Movies about trainers

List of the best movies about trainers selected by visitors to our site: Million Dollar Baby, Kickboxer: Retaliation, The Coach, Paterno, Creed II, All or Nothing: Manchester City, Amateur, Three Seconds, Sink or Swim, The Miracle Season.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Million Dollar Baby (2004)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 8.1)
Genredrama, sport
CharactersTrainers, Strong women
PlotBoxing, Sports, Competitions
StyleDepressive, 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.

Kickboxer: Retaliation (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 5)
Genreaction, drama
CharactersTrainers, Heroes
PlotMartial Arts, Fights without rules, Revenge, Love
StyleDisturbing, Action, Exciting, Depressive, For men

One year after the events of "Kickboxer: Vengeance", Kurt Sloan has vowed never to return to Thailand. However, while gearing up for a MMA title shot, he finds himself sedated and forced back into Thailand, this time in prison. He is there because the ones responsible want him to face a 6'8" 400 lbs. beast named Mongkut and in return for the fight, Kurt will get two million dollars and his freedom back. Kurt at first refuses, in which a bounty is placed on his head as a way to force him to face Mongkut. Kurt soon learns he will have no other choice and will undergo his most rigorous training yet under some unexpected mentors in order to face Mongkut in hopes to regain his freedom.

The Coach (2018)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 6.3)
Genredrama, sport
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.

Paterno (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecrime, biography, sport
CharactersCelebrities, Trainers, Journalists, Reporters
PlotSports, Soccer, Investigation, On real events

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.

Creed II (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.1)
Genredrama, sport
CharactersTrainers, Tough guys, Warriors, Singers
PlotBoxing, Sports, Snow
PlaceUkraine, Hotels, Deserts, Moscow
StyleInspirational, For men, Touching, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

Between personal obligations and training for his next big fight against an opponent with ties to his family's past, Adonis Creed is up against the challenge of his life.

All or Nothing: Manchester City (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.2)
Genresport, reality TV
PlotSports, Soccer

Legendary coach Pep Guardiola leads his premiership football team through the 2017/18 season.

Amateur (2018)
Mark10 (imdb: 5.9)
Genredrama, sport
CharactersTeens, Trainers, Difficult teens
PlotBasketball, Sports
StyleNetflix, Inspirational, 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.

Three Seconds (2017)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genredrama, sport
PlotBasketball, Sports, 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.

Sink or Swim (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 7)
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryBelgium, France
CharactersFriends, Trainers, Musicians
StyleFor a group of friends, For men, Soulful, Light, Touching

40-year-old Bertrand has been suffering from depression for the last two years and is barely able to keep his head above water. Despite the medication he gulps down all day, every day, and his wife's encouragement, he is unable to find any meaning in his life. Curiously, he will end up finding this sense of purpose at the swimming pool, by joining an all-male synchronised swimming team.

The Miracle Season (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 6.5)
Genredrama, sport
CharactersTeens, Trainers, Dogs, Sisters, Singers
PlotVolleyball, Sports, Dancing, Snow, Computers, Funeral, Happiness, On real events
StyleInspirational, For girls, Touching, Heavy, Fascinating, Makes me think

After the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline "Line" Found, a team of dispirited high school girls must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach in hopes of winning the state championship!

Borg vs McEnroe (2017)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountrySweden, Denmark, Finland
PlotCompetitions, Confrontation, Rivalry, Tennis, On real events
PlaceNight Clubs
StyleAction, Exciting, Fascinating

The story of the world's greatest tennis icons – Björn Borg and his biggest rival, the young and talented John McEnroe – and their legendary duel during the 1980 Wimbledon tournament.

Kiss and Cry (2017)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.7)
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography, sport
CharactersSingers, Trainers
PlotSports, Figure Skating, Cancer

A romantic drama based on the story of Carley Allison, a promising 18 year old figure skater and singer who made medical history in her fight against a rare 1 in 3.5 billion type of sarcoma.

Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You! (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, adventure, family, cartoon
CharactersFriends, Trainers
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fascinating

This is the story of how Satoshi and Pikachu first met. At first, Pikachu was disobedient towards Satoshi, but Satoshi only wanted to be friends with Pikachu. On the day they set out from Masara Town, both of them saw a Ho-Oh flying and they made a vow to meet it.

Dangal (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 8.4)
Genredrama, biography, sport
CharactersTrainers, Sisters
PlotParenting, Dreams, On real events
PlaceIndia, Small cities

Dangal is an extraordinary true story based on the life of Mahavir Singh and his two daughters, Geeta and Babita Phogat. The film traces the inspirational journey of a father who trains his daughters to become world class wrestlers.

Eddie the Eagle (2016)
Mark7 (imdb: 7.4)
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Germany
CharactersSkiers, Trainers
PlotSports, On real events, Dreams, Obsession, Snow, Fate
PlaceEngland, Mountains
StyleLight, Inspirational

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.

Saala Khadoos (2016)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, drama, sport
CharactersSisters, Trainers
PlotBoxing, Rivalry, Political

The story of a former boxer who quits boxing following a fallout with the authorities over the underlying politics but goes on to coach a fisherwoman to fulfill his dream through her.

Wolves (2016)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genredrama, sport
PlotBasketball, Gambling

Anthony Keller, star of his NYC high school basketball team, is riding his way to Cornell on a sports scholarship. But he can only maintain his popular jock facade for so long, as his troubled father Lee has a gambling addiction that threatens to derail his dreams both on and off the court.

A Mighty Team (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.5)
PlotSports, Soccer

When a fit of anger leads to a serious injury, a sidelined soccer star returns to his hometown and reluctantly agrees to train the local youth.

McFarland, USA (2015)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 7.4)
Genredrama, biography, sport
CharactersTrainers, Teens, Family, Teachers
PlotSports, On real events
PlaceSchool, Small cities
StyleDisney, Touching, Exciting, Fascinating, To cry

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

My All American (2015)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, sport
CharactersGirlfriends, Trainers
PlotCancer, Competitions

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