20 Movies Like True Spirit

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The Karate Kid

The Karate Kid
The Karate Kid
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 89%
Metacritic: 60/100
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Runtime: 126 min
Genre: Action, Drama, Family
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 3 wins & 3 nominations total
Writer: Robert Mark Kamen
Actors: Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita, Elisabeth Shue
Language: English, Japanese
Country: United States
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The Karate Kid is a coming-of-age film about a teenager named Daniel who moves to a new city and faces bullying from a group of karate students. With the help of his mentor, Mr. Miyagi, Daniel learns karate and enters a tournament to prove himself.

Remember the Titans

Remember the Titans
Remember the Titans
Internet Movie Database: 7.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 71%
Metacritic: 48/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Awards: 8 wins & 17 nominations
Writer: Gregory Allen Howard
Actors: Denzel Washington, Will Patton, Wood Harris
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Remember the Titans” is a film based on the true story of a newly integrated high school football team in Virginia in the 1970s. The movie explores the team’s struggles with racial tension and discrimination, as well as their journey towards unity and success on the field.

Miracle

Miracle
Miracle
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 68/100
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Runtime: 135 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Awards: 2 wins & 4 nominations
Writer: Eric Guggenheim
Actors: Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson, Nathan West
Language: English
Country: Canada, United States
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The Miracle movie is about the true story of the 1980 United States men’s ice hockey team, who achieved an improbable victory against the dominant Soviet Union team in the Winter Olympics. It showcases their journey of determination, teamwork, and resilience, becoming a symbol of American pride and unity during a time of political tension.

Cool Runnings

Cool Runnings
Cool Runnings
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 60/100
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Runtime: 98 min
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Awards: 2 wins & 2 nominations
Writer: Lynn Siefert, Michael Ritchie, Tommy Swerdlow
Actors: John Candy, Leon, Doug E. Doug
Language: English, German, Russian
Country: United States
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The Cool Runnings movie is about a Jamaican bobsled team’s journey to compete in the Winter Olympics, facing obstacles and overcoming stereotypes along the way. It is a heartwarming and comedic story of determination, friendship, and breaking barriers.

Invictus

Invictus
Invictus
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 76%
Metacritic: 74/100
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Runtime: 134 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 12 wins & 38 nominations total
Writer: Anthony Peckham, John Carlin
Actors: Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Tony Kgoroge
Language: English, Afrikaans, Maori, Zulu, Xhosa, Sotho
Country: United States
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“Invictus” is a 2009 sports drama film directed by Clint Eastwood. It tells the inspiring true story of how Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president, used the 1995 Rugby World Cup to unite a divided nation, promoting reconciliation and healing in post-apartheid South Africa.

Chariots of Fire

Chariots of Fire
Chariots of Fire
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 78/100
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Runtime: 125 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 18 wins & 19 nominations total
Writer: Colin Welland
Actors: Ben Cross, Ian Charleson, Nicholas Farrell
Language: English, French
Country: United Kingdom
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“Chariots of Fire” is a British historical drama film that tells the story of two athletes, Eric Liddell and Harold Abrahams, as they train and compete in the 1924 Olympics. The film explores their personal struggles, dedication to their sport, and the clash between their athletic pursuits and their religious beliefs.

Seabiscuit

Seabiscuit
Seabiscuit
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 78%
Metacritic: 72/100
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Runtime: 140 min
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Awards: Nominated for 7 Oscars. 6 wins & 44 nominations total
Writer: Laura Hillenbrand, Gary Ross
Actors: Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Elizabeth Banks
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Seabiscuit movie is about the true story of an undersized racehorse and its journey to become a champion, while also highlighting the struggles and triumphs of its jockey and owner during the Great Depression.

Secretariat

Secretariat
Secretariat
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 123 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Awards: 3 wins & 6 nominations
Writer: Mike Rich, William Nack
Actors: Diane Lane, John Malkovich, Margo Martindale
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Secretariat movie is based on the true story of the racehorse Secretariat and his owner Penny Chenery, who defies societal norms to lead her horse to the Triple Crown victory, becoming a symbol of hope and female empowerment in the male-dominated racing industry.

Soul Surfer

Soul Surfer
Soul Surfer
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 45%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 112 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Awards: 2 wins & 12 nominations
Writer: Sean McNamara, Deborah Schwartz, Douglas Schwartz
Actors: AnnaSophia Robb, Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Soul Surfer” is a biographical drama film based on the true story of Bethany Hamilton, a teenage surfer who loses her arm in a shark attack and overcomes adversity to return to competitive surfing with the support of her family and faith.

McFarland, USA

McFarland, USA
McFarland, USA
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 80%
Metacritic: 60/100
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Runtime: 129 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Awards: 4 wins & 3 nominations
Writer: Christopher Cleveland, Bettina Gilois, Grant Thompson
Actors: Kevin Costner, Maria Bello, Ramiro Rodriguez
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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“McFarland, USA” is a sports drama film based on a true story, following the journey of a high school cross-country team from a predominantly Latino community in McFarland, California. With the help of their coach, the team overcomes various challenges and cultural barriers to achieve success both on and off the field.

The Blind Side

The Blind Side
The Blind Side
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 66%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 129 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Awards: Won 1 Oscar. 9 wins & 30 nominations total
Writer: John Lee Hancock, Michael Lewis
Actors: Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Blind Side” is a biographical sports drama film that tells the true story of Michael Oher, a homeless African-American teenager who is taken in by a wealthy white family and eventually becomes a successful professional football player. The film explores themes of compassion, family, and the transformative power of opportunity.

Million Dollar Baby

Million Dollar Baby
Million Dollar Baby
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 90%
Metacritic: 86/100
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Runtime: 132 min
Genre: Drama, Sport
Awards: Won 4 Oscars. 68 wins & 86 nominations total
Writer: Paul Haggis, F.X. Toole
Actors: Hilary Swank, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman
Language: English, Irish Gaelic
Country: United States
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“Million Dollar Baby” is a 2004 drama film directed by Clint Eastwood. It tells the story of a determined female boxer who forms a close bond with her grizzled trainer as they navigate the challenges and sacrifices of pursuing a professional boxing career.”

Rocky

Rocky
Rocky
Internet Movie Database: 8.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 92%
Metacritic: 70/100
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Runtime: 120 min
Genre: Drama, Sport
Awards: Won 3 Oscars. 22 wins & 23 nominations total
Writer: Sylvester Stallone
Actors: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Rocky movie is about a small-time boxer named Rocky Balboa who gets a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fight the heavyweight champion of the world, Apollo Creed. Through intense training and determination, Rocky becomes an underdog hero and inspires people with his resilience and heart.

Hoosiers

Hoosiers
Hoosiers
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 91%
Metacritic: 76/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Drama, Sport
Awards: Nominated for 2 Oscars. 3 wins & 5 nominations total
Writer: Angelo Pizzo
Actors: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper
Language: English
Country: United States, United Kingdom
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The Hoosiers movie is about a small-town high school basketball team in Indiana that defies the odds and makes an incredible run to the state championship. It explores themes of redemption, teamwork, and the power of believing in oneself.

Rudy

Rudy
Rudy
Internet Movie Database: 7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 77%
Metacritic: 71/100
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Runtime: 114 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Awards: 2 wins & 1 nomination
Writer: Angelo Pizzo
Actors: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty
Language: English, Spanish
Country: United States
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The Rudy movie is about a young man named Rudy Ruettiger who dreams of playing football for the University of Notre Dame. Despite numerous obstacles and setbacks, he perseveres and eventually achieves his goal, inspiring others along the way.

Coach Carter

Coach Carter
Coach Carter
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 64%
Metacritic: 57/100
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Runtime: 136 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Awards: 3 wins & 15 nominations
Writer: Mark Schwahn, John Gatins
Actors: Samuel L. Jackson, Rick Gonzalez, Robert Ri'chard
Language: English
Country: United States, Germany
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“Coach Carter” is a sports drama film based on a true story, following the journey of a high school basketball coach who implements strict rules and academic requirements to transform a struggling team into disciplined and successful athletes, emphasizing the importance of education and personal growth. The movie explores themes of discipline, perseverance, and the power of mentorship in shaping the lives of young athletes.

The Pursuit of Happyness

The Pursuit of Happyness
The Pursuit of Happyness
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
Metacritic: 64/100
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Runtime: 117 min
Genre: Biography, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 1 Oscar. 12 wins & 26 nominations total
Writer: Steve Conrad
Actors: Will Smith, Thandiwe Newton, Jaden Smith
Language: English, Cantonese
Country: United States
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“The Pursuit of Happyness” is a biographical drama film based on the true story of Chris Gardner, a struggling salesman who becomes homeless with his young son. Despite facing numerous challenges, Gardner perseveres in his pursuit of a better life, eventually securing a job as a stockbroker and finding happiness against all odds.

A League of Their Own

A League of Their Own
A League of Their Own
Internet Movie Database: 7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 81%
Metacritic: 69/100
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Runtime: 128 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Awards: 6 wins & 13 nominations
Writer: Kim Wilson, Kelly Candaele, Lowell Ganz
Actors: Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Lori Petty
Language: English
Country: United States
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“A League of Their Own” is a 1992 sports comedy-drama film that tells the story of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL) during World War II, focusing on the struggles and triumphs of a women’s baseball team. The movie follows the journey of two sisters who join the league and the challenges they face in a male-dominated sport, highlighting themes of friendship, empowerment, and breaking societal norms.

The Rookie

The Rookie
The Rookie
Internet Movie Database: 8.0/10
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Runtime: 43 min
Seasons: 6
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Awards: Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. 2 wins & 3 nominations total
Writer: Alexi Hawley
Actors: Nathan Fillion, Alyssa Diaz, Richard T. Jones
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Rookie” is a sports drama film based on the true story of Jim Morris, a high school science teacher and baseball coach who fulfills his childhood dream of becoming a Major League Baseball player at the age of 35, after making a bet with his team that he would try out for the major leagues if they won the district championship.

The Mighty Ducks

The Mighty Ducks
The Mighty Ducks
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 23%
Metacritic: 46/100
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Runtime: 104 min
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Awards: 2 nominations
Writer: Steven Brill
Actors: Emilio Estevez, Joss Ackland, Lane Smith
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Mighty Ducks is a sports comedy film about a self-centered lawyer who is sentenced to coach a misfit youth hockey team as part of his community service. Through teamwork and personal growth, they transform into a competitive team and challenge the reigning champions.

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