Best Sport Movies On Disney Plus

Nothing is more inspiring than Athletic excellence, when the human body is pushed beyond all limits and gains superior abilities that look unbelievable for other human. Find here the best sport movies on Disney plus and get some inspiration.


The movie directed by Gavin O’Connor and it’s one of the best sport movies on Disney plus starring Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson, Nathan West and Noah Emmerich.

Movie Plot

It s a true story about the power of sports, and how it accomplish things that are impossible on battlegrounds, or even with diplomatic ways.

It happened in 1980 when a team of ice hockey players and their coach Herb Brooks met another team from Soviet Union in the Olympic games, to put an end to the cold war, while millions of people watched that miracle through TV networks.

Movie time: 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Movie Type: Biography, Drama and Sport.

Cool Runnings

One of the family sports movies on Disney plus directed by Jon Turteltaub, and starring John Candy, Leon and Doug E. Doug.

Movie Plot

The movie set in 1987, when Derice Bannock the Jamaican sprinter got his training to join the 100 meter race next summer, he was doing well until his fellow Junior Bevil fell down and by accident, he and another runner were knocked down.

Derice made a petition and gives it to the race management to redo the race, but Barrington Coolidge the leader rejected it. This does not deter him but he continues in training until the next race, and joins the winter Olympic games in 1988.

Movie time: 1 hour and 38 minutes.

Movie Type: Adventure, Comedy and Sport.

The Rookie (best sport movies on Disney plus)

The movie is directed by John Lee Hancock, and staring Dennis Quaid, JD Evermore and Rachel Griffiths and is one of the good family sports movies on Disney plus.

Movie Plot

Jim Morris is a 39 years old chemistry teacher, he was enchanted by baseball games since his childhood, but he could not be a professional player because he got injured.

So Jim coaches the school baseball team, and becomes the best motivating person for them, he leads them to a championship, his dream becomes alive again when he takes his team for training in Tampa Bay Devil Rays and he throws the ball very fast “98 mph”.

He signed a contract to a minor team, and soon he joins the Rangers team, the movie is based on a true story.

Movie time: 2 hours and 7 minutes.

Movie Type: Drama, Family and Sport.



Another true story and one of the best sport movies on Disney plus directed by Ericson Core, and starring Mark Wahlberg,  and Elizabeth Banks.

Movie Plot

Vince Papale is a 30-year-old substitute teacher working for a local school twice a week, but he gets fired because the budget is not enough.

Vince’s wife left him over that, and told him he will never be anything important in life, and she seeks a divorce.

Vince works as a bartender and at the same time he plays football with his friends in the spare time, until Dick Vermeil the coach of the Philadelphia Eagles announces that he will open tryouts to choose a new player, and Vince gives it a shot.

Movie time: 1 hours and 45 minutes.

Movie Type: Drama, Biography and Sport.

Glory Road (best sport movies on Disney plus)

Another one of the best sport movies on Disney plus directed by James Gartner and starring Josh Lucas, Derek Luke and Jon Voight.

Movie Plot

The movie set 1966, from the point of view of the new basketball coach of Texas Miners team, Don Haskins.

Don needs to prove his skills as a coach but he has a low budget, so he tried his best to recruit high quality players from different races, to make a great team that can compete in the national championship.

He ended up with a high skilled team of seven black players and five white players and he pushed them to cooperate together and work hard to be winners.

Movie time: 1 hours and 58 minutes.

Movie Type: Drama, Biography and Sport.

The Mighty Ducks

A movie directed by Stephen Herek, and one of the family sports movies on Disney plus. The movie is starring Emilio Estevez, Joss Ackland and .

Movie Plot

The story is about a successful lawyer called Gordon Bombay, he is found guilty of drunk driving, and the judge orders him to coach the worst team of all time, peewee hockey team.

Gordon Bombay remembers his childhood and how he missed a shot and made his team lose the championship, and his coach eliminated him from the team, so he found a chance to redeem himself through coaching this team and help them become the best and get them to the finals.

Movie time: 1 hours and 44 minutes.

Movie Type: Drama, Comedy and Sport.


The Game Plan

A movie directed by Andy Fickman and starring Dwayne Johnson, Kyra Sedgwick, Madison Pettis and Roselyn Sanchez.

Movie Plot

Joe Kingman is the biggest football star. He is living a dream life, having every kind of luxury he wants, beautiful women, and money, but one day an 8-year-old girl appear on his doorstep and tells him that she is his daughter from an old relationship.

When he becomes sure of what she said, he tries to do his best to take care of her, but nothing in his life is set for that, starting from his sports car with no kids chair behind, but she took over his life completely. He knows that her mother died this year so he wants her to live with him permanently, but her aunt Stella refuses this.

Joe felt bad and when he played the most important game in his life, he got injured, but he gets the support he needs to go back to the playground.

Movie time: 1 hour and 50 minutes.

Movie Type: Family, Comedy and Sport.

The Greatest Game Ever Played

Another true story and one of the sports movies to watch on Disney plus directed by Bill Paxton, and starring Shia LaBeouf, Stephen Dillane and Elias Koteas.

Movie plot

The movie is set in 1900 when Harry Vardon is the biggest golf star in the United Kingdom, but he is facing a lot of prejudice, and no matter how good he is, the class boundaries are still limiting his progress.

The same thing happened with Francis Ouimet. His father’s modest job makes him face the same problems in 1913. Both of these men struggle to get their chance and they eventually get what they were working towards.

Movie time: 2 hours.

Movie Type: Biography, Drama and Sport.

Secretariat (best sport movies on Disney plus)

A movie directed by Randall Wallace and starring Diane Lane, John Malkovich, and Margo Martindale, and it is one of the best sport movies on Disney plus streaming now.

Movie plot

Penny Chenery is a housewife that inherited meadow stables from her father in Virginia. She did not have any knowledge about horse racing at the time, but with some help from Lucien Laurin the expert veteran trainer, she becomes the first winner of the Triple Crown in 25 years. Find this movie with the sports movie on Disney plus now.

Movie time: 2 hours and 3 minutes.

Movie Type: Family, Biography and Sport.

Hanan Hikal
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