10 best movies like Coach Carter (2005)

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Coach Carter 2005
Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.
List of the best movies like Coach Carter (2005): McFarland, USA, Rudy, Invincible, Glory Road, Miracle, The Hammer, Resurrecting the Champ, Peaceful Warrior, He Got Game, Beyond the Mat.

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McFarland, USA (2015)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:50

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

Rudy (1993)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

Rudy grew up in a steel mill town where most people ended up working, but wanted to play football at Notre Dame instead. There were only a couple of problems. His grades were a little low, his athletic skills were poor, and he was only half the size of the other players. But he had the drive and the spirit of 5 people and has set his sights upon joining the team.

Invincible (2006)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

Inspired by the true story of Vince Papale, a man with nothing to lose who ignored the staggering odds and made his dream come true. When the coach of Papale's beloved hometown football team hosted an unprecedented open tryout, the public consensus was that it was a waste of time – no one good enough to play professional football was going to be found this way.

Glory Road (2006)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

In 1966, Texas Western coach Don Haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the NCAA national championship.

Miracle (2004)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, biography, history, sport
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:15

In 1980, the United States Ice Hockey team's coach, Herb Brooks, put a ragtag squad of college kids up against the legendary juggernaut from the Soviet Union at the Olympic Games. Despite the long odds, Team USA carried the pride of a nation yearning for a distraction from world events. With the world watching, the team rose to the occasion, prompting broadcaster Al Michaels' now famous question to the millions viewing at home: "Do you believe in miracles?" Yes!

The Hammer (2010)
Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

A coming of age drama following the life of Matt Hamill, the first deaf wrestler to win a National Collegiate Wrestling Championship.

Resurrecting the Champ (2007)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:52

Up-and-coming sports reporter rescues a homeless man ("Champ") only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect Champ's story and escape the shadow of his father's success becomes a personal journey as the ambitious reporter reexamines his own life and his relationship with his family.

Peaceful Warrior (2006)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, sport
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:00

A chance encounter with a stranger changes the life of a college gymnast.

He Got Game (1998)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:16

A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.

Beyond the Mat (1999)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, documentary, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:48

Beyond the Mat is a 1999 professional wrestling documentary, directed by Barry W. Blaustein. The movie focuses on the lives of professional wrestlers outside of the ring, especially Mick Foley, Terry Funk, and Jake Roberts. The film heavily focuses on the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), often criticizing it and its chairman Vince McMahon. It also follows Extreme Championship Wrestling, it's rise in popularity, and many other independent wrestlers and organisations.

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

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.

Hoosiers (1986)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:54

High school basketball is king in small-town Indiana, and the 1954 Hickory Huskers are all hope and no talent. But their new coach -- abrasive, unlikable Norman Dale -- whips the team into shape ... while also inciting controversy.

The Fencer (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography, history, sport
CountryFinland, Estonia, Germany
Duration01:43

Fleeing from the Russian secret police, a young Estonian fencer is forced to return to his homeland, where he becomes a physical education teacher at a local school. The past however catches up and puts him in front of a difficult choice.

Moneyball (2011)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:06

The story of Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball team on a budget, by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.

The Express (2008)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:10

Based on the incredible true story, The Express follows the inspirational life of college football hero Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy.

The Bronx Bull (2016)
Markimdb: 4.8
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA

A combination "before the rage" and "after the rage" of world middleweight boxing champion Jake LaMotta's tumultuous life and times.

Senna (2010)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genredocumentary, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration02:42

Senna's remarkable story, charting his physical and spiritual achievments on the track and off, his quest for perfection, and the mythical status he has since attained, is the subject of Senna, a documentary feature that spans the racing legend's years as an F1 driver, from his opening season in 1984 to his untimely death a decade later.

We Are Marshall (2006)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:11

When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.

Prefontaine (1997)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:46

It's the true-life story of legendary track star Steve Prefontaine, the exciting and sometimes controversial "James Dean of Track," whose spirit captured the heart of the nation! Cocky, charismatic, and tough, "Pre" was a running rebel who defied rules, pushed limits ... and smashed records ...

Ford v Ferrari (2019)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genreaction, drama, biography, sport
CountryUSA

American car designer Carroll Shelby and the British-born driver Ken Miles work together to battle corporate interference, the laws of physics, and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford Motor Company and take on the dominating race cars of Enzo Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in France in 1966.

Temple Grandin (2010)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

A biopic of Temple Grandin, an autistic woman who has become one of top scientists in humane livestock handling.

The Blind Side (2009)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:09

Oversized African-American, Michael Oher, the teen from across the tracks and a broken home, has nowhere to sleep at age 16. Taken in by an affluent Memphis couple, Michael embarks on a remarkable rise to play for the NFL.

The Greatest Game Ever Played (2005)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration02:00

A biopic of 20-year-old Francis Ouimet who defeated his golfing idol and 1900 US Open Champion, Harry Vardon.

The Miracle Season (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:28

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!

Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius (2004)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, sport
CountryUSA

The story of golf icon and legend, Bobby Jones, who retired from competition at the tender age of 28.

For Love of the Game (1999)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genremelodrama, drama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:17

A baseball legend almost finished with his distinguished career at the age of forty has one last chance to prove who he is, what he is capable of, and win the heart of the woman he has loved for the past four years.

All the Right Moves (1983)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genremelodrama, drama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

Sensitive study of a headstrong high school football star who dreams of getting out of his small Western Pennsylvania steel town with a football scholarship. His equally ambitious coach aims at a college position, resulting in a clash which could crush the player's dreams

Gentleman Jim (1942)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:44

As bareknuckled boxing enters the modern era, brash extrovert Jim Corbett uses new rules and dazzlingly innovative footwork to rise to the top of the top of the boxing world.

Friday Night Lights (2004)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, sport
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:58

A small, turbulent town in Texas obsesses over their high school football team to an unhealthy degree. When the star tailback, Boobie Miles, is seriously injured during the first game of the season, all hope is lost, and the town's dormant social problems begin to flare up. It is left to the inspiring abilities of new coach Gary Gaines to instill in the other team members -- and, by proxy, the town itself -- a sense of self-respect and honor.

Joe and Max (2002)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, military, biography, sport
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:49

True story of boxers Joe Louis and Max Schmeling and their enduring friendship.




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