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SHOWING 151 FILMS SORTED BY GENRE: 'SPORTS'

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  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 87 minutes
  • Country: USA, (none)
Achieving greatness in high school wrestling requires a level of devotion unmatched perhaps by any other sport. That greatness has become a yearly expectation at Lake Stevens High, winner of seven Washington state championships in the past 10 years. Narrated by Lake Stevens wrestling alum Chris Pratt (Moneyball), this riveting documentary follows the team over the course of a season as they fight through injuries and academic issues to maintain their school's legacy. |Read More
Sports, Documentary
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BIG SHOT

  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 77 minutes
  • Directed By: Kevin Connolly
  • Country: USA
In 1996, John Spano, a previously unknown Dallas business mogul, bought the New York Islanders for a franchise-saving $165 million. The future looked bright for the once-legendary team. Then Spano took his seat in the front office. Entourage’s Kevin Connolly takes us behind the scenes of the biggest fraud in hockey history, as Spano’s wealth is revealed to be a lie and his rise to power a brilliantly concocted scheme. |Read More
Crime, Sports, Documentary
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BIGGER, STRONGER, FASTER

  • Release Year: 2008
  • Runtime: 106 minutes
  • Country: USA
Entertaining and informative, Bigger goes beyond examining the truth about anabolic steroids and the athletes--professional and amateur--who use them. Focusing on his own family's personal history, Bell looks at why Americans feel the need to be the biggest, strongest, and fastest. |Read More
Sports, Documentary
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BIRTH OF BIG AIR

  • Release Year: 2010
  • Runtime: 52 minutes
  • Directed By: Jeff Tremaine
  • Country: USA
In 1985, at the tender age of 13, Mat Hoffman entered into the BMX circuit as an amateur. By 16, he had soared to the top of the sport. Throughout his prodigious career, Hoffman has ignored conventional limitations, instead focusing his efforts on the purity of the sport and the pursuit of "what's next." Academy Award® nominee Spike Jonze and extreme sport fanatic Johnny Knoxville, along with director Jeff Tremaine, showcase the inner workings and exploits of the man who gave birth to "Big Air." |Read More
Sports, Documentary
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BLUE BLOOD

  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 89 minutes
  • Directed By: Stevan Riley
  • Country: U.K.
Boxing films are hit with a fierce uppercut in this clever, genre-tweaking documentary about the training regimen and sparring contests of Oxford University students who step out of the ivory tower and into the boxing ring to settle matters with their Cambridge rivals. In underlining the freedom to not care about failing, or about what other people think, Blue Blood paints a winning portrait of the spirit of the underdog. |Read More
Sports, Documentary

BROKE

  • Release Year: 2012
  • Runtime: 79 minutes
  • Directed By: Billy Corben
  • Country: USA
More money, more problems. Sucked into bad investments, stalked by freeloaders, saddled with medical problems, and naturally prone to showing off, most pro athletes end up broke within a few years of retirement. Drawing surprisingly vulnerable confessions from retired stars like Bernie Kosar, Keith McCants, and Andre Rison, this fascinating documentary digs into the psychology of men whose competitive nature carries them to victory on the field and ruin off it. |Read More
Sports, Documentary
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BUMP SPIKE

  • Release Year: 2017
  • Runtime: 16 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael Jacobs
  • Country: USA
The spectacular rise and fall of the International Professional Volleyball Association, which existed between 1975–1980 complete with "party lifestyle," rocking arena matches and stars on the court and in the stands, is chronicled in this Michael Jacobs-directed film. |Read More
Sports, Documentary
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CATCHING HELL

  • Release Year: 2011
  • Runtime: 102 minutes
  • Directed By: Alex Gibney
  • Country: USA
It's the pop fly that will live in infamy. When Chicagoan Steve Bartman fatefully deflected a foul ball in Game 6 of the 2003 NLCS, the city's long-suffering Cubs fans found someone new to blame for their cursed century without a World Series title. Oscar®-winning director Alex Gibney explores the psychology of die-hard sports fans, the frightening phenomenon of scapegoating, and the hysteria that turned mild-mannered Bartman into the most hated man in Chicago. |Read More
Sports, Documentary

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