It doesn't get much more feel-good than these sports based romantic comedies, featuring the likes of 'Love and Basketball' and 'Fever Pitch'! Word to the wise: unless you have a Mithridatic level of tolerance for fluff, avoid Gerald Butler in 'Playing for Keeps'.
In 1981 in L.A., Monica moves in next door to Quincy. They're 11, and both want to play in the NBA, just like Quincy's dad. Their love-hate relationship lasts into high school, with Monica's edge and Quincy's top-dog attitude separating them, except when Quincy's parents argue and he climbs through Monica's window to sleep on the floor.
Curtis King, a handsome and popular student athlete, may know his way around the basketball court, but his heart still needs a game plan. When he decides to keep a journal to give his life a new direction, the path leads him straight to the love he needed most.
A former sports star who's fallen on hard times starts coaching his son's soccer team as a way to get his life together. His attempts to become an adult are met with challenges from the attractive soccer moms who pursue him at every turn.