Movies to Watch About Girls in Sport

2019 is an unimaginable time for Australian ladies in sport.

Whereas tennis-player Ash Barty is at present reigning supreme as world number one on the WTA rankings, cricketer Ellyse Perry was lately referred to as “the best feminine participant we’re ever going to see” by former England cricket caption Charlotte Edward.

So it is solely truthful that we see an equally inspiring assortment of movies about ladies dominating sport. In spite of everything, artwork ought to imitate life, proper?

Let’s try some movies at present obtainable on our screens.

Whip It

Picture Supply: Stan

Two queens stand earlier than us within the type of Ellen Web page and Drew Barrymore. Whip It follows Texan misfit Bliss Cavendar (Web page) who joins a curler derby league regardless of her mom wanting her to participate in magnificence pageants. After climbing the ranks within the derby league, Bliss is given the identify Babe Ruthless, a decided fighter. Aspect observe: you may be eager to spend money on some rollerblades after watching this, I promise.

Watch it right here.

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Million Greenback Child

Million Dollar Baby

Picture Supply: Stan

Academy Award-winning movie Million Greenback Child options an abundance of A-list expertise, à la Clint Eastwood, Hilary Swank and Morgan Freeman, simply casually. Though there are a number of conversations available concerning the movie, the unwavering willpower and resilience proven by Maggie (Swank) is undoubtably one of many overarching themes, as she highlights a powerful tenacity to maintain her dream alive.

Watch it right here.

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I, Tonya

I, Tonya

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Now you may suppose this one is an attention-grabbing one so as to add to the checklist however, regardless of her inevitable downfall into notoriety, you’ll be able to’t deny Tonya Harding‘s tenacity and sheer expertise. That is additionally one in every of Margot Robbie‘s best portrayals, which is cause sufficient to binge this biographical movie.

Watch it right here.

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Charlie’s Angels

Charlie's Angels

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How might I speak about iconic sporting movies with out mentioning a trio that arguably excels in all facets of bodily exercise, Charlie’s Angels? I bear in mind leaving the cinema, after watching Full Throttle, impressed to get my karate black belt and carry out a double-backflip-handstand-jeté. That is impressed.

I imply, if you consider it, the Charlie’s Angels franchise has every part you need — wigs, costumes, plenty of bodily choreography and, above all else, a badass trio of ladies who take no prisoners. We stan a movie about smashing gender stereotypes.

Watch it right here.

Feeling impressed by all of this sport domination? All of those movies can be found to stream on Stan. Test them out right here whilst you’re not busy with all that goal-kicking.

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