside as this unstoppable powerhouse lays waste to his formidable opponents, including Bernard Hopkins, Virgil Hill, James Toney and many more top fighters. This video also includes the music video for "I Smoke, I Drank (Do It Big Then)" by Body Head Bangerz.
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Cast
Roy Jones Jr., Bernard Hopkins, Virgil Hill, James Toney
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Sports & Fitness, Boxing, Martial Arts, Boxing & Wrestling
Rent No Fear: The Manny Pacquiao Story on DVD No Fear: The Manny Pacquiao Story
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Thanks to his fierce reputation as an aggressive left-handed slugger and his status as a two-time world champion, diminutive Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao is recognized as one of the hardest punchers in any weight class and a bona fide national hero. Incorporating footage from his most memorable fights, this inspiring documentary chronicles his rise from humble beginnings to unprecedented fame beyond his wildest dreams.
Cast
Cast
Manny Pacquiao
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Documentaries, Martial Arts, Boxing & Wrestling, Philippines, Tagalog Language, Boxing, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Punch on DVD Punch
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A pretty yet troubled teenaged girl named Ariel (Sonja Bennett) finds an outlet for her explosive temper and misguided anger through the sport of boxing in this riveting story of rage and redemption in the hard-boiled (and hard-punching) tradition of Girlfight. Co-stars Michael Riley and Vincent Gale. This gritty story is a real jab to the solar plexus!
Cast
Cast
Michael Riley, Sonja Bennett, Meredith McGeachie, Marcia Laskowski, Vincent Gale, Kathryn Kirkpatrick, Don Ackerman, Sarah Lind, Mercedes De La Zerda, Andrea Nazareno
Director
Director
Guy Bennett
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Genres
Drama, Sports Dramas, Action Thrillers, Boxing, Sports Stories
Rent Cinderella Man: Jim Braddock Story on DVD Cinderella Man: Jim Braddock Story
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Boxer Jim Braddock clawed his way up from a hard-knocks life to win the Heavyweight Champion of the World title and became an inspiring hero of the Depression Era, as revealed in this biographical documentary. From his family life to his most famous fights and inevitable retirement, Braddock's amazing underdog story is told through rare footage and interviews with famous boxers, sports commentators, referees and historians.
Cast
Cast
Jim Braddock, George Foreman, Burt Sugar
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Nick Krantz
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Genres
Documentary, Sports Documentaries, Sports Stories, Biographical Documentaries, Boxing
Rent Mike vs Tyson on DVD Mike vs Tyson
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Troubled boxer Mike Tyson was once at the top of his game, earning millions in bout after bout and gaining notoriety as one of the most exciting pugilists ever to hit the ring. But he also seemed to be constantly fighting demons, and before long, this skirmish played itself out on the ropes, tarnishing his image and nearly destroying his career. This insightful documentary charts Tyson's rise and fall via footage, interviews and more.
Cast
Cast
Mike Tyson, Lennox Lewis
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Sports Documentaries, Sports Stories, Biographical Documentaries, Boxing
Rent ESPN Ringside: Rivalries on DVD ESPN Ringside: Rivalries
Synopsis
ESPN revisits boxing's blockbuster bouts in this knockout documentary that features Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier in the Thrilla in Manila, Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Jake LaMotta in the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and more full-length matches. Other bouts include Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling, Evander Holyfield vs. Riddick Bowe, Jack Dempsey vs. Gene Tunney and more. Revealing interviews provide fascinating insight into these legendary competitors.
Cast
Cast
Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, Evander Holyfield, Riddick Bowe, Jake LaMotta, Sugar Ray Robinson, Rocky Graziano, George Gainford, Joe Louis, Jack Dempsey, Max Schmeling, Billy Conn, Gene Tunney, Carmen Basilio
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Sports & Fitness, Boxing
Rent Champions Forever: The Latin Legends on DVD Champions Forever: The Latin Legends
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Edward James Olmos hosts this inspirational documentary, chronicling the lives and careers of six of the greatest Latin boxers of all time. Dazzling footage and interviews illustrate the ups and downs of fighters Roberto Duran, Julio Cesar Chavez, Alexis Arguello, Carlos Ortiz, Kid Gavilan and Salvador Sanchez, and shows how these formidable brawlers beat the odds through hard work, clean living and perseverance -- both in the ring and out.
Cast
Cast
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Sports Documentaries, Boxing, Sports Stories
Rent The Perfect Punch on DVD The Perfect Punch
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British boxing authority Barry Hearn hosts this hard-hitting compilation of more than 100 of the most devastating knockout blows ever delivered in the ring. From heavyweight to flyweight, this exciting assemblage dissects the hits that made the careers of legendary boxers such as Lennox Lewis, Herbie Hide, Prince Naseem Hamed, Chris Eubank, Nigel Benn and many more. Revel in the power of the punch in this explosive anthology.
Cast
Cast
Lennox Lewis, Chris Eubank, Francis Ampofo, Herbie Hide, Nigel Benn, Michael Brodie, Azumah Nelson, Prince Haseem Hamed
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Sports & Fitness, Martial Arts, Boxing & Wrestling, Boxing
Rent Orthodox Stance on DVD Orthodox Stance
Synopsis
Russian immigrant Dmitriy Salita juggles his two worlds as a boxer and an Orthodox Jew in this fascinating documentary that follows the diligent young fighter's struggle to devote himself to both of these elements in his life. Guided by prominent trainer and Starrett City Boxing Club founder Jimmy O'Pharrow, Salita wins New York's Golden Gloves championship, then soon turns pro -- but refuses to compromise his religious beliefs.
Cast
Cast
Dmitriy Salita, Jimmy O'Pharrow, Israel Liberow, Bob Arum, Lou DiBella, Hector Roca, Rabbi Zalman Liberov
Director
Director
Jason Hutt
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Sports Documentaries, Biographical Documentaries, Social & Cultural Documentaries, Judaica, Boxing
Rent Game Over on DVD Game Over
Synopsis
Andre McCoy stars as Victor Knox, a fabled street fighter just out of prison -- and looking to reconnect with his wife and child. But that means he'll need an infusion of greenbacks, so when he's asked to participate in a fight tournament with cash prizes, Knox jumps at the chance, only to find himself in an endless battle. To break free, he must take on "The Ref" (Daz Crawford) in this high-octane actioner directed by Peter Sullivan.
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Cast
Andre McCoy, Daz Crawford, Jack Ong, James Ferris
Director
Director
Peter Sullivan
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sports Dramas, Boxing, Sports Stories
Rent World Heavyweight Champs on DVD World Heavyweight Champs
Synopsis
For more than 20 years, Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, George Foreman, Larry Holmes and Ken Norton ruled the ring as they passed the world heavyweight title among themselves. Now, for the first time, they come face to face -- gloves off -- in an unprecedented video event. This documentary reveals the men behind the legends through footage, interviews and candid discussion at a dinner hosted by baseball legend Reggie Jackson.
Cast
Cast
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Sports Documentaries, Boxing, Sports Stories
Rent ESPN Ringside: Ali on DVD ESPN Ringside: Ali
Synopsis
This engaging documentary chronicles the unparalleled career of legendary boxer Muhammad Ali and features full-fight coverage of many of the champ's greatest contests, including bouts with Sonny Liston, George Foreman, Joe Frazier and Leon Spinks. The program also explores Ali's life outside the ring, revealing why the three-time heavyweight champion and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom has become a cultural icon.
Cast
Cast
Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Sonny Liston, Joe Frazier, Leon Spinks
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, Sports Documentaries, Sports Stories, Boxing, African-American Documentaries
Rent Manny Pacquiao: The People's Champion on DVD Manny Pacquiao: The People's Champion
Synopsis
Recognized as one of the hardest punchers in any weight class and a bona fide national hero, diminutive Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao has spent his life defying others' expectations. This collection of some Manny's most memorable moments in the ring while defending his pair of world champion titles is guaranteed to knock you out with a fierce one-two punch, revealing precisely why he's known as "the People's Champion."
Cast
Cast
Manny Pacquiao
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Foreign Documentaries, Boxing, Martial Arts, Boxing & Wrestling, Philippines, Tagalog Language, Foreign Languages, Foreign Regions
Rent Marquez vs. Pacquiao II on DVD Marquez vs. Pacquiao II
Synopsis
Nearly four years after their last showdown, Filipino favorite son Manny "Pac-Man" Pacquiao and Mexican powerhouse Juan Manuel Marquez battle it out for boxing supremacy in this highly anticipated rematch held March 15, 2008, in Las Vegas. The fearsome featherweights go for the knockout at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino as World Boxing Association champ Marquez puts it all on the line to defend his title against challenger Pacquiao.
Cast
Cast
Manny Pacquiao, Juan Manuel Marquez
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Sports & Fitness, Boxing, Martial Arts, Boxing & Wrestling
Rent Muay Thai Knockout on DVD Muay Thai Knockout
Synopsis
Step into the gym with retired pro Muay Thai champ Kumron Vaitayanon for a comprehensive tutorial in full-contact Thai boxing. Master K imparts his extensive knowledge to young fighters, who then demonstrate the moves. The finer points include wrapping your hands for a fight; the jab, straight punch and hook; striking with the elbow; the push kick and roundhouse kick; fundamental footwork; and breathing.
Cast
Cast
Kumron Vaitayanon
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Sports & Fitness, Boxing, Extreme Combat & Mixed Martial Arts, Martial Arts, Boxing & Wrestling
Rent ESPN Ringside: Top Ten Heavyweights on DVD ESPN Ringside: Top Ten Heavyweights
Synopsis
Legendary boxing journalist Bert Randolph Sugar guides you through the careers and personalities of the top 10 heavyweight boxers of all time, including Muhammad Ali, Rocky Marciano, Joe Louis and "Smokin'" Joe Frazier. Featuring hours of classic fight footage from unforgettable bouts such as the Ali vs. Frazier showdown "Thrilla in Manila," this retrospective highlights the most memorable -- and often controversial -- moments in the sport.
Cast
Cast
Bert Randolph Sugar
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Sports & Fitness, Martial Arts, Boxing & Wrestling, Boxing, Sports Documentaries
Rent One More Round on DVD One More Round
Synopsis
Shy, obese Joseph (Roy Jahangard) suffers the incessant taunts of a macho business associate (Owen McKibben) who dares him to enter a fast-approaching amateur boxing match. Finally capitulating to peer pressure, Joseph agrees and hires Jake (Adam Guertin), a trainer with questionable boxing skills, to whip him into shape. Will this David be able to vanquish the Goliath he faces in the squared circle? Stephen Sepher directs.
Cast
Cast
Tony Amendola, Lisa Arturo, Jenna Bailey, James Black, Robin Borovic, Steven Connor, Jessica Corbin, Patrick Cranshaw, Lisa Crosato, Ashley Cusato, Juliana Donald, Roy Jahangard, Owen McKibben, Adam Guertin
Director
Director
Stephen Sepher
Genres
Genres
Independent, Action Comedies, Indie Comedies, Sports Comedies, Boxing, Sports Stories
Rent Boxers and Ballerinas on DVD Boxers and Ballerinas
Synopsis
This revealing documentary follows four young people -- a boxer and ballerina in Miami and a boxer and ballerina in Havana -- who share similar hopes and dreams, but face disparate challenges relating to their individual circumstances and geographical trajectory. Yordenis and Annia must deal with poverty and restricted travel in Communist Cuba, while Cuban Americans Sergio and Paula have no shortage of their own struggles to deal with.
Cast
Cast
Yordenis Ugas, Annia Recia, Sergio Garcia, Paula Roque
Director
Director
Mike Cahill, Brit Marling
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Genres
Documentary, Sports Documentaries, Boxing, Spanish Language, Foreign Languages
Rent Muhammad Ali: Made in Miami on DVD Muhammad Ali: Made in Miami
Synopsis
This documentary chronicles the many ways in which the city of Miami helped transform little-known Olympic boxing hopeful Cassius Clay into world-renowned, three-time heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali. Archival footage and interviews explore how the Fifth Street Gym -- along with the city's civil rights movement and vibrant African American community -- helped shape both the career and personal values of one of boxing's most outspoken figures.
Cast
Cast
Muhammad Ali
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, African-American Documentaries, Sports Documentaries, Sports Stories, Boxing, PBS Documentaries, PBS
Rent Ali vs. Berbic: The Last Hurrah on DVD Ali vs. Berbic: The Last Hurrah
Synopsis
Fighter Trevor Berbick carries the unusual distinction of having beaten the greatest boxer, or at least one of the best, in the world: Muhammad Ali. The bout took place, however, in the waning days of Ali's career in 1981, and though Ali ended up losing in 10 rounds, he still displayed the fire that catapulted him to the top of his game years earlier. This fascinating document of the champ's last hurrah is an interesting peek into boxing history.
Cast
Cast
Muhammad Ali, Trevor Berbick
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Sports & Fitness, Martial Arts, Boxing & Wrestling, Boxing
Rent Off Limits on DVD Off Limits
Synopsis
After joining the army and becoming an MP, fast-talking boxing trainer Wally Hogan takes on a new prizefighter in order to woo the young man's attractive aunt, who owns a restricted-access nightclub.
Cast
Cast
Bob Hope, Mickey Rooney, Marilyn Maxwell, Eddie Mayehoff, Stanley Clements, Jack Dempsey, Marvin Miller, John Ridgely, Tom Harmon, Norman Leavitt
Director
Director
George Marshall
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Genres
Classics, Classic Comedies, Sports Comedies, Sports Stories, Boxing
Rent Perfect 10 Model Boxing: Vol. 1 on DVD Perfect 10 Model Boxing: Vol. 1
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Perfect 10 magazine, in partnership with HDNet, delivers a combination of stunning beauty and punching prowess in this collection of boxing matches featuring professional models formally trained in the art of the fisticuffs.
Cast
Cast
Tanjareen Martin, Jessica Smith, Naureen Zaim, Ashley Degenford, Jenny Leone, Daniela Gil, Tricia Wilds, Brandy Ritchy
Director
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Sebastian Jungwirth
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Rent Ali's 65 on DVD Ali's 65
Synopsis
In honor of Muhammad Ali's 65th birthday, ESPN looks back at the iconic fighter's extraordinary influence on the worlds of sports, politics and culture, especially during the tumultuous decades of the 1960s and '70s. Boxing fans will relish the inclusion of two of Ali's most famous bouts: a brutal, 15-round battle against Smokin' Joe Frazier in 1975 and a match against Poland's Zbigniew Pietrzykowski at the 1960 Olympics.
Cast
Cast
Muhammad Ali
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Sports Documentaries, Boxing, African-American Documentaries
Rent Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth on DVD Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth
Synopsis
Notorious boxer Mike Tyson makes somes searing confessions about his life and career in this television adaptation of his stage show. Tyson hides little as he recounts his struggles as a youth and his subsequent rise, fall and eventual redemption.
Cast
Cast
Mike Tyson
Director
Director
Spike Lee
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, Sports Documentaries, Boxing, Martial Arts, Boxing & Wrestling, TV Documentaries
Rent Ali: An American Hero on DVD Ali: An American Hero
Synopsis
Muhammad Ali made the brutal sport of boxing much more colorful, interesting and, ultimately, satisfying. Director Leon Ichaso brings together Ali's strengths and weaknesses to create a portrait of a flawed but impressive, larger-than-life persona. Taking a close look at Ali's early years, the film works its way to one of his pivotal fights: the 1974 face-off with George Foreman. Co-stars Joe Morton, Vondie Curtis-Hall and Clarence Williams III.
Cast
Cast
David Ramsey, Clarence Williams III, Joe Morton, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Martin Ferrero, Amani Gethers, Antonio Fargas, Khalil Kain, Earl Boen, Ray Baker, Beverly Todd, Yvonna Kopacz, Sterling Macer Jr., Casey Biggs, Brian Reddy, Aaron Meeks, Joe Lala, Marc Coddette, Brian Leckner
Director
Director
Leon Ichaso
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Genres
Drama, Biographies, Sports Stories, Boxing, Sports Dramas
Rent Will to Win on DVD Will to Win
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Manny "Pac-Man" Pacquiao and Marco Antonio Barrera step in the ring once again to do battle with each other. Although Pacquiao won their only previous match, Barrera is a tough warrior who's dead set on claiming victory this time around. Hailed as one of the biggest matches of 2007, this highly anticipated main event is sure to keep die-hard boxing fans satisfied.
Cast
Cast
Manny Pacquiao, Marco Antonio Barrera
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Foreign, Boxing, Philippines, Tagalog Language, Foreign Regions, Foreign Languages
Rent The Fighter on DVD The Fighter
Synopsis
Merle (Gregory Harrison), a Vietnam Vet turned hotel concierge, and his wife, Rindy (Glynnis O'Connor), barely scrape by on their small salaries. When Merle hears about an amateur boxing match with a large prize, he sees it as a chance to boost their finances. The competition will be tough, but Merle learned a lot about fighting -- and surviving -- in "the 'Nam."
Cast
Cast
Gregory Harrison, Glynnis O'Connor, Pat Hingle, Steve Inwood, Susan Kellerman, Justin Lord, Susan Krebs, Roxanne Reese, Robert Englund
Director
Director
David Lowell Rich
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sports Stories, Sports Dramas, Boxing
Rent City of Champions on DVD City of Champions
Synopsis
Five thrilling montages meld the best popular music (from bands such as Aerosmith) with the best in New England sports images culled from the NCAA, Boston Marathon, boxing, the Olympics and more. Including scenes from contests dating back to the early 20th century, with a special emphasis on more recent events, the assemblage also features Boston athletes and personalities commenting on the greatest sports moments in Beantown history.
Cast
Cast
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Sports & Fitness, Olympics & Other Games, Boxing, Sports Stories, Sports Documentaries
Rent Milky Way / Kid Dynamite: Double Feature on DVD Milky Way / Kid Dynamite: Double Feature
Synopsis
Featuring two classic boxing comedies, this video packs a sidesplitting double punch. In The Milky Way, a milquetoast milkman (Harold Lloyd) rises to boxing fame in a series of rigged fights, but can he survive his final bout and win the girl? Adolphe Menjou and Lionel Stander costar. Kid Dynamite sees puerile bully "Muggs" McGinnis (Leo Gorcey) turn against his upstanding friend Danny Lyons (Bobby Jordan); can Danny whip Muggs into manhood?
Cast
Cast
Harold Lloyd, Adolphe Menjou, Verree Teasdale, Helen Mack, William Gargan, George Barbier, Wallace Fox, Leo Gorcey, Huntz Hall, Bobby Jordan, Gabriel Dell Jr., Pamela Blake, Benny Bartlett, Ernest Morrison
Director
Director
Leo McCarey
Genres
Genres
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Rent Manny Pacquaio vs. Narongrit Pirang on DVD Manny Pacquaio vs. Narongrit Pirang
Synopsis
It's the Philippines's Manny "Pacman" Pacquiao against Thailand's Narongrit "Fashung" Pirang in this Dec. 11, 2004, pugilistic showdown held at Fort Open Field in Manila. Other highlights from the boxing extravaganza include a bout between the Philippines's Z "Butchoy" Gorres and Thailand's Chaiyong Di Star, and Rey Almonicar and Fernando Montilla battling it out for the Philippine Lightweight Championship.
Cast
Cast
Manny Pacquiao, Narongrit Pirang, Z "Butchoy" Gorres, Chaiyong Di Star, Rey Almonicar, Fernando Montilla
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Sports & Fitness, Martial Arts, Boxing & Wrestling, Boxing
Rent Box and Burn Workout on DVD Box and Burn Workout
Synopsis
You'll burn fat and build stamina while kickboxing your way to a healthier body as veteran fitness instructor Lynn Hahn guides you through her effective 30-minute routine designed for on-the-go lifestyles. Hahn's regimen -- which promotes weight loss and provides the benefits of a longer, more rigorous workout -- combines high-energy aerobic exercise with a series of stretches to keep you in top condition.
Cast
Cast
Lynn Hahn
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
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Rent Body and Soul on DVD Body and Soul
Synopsis
Charlie "Kid" Davis (Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini) is a small-time boxer who yearns for a chance to prove he's worthy of a shot at a major title. To achieve his lifelong goal, he heads for Reno with his pal, Tiny (Michael Chiklis), by his side. Charlie finally makes it big, but on his way to the top, he thoughtlessly tosses off the people who care about him, until he's ultimately left with no one -- not even his true self.
Cast
Cast
Jordan Ancel, Jennifer Beals, Michael Chiklis, Angelo Dimascio, Joe Mantegna, Rod Steiger
Director
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Drama, Sports Stories, Boxing
Rent The Life of Million Dollar Babies on DVD The Life of Million Dollar Babies
Synopsis
Follow the struggles of eight women as they train to fight in the 2005 National Golden Gloves boxing competition, a contest that didn't allow women to compete until 1995. Chronicling the dramatic history of women's boxing and profiling a group of scrappy young fighters, filmmaker and boxer Leyla Leidecker delivers a knockout documentary experience. Leidecker was a sparring partner for actress Hilary Swank as she prepared for Million Dollar Baby.
Cast
Cast
Geneve Brossard, Melissa Hernandez, Justine Herrera
Director
Director
Leyla Leidecker
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Women In Sports, Boxing, Sports Documentaries, Martial Arts, Boxing & Wrestling
Rent Honeybee on DVD Honeybee
Synopsis
Brianna (Senait Ashenafi) is a young African American college student who drops out of school -- against her father's (James Avery) wishes -- to pursue her dream of making it as a professional boxer, despite being a complete novice at the sport. Though she faces strong disapproval from her family and friends, Brianna finds support in the form of her trainer and earns the opportunity to prove her skills to the toughest critic of all -- herself.
Cast
Cast
Senait Ashenafi, James Avery, Pierre Perea, Corinne Van Ryck, Victor Carr, Jamie Poppingo
Director
Director
Melvin James
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sports Stories, Sports Dramas, Boxing
Rent Split Decision on DVD Split Decision
Synopsis
Jesus "El Matador" Chavez was a gifted boxer poised to become a force to be reckoned with in the American boxing world. That is, before a prior criminal conviction forced his deportation to his native Mexico. As Jesus struggles to return to his former life in America, he must come to terms with the country of his birth. Documentarian Marcy Garriott's film presents a complex character study of a true victim of circumstance.
Cast
Cast
Jesus Chavez
Director
Director
Marcy Garriott
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Biographical Documentaries, Sports Documentaries, Sports Stories, Boxing
Rent Championship Training: Heart of a Champion on DVD Championship Training: Heart of a Champion
Synopsis
Join three-time light-heavyweight champ Roy Jones Jr. in New Orleans as he prepares for his highly anticipated rematch against Antonio Tarver. Then, travel with him to Las Vegas and watch the fight play out under the big lights. Later, you'll learn the secrets to Jones's top secret boxing workout, courtesy of a 20-minute routine with his trainer, Mackie Shilstone, who demonstrates the muscle-building regimen of a champion.
Cast
Cast
Roy Jones Jr.
Director
Director
Genres
Genres
Sports & Fitness, Martial Arts, Boxing & Wrestling, Boxing
Rent The King of Iron Town on DVD The King of Iron Town
Synopsis
Tyler Wells (Jonathan Clark) has trouble dealing with the fact that he's become a middle-class thirty-something. With a baby due and his job at the local plant on the line, Tyler tries to recapture his youth by entering a brutal fight contest where the winner wages four fights in a single night. But when his younger brother, Gabe, enters the fray, Tyler finds himself battling not only his past but also his sibling. Mickey Fisher directs.
Cast
Cast
Jonathan Clark, Dominic Bogart, Kate Arrington, Mickey Fisher, Scott Hunt
Director
Director
Mickey Fisher
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sports Stories, Sports Dramas, Boxing
Rent Champions Forever: The Definitive Edition on DVD Champions Forever: The Definitive Edition
Synopsis
In 1989, Champions Forever united legendary boxers Muhammad Ali, Joe Frazier, George Foreman, Ken Norton and Larry Holmes to reflect on their careers. This newly assembled footage from the Champions Forever shoot delves deeper into Ali's legacy.
Cast
Cast
Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Joe Frazier, Larry Holmes, Ken Norton
Director
Director
Dimitri Logothetis
Genres
Genres
Documentary, Sports & Fitness, Sports Documentaries, Biographical Documentaries, Boxing
Rent Harlem Blues on DVD Harlem Blues
Synopsis
Fresh from the slammer, Ishmael soon learns that while he may have reformed during his time away, the rest of society has not -- especially in the world of pro boxing, where the violence extends far beyond the ring in this urban action drama.
Cast
Cast
Steven Beckford, Yvonne Delano, Andy Diaz, Deena Diaz, Magic Juan, Matt Ostroff, Chelsi Ruiz, Sadat X, Angel Salazar
Director
Director
Andy Diaz
Genres
Genres
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