Athlete and trainer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant athlete and trainer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, exciting, inspirational, serious, entertaining and touching films and TV shows about / with athlete and trainer, sport, power relations, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, redemption, mentor, coach and hopes plots mostly in Sport, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, Germany, Russia and other countries.
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athlete and trainer movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as athlete and trainer: Never Back Down (2008), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Peaceful Warrior (2006), Stick It (2006), Coach Carter (2005), McFarland, USA (2015), Glory Road (2006), Gridiron Gang (2006), When the Game Stands Tall (2014), Miracle (2004).

List of athlete and trainer movies

Never Back Down (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Rebellious Jake Tyler is lured into an ultimate underground fight Scene at his new high school, after receiving threats to the safety of his friends and family Jake decides to seek the mentoring of a veteran fighter who trains him for one final ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, rough, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: athlete and trainer, martial arts, high school, boxing, power relations, teenage life, youth, rivalry, duel, championship, rage, fist fighting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, florida, brazil, tokyo
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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, sad, bleak ...
Plot: athlete and trainer, athlete's life, underdog, determination, ambition, boxing, human spirit, follow your dream, training, feminism, contests and competitions, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, europe, california, missouri ...
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Peaceful Warrior (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A chance encounter with a stranger changes the life of a college gymnast.
Style: sincere, uplifting, inspirational, philosophical, compassionate ...
Plot: self discovery, athlete and trainer, teaching the ways of the world, human spirit, mentor, wise man, rehabilitation, mysterious character, friendship, coach, guru, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, campus, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 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, exciting, feel good, inspirational, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: athlete and trainer, sport, gymnastics, athlete's life, rebelliousness, teenager, rivalry, fighting the system, ambition, contests and competitions, youth, individualism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 110K
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, captivating, sincere, inspirational, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: athlete and trainer, basketball, sport, teachers and students, athlete's life, teacher, high school, underdog, human spirit, coach, ambition, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, new jersey, usa, texas, san francisco
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 32K
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, uplifting, exciting, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: human spirit, athlete and trainer, small town, underdog, coach, contests and competitions, track and field, high school, social differences, teenage life, teachers and students, athlete's life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey, texas
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 40K
Glory Road (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1966, Texas Western coach Don Haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the NCAA national championship.
Style: emotional, captivating, uplifting, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: athlete and trainer, basketball, racism, underdog, college, teamwork, racial slur, coach, marriage, power relations, legendary, talented ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1966
Place: texas, usa, campus, mexico, washington state ...
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 6.9
 42K
Gridiron Gang (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Teenagers at a juvenile detention center, under the leadership of their counselor, gain self-esteem by playing football together.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: juvenile delinquency, athlete and trainer, american football, underdog, athlete's life, redemption, youth, teenage life, human spirit, sport, football, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
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When the Game Stands Tall (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, 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, rivalry, youth, social relations, coach ...
Time: 90s, contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa, california
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 7.5
 43K
Miracle (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In 1980, the United States Ice Hockey team's coach, Herb Brooks, put a ragtag squad of college kids up against the legendary juggernaut from the Soviet Union at the Olympic Games. Despite the long odds, Team USA carried the pride of a nation ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sincere, captivating, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: ice hockey, underdog, sport, athlete and trainer, coach, hockey, human spirit, grudge, championship, sport team, athlete's life, opponent ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: usa, milwaukee wisconsin, new york, manhattan new york city, colorado ...
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Lucky Trouble (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Who said you have to win to be a champion? Slava Kolotiloff, a schoolteacher from a sleepy seaside town by the name of "Fingers" comes to conquer Moscow with the manuscript to his first novel in hand. But instead, quite by accident, he ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, against the odds, street kid, sport team, mistaken identity, power relations, urban, disorder, nothing goes right, race against time, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
Is relevant ?
 5.6
 30K
Fighting (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Small-town boy Shawn MacArthur has come to New York City with nothing. Barely earning a living selling counterfeit goods on the streets, his luck changes when scam artist Harvey Boarden sees that he has a natural talent for streetfighting. When ...
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: athlete and trainer, rivalry, boxing, tough guy, street fighter, ambition, love and romance, power relations, sport, lone hero, father son relationship, fighting movie ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, alabama, bronx new york city, manhattan new york city
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Friday Night Lights (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Friday Night Lights is an American drama television series based around a high school football team situated in Texas. The series takes place in the fictional town of Dillon: a small, close-knit community in rural Texas. Particular focus is given to ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, suspenseful, sentimental ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, sport, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, friendship, sport team, football, coach, teenage life, ambitious, human spirit, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, southern usa
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 30K
The Rookie (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Jim Morris never made it out of the minor leagues before a shoulder injury ended his pitching career twelve years ago. Now a married-with-children high-school chemistry teacher and baseball coach in Texas, Jim's team makes a deal with him: if ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, uplifting, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: baseball, sport, underdog, athlete and trainer, family, human spirit, against the odds, follow your dream, ambition, parents and children, athlete's life, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, latin america, 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: humorous, captivating, realistic, semi serious, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: boxing, sport, athlete's life, ambition, athlete and trainer, championship, rivalry, follow your dream, youth, stadium, coming of age, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, asia
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The Mighty Ducks (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After reckless young lawyer Gordon Bombay gets arrested for drunk driving, he must coach a kids hockey team for his community service. Gordon has experience on the ice, but isn't eager to return to hockey, a point hit home by his tense dealings ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, inspirational, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: sport, self discovery, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, sport team, against the odds, hockey, underdog, youth, ambition, ice hockey, competition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: minnesota, california
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 19K
The Express (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Based on the incredible true story, The Express follows the inspirational life of college football hero Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy.
Style: emotional, sentimental, uplifting, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: athlete and trainer, sport, african american, american football, human spirit, football, racism, college, civil rights, rivalry, success, rise to the top ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1940s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, texas, new jersey
Is relevant ?
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, training, rivalry, 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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 5.8
 74K
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, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, sport team, ambition, rivalry, cheerleader ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, michigan
Is relevant ?
Rookie of the Year (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 12-year-old Henry Rowengartner, whose late father was a minor league baseball player, grew up dreaming of playing baseball, despite his physical shortcomings. After Henry's arm is broken while trying to catch a baseball at school, the tendon in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: baseball, sport, contests and competitions, follow your dream, underdog, rivalry, sport team, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, ambition, hopes, major league ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 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, exciting, cynical, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ice hockey, sport, small town, violence, contests and competitions, hockey, partners, ambition, underdog, athlete and trainer, sport team, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, canada, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 877
The Coach (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Contemporary Russia. After he flubs a penalty kick, a humiliated national soccer player quits the game. He flees to a small town, where he decides to coach their local team.
Style: captivating, motivational, exciting, uplifting, entertaining
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: athlete and trainer, football player, athlete's life, coach, soccer coach, football team, football, playing football, sporting event, sport team, professional sports, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 125K
Foxcatcher (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The greatest Olympic Wrestling Champion brother team joins Team Foxcatcher led by multimillionaire sponsor John E. du Pont as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul - a union that leads to unlikely circumstances.
Style: intense, psychological, disturbing, bleak, stylized ...
Plot: wrestling, sport, mental illness, murder, ambition, obsession, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, power relations, athlete's life, destructive relationship, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 21st century, 80s, contemporary, year 1987
Place: pennsylvania, usa, california
Is relevant ?
 4.0
 2K
Pentathlon (1994)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When East German Eric Brogar (Dolph Lundgren) wins a gold medal in the pentathlon, he escapes to freedom in the west with the help of a beautiful American athlete. But his demanding coach, Heinrich Mueller (David Soul) vows revenge and Eric's ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, crimes, human spirit, rivalry, betrayal, power relations, olympics, employer employee relationship, coach ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: europe, germany, los angeles, usa, east germany
Is relevant ?
 4.2
 11K
The Comebacks (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A comedy that spoofs the inspirational sports movies, The Comebacks tells the story of an out-of-luck coach, Lambeau Fields, who takes a rag-tag bunch of college misfits and drives them towards the football championships. In the process, this ...
Style: humorous, not serious, inspirational, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, rivalry, college, coach, parody, social relations, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, against the odds, ambition, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, campus
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 77K
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, realistic, exciting, captivating, uplifting ...
Plot: baseball, racism, rivalry, athlete's life, sport, against the odds, rise to the top, hopes, athlete and trainer, human spirit, power relations, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945, 1940s, year 1946 ...
Place: usa, new york, chicago illinois, cincinnati ohio, pasadena california ...
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 7K
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, against the odds, hopes, urban ghetto life, contests and competitions, rivalry, human spirit, ambition, underdog, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, cuba, california
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The Dream Team (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A former footballer living in Brittany enlists his old teammates to help the local fisherman to win some games in order to raise money and save jobs.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, sport team, buddies, working class, reunion, self discovery, ambition, lifestyle, contests and competitions, hopes, village, athlete and trainer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
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The Bad News Bears (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, exciting, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: baseball, underdog, sport, coach, family, friendship, youth, human spirit, contests and competitions, parents and children, athlete and trainer, sport team ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, 80s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 4K
Rad (1986)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A BMX racer who lives in a small town with his mother and sister is faced with a tough decision, qualify for Helltrack or take his SAT's in order to attend college.
Style: semi serious, captivating, disturbing, touching, feel good
Plot: human spirit, contests and competitions, rivalry, youth, against the odds, underdog, coming of age, lifestyle, buddies, teenage life, athlete and trainer, athlete's life ...
Time: 80s
Is relevant ?