Plot
Traces the career of Babe Ruth from his days as a youngster in an orphanage to his last days as a manager. Includes such moments as the famous predicted home run and the promise to little Johnny.
Actors
John Goodman , Kelly McGillis , Trini Alvarado
Director
Arthur Hiller
Rating
5.8
Plot
A story about the great basketball player "Pistol" Pete Maravich when he was in the eighth grade. He plays on the varsity basketball team at Daniel High School but has some very difficult obstacles standing in his way of playing. The only support he has is from his father, retired basketball pro Press Maravich.
Actors
Millie Perkins , Nick Benedict , Adam Guier
Director
Frank C. Schroeder (as Frank C. Schröder)
Rating
7.0
Genre
Plot
This movie is suppose to be a sequel to the movie which starred Jean-Claude Van Damme. Only now the movie revolves around the brother of the character that Van Damme played. David Sloan is the brother Van Damme's Kurt Sloan. He runs a Karate gym. Now Mr. Sangha, the Thai government official who handles Tong Po, the brutal kickboxer whom Van Damme in the previous movie, wishes that Tong Po would have another shot at Kurt Sloan, so he could vindicate himself but Tong Po in a fit of rage shot and killed him thus depriving him of an opportunity to face him again. But when they hear of David, they decide that he will be the one whom Tong Po will face to regain his honor. But when David is injured, Xian David's teacher is brought over to help him with his recovery. And when he recovers, they set David up to fight Tong Po; who will survive?
Actors
Sasha Mitchell , Peter Boyle , Dennis Chan
Director
Albert Pyun
Rating
4.5
Genre
Plot
Rocky Balboa is forced to retire after having permanent damage inflicted on him in the ring by the Russian boxer Ivan Drago. Returning home after the Drago bout, Balboa discovers that the fortune that he had acquired as heavyweight champ has been stolen and lost on the stockmarket by his accountant. His boxing days over, Rocky begins to coach an up-and-coming fighter named Tommy Gunn. Rocky cannot compete, however, with the high salaraies and glittering prizes being offered to Gunn by other managers in town.
Actors
Sylvester Stallone , Talia Shire , Burt Young
Director
John G. Avildsen
Rating
5.2
Plot
Cole Trickle enters the high-pressure world of Nascar racing. He's a hot driver with a hot temper, and this attitude gets him into trouble not only with other drivers, but members of his own team as well.
Actors
Tom Cruise , Nicole Kidman , Robert Duvall
Director
Tony Scott
Rating
5.9
Genre
Plot
Because of an accident, Michele (a leader of P.C.I. and a water-polo player) loses his memory. During one water-polo match, strange guys torment him; they want him to remember his past. As the match is about to finish, he misses the penalty which would have let his team draw the match and keep the leadership.
Actors
Nanni Moretti , Silvio Orlando , Mariella Valentini
Director
Nanni Moretti
Rating
7.2
Genre
Plot
Rip is the World Wrestling Federation champion who is faithful to his fans and the network he wrestles for. Brell, the new head of the World Television Network, wants Rip to wrestle for his network. Rip refuses and goes back to his normal life. Still looking for a way to raise ratings, Brell initiates a show called "The Battle of the Tough Guys", a violent brawling competition. A mysterious man, Zeus, wins the competition. This gets Brell to use him as an angle to get at Rip.
Actors
Hulk Hogan , Joan Severance , Kurt Fuller
Director
Thomas J. Wright
Rating
4.3
Plot
Kurt Sloan is the corner-man for his brother, U.S. kickboxing champion Eric Sloan. When Kurt witnesses his brother become maliciously paralyzed in the ring by Thailand champion Tong Po, Kurt vows revenge. With the help of Zion, a kickboxing trainer who lives in a remote area of Thailand, Kurt trains for the fight of his life.
Actors
Jean-Claude Van Damme , Dennis Alexio , Dennis Chan
Director
Mark DiSalle ,
Rating
6.4
Plot
Team USA gets rid of personal ghosts while fighting Team Korea in Taekwondo championship. "Adversity overcome" formula with excellent fighting scenes.
Actors
Eric Roberts , James Earl Jones , Sally Kirkland
Director
Robert Radler (as Bob Radler)
Rating
6.4
Plot
Crash is an aging minor league ball player, brought up from another team to mature a young pitcher with maturity problems. Both of them become involved with Ann, a baseball groupie with her own perspective on the game.
Actors
Kevin Costner , Susan Sarandon , Tim Robbins
Director
Ron Shelton
Rating
7.1