Category Archives: Sport

American Wrestler: The Wizard

Release 2016

Genre Drama, Sport

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Director: Alex Ranarivelo
Writers: Brian Rudnick
Stars: William Fichtner, Jon Voight, Lia Marie Johnson, Kevin G. Schmidt, Gabriel Basso
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4303202/

In 1980, a teenage boy escapes the unrest in Iran only to face more hostility in America, due to the hostage crisis. Determined to fit in, he joins the school's floundering wrestling team.

Bleed for This

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Ben Younger
Writers: Ben Younger (screenplay), Ben Younger (story)
Stars: Miles Teller, Aaron Eckhart, Katey Sagal
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1620935/

The inspirational story of World Champion Boxer Vinny Pazienza who, after a near fatal car crash which left him not knowing if he'd ever walk again, made one of sport's most incredible comebacks.

Surf's Up 2: WaveMania

Release 2017

Genre Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport

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Director: Henry Yu
Writers: Abdul Williams
Stars: John Cena, Diedrich Bader, Jon Heder, Saraya-Jade Bevis, Jeremy Shada
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt5513260/

An animated comedy that features WWE Superstars, providing their own voices while matching up against talking animals.

Queen of Katwe

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Mira Nair
Writers: William Wheeler, Tim Crothers
Stars: Madina Nalwanga, David Oyelowo, Lupita Nyong'o, Martin Kabanza, Taryn Kyaze
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4341582/

A Ugandan girl sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of chess.

Greater

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Family, Sport

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Director: David Hunt
Writers: Brian Reindl, David Hunt
Stars: Christopher Severio, Neal McDonough, Leslie Easterbrook, Michael Parks, Nick Searcy
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2950418/

The story of Brandon Burlsworth, possibly the greatest walk-on in the history of college football.

Hands of Stone

Release 2016

Genre Action, Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Jonathan Jakubowicz
Stars: Edgar Ramírez, Robert De Niro, Usher Raymond, Rubén Blades, Ana de Armas
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1781827/

The legendary Roberto Duran and his equally legendary trainer Ray Arcel change each other's lives.

Emma's Chance

Release 2016

Genre Drama, Family, Sport

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Director: Anna Elizabeth James
Writers: Anna Elizabeth James, Tyler W. Konney
Stars: Greer Grammer, Joey Lawrence, Missi Pyle, Jennifer Taylor, Christina Robinson
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt4948040/

While fulfilling her community service hours at a horse rescue ranch, Emma forms an unlikely bond with an abused show horse who won't let anyone ride him. Gaining new skills and confidence, Emma hatches a plan to redeem herself and ultimately save the ranch she's grown to love.

The Phenom

Release 2016

Genre Drama, Family, Sport

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Director: Noah Buschel
Stars: Ethan Hawke, Paul Giamatti, Johnny Simmons, Louisa Krause, Paul Adelstein
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3885524/

A Major League rookie pitcher loses control over his pitching and is sent down to the minor leagues...

Race

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Stephen Hopkins
Writers: Joe Shrapnel, Anna Waterhouse
Stars: Stephan James, Jason Sudeikis, Eli Goree, Shanice Banton, Carice van Houten
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3499096/

Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy.

Pelé: Birth of a Legend

Release 2016

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Jeff Zimbalist, Michael Zimbalist
Stars: Vincent D'Onofrio, Rodrigo Santoro, Diego Boneta, Colm Meaney, Tonya Cornelisse
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0995868/

Pele's meteoric rise from the slums of Sao Paulo to leading to Brazil to its first World Cup victory at the age of 17 is chronicled in this biographical drama.

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