Soccer Movies

Soccer Movies
List of the best movies about football, selected by visitors to our site: She's the Man, The Coach, Mean Machine, Mike Bassett: England Manager, Elastiko, Goal! The Dream Begins, Bend It Like Beckham, The Dream Team, United Passions, Maradona by Kusturica.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
She's the Man (2006)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, sport
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:45

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.

The Coach (2018)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama, sport
CountryRussia
Duration02:42

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.

Mean Machine (2001)
Duration01:39

Disgraced ex-England captain (Danny 'Mean Machine' Meehan) is thrown in jail for assaulting two police officers. He keeps his head down and has the opportunity to forget everything and change the lives of the prisoners. These prisoners have the chance to put one over the evil guards. The prisoners are lead by Danny and the whole of the prison, guards aside, are behind them.

Mike Bassett: England Manager (2001)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:29

After England's football (soccer) manager has a heart attack, Mike Bassett is hired as the new manager and promptly announces the team will win the World Cup.

Elastiko (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama, crime, sport
CountryRussia
Duration02:12

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.

Goal! The Dream Begins (2005)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, adventure, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, Spain, Germany
Duration01:58

Like millions of kids around the world, Santiago harbors the dream of being a professional footballer...However, living in the Barrios section of Los Angeles, he thinks it is only that--a dream. Until one day an extraordinary turn of events has him trying out for Premiership club Newcastle United.

Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
Duration01:52

Jess Bhamra, the daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not permitted to play organized soccer, even though she is 18. When Jess is playing for fun one day, her impressive skills are seen by Jules Paxton, who then convinces Jess to play for her semi-pro team. Jess uses elaborate excuses to hide her matches from her family while also dealing with her romantic feelings for her coach, Joe.

The Dream Team (2012)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, sport
CountryFrance
Duration01:37

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.

United Passions (2014)
Markimdb: 2.1
Genredrama, history, sport
CountryFrance
Duration01:50

An epic, untold story that brings to life the inspiring saga of the World Cup and the three determined men who created it. Driven by their vision and passion, three men, overcame their doubts and fought obstacles and scandals to make the World Cup a reality. Spanning the tumultuous 20th Century, this timeless saga celebrates the event that became the most popular sporting event in the world.

Maradona by Kusturica (2008)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredocumentary, sport
CountrySpain, France
Duration01:30

A documentary on Argentinean soccer star Diego Maradona, regarded by many as the world's greatest modern player.

20 more movies
Match (2012)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genredrama, sport
CountryRussia, Ukraine
Duration01:57

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

The Damned United (2009)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:38

Taking over Leeds United, Brian Clough's abrasive approach and his clear dislike of the players' dirty style of play make it certain there is going to be friction. Glimpses of his earlier career help explain both his hostility to previous manager Don Revie and how much he is missing right-hand man Peter Taylor.

Shaolin Soccer (2001)
Duration01:29

A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage.

I.D. (1995)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:47

Four policemen go undercover and infiltrate a gang of football hooligans hoping to route out their leaders. For one of the four, the line between 'job' and 'yob' becomes more unclear as time passes . . .

Green Street Hooligans (2005)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

After being wrongfully expelled from Harvard University, American Matt Buckner flees to his sister's home in England. Once there, he is befriended by her charming and dangerous brother-in-law, Pete Dunham, and introduced to the underworld of British football hooliganism. Matt learns to stand his ground through a friendship that develops against the backdrop of this secret and often violent world. 'Green Street Hooligans' is a story of loyalty, trust and the sometimes brutal consequences of living close to the edge.

The Football Factory (2004)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredocumentary, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:31

The Football Factory is more than just a study of the English obsession with football violence, it's about men looking for armies to join, wars to fight and places to belong. A forgotten culture of Anglo Saxon males fed up with being told they're not good enough and using their fists as a drug they describe as being more potent than sex and drugs put together.

United (2011)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, history, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:34

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.

Streltsov (2020)
Mark
Genremelodrama, sport
CountryRussia

By the age of twenty, Eduard Streltsov has everything one can dream of: talent, fame and love. He is the rising star of Soviet football. The whole country, with bated breath, expects victory from the national team at the upcoming World Cup where Streltsov is to face the great Brazilian football player Pelé. However, two days before the departure of the team, the sportsman’s enemies manage to destroy his career. When the door to big sport seems to be closed for good, Streltsov has to re-enter the field and prove that he is a true champion who is worth everybody’s love.

Krasnodar: Game After Game (2021)

Krasnodar's debut in the Champions League in 2020. Emotional doc film about the brightest season in the history of the club.

Baggio: The Divine Ponytail (2021)

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.

Pelé (2021)

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.

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk (2016)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, China, USA
Duration02:11

19-year-old Billy Lynn is brought home for a victory tour after a harrowing Iraq battle. Through flashbacks the film shows what really happened to his squad - contrasting the realities of war with America's perceptions.

22 July (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, drama, crime, history
CountryNorway, Iceland, USA
Duration02:45

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.

Blindspotting (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:18

Collin must make it through his final three days of probation for a chance at a new beginning. He and his troublemaking childhood best friend, Miles, work as movers, and when Collin witnesses a police shooting, the two men’s friendship is tested as they grapple with identity and their changed realities in the rapidly-gentrifying neighborhood they grew up in.

Operation Finale (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrethriller, drama, military, biography, history
CountryUSA
Duration02:32

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.

xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017)
Markimdb: 5.2
Genreaction, thriller, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:34

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.

Bella and the Bulldogs (2015)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, family, sport
CountryUSA

A head cheerleader's life takes an unexpected twist when her rifle-like throwing arm takes her from the sidelines to becoming her middle school’s starting quarterback. Bella Dawson is a confident, caring and talented teenager, who suddenly finds herself fulfilling a lifelong dream but also having to navigate the world of her teammates Troy, Sawyer and Newt, without losing her two best friends, Pepper and Sophie from the cheer squad.

Princess Cyd (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

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.

All or Nothing: Manchester City (2018)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredocumentary, sport, reality TV
CountryUSA

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

Freak Show (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Sweden
Duration02:00

The story of teenager Billy Bloom who, despite attending an ultra conservative high school, makes the decision to run for homecoming queen.




MoviesList