Top 10 awesome movies like The Hustler that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching The Hustler 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 Rossen, Paul Newman and Jackie Gleason . Here goes the list -

  1. The Rainbow Jacket
  2. This Sporting Life
  3. The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner
  4. The First Kangaroos
  5. Big Wednesday
  6. Kansas City Bomber
  7. Streets of Gold
  8. The All-American Boy
  9. He Got Game
  10. Right Cross
  1. The Rainbow Jacket

    The Rainbow Jacket

    A champion jockey is banned from racing so spends his time helping a young lad to become the next champion.

    This movie, created by Basil Dearden, Robert Morley and Kay Walsh, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Sport

  2. This Sporting Life

    This Sporting Life

    Despite success on the field, a rising rugby star senses the emerging emptiness of his life as his inner angst begins to materialize through aggression and brutality, so he attempts to woo his landlady in hopes of finding reason to live.

    This movie, created by Lindsay Anderson, Richard Harris and Rachel Roberts, scores 7.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Sport | Drama

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes and Amazon Video.

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  3. The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

    The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

    A juvenile offender at a tough reform school impresses its governor with his running ability and is encouraged to compete in an upcoming race, but faces ridicule from his peers.

    This movie, created by Tony Richardson, Michael Redgrave and Tom Courtenay, scores 7.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Sport | Drama

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

  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. 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 Microsoft Store, Fandangonow, Youtube, Redbox, Directv, Amazon Video, Apple Itunes, Google Play Movies and Vudu.

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  6. 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 Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies, Apple Itunes, Youtube, Fandangonow and Microsoft Store.

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  7. 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

  8. The All-American Boy

    The All-American Boy

    Episodic story in six acts ("The Manly Art in Six Rounds") about young boxer Vic Bealer (played by Jon Voight) in search for some direction in his life.

    This movie, created by Charles Eastman, Jon Voight and Nancie Phillips, scores 5.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Sport

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

  9. 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

    You can watch this on Hbo Now Amazon Channel, Directv and Hbo Now.

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  10. Right Cross

    Right Cross

    Prizefighter Johnny is in love with his promoter O'Malley's daughter Pat. His best friend, sports reporter Rick, is also in love with her but knows that she loves Johnny. Lonely Rick takes up drinking and women (including Marilyn Monroe in nightclub bit part). Johnny knows his right hand is going bad and has to work fast to make real money.

    This movie, created by John Sturges, June Allyson and Dick Powell, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Sport

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