Movies about champions

Movies about champions
List of the best films about champions according to the audience: Legend No. 17, Coach Carter, The Fighter, Pain & Gain, Cinderella Man, Champions, Remember the Titans, The Good Boy, Rocky, The Greatest Game Ever Played.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryRussia
Duration02:14
PlotLove, Sports, Hockey, Intrigue, Competitions
PlaceRussia, Spain, Moscow, Canada
StyleInspirational

Biopic of Russian ice hockey legend Valeri Kharlamov from early childhood, rising to the pinnacle of the sport and his untimely death

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:16
CharactersTeachers, Trainers
PlotOn real events, Basketball, Friendship
PlaceCollege
StyleInspirational, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, For men

Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
PlotOn real events, Sports, Boxing, Fight, Fights without rules
StyleAction, Inspirational, Soulful, Fascinating, Heavy

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 KO'd by drugs and crime.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersFriends, Partners, Bodybuilders
PlotOn real events, Adventure
StyleLight, Black humor, For background

Daniel Lugo, manager of the Sun Gym in 1990s Miami, decides that there is only one way to achieve his version of the American dream: extortion. To achieve his goal, he recruits musclemen Paul and Adrian as accomplices. After several failed attempts, they abduct rich businessman Victor Kershaw and convince him to sign over all his assets to them. But when Kershaw makes it out alive, authorities are reluctant to believe his story.

Markimdb: 8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, history, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:18
CharactersFamily, Fathers, Poor
PlotSports, Boxing, Fight, Depression
PlaceUSA
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching, For men

The true story of boxer, Jim Braddock who, in the 1920’s after his retirement, has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially poor state.

Markimdb: 4.4
Genredrama, sport
CountryRussia
Duration01:40
PlotFigure Skating
StyleTense

Five real-life stories of Olympic athletes of Russia. Five stories which intertwined love, betrayal, friendship. Each of these victories worth hard work, respect and belief in yourself, in your family and to your country.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
CharactersTrainers
PlotOn real events, American Football, Friendship
PlaceRugby
StyleExciting, To cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

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 group of hostile young men into champions.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy
CountryRussia
Duration02:12
CharactersTeens, Family, Pupils, Fathers
PlotInvestigation, Holidays
PlaceSchool, Russia
StyleRomantic, Light, To cry

Contemporary Moscow. Ninth-grader Kolya falls in love with a beautiful young teacher at his high school. The most beautiful girl in the senior class falls in love with him. How will he make his way through this triangle?

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersTough guys
PlotSports, Martial Arts, Boxing, Martial Arts, Rivalry
StyleInspirational, Fascinating, Touching, For men

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 trainer Mickey Goldmill to make the most of this once in a lifetime break.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:00
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Competitions, Rivalry
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Serious

A biopic of 20-year-old Francis Ouimet who defeated his golfing idol and 1900 US Open Champion, Harry Vardon.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersStrong women, Trainers
PlotSports, Martial Arts, Boxing, Martial Arts, Friendship
StyleSad ones, To cry, Inspirational, Oscars, Heavy

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.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genrecomedy, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersDogs, Teens, Family
PlotAdventure, Friendship, Baseball
PlaceSmall cities
StyleTo cry, Cute, Soulful, Touching

In the summer of 1962, a new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his rowdy team, resulting in many adventures.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:20
CharactersFamily, Friends, Trainers
PlotMartial Arts, Karate, Friendship, Rivalry
PlaceChina
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Touching, Serious

12-year-old Dre Parker could have been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother's latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying but the cultural differences make such a friendship impossible. Even worse, Dre's feelings make him an enemy of the class bully, Cheng. With no friends in a strange land, Dre has nowhere to turn but maintenance man Mr. Han, who is a kung fu master. As Han teaches Dre that kung fu is not about punches and parries, but maturity and calm, Dre realizes that facing down the bullies will be the fight of his life.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, sport
CountryRussia
Duration02:42
CharactersTrainers
PlotSports, Soccer
PlaceRussia, Moscow
StyleExciting, Fascinating, For men

Contemporary Russia. After he flubs a penalty kick, a humiliated national soccer player quits the game. He flees to a small town, where he decides to coach their local team.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genredocumentary, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:33
PlaceUSA

Explore Ali’s challenges, confrontations, comebacks and triumphs through recordings of his own voice. The two-part documentary paints an intimate portrait of a man who was a beacon of hope for oppressed people around the world and, in his later years, was recognized as a global citizen and a symbol of humanity and understanding.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryNew Zealand, Japan, USA
Duration02:07
CharactersGood people
PlotOn real events, Racing, Adventure, Travel, Motorcycles
PlaceDeserts
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Philosophical, Fascinating, Touching

The life story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years building a 1920 Indian motorcycle -- a bike which helped him set the land-speed world record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:11
CharactersTrainers
PlotOn real events, Soccer, American Football
PlaceCollege, Rugby, USA
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious, For men

When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
PlotOn real events, Justice, Rivalry
PlaceCollege, Small cities
StyleExciting, Soulful, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

It's the true-life story of legendary track star Steve Prefontaine, the exciting and sometimes controversial "James Dean of Track," whose spirit captured the heart of the nation! Cocky, charismatic, and tough, "Pre" was a running rebel who defied rules, pushed limits ... and smashed records ...

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, action, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA, India
Duration02:07
CharactersRobots, Giants, Cyborgs
PlotSports, Adventure, Boxing, Fight, Artificial Intelligence
PlaceUSA
TimeFuture
StyleExciting, To cry

In the near-future, Charlie Kenton is a washed-up fighter who retired from the ring when robots took over the sport. After Charlie's robot is trashed, he reluctantly teams up with his estranged son Max to rebuild and train an unlikely contender.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, sport
CountryRussia
Duration02:11
CharactersDisabled people, Trainers
PlotSports, Basketball, KGB, Rivalry
StyleInspirational, Atmospheric, Fascinating

The story is set at the 1972 Munich Olympics where the U.S. team lost the basketball championship for the first time in 36 years. The final moments of the final game have become one of the most controversial events in Olympic history. With play tied, the score table horn sounded during a second free throw attempt that put the U.S. ahead by one. But the Soviets claimed they had called for a time out before the basket and confusion ensued. The clock was set back by three seconds twice in a row and the Russians finally prevailed at the very last. The U.S. protested, but a jury decided in the USSR’s favor and Team USA voted unanimously to refuse its silver medals. The Soviet players have been treated as heroes at home.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryRussia
Duration02:16
CharactersFriends
PlotLove, Dancing, Adventure, Political, Adoption
StyleLight, Fascinating

In this hit Russian musical, a group of friends flaunts Soviet authority in 1950s Moscow by embracing jazz. When Communist Mels falls for Polly, a free-spirited jazz fan, he risks losing his party membership by associating with her rebellious crew.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredocumentary, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:04
CharactersTerminally ill, Cyclists
PlotIntrigue, Rivalry
PlaceFrance, USA
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Makes me think, Serious

In 2009, Alex Gibney was hired to make a film about Lance Armstrong’s comeback to cycling. The project was shelved when the doping scandal erupted, and re-opened after Armstrong’s confession. The Armstrong Lie picks up in 2013 and presents a riveting, insider's view of the unraveling of one of the most extraordinary stories in the history of sports. As Lance Armstrong says himself, “I didn’t live a lot of lies, but I lived one big one.”

Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, musical, music
CountryUSA, Hong Kong
Duration02:16
CharactersMusicians, Pianists, Actors
PlotLove, Dancing, Passion, Music, Money
TimeNew Year
StyleTo cry, For girls, Touching, Sad ones, Good music

Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:26
CharactersJudge
PlotOn real events, Boxing, Friendship, Freedom, False accusations
PlacePrison
StyleMakes me think, Touching

The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersTeens, Friends, Mothers
PlotOn real events, Sports, Soccer, Competitions, Rivalry
PlaceHotels, Sweden
StyleExciting, To cry, Inspirational, Serious

The life story of Brazilian football legend, Pele.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersTeens, Lawyers, Trainers, Parents
PlotLife, Family life
StyleTwisted plot, Touching

When down-on-his-luck part-time high school wrestling coach Mike agrees to become legal guardian to an elderly man, his ward's troubled grandson turns out to be a star grappler, sparking dreams of a big win -- until the boy's mother retrieves him.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genremelodrama, drama, sport
CountryRussia
Duration02:26
PlotSports, Hockey, Figure Skating, Fate, Dreams
PlaceRussia
StyleTo cry, Inspirational, Touching, Disturbing

Contemporary Russia. Nadya gives up her dream of becoming a champion figure skater when she is hospitalized with an injury. But then she meets Sasha, a hockey player, who decides to teach her to believe in herself and her dream again.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, history, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
PlotOn real events, Sports, Obsession, Split personality, Mental disorders
PlaceUSA
TimeDark ones
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Heavy, Tense

The greatest Olympic Wrestling Champion brother team joins Team Foxcatcher led by multimillionaire sponsor John E. du Pont as they train for the 1988 games in Seoul - a union that leads to unlikely circumstances.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, sport
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Qatar
Duration02:00
CharactersBlonde girls, Bodyguards, FBI, Poor
PlotOn real events, Sports, Boxing, Figure Skating, Weapon
TimeWinter
StyleHeavy, Tense

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.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, sport
CountryRussia
CharactersStrong women, Trainers
PlotSports, Swimming, Obsession, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceRussia, Depth
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Womens in main roles, Serious, Disturbing

Following her divorce, Marina thinks that she’ll never meet love again. Little does she know that one day, she’ll find the love of her life in freediving, one of the most extreme sports in existence, built on diving as deep as possible on a single breath. In the vast, mysterious realm of the sea, Marina not only regains her sense of peace and well being, but also redefines her existence.





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