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: inspirational, realistic, interesting, intense, feel good and motivational. Plot: sport, mentor, redemption, rivalry, ambition, violence, storytelling, dialogue, training and contests and competitions. Genre: Sport, Drama and Biography. Country: USA, UK and France.
Best Sport Movies
Best Sport Movies
TOP Movies: Moneyball (2011), The Blind Side (2009), Million Dollar Baby (2004), Ford v Ferrari (2019), I, Tonya (2017), Remember the Titans (2000), Jerry Maguire (1996), Rocky Balboa (2006), Kingpin (1996), Rocky (1976), Bleed for This (2016), King Richard (2021), Creed (2015), The Fighter (2010), The Wrestler (2008), Warrior (2011), Creed II (2018), Hustle (2022), Raging Bull (1980), The Hustler (1961).

List of Best Movies

 7.6
 417K
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, clever ...
Plot: sport, baseball, rise to the top, success, strategy, mathematics, underdog, statistics, obsession, ambition, business, teamwork ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 2000s, 21st century, contemporary ...
Place: california, usa, san francisco, new jersey, boston ...
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 7.6
 328K
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: inspirational, emotional, touching, motivational, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, teens, chick flick, kids, girls' night
Plot: american football, adoption, life, human spirit, interracial relations, parents and children, strong female character, rising to stardom, christian, football, misfit, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee, memphis, mississippi, california
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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, sad, touching, bleak, depressing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: boxing, sport, determination, female boxer, euthanasia, underdog, female athlete, athlete and trainer, human spirit, athlete's life, mentor protege relationship, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, europe, las vegas, london ...
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 8.1
 378K
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, realistic, exciting, captivating, epic ...
Plot: racecar driver, car race, automobile racing, car, race, rise to the top, talented, ambition, driver, race car, desire for fame, friendship ...
Time: 60s, year 1966, year 1959
Place: france, italy
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 7.5
 212K
I, Tonya (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, UK
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, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, ice skater, violence, competition, abusive relationship, female athlete, domestic violence, winter olympics, abuse ...
Time: year 1992, 90s, 80s, 2000s, 20th century ...
Place: oregon, detroit, portland oregon, minneapolis minnesota
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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: inspirational, emotional, touching, sentimental, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, chick flick, family outing, girls' night ...
Plot: racism, american football, african american, sport, racial tension, high school, football, racial prejudice, prejudice, school, friendship, coach ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: virginia, usa, california, new jersey, southern usa
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 7.3
 264K
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, realistic, inspirational, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: starting over, football, career, love story, american football, friendship, greed, workplace romance, agent, introspection, boss and employee, single mother ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, cuba
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 7.1
 216K
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: inspirational, sentimental, touching, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: boxing, athlete's life, sport, father son relationship, fight, boxer, life philosophy, comeback, training, aging, life, against the odds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa, las vegas
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 6.9
 84K
Kingpin (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After bowler Roy Munson swindles the wrong crowd and is left with a hook for a hand, he settles into impoverished obscurity. That is, until he uncovers the next big thing: an Amish kid named Ishmael. So, the corrupt and the hopelessly naïve hit the ...
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bowling, sport, older woman younger man, road trip, on the road, mentor, culture clash, fish out of water, against the odds, championship, contests and competitions, prodigy ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1979 ...
Place: pennsylvania, nevada, usa, pittsburgh
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 8.1
 567K
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, feel good, motivational ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens, family outing
Plot: boxing, underdog, fight, self esteem, tough guy, sport, boxer, training, character study, violence, contests and competitions, world champion ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
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 6.8
 27K
Bleed for This (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The inspirational story of World Champion Boxer Vinny Pazienza, who after a near fatal car crash, which left him not knowing if he'd ever walk again, made one of sports most incredible comebacks.
Style: inspirational, rough, realistic, intense, exciting ...
Plot: boxing, comeback, underdog, boxer, sport, male objectification, hopes, training, car accident, adaptation, rivalry, gym ...
Time: year 1988
Place: rhode island, las vegas
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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, motivational, emotional, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: father, tennis, tennis player, athlete's life, family, father daughter relationship, rivalry, coach, athlete and trainer, professional rivalry, sport, rising to stardom ...
Place: plymouth
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 7.6
 271K
Creed (2015)
Genre: Action, 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: inspirational, realistic, feel good, emotional, brutal ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: boxing, fight, underdog, boxer, sport, training, athlete and trainer, mentor, coach, legacy, courage, boxing match ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998, 2010s, 90s ...
Place: usa, philadelphia, mexico, pennsylvania, tijuana mexico ...
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 7.8
 364K
The Fighter (2010)
Genre: Action, 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: inspirational, sincere, realistic, uplifting, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, boxer, sport, addiction, underdog, athlete's life, drug abuse, drug addiction, fight, change of luck, drugs, courage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, year 1993
Place: boston, massachusetts, new jersey, usa, london ...
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 7.9
 304K
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: emotional, depressing, gloomy, bleak, sincere ...
Plot: wrestling, loneliness, aging, life is a bitch, sport, stripper, self destructing, father daughter relationship, fame, ambition, redemption, introspection ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa, california
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 8.2
 468K
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: emotional, serious, inspirational, tense, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, sport, mixed martial arts, courage, boxing, warrior, athlete and trainer, fight scenes, muscleman, fight, tournament, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: pittsburgh, usa, philadelphia, el paso texas, iraq ...
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 7.1
 123K
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, uplifting, captivating, motivational, melancholic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, boxer, boxing match, african american, comeback, baby, fight, champion, revenge, showdown, mentor, human spirit ...
Time: 2010s
Place: ukraine, kiev ukraine, philadelphia, los angeles, new york ...
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 7.3
 96K
Hustle (2022)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: After discovering a once-in-a-lifetime player with a rocky past abroad, a down on his luck basketball scout takes it upon himself to bring the phenom to the States without his team's approval. Against the odds, they have one final shot to prove ...
Plot: basketball, basketball player, teenage pregnancy, girl, opportunity, training, sport competition, teenager, con artists, interracial family, boy, journey ...
Place: spain, nigeria, greece, china, germany
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 8.2
 350K
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, atmospheric, bloody, intense, harsh ...
Plot: boxing, rise and fall, character study, sport, bad temper, paranoia, redemption, boxer, gangsters, jealousy, domestic violence, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 60s, 20th century, year 1956 ...
Place: new york, bronx new york city, chicago illinois, miami, detroit ...
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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: funny, humorous, exciting, satirical, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: car race, sport, farce, sport competition, french, stupidity, car, betrayal, satire, uninhibited rivalry, teamwork, championship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, alabama, usa
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 8.0
 82K
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: thought provoking, atmospheric, psychological, sexy, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: billiards, gambling, sport, hustler, suicide, rivalry, ambition, lifestyle, championship, success, cons and scams, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, california, minnesota, san francisco, new york
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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, surprise, poker, hardcore wrestling, texan, professional wrestling, fat man, olympian, mexican, tough guy, brother brother relationship ...
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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, funny, entertaining, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, underdog, competition, dumb, coach, against the odds, pirate, redemption, rivalry, contests and competitions, cheerleading, tournament ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, california, los angeles
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 6.8
 204K
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: inspirational, tense, suspenseful, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: boxing, fight, sport, revenge, boxer, underdog, training, vengeance, christmas, machismo, victory, cold war ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: ussr, philadelphia, las vegas, russia, pennsylvania ...
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WWE WrestleMania XXIV (2008)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 240 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, champion, boxer, playboy, interviewer, commentator, violence, host, cheating, title bout, newscaster ...
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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, suspenseful, tense
Plot: wrestling, giant, husband wife relationship, hardcore wrestling, professional wrestling, champion, strongman, throne, king, mortician, smoking, olympian ...
Place: chicago illinois
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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, legend, women's wrestling, giant, feud, strongman, champion, female wrestler, gnome, love triangle, cameraman ...
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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: inspirational, melancholic, entertaining, light, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, kids, girls' night, teens
Plot: father daughter relationship, baseball, sport, aging, parent grown child relationship, pitcher, kids and family, destiny, good versus evil, workaholic, recruit, career ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa, georgia, california, boston ...
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 7.0
 223K
Happy Gilmore (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Failed hockey player-turned-golf whiz Happy Gilmore -- whose unconventional approach and antics on the grass courts the ire of rival Shooter McGavin -- is determined to win a PGA tournament so he can save his granny's house with the prize ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, twists and turns, buddy movie ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: golf, sport, rivalry, underdog, eccentricity, sarcasm, ambition, dumb, stupidity, against the odds, contests and competitions, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: new jersey, usa, plymouth
Is relevant ?
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: wrestling, professional wrestling, giant, champion, feud, tough guy, sumo wrestler, olympian, bimbo, olympic gold medalist, scientist, title bout ...
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