The best sports documentaries in history

The best sports documentaries in history
The Last Dance, one of the best sports documentaries ever. PHOTO: Netflix

The best sports documentaries in history have been those who have managed to capture the essence and emotion of the sport, while also sustaining an intimate and detailed view of the athletes and the events they portray. Let's review some of them.

Some of the best sports documentaries to watch

“Hoop Dreams”

It is a documentary of 1994 directed by Steve James. The documentary follows the lives of two young Chicago basketball players, William Gates y Arthur Agee, as they strive to become NBA stars. The documentary is known for its realism and its ability to capture the hard work and dedication it takes to achieve success in professional basketball..

“When We Were Kings”

documentary of 1996 Directed by Leon Gast. The documentary tells the story of the struggle of Muhammad Ali contra George Foreman at the historic event “The Rumble in the Jungle” in 1974. The documentary is known for its focus on the cultural and social context of the time., as well as for his detailed portrayal of the two boxers and their fight to reach the pinnacle of boxing..

“OJ: Made in America”

shot in 2016, It is directed by Ezra Edelman.. The documentary is a comprehensive exploration of the life and trial of OJ Simpson. The documentary is known for its ability to provide a comprehensive overview of the events surrounding the trial., while also providing an intimate look into the life and career of OJ Simpson.

“The Last Dance”

It is a ten-part documentary released in 2020 on ESPN and Netflix. The documentary is a behind-the-scenes look at the season 1997-1998 of the Chicago Bulls, a basketball team NBA who won six consecutive championships in that decade, led by star player Michael Jordan. The documentary is known for its unprecedented access to the season's video and photo archives., as well as interviews with Bulls players and staff, including Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Phil Jackson, y Jerry Krause. The documentary also focuses on Jordan's impact on basketball and popular culture., plus how he led the team to its sixth and final NBA championship.

“Pumping Iron”

It is a documentary of 1977 Directed by George Butler and Robert Fiore. The documentary follows various professional bodybuilders as they prepare for the Bodybuilding Championships. Mr. Olympia de 1975. The documentary is known for its detailed portrayal of bodybuilders and their lives outside of the gym., as well as for his focus on the preparation process and competition in the world of bodybuilding. The documentary was a huge box office success and helped popularize bodybuilding in popular culture..

The documentary, in full golden age of bodybuilding, he is especially known for his portrait of Arnold Schwarzenegger, who won the Mr.. Not Olympia 1975. The documentary also features other renowned bodybuilders such as Lou Ferrigno, Frank Zane y Mike Katz.

“Sunderland Til I Die”

It is an eight-episode documentary series released on 2018 by netflix. The series follows the season 2017-2018 of the Sunderland A.F.C., an english league football team, and their fight to avoid relegation to the second division league. The series is known for its unprecedented access to the team and its staff., including interviews with players, trainers and owners, as well as for his detailed portrayal of the passion and dedication of Sunderland fans.

The series also focuses on the tensions and challenges facing the team as it struggles to stay in the top division league.. through the series, spectators can see the pressure the players and the coach are under, as well as the emotion and sadness felt by the fans of the team. It is a very honest and emotional series that allows viewers an intimate view of what goes on behind the scenes at a football club..

Alberto Llopis

Alberto Llopis

Hanged for football fully. Attempt to gather letters and tell stories in Specialist retro football Current. Football Coach Level II. You can follow me on @AlbertiniLlopis @colgadosfutbol
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