Movies about golfing

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1. Golf Mad (1915)

Comedy, Sport

A dude gets the golfing craze and wreaks havoc with clubs.

Star: Guss

2. West of Broadway (1926)

Passed | 58 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

When Bruce Elwood, a Wyoming rancher, hears that golf-champion Freddie Hayden is in an area golf tournament, he sends word that he would like Freddie to come teach golf lessons at his ... See full summary »

Director: Robert Thornby | Stars: Priscilla Dean, Arnold Gray, Majel Coleman, Walter Long

3. Spring Fever (1927)

78 min | Comedy

To impress a wealthy young woman, a clerk pretends he is a pro-golfer.

Director: Edward Sedgwick | Stars: William Haines, Joan Crawford, George K. Arthur, George Fawcett

Votes: 817 | Gross: $0.41M

4. Love in the Rough (1930)

Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

When shipping clerk Jack Kelly is recruited by his employer to help his golf game, his boss insists he conceal his humble identity at the country club.

Director: Charles Reisner | Stars: Robert Montgomery, Dorothy Jordan, Benny Rubin, J.C. Nugent

Votes: 129

5. Part Time Wife (1930)

72 min | Comedy

Businessman Jim Murdock is too busy with work to pay much attention to his wife. She is an avid golfer, and soon finds a kindred soul in a man named Johnny Spence. Eventually Jim and his ... See full summary »

Director: Leo McCarey | Stars: Edmund Lowe, Leila Hyams, Tommy Clifford, Walter McGrail

Votes: 26

6. Follow Thru (1930)

92 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

Lora Moore, the club champion, loses a golf match to a woman from another golf club. Then Jerry Downs, a handsome golf pro, and his goofy friend, Jack Martin, show up. Lora takes him on as ... See full summary »

Directors: Lloyd Corrigan, Laurence Schwab | Stars: Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, Nancy Carroll, Zelma O'Neal, Jack Haley

Votes: 188

7. Follow the Sun (1951)

93 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

The inspiring film biography of the courageous champion golfer Ben Hogan.

Director: Sidney Lanfield | Stars: Glenn Ford, Anne Baxter, Dennis O'Keefe, June Havoc

Votes: 280

8. Pat and Mike (1952)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

Pat is a women's sports sensation unless her fiancé is around. Her new shady manager Mike keeps them apart and develops feelings for her.

Director: George Cukor | Stars: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Aldo Ray, William Ching

Votes: 4,755

9. The Caddy (1953)

Approved | 95 min | Comedy, Musical, Sport

Although gifted golfer Harvey Miller is too nervous to golf in public tournaments, he acts as coach and caddy for friend Joe Anthony.

Director: Norman Taurog | Stars: Dean Martin, Jerry Lewis, Donna Reed, Barbara Bates

Votes: 1,672

10. Banning (1967)

Unrated | 102 min | Drama, Romance

A playboy golf pro down is on his luck. Kicked off the circuit for alleged cheating he is forced to hustle for a living. Moving from one Country Club to another, he uses his talents to ... See full summary »

Director: Ron Winston | Stars: Robert Wagner, Anjanette Comer, Jill St. John, Guy Stockwell

Votes: 205

11. Once You Kiss a Stranger... (1969)

M/PG | 106 min | Thriller

A woman seduces a professional golfer, then offers to kill his opponent if the golfer will kill her psychiatrist, who wants her committed.

Director: Robert Sparr | Stars: Paul Burke, Carol Lynley, Martha Hyer, Peter Lind Hayes

Votes: 226

12. Babe (1975 TV Movie)

106 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

The story of Babe Didrickson, who won two gold medals in track and field at the 1932 Olympics and returned to become a world champion golfer, her battles to be accepted as a woman in a ... See full summary »

Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: Susan Clark, Alex Karras, Slim Pickens, Jeanette Nolan

Votes: 246

13. Caddyshack (1980)

R | 98 min | Comedy, Sport

48 Metascore

An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher.

Director: Harold Ramis | Stars: Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Bill Murray, Ted Knight

Votes: 98,250 | Gross: $39.85M

14. Dorf on Golf (1987 Video)

30 min | Short, Comedy, Sport

Avid diminutive sportsman Derk Dorf plays some golf with his clueless caddy Leonard. Unfortunately, he's bad at it, so he thinks of various ways to improve his game, including gadgets. First film in a series.

Director: Roger Beatty | Stars: Tim Conway, Vincent Schiavelli, Michele Smith

Votes: 206

15. Caddyshack II (1988)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Sport

7 Metascore

When a crass new-money tycoon's membership application is turned down at a snooty country club, he retaliates by buying the club and turning it into a tacky amusement park.

Director: Allan Arkush | Stars: Jackie Mason, Robert Stack, Dyan Cannon, Dina Merrill

Votes: 14,122 | Gross: $11.80M

16. Dead Solid Perfect (1988 TV Movie)

93 min | Drama, Sport

Randy Quaid stars as Kenny Lee, a talented but underachieving pro golfer trying to break through on the tour while learning that the most important things in life go far beyond the game.

Director: Bobby Roth | Stars: Randy Quaid, Kathryn Harrold, Jack Warden, Corinne Bohrer

Votes: 457

17. Dorf's Golf Bible (1988 Video)

30 min | Short, Comedy, Fantasy

In this sequel to Dorf on Golf, avid diminutive sportsman Derk Dorf and his new dorky caddy play some golf. However, a god-like narrator decides to use them to teach the viewers the commandments of the gold bible. A sexy angel helps.

Director: Roger Beatty | Stars: Roger Beatty, Tim Conway, Eddie Deezen, Gerald Ford

Votes: 85

18. Den ofrivillige golfaren (1991)

107 min | Comedy, Sport

I bet anyone can get better at golf than you are in one week, a golfer says to her golfing businessman for a boyfriend in a quarrel. Unfortunately Stig-Helmer is standing nearby when the ... See full summary »

Director: Lasse Åberg | Stars: Lasse Åberg, Jon Skolmen, Mats Bergman, Hege Schøyen

Votes: 3,832

19. The Man with the Perfect Swing (1995)

95 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

Indebted middle-aged former pro baseball player Anthony "Babe" Lombardo needs to find a way to get the IRS off his case. When he comes up with a unique golf swing, this gives him a few ideas how to cash it in, mostly bad ones.

Director: Michael Hovis | Stars: Suzanne Savoy, James Belcher, James Monroe Black, Richard Bradshaw

Votes: 22

20. Happy Gilmore (1996)

PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Sport

31 Metascore

A rejected hockey player puts his skills to the golf course to save his grandmother's house.

Director: Dennis Dugan | Stars: Adam Sandler, Christopher McDonald, Julie Bowen, Frances Bay

Votes: 182,788 | Gross: $38.62M

21. Tin Cup (1996)

R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

60 Metascore

A washed up golf pro working at a driving range tries to qualify for the US Open in order to win the heart of his successful rival's girlfriend.

Director: Ron Shelton | Stars: Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Don Johnson, Cheech Marin

Votes: 43,487 | Gross: $53.85M

22. The Tiger Woods Story (1998 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

Biography of Tiger Woods from his birth to him winning his first golf major at the Augusta Masters in 1997.

Director: LeVar Burton | Stars: Keith David, Khalil Kain, Freda Foh Shen, Gary LeRoi Gray

Votes: 247

23. Golf Punks (1998)

PG | 93 min | Comedy, Family, Sport

An out-of-work golf pro gets pulled into teaching the game to the "Bad News Bears" equivalent of young golfers at a public course.

Director: Harvey Frost | Stars: Tom Arnold, James Kirk, Rene Tardif, Katelyn Wallace

Votes: 305

24. Miracle on the 17th Green (1999 TV Movie)

100 min | Drama, Sport

A 50 year old adman (Robert Urich) loses his job. Rather than facing trying to find a new job, he decides to try to make it on the senior golf tour. This causes him to neglect his wife (Meredith Baxter) and family.

Director: Michael Switzer | Stars: Robert Urich, Meredith Baxter, Donnelly Rhodes, Matthew Walker

Votes: 142

25. The Legend of Bagger Vance (2000)

PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sport

47 Metascore

A down-and-out golfer attempts to recover his game and his life with help from a mystical caddy.

Director: Robert Redford | Stars: Will Smith, Matt Damon, Charlize Theron, Bruce McGill

Votes: 51,132 | Gross: $30.70M

26. A Gentleman's Game (2002)

R | 112 min | Drama, Sport

A drama revolving around characters whose lives are transformed one summer at an exclusive East Coast country club.

Director: J. Mills Goodloe | Stars: Mason Gamble, Gary Sinise, Philip Baker Hall, Dylan Baker

Votes: 758

27. Par 6 (2002)

Drama, Comedy

A cynical man returns to his family's homestead in Texas and starts up a golf course with his brothers and sisters.

Director: Grant Heslov | Stars: Rusty Burns, Misha Collins, Bonita Friedericy, Jeffrey Jones

Votes: 68

28. Birdie & Bogey (2004)

100 min | Drama, Sport

A 12 year old gets cancer. She becomes a fighter, not only for herself but her father as well. It will tear the faith of both of them and their mother as well.

Director: Mike Norris | Stars: Janine Turner, Mike Norris, Carey Scott, Amanda Alch

Votes: 66

29. The Greatest Game Ever Played (2005)

PG | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

55 Metascore

In the 1913 US Open, 20-year-old Francis Ouimet played golf against his idol, 1900 US Open champion, Englishman Harry Vardon.

Director: Bill Paxton | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Stephen Dillane, Elias Koteas, James Paxton

Votes: 26,114 | Gross: $15.33M

30. Who's Your Caddy? (2007)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Sport

18 Metascore

When a rap mogul from Atlanta tries to join a conservative country club in the Carolinas he runs into fierce opposition from the board President- but it's nothing that he and his entourage can't handle.

Director: Don Michael Paul | Stars: Big Boi, Jeffrey Jones, Terry Crews, Mick Partridge

Votes: 14,352 | Gross: $5.69M

32. The Back Nine (2009)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

Upon turning 40, a man chases his dream of becoming a professional golfer at any cost. What he finds along the way changes his life forever.

Director: Ron Vignone

Votes: 28

33. Hole in One (2009)

100 min | Comedy, Sport

Eric, a highly-gifted golfer but radically-undisciplined college undergrad, finds his world drastically altered after losing a golf bet to a pair of sadistic plastic surgeons. Eric's ... See full summary »

Director: Drew Ann Rosenberg | Stars: Steve Talley, David Ellison, Dean Cameron, Christopher Showerman

Votes: 3,088

34. Golf in the Kingdom (2010)

PG | 86 min | Drama

13 Metascore

The year is 1956. American philosophy student Michael is traveling en route to India when he decides to stop at Links of Burningbush in Scotland for one last round of golf before giving up the game for good.

Director: Susan Streitfeld | Stars: David O'Hara, Malcolm McDowell, Mason Gamble, Frances Fisher

Votes: 73

35. Seven Days in Utopia (2011)

G | 100 min | Drama, Sport

37 Metascore

After a disastrous debut on the pro circuit, a young golfer finds himself unexpectedly stranded in Utopia, Texas and welcomed by an eccentric rancher.

Director: Matthew Dean Russell | Stars: Lucas Black, Robert Duvall, Melissa Leo, Deborah Ann Woll

Votes: 2,748 | Gross: $18.00M

36. From the Rough (2013)

PG | 97 min | Drama, Sport

Dr. Catana Starks made history as the first woman and the first African American woman to coach a men's college golf team.

Director: Pierre Bagley | Stars: Taraji P. Henson, Michael Clarke Duncan, Tom Felton, Justin Chon

Votes: 816

37. Arthur Newman (2012)

R | 101 min | Drama

42 Metascore

A story of a man who fakes his own death and assumes a new identity in order to escape his life, who then moves in with a woman who is also trying to leave her past behind.

Director: Dante Ariola | Stars: Colin Firth, Emily Blunt, Anne Heche, Sterling Beaumon

Votes: 6,660

38. Becoming Redwood (2012)

R | 99 min | Drama

Redwood Forrest Hanson dreams that if he can beat Jack Nicklaus at the 1975 Masters of golf, he'll reunite his parents forever.

Director: Jesse James Miller | Stars: Ryan Grantham, Jennifer Copping, Chad Willett, Derek Hamilton

Votes: 140

39. The Short Game (2013)

PG | 99 min | Documentary, Sport

51 Metascore

The best 7 year old golfers from around the world descend on the world famous Pinehurst Golf course in North Carolina to determine the next world champion and who might become golf's next ... See full summary »

Director: Josh Greenbaum | Stars: Amari Avery, Jed Dy, Allan Kournikova, Zamokuhle Nxasana

Votes: 1,204 | Gross: $0.04M

40. Tommy's Honour (2016)

PG | 112 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

56 Metascore

In every generation, a torch passes from father to son. And that timeless dynamic is the beating heart of Tommy's Honour - an intimate, powerfully moving tale of the real-life founders of the modern game of golf.

Director: Jason Connery | Stars: Sam Neill, Jack Lowden, Ophelia Lovibond, Peter Mullan

Votes: 875 | Gross: $0.56M

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