Robert De Niro (below), Joe Pesci
Martin Scorsese's raw, pulpy biopic of 1940s middleweight champion Jake LaMotta explodes with life and imagination.
When We Were Kings
Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Ali and Foreman prepare for their 1974 Rumble in the Jungle (below) in Leon Gast's Oscar winner, which captures Ali at his most vital.
Daniel Day-Lewis (right), Brian Cox
Sensitive, suspenseful and subtle-as-a-haymaker tale of a former IRA bomber whose Belfast boxing club unites Catholics and Protestants.