Clint Eastwood, Hillary Swank, Morgan Freeman
Eastwood's darkly funny, surprising and immensely moving tale of ambition and disillusionment is as close to an anti-Rocky as any sports movie ever made.
Ken Burns's riveting documentary on Jack Johnson (above), the first black heavyweight champ, uses Johnson's life as a template for understanding racial injustice.
The hits just keep coming. From feature films to documentaries to a reality TV series, boxing continues to get an on-screen workout. Here are four prospects to keep an eye on