Coach movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant coach movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out inspirational, realistic, feel good, serious, touching and entertaining films and TV shows about / with coach, sport, friendship, ambition, rivalry, redemption, underdog, mentor, contests and competitions and power relations plots mostly in Sport, Drama and Biography genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as coach: McFarland, USA (2015), Forever Strong (2008), Win Win (2011), Peaceful Warrior (2006), Chasing Mavericks (2012), Glee (2009), Yuri!!! on Ice (2016), Glory Road (2006), Junior League (2013), Creed (2015).

List of coach movies

 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, 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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 7.1
 11K
Forever Strong (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rick Penning lives life just like he plays rugby; fast, hard-hitting and intense. When life on the edge lands him in jail, prison ward Marcus Tate offers him a chance to get back in the game by playing for his rival, Highland Rugby. Reluctantly Rick ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, touching, rough ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rugby, coach, dedicated educator, sport, juvenile delinquency, father son relationship, human spirit, ambition, starting over, teenage life, redemption, baseball ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.1
 54K
Win Win (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When down-on-his-luck part-time high school wrestling coach Mike agrees to become legal guardian to an elderly man, his ward's troubled grandson turns out to be a star grappler, sparking dreams of a big win -- until the boy's mother ...
Style: touching, emotional, twists and turns, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: wrestling, coach, sport, lawyer, parenthood, dysfunctional family, adolescence, responsibility, suburbs, coming of age, character study, changing lives ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new jersey, california, usa
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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: inspirational, philosophical, thought provoking, motivational, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: self discovery, mentor, teaching the ways of the world, human spirit, wisdom of life, philosophy, wise man, gymnastics, athlete and trainer, enlightenment, rehabilitation, life philosophy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, california, usa
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Chasing Mavericks (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Surfer Jay Moriarity sets out to ride the Northern California break known as Mavericks.
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, inspirational, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: surfing, mentor protege relationship, sport, coach, progress, lifestyle, ambition, drowning, friends, dedication, championship, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1987
Place: california, los angeles, usa
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 6.8
 147K
Glee (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Glee is an American teen musical comedy-drama television series that airs on the Fox network in the United States. It focuses on the reconstituted William McKinley High School glee club, New Directions, which competes on the show choir competition ...
Style: stylized, feel good, humorous, suspense, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: high school, gay, gay teenager, cheerleader, coach, contests and competitions, music band, outcast, friendship, performance, teenage life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: ohio, usa
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Yuri!!! on Ice (2016)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 20 min.
TV show
Story: Yūri Katsuki carried all of Japan's hopes on his shoulders to win at the Gran Prix Finale ice skating competition, but suffered a crushing defeat. He returns home to Kyushu and half feels like he wants to retire, and half feels like he wants ...
Style: yaoi, exciting, captivating, light, humorous ...
Plot: figure skating, russian, training, rivalry, friendship, skating, coach, teenager, sport, gay, rise to the top, dream ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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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: inspirational, feel good, emotional, sincere, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, kids
Plot: basketball, athlete and trainer, racism, underdog, coach, college, sport, teamwork, racial slur, justice, unlikely friendships, sport team ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1966
Place: texas, usa, el paso texas, indiana, mexico ...
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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, 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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 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: inspirational, realistic, feel good, emotional, brutal ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: boxing, fight, underdog, boxer, sport, training, athlete and trainer, mentor, coach, legacy, courage, boxing match ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998, 2010s, 90s ...
Place: usa, philadelphia, mexico, pennsylvania, tijuana mexico ...
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 6.0
 14K
Wildcats (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Molly is a high school track coach who knows just as much about football as anyone else on the planet. When a football coach's position becomes vacant, she applies for the job, despite snickers from fellow staff members and her former husband.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, inspirational, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: american football, coach, sport, football, high school, sport team, rivalry, ambition, americana, athlete and trainer, high school football, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, chicago illinois
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 6.4
 7K
Woodlawn (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Love and unity in a school torn by racism and hate in the 1970s.A gifted high school football player must learn to embrace his talent and his faith as he battles racial tensions on and off the field.
Style: christian film, realistic, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: american football, racism, christianity, coach, african american, faith, team, motivational speaker, sport, christian, church, high school ...
Time: 70s
Place: alabama, birmingham alabama, usa
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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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 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: 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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Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When megalomaniacal White Goodman, the owner of a trendy, high-end fitness center, makes a move to take over the struggling local gym run by happy-go-lucky Pete La Fleur, there's only one way for La Fleur to fight back: dodgeball. Aided by a ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, underdog, competition, dumb, coach, against the odds, pirate, redemption, rivalry, contests and competitions, cheerleading, tournament ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, california, los angeles
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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, football, sport team, coach, sport, friendship, contests and competitions, teenage life, teenage boy, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, southern usa, usa
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Eddie the Eagle (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Sport
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael "Eddie" Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself - even as an entire nation was counting him ...
Style: inspirational, feel good, motivational, emotional, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: life, skiing, determination, olympics, winter olympics, athlete, following a dream, coach, sport, destiny, athletic training, winter sports ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london, britain
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 6.2
 181K
The Karate Kid (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, China
Duration: 140 min.
Story: 12-year-old Dre Parker could have been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother's latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying but the cultural differences make such a friendship ...
Style: inspirational, uplifting, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, sport, human spirit, family, kung fu, contests and competitions, underdog, teachers and students, rivalry, coach, coming of age, bullying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: china, beijing china, new jersey, california, asia ...
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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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The Basketball Diaries (1995)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Film adaptation of street tough Jim Carroll's epistle about his kaleidoscopic free fall into the harrowing world of drug addiction.
Style: emotional, disturbing, realistic, rough, bleak ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: addiction, heroin, drug abuse, downfall, life is a bitch, teenage life, basketball, drug overdose, adolescence, anguish, antisocial behavior, self destructing ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: new york, california, new jersey, usa, manhattan new york city
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Friday Night Lights (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A small, turbulent town in Texas obsesses over their high school football team to an unhealthy degree. When the star tailback, Boobie Miles, is seriously injured during the first game of the season, all hope is lost, and the town's dormant ...
Style: inspirational, intense, serious, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: football, sport, sport team, american football, coach, high school, underdog, championship, athlete's life, career, small town, teenager ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, austin texas, california ...
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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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Remember the Titans (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After leading his football team to 15 winning seasons, coach Bill Yoast is demoted and replaced by Herman Boone – tough, opinionated and as different from the beloved Yoast as he could be. The two men learn to overcome their differences and turn a ...
Style: inspirational, emotional, touching, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, family outing, girls' night ...
Plot: racism, american football, african american, sport, racial tension, high school, football, racial prejudice, prejudice, school, friendship, coach ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: virginia, usa, california, new jersey, southern usa
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Borg vs. McEnroe (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Czech Republic
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The story of the world's greatest tennis icons – Björn Borg and his biggest rival, the young and talented John McEnroe – and their legendary duel during the 1980 Wimbledon tournament.
Style: serious, captivating, tense, exciting, inspirational
Plot: rivalry, tennis player, tennis, coach, father son relationship, arrogance, professional sports, male objectification, american abroad, nightclub, fiance fiancee relationship, sports history ...
Time: year 1980, 80s, 70s, year 1976, year 1979 ...
Place: monte carlo, sweden, monaco, stockholm sweden, eastern europe ...
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 7.1
 5K
The Fencer (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Finland, Estonia, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Fleeing from the Russian secret police, a young Estonian fencer is forced to return to his homeland, where he becomes a physical education teacher at a local school. The past however catches up and puts him in front of a difficult choice.
Style: captivating, inspirational, sincere, disturbing
Plot: fencing, coach, sport, school, teacher, hiding, post war, courage, fear, politics, rivalry, deportation ...
Time: year 1953, 50s, year 1952
Place: estonia, ussr
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 6.7
 46K
The Way Back (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A former basketball all-star, who has lost his wife and family foundation in a struggle with addiction attempts to regain his soul and salvation by becoming the coach of a disparate ethnically mixed high school basketball team at his alma mater.
Style: realistic, touching, motivational, serious, inspirational ...
Audience: teens
Plot: basketball, sport, prodigy, ambition, basketball coach, coach, sport team, basketball team, high school, underdog, athlete's life, beer ...
Time: future, year 1998
Place: usa
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 8.1
 80K
Chak De! India (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: A team of rag-tag girls with their own agenda form Team India competing for international fame in field hockey. Their coach, the ex-men's Indian National team captain, returns from a life of shame after being unjustly accused of match fixing in ...
Style: feel good, realistic, touching, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport, coach, contests and competitions, underdog, rivalry, determination, sport team, against the odds, patriotism, media coverage, bonding, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, australia
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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, 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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All the Right Moves (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sensitive study of a headstrong high school football star who dreams of getting out of his small Western Pennsylvania steel town with a football scholarship. His equally ambitious coach aims at a college position, resulting in a clash which could ...
Style: feel good, realistic, talky, melancholic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: american football, high school, college, sport, football, friendship, small town, coach, teenager, coming of age, ambition, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: pennsylvania, california, new jersey, usa, pittsburgh
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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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