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Formula 1, Pele and the Munich tragedy: what to see while sitting at home

While all world competitions have been canceled or postponed indefinitely, it's time to look at the stories about great athletes. We have compiled a selection of films and TV series so that you can make up for the lack of sports events in your life and, possibly, learn something new for yourself.

Formula 1: Drive to survive

Original title: Formula 1: Drive to Survive

Genre: documentary series
Time: 13 hours 20 minutes ( 2 seasons)

This is a Netflix documentary show that covers the main events of one season of royal races in 11 hours. Everything was filmed in the best traditions of Hollywood: the world of professional sports, intrigues with the participation of team managers along with personal dramas and experiences, as well as the most spectacular moments from the tracks. A large-scale reality show for fans of the main world race and all those who are not indifferent to cars.


Original title: Race

Genre: biographical, drama
Time: 2 hours 14 minutes

Stephen Hopkins's sports biographical drama is dedicated to the legendary athlete Jesse Owens, nicknamed Black Bullet. At the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin, this outstanding American athlete became a four-time champion, winning the 100 and 200 meters, the 4 × 100 meter relay and long jump. The film tells about the beginning of Owens' sports career, through what he had to go through before becoming a world star. His brilliant victories were preceded by a struggle against his own fears and weaknesses, life circumstances and racial prejudices that prevailed on the eve of World War II. The gifted black athlete was not afraid to challenge Hitler's theory of Aryan superiority with his triumphant performance in Berlin.

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Ford vs. Ferrari

Original title: Ford v. Ferrari

Genre: biographical, drama
Time: 2 hours 32 minutes

James Mangold's film is a great excursion into history of competition in the automotive industry. The film is about the confrontation between two titans of the automotive business - Ford and Ferrari. In the early 1960s, Henry Ford decides to take his company to the next level and begins to create a sports car. For this, the Americans are hiring car designer Carroll Shelby and racer Ken Miles. Ford pHe wants to challenge the Italian company on the track and win the prestigious 24 Hours of Le Mans. The winner will be determined by a split second, pilot concentration and well-coordinated work of mechanics.

Coach Carter

Original title: Coach Carter

Genre: Drama
Time: 2 hours 16 minutes

The film is based on a real story that took place in 1999 in Richmond, California. Ken Carter, the coach of the school basketball team, in the middle of the season decides not to let the players of the national team on the court due to poor performance. The athletes were given a choice: to take up their minds and solve problems with their studies or to drain the championship. Such an unprecedented decision by the coach caused an ambiguous reaction from the rest of the teachers and the parents of the children. The film raises important issues relevant to the United States, where everyone was obsessed with team sports. Young people, inspired by the opportunity to get a sports scholarship, consider it unnecessary to sit at textbooks and study, in their opinion, useless subjects.

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Damned United

Original title: The Damned United

Genre: biographical, drama
Time: 1 hour 38 minutes

This is a poignant sports drama from Oscar-winning director Tom Hooper about the talented coach Brian Clough. The film shows the coach's path from the regular Derby County from the second division to the legendary Leeds United. This film is about a bright, but very short-lived, 44-day, confrontation of a star team, which until recently resisted and did not make contact with a young and promising coach.

The person who changed everything

Original title: Moneyball

Genre: biographical, drama
Time: 2 hours 13 minutes

In 2012, Bennett Miller's tape won six Oscar nominations, among which was the most important - Best Film of the Year.
This captivating sports drama, based on a true story about a baseball team leader, who put on a risky selection scheme players. Brad Pitt played the role of a talented manager of a little-known team who managed to take his players to the next level.

Money for two

Original title: Two for the Money

Genre: Drama
Time: 2 hours 2 minutes

Forward of a successful football team had to retire from the sport due to injury. a former athlete is forced to look for other sources of income. And where to go to a person who only knows how to play football? Hero Matthew McConaughey, without thinking twice, gets a job in a small sports forecasting company and begins to predict the results of matches. His knowledge of the features of the game, professional leagues and players help him to achieve success and attract wealthy clients.After a while Brandon is noticed by New York businessman Walter Abrams (Al Pacino), who begins to promote him in the world of betting.However, not everything is as simple as it might seem at first glance: the heroes turn out to be are drawn into a dangerous game where each loss is like death.

United. Munich tragedy

Original title: United

Genre: Drama
Time: 1 hour 34 minutes

The film is dedicated to the tragedy of 1958, in which members of the legendary football team Manchester United, journalists and club staff died. But despite the terrible plane crash, young assistant coach Jimmy Murphy decided to continue the work of the great team. He managed not only to assemble a new squad, but also to make the Busby Babes champions of the Football League of England.

Liverpool: Flesh and Blood

Original title: Being: Liverpool

Genre: Drama
Time: 6 hours

This is a British TV series, filmed in the genre of a reality show about one of the most famous football teams in the world. Liverpool became the first football club to admit an American TV company and show the entire inner kitchen. Filming begins with the appointment of Brendan Rogers as team coach, continues on the North American tour, and ends on the last day of the summer transfer window. This is the first show of this format, in which the viewer is completely immersed in the life of football players off the pitch.

Pele: Birth of a Legend

Original title: Pelé: Birth of a Legend

Genre: Drama
Time: 1 hour 42 minutes

Feature film about the legendary Pele - the best football player XX century according to FIFA and the record holder for the number of world championships won. Edson Arantis do Nascimento dreamed of football since childhood and longed for recognition. He Ntirelessly walked towards his dream, overcoming all obstacles. This is what the sports drama will tell about: the difficult path of the great athlete from the Santos club to the Brazilian national team.

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