Sporty Movies for Kids

Sporty Movies for Kids

From basketball to ballet, these sports movies inspire and entertain. 


Compiled by:
Alex G.
 Air Bud: Golden Receiver
Juvenile Audiovisual - J Air

When his teenage owner reluctantly becomes the school's new quarterback,  Golden Retriever Buddy catches the spirit and joins the team. The two find themselves leading the Timberwolves to the state championship. Bud's victory hopes are sidelined when two sinister Russian circus owners take a bite out of everyone's plans and dognap Buddy to be their star attraction.


Angels in the Outfield
Juvenile Audiovisual - J Ang

The California Angels are a struggling baseball team praying to win a pennant. Their luck changes as their biggest fan, 11-year-old Roger, begins giving the coach tips from a real live angel. The team not only climbs back into the pennant race, but learns to believe in themselves.


Cool Runnings
Juvenile Audiovisual - J Coo

Four Jamaicans leave their sunny tropical island home and enter the chilly Winter Olympics to compete for the gold in a sport they know nothing about - bobsled racing! Finding the courage in each other to give it their all, they meet the challenge, and soon become heroes - taking the whole world along for the ride!


The Game Plan [Motion Picture : 2006]
Juvenile Audiovisual - J Gam

Superstar quarterback Joe Kingman is getting ready for a run at the big championship game when the 8-year-old daughter he never knew existed shows up at his not-so-family-friendly bachelor pad. As the big game gets closer, he begins to realize the most meaningful win he can achieve is the heart of the one little fan who counts the most.


Ice Princess [Motion Picture : 2005]
Juvenile Audiovisual - J Ice

Seventeen-year-old physics whiz Casey Carlyle is urged by her physics teacher to work on a physics project over the summer. Since Casey is an ice skater she decides on a project that will show the elements of physics applied in competitive figure skating.


The Karate Kid [Motion Picture : 1984]
Juvenile Audiovisual - J Kar

Daniel arrives in Los Angeles from the East and faces the difficult task of making friends. He becomes the object of bullying by a gang of karate students when he strikes up a relationship with Ali, the gang leader's ex-girlfriend. Daniel asks Miyagi, a master of martial arts, to help him learn karate. Daniel then prepares himself both mentally and physically for the fight of his life.


Leap!
Juvenile Audiovisual - J Lea

An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.


Little Big League
Juvenile Audiovisual - J Lit

An inspiring family comedy adventure about a boy's determination to put the fun back into baseball after inheriting the Minnesota Twins.


Little Giants
Juvenile Audiovisual - J Lit

Two brothers, one a former football hero and the other a warm-hearted klutz, find themselves at odds when they coach opposing pee-wee football teams.


Mighty Ducks [Motion Picture : 1992]
Juvenile Audiovisual - J Mig

Slapped with a community service assignment, a tough trial lawyer must coach a ragtag team of pee wee hockey players who can't skate, can't score and can't win.


The Rookie [Motion Picture : 2002]
Juvenile Audiovisual - J Roo

When a shoulder injury ended his minor league pitching career twelve years ago, Jim Morris resorted to the next best thing: coaching. But Jim's team, knowing their coach is a great ball player, makes a deal with him: if they win the district championship, they want Jim to try out for a major-league organization.


The Sandlot [Motion Picture : 1993]
Juvenile Audiovisual - J San

1960s. Fifth-grader Scotty Smalls has just moved into town. Kids call him a dork because he can't even throw a baseball. But that changes when the leader of the neighborhood gang recruits him to play on the nearby sandlot field. It's the beginning of a magical summer of baseball, wild adventures, first kisses and fearsome confrontations.


Space Jam [Motion Picture : 1996]
Juvenile Audiovisual - J Spa

Michael Jordan must play basketball against space invaders that are trying to capture the Looney Tunes characters. The second disc is loaded with bonus features.


Thunderstruck
Juvenile Audiovisual - J Thu

When Brian, a hopelessly uncoordinated young fan, magically switches talents with his basketball hero, NBA superstar Kevin Durant, he becomes the star of his high school team, while Kevin suddenly can't make a shot to save his life. But with the playoffs approaching, Brian learns that being a true winner involves working hard at your own game, and he tries to make things right in time to prevent a catastrophic end to his hero's season.


Touchdown Charlie Brown!
Juvenile Audiovisual - J Cha

It's the big homecoming game and Charlie Brown is in the spotlight as team kicker. If that wasn't enough, he is also an escort for the homecoming queen and her court. But when Charlie Brown finds out the homecoming queen is none other than the little red-haired girl, can he overcome his anxiety and fulfill the tradition of giving the queen a kiss on the cheek before the first dance?