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Best Soccer Movies of All Time

“Soccer, celebrated as the globe’s foremost sport, surprisingly doesn’t dominate the cinematic world as one would expect. Yet, there are some cinematic gems where the essence of soccer shines brightly. Dive into our curated list of 10 films where the love of the game takes center stage.”

Goal! The Dream Begins (2005)

Tagline: Every journey starts with a dream.

Journey with Santiago Munez, portrayed by Kuno Becker, a young undocumented immigrant battling life’s odds in Los Angeles. His undeniable passion and aptitude for soccer catch the eyes of a talent scout. This twist of fate offers him a golden ticket to England, setting his sights on joining the esteemed ranks of Newcastle United. A return to the US is contingent on his success on the pitch. “Goal!” captivates its audience with an inspiring tale of perseverance, echoing the aspirations of countless youngsters. This film tentang sepak bola set the stage for its enthralling successors.

Green Street (2005)

Tagline: Loyalty, rivalry, and honor.

Dive into a side of soccer rarely spotlighted on screen: the fervent, and sometimes fierce, world of football fandom. Matt Bucker, played by Elijah Wood, is an American student wrongfully ousted from Harvard. Seeking solace, he finds himself in England, only to be ensnared in the intense realm of football hooliganism. In the US, the film goes by “Green Street Hooligans,” and paints a raw picture of the Green Street Elite – a fervent group associated with West Ham. As Matt becomes deeply entrenched in this world, he discovers a code of honor, camaraderie, and confrontation that challenges his every conviction. This gripping narrative offers a stark lens into the fervor and factions that once marred English football.

The Game of their Lives (2005)

Tagline: June 19th, 1950, Belo Horizonte, Brazil: A day in soccer history that defied all expectations.

Although the tagline hints at a face-off against the entirety of Britain, it was truly the English team that faced the unexpected. This film delves into the narrative of the 1950 US soccer squad that, defying every prediction, bested England with a groundbreaking 1-0 victory. Delicate glimpses into the fervor, dreams, and convictions of the individual players paint a vivid picture of a team united by destiny.

“The Game of their Lives” stands as a poignant testament to the spirit of the underdog, celebrating the extraordinary feats of seemingly ordinary men.

Mike Bassett: England Manager (2001)

Tagline: Tackling football, one misstep at a time.

Journey into the chaotic world of English football management with “Mike Bassett: England Manager”. The sudden demise of the previous manager sends the nation into a frenzy, searching for a fitting replacement. When many wisely sidestep the opportunity, the boisterous Mike Bassett, portrayed by Ricky Tomlinson, takes the reins, vowing to lead England to World Cup victory.

Boasting Tomlinson’s unmistakable comedic touch, known from “The Royle Family”, this film delivers laughs in spades. While it’s undeniably entertaining, one shouldn’t mistake it for a genuine portrayal of the intricacies of professional soccer management.

Recommendations Movie for October 2022

Recommendations Movie for October 2022

There are many new films that will color this October. Both from releases in theaters to releases on streaming platforms. For the Indonesian film industry, there are always horror films every month of the year. But October is the month of horror, specifically for the western entertainment industry. There are many special horror releases that we can actually enjoy since last September.

Apart from the latest horror films, there are also the latest superhero films from Hollywood and locally. Here are a series of the latest films for October 2022, where we can save the date first!

Mr. Harrigan's Phone

Mr. Harrigan’s Phone

Craig (Jaeden Martell) is a young boy who befriends an aging billionaire named John Harrigan (Donald Sutherland). One time, Craig gave his cell phone to his best friend. When Harrigan died, Craig later found that he could still communicate with his best friend.
This film was produced by Blumhouse, it could be quite promising to watch. We can watch this mystery, horror film directed by John Lee Hancock on Netflix.

Release Date: October 5th

The Woman King

The Woman King

After being released in mid-September, “The Woman King” is finally ready to enter Indonesian cinemas this month. The film stars Viola Davis as Nanisca as the ruler of Dahomey, an ancient African kingdom in the 1800s. The group is protected by troops and female knights with fighting abilities.

One day Nanisca must prepare a new generation, train them to be ready to face Gen, an enemy from the west who wants to change their lives. So far, ‘The Woman King” is getting positive reviews by the media.

Release Date: October 5th

Werewolf by Night

Werewolf by Night

Welcoming Halloween Disney+ and Marvel Studio present “Werewolf by Night”. This film is based on the Marvel comic about werewolves. Through the official trailer, we can see that the film is executed in black and white cinematography and classic horror style.

Release Date: October 7th

Luckiest Girl Alive

Luckiest Girl Alive

Starring Mila Kunis, “Luckiest Girl Alive” is a mystery thriller film that will be released on Netflix. The film is based on a novel of the same name by Jessica Knoll, who also developed the script for this film.

Ani Fanelli is a successful writer who manages to have the perfect New York life. However, when he was working on a true-crime documentary project, he had to go through an investigation that forced him to delve back into the history of his old high school. Until finally made him question again all the decisions he had made as a teenager.

Release Date: October 7th

Don't Worry Darling

Don’t Worry Darling

Still buzzing with nasty rumors and scandals, “Don’t Worry Darling” will also hit local theaters this October. The film stars Florence Pugh and Harry Styles, and Olivia Wilde is also the director.

Set in the 1950s, a married couple, Alice and Jack move to a utopian community called Victory. Where all wives can enjoy a luxurious lifestyle. While the husband is doing secret work. What is the job hidden by the men at Victory? Wives shouldn’t have to worry.

Release Date: October 12th

Black Adam

Black Adam

There are a lot of DC superhero movies that are in crisis so they won’t be released forever by Warner Bros. This year. For us DC fans who are disappointed, we can at least cheer ourselves up by watching “Black Adam” which will be broadcast in mid-October.
Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra, “Black Adam” stars Dwayne Johnson, Sarah Shahi, Noah Centineo and Pierce Brosnan.

Release Date: October 21st