Soccer Movies

Soccer Movies
List of the best movies about football, selected by visitors to our site: The Coach, Match, Lev Yashin, The Dream Goalkeeper, United, Ronaldo vs. Messi: Face Off, She's the Man, Kicking Off, Pelé, Lucky Trouble, Baggio: The Divine Ponytail.

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

The Coach (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
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.

Match (2012)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genredrama, sport
CountryRussia, Ukraine
PlaceUSSR, Ukraine
TimeWorld War II

Based on the true story of the "death match" where the Soviet team "Start" scored its second victory over the German team «Flakelf» on August 9, 1942

Lev Yashin, The Dream Goalkeeper (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, biography, sport
PlotSoccer, Friendship
StyleExciting, Makes me think, Disturbing

An ordinary working class boy, like all his peers, he played football day and night and dreamed of being a striker. But no matter which team he played for - in the yard, at the factory, or in the army - he was inevitably put in goal.

United (2011)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, history, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotOn real events, Soccer
StyleSoulful, Touching, Serious

United is based on the true story of Manchester United's legendary "Busby Babes", the youngest side ever to win the Football League and the 1958 Munich Air Crash that claimed eight of the their number. The film draws on first-hand interviews with the survivors and their families to tell the inspirational story of a team and community overcoming terrible tragedy.

Ronaldo vs. Messi: Face Off (2017)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genredocumentary, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
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.

She's the Man (2006)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, sport
CountryUSA, Canada
CharactersTeens, Twins, Doubles
PlotLove, Soccer, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, Boarding school

Viola Johnson is in a real jam. Complications threaten her scheme to pose as her twin brother, Sebastian, and take his place at a new boarding school. She falls in love with her handsome roommate, Duke, who loves beautiful Olivia, who has fallen for Sebastian! As if that were not enough, Viola's twin returns from London ahead of schedule but has no idea that his sister has already replaced him on campus.

Kicking Off (2013)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, crime
CharactersDJs, Friends, Womanizers, Football hooligans, Teachers
StyleFascinating, Tense, Makes me think, Disturbing

This movie is about soccer hooligans, the most aggressive and violent soccer aficionados. They are an exclusive group, the elite of all soccer fans. Whoever they may be in their everyday lives—college students, bankers, musicians, or car mechanics—they are a “firm.” It’s easy to get into a firm, but once you’re in, it’s for life. There’s no going back. The movie is based on actual events

Pelé (2021)
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.

Lucky Trouble (2011)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family, sport
CharactersStreet children

Who said you have to win to be a champion? Slava Kolotiloff, a schoolteacher from a sleepy seaside town by the name of "Fingers" comes to conquer Moscow with the manuscript to his first novel in hand. But instead, quite by accident, he conquers the heart of a beauty named Nadia (Milla Jovovich). As their wedding approaches, Slava needs only to quit his job and tie up loose ends back in "Fingers" before returning to Moscow to start a new life with his new bride. But due to a number of bizarre circumstances he is unable to leave and back in the big city, the wedding goes on regardless as Nadia has to fend off the attentions of her ex-boyfriend Danya, who seems ready to do whatever it takes to win her back.

Baggio: The Divine Ponytail (2021)
PlotSoccer, On real events, Success, Competitions, Overcoming difficulties

A chronicle biopic of the 22-year career of soccer star Roberto Baggio, including depictions of his difficult debut as a player, his deep rifts with some of his coaches, his triumph over injuries and personal discovery of Buddism.

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I Spy (2002)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA, Hungary
CharactersCIA, Spy, Special agents
PlotAdventure, Mystery, Rivalry
StyleExciting, For men

When the Switchblade, the most sophisticated prototype stealth fighter created yet, is stolen from the U.S. government, one of the United States' top spies, Alex Scott, is called to action. What he doesn't expect is to get teamed up with a cocky civilian, World Class Boxing Champion Kelly Robinson, on a dangerous top secret espionage mission. Their assignment: using equal parts skill and humor, catch Arnold Gundars, one of the world's most successful arms dealers.

The Dream Team (2012)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, sport
CharactersFriends, Partners
PlaceVillage, Islands, France
StyleTouching, For men

A former footballer living in Brittany enlists his old teammates to help the local fisherman to win some games in order to raise money and save jobs.

Alien Resurrection (1997)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersAliens, Scientists
PlotSurvival, Alien invasion, Supernatural
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Two hundred years after Lt. Ripley died, a group of scientists clone her, hoping to breed the ultimate weapon. But the new Ripley is full of surprises … as are the new aliens. Ripley must team with a band of smugglers to keep the creatures from reaching Earth.

Big Trouble (1985)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genrecomedy, crime

Leonard Hoffman is an insurance salesman struggling to make ends meet. The fact that he has triplet sons who all want to go to Yale isn't making things any easier. Blanche Rickey is also worried about money; her husband is a millionaire with a weak heart, and she worries that he'll blow through all his cash before he finally dies. When Blanche meets Leonard, she devises a murderous plan that she claims will fix both their problems.

Albino Alligator (1996)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, France
PlotRobbery, Hostage, Weapon, Chase
StyleAction, Fascinating, Heavy, Black humor, Serious

While escaping from a foiled robbery attempt, three thieves find themselves surrounded by police at a New Orleans bar--only they're not the people the police are searching for.

Heavyweights (1995)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, family, sport
CharactersTeens, Family, Friends, Teachers
PlotRacing, Dancing, Obsession, Bulimia
PlaceSummer camp

Camp Hope is a summer retreat for overweight boys run by a kindly couple who make the campers feel comfortable with their extra pounds. But when tyrannical fitness guru Tony buys the camp, he puts the kids on a cruel regimen that goes too far. Sick of the endless weeks of "all work and no play," the kids stage a coup and reclaim their summer of fun.

May Who? (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CharactersSharks, Teens, Lesbians, Gay, Teachers
PlotSoccer, Chess, Friendship, Supernatural, Love triangle
StyleSoulful, Fascinating

Pong is a high-school geek who belongs to a group of high school outcasts known as the “Invisibles”, and enjoys letting his imagination run wild by drawing cartoons. May-Who is also one of the “Invisibles” and has an extraordinary secret: an ability to discharge electricity like a Tesla coil. Whenever her heart beats faster than 120 beats per minute her body releases a powerful electricity charge. Pong accidentally learns about this and promises to keep it a secret in exchange for helping each other win over their own high-school crushes.

The African Doctor (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
PlotLove, On real events, Soccer, Adventure, Friendship
PlaceVillage, France
StyleCute, Soulful, Fascinating, For men

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.

Deathgasm (2015)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, comedy, music
CountryNew Zealand, USA
CharactersTeachers, Demons, Blonde girls, Thieves, Musicians
PlotApocalypse, Soccer, Music, Motorcycles, Friendship
StyleAtmospheric, Black humor, Creepy

Two teenage boys unwittingly summon an ancient evil entity known as The Blind One by delving into black magic while trying to escape their mundane lives.

My Life (2018)
PlotLove, Sports, Soccer, Relationship, Happiness
StyleVivid, Bright

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?