2016 Sport Movies
- November 23rd, 2016
- 134 mins
Miles Teller stars as Vinny Pazienza, a world champ boxer who tragically breaks his neck in a car crash. Against all odds, trainer Kevin Rooney (Aaron Eckhart) helps him return to the ring in one of the most unlikely comebacks in sports history.
- July 15th, 2016
- 90 mins
Joe Mazzello, best known for his acting roles in Jurassic Park, HBO's The Pacific, The Social Network, etc, wrote and made his directorial debut with this story based on his brother's experience as a collegiate baseball star who was skipped over in the Major League Baseball draft. Story centers around an intramural baseball game with his misfit teammates that becomes incredibly important to him as he tries to come to grips with his dashed dream.
- August 26th, 2016
- 105 mins
The legendary Roberto Duran and his equally legendary trainer Ray Arcel change each other's lives
- 161 mins
The film stars Aamir Khan portraying the role of Mahavir Singh Phogat, who taught wrestling to his daughters Babita Kumari and Geeta Phogat. Geeta Phogat was India's first female wrestler to win at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, where she won the gold medal (55 kg) while her sister Babita Kumari won the silver (51 kg).
- March 18th, 2016
- 103 mins
From Academy Award nominated director Stephen Frears (The Queen, Philomena) and producers Working Title (The Theory Of Everything, Everest, Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy), comes the true story of the meteoric rise and fall of one of the most celebrated and controversial men in recent history, Lance Armstrong.
Based on the award winning book “Seven Deadly Sins” by David Walsh, and featuring a stellar cast including Ben Foster, Chris O’Dowd, Guillaume Canet (Tell No One) and Jesse Plemons (Breaking Bad), this tense and suspenseful thriller looks at how one of the greatest deceptions in the modern era was uncovered while Armstrong convinced the world he was a hero, winning the Tour de France seven times.
- June 24th, 2016
- 90 mins
A Major League rookie pitcher loses control over his pitching and is sent down to the minor leagues, where he begins sessions with an unorthodox sports psychologist. In the process, hidden conflicts with his overbearing father are brought to light.
- May 6th, 2016
- 107 mins
Pele tells the miraculous story of the legendary soccer player’s rise to glory from a young boy to the 17-year-old player who scored the winning goal in Brazil’s first ever World Cup victory in 1958. From a life full of disadvantages and an impoverished youth in Brazil, Pelé used his unorthodox yet authentic style of play and his unbeatable spirit to overcome all odds, find greatness and inspire a country that he changed forever.
- July 5th, 2016
- 93 mins
While fulfilling her community service hours at a horse rescue ranch, Emma forms an unlikely bond with an abused show horse who won't let anyone ride him.
- February 2nd, 2016
- 90 mins
When the Dean of Blue Mountain State threatens to sell the Goat House, Alex throws Thad the party of his dreams in an effort to get him to buy it.
- 130 mins
"Azhar" is based on certain well known and highly talked about incidents and facts of the former Indian international cricketer Mohammad Azharuddin, who ended up becoming the country's most controversial sportsman yet. From setting world records that are yet to be broken, to getting embroiled in the first ever match fixing scandal the country witnessed, the film traces Azhar's insurmountable highs and his tremendous lows. The film begins with Azhar as a young child from a middle class home in Hyderabad who dreams of becoming a cricketer, and captures his entry on sheer merit into the professional arena of Indian cricket as a teenager. His rise as the captain of Indian cricket team shows us the metamorphoses of the man who enjoys a flamboyant life style and has become accustomed to the adulation of fans and the media. Azhar's eventual marriage with the Bollywood actress Sangeeta Bijlani changes his life forever. Even as Azhar is set to create a record of having played 100 test matches, the biggest twist in his career comes when he is accused of being involved in the match fixing scandal. The first ever controversy of this magnitude, witnessed by the country, cuts short his career bringing him much shame and ignominy. From being labelled a living legend, Azhar becomes an accused. How that change happens and what Azhar goes through when faced with life-damning allegations form the crux of AZHAR.