Most Popular "Former Athlete" Titles
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2. Rocky V (1990)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Sport
Reluctantly retired from boxing and back from riches to rags, Rocky takes on a new protege who betrays him; As the champ's son must adjust to his family's new life after bankruptcy.
3. Dial M for Murder (1954)
PG | 105 min | Crime, Thriller
An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B.
4. On the Waterfront (1954)
Not Rated | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.
5. The Quiet Man (1952)
Not Rated | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A retired American boxer returns to the village of his birth in Ireland, where he finds love.
6. The Last Boy Scout (1991)
R | 105 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A down and out cynical detective teams up with a down and out ex-quarterback to try and solve a murder case involving a pro football team and a politician.
7. When in Rome (2010)
PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Romance
Beth is a young, ambitious New Yorker who is completely unlucky in love. However, on a whirlwind trip to Rome, she impulsively steals some coins from a reputed fountain of love, and is then aggressively pursued by a band of suitors.
8. The Longest Yard (1974)
R | 121 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A sadistic warden asks a former pro quarterback, now serving time in his prison, to put together a team of inmates to take on (and get pummeled by) the guards.
9. How Do You Know (2010)
PG-13 | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After being cut from the USA softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with her current, baseball-playing beau.
10. The Upside of Anger (2005)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama
When her husband unexpectedly disappears, a sharp-witted suburban wife and her daughters juggle their mom's romantic dilemmas and family dynamics.
11. Bad News Bears (2005)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Sport
A grizzled little league coach tries to turn his team of misfits into champs.
12. The White Shadow (1978–1981)
60 min | Drama, Sport
A white former NBA professional retires from the pro game and gets a job as a basketball coach in a predominantly black inner-city high school.
13. Thumbsucker (2005)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama
Justin throws himself and everyone around him into chaos when he attempts to break free from his addiction to his thumb.
14. Action Jackson (1988)
R | 96 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Vengence drives a tough Detroit cop to stay on the trail of a power hungry auto magnate who's systematically eliminating his competition.
15. The O.J. Simpson Story (1995 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 97 min | Biography, Drama
Dramatizes some of the more tawdry events in the relationship between O.J. Simpson and his wife, Nicole Brown, up to and including his arrest for Brown's murder.
16. Meet the Browns (2008)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A single mom takes her family to Georgia for the funeral of her father -- a man she never met. There, her clan is introduced to the crass, fun-loving Brown family.
17. Night and the City (1950)
Approved | 96 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Mystery
A small-time grifter and nightclub tout takes advantage of some fortuitous circumstances and tries to become a big-time player as a wrestling promoter.
19. Crying Fist (2005)
134 min | Drama, Sport
Tae Sik, a troubled middle aged man and Sang Hwan, a troubled youth will meet in the ring with their respective mission. To change their life.
20. Grown Up Movie Star (2009)
95 min | Drama
The story of Ruby, 13, determined to grow up fast after her mother runs away to become a movie star, leaving Ruby with her hopelessly rural father.
21. Night Game (1989)
R | 95 min | Thriller, Crime, Drama
A police detective tracks a serial killer who is stalking young women on a beach front after each game that a baseball pitcher wins.
23. Sherman's Way (2008)
97 min | Comedy
An odd couple take to the open road. Having followed his girlfriend out to California's Wine Country for the summer, Yale law student Sherman finds himself dumped, and cut off from his ... See full summary »
25. The Poker Club (2008)
R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Four friends discover and accidentally kill a burglar -- who may not be alone -- in the kitchen during their weekly poker night.
26. Tomorrow We Diet! (1951)
7 min | Animation, Family, Short
Indeed, man craves to eat and George Geef (Goofy) is no exception. He eats like it's going out of style. Finally, his reflection in the mirror tells him he's getting too fat. Goofy starts ... See full summary »
American Dad! (2005– )
TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy
Terry's father, a former star fullback for the Redskins, doesn't know that Terry is gay. So when he visits, Terry says he's living with Francine and that Stan is gay.
N.P. Möller, Fastighetsskötare (1972– )
Börje Hallberg was once a famous football player, but now he is ignored by people in his surrounding. He takes Möller off to see a football match at the stadium. During the match they gulp ... See full summary »
The Twilight Zone (1985–1989)
TV-PG | Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Mystery
To the chagrin of his wife Cindy, fading baseball star Ed Hamler sees an uncanny resemblance between himself and Monty Hanks, a fellow baseball player who has the same stats as Ed but lived 78 years ago.
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama
Years ago, as a student at Detroit's West Lakefield High School, Ray Drecker was athletic, popular and destined for success. Today, as a West Lakefield teacher and coach of the varsity ... See full summary »