Sports films for you to watch now

We've decided to help you get your sporting fix and put together a list of sports films for you to watch now.

With no live sporting events currently taking place and sports fans around the country itching for some entertainment, we’ve listed 20 fantastic films that will have you jumping out of your seat as if you were a spectator at a real game! Here is our list of sports films for you to watch now!

Diego Maradona

Take an in depth look into the frenetic life and career of the enigmatic genius Diego Maradona, arguably the greatest footballer of all time. Available to watch on

Diego Maradona (2019): Official Trailer | HBO


Go on a journey with the fastest man on the planet Usain Bolt as he embarks upon an era of dominance while breaking multiple records along the way. Available to watch on Amazon Prime.

I AM BOLT - Official Trailer - Universal Pictures



Katie gives you an unfiltered look into the life of Katie Taylor as she looks to put the disappointment of the 2016 Rio Olympics behind her and sets about on a quest for glory in the professional ranks. Available to watch on Netflix.

KATIE Official Trailer

The Damned United

Based on the career of Brian Clough, one of the most charismatic and controversial characters that English football has ever seen. The late, great manager is portrayed brilliantly by Michael Sheen in this critically acclaimed biopic. Available to watch on Youtube movies & Google Play.

The Damned United - Trailer


Raging Bull

Directed by Martin Scorsese and starring Robert De Niro and Joe Pesci, Raging Bull is regarded by many as one of the greatest films of all time. Based on the memoirs of troubled boxer Jake LaMotta who is portayed by De Niro, a roll that secured him an Academy Award for best actor. Available to watch on Amazon Prime, Google Play & Youtube movies.

Raging Bull Official Trailer #1 - Robert De Niro Movie (1980) HD



Starring Steve Carell, Channing Tatum and Mark Ruffallo, this true crime drama follows a billionaire wrestling buff who enlists two brothers, both whom have won Olympic gold medals, to help coach American wrestlers who are preparing for international competition. After initial success, the story takes a dark turn as things do not go according to plan. Available to watch on Amazon Prime, Google Play & Youtube movies.

Foxcatcher Official Trailer #1 (2014) - Channing Tatum, Steve Carell Drama HD

I, Tonya

Margot Robbie portrays disgraced American figure skater Tonya Harding in this dramatic biopic about an infamous scandal that rocked the sporting world. Available to watch on Netflix.

I, Tonya Trailer #1 (2017) | Movieclips Trailers

The Fighter

A true underdog story based on the life and career of boxer Micky Ward and his unexpected surge towards a world title. Mark Whalberg stars as Ward with help from Christian Bale who portrays Ward’s drug addict brother and trainer. Bale picked up an Academy Award for his outstanding performance. Available to watch on Netflix.

The Fighter Movie Trailer (HD)


A fictional drama based on two estranged brothers and their estranged father who cross paths again with the help of an MMA tournament. Tom Hardy and Joel Edgerton star as brothers Tommy and Brendan Riordan while Nick Nolte plays the father, a roll that garnered him an Oscar nomination. Available to watch on Netflix.

Warrior (2011) Movie Trailer HD

When We Were Kings

This Academy Award winning documentary chronicles the build up to the iconic heavyweight bout between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman, more commonly known as ‘The Rumble In The Jungle’Available to watch on Amazon Prime.

David Sonenberg on WHEN WE WERE KINGS


Battle Of The Sexes

Set in the 1970’s this film is based upon the then newly formed Women’s Tennis Association Tour and concludes with the male vs female grudge match that took place between Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs with starring roles from Emma Stone and Steve Carrell. Available to watch on Now TV, Google Play & Youtube movies.

BATTLE OF THE SEXES Trailer (2017)



Rush portrays the heated rivalry between Formula 1 stars Niki Lauda and James Hunt that took place in the 1970’s. Starring Chris Hemsworth as Hunt, Daniel Bruhl as Lauda and a musical score by Hanz Zimmer to boot. Available to watch on Netflix.

Rush - Theatrical Trailer


Moneyball follows the cash strapped Oakland Athletics baseball team as they go on a record breaking winning streak with the help of a groundbreaking strategy concocted by assistant manager Peter Brand played by Jonah Hill and championed by manager Billy Beane played by Brad PittAvailable to watch on Netflix.

Moneyball (2011) Movie Trailer - HD - Brad Pitt

Borg vs McEnroe

The legendary rivalry known as Fire and Ice takes centre stage in this biographical drama as the composed swede Bjorn Bjorg takes on the eccentric John McEnroe in the men’s singles final at Wimbledon, a match widely acknowledged as one of the best games of tennis ever played. Sverrir Gudnason and Shia LeBeouf star as their fellow countrymen. Available to watch on Amazon Prime, Google Play & Youtube movies.

Borg vs. McEnroe Trailer #1 (2018) | Movieclilps Trailers


Remember The Titans

Based on real events, Coach Herman Boone played by Denzel Washington, takes on a Virginia high school football team that have become racially integrated for the first time ever. With racial tensions bubbling, he faces an uphill battle to lead the team to glory and unite the school and town in the process. Avaialble to watch on Disney plus.

Remember the Titans



This Clint Eastwood directed drama centres around the events surrounding the 1995 rugby World Cup in South Africa and Nelson Mandela’s hopes of uniting a nation. Starring Morgan Freeman as president Mandela and Matt Damon as the Springboks captain Francois Pienaar. Available to watch on Amazon Prime, Google Play & Youtube movies.

"Invictus" - Official Trailer [HD]



Take a deep dive into the dark world of doping in sports as Bryan Fogel connects with Russian scientist Grigory Rodchenkov, the director of Russia’s national anti-doping laboratory to uncover some eye-opening truths. Available to watch on Netflix.

Icarus | Official Trailer [HD] | Netflix


Friday Night Lights

Billy Bob Thornton stars as the head coach of a high school football team that are vying to win a state championship. The coach and players face a series of hurdles on their road towards victory. Available to watch on Netflix.

Friday Night Lights Official Trailer #1 - Billy Bob Thornton Movie (2004) HD


He Got Game

This Spike Lee directed drama stars Denzel Washington as a convicted felon who tries to convince his star basketball player son to sign for the governors college team in exchange for his release. Former NBA great, Ray Allen stars as Denzel’s estranged son. Available to watch on Amazon Prime, Google Play & Youtube movies.

He Got Game - Trailer



With seven films made in the Rocky series and a further two recently made Creed movies, starting the series from scratch is a great way to spend your days while stuck at home. The first film made in 1976 was Oscar nominated and catapulted Sylvester Stallone to stardom. Available to watch on Amazon Prime, Google Play & Youtube movies.

Rocky Official Trailer #1 - Burgess Meredith Movie (1976) HD


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