Best new Sports movies (2017) - Top Netflix & Cinema

Sport movies have the tendency to depict the rise, fall and rise of heroic sportsmen. But although the concept might be a bit worn out, there are still several highly enjoyable movies about sport out there.
The Vore's Film staff selects the top best sports movies of 2017 in cinema or on DVD or Netfix. Are Antoine Fuqua, Eric Bugbee & Bennett Miller our new sports genre directors?

sports movies2017
Popular actorsJake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams & Oona Laurence
Trending moviesSouthpaw, Heroes of Dirt & The Program

2017 anticipated releases to watch

    Borg/McEnroe film poster


    Janus Metz Pedersen
    Shia LaBeouf
    Stellan Skarsgård
    Björn Granath
    Another upcoming tennis movie! This Swedish production focuses on the notourious rivalry between Bjorn Borg and John McEnroem which culminated in the 1980 Wimbledon finales. What makes this project even more interesting, is that Shia LaBeouf will be playing hothead McEnroe.... Read more

    Battle of the Sexes film poster

    Battle of the Sexes

    Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris
    Emma Stone
    Natalie Morales
    Elisabeth Shue
    Un almost unrecognizable Emma Stone and Steve Carell star in this brilliant looking tennis period drama about the legendary match between Billy Jean King and Bobby Riggs. Highly anticipated!... Read more

Best sports movies on Netflix or DVD in 2017

2010's best rated sports movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  1. Foxcatcher (16-01-2015, 134 minutes)
    StarringSteve Carell, Channing Tatum & Mark Ruffalo
    DirectorBennett Miller (Moneyball, Capote & The Cruise )
    CountryUnited States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  3. Terre Battue (17-12-2014, 95 minutes)
    StarringOlivier Gourmet, Valeria Bruni Tedeschi & Charles Mérienne
    DirectorStéphane Demoustier (Les petits joueurs)
    CountryBelgium France
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  5. When The Game Stands Tall (22-08-2014, 115 minutes)
    StarringJim Caviezel, Alexander Ludwig & Michael Chiklis
    DirectorThomas Carter (Coach Carter, Save the Last Dance & Gifted Hands: The Ben Carson Story )
    CountryUnited States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  7. Rush (27-09-2013, 123 minutes)
    StarringDaniel Brühl, Chris Hemsworth & Olivia Wilde
    DirectorRon Howard (A Beautiful Mind, The Andy Griffith Show & American Graffiti )
    CountryGermany United Kingdom United States
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

  9. Sarah Prefers To Run (07-05-2014, 97 minutes)
    StarringSophie Desmarais, Jean-Sébastien Courchesne & Geneviève Boivin-Roussy
    DirectorChloé Robichaud (Pays )
    Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

New sports movies out now

Best recent & upcoming sports movies with release dates.

Eddie the Eagle by Dexter Fletcher

Release date29-04-2016
CountryGermany United Kingdom United States
StarringHugh Jackman, Taron Egerton & Christopher Walken
Previous releasesLock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Kick-Ass & Topsy-Turvy
Associated with drama, sports,

Queen of Katwe by Mira Nair

Release date2016
CountrySouth Africa United States
StarringLupita Nyong'o, David Oyelowo & Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine
Previous releasesMonsoon Wedding, New York, I Love You & The Namesake
Associated with drama, sports,

The Program (16-09-2015, 103 minutes))
DirectorStephen Frears (High Fidelity, The Queen & Philomena )
StarringJesse Plemons, Ben Foster & Lee Pace
CountryFrance United Kingdom
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

Southpaw (24-07-2015, 124 minutes))
DirectorAntoine Fuqua (Training Day, Shooter & The Equalizer )
StarringJake Gyllenhaal, Rachel McAdams & Oona Laurence
CountryUnited States
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix

Heroes of Dirt (04-09-2015, 98 minutes))
DirectorEric Bugbee
StarringJoel Moody, William Martinez & Vivienne VanHorn
CountryUnited States
Buy/stream it Amazon / Netflix