13 Greatest Best Cricket Movies of All Time [2022]

Best Cricket Movies of All Time:

The most popular and successful cricket movies are those that tell the story of some of the most iconic figures in the game. In India, Cricket is not just a sport it’s a religion and there are a lot of die-hard cricket fans in India. There are numerous cricket movies made but we have picked the 13 Greatest Best Cricket Movies of All Time to watch in 2022.

1. Jersey (2019)

IMDB Rating – 8.7/10

Jersey (2019) - Best Cricket Movies of All Time
DirectorGowtam Tinnanuri
GenreSport/Drama
CastNani
Shraddha Srinath
Sathyaraj

The top spot on the list of Best Cricket Movies of All Time is Jersey. The film is a sports comedy, produced by Sithara Entertainments and directed by Gowtam Tinnanuri. The movie stars Nani, and Shraddha Srinath. It tells the story of a cricketer who is forced to quit his sport due to personal circumstances. He is constantly being insulted by everyone. He decides to get back to cricket after 36 years, with the help of his coach Sathyaraj.


2. Sachin: A Billion Dreams (2017)

IMDB Rating – 8.6/10

Sachin: A Billion Dreams (2017)
DirectorJames Erskine
GenreSport/Documentary
CastSachin Tendulkar
Mikhail Gandhi
Anjali Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar is one of the most beloved Indian cricketers of all time. Now a documentary is capturing his life, both on the field and off. This documentary reveals never-before-seen aspects of the cricketer’s life. “Sachin: A Billion Dreams” will be an unforgettable movie experience. You will learn more about this inspirational cricketer than you ever thought possible.


3. M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016)

IMDB Rating – 8.1/10

M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016) - Best Cricket Movies of All Time
DirectorNeeraj Pandey
GenreSport/Drama
CastSushant Singh Rajput
Abhinay Raj Singh
Kiara Advani

The film starts by introducing MS Dhoni, the boy born in the 1990s. He begins his studies and cricket training while he’s still in school. Dhoni’s father argues against his decision and objectifies his decision to focus only on cricket. But Dhoni’s mother does not. She wants him to pursue his dreams and is supportive of his decision.


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4. Iqbal (2005)

IMDB Rating – 8.1/10

Iqbal (2005) - Best Cricket Movies of All Time
DirectorNagesh Kukunoor
GenreSport/Drama
CastShreyas Talpade
Naseeruddin Shah
Shweta Basu Prasad

Iqbal is a satire on the Indian sports team and has a great cast that includes Naseeruddin Shah and Girish Karnad. In the film, we see Iqbal, an unassuming boy, whose dreams include playing cricket for his native country, trying to follow in his father’s footsteps. His father discourages his dream, though, and wants him to become a farmer instead.


5. Lagaan (2001)

IMDB Rating – 8.1/10

Lagaan (2001)
DirectorNagesh Kukunoor
GenreSport/Musical
CastAamir Khan
Raghuvir Yadav
Gracy Singh

In this Indian action drama, Captain Russell imposes an unprecedented land tax on Indian citizens. The tyrannical captain challenges a rebellious farmer, Bhuvan, to a cricket match to try and repeal the tax. In order to win the match, Bhuvan must defeat Captain Russell’s team. Lagaan is an emotional, heart-warming tale of love, loyalty, and the power of love.


6. Not Out (2018)

IMDB Rating – 7.9/10

Not Out (2018) - Best Cricket Movies of All Time
DirectorArunraja Kamaraj
GenreSport/Drama
CastAishwarya Rajesh
Sathyaraj
Sivakarthikeyan

The story revolves around a young girl from an Indian village, raised by a poor farmer. Her father is the pillar of her life and inspires her to become a cricketer. She fights to become a successful cricketer. She also tries to prove herself to her father and her family. The movie is good enough, and the acting is solid.


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7. 83 (2021)

IMDB Rating – 7.4/10

83 (2021)
DirectorKabir Khan
GenreSport/Drama
CastRanveer Singh
Deepika Padukone
Tahir Raj Bhasin

83 is an Indian Hindi-language sports drama film, directed by Kabir Khan and produced by Deepika Padukone. The movie is based on the 1983 world cup winning Indian cricket team, led by Kapil Dev. The story and dialogues were co-written by Kabir Khan and Vasan Bala, and the film stars Adinath Kothare, Sahil Khattar, Dhairya Karwa, Boman Irani, and R Rakesh. The cast also includes Deepika Padukone, Pankaj Tripathi, and Adinath Kothare. It is the latest release among all the Cricket Movies.


8. Ferrari Ki Sawaari (2012)

IMDB Rating – 6.4/10

Ferrari Ki Sawaari (2012)
DirectorRajesh Mapuskar
GenreSport/Drama
CastSharman Joshi
Boman Irani
Ritvik Sahore

A beautiful story of a bond between a son and his father who’s willing to go to any lengths to fulfill his son’s dream of playing at Lords. Sharman Joshi has played his part of the father to absolute perfection. It proved that middle-class people might always question the amount of money required to pay to fulfill their dreams, but when it comes to their children’s dreams they are willing to do anything.


9. Chain Kulii Ki Main Kulii (2007)

IMDB Rating – 5.8/10

Chain Kulii Ki Main Kulii (2007)
DirectorKaranjeet Saluja
GenreSport/Drama
CastZain Khan
Rahul Bose
Kapil Dev

Chain Kulli Ki Main Kulii is a charming if unexceptional fantasy sports comedy from India. The story follows a young orphan named Karan, who lives in an orphanage with a strict warden. He dreams of being adopted by his parents and becoming a big cricketer, much like his idol Kapil Dev. The orphanage’s caretaker Bholu Dada also dreams of playing cricket. It is one of the Best Cricket Movies of All Time.


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10. Azhar (2016)

IMDB Rating – 5.8/10

Azhar (2016)
DirectorTony D’Souza, Anthony D’Souza
GenreSport/Drama
CastEmraan Hashmi
Nargis Fakhri
Prachi Desai

Azhar is a swashbuckling drama based on the life of former Indian cricket captain Mohammed Azharuddin. In the 1990s, Azharuddin became the most controversial sportsperson in the country, setting world records and becoming embroiled in the first Indian match-fixing scandal. The film follows his life, including his insurmountable highs and debilitating lows. He enjoys a flamboyant lifestyle and becomes used to the adulation. He rises from a humble beginning to become the most popular sport in the Diaspora while enduring controversy.


11. Patiala House (2011)

IMDB Rating – 5.7/10

Patiala House (2011)
DirectorNikkhil Advani
GenreSport/Drama
CastRishi Kapoor
Dimple Kapadia
Akshay Kumar

The story follows a second-generation Sikh in London who gives up his dream of becoming a police officer to protect his father’s reputation. However, he meets a girl who gives him the strength to live his life to the fullest. In the end, he is able to save his father’s reputation.


12. Dil Bole Hadippa! (2009)

IMDB Rating – 4.7/10

Dil Bole Hadippa! (2009)
DirectorAnurag Singh
GenreSport/Romance
CastShahid Kapoor
Rani Mukerji
Anupam Kher

The film is based on a true story of a young girl who dreams of playing cricket in the major class and a meeting with Tendulkar and Dhoni. In the meantime, Veera’s rival, Rohan, is an accomplished district cricket group skipper in England. He is called upon to return to his native India and take charge of the team. However, his father is not impressed with his sudden success and wants him to quit the team.


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13. The Zoya Factor (2019)

IMDB Rating – 4.7/10

DirectorAbhishek Sharma
GenreSport/Romance
CastSonam Kapoor
Dulquer Salmaan
Sanjay Kapoor

Last, on the list of Best Cricket Movies of All Time is The Zoya Factor. Zoya is born on the day when India won the first World Cup. As a child, she was her father’s lucky charm, and her parents believed that it was her good luck that made India win the first World Cup. However, growing up, she is not interested in cricket and doesn’t play it. One day, she meets a captain of the Indian cricket team, who is trying to keep his team from losing. She enters the team and becomes the Lucky Charm for the team.


So This is the end of the Best Cricket Movies of All Time from our side, if you know more Movies comment down below.

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