Movies about boxingby meliajanssen | created - 27 Dec 2018 | updated - 27 Dec 2018 | Public
List of movies about the sport of boxing
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4. The World's Champion (1922)
Young William Burroughs comes from wealth but not nobility, so despite his income he is not welcomed when he pursues Lady Elizabeth Galton, and indeed he is not only beaten by her cousin ... See full summary »
7. One Punch O'Day (1926)
The town is depending on Jimmy O'Day to be the victor in a prizefight so that money can bring back jobs. His girlfriend Alice stands by him as he deals with the pressure of training and people's expectations.
11. Night Parade (1929)
Passed | 71 min | Drama
Bobby Martin, a young middleweight champion boxer, is an honest and decent fighter. However, on the eve of his biggest fight, he becomes entangled in the snare of a dishonest woman and ends... See full summary »
13. City Lights (1931)
G | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
With the aid of a wealthy erratic tippler, a dewy-eyed tramp who has fallen in love with a sightless flower girl accumulates money to be able to help her medically.
Votes: 157,159 | Gross: $0.02M
15. Iron Man (1931)
73 min | Drama
Prizefighter Mason loses his opening fight so wife Rose leaves him for Hollywood. Without her around Mason trains and starts winning. Rose comes back and wants Mason to dump his manager Regan and replace him with her secret lover Lewis.
16. Winner Take All (1932)
Unrated | 66 min | Drama
Young boxer Jim Kane, resting at a New Mexico "health ranch," meets and falls for Peggy Harmon, former nightclub table singer...who needs $600 more for her sickly son to stay in the place. ... See full summary »
17. The Big Timer (1932)
Passed | 72 min | Drama, Sport
An up and coming boxer ( Ben Lyon) runs into problems when he takes on a women fight manager (Constance Cummings). Ben Lyon is once again playing with Tom Dugan [They co-starred in "The Hot... See full summary »
18. They Never Come Back (1932)
Passed | 64 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Prizefighter Jimmy Nolan, facing an opportunity to get a championship fight, is knocked out when he sustains what is apparently a permanent injury to his arm. From there, Nolan's path leads... See full summary »
19. The Life of Jimmy Dolan (1933)
Passed | 88 min | Romance, Drama
Prizefighter Jimmy Dolan accidentally kills a man at a party and escapes. He hides out at a health farm for invalid children and begins to lose his cynicism under the influence of the ... See full summary »
24. The Personality Kid (1934)
Approved | 68 min | Drama
Ritzy McCarty is a fighter managed by his wife Joan, who wants him only to fight until they have the money to build a better life. However, he has other ideas.
26. Conflict (1936)
Approved | 60 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
Pat's ability as a logging/mining camp fighter sets him up to box prizefighter Corrigan. Unknown to his supporters, he's actually in collusion with Corrigan to throw the fight - until he runs into reporter Maude.
27. The Milky Way (1936)
Passed | 89 min | Comedy
Timid milkman, Burleigh Sullivan (Lloyd), somehow knocks out a boxing champ in a brawl. The fighter's manager decides to build up the milkman's reputation in a series of fixed fights and ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,443 | Gross: $1.17M
29. Two-Fisted Gentleman (1936)
Approved | 64 min | Drama
Mickey (James Dunn), is a prizefighter whose bright career hits the skids when he comes under the guidance of Ginger (June Clayworth), a female fight promoter, when he becomes involved with... See full summary »
30. Keep Fit (1937)
82 min | Comedy, Musical
A weak, cowardly barber (George Formby)gets fit to win over a beautiful woman. However, she prefers his muscle-bound rival until George challenges him to a boxing match.
32. The Duke Comes Back (1937)
Approved | 64 min | Drama, Sport
An ex-prizefighter returns to the ring to help his father-in-law who has money problems. Based on Lucian Cary's novel "The Duke Comes Back."
34. The Crowd Roars (1938)
Passed | 90 min | Action, Drama
A young boxer gets caught between a no-good father and a crime boss when he starts dating the boss's daughter, although she doesn't know what daddy does for a living.
35. Kid Nightingale (1939)
Passed | 57 min | Comedy, Music, Sport
A singing waiter gets into an argument with some obnoxious customers and winds up knocking them out. The incident is witnessed by a shady boxing promoter who sees an opportunity to cash in ... See full summary »
37. Winner Take All (1939)
Approved | 61 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
When a waiter makes a lucky hit and wins a benefit prizefight, gamblers rig some fights for him; but a reporter arranges for a real boxer to put him in his place.
39. The Kid from Kokomo (1939)
Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
A fight promoter finds his fighter, Wayne Morris, in the sticks, a country hick left by his mother when he was young and he won't leave his home as he is still waiting for her to return to ... See full summary »
41. City for Conquest (1940)
Passed | 104 min | Drama, Music, Sport
Danny is a content truck driver, but his girl Peggy shows potential as a dancer and hopes he too can show ambition. Danny acquiesces and pursues boxing to please her, but the two begin to spend more time working than time together.
42. Golden Gloves (1940)
Approved | 66 min | Crime, Drama, Sport
Bill Crane, an up and coming honest boxer, runs afoul of Taggerty and his fellow racketeers by fighting fair. They set out to ruin Crane but with the support of his girl Mary and newspaperman Matson the pugilist stands up to the mob.
44. Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Boxer Joe Pendleton dies 50 years too soon due to a heavenly mistake, and is given a new life as a millionaire playboy.
46. Bowery Blitzkrieg (1941)
Passed | 62 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama