Best sports moviesby zerowing-1 | created - 16 Oct 2017 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
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2. Bull Durham (1988)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
A fan who has an affair with one minor-league baseball player each season meets an up-and-coming pitcher and the experienced catcher assigned to him.
Votes: 43,441 | Gross: $50.89M
3. 61* (2001 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 129 min | Biography, Drama, History
Finally, a movie about the M&M Boys.
4. Gracie (2007)
PG-13 | 95 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
A teenager faces an uphill battle when she fights to give women the opportunity to play competitive soccer.
Votes: 3,859 | Gross: $2.96M
Great performances by everyone. This is the American version of Bend It Like Beckham.
6. Miracle (2004)
PG | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History
The true story of Herb Brooks, the player-turned-coach who led the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to victory over the seemingly invincible Russian squad.
Votes: 43,198 | Gross: $64.38M
Classic underdog story. You know what happens in the end but you still enjoy the ride.
7. Moneyball (2011)
PG-13 | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.
Votes: 325,725 | Gross: $75.61M
If you've read the book, you'll appreciate what a great job they did making an underdog story out of it.
9. Eight Men Out (1988)
PG | 119 min | Drama, History, Sport
A dramatization of the Black Sox scandal when the underpaid Chicago White Sox accepted bribes to deliberately lose the 1919 World Series.
Votes: 17,151 | Gross: $5.68M
10. Field of Dreams (1989)
PG | 107 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the 1919 Chicago White Sox come.
Votes: 99,737 | Gross: $64.43M
11. Remember the Titans (2000)
PG | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.
Votes: 184,056 | Gross: $115.65M
12. White Men Can't Jump (1992)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Black and white basketball hustlers join forces to double their chances of winning money on the street courts and in a basketball tournament.
Votes: 68,921 | Gross: $76.25M
13. Pastime (1990)
PG | 94 min | Drama, Sport
In 1957, baseball is at its peak as America's favorite pastime. Although united in its love of the game, the country is divided on the issue of Civil Rights. Aging minor leaguer Roy Dean ... See full synopsis »
Votes: 368 | Gross: $0.27M
14. A League of Their Own (1992)
PG | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry.
Votes: 84,099 | Gross: $107.53M
15. Friday Night Lights (2004)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Drama, Sport
Based on H.G. Bissinger's book, which profiled the economically depressed town of Odessa, Texas and their heroic high school football team, The Permian High Panthers.
Votes: 54,158 | Gross: $61.19M
16. Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The daughter of orthodox Sikh rebels against her parents' traditionalism and joins a football team.
Votes: 99,062 | Gross: $32.54M
17. Trouble with the Curve (2012)
PG-13 | 111 min | Drama, Sport
A daughter tries to remedy her dysfunctional relationship with her ailing father, a decorated baseball scout by helping him in a recruiting trip which could be his last.
Votes: 56,006 | Gross: $35.76M
The anti-Moneyball. Clint Eastwood delivers again.
18. The Fighter (I) (2010)
R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Based on the story of Micky Ward, a fledgling boxer who tries to escape the shadow of his more famous but troubled older boxing brother and get his own shot at greatness.
Votes: 315,865 | Gross: $93.62M
19. Real Steel (2011)
PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Drama, Family
In the near future, robot boxing is a top sport. A struggling promoter feels he's found a champion in a discarded robot.
Votes: 283,163 | Gross: $85.47M
This is, for all intents and purposes, a boxing movie. A great underdog story and a lotta fun.
20. Wimbledon (2004)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
A pro tennis player has lost his ambition and has fallen in rank to 119. Fortunately for him, he meets a young player on the women's circuit who helps him recapture his focus for Wimbledon.
Votes: 56,587 | Gross: $17.00M