Best Gymnastics TV & Movies for Kids

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Missing the excitement of Gymnastics? We’ve put together a list of some of the best Gymnastics movies that kids will love, and where to find them.*

*Accurate as of April 2020

 

Full Out

2015 Movie

Based on the true story of Californian gymnastic, Ariana Berlin, who overcame multiple obstacles following a debilitating car accident.

Age Rating: PG (Common Sense Media: 8+)

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Stream: Netflix

 

Make It or Break It

2009 TV Series

Teen drama meets competitive gymnastics, this 3 season series following a group of teen Olympic hopefuls as they train towards their goals.

Age Rating: PG (Common Sense Media: 14+)

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Buy: Apple iTunes, Microsoft Store

 

Raising the Bar

2016 Movie

16 year old Kelly gave up her spot in an elite U.S. gymnastics program before moving to Australia. However, she decides to enter a gymnastics competition to help a friend and show up a rival.

Age Rating: G (Common Sense Media: 8+)

Watch it Now

Stream: Tubi

Rent: Google Play, Apple iTunes, YouTube

Buy: Apple iTunes, Google Play, YouTube

 

A 2nd Chance

2013 movie

A predictable yet family-friendly movie about a young gymnast and her coach who overcome challenges on their way to the National Australian Gymnastics Squad.

Age Rating: PG (Common Sense Media: 9+)

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Stream: Netflix, SBS On Demand, Tubi

Rent: Apple iTunes, Quickflix

Buy: Apple iTunes

 

Barbie: Spy Squad

2016 Movie

Barbie and friends transform from hard-working gymnasts to undercover secret agents when their amazing skills catch the eye of a top-secret agency.

Age Rating: PG (Common Sense Media: 5+)

Watch it Now:

Stream: Foxtel Now

Rent: Google Play, Microsoft Store, YouTube, Apple iTunes

Buy: Google Play, Microsoft Store, YouTube, Apple iTunes

 

A Second Chance: Rivals!

2019 Movie

Get ready to tumble: it’s city girls vs country girls when Maddy takes on coaching a team of 12 year old gymnasts in this sequel to the 2013 movie.

Age Rating: PG (Raising Children Network: 13+)

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Rent: Google Play, YouTube, Microsoft Store

Buy: Google Play, YouTube, Microsoft Store

 

Chalk It Up

2016 Movie

When a girl is dumped by her boyfriend she decided to build a women’s college gymnastics team to get back at him, along the way discovering just what she’s capable of.

Age Rating: G (Common Sense Media: 8+)

Watch it Now

Stream: Tubi

Rent: Google Play, YouTube, Apple iTunes

Buy: Google Play, YouTube, Apple iTunes

 

An American Girl: McKenna Shoots for the Stars

2012 Movie

A determined young girl must focus on her strengths and overcome challenges as she struggles to maintain her school work while competing as a gymnast.

Age Rating: NR (Common Sense Media: 6+)

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Rent: Google Play, YouTube, Apple iTunes, Microsoft Store

Buy: Google Play, YouTube, Apple iTunes, Microsoft Store

 

Stick It

2006 Movie

How could we not mention Stick It? The favourite gymnastics movie of many, this comedy drama follows naturally talented but rebellious Haley, who is sent to train at an elite gymnastics’ academy.

Age Rating: PG (Common Sense Media: 12+)

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Currently unavailable for streaming or purchase on major online platforms, you’ll have to try your luck with DVDs for this one!

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