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1.
Bloody Footy (2005 Short Film)
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(15 mins.)
Director: Dean Chircop
 
2.
Hotshot (1987)
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The story of an American soccer player trying to make it big who turns to Pele, the greatest soccer player of all time, for guidance. (99 mins.)
Director: Rick King
 
4.
Metastases (2009)
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Four neighborhood friends in modern-day Zagreb struggle to get along as their relationships are plagued by alcohol, drugs, hooliganism, crime and their country's past. (82 mins.)
Director: Branko Schmidt
 
5.
FC Venus (2005)
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FC Venus is a romantic comedy about men, women and soccer. (107 mins.)
Director: Joona Tena
 
6.
Klappling (2004 Short Film)
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(6 mins.)
 
7.
La pena máxima (2001)
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A Colombian man's obsession with an international soccer match between his country and Argentina makes him commit the worst decisions of his life. (80 mins.)
Director: Jorge Echeverry
 
8.
Pelé, Garrincha, Dieux du Brésil (2002 Documentary)
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(85 mins.)
 
9.
A Shot at Glory (2000)
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Gordon McLeod is the manager of a second tier Scottish football team. Faced with pressure from his American owner... (114 mins.)
 
10.
Offside (2000)
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Thirtysomething Suat still lives with his parents and works at his father's store when not practicing as goalie for the local football team... (120 mins.)
Director: Serdar Akar
 
11.
Sold Out (2004 Short Film)
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Director: Luke Doolan
 
12.
The Damned United (2009)
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The story of the controversial Brian Clough's 44-day reign as the coach of the English football club Leeds United. (98 mins.)
Director: Tom Hooper
 
13.
Liverpool FC: The Mighty Reds (1988 Video)
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Witness the glory of Liverpool Football Club's mesmerising 1987-88 season, including the entire 90 minutes of the legendary 5-0 hammering of Nottingham Forest at Anfield. (115 mins.)
Director: Brian Barwick
 
14.
Sangre roja, 100 años de gloria (2005 Documentary)
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(45 mins.)
Director: Adrián Caetano
 
15.
The Real Football Factories (2006 TV Series)
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Based on the Nick Love movie, Danny Dyer explores a social history of hooliganism across the UK over the past half century. (60 mins.)
Director: Peter Day
 
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The Treble (1999 Documentary)
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United lost the premiership to Arsenal in the 97/98 season. They were also defeated in the pre-season Charity Shield match at Wembley... (132 mins.)
 
17.
The Story of Football (2002 Documentary)
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(110 mins.)
 
18.
Puskás Hungary (2009 Documentary)
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This is a spectacular, exciting and emotional portrayal of Ferenc Puskas, the kid from Kispest who became the brightest star in the footballing galaxy. (116 mins.)
Director: Tamás Almási
 
19.
The Soccer Boy (2000 Documentary)
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A ten-year-old boy consumed with playing football struggles with friendship, improving his skills and disappointments. (48 mins.)
 
20.
Fútbol argentino (1990 Documentary)
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(100 mins.)
 
21.
The Art of Football from A to Z (2006 Documentary)
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(90 mins.)
Director: Hermann Vaske
 
22.
FC Zulu (2004 TV Series)
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16 nerds who have never touched a football in their life are trained by professional player Mark Strudal for 3 months... (28 mins.)
 
23.
Montana Trap (1976)
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(94 mins.)
Director: Peter Schamoni
 
24.
The Cup (1999)
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While the soccer World Cup is being played in France, two young Tibetan refugees arrive at a monastery/boarding school in exile in India... (93 mins.)
Director: Khyentse Norbu
 
25.
The Fifa 2006 World Cup Film: The Grand Finale (2006 Documentary)
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The top football nations compete for the 18th FIFA World Cup held in Germany. (113 mins.)
Director: Michael Apted
 
26.
Fussball Weltmeisterschaft 1954 (1954 Documentary)
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(93 mins.)
 
27.
Pirveli mertskhali (1975)
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Gifted and enthusiastic sportsman Jason creates first ever Georgian football club in seaport Poti. Despite the poverty and lack of sport equipment they defeat numerous foreign and domestic teams until they face famous English club. (75 mins.)
Director: Nana Mchedlidze
 
28.
'Hot Fuzz': The Fuzzball Rally (2007 Documentary)
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(71 mins.)
 
29.
I.D. (1995)
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Four policemen go undercover and infiltrate a gang of football hooligans hoping to root-out their leaders... (107 mins.)
Director: Philip Davis
 
30.
Purely Belter (2000)
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Two teenage boys will do anything to get money to buy season tickets for their local team. (99 mins.)
Director: Mark Herman
 
31.
There's Only One Jimmy Grimble (2000)
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Jimmy Grimble is a shy Manchester school boy. At school he is constantly being bullied by the other kids... (106 mins.)
Director: John Hay
 
32.
Tom Meets Zizou: Kein Sommermärchen (2011 Documentary)
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The story of German soccer player Thomas Broich, destined to become a star to a whole generation, and his struggle, downfall and eventual rise to personal liberation by taking a step back from a business that only knows black and white. (136 mins.)
Director: Aljoscha Pause
 
33.
Two Half-Times in Hell (1961)
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On Hitler's birthday, the Germans decide to organize a soccer match between prisoners of war and Germans... (140 mins.)
Director: Zoltán Fábri
 
34.
The Butt (1974)
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Six year old Johan, a.k.a. Fimpen, loves football. One day his talents are discovered. It doesn't take... (89 mins.)
Director: Bo Widerberg
 
35.
One Man's Goal (2010 Short Film)
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A hardcore soccer fan has fled from England to Los Angeles after committing a murder. He attempts to... (14 mins.)
Director: Russell Whaley
 
36.
One, the Story of a Goal (2010 Documentary)
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In the early 1980s, at the beginning of what would become a 12-year-long civil war, El Salvador's talented... (102 mins.)
 
37.
One Goal, One Hope (2010 Documentary)
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James Ochieng was a boy growing up in rural Kenya in 1995 when he lost one of his legs to polio. After... (14 mins.)
Director: Jeff Mohammed
 
38.
Goal! III (2009 Video)
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The heroes compete on the greatest stage of all, the FIFA World Cup Finals. (96 mins.)
Director: Andrew Morahan
 
39.
Vägen tillbaka - Blådårar 2 (2002 Documentary)
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(78 mins.)
 
40.
Das große Spiel (1942)
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(85 mins.)
 
41.
Historias de fútbol (1997)
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Three vignettes about the lives of young Chileans and their passions and frustrations over one of the century's most important rituals. (87 mins.)
Director: Andrés Wood
 
42.
Les yeux dans les Bleus (1998 Documentary)
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This documentary follows the French soccer team on their way to victory in the 1998 World Cup in France... (157 mins.)
 
43.
Une équipe de rêve/Zidane's Dream Team (2006 Documentary)
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(75 mins.)
Director: René Letzgus
 
44.
Peladão - Elf Freunde und eine Königin (2006 Documentary)
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Every year the biggest and craziest soccer tournament is held in Brazilian State of Amazonas: The Peladão... (86 mins.)
Director: Jörn Schoppe
 
45.
Sagai United (2004)
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A soccer philosophy has it that every underdog has its day . This year King s Cup tournament proves that true... (105 mins.)
 
46.
Warum halb vier? (2006 Documentary)
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No matter the weather, and ignoring defeats and Disneyfied arenas and risking black eyes, Fat Manni and Long Heinz are hardcore football fans. But what's the reason for this fanatacism? (90 mins.)
Director: Lars Pape
 
47.
Her Best Move (2007)
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15 year-old soccer prodigy, Sara Davis, has a chance to join the U.S. National Team, but she must juggle high school, romance, sports, and parental pressure while deciding her own priorities. (101 mins.)
Director: Norm Hunter
 
48.
Soccer Dog: The Movie (1999)
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A heart-warming comedy about the friendship between the new kid in town and a soccer-playing dog on the lam from the dog-catcher. It's up to these two underdogs to win the PeeWee Soccer League championship game. (98 mins.)
Director: Tony Giglio
 
49.
Soccer Dog: European Cup (2004)
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HE'S GOT THE WORLD BY THE TAIL. Imagine a mutt who can outplay Beckham on the field while turning ateam of laughable misfits into a lean mean fighting machine. This pooch has got the international soccer scene by the tail. (88 mins.)
Director: Sandy Tung
 
50.
Futbolist (1990)
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(90 mins.)
 
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53.
Totul pentru fotbal (1982)
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In a small provincial town everything goes well, apart from sports activities. The local soccer team is on the verge of relegation. But the ones responsible with the team are ready to do "everything for soccer", even match-fixing. (98 mins.)
Director: Andrei Blaier
 
54.
My Soccer Jersey (2006 Short Film)
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A rough and apathetic Panamanian struggles to resist any connection with a 12-year old Salvadorian youth soccer player who has run away from his team with the hope of staying in America. (9 mins.)
 
55.
Sayed, Soccer Talent (2008 Documentary)
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Sayed Abdullah Sulaiman is a 9 year old boy from Kuwait. Because of his amazing soccer skills he wants to go to Europe badly... (28 mins.)
 
56.
Soccer City (2010 Documentary)
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Witness the cultural importance of soccer in township South Africa during the first ever FIFA World... (60 mins.)
Director: Nick Fitzhugh
 
57.
Waiting for Gascoigne: The Story of a Legend (1996 Documentary)
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(70 mins.)
Director: Ken McGill
 
58.
One Night in Turin (2010 Documentary)
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Before the Premier League and multi-million pound salaries, in England 'football' was a dirty word. The game was in disgrace... (90 mins.)
Director: James Erskine
 
59.
Maradona, the Hand of God (2007)
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The life of the former football player Diego Armando Maradona is recreated in this film, from his childhood... (110 mins.)
Director: Marco Risi
 
60.
Loving Maradona (2005 Documentary)
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Diego Armando Maradona is without question one of the greatest and most revered soccer players in history... (75 mins.)
Director: Javier Vázquez
 
61.
Maradona, the Golden Kid (2006 Documentary)
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(93 mins.)
 
62.
Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos (2006 Documentary)
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The rise and fall of the N.Y. Cosmos. The soccer team that brought Pele to America; against the backdrop of N.Y. City in the 70's. (97 mins.)
 
63.
Bierkurve im Halbfinal (2006 Short Film)
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Movie about the fans of the FC Winterthur in semi-final of the Swiss cup. It shows the during the preparation and the game itself. The fans are calling their place in the stadium Bierkurve. (21 mins.)
Director: Manuel Bosshard
 
64.
All for a Football (2006 TV Series)
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Cada episodio relata la historia de un niño diferente que intenta sobrellevar un problema lo único que une a todos es el footbol (30 mins.)
Director: Alfredo Marron
 
65.
Oleiros de Redondo (1964 Documentary)
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(11 mins.)
 
66.
La gran final (2006)
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A comedy about the attempts of tribal groups around the world to watch a soccer match. (88 mins.)
 
67.
Die elf Teufel (1927)
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(98 mins.)
 
68.
Profis (1979 Documentary)
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(94 mins.)
 
69.
Futbol fanatico (2007 Documentary)
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The passion of football supporters all over the world has different pronouncements. The most fanatic supporters can be meet in South America... (58 mins.)
 
70.
Victory (1981)
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As allied POWs prepare for a soccer game against the German National Team to be played in Nazi-occupied Paris, the French Resistance and British officers are making plans for the team's escape. (116 mins.)
Director: John Huston
 
71.
Estrellas de La Línea (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary on Guatemalan sex workers who formed a soccer team in 2004 and joined their local five-a-side league. The league's organizer expelled them when their profession was revealed, bringing about a media frenzy. (95 mins.)
 
72.
Offside (2006)
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Struggle of Women in a country that excludes them from entering the stadiums. (93 mins.)
Director: Jafar Panahi
 
73.
Offside (2006 Short Film)
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One fence, four fans, and the game of their lives. This is a story about 4 men and a radio. (7 mins.)
 
74.
Offside (2006)
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British soccer champion arrives to Swedish sleepy town to save their soccer team. (103 mins.)
 
75.
The Penalty King (2006)
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Lee, a soccer player who descends into depression when he goes blind, is encouraged to take up the game again by a maverick American and the inspiration of Leeds Utd legend, Billy Bremner. (90 mins.)
Director: Chris Cook
 
76.
She's the Man (2006)
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When her brother decides to ditch for a couple weeks, Viola heads over to his elite boarding school, disguised as him, and proceeds to fall for one of his soccer teammates, and soon learns she's not the only one with romantic troubles. (105 mins.)
Director: Andy Fickman
 
77.
We Can Be Heroes! (2002)
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Two ten year old children struggle with their patronizing environment and their fears and find support in each other. (89 mins.)
Director: Ulf Malmros
 
78.
Kicking It (2008 Documentary)
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The lives of homeless people are changed forever through an international soccer competition. This film follows six players as they set off for Cape Town, South Africa to play in the Homeless World Cup. (98 mins.)
 
79.
Deutschland. Ein Sommermärchen (2006 Documentary)
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A documentary on the German national team's World Cup 2006 journey, all the way from boot camp in Sardinia to the 3rd-place play-off. (108 mins.)
Director: Sönke Wortmann
 
80.
In the Hands of the Gods (2007 Documentary)
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The true story of five young British freestyle footballers' journey across the Americas to Argentina in the hope of meeting their hero, Diego Maradona. (106 mins.)
 
81.
Hero: The Official Film of the 1986 FIFA World Cup (1987 Documentary)
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The official documentary record of the 1986 soccer World Cup, highlighting the Captain of Argentina, Diego Maradona. (86 mins.)
Director: Tony Maylam
 
82.
Lessons of a Dream (2011)
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An English teacher brings soccer from England to Germany in the late 19th Century by teaching it to his class. (113 mins.)
 
83.
Kicken für die Krone (2008 Documentary)
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A documentary about the Liechtenstein football team, one of the Europe's ultimate underdogs. (93 mins.)
 
85.
Hillsborough (1996 TV Movie)
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Drama based on the real life events of April 1989, when ninety-six Liverpool supporters were crushed to death during an F.A... (100 mins.)
 
86.
Frei: Gespielt - Mehmet Scholl - Über das Spiel hinaus (2007 Documentary)
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Just before his last game, the very talented and controversial football player Mehmet Scholl, reflects on his successful and difficult career. From his early steps for the Karlsruhe SC to his last minutes in the dress of Bayern Munich. (84 mins.)
 
87.
All in the Game (2006 TV Movie)
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A passionate manager is torn apart between loyalty to his son a dodgy football agent and his home town club. This football drama gives you insight to the dark side of the game. (120 mins.)
Director: Jim O'Hanlon
 
88.
Goal! The Dream Begins (2005)
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The extremely talented Santiago Munez is given a chance at professional football, after being spotted by a scout who has ties with Newcastle United. (118 mins.)
Director: Danny Cannon
 
89.
Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
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The daughter of orthodox Sikh rebels against her parents' traditionalism and joins a football team. (112 mins.)
Director: Gurinder Chadha
 
90.
Kategorie C (2008 Documentary)
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A documentation about the hooligans and the rivalry of two football clubs in Leipzig. (83 mins.)
 
91.
Football Rules Ok (2000)
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For Hans Pollack and his friends, soccer is the most wonderful hobby in the world. They all worship the world-class forward Pablo Dios... (92 mins.)
Director: Tomy Wigand
 
92.
Amore, bugie & calcetto (2008)
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Seven friends have a passion: every week they play futsal. Each of them forget the everyday's trouble playing futsal. (115 mins.)
Director: Luca Lucini
 
93.
Kicking & Screaming (2005)
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Family man Phil Weston, a lifelong victim of his father's competitive nature, takes on the coaching duties of a kids' soccer team, and soon finds that he's also taking on his father's dysfunctional way of relating... (95 mins.)
Director: Jesse Dylan
 
94.
I Speak Soccer: A Documentary About the International Language of Pickup (2009 Documentary)
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An around-the-world tour of language, culture, and play through the lens of pickup soccer. (84 mins.)
Director: Terry Kegel
Stars: Daryl Kane
 
95.
A Fragile Dream (2011 Documentary)
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An intimate portrayal of Rio de Janeiro's volatile favelas and how football is used as a moral and educational tool for providing stability to the lives of hopeful adolescents. (49 mins.)
Director: David Tryhorn
 
96.
15 Minutes That Shook the World (2009 Short Film)
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Inspired by the events surrounding Liverpool Football Club's Champions League Final success of 2005; this hilarious scouse mocumentary may be short, but guarantee's . (43 mins.)
Director: Illy
 
98.
Africa United (2010)
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The extraordinary story of three Rwandan kids who walk 3000 miles to the Soccer World Cup in South Africa... (88 mins.)
 
99.
Argentina Fútbol Club (2010 Documentary)
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Singing. Shouting. Hysteria. Argentina lives for futbol. The battle between Boca Juniors and River Plate... (83 mins.)
 
100.
Argentina y su fábrica de fútbol (2010)
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(52 mins.)
Director: Sergio Iglesias