Sports star movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant sports star movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, suspense, intense and dramatic films and TV shows about / with sports star, sport, rivalry, ambition, sport team, athlete's life, contests and competitions, society, mentor and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Sport and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as sports star: Mr. Baseball (1992), Mr 3000 (2004), Bakgat! (2008), Big Fan (2009), The Tiger Woods Story (1998), Rollerball (1975), O (2001), Invictus (2009), The Damned United (2009), The Club (1980).

List of sports star movies

Mr. Baseball (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jack Elliot, a one-time MVP for the New York Yankees is now on the down side of his baseball career. With a falling batting average, does he have one good year left and can the manager of the Chunichi Dragons, a Japanese Central baseball league find ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: culture clash, fish out of water, sport team, baseball, sport, ambition, love and romance, misfit, romance, lifestyle, society, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: japan, asia
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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: feel good, humorous, touching, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, friendship, sport, redemption, ambition, athlete's life, rivalry, journalism, hopes, contests and competitions, major league, underdog ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: milwaukee wisconsin, new jersey, san francisco, california
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Bakgat! (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: South Africa
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Katrien (Cherié van der Merwe) is dumped by her boyfriend, high school rugby star Werner (Altus Theart), so he can focus his energy on the sport. To get even, she makes a bet with her friends that she can make a star out of the school's ...
Plot: rugby, high school, geek, afrikaans, gossip, outcast, embarrassment, father son relationship, shot in the leg, pickup truck, teenager, high school prom ...
Place: south africa
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Big Fan (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paul Aufiero, a 35-year-old parking-garage attendant from Staten Island, is the self-described "world's biggest New York Giants fan". One night, Paul and his best friend Sal spot Giants star linebacker Quantrell Bishop at a gas ...
Style: talky, tragicomedy, disturbing, bleak, dark humor ...
Plot: loser, obsessed fan, obsession, sport, football, beating, nothing goes right, life is a bitch, dysfunctional character, hospital, gun, diner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, texas
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The Tiger Woods Story (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With his father coaching him and his mother providing a strong spiritual influence, Tiger Woods rose to fame and fortune. But his success came at a price, as he endured personal struggles with racism, self-doubt and cultural identity.
Style: touching, sincere, uplifting, realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, interracial relations, racism, lifestyle, rising to stardom, rivalry, hotshot hero, sport, ambition, contests and competitions, society, prodigy ...
Time: 90s
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Rollerball (1975)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Sport
Country: UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In a corporate-controlled future, an ultra-violent sport known as Rollerball represents the world, and one of its powerful athletes is out to defy those who want him out of the game.
Style: futuristic, exciting, serious, rough, cult film ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport team, distopia, fighting the system, danger, future dystopia, totalitarianism, sport, rebellion, against the odds, uncover truth, graphic violence, contests and competitions ...
Time: future, near future, 2010s, 70s, 18th century
Place: tokyo, geneva switzerland, new york, houston texas, california
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O (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hot young stars, a hip, driving soundtrack, plus a provocative tale of jealousy and betrayal combine to create this controversial modern-day version of Shakespeare's classic, "Othello." O is Odin James (Mekhi Phifer), the ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, intense, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, friends, betrayal, interracial relations, basketball, teenage life, downfall, youth, love and romance, couple relations, society, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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Invictus (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Newly elected President Nelson Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa's rugby ...
Style: touching, uplifting, emotional, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: human spirit, president, rugby, historical character, racism, celebration, apartheid, politician, idealism, blacks and whites, championship, sport team ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: south africa, africa, cape town south africa, new jersey, england
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The Damned United (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Taking over Leeds United, Brian Clough's abrasive approach and his clear dislike of the players' dirty style of play make it certain there is going to be friction. Glimpses of his earlier career help explain both his hostility to previous ...
Style: tense, sentimental, sincere, factual, inspirational ...
Plot: soccer, football, ambition, sport, training, rivalry, stadium, sport team, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, friendship, ego clash ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1974
Place: england, yorkshire, brighton, europe, northern england ...
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The Club (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Boardroom and dressing-room intrigues spill on to the field at the Australian Rules football club.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: sport team, politics, rivalry, sport, workplace, high school, against the odds, athlete and trainer, boss and employee, human spirit, workplace situations, moral dilemma ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
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Basic Instinct 2 (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Novelist Catherine Tramell is once again in trouble with the law, and Scotland Yard appoints psychiatrist Dr. Michael Glass to evaluate her. Though, like Detective Nick Curran before him, Glass is entranced by Tramell and lured into a seductive game.
Style: erotic, sexy, twists and turns, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: femme fatale, murder, mind game, playing god, legs, jacuzzi, obsession, nudity (full frontal - brief), manipulation, dangerous attraction, doctors and patients, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: london, europe, scotland yard, san francisco
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Max Schmeling (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport, War
Country: Germany, Croatia
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Max Schmeling. A national hero in the 1930's when he became World heavyweight champion. He lost favour with the Nazi regime when he lost to a black man, Joe Louis, and is sent to the front in the hope he will be ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: anti semitism, world champion, hopes, fighting the system, athlete's life, sport, love affair, against humanity, love and romance, lifestyle, husband wife relationship, world war two ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 1940s, 40s
Place: germany, europe, berlin germany, crete, new york ...
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Best (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The life story of former Manchester United football legend, George Best.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, serious
Plot: athlete's life, rising to stardom, ambition, celebrity culture, sport team, sport, rivalry, life is a bitch, professional sports, football player, unfulfillment, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 90s, 70s, 1960s
Place: europe, england, northern england, manchester, manchester england
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Goal! III (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the third installment of the football drama trilogy Goal!, Kuno Becker returns as Mexican footballer Santiago Muñez, who, along with his best friends and England national team players Charlie Braithwaite (Leo Gregory) and Liam Adams (JJ Feild), ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: rivalry, sport team, stadium, athlete's life, buddies, friends, ambition, lifestyle, love affair, against the odds, love and romance, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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