Movies You Should Watch If You Like Sparring (2017)

Movies similar to Sparring (2017).

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Rocky V (1990)

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Sage Stallone
Duration: 1h 44mins
Genres: Drama, Sport

Immediately after his victory over Ivan Drago in Moscow, Rocky experiences physical complications from the fight.
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Fat City (1972)

Starring: Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges, Susan Tyrrell, Candy Clark
Duration: 1h 36mins
Genres: Drama, Sport

Billy Tully, a boxer past his prime, goes to a gym in Stockton, California to get back into shape and spars with Ernie Munger, an 18-year-old he meets there.
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Diggstown (1992)

Starring: James Woods, Louis Gossett Jr., Bruce Dern, Oliver Platt
Duration: 1h 38mins
Genres: Drama, Sport

Gabriel Caine (James Woods), a con man, is released from prison in Winfield, Georgia and immediately gets to work on his next scam.
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Rocky III (1982)

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers
Duration: 1h 39mins
Genres: Drama, Sport

In 1980, three years after winning the world heavyweight championship against Apollo Creed, Rocky Balboa has had a string of ten successful title defenses.
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Creed II (2018)

Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad
Duration: 2h 10mins
Genres: Drama, Sport

In 2018, three years after his loss to "Pretty" Ricky Conlan, Adonis "Donnie" Creed has won six straight bouts, culminating in a victory over Danny "Stuntman" Wheeler to win the WBC World Heavyweight Championship.
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Rocky II (1979)

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers
Duration: 1h 59mins
Genres: Drama, Sport

On New Year's Day in 1976, world heavyweight boxing champion Apollo Creed has successfully defended his title in a split decision against challenger Rocky Balboa.
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Journeyman (2017)

Starring: Paddy Considine, Jodie Whittaker, Paul Popplewell, Brendan Ingle
Duration: 1h 32mins
Genres: Drama, Sport

The story concerns middleweight boxing champion Matty Burton.
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Girlfight (2000)

Starring: Michelle Rodriguez, Santiago Douglas, Jaime Tirelli, Paul Calderon
Duration: 1h 50mins
Genres: Drama, Sport

Diana Guzman is a Brooklyn teenager whose hot temper gets her into trouble at school as she repeatedly starts fights with other students.
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The Power of One (1992)

Genres: Drama, Sport

Born in 1930 to a recently widowed Englishwoman on a homestead in rural Natal, little Peter Philip is schooled in the ways of England by his mother and the ways of Africa by a Zulu nanny, whose son Tonderai is also his best friend.
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Rocky IV (1985)

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers
Duration: 1h 31mins
Genres: Drama, Sport

Rocky IV is a 1985 American sports drama film written, directed by, and starring Sylvester Stallone.
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Million Dollar Baby (2004)

Starring: Hilary Swank, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Jay Baruchel
Duration: 2h 12mins
Genres: Drama, Sport

Margaret "Maggie" Fitzgerald (Hilary Swank), a waitress from a Missouri town in the Ozarks, shows up at the Hit Pit, a run-down Los Angeles gym owned and operated by Frankie Dunn (Clint Eastwood), an old cantankerous Irish-American boxing trainer.
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The Challenger (2015)

Starring: Kent Moran, Michael Clarke Duncan, S. Epatha Merkerson, Justin Hartley
Duration: 1h 35mins
Genres: Drama, Sport

With the help of legendary boxing trainer Duane Taylor (Duncan), struggling Bronx auto mechanic Jaden Miller (Moran) turns to boxing to save him and his mother (Merkerson) from living on the streets.
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Offside (2006)

Starring: Sima Mobarak-Shahi, Shayesteh Irani, Ayda Sadeqi, Mohammad Asarian
Duration: 1h 33mins
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Sport

Most of the characters in the film are not named. A girl disguises herself as a boy to go attend the 2006 World Cup qualifying match between Iran and Bahrain.
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Southpaw (2015)

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams, Oona Laurence, Forest Whitaker
Duration: 2h 4mins
Genres: Action, Drama, Sport

Billy "The Great" Hope (Jake Gyllenhaal) is an undefeated professional boxer living in the suburbs of New York City with his wife Maureen (Rachel McAdams) and their supportive daughter Leila (Oona Laurence).
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Creed (2015)

Starring: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson, Phylicia Rashad
Duration: 2h 13mins
Genres: Drama, Sport

Creed is a 2015 American sports drama film directed by Ryan Coogler from a story by Coogler and a screenplay written by Coogler, Aaron Covington, and Sylvester Stallone who uncreditedly wrote all the scenes and dialogues with his character in the film.
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Rocky (1976)

Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers
Duration: 2h 0mins
Genres: Drama, Sport

Rocky is a 1976 American sports drama film directed by John G. Avildsen, written by and starring Sylvester Stallone.
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