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This Sporting Life

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Drama Sport 19632h 14mOn: The Criterion Channel Tags: Based on Books Adaptation Sports Country: United Kingdom

In Northern England in the early 1960s, Frank Machin is mean, tough and ambitious enough to become an immediate star in the rugby league team run by local employer Weaver.This Sporting Life featuring Richard Harris and Rachel Roberts is streaming with subscription on The Criterion Channel, available for rent or purchase on iTunes, and available for rent or purchase on Prime Video. It's a drama and sport movie with a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 100% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (5,434 votes).

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Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel).

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Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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#4,347 Ranked Movie

#136 Ranked in Sport Movies

#324 Ranked in Sports Movies

#381 Ranked in Movies on The Criterion Channel

This Sporting Life has a very high Rotten Tomatoes (critics) score of 100% and a high IMDb audience rating of 7.7 (5,434 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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