Prizefighter: The Life of Jem Belcher (2022) Review

Love boxing movies? Curious how the birth of modern boxing? Well, just right, Cilers! Bumareview released its latest film entitled Prizefighter: The Life of Jem Belcher. The story tells about the life of Jem Belcher who became the youngest world champion.

This 2022 British-American biographical drama film written by and starring Matt Hookings. Prizefighter: The Life of Jem Belcher explores the life of Jem Belcher who became the youngest ever world champion and after that he became partially blind at the age of 22 and died at the age of 30.

The film stars Matt Hookings as Jem Belcher, Ray Winstone as his trainer Bill Warr and Russell Crowe as Jem’s drunken grandfather, Jack Slack. Other supporting cast members include Marton Csokas, Jodhi May, Steven Berkoff, Julian Glover and Julius Francis.

Synopsis Prizefighter: The Life of Jem Belcher


This film tells the story of how Jem Belcher became the pioneer of the birth of modern boxing. Belcher is a fighter who has been trained from an early age. He was trained by his grandfather who was a boxer.

The story begins with a story about the background of Jem Belcher (Matt Hookings) who was born into poverty, he was raised by his grandfather (Russell Crowe), a former boxer who is now struggling with addiction.

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Desperate to make a living and honor his grandfather’s legacy, he begins to seek guidance from renowned boxing trainer Bill Warr (Ray Winstone), who nurtures his natural talent and trains him to become the world’s greatest fighter.

From his grandfather, Jem slowly learned the importance of moving quickly and using both hands in a fight. Unfortunately Jem’s mother did not want her son to follow in his grandfather’s footsteps. However, Jem still has a high spirit and fighting spirit

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His efforts were not in vain, Jem managed to become the British Champion and the top of the world at the youngest age, the victories he continued to achieve. Before an accident left him partially blind, triggering a disastrous fall.

Jem must prove himself once again and fight the newest champion in a brutal contest to reclaim his title once and for all.


Zephyrine is an experienced film critic who has worked for many magazines and websites specializing in cinema. She has a deep education in film history and theory, as well as a passion for classic and independent films. Writing style: Zephyrine always evaluates films objectively and honestly, not influenced by external factors such as the fame of actors or directors. She often focuses on the content, screenplay, technique, and personal feelings to provide insights and reviews of the film. Her writing style is easy to understand and familiar to readers, but also professional and profound. Notable articles: "Step Up" - Success comes from the perseverance and relentless effort of young people "The Social Network" - A fantastic documentary film about the birth of Facebook "Moonlight" - A touching story about love and the essence of humanity "Nomadland" - A poignant journey of a mature woman "Parasite" - A sensational film of Korean cinema with profound social messages.

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