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30 for 30 is the umbrella title for a series of documentary films airing on ESPN and its sister networks and online properties. The series, which highlights people and events in the sports world that have generally received small amounts of attention, has featured two "volumes" of 30 episodes each, a 13-episode series under the ESPN Films Presents title in 2011-2012, and a series of 30 for 30 Shorts shown through the ESPN.com website.

There are times in sports forever etched in history. These are the moments that define the NFL. Now they've resonated with some of the biggest names in entertainment.

An inside look at the changing role of athletes in our fraught cultural and political environment, through the lens of the NBA.

Stars: Jemele Hill

Explore Ali’s challenges, confrontations, comebacks and triumphs through recordings of his own voice. The two-part documentary paints an intimate portrait of a man who was a beacon of hope for oppressed people around the world and, in his later years, was recognized as a global citizen and a symbol of humanity and understanding.

Stars: Dick Cavett Ernie Terrell George Foreman Howard Cosell Jackie Robinson Muhammad Ali

Finding truth at the intersection of fantasy and reality in the veiled world of professional wrestling.

Every school day, African-American teenagers William Gates and Arthur Agee travel 90 minutes each way from inner-city Chicago to St. Joseph High School in Westchester, Illinois, a predominately white suburban school well-known for the excellence of its basketball program. Gates and Agee dream of NBA stardom, and with the support of their close-knit families, they battle the social and physical obstacles that stand in their way. This acclaimed documentary was shot over the course of five years.
Run time: 174m Tagline: An Extraordinary True Story. Release: 1994-09-12

Stars: Arthur Agee Steve James William Gates

It's 1974. Muhammad Ali is 32 and thought by many to be past his prime. George Foreman is ten years younger and the heavyweight champion of the world. Promoter Don King wants to make a name for himself and offers both fighters five million dollars apiece to fight one another, and when they accept, King has only to come up with the money. He finds a willing backer in Mobutu Sese Suko, the dictator of Zaire, and the "Rumble in the Jungle" is set, including a musical festival featuring some of America's top black performers, like James Brown and B.B. King.
Run time: 89m Tagline: The untold story of the Rumble in the Jungle. Release: 1996-10-25

Stars: B.B. King Don King George Foreman George Plimpton James Brown Mobutu Sese Seko Muhammad Ali Norman Mailer Spike Lee Thomas Hauser

This documentary showcases basketball player Michael Jordan's awe-inspiring moves, providing behind-the-scenes and on-the-court action, including footage of Jordan and the Chicago Bulls going head-to-head against the Utah Jazz in the 1997 NBA Finals. Phil Jackson and Bob Costas are interviewed (among others), and the awesome soundtrack includes songs by Earth, Wind and Fire, Fatboy Slim and Freddie King.
Run time: 46m Tagline: Up close some heroes get even bigger. Release: 2000-05-05

Stars: Bill Murray Bob Costas Jr. Ken Griffey Laurence Fishburne Michael Jordan Phil Jackson Spike Lee Steve Kerr

This award-winning, thrilling story is about a group of discarded kids who revolutionized skateboarding and shaped the attitude and culture of modern day extreme sports. Featuring old skool skating footage, exclusive interviews and a blistering rock soundtrack, DOGTOWN AND Z-BOYS captures the rise of the Zephyr skateboarding team from Venice's Dogtown, a tough "locals only" beach with a legacy of outlaw surfing.
Run time: 90m Tagline: The birth of extreme Release: 2001-01-18

Stars: Henry Rollins Jake Phelps Jay Adams Jeff Ament Jeff Ho Sean Penn Steve Caballero Tony Alva Tony Hawk

A documentary based on the book of the same name by Joe Simpson about Simpson's and Simon Yates' disastrous and near-fatal attempt to climb 6,344m Siula Grande in the Cordillera Huayhuash in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.

Run time: 106m Tagline: The closer you are to death. The more you realize you are alive. Release: 2003-09-05

Stars: Brendan Mackey Joe Simpson Nicholas Aaron Ollie Ryall Richard Hawking Simon Yates

The story of Jack Johnson, the first African American Heavyweight boxing champion.
Run time: 214m Release: 2004-09-04

Stars: Adam Arkin Brian Cox Ed Harris Jack Johnson John Cullum Keith David Kevin Conway Murphy Guyer Philip Bosco Samuel L. Jackson

A documentary exploring the rise and fall of 80s skateboard legend Mark "Gator" Rogowski.
Run time: 82m Release: 2004-06-25

Stars: Jason Lee Mark 'Gator' Rogowski Stacy Peralta Steve Caballero Tony Hawk

Riding Giants is story about big wave surfers who have become heroes and legends in their sport. Directed by the skateboard guru Stacy Peralta.

Run time: 105m Release: 2004-07-09

Stars: Brian L. Keaulana Buzzy Kerbox Darrick Doerner Dave Kalama David H. Kalama Jr. Gerry Lopez Jeff Clark Laird Hamilton Mickey Munoz Titus Kinimaka

DEEP WATER is the stunning true story of the fateful voyage of Donald Crowhurst, an amateur yachtsman who enters the most daring nautical challenge ever – the very first solo, non-stop, round-the-world boat race.

Run time: 92m Release: 2006-12-15

Stars: Clare Crowhurst Donald Crowhurst Donald Kerr Jean Badin Robin Knox-Johnston Santiago Franchessie Simon Crowhurst Simon Russell Beale Ted Hynds Tilda Swinton

Director James Toback takes an unflinching, uncompromising look at the life of Mike Tyson--almost solely from the perspective of the man himself. TYSON alternates between the controversial boxer addressing the camera and shots of the champion's fights to create an arresting picture of the man.

Run time: 90m Tagline: The man. The legend. The truth. Release: 2008-05-16

Stars: Mike Tyson