This section covers everything from Muhammed Ali biopic 'When We Were Kings' to wannabe basketballer epic 'Hoop Dreams'. Here you will also find Leni Riefenstahl's ode to the Berlin Olympics 'Olympiad' and a veritable treasure chest of extreme sports and surfing documentaries, notably those of Warren Miller and Bruce Brown. If armchair sports are your thing, get comfy...

Hitman Hart: Wrestling With Shadows (1998)

Director: Paul Jay
Starring: Bret 'The Hitman' Hart

Fiction and reality collide in and out of the ring in this acclaimed documentary look at the life of pro grappler Bret "Hitman" Hart, a member of Cana... Read more

Marlin Off the Rocks (1997)

Director: Grantly Gray, Phil Atkinson
Starring: Phil Atkinson, Grantly Gray

Phil Atkinson and Grantly Gray take you on Sportfishing's ultimate quest, to catch the ocean's greatest game fish - the Black Marlin, while fishing fr... Read more

Conquest of Everest 1953 (1997)

Starring: Edmund Hillary, Tenzing Norgay

This fascinating documentary cuts together actual archival footage of Edmund Hillary's journey and the surrounding circumstances and scenery. Giving i... Read more

When We Were Kings (1996)

Director: Leon Gast
Starring: Muhammad Ali, George Foreman, Don King, James Brown

Muhammad Ali and George Foreman's Rumble in the Jungle, the 1974 heavyweight championship fight that suddenly turned Zaire into the temporary sports a... Read more

Hoop Dreams (1995)

Director: Steve James
Starring: Arthur Agee, William Gates

Every school day, African-American teenagers William Gates and Arthur Agee travel 90 minutes each way from inner-city Chicago to St. Joseph High Schoo... Read more

Shaolin Kung Fu (1994)

Starring: Jet Li

Shaolin Kung Fu is the quintessence of Chinese martial arts. This documentary features martial arts superstar Jet Li as he talks about his early caree... Read more

The Endless Summer II (1994)

Director: Bruce Brown
Starring: Robert Weaver, Pat O'Connell, Robert August

This sequel to Bruce Brown's original cult hit presents another unforgettable surfing experience from the gigantic surf off Oahu's North Shore to a ma... Read more

Fishing with John (1992)

Director: John Lurie
Starring: John Lurie, Tom Waits, Matt Dillon, Dennis Hopper, Jim Jarmusch, Willem Dafoe

John Lurie knows absolutely nothing about fishing, but that doesn't stop him from undertaking the adventure of a lifetime on "Fishing With John". Trav... Read more

Speed ( IMAX ) (1984)

Director: Greg MacGillivray

From the dawn of man to the distant future, see how the need to go faster has shaped our lives and motivated our progress in this dynamic visual and e... Read more

Off the Edge (1976)

Director: Michael Firth
Starring: Blair Trenholme, Jeff Campbell

In 1970, New Zealander Mike Firth met American Jeff Campbell and Canadian Blair Trenholme while skiing in Val d'Isare, France. It proved to be a very... Read more