Best Sports Movies of All Time

These are the movies that made us want to suit up a play as soon as we came out of the theater. Some make you laugh and some make you cry, but they all make you wish that you could be Rudy Ruettiger, Crash Davis or Roy Hobbs ... at least for a little while.

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The Top Ten

Stallone's performance is mesmerizing. The underdog plot has turned this movie into a classic and the best sports film of all time!
no contender the champion


The best... by a long distance... the character seemed so real... kudos to sylvester stallone...
[Newest]There is no question

2Remember the Titans
If not already, it will be a classic.


this was, without a doubt, the best overall movie ever
Some silly mistakes, but otherwise an enjoyable and meaningful movie


[Newest]Best sport movie ever and best football movie

3A League Of Their Own

Inspirational and heartwarming film with literally one of the greatest scores ever made. Rudy beats out every movie on here.
Without a doubt, the best movie I have ever seen! I have seen it 60 times. It never gets old and always makes me cry.
I personally thought this was a heart warmig family movie. It was good for the whole family. GO RUDY!

5The Sandlot
9 kids, a sandlot, and neighborhood story. Enough said.


6Raging Bull
This is substantially better than every other movie on this list. One of the greatest films of all time regardless of genre. "A League of Their Own"? "Happy Gilmore"? Are you kidding me?
Why isn't Raging Bull in the top ten. It should be number one. Robert De Niro does great in this movie and it tells the story of Jake LaMaotta very good. This is by far the best sports movie. This isn't in the top ten so there must be some morons making these lists.
The greatest movie of all time, and I don't like sports, so depressing, let so powerful, this is an amazing movie. Robert De Niro steals the show, easily Martin Scorsese's best movie


7Field of Dreams
Wow! Number 10? Happy gilmore is supposed to be a better movie than this? Shame! Rocky and titans should be right below this one.
Definatly the greatest sports movie ever, even if it isn't as great as some of the other movies listed.

I don't care for basketball that much, but Gene Hackman is brilliant in this movie and it always makes me pay attention to every move of the camera.


Everything about this movie is perfect. The topic is phenomenal and the cast is magnificent. It's one of those movies you just want to see over and over again.

9Happy Gilmore
Nice movie, full family entertainment barring a couple of scenes of course that I censor

10The Longest Yard
adam sandler and chris rock funniest people alive and with the help of a cast that looks like it costs a billion dollars... how could it go wrong


the newest longest yard the cast is incredible

The Contenders

This is the best ever, and its ranked so low
The best made sports movie ever.
Come on now this is one of the greatest storys ever told

12Coach Carter
My favourite quote of all time is that movie. Also, they did a great job of making a movie based on a true event. For me, it's Coach Carter followed by Space Jam.
Its sad that this film did not even make top 10

13Talladega Nights
this movies hilarious.


14Slap Shot
Its the only hockey comedy there is, and loled my ass off!


The Hanson brothers are so out there.

15Bull Durham
Wow. 14? You people don't know what a sports movie is.

16The Natural
The natural is the best


17Cinderella Man
Russell Crowe should've won the Academy Award for Best Actor for this movie, and it should've won Best Picture. By the ending scene I'm bawling!
Russell Crowe gives a brillant performance as James Braddock. The boxing scenes awesome as if you were watching a real fight.
One of the greatest sports movies with breathtaking performances


[Newest]Amazing epic movie. I liked it better then any Rocky movies


18The Mighty Ducks

Brad pitt did an excellnt job

20Major League
This offbeat baseball comedy, starring Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Corbin Bernsen and Rene Russo, was a surprise 1989 hit.
Think "Wild Thing"

21Million Dollar Baby
In my opinion this movie should be top the list


23The Express

You'll get nothing, and like it.
Ted Night, Bill Murry, Rodney Dangefield, Chevy Chase and a Gopher. Enough said.

25Against the Ropes

This movie isn't just showing muscle and mere UFC fighting scenes.
Beautiful story and drama inside. With such a brilliant cast like nick nolte, tom hadry and joel edgerton.
If you already watch this movie than you'll agree with me that this movie deserves better position than 30-something

27The Blind Side

28Space Jam
Michael is ok at being an actor I'm not crazy about his acting. But I will admit Looney Toons and W. B. did make a classic kids and adults will love forever.


29Rookie of the Year

30Chak De India
Best Indian sport movie..
Girls won Hockey World cup... miracle


It is a must watch movie... King khan was superb in this movie... The hocky team was superb.. Really it is said that chak de India...
Simply the Kingkhan Shahrukh khan effect. Chak de India is the number 1 sports movie in Indian Filim industry

31The Replacements
This is by far one the best sports movies ever! When men are given a second chance to re-write their own histories and unite together in the pursuit of glory despite their differences... Just a good old underdog movie!

32Friday Night Lights
Who holla holla holla holla why isn't this in the top 20?
Great performance by Billy Bob Thornton


Stole my idea for a new sport laugh out loud
Stole my idea for a sport laugh out loud
Stole my idea for a sport laugh out loud

34For the Love of the Game

35Hoop Dreams

36Any Given Sunday
Great representation of the "behind the scenes" in the League. Wonderful cast with great depth and realism in the storyline.

37Rocky IV

38Cool Runnings

A great contender also very underated


Best distance-runner in the history of man-kind. If he hadn't had been in that car crash he would've won the gold.


41Little Giants

42Juwanna Mann

Tobey Maguire was good as Red Pollard, but Seabiscuit steals the spotlight. What an amazing horse. He wasn't the biggest, he wasn't the strongest, and he sure wasn't the prettiest, but yet he still won. He overcame so many obstacles to become the hero of the American people when they needed one the most. He had the heart of a champion, if ever anyone did.


44The Waterboy

45The Bad News Bears
It's a classic, just a crew of douches, spits, nigas, pansies, nerds, oafs, Mexicans, and booger eating morons and they make it all the way to the championschip game what kinda crew can do it!

46Chariots of Fire


... This movie rules... I love this movie. You guys should watch this movie too...

49Tin Cup

50Glory Road

51Facing the Giants

52Heaven Can Wait

53The Rookie

54Cutting Edge
I liked this movie about figure skating.

55The Greatest Game Ever Played

56Bend It Like Beckham
I love this movie its the true soccer




59Draft Day

60Requiem for a Heavyweight
Marlon Brando is rolling in his grave right now... "he shoulda been a contendah"

61Gridiron Gang


63Varsity Blues
Classic high school football movie. In Texas. So they get all this crap. I love it!


64Little Big League

65We Are Marshall

66The World's Greatest Athlete

67Mystery, Alaska

68Fat City

69Bang the Drum Slowly

70The Babe


72The Comebacks


74Swimming Upstream

75Bhaag Milkha Bhaag

76The Benchwarmers
Based on 3 guys who where bullied as kids now playing baseball. 2 of them are not your average ballplayer and the other guy will hit a home run every time he gets up at the plate. Also, some lame burns like "Gus Bus"

77Somebody Up There Likes Me

78The Hustler

In 2025, a revolutionary sport is the only way to stop a revolution.


80The Wrestler

81Jerry Maguire
Acted to perfection and plays out like a dream.


82Blades of Glory

83Without Limits

84Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar

85Like Mike

86Stick It
Come on this movie is so funny you don't have to be in gymnastics to like it it's funny amazing and just awesome!

87Le Mans
1971 movie featuring Steve McQueen which includes actual footage from the 1970 Le Mans 24 hour race. One of the best motor racing movies ever made.

88Million Dollar Arm
Incredible movie just watched it funny also

89The Big Lebowski

90Brian's Song
If you don't cry during this movie, you are not human. Total tear jerker.

91Angels In the Outfield (1951)

92Angels In the Outfield (1994)


94The Fighter
I can't believe this isn't already on here, amazing performance from Christian Bale and Mark Wahlberg was absolutely out of his skin!

95When the Game Stands Tall
Even though it is relatively new, it still stands close to as good as Rudy and Remember the Titans.

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