Sports Dramas - Blu-ray Movie Genres

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Rocky (1976)

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The Wrestler (2008)

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The Wrestler 2009-04-21 2009-04-21 -

Mickey Rourke stars as retired professional wrestler Randy "The Ram" Robinson, who returns to the ring to work his way up the circuit for a final shot at defeating his longtime rival. Along the way, he tries to reconnect with his estranged daughter.

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The Hustler (1961)

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The Hustler 2011-05-17 2007-06-12 2014-12-01

Paul Newman scores as pool shark "Fast Eddie" Felson, who tours the country hustling games -- even challenging reigning champion Minnesota Fats -- in this brooding drama that explores the synergies between good and evil, love and desperation.

a.k.a. Haie der Großstadt
L'Arnaqueur
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Warrior (2011)

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Warrior 2011-12-20 2011-12-20 2012-08-04

Set in the violent world of mixed martial arts combat, this gritty drama follows two brothers at war with each other, who have pursued separate lives. But preparation for a championship bout soon leads the siblings back into each other's paths.

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127 Hours (2010)

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127 Hours 2011-03-29 2011-03-29 -

From director Danny Boyle comes this harrowing tale of real-life mountain climber Aron Ralston (James Franco), who literally cuts himself loose from danger -- and lives to tell about it when sliding rock pins his forearm under a boulder during a climb in Utah. To stay alive, Ralston resorts to his basest survival instincts. The film scored Academy Award nominations in the Best Picture and Best Actor (Franco) categories.

a.k.a. 127 heures
127 horas
127 ore
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Million Dollar Baby (2004)

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Million Dollar Baby 2006-11-14 2005-07-12 -

Despondent over a painful estrangement from his daughter, trainer Frankie Dunn isn't prepared for boxer Maggie Fitzgerald to enter his life. But Maggie's determined to go pro, and to convince Dunn and his cohort to help her.

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The Fighter (2010)

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The Fighter 2011-03-15 2011-03-15 2019-01-13

After a string of defeats, boxer Mickey Ward rediscovers his fighting will with help from his trainer and half-brother, Dicky -- a once-talented pugilist and small-town hero now battling drug addiction.

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Rudy (1993)

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Rudy 2008-09-09 2000-09-26 2014-06-01

In this fact-based drama about the triumph of the human spirit, scrawny high schooler Rudy Ruettiger (Sean Astin) dreams of playing football at Notre Dame. But his father (Ned Beatty) can't afford to send him, so he ends up at a college across the street instead. Undaunted, Rudy eventually transfers to Notre Dame, where he takes on duties assisting the groundskeeper (Charles S. Dutton) and joins the school's practice squad.

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Chariots of Fire (1981)

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Chariots of Fire 2012-07-10 2005-02-01 2012-10-01
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Two very different runners -- hotshot Jewish Cambridge scholar Harold Abrahams (Ben Cross) and rigid Presbyterian missionary Eric Liddell (Ian Charleson) -- compete for the British team in the 1924 Olympics, facing intense pressure and complex personal tests of faith. Hugh Hudson directs this edifying 1981 Best Picture Oscar winner, which is based on a true story. Ian Holm co-stars as Abrahams's mentor, Sam Mussabini.

a.k.a. Carros de fuego
Die Stunde des Siegers
Les Chariots de feu
Momenti di gloria
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The Natural (1984)

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The Natural 2010-04-06 2001-04-03 -

Gifted baseball player Roy Hobbs -- whose life has taken some unexpected turns -- becomes a 35-year-old rookie sensation who helps a cellar-dwelling team get back in the game in this mythic film that's as epic as America's national pastime.

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Two-Lane Blacktop (1971)

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Legendary musicians Dennis Wilson (The Beach Boys) and James Taylor co-star in this controversial and acclaimed film about drag-racing drifters who are more devoted to their '55 Chevy than they are to each other. Directed by cult legend Monte Hellman, this definitive American road movie tells the story of two drivers who battle across the back roads for possession of each other's pink slips and the affections of a mysterious young hitchhiker.

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Moneyball (2011)

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Moneyball 2012-01-10 2012-01-10 -

An all-star cast brings to life the true story of Billy Beane, a former jock turned general manager who uses unconventional methods to bring the best players to the Oakland A's, a Major League Baseball team struggling against financial hardship.

a.k.a. Die Kunst zu gewinnen - Moneyball
L'arte di vincere
Le Stratège
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Field of Dreams (1989)

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Field of Dreams 2009-05-26 1998-04-28 -

Kevin Costner stars as an Iowa farmer who hears a mysterious voice telling him to turn his cornfield into a baseball diamond. He does, but the voice's directions don't stop -- even after the spirits of deceased ballplayers turn up to play. James Earl Jones and Burt Lancaster co-star as a reclusive writer and a young slugger turned doctor, respectively, with Ray Liotta turning in a pivotal performance as "Shoeless" Joe Jackson.

a.k.a. Feld der Träume
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Cinderella Man (2005)

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61* (2001)

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61* - 2001-09-11 -

Turning a thoughtful lens on New York Yankee baseball legends Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle, director Billy Crystal's Emmy-winning HBO drama follows the two opposites as they attempt to break Babe Ruth's 1927 single-season home run record.

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Seabiscuit (2003)

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North Face (2008)

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North Face - 2010-05-11 2012-03-15
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Hoosiers (1986)

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Hoosiers 2007-03-13 2000-03-14 2013-08-01

High school basketball is king in small-town Indiana, and the 1954 Hickory Huskers are all hope and no talent. But their new coach, abrasive and unlikable Norman Dale, whips the team into shape ... while also inciting controversy.

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Rush (2013)

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Rush 2014-02-25 2014-02-25 -

This dramatic portrayal of the intense 1970s rivalry between race drivers Niki Lauda and James Hunt captures the contrasts between the two champions. While Hunt was a charming and handsome ladies' man, Lauda was a loner with a single goal: victory.

a.k.a. Rush - Alles für den Sieg
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Rocky Balboa (2006)

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Rocky Balboa 2007-03-20 2007-03-20 -

Long retired from boxing, Rocky runs a restaurant in his blue-collar neighborhood as he mourns the loss of wife, Adrian. Also suffering from a strained relationship with his son, Rocky seeks a new purpose in life -- which leads him back to the ring.

a.k.a. Rocky 6
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Jerry Maguire (1996)

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Jerry Maguire 2008-09-09 2002-04-30 2014-09-01

After years of successfully navigating the shark-infested waters of sports management, Jerry Maguire experiences a crisis of conscience and leaves his high-powered job behind, with only one loyal football client and a starry-eyed co-worker in tow.

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The Color of Money (1986)

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The Color of Money - 2000-03-14 -

In this sequel to The Hustler, "Fast" Eddie Felson has given up pool for life as a liquor salesman. But then he meets Vincent, a cocky young natural, and teacher and student hit the road together.

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