One of the most anticipated films of the holiday season arrives on Christmas Day, as Sony Pictures' CONCUSSION finally hits theaters! Will Smith stars in Concussion, a thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth to be known. Omalu’s emotional quest puts him at dangerous odds with one of the most powerful – and beloved – institutions in the world. Let's take a look back at some other memorable sports dramas beforeCONCUSSION hits theaters December 25, 2015!
Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer gets a supremely rare chance to fight the heavy-weight champion, Apollo Creed, in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect.
THE KARATE KID (1984)
A handyman/martial arts master agrees to teach a bullied boy karate and shows him that there is more to the martial art than fighting.
FIELD OF DREAMS (1989)
An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the Chicago White Sox come.
NY GIVEN SUNDAY (1999)
A behind-the-scenes look at the life-and-death struggles of modern-day gladiators and those who lead them.
FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS (2004)
Based on H.G. Bissinger's book, which profiled the economically depressed town of Odessa, Texas and their heroic high school football team, The Permian High Panthers.
HE FIGHTER (2010)
A look at the early years of boxer "Irish" Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s.