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Harvard Beats Yale 29-29

Harvard Beats Yale 29-29

Director: Kevin Rafferty
Year: 2008

An incredible true story that unfolds like "a ripping good yarn... with an uproarious, impossible Hollywood ending" (Andrew O'Hehir, Salon.com), HARVARD BEATS YALE 29-29 is filmmaker Kevin Rafferty's (The Atomic Cafe) acclaimed documentary depicting one of the most legendary games in the history of sports.

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Reel Baseball - Baseball Films from the Silent Era

Reel Baseball - Baseball Films from the Silent Era

Director: (various)
Year: 1899

As featured in SPORTS ILLUSTRATED - A cornucopia of early - and, in many cases, extremely rare - baseball films, offering privileged peeks into early twentieth century American lifestyles and values.

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Celtic Pride (Special Edition)

Celtic Pride (Special Edition)

Director: Tom DeCerchio
Year: 1996

Lewis Scott (Damon Wayans) is a stuck-up superstar who's about to lead his team to the NBA Championship. Jimmy (Dan Aykroyd) and his buddy Mike (Daniel Stern) are a pair of die-hard Boston Celtic fans who'd do anything to help their team win... even if it means kidnapping Scott before the final game! 

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Spetters

Spetters

Director: Paul Verhoeven
Year: 1980

Three young guys stuck in an industrial town on the outskirts of Rotterdam share a passion for motorcycle racing, which each sees as his ticket to a better life. But a deeper passion will soon rule each of their lives, when a sexy, ambitious blonde (Renée Soutendijk, The 4th Man) comes between them and provokes unforeseen events that will rock their worlds.

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China Heavyweight

China Heavyweight

Director: Yung Chang
Year: 2012

Award-winning filmmaker Yung Chang (Up the Yangtze) returns to China for another riveting documentary on that country's ever-changing economic landscape—this time through the lens of sports. In China Heavyweight, Chang follows the charismatic Qi Moxiang, a former boxing star and state coach who recruits young fighting talent from the impoverished farms and villages across Sichuan province. A select few boys (and girls) are sent to national training centers, with the hope of discovering China's next Olympic heroes. But will these potential boxing champions leave it all behind to be the next Mike Tyson? Their rigorous training, teenage trials and family tribulations are expertly intertwined with Coach Qi's own desire to get back in the ring for one more shot at victory. Cinematically rich and intimately observed, China Heavyweight is all at once thrilling sports drama, astute social commentary and a beautifully crafted portrait of an athlete.

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Play it to the Bone (Special Edition)

Play it to the Bone (Special Edition)

Director: Ron Shelton
Year: 1999

Best buddies and sparring partners, Vince (Woody Harrelson) and Cesar (Antonio Banderas) are a pair of worn-out, over-the-hill prizefighters who get an unexpected chance at finally hitting it big.

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The 6th Man

The 6th Man

Director: Randall Miller
Year: 1997

When college superstar Antoine Tyler (Kadeem Hardison) dies unexpectedly, the dream of winning an NCAA Championship alongside his younger brother Kenny (Marlon Wayans) dies with him... or so it seems. Suddenly, Antoine stands to make the greatest comeback of all time... as a ghost who becomes the team's invisible "sixth man."

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