Category Archives: Sport

The Blind Side

Release 2009

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: John Lee Hancock
Writers: John Lee Hancock, Michael Lewis
Stars: Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Quinton Aaron, Jae Head, Lily Collins
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0878804/

The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.

Tapped Out

Release 2014

Genre Action, Drama, Sport

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Director: Allan Ungar
Writers: Jerry Buteyn, Cody Hackman, Allan Ungar
Stars: Michael Biehn, Cody Hackman, Krzysztof Soszynski, Anderson Silva, Lyoto Machida
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2361184/

A disgruntled teenager, sent to do community service at a rundown Karate school, enters an MMA tournament to face the man who killed his parents.

Secretariat

Release 2010

Genre Drama, Family, Sport

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Director: Randall Wallace
Writers: Mike Rich, William Nack
Stars: Diane Lane, John Malkovich, Dylan Walsh, Margo Martindale, Nelsan Ellis
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1028576/

Penny Chenery Tweedy and colleagues guide her long-shot but precocious stallion to set, in 1973, the unbeaten record for winning the Triple Crown.

Undisputed III: Redemption

Release 2010

Genre Action, Crime, Drama, Sport

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Director: Isaac Florentine
Writers: David N. White
Stars: Scott Adkins, Mykel Shannon Jenkins, Mark Ivanir, Hristo Shopov, Marko Zaror
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1156466/

Boyka is back. This time he is fighting in the first ever inter-prison tournament with one knee.

The Fighter

Release 2010

Genre Action, Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: David O. Russell
Writers: Scott Silver, Paul Tamasy, Eric Johnson, Keith Dorrington
Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams, Melissa Leo, Mickey O'Keefe
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0964517/

A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s.

Goon

Release 2011

Genre Comedy, Sport

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Director: Michael Dowse
Writers: Jay Baruchel, Evan Goldberg, Adam Frattasio, Doug Smith
Stars: Seann William Scott, Jay Baruchel, Alison Pill, Liev Schreiber, Eugene Levy
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1456635/

Labeled an outcast by his brainy family, a bouncer overcomes long odds to lead a team of under performing misfits to semi-pro hockey glory, beating the crap out of everything that stands in his way.

Cars

Release 2006

Genre Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport

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Director: John Lasseter, Joe Ranft
Writers: John Lasseter, Joe Ranft, Jorgen Klubien, Dan Fogelman, Kiel Murray, Phil Lorin, Robert L. Baird, Daniel Gerson, Bonnie Hunt, Don Lake, Steve Purcell, Dan Scanlon
Stars: Owen Wilson, Paul Newman, Bonnie Hunt, Larry the Cable Guy, Cheech Marin
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0317219/

A hot-shot race-car named Lightning McQueen gets waylaid in Radiator Springs, where he finds the true meaning of friendship and family.

Soul Surfer

Release 2011

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Sean McNamara
Writers: Sean McNamara, Deborah Schwartz, Douglas Schwartz, Michael Berk, Matt Allen, Caleb Wilson, Brad Gann, Bethany Hamilton, Sheryl Berk, Rick Bundschuh
Stars: AnnaSophia Robb, Helen Hunt, Dennis Quaid, Lorraine Nicholson, Kevin Sorbo
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1596346/

Teenage surfer Bethany Hamilton overcomes the odds and her own fears of returning to the water after losing her left arm in a shark attack.

Moneyball

Release 2011

Genre Biography, Drama, Sport

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Director: Bennett Miller
Writers: Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin, Stan Chervin, Michael Lewis
Stars: Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Robin Wright, Chris Pratt
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1210166/

Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.

Real Steel

Release 2011

Genre Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Sport

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Director: Shawn Levy
Writers: John Gatins, Dan Gilroy, Jeremy Leven, Richard Matheson
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo, Evangeline Lilly, Anthony Mackie, Kevin Durand
IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0433035/

Set in the near future, where robot boxing is a top sport, a struggling promoter feels he's found a champion in a discarded robot. During his hopeful rise to the top, he discovers he has an 11-year-old son who wants to know his father.