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, humorous, semi serious, clever, sexy and talky films and TV shows about / with tennis, friendship, love and romance, couples, dialogue, nudity (full frontal - brief), storytelling, marriage, husband wife relationship and mentor plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, France, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as tennis: The Prince of Tennis (2001), 7 Days in Hell (2015), Wimbledon (2004), Blow-Up (1966), Match Point (2005), Borg vs McEnroe (2017), Break Point (2014), Battle of the Sexes (2017), Our Kind of Traitor (2016), Private Lessons (2008).

List of tennis movies

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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tennis, athlete's life, prodigy, ambition, teenage life, friendship, lifestyle, youth, contests and competitions, sport, high school, superhuman powers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan, tokyo
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 17K
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, funny, absurd ...
Plot: tennis, tennis player, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, athlete's life, rivalry, parody, adaptation, irreverent, technology, storytelling ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, future
Place: england, california
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 6.3
 60K
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, underdog, ambition, tennis player, romance, sport, couple relations, fall in love, opposites attract, paparazzi, husband wife relationship, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, australia, london, big ben london ...
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 7.6
 57K
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, stylized, twists and turns, tense ...
Plot: photographer, tennis, murder, nudity (full frontal - brief), photograph, fashion, jazz, darkroom, photo shoot, counterculture, corpse, singleness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: london, europe, england, paris france
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 7.6
 207K
Match Point (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Ireland, Luxembourg, France
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, sexy ...
Plot: love triangle, infidelity, seduction, love and romance, destructive relationship, adultery, fatal attraction, lust, instructor, tennis, couples, passionate interest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe
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Borg vs McEnroe (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Finland
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: based on true events, serious, captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: tennis player, tennis, professional sports, rivalry, arrogance, american abroad, coach, male objectification, childhood flashback, press conference, fiance fiancee relationship, father son relationship ...
Time: 80s, year 1980, 20th century, year 1978, year 1976 ...
Place: monte carlo, monaco, sweden, stockholm sweden, new york ...
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 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, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: tennis, sport, rivalry, athlete's life, odd couple, ambition, contests and competitions, family relations, verbal byplay, underdog, siblings relations, male protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Battle of the Sexes (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, 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: based on true events, semi serious, captivating, uplifting
Plot: tennis, strong female character, battle of the sexes, wager, sexism, husband wife relationship, friendship, tennis player, feminism, lesbian romance, homosexuality, women's rights ...
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, couple relations, undercover, dishonesty, crimes, family in danger, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, saving a life, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, morocco, russia
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Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, misfit, rivalry, lifestyle, school, tennis court, mentor, escort, tennis ball, tennis racket ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, nebraska, california
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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, emotional, realistic, stylized
Plot: tennis, first sexual experience, athlete's life, friendship, prodigy, coming of age, sexual relations, teachers and students, teaching the ways of the world, teenage life, boy, sexual content ...
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: semi serious, humorous, touching, witty, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, tennis, midlife crisis, friends, buddies, love and romance, parents and children, infidelity, family relations, couple relations, love affair, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
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 5.7
 2K
16-Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, 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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, light, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: prom, tennis, fall in love, teenage life, lifestyle, teenage love, self discovery, fish out of water, popularity, contests and competitions, rivalry, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, russia, los angeles
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The Human Stain (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, Ireland, 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, loss of child, hidden identity, dishonesty, society, love affair, couples, disorder, loneliness, delusion ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1998 ...
Place: new england, usa, new jersey, oxford university, massachusetts
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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, captivating, serious ...
Plot: fascism, holocaust, world war two, anti semitism, family relations, tennis, family life, wartime life, life is a bitch, uncle niece relationship, unrequited love, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 1940s, 40s, 30s ...
Place: italy, europe, africa, israel, germany ...
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 699
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, realistic, serious, cynical ...
Plot: manipulation, career, tennis, workplace situations, blind ambition, legal, dishonesty, rivalry, rise to the top, workplace, golf, office ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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, fall in love, looking for love, couples, kiss, self discovery, novel, travel, female protagonist, spinster ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 18th century, 19th century
Place: italy, england, florence, europe, london
Is relevant ?
 8.0
 252K
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, sincere, realistic, philosophical ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedian, neurosis, singer, divorce, tennis, romance, jewish, love and romance, love, couple relations, couples, uptight character ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1940s, 1960s, 60s
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, teenage love, high school life, youth, tennis, social relations, parents and children, college, ambition, fall in love, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 801
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: mind bending, gloomy, rough, serious, bleak ...
Plot: neo noir, murder, tennis, investigation, nudity (full frontal - brief), neo-noir, addiction, mystery, graphic violence, bank, gays and lesbians, crime ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, new jersey
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 5.2
 353
Acne (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Uruguay, Argentina, Spain, Mexico, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: At the age of 13, Rafael Bregman has already lost his virginity, but has never kissed a girl. With his pimple-riddled face, his dysfunctional family, and a lowered self-esteem, getting this much anticipated first kiss proves trickier than expected. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: coming of age, teenage sexuality, school, prostitute, family relations, teenage boy, lifestyle, youth, society, sexual awakening, disco, tennis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Nobody's Perfect (1990)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Steve is a college freshman who plays tennis for the school. But he falls desperately in love with Shelly, also a tennis player. It's all downhill from there. Steve can't eat, he can't sleep, his grades drop, and he gets kicked off ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, offbeat, humorous
Plot: college, tennis, love and romance, comedy of errors, cons and scams, fall in love, teenage life, mistaken identity, friendship, gender bending, switching roles, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
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An Elephant Can Be Extremely Deceptive (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Etienne falls in love with a sexy woman he meets in his bureau. This woman is then chosen for an advertisement... He will do everything for conquering her, unless telling it his wife.
Style: realistic, semi serious, witty, humorous, sexy
Plot: infidelity, tennis, red dress, older woman younger man relationship, adultery, balcony, horse riding, jewish mother, tennis court, love at first sight, friends, sexual content ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: france, paris france
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California Suite (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Misadventures of four groups of guests at the Beverly Hills Hotel.
Style: talky, witty, clever, humorous, captivating ...
Plot: hotel, multiple storylines, friendship, custody, womanizer, tennis, hollywood, fall in love, couple relations, love affair, family problems, couples ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: california, usa, beverly hills, los angeles, new york ...
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 152
Phenom (1993)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A teenage tennis prodigy tries to balance a social life with her ambition for stardom, under constant pressure from her driven coach, but with lots of support from her mom.
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, sexy, realistic ...
Plot: tennis, ambition, single parent, family relations, coach, child prodigy
Time: 90s
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 1K
20 30 40 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Wise, reflective and bittersweet, director/actor Sylvia Chang's Taipei-set triptych weaves through the lives of a 40-year-old divorcée (Chang), a thirtysomething flight attendant (Rene Liu) and an aspiring pop singer (Angelica Lee). Co-written ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, strong female presence, looking for love, couples, romance, love and romance, singleness, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, female female relationship, marriage, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, taiwan, taipei
Is relevant ?
 5.7
 5K
Confetti (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A mockumentary that follows three couples as they battle it out to win the coveted title of 'Most Original Wedding of the Year'.
Style: semi serious, realistic, touching, witty, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, nudist camp, contests and competitions, couple relations, rivalry, fiance fiancee relationship, wedding planner, competition, fictional reality show, tennis, nudism, nudist ...
Time: contemporary
Place: wales, london
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Boyfriends and Girlfriends (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Middle-class Parisian suburbs: Blanche and Lea, office worker and student, meet and become friends. Lea is going out with Fabien, but is thinking of leaving him. Blanche falls for Lea's handsome and witty friend Alexandre, but is tongue-tied ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, talky, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: suburbs, friendship, tennis, couples, friends, buddies, love and romance, romance, love affair, farce, twentysomething life, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: paris france, france, europe
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In Good Company (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Dan Foreman is a seasoned advertisement sales executive at a high-ranking publication when a corporate takeover results in him being placed under naive supervisor Carter Duryea, who is half his age. Matters are made worse when Dan's new ...
Style: feel good, realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: midlife crisis, boss and employee, boss, advertising, workplace, love and romance, couple relations, love affair, boyfriend, parents and children, rivalry, new job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, los angeles, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
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The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Royal Tenenbaum and his wife Etheline had three children and then they separated. All three children are extraordinary --- all geniuses. Virtually all memory of the brilliance of the young Tenenbaums was subsequently erased by two decades of ...
Style: humorous, witty, talky, dark humor, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: eccentric family, terminal illness, dysfunctional family, redemption, eccentricity, depression, reconciliation, divorce, nervous breakdown, ex couple relations, parents and children, family conflict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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