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1. Princess Cyd (2017)

96 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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71 Metascore

Eager to escape life with her depressive single father, 16-year-old athlete Cyd Loughlin visits her novelist aunt in Chicago over the summer. While there, she falls for a girl in the ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Cone | Stars: Rebecca Spence, Jessie Pinnick, Malic White, James Vincent Meredith

Votes: 779

2. Million Dollar Baby (2004)

PG-13 | 132 min | Drama, Sport

8.1
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86 Metascore

A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Hilary Swank, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Jay Baruchel

Votes: 543,304 | Gross: $100.49M

3. Matilda (1996)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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Story of a wonderful little girl, who happens to be a genius, and her wonderful teacher vs. the worst parents ever and the worst school principal imaginable.

Director: Danny DeVito | Stars: Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman, Mara Wilson, Embeth Davidtz

Votes: 101,518 | Gross: $33.08M

4. She's the Man (2006)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

6.4
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45 Metascore

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.

Director: Andy Fickman | Stars: Amanda Bynes, Laura Ramsey, Channing Tatum, Vinnie Jones

Votes: 128,320 | Gross: $2.34M

5. A League of Their Own (1992)

PG | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.2
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67 Metascore

Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry.

Director: Penny Marshall | Stars: Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Lori Petty, Madonna

Votes: 78,625 | Gross: $107.53M

6. Whip It (2009)

PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Sport

6.9
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68 Metascore

In Bodeen, Texas, an indie-rock loving misfit finds a way of dealing with her small-town misery after she discovers a roller derby league in nearby Austin.

Director: Drew Barrymore | Stars: Ellen Page, Drew Barrymore, Kristen Wiig, Sarah Habel

Votes: 58,915 | Gross: $13.04M

7. My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (2010– )

TV-Y | 22 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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After learning that her friends, as well as herself, are the magical Elements of Harmony, studious unicorn Twilight Sparkle is sent by her mentor, Princess Celestia, to Ponyville to study the magic of friendship with help from her friends.

Stars: Ashleigh Ball, Tabitha St. Germain, Tara Strong, Andrea Libman

Votes: 17,071

8. Make It or Break It (2009–2012)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Sport

7.6
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Follows a group of teen Olympic hopefuls as they train and prepare for their day in the spotlight.

Stars: Ayla Kell, Josie Loren, Cassandra Scerbo, Candace Cameron Bure

Votes: 8,660

9. Blue Crush (2002)

PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

5.6
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61 Metascore

As a hard-core surfer girl prepares for a big competition, she finds herself falling for a football player.

Director: John Stockwell | Stars: Kate Bosworth, Michelle Rodriguez, Matthew Davis, Sanoe Lake

Votes: 27,492 | Gross: $40.39M

10. The Bad News Bears (1976)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.3
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83 Metascore

An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.

Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Walter Matthau, Tatum O'Neal, Vic Morrow, Joyce Van Patten

Votes: 17,662 | Gross: $42.35M

11. Love & Basketball (2000)

PG-13 | 124 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

7.2
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70 Metascore

Monica and Quincy love and play basketball together through many life challenges from childhood to adulthood.

Director: Gina Prince-Bythewood | Stars: Sanaa Lathan, Omar Epps, Glenndon Chatman, Jess Willard

Votes: 15,736 | Gross: $27.44M

12. Higher Learning (1995)

R | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.5
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54 Metascore

People from all different walks of life, encounter racial tension, rape, responsibility, and the meaning of an education on a university campus.

Director: John Singleton | Stars: Omar Epps, Kristy Swanson, Michael Rapaport, Jennifer Connelly

Votes: 15,877 | Gross: $38.29M

13. Muriel's Wedding (1994)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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63 Metascore

A young social outcast in Australia steals money from her parents to finance a vacation where she hopes to find happiness, and perhaps love.

Director: P.J. Hogan | Stars: Toni Collette, Rachel Griffiths, Bill Hunter, Sophie Lee

Votes: 30,318 | Gross: $15.19M

14. Shaolin Soccer (2001)

PG | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Sport

7.3
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68 Metascore

A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage.

Director: Stephen Chow | Stars: Stephen Chow, Wei Zhao, Yat-Fei Wong, Man-Tat Ng

Votes: 63,447 | Gross: $0.49M

15. Bella and the Bulldogs (2015–2016)

30 min | Comedy, Family

5.2
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Follows a perky head cheerleader named Bella whose life in Texas takes an unexpected twist when she becomes the new quarterback for her school team, the Bulldogs.

Stars: Brec Bassinger, Coy Stewart, Jackie Radinsky, Buddy Handleson

Votes: 1,110

16. Rollerball (2002)

R | 98 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Sport

3.0
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14 Metascore

The big thing in 2005 is a violent sport which can have some pretty serious consequences... like dying.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Chris Klein, Jean Reno, LL Cool J, Rebecca Romijn

Votes: 23,217 | Gross: $18.99M

17. The Other Side of the Mountain (1975)

PG | 103 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

6.4
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Young ski champion Jill Kinmont is left paralyzed after a tragic skiing accident. Her best friend suffers the same fate after contracting polio. Jill must slowly put her life back together again with the help of those close to her.

Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: Marilyn Hassett, Beau Bridges, Belinda Montgomery, Nan Martin

Votes: 807 | Gross: $34.67M

18. The Sandlot 2 (2005 Video)

PG | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

4.5
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A film about a group of young baseball-enthusiasts who test the terrifying myth of Mr. Mertle owning a freakishly large and dangerous dog in his backyard.

Director: David Mickey Evans | Stars: Max Lloyd-Jones, James Willson, Samantha Burton, Brett Kelly

Votes: 4,051

19. On the Town (1949)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

7.6
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Three sailors on a day of shore leave in New York City look for fun and romance before their twenty-four hours are up.

Directors: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly | Stars: Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Betty Garrett, Ann Miller

Votes: 13,476

20. Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! (1978)

PG | 83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Horror

4.6
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9 Metascore

A group of scientists band together to save the world from mutated killer tomatoes.

Director: John De Bello | Stars: David Miller, George Wilson, Sharon Taylor, J. Stephen Peace

Votes: 10,633

21. Personal Best (1982)

R | 124 min | Drama, Sport

6.3
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The intertwined lives and loves of three highly-ranked athletes striving for the national team; Chris bounces between the beds of male coach Terry and her female friend, competitor, and role model Tory.

Director: Robert Towne | Stars: Mariel Hemingway, Scott Glenn, Patrice Donnelly, Kenny Moore

Votes: 2,074 | Gross: $5.67M

22. My Life as a Dog (1985)

Unrated | 101 min | Drama, Comedy

7.6
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A boy and his brother don't get along well. In order to let their ill mother rest, they're separated and sent each one with their relatives.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Anton Glanzelius, Tomas von Brömssen, Anki Lidén, Melinda Kinnaman

Votes: 16,006 | Gross: $8.35M

23. Girlfight (2000)

R | 110 min | Drama, Sport

6.8
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70 Metascore

Diana, without her father knowing it, trains as a boxer and achieves impressive success, blazing new trails for female boxers.

Director: Karyn Kusama | Stars: Michelle Rodriguez, Santiago Douglas, Jaime Tirelli, Paul Calderon

Votes: 8,613 | Gross: $1.52M

24. The Gymnast (2006)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.5
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The talented Jane Hawkins (Dreya Weber, Lovely & Amazing) was an impressive gymnast at the top of her game until a devastating injury ended her career. Now she pours the passion, strength ... See full summary »

Director: Ned Farr | Stars: Dreya Weber, Addie Yungmee, David De Simone, Allison Mackie

Votes: 1,826

25. Gracie (2007)

PG-13 | 95 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.2
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52 Metascore

A teenager faces an uphill battle when she fights to give women the opportunity to play competitive soccer.

Director: Davis Guggenheim | Stars: Carly Schroeder, Andrew Shue, Elisabeth Shue, Jesse Lee Soffer

Votes: 3,770 | Gross: $2.96M

26. The Rainbow (1989)

R | 113 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.5
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A young woman deals in her own personal way with the trials of adolescence and young adulthood in early 1900s England.

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: Sammi Davis, Amanda Donohoe, Paul McGann, Christopher Gable

Votes: 1,054 | Gross: $0.44M

27. Pat and Mike (1952)

95 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

7.0
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Pat is a women's sports sensation unless her fiancé is around. Her new shady manager Mike keeps them apart and develops feelings for her.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Aldo Ray, William Ching

Votes: 4,385

28. Italiensk for begyndere (2000)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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77 Metascore

Several lonely hearts in a semi-provincial suburb of a town in Denmark use a beginner's course in Italian as the platform to meet the romance of their lives.

Director: Lone Scherfig | Stars: Anders W. Berthelsen, Ann Eleonora Jørgensen, Anette Støvelbæk, Peter Gantzler

Votes: 11,904 | Gross: $4.45M

29. Quarterback Princess (1983 TV Movie)

96 min | Drama, Sport

6.3
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The Maida family has moved to Oregon, and daughter Tami wants to play quarterback for the high school football team. There's just one problem. She's a girl. With everyone from the coach to ... See full summary »

Director: Noel Black | Stars: Don Murray, Barbara Babcock, Dana Elcar, John Stockwell

Votes: 832

30. Hail Mary (1985)

Not Rated | 72 min | Drama

6.7
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In this modern retelling of the Virgin birth, Mary is a student who plays basketball and works at her father's petrol station; Joseph is an earnest dropout who drives a cab. The angel ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Luc Godard | Stars: Myriem Roussel, Thierry Rode, Philippe Lacoste, Manon Andersen

Votes: 2,527

31. Million Dollar Mermaid (1952)

Approved | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Musical

6.6
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Biopic of Australian swimming champ and entertainer Annette Kellerman. After overcoming polio, Kellerman achieves fame and creates a scandal when her one-piece bathing suit is considered indecent.

Director: Mervyn LeRoy | Stars: Esther Williams, Victor Mature, Walter Pidgeon, David Brian

Votes: 1,036

32. The Other Side of the Mountain: Part II (1978)

PG | 100 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.8
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Several years after the deaths of Dick Buek and her father, Jill Kinmont and her mother leave Los Angeles to spend their summer in their hometown of Bishop, California. They rent a summer ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Peerce | Stars: Marilyn Hassett, Timothy Bottoms, Nan Martin, Belinda Montgomery

Votes: 265 | Gross: $11.57M

33. Blonde Fist (1991)

102 min | Action, Drama, Sport

4.7
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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.

Director: Frank Clarke | Stars: Margi Clarke, Carroll Baker, Ken Hutchison, Sharon Power

Votes: 104

34. Hockey Night (1984 TV Movie)

74 min | Drama, Sport

7.1
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A female goalie player faces prejudiced opposition when she joins a boys hockey team in Parry Sound, Ontario.

Director: Paul Shapiro | Stars: Megan Follows, Rick Moranis, Gail Youngs, Henry Ramer

Votes: 274

35. Coach (1978)

PG | 100 min | Comedy, Sport

4.8
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An Olympic Gold medalist is hired to coach the boys basketball team. But when Coach Randy Rawlings arrives, the school's sexist principal discovers he hired a woman. Blocked from firing her... See full summary »

Director: Bud Townsend | Stars: Cathy Lee Crosby, Michael Biehn, Keenan Wynn, Channing Clarkson

Votes: 451

36. Pumping Iron II: The Women (1985)

107 min | Documentary, Sport

5.9
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"Pumping Iron," the film that turned the obscure sport of male bodybuilding into an overnight phenomenon and made Arnold Schwarzenegger a star, broke the ground. Now, experience PUMPING ... See full summary »

Director: George Butler | Stars: Kris Alexander, Lori Bowen, Lydia Cheng, Carla Dunlap

Votes: 301 | Gross: $0.63M

37. Le sourire (1994)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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After he learns that a heart attack may be imminent, Pierre Francois, an old psychiatrist, becomes physically attracted to Odile, a sensuous young woman. Odile later uses their relationship... See full summary »

Director: Claude Miller | Stars: Jean-Pierre Marielle, Richard Bohringer, Emmanuelle Seigner, Chantal Banlier

Votes: 292 | Gross: $0.06M

38. Kickboxing Academy (1997)

PG-13 | 84 min | Action, Comedy, Sport

2.3
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Watch your nose in the hallways, these guys can really kick. In this fight flick, the students of a kickboxing academy take on students from a rival school.

Director: Richard Gabai | Stars: Chyler Leigh, David Everett, Christopher Khayman Lee, Daphne Duplaix

Votes: 448

39. Chicks with Sticks (2004)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

5.1
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The story takes the battle of the sexes into the hockey arena, as Paula Taymore - who almost once made the Olympic team - finds herself drawn into a challenge match against an irritating ... See full summary »

Director: Kari Skogland | Stars: Jessalyn Gilsig, Peter Outerbridge, Juliette Marquis, Michie Mee

Votes: 339

40. Fair Play (2014)

100 min | Drama, Sport

6.9
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The 1980s in Czechoslovakia. The young talented sprinter Anna (Judit Bárdos) is selected for the national team and starts training to qualify for the Olympic Games. As a part of the ... See full summary »

Director: Andrea Sedlácková | Stars: Anna Geislerová, Berenika Kohoutová, Vlastina Svátková, Eva Josefíková

Votes: 717

41. Head Games (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Documentary, Sport

7.4
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A documentary that follows football player and pro-wrestler Chris Nowinski's quest to uncover the truth about the consequences of sports related head injuries.

Director: Steve James | Stars: Chris Nowinski, Gene Atkins, Laura Balcer, Hunt Batjer

Votes: 283 | Gross: $0.01M

42. The Miracle of Kathy Miller (1981 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama

7.5
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With the support of her parents (Sharon Gless & Frank Converse), an Arizona adolescent (Helen Hunt) overcomes severe injuries to run in a 10K race.

Director: Robert Michael Lewis | Stars: Sharon Gless, Frank Converse, Helen Hunt, Bill Beyers

Votes: 146

43. Azumanga daiô (2002)

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Comedy

8.4
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A humorous and highly unpredictable animated series following a group of high school girls and their teachers.

Stars: Tomoko Kaneda, Yuki Matsuoka, Chieko Higuchi, Rie Tanaka

Votes: 2,378

44. Billie (1965)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

5.7
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A 16-year-old tomboy and high school athlete finds herself caught between being beating boys at sports and having a boyfriend, while her conservative father opposes women's rights in his campaign for mayor.

Director: Don Weis | Stars: Patty Duke, Jim Backus, Jane Greer, Warren Berlinger

Votes: 321

45. Serena (I) (2016)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

6.7
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An intimate look into the life of tennis champion Serena Williams during her 2015-2016 season.

Director: Ryan White | Stars: Novak Djokovic, Drake, Chris Evert, Roger Federer

Votes: 151

46. The Heart of the Game (2005)

PG-13 | 97 min | Documentary, Sport

7.7
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74 Metascore

A documentary Roosevelt Roughriders, a girls' high-school basketball team in Seattle, and one player's fight to regain her eligibility to play.

Director: Ward Serrill | Stars: Darnellia Russell, Bill Resler, Ludacris, Devon Crosby Helms

Votes: 887 | Gross: $0.44M

47. Blue Skies Again (1983)

PG | 96 min | Comedy, Sport

5.5
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A hard-hitting, fast, sure-handed baseball player tries to break into the sport by applying for a spot on a minor-league team. The only problem is that the player is female, which engenders... See full summary »

Director: Richard Michaels | Stars: Harry Hamlin, Mimi Rogers, Kenneth McMillan, Robyn Barto

Votes: 154 | Gross: $0.08M

48. Racing for Time (2008 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 86 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.2
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From Emmy-winning director and actor Charles S. Dutton, comes the true story of a guard (Dutton) at a Teen Correctional Facility-- who saw the cycle of destructive choices and racial ... See full summary »

Director: Charles S. Dutton | Stars: Charles S. Dutton, Yaya DaCosta, Zulay Henao, Alessandra Ford Balazs

Votes: 209

49. The Opponent (2000)

R | 90 min | Drama, Sport

6.5
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Patty is a woman involved in an abusive relationship who decides to take boxing lessons to better protect herself when her boyfriend becomes violent. While practicing at a health club, ... See full summary »

Director: Eugene Jarecki | Stars: Erika Eleniak, James Colby, Aunjanue Ellis, John Doman

Votes: 193

50. Westwind (2011)

89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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While training for sculling championship at summer camp in Hungary in 1988 East German teenage twin sisters meet young guys vacationing from Hamburg. In the meeting of east and west the bond between sisters is tested.

Director: Robert Thalheim | Stars: Friederike Becht, Luise Heyer, Franz Dinda, Volker Bruch

Votes: 362