Shaolin Soccer / Siu Lam Juk Kau (Hong Kong) 2001

Aka : Siu Lam Juk Kau
Year : 2001
Runtime : 102 / 113 min
Country : Hong Kong / China
Language : Cantonese
Subtitles : English
Genre : Comedy / Action / Sports
Director : Stephen Chow
Cast : Stephen Chow, Man Tat Ng, Wei Zhao, Yin Tse, Hui Li
Synopsis :
Stephen Chow, co-wrote, co-directed, and headlines this action packed sport comedy. Sing (Stephen Chow) is a modern-day Shaolin monk who has become a master of traditional fighting skills, and is renowned for his “leg of steel.” However, these days there isn’t much call for a Shaolin warrior, and Sing and his fellow monks earn their keep working menial jobs until a soccer coach gets the bright idea of translating Sing’s talent for kicking to the soccer field. Sing becomes the captain of a team playing in a tournament that could win them a $1 million purse, but even with Sing’s footwork, beating the steroid-fueled champions will be no easy task.

Take Off (Korean) 2009

Aka: National Athlete  |  Gukgadaepyo
Year: 2009
Directed: Kim Yong-hwa
Genre: Action, Sports, Drama
Runtime: 02:19:38
Country: South Korea
Language: Korean
Subtitles: English
Cast: Ha Jeong-woo, Seong Dong-il, Kim Ji-seok-I, Kim Dong-wuk, Choi Jae-hwan

Synopsis / Plot

In 1996 a small Korean town is undergoing a large-scale construction in preparation for Winter Olympics bid. In the middle of the construction, the local committee receives a report that they do not have sufficient athletes to compete. they conclude to form a ski jump team in order to represent the event. Former American Junior alpine athlete Bob is an adoptee who came to Korea in search of his mother. With 4 other non-experienced athletes, he form the first Korean ski jump team. there’s no turning back, it’s a challenge they committed to.

Slam (Chinese) 2008

AKA: Kou Lam Slam
Year: 2008
Directed: Jonathan Hua Lang Lim
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport, Family
Runtime: 01:32:12
Country:  China
Language:  Mandarin
Subtitles: Chinese and  English
Cast:  Andrew Chou, Xiaofan Lin, Yishan Zhang, Wang Wei, Wei Guang Wang

Synopsis / Plot

Mouth, Monkey, and Jason are your average teenagers with a love for the game of basketball. On the last day of school, they get on the wrong side of Li Wei, the captain of the high school basketball team. Li Wei & his entourage swear to make the boys’ summer break a living hell. The conflict reaches a high point in the finals of the Adidas annual 3-on-3 street basketball tournament. Will the boys win back their pride against the biggest bullies on the court?
Kou lan dui jue (aka Slam) was screened at the 2008 Shanghai Film Festival as part of a special program of sports-related movies in honor of the Beijing Summer Olympics.

Oppai Volleyball (Japanese) 2009

AKA: Oppai Bare
Directed: Eiichiro Hasumi
Genre: Comedy
Runtime: 01:41:55
Country: Japan
Language: Japanese
Subtitles: English in separate torrent
Cast:  Haruka Ayase, Munetaka Aoki, Toru Nakamura, Seiji Fukushi, Masaki Honjo, Takuya Ishida

Synopsis / Plot

Ayase Haruka gives hope to teenage boys in the inspirational zero-to-hero sports comedy Oppai Volleyball. Based on Mizuno Munenori’s novel, feel-good hit Oppai Volleyball makes its themes clear in the title; it’s about volleyball and “oppai” – which means “breasts” in Japanese! Directed by hitmaker Hasumi Eiichiro (Umizaru), the film follows a ragtag boys volleyball team, and their quest for the ultimate prize junior high school athletics can offer – getting flashed by Ayase Haruka. Oppai Volleyball costars Nakamura Toru (K-20) and Aoki Munetaka (Giniro no Season).

Earnest and enthusiastic newbie teacher Mikako (Ayase Haruka) has just started teaching at a junior high school. She volunteers to coach the boys’ volleyball team – only to find the team consists of five nerdy teens with no athletic skills, and their minds in the gutter. To motivate them to practice and participate, Mikako promises to show them her breasts if they win a game!

Buzzer Beat (Japanese) 2009


Kamiya Naoki is a young player from a professional basketball team. But due to his relatively smaller size and his tendency to crack under pressure, he is unable to show his true skills on the court. Meanwhile, Shirakawa Riko is a cheerful, strong-spirited music college graduate aiming to become a professional violinist. One day, Riko finds Naoki’s lost cell phone on a bus, and their meeting begins a friendship that eventually turns into love. However, Naoki was already considering marriage with his current girlfriend. And it doesn’t help matters that Naoki’s coach has fallen in love at first sight with Riko! –Tokyograph

AKA - n/a
Broadcasted - 2009-Jul-13 to 2009-Sep-21
Genre - Romance, Sports
Country – Japan
Audio – Japanese
Subtitles – English
Episode Run Time – 45min
Total Episodes – 11
Status – Completed [11/11]
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Yamashita Tomohisa as Kamiya
Kitagawa Keiko as Shirakawa Riko
Aibu Saki as Nanami Natsuki
Ito Hideaki as Kawasaki Tomoya
Komatsu Ayaka as Kanazawa Shion
Kanjiya Shihori as Ebina Mai
Mizobata Junpei as Hatano Shuji
Aoki Munetaka as Moriguchi Shuto
Nagai Masaru as Utsunomiya Toru

Like a Virgin: Cheonhajangsa madonna (Korean Movie)

Like a Virgin: Cheonhajangsa madonna (Korean Movie)

AKA : Cheon-ha-jang-sa Ma-don-na
Year : 2006
Runtime : 1hr 56min
Country : South Korea
Language : Korean
Genre : Comedy | Drama | Sport
Director : Lee Hae-joon | Lee Hae-yeong
Cast : Ryu Deok-hwan, Baek Yoon-sik, Lee Eon, Lee Sang-ah. Kim Yoon-seok, Tsuyoshi Kusanagi
Synopsis :
Chubby high school student and Madonna-devotee Oh Dong-ku believes himself to be a woman trapped in a man’s body. Living with his abusive, alcoholic father, Dong-ku works part-time and saves his money for the sex change surgery he craves. Despite being told that he has the perfect physique for ssireum, Dong-ku has no interest in taking up sports, but when he finds out about an upcoming ssireum tournament with a large cash prize going to the winner, he changes his mind and signs up for the team.