We have compiled a list of the best sports movies on Disney Plus that are currently available at launch, so you don’t have to waste time searching for it.
Disney Plus has finally launched—users have access to a ton of content from brands such as Marvel, Star Wars, Pixar, and National Geographic. Disney Plus also has a rich library of sports that will surely grow as the streaming service ages. We have compiled a list of the best sports movies on Disney Plus, so you don’t have to waste time searching for them.
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6 Best Sports Movies on Disney Plus
Miracle details the story of what many consider to be the greatest sports moment in United States history. It tells the story of when the 1980 US men’s Olympic hockey team defeated the Soviet Union at the winter games in Lake Placid. Miracle possesses a commanding performance from Kurt Russell, who plays the legendary hockey coach, Herb Brooks.
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The Sandlot is a classic sports movie that has entertained individuals for generations. The Sandlot follows a group of kids who play baseball at the sandlot in their neighborhood. The trouble all starts, however, when Scottie Smalls hits a ball he borrowed from his dad over the fence. Follow this group of young baseball players as they get into all sorts of adventures.
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Invincible tells the compelling real-life story of Vince Papale (played by Mark Wahlberg), a bartender who earns a spot on the Philadelphia Eagles after an open tryout. Invincible perfectly illustrates one of the best life skills sports can develop—that anything is possible with perseverance.
Remember the Titans takes place in a Virginia town where Denzel Washington’s Herman Boone replaces a longtime coach at an integrated high school. Remember the Titans is another powerful film about how sports can help people to set aside their differences and come together to meet a common goal.
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MacFarland, USA is another true story about how sports can unite people who come from different backgrounds. Kevin Costner plays Jim White, who moves to McFarland after losing his job as a football coach. Upon his arrival, White brings hope to students by starting a cross-country team at the high school.
Free Solo is the reigning Academy Award Winning film for Best Documentary Feature. The National Geographic film follows Alex Honnold who attempts a life-threatening climb on the El Capitan at Yosemite National Park. Free Solo is full of thrills and emotion that easily makes it one of the best sports movies on Disney Plus.
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