2016 Sports Movies

    Bleed For This

    Katey Sagal, Miles Teller, Aaron Eckhart

    Miles Teller stars as Vinny "The Pazmanian Devil" Pazienza, a local Providence boxer wh… more

    Miles Teller stars as Vinny "The Pazmanian Devil" Pazienza, a local Providence boxer who shot to stardom after winning 2 world title fights. After a near-fatal car accident leaves Vinny with a severed spine, doctors tell him he may never walk again. With the help of renowned trainer Kevin Rooney (Aaron Eckhart), Vinny becomes a legend when he not only walks again, but miraculously returns to the ring to reclaim his title belt only a year after the accident.

    4 / 5

    Ice Guardians

    Exploring one of the most controversial and provocative positions in the history of spor… more

    Exploring one of the most controversial and provocative positions in the history of sport, ‘Ice Guardians’ journeys into the lives of those who perform what is undoubtedly the toughest job within the National Hockey League today, the enforcer. Very few understand this position and even fewer appreciate what is involved in becoming one. It’s a punishing profession unlike any other, holding little mercy for its candidates on or off the ice. Born out of self policing a game where 200 pound men fly towards each other on metal blades with sticks, the role now finds itself facing the scrutiny of national newspapers, on-line blogs and TV news casts. Due to its violent nature, it has drawn opinions from both fans and critics alike. But what do we really know? What led to its spectacular rise? What purpose does it serve in the eyes of its beholders and what drives them forward in the face of adversity? Ice Guardians steps beyond the hype and heads directly to the source of the debate… the players themselves. Through their eyes, tough exteriors are shed to reveal the humanity behind a role that struggles to maintain its existence.

    Hands of Stone

    Robert De Niro, Edgar Ramirez, Usher

    Hands of Stone follows the life of Roberto Duran (Edgar Ramirez), the Panamanian fighte… more

    Hands of Stone follows the life of Roberto Duran (Edgar Ramirez), the Panamanian fighter who made his professional debut in 1968 as a 16 year-old and retired in 2002 at the age of 50. In June 1980, he defeated Sugar Ray Leonard (Usher Raymond) to capture the WBC welterweight title, but shocked the boxing world by returning to his corner in their November rematch, famously saying the words "no mas" (no more.)

    3 / 5

    Remember the Goal

    Allee-Sutton Hethcoat, Quinn Alexis, Sydney Marks

    A story about a fictional high school girls cross country team that overcome real-life o… more

    A story about a fictional high school girls cross country team that overcome real-life obstacles with the help of their new female coach. In the face of seemingly insurmountable odds, controversy and criticism, the coach connects running and faith through her own testimony that touches on many topics teens face every day. She teaches them about integrity and determination in the face of many pressures (addiction, low self-image, divorce, disobedience, parental relationships) as she attempts to lead them to their first ever state title.

    4 / 5
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    Gleason

    The story of Steve Gleason, a former defensive back for the New Orleans Saints who was d… more

    The story of Steve Gleason, a former defensive back for the New Orleans Saints who was diagnosed with ALS at age 34 and given only five years to live. The doc uses his personal video journals to show just how inspirationally he lived following his diagnosis.

    4 / 5

    The Phenom

    Ethan Hawke, Paul Giamatti, Johnny Simmons

    Ever since Hopper (Johnny Simmons) was a child, he has dreamed of becoming a major-leagu… more

    Ever since Hopper (Johnny Simmons) was a child, he has dreamed of becoming a major-league pitcher. Relentlessly pushed by his abusive father (Academy Award Nominee Ethan Hawke), he’s on the verge of becoming one of the game’s most promising players when he unexpectedly breaks down on the mound. Now Hopper’s only hope lies with an unorthodox sports therapist (Academy Award Nominee Paul Giamatti) who urges him to let go of the past so he can find success on the field.

    1 / 5
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    Pele

    Vincent D'Onofrio, Rodrigo Santoro, Diego González Boneta

    The film will tell Brazilian soccer Pele's life story, from humble beginnings through l… more

    The film will tell Brazilian soccer Pele's life story, from humble beginnings through leading Brazil to its first ever world cup victory in 1958.

    4 / 5

    Back in the Day

    William DeMeo, Danny Glover, Shannen Doherty

    Set in both the late 80's and current day, "Back in the Day" is a gritty tale about Anth… more

    Set in both the late 80's and current day, "Back in the Day" is a gritty tale about Anthony Rodriguez, a half Italian - half Puerto Rican young teenager growing up on the streets of Bensonhurst, Brooklyn; a then very dangerous and racist neighborhood filled with bullies, big shots and social clubs where all of the neighborhood shots were called. Anthony had to endure an abusive, unemployed, alcoholic father but was blessed with a nurturing, hard-working mother. In spite of his bitterness, he struggles to uphold the morals his Mother taught him to retain his dignity in spite of being up against all odds. He is taken under the wing of a local mob boss, Enzo Agostino, who supports Anthony's wishes to escape his demons through the sport of boxing. Enzo connects Anthony with a trainer who means business and turns Anthony into a contender although his troubled life and loyalty to his friends, who seem to always get him into trouble, hinder his career. As he journeys into adulthood with the nearly impossible goal of achieving a successful professional boxing career, Anthony manages to not only go pro, but literally fight his way to the top and become a world champion middleweight boxer. But not without love, loss of love, humiliation, retaliation and revenge playing roles in his journey. But when he finally does make it, who will be left of the people Anthony has ever cared about, to share it with?

    5 / 5

    Everybody Wants Some

    Ryan Guzman, Blake Jenner, Tyler Hoechlin

    The movie centers on freshmen who work their way through the first year of college life… more

    The movie centers on freshmen who work their way through the first year of college life as they try to make the baseball team.

    4 / 5

    The Bronze

    Melissa Rauch, Gary Cole, Thomas Middleditch

    Rauch plays a foul-mouthed former gymnastics bronze medalist who must fight for her loca… more

    Rauch plays a foul-mouthed former gymnastics bronze medalist who must fight for her local celebrity status when a young athlete’s star rises in town.

    4 / 5

    The Program

    Ben Foster, Chris O'Dowd, Lee Pace

    The true story of the meteoric rise and fall of one of the most celebrated and controver… more

    The true story of the meteoric rise and fall of one of the most celebrated and controversial men in recent history: Lance Armstrong, the world-renowned Tour de France champion.

    Fastball

    Kevin Costner

    Hank Aaron and Derek Jeter, with Kevin Costner narrating, lead a cast of baseball legend… more

    Hank Aaron and Derek Jeter, with Kevin Costner narrating, lead a cast of baseball legends & scientists who explore the magic within the 396 milliseconds it takes a fastball to reach home plate, and decipher who threw the fastest pitch ever.

    4 / 5

    Seve: The Movie

    José Luis Gutiérrez, José Navar, Maria Molins

    Despite being blocked at almost every turn in pursuit of the sport he loved, Seve Balles… more

    Despite being blocked at almost every turn in pursuit of the sport he loved, Seve Ballesteros fought against adversity to become the most spectacular and charismatic golfer to ever play the game. Seve combines dramatic recreations with electrifying archive footage to tell his incredible rags-to-riches story, from humble beginnings on the beaches of Spain where aged six he taught himself the game with a broken 3 iron strapped to a stick, to becoming world number one and the greatest golfer of a generation.

    2 / 5

    Everybody Wants Some

    Ryan Guzman, Blake Jenner, Tyler Hoechlin

    The movie centers on freshmen who work their way through the first year of college life… more

    The movie centers on freshmen who work their way through the first year of college life as they try to make the baseball team.

    4 / 5

    Race

    Stephan James, Jeremy Irons, Jason Sudeikis

    Race is based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic supers… more

    Race is based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf Hitler’s vision of Aryan supremacy. Race is an enthralling film about courage, determination, tolerance, and friendship, and an inspiring drama about one man’s fight to become an Olympic legend.

    4 / 5

    Gridiron Heroes

    Taylor Kitsch

    Gridiron Heroes is the story of high school football star Chris Canales, who was paral… more

    Gridiron Heroes is the story of high school football star Chris Canales, who was paralyzed in a championship football game. The film chronicles the work of the Gridiron Heroes Spinal Cord Injury Foundation started by Chris and his father Eddie. Gridiron Heroes is also an examination of the game of football itself. Some of the most famous faces in the game discuss the larger problem of brain damage and spinal cord injuries that occur on the football field and a solution, “Heads up Tackling,” is presented.

    4 / 5