The Best Baseball Movies on Kanopy
Finding a good Baseball movie to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Baseball movies of all time streaming on Kanopy.
1. A Brighter Summer Day
What it's about: A boy experiences first love, friendships and injustices growing up in 1960s Taiwan.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).
2. Meet John Doe
What it's about: As a parting shot, fired reporter Ann Mitchell prints a fake letter from unemployed "John Doe," who threatens suicide in protest of social ills. The paper is forced to rehire Ann and hires John Willoughby to impersonate "Doe." Ann and her bosses cynically milk the story for all it's worth, until the made-up "John Doe" philosophy starts a whole political movement.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor, Secrets of Cinema & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.00 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).
3. Boiling Point
What it's about: Masaki, a baseball player and gas-station attendant, gets into trouble with the local Yakuza and goes to Okinawa to get a gun to defend himself. There he meets Uehara, a tough gangster, who is in serious debt to the yakuza and planning revenge.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Mubi & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).
What it's about: The Romeo and Juliet story played out in a tenement neighborhood with Buster and Virginia's families hating each other over the fence separating their buildings.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).