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The 5 Most Captivating Sports Movies That Will Amaze You

We all feel motivated at some point in our life but for most of us, the motivation is just overnight. But few people get motivated and stay motivated until they achieve what they dreamt of and their stories can help some of us to find that spark to achieve a goal. Let’s look at some of the best motivational Sports movies that can be a game changer for us.

  1. Million Dollar Baby (2004)

    Cast: Hilary Swank, Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman

    Overview: Maggie Fitzgerald (Hilary Swank) who wants to become a successful boxer wishes to train from  Frankie Dunn (Clint Eastwood)  because he is the best coach but he is a short-tempered guy with so good reputation. He is lonely and refuses to train Maggie, but after seeing her dedication he trains her and she climbs the stairs of success. Frankie always dreamed of having a talented boxer by his side, and Maggie fulfilled that dream. She was not only a great boxer but also became a close friend who filled the void in his life. Maggie’s career took off, but unfortunately, she was injured in the ring. As a result, she asked Frankie for one last favor.

    Did you know, that Clint Eastwood made history by becoming the oldest director to win an Oscar at the age of 74 for this film?

    Watch on Amazon Prime
  2. Miracle (2004)

    Cast: Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson, Nathan West, Noah Emmerich

    Overview: Herb Brooks (Kurt Russell) is selected to coach the 1980’s U.S. men’s Olympic hockey team to win against the mammoth Soviet squad. Despite all the odds against the USA team they managed to defeat the Soviets and motivate the Americans during the hard times of the Cold War. This movie gives you a sense of patriotism and bravery and everyone should watch this one of the best sports movies ever made.

    Did you know, that the legendary coach Herb Brooks died while film was still in production?

    Watch on Amazon Prime
  3. Million Dollar Arm (2014)

    Cast: Jon Hamm, Aasif Mandvi, Alan Arkin

    Overview: This is the true story of a sports agent J. B. Bernstein (Jon Hamm) who is in trouble as he cannot perform as well as his competitors. Inspired by Indian Cricket he sets out to search for Indian Cricketers and train them to become pro baseball players in America. After a long search, he finds  Rinku Singh and Dinesh Patel who are not cricket players but have the potential to become pro baseball players. He takes them him and trains them but these boys find it difficult in a very new culture. This is the story of confidence, faith, and friendship and one of the best sports movies to get inspiration from.

    Did you know that Rinku Singh was the first Indian player ever to sign a contract with a major American baseball team?

    Watch on Amazon Prime
  4. The Way Back ( 2020 )

    Cast:  Ben Affleck, Al Madrigal, Janina Gavankar

    Overview: Jack Cunningham (Ben Affleck) is a basketball star in high school but to try new things he walks away from the game and now he is a broken, alcoholic man who is divorced. But now he can redeem what he gave up long ago as he was called upon to coach a struggling basketball team of the high school he was part of. This is the story of redemption and fate and will surely motivate you if you are lost and is one of the best sports movies of all time.

    Did you know that Ben Affleck gained almost 30lbs to do more justice to the character he is playing?

    Watch on Apple TV
  5. Everest (2015)

    Cast: Jason Clarke, Ang Phula Sherpa, Thomas M. Wright

    Overview: This is a true survival story of climbers who start their journey to climb Mount Everest but without warning a storm strikes and the war starts between nature and man to survive in harsh conditions. This is not a proper sports movie but to climb Everest people are willing to sacrifice their lives and this battle of survival will give us hope to never give up nd that’s why can be considered as one of the best sports movies to watch.

    Did you know that Christian Bell was considered to play the role of Rob Hall but he left it for another project?

    Watch on Netflix

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  1. Pooja

    mind-blowing collection🤩

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