Best new Sports movies in 2018 & 2017 (Netflix & Cinema List)


The Vore's Film staff selects the top best sports movies of 2018 in cinema, DVD and Netflix. Are Antoine Fuqua, Eric Bugbee & Bennett Miller our new sports genre directors? The main focus is on international art house & American and British indie 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.

New sports movies in 2018

Top movies up for release in 2018

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Best sports movies of 2017

Top rated 2017 sports movies

  • Borg/McEnroe

    DIRECTOR: Janus Metz Pedersen
    CAST: 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

    RATING: 93/100

    RELEASE DATE: September 15th, 2017

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  • Battle of the Sexes

    DIRECTOR: Jonathan Dayton & Valerie Faris
    CAST: 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

    RATING: 95/100

    RELEASE DATE: December 12th, 2018

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Best sports movies on Netflix or DVD in 2018

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

  • Rush

    DIRECTOR: Ron Howard
    CAST: Daniel Brühl Chris Hemsworth Olivia Wilde


    A beautiful cinematic depiction of one of the most accredited racing rivalries of all times as the film focuses on an entire season of formula one racing fueled by... Read more

    RATING: 81/100

    RELEASE DATE: September 27th, 2013

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  • Foxcatcher

    DIRECTOR: Bennett Miller
    CAST: Steve Carell Channing Tatum Mark Ruffalo


    A multimillionaire John du Pont, leads a wrestling team that is now joined by two Olympic champions so as to train for the Games that are to be hosted at Seoul in 1988... Read more

    RATING: 70/100

    RELEASE DATE: January 16th, 2015

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  • When The Game Stands Tall

    DIRECTOR: Thomas Carter
    CAST: Jim Caviezel Alexander Ludwig Michael Chiklis


    The incredible journey of a legendary football coach who guided a high school team from the verge of oblivion to a record shattering winning streak of 151 games. Read more

    RATING: 67/100

    RELEASE DATE: August 22nd, 2014

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  • Sarah Prefers To Run

    DIRECTOR: Chloé Robichaud
    CAST: Sophie Desmarais Jean-Sébastien Courchesne Geneviève Boivin-Roussy


    The film highlights the persistent passion and determination of an athlete along with her anxieties as she remains focused on her goal always believing that she exists... Read more

    RATING: 63/100

    RELEASE DATE: May 7th, 2014

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  • Terre Battue

    DIRECTOR: Stéphane Demoustier
    CAST: Olivier Gourmet Valeria Bruni Tedeschi Charles Mérienne


    The story of a middle aged man who struggles through life after losing his job as well as his wife but his hopes of affection are alive in a bond that he shares with his... Read more

    RATING: 59/100

    RELEASE DATE: December 17th, 2014

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