02 December 2011

Sports Movies in 2011

Following is a list of Sports films in 2011 in the genre covering sports activites:

The 5th Quarter(2011)

The 5th Quarter Trailer

Genre: Drama
Type: Sports/American Football
Director: Rick Bieber
Stars: Andie MacDowell, Ryan Merriman and Aidan Quinn 

Driven by the tragic and fatal car crash that took the life of his fifteen year old brother Luke, and wearing Luke's number 5 jersey, Jon Abbate helps to lead the Wake Forest Demon Deacons to the most successful season in school history.

Cars 2 (2011)

Cars 2 Trailer

Genre: Animation, family, action film
Type: sports/racing
Director: John Lasseter
Stars:Owen Wilson, Larry the Cable Guy, Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, Jakson Isaacs, Thomas Kretschmann, Eddie Izzard


Star race car Lightning McQueen and his pal Mater head overseas to compete in the World Grand Prix race. But the road to the championship becomes rocky as Mater gets caught up in an intriguing adventure of his own: international espionage.

Catching Hell (2011)

Catching Hell Trailer

Genre: Documentary
Type: sports/ Baseball
Director: Alex Gibney

In the 8th inning of Game 6 of the 2003 NLCS, Cubs fan Steve Bartman reached for a foul pop fly and tipped the ball away from Cubs left fielder Moises Alou, which caused anger and rage from fellow Cubs fans.

Moneyball (2011)

Moneyball Trailer

Genre:Drama, Biopic
Type: Sports/ Baseball
Director: Bennett Miller
Stars:Brad Pitt, Robin Wright and Jonah Hill

The story of Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.

The Fab Five (film-2011)

                                   The Fab Five Trailor


Type: Sports/ Basketball
Director: Jason Hehir

Chris Webber, Juwan Howard, Jalen Rose, Jimmy King and Ray Jackson were part of Michigan's freshman class in the 91-92 that reached the NCAA championship game in 1992 and 1993.

Real Steel (2011)

Real Steel Trailer

Genre:Science, Fiction

Type: Sports/ Boxing
Director: Shawn Levy
Stars: Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo, Evangeline Lilly, Anthony Mackie, Kevin Durand

Set in the near future, where robot boxing is a top sport, a struggling promoter feels he's found a champion in a discarded robot. During his hopeful rise to the top, he discovers he has an 11-year-old son who wants to know his father.

Patiala House (2011)

Patiala House Trailer

Genre: Family Drama

Type: Sports/ Cricket
Director: Nikhil Advani
Stars: Akshay Kumar, Anushka Sharma, Rishi Kapoor, Dimple Kapadia, Armaan Kirmani

Warrior (2011 Film)

Warrior Trailer

Genre: Action, Drama
Type: sports/ MMa
Director: Gavin O'Connor
Stars: Tom Hardy, Joel Edgerton, Nick Nolte, Jennifer Morrison, Frank Grillo

The youngest son (Hardy) of an alcoholic former boxer (Nolte) returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament -- a path that puts the fighter on a collision corner with his older brother (Edgerton).

TT3D: Closer to the Edge

TT3D: Closer to the Edge Trailor

Genre: Documentary
Type: sports/ Road Racing
Director: Richard De Aragues
Stars: Guy Martin, Ian Hutchinson, John McGuinness

By vividly recounting the TT's legendary rivalries and the Isle of Man's unique road racing history, this 3D feature documentary will discover why modern TT riders still risk their lives to win the world's most dangerous race. The Isle of Man Tourist Trophy is the greatest motorcycle road race in the world, the ultimate challenge for rider and machine. It has always called for a commitment far beyond any other racing event, and many have made the ultimate sacrifice in their quest for victory. A story about freedom of choice, the strength of human spirit and the will to win. It's also an examination of what motivates those rare few, this elite band of brothers who risk everything to win. The vision of top commercials director Richard de Aragues, this promises to be one of the most thrilling films of 2011.

Chalet Girl (2011)

Chalet Girl Trailor

Genre: Romantic Comedy
Type: sports/ Snowboarding
Director: Phil Traill
Stars: Felicity Jones, Ed Westwick, Bill Bailey, Sophia Bush, Brooke Shields, Tamsin Egerton

Pretty tomboy Kim Matthews, 19, used to be a champion skateboarder - but now she's stuck in a dead end job trying to support her Dad. Opportunity comes knocking in the form of a catering job in the one of the most exclusive chalets in the Alps. At first, Kim's baffled by this bizarre new world of posh people, champagne and skiing - but then she discovers snowboarding, and the chance to win some much-needed prize money at the big end-of-season competition. But before she can become a champion again, Kim's going to have to dig deep to overcome her fears. Hard enough, without the complicating factor of Jonny, her handsome - though spoken for - boss... 

The Art of Flight (2011)

The Art of Flight Trailor

Genre: Adventure, Documentary
Type: sports/ Snowboarding
Director: Curt Morgan
Stars: Jake Blauvelt, John Jackson, Jeremy Jones

Two years in the making, "The Art of FLIGHT" gives iconic snowboarder Travis Rice and friends the opportunity to redefine what is possible in the mountains. Experience the highs, as new tricks are landed and new zones opened, alongside the lows, where avalanches, accidents, and wrong-turns strike.

Soul Surfer (2011)

Soul Surfer  Trailor

Genre: Drama
Type: sports/ Surfing
Director: Sean McNamara
Stars: Anna Sophia Robb, Helen Hunt, Dennis Quaid

A teenage surfer girl summons the courage to go back into the ocean after losing an arm in a shark attack.


Renée  Trailor

Genre: Documentary
Type: Sports/ Tennis

The film tells the story of Renee Richard's battle to enter the 1977 US Open as the first transsexual tennis player. Simultaneously, it follows her today as she struggles to cope with a life of contradictions and personal conflict. Through interviews with tennis legends, family, friends and experts from the transsexual field; a story of perseverance, breakthrough and hardship unfolds.


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