Knockout is a 2011 family action film directed by Anne Wheeler. Matthew Miller (Daniel Magder) is a nerdy high school kid who is having a hard time fitting in at school. Bullies make it difficult for him to concentrate, and the mean kids show no signs of letting up on him anytime soon. Just when Matthew has given up on having a normal high school existence, he meets an unlikely ally, Dan Barnes (Steve Austin), the burly school janitor who scares many of the other students. Barnes reaches out to the bullied teenager to give him some tips on how to avoid being bullied. Through his relationship with Miller, Barnes learns valuable information about his life and reflects on things he has done and accomplished in his past. Will janitor Dan Barnes advice help Matthew Miller from being bullied, or is there no way Miller will ever have a normal teenage existence at school?