Movies about rugby

Movies about rugby
List of the best films about rugby according to visitors: Almost Christmas, The Brighton Miracle, The Motorcycle Diaries, 100 Streets, Invictus, Post Tenebras Lux, They Shall Not Grow Old, Woodlawn, The Clan, Forever Strong.

In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Almost Christmas (2016)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, China
Duration01:29

A dysfunctional family gathers together for their first Christmas since their mom died.

The Brighton Miracle (2019)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, sport
CountryAustralia

Inspired by true events, the story begins with Japanese rugby officials dwelling on a humiliating anniversary, a 145-17 defeat by the New Zealand All Blacks in the 1995 World Cup. Officials question their decision to appoint Eddie Jones, to coach their national team for the 2015 World Cup. Jones plans to defy convention in order to put a stop to Japan being the laughing stock of world rugby.

The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, adventure, biography, history
CountryUSA, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Brazil, United Kingdom, Germany, France
Duration02:06

"The Motorcycle Diaries" is based on the journals of Che Guevara, leader of the Cuban Revolution. In his memoirs, Guevara recounts adventures he, and best friend Alberto Granado, had while crossing South America by motorcycle in the early 1950s.

100 Streets (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:51

Three people, three extraordinary stories. All lived out within a hundred London streets.

Invictus (2009)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography, history, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:14

Newly elected President Nelson Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa's rugby team as they make their historic run to the 1995 Rugby World Cup Championship match.

Post Tenebras Lux (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryMexico, France, Netherlands, Germany
Duration02:00

Juan and his urban family live in the Mexican countryside, where they enjoy and suffer a world apart. And nobody knows if these two worlds are complementary or if they strive to eliminate one another.

They Shall Not Grow Old (2018)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredocumentary, military, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, New Zealand
Duration02:30

A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of Armistice Day, and the end of the war.

Woodlawn (2015)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:30

Love and unity in a school torn by racism and hate in the 1970s.

The Clan (2015)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryArgentina, Spain
Duration02:45

In Argentina, between 1982 and 1985, the Puccios, a well-established family of San Isidro, an upper-class suburb of Buenos Aires, kidnap several people and hold them as hostages for a ransom.

Forever Strong (2008)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

Rick Penning lives life just like he plays rugby; fast, hard-hitting and intense. When life on the edge lands him in jail, prison ward Marcus Tate offers him a chance to get back in the game by playing for his rival, Highland Rugby. Reluctantly Rick joins the team where he must adopt the grueling training schedule that Coach Gelwix enforces, or finish out the season behind bars.

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Point Break (1991)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Japan
Duration01:57

In the coastal town of Los Angeles, a gang of bank robbers call themselves The Ex-Presidents commit their crimes while wearing masks of Reagan, Carter, Nixon and Johnson. The F.B.I. believes that the members of the gang could be surfers and send young agent Johnny Utah undercover at the beach to mix with the surfers and gather information.

My All American (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:30

Freddie Steinmark, an underdog on the gridiron, faces the toughest challenge of his life after leading his team to a championship season.

The Four Feathers (2002)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, military
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration02:05

The story, set in 1875, follows a British officer (Heath Ledger) who resigns his post when he learns of his regiment's plan to ship out to the Sudan for the conflict with the Mahdi. His friends and fiancée send him four white feathers which symbolize cowardice. To redeem his honor he disguises himself as an Arab and secretly saves the lives of those who branded him a coward.

Secret (2007)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, melodrama, music
CountryHong Kong, Taiwan
Duration01:41

Ye Xiang Lun is a music student majoring in piano who just transferred to Tamkang, a school famous for its musically talented students, especially those who play piano. On his first day of school, he hears a mysterious melody being played, and following it meets Lu Xiao Yu, another piano major. When he asks her about the song she was playing, she tells him that it is a secret that cannot be told. The two form a friendship that quickly evolves into a romantic relationship. However unbeknownst to Xiang Lun, there is more to Xiao Yu than initially meets the eye.

When the Game Stands Tall (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, family, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:55

A young coach turns a losing high school football program around to go undefeated for 12 consecutive seasons.

Draft Day (2014)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:50

At the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he's willing to sacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with NFL dreams.

This Sporting Life (1963)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:14

In Northern England in the early 1960s, Frank Machin is mean, tough and ambitious enough to become an immediate star in the rugby league team run by local employer Weaver.

Michael Collins (1996)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, drama, military, biography
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, USA
Duration02:13

Michael Collins plays a crucial role in the establishment of the Irish Free State in the 1920s, but becomes vilified by those hoping to create a completely independent Irish republic.

All Things Fall Apart (2011)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:51

50 Cent stars as gifted college running back Deon in this touching drama. Deon's world turns upside down when an unexpected crisis jeopardizes his professional ambitions -- and causes him to look at himself and his life in a new way.

Touchback (2011)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrefantasy, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

A former high-school football star loses his shot at a college scholarship due to a devastating gridiron injury, but gets a second chance at living his dream.

The Meaning of Life (1983)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, musical
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:47

Life's questions are 'answered' in a series of outrageous vignettes, beginning with a staid London insurance company which transforms before our eyes into a pirate ship. Then there's the National Health doctors who try to claim a healthy liver from a still-living donor. The world's most voracious glutton brings the art of vomiting to new heights before his spectacular demise.

The Moon Child (2011)
Markimdb: 6
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:50

David, a professor of dermatology, has been treating 13-year-old Romain since he was a baby. Afflicted with a rare skin condition, Romain must avoid sunlight and is condemned to live in the shade. David and Romain have become the closest of friends and nothing can separate them. But then David learns that he is about to be transferred to another clinic in another town. How will he be able to break the news to Romain? And how will Romain cope with this new crisis in his life?

Undefeated (2011)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredocumentary, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:53

Set against the backdrop of a high school football season, Dan Lindsay and T.J. Martin’s documentary UNDEFEATED is an intimate chronicle of three underprivileged student-athletes from inner-city Memphis and the volunteer coach trying to help them beat the odds on and off the field. For players and coaches alike, the season will be not only about winning games — it will be about how they grapple with the unforeseeable events that are part of football and part of life.

The Blind Side (2009)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

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.

Alive (1993)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, history
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:01

The amazing, true story of a Uruguayan rugby team's plane that crashed in the middle of the Andes mountains, and their immense will to survive and pull through alive, forced to do anything and everything they could to stay alive on meager rations and through the freezing cold.

The Longshots (2008)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrecomedy, drama, family, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

The true story of Jasmine Plummer who, at the age of eleven, became the first female to play in Pop Warner football tournament in its 56-year history.

The Sum of Us (1994)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryAustralia
Duration01:40

A widowed father has to deal with two complex issues: while he is searching for "Miss Right," his son, who is in his 20s and gay, is searching for "Mr. Right."

Microbe and Gasoline (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryFrance

Two young friends embark on a road trip across France in a vehicle they built themselves.

Leatherheads (2008)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, sport
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration01:54

A light hearted comedy about the beginnings of Professional American Football. When a decorated war hero and college all star is tempted into playing professional football. Everyone see the chance to make some big money, but when a reporter digs up some dirt on the war hero... everyone could lose out.

We Are Marshall (2006)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:11

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.




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