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Academy Award Winning Boxing Movies

Complete list of all boxing movies that have won Oscars at the Academy Awards:

Best Picture
1954 - On the Waterfront
1976 - Rocky
2004 - Million Dollar Baby

Best Actor
1954 - Marlon Brando (as Terry Malloy) - On the Waterfront
1980 - Robert De Niro (as Jake LaMotta) - Raging Bull

Best Actress
2004 - Hilary Swank (as Maggie Fitzgerald) - Million Dollar Baby

Supportung Actor
2004 - Morgan Freeman (as Eddie "Scrap-Iron" Dupris) - Million Dollar Baby
2010 - Christian Bale (as Dicky Eklund) - The Fighter


Supporting Actress
1954 - Eva Marie Saint (as Edie Doyle) - On the Waterfront
2010 - Melissa Leo (as Alice Ward) - The Fighter

Best Director
1954 - Elia Kazan - On the Waterfront
1976 - John G. Avildsen - Rocky
2004 - Clint Eastwood - Million Dollar Baby

Best Documentary
1996 - When We Were Kings (directed by Leon Gast)

Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay)
1941 - Here Comes Mr. Jordan - Sidney Buchman, Seton Miller from the play Heaven Can Wait by Harry Segall

Best Writing (Original Screenplay)
1954 - On the Waterfront - Budd Schulberg

Best Story (last awarded in 1956)
1932 - The Champ - Frances Marion
1941 - Here Comes Mr. Jordan - Harry Segall

Best Art Direction
1954 - On the Waterfront - Richard Day
1956 - Somebody Up There Likes Me - Cedric Gibbons, Malcolm F. Brown, Edwin B. Willis, F. Keogh Gleason

Best Cinematography
1954 - On the Waterfront - Boris Kaufman
1956 - Somebody Up There Likes Me - Joseph Ruttenberg

Best Film Editing
1947 - Body and Soul - Francis Lyon, Robert Parrish
1954 - On the Waterfront - Gene Milford
1976 - Rocky - Richard Halsey, Scott Conrad
1980 - Raging Bull - Thelma Schoonmaker



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