Haunted by a tragic past, undefeated, washed up boxer Sailor O'Connor (Dominic Purcell) is a broken man. When a fluke opportunity arises to step back in the ring, he takes it. His opponent is younger and faster, but with the support of his old fight team (Michael Ironside and James Caan), Sailor pushes for this one last fight. Not knowing when to throw in the towel, Sailor must face his personal demons or die trying to stay on his feet throughout a bloody, brutal beating in the ring. Also starring Louis Gossett Jr., Kim Coates with Famke Janssen and a special appearance by Freddie Roach.
Two of Hollywood's hottest stars -- Wesley Snipes (BLADE 1&2, PASSENGER 57) and Ving Rhames (PULP FICTION, MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE 1&2) -- go head-to-head in this explosive crime thriller! When the world's heavyweight champion (Rhames) is sent to prison, everything points to an inevitable showdown with the penitentiary's undefeated champ (Snipes). But to make sure the meeting will happen, a former mob boss (Peter Falk -- TV's COLUMBO, CORKY ROMANO) must call in favors from the outside world. Then the battle is on ... and the action, adrenaline, and intensity switch into high gear! Also featuring Master P (RHYME & REASON, I GOT THE HOOK-UP) and Ed Lover (RIDE) -- this powerfully entertaining motion picture is another crowd-pleaser from the hit-making director of 48 HRS., ANOTHER 48 HRS., and LAST MAN STANDING!
His service to his country made him a hero. One mistake made him a prisoner. For General Eugene Irwin (Redford), It's just a matter of serving out his sentance - until he makes the shocking discovery that his fellow inmates are being murdered.
Robert Redford stars in this potent drama based on the real life story of Tom Murton, the prison superintendent who exposed scandalous abuse and murder in a state prison. Posing as a prisoner, Brubaker (Redford) discovers corruption in a state penitentiary before revealing himself to be the new warden. His crusade to bring reform puts him in grave danger in this powerful, illuminating film.
Coffy, a beautiful young nurse, is determined to exact revenge against the people responsible for turning her sister into a drug addict. She poses as a prostitute, exploring the world of gangsters, pushers, pimps and crooked cops, searching out and ultimately murdering the guilty scum.
From acclaimed director Antoine Fuqua (TRAINING DAY) and screenwriter Kurt Sutter (TV's SONS OF ANARCHY), SOUTHPAW tells the riveting story of Billy "The Great" Hope, reigning Light Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World (Academy Award®-nominee Jake Gyllenhaal). Billy seemingly has it all with an impressive career, a beautiful and loving wife (Rachel McAdams), an adorable daughter (Oona Laurence), and a lavish lifestyle. When tragedy strikes and his lifelong manager and friend (Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson) leaves him behind, Hope hits rock bottom and turns to an unlikely savior at a run-down local gym: Tick Willis (Academy Award®-winner Forest Whitaker), a retired fighter and trainer to the city's toughest amateur boxers. With his future riding on Tick's guidance and tenacity, Billy enters one last epic fight as he struggles with redemption and to win back the trust of those he loves.
Mark Wahlberg stars in Paramount Pictures' inspirational docudrama exploring the remarkable rise of Massachusetts-born lightweight title winner "Irish" Micky Ward. A determined pugilist whose career in the ring was shepherded by his loyal half-brother, Dicky (Christian Bale) -- a hard-living boxer-turned-trainer whose own career in the ring was nearly sent down for the count due to drugs and crime -- perennial underdog Irish Micky rebounded from a disheartening series of defeats to win both the WBU Intercontinental Lightweight title and the WBU Light Welterweight title thanks to a fierce combination of determination and hard work. David O. Russell directs from a script by 8 Mile's Scott Silver and Paul Attanasio (The Bourne Ultimatum).
A Maverick Club boxer who dreams of becoming a middleweight contender, explodes with pent-up rage in the ring. When he finally gets his big break, his life as well as his career is put on the line by the devious dealings of his self-serving manager.
Patty Sullivan (Erika Eleniak) is a beautiful woman trapped in an abusive relationship and a hopeless existence, until she stumbles into the women's world of pro boxing. With the help of her coach (James Colby), some raw anger - and her untapped talent - she dives into a rigorous training program and sets her sights on her first professional bout. But with the women's title on the line and her heart on the ropes, Patty is fighting for something far more important than a championship...she's fighting for her independence.
RAGING BULL is director Martin Scorsese's lacerating film biography of middleweight boxing champion Jake LaMotta, who was known during his brief reign as "the Bronx Bull." LaMotta (played with extraordinary brilliance by Robert De Niro) had early lessons in life: to steal and to fight. His aggression in the ring was a means of combating deep-seated anxieties and emotional fears. This determination and rage turned him from a young hoodlum into a champion. But his drive for the title, his brutality outside of the ring and his almost-psychotic sexual jealousy will destroy his marriage to Vickie (Cathy Moriarty) and his deepest friendships. After Vickie leaves him a final violent confrontation with his patient, supportive brother and manager, Joey (Joe Pesci)-and the loss of his title.
One of Hitchcock's best silent films, "The Ring" (1928) focuses on "Round One" Stander, a circus boxer who marries the box-office girl and turns pro to please her, but is soon outclassed by competition in and out of the ring. Carl Brisson, Lilian Hall Davis star.
Jon Voight plays Billy Flynn, an ex-champion boxer who was KO'd by booze and gambling. When the wealthy, estranged mother of Flynn's young son begins trying to lure the boy away from him, Flynn must return to the ring to provide for his child. MPAA Rating: PG (c) 1979 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.