The Wedge, located at the end of the Balboa Peninsula in Newport Beach, California, is a world famous, man-made beast of a wave. Since its creation, people have flocked from all over to see it in its mythical form. Wedge waves can be as powerful as any on Earth. It is a place where injuries are common and where even deaths have occurred. Dirty Old Wedge is a documentary film that will showcase the history of the Wedge starting from its creation in the 1930's. A unique assemblage of body surfers which has come to be known as the "Wedge Crew" will be one of the focal points of this film, highlighting their relationships with the wave and with one another.
Shot over the course of a year in San Diego, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and China, Motivation 2: The Chris Cole Story is the story of a man that earned his place as an innovator, motivator and legend in skateboarding that now creates inspiration and opportunity for a new generation. Cole's progression from humble neighborhood beginnings to the world of elite street skateboarding is revealed through recently discovered archival footage, presenting a skater that went on to achieve the highest amount of skate contest wins, a list of defining video parts, being twice selected as Thrasher magazine's Skater of the Year, back-to-back X-Games gold medals, and becoming the 2013 Street League Super Crown World Champion.
Cast: Burt Reynolds, Carl Weathers, Mary Jo Catlett, Brian Dennehy
A comedy about two football players and their mutual girlfriend. Includes many spoofs and parodies about various self-help groups and personal self-improvement seminars that were wildly popular during the 1970's.
Cast: Michelle Mylett, Brittany Bristow, Sergio Di Zio, Luke Bilyk
A truly touching story consisting of a smart, talented girl named Carley Allison whose dreams come to a stop because it is discovered she has a rare form of throat cancer. Her family and her boyfriend John help her through every step of the way as she keeps her hopes up and continues to smile.
Join award winning Australian photographer Shane Peel as he journeys to the mountains, beaches and silver birch forests of Japan's northern most island, Hokkaido to follow a unique pod of breakaway snowboarders and surfers.
Cast: Melissa Leo, Deborah Ann Woll, Robert Duvall, Lucas Black
Seven Days in Utopia is a heartwarming sports drama that offers a unique and inspirational take on the world of golf. Directed by Matt Russell and based on the novel "Golf's Sacred Journey: Seven Days at the Links of Utopia" by David L. Cook, the film stars Robert Duvall, Lucas Black, and Melissa Leo in lead roles.
The film follows the story of Luke Chisolm (Lucas Black), a talented young golfer who suffers a major meltdown during a professional tournament. In an effort to regroup and find his way back to the top, Luke finds himself stranded in the small town of Utopia, Texas, where he meets Johnny Crawford (Robert Duvall), a seasoned pro who offers to help him get back on track.
Over the course of the next seven days, Johnny takes Luke under his wing and teaches him valuable life lessons that go beyond the world of golf. Through a series of golf lessons, conversations, and experiences, Johnny helps Luke discover the importance of focus, faith, and personal growth.
One of the strengths of Seven Days in Utopia is its ability to blend elements of sports drama with themes of personal growth and spiritual development. The film offers a fresh and inspiring perspective on the game of golf, showing how it can serve as a powerful tool for self-discovery and personal transformation.
Another highlight of the film is the chemistry between the two lead actors. Robert Duvall delivers a standout performance as the wise and eccentric Johnny Crawford, while Lucas Black shines as the earnest and determined Luke Chisolm. Together, they create a memorable and heartfelt dynamic that makes the film a joy to watch.
Overall, Seven Days in Utopia is a well-crafted and uplifting film that offers something for both sports fans and those interested in personal growth and spiritual development. With its beautiful cinematography, strong performances, and thought-provoking themes, the film is a testament to the power of mentorship, self-discovery, and the game of golf.
Kostya and his friends are young and love playing street soccer. He is the coolest of the lot. Kostya dreams of playing professionally, but cannot bring himself to approach the coach. His girlfriend, Nastya, shares his dream, but street soccer is Kostya's life, and the outdoor pitch is akin to a second home, a place for friends to meet and play.
Winner of a record-breaking 6 Ballon d'Or's, Lionel Messi has constantly proved that he is the greatest player of all time. He is the most award-winning player, the highest scorer in La Liga, and at age 32, he is still performing at a world-class standard week in, week out at Barcelona. Follow the journey of the Argentinian prodigy and witness how he became the greatest player in the world.
Cast: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Sasha Mitchell, Nicholas Guest, Michel Qissi
Sasha Mitchell ("Kickboxer 2&3") triumphantly returns to the ring as David Sloan, fighting not just for his survival, but for his beautiful wife, who has become the sexual captive of the despicable world champion, Tong Po. Framed, forgotten and furious, Sloan has been wasting away in prison, but the Feds agree to release him if he will get inside Tong Po's impenetrable Mexican fortress, protected by its deadly guards and adorned by its sexual slaves. Sloan has no choice but to enter into Po's tournament of champions, a savage battle where winner takes all - and to Sloan - that means everything! Reluctantly, alliances form with a few others to help him out.
The film follows the story of Fang Shijie (Jay Chou), a talented street basketball player who dreams of playing for the prestigious National Basketball League (NBL). One day, while playing a game, he meets a kung fu master who recognizes his potential and trains him in the art of kung fu.
As Fang's skills in kung fu improve, he begins to incorporate the techniques into his basketball game, earning him the nickname "Kung Fu Dunker". With the help of his new abilities, Fang joins the NBL and becomes the star player of his team, leading them to the championship game.
However, Fang's success attracts the attention of a corrupt businessman who tries to sabotage his team and prevent them from winning the championship. Fang must use his kung fu skills to overcome his opponents and lead his team to victory.
Throughout the film, there are numerous action-packed basketball games and kung fu fights, as well as comedic moments and romantic subplots. The film also explores themes of determination, teamwork, and the pursuit of dreams.
In the end, Fang and his team face their toughest challenge yet, as they go up against a powerful opponent in the championship game. With the help of his kung fu skills and his teammates, Fang leads his team to a thrilling victory, cementing his place as a legendary figure in the world of basketball.
Overall, "Kung Fu Dunk" is an entertaining and lighthearted sports comedy that combines elements of basketball and kung fu into a fun and exciting film. It features impressive action sequences, strong performances from the cast, and a feel-good story that will leave viewers cheering for the underdog.
Cast: Moises Arias, Emilie de Ravin, Frances Fisher, Bruce McGill
Set in Monterrey, Mexico, in the 1950s, the film follows a group of young boys who dream of playing baseball and overcoming the odds to achieve greatness. Led by their coach Cesar Faz (Clifton Collins Jr.), the boys form a team and begin competing in local tournaments, facing discrimination and other challenges along the way.
Despite the obstacles they face, the team proves to be talented and determined, and they ultimately earn a spot in the Little League World Series in the United States. There, they face off against some of the best teams in the world, including the heavily favored American team.
Through hard work, determination, and a bit of luck, the Mexican team manages to win the championship, becoming the first non-U.S. team to do so. Along the way, they also break down cultural barriers and inspire others to dream big and pursue their passions.
"The Perfect Game" is a heartwarming and inspiring sports drama that celebrates the power of teamwork, perseverance, and determination. The film's cast delivers strong performances, particularly Clifton Collins Jr. as the dedicated and passionate coach Cesar Faz. Overall, "The Perfect Game" is a feel-good movie that will appeal to fans of sports films and underdog stories.
When six teenage boys came together as a skateboarding team in the 1980s, they reinvented not only their chosen sport but themselves too - as they evolved from insecure outsiders to the most influential athletes in the field.