Sport documentaries

The Endless Summer 2

Sport Presenter Bruce Brown 1994 Unrated

The Endless Summer 2 is a 1994 sequel by Bruce Brown to his 1966 surfing documentary The Endless Summer.   The film showcases how surfing has progressed since the 60's, specifically with the rising popularity of shortboards and big wave surfing in South Africa and Costa Rica. As well[...]

Beyond the Mat

Sport Presenter Barry W. Blaustein 1999 Unrated

Beyond the Mat is a 1999 documentary film by American screenplay writer Barry W. Blaustein following the day-to-day lives of professional wrestlers.   The film focuses on the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW), featuring personalities such as Dwayne[...]

America’s First Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship

Sport Presenter 2018 Unrated

America’s First Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, a 2018 Vice documentary following promoter David Feldman who has organised the first legal bare-knuckle boxing championship in the state of Wyoming.

Train Surfing Wars: A Matter of Life and Death

SportSociety Presenter 2018 Unrated

The 2018 Train Surfing Wars: A Matter of Life and Death BBC 3 documentary follows a world-famous teenage Parkour group from Guildford, England, called Brewman.   The Parkour group do stunts on tall buildings and moving vehicles such as buses and trains, then publish clips of the action on[...]

Britain’s Gay Footballers

SexualitySport Presenter Amal Fashanu 2012 Unrated

In 1990 Justin Fashanu became the first British professional footballer to come out as gay whilst still playing football, the troubled striker would commit suicide just eight years later. No British footballer has come out as homosexual since, but there are said to be numerous gay players in the Eng[...]

The Crucible: 21 Years in the Frame

Sport Presenter David Vine 1997 Unrated

The Crucible: 21 Years in the Frame is a three-part 1997 documentary which celebrated 21 years of the annual World Snooker Championship being held at The Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. The venue is to snooker fans what Ascot is to horse racing and Wembley is to English football. The series includes[...]

History of Snooker

Sport Presenter Steve Davis 2004 Unrated

History of Snooker is an epic comprehensive 160-minute long journey through the history of the sport of snooker, presented by snooker legend Steve Davis and narrated by Clive Everton. It traces the evolution of the game from its roots as a past time for British soldiers serving in India through to t[...]

History of Football: The Beautiful Game

History of Football: The Beautiful Game was a stunning 2002 series which gave a comprehensive overview of the history of the game of football, in a global context. It starts at the origins of the game and shows how the sport has affected history in general, it was even responsible for the start of t[...]

Anthony Joshua: The Journey

BiographySport Presenter 2015 Unrated

Anthony Joshua: The Journey: A 2015 one hour long documentary charting the early life and rise of British heavyweight boxing prospect Anthony Joshua, covering his delinquent early years when he once had to wear a tag and was convicted of drug possession, his amateur career, his gold medal at the Lon[...]

The Two Escobars

A documentary about the two most famous Escobars from Columbia, Andrés and Pablo. While the two were not related and most certainly did not have the same profession their fates were intertwined as "The Two Escobars" shows.   Pablo Escobar needs no introduction for his is[...]

One Life on the Limit

Sport Presenter Michael Fassbender 2013 Unrated

One Life on the Limit, a 2013 documentary by English musician turned filmmaker Paul Crowder about the history of Formula One racing.   The film traces F1 from its early days where death was a constant theme on the track, leading up to the death of Ayrton Senna in 1994. After then people u[...]

All This Mayhem

DrugsSport Presenter Eddie Martin 2014 Unrated

All This Mayhem, a 2014 documentary by filmmaker Eddie Martin which tells a brutally frank story of what happens when raw talent, drugs and extreme personalities collide.   This film follows Tas and Ben Pappas, two brothers whos charisma and dedication took them to the top of their sport,[...]

Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator

CrimeSport Presenter Helen Stickler 2002 Unrated

Stoked: The Rise and Fall of Gator, a 2002 sports documentary by American filmmaker Helen Stickler looking at the rise and fall of 80's skateboarding legend Mark "Gator" Rogowski.   Rogowski (born August 10, 1966, in New York), is a professional skater who was most famous du[...]

Bones Brigade: An Autobiography

Sport Presenter Stacy Peralta 2012
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Bones Brigade: An Autobiography, a 2012 skateboarding documentary by the director of Dogtown and Z-boys Stacy Peralta.   The film follows the story of the Bones Brigade, a skateboarding team set-up in the early 1980's by George Powell and Stacy Peralta. By 1984 the team consisted of s[...]