Most Popular "Former Athlete" Titles
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2. The Bronze (2015)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
A foul-mouthed former gymnastics bronze medalist with local celebrity status reluctantly trains a rising Olympics aspirant.
Votes: 6,829 | Gross: $0.62M
3. 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.
Votes: 36,423 | Gross: $30.21M
4. 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.
Votes: 99,283 | Gross: $40.95M
7. Dial M for Murder (1954)
PG | 105 min | Crime, Film-Noir, Thriller
An ex-tennis pro carries out a plot to murder his wife. When things go wrong, he improvises a brilliant plan B.
Votes: 115,153 | Gross: $0.01M
8. The Last Boy Scout (1991)
R | 105 min | Action, Thriller
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.
Votes: 78,757 | Gross: $59.51M
9. 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.
Votes: 52,898 | Gross: $32.67M
10. 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.
12. 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.
Votes: 19,458 | Gross: $18.76M
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.
Votes: 7,891 | Gross: $20.26M
15. 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.
Votes: 5,837 | Gross: $41.94M
18. 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. 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.
Votes: 483 | Gross: $0.34M
22. 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.
24. 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 »
Votes: 510 | Gross: $0.01M
27. 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 »
Wolf Creek (2016– )
46 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
An American family decide to take a trip to the Australian outback to try and rehabilitate their teenage daughter. After they have stopped to set up camp for the night, they run into a ... 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.
Wolf Creek (2016– )
43 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
In Kutyukutyu; Eve runs afoul of the local police; Hill arrives in town looking for Eve; Taylor hears that an American girl has been looking for him.
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 »
Person of Interest (2011–2016)
TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Reese rejoins Finch in New York, but when the team receives the number of a highly skilled antiquities thief, a surprising turn of events finds them planning a heist which could land them all in jail.
TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The estranged wife of a high-profile athlete is terrorized by a stalker, which may be connected to her tell-all memoir, which is soon to be published. Meanwhile, Janice helps Beth by investigating Perry.