Amazing Grace and Chuck 1987
PG | 1h 54min | Drama, Sport | 24 October 1987 (Japan)
Chuck Murdock is an all American kid living in a sleepy town in Montana. He is the top pitcher of the little league team as well. After taking a tour of a nuclear silo, Chuck decides to quit playing little league until nuclear weapons are disarmed. Boston Celtic Amazing Grace Smith hears about Chuck’s exploits, and decides to do the same thing. Amazing then moves to the young boy’s town to live. More athletes follow suit as well. The town begins to hate Chuck and his family, and this makes Chuck’s father angry. But can one kid’s message make the world listen?
The Match 2019
La partita (original title)
1h 34min | Drama | 27 February 2020 (Italy)
The fate of a championship is being decided on a soccer field, but along with it, the lives of many people who have decided to turn things around are at stake. Be it for money, as is the case of Italo – president of the Sporting team who bet everything he has left on the final result; be it for honor, as is the case of coach Bulla – who has never won a title his whole life; be it for a dream, as is the case of Antonio – the team captain who wants to go pro. Away from the field, the rest of the world keeps living, dying, and showing off its contradictions. But inside the game, time comes to a halt because it’s the most important of all moments.
Jump Ashin! 2011
Fan gun ba! A Xin (original title)
2h 6min | Drama, Sport | 12 August 2011 (Taiwan)
A Taiwanese boy joins gymnastics at school and has talent for it. His mother forces him to stop and help with the family business. He goes on a downward spiral of fighting etc. Hitting rock bottom he decides to pursue his dream again.
When the owner of the Minnesota Twins dies suddenly, his will bequeaths the team to his grandson Billy, a devotee of baseball who, although only 12, has devoured voluminous lore, knows the team intimately, and has shown an uncanny sixth sense of what they need to improve. They hate their manager, so Billy quickly fires the SOB, winning their instant approval. However, this turns to dismay when he announces their new manager: Billy Heywood. How will Billy convince a gang of proud, tough men to stick around and take orders from a kid? On the other hand, what’s to lose– the team has nowhere to go but up.
‘Get Ripped’ centers on the encounters of the twenty year old Niko and a personal trainer. Though they meet daily at their gym, contact remains indifferent and silent. As Niko’s efforts yield results, a game of manipulation unfolds. ‘Get Ripped’ exposes the mental decay of a young man set to transform his body.
Die Wilden Kerle 4 (2007)
1h 50min | Comedy, Family, Sport | 1 February 2007 (Germany)
After the wild guys have successfully left the field against the “beastly beasts”, they have only one goal: they want to chase the “wolves of Ragnarök” away from the “Pott”, a freestyle soccer trophy. But the wolves are not normal opponents. It soon becomes clear to the guys that the wolves keep a dark secret. The winner of the “Pot” is haunted by the girl Horizon (Anne Mühlmeier) and her silver lights from the fog. The attractive force emanating from Horizon affects every boy and plunges him into disaster. This fate already took its toll on the wolves and the wild guys too, determined to win as ever, to get their problems. So it happens that the wild guys soon face their greatest challenge and have to find a way
Golden Shoes 2015
Not Rated | 1h 29min | Family, Sport | 6 October 2015 (USA)
With his father missing in action, and his mother critical in hospital, a young boy consoles himself with dreams of playing in the youth soccer league. To do so, he must overcome adult deception, bullying, and his solitude.