The 10 Best Sports Biopics About Players Who Overcame It All

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2. The Fighter (2010)

Best Sports Biopics

Mark Wahlberg stars as “Irish” Mickey Ward, a boxer who was counted out after his hand is broken in a fight with the police. After being lured back into the world of boxing, he gets another chance at glory when goes to London for the title fight. The film received many accolades including two Oscars for Christian Bale and Melissa Leo.

1. Chariots Of Fire (1981)

Best Sports Biopics

Often considered one of the best sports films of all time, COF tells the story of two runners representing Great Britain at the 1924 Olympic Games. Harold Abrahams has to overcome anti-Semitism and prejudice while Eric Liddell runs for the glory of God in an effort to take home gold.

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