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Initial post: 18 Feb 2012 01:07:49 GMT
am a huge fan of boxing movies. rocky1-6 are all awesome (except 5). also love play it to the bone, the undisputed, and the great white hype. and am looking for more to quench my thirst. any reccomendations?

Posted on 18 Feb 2012 06:46:02 GMT
J.Yasimoto says:
There are loads of boxing movies out there. But two of the best I've seen are Raging Bull and Million Dollar Baby.

As for documentaries, When We Were Kings and Tyson are pretty good.

Posted on 18 Feb 2012 12:26:27 GMT
Last edited by the author on 18 Feb 2012 12:30:49 GMT
L. A. Prince says:
'Midnight Sting' with James Woods is a really great boxing movie.It's pretty cheap too-get on it!

Posted on 18 Feb 2012 16:31:07 GMT
Last edited by the author on 18 Feb 2012 20:22:58 GMT
Surely you've seen the recent flick 'The fighter' with mark wahlberg and Christian bale. Excellent film with superb performances from both the lead actors. Defo recommend it.

I can see why Rocky V gets a bum rap but I always enjoyed it to be honest. It's got its faults but I love the duke, got some great one liners and the fight at the end is great. Soon as Pauly takes a smack in the mouth you know tommy gunns days are numbered lol.

Posted on 18 Feb 2012 16:47:56 GMT
haven't seen fighter yet as have heard some mixed reviews. didn't like raging bull to be honest. found it a bit boring. million dollar baby was good but felt it was the sort of movie you can only watch once. will check out midnight sting, and probably give fighter a go. i know there was another couple out recently, think one was called the warrior. does anyone know if it's any good as not heard too much about it. and sorry optimus, but you're so wrong about rocky 5, it was truly awful. i think the fact his name was tommy gunn proves my point.

Posted on 7 Apr 2012 01:35:48 BDT
Mr. A. Ali says:
ALI - will smith is absolutely amazing in this movie

In reply to an earlier post on 9 Apr 2012 15:45:30 BDT
Post Soviet says:
Champion [1949] [DVD], Kirk Douglas in lead role. Loved it.

Posted on 9 Apr 2012 17:02:22 BDT
Requiem for a Heavyweight: Showing the downfall of a boxer and what he has to do to make a living.
Raging Bull: I don't think there's another boxing film that comes close!!

Cinderella Man: An Enjoyable film about Jim Braddock who made a comeback during the great depression.

Posted on 12 Apr 2012 00:01:48 BDT
will definately check some of these out. will give ali a miss though. can't stand will smith and his smug face. cheers for the suggestion though.

Posted on 15 Apr 2012 23:28:40 BDT
Bourne1886 says:
Cinderella Man,
Rocky Balboa,
The Fighter,
Raging Bull,
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