Let’s take a look at the Top 5 Boxing Movies that make everyone get out and train like an athlete.
When it comes to boxing movies, the Rocky series is always up there in the list. The series revolves around a kind hearted boxer, Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) who in the first installment is given the opportunity of a lifetime by getting a shot at facing the heavyweight champion of the world, Apollo Creed.
Boxer Billy Hope is in a purple patch in his career but goes downhill all of a sudden after losing a loved one, his championship title, and his properties. As the movie progresses, Billy starts to train from scratch again as he seeks to win back his title again.
Based on the life of one of the greatest boxers of all time, Mohammad Ali, Ali revolves around struggles and patches the boxer had to go through to become the best boxer in the world. The movie covers things like Ali’s relationship with other boxers, his media productivity and much more.
Million Dollar Baby
Frankie Dunn, a veteran boxing coach meets Maggie Fitzgerald, a poor girl who wants to pursue a career in boxing. At first, Frankie laughs it off with the idea of Maggie trying to become a boxer but is astonished by the will and determination shown by the girl and later decides to build a world class boxer out of her.
After his contribution to the Rocky series, Rocky Balboa returns as a coach to train the son of his arch rival Apollo Creed, Adonis. Adonis being the son of the legendary boxer Apollo Creed has been provided with all the required luxuries in life. However, he quits all of it and decides to find the motive of meaning and whether he wants to follow the footpaths of his father.