Best Sport movies

Million Dollar Baby(2004)

Combined Rating:
92
Combined Critics Rating: 88

A determined woman works with a hardened boxing trainer to become a professional.



Moneyball(2011)

Combined Rating:
91
Combined Critics Rating: 88

Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.



Creed(2015)

Combined Rating:
90
Combined Critics Rating: 87

The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.



The Wrestler(2008)

Combined Rating:
89
Combined Critics Rating: 84

A faded professional wrestler must retire, but finds his quest for a new life outside the ring a dispiriting struggle.



The Fighter(2010)

Combined Rating:
89
Combined Critics Rating: 84

A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s.



Foxcatcher(2014)

Combined Rating:
88
Combined Critics Rating: 85

U.S. Olympic wrestling champions and brothers Mark Schultz and Dave Schultz join "Team Foxcatcher", led by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont, as they train for the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, but John's self-destructive behavior threatens to consume them all.



Match Point(2005)

Combined Rating:
85
Combined Critics Rating: 79

At a turning point in his life, a former tennis pro falls for an actress who happens to be dating his friend and soon-to-be brother-in-law.



Cinderella Man(2005)

Combined Rating:
84
Combined Critics Rating: 78

The story of James Braddock, a supposedly washed-up boxer who came back to become a champion and an inspiration in the 1930s.



Raging Bull(1980)

Combined Rating:
83
Combined Critics Rating: 76

An emotionally self-destructive boxer's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring destroys his life outside it.



Seabiscuit(2003)

Combined Rating:
82
Combined Critics Rating: 79

True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.



Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby(2006)

Combined Rating:
82
Combined Critics Rating: 75

#1 NASCAR driver Ricky Bobby stays atop the heap thanks to a pact with his best friend and teammate, Cal Naughton, Jr. But when a French Formula One driver, makes his way up the ladder, Ricky Bobby's talent and devotion are put to the test.



Rocky Balboa(2006)

Combined Rating:
81
Combined Critics Rating: 73

Thirty years after the ring of the first bell, Rocky Balboa comes out of retirement and dons his gloves for his final fight; against the reigning heavyweight champ Mason 'The Line' Dixon.



Blades of Glory(2007)

Combined Rating:
81
Combined Critics Rating: 74

In 2002, two rival Olympic ice skaters were stripped of their gold medals and permanently banned from men's single competition. Presently, however, they've found a loophole that will allow them to qualify as a pairs team.



Win Win(2011)

Combined Rating:
81
Combined Critics Rating: 78

A struggling lawyer and volunteer wrestling coach's chicanery comes back to haunt him when the teenage grandson of the client he has double-crossed comes into his life.



Southpaw(2015)

Combined Rating:
81
Combined Critics Rating: 73

A champion boxer fights to get his daughter back from child protective services as well as revive his professional career, after a fatal incident sends him on a rampant path of destruction.



Friday Night Lights(2004)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 76

Based on H.G. Bissinger's book, which profiled the economically depressed town of Odessa, Texas and their heroic high school football team, The Permian High Panthers.



Whip It(2009)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 76

In Bodeen, Texas, an indie-rock loving misfit finds a way of dealing with her small-town misery after she discovers a roller derby league in nearby Austin.



Unbroken(2014)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 73

After a near-fatal plane crash in WWII, Olympian Louis Zamperini spends a harrowing 47 days in a raft with two fellow crewmen before he's caught by the Japanese navy and sent to a prisoner-of-war camp.



Ali(2001)

Combined Rating:
79
Combined Critics Rating: 72

A biography of sports legend Muhammad Ali, focusing on his triumphs and controversies between 1964 and 1974.



The Blind Side(2009)

Combined Rating:
79
Combined Critics Rating: 69

The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.




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