scene from Prizefighter

Put Up Your Dukes Watch UK Trailer For Prizefighter Starring Russell Crowe


Put up your dukes as Russell Crowe is heading back to the boxing world in drama Prizefighter. Signature Entertainment have released the official Trailer for the film based on the youngest boxing champion of England.

Crowe was last in a boxing role in Cinderella Man, this time he’s the grandfather of Matt Hookings character Jem Belcher. The young man whose centre of the greatest boxing story never told! We find ourselves in 18th century England Jem has been brought up by his grandfather (Crowe) a former boxer. Jem is following in his footsteps and liken him could start a fight in a empty room. Jem decides to work with a renowned trainer (Ray Winstone) on that road of glory.

Crowe and Winstone, solid casting, as well as a solid looking sports drama.

In 1800 Jem Belcher became the youngest ever world boxing champion. Belcher, played by Matt Hookings, dominated his early fights with his unique skill, speed, and scientific approach and soon became Champion of England, a natural talent, oozing with charm, style and grace. After a life-changing accident risked ending his career forever, he begins a long, gruelling road to recovery which eventually sees him compete in a death-defying standoff – known only as The Forgotten Fight of the Century – to reclaim his title once and for all as England’s youngest boxing champion.

Oscar® winner Russell Crowe (Gladiator, The Nice Guys) also stars alongside Ray Winstone (Sexy Beast), Marton Csokas (The Last Duel), Jodhi May (The Witcher), Julian Glover (The Empire Strikes Back) and Steven Berkoff (Octopussy) in this awe-inspiring rags-to-riches biopic. Written by Matt Hookings and directed by Daniel Graham (The Obscure Life of the Grand Duke of Corsica).

Prizefighter will be streamed on Prime Video from 22nd July.