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The Day Sports Stood Still

2021 Documentary Sports & Fitness List
80% Tomatometer 5 Reviews 67% Audience Score Fewer than 50 Ratings
HBO Sports, Imagine Documentaries and Fuqua Films team up for THE DAY SPORTS STOOD STILL, a feature-length documentary that tells the story of the unprecedented sports shutdown in March of 2020 and the remarkable turn of events that followed. Emmy®-winning director Antoine Fuqua (HBO's "What's My Name | Muhammad Ali") will chronicle the abrupt stoppage, athletes' prominent role in the cultural reckoning on racial injustices that escalated during the pandemic and the complex return to competition in the summer and fall. Read More Read Less

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Nick Schager The Daily Beast Superficiality is the order of the day. Mar 26, 2021 Full Review Daniel Fienberg Hollywood Reporter The Day Sports Stood Still is three potentially great documentaries spliced together into one decent documentary. Mar 24, 2021 Full Review James Croot Stuff.co.nz [A] fascinating and thought-provoking documentary. Aug 10, 2021 Full Review Stephen Silver Tilt Magazine The first third is somewhat sluggish and been-there, done-that, but the documentary gets much more powerful as it goes on. Rated: 3.5/5 Mar 31, 2021 Full Review Danielle Solzman Solzy at the Movies The Day Sports Stood Still offers a time capsule of what took place in 2020. Mar 24, 2021 Full Review Read all reviews

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Audience Member Would be ok if they stayed on covid and stayed on the NBA, but went from one subject to the next and didnt have any time to get anything insightful. Was crazy at the end when chris paul was saying that he wasnt sure how to cope with the future, sitting in a mansion with fireplace and grand piano in the background. Then gets his private jet to go see his beautiful family. Was truly a hard time for these NBA players. Rated 1.5 out of 5 stars 02/18/23 Full Review Audience Member The ONLY problem with this documentary is that it focuses mostly on the NBA which is great because Chris Paul and others where at the forefront, but it lacks interviews either by design or due to lack of wanting to be involved with such a movie from NHL, MLB, WNBA, MLS (not a player involved in that league), or even the ill fated XFL (which would have been interesting because the league folded during the pandemic and the former owner of the League is anti-blm) Rated 5 out of 5 stars 01/21/23 Full Review Read all reviews
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Synopsis HBO Sports, Imagine Documentaries and Fuqua Films team up for THE DAY SPORTS STOOD STILL, a feature-length documentary that tells the story of the unprecedented sports shutdown in March of 2020 and the remarkable turn of events that followed. Emmy®-winning director Antoine Fuqua (HBO's "What's My Name | Muhammad Ali") will chronicle the abrupt stoppage, athletes' prominent role in the cultural reckoning on racial injustices that escalated during the pandemic and the complex return to competition in the summer and fall.
Director
Antoine Fuqua
Producer
Brian Grazer, Justin Wilkes, Antoine Fuqua
Genre
Documentary, Sports & Fitness
Original Language
English
Release Date (Streaming)
Mar 24, 2021