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List of the best movies like Mary Kom (2014): Stronger Than The World: The Story of José Aldo, Sye Raa Narasimha Reddy, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Hands of Stone, Pelé: Birth of a Legend, The Gabby Douglas Story, Gladiator, Kano, Paan Singh Tomar, Birth of the Dragon.

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Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, drama, biography, sport
CountryBrazil
CharactersTough guys
PlotRivalry
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Fascinating, Touching, Heartbreaking

The Story of longtime UFC Featherweight champion and the struggles facing him on the road to the top.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history
CountryIndia
CharactersMilitary
PlotAdventure, Revenge, Revolution, Political, Uprising
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleExciting, Serious

10 years before the sepoy mutiny, Syeraa Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy, the unsung hero of Kurnool, Rayalaseema was the first Indian freedom fighter to start a rebellion against the British East India Company in the year 1846.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryIndia
Duration03:06
PlotOn real events, Fight, Competitions, Rivalry
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleInspirational, Fascinating, Makes me think, Serious

The true story of the "Flying Sikh" world champion runner and Olympian Milkha Singh who overcame the massacre of his family, civil war during the India-Pakistan partition, and homelessness to become one of India's most iconic athletes.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryPanama, USA
Duration02:20
CharactersBlonde girls
PlotOn real events, Sports, Boxing, Fight, Hunger
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Serious

The legendary Roberto Duran and his equally legendary trainer Ray Arcel change each other's lives.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:27
CharactersTeens, Friends, Mothers
PlotOn real events, Sports, Soccer, Competitions, Rivalry
PlaceHotels, Sweden
StyleExciting, To cry, Inspirational, Serious

The life story of Brazilian football legend, Pele.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:28
CharactersSisters
PlotSports, Gymnastics, Rivalry
PlaceUSA
TimeNew Year
StyleFascinating, Serious, Disturbing

The true story of Gabby Douglas who becomes the first African American to be named Individual All-Around Champion in artistic gymnastics at the Olympic Games.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, drama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:41
CharactersGangsters
PlotGambling, Boxing, Life, Friendship, Family life
PlaceChicago
StyleHeavy, Serious, For men

Tommy Riley has moved with his dad to Chicago from a 'nice place'. He keeps to himself, goes to school. However, after a street fight he is noticed and quickly falls into the world of illegal underground boxing - where punches can kill.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, biography, history, sport
CountryTaiwan
CharactersFriends
PlotOn real events, Baseball, Rivalry
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Serious

A Taiwanese high school baseball team travels to Japan in 1931 to compete in a national tournament.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genreaction, thriller, crime, biography, sport
CountryIndia
CharactersJournalists
PlotOn real events, Uprising
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Epic, Serious

Paan Singh Tomar goes from celebrated runner to star brigand and rebel when life after sports fails to unfold as planned.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, drama, biography
CountryUSA, China, Canada
CharactersHeroes, Tough guys, Warriors
PlotOn real events, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Fight, Karate
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

Set against the backdrop of San Francisco’s Chinatown, this cross-cultural biopic chronicles Bruce Lee’s emergence as a martial-arts superstar after his legendary secret showdown with fellow martial artist Wong Jack Man.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, family, biography, history, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:56
CharactersAnimals, Horses, Housewives
PlotOn real events, Sports, Competitions, Rivalry
PlaceUSA
StyleExciting, To cry, Inspirational, Touching, Serious

Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery - with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin - manages to navigate the male-dominated business, ultimately fostering the first Triple Crown winner in 25 years.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, drama, biography, history, sport
CountryHong Kong
Duration01:40
CharactersHeroes, Teachers
PlotOn real events, Martial Arts, Rivalry
PlaceAsia
StyleExciting, Serious, For men, Disturbing

In postwar Hong Kong, legendary Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man is reluctantly called into action once more, when what begin as simple challenges from rival kung fu styles soon draw him into the dark and dangerous underworld of the Triads. Now, to defend life and honor, he has no choice but to fight one last time...

Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, military, biography
CountryHong Kong, China
Duration02:03
CharactersHeroes, Teachers
PlotOn real events, Kung Fu, Martial Arts, Revenge, Rivalry
PlaceJapan, China, Asia
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Gloomy, Epic

Ip Man's peaceful life in Foshan changes after Gong Yutian seeks an heir for his family in Southern China. Ip Man then meets Gong Er who challenges him for the sake of regaining her family's honor. After the Second Sino-Japanese War, Ip Man moves to Hong Kong and struggles to provide for his family. In the mean time, Gong Er chooses the path of vengeance after her father was killed by Ma San.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersSoldier
PlotWar, On real events, Survival, Political
StyleAction, To cry, Fascinating, Makes me think, Serious

Zamperini returns to California where he wound up marrying Cynthia Applewhite while wrestling with untreated PTSD, suffering constant nightmares, angry, bitter and deeply depressed, his wife convinces Zamperini to attend the 1949 Billy Graham Crusade.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:53
PlotOn real events, Boxing, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleAction, By books, Heavy, Serious

The story of boxer Rocky Graziano's rise from juvenile delinquent to world champ.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryIndia
CharactersBikers
PlotLove, On real events, Rivalry
PlaceIndia
StyleFascinating, Serious

Based on the life story of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, and his journey to being the world cup winning captain of the Indian cricket team.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:46
PlotOn real events, Justice, Rivalry
PlaceCollege, Small cities
StyleExciting, Soulful, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

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 ...

Markimdb: 4.8
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
PlotOn real events
PlaceUSA, New York
StyleBy books, Fascinating, Touching, Serious, For men

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

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryAustralia, USA
Duration01:54
CharactersFathers, Mothers
PlotOn real events, Sports, Life, Swimming, Competitions
PlaceAustralia, USA
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

A young man aspiring for recognition of his talents battles against his estranged father's sentiment towards him as the father deals with his own demons.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:48
CharactersLosers
PlotOn real events, Rivalry
PlaceCollege, USA
TimeGraduation
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

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

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:50
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Family, Trainers
PlotOn real events, Sports, Friendship
PlaceSchool, USA, Small cities
StyleExciting, To cry, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

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

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, drama, sport
CountryUSA, India
Duration03:18
CharactersTough guys
PlotLove, Fight, Relationship, Dreams, Rivalry
PlaceIndia
StylePsychological problems, Action, Inspirational, Soulful, Fascinating

A biographical drama based on the life of fictional Haryana based wrestler & mixed martial arts specialist Sultan Ali Khan.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, sport
CountryIndia
CharactersFriends
PlotFriendship, Political, Success
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleExciting, Inspirational, By books, Fascinating, Serious

Three friends growing up in India at the turn of the millennium set out to open a training academy to produce the country's next cricket stars.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genreaction, drama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersDrivers
PlotOn real events, Sports, Racing, Cars, Fight
PlaceFrance
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Fascinating

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.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersLosers
PlotOn real events, Boxing, Competitions, Funeral
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryRussia
Duration01:28
PlotOn real events, Hockey, Rivalry
StyleFascinating, Tense, Makes me think, Serious

This is the life story of the outstanding Soviet hockey player Valery Kharlamov. They say that sometimes people are able to foresee their death, then before their eyes in a short period of time all life passes, all the most significant moments, all the people dear to a person. The plot of the picture and the style of narration is very different from everything that has already been shot or written on this topic. Like an ordinary Russian guy who has a congenital heart disease and is an eternal target for the wit of his peers due to a speech impairment, he was able to become the Olympic champion twice, eight times the World Champion, become the legend of Russian hockey and a role model for several generations of professionals and amateur athletes ? What was behind all these, at what price was this achieved, and what price had to be paid subsequently?

Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, drama, sport
CountryIndia
CharactersTough guys
PlotFight, Rivalry
StyleInspirational, Tense, For men

A fierce wrestler becomes the symbol of hope for his people when he rises against the odds and fights the brutal oppression.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, family, sport
CountryIndia
Duration02:33
CharactersTrainers
PlotOn real events, False accusations, Rivalry
PlaceIndia, Australia, Asia
StyleExciting, To cry, Patriotic, Touching, Serious

Chak De! India follows a team of rag-tag girls with their own agenda who form Team India competing for international fame in field hockey. Their coach, the ex-men's Indian National team captain, returns from a life of shame after being unjustly accused of match fixing in his last match. Can he give the girls the motivation required to win, while dealing with the shadows of his own past?

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, detective
CountryIndia
CharactersHackers
PlotOn real events, Revenge, Conspiracies, Uprising, Rivalry
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Serious, For men

The film's plot is set in the backdrop of 26/11 serial blasts in Mumbai, and revolves around Ashok Kumar (Ajith), who is on a mission to expose a scam regarding faulty bullet proof jackets that are provided to security forces, which resulted in many bloody deaths including his best friend and colleague, Assistant Commissioner Sanjay (Rana).

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:54
CharactersTrainers
PlotOn real events, Soccer, American Football
PlaceCollege, Rugby
StyleExciting, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

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.





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