Golf movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant golf movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, entertaining, feel good, exciting and clever films and TV shows about / with golf, ambition, rivalry, dialogue, redemption, mentor, storytelling, culture clash, runaway and golf club plots mostly in Drama, Sport and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Canada and other countries.
golf movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as golf: The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000), Tin Cup (1996), Happy Gilmore (1996), The Greatest Game Ever Played (2005), Caddyshack (1980), Seve (2014), Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius (2004), Dead Solid Perfect (1988), The Accidental Golfer (1991), 3-Iron (2004).

List of golf movies

The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: World War I has left golfer Rannulph Junuh a poker-playing alcoholic, his perfect swing gone. Now, however, he needs to get it back to play in a tournament to save the financially ravaged golf course of a long-ago sweetheart. Help arrives in the ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, emotional, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: golf, underdog, bankruptcy, americana, starting over, great depression, world war one, childhood, comeback, human spirit, athlete's life, follow your dream ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s, 1920s
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
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Tin Cup (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A washed up golf pro working at a driving range tries to qualify for the US Open in order to win the heart of his succesful rival's girlfriend.
Style: feel good, humorous, sexy, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: golf, underdog, psychologist, romance, sport, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, man-woman relation, opposites attract, rivalry, competition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, california
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Happy Gilmore (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Failed hockey player-turned-golf whiz Happy Gilmore -- whose unconventional approach and antics on the grass courts the ire of rival Shooter McGavin -- is determined to win a PGA tournament so he can save his granny's house with the prize ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: golf, sport, underdog, rivalry, ambition, against the odds, contests and competitions, misfit, championship, fish out of water, friends, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey
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The Greatest Game Ever Played (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A biopic of 20-year-old Francis Ouimet who defeated his golfing idol and 1900 US Open Champion, Harry Vardon.
Style: motivational, captivating, sincere, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: golf, sport, underdog, athlete's life, rags to riches, human spirit, prodigy, lifestyle, social differences, ambition, struggle, society ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 90s, 1930s, 1960s ...
Place: massachusetts, usa, new jersey, boston, scotland ...
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Caddyshack (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At an exclusive country club, an ambitious young caddy, Danny Noonan, eagerly pursues a caddy scholarship in hopes of attending college and, in turn, avoiding a job at the lumber yard. In order to succeed, he must first win the favour of the elitist ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: golf, bet, rivalry, cheating, country club, golf course, sport, ambition, buddies, misfit, farce, competition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, nebraska
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Seve (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Despite being blocked at almost every turn in pursuit of the sport he loved, Seve Ballesteros fought against adversity to become the most spectacular and charismatic golfer to ever play the game.
Style: exciting, serious, touching, realistic, sentimental
Plot: golf, ambition, athlete's life, rise to the top, rivalry, contests and competitions, sport
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: The story of golf icon and legend, Bobby Jones, who retired from competition at the tender age of 28.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: golf, rivalry, sport, rise to the top, lifestyle, couples, ambition, human spirit, rising to stardom, contests and competitions, temperamental, underdog ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1910s, 30s ...
Place: scotland, europe, georgia, atlanta georgia, harvard university ...
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Dead Solid Perfect (1988)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A second-string pro golfer desprate for his shot at success tours the country.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Plot: golf, ambition, underdog, romance, sport, rivalry, alcohol abuse, lifestyle, bikini, nudity (full frontal - brief), female full frontal nudity, female nudity
Time: 80s
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The Accidental Golfer (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Sweden, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: I bet anyone can get better at golf than you are in one week, a golfer says to her golfing businessman for a boyfriend in a quarrel. Unfortunately Stig-Helmer is standing nearby when the boyfriend accepts the bet, and he is chosen to be the ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: golf, lifestyle, ambition, rivalry, sport, nothing goes right, contests and competitions, buddies, chosen one, factory worker, challenge, golf course ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, sweden, europe, eastern europe
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3-Iron (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea, Japan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A young man, whose only possession is a motorcycle, spends his time riding around the city looking for empty apartments. After finding one, he hangs out for a while, fixing himself something to eat, washing laundry or making small repairs in return. ...
Style: contemplative, enigmatic, melancholic, meditative, lyrical ...
Plot: destiny, golf, homeless, romance, domestic violence, love triangle, jealousy, drifter, invasion, escape, prison, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: korea, asia, south korea, seoul
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Sideways (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Two middle-aged men embark on a spiritual journey through Californian wine country. One is an unpublished novelist suffering from depression, and the other is only days away from walking down the aisle.
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, road movie ...
Plot: writers, friendship, golf, midlife crisis, vacation, on the road, wine, depression, fall in love, best friends, love and romance, road trip ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san diego california, los angeles
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Seven Days in Utopia (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Talent can only get you so far. For golfer Luke Chisholm, that turns out to be Utopia, Texas -- where he's left stranded after blowing his pro debut.
Style: sincere, uplifting, captivating, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: wise man, golf, human spirit, teaching the ways of the world, ambition, introspection, sport, athlete and trainer, lifestyle, athlete's life, hopes, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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The Foursome (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Four old friends reconnect at their 20-year college reunion.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: reunion, golf, friendship, buddies, couple relations, lifestyle, best friends, betrayal, old friends, couples, partners, twentysomething life ...
Time: contemporary
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A Gentleman's Game (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A drama revolving around characters whose lives are transformed one summer at an exclusive East Coast country club.
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, realistic
Plot: golf, human spirit, athlete's life, prodigy, ambition, lifestyle, teachers and students, athlete and trainer, social differences, youth, contests and competitions, sport ...
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Keeping Mum (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA, Isle Of Man
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A pastor preoccupied with writing the perfect sermon fails to realize that his wife is having an affair and his children are up to no good.
Style: witty, light, melancholic, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, couple relations, golf, dysfunctional family, village, serial killer, family problems, family values, family relations, clergy, adultery, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: england, london, california
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Arthur Newman (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A story of a man who fakes his own death and assumes a new identity in order to escape his life, who then moves in with a woman who is also trying to leave her past behind.
Style: semi serious, touching, sincere, humorous, realistic
Plot: faked death, on the road, golf, hidden identity, self discovery, unlikely couple, escapades, americana, disorder, family problems, false identity, past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Squeeze (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A humble young man with uncommon skills from a small southern town gets caught up in high stakes golf matches between big-time gamblers until the game becomes life and death.
Style: realistic, serious, tense
Plot: gambling, golf, ambition, athlete's life, crimes, dishonesty, bet, money, twentysomething life, power relations, mob, club ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, las vegas
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Dr. T & the Women (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Dr. Sullivan Travis is a man at the top of his game, a rich and successful Dallas gynecologist whose "religion" is women. Dr. T. worships women. In his immediate family and in his office, they surround him. He is loving and giving to each ...
Style: humorous, satirical, twists and turns, light, tragicomedy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: family relations, gynecologist, infidelity, parents and children, golf, workplace situations, eccentric family, couple relations, husband wife relationship, hospital, wedding, cheerleader ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, mexico, dallas texas ...
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From the Rough (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The coach of a women's swim team parlays her success into an opportunity to build her school's men's golf team.
Style: uplifting, captivating, serious, touching, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sport, against the odds, human spirit, athlete's life, once in a lifetime opportunity, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, lifestyle, social misfits, hopes, ambition, golf ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, tennessee
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Cheap Seats (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Cheap Seats without Ron Parker, commonly shortened to Cheap Seats, is a television program broadcast on ESPN Classic hosted by brothers Randy and Jason Sklar. The brothers appear as fictional ESPN tape librarians who amuse themselves by watching ...
Style: witty, humorous, not serious, realistic, alternative comedy
Plot: comedian, media satire, lifestyle, golf, athlete's life, contests and competitions, media, sport, comedy team, entertainment, parody, duo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Space Jam (1996)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In a desperate attempt to win a basketball match and earn their freedom, the Looney Tunes seek the aid of retired basketball champion, Michael Jordan.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, satirical, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: basketball, adventure, goofy hero, imaginary, outer space, disorder, save the day, contests and competitions, good versus evil, underdog, disney, golf ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1995, 70s, 1990s ...
Place: chicago illinois, new york, madison square garden manhattan new york city, north carolina
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The Seven of Daran: Battle of Pareo Rock (2008)
Genre: Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Jimmy, an 11-year old European boy, goes to Africa with his mother, a busy executive charged with establishing a golf resort. However, on arriving they find themselves caught up in a war situation between rival indigenous tribes fighting over the ...
Style: feel good, captivating, entertaining, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rivalry, animal life, jungle, resort, escapades, golf, desert, journey, adventure, friendship, friends, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, europe
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Fair Play (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A company, where manipulation and harassment is a problem between colleagues, decides to organize a canyoning trip for its employees. The building tensions between co-workers might actually explode during this trip.
Style: suspenseful, clever, serious, realistic, controversial ...
Plot: manipulation, career, tennis, dishonesty, rivalry, legal, blind ambition, rise to the top, workplace situations, wooing, survival, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Bat*21 (1988)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lt. Col. Iceal "Ham" Hambleton is a weapons countermeasures expert and when his aircraft is shot over enemy territory the Air Force very much wants to get him back. Hambleton knows the area he's in is going to be carpet-bombed but a ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, survival, jungle, rescue, war, against the odds, danger, adventure, battles, daring rescue, soldier ...
Place: vietnam, asia, iraq
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Welcome to Mooseport (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A US president (Gene Hackman) who has retired after two terms in office returns to his hometown of Mooseport, Maine and decides to run for Mayor against another local candidate (Ray Romano).
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, romantic, light ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, politics, romance, love triangle, couples, love and romance, state affairs, rivalry, contests and competitions, underdog, americana, campaign ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england, las vegas
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Hole in One (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eric, a highly-gifted golfer but radically-undisciplined college undergrad, finds his world drastically altered after losing a golf bet to a pair of sadistic plastic surgeons. Eric's bad-boy attitude lifestyle comes to a screeching halt as he ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, contests and competitions, rivalry, buddies, youth, ambition, golf, golf club, bet, nudity (full frontal - brief), plastic surgeon, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Police Academy 5: Assignment: Miami Beach (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Police Academy misfits travel to Miami, Florida for their academy's commanding officer, Lassard, to receive a prestigious lifetime award pending his retirement, which takes a turn involving a group of jewel thieves after their stolen loot ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: golf, hostage, prank, crime, crimes, farce, police investigation, officers and cadets, goofy hero, save the day, chases and races, hostages ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa
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Formula 51 (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Elmo McElroy is a streetwise American master chemist who heads to England to sell his special new formula - a powerful, blue concoction guaranteed to take you to 'the 51st state.' McElroy's new product delivers a feeling 51 times more ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, culture clash, chase, gang war, crimes, crime, chemist, partners, chases and races, dishonesty, deadly, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, 2000s
Place: england, los angeles, europe, california, usa ...
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Goldfinger (1964)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Special agent 007 (Sean Connery) comes face to face with one of the most notorious villains of all time, and now he must outwit and outgun the powerful tycoon to prevent him from cashing in on a devious scheme to raid Fort Knox -- and obliterate the ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, witty, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: laser, secret agents, espionage, spy, chase, murder, golf, henchman, gadget, megalomaniac, race against time, gold ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: kentucky, england, switzerland, usa, europe ...
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Mr. Bones (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A medicine man is sent looking for the son of his tribal king, and brings back an American golfer and a host of goons intent on keeping him in the golf tournament.
Style: exciting, humorous, not serious
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: obsessive quest, ambition, rivalry, oracle, escapades, disorder, imaginary, wizards and magicians, golf, farce, silly humor, village ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south africa, africa
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