The Boxer is a 1997 film by Irish director Jim Sheridan starring Daniel Day-Lewis and Emily Watson. Day-Lewis plays Danny Flynn, a boxer and former IRA man, who is trying to stay straight after his release from prison.
The Boxer was nominated for three Golden Globes in the Picture, Actor (Daniel Day-Lewis) and Director (Jim Sheridan) categories. It also competed for the Golden Bear at Berlin Film Festival in 1998.
Gavin Friday and Maurice Seezer composed the score of The Boxer and wrote two songs for it: In The Shadow Of A Gun and Everything’s Gonna Be Alright.