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, exciting, feel good, entertaining and serious films and TV shows about / with golf, rivalry, ambition, sport, golf course, dialogue, culture clash, contests and competitions, storytelling and redemption 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), The Greatest Game Ever Played (2005), Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius (2004), Tin Cup (1996), Seve (2014), Happy Gilmore (1996), The Accidental Golfer (1991), Seven Days in Utopia (2011), Caddyshack (1980), A Gentleman's Game (2002).

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, serious, emotional, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: golf, underdog, starting over, bankruptcy, americana, great depression, world war one, childhood, hopes, follow your dream, contests and competitions, athlete's life ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: georgia, usa, southern usa
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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, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: golf, rags to riches, sport, underdog, athlete's life, prodigy, human spirit, ambition, lifestyle, social differences, talented, championship ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 90s, 1930s, 60s
Place: massachusetts, usa, new jersey, boston, scotland ...
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Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of golf icon and legend, Bobby Jones, who retired from competition at the tender age of 28.
Style: serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: golf, rivalry, sport, rise to the top, temperamental, couples, rising to stardom, ambition, lifestyle, contests and competitions, human spirit, underdog ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1920s, 1910s
Place: scotland, europe, atlanta georgia, georgia, harvard university ...
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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: sexy, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: golf, underdog, psychologist, romance, sport, fall in love, love triangle, love and romance, opposites attract, rivalry, competition, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa, north carolina, california
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Seve (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, 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: sentimental, touching, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: golf, ambition, athlete's life, rise to the top, rivalry, contests and competitions, sport
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 20th century
Place: spain
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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: funny, feel good, humorous, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, golf, underdog, ambition, rivalry, against the odds, contests and competitions, championship, friends, disorder, fish out of water, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, plymouth, new jersey
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, offbeat
Plot: golf, sport, nothing goes right, contests and competitions, rivalry, buddies, lifestyle, ambition, chosen one, castle, unemployment, pub ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, sweden, europe, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
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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, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: wise man, golf, human spirit, teaching the ways of the world, athlete and trainer, introspection, sport, ambition, small town, lifestyle, hopes, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
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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: bet, golf, rivalry, country club, sport, ambition, buddies, misfit, farce, competition, cheating, bishop ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, nebraska
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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: sentimental, sincere, serious, realistic
Plot: golf, human spirit, ambition, athlete's life, prodigy, lifestyle, teachers and students, athlete and trainer, social differences, youth, contests and competitions, working class ...
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Keeping Mum (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
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, realistic, humorous, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: murder, golf, family relations, dysfunctional family, village, couple relations, serial killer, family values, family problems, clergy, small town, religion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: england, london, california
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Arthur Newman (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 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, humorous, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: hidden identity, golf, on the road, self discovery, unlikely couple, family problems, disorder, americana, escapades, false identity, dream, past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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Who's Your Caddy? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When "street smart" rapper Christopher "C-Note" Hawkins (Big Boi) applies for a membership to all-white Carolina Pines Country Club, the establishment's proprietors are hardly ready to oblige him.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, light, exciting ...
Plot: golf, culture clash, rivalry, society, ambition, contests and competitions, fish out of water, dishonesty, racism, resort, hip hop, cons and scams ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina, usa
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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: enigmatic, melancholic, meditative, lyrical, bleak ...
Plot: golf, destiny, romance, homeless, domestic violence, jealousy, love triangle, escape, invasion, drifter, husband wife relationship, prison ...
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: road trip, wine, vacation, friendship, golf, writers, midlife crisis, on the road, depression, fall in love, love and romance, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, san diego california
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: golf, rivalry, romance, underdog, ambition, sport, lifestyle, alcohol abuse, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), female full frontal nudity, bikini
Time: 80s
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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: captivating, uplifting, touching, serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: golf, sport, against the odds, human spirit, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, follow your dream, once in a lifetime opportunity, lifestyle, hopes, social misfits, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, tennessee
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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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: golf, friendship, friends, lifestyle, buddies, best friends, couple relations, thirtysomething life, betrayal, old friends, reunited friends, old friends reunited ...
Time: 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, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: basketball, talking animals, adventure, alien, goofy hero, disney, golf, cartoon cat, coyote, outer space, disorder, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1973, 70s, year 1995 ...
Place: new york, chicago illinois, madison square garden manhattan new york city, north carolina, birmingham alabama
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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, entertaining, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: golf, rivalry, escapades, jungle, resort, animal life, desert, friendship, adventure, journey, friends, save the day ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, europe
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Freaky Ali (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A debt collector becomes a major sensation when he takes on the rich man's sport of golfing.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, entertaining
Plot: golf, golfer, sport, lifestyle change, athlete's life, changing lives, debt, humour, snobbism, underdog
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Mr. Bones (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
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, not serious, humorous, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: golf, obsessive quest, ambition, disorder, oracle, rivalry, escapades, wizards and magicians, farce, golfer, tribe, african tribe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: africa, south africa
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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, suspenseful, exciting, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, military, survival, jungle, rescue, golf, war, against the odds, adventure, battles, friendship, daring rescue ...
Place: vietnam, asia, iraq
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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: serious, realistic, tense
Plot: gambling, golf, ambition, athlete's life, crimes, dishonesty, bet, money, power relations, twentysomething life, club, mob
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas
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The Punisher (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 124 min.
Story: When undercover FBI agent Frank Castle's wife and son are slaughtered, he becomes 'the Punisher' -- a ruthless vigilante willing to go to any length to avenge his family.
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, stylized, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: one man army, vengeance, vigilante, vigilantism, tough guy, tragic hero, lone hero, tough law enforcer, torment, tough heroes, lone wolves, crimes ...
Time: year 2003
Place: puerto rico, virginia, miami
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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: secret agents, golf, spy, espionage, chase, murder, james bond, nuclear, gold, gadget, pilot, cia ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: kentucky, england, switzerland, usa, europe ...
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Cheap Seats (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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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: not serious, humorous, witty, realistic, parody ...
Plot: comedian, athlete's life, lifestyle, media satire, contests and competitions, golf, sport, media, entertainment, satire, monologue, fake news report ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Gospel Hill (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Gospel Hill tells the intersecting story of two men in the fictional South Carolina town of Julia. Danny Glover plays John Malcolm, the son of a slain civil rights activist. Jack Herrod (Tom Bower) is the former sheriff who never got to the bottom ...
Style: thought provoking, serious, suspenseful, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: racism, interracial relations, small town, haunted by the past, who done it, assassination, life is a bitch, golf, injustice, uncover truth, society, investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 2000s
Place: south carolina
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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, serious, realistic, clever, cynical ...
Plot: manipulation, career, tennis, legal, rise to the top, rivalry, blind ambition, dishonesty, workplace situations, politics, workplace, survival ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, couples, love triangle, state affairs, love and romance, campaign, americana, contests and competitions, underdog, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: maine, usa, new england, las vegas
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