Like millions of kids around the world, Santiago harbors the dream of being a professional footballer. However, living in the
Barrios section of Los Angeles, he thinks it is only that—a dream. Until one day an extraordinary turn of events has him trying
out for Premiership club Newcastle United.
A fictionalized take on the group of brilliant young skateboarders raised in the mean streets of Dogtown in Santa Monica,
California. The Z-Boys, as they come to be known, perfect their craft in the empty swimming pools of unsuspecting suburban
homeowners, pioneering a thrilling new sport and eventually moving into legend.
Maggie Peyton (Lindsay Lohan), the first Peyton to graduate from college receives a graduation present from her dad
(Michael Keaton) and as she's about to get a 250Z, she instead receives a Volkswagon Bug (Herbie) and Herbie takes her
for a ride. Herbie takes her to "Kevins Custom Car Shop" run by her best friend Kevin (Justin Long) where they take Herbie for
a test drive and end up at a car show where Herbie beats all-time racer Trip Murphy (Matt Dillon)in an impromptu street race.
Trip demands a rematch and attempts to discover the secret behind Herbie. But Magwheels's biggest challenge isn't the up
and coming Daytona 500, It's proving to her dad that she's good enough to be the next great Peyton.
Paul "Wrecking" Crewe was a revered football superstar back in his day, but that time has since faded. But when a messy
drunk driving incident lands him in jail, Paul finds he was specifically requested by Warden Hazen (James Cromwell), a
duplicitous prison official well aware of Paul's athletic skills. Paul has been assigned the task of assembling a team of
convicts, to square off in a big football game against the sadistic guards. With the help of fellow convict Caretaker, and an old
legend named Nate Scarborough to coach, Crewe is ready for what promises to be a very interesting game. It's only the
warden and the guards who have no idea who or what they're up against, with Paul the driving force behind the new team.
In the middle of a raging thunderstorm, a traveling circus accidentally leaves behind some very precious cargo—a baby
zebra. The gangly little foal is rescued by horse farmer Nolan Walsh, who takes him home to his young daughter Channing.
Once a champion thoroughbred trainer, Walsh has given up horse training for a quiet life with Channing on their modest
Kentucky farm. The little zebra, or "Stripes," as Channing calls him, is soon introduced to the farm's misfit troupe of barnyard
residents, led by a cranky Shetland Pony named Tucker and Franny, a wise old goat who keeps the family in line. The group
is joined by Goose, a deranged big-city pelican who's hiding out in the sticks until the heat dies down in Jersey. The un-aptly
named bloodhound Lightening keeps a lazy eye on goings-on at the farm - in between naps. The Walsh farm borders the
Turfway Racetrack, where highly skilled thoroughbreds compete for horse racing's top honor, the ultra-prestigious Kentucky
The inspiring story of the team that transcended its sport and united a nation with a new feeling of hope. Based on the true
story of one of the greatest moments in sports history, the tale captures a time and place where differences could be settled
by games and a cold war could be put on ice. In 1980, the United States Ice Hockey team's coach, Herb Brooks, took a
ragtag squad of college kids up against the legendary juggernaut from the Soviet Union at the Olympic Games. Despite the
long odds, Team USA carried the pride of a nation yearning from a distraction from world events. With the world watching the
team rose to the occasion, prompting broadcaster Al Michaels' now famous question, to the millions viewing at home: Do
you believe in miracles? Yes!
Stan Ross was a baseball superstar who turned his back on the game years ago when he finally hit 3,000 hits. Years later,
he's now a successful, self-made entrepreneur whose many businesses revolve around his title: Mr. 3000. But a clerical
error has proven that Stan is just short three hits of his spectacular hit record. Now, with time on his side and the potential to
be inducted in the Baseball Hall of Fame, Stan must return back to the game and get back his title. But things have changed
with age, and as Stan finds out, it's not too easy to get back into the game when he hasn't played for years, and he's nearing
In just two summer weeks, a British tennis player who was ranked 119th in the world (Bettany), and generally considered to
be on his last legs as a professional player, gets his one last chance to win both the All-England Lawn Tennis
Championships on the grassy courts of Wimbledon... and the heart of the rising star "bad girl of tennis" (Dunst) as well...
Frankie Dunn has trained and managed some incredible fighters during a lifetime spent in the ring. The most important
lesson he teaches his boxers is the one that rules life: above all, always protect yourself. In the wake of a painful
estrangement from his daughter, Frankie has been unwilling to let himself get close to anyone for a very long time. His only
friend, Scrap, an ex-boxer who looks after Frankie's gym, knows that beneath his gruff exterior is a man who has been
seeking, for the past 25 years, the forgiveness that somehow continues to elude him. Then Maggie Fitzgerald walks into his
A Jewish woman from Detroit who became a boxing manager, guiding several major careers. This film focuses on her
relationship with one boxer (Epps), who's reportedly a composite of several including Toney, McKart and Hearns. Kallen
eventually left her husband of 30 years, and moved to Los Angeles, becoming the commissioner of the International Female
Peter LaFleur is a charismatic underachiever and proprietor of a rundown gym called Average Joe's. The facility's ecclectic
clientele of decidedly less-than-average Joes is comprised of: a self-styled pirate; a scrawny nerd who dreams of impressing
an unattainable cheerleader; an obsessive aficionado of obscure sports; a dim-witted young man; and a cocky know-it-all
who, of course, really knows nothing. Peter's humble gym catches the eye of White Goodman, the power-mullet-sporting, Fu-
Manchu-d, egomaniacal owner of Globo Gym, a gleaming monolith of fitness. White intends to take over Average Joe's, and
Peter's non-existent bookkeeping is making it all too easy for him. A foreclosing bank has stationed attorney Kate Veatch
inside Average Joe's to finalize Globo's takeover of the gym. But Peter's boyish charms win her over and Kate joins his team of
social rejects to beat the odds—and their own ineptitude—to try to save Average Joe's. How? A showdown dodgeball
competition against Globo Gym.
In an era when Americans were in great need of heroic figures to help them forget their troubles, SEABISCUIT comes to the
rescue. The picture relates a moving story of friendship and devotion in rehabilitating the main characters'fractured lives, as it
interweaves the interactions between horse, jockey, trainer and owner and their adoring fans. The film accurately portrays the
real people and events of those troubled times and how Seabiscuit "fixed us, every one of us."
While the rest of his high school graduating class is heading to the same old grind of college, skateboarder Eric Rivers and
his best friends, Dustin, a goal-oriented workaholic, and misfit slacker Matt have one last summer roadtrip together to follow
their dream of getting noticed by the professional skateboarding world—and getting paid to skate. When skating legend
Jimmy Wilson's skate demo tour hits town, the boys figure that as soon as he sees their fierce tricks, he'll sign them up for
his renowned skate team immediately, right? Unfortunately, the guys are intercepted by Jimmy's road manager and they
can't get their foot in the door, much less their boards. But they do get some free advice: keep skating, stay true to yourself,
and stay in the game—if you're good, you'll get noticed. Following their dream— and Jimmy's national tour—Eric, Dustin and
Matt start their own skate team, reluctantly sponsored by Dustin and his college fund. After recruiting laid-back ladies man
Sweet Lou to join their crew and provide the wheels for their tour, team Super Duper launches the ride of their lives in an
outrageous road trip from Chi-town to Santa Monica.
A boy learns more than he expects when he tries to improve his golf game in this drama. Timmy Price (Mason Gamble) is a
12-year-old boy who has begun to display a precocious talent for golf. Hoping to hone his son's interest in the game, Timmy's
father, Mr. Price (Dylan Baker), arranges for his son to have a summer job as a caddy at a nearby country club. Timmy gets a
crash course in the nature of class when he becomes aware of the sharp divide between the wealthy people who patronize
the club and the working-class men and women who are there to quietly fulfill their desires.
American football coach Chuck Dichter has worked wonders with the Buffalo Bills, and is even confident to crown his career
with a Super Bowl victory, but before the play-offs an oyster food-poisoning wipes out his first team for a month. Dan Heller,
an insurance salesman and former college quarterback, who was hired -relactantly, but his wife twisted his arm- just for
practice, now has to captain and train a bunch of rookies and old-timers against the hardest adversaries. Dichter decides to
sign up triple Super Bowl-winner Tommy Baker in Dan's place...
Calvin and his friends, who all live an in orphanage, find old shoes with the faded letters MJ connected to a powerline. One
stormy night, they go to get the shoes when Calvin and the shoes are struck by lightning. Calvin now has unbelievable
basketball powers and has the chance to play for the NBA.
George "Ice Man" Chambers (Rhames) is a top ranked heavyweight boxer. However Chambers has his world turned upside
down when he is accused of rape and sent to prison. Upon his arrival he hears talk about Monroe Hutchen (Snipes) who is
the top ranked prison boxing champ 10 years running. Immediately there is bad blood with Chambers not wanting to be
second to no one which leads to a lunch room fight between the men. Figuring it will be a good way to make money fellow
convict Emmanuel 'Mendy' Ripstein (Peter Falk) sets up a prison boxing match between the two men to decide who is the real
UNDISPUTED champ. Michael Rooker plays a guard, Fisher Stevens, John Seda, and Master P co star.
A comedy about bending the rules to reach your goal, Bend It Like Beckham explores the world of women's football, from
kick-abouts in the park to freekicks in the Final. Set in Hounslow, West London and Hamburg, the film follows two 18 year
olds with their hearts set on a future in professional soccer. Heart-stopping talent doesn't seem to be enough when your
parents want you to hang up your football boots, find a nice boyfriend and learn to cook the perfect chapatti.
Johnathan Cross, a lover of extreme sports, is recruited by Alexi Petrovich to star in his sportive invention, Rollerball.
Johnathan accepts and learns the ropes of Rollerball: The players are on Rollerblades, trying to bring a heavy metal ball into
a high goal. Also, there are motorcyclists around to bring momentum to the players. Oh yes, and there are no rules in the
game. During his skyrocketing career, Johnathan has to experience what Alexi has found out: Blood brings more viewing
pleasure to the audience. So, Alexi starts to bribe members of the different teams to cause more trouble than necessary on
the field, and the viewers love it. Only a little later, Johnathan's life is already in extreme danger as well as those of his friends
and teammates. In a final game, Johnathan and his team have to fight for mere survival against their real opponent - their
boss Alexi Petrovich.
In the mid-70s, surfers from Venice-Santa Monica who hung out at the Zephyr Surf Shop would skateboard when the surf
was quiet. Over the course of a few heady years, riding on polyurethane wheels and copying the surfing moves of Larry
Bertleman, the Z-Boys invent and polish their style on a hilly street near the shop, on the asphalt slopes ringing school
playgrounds, and then in swimming pools empty during California's drought. The Z-Boys astound upright skateboarders at
the 1975 championship in Del Mar. Within a year, the team splinters as some players join better financed pro teams. The
film ends with profiles of the stars, Jay Adams, Stacy Peralta, and Tony Alva.
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