When it comes to movies, every story can be told and shown to the people. Do you know what’s the best part of it? Movies especially the one falling in the sports category inspire and motivate us to work harder than before just like Rocky did for his love of boxing. They can make you happy, sad, emotional and above all make you understand the valuable life lessons that you could add up to your lives too.
Top 7 Sports Movies Which Will Surely Inspire You for Life
If you are looking out for a push on achieving your passion and dreams, then the answer would be sports movies. Undoubtedly. Here, I shall list out the Best 7 Movies that I would recommend to anybody, any day. (There’s no ranking or order considered, so you can consider all the ones listed here)
1. The Battered Bastards of Baseball
This one’s a documentary film that revolves around Bing Russell, father of Kurt Russell who starts up an independent baseball team with players who were not wanted by anyone.
Rush is a 2013-biographical film that was released focusing on the rivalry between two Formula One racers, James Hunt and Niki Lauda. The movie shows how the enmity between the players can bring out the best in them.
3. Pumping Iron
It’s a partially documented and partially scripted 85 minutes movie that shows how the world of bodybuilding goes and the struggles. Also, this was one of the career-launching movies of Arnold Schwarzenegger. For lovers of tennis, you can check out how pingpongguide explained that game here.
4. The Color of Money
This is an American drama film starring Tom Cruise and Paul Newman, directed by Martin Scorsese based on the 1984 novel of the same name by Walter Tevis. The movie is based on pool hustler skills.
Creed revolves around Rocky Balboa (you don’t need any introduction), who teaches and trains Adonis Johnson, son of his late friend & former rival of Rocky – Apollo Creed.
It’s a biographical short film written and directed by Brian Helgeland, depicting the real-life story of Jacki Robinson. The movie tells us about the racial integration within the American Professional Baseball game in the perspective of Jackie himself, which is played by Chadwick Boseman.
7. When We Were Kings
An awarding-winning documentary film directed by Leon Gast, based on the famous ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ championship game between the two legend heavyweight legends – Muhammad Ali and George Foreman.
These were my suggestions for those looking out for sports movies, and it will definitely come to help in following sport rules and understanding the game in more detail.