Best Sport Movies

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Sport Movies" contains films with the following parameters. Style: realistic, feel good, inspirational, interesting, intense and serious. Plot: sport, storytelling, redemption, mentor, dialogue, ambition, rivalry, life philosophy, violence and transformation. Genre: Sport, Drama and Biography. Country: USA, UK and Australia.
Best Sport Movies
Best Sport Movies
TOP Movies: The Blind Side (2009), Moneyball (2011), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Ford v Ferrari (2019), I, Tonya (2017), Remember the Titans (2000), Jerry Maguire (1996), Rocky Balboa (2006), Creed (2015), Rocky (1976), The Fighter (2010), The Wrestler (2008), Creed II (2018), Warrior (2011), Raging Bull (1980), ECW One Night Stand 2005 (2005), The Hustler (1961), Cars (2006), WWE WrestleMania XXIV (2008), WWE WrestleMania XXV (2009).

List of Best Movies

 7.6
 305K
The Blind Side (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Oversized African-American, Michael Oher, the teen from across the tracks and a broken home, has nowhere to sleep at age 16. Taken in by an affluent Memphis couple, Michael embarks on a remarkable rise to play for the NFL.
Style: touching, uplifting, inspirational, emotional, motivational ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: adoption, human spirit, parents and children, strong female character, american football, interracial relations, life, fish out of water, rising to stardom, family drama, misfit, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee, memphis, california
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 7.6
 388K
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: captivating, inspirational, feel good, realistic, clever ...
Plot: underdog, success, sport, rise to the top, strategy, mathematics, baseball, team, manager, statistics, ambition, teamwork ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 2000s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, oakland california, boston, new jersey
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Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie's determined to go pro and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her.
Style: emotional, bleak, sad, rough, bad ending ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: underdog, determination, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, sport, female boxer, boxing, human spirit, follow your dream, suffering, ambition, mentor protege relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, las vegas, europe, missouri ...
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 8.1
 330K
Ford v Ferrari (2019)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 152 min.
Story: American car designer Carroll Shelby and the British-born driver Ken Miles work together to battle corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the ...
Style: inspirational, captivating, exciting, realistic, based on true events
Plot: racecar driver, car racing, race, racing, automobile racing, car, rise to the top, talented, car race, friendship, driver, cars ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1966, year 1959
Place: france, italy
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 7.5
 196K
I, Tonya (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, UK, Australia, Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U. S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the sport is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.
Style: humorous, suspense, rough, absurd, ironic ...
Plot: figure skating, abusive mother, ice rink, emotional abuse, fondling, mother daughter relationship, ice skates, rivalry, skating, female protagonist, violence against a woman, olympics ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1994, year 1992, year 1991 ...
Place: oregon, minneapolis minnesota, portland oregon, detroit
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Remember the Titans (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After leading his football team to 15 winning seasons, coach Bill Yoast is demoted and replaced by Herman Boone – tough, opinionated and as different from the beloved Yoast as he could be. The two men learn to overcome their differences and turn a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: racism, football, racial tension, coach, friendship, african american, prejudice, american football, contests and competitions, human spirit, high school, against the odds ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: virginia, united states, southern usa, usa, new jersey ...
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 7.3
 251K
Jerry Maguire (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Jerry Maguire used to be a typical sports agent: willing to do just about anything he could to get the biggest possible contracts for his clients, plus a nice commission for himself. Then, one day, he suddenly has second thoughts about what ...
Style: motivational, feel good, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: career, starting over, football, friendship, workplace romance, introspection, boss and employee, single parent, greed, opposites attract, agent, layoff ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, cuba
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 7.1
 209K
Rocky Balboa (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When he loses a highly publicized virtual boxing match to ex-champ Rocky Balboa, reigning heavyweight titleholder, Mason Dixon retaliates by challenging Rocky to a nationally televised, 10-round exhibition bout. To the surprise of his son and ...
Style: sentimental, captivating, uplifting, touching, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: athlete's life, boxing, boxer, comeback, training, fight, underdog, sport, against the odds, human spirit, determination, aging ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, usa, las vegas
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 7.6
 257K
Creed (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.
Style: realistic, feel good, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: boxing, underdog, fighting movie, boxer, athlete and trainer, mentor, legacy, coach, sport, ambition, rivalry, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998, 2010s, 90s ...
Place: usa, los angeles, united kingdom, england, liverpool ...
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 8.1
 537K
Rocky (1976)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When world heavyweight boxing champion, Apollo Creed wants to give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers choose palooka Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark. Rocky teams up with ...
Style: uplifting, inspirational, touching, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: underdog, boxing, self esteem, training, tough guy, fight, contests and competitions, ambition, life is a bitch, life changing experience, rivalry, follow your dream ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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 7.8
 350K
The Fighter (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The Fighter, is a drama about boxer "Irish" Micky Ward's unlikely road to the world light welterweight title. His Rocky-like rise was shepherded by half-brother Dicky, a boxer-turned-trainer who rebounded in life after nearly being ...
Style: sincere, inspirational, realistic, captivating, uplifting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxer, boxing, underdog, athlete's life, training, sport, loyalty, arrest, addiction, drug abuse, self destructing, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century, year 1993, 1990s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, london, new hampshire ...
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 7.9
 296K
The Wrestler (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Aging wrestler Randy "The Ram" Robinson is long past his prime but still ready and rarin' to go on the pro-wrestling circuit. After a particularly brutal beating, however, Randy hangs up his tights, pursues a serious relationship with ...
Style: bleak, gloomy, emotional, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: wrestling, loneliness, life is a bitch, fame, wrestler, ambition, aging, stripper, self destructing, athlete's life, introspection, heart attack ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
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 7.1
 113K
Creed II (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Follows Adonis Creed's life inside and outside of the ring as he deals with new found fame, issues with his family, and his continuing quest to become a champion.
Style: inspirational, captivating, uplifting, melancholic, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxer, boxing, comeback, champion, courage, human spirit, training, strongman, revenge, tough guy, sports hero, bravery ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ukraine, kiev ukraine, los angeles, moscow russia, las vegas ...
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 8.1
 448K
Warrior (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother, an ex-marine ...
Style: serious, tense, emotional, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, martial arts, warrior, fist fighting, sport, fight scenes, boxing, courage, athlete and trainer, teacher, underdog, training ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa, atlantic city new jersey, iraq, philadelphia ...
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 8.2
 334K
Raging Bull (1980)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: When Jake LaMotta steps into a boxing ring and obliterates his opponent, he's a prizefighter. But when he treats his family and friends the same way, he's a ticking time bomb, ready to go off at any moment. Though LaMotta wants his ...
Style: stylized, intense, atmospheric, rough, bloody ...
Plot: rise and fall, paranoia, character study, domestic violence, redemption, self destructing, boxer, career, boxing, sport, jealousy, loneliness ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 60s, 50s, 40s ...
Place: bronx new york city, usa, new york, chicago illinois, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
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ECW One Night Stand 2005 (2005)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: ECW One Night Stand (2005) was a professional wrestling PPV event produced by World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). It was held on June 12, 2005 at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York, New York.The main event was a tag team match between The Dudley ...
Style: parody
Plot: wrestling, giant, poker, beer, table, violence, rhinoceros, canadian, fire, invasion, manager, interview ...
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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Lifelong friends and national idols Ricky Bobby and Cal Naughton Jr. have earned their NASCAR stripes with their uncanny knack of finishing races in the first and second slots, respectively, and slinging catchphrases like "Shake and bake!" ...
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: car race, divorce, farce, sport competition, french, stupidity, uninhibited rivalry, lifestyle, championship, teamwork, comeback, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, north carolina, usa
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 8.0
 78K
The Hustler (1961)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Fast Eddie Felson is a small-time pool hustler with a lot of talent but a self-destructive attitude. His bravado causes him to challenge the legendary Minnesota Fats to a high-stakes match.
Style: psychological, atmospheric, thought provoking, talky, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: billiards, gambling, suicide, money, hustler, alcohol, sport, cons and scams, success, championship, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, california, san francisco, minnesota, new york
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 7.1
 385K
Cars (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in the sleepy Route 66 town of Radiator Springs. On route across the country ...
Style: exciting, feel good, light, humorous, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, car race, car, desert, disney, computer animation, small town, small town life, social relations, desire for fame, happy ending, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 2000s, 50s, 1950s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, arizona
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WWE WrestleMania XXIV (2008)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 280 min.
Story: WrestleMania XXIV was the twenty-fourth annual WrestleMania PPV. The event took place on March 30, 2008, at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando. The first main event was a Singles match from the SmackDown brand that featured The Undertaker challenging World ...
Plot: wrestling, wrestler, wrestling ring, world wrestling entertainment, wrestlemania, champion, reenactment, boxer, cheering crowd, confetti, lumberjack, fireworks ...
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Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When megalomaniacal White Goodman, the owner of a trendy, high-end fitness center, makes a move to take over the struggling local gym run by happy-go-lucky Pete La Fleur, there's only one way for La Fleur to fight back: dodgeball. Aided by a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, competition, against the odds, coach, rivalry, dumb, sport, contests and competitions, friends, uninhibited rivalry, financial problem, health situation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, nevada, california
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WWE WrestleMania XXV (2009)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Story: WrestleMania XXV was the twenty-fifth annual WrestleMania PPV. It was presented by the National Guard and took place on April 5, 2009 at Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas. The first main event was a singles match for the WWE Championship that ...
Plot: wrestling, professional wrestling, wrestlemania, giant, legend, feud, female wrestler, world wrestling entertainment, women's wrestling, champion, strongman, reenactment ...
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 194K
Rocky IV (1985)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After iron man Drago, a highly intimidating 6-foot-5, 261-pound Soviet athlete, kills Apollo Creed in an exhibition match, Rocky comes to the heart of Russia for 15 pile-driving boxing rounds of revenge.
Style: suspenseful, tense, inspirational, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: boxing, underdog, boxer, victory, training, sport, vengeance, revenge, tough heroes, opponent, athlete and trainer, fight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: ussr, soviet union, russia, las vegas, nevada ...
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WWE WrestleMania 21 (2005)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 275 min.
Story: WrestleMania 21 was the twenty-first annual WrestleManiaPPV. It was presented by Snickers and took place on April 3, 2005 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The main match on the Raw brand was Triple H versus Batista for the World ...
Plot: giant, wrestling, wrestlemania, professional wrestling, feud, champion, tough guy, reenactment, knocked unconscious, commentator, loser, fireworks ...
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WWE WrestleMania 22 (2006)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 233 min.
Story: WrestleMania 22 was the twenty-second annual WrestleMania PPV. It was presented by Snickers and took place on April 2, 2006 at the Allstate Arena in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois. The main match on the Raw brand was John Cena versus ...
Style: entertaining, exciting, tense, suspenseful
Plot: wrestling, giant, husband wife relationship, professional wrestling, hardcore wrestling, strongman, champion, mexican american, pillow fight, casket, legend, trenchcoat ...
Place: chicago illinois
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The Big Lebowski (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sport
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Jeffrey "The Dude" Lebowski, a Los Angeles slacker who only wants to bowl and drink white Russians, is mistaken for another Jeffrey Lebowski, a wheelchair-bound millionaire, and finds himself dragged into a strange series of events ...
Style: absurd, neo noir, humorous, surreal, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bowling, marijuana, hippie, dialogue, nihilism, slacker, stoners, kidnapping, crimes, mistaken identity, deception, crime ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, pasadena california, malibu california
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Trouble with the Curve (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Slowed by age and failing eyesight, crack baseball scout Gus Lobel takes his grown daughter along as he checks out the final prospect of his career. Along the way, the two renew their bond, and she catches the eye of a young player-turned-scout.
Style: realistic, sincere, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: father daughter relationship, baseball, aging, pitcher, sport, baseball movie, parent grown child relationship, workaholic, reluctant, ambitious, accident, career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, georgia, boston, california
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 6.3
 162K
Blades of Glory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a much-publicized ice-skating scandal strips them of their gold medals, two world-class athletes skirt their way back onto the ice via a loophole that allows them to compete together as a pairs team.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rivalry, figure skating, skating, farce, competition, friendship, championship, coach, sport, olympics, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002, 2010s
Place: usa, north korea, montreal, detroit, ukraine ...
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 90K
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, serious, emotional, factual, touching ...
Plot: racism, baseball, rivalry, against the odds, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, racial segregation, americana, human spirit, rise to the top, hopes, african american ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1947, year 1946 ...
Place: new york, usa, cincinnati ohio, chicago illinois, missouri ...
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 7.3
 198K
Rocky II (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After Rocky goes the distance with champ Apollo Creed, both try to put the fight behind them and move on. Rocky settles down with Adrian but can't put his life together outside the ring, while Creed seeks a rematch to restore his reputation. ...
Style: feel good, captivating, sincere, rough, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: boxing, underdog, heroes, tough heroes, comeback, championship, training, boxer, sport, opponent, human spirit, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa
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