14 Best Movies Like Goal ...

14 Best Movies Like Goal ...

If you liked this film , you will for sure love these too! In this list we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar premise to 'Goal! The Dream Begins', and are worth checking out.

1. Prefontaine (1997)

1h 46m Drama Romance

It's the true-life story of legendary track star Steve Prefontaine, the exciting and sometimes controversial "James Dean of Track," whose spirit captured the heart of the nation! Cocky, charismatic, and tough, "Pre" was a running rebel who defied rules, pushed limits ... and smashed records ...

2. Peaceful Warrior (2006)

2h Drama

A chance encounter with a stranger changes the life of a college gymnast.

3. The Damned United (2009)

1h 37m Drama

Taking over Leeds United, Brian Clough's abrasive approach and his clear dislike of the players' dirty style of play make it certain there is going to be friction. Glimpses of his earlier career help explain both his hostility to previous manager Don Revie and how much he is missing right-hand man Peter Taylor.

4. Cinderella Man (2005)

2h 24m Romance Drama History

The true story of boxer Jim Braddock who, in the 1920’s following his retirement, makes a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially poor state.

5. Ice Castles (2010)

1h 35m Drama

Young, beautiful, talented Alexis Winston comes from nowhere to become a figure skating superstar. But her rise to stardom isn’t easy. She has to push herself, reinvent herself, and most painfully of all, leave her hometown boyfriend behind. When a tragic fall leaves her blind, she needs someone to believe in her, to love her; someone to convince her she has the strength to skate and dream again.

6. Youngblood (1986)

1h 50m Drama Romance

A skilled young hockey prospect hoping to attract the attention of professional scouts is pressured to show that he can fight if challenged during his stay in a Canadian minor hockey town. His on-ice activities are complicated by his relationship with the coach's daughter.

7. The Game of Their Lives (2005)

1h 41m Drama

Based on a true story, this film tells the tale of the 1950 US soccer team who, against all odds, beat England 1 - 0 in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Although no US team has yet won a World Cup title, this story is about the family traditions and passions which shaped the lives of the players who made up this team of underdogs.

8. Any Given Sunday (1999)

2h 42m Drama

A star quarterback gets knocked out of the game and an unknown third stringer is called in to replace him. The unknown gives a stunning performance and forces the ageing coach to reevaluate his game plans and life. A new co-owner/president adds to the pressure of winning. The new owner must prove herself in a male dominated world.

9. McFarland, USA (2015)

2h 8m Drama

A track coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders.

10. Friday Night Lights (2004)

1h 58m Drama

A small, turbulent town in Texas obsesses over their high school football team to an unhealthy degree. When the star tailback, Boobie Miles, is seriously injured during the first game of the season, all hope is lost, and the town's dormant social problems begin to flare up. It is left to the inspiring abilities of new coach Gary Gaines to instill in the other team members -- and, by proxy, the town itself -- a sense of self-respect and honor.

11. Against the Ropes (2004)

1h 46m Romance Drama

A fictional story inspired by North America's most famous female boxing promoter, Jackie Kallen. Her struggle to survive and succeed in a male dominated sport.

12. The Program (1993)

1h 52m Drama Action Romance

Several players from different backgrounds try to cope with the pressures of playing football at a major university. Each deals with the pressure differently, some turn to drinking, others to drugs, and some to studying.

13. The Miracle of Bern (2003)

14. Love & Basketball (2000)

1h 22m Comedy Drama Romance

When her rather explicit copy is rejected, magazine journalist Kate is asked by her editor to come up with an article on loving relationships instead, and to do so by the end of the day. This gets Kate thinking back over her own various experiences, and to wondering if she is in much of a position to write on the subject.

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