1940s Sports Drama Movies

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Body and Soul(1947)

1h 44min | Drama
3.4/5 (with 25 votes)

Charley Davis, against the wishes of his mother, becomes a boxer. As he becomes more successful the fighter becomes surrounded by shady characters, including an unethical promoter named Roberts, who tempt the man with a number of vices. Charley finds himself faced with increasingly difficult choices.


1h 39min | Drama
3.3/5 (with 22 votes)

An unscrupulous boxer fights his way to the top, but eventually alienates all of the people who helped him on the way up.

The Big Wheel(1949)

3.2/5 (with 2 votes)

The ambitious son of an accomplished race driver struggles to outrun his father's legacy and achieve his own successes.

Directed by Edward Ludwig - With Mickey Rooney

The Man from Down Under(1943)

1h 43min | Drama, War
3.3/5 (with 1 vote)

An Australian blowhard raises two orphaned children as his own in the years leading up to WWII.

Heart of Virginia(1948)

1h | Drama

Jimmy Easter is a jockey who gets shook up when he is responsible for the death of a fellow rider during a race. He gets back down to business, however, when the daughter of his ex-boss shows her faith in him.

Directed by R. G. Springsteen - With Janet Martin

The Kid from Cleveland(1949)

1h 29min
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

A sports reporter tries to reform a troubled youngster. Drama.

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