Bend it like Benderby wars-phil | created - 10 Nov 2011 | updated - 10 Nov 2011 | Public
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4. Metastaze (2009)
82 min | Crime, Drama
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.
9. A Shot at Glory (2000)
R | 114 min | Drama, Sport
Gordon McLeod is the manager of a second tier Scottish football team. Faced with pressure from his American owner, he is forced to bring on a marquee player to improve the fortunes of the ... See full summary »
10. Dar Alanda Kisa Paslasmalar (2000)
120 min | Drama, Sport
Thirtysomething Suat still lives with his parents and works at his father's store when not practicing as goalie for the local football team, Esnaf Spor. The neighborhood's greatest wish is ... See full summary »
13. Liverpool FC: The Mighty Reds (1988 Video)
115 min | Sport
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.
16. The Treble (1999 Video)
132 min | Documentary, Sport
United lost the premiership to Arsenal in the 97/98 season. They were also defeated in the pre-season Charity Shield match at Wembley, by the same team. Yet, United managed to win the ... See full summary »
18. Puskás Hungary (2009)
Not Rated | 116 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
This is a spectacular, exciting and emotional portrayal of Ferenc Puskas, the kid from Kispest who became the brightest star in the footballing galaxy.
22. FC Zulu (2004–2005)
28 min | Reality-TV, Sport
16 nerds who have never touched a football in their life are trained by professional player Mark Strudal for 3 months. The climax of the series is a match between the 16 nerds (calling ... See full summary »
23. Montana Trap (1976)
94 min | Comedy, Western
Potato farmer, Fritz, moves to Wild West with his fellow German immigrants. Bandits pretending to be Native Americans on the war path besieged them in an attempt to steal some gold.
24. The Cup (1999)
G | 93 min | Comedy, Sport
While the soccer World Cup is being played in France, two young Tibetan refugees arrive at a monastery/boarding school in exile in India. Its atmosphere of serene contemplation is somewhat ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,703 | Gross: $1.07M
27. Pirveli mertskhali (1975)
75 min | Musical, Adventure, Comedy
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.
29. I.D. (1995)
107 min | Crime, Drama
Four policemen go undercover and infiltrate a gang of football hooligans hoping to root-out their leaders. For one of the four, the line between 'job' and 'yob' becomes more unclear as time... See full summary »
31. There's Only One Jimmy Grimble (2000)
106 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Jimmy Grimble is a shy Manchester school boy. At school he is constantly being bullied by the other kids, and at home he has to face his mother's new boyfriend who he doesn't like. However,... See full summary »
32. Tom Meets Zizou: Kein Sommermärchen (2011)
136 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
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.
33. Két félidö a pokolban (1961)
140 min | Drama, War
On Hitler's birthday, the Germans decide to organize a soccer match between prisoners of war and Germans. They assign the task of organizing the team to a well known Olympics football ... See full summary »
34. Fimpen (1974)
89 min | Family, Sport
Six year old Johan, a.k.a. Fimpen, loves football. One day his talents are discovered. It doesn't take long before Fimpen gets to travel around with the national team. Fimpen becomes an ... See full summary »
35. One Man's Goal (2010)
14 min | Short, Action, Drama
A hardcore soccer fan has fled from England to Los Angeles after committing a murder. He attempts to travel abroad in order to watch the World Cup by any means necessary. He has everything ... See full summary »
36. Uno, la historia de un gol (2010)
102 min | Documentary
In the early 1980s, at the beginning of what would become a 12-year-long civil war, El Salvador's talented football team was one national institution upon which both the left and the right ... See full summary »
37. One Goal, One Hope (2010)
14 min | Documentary, Short, Biography
James Ochieng was a boy growing up in rural Kenya in 1995 when he lost one of his legs to polio. After his family was accused of witchcraft for his impairment, James fled his rural home in ... See full summary »
42. Les yeux dans les Bleus (1998 TV Movie)
157 min | Documentary, Sport
This documentary follows the French soccer team on their way to victory in the 1998 World Cup in France. Stéphane Meunier spent the whole time filming the players, the coach and some other ... See full summary »
44. Peladão - Elf Freunde und eine Königin (2006)
86 min | Documentary
Every year the biggest and craziest soccer tournament is held in Brazilian State of Amazonas: The Peladão. More than 1000 soccer teams compete against each other. But it's not all about ... See full summary »
Director: Jörn Schoppe
45. Sagai United (2004)
105 min | Comedy
A soccer philosophy has it that every underdog has its day . This year King s Cup tournament proves that true, when a bunch of unknown players called Sagai United join the competition under... See full summary »
46. Warum halb vier? (2006)
90 min | Documentary, Sport
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?
47. Her Best Move (2007)
G | 101 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
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.
48. Soccer Dog: The Movie (1999)
PG | 98 min | Comedy, Family, Sport
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.
49. Soccer Dog: European Cup (2004)
PG | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Sport
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.
53. Totul pentru fotbal (1982)
98 min | Comedy, Sport
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.
54. My Soccer Jersey (2006)
9 min | Short, Drama
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.
56. Soccer City (2010 Video)
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport
Witness the cultural importance of soccer in township South Africa during the first ever FIFA World Cup to be held in Africa through the lives of five individuals born and raised in the ... See full summary »
58. One Night in Turin (2010)
90 min | Documentary, Sport
Before the Premier League and multi-million pound salaries, in England 'football' was a dirty word. The game was in disgrace, the fans, hooligans, the nation, it seemed, were all played out... See full summary »
59. Maradona, the Hand of God (2007)
110 min | Biography, Sport
The life of the former football player Diego Armando Maradona is recreated in this film, from his childhood up to his first heart attack and his firm decision of recovering himself, passing... See full summary »
60. Amando a Maradona (2005)
Not Rated | 75 min | Documentary
Diego Armando Maradona is without question one of the greatest and most revered soccer players in history. Told in his own words and those of countless fans and loved ones, LOVING MARADONA ... See full summary »
PG-13 | 97 min | Documentary, Sport
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.
Votes: 1,359 | Gross: $0.14M
69. Futbol fanatico (2007)
58 min | Documentary, Sport
The passion of football supporters all over the world has different pronouncements. The most fanatic supporters can be meet in South America. Especially Argentina is presenting an visual ... See full summary »
70. Victory (1981)
PG | 116 min | Drama, Sport, War
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.
Votes: 23,135 | Gross: $10.85M
71. Estrellas de La Línea (2006)
95 min | Documentary
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.
75. The Penalty King (2006)
90 min | Comedy
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.
76. She's the Man (2006)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
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.
Votes: 128,348 | Gross: $2.34M
78. Kicking It (2008)
Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary, Sport
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.
79. Deutschland. Ein Sommermärchen (2006)
108 min | Documentary, Sport
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.
80. In the Hands of the Gods (2007)
Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary, Sport
The true story of five young British freestyle footballers' journey across the Americas to Argentina in the hope of meeting their hero, Diego Maradona.
86 min | Documentary, Sport
The official documentary record of the 1986 soccer World Cup, highlighting the Captain of Argentina, Diego Maradona.
85. Hillsborough (1996 TV Movie)
100 min | Drama, Sport
Drama based on the real life events of April 1989, when ninety-six Liverpool supporters were crushed to death during an F.A. Cup Semi-Final match against Nottingham Forest at Sheffield ... See full summary »
84 min | Documentary, Sport
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.
87. All in the Game (2006 TV Movie)
120 min | Drama, Sport
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.
88. Goal! The Dream Begins (2005)
PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
The extremely talented Santiago Munez is given a chance at professional football, after being spotted by a scout who has ties with Newcastle United.
Votes: 54,743 | Gross: $4.28M
89. Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The daughter of orthodox Sikh rebels against her parents' traditionalism and joins a football team.
Votes: 95,709 | Gross: $32.54M
91. Fußball ist unser Leben (2000)
92 min | Comedy, Drama
For Hans Pollack and his friends, soccer is the most wonderful hobby in the world. They all worship the world-class forward Pablo Dios. Their adoration goes so far that it makes them forget... See full summary »
93. Kicking & Screaming (2005)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
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.
Votes: 32,304 | Gross: $52.58M
84 min | Documentary
An around-the-world tour of language, culture, and play through the lens of pickup soccer.
96. 15 Minutes That Shook the World (2009)
43 min | Short, Comedy, History
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 .
98. Africa United (2010)
88 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
The story of four children who walk three thousand miles to get to the world cup. On the way they encounter many things such as HIV and child prostitution.
99. Argentina Fútbol Club (2010)
83 min | Documentary, History, Sport
Singing. Shouting. Hysteria. Argentina lives for futbol. The battle between Boca Juniors and River Plate is not just about sports; it is an ever-enduring struggle for identity. In Buenos ... See full summary »