Category Archives: Sport

Chasing Mavericks (2012) Rated PG

Jay Moriarity discovers the Mavericks surf break, one of the biggest waves on Earth, is just down the road from where he lives, so he hires Frosty Hesson to train him. Starring Gerard Butler, Jonny Weston, Elisabeth Shue I rather … Continue reading

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Emma’s Chance (2016) Rated PG

 Emma is assigned community service at an equine rescue ranch where she bonds with one of the horses. Starring Greer Grammer, Joey Lawrence, Missi Pyle. Horse lovers will enjoy this wholesome, clean movie despite its glaring flaws, the worst of … Continue reading

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The Benchwarmers (2006) Rated PG-13

To make up for their missed opportunity as kids, three grown guys create a baseball team and compete against children. Starring Rob Schneider, David Spade, Jon Heder, Jon Lovitz, Craig Kilborn, Molly Sims, Tim Meadows. I’m usually not a fan … Continue reading

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Olympics in Film: A List of Films That Highlight the Olympics

 The Cutting Edge (1992) Rated PG At the 1988 Winter Olympics at Calgary, we see Doug Dorsey battered in a vicious hockey game against West Germany. We then see Kate Moseley doing her program and falling when a lift goes bad. … Continue reading

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Concussion (2015) Rated PG-13

Accomplished pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu discovers the truth about brain damage in football players. Starring Will Smith, Alec Baldwin, Albert Brooks,  David Morse, Hill Harper, Stephen Moyer, Paul Reiser, Luke Wilson, Bitsie Tulloch. This is based on the true story … Continue reading

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The Cutting Edge: Going for the Gold (2006) Rated PG-13

Jackie Dorsey, the daughter of Kate Moseley and Doug Dorsey, is on her way to the Olympics when an injury forces her to become a pairs skater. Starring Christy Carlson Romano, Ross Thomas, Scott Thompson Baker, Stepfanie Kramer, Oksana Baiul, … Continue reading

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Point Break (2015) Rated PG-13

 A young FBI agent infiltrates a group of extreme athletes who have been involved in a number of heists. Starring  Edgar Ramirez, Luke Bracey, Ray Winstone. This is a remake of the 1991 film Point Break , highlighting extreme sports in … Continue reading

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We are Marshall (2006) Rated PG

When a plane crash takes the lives of most of the Marshall football players, coaches, and fans, Marshall makes a comeback with a new coach and the remaining players. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Matthew Fox, Anthony Mackie, David Strathairn, Ian McShane, … Continue reading

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Varsity Blues (1999) Rated R

A back-up quarterback is called upon to lead a Texas football team to victory when the star quarterback gets injured. This movie is a typical teen football film. It stars a number of teen heart-throbs: James Van Der Beek, Paul … Continue reading

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