This page shows you the list charts. By default, the movies are ordered by how many times they have been marked as a favorite. However, you can also sort by other information, such as the total number of times it has been marked as a dislike.
A list of documentaries that have aired as part of ESPN's 30 for 30 series, either in its first volume or its second volume.
This list does not include the following:
*non-30 for 30 documentaries released through ESPN Films
*30 for 30 Presents documentaries
*30 for 30 documentary shorts
*Nine for IX documentaries
*Soccer Stories documentaries
Some of the entries on this list are duplicated on this site; for this list, I went with the entry that had the most checks for those cases.
(This list will be updated ASAP when newer entries appear on IMDB or this site.)
(Temporary issue: I do not have a computer at the moment, so new entries will be out of order. But they will be ordered ASAP.)
AFI's 10 Top 10 honors the ten greatest American films in ten classic film genres. Released July 17, 2008. Categories are:
In 2010, the editors of American History Magazine published a special issue ranking the 100 greatest sports movies in their estimation. They combined "Olympia" Parts I & II for a single entry, and also combined "The Babe" and "The Babe Ruth Story" at #43.
"Ah, sport. Small boys in the park, jumpers for goalposts, a desperate last shot on target as the seconds tick down on the clock – or some combination of such ingredients, anyway. The sports movie is the perfect vehicle for tales of competition, triumph, desire and despair – and what could be more film friendly than that? Ahead of this summer's biggest sporting event, we took a look at the best sports films ever made..."
Various documentaries about association football / soccer / voetbal / fussball / fútbol.
- Includes shorts
- Does not include series and miniseries (e.g. "A History of Football")
- Official movies of the World Cup, Champions League etc. are not included (e.g. G'olé!)
- "Official history" documentaries are not included (e.g. "Everton F.C Official History")
- Straight up match clips, season reviews and goal compilations (apart from Lumiére's Football (1897)) are not included.
- Commercials (e.g. the TMB Panyee FC commercial made by TMB Bank) are not included.
Sadly, quite a few football documentaries (City! & The Impossible Job to mention two) are missing from imdb, so this list is some distance from being "complete". Still, if you have ideas for documentaries to add, write a comment.
Many of these films are rather easy to find on youtube. However, I have not seen all and therefore do not know how accessible all the entries are, some seem rather obscure based on the number of votes on imdb.
The Gentleman Driver is a documentary about four world-class businessmen who moonlight as race car drivers. Outside the racing world, people remain unaware of the gentlemen driver phenomenon having never been told a story like this before. You can’t buy your way into playing the Super Bowl or World Cup, but you can to race at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Inside the racing world gentlemen drivers face negative stereotypes, but these men challenge those with their dedication, passion, & skill. Success seems to magically follow these men.
From boxing to bowling, baseball to bobsled, Time Out London dusts off its jockstrap, sharpens its studs and suffers an extended training montage to bring you our list of the 50 greatest sports movies ever made.