Movies about sports

Movies about sports
List of sports movies selected by our site visitors: McFarland, USA, The Way Back, Pelé, White Snow, Saina, WWE WrestleMania 33, Icarus, Ronaldo, Eddie the Eagle, Soul Surfer.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

McFarland, USA (2015)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:50
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Family, Trainers
PlotOn real events, Sports, Friendship
PlaceSchool, USA, Small cities
StyleExciting, To cry, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

A track coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders.

The Way Back (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersTrainers
PlotSports, Basketball
StyleHeavy

A former basketball all-star, who has lost his wife and family foundation in a struggle with addiction attempts to regain his soul and salvation by becoming the coach of a disparate ethnically mixed high school basketball team at his alma mater.

Pelé (2021)
CharactersCelebrities
PlotSports, Soccer, On real events

Against the backdrop of a turbulent era in Brazil, this documentary captures Pelé's extraordinary path from breakthrough talent to national hero. Mixing rare archival footage and exclusive interviews, this documentary celebrates the legendary Brazilian footballer who personified football as art.

White Snow (2021)
Mark
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryRussia
CharactersStrong women, Skiers
PlotSports, On real events, Competitions, Snow, Rivalry
StyleMakes me think, Womens in main roles

An inspiring biopic about the legendary skier Elena Vyalbe. Born in a small town in the north of Russia, she had the courage and dedication to overcome a slew of obstacles on her way to becoming the very best in her sport. The film captures a historic skiing event at the 1997 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Trondheim, Norway, where Elena Vyalbe made skiing history by winning five out of five gold medals, which to this day remains a record achievement.

Saina (2021)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryIndia
PlotSports
PlaceIndia

Champion. Olympic Medallist. The Doyen of Indian Badminton. Saina Nehwal is all of this and much more. This biopic chronicles the inspiring story of a gifted youngster's ascendance to the pinnacle of the Badminton World through sheer passion and perseverance.

WWE WrestleMania 33 (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genresport
CountryUSA
PlotSports, Competitions
PlaceUSA

WrestleMania 33 will be the thirty-third annual WrestleMania professional wrestling pay-per-view (PPV) event produced by WWE for the Raw and SmackDown brands. It will take place on April 2, 2017, at Camping World Stadium in Orlando, Florida. It will be the second WrestleMania to be held at this venue, which hosted WrestleMania XXIV in 2008, and the third to be held in the state of Florida.

Icarus (2017)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genredocumentary, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:08
PlotSports

While investigating the furtive world of illegal doping in sports, director Bryan Fogel connects with renegade Russian scientist Dr. Grigory Rodchenkov—a pillar of his country’s “anti-doping” program. Over dozens of Skype calls, urine samples, and badly administered hormone injections, Fogel and Rodchenkov grow closer despite shocking allegations that place Rodchenkov at the center of Russia’s state-sponsored Olympic doping program.

Ronaldo (2015)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredocumentary, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
PlotSports, Soccer

Filmed over 14 months with unprecedented access into the inner circle of the man and the sport, this is the first official and fully authorised film of one of the most celebrated figures in football. For the first time ever, the world gets vividly candid and un-paralleled, behind-closed-doors access to the footballer, father, family-man and friend in this moving & fascinating documentary. Through in-depth conversations, state of the art football footage and never before seen archival footage, the film gives an astonishing insight into the sporting and personal life of triple Ballon D'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo at the peak of his career. From the makers of ‘Senna’ and ‘Amy’, Ronaldo takes audiences on an intimate and revealing journey of what it’s like to live as an iconic athlete in the eye of the storm.

Eddie the Eagle (2016)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany, USA
Duration02:30
CharactersTrainers, Skiers
PlotOn real events, Sports, Obsession, Snow, Fate
PlaceMountains, England, London
TimeWinter
StyleLight, Inspirational, Vital signs

Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael "Eddie" Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself - even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach (played by Hugh Jackman), Eddie takes on the establishment and wins the hearts of sports fans around the world by making an improbable and historic showing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.

Soul Surfer (2011)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, family, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
CharactersTeens, Strong women, Disabled people, Surfers
PlotOn real events, Sports, Surfing, Competitions
PlaceBeach
StyleTo cry, Touching, Serious, Womens in main roles

Soul Surfer is the inspiring true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton. Bethany lost her left arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith.Bethany (AnnaSophia Robb) was born to surf. A natural talent who took to the waves at a young age, she was leading an idyllic life on Kauai, participating in national surf competitions with her best friend Alana (Lorraine Nicholson), when everything changed. On Halloween morning, a 14-foot tiger shark came out of nowhere and seemed to shatter all her dreams.Soul Surfer reveals Bethany's fight to recover from her ordeal and how she grappled with the question of her future. Strengthened by the love of her parents, Tom (Dennis Quaid) and Cheri (Helen Hunt), and supported by her youth group leader Sara (Carrie Underwood), Bethany refuses to give in or give up, and begins a bold return to the water.

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Mario (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, sport
CountryLuxembourg
Duration02:12
CharactersTeens, Gay, Trainers
PlotSports, Soccer, First love, Blackmail
StyleTo cry, Touching

Two young gay soccer players get caught up between the politics of the game and the politics of love.

Amateur (2018)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersTeens, Difficult teens, Trainers
PlotSports, Basketball
StyleInspirational, Fascinating

14-year-old basketball phenom Terron Forte has to navigate the under-the-table world of amateur athletics when he is recruited to an elite NCAA prep school.

Lobanovskiy Forever (2016)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredocumentary, biography, sport
CountryUkraine
Duration01:37
CharactersJournalists
PlotSports, Soccer, Parenting
PlaceUkraine

In 1975 Dynamo Kiev became the first Soviet team to win a major European trophy. The team’s rapid rise was remarkable and attributed to one man: Valeri Vasilievich Lobanovskyi. His technique as a manager is now the stuff of folklore - not least for his imposing a fitness regime so brutal that his players looked upon the matches themselves as relaxing.

Paterno (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, crime, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
CharactersTeens, Journalists, Trainers, Celebrities, Reporters
PlotOn real events, Sports, Soccer, American Football, Investigation
StyleTense

After becoming the winningest coach in college football history, Joe Paterno is embroiled in Penn State's Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, challenging his legacy and forcing him to face questions of institutional failure regarding the victims.

I Am Bolt (2016)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredocumentary, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:12
PlotOn real events, Sports, Racing, Rivalry
StyleSerious

Fully authorized, access-all-areas feature doc on the hugely charismatic and globally adored Usain Bolt – officially the fastest man alive. With never-before-seen archive footage of his youth in Jamaica, through to original footage that will be captured at his fourth and final Olympic Games in Rio, where he will compete for the gold in both the 100 and 200 metres races, for a third straight Games before his retirement in 2017. I AM BOLT will reveal the man and define the legacy of this incredible athlete.

Azhar (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryIndia
Duration02:43
PlotLove, Sports, Wedding
PlaceIndia

Indian biographical sports film directed by Tony D'Souza based on the life of the former Indian international cricketer, Mohammad Azharuddin. It will star emraan hashmi in the lead role alongside Prachi Desai , Nargis Fakhri and Huma Qureshi

1 Mile To You (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genremelodrama, drama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersFriends, Trainers
PlotSports, Racing, Death, Depression, Competitions
PlaceUSA

After a teenager's friends die in an accident, he finds running allows him to remember them perfectly. Running, however, also brings him notoriety. He is caught between keeping the past alive and making new memories in the present.

Ice (2018)
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.

The Russian Five (2018)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredocumentary, sport
CountryUSA
PlotSports, Success
PlaceUSA

The story of the five Russian hockey stars who helped propel the Detroit Red Wings to two Stanley Cup championships and created one of the most memorable chapters in Motor City sports history.

Concussion (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, Australia, USA
Duration02:06
CharactersDoctors, Disabled people, Surgeons
PlotOn real events, Sports, Survival, Dancing, American Football
StyleFascinating, Makes me think, Serious

A dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth to be known. Omalu's emotional quest puts him at dangerous odds with one of the most powerful institutions in the world.




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