Most Popular "Championship Bout" Titles
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1. Rocky (1976)
PG | 120 min | Drama, Sport
Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer, gets a supremely rare chance to fight heavy-weight champion Apollo Creed in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect.
Votes: 422,257 | Gross: $117.24M
2. Rocky II (1979)
PG | 119 min | Drama, Sport
Rocky struggles in family life after his bout with Apollo Creed, while the embarrassed champ insistently goads him to accept a challenge for a rematch.
Votes: 153,931 | Gross: $6.39M
4. Against the Ropes (2004)
PG-13 | 111 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A fictional story inspired by North America's most famous female boxing promoter, Jackie Kallen. Her struggle to survive and succeed in a male dominated sport.
Votes: 6,165 | Gross: $5.88M
6. Cain and Mabel (1936)
Approved | 90 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A talented boxer and a gifted dancer hope to increase their waning popularity by inventing a fictitious love affair for the benefit of the tabloids.
7. WrestleMania XXIV (2008 TV Special)
TV-14 | 240 min | Sport
The Rated-R Superstar Edge attempts to do the unthinkable by becoming the first man to ever defeat the Undertaker at WrestleMania. For the second year in a row, Undertaker is looking to ... See full summary »
8. Young Man of Manhattan (1930)
Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Two flappers (Claudette Colbert and Ginger Rogers) try to get their newspaper reporter boyfriends to pay attention to them.
9. Joe Palooka, Champ (1946)
Passed | 70 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Manager Knobby Walsh discovers young hunk Joe Palooka and trains him to fight the champ. Mobsters try to make life tough for Joe and his socialite girlfriend Anne. Cameos by several boxing stars.
13. 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 »
15. 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 »
19. Keep Punching (1939)
Approved | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Henry Jackson, known as Little Dynamite, is a Golden Gloves champion, who agrees to turn professional when approached by fight manager Ed Watson, despite the opposition raised by his father... See full summary »
21. The Big Fight (1930)
Passed | Action, Drama, Romance
Based on the David Belasco stage production of the Max Marcin play in which heavyweight-champion Jack Dempsey played the role of the fighter, Tiger: This "behind-the-scenes look of a ... See full summary »
22. Joe Palooka in The Squared Circle (1950)
Approved | 63 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Joe is witness to a mob killing. Two of the killers are after him. He is drugged before the big fight which is watched on TV by his manager Knobby and the thugs who are holding Knobby hostage.
25. Sugar Ray Robinson vs. Randolph Turpin (1951)
53 min | Documentary, Sport
Footage of the 1951 World Middleweight Boxing Championship bout between titleholder Sugar Ray Robinson and British challenger Randolph Turpin, which resulted in a stunning upset when the little-known Turpin defeated Robinson for the title.
29. No Fear: The Manny Pacquiao Story (2004 Video)
92 min | Documentary, Action, Sport
Thanks to his fierce reputation as an aggressive left-handed slugger and his status as a two-time world champion, boxer Manny Pacquiao is recognized as one of the hardest punchers in any weight class and a national hero.
Star: Manny Pacquiao
30. The Swellhead (1930)
Passed | 70 min | Romance, Sport
A young fighter, Bill Hickey, achieves success through the help and support of his friends and, once he does, he gets a big case of 'swellhead.' And then he loses his friends, loses his ... See full summary »
31. The Knockout Parade (1953)
Approved | 48 min | Action, Sport
A compilation film taken from fight-clips of the International Boxing Club. The film has sports-announcer Bill Corum prefacing and narrating clips from top boxing bouts of the past. ... See full summary »
32. Randy Turpin vs. Bobo Olson (1953)
Approved | 22 min | Short, Action, Sport
This short features the October, 1953 Middleweight Title Fight between Britain's "Randy" Turpin---never fighting as Randoplh Turpin, even in his 1951 bout with "Sugar Ray" Robinson---... See full summary »
The Joe Palooka Story (1954– )
A Date for Murder
30 min | Comedy
After defending his boxing title, Joe and the gang decide it's time to take a vacation, so they pack their bag and head for the mountains. While stopping for a picnic lunch, a pair of ... See full summary »
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.