Keyword: athlete

Forrest Gump

Forrest Gump (1994)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 142 minutes Release date: 07/05/1994
Forrest Gump tells his remarkable life story to a stranger while waiting for a bus. Despite his sub-normal IQ, Gump leads a truly charmed life, with a ringside seat for many of the most memorable events of the second half of the 20th century. He taught Elvis Presley to dance, became a football star and met JFK and LBJ. He served with honor in Vietnam and spoke at an anti-war rally at the...
Bedazzled

Bedazzled (2000)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 10/19/2000
Elliot Richards, a nerdy low-level technical advisor, makes a deal with the Devil (who happens to be a gorgeous woman) to fulfill his wildest dreams of becoming rich, powerful and sexy. In exchange for his soul, the Devil temptress grants him seven wishes but they backfire. After asking to be rich, powerful and married to Alison, Elliot is transformed overnight into a Colombian drug lord. After...
Longest Yard

The Longest Yard (2005)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 05/26/2005
When former NFL player Paul Crewe is sent to prison, the warden forces him to transform a diverse group of inmates into a football team. Unlikely teammates, the convicts unite when they find out who they are playing: the guards. With the help of fellow inmates Nate Scarborough and Caretaker, Crewe promises the cons a chance to exact revenge in a bone-crushing showdown where anything goes.
Wrestler

The Wrestler (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 105 minutes Release date: 12/16/2008
Back in the late '80s, Randy "The Ram" Robinson was a headlining professional wrestler. Now, twenty years later, he ekes out a living performing for handfuls of diehard wrestling fans in high school gyms and community centers around New Jersey. Estranged from his daughter and unable to sustain any real relationships, Randy lives for the thrill of the show and the adoration of his fans. However, a...
42

42 (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 128 minutes Release date: 04/11/2013
In 1946, Branch Rickey put himself at the forefront of history when he signed Jackie Robinson to the legendary Brooklyn Dodgers, breaking Major League Baseball's infamous color line. But the deal also put both Robinson and Rickey in the firing line of the public, the press and even other players. Facing unabashed racism from every side, Robinson was forced to demonstrate tremendous courage and...
Foxcatcher

Foxcatcher (2014)

Rated: R Runtime: 134 minutes Release date: 11/13/2014
Mark Schultz, despite having won a gold medal for wrestling at the 1984 Olympics, lives in the shadow of his accomplished older brother, Dave. Mark seems to have found his own path when multimillionaire John E. du Pont invites Mark to to train as part of a national U.S. wrestling team preparing for the 1988 Olympics in Seoul. Du Pont's training is relentless and his philosophy strident, but Mark...

Mary Kom (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 09/04/2014
Mary Kom is a world champion in women's boxing. From traditional village life in remote Manipur state to high-stakes bouts in India and around the world, we trace her remarkable story of triumph.

McFarland, USA (2015)

Rated: PG Runtime: N/A Release date: 02/19/2015
In a poor rural town outside Bakersfield, California, a coach forms a cross-country track team that overcomes physical and socio-economic challenges to become champions. Based on a true story.
Draft Day

Draft Day (2014)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 109 minutes Release date: 04/10/2014
On the day of the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to save football in Cleveland when he trades for the number one pick. He must quickly decide what he's willing to sacrifice in pursuit of perfection as the lines between his personal and professional life become blurred on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with dreams of playing in the NFL.

Messi (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
Soccer player Lionel Messi's old friends, school teachers, real masters of the game and famous soccer players come together in a restaurant to analyze and pick apart his personality both on and off the field, and to look back at some of the most significant moments in his life. Here, we observe how his family had to choose between the success of their son and the needs of the family, and how this...

El Cinco de Talleres (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 11/29/2013
After being expelled during a C division match, Patón Bonassiolle, the captain and midfielder for the team Talleres de Escalada, realizes his career as a soccer player has come to an end. He has played his whole life for Talleres, but neither fame nor fortune has come his way. Together with Ale -- his wife -- they look around for a fresh new start. But Patón needs to come to terms with the fact...
BoyBand

BoyBand (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 98 minutes Release date: 10/17/2013
A high school quarterback quits the team his senior year to turn his heavy metal group into the world's first ever boyband in 1982.
Happy Gilmore

Happy Gilmore (1996)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 92 minutes Release date: 02/15/1996
For centuries, golf has been a gentleman's game. A game of tradition, etiquette and, above all, sportsmanship... until now. Happy Gilmore is a hockey player skating on thin ice who discovers that his wicked slap shot easily converts into a crushing 400 yard tee shot with the potential for big bucks. Happy's career takes a 180 degree swing and lands him on the Pro Golf Tour, where he's about to...
Intramural

Intramural (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
Dazed and Confused

Dazed and Confused (1993)

Rated: R Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 09/23/1993
It's Texas, 1976, and the last day of high school. A group of seniors celebrate getting stoned, getting lucky and contemplating what lies ahead.
Blind Side

The Blind Side (2009)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 120 minutes Release date: 11/19/2009
The true story of Michael Oher, a homeless African-American youngster from a broken home, taken in by the Tuohys, a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his potential. At the same time, Oher's presence in the Tuohys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own. Living in his new environment, the teen faces a completely different set of challenges to overcome. As a...
Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights (2004)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 117 minutes Release date: 10/07/2004
As darkness descends over the flatlands of West Texas, every Friday EVENING, from September through December, a dazzling, disorienting glow, visible on the stark horizon for miles around, ignites the blackened sky. Looming over the landscape, Ratliff Stadium, the country's biggest high school football field, overflows with 20,000 spectators, their voices raised in the trademark chant: "MO-JO!...
Venus & Serena

Venus & Serena (2011)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 99 minutes Release date: 11/29/2011
Ever since Venus and Serena Williams started playing in tennis tournaments, they've provoked strong reactions - from awe and admiration to suspicion and resentment. They've been winning championships for over a decade, pushing the limits of longevity in such a demanding sport. The two sisters are seen during the most intimidating year of their career. Over the course of 2011, Venus grappled with...

Champs (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 85 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013
From inner-city housing projects to boxing champions, we chart the lives of heralded athletes Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield and Bernard Hopkins. As we track their painstaking paths to self-discovery, we recognize how the obstacles these boxers faced resonate through to today's most prevalent American social issues, including struggling with poverty, broken homes, drug and alcohol abuse, violence...
Chak De! India

Chak De! India (2007)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 148 minutes Release date: 08/09/2007
Revolves around a man who mentors a hockey team of young and feisty girls. Their determination, ambition and skills are put to test in an ultimate contest with the world's top teams. For the girls it is a chance to make their nation proud. For their coach it is a chance to reclaim his lost honor.
Remember the Titans

Remember the Titans (2000)

Rated: PG Runtime: 113 minutes Release date: 09/28/2000
Based on the true story of the explosive events that took place in Alexandria, Virginia in 1971 when African-American football coach Herman Boone was hired to guide an integrated but racially polarized high school team--the T.C. Williams Titans. Angry, stubborn and a rigid taskmaster, Boone faces a cool reception from the team's players as well as an awkward relationship with assistant coach Bill...
Battle of the Year 3D

Battle of the Year 3D (2013)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 09/19/2013
The "Battle of the Year" is a tournament held every year attracting the best break dancing teams from around the world. But the Americans haven't won in fifteen years and L.A. hip hop mogul and former b-boy Dante wants to put the country who originated the sport back on top. He gets his former championship basketball coach friend Blake to coach his team and together they assemble a dream team of...
Running the Sahara

Running the Sahara (2008)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 102 minutes Release date: 06/29/2008
Runners Charlie Engle, Ray Zahab, and Kevin Lin have life-changing experiences as they brave the elements in one of the most extreme environments on Earth, the Sahara Desert.
Short Game

The Short Game (2013)

Rated: PG Runtime: 100 minutes Release date: 09/19/2013
The film follows eight of the best 7-year-old golfers in the world as they train for and compete in the World Championships of Junior Golf. The annual tournament, held at golfing mecca Pinehurst, North Carolina, attracts 1,500 young golfers from 54 different countries and determines who will be crowned golf's next phenomenon.
Dir: Josh Greenbaum
With: N/A
Best Man Holiday

The Best Man Holiday (2013)

Rated: R Runtime: 124 minutes Release date: 11/14/2013
Harper, Lance, Quentin, Jordan, Robyn, Mia, Murch, Candy and Shelby reunite for the first time in years. When the college friends get together, they soon discover how easy it is to reignite long-forgotten rivalries and romances, all the while new discoveries are made and secrets are revealed.