List of sports films: Wikis

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This list of sports films is a compilation of films in the genre covering sports activities.

American football

Athletics (track and field)

Title Year Genre Notes
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner 1962
The World's Greatest Athlete 1973
The Jericho Mile 1979 made for TV
Running 1979 Marathon
Chariots of Fire 1981 Won Best Picture Academy Award
Personal Best 1982
Running Brave 1983
Across the Tracks 1991
Higher Learning 1995
Prefontaine 1997
Without Limits 1998
Four Minutes 2005 made for TV
Saint Ralph 2005
Run Fatboy Run 2007 Romantic comedy Marathon
The One Man Olympics 2008
The Runner 2009 Ultra Trail

Australian Rules football

Title Year Genre Notes
The Club 1980 Comedy
Australian Rules 2002 Drama

Auto racing

N.b. excluding those featuring illegally run street races unless legitimate races are integral to the storyline.

Title Year Genre Type Notes
The Crowd Roars 1935
The Big Wheel 1935
Genevieve 1953 Vintage cars
The Iron Maiden 1962 Traction engines
24 heures d'amant 1964 Sportscar racing
The Great Race 1965
Grand Prix 1966 Open wheel racing
Red Line 7000 1966
Fireball 500 1966
Spinout 1966
Hell On Wheels 1967
A Man and a Woman 1967
The Love Bug 1968
Speedway 1968
Winning 1969
Le Mans 1971 Sportscar racing
Weekend of a Champion 1971
The Last American Hero 1973
Herbie Rides Again 1974
Flåklypa Grand Prix 1975
Death Race 2000 1975
Bobby Deerfield 1977
Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo 1977
The Quick and the Dead 1977
Heart Like a Wheel 1983 Drag racing
Stroker Ace 1983 Stock car racing
Dorf Goes Auto Racing 1990 Stock car racing
Days of Thunder 1990 Stock car racing
Thunderbolt 1995
The Love Bug 1997
Super Speedway 1997 Open wheel racing
Driven 2000 Open wheel racing
éX-Driver The Movie 2002
Michel Vaillant 2003 Sports car racing
NASCAR: The IMAX Experience 2004 Stock car racing
3: The Dale Earnhardt Story 2004 Stock car racing made for TV
Dust to Glory 2005 Off-road racing
Herbie: Fully Loaded 2005
Cars 2006 Stock car racing
Chasing the Horizon 2006 Off-road racing
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby 2006 Comedy Stock car racing
Dale 2007 Stock car racing
Ta Ra Rum Pum 2007 Stock car racing
Speed Racer 2008
Death Race 2008
Death Racers 2008
Truth in 24 2008 Documentary Sportscar racing
Love The Beast 2009 Documentary Tarmac rally

Baseball

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Fiction

Non-fiction

Basketball

Bobsledding

Bowling

Bowls

Boxing

Cheerleading

Cricket

Cue Sports

Curling

Cycling

Japanese movie poster for 1956 film Onna Keirin-ō (女競輪王)
Title Year Genre Notes
Onna Keirin-ō 1956 Keirin
For A Yellow Jersey 1965 Short
A Sunday in Hell 1977 Documentary Road racing
Breaking Away 1979
BMX Bandits 1983 BMX racing
American Flyers 1985 Road racing
Peewees Big Adventure 1985
Rad 1986 BMX racing
Bicycleran 198y Iranian Movie
Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar 1992
The Unknown Cyclist 1998
El Amateur 1999 Road racing
Road to Paris 2001 Documentary Road racing
Cyclomania 2001 Road racing
Le Velo de Ghislain Lambert 2001 Road racing
Nasu: Summer in Andalusia 2003 Road racing
Triplets of Belleville 2003
Cycling Chronicles; LandScape The Boy Saw 2004
Hell on Wheels 2005
Overcoming 2005 Documentary Road racing
The Flying Scotsman 2006 Drama Track Cycling
Island Etude 2006 Drama
Klunkerz:A Film About Mountain Bikes 2006
Clorophilla 2006 Freeride
The Cycling Genius Is Coming 2008
Bicycle Dreams 2009 Documentary Road racing

Dodgeball

  • Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)

Fencing

Field Hockey (women's)

Figure skating

Football (soccer)

Golf

Gymnastics

Handball

Horse racing

Ice hockey

Martial arts

Note: Films should not be listed here unless the sporting aspects of martial arts play a major part in the plot.

Title Year Genre Notes
Sanshiro Sugata 1943 Jujutsu
Judo
Sanshiro Sugata Part II 1943 Judo
The Karate Kid 1984 Karate
The Karate Kid, Part II 1986 Karate
No Retreat, No Surrender 1986
Bloodsport 1988
The Karate Kid, Part III 1989 Karate
Best of the Best 1989
Kickboxer 1989
Sidekicks 1992
Only the Strong 1993 Capoeira
The Next Karate Kid 1994 Karate
Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie 1994
Mortal Kombat 1995
The Quest 1996
Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior 2003 Muay Thai
Redbelt 2007
Never Back Down 2008 MMA
Champions 2008 Wushu
Fighting 2009
Tekken 2009

Motorcycling

Title Year Genre Type Notes
No Limit 1936 Comedy Road racing
On Any Sunday 1971 Documentary
Silver Dream Racer 1980 Drama Road racing
Spetters 1980 Drama Motocross
Space Riders 1984 Documentary Road racing
The Dirtbike Kid 1985 Motocross
Winners Take All 1987 Motocross
All About Ah-Long 1989 Drama Road racing
Motocrossed 2001 Motocross
Faster 2003 Documentary Road racing
Motocross Kids 2004 Motocross
Dust to Glory 2005 Documentary Off-road racing
Supercross 2005 Drama Supercross
The World's Fastest Indian 2005 Drama Land speed record

Olympic Games

Those featuring specific sports featured in the games are listed elsewhere

Title Year Genre Notes
Dream Weavers 2008 Documentary

Powerboat racing

Title Year Genre Type Notes
Madison 2001 Drama Hydroplane

Rodeo

Roller derby

Rowing

Rugby

Rugby league

Rugby union

Wheelchair rugby

Sailing

Title Year Genre Notes
Summer Rental 1985 Comedy
Wind 1992 Drama

Practical shooting

Title Year Genre Notes
Double Tap 2000 Action

Skateboarding

Skiing

Ski Jumping

Skin Diving

Snowboarding

Ssireum

Sumo Wrestling

Surfing

Swimming

Title Year Genre Notes
Koni 1986 Comedy Bengali film based on Moti Nandi's nove
Waterboys 2001 Synchronised swimming
Pride 2007
The Girls Rebel Force of Competitive Swimmers 2007 Horror

Table tennis

Tennis

Title Year Genre Notes
The Break 1995
Wimbledon 2004 Drama
Tennis no Ōjisama - Futari no Samurai 2005
The Prince of Tennis 2006

Wrestling

Note: Lucha films are not included in this list. Although they feature luchadores (Mexican professional wrestlers) as the lead characters, the luchadores typically portray heroes (often superheroes) within non-wrestling stories (such as action, horror, or sci-fi).

Japanese movie poster for Rikidōzan monogatari dotō no otoko (1955)

Volleyball

See also

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