Sport movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sport movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, entertaining, inspirational, exciting, humorous and serious films and TV shows about / with sport, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, underdog, dialogue, mentor, destiny, redemption and storytelling plots mostly in Sport, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sport: Make It or Break It (2009), Moneyball (2011), Stick It (2006), Cinderella Man (2005), Coach Carter (2005), Blue Mountain State (2010), Haikyu!! (2014), The Replacements (2000), Any Given Sunday (1999), Warrior (2011).

List of sport movies

Make It or Break It (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Set in the world of competitive gymnastics, the series follows a group of teen Olympic hopefuls as they train for their day in the spotlight.
Style: serious, feel good, sentimental, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: sport, athlete's life, gymnastics, follow your dream, youth, friends, rivalry, social relations, ambition, hopes, family relations, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, colorado
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 331K
Moneyball (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story of Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball team on a budget, by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.
Style: captivating, realistic, feel good, inspirational, factual ...
Plot: sport, success, baseball, rise to the top, mathematics, team, manager, ambition, strategy, teamwork, hopes, recruit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, oakland california, boston, new jersey
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 6.4
 25K
Stick It (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Haley is a naturally gifted athlete but, with her social behavior, the teen seems intent on squandering her abilities. After a final brush with the law, a judge sentences her to an elite gymnastics academy run by a legendary, hard-nosed coach. Once ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, inspirational, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: athlete and trainer, sport, gymnastics, athlete's life, rebelliousness, rivalry, teenager, friends, ambition, fighting the system, youth, individualism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
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 8.0
 168K
Cinderella Man (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: The true story of boxer, Jim Braddock who, in the 1920’s after his retirement, has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially poor state.
Style: touching, sincere, inspirational, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: human spirit, sport, underdog, athlete's life, comeback, follow your dream, boxing, financial problem, poverty, training, marriage, humiliation ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: new jersey, usa, netherlands, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city
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 7.3
 114K
Coach Carter (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.
Style: touching, sincere, captivating, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: basketball, athlete and trainer, sport, teachers and students, athlete's life, teacher, high school, coach, underdog, human spirit, dedicated educator, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, new jersey, usa, texas, san francisco
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Blue Mountain State (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Three incoming freshmen attending Midwestern college football powerhouse Blue Mountain State must quickly adapt to college life and juggle football, girls, classes and nonstop hazing.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, sport, american football, youth, friends, looking for sex, sexual activity, strong sexual content, sport team, college life, athlete's life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 8.6
 4K
Haikyu!! (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
Story: Shōyō Hinata began playing volleyball after seeing the "small giants" who played the sport when he was in elementary school. He suffers a crushing defeat in his first and last tournament in middle school at the hands of his rival Tobio ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: teens
Plot: volleyball, sport, rivalry, athlete's life, sport team, ambition, youth, contests and competitions, follow your dream, friends, high school, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
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The Replacements (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Maverick old-guard coach Jimmy McGinty is hired in the wake of a players' strike to help the Washington Sentinels advance to the playoffs. But that impossible dream hinges on whether his replacements can hunker down and do the job. So, McGinty ...
Style: realistic, humorous, exciting, sincere, feel good ...
Plot: sport, underdog, american football, hopes, contests and competitions, against the odds, rivalry, ambition, athlete and trainer, happy ending, cheerleader, bar fight ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
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Any Given Sunday (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: A star quarterback gets knocked out of the game and an unknown third stringer is called in to replace him. The unknown gives a stunning performance and forces the aging coach to reevaluate his game plans and life. A new co-owner/president adds to ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, desire for fame, american football, success, ambition, coach, underdog, football, sport team, power relations, blind ambition, athlete's life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, florida, miami, new jersey
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 8.2
 408K
Warrior (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: 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 course with his estranged, older brother, an ex-marine ...
Style: tense, emotional, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, boxing, fist fighting, martial arts, teacher, mixed martial arts, training, warrior, contests and competitions, coach, exercise, against the odds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, atlantic city new jersey, iraq
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 203K
Southpaw (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Billy "The Great" Hope, the reigning junior middleweight boxing champion, has an impressive career, a loving wife and daughter, and a lavish lifestyle. However, when tragedy strikes, Billy hits rock bottom, losing his family, his house and ...
Style: touching, sentimental, rough, exciting, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, boxing, family relations, contests and competitions, sport, tragedy, rise and fall, down on your luck, father daughter relationship, death, rivalry, boxer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie's determined to go pro and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her.
Style: emotional, touching, rough, bleak, sad ...
Plot: athlete and trainer, athlete's life, female boxer, underdog, determination, ambition, boxing, human spirit, follow your dream, sport, contests and competitions, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, europe, california, england ...
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 6.3
 138K
She's the Man (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Viola Johnson is in a real jam. Complications threaten her scheme to pose as her twin brother, Sebastian, and take his place at a new boarding school. She falls in love with her handsome roommate, Duke, who loves beautiful Olivia, who has fallen for ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, funny, realistic ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, cross dressing, teenager, high school life, high school, tomboy, hidden identity, sport, twins, roommate, lookalikes, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, campus, london, new jersey
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 7.2
 70K
Shaolin Soccer (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage.
Style: humorous, light, funny, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, underdog, sport, kung fu, soccer, shaolin, contests and competitions, sport team, against the odds, follow your dream, football, monk ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, china, tokyo
Is relevant ?
 6.0
 23K
Ice Princess (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: With the help of her coach, her parents, and the boy who drives the Zamboni machine, nothing can stop Casey from realizing her dream to be a champion figure skater.
Style: touching, sentimental, inspirational, sweet, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: figure skating, sport, rivalry, teenage life, high school, athlete's life, competition, mother daughter relationship, contests and competitions, family, happy ending, school ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new england, new jersey
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Fighting Spirit (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 20 min.
Story: Ippo, the son of a fishing boat tour owner, takes up boxing to increase his confidence. Through intense training and willpower Ippo claims the Japanese featherweight title.
Style: captivating, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: boxing, sport, athlete's life, ambition, athlete and trainer, championship, follow your dream, rivalry, youth, stadium, coming of age, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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When the Game Stands Tall (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young coach turns a losing high school football program around to go undefeated for 12 consecutive seasons.
Style: uplifting, captivating, exciting, sincere, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: american football, sport, athlete and trainer, sport team, ambition, rise to the top, small town, contests and competitions, social relations, youth, rivalry, coach ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa, california, oakland california
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 8K
Gladiator (1992)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A story of two teenagers trapped in the world of illegal underground boxing. One is fighting to save his fathers life and using the money pay off gambling debts accumulated by his father. The second is fighting for the money to get out of the ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, harsh, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, sport, boxing, rivalry, contests and competitions, hopes, urban ghetto life, against the odds, human spirit, ambition, underdog, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, cuba, california
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The Damned United (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Taking over Leeds United, Brian Clough's abrasive approach and his clear dislike of the players' dirty style of play make it certain there is going to be friction. Glimpses of his earlier career help explain both his hostility to previous ...
Style: tense, sentimental, sincere, factual, inspirational ...
Plot: sport, soccer, ambition, rivalry, training, stadium, sport team, football, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, friendship, football player ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: england, brighton, yorkshire, europe, northern england ...
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The Rocket: The Legend of Rocket Richard (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In the late 1930s, a young machinist named Maurice Richard distinguished himself as a ice hockey player of preternatural talent. Although that was enough to get him into the Montreal Canadiens, his frequent injuries cost him the confidence of his ...
Style: uplifting, serious, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: sport, rivalry, ice hockey, factory, discrimination, athlete's life, protest, working class, underdog, society, ambition, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 30s, 50s, year 1955 ...
Place: quebec, toronto ontario canada, montreal
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Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jess Bhamra, the daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not permitted to play organized soccer, even though she is 18. When Jess is playing for fun one day, her impressive skills are seen by Jules Paxton, who then convinces Jess to play ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, sweet, light ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: sport, friendship, culture clash, generation gap, coach, soccer, tradition, family, follow your dream, parents and children, youth, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, germany, hamburg germany ...
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 75K
Semi-Pro (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jackie Moon is the owner, promoter, coach, and star player of the Flint Michigan Tropics of the American Basketball Association (ABA). In 1976 before the ABA collapses, the National Basketball Association (NBA) plans to merge with the best teams of ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, inspirational, absurd, suspense ...
Plot: basketball, championship, sport, coach, merger, sport team, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, cheerleader ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, michigan
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 32K
Slap Shot (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: To build up attendance at their games, the management of a struggling minor-league hockey team signs up the Hanson Brothers, three hard-charging players whose job is to demolish the opposition.
Style: humorous, cynical, exciting, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ice hockey, sport, small town, sport team, violence, hockey, contests and competitions, partners, ambition, underdog, opponent, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, canada, new jersey
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 7.0
 183K
Happy Gilmore (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Failed hockey player-turned-golf whiz Happy Gilmore -- whose unconventional approach and antics on the grass courts the ire of rival Shooter McGavin -- is determined to win a PGA tournament so he can save his granny's house with the prize ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: golf, sport, underdog, rivalry, against the odds, contests and competitions, ambition, fish out of water, misfit, championship, disorder, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 34K
Ballers (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Looking at the lives of former and current football players, the show follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore as he gets his life on track in retirement while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, athlete's life, american football, ambition, nfl, american football player, party, betrayal, family relations, friendship, business, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, miami
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Pele: Birth of a Legend (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The life story of Brazilian football legend, Pele.
Style: sentimental, uplifting, factual, inspirational, serious ...
Plot: sport, prodigy, rise to the top, contests and competitions, athlete's life, ambition, following a dream, father son relationship, football player, soccer, soccer match, rags to riches ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 40s, 1950s
Place: brazil, latin america
Is relevant ?
 6.8
 71K
Bloodsport (1988)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Frank Dux has entered the "kumite", an illegal underground martial-arts competition where serious injury and even death are not unknown. Chong Li, a particularly ruthless and vicious fighter is the favorite, but then again Dux has not ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, rivalry, sport, mixed martial arts, underdog, master warrior, revenge, ambition, contests and competitions, escapades, opponent, heroes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
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The Great White Hype (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the champ's promoter, Rev. Sultan, decides something new is needed to boost the marketability of the boxing matches, he searches and finds the only man to ever beat the champ. The problem is that he isn't a boxer anymore and he's ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, boxer, investigation, rivalry, athlete's life, contests and competitions, cons and scams, athlete and trainer, interracial relations, power relations, underdog, boxing ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, cleveland ohio, california
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Play It to the Bone (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two aging fighters in LA, friends, get a call from a Vegas promoter because his undercard fighters for a Mike Tyson bout that night are suddenly unavailable. He wants them to box each other. They agree as long as the winner gets a shot at the ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, talky, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, friendship, contests and competitions, underdog, athlete's life, hopes, boxing, ambition, desert, love triangle, on the road, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, new jersey
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Best of the Best (1989)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A team from the United States is going to compete against Korea in a Tae Kwon Do tournament. The team consists of fighters from all over the country--can they overcome their rivalry and work together to win?
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, martial arts tournament, sport, underdog, taekwondo, culture clash, power relations, rivalry, self discovery, vengeance, redemption, obsessive quest ...
Time: 80s
Place: korea, asia, seoul, hong kong
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