It's not book club, or Meat-of-the-Month club, or the AV club. It's a bunch of guys start a club for fighting. They call it fight club. What else would they call it?
Of course, fight club isn't just about the fighting.
NARRATOR: Fight club wasn't about winning or losing. It wasn't about words. […] When the fight was over, nothing was solved. But nothing mattered. Afterwards, we all felt saved.
Fight club is a way to spiritual enlightenment, and for many people the movie Fight Club worked the same way. It's like achieving a higher level of thinking without actually having to get any teeth knocked out.