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Far and Away(1992)

PG-13
| 2h 20min | Adventure, Drama, Romance / Love, Western
3.4/5 (with 426 votes)

A young man leaves Ireland with his landlord's daughter after some trouble with her father, and they dream of owning land at the big giveaway in Oklahoma ca. 1893. When they get to the new land, they find jobs and begin saving money. The man becomes a local barehands boxer, and rides in glory until he is beaten, then his employers steal all the couple's money and they must fight off starvation in the winter, and try to keep their dream of owning land alive. Meanwhile, the woman's parents find out where she has gone and have come to America to find her and take her back.

The Last Boy Scout(1991)

R
| 1h 45min | Action, Thriller
3.4/5 (with 595 votes)

When the girl that detective Joe Hallenback is protecting gets murdered, the boyfriend of the murdered girl attempts to investigate and solve the case. What they discover is that there is deep seated corruption going on between a crooked politician and the owner of a pro football team.

Air Bud(1997)

PG
| 1h 38min | Comedy, Kids & Family, Drama
2.7/5 (with 158 votes)

A lonely boy befriends a stray dog who has a natural talent for basketball and together they experience the highs and lows of life as their friendship remains solid through a series of escapades.

Angels in the Outfield(1994)

PG
| 1h 42min | Comedy, Drama, Kids & Family, Fantasy
3.0/5 (with 152 votes)

Roger is a foster child whose irresponsible father promises to get his act together when Roger's favourite baseball team, the California Angels, wins the pennant. The problem is that the Angels are in last place, so Roger prays for help to turn the team around. Sure enough, his prayers are answered in the form of angel Al.

Taking Care of Business(1990)

R
| 1h 48min | Comedy
3.1/5 (with 54 votes)

An uptight advertising exec has his entire life in a filofax organizer which mistakenly ends up in the hands of a friendly convict who poses as him.

The Fan(1996)

R
| 1h 56min | Thriller, Action
3.0/5 (with 256 votes)

When the San Francisco Giants pay center-fielder, Bobby Rayburn $40 million to lead their team to the World Series, no one is happier or more supportive than #1 fan, Gil Renard. When Rayburn becomes mired in the worst slump of his career, the obsessed Renard decides to stop at nothing to help his idol regain his former glory—not even murder.

The Power of One(1992)

PG-13
| 2h 7min | Drama
3.8/5 (with 46 votes)

PK, an English orphan terrorized for his family's political beliefs in Africa, turns to his only friend, a kindly world-wise prisoner, Geel Piet. Geel teaches him how to box with the motto “fight with your fists and lead with your heart”. As he grows to manhood, PK uses these words to take on the system and the injustices he sees around him - and finds that one person really can make a difference.

Mr. Destiny(1990)

3.1/5 (with 66 votes)

Larry Burrows is unhappy and feels powerless over his life. He believes his entire life could have turned out differently had he not missed that shot in a baseball game when was a kid. One night he meets this mysterious man, who could change his fate by offering him that alternative life he always dreamed of. But as Burrows embarks on this journey of self discovery he realises that even this new life has its problems and drawbacks..

Air Bud: Golden Receiver(1998)

G
| 1h 30min | Comedy, Kids & Family
2.5/5 (with 58 votes)

Josh and Buddy move from basketball to American football in this first of several sequels to the original Air Bud.

Cobb(1994)

R
| 2h 8min | Drama
3.1/5 (with 29 votes)

Al Stump is a famous sports-writer chosen by Ty Cobb to co-write his official, authorized 'autobiography' before his death. Cobb, widely feared and despised, feels misunderstood and wants to set the record straight about 'the greatest ball-player ever,' in his words.

The Babe(1992)

PG
| 1h 55min | Drama
2.9/5 (with 50 votes)

A chronicle of Babe Ruth's phenomenal story--from his hard knock beginnings at a Baltimore orphanage, to his meteoric rise to baseball superstardom and his poignant retirement from the game. His amazing career included seven American League pennants, four World Series championships, two tempestuous marriages and a wild lifestyle that earned him numerous suspensions.

Night and the City(1992)

R
| 1h 45min | Crime
2.9/5 (with 25 votes)

Looking to get rich quick, an unsuccessful lawyer uses dishonest means to try to become a boxing promoter.

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Prefontaine(1997)

PG-13
| 1h 46min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.4/5 (with 25 votes)

It's the true-life story of legendary track star Steve Prefontaine, the exciting and sometimes controversial "James Dean of Track," whose spirit captured the heart of the nation! Cocky, charismatic, and tough, "Pre" was a running rebel who defied rules, pushed limits ... and smashed records ...

Without Limits(1998)

1h 57min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.4/5 (with 23 votes)

The film follows the life of famous 1970s runner Steve Prefontaine from his youth days in Oregon to the University of Oregon where he worked with the legendary coach Bill Bowerman, later to Olympics in Munich and his early death at 24 in a car crash.

Kids Return(1996)

1h 47min | Drama, Crime
3.6/5 (with 43 votes)

Shinji and Masaru spend most of their school days harassing fellow classmates and playing pranks. They drop out and Shinji becomes a small-time boxer, while Masaru joins up with a local Yakuza gang. However, the world is a tough place...

Wind(1992)

PG-13
| 2h 6min | Action, Drama
3.3/5 (with 10 votes)

In 1983, yacht sailor Will Parker leads an American crew financed by millionaire Morgan Weld to defeat during the America's Cup race against an Australian crew. Determined to get the prize back, Will convinces Morgan to finance an experimental boat designed by his ex-girlfriend Kate's new beau, Joe Heisler. When the boat is completed, the Americans head to Australia to reclaim the cup.

Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar(1992)

2h 54min | Drama
3.6/5 (with 31 votes)

Ramlal Sharma lives a poor life-style with two sons Ratanlal Sharma and Sanjaylal Sharma. Both sons attend Model School for the poorer folks. Rantanlal excels at everything he does including his studies and outdoor activities while Sanjaylal is a no good slacker who loves to enjoy himself with his friends and have everything done without any hard work. Both sons run a small café providing eatable.

Talent for the Game(1991)

1h 31min | Drama
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Major League Baseball scout must find promising young player to save his job and his team.

Blonde Fist(1991)

1h 42min | Comedy, Action, Drama
3.5/5 (with 2 votes)

A woman attempts to escape her domestic problems by fleeing to New York in search of her father. She finds him, and also new problems, some friendship, a romance, and an unexpected career as pro-boxer, to make ends meet.

Directed by Frank Clarke - With Margi Clarke

When Saturday Comes(1996)

1h 35min | Drama
3.1/5 (with 10 votes)

Jimmy Muir comes from a typical gritty, northern town where there are only two options: working down the pit or in a factory. But Jimmy has other ideas - he dreams of becoming a professional footballer. Confronted by a bitter and unsupportive father, hard drinking friends and a lifetime of bad habits...has Jimmy the will to achieve his ultimate goal?

Steel Chariots(1997)

1h 36min | Drama

Set in the world of NASCAR racing, a family racing team is in danger of being ripped apart by the rivalry between two brothers tempted by fame, money, and beautiful women.

Directed by Tommy Lee Wallace - With John Beck

Rocky Marciano(1999)

1h 40min | Drama
2.9/5 (with 7 votes)

Step into the ring with one of America's greatest legends...and stand a couple of rounds with greatness! "Pulling no punches" (LA Daily News), Jon Favreau (Swingers) and OscarÂ(r) winner* George C. Scott give TKO performances in this outstanding biography of the only undefeated world heavyweight champion in the history of boxing! In the small blue-collar town of Brockton, Massachusetts, young Rocky Marciano (Favreau) turns to the ring as his ticket out. Training twice as hard and twice as long as anyone else, he pounds his way to victory and his reputation quickly spreads as "the guy to beat." But behind the gloves Rocky is unhappy with his gift and he's thinking of retiring. So, with the fate of his career hanging in the balance, he finds a way to unleash his thunder againthis time against his biggest hero: Joe Louis!

Soul of the Game(1996)

PG-13
| 1h 34min | History, Drama
2.7/5 (with 2 votes)

Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson are the greatest players in the Colored leagues, and everyone expects that one of them will make the leap to the Major Leagues, now that there is talk of integration. But, unexpectedly, it's the rookie with the army record, Jackie Robinson, that gets tapped to be the first.

Year of the Dogs(1997)

1h 25min | Documentary
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

The people of Footscray are battlers and so is their football team. The 'mighty' Bulldogs haven't won a premiership since 1954. The club is close to broke and the AFL keeps trying to kill them off for the sake of the national competition. Year of the Dogs is a documentary following the fortunes of the Footscray Football club, its players, fans and staff as the club struggles to survive the 1996 Australian Football League season.

With Alan Joyce, Stephen Wallis, Terry Wallace, Chris Grant, Pat Hodgson, Peter Gordon, ...

The Catcher(2000)

1h 20min | Horror
1.8/5 (with 2 votes)

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The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg(1998)

1h 30min | Documentary
3.0/5 (with 4 votes)

The story of Baseball Hall-of-Famer Hank Greenberg, the first major Jewish baseball star in the Major Leagues, is told through archival film footage and interviews with fans, former teammates, friends, and family. As a great first baseman with the Detroit Tigers, Greenberg endured antisemitism and became a hero and source of inspiration throughout the Jewish community, not incidentally leading the Tigers to Major League dominance in the 1930s.

Directed by Aviva Kempner - With Reeve Robert Brenner, Hank Greenberg, Walter Matthau, Carl Levin

Thammudu(1999)

2h 40min | Drama, Action
3.3/5 (with 3 votes)

Subrahmanyam (Pawan Kalyan), the youngest son of a family is a wastrel and a ladies man. His father always scolds him but his brother Chakri (Achyuth) who is a boxer, and friend Jaanu (Preeti Jhangiani) dote him. Meanwhile he falls in love with Lovely (Aditi) and for this he keeps on telling lies to her that he is very rich. Jaanu in the middle truly loves Subrahmanyam and gives him everything he asks her for thinking that he is doing these for her but he does it for lovely. The incidents that led Subrahmanyam to change, the way he realised the true love of Jaanu and the final twist of him becoming a boxing champion is the real plot to be seen.

Directed by P. A. Arun Prasad - With Pawan Kalyan, Preeti Jhangiani, Aditi Gowitrikar, Achyuth, Brahmanandam, Ali, ...

The Comrades of Summer(1992)

1h 30min | TV Movie, Comedy
2.8/5 (with 1 vote)

To teach a team of Russian wanna-be baseball players the finer points of the all-American game is no easy task, but for a grudgingly resentful, recently fired baseball manager from the States, the task is formidable. In fact, there are many times when he considers chucking the whole thing and going back home and forgetting baseball entirely. But he perseveres... to the point where he finally believes that his players may be good enough to represent the Soviet Union in the upcoming Olympics in America. However, performing in this Country under such pressures not only shows these Russian players something about themselves, it also makes their American manager aware of something rather special about himself, as well.

Directed by Tommy Lee Wallace - With Joe Mantegna

Joe Torre: Curveballs Along The Way(1997)

2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Joe Torre after failing to win a championship when he was a professional baseball player and as Manager to three teams is named Manager of the Yankees. And he finds himself having players like Dwight Gooden, Wade Boggs and Daryl Strawberry who are considered has beens. And players like David Cone who are ill. But nevertheless thinks he can win with them. At the same he deals with the loss of one brother and another brother battling the same condition that killed his brother.

Directed by Sturla Gunnarsson

Dribbling Fate(1998)

1h 17min | Drama
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Life has moved too fast for Mane. at the age of 50 he watches the slow sacrifice of his ideals. His wife, Lucy, has locked him in to a daily routine. His work in a small commercial shop and grocer's has worn him out. His dreams have evaporated into the drought of the beaten earth of Mindelo. Now forgotten, with his past as a great football player for Mindelense, in St Vincent in Cape Verde, he only has the belated compassion of his friends, neighbours, and cafe companions: "He was important", "He was the keeper in Cape Verde", "He could have played for Benfica!" Mane rejects the loss of his status as a hero. When training a youth team he sees himself again in KALU, a rebellious but talented youth. He is guided by a whirlwind of thoughts; he was also young, had opportunities, felt the sting of love and wasted his flame. A beaten leather ball shines in his hands once again, Benfica, his club, calls him to the Portuguese Cup Final.

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