Tag: athlete

Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty (1938) 7.7

Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty (1938)

After being commissioned by the 1936 Olympic Committee to create a feature film of the Berlin Olympics, Riefenstahl shot a documentary that celebrates the human body by combining the poetry of bodies in motion with close...

Initiation (2020) 8.4

Initiation (2020)

During a university's pledge week, the carefree partying turns deadly serious when a star athlete is found impaled in his dorm. The murder ignites a spree of sinister social-media messages, sweeping the students and poli...

The Advocate’s Devil (1997) (TV) 5.7

The Advocate’s Devil (1997) (TV)

A charismatic basketball star (Holt McCallany) is accused of rape. A lawyer (Ken Olin) in need of a big win is brought in to get the star off. The lawyer wins the case, but along the way he discovers that the player may ...

Hotshot (1986) 5.5

Hotshot (1986)

The story of an American soccer player trying to make it big who turns to Pele, the greatest soccer player of all time, for guidance.::David Landers ...

Max Havoc: Ring of Fire (2006) 3.1

Max Havoc: Ring of Fire (2006)

Max, having forsaken his life as a former world kick-boxing champion to redefine himself as a world class photographer, is on his way to photograph top tennis star and athlete Suzy Blaine. While on assignment, Max uncove...

Diamantino (2018) 6.4

Diamantino (2018)

Diamantino, the world's premiere soccer star loses his special touch and ends his career in disgrace. Searching for a new purpose, the international icon sets on a delirious odyssey where he confronts neo-fascism, the re...

The Natural (1984) 7.5

The Natural (1984)

An unknown middle-aged batter named Roy Hobbs with a mysterious past appears out of nowhere to take a losing 1930s baseball team to the top of the league in this magical sports fantasy. With the aid of a bat cut from a l...

No One Would Tell (1996) (TV) 6.7

No One Would Tell (1996) (TV)

Shy sixteen-year-old Stacy Collins can't believe that the most popular guy in school, an attractive athlete named Bobby Tennison, is interested in her. At first she is flattered by his constant attention, but then he bec...

Miracle (2004) 7.5

Miracle (2004)

The inspiring story of the team that transcended its sport and united a nation with a new feeling of hope. Based on the true story of one of the greatest moments in sports history, the tale captures a time and place wher...

Linsanity (2013) 7.3

Linsanity (2013)

In February 2012, an entire nation of basketball fans unexpectedly went 'Linsane.' Stuck in the mire of a disappointing season, the New York Knicks did what no other NBA team had thought about doing. They gave backup poi...

Trainer! (2013) (TV) 7.4

Trainer! (2013) (TV)

Sports documentary that shows the life of three young German soccer managers during a professional season.::Santijota8...

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013) 8.2

Bhaag Milkha Bhaag (2013)

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 m...

Hoosiers (1986) 7.5

Hoosiers (1986)

Based on the true story of a small-town Indiana team that made the state finals in 1954, this movie chronicles the attempts of a coach with a spotty past, and the town's basketball-loving drunk to lead their high school ...

From Core to Sun (2018) 9.4

From Core to Sun (2018)

Ecuadorian athlete Millán Ludeña, embarks on his new adventure to be the first athlete to register a new Guinness World Record for his beloved country....

Paan Singh Tomar (2012) 8.2

Paan Singh Tomar (2012)

Paan Singh Tomar is a Hindi-language film, based on the true story of a runner employed by the Army and has won Gold medal at Indian National Games but forced to become notorious baaghi. It is directed by Tigmanshu Dhuli...

Pat and Mike (1952) 7

Pat and Mike (1952)

Pat's a brilliant athlete, except when her domineering fiance is around. The lady's golf championship is in her reach until she gets flustered by his presence at the final holes. He wants them to get married and forget t...

Point Break (2015) 5.3

Point Break (2015)

A young FBI agent infiltrates an extraordinary team of extreme sports athletes he suspects of masterminding a string of unprecedented, sophisticated corporate heists. Deep undercover, and with his life in danger, he stri...

Eddie the Eagle (2015) 7.4

Eddie the Eagle (2015)

Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael "Eddie" Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself - even as an entire nation...

The World’s Greatest Athlete (1973) 5.8

The World’s Greatest Athlete (1973)

Sam Archer is the beleaguered head coach of Merrivale College's many hapless sports teams and individual sports athletes, their poor performance placing his job on the line. Taking a break in Zambia with his assistant Mi...

The Perfect Catch (2017) (TV) 6.6

The Perfect Catch (2017) (TV)

In small town Parker Falls, Ohio, Jessica is the third generational owner/operator within her family of Wesley's Hometown Diner, she who has tried to remain true to her grandfather, the original owner, in keeping the sam...

Without Limits (1998) 7.2

Without Limits (1998)

The film follows the life of famous 1970s runner Steve Prefontaine from his youth days in Oregon to the University of Oregon where he worked with the legendary coach Bill Bowerman, later to Olympics in Munich and his ear...

The Pride of the Yankees (1942) 7.7

The Pride of the Yankees (1942)

Biopic traces the life of Lou Gehrig, famous baseball player who played in 2130 consecutive games before falling at age 37 to ALS, a deadly nerve disease which now bears his name. Gehrig is followed from his childhood in...

Sugar-2008 7.2

Sugar-2008

By 2008, more than 25 percent of major league baseball players were born in Latin America. At 19, Miguel "Sugar" Santos, a serious kid from the Dominican Republic, signs with Kansas City. He flies to Phoenix for tryouts ...

Tri-2016 4.9

Tri-2016

Natalie, an ultrasound tech with a history of not finishing things, is inspired by a cancer patient to sign up for a Triathlon. Natalie is introduced to the strange (and aerodynamic) world of triathletes and meets a colo...

The Winning Season-2009 6.6

The Winning Season-2009

Only connect. In a Hoosier town, boys' basketball is king. Bill is a former athlete and high-school coach who drinks too much, rarely sees his daughter from an old marriage, and busses tables at a local cafe. A friend wh...

Nash-2013 6.8

Nash-2013

This coming of age documentary chronicles the life of NBA All Star Steve Nash as he tries to navigate his way through the somewhat toils of professional sports while trying to leave a lasting legacy on and off the court....

Blue Chips-1994 6.2

Blue Chips-1994

Pete Bell, a college basketball coach is under a lot of pressure. His team isn't winning and he cannot attract new players. The stars of the future are secretly being paid by boosters. This practice is forbidden in the c...

Soul Power-2008 7.1

Soul Power-2008

In 1974, music producers, Hugh Masekela and Stewart Levine worked with the boxing promoter, Don King, to create a music festival in Africa to run concurrently with his championship boxing match he arranged with Muhammad ...

School Ties-1992 6.9

School Ties-1992

David Greene is brought into a prestigious 1950s school to help their football team to beat the school's old rivals. David, however, is from a working class background, so he isn't really "one of them", but he's very suc...

Facing Ali-2009 8

Facing Ali-2009

The life and career of Muhammad Ali (1942- ) as seen chronologically in archival footage: Ali as a fighter, a personality, a political lightening rod, and a man. Boxers who fought him describe what led up to major fights...

I Am Bolt-2016 7.1

I Am Bolt-2016

The legacy of the fastest man in history, Usain Bolt.::Yoloroll...

Tyson-2008 7.5

Tyson-2008

Mike Tyson narrates his life story as a reaction to fear and as a resolution not to be bullied or humiliated as he was when a boy in Brooklyn's mean streets. He starts boxing while at a state detention center; his coach ...

Vision Quest-1985 6.6

Vision Quest-1985

Vision Quest is a coming of age movie in which high school wrestler Louden Swain decides he wants to be something more than an average high school athlete and sets his sights on a prize that many don't think he can win -...

The Armstrong Lie-2013 7.3

The Armstrong Lie-2013

A documentary chronicling sports legend Lance Armstrong's improbable rise and ultimate fall from grace.::Anonymous...

Fantastic Mr. Fox-2009 7.8

Fantastic Mr. Fox-2009

This is the story of Mr. Fox and his wild-ways of hen heckling, turkey taking and cider sipping, nocturnal, instinctive adventures. He has to put his wild days behind him and do what fathers do best: be responsible. He i...

Crooked Arrows-2012 5.9

Crooked Arrows-2012

A story centered on a Native American lacrosse team making its way through a prep school league tournament.::Anonymous...

Chariots of Fire-1981 7.2

Chariots of Fire-1981

It's the post-World War I era. Britons Harold Abrahams and Eric Liddell are both naturally gifted fast sprinters, but approach running and how it fits into their respective lives differently. The son of a Lithuanian Jew,...

To Save a Life-2009 6.9

To Save a Life-2009

Jake Taylor has everything. He has a beautiful girl, he's the champion in basketball and beer pong, and everyone loves him. Then, an old childhood friend, with whom Jake used to be friends, commits suicide. Jake begins t...

100 Yards-2019 5.2

100 Yards-2019

A famous but flawed college athlete turns down the NFL to search for his mother who has gone missing, only to find out he has an illness that takes him on an unexpected journey.::Ross Campbell...

Wolves-2016 5.7

Wolves-2016

An 18-year-old basketball star who is being recruited by Cornell University seems to have it all figured out: captain of his team, a good student, has a longtime girlfriend and some good friends. But at home he's struggl...