Category Archives: Sport

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.

Win Win

Release 2011

Genre Comedy, Drama, Sport

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Director: Thomas McCarthy
Writers: Thomas McCarthy, Joe Tiboni
Stars: Paul Giamatti, Amy Ryan, Bobby Cannavale, Jeffrey Tambor, Burt Young
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1606392/

A struggling lawyer and volunteer wrestling coach's chicanery comes back to haunt him when the teenage grandson of the client he's double-crossed comes into his life.

Goon

Release 2011

Genre Comedy, Sport

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Director: Michael Dowse
Writers: Jay Baruchel, Evan Goldberg, Adam Frattasio, Doug Smith
Stars: Seann William Scott, Jay Baruchel, Alison Pill, Liev Schreiber, Eugene Levy
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1456635/

Labeled an outcast by his brainy family, a bouncer overcomes long odds to lead a team of under performing misfits to semi-pro hockey glory, beating the crap out of everything that stands in his way.

Cars

Release 2006

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport

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Director: John Lasseter, Joe Ranft
Writers: John Lasseter, Joe Ranft, Jorgen Klubien, Dan Fogelman, Kiel Murray, Phil Lorin, Robert L. Baird, Daniel Gerson, Bonnie Hunt, Don Lake, Steve Purcell, Dan Scanlon
Stars: Owen Wilson, Paul Newman, Bonnie Hunt, Larry the Cable Guy, Cheech Marin
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0317219/

A hot-shot race-car named Lightning McQueen gets waylaid in Radiator Springs, where he finds the true meaning of friendship and family.

Soul Surfer

Release 2011

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Sean McNamara
Writers: Sean McNamara, Deborah Schwartz, Douglas Schwartz, Michael Berk, Matt Allen, Caleb Wilson, Brad Gann, Bethany Hamilton, Sheryl Berk, Rick Bundschuh
Stars: AnnaSophia Robb, Helen Hunt, Dennis Quaid, Lorraine Nicholson, Kevin Sorbo
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1596346/

Teenage surfer Bethany Hamilton overcomes the odds and her own fears of returning to the water after losing her left arm in a shark attack.

Drift

Release 2013

Genre Drama, Sport

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Director: Ben Nott, Morgan O'Neill
Writers: Tim Duffy, Morgan O'Neill
Stars: Sam Worthington, Xavier Samuel, Lesley-Ann Brandt, Myles Pollard, Robyn Malcolm
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1714833/

In the 70s two brothers battle killer waves, conservative society and ruthless bikers to kick-start the modern surf industry.

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