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You will find a great selection of sports related movies with a brief description of each.  The sports lover in your home to sure to find a favorite.  Movies are categorized by sport.  You will find baseball, football, basketball, soccer, pool, track, boxing, hockey, track, golf and surfing.  Be sure to check the rating before making a final selection.
 

Baseball Movies
 

 Field of Dreams Kevin Costner is Ray Kinsella, a child of the sixties who has settled down as an Iowa corn farmer with his wife Anni (Amy Madigan) and daughter Karin (Gaby Hoffmann). He hears a voice speaking to him in his cornfield: "If you build it, he will come…" accompanied by a vision of a baseball field. He takes it as a sign to build a baseball diamond which would ennable Shoeless Joe Jackson (Ray Liotta) of the infamous Chicago "Black" Sox to play ball again.

 

 

Starring: Kevin Costner, Amy Madigan, James Earl Jones, Ray Liotta, Burt Lancaster,

Director: Phil Alden Robinson

Running Time: 101 minutes

Rating: PG



 

 
Bull Durham
 

Bull Durham is a 1988 American movie about love and baseball.  It depicts the players and fans of the Durham Bulls, a minor league baseball team in Durham, North Carolina. Veteran minor-league catcher Crash Davis is assigned to the Class A Durham Bulls to handle the team's star rookie, wild pitcher "Nuke" LaLoosh. Team groupie Annie Savoy romances both players, creating a comic triangle.

 

 

 

Starring: Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, Robert Wuhl and Max Patkin

Director: Ron Shelton

Running Time: 108 minutes

Rating: R

 
 
Sandlot .It's 1962, and  Scotty Smalls has just moved to a new town with his mom and stepfather. He tries to make friends with the boys but finds it difficult because he knows next to nothing about baseball. Then Benny "The Jet" Rodriguez, the best ballplayer in school, befriends him and things change. The boys play baseball together and they even learn about "The Beast", who according to legend, is a furry monster who lives beyond the fence at left field

Starring: Tom Guiry,Mike Vitar, James Earl Jones, Denis Leary, Karen Allen


Director: David Mickey Evans

Running Time: 90 minutes

Rating: PG

 

A League of Their Own Two sisters, Dottie Henson and Kit Keller, living on a farm in Oregon, join the first female professional baseball league. The sisters love each other except when it comes to baseball.  They struggle to help the league succeed amidst their own growing rivalry  

Starring: Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Madonna, Lori Petty

Director: Penny Marshall

Running Time: 128 minutes

Rating: PG

 

 
Eight Men Out The great Chicago White Sox team of 1919 is the saddest team to ever win a pennent. The team is bitter at their penny pincher owner, Charles Comiskey, and at their own teammates.
 

Starring: Jace Alexander, John Cusack, Gordon Clapp, Don Harvey


Director: John Sayles

Running Time: 119 minutes

Rating: PG

 
Bang the Drum Slowly
The story of the friendship between a star pitcher, wise to the world, and a half-wit catcher, as they cope with the catcher's terminal illness through a baseball season.
 

 

 

Starring: Phil Foster, Robert DeNiro, Vincent Gardenia

Director: John D. Hancock

Running Time: 96 minutes

Rating: PG

Major League The new owner of the Cleveland Indians puts together a purposely horrible team so they'll lose and she can move the team. But when the plot is uncovered, they start winning just to spite her Starring: Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen

Director:  David S. Ward

Running Time: 107 minutes

Rating: R

 
The Rookie
Jim Morris, and ex minor league pitcher, resorted to coaching after an injury.  Jim's team, knowing their coach is a great ball player, makes a deal with him: if they win the district championship, they want him to try out for a major-league organization. Jim is forced to live up to his end of the deal when the team makes it to the state level.
 
Starring: Dennis Quaid, Rachel Griffiths, Jay Hernandez, Beth Grant, Angus T. Jones

Director:  John Lee Hancock

Running Time: 118 minutes

Rating: G

Pride of the Yankees This movie depicts the life of Lou Gehriq, famous baseball player, who's career is ended by ALS, a deadly nerve disease which now bears his name. Gehriq is followed from his childhood days in New York to his farewell day in 1939. Starring: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth, Walter Brennan, Dan Duryea

Director:  Sam Wood

Running Time: 127 minutes

Rating: Not Rated

 
61*
Summer, 1961: Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle and the race to break Babe Ruth's single-season 60 home run record. It's a big story, and the baseball's commissioner announces that Ruth's record stands unless it's broken within 154 games. The film follows the boys of summer, on and off the field.
 
Starring: Barry Pepper, Thomas Jane, Anthony Michael Hall, Richard Masur, Bruce McGill

Director:  Billy Crystal

Running Time: 128 minutes

Rating: Not Rated

 
Bad News Bears Morris Buttermaker (Thornton), an alcoholic exterminator and former professional baseball player, is recruited by a concerned mom (Liz Whitewood played by Marcia Gay Harden), to coach and train a failing baseball team. The group of 12 year olds, which are about to be thrown out of the league, are untalented and can't win a game.  Buttermaker brings in some talent and sets out to whip the kids into shape. Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Greg Kinnear, Marcia Gay Harden, Sammi Kraft

Director: Richard Linklater

Running Time: 113 minutes

Rating: PG-13

 

Football Movies
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The Longest Yard A football player who goes to prison for drunk driving  is forced by the warden to create a team consisting of prisoners to play against the prison guards. Starring: Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Burt Reynolds

Director:    Peter Segal

Running Time: 113 minutes

Rating: PG-13

 
Rudy Rudy is an account of the life of Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger. How he dreamed of playing football at the University of Notre Dame and overcame many significant obstacles. Starring: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty, Greta Lind, Scott Benjaminson, Mary Ann Thebus, Charles S. Dutton

Director:   David Anspaugh

Running Time: 116 minutes

Rating: PG

 

Remember the Titans Based on a true story set in 1971, a black coach is hired to take over a newly integrated football team of black and white students. The old white coach is kept on as his assistant, while everybody from the players, to the coaches, to the townspeople have trouble adjusting to the forced racial integration. Racism and intolerance follow as the coach attempts to whip everybody into shape as one team working towards the same goal.
 
Starring:  Denzel Washington,Will Patton,
 Donald Faison,Wood Harris

Director:   Boaz Yakin

Running Time: 113 minutes

Rating: PG

 
North Dallas Forty  An aging wide receiver for the North Dallas Bulls, with many past injuries and constant pain is  determined to do something about the corporate bigwigs. Will the athlete fight the executives at the risk of ending his career or cave from the pressure? Starring:  Nick Nolte, Mac Davis, Charles Durning, Dayle Haddon, Bo Svenson

Director:  Ted Kotcheff  

Running Time: 119 minutes

Rating: R

 
Brian's Song Gale Sayers (Williams) joins the Chicago Bears as a running back. He meets the competitive Brian Piccolo (Caan) and they soon form a strong friendship. Things take a turn for the worse when Sayers is injured and  Piccolo begins to suffer from cancer Starring:  James Caan, Billy Dee Williams, Jack Warden, Judy Pace, Shelley Fabares

Director:   Buzz Kulik

Running Time: 73 minutes

Rating: G

 
Jerry McGuire Jerry Maguire is a top agent at Sports Management International who is too spontaneous for his own good.  He quickly goes from the master of his universe to unemployed after writing a stirring mission statement for SMI.  Jerry is forced to start from scratch with a second-tier wide receiver as a client and  a 26 year old single mother as an assistant. Starring:  Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr, Renee Zellweger, Kelly Preston, Jerry O'Connell

Director:   Cameron Crowe
Allan Graf

Running Time: 139 minutes

Rating:R

 
Any Given Sunday Tony D'Amato (Pacino) is forced to reevaluate his long time strategies as well as his values when an unknown third-stringer, Willie Beaman ( Foxx), replacing injured football legend Cap Rooney (Quaid), lights up the field with athletic prowess.  Adding to the pressure is the aggressive young president/co-owner Christina Pagniacci (Diaz), who believes players are property and D'Amato's job is to win at any cost. Starring:  Al Pacino, Cameron Diaz, Dennis Quaid, James Woods, Jamie Foxx

Director:   Oliver Stone,  

Running Time: 2 hours and 42 minutes

Rating: R

 
Two for the Money Brandon Lang (McConaughey) was a college football star whose career was cut short because of a broken leg. However, because of his love for football, he has a talent for picking winning teams.  Walter Abrams, (PACINO), who runs a tipping service for a percentage of winnings, finds Lang's talents extremely useful.


 
Starring:  Al Pacino, Matthew McConaughey, Rene Russo, Armand Assante, Jeremy Piven

Director:  D.J. Caruso 

Running Time:  123 minutes

Rating: R

 
Invincible Inspired by the true story of Vince Papale, a down-on-his-luck teacher and part-time bartender lives every fan's fantasy of moving from the stands to the field when he makes it onto his hometown's professional football team during an open tryout and becomes a Philadelphia Eagles. Starring:  Mark Wahlberg, Greg Kinnear, Elizabeth Banks, Kirk Acevedo, Lola Glaudini Director:  Ericson Core

Running Time:  105 minutes

Rating: PG

 

Waterboy Bobby Boucher, a socially inept 31-year-old from the swamps of Louisiana is sheltered by his over-protective Mama. With the help of a new football coach he goes from water boy to a tackling machine, by focusing his anger on opposing players. Now Bobby has to learn how to play football and go to college, all behind his Mama's back. Starring:  Adam
Sandler, Kathy Bates, Henry Winkler

Director:  Frank Coraci

Running Time:  90 minutes

Rating: PG-13

Radio James Robert Kennedy--nicknamed ‘Radio’ is a loner in Anderson, South Carolina, pushing his ever-present grocery cart up and down the streets. He speaks to no one and is rarely spoken to, until one day, Coach Harold Jones, one of the town’s most respected men, and coach of the popular high school football team, befriends him. Radio is suspicious but Coach Jones is persistent,  Slowly, Coach Jones earns Radio’s trust and opens up a new world to him. Starring:  Cuba Gooding Jr, Ed Harris

Director:  Michael Tollin

Running Time:  109 minutes

Rating: PG

 

We Are Marshall Matthew McConaughey plays Jack Lengyel, who becomes head coach and begins rebuilding the Marshall football program only months after a plane crash killed Marshall's beloved Thundering Herd's team and coaches. Starring:  Matthew McConaughey, Matthew Fox

Director: McG

Running Time:  127 minutes

Rating: PG

 

Gabage Picking Field Goal Kicking Sports recruiters see a natural talent in sanitation engineer Barney Gorman, who goes from trashman to super star because of his awesome kicking skills. Starring:  Tony Danza, Jessica Tuck

Director:  Tim Kelleher

Running Time:  78 minutes

Rating: PG

 

Basketball Movies
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White Men Can't Jump A Midwestern white kid, Woody Harrelson, teams up with a hardened ghetto ball player, Wesley Snipes, to rule the betting circuit on the Venice basketball courts. Harrelson's character needs to earn enough money to pay off an old gambling debt and Snipes'  needs to earn enough money to move his wife and son to a safe neighborhood Starring: Woody Harrelson, Wesley Snipes, Rosie Perez, Tyra Ferrell, Cylk Cozart

Director: Ron Shelton

Running Time: 118 min

Rating: R

Glory Road 40 years ago, Don Haskins went on the recruiting trail to find the best talent in the land, black or white.  The legendary 1965-66 Texas Western Miners was made up of 7 blacks and 5 whites. Haskin's team was mocked and ridiculed. Despite odds the Miners reached the National Championship game against powerhouse Kentucky Starring: Josh Lucas, Derek Luke, Austin Nichols, Evan Jones, Mehcad Brooks

Director: James Gartner

Running Time: 118 minutes

Rating: PG

Coach Carter Samuel L. Jackson, plays a controversial high school basketball coach, who imposes written contracts requiring good grades, respectful behavior and a dress code for all players participating on his team. The team becomes overconfident and strays from the rules. Coach Carter, Jackson, takes immediate action and benches his undefeated team despite the outrage of the team, school and community. He is determined to show the boys that they need to rely on more than sports for their future.
 
Starring: Samuel L. Jackson,Rob, Brown,Ashanti, Rick Gonzalez, Channing Tatum

Director: Thomas Carter


Running Time: 136 min
 

Rating: PG-13
 

 

Hoosiers
 
A true story based on the exploits of Milan High School's basketball team in 1954. Hoosiers is an enjoyable film,  that depicts how Gene Hackman, teacher and basketball coach, leads this small Indiana school to the state basketball finals.
Starring: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper, Sheb Wooley, Fern Persons, Chelcie Ross, Robert Swan

Director: David Anspaugh

Running Time:114 minutes

Rating: PG

Hoop Dreams

Hoopes is a documentary about the aspirations of  two high-school basketball players, William Gates and Arthur Agee, from inner city Chicago. These two young men are followed during their entire high-school career ending with their being recruited by colleges.
Starring: William Gates, Arthur Agee

Director: Steve James
 

Running Time: 171 minutes

Rating: PG13

 

Soccer Movies
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Air Bud World Pup Air Bud: World Pup is the third film in the Air Bud series.  Josh and his best friend, Tom Stewart, have just made their school's soccer team and it is discovered that Buddy, Josh's dog, can also play soccer! Before the blink of an eye, Buddy has a uniform and is on the roster, leading Josh's soccer team to the state championship. However, trouble occurs when Buddy's newborn puppies are kidnapped by two people who wants to sell them for cash. Starring: Kevin Zegers, Dale Midkiff, David Glyn-Jones, Caitlin Wachs, Chilton Crane

Director: Bill Bannerman

Running Time: 83 minutes

Rating: G

Bend It Like Beckham Bend It Like Beckham  is a  great comedy that centers on Jess (Parminder Nagra), an Indian girl born in England.  Jess has a strong desire to become a football--or, as we say in America soccer--star like her idol, David Beckham.  It shows her success despite her traditional family who refuses to even consider the idea Starring: Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher

Director: Gurinder Chadha

Running Time: 112 minutes

Rated PG-13

Kicking and Screaming Phil (Ferrell) decides to coach his 10-year-old son's soccer team and finds the team needs more help than he imagined. He recruits Mike Ditka as his assistant coach. Together they go head-to-head for the league championship against Buck, Phil's extremely competitive dad (Robert Duall). who coaches his own young son on the premiere team of the league.  Phil and Buck find themselves going to extreme measures to win the championship.

 
Starring: Will Ferrell, Robert Duvall, Mike Ditka, Kate Walsh

Director: Jesse Dylan

Running Time: 95 minutes


Rated PG

Pool Movies
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The Hustler Paul Newman shines as a small-time, struggling poolroom hustler "Fast" Eddie Felson who takes on the king of the poolroom, Minnesota Fats (Jackie Gleason) After losing big and suffering from self-pity, he pulls himself up, regains his confidence and attracts the attention of promotor Bert Gordon (George C. Scott ). Starring: Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie, George C. Scott, Myron McCormick

Director: Robert Rossen

Running Time: 129 minutes

Rating: Not Rated

 

The Color of Money Pool hustler Fast Eddie Felson finds the young, promising pool player Vincent in a local bar. He sees in him a younger version of himself and he offers to teach Vincent how to be a hustler. They tour through the country to work the pool halls Starring: Paul Newman, Tom Cruise

Director: Martin Scorsese

Running Time: 117 minutes

Rating: R

Track Movies
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Chariots of Fire
 
The true story of two British track athletes competing in the 1924 Summer Olympics. One is a devout Scottish missionary who runs for God, and the other is a Jewish student at Cambridge who runs for fame. Starring: Nicholas Farrell, Nigel Havers, Ben Cross

Director: Hugh Hudson

Running Time: 123 minutes

Rating: PG

 The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner Colin and his friend Mike (James Bolam) make their pocket money through petty crime.They are arrested, after the robbery of a baker's shop, and sentenced to reform school.  The Governor of the school (Michael Redgrave) takes a  interest in Colin, because of his abilities as a runner; Starring: Michael Redgrave, Tom Courtenay, Avis Bunnage, Alec McCowen, James Bolam

Director: Tony Richardson

Running Time: 110 minutes

Rating: Not Rated

Boxing Movies
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Raging Bull Based on the life and career of boxer Jake LaMotta, Raging Bull focuses on Jake's rage and violence that makes him virtually unstoppable in the ring. The same anger also drives Jake to beat his wife and his brother Joey, and sends Jake down a self-destructive spiral of paranoia and rage. Starring: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty

Director: Martin Scorsese

Running Time:  minutes

Rating: R

Rocky Rocky Balboa (Stallone) is a  small-time, struggling amateur boxer living in a tough, Philadelphia neighborhood and working in a meat factory.  When heavyweight champion Apollo Creed visits Philadelphia, his managers want to set up an exhibition match between Creed and a struggling boxer.  The fight is promoted as a "nobody" can become a "somebody".  The match is supposed to be easily won by Creed, but someone forgot to tell Rocky, who sees this as his only shot at the big time.  At the same time Balboa finds love in the arms of a shy girl who works in the local pet store. Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers

Director: John G. Avildsen

Running Time:  119 minutes

Rating: PG

Million Dollar Baby Trainer Frankie Dunn (Clint Eastwood) isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald (Hilary Swank) to enter his life. Maggie is a  determined young athlete who eventually convinces Dunn and his cohort (Morgan Freeman) to help her get to the top. Starring: Clint Eastwood, Hilary Swank, Morgan Freeman

Director: Clint Eastwood

Running Time: 132 minutes

Rating: PG-13

Ali Ali is a biography of sports legend, Muhammad Ali, formerly Cassius Clay, who in 1963 was a bold, outspoken, and confident African American pro boxer. The story depicts his life struggles,  beliefs and a comeback that would cement his legend as one of the great sports figures of all time. Starring: Will Smith, Jamie Foxx

Director: Michael Mann

Running Time: 157 minutes

Rating: R

Cinderella Man Cinderella Man is a powerfully inspiring true story about boxer Jim Braddock and one of the greatest comebacks in history.   Suddenly thrust into the national spotlight, with odds against him, Braddock fought to win a second chance for his family and himself.  With America watching and needing a champion during the depression-era, he defied odds and stunned the world. Starring: Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger

Director: Ron Howard

Running Time: 145 minutes

Rating: PG-13

 

Hockey Movies
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Miracle Miracle is a movie filled with nonstop hockey action and heart-racing suspense. It is a true story about one of the greatest moments in sports history.

The story is about Herb Brooks (Kurt Russell), a determined Minnesota hockey coach, who managed to assemble a one-in-a-lifetime U. S. hockey team. He whips them into shape and  leads them to Olympic victory over their seemingly invincible Russian opponents.

Starring: Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson

Director: Gavin O'Connor

Running Time: 136 minutes

Rating: PG

Slap Shot Slap Shot, a great hockey comedy, is about a hockey coach who gets results, after a series of embarrassing losses, when he teaches his players to use fighting and violence during games.

 

Starring: Paul Newman, Strother Martin

Director: George Roy Hill

Running Time: 123 minutes

Rating: R

Golf Movies
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Caddyshack CADDYSHACK is a  comedy starring Chevy Chase, Ted Knight, Rodney Dangerfield and Bill Murray. The movie takes place at an exclusive country club/golf course,  that is overrun with eccentric golfers. The club is offering a caddy contest  for the poor caddies of the course, and Danny Noonan sees it as his key to success. The story is really nothing more than a series of sketches stitched together to generate laughs but it is considered by many to be one of the funniest movies ever made.
Starring:
Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Ted Knight, Michael O'Keefe, Bill Murray, Sarah Holcomb

Director: Harold Ramis

Running Time: 98 min

Rating: R
 

Tin Cup Roy McAvoy is a failed pro golfer who living at his crummy driving range in  West Texas. One day, a beautiful woman, Dr. Molly Griswold, appears at his driving range for golf lessons. She turns out to be the new girlfriend of McAvoy's longtime archenemy.  Molly inspires Roy and he decides to try to qualify for the US Open
Starring: Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Cheech Marin, Don Johnson, Dennis Burkley


Director:
Ron Shelton

Running Time: 133 Minutes


Rating: R

Happy Gilmore
  • A rejected hockey player (Adam Sandler) puts his skills to the golf course in an effort to raise money to save his grandmother's house. With the  most powerful golf drive in history he joins the P.G.A. but brings with him his hocky player mentality. Unfortunately the two do not mesh.
 
Starring: Adam Sandler, Christopher McDonald

Director: Dennis Dugan

  • Running Time: 97 minutes

Rating: PG13

The Greatest Game Ever Played A golf drama where a young amateur golfer Francis Ouimet (Shia LaBeouf) has nothing but talent and a dream to challenge the world's greatest player;  His idol, Englishman, Harry Vardon.

In 1913, Quimet rose from caddy to U.S. Open champion at the age of 20 despite resistance and problems along the way.

 

Starring: James Paxton, Tom Rack

Director: Bill Paxton

Running Time: 121 minutes

Rating: PG

 

Dead Solid Perfect

Based on the book of the same name by Dan Jenkins this movie is about life on the pro tour.

 

Starring: Randy Quaid, Kathryn Harrold, Jack Warden

Director: Bobby Roth

Running Time: 97 minutes

Rating: NOT RATED

 

Follow the Sun

This 1951 movie stars Glenn Ford  in the life story of Ben Hogan. It is a motivational movie for any young golfer to watch.

 

 

Starring: Glenn Ford, Anne Baxter, Dennis O'Keefe

Director: Sidney Lanfield

Running Time: 93 minutes

Rating: NOT RATED

 

Bobby Jones - Stroke of Genius

This movie examines the remarkable life and career of 1920s golf great Bobby Jones.

 

Starring: Jeremy Northam, Malcolm McDowell, Claire Forlani, Connie Ray

Director: Rowdy Herrington

Running Time: 129 minutes

Rating: PG
 

 

The Legend of Bagger Vance

Rannulph Junuh (Matt Damon) a great golfer who is sent overseas to fight in World War I,  finally returns to Savannah and is coerced into representing his hometown in a golf tournament.  The problem is that Junuh has lost his swing, and only begins to find it again with the help of Bagger Vance (Will Smith), a mysterious drifter who offers his services as a caddy.

 

 

Starring: Will Smith, Matt Damon, Charlize Theron, Bruce McGill

Director: Robert Redford

Running Time: 126 minutes

Rating: PG-13

 

The Tiger Woods Story This movie is based on the life of Tiger Woods and examines his relationship with his dad and struggles with racism.

 

Starring: Khalil Kain, Keith David, Freda Foh Shen

Director: LeVar Burton
 

Running Time: 90 minutes

Rating: PG-13

 

The Greatest Game Ever Played The true story of the 1913 U.S. Open, where 20-year-old amateur Francis Ouimet had a stunning triumph over reigning champion Harry Vardon. This event eliminated the notion that golf was a stuffy game for the old and rich.

 

Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Stephen Dillane, Peter Firth.

Director: Bill Paxton

Running Time: 120 minutes

Rating: PG-13

 

Golf Balls! A comedy about two rival golf courses ending in a winner-take-all match. The struggling Pennytree decides to recruit beautiful women to pick up business.  Definitely not for the kids.

 

Starring: Greg Logenhagen, Todd Allen Durkin, Christy Tummond, Dan Barkley, Naia Kelly, Amy Lynn Baxter

Director: Steve Procko

Running Time: 87 minutes

Rating: R

 

National Lampoon's Golf Punks A down-on-his-luck golfer has to teach a motley group of kids how to play on a public course to restore his reputation.

 

Starring: Tom Arnold, James Kirk, Rene Tardif.

Director: Harvey Frost

Running Time: 92 minutes

Rating: PG

 

Miracle on the 17th Green Mitch McKinley, a happily married, middle-aged ad executive, decides to pursue his life-long dream of trying out for the PGA Senior Tour when he loses his job. He competes against overwhelming odds to earn his place on the tour but has this obsession caused him to lose the very thing he values most - his family? 

 

Starring: Meredith Baxter, Donnelly Rhodes, Robert Urich

Director:

Running Time: 100 minutes

Rating: UNRATED

 

Surfing Movies
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The Endless Summer A 1966 documentary about surfing that was filmed in Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Tahiti, Hawaii and California. Director Bruce Brown followed two surfers around the globe in their quest for the perfect wave. Considered by many to be the ultimate surf film of all time!

 
Starring: Michael Hynson, Robert August

Director: Bruce Brown

Rating Not Rated

Run Time: 92 minutes

Big Wednesday Big Wednesday is a story about three surfers growing up together during the sixties, some of the most turbulent years in US history. Jan Michael Vincent appears as Matt, William Katt plays Jack and Gary Busey is Leroy.  They have a common love of the sea, partying and women. But the times are changing and the boys grow up in the shadow of the Vietnam war  which forces them to make many hard decisions.  Starring: Jan-Michael Vincent, William Katt, Gary Busey, Patti D'Arbanville, Lee Purcell, Sam Melville, Darrell Fetty, Gerry Lopez, Hank Worden, Joe Spinell, Steve Kanaly, Barbara Hale, Fran Ryan, Dennis Aaberg, Reb Brown

Director: John Milius

Running Time: 115 minutes

Rated: Not Rated

 
Point Break  A gang of bank robbers calling themselves the ex-presidents commit their crimes while wearing masks of  Ronald Reagan, Jimmy Carter, Richard Nixon and Lyndon B. Johnson. In an effort to stop the felons the F.B.I.  send a young agent, Johnny Utah (Reeves), undercover to the beach.  His job is to mix with the surfer suspects and to gather information. Utah meets surfer Bodhi (Swayze) and gets drawn into the lifestyle of his new friend. Starring:Patrick Swayze,Keanu Reeves,Gary Busey,Lori Petty

Director: Kathryn Bigelow

Running Time: 120 min

Rated R

Blue Crush
Blue Crush is about a  young Hawaiian named Anne Marie (Kate Bosworth) and her struggles to excel as a champion-class surfer.  She must overcome the fear of drowning, which she nearly did in a previous wipeout, as well as raise a kid sister with absent parents and borderline poverty. Supportive friends (Girlfight's Michelle Rodriguez and Sanoe Lake) help her to reach competition on Oahu's infamous Bonzai Pipeline.

Starring: Kate Bosworth, Matthew Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Sanoe Lake, Mika Boorem

Director: John Stockwell

Running Time: 105 minutes

  
Rated PG-13

Wrestling Movies
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Reversal

Leo Leoni (Mousetis) has been wrestling since he can remember and his life has been an endless cycle of training and sacrifice. His father/coach eyes college scholarship and athletic glory for his son. Now, Leo is seventeen and adolescence is making it difficult to stay disciplined and to concentrate. With the help of his girlfriend he is forced to grow up quickly and make tough choices in this real-as-it-gets tale of triumph of the human spirit.

 

Starring: Danny Mousetis, Derrick Nelson

Director: Alan Vint

Running Time: 104 minutes

Rating: PG13

 

Nacho Libre

Jack Black stars as Ignacio, a cook in a Mexican orphanage, who moonlights as a  wrestler to raise money for the orphans. However, wrestling is viewed as a sin by the church, so he wears a mask and wrestles under the name "Nacho"

 
Starring: Jack Black, Hector Jimenez, Troy Gentile

Director: Jared Hess

Running Time: 100 minutes

Rating: PG