The Cage Fighter (2018)


Critic Consensus: No consensus yet.


Want to See

Not Interested

Add Rating
My Rating    

The Cage Fighter Videos

The Cage Fighter Photos

Movie Info

A blue-collar family man breaks the promise he'd made years ago to never fight again. Now forty years old, with a wife and four children who need him, Joe Carman risks everything-his marriage, his family, his health-to go back into the fighting cage and come to terms with his past.

Watch it now


News & Interviews for The Cage Fighter

Critic Reviews for The Cage Fighter

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (8)

Thanks to the extraordinary access Joe and his family granted to Unay, the pain comes through seemingly unfiltered. The anguish is so raw and the sorrow so intense that the viewer feels like a voyeur.

Feb 7, 2018 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

Though it may leave audiences with a fair number of questions unanswered, "The Cage Fighter" is engrossing and notably well-packaged within its limitations.

Feb 6, 2018 | Full Review…
Top Critic

A real-life version of Hollywood boxing-movie tropes.

Feb 4, 2018 | Full Review…

spare and brutal documentary... an unflinching portrait of a man finding himself in the ring.

Feb 2, 2018 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

Although it's a documentary, The Cage Fighter teems with characters that are familiar from fictional tales.

Feb 2, 2018 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

At just 81 minutes, "The Cage Fighter" has been whittled down to its fighting weight, trimmed of every ounce of fat.

Feb 1, 2018 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for The Cage Fighter

There are no featured reviews for The Cage Fighter at this time.

The Cage Fighter Quotes

There are no approved quotes yet for this movie.

News & Features