Best Sports Movies

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  1. TNThunder

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    So what's your favorite sports movie..comedy or not?

    I have seen Hoosiers and Slapshot mentioned...both good. A few of mine are:

    North Dallas Forty
    Brian's Song (the original)
    The Replacements

    There was also a pretty good movie about a college football team..typical story line....QB misses games then comes back to win, running backs mad at each other and some huge white guy on steroids....lol.
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  2. CALI_TITANS

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    fridaynight lights is a good sports movie
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  3. PhiSlammaJamma

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    I hate to say it because of ND and Indiana, but
    1. Rocky

    Rudy
    Hoosiers
    Field of Dreams
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    The original Longest Yard gets my vote.
    Not really 100% a sports movie per se, but Green Street Hooligans is great flick about English Football hooligans..
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  5. Childress79

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    You guys might have no love for soccer but Escape to Victory is a great sports/war movie.

    I also love Robert Redford's Downhill Racer & Pumping Iron.
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  6. Smitty46953

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    I like quite a few favorites would be:

    My Top Ten
    1. Brians Song (original)
    2. Hoosiers
    3. Rudy
    4. Longest Yard (original)
    5. Raging Bull
    6. Bull Durham
    7. Remember the Titans
    8. Sea Biscuit
    9. The Natural
    10. Tin Cup

    Honorable Mention (No Particular Order)
    Cinderella Man, Slap-Shot, Semi-Tough, Field of Dreams, North Dallas Forty, Friday Night Lights, The Replacements, Babe Ruth Story, 61, Jerry Maguire, Color of Money, Any Given Sunday, Jim Thorpe, Varsity Blues, The Program, Days of Thunder, Major League, The Natural, Amazing Grace and Chuck, King Pin, Happy Gilmore, Legend of Bagger Vance, Big Lebowski, Blue Chips, League of their Own, The Waterboy, Everybody's All-American, Varsity Blues... Just to name a few :grrhee:
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    The Program.

    Was a good movie.
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    Varsity blues your New York New York of sports movies yet it didn't make your top 10.:crazy:
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  9. TNThunder

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    Good list Smitty, and thanks Gunny...that was it. We should probably add Knute Rockne (with Ronald Reagan). I had forgotten about Jim Thorpe, very good movie also.
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    John Frankenheimer's 1966 classic Grand Prix is amazing. If you've got a big screen TV you owe it to yourself to go out and buy the 2006 DVD release of this gem. Spectacular cinematography highlights this film; the racing sequences are simply breathtaking (obviously no CGI, it's the real thing). James Garner in the lead is great (when is he not... the guy is criminally under-rated).

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    and hey, as an added bonus it's got the legendary Toshiro Mifune in it (attempting english)
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