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The Boxer

1997 Rated R 1hr 54m

Danny Flynn (Daniel Day-Lewis), a promising Irish boxer who was imprisoned for 14 years at age 18 for associating with the IRA, returns to his Belfast neighborhood just as IRA leader Joe Hamill (Brian Cox) is trying to negotiate peace with the British. Despite wanting to return to boxing and stay out of trouble, Danny is drawn back into turmoil when he reunites with old girlfriend Maggie (Emily Watson), who's married to an imprisoned IRA man.

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Movie Details

1998 Golden Globe Awards
  • Best Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
  • Best Director (Motion Picture) nominee
  • Best Actor in a Motion Picture (Drama) nominee
Language and some violence
Screen formats

Widescreen Anamorphic 1.66:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround, English: DTS 5.1 Surround

Other features

Color; region 1 encoding; interactive menus; enhanced for 16x9 TVs; parental lock