Most Popular "Heavyweight Champion" Titles
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1. Rocky Balboa (2006)
PG | 102 min | Drama, Sport
Thirty years after the ring of the first bell, Rocky Balboa comes out of retirement and dons his gloves for his final fight; against the reigning heavyweight champ Mason 'The Line' Dixon.
Votes: 174,269 | Gross: $70.27M
2. Rocky IV (1985)
PG | 91 min | Drama, Sport
After iron man Drago, a highly intimidating 6-foot-5, 261-pound Soviet athlete, kills Apollo Creed in an exhibition match, Rocky comes to the heart of Russia for 15 pile-driving boxing rounds of revenge.
Votes: 148,649 | Gross: $127.90M
4. Rocky V (1990)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Sport
Reluctantly retired from boxing, and back from riches to rags, Rocky takes on a new protege who betrays him, as the champ's son must adjust to his family's new life after bankruptcy.
Votes: 102,101 | Gross: $40.95M
5. Rocky III (1982)
PG | 99 min | Drama, Sport
After winning the ultimate title and being the world champion, Rocky falls into a hole and finds himself picked up by a former enemy.
Votes: 137,015 | Gross: $122.82M
6. Cinderella Man (2005)
PG-13 | 144 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of James Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to become a champion and an inspiration in the 1930s.
Votes: 156,734 | Gross: $61.64M
7. 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.
8. Undisputed (2002)
R | 94 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When heavyweight champion George "Iceman" Chambers lands in prison, the resident gangster arranges a boxing match with the reigning prison champ.
Votes: 24,394 | Gross: $12.40M
9. Tyson (1995 TV Movie)
Unrated | 104 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of Mike Tyson. From his early days as a 12 year old amateur with a powerful punch, to the undisputed title of "Heavyweight Champion of the World", and ultimately to his conviction... See full summary »
10. Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight (2013)
Not Rated | 97 min | Biography, Drama
Ali's biggest match, his fight with the US government. A film about the politics and hubris surrounding the Vietnam War and the revenge exacted on America's greatest sportsman of the 20th century because he refused to fight in that war.
13. The Greatest (1977)
PG | 101 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Muhammad Ali stars as himself in this dramatised version of his life story up to the late 1970s. It includes his Olympic triumphs as Cassius Clay, his conversion to Islam, his refusal of ... See full summary »
15. 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 »
16. Mr. Moto's Gamble (1938)
Approved | 72 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When the #1 heavyweight contender is mysteriously poisoned during a bout, Moto knows that identifying the gambler who placed large bets against him is the key to solving the murder.
19. The Joe Louis Story (1953)
Unrated | 88 min | Biography, Drama, Film-Noir
The life and career of Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis, who held the title for 12 years--longer than any other boxer in history--and who had to not only battle opponents inside the ring and racism outside it.
20. Dempsey (1983 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
True story about Jack Dempsey, one of the most famous professional US boxers who made his name in the 1920's as the world heavyweight champion and media sensation.
21. Thrilla in Manila (2008 TV Movie)
100 min | Documentary, Sport
On October 1, 1975, World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali was in the ring with his arch rival Joe Frazier for the third time. This fight in the Philippines, which has been ... See full summary »
22. 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 »
23. The Contender (1944)
Approved | 63 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Widower Gary Farrell can't afford, on his $45-weekly salary as a truck driver, to send his young son, Mickey, to a high-priced military school and decides to enter heavyweight-boxing ... See full summary »
24. Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! (1987 Video Game)
Comedy, Family, Sport
Little Mac is a 17-years-old boxer from Bronx, New York City, who wants to turn in the World Champion defeating Mike Tyson. But before to face Tyson in the ring, Mac must to overpass the ... See full summary »
Director: Genyo Takeda
25. 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.
26. King of the Ring (2002 TV Special)
180 min | Sport
WWE Undisputed Title: The Undertaker vs. Triple H, the tenth annual King of the Ring tournament, featuring Brock Lesnar, Chris Jericho, Test & Rob Van Dam, Hulk Hogan vs. Kurt Angle, WWE ... See full summary »
28. Champ for a Day (1953)
Approved | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
An up-and-coming heavyweight fighter, George Wilson, arrives in Vulcan City, a small mid-western town over-run by racketeers, to fight a heavily-favored Frankie Sebastian. George arrives ... See full summary »
29. 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 »
30. Joe Palooka in the Big Fight (1949)
Approved | 66 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Gangsters frame Joe on a drunk charge and a murder rap so they can put their own fighter into a big event. Joe investigates in an attempt to prove his innocence.
34. 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 »
37. Joe Palooka in Fighting Mad (1948)
Passed | 74 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Joe Palooka goes blind during a fight. An operation restores his vision, but he's told not to fight for a year. His trainer Knobby has picked up another fighter, but gangsters are pressing ... See full summary »
41. Here's Howe (1936)
Approved | 21 min | Short, Comedy, Sport
Heavyweight champion Joe Palooka (Robert Norton) and his manager/trainer Knobby Walsh (Shemp Howard), are eating a poor farmer out of house and holdings while Joe prepares for a ... See full summary »
Annie Oakley (1954–1957)
Annie Rings the Bell
30 min | Western
When Annie captures the outlaw who stole Gentleman Jim Corbett's championship belt and returned it to its rightful owner, the ex-world's heavyweight champion volunteers to fight in an ... See full summary »
WCW Monday Nitro (1995–2001)
60 min | Action, Sport
Matches: Brian Pillman vs. Jushin Liger, Sting vs. Ric Flair (WCW United States Championship), Hulk Hogan vs. Bubba Rogers (WCW World Heavyweight Championship)
WCW Monday Nitro (1995–2001)
60 min | Action, Sport
Matches: Johnny B. Badd vs. Diamond Dallas Page (WCW World Television Championship), Bull Nakano & Akira Hokato vs. Cutie Suszuki & Ozaki, Hulk Hogan vs. Hugh Morrus, Sting & Lex Luger vs. Arn Anderson & Brian Pillman