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SHOWING 151 FILMS SORTED BY GENRE: 'SPORTS'
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CHAMPS

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 85 minutes
  • Directed By: Bert Marcus
  • Country: USA
This insightful and provocative documentary charts the lives of some of America’s heaviest hitters—including Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield, and Bernard Hopkins—as they seek to break out of poverty via one of the few outlets available. Bert Marcus skillfully weaves their personal histories and gripping footage from their biggest bouts to explore the meaning of the American dream in a society increasingly fragmented between rich and poor. |Read More
Drama, Sports, Documentary, Returning Filmmaker, First Time Filmmaker
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CHASING 3000

  • Release Year: 2007
  • Runtime: 98 minutes
  • Country: USA
It's a long, strange trip when two homesick brothers-one of whom has muscular dystrophy-decide to drive from Los Angeles to Pittsburgh on a learner's permit at the end of the 1972 baseball season for the chance to see Roberto Clemente get his 3000th hit. Based on a true story. Featuring Ray Liotta. Ages 10+ |Read More
Drama, Sports
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CHUCK

  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 99 minutes
  • Directed By: Philippe Falardeau
  • Country: USA
Chuck is the true story of Chuck Wepner (Liev Schreiber), the man who inspired the billion-dollar film series Rocky—a liquor salesman from New Jersey who went 15 rounds with Muhammad Ali. Wepner suffered numerous losses, knockouts, and broken noses in his ten years in the ring, and lived an epic life of drugs, booze, and wild women outside of it. |Read More
Drama, Sports
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CHáVEZ

  • Release Year: 2007
  • Runtime: 78 minutes
  • Country: Mexico
Actor Diego Luna (Y Tu Mamá También) steps behind the camera for this heartfelt documentary about the life and career of his countryman, Mexican boxer Julio César Chávez, considered one of the sport's--and Mexico's--all-time greats. Luna follows Chávez through the final bouts of his career, even as he proudly passes the torch of boxing to his son. |Read More
Sports, Documentary
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DIPLOMAT

  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 50 minutes
  • Directed By: Senain Kheshgi and Jennifer Arnold
  • Country: USA
At the height of the Cold War, Katarina Witt became one of East Germany’s most famous athletes, winning six European titles, four world championships and back-to-back Olympic gold medals. Known as “the most beautiful face of socialism,” she earned unique benefits in East Germany but also constant surveillance from the Stasi, the notorious secret police force. The Diplomat chronicles Witt’s courageous fight for her future at home before and after the fall of the Berlin Wall. |Read More
Female Director(s), Sports, Documentary
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DOUBLETIME

  • Release Year: 2007
  • Runtime: 82 minutes
  • Directed By: Stephanie Johnes
  • Country: USA
If seeing is believing, watching these kids Double Dutch elicits double-takes and disbelief. Chronicling the world of competitive jump roping, this energetic documentary follows two teenage teams that combine dance and gymnastics to breathtaking effect, as they prepare and contend for the world championship at the Apollo Theater in Harlem. |Read More
Female Director(s), Sports, Documentary
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DOWN IN THE VALLEY

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 78 minutes
  • Directed By: Jason Hehir
  • Country: USA
How far would you go to save your hometown team? For many Sacramento residents, faced with the nearly certain relocation of their beloved Kings, no boardroom was too distant. One native son proved it. Follow former NBA superstar turned Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson as he battles owners and executives to keep the Kings at home, in this a roaring testament to the passion and power of the small-market fan. An ESPN Films release.

Screenings of Down in the Valley will be preceded by Origins - Danica Patrick: Star race car driver Danica Patrick retells the moment she discovered her super power as a 10 year-old racing go-carts. It was on a little track in rural Beloit, Wisconsin where she discovered that she would do anything to win, and found the internal drive and focus to accomplish greatness. |Read More
Sports, Documentary

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