The sport has always attracted attention, regardless of the type. With this in mind, the producers have invested in very successful sports movies over the years.
Saturday, May 2, 2020
updated by Birsen Oray
Best Sport Movies of the 2000s
Especially if sports and drama come together, it attracts everyone's attention. The history of cinema is filled with spectacular sports movies, many of which have entered the vision in the 2000s. Let's take a look at these together.
The 22 Best Sport Movies of the 2000s
Release Date: 2013
Director: Ron Howard
Stars: Daniel Brühl, Chris Hemsworth, Olivia Wilde
Bringing a new driving technique and competition to Formula 1, it's a movie that gives the taste of a documentary about the rivalry between Austrian pilot Niki Lauda and British pilot James Hunt. Niki Lauda's return to the competition after an accident in 1976 and the rivalry with James Hunt are the main focus of the movie.
Billy Hope is a middleweight boxing champion who has everything he wants. A good family, a wonderful mansion and good friends. However, he loses everything because of tragedy. He has to do a lot to get rid of the bottom and stand on his feet again. Will Tick Willis, the former boxer who trained the most important amateur boxers in the city, be hope for Billy? Billy has to fight to get what he loves most.
The Blind Side
Release Date: 2009
Director: John Lee Hancock
Stars: Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw
Michael Oher is a black teenager who has been ostracized by the system and is away from school. Leigh Anne Tuohy and her husband Sean, who realized this situation and wanted to help, are one of the richest families in the city. The fact that the Tuohy family gave Michael a home, sent him to school, and encouraged Michael to join the school team, would change the lives of both Michael and the Tuohy family.
Release Date: 2015
Director: Ryan Coogler
Stars: Michael B. Jordan, Sylvester Stallone, Tessa Thompson
Now aging and struggling with illness, Rocky feels responsible when his closest friend Apollo's son appears. Young Creed wants to fight and must prove himself, but he needs help. Will Rocky agree to train young Creed and make him a fighter?
Eddie the Eagle
Release Date: 2016
Director: Dexter Fletcher
Stars: Taron Egerton, Hugh Jackman, Tom Costello
Every child has a dream. Some want to be doctors, some are engineers. Some just want to break a record. Michael Edwards wanted to become an Olympic athlete and set a record. He eliminated all the obstacles he faced with his determination and respect for sports and managed to represent Great Britain in ski jumping at the 1988 Winter Olympics. His success was not a medal. Eddie showed everyone that the only goal of being an athlete is not to win a medal.
Release Date: 2014
Director: Bennett Miller
Stars: Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo
Olympic champion American wrestling brothers Mark and Dave Schultz join the Foxcatcher team, led by the eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont. The overall situation of the team preparing for the 1988 Seoul Olympic Games became troubled and uncertain due to John's unclear feelings of jealousy and ambition. These strange desires threaten the future of the whole team. Desires and emotions that end in a tragedy will lead to irreversible consequences.
Release Date: 2005
Director: Thomas Carter
Stars: Samuel L. Jackson, Rick Gonzalez, Robert Ri'chard
In 1999, Ken Carter returns to his old high school in Richmond, California, to get the school's basketball team back on track. With the rules and discipline he puts in for hard work, he makes the team a championship team. However, coach Carter sees the bad grades of the team players, locks the gym, and ends the championship dreams of the team. Team players and their families engage in a challenge with the coach, and Coach Carter asks team players to prove themselves in the classroom as well as on the court.
Release Date: 2014
Director: Ivan Reitman
Stars: Kevin Costner, Chadwick Boseman, Jennifer Garner
Sonny Weawer Jr. is the general manager of Cleveland Brown. Draft Day, one of the most important days of the American Football League, is approaching, and Sonny is working to make the best choice for his team. Meanwhile, her lover is pregnant, and Sonny wants to balance her private and business life. Knowing the players well and not listening to anyone, including the team boss, Sonny risks his entire career and the future of his team with a very risky choice decision. What will the outcome of this election be for Sonny and his team?
Release Date: 2010
Director: David O. Russell
Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, Amy Adams
Our story begins with a documentary about Dicky Eklund, a successful boxing career in his history, shot by HBO. From an Irish family, Dicky is far from his successful past career. Micky, who has been in the shadow of Dicky for years and cannot find his personality, wants to start a new life and a career. The brother-elder brother relationship between Micky and Dicky, their relationship with their families, and his relationship with Micky's lover turned the film's focus into a film masterpiece rather than a boxing film. Will Micky Ward be able to pursue a career he wants along with his older brother?
Friday Night Lights
Release Date: 2004
Director: Peter Berg
Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Jay Hernandez, Derek Luke
Odessa, Texas is a town divided by racism and experiencing economic difficulties. But there's only one thing the town likes, which is Friday nights. On Friday nights, matches of the football team of the town's high school are played. The Permian Panthers are a team that has made it a habit to win. The fact that one of the two stars of the team suffered a serious injury in the first match of the season both disrupted the balance of the team and destroyed the hopes of the town. But coach Gary Gaines believes that if the team works and believes in unity, they will be able to win again. To fulfill this belief, both his team and the town must believe him. Will the Panthers succeed?
Release Date: 2006
Director: James Gartner
Stars: Josh Lucas, Derek Luke, Austin Nichols
In 1965, Don Haskins, a high school girl basketball team coach, receives an offer from Texas Western Miners to become the coach of basketball teams. At a time of budget cuts and racism problems, he settled in the college dormitory with his wife and daughter. Despite all the pressure created by the society, instead of playing with 5 Caucasian players, he decides to play in the league with 7 black players who are talented and rejected by the society. This movie, which tells the story of the team and the coach of the team that overthrew the legendary Kentucky team with these black players in the final of 1966, is based entirely on real events.
Release Date: 2011
Director: Gavin O'Connor
Stars: Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte, Joel Edgerton
The story of a brother who had to grow up with his father, and a brother who grew up with his mother, faced years later. The paths of a teacher brother and a fugitive brother intersect in one of the largest award-winning fight competitions in the world. The only wish of the teacher is to pay the installment of his house and for this, he takes his job at risk and participates in this fight. Unaware that his younger brother will be his opponent, he knows that he has no choice but to win. The little brother, who is not happy in his life and sees everyone as an enemy, is not in a position to listen to his brother or father. His truths and expectations are different. Will this fate, which will bring two brothers to face in the ring, will only allow one brother to laugh?