Most Popular "Sports Hero" Titles
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1. Rocky (1976)
PG | 120 min | Drama, Sport
Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer, gets a supremely rare chance to fight the heavy-weight champion, Apollo Creed, in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect.
Votes: 376,506 | Gross: $117.24M
2. Rocky IV (1985)
PG | 91 min | Drama, Sport
After iron man Drago, a highly intimidating 6-foot-5, 261-pound Soviet athlete, kills Apollo Creed in an exhibition match, Rocky comes to the heart of Russia for 15 pile-driving boxing rounds of revenge.
Votes: 135,479 | Gross: $127.90M
6. Rocky III (1982)
PG | 99 min | Drama, Sport
After winning the ultimate title and being the world champion, Rocky falls into a hole and finds himself picked up by a former enemy.
Votes: 123,935 | Gross: $122.82M
7. 42 (2013)
PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of Jackie Robinson from his signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers organization in 1945 to his historic 1947 rookie season when he broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball.
Votes: 66,650 | Gross: $95.00M
8. O.J.: Made in America (2016 TV Mini-Series)
450 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
It is the defining cultural tale of modern America - a saga of race, celebrity, media, violence, and the criminal justice system. And two decades after its unforgettable climax, it continues to fascinate, polarize, and develop new chapters.
9. Rocky II (1979)
PG | 119 min | Drama, Sport
Rocky struggles in family life after his bout with Apollo Creed, while the embarrassed champ insistently goads him to accept a challenge for a rematch.
10. Muriel's Wedding (1994)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Muriel finds life in Porpoise Spit, Australia dull and spends her days alone in her room listening to Abba music and dreaming of her wedding day. Slight problem, Muriel has never had a date... See full summary »
Votes: 28,034 | Gross: $15.19M
11. Without Limits (1998)
PG-13 | 117 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The film follows the life of famous 1970s runner Steve Prefontaine from his youth days in Oregon to the University of Oregon where he worked with the legendary coach Bill Bowerman, later to... See full summary »
Votes: 5,851 | Gross: $0.78M
12. Senna (2010)
PG-13 | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34.
Votes: 45,981 | Gross: $1.61M
13. 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: 19,048 | Gross: $18.76M
16. The Great White Hope (1970)
PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
A black champion boxer and his white female companion struggle to survive while the white boxing establishment looks for ways to knock him down.
19. Muay Thai Giant (2008)
R | 103 min | Action, Comedy, Sport
An action movie about a 7-foot-tall docile man who learns Muy Thai and then uses his new skills to help solve a case of stolen diamonds.
20. The Male Animal (1942)
Approved | 101 min | Comedy, Romance
It's Homecoming weekend at Midwestern University, the weekend which will culminate with the big game between Midwestern and Michigan. Homecoming marks the return for the first time in six ... See full summary »
22. WrestleMania 2000 (2000 TV Special)
TV-14 | Action, Sport
WWF Champion Triple H vs. The Rock vs. Mick Foley vs. The Big Show, Two Falls Match: WWF Intercontinental & European Champion Kurt Angle vs. Chris Jericho vs. Chris Benoit, Ladder Match: ... See full summary »
27. No Rules (2005)
R | 96 min | Action, Sport
This action film follows the triumphs of a small town mixed martial artist whose good hearted actions, desire to be an MMA champion and the haunting visions of his parent's double murder ... See full summary »
28. Net Worth (1995 TV Movie)
Unrated | 120 min | Drama, Sport
The story of the NHL's early years, focusing on the battle between the players, led by Hall of Famer Ted Lindsay, and the owners, over issues of benefits, pensions and the like.
35. WWE Judgment Day (2002 TV Special)
180 min | Sport
WWE Undisputed Title: Hulk Hogan vs. The Undertaker, Hell in a Cell: Triple H vs. Chris Jericho, WWE Intercontinental Title: Eddie Guerrero vs. Rob Van Dam, WWE Tag Team Titles: Billy & ... See full summary »
36. Hard Knocks (2009)
39 min | Short, Sport
Hard Knocks is a 40 minute documentary short on Professional Wrestling - an industry largely misunderstood by the general public and an industry that has been victim of ridicule time and ... See full summary »
37. Champions of Faith: Baseball Edition (2007 Video)
Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, Family, Sport
Champions of Faith: Baseball Edition serves to humanize some of the most celebrated and accomplished ballplayers of our time and restore the "sports hero" to its proper place in the ... See full summary »
39. UFC Undisputed 2009 (2009 Video Game)
Players enter one-on-one matches against brawlers and grapplers from around the world, using combat techniques from Boxing, Kickboxing, Jiu-Jitsu, Muay Thai, Wrestling, and Judo styles and ... See full summary »
42. Rodney Fickle Online Athlete (2014)
104 min | Comedy
Rodney Fickle, a young man with a dead end job and a love life to match decides that it's time that he did something with his life. Follow Rodney as he chases his dream of leaving his 9-to-5 day job to become a professional video gamer.
45. 4th Dan (2010)
21 min | Short, Drama
'4th Dan' is about a kendo student who is training for his promotional exam. He is determined to succeed and prove his worthiness to his father. However, as the exam approaches, he must ... See full summary »
46. FMW: Torn to Shreds (2002 Video)
Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Sport
This is a documentary of a promotional women wrestling card in Tokyo, December 22, 1995, the first ladies-only card by FMW at the Korakuen Hall, Tokyo. It features the seven matches: 1. ... See full summary »
47. The Social Lion (1930)
Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
Marco Perkins is a garage mechanic and a would-be-prizefighter who gets a place on the ritzy country club's polo team because he is the town's most proficient mallet-wielder, having learned... See full summary »
49. Sportszerelem (1938)
64 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
A toothpick manufacturer is so sports-minded that only athletes can work for him. The fate of many jobs and the outcome of various romances all depend on whether or not the home-team wins the big soccer game.