The Boxer

It doesn't pack the emotional punch of IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER or MY LEFT FOOT, but Irish director Jim Sheridan's third collaboration with actor Daniel Day-Lewis offers an intriguing portrait of a man trapped by his own past. After serving 14 years in prison for IRA-related activities, 32-year-old boxer Danny Flynn (Day-Lewis) returns to his battle-scarred...read more

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The Boxer - Official Trailer
00:40 — After serving a prison term for revolutionary activity, a simple honest man tries to build a new life. His peaceful plans are soon put to the test by (more…)

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  • Released: 1997
  • Rating: R
  • Review: It doesn't pack the emotional punch of IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER or MY LEFT FOOT, but Irish director Jim Sheridan's third collaboration with actor Daniel Day-Lewis offers an intriguing portrait of a man trapped by his own past. After serving 14 years in pr… (more)

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