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, serious, feel good, touching and inspirational films and TV shows about / with athlete and trainer, power relations, sport, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, hopes, redemption, athlete's life and mentor plots mostly in Sport, Drama and Biography 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), Coach Carter (2005), Peaceful Warrior (2006), Million Dollar Baby (2004), McFarland, USA (2015), Stick It (2006), Glory Road (2006), Gridiron Gang (2006), Lucky Trouble (2011), Warrior (2011).

List of athlete and trainer movies

 6.5
 101K
Never Back Down (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 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, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: athlete and trainer, martial arts, high school, boxing, youth, rivalry, power relations, teenage life, rage, duel, streetfighting, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: florida, usa, brazil, orlando florida, tokyo
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 7.3
 147K
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: boys' night, teens, kids, girls' night, family outing ...
Plot: basketball, teachers and students, teacher, athlete and trainer, sport, underdog, high school, dedicated educator, athlete's life, human spirit, coach, sport team ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, new jersey, usa, sacramento california, san francisco ...
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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: philosophical, inspirational, sincere, uplifting, captivating ...
Plot: self discovery, mentor, human spirit, teaching the ways of the world, athlete and trainer, enlightenment, wisdom of life, wise man, coach, philosophy, rehabilitation, gymnastics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, new jersey
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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, bleak, sad, rough, bad ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: determination, underdog, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, female boxer, human spirit, sport, boxing, follow your dream, suffering, ambition, mentor protege relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, europe, missouri, california ...
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 7.4
 39K
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, girls' night, kids, family outing
Plot: coach, athlete and trainer, human spirit, sport, underdog, teenager, track and field, dedicated educator, small town, mentor, sport team, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, new jersey, texas
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 6.3
 29K
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, exciting, inspirational, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gymnastics, athlete and trainer, rebelliousness, teenager, sport, coach, rivalry, athlete's life, friends, contests and competitions, ambition, fighting the system ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, austin texas
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 7.2
 46K
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: feel good, emotional, serious, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, kids
Plot: basketball, athlete and trainer, underdog, coach, racism, college, teamwork, racial slur, sport team, ambitious, against the odds, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1966
Place: texas, usa, el paso texas, seattle, indiana ...
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 7.0
 66K
Gridiron Gang (2006)
Genre: Biography, 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, girls' night
Plot: juvenile delinquency, american football, athlete and trainer, underdog, athlete's life, redemption, teenage life, human spirit, ambition, youth, football, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
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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: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, wedding, against the odds, street kid, sport team, race against time, nothing goes right, mistaken identity, disorder, fall in love, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
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 8.2
 468K
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: serious, tense, emotional, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, warrior, courage, athlete and trainer, muscleman, boxing, fight scenes, sport, teacher, underdog, training ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia, el paso texas, atlantic city new jersey ...
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 7.2
 22K
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, uplifting, serious, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: american football, athlete and trainer, african american, sport, human spirit, racism, ambition, college, success, against the odds, rise to the top, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 1940s
Place: usa, new york, cleveland ohio, texas, new jersey
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The Mighty Ducks (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 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, girls' night ...
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, athlete and trainer, happy ending, self discovery, sport, contests and competitions, against the odds, underdog, foe turned friend, ambition, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: minnesota, california
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 7.6
 271K
Creed (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: boxing, underdog, boxer, athlete and trainer, coach, mentor, legacy, sport, ambition, rivalry, fight, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998, 2010s, 90s ...
Place: usa, mexico, tijuana mexico, philadelphia, united kingdom ...
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 7.5
 95K
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, serious, emotional, factual, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: baseball, racism, against the odds, racial segregation, rivalry, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, americana, human spirit, rise to the top, hopes, african american ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1948, year 1947, post world war two ...
Place: new york, usa, cincinnati ohio, missouri, chicago illinois ...
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Friday Night Lights (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: high school, american football, athlete and trainer, sport team, sport, friendship, football, coach, contests and competitions, teenage life, career, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, southern usa
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When the Game Stands Tall (2014)
Genre: Biography, 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, family outing, teen drama
Plot: american football, athlete and trainer, rise to the top, sport, sport team, ambition, contests and competitions, small town, youth, rivalry, coach, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa, california, oakland california
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Fighting Spirit (2000)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
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, realistic, semi serious, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: boxing, athlete's life, sport, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, youth, ambition, lifestyle, rivalry, championship, rise to the top, tournament ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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The Gabby Douglas Story (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The true story of Gabby Douglas who becomes the first African American to be named Individual All-Around Champion in artistic gymnastics at the Olympic Games.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, disturbing, suspenseful
Plot: gymnastics, athlete and trainer, family relations, siblings relations, athlete's life, contests and competitions, rivalry, follow your dream, single parent, rise to the top, prodigy, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, year 2012, year 2009 ...
Place: usa, iowa, new york, london
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Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Four fighters different backgrounds come together to train under an ex MMA rising star and then ultimately have to fight each other and the traitor in heir midst.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, realistic, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts training, martial arts tournament, kickboxer, athlete and trainer, bully, mixed martial arts, kickboxing, martial arts, boxing, undisciplined, ambition, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
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 7.4
 47K
Hoosiers (1986)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 114 min.
Story: High school basketball is king in small-town Indiana, and the 1954 Hickory Huskers are all hope and no talent. But their new coach -- abrasive, unlikable Norman Dale -- whips the team into shape ... while also inciting controversy.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, sincere, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: basketball, athlete and trainer, small town, underdog, high school, sport, championship, sport team, human spirit, ambition, redemption, contests and competitions ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 80s
Place: indiana, usa, texas, california
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4 Minute Mile (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenager overcomes odds to run a 4-minute mile race.
Style: realistic, sincere, sentimental, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: single parent, athlete and trainer, hopes, training, high school, family problems, contests and competitions, direction and purpose, death in the family, haunted by the past, teenage life, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c.
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 5.3
 2K
Tapped Out (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A disgruntled teenager, sent to do community service at a rundown Karate school, enters an MMA tournament to face the man who killed his parents.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, ambition, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, rivalry, vengeance, youth, young heroes, sport, martial arts, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
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Facing the Giants (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A losing coach with an underdog football team faces their giants of fear and failure on and off the field to surprising results.
Style: feel good, touching, inspirational, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, chick flick, kids, teens
Plot: underdog, religious, football, christian, athlete and trainer, faith, sport, american football, high school football, ambition, athlete's life, against the odds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
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 6.9
 35K
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, uplifting, inspirational, feel good, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: baseball, underdog, athlete and trainer, family relations, following a dream, family, sport, baseball coach, against the odds, human spirit, hopes, follow your dream ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: texas, usa, latin america, new jersey, austin texas
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 5.5
 33K
Fighting (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, 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: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: street fighter, boxing, streetfighting, kickboxing, fight, underground fighting, athlete and trainer, rivalry, kickboxer, urban ghetto, martial artist, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa, bronx new york city, alabama, manhattan new york city ...
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 6.7
 11K
Girlfight (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Diana Guzman begins to train as a boxer and achieves impressive success, blazing new trails for female boxers, all while keeping it a secret from her father.
Style: uplifting, captivating, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: female boxer, boxing, athlete's life, ambition, follow your dream, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, graphic violence, self fulfillment, sport, lifestyle, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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 5.5
 371
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, romantic, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, sport, youth, cheerleading, couples, love, first love, coach, team, parent child relationship, deception ...
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Battle of the Year (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck coach is hired to prepare a team of the best American dancers for an international tournament that attracts all the best crews from around the world, but the Americans haven't won in fifteen years.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, underdog, ambition, dancer's life, lifestyle, rivalry, power relations, artists and showbiz, athlete and trainer, dancing, music, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, france
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 5.5
 10K
The Big Green (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a depressed Texas town, British foreign exchange teacher Anna attempts to inject some life into her hopeless kids by introducing them to soccer. They're terrible at first, but Anna and her football-hero assistant whip them into shape. As ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: soccer, school, athlete and trainer, sport, underdog, family, small town life, against the odds, teachers and students, high school life, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
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 6.4
 31K
Hardball (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An aimless young man who is scalping tickets, gambling and drinking, agrees to coach a Little League team from the Cabrini Green housing project in Chicago as a condition of getting a loan from a friend.
Style: serious, melancholic, suspense, emotional, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: underdog, gang, gambling, life is a bitch, athlete and trainer, addiction, urban ghetto life, redemption, bet, sport team, down on your luck, children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, new jersey
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