Documentary, Sport (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Icarus (2017)
TV-MA | 120 min | Documentary, Sport
When Bryan sets out to uncover the truth about doping in sports, a chance meeting with a Russian scientist transforms his story from a personal experiment into a geopolitical thriller.
3. Athlete A (2020)
PG-13 | 103 min | Documentary, Crime, Sport
4. 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: 66,225 | Gross: $1.61M
5. The Dawn Wall (2017)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
In an unbelievable story of perseverance, free climber Tommy Caldwell and climbing partner Kevin Jorgeson attempt to scale the impossible 3000ft Dawn Wall of El Capitan.
Votes: 16,841 | Gross: $1.08M
8. Team Foxcatcher (2016)
TV-14 | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
9. Pumping Iron (1977)
PG | 86 min | Documentary, Sport
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Lou Ferrigno face off in a no-holds-barred competition for the title of Mr. Olympia in this critically-acclaimed film that made Schwarzenegger a household name.
10. Hoop Dreams (1994)
PG-13 | 170 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport
A film following the lives of two inner-city Chicago boys who struggle to become college basketball players on the road to going professional.
Votes: 25,243 | Gross: $7.83M
11. Touching the Void (2003)
R | 106 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama
The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.
Votes: 34,569 | Gross: $4.59M
TV-MA | 88 min | Documentary, Crime, Sport
In 2016, USA Gymnastics was rocked by the revelation that national team doctor Larry Nassar had been abusing young athletes for decades. Tribeca alum Erin Lee Carr's unflinching documentary... See full summary »
13. Tokyo Olympiad (1965)
Not Rated | 170 min | Documentary, Sport
Kon Ichikawa examines the beauty and rich drama on display at the 1964 Summer Games in Tokyo, creating a record of observations that range from the expansive to the intimate.
14. Meru (2015)
R | 90 min | Documentary, Sport
Three elite climbers struggle to find their way through obsession and loss as they attempt to climb Mount Meru, one of the most coveted prizes in the high stakes game of Himalayan big wall climbing.
Votes: 15,946 | Gross: $2.33M
15. You Cannot Kill David Arquette (2020)
R | 91 min | Documentary, Sport
Actor David Arquette attempts a rocky return to the sport that stalled his promising Hollywood career.
16. The Endless Summer (1965)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Sport
The crown jewel to ten years of Bruce Brown surfing documentaries. Brown follows two young surfers around the world in search of the perfect wave, and ends up finding quite a few in addition to some colorful local characters.
17. AlphaGo (2017)
90 min | Documentary, Sport
Google's DeepMind has developed a program for playing the 3000 year old game Go using AI. They test AlphaGo on the European champion, then March 9-15, 2016, on the top player, Lee Sedol, in a best of 5 tournament in Seoul.
19. Audible (2021)
PG-13 | 39 min | Documentary, Short, Sport
Football player Amaree McKenstry-Hall and his Maryland School for the Deaf teammates attempt to defend their winning streak while coming to terms with the tragic loss of a close friend.
21. Diego Maradona (2019)
TV-14 | 130 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
Constructed from over 500 hours of never-before-seen footage, this documentary centers on the career of celebrated football player Diego Maradona, who played for S.S.C. Napoli in the 1980s.
22. Man on Wire (2008)
PG-13 | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
A look at tightrope walker Philippe Petit's daring, but illegal, high-wire routine performed between New York City's World Trade Center's twin towers in 1974, what some consider, "the artistic crime of the century".
Votes: 53,916 | Gross: $2.96M
23. Minding the Gap (2018)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Sport
Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust-Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship.
Votes: 8,727 | Gross: $0.01M
24. Dave Not Coming Back (2020)
TV-PG | 92 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure
Two friends, Don and Dave were diving in the cave of Boesmansgat: 283 meters. Right before surfacing up, Dave - who'd just broken a word record - finds a body. They decide to dive back and retrieve it.
25. One Day in September (1999)
R | 94 min | Documentary, History, Sport
The Palestinian terrorist group Black September holds Israeli athletes hostage at the 1972 Summer Olympic Games in Munich.
Votes: 5,836 | Gross: $0.16M
29. Maiden (2018)
PG | 97 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
The story of Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook on charter boats, who became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989.
Votes: 2,026 | Gross: $3.01M
30. Visions of Eight (1973)
G | 110 min | Documentary, Sport
Eight film artists from different countries are given carte blanche to make a collection of short documentaries on the 1972 Munich Summer Olympics, offering unexpected, original and often humorous perspectives.
Directors: Milos Forman, Kon Ichikawa, Claude Lelouch, Yuriy Ozerov, Arthur Penn, Michael Pfleghar, John Schlesinger, Mai Zetterling | Stars: Vasiliy Alekseev, Nikolay Avilov, Valery Borzov, Avery Brundage
Votes: 496 | Gross: $0.28M
31. When We Were Kings (1996)
PG | 88 min | Documentary, Sport
Votes: 17,134 | Gross: $2.67M
32. Over the Limit (2017)
Not Rated | 74 min | Documentary, Sport
An intimate portrait of the world's most outstanding rhythmic gymnast Margarita Mamun who needs to overcome mental fragility to take part in the Olympic Games.
Votes: 813 | Gross: $0.00M
33. Pelé (2021)
TV-14 | 108 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
Looks back at the extraordinary 12-year period in which Pelé, the only man to win three World Cup titles, went from young superstar in 1958 to national hero in 1970; a radical yet turbulent era in Brazil’s history.
34. Bigger Stronger Faster* (2008)
PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, Sport
An examination of America's win-at-all-cost culture from the perspective of bodybuilding and performance enhancing drugs, as it focuses on a pair of siblings chasing their dream.
Votes: 13,273 | Gross: $0.31M
35. Long Shot (2017 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 40 min | Documentary, Crime, Sport
When Juan Catalan is arrested for a murder he insists he didn't commit, he builds his case for innocence around raw footage from a popular TV show, "Curb Your Enthusiasm."
36. More Than a Game (2008)
PG | 105 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
This documentary follows NBA superstar LeBron James and four of his talented teammates through the trials and tribulations of high school basketball in Ohio and James' journey to fame.
Votes: 5,298 | Gross: $0.94M
37. Nike's Big Bet (2021)
82 min | Documentary, Sport
On October 1, 2019 Alberto Salazar, perhaps the greatest track coach on Earth, was suspended for doping violations. Did he do it? Or is Salazar being victimized for his obsessive methods of pushing athletes to their absolute limits.
Director: Paul Kemp
38. The Battered Bastards of Baseball (2014)
80 min | Documentary, Sport
In 1973, Hollywood actor Bing Russell starts an independent minor league baseball team in Portland consisting of outcasts and misfits, and turns them into unlikely overnight success.
40. What's My Name: Muhammad Ali (2019)
TV-14 | 165 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
One of the most iconic figures in athletic history, Muhammad Ali's incredible story from world champion boxer to inspiring social activist is explored through his own voice and never-before-seen archival material.
41. Le Court Des Grands (2005 Video)
203 min | Documentary, Animation, Comedy
The early short films of 12 legendary film directors.
43. Conor McGregor: Notorious (2017)
R | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
Featuring unprecedented access, never before seen moments and explosive fight footage, this is the ultimate behind-the-scenes look at a sporting icon and his spectacular rise.
44. 16 Days of Glory (1985)
G | 284 min | Documentary, Sport
The definitive photographic record of the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics, told "from the inside" through the lives of the participants, the words of David Perry, and the singing voice of Placido... See full summary »
Votes: 232 | Gross: $0.08M
45. Rising Phoenix (2020)
PG-13 | 105 min | Documentary, Sport
The history and current standing of the Paralympic Games, which has grown to become the world's third largest sporting event.
46. All This Mayhem (2014)
Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary, Biography, History
All This Mayhem is a searing account of what happens when raw talent and extreme personalities collide. In this unflinching, never-before-seen account of drugs and the dark side of ... See full summary »
47. The End of the Storm (2020)
99 min | Documentary, Sport
Featuring unprecedented access to Liverpool Football Club, THE END OF THE STORM is the gripping feature length inside story of the 2019/20 Premier League winning season.
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Adventure, History
A famous prison escape sparks the idea for a cult-like race that has seen only 10 finishers in its first 25 years. This award-winning, oddly inspiring, and wildly funny documentary reveals the sports world's most guarded secret.
49. Murderball (2005)
R | 88 min | Documentary, Sport
Quadriplegics, who play full-contact rugby in wheelchairs, overcome unimaginable obstacles to compete in the Paralympic Games in Athens, Greece.
Votes: 10,005 | Gross: $1.52M
50. This Is Port Adelaide (2021)
90 min | Documentary, History, Sport
THIS IS PORT ADELAIDE takes viewers across the 150-year journey of Australia's most successful football club and then goes behind the scenes as the club was repeatedly challenged in 2020 by... See full summary »