Overcoming the Odds | Uplifting Sports Stories

Overcoming the Odds | Uplifting Sports Stories

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Overcoming the Odds | Uplifting Sports Stories
  • A Mile In His Shoes

    Movie

    Mickey Tussler, an autistic pitcher, joins a minor-league baseball team and has a profound effect on the team and manager Arthur "Murph" Murphy over the course of a season.

  • The Mighty Macs

    Movie

    TV-G. In the early 70s, Cathy Rush becomes the head basketball coach at a tiny, all-girls Catholic college. Though her team has no gym and no uniforms -- and the school itself is in danger of being sold -- Coach Rush aims for the impossible, steering her girls to their first national championship.

  • Believe (2013)

    Movie

    TV-PG-L. A young, gifted football player who gets into trouble for a petty crime is brought to the attention of former Manchester United coach Matt Busby, who comes out of retirement to help the boy and his teammates.

  • The Nomads

    Movie

    Amidst the chaos of massive budget cuts and school closures, a young female teacher introduces men's rugby to an inner-city North Philadelphia high school. TV-PG

  • The Perfect Race
    Movie + 1 extra

    The Perfect Race

    Movie + 1 extra

    TV-G. In this inspiring sequel to "Remember the Goal," a female athlete at a small Christian college works hard to overcome long odds in trying to win a national title in the 800 meter run.

  • Tomboy

    Movie

    A former tomboy finds herself torn between a man who's fallen for her new femininity and a friend who has always loved her for who she is.

  • Running the Bases

    Movie

    TV-PG-L. A baseball coach gets an offer to coach at a large school, but as a man of faith, he faces opposition to his coaching style from the superintendent.

  • My All American

    Movie

    TV-PG. Based on a true story. An underdog on the gridiron faces the toughest challenge of his life after leading his team to a championship season.

  • Victory by Submission

    Movie

    TV-14.Tommy Hendricks has been fighting it out as an MMA fighter in the ring, but comes to realize that it his past that he has been fighting in the cage and taking him away from his real fight, finding God in his life. Viewer discretion advised. This movie contains subject matter some viewers ma...

  • Relative Stranger

    Movie

    Rated TV-G. A former professional athlete returns home for the reading of his father's will. Through faith and the power of forgiveness, this shattered family picks up the pieces from their past and begin to collectively heal their deep and longstanding wounds.

  • I Will Soar

    Movie

    TV-PG-D. This documentary follows the true story of one community, one high school, and one coach; how he produced a winning football season and hit record numbers of first-generation students attending university.

  • Miracle at Manchester

    Movie

    TV-G. Based on a true story about a community that comes together to organize a miracle for a teen battling an aggressive form of brain cancer.

  • Hoovey

    Movie

    TV-PG Based on a true story - after a promising basketball player collapses on the court and doctors find a life threatening tumor in his brain, he must relearn to walk and see clearly to get another shot at his basketball dreams.

  • From the Rough

    Movie

    TV-PG-L. The remarkable true story of Catana Starks (Taraji P. Henson) who was the first African-American woman to coach an all-men's college team. With no scholarships and only one US student, she scoured the globe to assemble and lead a ragtag group of unlikely golfers.

  • Full Count

    Movie

    An unfortunate series of events on his family's farm forces Milton Young to give up his dream of playing professional baseball and return home to the town and he fought hard to escape. TV-PG

  • Game Changer

    Movie

    TV-PG The best athlete in pro football teaches a motley group of kids how to win on the baseball field while they teach him how to win in life.

  • One Hit From Home

    Movie

    When injury cuts his baseball career short, Jimmy returns home to coach a college team where he butts heads with a rising star whose life mirrors his own. TV-PG-V

  • Milltown Pride

    Movie

    Milltown Pride tells of a young man who dreams of playing professional baseball, his rise as a baseball star, his fall from grace, and the redemption he finds through faith and love.

  • Miles From Nowhere

    Movie

    Rated TV-PG. After the death of his best friend, a high school senior football player, searching for redemption, gives up a football scholarship and takes up long-distance running to fulfill his friend's goal of breaking the 4-minute mile.

  • My Dad's a Soccer Mom

    Movie

    Cut from his NFL football team, a man starts bonding with his young daughter and encourages her to play soccer.

  • Seven Days in Utopia

    Movie

    TV-PG. A golfer on the verge of going pro buckles under the pressure and crashes his car in the town of Utopia. After developing a friendship with a rancher, the golfer finds a new perspective on his life.

  • 23 Blast: Blind Faith

    Movie

    When a high school football star is suddenly stricken with irreversible, total blindness, he must decide whether to live a safe, protected life or to summon the courage through playing football to step back into the world.

    23 Blast is based on the amazing, true story of Travis Freeman. A typic...

  • Remember the Goal
    Movie + 1 extra

    Remember the Goal

    Movie + 1 extra

    A young female coach fresh out of college takes over the cross country program at an all girls' Christian school and attempts to lead them to their first ever state title in this inspirational drama.

  • Hope Dances

    Movie

    Hope Douglas has a dream but her parents have thrown her into battle between playing sports and dancing ballet. When a tragedy strikes, Hope has to make a difficult choice that will decide her fate. TV-PG