• Publication date: December 22, 2010

The Boxer

Belfast boxer, Danny Flynn has just been released from a 14-year sentence after being incriminated for IRA activities. 32 years old and without a clue how to move on after his prison time he chances upon his former love, Maggie, who is living an unhappy life…

  • Publication date: December 22, 2010

The Boxer

Program data

Duration: 105

Production Year: 1997

MBC Max:

June 14, 2013 04:30 (KSA) ~ June 14, 2013 03:30 (CLT)

Belfast boxer, Danny Flynn has just been released from a 14-year sentence after being incriminated for IRA activities. 32 years old and without a clue how to move on after his prison time he chances upon his former love, Maggie, who is living an unhappy life as she raises her son alone. Danny decides to get the community-gym back in order and starts training to shape-up for the ring. But some IRA militants just won’t leave him be…


  • Daniel Day-Lewis as Danny Flynn
  • Emily Watson as Maggie
  • Brian Cox as Joe Hamill
  • Ken Stott as Ike Weir
  • Gerard McSorley as Harry
  • Eleanor Methven as Patsy

Directed by:  Jim Sheridan

Rating:  R for strong sexuality, language, drugs and violence.