Sport Films

Generally of the inspiring-true-story, triumph-of-the-little-guy variety, films about competitive sports and the people who play them are hugely successful in sports-mad USA. And they're catching on here. Get ready to sit back with a cold one and demonstrate your armchair referee skills - bearing in mind that you may just need to keep box of tissues handy. Pictured: Kevin Costner and James Earl Jones in seminal baseball film, 'Field of Dreams'.

Warrior ( Blu-ray ) (2011)

Director: Gavin O'Connor
Starring: Nick Nolte, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Morrison, Tom Hardy, Frank Grillo

Haunted by a tragic past, ex-Marine Tommy Conlon (Tom Hardy) returns home for the first time in fourteen years to enlist the help of his father (Nick... Read more

Waves (2019)

Director: Trey Edward Shults
Starring: Lucas Hedges, Renee Elise Goldsberry, Sterling K. Brown

Set against the vibrant landscape of South Florida, and featuring an astonishing ensemble of award-winning actors and breakouts alike, Waves traces th... Read more

We Are Marshall (2006)

Director: McG
Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Matthew Fox, Anthony Mackie, David Strathairn, Ian McShane,...

In November 1970, a chartered plane carrying the Marshall University football team, their coaches and various prominent citizens, crashed into the App... Read more

When Saturday Comes (1996)

Director: Maria Giese
Starring: Sean Bean, Pete Postlethwaite, Emily Lloyd

In this independent sports drama, an aspiring British football player (Sean Bean) struggles against intense pressure from his mates at the pub and his... Read more

Whip It (2009)

Director: Drew Barrymore
Starring: Daniel Stern, Drew Barrymore, Juliette Lewis, Marcia Gay Harden, Jimmy Fallon, E...

Drew Barrymore's feature directing debut (she also produced and co-stars) is this hilarious comedy starring Ellen Page ("Juno") as Bliss Cavendar, a s... Read more

White Men Can't Jump (1992)

Director: Ron Shelton
Starring: Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson, Rosie Perez

Smart, funny, highly profane comedy about urban basketball hustlers Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson. Co-starring Rosie Perez. Read more

Wildcats (1986)

Director: Michael Ritchie
Starring: Goldie Hawn, James Keach, Swoosie Kurtz, Bruce McGill, Robyn Lively, Brandy Gold...

Molly McGrath (Goldie Hawn) has always wanted to be a football coach, like her dear old dad. And now she's got her chance, in a tough inner city scho... Read more

Win Win (2012)

Director: Tom McCarthy
Starring: Jeffrey Tambor, Paul Giamatti, Bobby Cannavale, Amy Ryan

Academy Award nominee Paul Giamatti stars as a lovable yet long-suffering lawyer and high-school wrestling coach who takes us on a brilliantly heartfe... Read more

Winning (1969)

Director: James Goldstone
Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Robert Wagner, Richard Thomas, Clu Gulager

Paul Newman discovered a life-long passion for race-car driving while making this film about a successful driver, Frank Capua, who falls in love (with... Read more

Without Limits (1998)

Director: Robert Towne
Starring: Billy Crudup, Donald Sutherland, Monica Potter

Follows the life of famous 1970's runner Steve Prefontaine from his youth days in Oregon to Oregon University where he worked with the legendary coach... Read more