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The Jackie Robinson Story (1950)
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Biography of Jackie Robinson, the first black major league baseball player in the 20th century. Traces... (76 mins.)
Director: Alfred E. Green
 
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The Joe Louis Story (1953)
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The life and career of Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis, who held the title for 12 years--longer than any other boxer in history--and who had to not only battle opponents inside the ring and racism outside it. (88 mins.)
Director: Robert Gordon
 
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Wimbledon (2004)
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A pro tennis player has lost his ambition and has fallen in rank to 119. Fortunately for him, he meets a young player on the women's circuit who helps him recapture his focus for Wimbledon. (98 mins.)
 
4.
Rocky (1976)
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Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer, gets a supremely rare chance to fight heavy-weight champion Apollo Creed in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect. (120 mins.)
 
5.
Chariots of Fire (1981)
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Two British track athletes, one a determined Jew, and the other a devout Christian, compete in the 1924 Olympics. (125 mins.)
Director: Hugh Hudson
 
6.
Searching for Bobby Fischer (1993)
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A prepubescent chess prodigy refuses to harden himself in order to become a champion like the famous but unlikable Bobby Fischer. (109 mins.)
Director: Steven Zaillian
 
7.
The Mighty Pawns (1987 TV Movie)
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Inner city kids are given new direction when they are convinced to join the school chess team. (57 mins.)
Director: Eric Laneuville
 
8.
Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine (2003 Documentary)
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Garry Kasparov is arguably the greatest chess player who has ever lived. In 1997 he played a chess match against IBM's computer Deep Blue... (90 mins.)
Director: Vikram Jayanti
 
9.
Knights of the South Bronx (2005 TV Movie)
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The movie is based on the life & times of David MacEnulty who taught schoolchildren of the Bronx Community... (89 mins.)
Director: Allen Hughes
 
10.
Hustle (2004 TV Movie)
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An addiction to gambling dims baseball legend Pete Rose's star. (90 mins.)
 
11.
The Natural (1984)
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An unknown comes out of seemingly nowhere to become a legendary player with almost divine talent. (138 mins.)
Director: Barry Levinson
 
12.
Field of Dreams (1989)
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An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the 1919 Chicago White Sox come. (107 mins.)
 
13.
Knute Rockne All American (1940)
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The story of legendary Notre Dame football player and coach Knute Rockne. (98 mins.)
Director: Lloyd Bacon
 
14.
Four Minutes (2005 TV Movie)
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The story of the four minute mile-breaker Roger Bannister.
Director: Charles Beeson