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Amors baller
Year: 2011
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance / Sport
Rating: (5.1)
Country: Norway
Runtime: 79 min.
Director: Kristoffer Metcalfe
Cast: Kåre Hedebrant / Fridtjov Såheim / Caroline Thielemann / Harald William Borg Weedon / Eira Stuedahl / Isak Nikolai Iveland Solli / Jana Opsahl / Adam Tucker / Tore Nøstvik / Siri Halland Nesse / Elise Sandvik / Yenifer Vargas Payamps / Karl Henrik Lie Asmussen / Karl Jørgen Hodnungseth / John Daniel Raaen
Plot:
Lucas, a teenage boy, moves to a small town in Norway from Stockholm, Sweden. He falls for Susanne, who is on the girl's football team and is dating the captain of the boy's football team. To get Susanne to like him he joins the boy's team so that he can travel to Oslo to participate in the Norway Cup, a large football tournament.
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Any Given Sunday
Year: 1999
Genre: Drama / Sport
Rating: (6.9)
Country: USA
Runtime: 162 min.
Director: Oliver Stone
Studio: The Donners' Company
Cast: Al Pacino / Cameron Diaz / Dennis Quaid / James Woods / Jamie Foxx / LL Cool J / Matthew Modine / Jim Brown / Lawrence Taylor / Bill Bellamy / Andrew Bryniarski / Lela Rochon / Lauren Holly / Ann-Margret / Aaron Eckhart
Plot:
When a devastating hit knocks a professional football legend and quarterback Cap Rooney out of the game, a young, unknown third-stringer is called in to replace him. Having ridden the bench for years because of a string of bad luck stories and perhaps insufficient character, Willie Beaman seizes what may be his last chance, and lights up the field with a raw display of athletic prowess. His stunning performance over several games is so outstanding and fresh it seems to augur a new era in the history of this Miami franchise, and forces aging coach Tony D'Amato to reevaluate his time-tested values and strategies and begin to confront the fact that the game, as well as post-modern life may be passing him by. Adding to the pressure on D'Amato to win at any cost is the aggressive young President/Co-owner of the team, Christina Pagniacci, now coming into her own after her father's death. Christina's driving desire to prove herself in a male dominated world is intensified by her focus on the...
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Battle of the Sexes
Year: 2017
Genre: Biography / Comedy / Drama / Sport
Rating: (6.7)
Country: UK / USA
Runtime: 121 min.
Director: Jonathan Dayton
Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Cast: Steve Carell / Andrea Riseborough / Natalie Morales / Sarah Silverman / Bill Pullman / Alan Cumming / Elisabeth Shue / Eric Christian Olsen / Fred Armisen / Martha MacIsaac / Mickey Sumner / Jessica McNamee / Emma Stone / Lauren Kline / Fidan Manashirova
Plot:
In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women's movement, the 1973 tennis match between women's world champion Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-men's-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was billed as the BATTLE OF THE SEXES and became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world. As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. The fiercely private King was not only championing for equality, but also struggling to come to terms with her own sexuality, as her friendship with Marilyn Barnett (Andrea Riseborough) developed. And Riggs, one of the first self-made media-age celebrities, wrestled with his gambling demons, at the expense of his family and wife Priscilla (Elisabeth Shue). Together, Billie and Bobby served up a cultural spectacle that resonated far beyond the tennis court, sparking discussions in bedrooms ...
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Battle of the Sexes
Year: 2017
Genre: Biography / Comedy / Drama / Sport
Rating: (6.7)
Country: UK / USA
Runtime: 121 min.
Director: Jonathan Dayton
Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures
Cast: Steve Carell / Andrea Riseborough / Natalie Morales / Sarah Silverman / Bill Pullman / Alan Cumming / Elisabeth Shue / Eric Christian Olsen / Fred Armisen / Martha MacIsaac / Mickey Sumner / Jessica McNamee / Emma Stone / Lauren Kline / Fidan Manashirova
Plot:
In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women's movement, the 1973 tennis match between women's world champion Billie Jean King (Emma Stone) and ex-men's-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs (Steve Carell) was billed as the BATTLE OF THE SEXES and became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around the world. As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. The fiercely private King was not only championing for equality, but also struggling to come to terms with her own sexuality, as her friendship with Marilyn Barnett (Andrea Riseborough) developed. And Riggs, one of the first self-made media-age celebrities, wrestled with his gambling demons, at the expense of his family and wife Priscilla (Elisabeth Shue). Together, Billie and Bobby served up a cultural spectacle that resonated far beyond the tennis court, sparking discussions in bedrooms ...
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Borg McEnroe
Year: 2017
Genre: Biography / Drama / Sport
Rating: (7)
Country: Sweden / Denmark / Finland
Runtime: 107 min.
Director: Janus Metz
Studio: Nordisk Film
Cast: Sverrir Gudnason / Shia LaBeouf / Stellan Skarsgård / Tuva Novotny / Jackson Gann / Scott Arthur / Ian Blackman / Robert Emms / David Bamber / Mats Blomgren / Jane Perry / Demetri Goritsas / Leo Borg / Marcus Mossberg / Julia Marko-Nord
Plot:
It is the 1980 Wimbledon tennis championship. Bjorn Borg is the number 1 tennis player in the world and the undisputed king of Wimbledon. He has won the tournament four times in a row - a fifth consecutive time would be a world first. However, a new face has appeared in the tennis world and presents a serious threat to Borg's title hopes - John McEnroe.
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Creed
Year: 2015
Genre: Drama / Sport
Rating: (7.6)
Country: USA
Runtime: 133 min.
Director: Ryan Coogler
Set: Creed Collection
Studio: New Line Cinema
Cast: Michael B. Jordan / Sylvester Stallone / Tessa Thompson / Phylicia Rashad / Andre Ward / Tony Bellew / Ritchie Coster / Jacob 'Stitch' Duran / Graham McTavish / Wood Harris / Malik Bazille / Ricardo 'Padman' McGill / Gabe Rosado / Buddy Osborn / Rupal Pujara
Plot:
Adonis Johnson is the son of the famous boxing champion Apollo Creed, who died in a boxing match in Rocky IV (1985). Adonis wasn't born until after his father's death and wants to follow his fathers footsteps in boxing. He seeks a mentor who is the former heavyweight boxing champion and former friend of Apollo Creed, the retired Rocky Balboa. Rocky eventually agrees to mentor Adonis. With Rocky's help they hope to get a title job to face even deadlier opponents than his father. But whether he is a true fighter remains to be seen....
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Everyone's Hero
Year: 2006
Genre: Animation / Adventure / Comedy / Family / Sport
Rating: (5.8)
Country: Canada / USA
Runtime: 87 min.
Director: Colin Brady
Studio: Dan Krech Productions
Cast: Ritchie Allen / Jake T. Austin / Cherise Boothe / Ralph Coppola / Brian Dennehy / Whoopi Goldberg / Jason Harris / Ed Helms / Ray Iannicelli / Gideon Jacobs / Richard Kind / William H. Macy / Amanda Parsons / Jesse Bronstein / Marcus Maurice
Plot:
A young boy named Yankee Irving finds himself at an extraordinary crossroads: He has a chance to be a hero - and make a difference against incredible odds - or he can play it safe. With faith in himself instilled by his family, he teams up with a sassy young girl and some off-the-wall sidekicks and embarks on a sometimes perilous, often funny, cross-country quest. In the process, he restores his family's honor, befriends the world's biggest sports superstar, and reveals the hero within.
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Facing Ali
Year: 2009
Genre: Documentary / Biography / Sport
Rating: (8)
Country: USA / Canada
Runtime: 100 min.
Director: Pete McCormack
Studio: Network Entertainment
Cast: George Chuvalo / Henry Cooper / George Foreman / Joe Frazier / Ken Norton / Leon Spinks / Ernie Terrell / Muhammad Ali / Joe Louis / Larry Holmes / Ron Lyle / Earnie Shavers / Ringo Bonavena / Mike DeJohn / Jimmy Ellis
Plot:
The life and career of Muhammad Ali (1942- ) as seen chronologically in archival footage: Ali as a fighter, a personality, a political lightening rod, and a man. Boxers who fought him describe what led up to major fights and the matches themselves; they also offer personal revelations about their own lives: George Chuvalo's family losses, George Foreman's conversion, Ken Norton's gratitude, Ron Lyle's teaching, Earnie Shaver's encounter with the Klan, and Joe Frazier's good humor pack their own punch. The fighters talk about Ali's quickness, cunning, and recuperative powers - and how fighting him changed their lives.
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Father Figures
Year: 2017
Genre: Adventure / Comedy / Drama / Sport
Rating: (5.5)
Country: USA
Runtime: 113 min.
Director: Lawrence Sher
Studio: Alcon Entertainment
Cast: Ed Helms / Retta / Zachary Haven / Mary Grill / Glenn Close / Ann McKenzie / Owen Wilson / Jessica Gomes / Harry Shearer / Sarah Skeist / Jo Helton / Terry Bradshaw / Debra Stipe / Ving Rhames / Robert Jon Mello
Plot:
Kyle and Peter Reynolds are fraternal twins who were raised by their mother, Helen, as their father died before they were born. Kyle is dating his pregnant girlfriend, Kaylani, and is wealthy from royalties for his image on BBQ sauce labels. Peter is a divorced with a teenage son who resents him. Shortly after Helen's wedding, Peter recognizes an actor on Law and Order: SVU from photos of his supposed father, and confronts Helen. Helen explains that she had been promiscuous at the time of their conception, and did not want their father involved. When they keep pressing, Helen reveals that their father is Terry Bradshaw. The brothers fly to Florida to meet Bradshaw, who they encounter at a signing event. Bradshaw is excited to have them as sons. As Bradshaw recounts stories with former teammate Rod Hamilton, the brothers realize that Bradshaw had been in Australia at the time of their conception, and thus isn't their father..
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Ferrari 312B: Where the Revolution Begins
Year: 2017
Genre: Documentary / History / Sport
Rating: (6.2)
Country: Italy
Runtime: 85 min.
Director: Andrea Marini
Studio: Tarpini Production
Cast: Niki Lauda / Jackie Stewart / Paolo Barilla / Gerhard Berger / Bob Constanduros / Damon Hill / Jacky Ickx / Nigel Roebuck
Plot:
In a race against time and all odds, the revolutionary F1 racing car Ferrari 312B will get back on the Monaco circuit, 46 years later, under the wing of its creator, the genius engineer Mauro Forghieri.
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Huo yuanjia
Year: 2006
Genre: Action / Biography / Drama / Sport
Rating: (7.7)
Country: China / Hong Kong
Runtime: 104 min.
Director: Ronny Yu
Studio: China Film Group Corporation
Cast: Jet Li / Li Sun / Collin Chou / Hee Ching Paw / Nathan Jones / Shidô Nakamura / Brandon Rhea / Anthony De Longis / Jean Claude Leuyer / Jacky Heung / Yong Dong / Yun Qu / Ailing Xu / Zhi-Hui Chen / Zhigang Zhao
Plot:
Martial arts legend Huo Yuanjia became the most famous fighter in all of China at the turn of the 20th Century. Huo faced personal tragedy but ultimately fought his way out of darkness and into history, defining the true spirit of martial arts. His self-discovery, and the choices he made, inspired his nation. The son of a great fighter who did not wish for his child to follow in his footsteps, the bullied Huo Yuanjia resolves to teach himself how to fight - and win. Years of training enable him to ace match after match in his home region of Tianjin. But as his fame as a martial arts master grows, so does his pride. After an ill-advised fight leads to another master's death, members of Huo's family are slain in revenge. Grieving and ashamed, Huo wanders the country in shock. Near death, he is rescued by women from an idyllic village, and is offered simple kindness and generosity that help him heal and regain his equilibrium over a period of several years. Huo realizes that the future ...
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I, Tonya
Year: 2017
Genre: Biography / Comedy / Drama / Sport
Rating: (7.5)
Country: UK / USA / Qatar
Runtime: 120 min.
Director: Craig Gillespie
Studio: Clubhouse Pictures
Cast: Margot Robbie / Sebastian Stan / Allison Janney / Julianne Nicholson / Paul Walter Hauser / Bobby Cannavale / Bojana Novakovic / Caitlin Carver / Mckenna Grace / Suehyla El-Attar / Jason Davis / Mea Allen / Cory Chapman / Amy Fox / Maizie Smith
Plot:
From the proverbial wrong side of the tracks in Portland, Oregon, former competitive figure skater Tonya Harding was never fully accepted in the figure skating community for not inherently being the image of grace, breeding and privilege that the community wanted to portray, despite she being naturally gifted in the sport athletically. Despite ultimately garnering some success in figure skating being national champion, a world championship medalist, an Olympian, and being the first American woman to complete a Triple Axel in competition, she is arguably best known for her association to "the incident": the leg bashing on January 6, 1994 of her competitor, Nancy Kerrigan, who, unlike Tonya, was everything that the figure skating community wanted in their representatives. Her association to that incident led to Tonya being banned from competitive figure skating for life. Tonya's story from the beginning of her figure skating life at age four to the aftermath of the incident is presented...
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Le grand bain
Year: 2018
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Sport
Rating: (7)
Country: Belgium / France
Runtime: 122 min.
Director: Gilles Lellouche
Studio: Chi-Fou-Mi Productions
Cast: Mathieu Amalric / Guillaume Canet / Benoît Poelvoorde / Jean-Hugues Anglade / Virginie Efira / Leïla Bekhti / Marina Foïs / Jonathan Zaccaï / Mélanie Doutey / Philippe Katerine / Félix Moati / Alban Ivanov / Balasingham Thamilchelvan / Noée Abita / Claire Nadeau
Plot:
It is in the corridors of their municipal swimming pool that Bertrand, Marcus, Simon, Laurent, Thierry and the others train under the relative authority of Delphine, former glory of the basins. Together, they feel free and helpful. They will put all their energy into a discipline previously owned by women: synchronized swimming. So, yes it's a weird idea, but this challenge will allow them to find meaning in their lives...
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Mean Machine
Year: 2001
Genre: Comedy / Crime / Drama / Sport
Rating: (6.5)
Country: UK / USA
Runtime: 99 min.
Director: Barry Skolnick
Studio: SKA Films
Cast: Vinnie Jones / David Kelly / David Hemmings / Ralph Brown / Vas Blackwood / Robbie Gee / Geoff Bell / John Forgeham / Sally Phillips / Danny Dyer / Jason Flemyng / Jason Statham / Martin Wimbush / David Reid / David Cropman
Plot:
Disgraced ex-England captain (Danny 'Mean Machine' Meehan) is thrown in jail for assaulting two police officers. Whilst in jail, he doesn't recieve any favours because of his celebrity status in the outside world. He is out numbered and many prisoners constantly barrage him with insults for letting down his country in a crucial World Cup game. He keeps his head down and has the opportunity to forget everything and change the lives of the prisoners. These prisoners have the chance to put one over the evil guards. The prisoners are lead by Danny and the whole of the prison, guards aside, are behind them. Game on......
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Moneyball
Year: 2011
Genre: Biography / Drama / Sport
Rating: (7.6)
Country: USA
Runtime: 133 min.
Director: Bennett Miller
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Cast: Brad Pitt / Jonah Hill / Philip Seymour Hoffman / Robin Wright / Chris Pratt / Stephen Bishop / Reed Diamond / Brent Jennings / Ken Medlock / Tammy Blanchard / Jack McGee / Vyto Ruginis / Nick Searcy / Glenn Morshower / Casey Bond
Plot:
Oakland A's GM Billy Beane is handicapped with the lowest salary constraint in baseball. If he ever wants to win the World Series, Billy must find a competitive advantage. Billy is about to turn baseball on its ear when he uses statistical data to analyze and place value on the players he picks for the team.
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Montevideo, Bog te video!
Year: 2010
Genre: Adventure / Comedy / Drama / History / Romance / Sport
Rating: (8.3)
Country: Serbia
Runtime: 140 min.
Director: Dragan Bjelogrlic
Studio: Intermedia Network
Cast: Milos Bikovic / Petar Strugar / Nina Jankovic / Nikola Djuricko / Sergej Trifunovic / Marko Nikolic / Danina Jeftic / Vojin Cetkovic / Viktor Savic / Nebojsa Ilic / Milutin 'Mima' Karadzic / Branimir Brstina / Predrag Vasic / Gordana Djurdjevic / Anita Mancic
Plot:
Based on the book by famous sport journalist, Vladimir Stankovic, dramatized by renowned screenplay writers Srdjan Dragojevic and Ranko Bozic under the first-time director's palette of actor Dragan Bjelogrlic, this historical melodrama gives us an unique and somewhat nostalgic view into the 1930's of Belgrade and resurrects the old times reminding us of a quite distinctive era when values and virtues were something very different from what they are today. Thanks to the production teams of Intermedia Network, the epoch comes to life and at times we feel hypnotized by the magic of the cobblestone streets of Cubura, audiences sense the hype of using electricity, birth of the radio and the growing trend of cabaret nightclubs and Ford T model cars just like the one owned by then soccer star, Blagoje Mosa Marjanovic (Petar Strugar). This show introduces us to a whole new generation of young actors (Milos Bikovic, Viktor Savic, Aleksandar Radojicic, Nenad Herakovic, Uros Jovcic, Nenad ...
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Montevideo, Bog te video!
Year: 2010
Genre: Adventure / Comedy / Drama / History / Romance / Sport
Rating: (8.3)
Country: Serbia
Runtime: 140 min.
Director: Dragan Bjelogrlic
Studio: Intermedia Network
Cast: Milos Bikovic / Petar Strugar / Nina Jankovic / Nikola Djuricko / Sergej Trifunovic / Marko Nikolic / Danina Jeftic / Vojin Cetkovic / Viktor Savic / Nebojsa Ilic / Milutin 'Mima' Karadzic / Branimir Brstina / Predrag Vasic / Gordana Djurdjevic / Anita Mancic
Plot:
Based on the book by famous sport journalist, Vladimir Stankovic, dramatized by renowned screenplay writers Srdjan Dragojevic and Ranko Bozic under the first-time director's palette of actor Dragan Bjelogrlic, this historical melodrama gives us an unique and somewhat nostalgic view into the 1930's of Belgrade and resurrects the old times reminding us of a quite distinctive era when values and virtues were something very different from what they are today. Thanks to the production teams of Intermedia Network, the epoch comes to life and at times we feel hypnotized by the magic of the cobblestone streets of Cubura, audiences sense the hype of using electricity, birth of the radio and the growing trend of cabaret nightclubs and Ford T model cars just like the one owned by then soccer star, Blagoje Mosa Marjanovic (Petar Strugar). This show introduces us to a whole new generation of young actors (Milos Bikovic, Viktor Savic, Aleksandar Radojicic, Nenad Herakovic, Uros Jovcic, Nenad ...
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Raging Bull
Year: 1980
Genre: Biography / Drama / Sport
Rating: (8.2)
Country: USA
Runtime: 129 min.
Director: Martin Scorsese
Studio: United Artists
Cast: Robert De Niro / Cathy Moriarty / Joe Pesci / Frank Vincent / Nicholas Colasanto / Theresa Saldana / Mario Gallo / Frank Adonis / Charles Scorsese / Joseph Bono / Frank Topham / Lori Anne Flax / Don Dunphy / Bill Hanrahan / Rita Bennett
Plot:
When Jake LaMotta steps into a boxing ring and obliterates his opponent, he's a prizefighter. But when he treats his family and friends the same way, he's a ticking time bomb, ready to go off at any moment. Though LaMotta wants his family's love, something always seems to come between them. Perhaps it's his violent bouts of paranoia and jealousy. This kind of rage helped make him a champ, but in real life, he winds up in the ring alone.
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Real Steel
Year: 2011
Genre: Action / Drama / Family / Sci-Fi / Sport
Rating: (7.1)
Country: USA / India
Runtime: 127 min.
Director: Shawn Levy
Studio: Wardour Street Pictures
Cast: Hugh Jackman / Dakota Goyo / Evangeline Lilly / Anthony Mackie / Kevin Durand / Hope Davis / James Rebhorn / Karl Yune / Olga Fonda / John Gatins / Gregory Sims / Torey Adkins / Sophie Levy / Tess Levy / Charlie Levy
Plot:
In the near future when people become uninterested in boxing and similar sports, a new sport is created - Robot boxing wherein robots battle each other while being controlled by someone. Charlie Kenton, a former boxer who's trying to make it in the new sport, not only doesn't do well, he is very deeply in the red. When he learns that his ex, mother of his son Max, dies, he goes to figure out what to do with him. His ex's sister wants to take him in but Charlie has first say in the matter. Charlie asks her husband for money so he can buy a new Robot in exchange for turning Max over to them. He takes Max for the summer. And Max improves his control of his robot. But when the robot is destroyed, they go to a scrap yard to get parts. Max finds an old generation robot named Atom and restores him. Max wants Atom to fight but Charlie tells him he won't last a round. However, Atom wins. And it isn't long before Atom is getting major bouts. Max gets Charlie to teach Atom how to fight, and the ...
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Secretariat
Year: 2010
Genre: Biography / Drama / Family / History / Sport
Rating: (7.2)
Country: USA
Runtime: 123 min.
Director: Randall Wallace
Studio: Walt Disney Pictures
Cast: Diane Lane / John Malkovich / Dylan Walsh / Margo Martindale / Nelsan Ellis / Otto Thorwarth / Fred Dalton Thompson / James Cromwell / Scott Glenn / Michael Harding / Richard Fullerton / Tim Ware / Nestor Serrano / Kevin Connolly / Keith Austin
Plot:
Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery -- with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin -- manages to navigate the male-dominated business, ultimately fostering the first Triple Crown winner in twenty-five years.
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She's the Man
Year: 2006
Genre: Comedy / Romance / Sport
Rating: (6.4)
Country: USA / Canada
Runtime: 105 min.
Director: Andy Fickman
Studio: Lakeshore Entertainment
Cast: Amanda Bynes / Channing Tatum / Laura Ramsey / Vinnie Jones / David Cross / Julie Hagerty / Robert Hoffman / Alexandra Breckenridge / Jonathan Sadowski / Amanda Crew / Jessica Lucas / Brandon Jay McLaren / Clifton MaCabe Murray / James Snyder / James Kirk
Plot:
Here's the thing! Viola's soccer team at Cornwall gets cut. She wants to join the boys' team, but they do not allow girls. So she thinks, "If you can't beat them, join them". So she does! She disguises herself as her twin brother, Sebastian and goes out for the rival school, Illyria Boys' Soccer Team and makes it. Unfortunately, she didn't plan falling in love with her roommate Duke. But Duke has his eyes on Olivia. What makes matters worse is that Olivia starts to fall for Sebastian because he/she has a sensitive side. If things couldn't get more problematic, the real Sebastian (who was in London working on his music) comes home early. He arrives on campus and has no clue that he was replaced by his twin sister.
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Swimming with Men
Year: 2018
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Romance / Sport
Rating: (6.3)
Country: UK
Runtime: 96 min.
Director: Oliver Parker
Studio: Met Film Production
Cast: Rob Brydon / Rupert Graves / Thomas Turgoose / Adeel Akhtar / Jim Carter / Daniel Mays / Ronan Daly / Chris Jepson / Spike White / Nathaniel Parker / Jane Horrocks / Denise Stephenson / Robert Daws / Charlotte Riley / Harry Demmon
Plot:
A man who is suffering a mid-life crisis finds new meaning in his life as part of an all-male, middle-aged, amateur synchronised swimming team.
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The Best of Times
Year: 1986
Genre: Comedy / Drama / Sport
Rating: (6)
Country: USA
Runtime: 104 min.
Director: Roger Spottiswoode
Studio: Kings Road Entertainment
Cast: Robin Williams / Kurt Russell / Pamela Reed / Holly Palance / Donald Moffat / Margaret Whitton / M. Emmet Walsh / Donovan Scott / R.G. Armstrong / Dub Taylor / Carl Ballantine / Kathleen Freeman / Tony Plana / Kirk Cameron / Robyn Lively
Plot:
Jack Dundee is a meek banker living in Taft, California. He constantly thinks about the 1972 high school football game between Taft and powerhouse Bakersfield. Dundee drops a perfect pass from quarterback and friend Reno Hightower, and the game ended in a tie. He wants to replay the game, but has trouble convincing Reno and the town to replay the game. So Jack resorts to desperate measures to make the game reality.
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The Boxer
Year: 1997
Genre: Drama / Romance / Sport
Rating: (7.1)
Country: USA / Ireland
Runtime: 113 min.
Director: Jim Sheridan
Studio: Universal Pictures
Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis / Carol Moore / Daragh Donnelly / Frank Coughlan / Sean Kearns / Lorraine Pilkington / Niall Shanahan / John Wall / Maria McDermottroe / Kate Perry / Andrea Irvine / Joan McGarry / Theresa McComb / Catherine Dunne / Kerrie Duggan
Plot:
Nineteen-year-old Danny Flynn is imprisoned for his involvement with the I.R.A. in Belfast. He leaves behind his family and his sixteen-year-old girlfriend, Maggie Hamill. Fourteen years later, Danny is released from prison and returns to his old working class neighborhood to resume his life as a boxer, fighting and opening a boxing club training aspiring boxers. Maggie has since married Danny's best friend, who is also imprisoned for his I.R.A. activities. Although he has not denounced the I.R.A. or denigrated his I.R.A. colleagues, Danny has decided to live a life free of political violence. His boxing club is nonsectarian, open to both Catholics and Protestants. This move irks some of his old I.R.A. colleagues since they feel working with the Protestants will not resolve their David versus Goliath struggle. Danny's old I.R.A. colleagues, especially their unofficial leader Harry, resort to traditional tactics of violence to stop Danny. Maggie's father, Joe, also an I.R.A. activist, ...
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The Fan
Year: 1996
Genre: Action / Drama / Sport / Thriller
Rating: (5.8)
Country: USA
Runtime: 116 min.
Director: Tony Scott
Studio: TriStar Pictures
Cast: Robert De Niro / Wesley Snipes / Ellen Barkin / John Leguizamo / Benicio Del Toro / Patti D'Arbanville / Chris Mulkey / Brandon Hammond / Charles Hallahan / Dan Butler / Kurt Fuller / Michael Jace / Frank Medrano / Don S. Davis / Andrew J. Ferchland
Plot:
Three-times MVP baseball player Bobby Rayburn joins the San Francisco Giants, and obsessive fan, whose profession is selling hunting knives, Gil Renard is excited over that. But Rayburn plays the worst season of his career and Renard tries to do everything to help him, but goes too far.
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The Fighter
Year: 2010
Genre: Biography / Drama / Sport
Rating: (7.8)
Country: USA
Runtime: 116 min.
Director: David O. Russell
Studio: Paramount
Cast: Mark Wahlberg / Christian Bale / Amy Adams / Melissa Leo / Jack McGee / Melissa McMeekin / Bianca Hunter / Erica McDermott / Dendrie Taylor / Jenna Lamia / Frank Renzulli / Mickey O'Keefe / Jill Quigg / Kate B. O'Brien / Paul Campbell
Plot:
The Fighter is a drama about boxer "Irish" Micky Ward's unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer on the verge of being KO'd by drugs and crime.
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The Harder They Fall
Year: 1956
Genre: Drama / Film-Noir / Sport / Thriller
Rating: (7.6)
Country: USA
Runtime: 109 min.
Director: Mark Robson
Studio: Columbia Pictures
Cast: Humphrey Bogart / Rod Steiger / Jan Sterling / Mike Lane / Max Baer / Edward Andrews / Harold J. Stone / Nehemiah Persoff / Felice Orlandi / Herbie Faye / Rusty Lane / Jack Albertson / Jersey Joe Walcott / Carlos Montalbán
Plot:
After 17 years as a recognized and respected sports journalist in New York City, Eddie Willis finds himself out of a job when his newspaper folds. He's approached by a major fight promoter, Nick Benko, to act as a public relations man for his new heavyweight fighter Toro Moreno. Eddie knows the how the fight game works and after watching Toro in the ring, realizes Toro is nothing but a stiff who has no hope of succeeding. Benko offers him a sizable salary and an unlimited expense account and given his financial situation, he agrees. Benko's strategy to make money is one that has been used time again. Starting in California and moving east, they arrange a series of fights for Toro with stiffs and has-beens. All of the fights are rigged to build up his record and get him a fight with the heavyweight champion, Buddy Brannen, where they will make a sizable profit at the gate. Along the way, one boxer gets killed in the ring and Eddie begins to have serious doubts about what he is doing.
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Turbo
Year: 2013
Genre: Animation / Adventure / Comedy / Family / Sci-Fi / Sport
Rating: (6.4)
Country: USA
Runtime: 96 min.
Director: David Soren
Studio: DreamWorks Animation
Cast: Ryan Reynolds / Paul Giamatti / Michael Peña / Samuel L. Jackson / Luis Guzmán / Bill Hader / Snoop Dogg / Maya Rudolph / Ben Schwartz / Richard Jenkins / Ken Jeong / Michelle Rodriguez / Mike Bell / Aidan Andrews / Mario Andretti
Plot:
After a freak accident infuses him with the power of super-speed, Turbo kicks into overdrive and embarks on an extraordinary journey to achieve the seemingly impossible: competing in the world's fastest race, the Indianapolis 500. With the help of his tricked-out streetwise snail crew, this ultimate underdog puts his heart and shell on the line to prove that no dream is too big, and no dreamer too small.
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Vision Quest
Year: 1985
Genre: Drama / Romance / Sport
Rating: (6.6)
Country: USA
Runtime: 107 min.
Director: Harold Becker
Studio: The Guber-Peters Company
Cast: Matthew Modine / Linda Fiorentino / Michael Schoeffling / Ronny Cox / Harold Sylvester / Charles Hallahan / J.C. Quinn / Daphne Zuniga / R.H. Thomson / Gary Kasper / Raphael Sbarge / Forest Whitaker / Roberts Blossom / James Gammon / Frank Jasper
Plot:
Vision Quest is a coming of age movie in which high school wrestler Louden Swain decides he wants to be something more than an average high school athlete and sets his sights on a prize that many don't think he can win - he then sets out to reach his goal alone, without much support from his father or coach. His father rents a room to a young drifter, Carla. Swain falls in love with her and she helps him stay focused and prevents him from losing sight of his goals.
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