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 feel good, realistic, inspirational, exciting, entertaining and humorous films and TV shows about / with sport, mentor, underdog, storytelling, dialogue, rivalry, destiny, contests and competitions, ambition and transformation plots mostly in Sport, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, Germany, Canada and other countries.
sport movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sport: Coach Carter (2005), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Cinderella Man (2005), She's the Man (2006), Moneyball (2011), The Replacements (2000), McFarland, USA (2015), Real Steel (2011), Happy Gilmore (1996), Bend It Like Beckham (2002).

List of sport movies

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: motivational, inspirational, touching, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids, family outing, girls' night ...
Plot: basketball, sport, teacher, teachers and students, athlete and trainer, high school, underdog, dedicated educator, athlete's life, human spirit, teenager, sport team ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, new jersey, texas, usa, sacramento california ...
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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, sad, touching, bleak, depressing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: boxing, sport, determination, female boxer, euthanasia, underdog, female athlete, athlete and trainer, human spirit, athlete's life, mentor protege relationship, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, europe, las vegas, london ...
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Cinderella Man (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, 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: inspirational, touching, motivational, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: boxing, sport, human spirit, underdog, great depression, boxer, athlete's life, comeback, poverty, follow your dream, depression, financial problem ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, year 1935
Place: new jersey, netherlands, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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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, romantic, funny, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: teenager, high school, romance, cross dressing, teenage love, tomboy, sport, soccer, teen romance, high school life, hidden identity, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: london, new jersey, usa
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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: inspirational, captivating, realistic, feel good, clever ...
Plot: sport, baseball, rise to the top, success, strategy, mathematics, underdog, statistics, obsession, ambition, business, teamwork ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 2000s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey, boston ...
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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: feel good, humorous, inspirational, intense, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: sport, american football, underdog, cheerleading, football, adaptation, transformation, contests and competitions, rivalry, hopes, against the odds, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, new jersey, washington d.c.
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McFarland, USA (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A track coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders.
Style: touching, inspirational, feel good, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: sport, coach, athlete and trainer, human spirit, teacher, underdog, track and field, teenager, mentor, small town, school, high school ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, texas, new jersey
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Real Steel (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA, India
Duration: 127 min.
Story: In the near-future, Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who retired from the ring when robots took over the sport. After Charlie's robot is trashed, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max to rebuild and train an unlikely contender.
Style: futuristic, feel good, inspirational, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: boxing, robot, father son relationship, androids and robots, sport, underdog, against the odds, contests and competitions, technology, fight, arena, parents and children ...
Time: future, near future, 2020s, 21st century, year 2016
Place: usa, austin texas, brazil
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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: funny, feel good, humorous, twists and turns, buddy movie ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: golf, sport, rivalry, underdog, eccentricity, sarcasm, ambition, dumb, stupidity, against the odds, contests and competitions, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: new jersey, usa, plymouth
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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: feel good, light, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, family outing, pre-teens ...
Plot: soccer, sport, football, hinduism, wedding, culture clash, tradition, stereotypes, against the rules, coach, friendship, generation gap ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, india, europe, hamburg germany ...
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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: feel good, humorous, funny, inspirational, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: teenager, gymnastics, sport, athlete and trainer, rebelliousness, rivalry, athlete's life, friends, contests and competitions, ambition, fighting the system, gymnast ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: austin texas, texas, usa, houston texas
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Wimbledon (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A pro tennis player has lost his ambition and has fallen in rank to 119. Fortunately for him, he meets a young player on the women's circuit who helps him recapture his focus for Wimbledon.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, romantic, inspirational ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: tennis, sport, ambition, tennis player, romance, love, underdog, husband wife relationship, happy ending, couple relations, motivation, career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, new york, big ben london ...
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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: stylized, intense, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, american football, underdog, football, sport team, coach, desire for fame, success, ambition, power relations, fame, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, new jersey, usa, florida
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Haikyu!! (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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, captivating, disturbing, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: volleyball, friends, sport, friendship, prodigy, stubbornness, rivalry, follow your dream, sport team, youth, against the odds, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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Secretariat (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: inspirational, sentimental, touching, emotional, romantic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: horse, horse race, sport, racehorse, against the odds, disney, horse riding, underdog, stallion, horse ranch, equestrian, animals ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
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Warrior (2011)
Genre: Action, 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: emotional, serious, inspirational, tense, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sport, mixed martial arts, courage, boxing, warrior, athlete and trainer, fight scenes, muscleman, fight, tournament, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia, el paso texas, iraq ...
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42 (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The powerful story of Jackie Robinson, the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier when he joined the roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers. The film follows the innovative Dodgers’ general manager Branch Rickey, the ...
Style: sentimental, inspirational, emotional, factual, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: baseball, racism, sport, against the odds, racial segregation, rivalry, african american, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, americana, human spirit, rise to the top ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1948 ...
Place: boston, new jersey, california, new york, usa ...
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We Are Marshall (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, inspirational, compassionate ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, family outing
Plot: sport, football, american football, college, coach, air disaster, survivor, university, interracial friendship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, football team, happy ending ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, west virginia, california, new jersey, virginia
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Southpaw (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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, inspirational, sentimental, rough, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, sport, father daughter relationship, athlete's life, tragedy, boxer, contests and competitions, death of wife, rise and fall, fight, down on your luck, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 2014
Place: madison square garden manhattan new york city, usa, las vegas, new york, manhattan new york city
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Dangal (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: India, USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Dangal is an extraordinary true story based on the life of Mahavir Singh and his two daughters, Geeta and Babita Phogat. The film traces the inspirational journey of a father who trains his daughters to become world class wrestlers.
Style: inspirational, lyrical, atmospheric, intense, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, wrestler, female empowerment, small town, father daughter relationship, parent child relationship, indians, coach, olympics, mentor, life philosophy, determination ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: india, israel
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Breaking Away (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dave, nineteen, has just graduated high school, with his 3 friends, The comical Cyril, the warm hearted but short-tempered Moocher, and the athletic, spiteful but good-hearted Mike. Now, Dave enjoys racing bikes and hopes to race the Italians one ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, witty, talky ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: sport, coming of age, working class, friendship, bicycle, underdog, teenager, bicycle race, riding a bicycle, teenage life, small town, father son relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: indiana, new jersey, california, usa
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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: inspirational, serious, realistic, uplifting, factual ...
Plot: sport, following a dream, soccer, rise to the top, athlete's life, contests and competitions, prodigy, rags to riches, football, ambition, soccer match, rivalry ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century
Place: brazil, africa, latin america
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Rocky Balboa (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When he loses a highly publicized virtual boxing match to ex-champ Rocky Balboa, reigning heavyweight titleholder, Mason Dixon retaliates by challenging Rocky to a nationally televised, 10-round exhibition bout. To the surprise of his son and ...
Style: inspirational, sentimental, touching, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: boxing, athlete's life, sport, father son relationship, fight, boxer, life philosophy, comeback, training, aging, life, against the odds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa, las vegas
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Make It or Break It (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: feel good, serious, captivating, sentimental, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gymnastics, athlete's life, youth, female athlete, follow your dream, friends, rivalry, sport, social relations, gymnast, olympics, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
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The Greatest Game Ever Played (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A biopic of 20-year-old Francis Ouimet who defeated his golfing idol and 1900 US Open Champion, Harry Vardon.
Style: motivational, inspirational, captivating, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, family outing, chick flick
Plot: golf, sport, rags to riches, underdog, working class, athlete's life, prodigy, human spirit, disney, ambition, lifestyle, social differences ...
Time: 1910s, 60s, 1930s, 90s, 20th century
Place: massachusetts, scotland, boston, new jersey, usa ...
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Kicking & Screaming (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Phil Weston has been unathletic his entire life. In college he failed at every sport that he tried out for. It looks like his 10-year old son, Sam, is following in his footsteps. But with becoming the coach of The Soccers, an already successful ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, intense, not serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: soccer, sport, obsession, farce, youth, family, underdog, sport team, ambition, goofy hero, family life, football ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
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Junior League (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: In the town of Podolsk, The Bears hockey club hires a new coach, Sergei Makeyev, a former National Hockey League player, who sets out to get the club to the Junior Hockey League and make The Bears a successful team.
Style: captivating, exciting, touching, romantic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, youth, sport, first love, coach, love, couples, parent child relationship, deception, team, friendship ...
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Dreamer: Inspired by a True Story (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ben Crane believes that a severely injured racehorse deserves another chance. He and his daughter Cale adopt the horse (in fact is a mare)and save it of being sacrificed by the owner.
Style: inspirational, sentimental, emotional, touching, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: horse, sport, horse race, racehorse, life philosophy, family relations, redemption, animal training, family, honest, secrets, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: kentucky, usa
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Goon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Doug Glatt, a slacker who discovers he has a talent for brawling is approached by a minor league hockey coach and invited to join the team as the "muscle." Despite the fact that Glatt can't skate his best friend, Pat, convinces him to ...
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, witty, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ice hockey, sport, dimwit, bouncer, success, underdog, fame, misfit, ambition, love story, relationships, fight scenes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, boston, canada, quebec
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Goal! (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Like millions of kids around the world, Santiago harbors the dream of being a professional footballer...However, living in the Barrios section of Los Angeles, he thinks it is only that--a dream. Until one day an extraordinary turn of events has him ...
Style: harsh, inspirational, serious, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: soccer, sport, football, coach, sport team, rags to riches, athlete's life, dream come true, lifestyle, follow your dream, ambition, against the odds ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, england, latin america, california, europe ...
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