MRQE Ranks: Cinema's Best Boxing Movies

Cinema's Best Boxing Movies

Jake Gyllenhaal is hoping to land a KO punch this weekend in Southpaw. How will it stack up against the greats? Go toe-to-toe with these boxing classics.
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On the Waterfront (1954) - MRQE Metric: 92 Rate it! 92
Raging Bull (1980) - MRQE Metric: 91 Rate it! 91
Rocky (1976) - MRQE Metric: 90 Rate it! 90
Million Dollar Baby (2004) - MRQE Metric: 84 Rate it! 84
Boxing Gym (2010) - MRQE Metric: 83 Rate it! 83
When We Were Kings (1996) - MRQE Metric: 83 Rate it! 83
The Quiet Man (1952) - MRQE Metric: 81 Rate it! 81
The Fighter (2010) - MRQE Metric: 80 Rate it! 80
Girlfight (2000) - MRQE Metric: 76 Rate it! 76
Cinderella Man (2005) - MRQE Metric: 75 Rate it! 75
The Hurricane (1999) - MRQE Metric: 74 Rate it! 74
The Boxer (1997) - MRQE Metric: 72 Rate it! 72
Rocky Balboa (2006) - MRQE Metric: 70 Rate it! 70
The Hammer (2007) - MRQE Metric: 68 Rate it! 68
Ali (2001) - MRQE Metric: 64 Rate it! 64
Southpaw (2015) - MRQE Metric: 62 Rate it! 62
Real Steel (2011) - MRQE Metric: 61 Rate it! 61
Resurrecting the Champ (2007) - MRQE Metric: 57 Rate it! 57
Rocky IV (1985) - MRQE Metric: 53 Rate it! 53
The Great White Hype (1996) - MRQE Metric: 50 Rate it! 50
Fighting (2009) - MRQE Metric: 49 Rate it! 49
Grudge Match (2013) - MRQE Metric: 48 Rate it! 48
Against the Ropes (2004) - MRQE Metric: 42 Rate it! 42
Annapolis (2006) - MRQE Metric: 40 Rate it! 40
Diggstown (1992) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
The Champ (1979) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
Champion (1949) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
City for Conquest (1940) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
Fat City (1972) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
Gentleman Jim (1942) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
The Harder They Fall (1956) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
The Champ (1931/I) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
Rocky II (1979) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
Rocky III (1982) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!
The Great White Hope (1970) - MRQE Metric: Rate it!