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If you're ever feeling lazy, but know that you really should get up and exercise, all you need is some motivation. The eleven movies are the best of the best for telling stories of underdogs who become champions, and pushing you to reach your full potential. In fact, the trailers alone should be enough to get you off the couch.
11. Lethal Weapon (1987)
The movie that defined the buddy cop genre also features Mel Gibson in peak physical shape as Martin Riggs, the dangerously depressed Special Forces veteran and trained killer. The final fight scene, which pits him against another kung fu champion (played by Gary Busey) in hand to hand combat, is enough to inspire you to hit the gym and work on your fighting skills.