Most Popular "Sports Writer" Titles
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2. 42 (2013)
PG-13 | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
In 1947, Jackie Robinson becomes the first African-American to play in Major League Baseball in the modern era when he was signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers and faces considerable racism in the process.
Votes: 72,898 | Gross: $95.00M
5. Woman of the Year (1942)
Not Rated | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle.
6. Mighty Aphrodite (1995)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
When he discovers his adopted son is a genius, a New York sportswriter seeks out the boy's birth mother: a ditzy porn star and prostitute.
Votes: 34,302 | Gross: $6.70M
8. Funny Farm (1988)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama
A couple swap city life for the country, but their picturesque new hometown turns out to be just a little bit different to what they were expecting.
Votes: 16,672 | Gross: $25.54M
11. 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.
13. The Harlem Globetrotters (1951)
Approved | 78 min | Drama, Sport
Abe Saperstein, owner/manager of the world-famous "Harlem Globetrotters", an all-Negro professional basketball team, signs Billy Townsend, an All-American, to play with the "Globetrotters."... See full summary »
14. My Wife Is an Actress (2001)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A "normal" guy who is married to a hot actress gets worried that she is involved with her costar. This worry turns into jealousy and causes problems in their relationship. This is a story about trust and a comedy about the actions between men and women.
Votes: 3,345 | Gross: $1.05M
16. Young Man of Manhattan (1930)
Passed | 79 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Two flappers (Claudette Colbert and Ginger Rogers) try to get their newspaper reporter boyfriends to pay attention to them.
18. Alex: The Life of a Child (1986 TV Movie)
Unrated | 100 min | Biography, Drama
Alexandra Deford, a precious and precocious girl, was just eight years old when she died in 1980 following a battle against the debilitating effects of cystic fibrosis, the number-one ... See full summary »
19. My Breast (1994 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama
Joyce Wadler,a journalist who lives in New York, has an unsatisfying relationship with her boyfriend. When she discovers that she is suffering from breast-cancer, she radically changes her ... See full summary »
21. Her Life as a Man (1984 TV Movie)
93 min | Comedy, Drama
To land a sportswriting job on a national magazine run by a chauvinistic editor, an aspiring female reporter convincingly disguises herself as a man to get the inside story.
22. Sarahsarà (1994)
114 min | Family, Sport
Inspired by the true story of Sarah Gadalla Gubara. In Namibia, Africa, Gershe, a reporter whose car has broken down, is almost killed by a passing ambulance. After following it into the ... See full summary »
23. Ripped-Off (1972)
R | 83 min | Crime, Drama
Boxer Teddy Wilcox (Robert Blake) leaves his manager and relocates. He finds Nick, a manager/trainer. Before Wilcox's first fight, Nick receives a threat-- Wilcox loses, or Nick will die. ... See full summary »
25. Here Comes Trouble (1948)
Approved | 55 min | Comedy
A newspaper publisher (Emory Parnell) is being blackmailed by a burlesque queen (Joan Woodbury), and he sends one of his reporters (William Tracy) to talk to her. The girl is murdered and ... See full summary »
26. Forbidden Woman (2013)
Not Rated | 91 min | Drama
Elston has earned the respect and trust of Randall Trace, his boss and mentor. However, Elston reaches a pivotal point in his career when, after missing out on a coveted promotion, he falls... See full summary »
27. Harmon of Michigan (1941)
Passed | 65 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Tom Harmon (ol' # 98 for the Michigan Wolverines, husband of actress Elyse Knox and father of Mark Harmon and Kelly Harmon)took a back seat to no one on the football field (except the ... See full summary »
29. Hot News (1953)
Passed | 61 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Ex-prize fighter Mark Miller, now a sports writer, sets out to expose a murderous gambling ring led by Dano Rizzo. He first learns about the ring when when a fighter dies as a result of ... See full summary »
31. Bowery Champs (1944)
Approved | 62 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Copy boys Muggs and Glimpy investigate a murder. They locate the ex-wife of the murdered man and become convinced she is innocent. They hide her from the police while they investigate.
32. Joe Palooka in The Squared Circle (1950)
Approved | 63 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Joe is witness to a mob killing. Two of the killers are after him. He is drugged before the big fight which is watched on TV by his manager Knobby and the thugs who are holding Knobby hostage.
33. The Kid Comes Back (1938)
Approved | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Drama
After defeating a prominent, highly-ranked heavyweight fighter in convincing and sensational fashion, "Gunner" Malone hopes to get a shot at the world-champion title, but is foiled by the ... See full summary »
35. Night Parade (1929)
Passed | 71 min | Drama
Bobby Martin, a young middleweight champion boxer, is an honest and decent fighter. However, on the eve of his biggest fight, he becomes entangled in the snare of a dishonest woman and ends... See full summary »
37. The Knockout Parade (1953)
Approved | 48 min | Action, Sport
A compilation film taken from fight-clips of the International Boxing Club. The film has sports-announcer Bill Corum prefacing and narrating clips from top boxing bouts of the past. ... See full summary »
38. Birds Make Sport (1946)
Approved | 9 min | Short, Family, Sport
Noted sports writer and ornithologist John Kieran provides the commentary on this short that includes rare slo-mo (at-the-time)studies of the tiny hummingbird, and highlights of the ostrich... See full summary »
39. Prize Fighter (1949)
Approved | 8 min | Short, Sport
New York City sportswriter, Bill Corum, drops in at the gymnasium where up-and-coming heavyweight Roland La Starza, whom the gym-rat hanger-ons declare is the best fighter to come along ... See full summary »
The Andrew Klavan Show (2015– )
Drinking Clinton's Tears
Hillary Clinton fulfills the stereotypes about women. The media decides Trump's DACA decision is cruel. Paul Beston talks about his new book, "The Boxing Kings: When American Heavyweights Ruled the Ring".
Person to Person (1953–1961)
Edward R. Murrow interviews famed New York Herald sports columnist Walter "Red" Smith and visits the six-room penthouse apartment of late-night television personality Dagmar and her actor ... See full summary »
Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
TV-PG | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Legendary U.S. lawman Bat Masterson is in Toronto and claims to have seen the equally legendary Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Masterson is now a newspaperman and he's already filed a ... See full summary »
Screen Directors Playhouse (1955–1956)
Rookie of the Year
29 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A small town sportswriter attending the World Series recognizes a young ballplayer as the son of former baseball hero who was banned for throwing a game.
The Incredible Hulk (1978–1982)
TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
David 'Bedecker' travels to Miami with a farm boy with potential to be a baseball star, and has to protect the boy from an unscrupulous manager.