If you can’t wait that long, though, here are eight other films in which tennis makes an appearance.
A Good Year
Ridley Scott’s 2006 rom-com sees Russell Crowe play a frenetic match against a Provencal wine-maker to the sound of Harry Nilsson’s Jump into the Fire.
His opponent’s dog is named Tati after famous French comic Jacques, who played a memorable match himself in Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday.
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4. “A Good Year”- Ridley Scott
Ridley Scott has been nominated for four Oscars and has been renowned as a directorial genius for his work on films such as Alien, Black Hawk Down, and American Gangster. But that didn’t stop him from directing this God awful movie. A Good year is a romantic comedy starring Russell Crowe as a British investor that falls in love. The film was a definite change of pace for Ridley Scott… Looking back, maybe he stepped a little bit too far out of his comfort zone with this one.
Lainy: I know this will get on a lot of Russell’s fans nerves, I see this movie in a lot of Russell’s top 3 movies