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SHOWING 151 FILMS SORTED BY GENRE: 'SPORTS'
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FREEDOM'S FURY

  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Directed By: Colin Keith Gray and Ishai Setton
  • Country: USA
In the midst of political upheaval, both Hungary and the Soviet Union send their water polo teams to the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne, and the world watches as two teams with radically different ideologies meet in what many call the bloodiest water polo match in Olympic history. Executive produced by Quentin Tarantino and Lucy Liu. Narrated by Mark Spitz. In English, Russian, and Hungarian. |Read More
Sports, Documentary
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FREETIME MACHOS

  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 86 minutes
  • Directed By: Mika Ronkainen
  • Country: Germany, Finland
Matti and Mikko play for Finland's worst amateur rugby team. Overworked and domesticated, the two men long for a space to revel in their masculinity and bond with other men. Following the two friends and their teammates on a quest to end the season with just a single win, award-winning writer/director Mika Ronkainen (Screaming Men) crafts a genuine and disarmingly funny love story about modern male friendship. |Read More
Sports, Documentary
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GLASS CHIN

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 87 minutes
  • Directed By: Noah Buschel
  • Country: USA
After going down in the fifth round, boxer Bud Gordon bowed out of the limelight. Now residing in a fixer-upper apartment in New Jersey, Bud tries to get back into the game, making a deal with a crooked restaurateur. Quick schemes rarely bring easy payoffs, and as the consequences of his business negotiations unfold, Bud has to make a choice between his integrity and his aspirations. With Corey Stoll, Kelly Lynch, and Billy Crudup. |Read More
Drama, Crime, Sports, New York, NY Director(s)
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GONZO THE DERBY

  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 13 minutes
  • Directed By: Michael D. Ratner
  • Country: USA
In 1970, writer Hunter S. Thompson and illustrator Ralph Steadman covered the Kentucky Derby for Scanlan's Monthly. The resulting article, 'The Kentucky Derby is Decadent and Depraved,' marked the beginnings of gonzo journalism. Gonzo @ the Derby looks at the article and the lasting impact on media and sports journalism. |Read More
Comedy, Sports, Documentary, Animation, NY Director(s)
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GOTTA DANCE

  • Release Year: 2008
  • Runtime: 95 minutes
  • Directed By: Dori Berinstein
  • Country: USA
Festival vet Berinstein (ShowBusiness, TFF '05) tells the inspirational story of the New Jersey NETSationals, the NBA's first senior citizen hiphop dance team. Against all odds, these energetic and dedicated seniors prove that even in their golden years, they've just Gotta Dance!

American Express Insider Center: Enjoy a Filmmaker Personality Interview  with director Dori Bernstein at the American Express Insider Center, 27 Union Square West. |Read More
Female Director(s), Sports, Documentary
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GRAND

  • Release Year: 2007
  • Runtime: 95 minutes
  • Country: USA
Woody Harrelson goes all-in to save his dead grandfather's hotel-casino from a real estate developer in this hilarious mockumentary. His master plan: to win the world's most famous high stakes tournament, the Grand Championship of Poker. Anteing up the laughs are Werner Herzog, Cheryl Hines, David Cross, Ray Romano and Dennis Farina. |Read More
Comedy, Sports
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GUNNIN' FOR THAT #1 SPOT

  • Release Year: 2007
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Directed By: Adam Yauch
  • Country: USA
Rucker Park. The mecca for all street basketball players. In Beastie Boy Yauch's super-energized documentary, eight of the country's top 24 high school players participate in the first "Elite 24" tournament on the same court that helped turn Dr. J, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, and Wilt Chamberlain into legends. |Read More
Sports, Documentary, Music
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HAMMER

  • Release Year: 2007
  • Runtime: 88 minutes
  • Directed By: Charles Herman-Wurmfeld
  • Country: USA
In an underdog comedy that never pulls a punch, an aging boxer now working as a construction worker (Adam Carolla) is convinced by a wily coach to step back into the ring after a 20-year hiatus. Though the former rising champion is well past his prime, he embarks on a rollicking quest for what he missed the first time around: a spot on the U.S. Olympic Boxing Team. |Read More
Comedy, Sports, Romantic Comedy

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