Best Soccer Movies and TV Shows

This list of our favorite soccer movies and TV shows has something for every fan of the beautiful game -- from documentaries about legends of the sport to uplifting friendship stories. Many of them also promote character strengths like perseverance and teamwork. So grab your cleats and lace up for some fun family viewing. And for even more goal-worthy picks, try our Kids' Sports Games, Best Sports Books, and Great Sports Movies lists.

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MOVIE

Brum: Soccer Hero and Other Stories

age 4+

When you need a break from Elmo and Barney.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2004)
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MOVIE

Air Bud: World Pup

age 5+

Wholesome, endearing dog movie will delight grade schoolers.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2000)
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MOVIE

Early Man

age 6+

Charming prehistoric tribute to "sacred game" of soccer.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2018)
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MOVIE

The Big Green

age 7+

Underdog soccer team tale sticks to feel-good formula.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1995)
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MOVIE

Her Best Move

age 7+

Teen girl soccer tale has more heart than plot.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2006)
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MOVIE

Strike

age 7+

Stop-motion comedy is a gold mine of heart and hilarity.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2020)
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TV

Supa Strikas: Rookie Season

age 7+

Fun soccer prequel has life lessons and some tense moments.

Network: YouTube (2021)
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MOVIE

Alex & Me

age 8+

Kid-friendly soccer tale scores with positive messages.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2018)
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MOVIE

Back of the Net

age 8+

Wholesome, feel-good story of misfit at soccer camp.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2019)
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TV

David Beckham's Soccer USA

age 8+

Beckham bends it, American style.

Network: Fox Soccer Channel (2007)
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MOVIE

Soccer Mom

age 8+

Emily Osment stars in mom-daughter bonding tale.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2008)
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TV

F2 Finding Football

age 9+

Family-friendly soccer docu mixes culture, music, sports.

Network: YouTube Premium (2018)
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MOVIE

Mi Amigo Alexis

age 10+

Sweet subtitled soccer tale has some mature themes.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2019)
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MOVIE

Shaolin Soccer

age 10+

Nontraditional underdog sports team story has violence.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2004)
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MOVIE

Underdogs

age 10+

Soccer-themed story has strong message, some iffy humor.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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TV

Phenoms

age 11+

Solid soccer doc features 2018 FIFA World Cup bound-players.

Network: Fox (2018)
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MOVIE

Diego Maradona (2019)

age 12+

Documentary about troubled soccer player has drug use.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2019)
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MOVIE

Goal! The Dream Begins

age 12+

Soccer + melodrama. Older tweens and up.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2006)
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MOVIE

She's the Man

age 12+

Cute but crass comedy based on Shakespeare play.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2006)
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TV

Six Dreams

age 12+

Solid Spanish soccer doc follows players, shows teamwork.

Network: Amazon Prime Video (2018)
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