Australian Rules, released in 2002 is a film directed by Paul Goldman starring Nathan Phillips, Luke Carroll, Tom Budge and Lisa Flanagan. It was adapted from the novel Deadly, Unna by Phillip Gwynne. Australian Rules was nominated for several awards, including six Australian Film Institute Awards. ...more on Wikipedia about "Australian Rules (film)"
Big Wednesday was a 1978 coming-of-age movie, directed by John Milius, starring Jan-Michael Vincent, William Katt and Gary Busey as California surfers facing life, the Vietnam War, and use of the ever changing surf as a metaphor for the changes in life. ...more on Wikipedia about "Big Wednesday"
Blue Crush is a 2002 movie about four female surfers in Hawaii. ...more on Wikipedia about "Blue Crush"
Breaking Away is a 1979 film which tells the story of a group of local boys from Bloomington, Indiana who put together a bicycle racing team to compete against teams from Indiana University. It stars Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley, Barbara Barrie and Paul Dooley. ...more on Wikipedia about "Breaking Away"
Brink! is a 1998 film set in the backdrop of competitive inline skating. It was produced for Disney Channel. ...more on Wikipedia about "Brink!"
Chariots of Fire is a British film released in 1981. Written by Colin Welland and directed by Hugh Hudson, and based on the true story of British athletes preparing for and competing in the 1924 Summer Olympics, the film was nominated for seven Academy Awards, and won four, including Best Picture. The title is taken from William Blake's poem " The New Jerusalem": ...more on Wikipedia about "Chariots of Fire"
Cool Runnings is a 1993 comedy film directed by Jon Turteltaub. It is based on the exploits of the Jamaican Bobsled Team at Calgary, Alberta, Canada in the 1988 Winter Olympics. It stars Leon, Doug E. Doug, Malik Yoba, Rawle D. Lewis, Sajjad "Mosquito" Ali and John Candy, who portrays a washed up, disgraced bobsledder living a destitute borderline legal life in Jamaica. ...more on Wikipedia about "Cool Runnings"
* Iqbal: A story above cricket( 2005) ( India) ...more on Wikipedia about "Cricket in film and television"
Days of Thunder is a 1990 movie produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, directed by Tony Scott and starring Tom Cruise, Nicole Kidman, Robert Duvall, Randy Quaid, Cary Elwes and Michael Rooker. Also features real life racer Rusty Wallace. ...more on Wikipedia about "Days of Thunder"
Dogtown and Z-Boys ( 2002) is a documentary about the history of skateboarding. ...more on Wikipedia about "Dogtown and Z-Boys"
Driven is a 2001 movie directed by Renny Harlin and starring Sylvester Stallone. ...more on Wikipedia about "Driven"
Endless Summer is one of the first and most influential surfing movies, creating and defining the genre for many years after its release in 1966. Its title comes from the last line in the film, which expresses the idea that if one had enough time and money it would be possible to follow the summer around the world, making it endless. ...more on Wikipedia about "Endless Summer"
Everybody's All-American is a novel by longtime Sports Illustrated contributor Frank Deford that was made into a subsequent motion picture directed by Taylor Hackford. ...more on Wikipedia about "Everybody's All-American"
Grand Prix is a action film released in 1966. It was directed by John Frankenheimer with music by Maurice Jarre. It starred Yves Montand, James Garner, Eva Marie Saint, Brian Bedford and Antonio Sabato. Toshirô Mifune has a supporting role as a race team owner. The unique racing cinematography is one of the main draws of the film. Although not a big commercial success, it did win minor Best Effects and Sound Oscars in 1967 and gained cult status among racing fans. ...more on Wikipedia about "Grand Prix (film)" www.shortopedia.com - Go in quickly.
Greased Lightning is a 1977 biographical film, starring Richard Pryor, Beau Bridges and Pam Grier, and directed by Michael Schultz. Greased Lightning is a film loosely based on the true life story of Wendell Scott, the first African American stock car racing champion in America. ...more on Wikipedia about "Greased Lightning"
Harry Hyde was a leading crew chief in NASCAR stock car racing in the 1960s through the 1980s. ...more on Wikipedia about "Harry Hyde"
Heart Like a Wheel is a 1983 movie based on the life of drag racing driver Shirley Muldowney (played by Bonnie Bedelia). The movie also stars Beau Bridges as fellow driver Connie Kalitta. ...more on Wikipedia about "Heart Like a Wheel (film)"
Jerry Maguire is a 1996 film written and directed by Cameron Crowe. The film stars Tom Cruise (in the title role of a sports agent), Cuba Gooding Jr., and Renée Zellweger. Kelly Preston, Jerry O'Connell, Jay Mohr, Bonnie Hunt, Regina King and Jonathan Lipnicki also have significant roles. ...more on Wikipedia about "Jerry Maguire"
Lagaan, (लगान, meaning land tax in Hindi) (also known as Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India) is an award winning movie made in India, released on June 1, 2001 and nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film (the award actually went to No Man's Land (film) that year). Unusually widely distributed throughout the world, this was for many Westerners the first opportunity to see a genuine Bollywood film in their own movie theaters. ...more on Wikipedia about "Lagaan"
Major League II ( 1994) is a sequel to the 1989 film Major League. Major league II stars most of the same cast from the original, including Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, and Corbin Bernsen. The film also welcomes some new faces to the team. Omar Epps replaced Wesley Snipes as the character Willie 'Mays' Hayes. David Keith is a superstar catcher who is looking to replace Jake (Berenger) as the starter. Takaaki Ishibashi is a new outfielder Isuro Tanaka, who helps excite the team. Eric Bruskotter is the rookie catcher Rube Baker who is getting used to the MLB life. ...more on Wikipedia about "Major League II"
Mystery, Alaska is a 1999 movie directed by Jay Roach. ...more on Wikipedia about "Mystery, Alaska"
No Holds Barred is a 1989 film starring professional wrestler Hulk Hogan. It was launched as an attempt to boost Hulk Hogan's acting career several years after his appearance in Rocky III. ...more on Wikipedia about "No Holds Barred"
Prefontaine is a 1997 film documenting the life of American long-distance track athlete Steve Prefontaine. It was written and directed by Steve James, and stars Jared Leto as the title character. ...more on Wikipedia about "Prefontaine"
Rebound is a 2005 film directed by Steve Carr. ...more on Wikipedia about "Rebound (film)"
Seabiscuit is a 2003 American drama film based on the best-selling book Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura Hillenbrand. The story recounts the life and racing career of Seabiscuit, an undersized and overlooked thoroughbred race horse whose unexpected successes made him a popular sensation in the United States near the end of the Great Depression. ...more on Wikipedia about "Seabiscuit (film)"
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