The best boxing movies on Netflix will make you want to put on gloves and step into the ring. These sports movies on Netflix and documentaries provide insight into boxing’s biggest stars and the real and perceived drama.
An updated list of the latest boxing movies in 2019 and the best boxing movies of 2018 are available to stream now on Netflix.
Boxing is a combat sport in which two people, usually wearing protective gloves, throw punches at each other for a predetermined amount of time in a boxing ring. Amateur boxing is both an Olympic and Commonwealth Games sport and is a common fixture in most international games—it also has its own World Championships. (Source)
Boxing has been a popular spectator sport since the 1970’s. Here are 10 boxing movies you can catch on Netflix.
Boxing Movies On Netflix
Billy “The Great” Hope, the reigning junior middleweight boxing champion, has an impressive career, a loving wife and daughter, and a lavish lifestyle. However, when tragedy strikes, Billy hits rock bottom, losing his family, his house and his manager. He soon finds an unlikely savior in Tick Willis, a former fighter who trains the city’s toughest amateur boxers. With his future on the line, Hope fights to reclaim the trust of those he loves the most. | Watch on Netflix
Follows the IBF World Heavyweight champion over the course of two years as he prepares for the biggest fight of his career, how he rose to the pinnacle of his sport and how he relaxes away from the ring. | Watch on Netflix
Shawn MacArthur barely makes a living selling counterfeit goods on the streets of New York. But he has a natural talent for street fighting, which con-man Harvey Boarden wants to put to good use. Forming an uneasy alliance with Boarden, Shawn becomes top dog in the bare-knuckle-brawl circuit, taking down pro boxers, martial artists and ultimate fighters one by one. Shawn wants out of this dark world, but he faces the fight of his life to get there. | Watch on Netflix
As boxing’s popularity declines, three fighters at different stages of their career persevere in order to pursue their dreams of becoming champions. | Watch on Netflix
Filmed over the course of four years and highlighting the fighter’s rise from claiming benefits and living in his parents’ spare room in Dublin to claiming multiple championship UFC belts and seven-figure pay-packets in Las Vegas. | Watch on Netflix
Remo Street thinks his dream of becoming a professional fighter will never come true until destiny takes him in a new direction. A Russian gangster meets him on the street and takes him into the world of bare-knuckle boxing. | Watch on Netflix
Hardened by years in foster care, a teenage girl from Brooklyn’s Brownsville neighborhood decides that joining the all-boys wrestling team is the only way back to her estranged father. | Watch on Netflix
The life and struggles of José Aldo, who rose to the very top of the MMA world, eventually becoming a long-reigning champion in both the WEC and UFC promotions. | Watch on Netflix
One year after avenging his brother’s murder, MMA champion Kurt Sloane finds himself imprisoned by a powerful gangster in Thailand. To win back his freedom, he must train for a fight against a 400-pound killer in an underground death match. | Watch on Netflix
A gifted basketball player struggles to fit in with his new team at an elite prep school. | Watch on Netflix
Have you seen any of these boxing movies on Netflix?