Real-life story is based on Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane, who defied conventional wisdom and even his own scouts by fielding a baseball team of castoffs who went on to enjoy one of the most unlikely winning streaks in the history of professional sports.
When fifth-grader Scotty Smalls moves with his parents to a new town, he strikes out with the neighborhood kids, especially at baseball. But soon, Scotty embarks on a magical summer of first kisses, hilarious adventures and encounters with the scary “beast” behind the left field fence. Co-starring Karen Allen, Denis Leary and James Earl Jones, The Sandlot is major-league fun for the whole family!
Two brothers, one a former football hero and the other a warm-hearted klutz, find themselves at odds when they coach opposing pee-wee football teams.
When a 12-year-old from Detroit moves to China with his mother and incurs the wrath of the class bully at his new school, he makes an unlikely ally in the form of his aging maintenance man, a kung fu master who teaches him the secrets to self-defense. Upon arriving at his new school, Dre Parker (Jaden Smith) develops a powerful crush on pretty classmate Mei Ying. The feeling is mutual, although the cultural divide between Dre and Mei Ying makes a friendship unlikely, and romance impossible. When cruel classmate and kung fu prodigy Cheng learns of Dre's feelings for Mei Ying, he harasses and humiliates the young outsider in front of the entire school. With no one to turn to for help, Dre confides his fears in kindly maintenance man Mr. Han (Jackie Chan), a kung fu master who knows that serenity and maturity -- not punches and power -- are the true keys to mastering the martial arts. As Dre prepares to face down his intimidating tormentor, he begins to realize that the real fight is just beginning.
All Rudy Ruettiger wants in life is to play football for his beloved Notre Dame. Unfortunately, Rudy is no athlete, his academic record is spotty, and his family can't afford to send him to college. But Rudy has an abundance of two things: heart and hope and he ultimately overcomes the odds. © 1993 TriStar Pictures, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, is a film that grabs life by the ball. Peter LaFleur (Vince Vaughn), is a charismatic underachiever and proprietor of a rundown gym called Average Joe’s. The facility’s clientele of decidedly less-than-average Joes is made up of a self-styled pirate, a scrawny nerd (Justin Long) who dreams of impressing an unattainable cheerleader, an obsessive aficionado of obscure sports, a dim-witted young man, and a cocky know-it-all who, of course, really knows nothing. Peter’s humble gym catches the eye of White Goodman (Ben Stiller), the power-mullet-sporting, Fu-Manchu-d, egomaniacal owner of Globo Gym, a gleaming monolith of fitness. White intends to take over Average Joe’s, and Peter’s non-existent bookkeeping is making it all too easy for him. A foreclosing bank has stationed attorney Kate Veatch (Christine Taylor) inside Average Joe’s to finalize Globo’s takeover of the gym. Peter’s boyish charm wins her over and Kate joins his team of social rejects to beat the odds.
The story of pro quarterback Paul Crewe (Sandler) and former college champion and coach Nate Scarboro (Reynolds) who are doing time in the same prison. Asked to put together a team of inmates to take on the guards, Crewe enlists the help of Scarboro to coach the inmates to victory in a football game fixed to turn out quite another way.
SOUL SURFER is the inspiring true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith. The film features an all-star cast, including AnnaSophia Robb and Helen Hunt, with Carrie Underwood in her film debut, and Dennis Quaid. In the wake of this life-changing event that took her arm and nearly her life, Bethany's feisty determination and steadfast beliefs spur her toward an adventurous comeback that gives her the grit to turn her loss into a gift for others. © 2011 Enticing Entertainment LLC. All Rights Reserved.
It's a home run with this hilarious and beloved comedy, starring Tom Hanks, Geena Davis and Madonna. With baseball lineups and locker rooms left empty during World War II, the newly-founded All-American Girls Baseball League brought talented women to the big leagues—and brought fans to the stands. The indomitable Dottie Hinson (Davis) finds herself leading a rag tag group of players who end up winning over the heart of their has-been coach, Jimmy Dugan (Tom Hanks). Lori Petty, Rosie O’Donnell and Jon Lovitz round out the all-star roster. Based on the true story of the pioneering women who blazed the trail for generations of athletes.
It's NFL Draft Day. A day that can change the lives of athletes and the fortunes of football teams forever. After pulling off a blockbuster trade, General Manager Sonny Weaver Jr. (Kevin Costner) controls the #1 pick. Up against fan pressure, an ambitious owner (Frank Langella), and a hard-nosed coach (Denis Leary), Sonny faces the biggest decision of his life. Should he go with the consensus #1 pick or trust his instincts and risk losing it all? Also starring Jennifer Garner and Terry Crews.
BORG VS. MCENROE tells the story of the epic rivalry between brash American tennis legend John McEnroe (LaBeouf), and his greatest adversary, the reigning world champion Björn Borg, which came to a head during the 1980 Wimbledon Championships.
Mark Wahlberg stars in Paramount Pictures' inspirational docudrama exploring the remarkable rise of Massachusetts-born lightweight title winner "Irish" Micky Ward. A determined pugilist whose career in the ring was shepherded by his loyal half-brother, Dicky (Christian Bale) -- a hard-living boxer-turned-trainer whose own career in the ring was nearly sent down for the count due to drugs and crime -- perennial underdog Irish Micky rebounded from a disheartening series of defeats to win both the WBU Intercontinental Lightweight title and the WBU Light Welterweight title thanks to a fierce combination of determination and hard work. David O. Russell directs from a script by 8 Mile's Scott Silver and Paul Attanasio (The Bourne Ultimatum).
Miyagi travels to Japan to confront an enemy from his past. A brilliant collision of culture and combat. (Original Title - The Karate Kid: Part Ii) © 1986 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
The Mighty Ducks are thrilled to be chosen to compete in the Junior Goodwill Games as Team USA. They'll be facing off against the best teams from all over the world -- including the meanest team that ever sliced up the ice! Are they out of their league? Has Coach Bombay (Emilio Estevez) let the big time go to his head, forgetting that it's just a game? But when a street hockey gang teaches the Ducks to get tough, the Coach remembers how to have fun ... and the Ducks show the world the true meaning of Duck Power!
Former MMA champion Case Walker (Michael Jai White) has kept a low profile, winning small-time regional matches after refusing to join the powerful new leagues who push performance-enhancing drugs on their fighters. Walker is convinced by old friend and renowned fighter Brody James (Josh Barnett) to join him in Thailand and train him for a big fight against the undefeated and deadly Caesar Braga (Nathan Jones). During training, Brody is injured. Under pressure from an unscrupulous, high-powered promoter (Esai Morales), Walker agrees to replace James and fight his toughest opponent yet — but only on his own terms.
A fictionalized take on the group of brilliant young skateboarders raised in the mean streets of Dogtown in Venice, California. The Z-Boys, as they come to be known, perfect their craft in the empty swimming pools ofunsuspecting suburban homeowners, pioneering a thrilling new sport and eventually moving into legend. © 2005 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
A mentally challenged boy nicknamed "Radio" who, despite being able to barely write or speak, transforms himself, with the help from a high school football coach, from school laughing stock to a beloved figure in a small town. © 2003 Revolution Studios Distribution Company, LLC. All Rights Reserved.
With tons of action, eye-popping special effects and nonstop laughs, here's a hilarious martial arts comedy about a team of misfits who take their best shot at winning a championship! Sing is a skilled Shaolin kung fu devotee whose amazing "leg of steel" catches the eye of a soccer coach! Together they assemble a squad of Sing's former Shaolin brothers inspired by the big- money prize in a national soccer competition! Using an unlikely mix of martial arts and newfound soccer skills, it seems an unbeatable combination...until they must face the dreaded Team Evil in the ultimate battle for the title!
It's a love triangle -- but with a twist. Instead of revolving around three people, this story involves twenty-eight: a man, a woman...and a Major League baseball team. High-school teacher Ben Wrightman (Jimmy Fallon) is a good catch. He's charming, funny and great with kids. When he meets Lindsey Meeks (Drew Barrymore), an ambitious business consultant whose spirit is as luminous as her beauty, their attraction is immediate. Sure, they have their differences. She's a workaholic; he loves his summers off. He lives and breathes the Red Sox; she doesn't know Carl Yastrzemski from Johnny Damon. But true love overcomes all...at least until Red Sox spring training rolls around. As Ben's beloved Bosox launch one of the most incredible seasons in baseball history, Ben and Lindsey must decide if they, as a couple, will strike out or fight to keep love alive through extra innings.
Tom Cruise stars as Jerry Maguire, a sports agent who is brought to a point of crisis in his life when he unexpectedly decides to become an honorable decent man. The film follows his comedic journey to redemption through an unlikely alliance with a female accountant, and the least important client on his roster.
Gerard Butler, Elisabeth Shue and Hollywood newcomer Jonny Weston star in this inspiring true story of courage and friendship the whole family will love. When 15-year-old Jay Moriarty (Weston) discovers that the mythical Mavericks surf break is real, he reaches out to local surfing legend Frosty Hesson (Butler) to train him to ride it. What begins as a mentorship turns into an extraordinary bond that transforms both their lives, as Jay and Frosty learn valuable lessons about conquering fear in pursuit of your dreams. Featuring the most spectacular wave footage ever captured on film, Chasing Mavericks is packed with action and drenched with excitement!
Superstar Keanu Reeves (the "Matrix" trilogy, "Sweet November") stars in this fact-based comedy about the 1987 National Football League players' strike. A motley group of replacement players for the Washington Sentinels overcome all odds and put together a string of seemingly impossible victories. Co-starring two-time Oscar-winner Gene Hackman ("Heist," "Unforgiven"), Orlando Jones ("The Time Machine," "Chain of Fools") and Jon Favreau ("Made," "Swingers"). With NFL announcers John Madden and Pat Summerall.
From director Clint Eastwood, "Invictus" tells the inspiring true story of how Nelson Mandela (Morgan Freeman) joined forces with the captain of South Africa's rugby team, Francois Pienaar (Matt Damon), to help unite their country. Newly elected President Mandela knows his nation remains racially and economically divided in the wake of apartheid. Believing he can bring his people together through the universal language of sport, Mandela rallies South Africa's underdog rugby team as they make an unlikely run to the 1995 World Cup Championship match.
Billy Hoyle (Woody Harrelson) and Sidney Deane (Wesley Snipes) are an unlikely pair of basketball hustlers. They team up to con their way across the courts of Los Angeles, playing a game that's fast dangerous - and funny. Directed and written by Ron Shelton ("Bull Durham"), and co-starring the sizzling Rosie Perez, "White Men Can't Jump" is a slam dunk, high-flying comedy hit!
Will Brock Lesnar's controversial reign as Universal Champion finally come to an end when he takes on ‘The Big Dog’ Roman Reigns? ‘The Baddest Woman on the Planet’ Ronda Rousey competes for her first title in WWE by challenging Alexa Bliss for the RAW Women’s Championship. The bitter rivalry between WWE Champion AJ Styles and challenger Samoa Joe will come to a head in the sold out Barclays Center in Brooklyn NY. The biggest event of the summer is streaming Live on WWE Network with SummerSlam!
Re-live the Warriors’ historic championship run from the first day of training through their 4-0 sweep of the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2018 NBA Finals. This is the amazing, first-hand story of the 2017-18 Golden State Warriors and an unforgettable season as they become back-to-back champs.
Chasing the Win follows the meteoric rise of a rookie trainer, a long time owner, and their beloved racehorse after an unprecedented victory thrusts them into the global spotlight of horse racing. Success and fame are followed by the hard hitting reality of what it means to survive in the Sport of Kings.
Snow biking has rapidly advanced in the past few years, not only in engineering, but in its global presence as well. As this growth continues, so do the communities around the globe.
The Superstars of Monday Night RAW and SmackDown take to the ring for action at WWE Extreme Rules! Ronda Rousey is back from her 30-day suspension to watch the woman who ruined her chance at championship gold, Alexa Bliss, defend the RAW Women’s Title against Nia Jax. Kane and Daniel Bryan reunite as the iconic duo of Team Hell No to challenge the disastrous Bludgeon Brothers for the SmackDown Tag Team Titles. Plus, AJ Styles defends the WWE Championship against Rusev!
Produced by NBA legend, Shaquille O'Neal, Killer Bees spotlights the famed Bridgehampton High School basketball team as they defend theur New York State title. Following the young men and their coach, the movie explores the Bees' historical role within the local African-American community. More than just a high school sports team, the Bees are a symbol of hope – particularly to those struggling to survive racial discrimination, gentrification and absurd income inequality in the wealthiest region in America: The Hamptons.
Khido Khundi is a film about integrity, passion, commitment and sacrifice. Harry once an excellent hockey player now living in the UK leading a disillusioned and aimless life. His younger brother Fateh is full of life and longs to become a Hockey player despite his brother's experiences. When he is chosen to represent his University's Hockey Team, Fateh is excited at the prospect of being the captain of the Indian Hockey team at his University, but he has no idea of the racism he will be subjected to. One fateful match shatters Fateh's hopes and he is not sure if he will ever be able to play hockey again.
For the first time in franchise history, the Washington Capitals are Stanley Cup Champions. NHL Original Productions provides an all-access pass as the Capitals embark on an unforgettable journey through the regular season and playoffs.
Ronda Rousey in her first ever Singles Match challenges Nia Jax for the RAW Women's Championship. AJ Styles and Shinsuke Nakamura battle it out in a Last Man Standing Match for the WWE Title. Watch as WWE Superstars from RAW and SmackDown compete for a shot at championship gold in two action-packed Money In The Bank Ladder Matches. Brace yourself for one of the most exciting events of the year!
Get your sneakers! we're going for a run with Emily, Tom and the group, as they confront depression and anxiety head on. When mental health disorders among youth become serious, parents, teachers, and caregivers typically intervene to keep their loved ones safe from harm, but when traditional treatments fail it can seem like the end of the road. Rx Run follows teens Emily, Tom, and McKenzie as they take back their lives from mental illness through a running program created by therapist Dan McGann.
A team of Ultra-marathon runners journey to Bhutan to set a speed record on the world's hardest trek. But Bhutan's Himalayan landscape isn’t welcoming to athletes not used to the conditions, and it's inhabitants must be persuaded to let the runners pursue their dream. The result is a shared accomplishment and an adventure that constantly teeters on the edge of total failure.
Formats was made out of a desire to produce a full-length wakeboard film that the core rider can appreciate while the general public can admire cinematically. The concept for Formats is to incorporate modern technology with classic ingenuity and film composition, creating a timeless movie. The video will feature some of the worlds most unique and talented riders in every aspect of wakeboarding. Filmed in over a year’s time across three continents, the project will incorporate several different film mediums that correlate to each of the riders highly anticipated sections. Formats features progressive boat and cable riding alongside the most extensive, creative, and technical winch section’s to date.
In 2004, Ronald Wallace was convicted and imprisoned for fraud. Left with huge fines and no income, his family is thrown in poverty. With bills to pay and two kids to feed, the family’s situation is hopeless. Lucky for them, one of their kids is about to do something unheard-of. Torin Yater-Wallace is a halfpipe-skiing prodigy. At the ripe age of 15, he becomes the youngest medalist ever at the renowned Winter X Games. Torin’s success briefly redeems his family’s morale and financial stability, but his meteoric rise to stardom is derailed by his mother’s cancer diagnosis, his own serious injuries, and finally a sudden lethal illness that puts him on life support. Through it all, the young Torin Yater-Wallace continues to battle for his dreams of a united family and becoming the world’s greatest professional skier.
During the Ebola outbreak, the younger members of a traditional fishing community discover their identity and purpose through surfing as they join the first and only surf club in Sierra Leone. This beautifully shot documentary shows the diversity and resilience of West Africa, and how a dream can bring light in an otherwise dark time.
Hailed as one of the most prolific and influential climbers of all time, Fred Beckey has become a cult hero in the outdoor world. Eschewing fame, sponsors and family life so his only obligation would be the next summit, this rebel athlete conquered more unclimbed peaks than anyone in history during his 80-year career, staying myopically focused on the mountains until age 94. Spoken in hushed tones around campfires, Fred Beckey’s name has evoked simultaneous adulation and vitriol since the 1940s. He pioneered the freewheeling American “Dirtbag” lifestyle–defined as one who forgoes material comforts and defies societal norms in pursuit of a nomadic life of outdoor adventure–leaving a long trail of scorned climbing partners and lost lovers in his wake. A scholar and author of essential climbing guides, an environmentalist ahead of his time, a polarizing figure and an inspiration to all who yearn to live life on their own terms, this iconic mountaineer has remained shrouded in mystery until now. “Dirtbag: The Legend of Fred Beckey” explores in cinematic rapture the unmatched drive, superhuman achievements and enigmatic genius of this man who set the bar for what is possible in an uncompromised existence.
German teacher and single father Balz Näf lives with his daughter Elisa in Baden. After irresponsibly gambling away the money for a new school sports field, he plummets into financial disarray. Together with his hairdresser, Kushtrim, Balz crafts a plan that should quickly regenerate the funds. Balz and Kushtrim curate a team of professional racers, infiltrating various sporting events and rigging bets by foretelling the indubitable presence of streakers. However, when Balz falls for the policewoman who's been assigned to keep her eye on him, he must hedge his bets evermore wisely in order to curb her suspicions.
A five year journey. Thousands of miles biked. Unlikely champions born. United by their renegade spirit and a determination to win against substantial odds, team members Mathew Hayman, Esteban Chaves, Simon Gerrans, Matthew Keenan, Phil Liggett, and Robbie McEwen show the true meaning of "All for One." Follow the most tremendous Aussies on their long road to success becoming Australia's first ProTour cycling team.
Use the ultimate urban moves to get the ultimate results. Incorporating all the latest moves seen in clubs and pop videos, Andy Instone (Justin Timberlake, Michael Jackson and Will Smith choreographer) teaches a wide range of urban style dance movements. The Phat Moves Workout is a fun and fresh approach to fitness! Using hot dance moves you will burn some serious calories whilst using a new and funky toning technique. It has been specifically designed to teach you street moves and tone your body at the same time.
In the bodybuilding world, Ronnie Coleman is known as The King. He achieved the impossible - putting on nearly 300 lbs of muscle while still maintaining a shredded and symmetrical physique. He shares the world record for most Mr. Olympia titles, the Super Bowl of bodybuilding, at eight victories. But greatness on that scale comes with a price. Nearly 20 years later, Ronnie Coleman has had multiple spine and hip surgeries. He can barely walk and is in constant pain. Now facing yet another spinal surgery, Ronnie reflects on his legendary bodybuilding career and looks ahead at what his future will hold. A man with nonstop conviction, dedication to family, and remarkable willpower - witness the ultimate exploration of bodybuilding’s biggest legend yet.
Kaylee is a high school senior obsessed with everything hockey. Nearing the end of her final year of high school, Kaylee looks forward to the few opportunities she has left playing floor hockey in gym class. Her gym teacher Coach Kleiner, armed with tearaway wind pants, has other plans, as one of Kaylee's final floor hockey games goes disastrously. Afterward, Kaylee rejects her friend Fergus' date proposal, only to be told that her talent for hockey is not on the same level as her passion. She admits to having some doubts, but holds onto her dream. As Kaylee's internal struggle with hockey begins to surface, her art teacher Ms. Dash faces struggles of her own. Ms. Dash is trying to establish an arts organization for underprivileged youth, but to get the project off the ground she needs money. With her fundraiser flopping, Ms. Dash confides in Kaylee, hopeful for any help. Kaylee jumps on board and starts to draw up a fundraising plan involving a World Record attempt for the one thing she knows best: floor hockey. As the record attempt nears, Kleiner starts a fundraiser of his own that threatens to derail Kaylee's plans.
First volume of a series of programmes featuring some of the world's top breakdancers jamming and battling on the dance floors and streets around the world.
GAMECHANGERS enters the unexplored realm of professional esports as told through the eyes of two of the world's best StarCraft II players. Together with striking visuals and a mesmerizing original score, go behind the scenes and experience the high pressure, high stakes lifestyle of professional esports.