Did you know that watching events like the Olympic Games together as a family is a great way to expose your children to a variety of sports AND create enthusiasm for athleticism? These Olympic Movies on Netflix will help you start now! There are so many sports movies on Netflix you can stream.
What are the Olympics?
The modern Olympic Games or Olympics are leading international sporting events featuring summer and winter sports competitions in which thousands of athletes from around the world participate in a variety of competitions. The Olympic Games are considered the world’s foremost sports competition with more than 200 nations participating. The Olympic Games are held every four years, with the Summer and Winter Games alternating by occurring every four years but two years apart. (Source)
The 2020 Summer Olympics will begin on Friday, July 24 and ends on Sunday, August 9.
10 Olympics Movies on Netflix
These Olympics movies on Netflix share hidden truths, behind the scenes footage and documentaries of the lives of Olympics hopefuls, participants and winners alike.
All the titles listed are currently on Netflix, but that is subject to change without notice.
Hitler, Nazi propaganda and 1936 Berlin Olympics are put under the microscope to uncover hidden truths and the historical legacy of those games. | Watch on Netflix
In this animated series, a high school girl attempts to overcome the odds and become a champion weightlifter in the Olympics. | Watch on Netflix
Based on the true story of a 14 year old gymnast as she closes in on her Olympic goals when her aspirations are crushed after a car accident. Gaining her movement and confidence back through dance she gets called back into the gymnastics world. | Watch on Netflix
When Samantha is removed from the Olympic gymnastics team due to her attitude, she is sent to the Black River Horse Camp for the summer. While there, she learns the value of friendship as she discovers her love of vaulting on horseback! | Watch on Netflix
Following the sprinting legend as he prepares to go for gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics. Competing in the 100m and 200m races, Bolt attempts to make history by winning these events for a record third time. | Watch on Netflix
Recounting the paranoid downward spiral of John E du Pont and the murder of Olympic wrestler Dave Schultz. | Watch on Netflix
U.S. hockey coach Herb Brooks unites a motley crew of college athletes and turns them into a force to be reckoned with at the 1980 Winter Olympics. | Watch on Netflix
Six people who have switched to veganism, including former butchers and factory farmers, share their stories to examine the relationship between animals and people. | Watch on Netflix
Olympic gold medal-winning sprinter Michael Johnson explores the lives of world-class athletes and the conditions that led to their elite status. | Watch on Netflix
Based on a true story, depicting the Korean women’s handball team and their rough-and-tumble journey to the 2004 Summer Olympics. | Watch on Netflix
Check out this Olympics Medal Tracker from my friend Corinne at Wondermom Wannabe.