Assemble a team of under-confident misfits - check. Dress up like a dude to play on the boys' team - check. Defy your orthodox parents and help them to revise their gender paradigm - check. Tick all the boxes with these girl power sports movies.
With recent Oscar Best-Picture nominee 'American Sniper', Clint Eastwood cemented his reputation as one of America's leading directors. Enjoy this and other gritty masterpieces like 'Gran Torino', 'Million Dollar Baby', and 'Unforgiven', with our comprehensive collection of Clint's contemporary directorial efforts.
Whether you're looking for pointers on how to keep the bullies off your back, or just a quality sports drama with a bit of grit to it, make sure to check out our collection of the very best 14 post-millennial boxing movies, including Eastwood's challenging modern classic 'Million Dollar Baby'. 14 wins, no draws, no losses.
Try telling the female athletes in these sporting dramas 'It's a man's world', as they break limits, records, and, most importantly, stereotypes. If you haven't already be sure to check out Eastwood directed boxing tearjerker 'Million Dollar Baby'!
This list of highly emotional modern (21st century) tearjerkers is officially sponsored by Kleenex; because if these don't get the waterworks flowing, you are either a robot or are afflicted with a serious ailment of the tear-ducts.
Some Hollywood portrayals would have you thinking all being a champion requires is a lovable old coach, 1-2 training montages, and a predictably villainous foe. These gritty fight dramas forgo the formulas for realistic depictions of rage, violence, and mental and physical struggle.
The best sports dramas from recent years, including comeback tearjerker 'The Wrestler', fascinating true-life story 'Moneyball', and gritty boxing biopic 'The Fighter'. Why have fun playing sports when you can be sad watching them?