Who knows whether "Creed" (opening Nov. 25), in which Rocky Balboa trains old frenemy Apollo Creed's son (Michael B. Jordan), will be the last time Sylvester Stallone laces up his gloves? Even if it is, he's done more than his share to ensure that the boxing drama will continue to be a Hollywood tradition.

After all, Hollywood has been making movies about boxers who fight their own demons in the ring for nearly a century. Some of them have even jabbed their way to victory at the Oscars. Here are some of the best boxing movies; enjoy your ringside seat.