Most Popular Sport-Documentary Documentaries With At Least 1000 Votes
1. Icarus (I) (2017)
TV-MA | 121 min | Documentary, Sport, Thriller
When Bryan Fogel 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... See full summary »
2. Pumping Iron (1977)
PG | 85 min | Documentary, Sport
From Gold's Gym in Venice Beach California to the showdown in Pretoria, amateur and professional bodybuilders prepare for the 1975 Mr. Olympia and Mr. Universe contests in this ... See full summary »
3. 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: 30,246 | Gross: $4.58M
4. Meru (2015)
R | 90 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure
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: 9,952 | Gross: $2.33M
5. 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: 52,026 | Gross: $1.61M
6. Andre the Giant (2018 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A look at the life and career of professional wrestler André Roussimoff, who gained notoriety in the 1980s as Andre the Giant.
7. McLaren (2017)
Not Rated | 92 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
The story of Bruce McLaren, the New Zealander who founded the McLaren Motor Racing team. A man who showed the world that a man of humble beginnings could take on the elite of motor racing and win.
9. The Endless Summer (1966)
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.
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: 21,561 | Gross: $7.83M
11. The Eagle Huntress (2016)
G | 87 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport
Thirteen-year-old Aisholpan trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her nomad family to become an eagle huntress.
Votes: 2,782 | Gross: $3.17M
13. Generation Iron (2013)
PG-13 | 106 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport
A documentary that follows top bodybuilders as they train to compete in the Mr. Olympia competition.
Votes: 6,803 | Gross: $0.85M
14. When We Were Kings (1996)
PG | 88 min | Documentary, Sport
A documentary of the 1974 heavyweight championship bout in Zaire, "The Rumble in the Jungle," between champion George Foreman and underdog challenger Muhammad Ali.
Votes: 13,460 | Gross: $2.67M
16. Conor McGregor: Notorious (2017)
R | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
CONOR McGREGOR: NOTORIOUS, filmed over the course of 4 years, is a gripping access-all- areas account of McGregor's personal and professional journey from claiming benefits and living in ... See full summary »
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Adventure, History
In its first 25 years only 10 people have finished The Barkley Marathons. Based on a historic prison escape, this cult like race tempts people from around the world to test their limits of ... See full summary »
20. Undefeated (2011)
PG-13 | 113 min | Documentary, Sport
Chronicles three underprivileged students from inner-city Memphis and their volunteer coach who tries to help them beat the odds on and off the field.
Votes: 6,319 | Gross: $0.56M
21. 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: 12,586 | Gross: $0.31M
22. 180° South (2010)
PG | 85 min | Documentary, Drama, Sport
The film follows adventurer Jeff Johnson as he retraces the epic 1968 journey of his heroes Yvon Chouinard and Doug Tompkins to Patagonia.
Votes: 2,663 | Gross: $0.03M
23. Team Foxcatcher (2016)
90 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
24. The Battered Bastards of Baseball (2014)
80 min | Documentary, Sport
The Battered Bastards of Baseball is one of baseball's last great, unheralded true stories. In 1973, Hollywood veteran Bing Russell (best known for playing Deputy Clem on "Bonanza") created... See full summary »
26. 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: 4,747 | Gross: $0.94M
27. Stop at Nothing: The Lance Armstrong Story (2014)
104 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
An intimate but explosive portrait of the man behind the greatest fraud in sporting history. Lance Armstrong enriched himself by cheating his fans, his sport, and the truth. But the former ... See full summary »
30. Williams (2017)
109 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
Focusing on the career and family of its legendary founder Sir Frank Williams, the British sports documentary tells the extraordinary story of the Williams Formula 1 team, from its inception to the present day.
31. 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: 5,271 | Gross: $0.16M
32. The Class of 92 (2013)
Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary, Sport
The Class of 92, a cinematic documentary detailing the rise to prominence and global sporting superstardom of six supremely talented young Manchester United footballers (David Beckham, ... See full summary »
Unrated | 104 min | Documentary, Sport
The 2015 Reebok CrossFit Games were a 5 day, 13 event, grueling test to find the fittest male and female on earth. "Fittest on Earth" follows the dramatic story of the top athletes who ... See full summary »
35. TT3D: Closer to the Edge (2011)
Not Rated | 104 min | Documentary, Sport
By vividly recounting the TT's legendary rivalries and the Isle of Man's unique road racing history, this 3D feature documentary will discover why modern TT riders still risk their lives to... See full summary »
36. The Short Game (2013)
PG | 99 min | Documentary, Sport
The best 7 year old golfers from around the world descend on the world famous Pinehurst Golf course in North Carolina to determine the next world champion and who might become golf's next ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,109 | Gross: $0.04M
37. The Two Escobars (2010)
104 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
Pablo Escobar was the richest, most powerful drug kingpin in the world, ruling the Medellin Cartel with an iron fist. Andres Escobar was the biggest soccer star in Colombia. The two were ... See full summary »
38. Bobby Fischer Against the World (2011)
TV-14 | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, History
'Bobby Fischer Against the World' is a documentary feature exploring the tragic and bizarre life of the late chess master Bobby Fischer. The drama of Bobby Fischer's career was undeniable, ... See full summary »
39. The Endless Summer 2 (1994)
TV-14 | 109 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport
Bruce Brown, king of surfing documentaries, returns after nearly thirty years to trace the steps of two young surfers to top surfing spots around the world. Along the way we see many of the... See full summary »
Votes: 1,655 | Gross: $2.16M
40. Beyond the Mat (1999)
R | 102 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A heartfelt documentary focusing on the day-to-day lives of professional wrestlers, some on the rise, some on the wane, and others fighting for their lives.
Votes: 7,338 | Gross: $2.05M
41. 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 »
42. Iverson (2014)
Not Rated | 106 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
Iverson is the ultimate legacy of NBA legend Allen Iverson, who rose from a childhood of crushing poverty in Hampton, Virginia, to become an 11-time NBA All-Star and universally recognized ... See full summary »
44. The Fourth Phase (2016)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure
From the innovators of "The Art Of FLIGHT" (2011) comes a documentary about the iconic snowboarder Travis Rice. The production of the movie started in 2013.
45. The Crash Reel (2013)
108 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
Fifteen years of verite footage show the epic rivalry between half-pipe legends Shaun White and Kevin Pearce, childhood friends who become number one and two in the world leading up to the ... See full summary »
46. I Believe in Miracles (2015)
104 min | Documentary, History, Sport
The story of the history-making Nottingham Forest team that won back-to-back European Cups in 1979 and 1980, led by the mercurial Brian Clough and his assistant Peter Taylor.
48. Cristiano Ronaldo: World at His Feet (2014)
54 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
Cristiano Ronaldo: The World at His Feet follows the footballer from his beginnings in Portugal, breakthrough start with Manchester United and current career at Real Madrid.
49. Fastball (2016)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Sport
With Kevin Costner narrating, lead a cast of baseball legends and scientists who explore the magic within the 396 milliseconds it takes a fastball to reach home plate, and decipher who threw the fastest pitch ever.
50. 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: 9,433 | Gross: $1.52M
55. I Am Ali (2014)
PG | 111 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
Unprecedented access to Muhammad Ali's personal archive of "audio journals" as well as interviews and testimonials from his inner circle of family and friends are used to tell the legend's life story.
Votes: 2,786 | Gross: $0.00M
57. Day of the Fight (1951)
Approved | 16 min | Documentary, Short, Sport
After a short study of boxing's history, narrated by newscaster Douglas Edwards, we follow a day in the life of a middleweight Irish boxer named Walter Cartier.
59. Pantani: The Accidental Death of a Cyclist (2014)
PG | 96 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
In 1998 Marco Pantani, the most flamboyant and popular cyclist of his era, won both the Tour de France and Giro d'Italia, a titanic feat of physical and mental endurance that no rider has ... See full summary »
62. The Art of Flight (2011)
PG-13 | 80 min | Documentary, Adventure, Sport
Two years in the making, "The Art of FLIGHT" gives iconic snowboarder Travis Rice and friends the opportunity to redefine what is possible in the mountains. Experience the highs, as new ... See full summary »
63. Fastest (2011)
PG-13 | 111 min | Documentary, Action, Sport
Shot around the world in 2010 and 2011 and narrated by Ewan McGregor, 'Fastest' captures the intense and thrilling reality of the MotoGP World Championship, documenting a pivotal moment in ... See full summary »
66. 1 (2013)
Not Rated | 112 min | Documentary, History, Sport
Set in the golden era of Grand Prix Racing '1' tells the story of a generation of charismatic drivers who raced on the edge, risking their lives during Formula 1's deadliest period, and the men who stood up and changed the sport forever.
68. Love the Beast (2009)
R | 92 min | Documentary, Sport
What if you were a Hollywood movie star with an obsession for cars and racing? You would probably read every script with even the tiniest link to the subject matter, in the hope that you ... See full summary »
70. Ballet 422 (2014)
PG | 75 min | Documentary, Music, Sport
From first rehearsal to world premiere, Ballet 422 takes us backstage at New York City Ballet as emerging choreographer Justin Peck crafts a new work.
Votes: 1,012 | Gross: $0.33M
71. Bra Boys (2007)
R | 90 min | Documentary, Sport
A film about the cultural evolution of the Sydney beach side suburb of Maroubra and the social struggle faced by its youth - the notorious surf gang known as the Bra Boys.
Votes: 1,142 | Gross: $0.05M
73. Bones Brigade: An Autobiography (2012)
PG | 90 min | Documentary, Sport
When six teenage boys came together as a skateboarding team in the 1980s, they reinvented not only their chosen sport but themselves too - as they evolved from insecure outsiders to the most influential athletes in the field.
74. Into the Mind (2013)
Not Rated | 82 min | Documentary, Sport
This is a story of rising to the ultimate challenge. Having the courage to risk fatal expo- sure and the perseverance demanded on the quest for achievement. These are not solely physical feats, they are mental conquests.
75. The Resurrection of Jake the Snake (2015)
Not Rated | 93 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
A fallen professional wrestling superstar battles his past demons in a struggle to reclaim his life and the family that has given up on him.
76. Catching Hell (2011)
102 min | Documentary, Sport
After the Chicago Cubs blow an opportunity to reach the World Series in 2003, Cubs fans blame the team's misfortune on fellow fan Steve Bartman, who interfered with a foul ball and prevented Moises Alou from making a catch.
77. The Other Dream Team (2012)
Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Sport
The incredible story of the 1992 Lithuanian basketball team, whose athletes struggled under Soviet rule, became symbols of Lithuania's independence movement, and - with help from the Grateful Dead - triumphed at the Barcelona Olympics.
Votes: 3,261 | Gross: $0.13M
78. No No: A Dockumentary (2014)
Not Rated | 100 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
In the 1970s Dock Ellis pitched a no-hitter on LSD and his outspoken style courted conflict and controversy, but his latter years were spent helping others recover from addiction. No No: A ... See full summary »
79. Michael Jordan to the Max (2000)
Not Rated | 46 min | Documentary, Sport
A documentary that follows Michael Jordan's basketball career, stint in baseball, and his last championship season with the Chicago Bulls in 1998.
Votes: 1,863 | Gross: $18.64M
80. Gascoigne (2015)
90 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A feature length, theatrical documentary on the life of Paul Gascoigne, one of the greatest English footballers that ever lived: delving deep into his psyche, vulnerabilities, fears and triumphs.
81. Champs (2014)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A documentary on boxing greats Mike Tyson, Evander Holyfield and Bernard Hopkins examines their lives in and out of the ring.
82. Manny (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 88 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A man who overcame insurmountable odds to become one of the most loved and respected athletes of all time. From a starving teenager who fought to feed his family, to a Congressman working ... See full summary »
83. Road (I) (2014)
102 min | Documentary, Sport
Brothers addicted to speed. At any price. Motorcycle road racing is the most dangerous of all motor sports. One in which men compete at speeds of up to 200 miles per hour on closed country ... See full summary »
87. Where the Trail Ends (2012)
Not Rated | 81 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama
Where the Trail Ends is a film following the worlds top freeride mountain bikers as they search for untraveled terrain around the globe, ultimately shaping the future of big mountain free ... See full summary »
88. Sunshine Superman (2014)
PG | 100 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A heart-racing documentary portrait of Carl Boenish, the father of the BASE jumping movement, whose early passion for skydiving led him to ever more spectacular -and dangerous- feats of foot-launched human flight.
Votes: 1,136 | Gross: $0.09M
91. Next Goal Wins (2014)
Not Rated | 97 min | Documentary, Sport
The power of hope in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds, and an object lesson in what it really means to be a winner in life.
Votes: 2,006 | Gross: $0.04M
92. 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.
94. Like Water (2011)
Not Rated | 76 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
In the most brutal and often most misunderstood sport in the world, becoming a champion takes more than just blood, sweat, and tears. Like Water follows middleweight Ultimate Fighter ... See full summary »
95. Filip & Fredrik presenterar Trevligt folk (2015)
100 min | Documentary, Sport
Following the first ever Somali bandy team in their struggle to reach the World Championship in Siberia 2014. The team lives and trains in Borlänge, Sweden and is coached by legendary, former bandy player Per Fosshaug and Cia Embretsen.
98. Klitschko (2011)
Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
A documentary encompassing the lives of world heavyweight boxing champions, Vitali & Wladimir Klitschko. The first time in history two brothers have shared all the heavyweight world titles,... See full summary »