This is a famous sports film about American boxing in 2004 by director Clint Eastwood made. Million Dollar Baby is about a boxing trainer and his redemption with Maggie – a novice girl training by helping and training her to fulfill her dream of becoming a professional boxer.
The characters through hardships, teach each other lessons about chivalry and how to deal with the strict choices in life.
In order to pursue her dream of becoming a female boxer, Maggie had to bet, paying a lot, not only sweat, but also blood and even life.
The script was written by Paul Haggis, based on the short stories of F.X. Toole – pen name of boxing coach Jerry Boyd. The story was published under the name Rope Burns.
The film depicts all the efforts of Billy Beane (Brad Pitt) – executive director of the Oakland Athletics Club, to “turn the fate” to the baseball team that was facing its heavy defeat.
Oakland Athletics kicked off the season with 11 consecutive losses, no single investor was willing to pay for it, no team considered Oakland a rival. And even the players with “a little reputation” pillars of the team also turn to the other “gold mines” with lucrative contracts.
With the message, in winning sport is not everything, but the most important thing is to come to it with heart and passion, Moneyball really touches the heart of sports lovers with the romance of the ball. Baseball. True to the late Brad Pitt, “How can you not feel the romance of baseball?”
3. Greatest Game Ever Played
In the second half of the 19th century, in England, golf was still a sport reserved for nobility. However, Francis Ouimet – a poor boy always nurtures his dream of becoming the best golf player, despite the disdain of the nobility.
The opportunity comes when a sponsor sees his talent and decides to help him participate in the National Championships for amateur athletes.
The film is the true story of the life of golfer Francis Ouimet, the world champion when he was only 20 years old. He became the best golf player by the will, effort and relentless effort to believe in himself.