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All Things Sports, Vol. III
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Another 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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Movie: The Long Game ( 2024 )
In 1955, five young Mexican-American caddies, out of the love for the game, were determined to learn how to play, so they created their own golf course in the middle of the South Texas desert.
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Movie: The Iron Claw ( 2023 )
The true story of the inseparable Von Erich brothers, who made history in the intensely competitive world of professional wrestling in the early 1980s.
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Movie: The Hill ( 2023 )
The remarkable true-life story of Rickey Hill's improbable journey to play Major League Baseball.
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Movie: Air ( 2023 )
Follows the history of sports marketing executive Sonny Vaccaro, and how he led Nike in its pursuit of the greatest athlete in the history of basketball, Michael Jordan.
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Movie: Somewhere in Queens ( 2023 )
Leo and Angela Russo live a simple life in Queens, surrounded by their overbearing Italian-American family. When their son 'Sticks' finds success on his high-school basketball team, Leo tears the family apart trying to make it happen.
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TV Show: The Golden Boy ( 2023 )
Nicknamed "The Golden Boy," Oscar De La Hoya – with his good looks, electric charisma, and heartfelt story of winning Olympic gold for his dying mother – rocketed to national prominence as a superstar both in and outside the ring. But all was not what it appeared to be behind that polished facade.
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Movie: Champions ( 2023 )
A former minor-league basketball coach is ordered by the court to manage a team of players with intellectual disabilities. He soon realizes that despite his doubts, together, this team can go further than they ever imagined.
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Movie: Next Goal Wins ( 2023 )
The story of the infamously terrible American Samoa soccer team, known for a brutal 2001 FIFA match they lost 31-0.
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Movie: Hockeyland ( 2022 )
In Minnesota's fabled heartland of US ice hockey, the teams of rival towns skate for a last chance to etch their names into local lore.
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TV Show: Joe Montana: Cool Under Pressure ( 2022 )
Joe Montana: Cool Under Pressure is a 6-part sports documentary series featuring stories that most people don't know; the doubt from his coaches, the controversies with teammates, and the insecurities from within that drove one of the greatest quarterbacks to ever play the sport. The series also features exclusive footage, as well as interviews of many NFL personalities including Tom Brady, Jerry Rice, Steve Young, George Seifert, Ed Debartolo, Peyton Manning, Magic Johnson, and Ken Griffey Jr. The first two episodes of Joe Montana: Cool Under Pressure will premiere exclusively on Peacock on January 6th with new episodes premiering weekly.
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Movie: Stewart ( 2022 )
Set in the late 60s / early 70s, STEWART follows Scottish racing driver Jackie Stewart on an immersive, colorful and emotive journey that transcends motor sport and explores universal themes of love, loss and human vulnerability.
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TV Show: Man in the Arena ( 2021 )
Coming to ESPN+ in 2021, Man in the Arena is a nine-part docu-series built around Tom Brady's first-hand account of the journey to each of his nine Super Bowls. 
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Movie: National Champions ( 2021 )
Follows star quarterback who ignites a players strike hours before the biggest game of the year in order to fight for fair compensation, equality and respect for the student-athletes.
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Movie: Olympic Dreams ( 2020 )
In the Olympic Athlete Village, a young cross-country skier bonds with a volunteer doctor after her competition ends. Starring Nick Kroll and Alexi Pappas. Filmed on location in the actual Olympic Village at the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics with three people comprising the entire cast and crew: Jeremy Teicher, Nick Kroll, and Alexi Pappas. Real Olympic athletes, including Jamie Anderson and Gus Kenworthy, also make their way into the film as additional characters.
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TV Show: Spinning Out ( 2020 )
Spinning Out is an edgy drama series about Kat Baker, an up-and-coming, high-level single skater who's about to turn in her skates after a disastrous fall took her off the competition track. When Kat seizes an opportunity to continue her career as a pair skater with a talented bad-boy partner, she risks exposing a fiercely kept secret that could unravel her entire life. On and off the ice, Kat and her new partner will face daunting odds, injury to body and soul, financial sacrifice, and even potential mental breakdown on their way to realizing their Olympic dream.
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Movie: The Silent Natural ( 2020 )
William Hoy was one of the first Deaf Major League Baseball players in the 1800's. Being deaf, he introduced hand signals for strike and ball to the game and overcame many obstacles to become one of the greatest players of his time.
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Movie: The Brighton Miracle ( 2019 )
"Inspired by true events, the story begins with Japanese rugby officials dwelling on a humiliating anniversary, a 145-17 defeat by the New Zealand All Blacks in the 1995 World Cup. Officials question their decision to appoint Eddie Jones, to coach their national team for the 2015 World Cup. Jones plans to defy convention in order to put a stop to Japan being the laughing stock of world rugby."
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Movie: Icarus ( 2017 )
When Bryan sets out to uncover the truth about doping in sports, a chance meeting with a Russian scientist transforms his story from a personal experiment into a geopolitical thriller.
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Movie: The Bronze ( 2016 )
A foul-mouthed former gymnastics bronze medalist with local celebrity status reluctantly trains a rising Olympics aspirant.
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Movie: Foxcatcher ( 2014 )
U.S. Olympic wrestling champions and brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz join "Team Foxcatcher", led by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont, as they train for the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, but John's self-destructive behavior threatens to consume them all.
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TV Show: Red Oaks ( 2014 )
A young tennis player works at the prestigious and exclusive Red Oaks Country Club during the summer between his sophomore and junior years of college in the 1980s.
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Movie: Million Dollar Arm ( 2014 )
A sports agent stages an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented Indian cricket players to play Major League Baseball.
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Movie: Kicking Out Shoshana ( 2014 )
In the conservative city of Jerusalem, Ami Shoshan, an Israeli football player, is forced by a mafia boss to pose as a homosexual, a punishment for flirting with the criminal's girlfriend. Shoshan is banned by players and fans of his team, but becomes a hero of the gay community.
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Movie: Grudge Match ( 2013 )
Henry "Razor" Sharp and Billy "The Kid" McDonnen are two boxers who thirty years ago were rivals. Just before a big match Razor decides to retire because Billy slept with his girlfriend, Sally Rose and got her pregnant. Today a promoter, Dante Slate wants to have them fight each other but Razor doesn't want to. But when he loses his job and learns he's broke, he has no choice. So he trains under his old trainer. Billy while training, meets B.J., the son he had with Sally Rose and he asks B.J. to train him. And Sally Rose tries to get Razor to forgive her but he can't.
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Movie: Gracie ( 2007 )
A teenager faces an uphill battle when she fights to give women the opportunity to play competitive soccer.
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Movie: Rigged ( 2008 )
In the seedy underground of illegal prizefighting, a corrupt boxing promoter is embroiled in a dangerous fight-fixing scheme with his female prizefighter.
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Movie: Nacho Libre ( 2006 )
Berated all his life by those around him, a monk follows his dream and dons a mask to moonlight as a Luchador (Mexican wrestler).
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Movie: Before the Fall ( 2004 )
In 1942, Friedrich Weimer's boxing skills get him an appointment to a National Political Academy (NaPolA) - high schools that produce Nazi elite. Over his father's objections, Friedrich enrolls, seeing this as his ticket out of factory life to university and a good salary. During his year in seventh column (fifth form), this innocence is altered as Friedrich encounters hazing, cruelty, death, and the Nazi code. His friendship with Albrecht, the ascetic son of the area's governor, is central to this education; a night in the forest hunting for escaped Russian POWs brings things to a head.
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Movie: Hardball ( 2001 )
An aimless young man who is scalping tickets, gambling, and drinking, agrees to coach a Little League team from the Cabrini Green housing project in Chicago as a condition of getting a loan from a friend.
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Movie: H-E Double Hockey Sticks ( 1999 )
Satan herself as Ms. Beezlebub sends an apprentice demon to steal the soul of a talented young hockey player.
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Movie: When Saturday Comes ( 1996 )
Jimmy Muir is a hard-drinking brewery worker in the city of Sheffield, with an arrogant lack of respect for authority. His entire life has been orientated by football and he possesses the potential, but has never had the courage or discipline to make anything of it. Jimmy is spotted by Ken Jackson, whilst playing for his pub team. Ken is the manager of Hallam football...Read all
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Movie: D3: The Mighty Ducks ( 1996 )
The unruly team of hockey misfits grows up a bit and receives scholarships to a prestigious prep school, where they take on the snotty varsity team.
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Movie: D2: The Mighty Ducks ( 1994 )
Can Gordon's team win the Junior Goodwill Games in California in spite of all the set-backs?
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Movie: The Mighty Ducks ( 1992 )
Gordon Bombay, a hotshot lawyer, is haunted by memories of his childhood, when, as the star player in his champion hockey team, he lost the winning goal in a shootout, thereby losing the game, and the approval of his coach. After being charged for drunk driving, the court orders him to coach a peewee hockey team, the worst in the league, Gordon is at first very reluctant. However, he eventually gains the respect of the kids and teaches them how to win, gaining a sponsor on the way and giving the team the name of The Ducks. In the finals, they face Gordon's old team, coached by Gordon's old coach, giving Gordon a chance to face old ghosts.
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TV Show: Good Sports ( 1991 )
Farrah Fawcett plays Gayle Roberts, a former model and Sports Illustrated cover girl who wants to be taken seriously as a broadcast journalist She's a co-anchor on an all-sports network along the lines of ESPN. Ryan O'Neal plays "Downtown" Bobby Tannen, a man whose talents have always been overshadowed by his self-destructiveness. A star receiver on the Jets' Super Bowl champion team back in '69, Bobby is famous mostly for wasted talent. He once quit football to marry and manage the career of a juggling stripper. His return to the NFL was cut short, first when he punched out a reporter and then when he ended up in jail for tax evasion. Now. he's a 42-year-old pizza delivery man.But the on-camera death of Gayle's co-anchor leaves an opening at RSCN. Mr. Rappaport (Lane Smith), a Ted Turnerish cable mogul, spots Bobby on "Where Are They Now" and immediately tabs him as the new co-anchor.
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Movie: Everybody's All-American ( 1988 )
A Louisiana football legend struggles to deal with life's complexities after his college career is over.
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Movie: Fighting Back: The Story of Rocky Bleier ( 1980 )
Football jock Rocky Bleier makes it all the way to the pros with the Pittsburgh Steelers, only to be drafted in the Vietnam War. Wounded by a hand grenade overseas, Bleier returns to the U.S., and told he will never walk again. However, after a lengthy, grueling rehabilitation, Bleier ultimately walks again. Soon, he trains with his old team for inspiration. Boss Art ...Read all
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Movie: Le Mans ( 1971 )
Almost in breadth and depth of a documentary, this movie depicts an auto race during the 70s on the world's hardest endurance course: Le Mans in France. The race goes over 24 hours on 14.5 kilometers of cordoned country road. Every few hours the two drivers per car alternate - but it's still a challenge for concentration and material. In the focus is the duel between the German Stahler in Ferrari 512LM and the American Delaney in Gulf Team Porsche 917. Delaney is under extraordinary pressure, because the year before he caused a severe accident, in which his friend Lisa's husband was killed.
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Movie: Gladiator ( 1992 )
Tommy Riley has moved with his dad to Chicago from a 'nice place'. He keeps to himself, goes to school. However, after a street fight he is noticed and quickly falls into the world of illegal underground boxing - where punches can kill.
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Movie: Race for Glory: Audi vs. Lancia ( 2024 )
A true David vs. Goliath story spotlighting the intense rivalry between Audi and Lancia at the 1983 Rally World Championship. Against all odds, Lancia battles to regain its former glory with a combination of innovation and courage.