20 Movies Like Hardball

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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 biographical sports drama film about a high school basketball coach who implements strict rules and academic standards to his team, leading them to success on and off the court. It explores themes of discipline, education, and the power of sports in transforming the lives of young athletes.

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 movie based on a true story about a racially integrated high school football team in Virginia during the early 1970s. The film explores the team’s struggles and triumphs as they come together to challenge racial prejudice and unite to achieve success 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 movie based on a true story about a wealthy white family who takes in a homeless African-American teenager and helps him become a successful football player, ultimately changing his life. It explores themes of compassion, family, and the power of opportunity.

Glory Road

Glory Road
Glory Road
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Awards: 2 wins & 3 nominations
Writer: Christopher Cleveland, Bettina Gilois
Actors: Josh Lucas, Derek Luke, Austin Nichols
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Glory Road” is a sports drama film based on the true story of the first all-black starting lineup for a college basketball team, the Texas Western Miners, and their journey to the 1966 NCAA Championship. It explores the team’s struggles against racial prejudice and their triumph in breaking barriers and achieving historic success in the face of adversity.

Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights
Friday Night Lights
Internet Movie Database: 8.7/10
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Runtime: 44 min
Seasons: 5
Genre: Drama, Sport
Awards: Won 3 Primetime Emmys. 18 wins & 103 nominations total
Writer: Peter Berg
Actors: Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Zach Gilford
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Friday Night Lights” is a sports drama film that follows the true story of a small town in Texas and their obsession with high school football, exploring the pressures and expectations placed on the players and community. The film highlights the challenges faced by the team as they strive for success while dealing with personal struggles and the intense scrutiny of their football-obsessed town.

We Are Marshall

We Are Marshall
We Are Marshall
Internet Movie Database: 7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 49%
Metacritic: 53/100
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Runtime: 131 min
Genre: Drama, Sport
Awards: 1 nomination
Writer: Jamie Linden, Cory Helms
Actors: Matthew McConaughey, Matthew Fox, Anthony Mackie
Language: English
Country: United States
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“We Are Marshall” is a film based on the true story of the Marshall University football team’s struggle to rebuild after a tragic plane crash that claimed the lives of most of their players and coaching staff. The movie follows their journey of resilience and determination as they come together to revive the football program and honor the memory of their fallen teammates.

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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“Hoosiers” is a sports drama film that tells the inspiring true story of a small-town Indiana high school basketball team overcoming adversity to win the state championship, led by their determined coach and a talented player with a troubled past.

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 forced to coach a misfit youth hockey team as part of his community service, ultimately transforming them into a competitive and cohesive team.

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 follows the story of an all-female baseball league during World War II, highlighting the struggles, triumphs, and camaraderie of the players as they navigate societal expectations and pursue their passion for the game.

Moneyball

Moneyball
Moneyball
Internet Movie Database: 7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
Metacritic: 87/100
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Runtime: 133 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Awards: Nominated for 6 Oscars. 29 wins & 82 nominations total
Writer: Steven Zaillian, Aaron Sorkin, Stan Chervin
Actors: Brad Pitt, Robin Wright, Jonah Hill
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Moneyball” is a movie about the true story of Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics baseball team, who revolutionized the sport by using statistical analysis to assemble a competitive team on a limited budget. Through unconventional methods, Beane challenges the traditional scouting process and proves that data-driven decision-making can lead to success in a highly competitive industry.

The Longest Yard

The Longest Yard
The Longest Yard
Internet Movie Database: 6.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 31%
Metacritic: 48/100
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Runtime: 113 min
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sport
Awards: 3 wins & 17 nominations
Writer: Albert S. Ruddy, Tracy Keenan Wynn, Sheldon Turner
Actors: Adam Sandler, Burt Reynolds, Chris Rock
Language: English
Country: United States
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“The Longest Yard” is a comedy film about a former professional football player who is sent to prison and is forced to assemble a team of inmates to play against the prison guards in a football game. The movie explores themes of teamwork, redemption, and the power of sports to bring people together.

The Replacements

The Replacements
The Replacements
Internet Movie Database: 6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 41%
Metacritic: 30/100
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Runtime: 118 min
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Awards: N/A
Writer: Vince McKewin
Actors: Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Brooke Langton
Language: English, American Sign
Country: United States
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“The Replacements” is a sports comedy film about a group of mismatched football players who are hired as replacements during a professional football strike. Together, they must overcome their differences and lack of experience to try and win games for their team.

Invincible

Invincible
Invincible
Internet Movie Database: 8.7/10
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Runtime: N/A
Seasons: 3
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure
Awards: 5 wins & 11 nominations
Writer: Robert Kirkman, Ryan Ottley, Cory Walker
Actors: Steven Yeun, J.K. Simmons, Sandra Oh
Language: English
Country: United States
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Invincible is a movie about a young man named Vince Papale who defies the odds and becomes a professional football player for the Philadelphia Eagles, inspiring his community and proving that anything is possible with determination and hard work.

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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Miracle is a sports drama film based on the true story of the 1980 United States Olympic hockey team, coached by Herb Brooks, as they strive to overcome the odds and defeat the dominant Soviet Union team to win the gold medal.

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 movie “Rudy” is about a determined young man named Rudy who dreams of playing football for the University of Notre Dame despite his small size and lack of athletic talent. Through hard work and perseverance, he overcomes obstacles and eventually achieves his goal, inspiring those around him in the process.

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 & 2 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 baseball coach who becomes a Major League Baseball pitcher at the age of 35. It explores his journey of overcoming obstacles and pursuing his dream of playing professional baseball.

Gridiron Gang

Gridiron Gang
Gridiron Gang
Internet Movie Database: 7.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 43%
Metacritic: 52/100
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Runtime: 125 min
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Awards: N/A
Writer: Jeff Maguire, Jac Flanders
Actors: Dwayne Johnson, Xzibit, L. Scott Caldwell
Language: English
Country: United States
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“Gridiron Gang” is a sports drama film based on a true story, following a probation officer who forms a football team with juvenile inmates to teach them discipline, teamwork, and a sense of purpose, ultimately transforming their lives.

The Express

The Express
The Express
Internet Movie Database: 7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 62%
Metacritic: 58/100
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Runtime: 130 min
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Awards: 1 win & 3 nominations
Writer: Charles Leavitt, Robert Gallagher
Actors: Rob Brown, Dennis Quaid, Clancy Brown
Language: English
Country: United States, Germany
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The Express is a biographical sports drama film that tells the story of Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy, and his journey to overcome racial discrimination and become a football legend at Syracuse University in the 1960s. The movie highlights Davis’ inspiring rise to fame and his impact on breaking down racial barriers in college football.

The Natural

The Natural
The Natural
Internet Movie Database: 7.4/10
Rotten Tomatoes: 83%
Metacritic: 61/100
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Runtime: 138 min
Genre: Drama, Sport
Awards: Nominated for 4 Oscars. 3 wins & 8 nominations total
Writer: Bernard Malamud, Roger Towne, Phil Dusenberry
Actors: Robert Redford, Robert Duvall, Glenn Close
Language: English
Country: United States
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The Natural is a film about a talented baseball player named Roy Hobbs who, after a long hiatus, returns to the sport to fulfill his lifelong dream of becoming a professional player. As he faces personal and professional challenges, he must overcome obstacles and confront his past to achieve greatness on the field.

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 learns martial arts from an unconventional mentor, Mr. Miyagi, to defend himself against a group of bullies.

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