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The Best Sports Movies of 2019

Updated February 5, 2020 230 votes 102 voters 13.0k views15 items

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Here are the best new sports movies in 2019. Sports movies can transport fans to a time and place when their team was on top such as The Russian Five a 2019 sports documentary, while other sports films such as High Flying Bird make for great drama. The upcoming sports movies and the ones available now are not just for dedicated sports fans, they can speak to any and all audiences. Now it is time to determine which of the 2019 sports movies are the best of this year.

While most sports films typically focus on professional sports or the major leagues, Run the Race is a sports drama about two brothers involved in high school football and track. Trading Paint is a movie about a father and son that must overcome personal and professional obstacles while racing cars.

Check out the list of 2019 sports movies below and vote up your favorites to make sure the right movie makes it to the top. Then check back as more sports movies come out throughout the year and see where your selections end up on the list. 

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  • Brian Banks
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    Brian Banks is a 2018 American biographical drama film directed by Tom Shadyac, based on the true story of Brian Banks. A football linebacker (Aldis Hodge) is falsely accused of a crime and later cleared of the charges by The California Innocence Project.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Aldis Hodge, Greg Kinnear, Melanie Liburd, Xosha Roquemore, Tiffany Dupont
    • Directed by: Tom Shadyac
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  • Run the Race
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    Run the Race is a 2019 American sports film directed by Chris Dowling. Against the backdrop of high school football and track, two brothers in a small Southern town face escalating problems with two different world views, straining - but ultimately strengthening - the bonds of brotherhood.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Mykelti Williamson, Frances Fisher, Kristoffer Polaha
    • Directed by: Chris Dowling
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  • The Art of Racing in the Rain
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    The Art of Racing in the Rain is a 2019 American comedy-drama film directed by Simon Curtis based on the novel by Garth Stein. Enzo, a dog owned by Denny (Milo Ventimiglia) and Eve Swift (Amanda Seyfried), reflects in this film about his relationship with his human family and being around in times of need.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Milo Ventimiglia, Amanda Seyfried, Kathy Baker, Martin Donovan, Gary Cole
    • Directed by: Simon Curtis
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  • Fighting with My Family
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    Fighting with My Family is a 2019 comedy-drama film directed by Stephen Merchant, based on the the life of WWE wrestler Paige. The Bevis family, who all are professional wrestlers, try to work through the issues that arise when daughter Saraya (Florence Pugh) receives a contract to work with WWE.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Florence Pugh, Lena Headey, Nick Frost, Jack Lowden, Dwayne Johnson
    • Directed by: Stephen Merchant
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