Sports Films

Sports Films

This is a compilation of films in the genre covering sports activities. Sports movies have been made since the era of silent films, such as the 1915 film The Champion starring Charlie Chaplin. Films in this genre can range from serious (Raging Bull) to silly (Horse Feathers). A classic theme for sports films is the triumph of an individual or team who prevail despite the difficulties. Men often identify with sports films in ways they wouldn't with other genres, such as spy films.

Read more about Sports Films:  American Football, Arm Wrestling, Athletics (track and Field), Australian Rules Football, Auto Racing, Aviation Sport, Baseball, Basketball, Bobsledding, Bowling, Bowls, Boxing, Caving, Cheerleading, Cricket, Cue Sports, Curling, Cycling, Dodgeball, Fencing, Field Hockey, Figure Skating, Fishing, Football (Soccer), Golf, Greyhound Racing, Gymnastics, Handball, Horse Racing, Ice Hockey, Jousting, Lacrosse, Martial Arts, Motor Sports, Multiple Sports, Multisport Games, Powerboat Racing, Rodeo, Rollerblading, Roller Skating, Rowing, Rugby, Sailing, Practical Shooting, Skateboarding, Skiing, Ski Jumping, Skin Diving, Snowboarding, Ssireum, Sumo Wrestling, Surfing, Swimming & Diving, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball, Water Polo, Wrestling

Famous quotes containing the words sports and/or films:

    There be some sports are painful, and their labor
    Delight in them sets off. Some kinds of baseness
    Are nobly undergone, and most poor matters
    Point to rich ends.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Right now I think censorship is necessary; the things they’re doing and saying in films right now just shouldn’t be allowed. There’s no dignity anymore and I think that’s very important.
    Mae West (1892–1980)