Are you struggling to find good sports movies to watch?
In this blog, we are giving you our top selection and our beloved go-to sports movies for when you’re a fanatic of sports but are too lazy to get up from the couch.
1 – INVICTUS
If you can’t decide whether you’d like sports or history, this movie includes both of these aspects.
This story talks about the events of South Africa during the 1995 Rugby World Cup while also talking about the amazing work of the president Nelson Mandela, the first president of South Africa.
2 – THE BLIND SIDE
This movie talks about the life of a young american football player reaching huge results with the help of the love received by his new adoptive parents.
This is for sure one of the most emotional sports movies you can find, that definitely being a reason for its Oscar award, and if you’re in the mood for a good 2-hours movie then this is one of the best options.
3 – COACH CARTER
At JWT Travel we can confirm to you that no one can ever get tired of this passionate movie based on a true story, the life of Richmond High School coach Ken Carter.
While watching this movie you’ll get so fond of the story behind this coach and the basketball team he was asked to train, that when it finishes you’ll probably want to start it over again.
4 – SOUL SURFER
This based-on-a-true-story sports movie talks about a young girl having a strong passion for surfing, until her dream of becoming a champion is shattered when she gets bitten by a shark in the sea. In this fantastic movie you will see how she will deal with this accident and how she will succeed in reaching her dream.
This true story is amazing to reflect on the sudden life change of this teenager and what every other person with a physical disability has to go through every day. In fact, for further information you can visit the Bethany Hamilton website to understand how the woman and her family have decided to help all people dealing with difficulties.
5 – RUSH
If you’re a fan of Formula 1 then this is for sure the movie for you. It is centered on the rivalry between two of the most famous drivers of the world: James Hunt and Niki Lauda.
It is going to be a rush of adrenaline, as well as a very inspirational and deep biography of these two important figures of this sport that have left their mark.
6 – PELÉ: BIRTH OF A LEGEND
Are you fond of soccer? If you’ve answered “yes” then you’ll certainly know about the famous Brazilian player Pelé.
In this biography you’ll get to know more about his story up until the 1958 FIFA World Cup between Brazil and Sweden, and its rise from the poor outskirts to his big success. Definitely a must watch!
7 – THE LAST DANCE
It might not be a movie but, if you’re into basketball, this Emmy Award series is a must.
“The Last Dance” is a sports documentary miniseries that revolves around the famous basketball player Michael Jordan and shows unseen footage of his final season with the Chicago Bulls, one of the best teams in history.
It also has the pleasure to include many NBA notable personalities, such as Kobe Bryant and Magic Johnson, who gave the Netflix team a hand to make this documentary so beautiful.
We hope you’ve enjoyed our sports movies suggestions.
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