Top 10 awesome movies like Personal Best that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Personal Best and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Robert Towne, Mariel Hemingway and Scott Glenn . Here goes the list -

  1. He Got Game
  2. Streets of Gold
  3. Big Wednesday
  4. The First Kangaroos
  5. On the Edge
  6. American Flyers
  7. Why
  8. Hotshot
  9. Kansas City Bomber
  10. The Kid
  1. He Got Game

    He Got Game

    A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.

    This movie, created by Spike Lee, Denzel Washington and Ray Allen, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Sport | Drama

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  2. Streets of Gold

    Streets of Gold

    Alek is an immigrant from the Soviet Union who was a talented boxer in his day, but he was not allowed on the Soviet national team because he was a Jew. Depressed and discouraged, he meets two young amateur boxers. As their coach, he trains them for glory.

    This movie, created by Joe Roth, Klaus Maria Brandauer and Adrian Pasdar, scores 6.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Sport

  3. Big Wednesday

    Big Wednesday

    The lives of some California surfers from the early 1960s to the 1970s.

    This movie, created by John Milius, Jan-Michael Vincent and William Katt, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Sport | Drama

    You can watch this on Directv, Redbox, Youtube, Vudu, Google Play Movies, Apple Itunes, Fandangonow, Microsoft Store and Amazon Video.

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  4. The First Kangaroos

    The First Kangaroos

    The story of the Australian Rugby League's first visit to England.

    This movie, created by Frank Cvitanovich, Dennis Waterman and Chris Haywood, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Sport

  5. On the Edge

    On the Edge

    In one final attempt to achieve victory, an aging professional runner is training vigorously for a very tough marathon race.

    This movie, created by Rob Nilsson, Bruce Dern and Pam Grier, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Sport

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  6. American Flyers

    American Flyers

    Sports physician Marcus persuades his unstable brother David to come with him and train for a bicycle race across the Rocky Mountains. Marcus doesn't tell David that he has a brain aneurysm...

    This movie, created by John Badham, Kevin Costner and David Marshall Grant, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Sport | Drama

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes, Google Play Movies, Vudu, Amazon Video, Microsoft Store, Youtube, Redbox, Directv and Fandangonow.

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  7. Why

    Why

    A group therapy session takes place involving a drummer from a suddenly defunct rock band, an athlete and a pregnant junkie.

    This movie, created by Victor Stoloff, O.J. Simpson and Linda Gillen, scores 5.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Sport

  8. Hotshot

    Hotshot

    The story of an American soccer player trying to make it big who turns to Pele, the greatest soccer player of all time, for guidance.

    This movie, created by Rick King, Jim Youngs and Pelé, scores 5.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Sport

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video and Tubi Tv.

  9. Kansas City Bomber

    Kansas City Bomber

    Roller derby skater K.C. Carr (Raquel Welch) tries to balance her desire for a happy personal life and her dreams of stardom.

    This movie, created by Jerrold Freedman, Raquel Welch and Kevin McCarthy, scores 5.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Sport

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes, Google Play Movies, Vudu, Amazon Video, Microsoft Store, Fandangonow and Youtube.

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  10. The Kid

    The Kid

    Jimmy Albright is a young athlete with a passion for boxing. His mentor, Harry Sloan, an aging trainer and former boxer, sees Jimmy's potential, not only as a boxer but as a young man. With Harry's guidance, Jimmy trains and fights his way to the top of his division. All things appear to be on track, except for one small twist: Jimmy's parents, Don and Doreen, don't know he's a boxer. Knowing that his parents wouldn't approve of his career, Jimmy devises a fool-proof system to keep his secret. Unfortunately, Tray, a boxing rival of Jimmy's, discovers Jimmy's secret and plans to eliminate him by telling Jimmy's parents of their son's double life. Tray's treachery unleashes a series of events that lead to death, reconciliation and a dramatic conclusion that culminates in an exciting boxing championship fight.

    This movie, created by John Hamilton, Jeff Saumier and Jason Tremblay, scores 5.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Sport

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