One on One 1977

One on One 1977

One on One 1977
1h 38min | Drama, Sport | 17 February 1978 (Finland)

Storyline:

Henry Steele is a basketball phenom at his small town high school, but when he matriculates to a big city university on a scholarship, soon realizes that he has few skills outside the sport. Expected by his coach to contribute significantly to the team, Henry is overwhelmed by the demands on his time, the “big business” aspect of college sports, and the fact that he never fully learned to read. Things look bleak for Henry when Janet Hays, a pretty graduate student, is assigned as Henry’s tutor. Her intellect and strength lift Henry out of his doldrums just in time to battle the coach, who attempts to rescind Henry’s scholarship.

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L’homme que j’aime 1997

L'homme que j'aime 1997

L’homme que j’aime 1997
1h 31min | Drama, Romance, Sport | TV Movie 5 December 1997

Storyline:

This is a combination coming out and first love story. The swimmer and diver Lucard is interested in attractive Martin. The film follows the characters’ coming out with all its difficulties, the bitter-sweet pleasures of first love and the dreadful moment when one comes down to reality and realizes that one’s beloved friend has a hard way to go yet. The positive message the film tries to transmit is the somewhat common motto “Live each day of your life as if it were your last.”

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The Sandlot 2 (2005)

The Sandlot 2 (2005)

The Sandlot 2 (2005)
PG | 1h 37min | Comedy, Family, Sport | Video 3 May 2005

Storyline:

In the 12-years-since comedic sequel to 1993’s The Sandlot, a new group of kids have moved into the sandlot: David Durango (Max Lloyd-Jones), Mac McKing (Brett Kelly), Saul (Cole Evan Weiss), his deaf brother Sammy “Fingers” (Sean Berdy), Tarquell (Neilen Benvegnu), Scotty’s younger brother Johnnie Smalls (James Willson), and a surprise for The Sandlot 2, a girl in the group Hayley Goodfarier (‘Samantha Burton’). When Johnnie mistakenly sends a model rocket over the junk fence in The Great Fear’s yard, the gang must retrieve it. Even with the help of The Retriever (Griffin Reilly Evans, the director’s son), a kid who steals dog tags and finds The Great Fear’s a challenge. Yes, complete with another psychotic name-calling scene with Mac and little league captain Singleton (Reece Thompson). And, of course, with James Earl Jones as Mr. Mertle.

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The Miracle of Bern 2003

The Miracle of Bern 2003

The Miracle of Bern 2003
Das Wunder von Bern (original title)
1h 58min | Comedy, Drama, Sport | 16 October 2003 (Germany)

Storyline:

The movie deals with the championship-winning German soccer team of 1954. Its story is linked with two others: The family of a young boy is split due to the events in World War II, and the father returns from Russia after eleven years. His problems in getting back to normal life are shown, with references to his children and wife. The second story is about a reporter and his wife reporting from the tournament.

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