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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...
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...

Max Steel (2014)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 07/03/2014
A teen learns to harness his unusual power with the help of a mysterious creature.
Hammer

The Hammer (2008)

Rated: R Runtime: 93 minutes Release date: 03/20/2008
Jerry Ferro's 40th birthday has brought his life into sharp relief and it's not a pretty picture. A once-promising amateur boxer--who quit so he wouldn't risk his perfect record of underachievement--Jerry has been knocking around from one construction job to another and spinning his wheels in an unsatisfying relationship, all the while with an eye toward eventually getting his act together. When...
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...
Sugar

Sugar (2009)

Rated: R Runtime: 114 minutes Release date: 04/02/2009
Miguel Santos, a.k.a Azucar, a Dominican pitcher from San Pedro de Macoris, struggles to make it to the big leagues and pull himself and his family out of poverty. Playing professionally at the Kansas City Knights baseball academy, Miguel finally gets his break at age 19 when he advances to the United States' minor league system. Miguel travels from his tight knit community in the Dominican...

Break Point (2013)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 11/29/2013

Rock the Paint (2004)

Rated: N/A Runtime: 95 minutes Release date: 11/29/2004
When we first meet Josh, he's just a carefree Indiana farm boy-enjoying life, getting chastised by his widower father for tipping cows and taking joyrides on their landlord's tractor. But Josh's good times soon come to an end when his father's job relocates them from the heartland to the east coast. Josh, his father, and his hip-hop loving younger brother must move in with Josh's grandparents, who...
Game Plan

The Game Plan (2007)

Rated: PG Runtime: 110 minutes Release date: 09/27/2007
Quarterback Joe Kingman is known as one of the toughest players to ever take the field. Blessed with amazing strength and agility, he's famed for being able to handle any hit, no matter how ferocious. Kingman's Boston-based pro football team, The Rebels, is chasing their long-awaited championship and Joe has been living the ultimate bachelor fantasy: he's cool, rich, famous and the life of every...
Bend It Like Beckham

Bend It Like Beckham (2003)

Rated: PG 13 Runtime: 112 minutes Release date: 03/11/2003
An Indian family in London tries to raise their soccer-playing daughter in a traditional way. Unlike her traditional older sister, Pinky, who is preparing for a lavish Indian wedding and a lifetime of cooking the perfect chapati, Jess dreams of playing soccer professionally, like her hero David Beckham. Wholeheartedly against Jess' unorthodox ambition, her parents eventually reveal that their...
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...
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!...
From the Rough

From the Rough (2014)

Rated: PG Runtime: 97 minutes Release date: 04/24/2014
This is the inspirational, true story of Catana Starks from historically black university Tennessee State, who became the first African-American woman ever to coach an all-men's team at the collegiate level. Through grit and determination, she overcame incredible odds and deep-seated prejudice from all corners to guide a rag-tag group of golfers to an all-time record championship season.
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.
Backwards

Backwards (2012)

Rated: PG Runtime: 89 minutes Release date: 09/20/2012
Abigail Brooks has spent her life trying to win an Olympic rowing medal, sacrificing friendship, love and normalcy along the way. When she is only named an alternate on the Olympic team, she quits in haste. Defeated, Abi moves back home with her widowed, workaholic mother. Tension builds as Abi's mother urges her to move on from the rowing life to which Abi's father, a coach, introduced her...
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.
Chavez

Chavez (2007)

Rated: N/A Runtime: N/A Release date: 05/17/2007
Documents the life and career of Mexican boxer Julio Cesar Chavez, considered one of the sport's--and Mexico's--all-time greats. Follows Chavez through the final bouts of his career, even as he proudly passes the torch of boxing to his son.
Tyson

Tyson (2009)

Rated: R Runtime: 90 minutes Release date: 04/23/2009
Former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson examines his own life in and out of the ring with a candor that is brutally honest. Through a mixture of original interviews, archival footage and photographs, a surprisingly complex, fully-rounded human being emerges. The film ranges from Tyson's earliest memories of growing up on the mean streets of Brooklyn through his entry into the world of boxing...