Best Sports Documentaries

Favorite sports related documentaries

*Note: suggestions welcome; however, I am only including films that I have seen that I deem worthy

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  • Hoop Dreams

    1

  • When We Were Kings

    2

  • The Last Dance

    3

  • Baseball

    4

  • Muhammad Ali

    5

  • Free Solo

    6

  • Man on Wire

    7

  • Facing Ali

    8

  • Colin in Black & White

    9

  • Koshien: Japan's Field of Dreams

    10

  • Be Water

    11

  • Murderball

    12

  • Tokyo Olympiad

    13

  • Olympia Part One: Festival of the Nations

    14

  • Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty

    15

  • One Day in September

    16

  • The Two Escobars

    17

  • The Armstrong Lie

    18

  • Closing Gambit: 1978 Korchnoi versus Karpov and the Kremlin

    19

  • Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine

    20

  • Bobby Fischer Against the World

    21

  • Senna

    22

  • Touching the Void

    23

  • Once Upon a Time in Queens

    24

  • Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos

    25

  • Brooklyn Castle

    26

  • Word Wars

    27

  • Spellbound

    28

  • Harvard Beats Yale 29-29

    29

  • Wordplay

    30

  • Babe Ruth

    31

  • Baseball: The Tenth Inning

    32

  • Michigan vs. Ohio State: The Rivalry

    33

  • When It Was a Game 3

    34

  • The Battered Bastards of Baseball

    35

  • Ballplayer: Pelotero

    36

  • The Life and Times of Hank Greenberg

    37

  • Pumping Iron

    38

  • Magnus

    39

  • Up for Grabs

    40

  • Pelé

    41

  • Diego Maradona

    42

  • Ali & Cavett: The Tale of the Tapes

    43

  • Undefeated

    44

  • Jackie Robinson

    45

  • Shot Heard 'Round the World

    46

  • Under The Grapefruit Tree: The CC Sabathia Story

    47

  • This Old Cub

    48

  • The Eagle Huntress

    49

  • The Endless Summer

    50

  • No No: A Dockumentary

    51

  • Untold: Malice at the Palace

    52

  • A Requiem For Bobby Fischer

    53

  • Tiger

    54