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All Things Sports, Part II
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A playlist dedicated to Movies, TV shows, Biographies, Docu-Dramas and Documentaries that are all Sports related. The Classics, the serious as well as the humorous.


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TV Show: Heels ( 2021 )
Heels is a story about the men and women who chase their dreams in the world of small town pro wrestling. Set in a close-knit Georgia community, it follows a family-owned wrestling promotion as two brothers and rivals, Jack Spade and Ace Spade, war over their late father's legacy. In the ring, somebody must play the good guy and somebody must play their nemesis, the heel. But in the real world, those characters can be hard to live up to — or hard to leave behind.
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Movie: The Way Back ( 2020 )
Jack Cunningham was a HS basketball phenom who walked away from the game, forfeiting his future. Years later, when he reluctantly accepts a coaching job at his alma mater, he may get one last shot at redemption.
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Movie: A Prayer Before Dawn ( 2018 )
The true story of an English boxer incarcerated in one of Thailand's most notorious prisons as he fights in Muay Thai tournaments to earn his freedom.
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Movie: The Program ( 2015 )
An Irish sports journalist becomes convinced that Lance Armstrong's performances during the Tour de France victories are fueled by banned substances. With this conviction, he starts hunting for evidence that will expose Armstrong.
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Movie: Cuban Fury ( 2014 )
Beneath Bruce Garrett's under-confident, overweight exterior, the passionate heart of a salsa king lies dormant. Now, one woman is about to reignite his Latin fire.
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Movie: Back in the Day ( 2016 )
A young boxer is taken under the wing of a mob boss after his Mother dies and his Father is run out of town for being an abusive alcoholic.
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Movie: Manny ( 2015 )
World Champion. Congressman. Father. Manny Pacquiao fights any obstacle that comes his way. As his home country of 100 million people watches his every move, the question now is: what bridge is too far for Manny?
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Movie: Red Army ( 2015 )
The story of the Soviet Union's famed Red Army hockey team through the eyes of its players.
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Movie: Two for the Money ( 2005 )
After suffering a career-ending knee injury, a former college football star aligns himself with one of the most renowned touts in the sports-gambling business.
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Movie: The Hurt Business ( 2016 )
From the producers of 'Bowling for Columbine', 'Fahrenheit 9/11' and 'Generation Iron' comes 'The Hurt Business' which examines the rise of mixed martial arts fighting through the eyes of today's top stars.
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Movie: Hoop Dreams ( 1994 )
A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional.
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Movie: My All-American ( 2015 )
Freddie Steinmark, an underdog on the gridiron, faces the toughest challenge of his life after leading his team to a championship season.
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Movie: The Phenom ( 2016 )
A Major League rookie pitcher loses control over his pitching and is sent down to the minor leagues, where he begins sessions with an unorthodox sports psychologist. In the process, hidden conflicts with his overbearing father are brought to light.
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Movie: Home Run ( 2013 )
A pro ball player with a substance abuse problem is forced into rehab in his hometown, finding new hope when he gets honest about his checkered past, and takes on coaching duties for a misfit Little League team.
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Movie: The Philly Kid ( 2012 )
A former NCAA champion wrestler, paroled after ten years in prison, agrees to a series of cage fights to save a friend's life and is asked to do the impossible - lose.
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Movie: Generation Iron ( 2013 )
A documentary that follows top bodybuilders as they train to compete in the Mr. Olympia competition.
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Movie: She's the Man ( 2006 )
When her brother decides to ditch for a couple weeks, Viola heads over to his elite boarding school, disguised as him, and proceeds to fall for his school's star soccer player, and soon learns she's not the only one with romantic troubles.
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Movie: Best of the Best ( 1989 )
A team from the United States is going to compete against Korea in a Tae Kwon Do tournament. The team consists of fighters from all over the country--can they overcome their rivalry and work together to win?
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Movie: Glass Jaw ( 2018 )
Glass Jaw is the redemption story of Travis Austin, a one time champion boxer who goes to prison and loses everything. After his release, he experiences the trials and tribulations of redeeming his reputation, his belt, and his true love.
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Movie: Ready to Rumble ( 2000 )
Two slacker wrestling fans are devastated by the ousting of their favorite character by an unscrupulous promoter.
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Movie: United ( 2011 )
United is based on the true story of Manchester United's legendary "Busby Babes", the youngest side ever to win the Football League and the 1958 Munich Air Crash that claimed eight of the their number. The film draws on first-hand interviews with the survivors and their families to tell the inspirational story of a team and community overcoming terrible tragedy.
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Movie: The Great White Hype ( 1996 )
When the champ's promoter, Reverend Sultan, decides something new is needed to boost the marketability of the boxing matches, he searches and finds the only man to ever beat the champ. The problem is that he isn't a boxer anymore and he's white. However, once Reverend Sultan convinces him to fight, he goes into heavy training, while the confident champ takes it easy, and falls out of shape.
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Movie: Legendary ( 2010 )
A book-smart teenager joins his school's wrestling team as a way to reunite his surviving family members, who split apart after the death of his father, a college wrestling legend, 10 years ago.
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Movie: The Brawler ( 2019 )
In 1975, a Bayonne, New Jersey underdog boxer gets a shot to fight the champ.
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Movie: Riding Giants ( 2004 )
Documentary detailing the origins and history of surf culture.
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Movie: Sunset Park ( 1996 )
A white school teacher takes over a talented, but undisciplined black high school basketball team and turns them into a winning team.
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Movie: The Comebacks ( 2007 )
A comedy that spoofs inspirational sports movies, this movie tells the story of an out-of-luck coach, Lambeau Fields, who takes a rag-tag bunch of college misfits and drives them towards the football championships. In the process, this life-long loser discovers that he is a winner after all by redeeming himself, saving his relationship with his family and friends, and finding that there is indeed, no "I" in "team".
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Movie: Mean Machine ( 2001 )
A soccer star jailed for assault leads a group of inmates in a match against prison guards.
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Movie: Kicking & Screaming ( 2005 )
Family man Phil Weston, a lifelong victim of his father's competitive nature, takes on the coaching duties of a kids' soccer team, and soon finds that he's also taking on his father's dysfunctional way of relating.
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Movie: Mr 3000 ( 2004 )
Aging baseball star who goes by the nickname, Mr. 3000, finds out many years after retirement that he didn't quite reach 3,000 hits. Now at age 47 he's back to try and reach that goal.
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Movie: Prefontaine ( 1997 )
Based on the life of Olympic hopeful Steve Prefontaine, a long distance runner who lived in Oregon and died young
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Movie: The Merger ( 2018 )
Troy Carrington, a former professional football player returns to his country town after an abrupt end to his sporting career and is persuaded to coach the hapless local footy team, the Roosters.
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Movie: 8 Seconds ( 1994 )
This film chronicles the life of Lane Frost, 1987 PRCA Bull Riding World Champion, his marriage and his friendships with Tuff Hedeman (three-time World Champion) and Cody Lambert.
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Movie: Trading Paint ( 2019 )
Veteran race car driver Sam Munroe and his son, a fellow driver from a small town overcome family and professional conflicts, balancing competition, ego, resentment and a racing nemesis to come out stronger on the other side.
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Movie: The Investigator ( 2013 )
A veteran police detective becomes a criminal justice teacher and baseball coach at a local high school, leading him to the most important investigation of his life. Inspired by true events.
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Movie: Twelve ( 2019 )
A young boy, with help from his father, lets nothing stand between him and his dream to play in the little league world series.
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Movie: The Scout ( 1994 )
The story of a baseball scout who discovers a talented but troubled baseball player.
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Movie: The Russian Five ( 2018 )
In the late 1980s, the Detroit Red Wings worked to finally break their decades long Stanley Cup drought by extracting players from the Soviet Union, and in the process, changed the way North American hockey is played.
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Movie: The Challenger ( 2015 )
A Bronx boxer fights his way to a better life.
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Movie: Run the Race ( 2019 )
Against the backdrop of high school football and track, two brothers in a small Southern town face escalating problems with two different world views, straining - but ultimately strengthening - the bonds of brotherhood.
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Movie: Goalie ( 2019 )
Biopic of the life of legendary NHL goaltender Terry Sawchuk.
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Movie: The Main Event ( 1979 )
A bankrupt entrepreneur attempts to recoup some of her losses by getting a washed-out boxer she picked up as a tax loss back into the ring - an idea her protégé isn't fond of.
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Movie: The Keeper ( 2019 )
A look at how a German POW and a young English woman overcame prejudice, personal tragedy and public hostility as World War II came to an end.
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Movie: Full Count ( 2019 )
An unfortunate chain of events forces Milton Young to give up his dream of playing professional baseball and return home to the town he fought hard to escape. Once home, Milton faces insurmountable economic and personal hardships, only to be faced with an even greater challenge: defending himself against a Tragic crime that could send him to prison for life. What emerges is a heart-warming story about perseverance, faith, triumph, and the struggle to never let go of a dream.
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Movie: Semi-Tough ( 1978 )
A three-way friendship between two free-spirited professional football players and the owner's daughter becomes compromised when two of them become romantically involved.
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Movie: The Circuit ( 2008 )
The dynamic between a father and his estranged daughter spills over to the race track, where the duo go head-to-head.
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Movie: Bennett's War ( 2019 )
After surviving an IED explosion in combat overseas, a young soldier with the Army Motorcycle Unit is medically discharged with a broken back and leg. Against all odds he trains to make an impossible comeback as a motocross racer in order to support his family.
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Movie: The Miracle Season ( 2018 )
After the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline "Line" Found, a team of dispirited high school girls must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach in hopes of winning the state championship.
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Movie: Fired Up! ( 2009 )
The two most popular guys in high school decide to ditch football camp for cheerleader camp. For the girls and for the glory.
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Movie: Surf School ( 2006 )
A rag-tag bunch of seniors, complete outsiders at their surf-crazed Laguna Beach High School, decide to crash the biggest team surf contest. In order to prevail, however, they must do one important thing...learn to surf! We're taking your classic Cinderella story into the world of surfing, complete with hi-jinx and the aesthetic beauty of surf mecca Costa Rica, our spectacular set location.
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Movie: The Fight Within ( 2016 )
Logan Chandler, a young MMA fighter seeks to overcome a troubled past and build a new life based on a new faith and a new found love, but is forced back into the fighting world by Hayden Dressler, a local MMA professional.
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Movie: The Perfect Game ( 2010 )
Based on a true story, a group of boys from Monterrey, Mexico who became the first non-U.S. team to win the Little League World Series.
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Movie: McFarland, USA ( 2015 )
Jim White moves his family after losing his last job as a football coach. He sees that some of the students are worth starting a cross-country team and turns seven students with no hope into one of the best cross-country teams.
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Movie: Seven Days in Utopia ( 2011 )
After a disastrous debut on the pro circuit, a young golfer finds himself unexpectedly stranded in Utopia, Texas and welcomed by an eccentric rancher.
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Movie: The 5th Quarter ( 2011 )
Driven by the tragic and fatal car crash that took the life of his fifteen year old brother Luke, and wearing Luke's number 5 jersey, Jon Abbate helps to lead the Wake Forest Demon Deacons to the most successful season in school history.
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Movie: On Wings of Eagles ( 2017 )
Eric Liddell - China's first gold medalist and one of Scotland's greatest athletes - returns to war-torn China.
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Movie: Blood Road ( 2017 )
The mysteries surrounding her father's death in the Vietnam war lead ultra-endurance mountain biker Rebecca Rusch on an emotional journey as she pedals 1200 miles of the Ho Chi Minh trail.
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Movie: Blue Crush 2 ( 2011 )
Haunted by the memory of her deceased mother, Dana leaves Malibu behind and heads to South Africa to fulfill her mother's dream of surfing Jefferys Bay.
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Movie: I Believe in Miracles ( 2015 )
The story of the history-making Nottingham Forest team that won back-to-back European Cups in 1979 and 1980, led by the mercurial Brian Clough and his assistant Peter Taylor.
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Movie: Grind ( 2003 )
Four skaters follow their idol on his summer tour in an attempt to get noticed, get sponsored, and become stars themselves.
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Movie: The Hammer ( 2007 )
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. His last connection to the fight game is the evening boxing class he teaches to middle-aged, middle class, middle management types at a gym in Pasadena, where he also works as a handyman. When venerable boxing coach Eddie Bell asks Jerry if he'd like to spar a couple of rounds with Malice Blake, an up-and-coming pro, Jerry reluctantly steps into the ring. Despite the ass-kicking Jerry otherwise receives, a one-punch knockdown of Blake convinces Jerry that it's time to make his return to competitive boxing. Thus ends a 20-year layoff and begins a hilarious fish-out-water quest for Olympic gold.
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Movie: The Toughest ( 2016 )
A legendary high school football coach is surprised to find a theater filled with 400 players and their families and friends. His players created a documentary to honor him for his incredible accomplishments some forty years ago.
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Movie: 4 Minute Mile ( 2014 )
A former track coach decides to train a student with natural athletic talent. Tragedy strikes, forcing the student to confront everything that has been holding him back.
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Movie: Coach ( 2010 )
A slacker trust-fund type finds the motivation to pick up a job as the coach of middle school soccer team.
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Movie: Bethany Hamilton: Unstoppable ( 2019 )
After losing an arm to a shark attack at age 13, Bethany Hamilton refuses to give up her dreams of being a professional surfer.
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Movie: Fighting Tommy Riley ( 2004 )
An aging trainer and a young fighter, both in need of a second chance, team-up to overcome the demons of their past...and chase the dreams of their future.
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Movie: Dogtown and Z-Boys ( 2002 )
Documentary about the pioneering 1970s Zephyr skating team.
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Movie: Triumph of the Spirit ( 1989 )
Fact based story about a former Greek Olympic boxer who was taken as a prisoner during World war II and placed in the Auschwitz prison camp. There he was permitted to survive as long as he fought for the amusement of his captors. His father and brother were also held as insurance that he would continue to fight.
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Movie: The Match ( 2021 )
Inspired by true events from the spring of 1944 when the Nazis organized a football match between a team of camp inmates and an elite Nazi team on Adolf Hitler's birthday. A match the prisoners are determined to win, no matter what h
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Movie: Fightville ( 2011 )
A documentary that focuses on a group of young athletes in southern Louisiana as they work toward achieving their goals of becoming professional mixed martial arts fighters.
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Movie: The Express ( 2008 )
A drama based on the life of college football hero Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy.
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Movie: Body Slam ( 1987 )
M. Harry Smilac is a down-on-his-luck music manager who is having a hard time attracting talent and booking gigs for his band, Kicks (The most recent of the gigs is a Dairy Queen opening!!). When making arrangements for a campaign fund-raiser, he mistakes Rick Roberts, a professional wrestler, for a musician and hires him. At that moment he becomes a wrestling manager and starts to book matches for him and his teammate Tonga Tom. The team is a success, and Harry decides to take his wrestlers and his band on a "Rock n' Wrestling" tour. The tour is a success, and Harry feels what it is like to be a winner again.
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Movie: Break Point ( 2015 )
Two estranged brothers reunite to make an improbable run at a grand slam tennis tournament.
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Movie: Drown ( 2015 )
Three surf lifesavers on a big night out. Jealousy, homophobic fears and unrequited lust culminate in a tragic booze-fueled episode of near-fatal bullying.
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Movie: On the Edge ( 2020 )
The film's two main protagonists are Russia's best saber fencers. One of them has long been in the limelight, the other only recently made it into the national team and has been winning almost every tournament since. The two athletes begin to fight for supremacy both on and off the arena.
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Movie: Ladies and Gentlemen, My Name Is Paul Heyman ( 2014 )
the life and career of Paul Heyman told to you by himself
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Movie: Fighter ( 2019 )
The story is about a MMA fighter - Tomek Janicki, who has everything: fame, money and beautiful Agata at his side. On the horizon, the fight for the master belt. When the federation turns a prestigious fight at Freak Fight with the participation of Boxer Marek "Pretty Boy" Chmielnicki at the last moment, Tomek gets mad. Under the influence of emotions, he makes a few bad decisions. These are enough for his career to be ruined from day to day. As a result, he leaves the city with a disgrace, leaving his life behind again from the hustle and bustle of the media. A chance for this appears when you meet the doctor - Magda. The couple fall in love with each other, but black clouds gather over Tomek again. Blackmailed by a dangerous gangster has no choice. He must return to the ring and face his old rival. But this time on his principles and in his discipline - means in an uncompromising, boxing clash, which will be seen all of Poland.
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Movie: Girl Blood Sport ( 2019 )
Chaos follows a deadly duo of maniac assassins after they host a brutal, no-holds-barred tournament inside a sinister steel cage surrounded by razor-sharp barb-wire after luring hungry, aspiring models into the backwoods of Columbus, Ohio with a prize too good to be true. Just as they turn the tide on each other, a mysterious and haunting violent vixen, literally with an ax to grind threatens their status as deadly assassins in this blood-soaked, sweat-drenched nightmare you'll never forget. Inspired by shockingly true events. The feature film, Girl Blood Sport presents itself as a cautionary tale about the dangers posed in the freelance modeling world.
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Movie: Embattled ( 2020 )
A son aspires to follow in his famous MMA father's footsteps, but along his journey must figure out how to break the abusive cycle, if possible, that his father has continued.
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Movie: The Hot Flashes ( 2013 )
A group of middle aged women play basketball and prove a point.
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Movie: Chick Fight ( 2020 )
When Anna Wyncomb is introduced to an underground, all-female fight club in order to turn the mess of her life around, she discovers she is much more personally connected to the history of the club than she could ever imagine.
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Movie: The Champ ( 1979 )
A former boxer discovers that his biggest battle of all is going to be with his ex-wife, Annie, who returns after abandoning their young son seven years prior.
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Movie: Pucked ( 2006 )
A failed lawyer uses credit cards to finance a women's ice-hockey league.
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Movie: The Mighty Macs ( 2011 )
In the early 70s, Cathy Rush becomes the head basketball coach at a tiny, all-girls Catholic college. Though her team has no gym and no uniforms -- and the school itself is in danger of being sold -- Coach Rush looks to steer her girls to their first national championship.
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Movie: The Big Blue ( 1988 )
The rivalry between Enzo and Jacques, two childhood friends and now world-renowned free divers, becomes a beautiful and perilous journey into oneself and the unknown.
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Movie: The Pride of the Yankees ( 1942 )
The story of the life and career of famed baseball player Lou Gehrig.
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Movie: Split ( 2016 )
As her 30th birthday looms, an over-achieving woman with a thing for bowlers decides to marry the man of her dreams in just under a month.
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Movie: Warrior Pride ( 2018 )
Life imitates game time when it comes to the basketball court and as the head coach of the Michigan Warriors AAU basketball team, Dylan Baxter, finds himself at a perpetual cross-roads as he strives to take his team to the national championship.
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Movie: Lady Driver ( 2020 )
When a rebellious teen embarks on a solo summer journey to connect with her roots, she finds herself in a new world, geared up for the ride of her life, and discovers she had the drive in her all along.
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Movie: Fast Girls ( 2012 )
A street smart runner develops an intense rivalry with an equally ambitious wealthy young athlete.
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Movie: Tough Enough ( 1983 )
An aspiring country/western singer, whose money is disappearing faster than his career opportunities, enters a "Tough Man" amateur boxing contest to earn some cash to pay his bills. Amazingly enough, he wins it, and is picked to go onto the national finals. He's torn between his first love, music, and the glitz, glamor and money of the "Tough Man" world.
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Movie: Bartkowiak ( 2021 )
After his brother dies in a car crash, a disgraced MMA fighter takes over the family nightclub and soon learns his sibling's death wasn't an accident.
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Movie: Gerri Curls ( 2021 )
Gordon (Mike Grogan) joins forces with an unlikely ally (KK Brunson) to fight his half-sister (Renata Bresciani) for the family inheritance and his rightful place among South Florida's curling elite.
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Movie: Populaire ( 2012 )
1958. Rose is a terrible secretary but a demon typist. Her handsome boss resolves to turn her into the fastest girl in the world.
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Movie: Waves ( 2019 )
Traces the journey of a suburban family - led by a well-intentioned but domineering father - as they navigate love, forgiveness, and coming together in the aftermath of a loss.
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Movie: Slap Shot 3: The Junior League ( 2008 )
The Hanson Brothers are back, and who better to whip a ragtag youth team into shape for the upcoming championships than the most unpredictable trio ever to strap on skates?
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Movie: Homeboy ( 1988 )
A simple self-destructive drifter and tough small-time boxer with a brain injury that could kill him meets and falls for a cute beach carnival owner, Ruby, but also befriends a sleazy friendly criminal, Wesley, who's planing a big score.
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Movie: Ride Like a Girl ( 2019 )
The story of Michelle Payne, the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup.
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Movie: Jim Thorpe -- All-American ( 1951 )
The triumph and tragedy of Native American Jim Thorpe, who, after winning both the pentathlon and decathlon in the same Olympics, is stripped of his medals on a technicality.
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Movie: The Frontier Boys ( 2012 )
The story of four high school boys whose undefeated basketball season and friendship are threatened after a drive-by shooting leaves one of them in a coma and one of them with a secret. Brent Fencett, Jed Bracken, and T.J. Lewis are star players on the Charlevoix High School Basketball team; Jackson Carlson is their most obnoxious fan. They are unbeaten on the court and inseparable off it - until Brent gets caught up in his older brother's mixed up life. The consequences of Brent's choice leave T.J. in the hospital, and Brent's soul in turmoil.
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