Boxing Documentariesby loke_barrett | created - 04 Feb 2017 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public
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1. On the Ropes (1999)
94 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport
The story of three young boxers and their coach who is determined to guide them in a positive direction in and out of the ring.
Votes: 384 | Gross: $0.05M
2. Cornered: A Life Caught in the Ring (2008)
83 min | Documentary
On June 16, 1983, in front of a capacity crowd of 25,000 at Madison Square Garden, the lives of two young men were forever changed during a controversial boxing match. A tough club fighter ... See full summary »
4. Sons of Cuba (2009)
Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary
The Havana Boxing Academy is a Cuban boarding school that takes 9-year-old boys, and turns them into the best boxers in the world. SONS OF CUBA follows the stories of three young hopefuls ... See full summary »
6. Born and Bred (2011)
Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Action, Drama
Born and Bred is a feature-length documentary film chronicling the lives of a new generation of young boxers fighting for their place in the American boxing capital of Los Angeles.
7. Knuckle (2011)
R | 97 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
An epic 12-year journey into the brutal and secretive world of Irish Traveler bare-knuckle fighting. This film follows a history of violent feuding between rival clans.
Votes: 2,682 | Gross: $0.00M
8. CounterPunch (2017)
91 min | Documentary
The seasoned pro. The Olympic hopeful. The young up-and-comer. The ring is their home, and the titles are their dream. As boxing' popularity wanes, three fighters at different stages of ... See full summary »
9. Cradle of Champions (2017)
TV-14 | 100 min | Documentary
Three young people battle to change their lives through a three-month odyssey of the New York Daily News Golden Gloves-the biggest and oldest amateur boxing tournament in the world.
10. Champions Forever (1989)
90 min | Documentary, Sport
No other film has the sweeping review of Ali's greatest fights, the legendary fight footage, and the real time relevant comments and conversations with the men who made him "The Greatest." ... See full summary »
12. When We Were Kings (1996)
PG | 88 min | Documentary, Sport
Votes: 14,631 | Gross: $2.67M
13. Ali-Frazier I: One Nation... Divisible (2000 TV Movie)
58 min | Documentary, Sport
A look at the events leading up to and including the legendary March 1971 bout between Muhammad Ali and Joe Frazier. The film also looks at the political and social factors that helped to ... See full summary »
16. The Trials of Muhammad Ali (2013)
Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
The legal battles of the great American boxer against being conscripted into the US military during the Vietnam War.
Votes: 1,021 | Gross: $0.06M
17. I Am Ali (2014)
PG | 111 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
Unprecedented access to Muhammad Ali's personal archive of "audio journals" as well as interviews and testimonials from his inner circle of family and friends are used to tell the legend's life story.
Votes: 3,112 | Gross: $0.00M
18. What's My Name: Muhammad Ali (2019)
TV-14 | 165 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
One of the most iconic figures in athletic history, Muhammad Ali's incredible story from world champion boxer to inspiring social activist is explored through his own voice and never-before-seen archival material.
19. Fallen Champ: The Untold Story of Mike Tyson (1993 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
Filmmaker Barbara Kopple profiles the life and career of former heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson and the surrounding events that led to his 1992 6 year prison conviction.
20. Sonny Liston: The Mysterious Life and Death of a Champion (1995 TV Movie)
Unrated | 60 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
The story of the life and career of boxer Sonny Liston, who rose from being a violent street enforcer for an organized crime ring to become the heavyweight champion of the world.
21. Sugar Ray Robinson: The Bright Lights and Dark Shadows of a Champion (1998 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 58 min | Documentary
A documentary that chronicles the extraordinary career of Sugar Ray Robinson who is considered to be one of the greatest boxers of all time.
22. Southpaw (1999)
77 min | Documentary, Sport
Follows the life of Olympic hopeful Francis Barrett as he overcomes social and cultural barriers to realise his dream of fighting for the Irish Olympic team.
Votes: 113 | Gross: $0.03M
23. Naz: Little Prince Big Fight (2002 TV Movie)
A documentary that follows the flamboyant superstar Naseem Hamed as he prepares for the biggest fight of his life against the rugged warrior Marco Antonio Barrera.
25. Ring of Fire: The Emile Griffith Story (2005)
87 min | Documentary
A story of violence, love, sex, politics and media centered around the life of Griffith, a six-time world welterweight champion.
26. Magic Man (2007)
80 min | Documentary, Sport
Magic Man is a documentary film that chronicles the dramatic ascent of perpetual underdog and Brooklyn's own, Paulie "Magic Man" Malignaggi, a scrawny kid from a broken home who, in his ... See full summary »
27. Orthodox Stance (2007)
Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Sport
Dmitriy Salita is a Russian immigrant, professional boxer and a religious Jew. ORTHODOX STANCE portrays Dmitriy's maturation in each of these disparate communities, and the seemingly ... See full summary »
28. Joe Louis: America's Hero... Betrayed (2008 TV Movie)
75 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
An American story. Traces the career of Joe Louis (1914-1981) within the context of American racial consciousness: his difficulty getting big fights early in his career, the pride of ... See full summary »
29. Kassim the Dream (2008)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary
This is the story of World Champion Boxer, Kassim "The Dream" Ouma - born in Uganda, kidnapped by the rebel army and trained to be a child soldier at the age of 6. When the rebels took over... See full summary »
30. Lionel (2008)
80 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
In 1968 a young aboriginal boxer with a charming smile punched his way to history when he stopped Fighting Harada in Japan over fifteen rounds. His name was Lionel Rose and he became the ... See full summary »
30 for 30 (2009– )
Muhammad and Larry
51 min | Documentary, Biography, History
We follow the preparations for Ali's final attempt to win back the World Heavyweight title. Even during the lead up to the fight grave concerns were held for Ali's health and the man who ... See full summary »
30 for 30 (2009– )
One Night in Vegas
51 min | Documentary, Biography, History
On the evening of Sept. 7, 1996, Mike Tyson, the WBC heavyweight champion, attempted to take Bruce Seldon's WBA title at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. At this point in his career, Tyson's ... See full summary »
34. Joe Frazier: When the Smoke Clears (2011)
Not Rated | 72 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
They say that Philadelphia is the capital of boxing and Joe Frazier's Gym is the White House. This is the story of a father, a son and a forgotten legacy. Joe Frazier has been lost in ... See full summary »
35. Klitschko (2011)
Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A documentary encompassing the lives of world heavyweight boxing champions, Vitali & Wladimir Klitschko. The first time in history two brothers have shared all the heavyweight world titles,... See full summary »
37. 26 Years: The Dewey Bozella Story (2012 TV Movie)
120 min | Documentary
ESPN Films tells the inspirational story of Dewey Bozella and follows him through his quest to fight one professional fight as a free man. A promising young boxer from a troubled family, ... See full summary »
39. 30 Days in May (2013 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary
Chronicles the days between Mayweather's May 5, 2012 victory over Puerto Rican superstar Miguel Cotto and the start of a three-month jail term on June 1, 2012 at the Clark County Detention ... See full summary »
40. Fallen Soldier (2013)
64 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
This is the true story of Gerald McClellan, undisputed middleweight champion of the world, who was destined for even greater boxing glory, when he suffered a devastating defeat in a bout ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
The outcome of the 1982 WBC Lightweight title bout between Ray "Boom Boom" Mancini and Duk Koo Kim is examined.
TV-G | 77 min | Documentary, Biography, History
In the midst of boxing's contemporary golden age -Â the 1980's -Â stood two fighters who established a captivating rivalry; Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran.
43. Tapia (2013)
Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, Sport
TAPIA takes us inside the tortured soul of Johnny Tapia, the 5-time world champion boxer whose unprecedented success was overshadowed by a volatile drug addiction brought on by the brutal ... See full summary »
44. Champs (2014)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A documentary on boxing greats Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield and Bernard Hopkins examines their lives in and out of the ring.
45. Manny (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A man who overcame insurmountable odds to become one of the most loved and respected athletes of all time. From a starving teenager who fought to feed his family, to a Congressman working ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport