Rocky is a sports movie that is well-known for having Sylvester Stallone as the struggling boxer, Rocky Balboa. Released in 1976, this film won Best Picture, Best Director and Best Film Editing at the 49th Academy Awards.
Raging Bull is a biographical sports drama directed by Martin Scorsese and released in 1980. It features Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, and depicts the story of Jake LaMotta as he destroys his life through his career.
Fat City is a sports drama movie directed by John Huston and released in 1972. Starring Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges, and Susan Tyrrell, this film was based on a novel of the same name by Leonard Gardner.
Creed is a sports and drama film directed by Ryan Coogler. It was first released on November 19, 2015, by MGM Studios with an MPAA rating of PG-13. It starred Michael B. Jordan, Anthony Bellen, Phylicia Rashad, and Sylvester Stallone.
Cinderella Man is a biopic sports drama movie directed by Ron Howard. Released in 2005, the movie was based on the life of James J. Braddock. It starred Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Paul Giamatti, Craig Bierko, and Paddy Considine.