Category Archives: Sport

Moneyball

Release 2011

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Bennett Miller
Writers: Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin, Stan Chervin, Michael Lewis
Stars: Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robin Wright, Chris Pratt
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1210166/

Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.

Real Steel

Release 2011

Genre Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Sport

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Director: Shawn Levy
Writers: John Gatins, Dan Gilroy, Jeremy Leven, Richard Matheson
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo, Evangeline Lilly, Anthony Mackie, Kevin Durand
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0433035/

Set in the near future, where robot boxing is a top sport, a struggling promoter feels he's found a champion in a discarded robot. During his hopeful rise to the top, he discovers he has an 11-year-old son who wants to know his father.

Warrior

Release 2011

Genre Drama, Sport

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Director: Gavin O'Connor
Writers: Gavin O'Connor, Anthony Tambakis, Cliff Dorfman
Stars: Joel Edgerton, Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Jennifer Morrison, Frank Grillo
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1291584/

The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision corner with his older brother.

42

Release 2013

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Brian Helgeland
Stars: Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie, Christopher Meloni, Ryan Merriman
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0453562/

The story of Jackie Robinson from his signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization in 1945 to his historic 1947 rookie season when he broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball.

Chasing Mavericks

Release 2012

Genre Drama, Sport

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Director: Michael Apted, Curtis Hanson
Writers: Kario Salem, Jim Meenaghan, Brandon Hooper
Stars: Gerard Butler, Jonny Weston, Elisabeth Shue, Abigail Spencer, Leven Rambin
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1629757/

When young Jay Moriarity discovers that the mythic Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, exists just miles from his Santa Cruz home, he enlists the help of local legend Frosty Hesson to train him to survive it.

Grudge Match

Release 2013

Genre Comedy, Romance, Sport

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Director: Peter Segal
Writers: Tim Kelleher, Rodney Rothman
Stars: Jim Lampley, Sylvester Stallone, Robert De Niro, Rich Little, Ireland Baldwin
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1661382/

A pair of aging boxing rivals are coaxed out of retirement to fight one final bout -- 30 years after their last match.

Linsanity

Release 2013

Genre Biography, Documentary, Sport

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Director: Evan Leong
Writers: Aaron Strongoni
Stars: Daniel Dae Kim, Jeremy Lin, Ming Yao, Adam Francisco, Mike D'Antoni
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2359427/

The life story of basketball sensation, Jeremy Lin.

Rush

Release 2013

Genre Action, Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Ron Howard
Writers: Peter Morgan
Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Brühl, Olivia Wilde, Alexandra Maria Lara, Pierfrancesco Favino
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1979320/

The merciless 1970s rivalry between Formula One rivals

Turbo

Release 2013

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport

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Director: David Soren
Writers: Darren Lemke, Robert D. Siegel, David Soren
Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Paul Giamatti, Michael Peña, Samuel L. Jackson, Luis Guzmán
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1860353/

A freak accident might just help an everyday garden snail achieve his biggest dream: winning the Indy 500.

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