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Secretariat – 1973 Triple Crown Winner

The Thoroughbred racehorse Secretariat won the U.S. Triple Crown in 1973, the first horse to have done so since the 1940s. Though two other horses have since also won the Triple Crown, Secretariat still...

Seabiscuit, on Amazon Instant Video

Seabiscuit

The 2003 film Seabiscuit, starring Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges and Chris Cooper, tells the tale of three men, all damaged in different ways during the Great Depression who bond together while training an underdog...

The Fighter - the story of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward

The Fighter – Boxer Micky Ward

The Fighter (2010) is about Lowell, Massachusetts boxer “Irish” Micky Ward and his tumultuous relationship with his older half-brother and former boxer, Dicky Eklund. During his boxing career, Dicky (Christian Bale) was a community...

The story of Muhammad Ali

Ali – The Story of Muhammad Ali

This biographical film about the legendary Muhammad Ali begins in 1964 when Ali, known by his original name Cassius Clay, had just won the Olympic gold medal and is training for an upcoming fight...

Jackie Robinson and the Brooklyn Dodgers

42 – How Jackie Robinson Changed Baseball

The movie, 42, is a story about the color integration of Major League Baseball and the two people that lead this movement, Branch Rickey, the General Manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers (Harrison Ford), and...

Cinderella Man

Cinderella Man – Boxer James Braddock

Cinderella Man, the 2005 film from director Ron Howard, chronicles American boxer James Braddock’s (Russell Crowe) tumultuous journey to become the world heavyweight champion in 1935. The film opens in 1926 with Braddock in...