Soccer Movies

List of the best movies about football, selected by visitors to our site: City Hunter, Wild League, Diego Maradona, The Mustang, Golden Men, The Coach, Paterno, All or Nothing: Manchester City, First Team: Juventus, Infinite Football
In the top there are new films of 2019, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.
City Hunter (2019)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryFrance
CharactersDetectives, Partners, Tough guys, Psychologists, Surgeons
PlotSoccer, Investigation, Weapon, Adventure, Chase
PlacePrison, Aircraft, France, Hospitals, Moon
StyleLight

Nicky Larson is tasked to recover the perfume of Cupid, a perfume that would make anyone who uses it irresistible.

Wild League (2019)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, adventure
CountryRussia
PlotSoccer, Competitions, Rivalry, Moving
PlaceMoscow
StyleFascinating

Based upon the real-life events of the 1910s, this extremely topical story is about a guy from the lowest social strata, who, in order to be with his beloved woman, had to leave his native land and to start his life anew in Moscow. Proved himself in a battle, he was noticed by the Englishman owning a closed soccer club, who invited him to try his hand at his team. However, soccer is an aristocratic game and the team didn't accept a barge-hauler from the Volga. Therefore, he gathered his courage, found the right people, with whom they created the Wild League consisted of street teams from Moscow. Thus, he became a leader, changing his life and the lives of people surrounding him. Varlamy replaced folk fun - battles «wall against the wall», in which perished ordinary people - with soccer. Now they're challenged by the soccer lawmakers.

Diego Maradona (2019)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredocumentary, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersFamily
PlotSoccer

Constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage, this documentary centers on the career of celebrated football player Diego Maradona who played for SSC Napoli in the 1980s.

The Mustang (2019)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.9)
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:24
CharactersHorses, Indians, Cowboys, Psychologists, Photographers
PlotAdventure, Depression, Fate, Soccer, Freedom, Fear
PlacePrison, Nature
StyleExciting, To cry

While participating in a rehabilitation program training wild mustangs, a convict at first struggles to connect with the horses and his fellow inmates, but he learns to confront his violent past as he soothes an especially feisty horse.

Golden Men (2019)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genredrama, crime
CountryItaly
PlotSoccer
StyleNoir

A group of desperate men, unsatisfied by their lives, decides to attempt a heist to a postal armored truck guard.

The Coach (2018)
Mark9.8 (imdb: 6.3)
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.

Paterno (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecrime, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:09
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.

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

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

First Team: Juventus (2018)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genresport, reality TV
CountryUSA
Duration01:18
PlotSports, Soccer
StyleNetflix

Follow renowned soccer club Juventus on and off the pitch as they attempt to win a seventh straight Italian title and achieve Champions League glory.

Infinite Football (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredocumentary
CountryRomania
PlotSoccer

“Last autumn, a good childhood friend of mine, Florin, told me that his brother, Laurentiu, invented a new sport by changing the rules of football. One month later I went to Vaslui, my hometown, with a small film crew in order to learn more about this new sport...”

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Mario (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.4)
Genremelodrama, drama, sport
CountryLuxembourg
Duration02:12
CharactersGay, Teens, Trainers
PlotSports, Soccer, First love, Blackmail

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

My Life (2018)
Mark9
Genremelodrama
CountryRussia
Duration01:38
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, Dreams, Relationship, Sports, Happiness, Soccer
PlaceRussia
StyleBright, Vivid

Since childhood, the main character falls in love with football and dreams of becoming a great footballer to play his most important match. Following his dream, he has to abandon his beloved girl and choose the path of a football player. And now, when there is only one step to the cherished dream, fate disposes of it in another way. The world ceases to exist, because he not only loses the opportunity to realize his dream, but also loses his loved ones. How not to break, follow your dream and return your beloved? Or she will not reconcile with his choice to become a football player?

22 July (2018)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.8)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, history
CountryNorway, Iceland, USA
Duration02:45
CharactersTerrorists, Lawyers, Sisters, Photographers, Criminals
PlotOn real events, Soccer, Death, Political, Snow
PlaceNorway, Court, Islands
StyleNetflix

In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utöya Island outside of Oslo. This three-part story will focus on the survivors of the attacks, the political leadership of Norway, and the lawyers involved.

Early Man (2018)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrecartoon
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
Duration02:33
CharactersDinosaurs, Rabbits, Emperors, Zebras
PlotSoccer
TimePrehistoric times
StyleFor children

Dug, along with his sidekick Hognob, unite a cavemen tribe to save their hidden valley from being spoiled and, all together as a team, to face the menace of a mysterious and mighty enemy, on the turf of an ancient and sacred sport.

Death Wish (2018)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 6.4)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:19
CharactersCriminals
PlotRevenge, Weapon, Dancing, Soccer, Justice
PlaceUSA
StyleTense, Exciting, Disturbing

A mild-mannered father is transformed into a killing machine after his family is torn apart by a violent act.

Operation Finale (2018)
Mark7.8 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrethriller, drama, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:32
CharactersJews, Special agents, Spy, Lawyers, Horses
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Revenge, Dancing, Money, Soccer, Chase
PlaceAircraft
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction

In 1960, a team of Israeli secret agents is deployed to find Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust, supposedly hidden in Argentina, and get him to Israel to be judged.

Final Score (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.7)
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:35
CharactersSoldier, Lifeguards, Hackers, Bodyguards, Terrorists, Special Forces
PlotHostage, Survival, Death, Martial Arts, Motorcycles, Soccer, Revolution
PlaceRussia
StyleAction, Exciting, Tense, Fascinating, Unexpected ending

When a stadium is seized by a group of heavily armed criminals during a major sporting event, an ex-soldier must use all his military skills to save both the daughter of a fallen comrade and the huge crowd unaware of the danger.

Bel Canto (2018)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 5.4)
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, music
CountryUSA
Duration02:28
CharactersSingers, Terrorists, Military, Pianists, Businessmen
PlotHostage, Revolution, Divorce, Soccer, Chess
StyleExciting, Tense, Fascinating

A famous opera singer is held hostage in South America by a guerrilla rebel group after performing at a Japanese businessman's lavish birthday party. Unexpected bonds are forged in the standoff that ensues.

The Kissing Booth (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration02:42
CharactersFriends, Teens
PlotMotorcycles, Love, First love, Dancing, Mystery, Soccer
PlaceSchool
TimeGraduation
StyleFor girls, Netflix, By books, Light, Cute, Worth watching

When teenager Elle's first kiss leads to a forbidden romance with the hottest boy in high school, she risks her relationship with her best friend.

Ronaldo vs. Messi: Face Off (2017)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genredocumentary, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:50
CharactersJournalists
PlotSports, Soccer, Rivalry

In the world of football, there seems only two camps when it comes to the greatest player. If you ask 100 soccer fans who that person is, chances are 50 of them will say Cristiano Ronaldo and 50 will say Lionel Messi. In this unique documentary, we examine these two superstars' moves, talent and ability. We hear from the rabid fans, interview the experts and debate which player is the best in modern football.

Princess Cyd (2017)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.7)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
CharactersLesbians, Sisters, Journalists, Gay, Photographers
PlotLove, Moving, Dancing, Soccer, Depression, Computers, Religious, Chess
PlaceParty, Beach

High school athlete Cyd Loughlin lives alone with her depressive father in South Carolina, perpetually longing to get away from it all. When her aunt, famous novelist Miranda Ruth, agrees to host her for a few weeks during the summer, Cyd jumps at the opportunity. While there, she falls for a girl in the neighborhood, even as she and her aunt gently challenge each other in the realms of sex and spirit.

The Midwife (2017)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.7)
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:03
CharactersFamily, Friends, Mothers, Students, Single mothers, Surgeons, Lovers, Singers
PlotRelationship, Parenting, Cancer, Soccer, Money, Death, Gambling
PlaceFrance, Paris, Hospitals, Trains

Claire is a midwife and has devoted her life to others. At a moment when she is preoccupied by the imminent closure of the maternity clinic where she works, her life is further turned upside down when Béatrice, her father's former mistress, turns up on the scene. Béatrice is a capricious and selfish woman, Claire's exact opposite.

xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)
Mark6.8 (imdb: 5.2)
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA, China, Canada
Duration01:34
CharactersHired assassins, Special agents, Spy, Hackers, Snipers, Bodyguards, CIA, Special Forces
PlotWeapon, Martial Arts, Motorcycles, Soccer, Chase
PlaceAircraft, Islands, Party, Jungle
StyleUnexpected ending

Extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage comes out of self-imposed exile, thought to be long dead, and is set on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora's Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, Xander finds himself enmeshed in a deadly conspiracy that points to collusion at the highest levels of world governments.

Diving (2017)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genredrama
CountryFrance
CharactersSharks
PlotDeath, Diving, Soccer, Radio
PlaceSea, Beach
TimeNight

A restless photographer leaves her family to "find herself" and takes up deep-sea diving.

A Mighty Team (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.5)
Genrecomedy
CountryFrance
Duration01:54
CharactersTrainers
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.

Elastiko (2016)
Mark9 (imdb: 5.6)
Genremelodrama, crime, sport
CountryRussia
Duration02:12
PlotLove, Soccer, Relationship
PlaceRussia

Matvey: a simple guy from a small province. What differentiates him from others are his physical attributes such as his strong legs, powerful lungs and an incredible endurance. He uses these talents to help his team win football matches but also takes advantage of his skills when it comes to small criminal adventures. This worries Dasha, his girlfriend, who tries to endlessly protect Matvey, whilst her friends are hopelessly attempting to persuade her to leave. After all, there are better options out there... Especially Vadim. Suddenly, Matvey receives an incredible offer: to go audition for a Premier League football club in Moscow. Not wanting to leave Dasha behind, he realizes he needs to obtain money for them to travel together.

Pelé: Birth of a Legend (2016)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.2)
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersTeens, Friends, Mothers
PlotSports, Soccer, Competitions, Rivalry, On real events
PlaceHotels
StyleTo cry, Exciting, Inspirational

The life story of Brazilian football legend, Pele.

Lobanovskiy Forever (2016)
Markimdb: 8
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.

Hard Target 2 (2016)
Mark8.6 (imdb: 5.3)
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration00:40
CharactersSnipers, Tough guys, Warriors, Soldier, Bodyguards, Hunters, Billionaires, Rich
PlotCheating, Pursuit, Survival, Soccer, Martial Arts, Death, Motorcycles, Money
PlaceJungle, USA, Village, Party
StyleUnexpected ending

Forced into a deadly cat-and-mouse game, a disgraced mixed martial arts fighter is hunted through the jungles of Southeast Asia.

The Pass (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersGay
PlotLove, Dancing, Mystery, Soccer

The night before their debut game, two professional soccer players share a kiss. In a sporting world where image is everything, this surprising ‘pass’ sets the men up for a contrasting decade of fame and failure, full of secrets and denial.

The African Doctor (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryFrance
CharactersFamily
PlotSoccer, On real events
PlaceFrance, Village

Seyolo Zantoko is a doctor from Congo who wants to get away from dictatorship and he is hired by the mayor of a small village in the north of France. The locals fear Seyolo and his family as they have never seen African people before, and Seyolo and his family struggle to adapt to this new life. But Seyolo is determined to succeed and to win the trust of the villagers.

Ronaldo (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 6.4)
Genredocumentary, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, Spain
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.

Land of Mine (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.8)
Genredrama, military, history
CountryDenmark, Germany
Duration02:22
CharactersDogs, Teens, Nurses, Soldier, Beetles
PlotOn real events, Soccer, Death, Fear, The escape, Hunger
PlaceBeach

In the days following the surrender of Germany in May 1945, a group of young German prisoners of war were handed over to the Danish authorities and subsequently sent out to the West Coast, where they were ordered to remove the more than two million mines that the Germans had placed in the sand along the coast. With their bare hands, crawling around in the sand, the boys were forced to perform the dangerous work under the leadership of the Danish sergeant, Carl Leopold Rasmussen.

Our Little Sister (2015)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryJapan
Duration01:30
CharactersFamily, Sisters, Orphans, Fish, Terminally ill, Nurses
PlotFuneral, Soccer, Death
PlaceTrains, Japan, Beach, Small cities
TimeWinter, Summer

A story that revolves around three sisters who live in their grandmother's home and the arrival of their 13-year-old half sister.

Standing Tall (2015)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:39
CharactersTeens, Pregnant, Lawyers, Strong women, Criminals
PlotRelationship, Parenting, Test, First love, Dancing, Boxing, Soccer, Computers, Mystery
PlacePrison, School, Office, Hospitals, France, Court
TimeNew Year

The film tells the story of Malony and his education as he grows from a six-year-old into an 18-year-old. A minors’ judge and a caseworker work tirelessly to try to save the young offender.

Microbe and Gasoline (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountryFrance
CharactersTeachers
PlotSoccer, Depression, Funeral
PlaceSchool, Aircraft, Party, Trains, Beach

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

A Tale of Love and Darkness (2015)
Markimdb: 6
Genremelodrama, drama, detective, military, biography, history
CountryIsrael, USA
CharactersKnights, Cats, Lawyers, Sisters, Jews, Teachers, Writers
PlotSoccer, Death, Depression, Chess, Travel
PlaceSchool, Village, Party, India, Deserts

The story of young Amos Oz, growing up in Jerusalem in the years before Israeli statehood with his parents; his academic father, Arieh, and his dreamy, imaginative mother, Fania.

Love at First Child (2015)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance
CharactersStudents
PlotSoccer
PlaceSea, Beach, Night Clubs

Gabriell is a single mother, her 17-year-old daughter Claire is pregnant, however the child's father Simon has no desire to be involved with his future baby. When Gabrielle takes matters into her own hands and asks Simon's father Ange for help, an unexpected relationship begins.

Mustang (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 7.6)
Genredrama
CountryFrance, Germany, Turkey, Qatar
Duration01:58
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Sisters, Friends, Neighbors, Students
PlotWedding, Weapon, Dancing, Money, Soccer, Chase
PlaceSchool, Turkey, Village
TimeSummer
StyleDepressive

In a Turkish village, five orphaned sisters live under strict rule while members of their family prepare their arranged marriages.

Partisan (2015)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genrethriller, drama
CountryAustralia
Duration01:46
CharactersFathers, Chickens
PlotHatred, Weapon, Dancing, Money, Soccer
PlaceHospitals
StyleSoulful, Gloomy

On the edge of a crumbling city, 11-year-old Alexander lives in a sequestered commune alongside other children, their mothers, and charismatic leader, Gregori. Gregori teaches the children how to raise livestock, grow vegetables, work as a community - and how to kill. With the birth of a new baby brother weighing on his mind, Alexander begins to question Gregori’s overpowering influence on the children and their training to become assassins. Threatened by his increasing unwillingness to fall in line, Gregori’s behavior turns erratic and adversarial toward the child he once considered a son. With the two set dangerously at odds and the commune’s way of life disintegrating, the residents fear a violent resolution is at hand.

Legend (2015)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, France
Duration02:29
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Brothers, Twins, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Dancing, Soccer, Mental disorders, On real events
PlacePrison, London, England
TimeNew Year
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Action, Heavy, Disturbing

Suave, charming and volatile, Reggie Kray and his unstable twin brother Ronnie start to leave their mark on the London underworld in the 1960s. Using violence to get what they want, the siblings orchestrate robberies and murders while running nightclubs and protection rackets. With police Detective Leonard "Nipper" Read hot on their heels, the brothers continue their rapid rise to power and achieve tabloid notoriety.

Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015)
Mark10 (imdb: 4.5)
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, musical
CountryIndia
Duration01:57
PlotRevenge, Rivalry, Dancing, Soccer
PlaceIndia, Trains, Helicopters, Labyrinths
StyleTouching

While recovering from an assassination attempt four days before his coronation, a stern prince is replaced by a romantic lookalike.

Every Thing Will Be Fine (2015)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genredrama
CountryGermany, Canada, France, Sweden, Norway
Duration01:59
CharactersWriters, Mothers, Dogs, Indians
PlotRevenge, Death, Fear, Relationship, Pursuit, Depression, Snow, Religious, Soccer
PlaceHospitals, School
TimeWinter
StyleTouching, Atmospheric, Gloomy

One day, driving aimlessly around the outskirts of town after a trivial domestic quarrel, a writer named Tomas accidentally hits and kills a child. Will he be able to move on?

See You in Montevideo (2014)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrecomedy, adventure, sport
CountrySerbia
Duration02:21
CharactersFriends, Trainers
PlotSoccer, Rivalry, On real events
StyleExciting, To cry

A football team from Belgrade, former Republic of Yugoslavia gets a chance to go to the First World Football Championship, but things get complicated along the way.

El Cinco (2014)
Mark6 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUruguay, Argentina, Russia, Germany, France
Duration01:40
CharactersFriends
PlotSports, Soccer
StyleTouching

After being expelled for a flagrant foul during a match in Primera C (the fourth division in Argentinian football), Patón Bonasiolle, the captain and midfielder from Talleres de Escalada, realizes his career as a footballer has come to an end. At the age of 35, this means the end of a world he has known since he was a child. Together with Ale - his wife - he looks for a fresh new start.

Playing Doctor (2014)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy
CountryGermany
Duration01:35
PlotSoccer
PlaceParty

Andi has had an inferiority complex since childhood and not only has to deal with it, but also with girls, feelings and genitalia in different sizes.

Locke (2014)
Mark6 (imdb: 7.1)
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:25
PlotFate, Soccer
PlaceEngland
StyleDisturbing, Fascinating, Atmospheric, Action, Exciting, For men

Ivan Locke has worked hard to craft a good life for himself. Tonight, that life will collapse around him. On the eve of the biggest challenge of his career, Ivan receives a phone call that sets in motion a series of events that will unravel his family, job, and soul.

Timbuktu (2014)
Mark4 (imdb: 7.1)
Genredrama
CountryFrance
Duration01:40
PlotMotorcycles, Soccer
PlaceCourt, Deserts
StyleMakes me think, Gloomy

A cattle herder and his family who reside in the dunes of Timbuktu find their quiet lives -- which are typically free of the Jihadists determined to control their faith -- abruptly disturbed. A look at the brief occupation of Timbuktu by militant Islamic rebels.

The Keeper (2019)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
PlotSoccer, On real events

The story of a man whose love for football, for England and for the love of his life, Margaret, saw him rise from Nazi 'villain' to British hero. Bert Trautmann, the German goalkeeper won over even his harshest opponents by winning the FA Cup Final for Manchester City in 1956 - playing on with a broken neck to secure victory.

Diamantino (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantastic, fantasy, comedy, drama
CountryPortugal, France, Brazil
CharactersLesbians
PlotSoccer
PlaceBeach
StyleFancy

A disgraced soccer star seeks redemption but is exploited by a variety of causes hoping to capitalize on his celebrity.

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