Baseball movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant baseball movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, inspirational, entertaining, interesting, light and touching films and TV shows about / with baseball, sport, ambition, mentor, dialogue, transformation, catastrophe, storytelling, runaway and baseball movie plots mostly in Sport, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, Japan, Dominican Republic and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as baseball: 42 (2013), The Natural (1984), The Benchwarmers (2006), Rookie of the Year (1993), Moneyball (2011), Pitch (2016), Million Dollar Arm (2014), The Sandlot (1993), The Rookie (2002), Major League (1989).

List of baseball movies

 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, uplifting, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: baseball, racism, athlete's life, rivalry, sport, human spirit, rise to the top, athlete and trainer, discrimination, against the odds, americana, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1945, 1940s, year 1946 ...
Place: new york, usa, missouri, cincinnati ohio, pasadena california ...
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 7.5
 39K
The Natural (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An unknown middle-aged batter named Roy Hobbs with a mysterious past appears out of nowhere to take a losing 1930s baseball team to the top of the league in this magical sports fantasy. With the aid of a bat cut from a lightning struck tree, Hobbs ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, atmospheric, touching, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: baseball, femme fatale, sport, corruption, underdog, americana, redemption, haunted by the past, comeback, childhood sweetheart, athlete's life, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois
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The Benchwarmers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A trio of guys try and make up for missed opportunities in childhood by forming a three-player baseball team to compete against standard little league squads.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, pizza, paperboy, team, video store, anti heroes, athlete's life, vengeance, buddies, underdog, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
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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, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: baseball, sport, family, contests and competitions, underdog, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, sport team, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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 7.6
 323K
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: realistic, captivating, feel good, inspirational, factual ...
Plot: sport, rise to the top, success, baseball, team, manager, ambition, teamwork, hopes, underdog, mathematics, coach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, california, oakland california, boston, new jersey
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 7.4
 5K
Pitch (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The dramatic and inspirational story of a young pitcher who becomes the first woman to play Major League Baseball.
Style: uplifting, inspirational, suspense, slang, captivating
Plot: baseball, sport, woman, lifestyle, rivalry, father daughter relationship, friendship, dishonesty, ambition, family, adaptation, destiny ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Million Dollar Arm (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In a last-ditch effort to save his career, sports agent JB Bernstein (Jon Hamm) dreams up a wild game plan to find Major League Baseball’s next great pitcher from a pool of cricket players in India. He soon discovers two young men who can throw a ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: baseball, sport, underdog, fish out of water, culture clash, contests and competitions, against the odds, ambition, misfit, disorder, athlete's life, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, usa, california, boston, new jersey
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 7.8
 70K
The Sandlot (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. The neighborhood baseball guru Rodriquez takes Smalls under his wing. They fall into adventures involving baseball, treehouse sleep-ins, the ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: baseball, dog, sport, friendship, coming of age, childhood, chased by a dog, fence, family, small town, team, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1962, 80s ...
Place: utah, usa, california
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 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, serious, feel good, touching, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: baseball, sport, underdog, family, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, parent child relationship, follow your dream, against the odds, ambition, hopes, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: texas, usa, latin america, new jersey
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 7.2
 56K
Major League (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Rachel Phelps inherits the Cleveland Indians from her deceased husband, she's determined to move the team to a warmer climate -- but only a losing season will make that possible, which should be easy given the misfits she's hired. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: baseball, sport, underdog, professional sports, hot dog, hard hat, sombrero, baseball field, ambition, rivalry, follow your dream, sabotage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami, usa, new york, cleveland ohio ...
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A League of Their Own (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: As America's stock of athletic young men is depleted during World War II, a professional all-female baseball league springs up in the Midwest, funded by publicity-hungry candy maker Walter Harvey (Garry Marshall). Competitive sisters Dottie ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: baseball, sport, female athlete, underdog, friendship, rivalry, coach, feminism, siblings relations, americana, baseball player, ambition ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: usa, chicago illinois, colorado, oregon, new jersey ...
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Field of Dreams (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray Kinsella is an Iowa farmer who hears a mysterious voice telling him to turn his cornfield into a baseball diamond. He does, but the voice's directions don't stop -- even after the spirits of deceased ballplayers turn up to play.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick
Plot: baseball, farm, ghost, regret, reconciliation, sport, hearing voices, cornfield, doctor, recluse, road trip, small town ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: iowa, usa, boston
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 7.8
 13K
61* (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In 1961, Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle played for the New York Yankees. One, Mantle, was universally loved, while the other, Maris, was universally hated. Both men started off with a bang, and both were nearing Babe Ruth's 60 home run record. ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Plot: baseball, sport, rivalry, friendship, fan, athlete's life, buddies, historical figure, underdog, rising to stardom, uninhibited rivalry, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1961, 1960s
Place: north dakota, new york, usa, florida, st. louis missouri ...
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 7.3
 17K
Eight Men Out (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The great Chicago White Sox team of 1919 is the saddest team to ever win a pennent. The team is bitter at their penny pincher owner, Charles Comiskey, and at their own teammates. Gamblers take advantage of this opportunity to offer some players $ to ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: baseball, sport, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, historical figure, friendship, cons and scams, sport team, ambition, dishonesty, hopes, society ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: usa, chicago illinois, boston, california
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Trouble with the Curve (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Slowed by age and failing eyesight, crack baseball scout Gus Lobel takes his grown daughter along as he checks out the final prospect of his career. Along the way, the two renew their bond, and she catches the eye of a young player-turned-scout.
Style: serious, touching, gloomy, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: aging, baseball, father daughter relationship, motel room, cigar smoking, lawyer, on the road, golden years, sport, parents and children, elderly, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, georgia, usa, boston, california
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For Love of the Game (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A baseball legend almost finished with his distinguished career at the age of forty has one last chance to prove who he is, what he is capable of, and win the heart of the woman he has loved for the past four years.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: baseball, sport, romance, athlete's life, looking for love, training, legend, career, ambition, hopes, love and romance, introspection ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, usa, new york yankees, bronx new york city, new jersey ...
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 7.1
 43K
Bull Durham (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Veteran catcher Crash Davis is brought to the minor league Durham Bulls to help their up and coming pitching prospect, "Nuke" Laloosh. Their relationship gets off to a rocky start and is further complicated when baseball groupie Annie ...
Style: talky, realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: baseball, love triangle, sport, small town, romance, athlete's life, self discovery, age difference, stadium, flirt, jealousy, poem ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
Place: north carolina, usa, california
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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: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: baseball, sport, underdog, little league, coach, family, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, sport team, hopes, youth, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, 80s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey
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 7.2
 4K
Sugar (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Dominican Republic
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sugar is a 2008 sports drama film directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. It follows the story of Miguel Santos, a. k. a. Sugar (Algenis Perez Soto), a Dominican pitcher from San Pedro de Macorís, struggling to make it to the big leagues and pull ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, follow your dream, immigrants, fish out of water, rags to riches, american dream, rookie, small town, culture clash, homesickness, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa, kansas, usa, puerto rico, caribbean ...
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 6.2
 40K
Fever Pitch (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When relaxed and charming Ben Wrightman meets workaholic Lindsey Meeks she finds him sweet and charming, they hit it off and when it is winter Ben can spend every waking hour with Lindsey, but when summer comes around the corner Lindsey discovers ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: baseball, sport, obsession, teacher, romance, couple relations, love and romance, relationship problems, fanatic, couples, contests and competitions, opposites attract ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, new york yankees, new jersey
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Brewster's Millions (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Brewster, an aging minor-league baseball player, stands to inherit 300 million dollars if he can successfully spend 30 million dollars in 30 days without anything to show for it, and without telling anyone what he's up to... A task that's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: baseball, lawyer, photographer, hotel suite, millionaire, race against time, rich and poor, fish out of water, love and romance, power relations, disorder, athlete's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, new york yankees, new york, usa, manhattan, new york city ...
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The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When the incompetent Officer Frank Drebin seeks the ruthless killer of his partner, he stumbles upon an attempt to assassinate Queen Elizabeth.
Style: humorous, not serious, comic, light, witty ...
Audience: teens, date night, family outing
Plot: parody, baseball, deadpan, crimes, dimwit, stupidity, investigation, police investigation, gunfight, creativity, sarcasm, dumb ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, seaport, beirut lebanon, england
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Eastbound & Down (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
Story: Years after he turned his back on his hometown, a burned-out major league ballplayer returns to teach phys ed at his old middle school.
Style: dark humor, not serious, humorous, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: baseball, comeback, desire for fame, teacher, drugs/alcohol, obsession, baseball player, sport, washed up star, small town, homecoming, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
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 7.4
 94K
Frequency (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When a rare phenomenon gives police officer John Sullivan the chance to speak to his father, 30 years in the past, he takes the opportunity to prevent his dad's tragic death. After his actions inadvertently give rise to a series of brutal ...
Style: psychological, serious, emotional, tense, sentimental ...
Plot: changing the past or future, time travel, investigation, rescue, radio, murder, sent to the past, baseball, haunted by the past, hopes, serial killer, firefighter ...
Time: future, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.1
 34K
Bad Lieutenant (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: While investigating a young nun's rape, a corrupt New York City police detective, with a serious drug and gambling addiction, tries to change his ways and find forgiveness.
Style: bleak, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: baseball, drug addiction, masturbation, rape, corruption, violence, redemption, drinking, heroin, police, neo noir, gambling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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The Bronx Is Burning (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: The Bronx Is Burning is a television drama that debuted on ESPN on July 9, 2007, after the 2007 MLB Home Run Derby. It is an eight-episode mini-series adapted from Jonathan Mahler's best-selling book, Ladies and Gentlemen, The Bronx Is Burning. ...
Style: epic, clever, serious, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: baseball, sport, rivalry, serial killer, athlete's life, contests and competitions, stadium, athlete and trainer, sport team, urban, city life, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, new york yankees, usa, bronx new york city
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 7.6
 540
Clubhouse (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: For the first time, Pete Young takes a risk - perhaps the only risk of his young life - when he applies for and lands his dream job as a batboy for the New York Empires. The problem is that his single mother, Lynne has no idea what he's up to. ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic
Audience: teen drama
Plot: baseball, sport, young heroes, teenage life, wish come true, sport team, ambition, youth, athlete's life, rebelliousness, parents and children, against the odds ...
Place: new york, usa
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 6.0
 7K
Beer League (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An unemployed slacker (Lange) inspires his softball teammates to improve their game so they won't get kicked out of the local league.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, stripper, drugs/alcohol, buddies, underdog, contests and competitions, small town, against the odds, rivalry, friends, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
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The Final Season (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: True story of Kent Stock, who in the early 90's, gives up a job and ditches his wedding plans to take over as head coach as the Norway High School baseball team. Kent must win over his players and convince them and himself that he can fill ...
Style: touching, serious, emotional, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: baseball, sport, coach, small town, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, americana, high school, small town life, sport team, ambition, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s
Place: iowa, usa
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 8.2
 301
Cross Game (2009)
Genre: Animation, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Kō Kitamura, whose family owns a sporting goods store, has known the Tsukishima girls since he was born. The Tsukishima family runs a batting center and cafe, and they have four daughters. There's Ichiyo, the responsible eldest; Wakaba, ...
Style: emotional, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, coming of age, contests and competitions, school, romance, high school, high school life, teenage life, ambition, youth, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, japan
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