The Most Exciting Real Life Sport Storiesby Breumaster | created - 07 Aug 2018 | updated - 22 Sep 2018 | Public
Some sport movies have special moments that move many people in an emotional way. If you haven't seen any of these, please vote for the one you would most likely watch.
Which of these real life sport stories below is your favorite?
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1. Borg vs. McEnroe (2017)
R | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of the 1980 tennis rivalry between the placid Björn Borg and the volatile John McEnroe.
Votes: 22,808 | Gross: $14.11M
2. Battle of the Sexes (2017)
PG-13 | 121 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Votes: 45,573 | Gross: $12.64M
3. Pele: Birth of a Legend (2016)
PG | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Pele's meteoric rise from the slums of Sao Paulo to leading Brazil to its first World Cup victory at the age of 17 is chronicled in this biographical drama.
Votes: 14,652 | Gross: $0.03M
4. The Miracle of Bern (2003)
118 min | Drama, Sport
A young boy from a working class family in post-war Germany struggles with his estranged father returning from war captivity, while a friend of his plays for the German National Soccer Team at the 1954 FIFA World Cup in Switzerland.
5. 23 Blast (2014)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Family, Sport
When a high school football star is suddenly stricken with irreversible total blindness, he must decide whether to live a safe handicapped life or bravely return to the life he once knew and the sport he still loves.
Votes: 1,618 | Gross: $0.49M
6. Remember the Titans (2000)
PG | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.
Votes: 187,862 | Gross: $115.65M
7. The Replacements (2000)
PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Sport
During a pro football strike, the owners hire substitute players.
Votes: 55,557 | Gross: $44.74M
8. Miracle (2004)
PG | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History
The true story of Herb Brooks, the player-turned-coach who led the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to victory over the seemingly invincible Soviet squad.
Votes: 44,350 | Gross: $64.38M
9. I, Tonya (2017)
R | 119 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes.
Votes: 153,214 | Gross: $30.01M
10. Ali (2001)
R | 157 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
A biography of sports legend Muhammad Ali, focusing on his triumphs and controversies between 1964 and 1974.
Votes: 89,311 | Gross: $58.20M
11. Cinderella Man (2005)
PG-13 | 144 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of James Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to become a champion and an inspiration in the 1930s.
Votes: 169,019 | Gross: $61.65M
12. The Fighter (I) (2010)
R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Based on the story of Micky Ward, a fledgling boxer who tries to escape the shadow of his more famous but troubled older boxing brother and get his own shot at greatness.
Votes: 322,562 | Gross: $93.62M
13. A League of Their Own (1992)
PG | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry.
Votes: 86,405 | Gross: $107.53M
14. The Babe (1992)
PG | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Babe Ruth becomes a baseball legend but is unheroic to those who know him.
Votes: 8,707 | Gross: $17.53M
15. 42 (2013)
PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
In 1947, Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era when he was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers and faces considerable racism in the process.
Votes: 79,412 | Gross: $95.00M
16. Cool Runnings (1993)
PG | 98 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team.
Votes: 86,124 | Gross: $68.86M
17. Race (I) (2016)
PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Jesse Owens' quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler's vision of Aryan supremacy.
Votes: 31,982 | Gross: $19.10M
Track and field
18. Unbroken (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 137 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.
Votes: 133,344 | Gross: $115.64M
Track and field
19. Dangal (2016)
Not Rated | 161 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Former wrestler Mahavir Singh Phogat and his two wrestler daughters struggle towards glory at the Commonwealth Games in the face of societal oppression.
Votes: 132,833 | Gross: $12.39M
20. Foxcatcher (2014)
R | 134 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
U.S. Olympic wrestling champions and brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz join "Team Foxcatcher", led by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont, as they train for the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, but John's self-destructive behavior threatens to consume them all.
Votes: 128,140 | Gross: $12.10M
21. Bloodsport (1988)
R | 92 min | Action, Biography, Drama
Follows Frank Dux, an American martial artist serving in the military, who decides to leave the army to compete in a martial arts tournament in Hong Kong where fights to the death can occur.
Votes: 71,133 | Gross: $11.81M
22. Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)
PG | 224 min | Adventure, Drama, Musical
The people of a small village in Victorian India stake their future on a game of cricket against their ruthless British rulers.
Votes: 96,287 | Gross: $0.07M
23. Seabiscuit (2003)
PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, History, Sport
True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.
Votes: 64,002 | Gross: $120.28M
24. Rush (I) (2013)
R | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Votes: 404,216 | Gross: $26.95M
25. Eddie the Eagle (2015)
PG-13 | 106 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The story of Eddie Edwards, the notoriously tenacious British underdog ski jumper who charmed the world at the 1988 Winter Olympics.
Votes: 78,519 | Gross: $15.79M
26. Brian's Song (1971 TV Movie)
G | 73 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Based on the real-life relationship between teammates Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers and the bond established when Piccolo discovers that he is dying.
Football suggested by Dan Dassow
27. Rudy (1993)
PG | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Rudy has always been told that he was too small to play college football. But he is determined to overcome the odds and fulfill his dream of playing for Notre Dame.
Votes: 51,985 | Gross: $22.75M
Football suggested by ElMaruecan82
28. The Blind Side (2009)
PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All-American football player and first-round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.
Votes: 274,087 | Gross: $255.96M
29. Moneyball (2011)
PG-13 | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.
Votes: 336,105 | Gross: $75.61M
Baseball suggested by Silitonga
30. The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
Approved | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of the life and career of famed baseball player Lou Gehrig.
Baseball suggested by ACT_1
31. Eight Men Out (1988)
PG | 119 min | Drama, History, Sport
A dramatization of the Black Sox scandal when the underpaid Chicago White Sox accepted bribes to deliberately lose the 1919 World Series.
Votes: 17,609 | Gross: $5.68M
Baseball suggested by ACT_1
32. Invictus (2009)
PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
Nelson Mandela, in his first term as President of South Africa, initiates a unique venture to unite the Apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup.
Votes: 143,271 | Gross: $37.49M