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Million Dollar Baby

by:Eastwood, Clint, 1930-

Frankie is a former boxing manager, who initially refuses to train Maggie due to her gender and age. With her talent and his coaching the spirited young fighter rises through the ranks of women's boxing, the pair form a touching bond in the process.

Editions:244  Date:1985 - 2021  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for violence.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Sports films, Sports films, Film adaptations

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The blind side

by:Hancock, John Lee

Michael Oher is a homeless African-American teenager who is from a broken home. Mike is taken in by the Touhys, a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his potential. At the same time, Oher's presence in the Touhys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own. Living in his new environment, Mike faces a completely different set of challenges to overcome-- as both a football player and student. Mike works hard and, with the help of his coaches and adopted family, becomes an All-American offensive left tackle.

Editions:106  Date:2009 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for one scene involving brief violence, drug and sexual references.  Genre(s):Feature films, Sports films, Sports films, Drama, Biographical films

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Field of dreams

by:Costner, Kevin

Inspired by a mysterious voice, Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella constructs a baseball diamond in the middle of his cornfield.

Editions:126  Date:1988 - 2021  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Film adaptations, Sports films, Feature films

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Remember the Titans

by:Yakin, Boaz

A drama of forced high school integration in Alexandria, Virginia in 1971. After leading his team to fifteen winning seasons, white football coach Bill Yoast is demoted and replaced by African-American Herman Boone, tough, opinionated and as different from Yoast as could be. The two men overcome their differences and turn a group of hostile young men into champions. A rousing celebration of how a town torn apart by resentment, friction and mistrust comes together in triumphant harmony.

Editions:95  Date:1975 - 2011  Rating:MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements and some language.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Sports films, Sports films, Feature films

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Rocky

by:Avildsen, John G

Rocky Balboa, a club fighter seemingly going nowhere, gets his once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to go the distance and come out a winner when fate puts him in the ring with the world heavyweight champion.

Editions:252  Date:1976 - 2016  Rating:MPAA rating: PG.  Genre(s):Feature films, Drama, Sports films, Sports films, Romance films

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Moneyball

by:Miller, Bennett

The story of Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.

Editions:111  Date:2010 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for some strong language.  Genre(s):Drama, Sports films, Sports films, Feature films, Film adaptations

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Hoosiers

by:-

A basketball coach with a checkered past leads him to a last-chance position with a last-chance team.

Editions:104  Date:1986 - 2012  Rating:MPAA Rating: PG.  Genre(s):Drama, Sports films, Sports films, Feature films, Feature films

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Raging Bull

by:Scorsese, Martin

A biographical film about middleweight champion boxer Jake La Motta.

Editions:289  Date:1943 - 2021  Rating:MPAA rating: R.  Genre(s):Feature films, Biographical films, Drama, Biographical films, Sports films

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Creed

by:Coogler, Ryan, 1986-

Adonis Johnson never knew his famous father, world heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, who died before he was born. Still, there₂s no denying that boxing is in his blood, so Adonis heads to Philadelphia, the site of Apollo Creed₂s legendary match with a tough upstart named Rocky Balboa.

Editions:96  Date:2015 - 2018  Rating:MPAA rating: PG-13; for violence, language and some sensuality; CHV rating 14A/G.  Genre(s):Sports films, Sports films, Drama, Feature films

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A League of Their Own

by:Marshall, Penny

In 1943, a washed-up ballplayer is hired to coach in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League while the male pros are at war. Reluctant at first, he finds himself drawn back into the game by the heart and heroics of his team.

Editions:90  Date:1992 - 2017  Rating:Rated PG.  Genre(s):Drama, Feature films, Sports films, Sports films, Feature films

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