17 of the best sports movies to stream on DStv Now


With the Game On pop-up channel in full swing (ahem), DStv Now users can bench themselves and bingewatch some of the greatest sporting moments immortalised in cinema.

With the Game On pop-up channel in full swing (ahem), DStv Now users can bench themselves and bingewatch some of the greatest sporting moments immortalised in cinema. Stream these movies online at now.dstv.com or using the DStv Now app.

I, Tonya (2017)

Margot Robbie gives a mind-blowing performance in this riveting true story that follows the life, trials, triumphs and fall of competitive ice skater Tonya Harding. Available on the DStv Now app until 18 Mar 2019.

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Rush (2013)

Chris Hemsworth and Daniel Brühl star in this biographical drama that takes a no-holds-barred look at the fierce 1970s Formula 1 rivalry between two driving legends. Available online at now.dstv.com until 24 Mar 2019.

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Senna (2010)

A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34. Available until 10 Apr 2019.

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Wimbledon (2004)

A sporty romantic comedy that stars Kirsten Dunst as a rising tennis star, who helps an older tennis professional find his mojo, and find love on the court. Available until 30 Nov 2019.

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Cool Runnings (1993)

This 90s classic based on a true story sees a failed Jamaican sprinter form a bobsledding team to compete in the Olympics- but no one sees them as serious competitors. Available until 10 Apr 2019.

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Any Given Sunday (1999)

A driven, intense look at American football from Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone. An all-star cast explores the toil and passion behind a young football team’s rise to fame. Available until 10 Apr 2019.

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Jerry Mcguire (1996)

Sport meets romance in this Tom Cruise comedy that ‘showed us the money!’ A successful sports agent who loses everything is determined to get back what he once had. Available until 10 Apr 2019.

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The Big Lebowski (1998)

This Coen Brothers-directed cult classic stars Jeff Bridges as an ordinary “dude” drawn into a web of deceit after a case of mistaken identity. It’s dark humour at its best. Available until 10 Apr 2019.

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Rocky (1976)

Grit, heart and an outstanding Sylvester Stallone performance run this iconic film that inspired a generation. A small-time boxer gets the chance to fight the heavyweight champ. Rocky II, Rocky III, Rocky IV and Rocky V are also available to stream on DStv Now, until 10 Apr 2019.

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Blue Crush (2002)

Kate Bosworth and Michelle Rodriguez are best friends in this breezy drama. A hardcore surfer-girl prepares for a tough competition but finds herself getting distracted by romance. Available until 10 Apr 2019.

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In a League of Their Own (1992)

Geena Davis, Lori Petty and Tom Hanks run this movie. When the male baseball players go fight in World War II, two sisters join a team in the first all-women baseball league. Available until 10 Apr 2019.

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The Mighty Ducks (1992)

A feel-good family sports film that melts your heart and the ice. A selfish lawyer who is sentenced to community service coaches a rag-tag ice hockey team made up of outcast kids. Available until 10 Apr 2019.

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The Waterboy (1998)

Hilarity and chaos rule this Adam Sandler sports comedy. The water boy for a college team discovers that he has a great tackling ability which could get him on the team. Available until 10 Apr 2019.

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Blades of Glory (2007)

Will Ferrell and Jon Heder face off in this over-the-top skating comedy. Rivals ice-skaters are banned from the Olympics, but they find a loop-hole that allows them to compete. Available until 10 Apr 2019.

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Invictus (2009)

Oscar winner Clint Eastwood directs Oscar winners Matt Damon and Morgan Freeman in the telling of a historic moment in South Africa when Mandela and rugby helped unify a nation. Available until 10 Apr 2019.

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The Greatest Game Ever Played (2005)

Shia LaBeouf gives a passionate performance in this golf biopic set in 1913. A young caddie, Francis Ouimet breaks the class barrier when he enters the US Open. Available until 10 Apr 2019.

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Happy Gilmore (1996)

Adam Sandler stars in this zany comedy. An aggressive down and out hockey player realises that he can adapt his skills to golf. The problem is he doesn’t fit into that world. Available until 10 Apr 2019.

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