Major league movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant major league movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, feel good, humorous, inspirational, entertaining and unusual plot structure films and TV shows about / with major league, baseball, sport, ambition, sport team, hopes, underdog, baseball movie, dialogue and culture clash plots mostly in Sport, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, Canada, Japan and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as major league: The Bronx Is Burning (2007), The Rookie (2002), Eight Men Out (1988), The Sandlot: Heading Home (2007), Sugar (2008), For Love of the Game (1999), Clubhouse (2004), Million Dollar Arm (2014), Mr 3000 (2004), Major League (1989).

List of major league movies

The Bronx Is Burning (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Bronx Is Burning is a television drama that debuted on ESPN on July 9, 2007, after the 2007 MLB Home Run Derby. It is an eight-episode mini-series adapted from Jonathan Mahler's best-selling book, Ladies and Gentlemen, The Bronx Is Burning. ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, humorous, clever ...
Plot: major league, championship, coach, manager, self involved, contests and competitions, ambition, sport, rising to stardom, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, sport team ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, new york yankees, bronx new york city
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 6.9
 35K
The Rookie (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Jim Morris never made it out of the minor leagues before a shoulder injury ended his pitching career twelve years ago. Now a married-with-children high-school chemistry teacher and baseball coach in Texas, Jim's team makes a deal with him: if ...
Style: sentimental, inspirational, feel good, touching, uplifting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, preschoolers
Plot: baseball, sport, father son relationship, high school, underdog, family, human spirit, rags to riches, following a dream, family relations, fight, baseball coach ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: texas, austin texas, latin america, new jersey, usa
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Major League: Back to the Minors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At the behest of Roger Dorn -- the Minnesota Twins' silver-tongued new owner -- washed-up minor league hurler Gus Cantrell steps up to the plate to take over as skipper of the club's hapless farm team. But little does he know that Dorn has ...
Style: humorous, feel good, unusual plot structure, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: baseball, sport, underdog, major league, nudity (full frontal - brief), geek, catastrophe, alter ego, justice, gangsters, transformation, brutality ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, new jersey, usa, south carolina
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 7.2
 21K
Eight Men Out (1988)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The great Chicago White Sox team of 1919 is the saddest team to ever win a pennent. The team is bitter at their penny pincher owner, Charles Comiskey, and at their own teammates. Gamblers take advantage of this opportunity to offer some players $ to ...
Style: realistic, factual, atmospheric, intense, talky ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: baseball, sport, friendship, major league, gambling, scandal, historical figure, ambition, contests and competitions, society, sport team, americana ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, 1920s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, california, boston, cincinnati ohio
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The Sandlot: Heading Home (2007)
Genre: Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A successful professional baseball player gets his ego in check via an unreality check when he travels back in time to his boyhood sandlot ball-playing days.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, saga
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: baseball, youth, friendship, sport team, sport, major league, friends, buddies, contests and competitions, athlete's life, rivalry, ambition ...
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 7.2
 5K
Sugar (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Dominican Republic
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sugar is a 2008 sports drama film directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. It follows the story of Miguel Santos, a. k. a. Sugar (Algenis Perez Soto), a Dominican pitcher from San Pedro de Macorís, struggling to make it to the big leagues and pull ...
Style: atmospheric, uplifting, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, culture clash, immigrants, follow your dream, athlete, rags to riches, fish out of water, american dream, dream come true, ambition, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, canada, latin america, new york, africa ...
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For Love of the Game (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A baseball legend almost finished with his distinguished career at the age of forty has one last chance to prove who he is, what he is capable of, and win the heart of the woman he has loved for the past four years.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: baseball, sport, romance, loneliness, unlikely friendships, looking for love, love and romance, athlete's life, training, major league, hopes, baseball player ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, san francisco, boston, new jersey, california ...
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 7.4
 615
Clubhouse (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: For the first time, Pete Young takes a risk - perhaps the only risk of his young life - when he applies for and lands his dream job as a batboy for the New York Empires. The problem is that his single mother, Lynne has no idea what he's up to. ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: teen drama
Plot: baseball, young heroes, family relations, wish come true, against the odds, teenage life, ambition, sport team, rebelliousness, parents and children, athlete's life, sport ...
Place: new york, usa
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Million Dollar Arm (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In a last-ditch effort to save his career, sports agent JB Bernstein (Jon Hamm) dreams up a wild game plan to find Major League Baseball’s next great pitcher from a pool of cricket players in India. He soon discovers two young men who can throw a ...
Style: inspirational, feel good, touching, sentimental, dramatic ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night
Plot: baseball, sport, underdog, disney, culture clash, rags to riches, athlete's life, fish out of water, against the odds, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, california, usa, new jersey, boston
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 5.6
 15K
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: humorous, feel good, inspirational, stylized, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, redemption, underdog, friendship, rivalry, athlete's life, ambition, major league, journalism, contests and competitions, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: wisconsin, new jersey, milwaukee wisconsin, san francisco, california
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 7.2
 70K
Major League (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Rachel Phelps inherits the Cleveland Indians from her deceased husband, she's determined to move the team to a warmer climate -- but only a losing season will make that possible, which should be easy given the misfits she's hired. ...
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: baseball, underdog, sport, rivalry, professional sports, ambition, rise to the top, follow your dream, contests and competitions, against the odds, misfit, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, new york yankees, san francisco, california, usa ...
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 8.3
 2K
One Outs (2008)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Hiromichi Kojima, the star batter of the Lycaons, heads to the southern Japanese island of Okinawa to train and find a new pitcher for the team. There, he meets Toa Tokuchi, a 134-kmph pitcher and the undisputed king of a gambling form of baseball ...
Style: psychological, light, entertaining, realistic, witty ...
Plot: baseball, life philosophy, major league, contests and competitions, sport, dispute, obsession, wager, culture clash, fanatic, sports fan, sport team ...
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 7.5
 96K
42 (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The powerful story of Jackie Robinson, the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier when he joined the roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers. The film follows the innovative Dodgers’ general manager Branch Rickey, the ...
Style: sentimental, inspirational, emotional, factual, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: racism, baseball, sport, against the odds, rivalry, athlete and trainer, americana, human spirit, rise to the top, hopes, athlete's life, racial segregation ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 1930s, 20th century, post world war two ...
Place: boston, new jersey, california, new york, usa ...
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Rookie of the Year (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 12-year-old Henry Rowengartner, whose late father was a minor league baseball player, grew up dreaming of playing baseball, despite his physical shortcomings. After Henry's arm is broken while trying to catch a baseball at school, the tendon in ...
Style: feel good, inspirational, exciting, unusual plot structure, visually appealing ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: baseball, sport, underdog, children, sport team, childhood, contests and competitions, mentor, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
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 5.9
 147
Cross Bronx (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This Bronx-based coming-of-age drama follows four high school friends as they navigate the treacherous waters of independence, love and careers on their individual paths toward achieving their dreams.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, semi serious
Plot: high school, coming of age, city life, follow your dream, youth, crimes, gangsters, hopes, friendship, rivalry, moving, high school friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bronx new york city, new york
Is relevant ?
 2.7
 9K
Ed (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack Cooper (Matt LeBlanc) could be a world-class baseball pitcher if he didn't keep buckling under the pressure. He tries to keep his spirits up after he's traded to a minor league team but loses all hope when he discovers that Ed, one of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, intense, scary ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: baseball, sport, chimpanzee, athlete's life, partners, friendship, against the odds, lifestyle, hopes, kidnapping, animal life, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, california
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Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Josh is off to his first year of college and buddy has stayed behind with joshs little sister andrea and the rest of the family. Adrea attempting to fit in with her jr. High classmates decides to join the baseball team and along the way discovers ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, golden retriever, baseball, youth, sport team, underdog, contests and competitions, disorder, family relations, sport, family, hopes ...
Time: 2000s
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The Court-Martial of Jackie Robinson (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A film about the early life of the baseball star in the army, particulary his court-martial for insubordination regarding segragation.
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, captivating, talky ...
Plot: world war two, courtroom drama, intrigue, usa history, lawyer, racism, courtroom, anti semitism, interracial relations, discrimination, bus, military life ...
Time: 1940s
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 5.4
 7K
The Scout (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When his star recruit botches a Major League Baseball debut, humiliated talent scout Al Percolo (Albert Brooks) gets banished to rural Mexico, where he finds a potential gold mine in the arm of young phenom Steve Nebraska (Brendan Fraser). Soon, the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, light, entertaining, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: baseball, sport, father son relationship, family, mentor, adaptation, friendship, self discovery, power relations, lifestyle, athlete's life, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, new york yankees, san francisco, usa, latin america ...
Is relevant ?
 5.0
 16K
Summer Catch (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A coming-of-age romantic comedy set against the backdrop of the Cape Cod Baseball League. Local boy Ryan Dunne (Freddie Prinze Jr.), now a pitcher for Boston College, meets Tenley Parrish (Jessica Biel), the daughter of a wealthy couple who summer ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: sport, romance, teenager, athlete's life, baseball, rivalry, social differences, small town, young lovers, lifestyle, follow your dream, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new jersey, san francisco, usa, massachusetts, new england
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Soul of the Game (1996)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson are the greatest players in the Colored leagues, and everyone expects that one of them will make the leap to the Major Leagues, now that there is talk of integration. But, unexpectedly, it's the rookie with the ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, sincere, uplifting ...
Plot: baseball, racial issues, interracial relations, friendship, racism, historical figure, athlete and trainer, against the odds, human spirit, terminal illness, americana, power relations ...
Place: new york, usa, birmingham alabama
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 6.0
 12K
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: feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous, sentimental
Audience: kids
Plot: baseball, sport, abroad, sport team, fish out of water, culture clash, disorder, major league, power relations, misfit, love and romance, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
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Major League II (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Those Cleveland Indians are at it again! After losing in the ALCS the year before, the Indians are determined to make it into the World Series this time! First, though, they have to contend with Rachel Phelps again when she buys back the team. Also, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, clever, unusual plot structure, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: sport, baseball, voodoo, underdog, adventure, multiple storylines, mentor, destiny, lone hero, life philosophy, camp, kids and family ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: cleveland ohio
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 5.9
 49K
The Fan (1996)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: When the San Francisco Giants pay centerfielder Bobby Rayburn $40 million to lead their team to the World Series, no one is happier or more supportive than #1 fan Gil Renard. So when Rayburn becomes mired in the worst slump of his career, the ...
Style: psychological, tense, intense, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: obsession, baseball, murder, kidnapping, psychopath, sport, stalking, athlete, athlete's life, child custody, rivalry, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: san francisco, new jersey, usa, california
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 8K
Cobb (1994)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Al Stump is a famous sports-writer chosen by Ty Cobb to co-write his official, authorized 'autobiography' before his death. Cobb, widely feared and despised, feels misunderstood and wants to set the record straight about 'the greatest ...
Style: factual, inspirational, intense, serious, rough ...
Plot: baseball, sport, underdog, dark hero, adaptation, mentor, brutality, lone hero, historical figure, life is a bitch, athlete's life, ghost writer ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s
Place: detroit, california, new jersey, georgia, usa
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 5.9
 11K
The Babe (1992)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A chronicle of Babe Ruth's phenomenal story--from his hard knock beginnings at a Baltimore orphanage, to his meteoric rise to baseball superstardom and his poignant retirement from the game. His amazing career included seven American League ...
Style: suspense, melancholic, intense, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: baseball, life philosophy, life & death, happy ending, justice, greed, corruption, childhood, catastrophe, brutality, adventure, adaptation ...
Time: 1940s, 1920s, 1930s, 1910s, 20th century ...
Place: new york yankees, boston, california, usa, bronx new york city ...
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 55K
Bull Durham (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Veteran catcher Crash Davis is brought to the minor league Durham Bulls to help their up and coming pitching prospect, "Nuke" Laloosh. Their relationship gets off to a rocky start and is further complicated when baseball groupie Annie ...
Style: sexy, inspirational, talky, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: baseball, sport, love triangle, small town, age difference, romance, sexual content, coach, summer, female nudity, unlikely friendships, destiny ...
Time: 80s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: north carolina, california, usa
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The Replacements (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Maverick old-guard coach Jimmy McGinty is hired in the wake of a players' strike to help the Washington Sentinels advance to the playoffs. But that impossible dream hinges on whether his replacements can hunker down and do the job. So, McGinty ...
Style: feel good, humorous, inspirational, intense, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: sport, american football, underdog, cheerleading, football, adaptation, transformation, contests and competitions, rivalry, hopes, against the odds, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, washington d.c.
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 7.5
 120K
Field of Dreams (1989)
Genre: Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Ray Kinsella is an Iowa farmer who hears a mysterious voice telling him to turn his cornfield into a baseball diamond. He does, but the voice's directions don't stop -- even after the spirits of deceased ballplayers turn up to play.
Style: feel good, inspirational, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Audience: kids, family outing, chick flick
Plot: baseball, ghost, hearing voices, regret, sport, small town, father son relationship, farmer, magic realism, time travel, family, magic ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: iowa, boston, usa
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 424K
Moneyball (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story of Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball team on a budget, by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.
Style: inspirational, captivating, realistic, feel good, thought provoking ...
Plot: baseball, sport, mathematics, success, rise to the top, underdog, strategy, statistics, business, obsession, ambition, teamwork ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 2000s, year 2002, contemporary ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey, boston ...
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