Roller derby is a sport that is gaining popularity at a very high rate. People love to use roller derby games as their source of entertainment. Not only is this some also adopting it as a permanent choice of their career. The roller derby players keep on finding new ways to boost up their skills and motivation. For them, here is a special list of best movies for Roller Derby players.
Best Roller Derby Movies
1. Whip It
The Whip-it is a sports comedy film with a touch of drama in it. The movie was released back in the year 2009. It is based on Bliss Cavender, who is living in a small town near Texas. She meets a team of roller derby skaters and found out that she is also interested in sports. She tries to get a space in the team and somehow manages to make one slot for herself.
In her teammates, she found a source of motivation and freedom. Later, she faces becoming a beauty pageant that her mother wants and her dream of a derby skater.
2. Blood on the Flat Track
The Blood on The Flat Track is a story of the derby team who wises from the city of Seattle. It is a ladies’ team named Rat City Roller girls, which was built in the year 2004. There are two seasons of the movie, and throughout the two-season, it follows that how the roller derby girls team rises. They only used to get only the audience of a few people at the starting of season one but gained the popularity that forces people to come to the stadium.
3. Hell on Wheels
The Hell on Wheels is a documentary movie that is portrayed as a group of texas women. The group of women bands up along with each other for the motive of reconstructing the roller derby. The reconstruction is emerging out of the Austin music and art scene together. This band of women created a rock and roll version for the all-girls roller derby group. The group is the reason behind the craze of the derbies around.
4. Rollerball (1975)
The Rollerball is a mixture of science fiction and sports movie. The movie is regarding a roller derby sports team whose captain is Jonathan E. he was a talented player and has given many impressive performances. The chairman of the energy corporation, Mr. Bartholomew, wants the fantastic player to retire from the sport and join the corporate-run society. To this, the player refuses and later sees him be forced.
5. Kansas City Bomber
The Kansas City Bomber is a story of the roller girl K.C. Carr who skates for the Kansas city bomber. She was performing well in her game until she faced some rivalry with one of her team players. Now out of the rivalry, she wants to destroy her career and mess up the whole team’s work. Now in this mess, the one person who befriended the K.C. is Hank Hopkins. But later, he was traded, and the K.C. was forced to play against the team who crooked her.
If you are a roller derby player, you will definitely enjoy these movies. On the other hand, if your loved one is playing the sport and you are looking to give her a birthday present, then giving her specialized equipment besides watching one of the movies above will definitely be a strong motivation for her in the future.