Will Creed top the list of Great Boxing Movies?

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The life of a professional boxer can be desperate. Unless you are at the top there is little money to be made leaving many fighters struggling with poverty.

In the movies the boxer is an ever-present figure, often solitary and driven to succeed by demons from the past. As the recent release of Creed, the seventh instalment of the Rocky saga, hits our movie screens there’s no better time to brush up on your boxing movies, as it’s an enthralling little sub-genre, ripe for explosive violence and drama.

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