Chinese Movie Sport Genre means the plot revolves around games such as football and basketball, and it also includes esports.
Wei Xiang, Wang Zhi
Basketball coach Wei Guozheng, who is relentlessly obsessed with victory, is forced to teach at a special school as a punishment for violating rules. As a coach who believes "playing basketball is all for winning," he encounters a group of basketball-loving but "skill-deficient" players. In their daily interactions that resemble "talking to ducks," and amidst the constantly interrupted basketball training, will Coach Wei, who is on the brink of collapse, come up with unconventional strategies to continue his undefeated legend? Can they overcome their shortcomings together and achieve great success, singing their way to victory in the upcoming league, overcoming obstacles and winning the championship?
Deng Chao, Sun Li, Timmy Xu
In the early 1990s, China's men's table tennis team suffered repeated losses to the powerful Swedish team, failing to win the team championship in three consecutive world championships and hitting rock bottom. A new coaching team led by Cai Zhenhua was entrusted with the task of completely transforming the Chinese men's table tennis team, with the goal of challenging for the championship again at the 1995 Tianjin World Table Tennis Championships. At the selection meeting for the new national men's table tennis team coach, Cai Zhenhua made a bold statement: "Two years, not ten years, and not a transition. I believe we can regain the Swaythling Cup in two years." Not only was the new coach controversial, but the new "Five Tigers" of the national men's table tennis team were also dubbed "the wounded and the blind" (Ma Wenhao and Ding Feng), "the small" (Liu Guoliang and Kong Shuai), and "the old" (Wang Tao). Under Cai Zhenhua's leadership, this underestimated team was formed and then faced the daunting task of fulfilling the seemingly impossible promise in just two years. However, they managed to turn things around and achieve their goal.
Youth, Sport, Comedy
Xin Yunlai, Feng Xiangkun, Li Xiaoqian
In the ordinary teenage years of many people, there are the craziest and brightest moments. Zhang Wei is a high school sophomore with an average appearance and mediocre academic performance, considered a "poor student" by his teachers and mother. Facing pressure from all sides, he gradually lost confidence in himself until he was unexpectedly appointed as the captain of the school's newly formed men's synchronized swimming team, which began to change him little by little. Never having been believed in before, he now faced the trust of his teammates Gao Fei, Chen Minghan, Qu Qu, and Wang Zi, and for the first time, he had the idea of wanting to win. For the sake of the rekindled passion in their hearts, the teenagers decided to join forces and embark on this "men's synchronized swimming" youth counterattack battle together.
Gong Li, Huang Bo, Wu Gang
In 1980, the Chinese women's volleyball team lost to the champion Jiangsu men's volleyball team in a training match. However, the hardships, perseverance, and never-give-up spirit of that generation of women's volleyball players have been vividly portrayed on the screen. In the 1981 World Cup final in Osaka, the Chinese team played against the Japanese team and won the first world championship for the three major ball games in China. The powerful and distinctive commentary by Song Shixiong instantly brought the audience back to that passionate and sunny era. In the 2008 Beijing Olympic group stage, the Chinese team played against the American team coached by Lang Ping at the time. The coach of the Chinese team stood on the sidelines, focused and smiling. The struggles experienced by Lang Ping and that generation of Chinese women's volleyball players were heart-wrenching. In 2013, Lang Ping officially returned to coach the Chinese women's volleyball team, leading them into a new historical phase. In the quarterfinals of the 2016 Rio Olympics, the Chinese team played against the host and top-ranked Brazilian team, eventually winning the gold medal.
Adventure, Drama, Action
Wu Jing, Zhang Ziyi, Zhang Yi
In 1960, when the Chinese climbing team made their first assault on Everest, Fang Wuzhou, the temporary team leader, chose to save his companion Qu Songlin instead of protecting the camera in Qu Songlin's hands. Although the Chinese team successfully summit from the North Face, a task considered impossible by the world of mountaineering, the feat was not internationally recognized because of the lack of 360-degree video footage taken around the summit. In 1975, the Chinese climbing team regrouped in order to gain international recognition. Fang Wuzhou and Qu Songlin, with the help of meteorologist Xu Ying, led Li Guoliang, Yang Guang, and other young members of the team to challenge the top of the world again. What greeted them would be a harsher reality and a challenge of life.
Youth, School, Romance
Zhang Zhe, a top student, and Zhang Nan, a handsome swimmer, were childhood friends who couldn't stand each other. Unexpectedly, they both enrolled in the same university. Zhang Zhe is a mathematical genius but suffers from social anxiety, while Zhang Nan is a talented athlete who dislikes being treated as a competition machine by his father. The two undergo a transformation from constantly finding faults in each other to motivating and supporting one another. Zhang Nan helps Zhang Zhe overcome his social anxiety, and Zhang Zhe helps Zhang Nan find the true meaning of sports. Fang Xu, the captain of the swimming team, has a crush on An Ran, a popular girl on campus. However, An Ran has feelings for Zhang Zhe. As a result, Fang Xu seeks revenge and injures Zhang Nan's leg while trying to protect Zhang Zhe. Seizing the opportunity, Zhang Nan decides to quit the swimming team. Zhang Zhe takes care of Zhang Nan in the hospital and encourages him not to give up swimming. Zhang Nan, in turn, teaches Zhang Zhe how to pursue girls and change his attitude towards An Ran. In the end, with the help of Zhang Zhe and An Ran, Zhang Nan qualifies for the preliminary rounds of the national sports competition and competes underwater against Fang Xu to determine the winner.