Category Archives: Sport

Break Point

Release 2014

Genre Action, Comedy, Crime, Sport, Thriller

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Director: Jay Karas
Writers: Tim Calpin, Gene Hong, Kevin Jakubowski, Jeremy Sisto
Stars: Jeremy Sisto, Adam DeVine, Cy Amundson, Sara Bailey, Brad Benedict
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3062742/

Two estranged brothers reunite to make an improbable run at a grand slam tennis tournament.

Balls Out

Release 2014

Genre Comedy, Sport

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Director: Andrew Disney
Writers: Bradley Jackson
Stars: Jake Lacy, Nikki Reed, Kate McKinnon, Beck Bennett, Nick Kocher
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2937254/

With marriage, graduation, and the real world looming on the horizon, fifth year senior Caleb Fuller reassembles the ol' team of misfits for one last epic run in Intramural football.

McFarland

Release 2015

Genre Drama, Sport

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Director: Niki Caro
Writers: Christopher Cleveland, Bettina Gilois, Grant Thompson
Stars: Kevin Costner, Ramiro Rodriguez, Carlos Pratts, Johnny Ortiz, Rafael Martinez
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2097298/

A cross country coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders.

The Squeeze

Release 2015

Genre Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance, Sport, Thriller

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Director: Terry Jastrow
Stars: Jeremy Sumpter, Jason Dohring, Katherine LaNasa, Christopher McDonald, Jillian Murray
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3248600/

A humble young man with uncommon skills from a small southern town gets caught up in high stakes golf matches between big-time gamblers until the game becomes life and death.

23 Blast

Release 2014

Genre Drama, Family, Sport

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Director: Dylan Baker
Writers: Bram Hoover, Toni Hoover
Stars: Mark Hapka, Bram Hoover, Stephen Lang, Max Adler, Alexa PenaVega
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2304459/

When a high school football star is suddenly stricken with irreversible total blindness, he must decide whether to live a safe handicapped life or bravely return to the life he once knew and the sport he still loves.

Unbroken

Release 2014

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport, War

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Director: Angelina Jolie
Writers: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen, Richard LaGravenese, William Nicholson, Laura Hillenbrand
Stars: Matthew Crocker, Jack O'Connell, Domhnall Gleeson, Garrett Hedlund, Takamasa Ishihara
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1809398/

After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.

Foxcatcher

Release 2014

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport, Thriller

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Director: Bennett Miller
Writers: E. Max Frye, Dan Futterman
Stars: Channing Tatum, Steve Carell, Mark Ruffalo, Sienna Miller, Vanessa Redgrave
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1100089/

The greatest Olympic Wrestling Champion brother team joins Team Foxcatcher lead by multimillionaire sponsor John E. du Pont as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul - a union that leads to unlikely circumstances.

When the Game Stands Tall

Release 2014

Genre Drama, Sport

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Director: Thomas Carter
Writers: Scott Marshall Smith, David Zelon, Neil Hayes
Stars: Jim Caviezel, Alexander Ludwig, Michael Chiklis, Laura Dern, Clancy Brown
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2247476/

The journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered all records for any American sport.

Million Dollar Arm

Release 2014

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Craig Gillespie
Writers: Thomas McCarthy
Stars: Jon Hamm, Pitobash, Suraj Sharma, Madhur Mittal, Aasif Mandvi
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1647668/

A sports agent stages an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented Indian cricket players to play Major League Baseball.

The Hurricane

Release 1999

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Norman Jewison
Writers: Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, Sam Chaiton, Terry Swinton, Armyan Bernstein, Dan Gordon
Stars: Denzel Washington, Vicellous Reon Shannon, Deborah Kara Unger, Liev Schreiber, John Hannah
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0174856/

The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.

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