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, feel good, inspirational, humorous, entertaining and interesting films and TV shows about / with baseball, sport, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, baseball movie, transformation, underdog, redemption and runaway plots mostly in Sport, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, Dominican Republic, Mexico and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as baseball: For Love of the Game (1999), The Rookie (2002), Major League (1989), 42 (2013), Rookie of the Year (1993), The Sandlot (1993), The Natural (1984), Trouble with the Curve (2012), The Bad News Bears (1976), Moneyball (2011).

List of baseball movies

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, romantic, intense ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: baseball, sport, loneliness, love story, unlikely friendships, looking for love, love and romance, athlete's life, training, hopes, major league, baseball player ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san francisco, boston, new jersey ...
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 6.9
 36K
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, inspirational, feel good, touching, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: baseball, sport, father son relationship, high school, underdog, human spirit, teacher, rags to riches, following a dream, family relations, fight, baseball coach ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: texas, austin texas, latin america, new jersey, usa
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 7.2
 72K
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: funny, humorous, feel good, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: manly, boys' night, teens
Plot: baseball, sport, underdog, rivalry, professional sports, ambition, rise to the top, contests and competitions, follow your dream, against the odds, athlete and trainer, misfit ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, new york yankees, california, san francisco, florida ...
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 7.5
 98K
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: racism, baseball, sport, against the odds, rivalry, african american, athlete and trainer, americana, rise to the top, human spirit, hopes, civil rights ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1948 ...
Place: boston, new jersey, california, africa, new york ...
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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, inspirational, exciting, sweet, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: baseball, sport, children, underdog, childhood, sport team, contests and competitions, mentor, athlete's life, rivalry, athlete and trainer, ambition ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 7.8
 95K
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: feel good, funny, humorous, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: baseball, coming of age, friendship, sport, childhood, dog, small town, unlikely friendships, child, team, children, summer ...
Time: 60s, 80s, year 1962, 20th century, 50s
Place: utah, california, los angeles, usa
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 7.4
 50K
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: inspirational, feel good, romantic, atmospheric, touching ...
Audience: date night
Plot: baseball, underdog, sport, femme fatale, attempted murder, haunted by the past, comeback, villain, death of father, reporter, lightning, coach ...
Time: 1930s, year 1984, 1920s, 20th century, year 1939
Place: new york, usa, baltimore, chicago illinois
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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: inspirational, touching, melancholic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: kids, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: baseball, father daughter relationship, sport, aging, reluctant, blind character, pitcher, kids and family, destiny, good versus evil, parent grown child relationship, scout ...
Time: 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, georgia, california, boston ...
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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: inspirational, humorous, feel good, intense, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: baseball, underdog, sport, youth, baseball coach, childhood, competition, coach, unlikely friendships, sport team, contests and competitions, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 80s, year 1976
Place: california, new jersey, usa, san francisco, los angeles
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 7.6
 433K
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, feel good, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: sport, baseball, mathematics, success, rise to the top, underdog, strategy, statistics, business, entrepreneur, obsession, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 2000s, year 2002, year 1984 ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey, boston ...
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 7.2
 21K
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, factual, atmospheric, intense, talky ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: baseball, sport, gambling, friendship, major league, scandal, historical figure, sport team, contests and competitions, ambition, society, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, boston, california, cincinnati ohio
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 7.2
 5K
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: atmospheric, uplifting, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, culture clash, immigrants, follow your dream, athlete, rags to riches, american dream, fish out of water, ambition, dream come true, against the odds ...
Time: 21st century
Place: latin america, canada, new jersey, new york, africa ...
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 7.5
 122K
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: feel good, inspirational, sweet, sad, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, chick flick
Plot: baseball, ghost, hearing voices, sport, regret, farm, small town, father son relationship, farmer, time travel, supernatural, magic realism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: iowa, boston, usa
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 5.6
 15K
Mr 3000 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Aging baseball star who goes by the nickname, Mr. 3000, finds out many years after retirement that he didn't quite reach 3,000 hits. Now at age 47 he's back to try and reach that goal.
Style: humorous, feel good, inspirational, stylized, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, redemption, underdog, friendship, rivalry, ambition, athlete's life, major league, contests and competitions, hopes, journalism ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: wisconsin, new jersey, milwaukee wisconsin, san francisco, california
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 5.4
 7K
The Scout (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When his star recruit botches a Major League Baseball debut, humiliated talent scout Al Percolo (Albert Brooks) gets banished to rural Mexico, where he finds a potential gold mine in the arm of young phenom Steve Nebraska (Brendan Fraser). Soon, the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: baseball, sport, father son relationship, mentor, adaptation, power relations, friendship, self discovery, lifestyle, athlete's life, rivalry, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new york yankees, san francisco, usa, latin america ...
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 49K
The Fan (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When the San Francisco Giants pay centerfielder Bobby Rayburn $40 million to lead their team to the World Series, no one is happier or more supportive than #1 fan Gil Renard. So when Rayburn becomes mired in the worst slump of his career, the ...
Style: psychological, tense, intense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: obsession, baseball, murder, sport, kidnapping, psychopath, stalking, obsessed fan, athlete, athlete's life, child custody, sport team ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, new jersey, california, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 6K
Pitch (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The dramatic and inspirational story of a young pitcher who becomes the first woman to play Major League Baseball.
Style: uplifting, inspirational, captivating, slang
Plot: baseball, woman, sport, lifestyle, father daughter relationship, rivalry, ambition, friendship, dishonesty, suspense, adaptation, destiny ...
Place: 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: realistic, sentimental, sincere, touching, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: baseball, sport, coach, sport team, small town, ambition, against the odds, one last chance, hopes, athlete's life, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: iowa, usa
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 6.2
 46K
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, humorous, romantic, sexy, light ...
Audience: date night, teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: baseball, teacher, sport, obsession, love, happy ending, contests and competitions, relationship problems, women, soccer, career woman, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, boston, massachusetts, new jersey, new york yankees
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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: inspirational, feel good, touching, sentimental, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: sport, baseball, underdog, disney, culture clash, rags to riches, athlete's life, fish out of water, against the odds, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century
Place: india, california, usa, boston, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 8K
Cobb (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Al Stump is a famous sports-writer chosen by Ty Cobb to co-write his official, authorized 'autobiography' before his death. Cobb, widely feared and despised, feels misunderstood and wants to set the record straight about 'the greatest ...
Style: factual, inspirational, intense, serious, rough ...
Plot: baseball, sport, dark hero, underdog, lone hero, mentor, brutality, adaptation, historical figure, life is a bitch, athlete's life, ghost writer ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s
Place: detroit, california, new jersey, georgia, usa
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A League of Their Own (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, 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: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, kids, teens, chick flick
Plot: baseball, world war two, sport, female protagonist, sister sister relationship, friendship, female athlete, women, sibling rivalry, female bonding, underdog, happy ending ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: oregon, chicago illinois, new jersey, usa, colorado ...
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Little Big League (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the owner of the Minnesota Twins passes away, he bequeaths the team to his preteen grandson. The newly minted head honcho quickly appoints himself manager, causing unrest in an organisation that struggles to take orders from a 12-year-old.
Style: humorous, feel good, sexy, stylized, talky ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, family outing
Plot: baseball, sport, children, childhood, coming of age, youth, teenager, obsession, basketball, nude, hotel, justice ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, boston, new york, new york yankees ...
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 5.8
 22K
Bad News Bears (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Morris Buttermaker is a burned-out minor league baseball player who loves to drink and can't keep his hands to himself. His long-suffering lawyer arranges for him to manage a local Little League team, and Buttermaker soon finds himself the head ...
Style: feel good, humorous, stylized, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: baseball, sport, mentor, coming of age, human spirit, rivalry, against the odds, ambition, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, softball, parents and children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa
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Everybody Wants Some!! (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A comedy that follows a group of friends as they navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.
Style: humorous, realistic, talky, stylized, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, college, friendship between men, college life, party, sport, youth, coming of age, rivalry, male objectification, friendship, student athlete ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1980, 21st century
Place: texas, california, usa
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 2.7
 9K
Ed (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack Cooper (Matt LeBlanc) could be a world-class baseball pitcher if he didn't keep buckling under the pressure. He tries to keep his spirits up after he's traded to a minor league team but loses all hope when he discovers that Ed, one of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, scary, intense ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: baseball, sport, chimpanzee, partners, athlete's life, against the odds, friendship, lifestyle, hopes, kidnapping, rivalry, animal life ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, california
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Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a New York pro baseball team and two of its players. Henry Wiggen is the star pitcher and Bruce Pearson is the normal, everyday catcher who is far from the star player on the team and friend to all of his teammates. During the ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, inspirational, melancholic ...
Plot: baseball, sport, friendship, character study, mentor, adaptation, ambition, athlete's life, human spirit, terminal illness, sport team, underdog ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, minnesota, new york yankees, usa
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Back in the Game (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Terry Gannon Jr. was an All Star softball player until life threw her a couple curve balls: a baby, a lost college scholarship and a loser for a husband. After striking out on her own, Terry and her son Danny move in with her estranged father, Terry ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, sentimental, humorous
Plot: baseball, living with parents, single mother, family relations, single parent, parents and children, sport team, contests and competitions, ambition, youth, misfit, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 618
Clubhouse (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: serious, realistic, feel good, captivating
Audience: teen drama
Plot: baseball, young heroes, family relations, ambition, against the odds, teenage life, wish come true, sport team, sport, lifestyle, rebelliousness, athlete's life ...
Place: new york, usa
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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: feel good, funny, entertaining, light, humorous ...
Audience: kids, date night
Plot: baseball, millionaire, lawyer, hotel, childhood, inheritance, photographer, culture clash, destiny, police investigation, fight scenes, money ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, new york, california, manhattan new york city, usa ...
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