Tennis movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant tennis movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, sexy, humorous, serious, melancholic and captivating films and TV shows about / with tennis, nudity (full frontal - brief), mentor, dialogue, love and romance, friendship, storytelling, sport, culture clash and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Sport genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as tennis: Break Point (2014), The Prince of Tennis (2001), Match Point (2005), 7 Days in Hell (2015), Wimbledon (2004), Borg vs. McEnroe (2017), King Richard (2021), Blow-Up (1966), Battle of the Sexes (2017), Our Kind of Traitor (2016).

List of tennis movies

 6.0
 1K
Break Point (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jimmy Price is a reckless man-child on the last leg of his career as a doubles tennis player. When his latest partner drops him, he realizes he's officially burned all of his bridges on the pro circuit. He decides to make one last ditch effort ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, not serious ...
Plot: tennis, rivalry, sport, ambition, contests and competitions, athlete's life, odd couple, family relations, siblings relations, verbal byplay, underdog, beer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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The Prince of Tennis (2001)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Prince of Tennis follows the story of a 12 year old boy Ryoma Echizen who won four consecutive titles in the American Junior Tennis tournaments. He's an amazing tennis player and is considered a prodigy. He moved from America to Japan and ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tennis, prodigy, contests and competitions, ambition, athlete's life, friendship, youth, lifestyle, sport, teenage life, high school, superhuman powers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
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 7.6
 217K
Match Point (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Luxembourg
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Match Point is Woody Allen’s satire of the British High Society and the ambition of a young tennis instructor to enter into it. Yet when he must decide between two women - one assuring him his place in high society, and the other that would bring ...
Style: tense, twists and turns, psychological, talky, suspenseful ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, lust, seduction, fatal attraction, love and romance, destructive relationship, adultery, sexy woman, sexual attraction, passionate interest, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, england, europe, new york
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 7.1
 19K
7 Days in Hell (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A fictional documentary-style expose on the rivalry between two tennis stars who battled it out in a 1999 match that lasted seven days.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, parody, funny ...
Plot: tennis, contests and competitions, athlete's life, ambition, tennis player, sport, rivalry, adaptation, irreverent, technology, redemption, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, future
Place: england, california
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 6.3
 64K
Wimbledon (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A pro tennis player has lost his ambition and has fallen in rank to 119. Fortunately for him, he meets a young player on the women's circuit who helps him recapture his focus for Wimbledon.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: tennis, sport, tennis player, underdog, ambition, romance, couple relations, fall in love, opposites attract, paparazzi, husband wife relationship, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london, new york, brighton ...
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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
Plot: tennis player, rivalry, tennis, professional sports, arrogance, male objectification, coach, childhood memory, american abroad, nightclub, fiance fiancee relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 70s, year 1976, year 1979 ...
Place: monte carlo, monaco, sweden, stockholm sweden, new york ...
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 7.5
 102K
King Richard (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: The story of how Richard Williams served as a coach to his daughters Venus and Serena, who will soon become two of the most legendary tennis players in history.
Style: breathtaking, emotional, captivating, sentimental, disturbing ...
Plot: father, tennis, tennis player, family, athlete's life, father daughter relationship, rivalry, coach, athlete and trainer, professional rivalry, sport, rising to stardom ...
Place: plymouth
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 7.5
 62K
Blow-Up (1966)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A successful mod photographer in London whose world is bounded by fashion, pop music, marijuana, and easy sex, feels his life is boring and despairing. But in the course of a single day he accidentally captures on film the commission of a murder. ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, cerebral, stylized, twists and turns ...
Plot: photographer, tennis, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, fashion, corpse, counterculture, singleness, amateur detective, mystery, investigation, jazz ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: london, europe, england, paris france
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Battle of the Sexes (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs.
Style: captivating, semi serious, uplifting
Plot: tennis, strong female character, battle of the sexes, wager, sexism, friendship, husband wife relationship, tennis player, cheerleader, feminism, lesbian romance, homosexuality ...
Time: year 1973, 70s, year 1972, 20th century
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Our Kind of Traitor (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young Oxford academic and his attorney girlfriend holiday on Antigua. They bump into a Russian millionaire who owns a peninsula and a diamond watch. He wants a game of tennis. What else he wants propels the lovers on a tortuous journey to the City ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: tennis, espionage, betrayal, dishonesty, undercover, crimes, couple relations, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, saving a life, family in danger, birthday party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, morocco, england, moscow russia, alps ...
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The New Prince of Tennis (2012)
Genre: Animation, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The Seigaku tennis club has been invited to train at the U-17 (Under 17) camp. Seigaku is one of the 50 middle schools invited and must compete with high school players to prove they are just as good.
Style: entertaining, captivating
Plot: tennis, sport competition, school, athlete and trainer, sport, professional rivalry, sport team, direction and purpose, desire for fame, athlete's life, rivals, competitor ...
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Private Lessons (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An aspiring tennis player is taken under the wing of an established player as his family life falls apart.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, emotional, stylized
Plot: first sexual experience, older woman younger man sex, tennis, older woman teenage boy sex, athlete's life, friendship, coming of age, prodigy, teaching the ways of the world, sexual relations, teenage life, teachers and students ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: belgium, europe
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Pardon Mon Affaire, Too! (1977)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The film is the immediate continuation of Un éléphant ça trompe énormément, released the previous year. Having fortuitously discovered a photograph in which Marthe embraces someone unknown, clothed with a chequed jacket, Étienne Dorsay becomes ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, tennis, midlife crisis, friends, love and romance, buddies, dishonesty, love affair, family relations, disorder, nothing goes right, couple relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
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 5.5
 2K
16-Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When the number one junior player in the country is injured, she begins to discover the teenage life she never got to live... and find the love she never thought she'd have.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: prom, tennis, lifestyle, teenage life, fall in love, self discovery, teenage love, fish out of water, popularity, youth, contests and competitions, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, russia
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The Human Stain (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Coleman Silk is a worldly and admired professor who loses his job after unwittingly making a racial slur. To clear his name, Silk writes a book about the events with his friend and colleague Nathan Zuckerman, who in the process discovers a dark ...
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: self destructing, tennis, haunted by the past, dishonesty, hidden identity, loss of child, society, disorder, couples, love affair, loneliness, older man younger woman relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1940s, 20th century, year 1944, year 1998
Place: new england, usa, new jersey, oxford university, massachusetts
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 6.7
 563
15/Love (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, France
TV show
Story: 15/Love was a Canadian-produced television series that revolves around the lives of aspiring young tennis players at the Cascadia Tennis Academy. The show was created by Karen Troubetzkoy and Derek Schreyer, and was filmed in the city of Montreal ...
Style: light, entertaining, captivating
Plot: tennis, teenager, teenage life, grownups, sport, love and romance, life, adolescence, athlete's life, training, single parent, coming of age
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The Garden of the Finzi-Continis (1970)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Italy, West Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In late 1930s Ferrara, Italy, the Finzi-Continis are a leading family: wealthy, aristocratic, and urbane; they are also Jewish. Their adult children, Micol and Alberto, gather a diverse circle of friends for tennis and parties at their villa with ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, sentimental, serious, captivating ...
Plot: fascism, holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, family relations, tennis, family life, life is a bitch, wartime life, unrequited love, uncle niece relationship, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 19th century
Place: italy, europe, africa, israel, germany ...
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 6.1
 767
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, workplace situations, legal, rise to the top, rivalry, blind ambition, dishonesty, golf, wooing, workplace intrigue ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An overenthusiastic high-school maintenance man attempts to lead an unlikely group of misfits to the Nebraska state tennis championship in Balls Out: The Gary Houseman Story? director Danny Leiner's underdog sports comedy. American Pie star ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tennis, athlete and trainer, ambition, rivalry, misfit, youth, lifestyle, teacher, school, male nudity, mentor, escort ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nebraska, california
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A Room with a View (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperon Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the situation. Meeting the Emersons could change Lucy's life forever but, once ...
Style: touching, captivating, realistic, scenic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, tennis, looking for love, fall in love, couples, self discovery, travel, female protagonist, spinster, choice, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 19th century, 18th century
Place: italy, england, florence, europe, london
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 8.0
 264K
Annie Hall (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the city of New York, comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere, philosophical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: neurosis, comedian, divorce, tennis, singer, romance, jewish, love and romance, love, couples, couple relations, up and down relationship ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 1940s
Place: new york, los angeles, usa, beverly hills, coney island brooklyn new york city ...
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General Education (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Levi Collins is set to go to the local University on a tennis scholarship, but he forgot to tell his parents one thing - he didn't graduate. As a result, he must take summer school before his mom and dad discover he's failed senior ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, summer school, high school life, youth, teenage love, tennis, social relations, parents and children, college, ambition, fall in love, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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 5.7
 922
Mike's Murder (1984)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Betty has a crush on her tennis instructor Mike. He promises to call her for a date, but never does – she doesn’t know he sells drugs on the side. After botching a deal on someone else’s turf, Mike has to disappear for a while. He contacts ...
Style: neo noir, gloomy, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, tennis, investigation, nudity (full frontal - brief), addiction, mystery, drug abuse, law enforcement, amateur detective, dishonesty, crimes, love affair ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey
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 7.7
 367
Baby Steps (2014)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Eiichirō Maruo (nicknamed "Ei-chan" for his grades being straight "A") is an honor student, bookworm, and is not interested in anything other than studying. In order to solve his problem of lacking physical strength, he enrolled ...
Style: light, uplifting, feel good, sincere, captivating
Plot: tennis, sport, awkward situation, friendship, high school life, teenager, genius, ambition, teen romance, contests and competitions, rivalry, group of friends ...
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 7.6
 26K
The L Word (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: A group of lesbian friends struggle with romance and careers in Los Angeles.
Style: talky, realistic, sincere, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: lesbian, lesbian relationship, gays and lesbians, lgbt, lesbian mother, lesbian couple, lesbianism, love triangle, sexual activity, female friendship, infidelity, lesbian sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.3
 40K
Bachelor Party (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This outrageously funny look at one man's final moments of bachelorhood stars Tom Hanks as Rick, reluctant recipient of a bachelor bash given by a group of friends who view partying as their full-time religion. Rick's worried fiancée, ...
Style: humorous, sexy, not serious, light, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wedding, nudity (full frontal - brief), buddies, nothing goes right, disorder, sexual perversion, tennis, dark humor, party, group of friends, donkey, silly humor ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: los angeles, israel
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 6.1
 19K
Revenge (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Michael ‘Jay’ Cochran has just left the Navy after 12 years and he's not quite sure what he's going to do, except that he knows he wants a holiday. He decides to visit Tiburon Mendez, a powerful but shady Mexican businessman who he ...
Style: sexy, serious, suspense, erotic, intense ...
Plot: betrayal, dangerous attraction, love triangle, couple relations, adultery, vengeance, desert, extramarital affair, infidelity, friendship, revenge, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
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The Witches of Eastwick (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Three single women in a picturesque village have their wishes granted - at a cost - when a mysterious and flamboyant man arrives in their lives.
Style: sexy, twists and turns, light, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: small town, witch, dark humor, magic, devil, wizards and magicians, supernatural ability, good versus evil, witchcraft, love and romance, promiscuity, mysterious character ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new england, usa, rhode island, england
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School for Scoundrels (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young guy short on luck, enrolls in a class to build confidence to help win over the girl of his dreams, which becomes complicated when his teacher has the same agenda.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, absurd, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, loser, farce, teaching the ways of the world, love and romance, teachers and students, cons and scams, mentor, low self esteem, tennis, dating, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, new york
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 6.8
 59K
Lolita (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Urbane professor Humbert Humbert marries a New England widow to be near her nymphet daughter.
Style: erotic, melancholic, sexual, psychological, sexy ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: lolita, older man younger woman relationship, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, pedophile, obsession, older man young girl relationship, sex with a minor, perversion, forbidden love, pedophilia, underage sex, lust ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1947, 50s, 1920s
Place: new england, cannes
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