Category Archives: Sport

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.

Home Run

Release 2013

Genre Drama, Sport

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Director: David Boyd
Writers: Brian Brightly, Candace Lee, Eric Newman, Melanie Wistar
Stars: Scott Elrod, Dorian Brown, Charles Henry Wyson, James Devoti, Nicole Leigh
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2051894/

A pro ball player with a substance abuse problem is forced into rehab in his hometown, finding new hope when he gets honest about his checkered past, and takes on coaching duties for a misfit Little League team.

Tapped Out

Release 2014

Genre Action, Drama, Sport

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Director: Allan Ungar
Writers: Jerry Buteyn, Cody Hackman, Allan Ungar
Stars: Michael Biehn, Cody Hackman, Krzysztof Soszynski, Anderson Silva, Lyoto Machida
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2361184/

A disgruntled teenager, sent to do community service at a rundown Karate school, enters an MMA tournament to face the man who killed his parents.

Secretariat

Release 2010

Genre Drama, Family, Sport

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Director: Randall Wallace
Writers: Mike Rich, William Nack
Stars: Diane Lane, John Malkovich, Dylan Walsh, Margo Martindale, Nelsan Ellis
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1028576/

Penny Chenery Tweedy and colleagues guide her long-shot but precocious stallion to set, in 1973, the unbeaten record for winning the Triple Crown.

Undisputed III: Redemption

Release 2010

Genre Action, Crime, Drama, Sport

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Director: Isaac Florentine
Writers: David N. White
Stars: Scott Adkins, Mykel Shannon Jenkins, Mark Ivanir, Hristo Shopov, Marko Zaror
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1156466/

Boyka is back. This time he is fighting in the first ever inter-prison tournament with one knee.

The Fighter

Release 2010

Genre Action, Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: David O. Russell
Writers: Scott Silver, Paul Tamasy, Eric Johnson, Keith Dorrington
Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo, Mickey O'Keefe
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0964517/

A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s.

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