Category Archives: Sport

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.

The Comebacks

Release 2007

Genre Comedy, Sport

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Director: Tom Brady
Writers: Ed Yeager, Joey Gutierrez, John Aboud, Michael Colton, Adam Jay Epstein, Andrew Jacobson
Stars: David Koechner, Carl Weathers, Melora Hardin, Matthew Lawrence, Brooke Nevin
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0790804/

A comedy that spoofs the inspirational sports movies, The Comebacks tells the story of an out-of-luck coach, Lambeau Fields, who takes a rag-tag bunch of college misfits and drives them towards the football championships. In the process, this life-long loser discovers that he is a winner after all by redeeming himself, saving his relationship with his family and friends, and finding that there is indeed, no "I" in "team"!

Draft Day

Release 2014

Genre Drama, Sport

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Director: Ivan Reitman
Writers: Scott Rothman, Rajiv Joseph
Stars: Chris Berman, Dave Donaldson, Patrick St. Esprit, Chi McBride, Mel Kiper
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2223990/

At the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he's willing to sacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with NFL dreams.

The Ringer

Release 2005

Genre Comedy, Sport

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Director: Barry W. Blaustein
Writers: Ricky Blitt
Stars: Johnny Knoxville, Brian Cox, Katherine Heigl, Jed Rees, Bill Chott
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0267891/

A young guy's only option to erase a really bad debt is to rig the Special Olympics by posing as a contestant.

Generation Iron

Release 2013

Genre Documentary, Drama, Sport

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Director: Vlad Yudin
Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Mickey Rourke, Lou Ferrigno, Michael Jai White, Busta Rhymes
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2205904/

A documentary that follows top bodybuilders as they train to compete in the Mr. Olympia competition.

The Blind Side

Release 2009

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: John Lee Hancock
Writers: John Lee Hancock, Michael Lewis
Stars: Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Quinton Aaron, Jae Head, Lily Collins
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0878804/

The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.

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