Football (oval ball) Moviesby zzzorf | created - 31 Dec 2016 | updated - 31 Dec 2016 | Public
This list contains movies which are all about the sport of Football, well at least those of the Oval Ball type anyway. These include Rugby League, Rugby Union, Australian Rules and Gridiron.
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2. Gridiron Gang (2006)
PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Teenagers at a juvenile detention center, under the leadership of their counselor, gain self-esteem by playing football together.
Votes: 44,743 | Gross: $38.43M
3. Jerry Maguire (1996)
R | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a sports agent has a moral epiphany and is fired for expressing it, he decides to put his new philosophy to the test as an independent agent with the only athlete who stays with him and his former secretary.
Votes: 226,740 | Gross: $153.95M
4. This Sporting Life (1963)
Not Rated | 134 min | Drama, Sport
Despite success on the field, a rising rugby star senses the emerging emptiness of his life as his inner angst begins to materialize through aggression and brutality, so he attempts to woo his landlady in hopes of finding reason to live.
7. Old Scores (1991)
93 min | Comedy
Former Welsh rugby hero Bleddyn Morgan has his life in New Zealand interrupted by a deathbed confession that leads to a replay of a controversial 1966 All Blacks/Wales rugby match - with ... See full summary »
8. Up 'n' Under (1998)
99 min | Comedy, Sport
The Cobblers Arms have been the best and most feared Amateur Rugby League team for the past ten years. Ex-pro Arthur bets their boss that he could train a bunch of deadbeats to defeat them ... See full summary »
13. The Final Winter (2007)
A rugby league player in the early 1980's battles against the changing game and the betrayal of those he has been loyal to. Alienated and desperate, he struggles to keep an identity he fears he'll be lost without.
14. Forever Strong (2008)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Sport
A rugby player is put up in a juvenile detention center. There he plays for the Highland Rugby team and ultimately plays against his father in the National Championships.
Votes: 9,900 | Gross: $0.63M
15. Invictus (2009)
PG-13 | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
Nelson Mandela (Morgan Freeman), in his first term as President of South African, initiates a unique venture to unite the Apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup.
Votes: 142,794 | Gross: $37.49M
17. Prep School (2015)
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Sport
When the star player of an elite prep school rugby team suffers an emotional collapse, his friends and teammates respond in their own ways, ranging from heroic to horrifying.
20. Australian Rules (2002)
95 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
In Prospect Bay, a remote outpost on the South Australian coast, two communities, the Goonyas and the Nungas, come together on the one field they have in common, the football field. But the... See full summary »
23. Brown of Harvard (1926)
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama, Romance
Tom Brown shows up at Harvard, confident and a bit arrogant. He becomes a rival of Bob McAndrew, not only in football and rowing crew, but also for the affections of Mary Abbott, a ... See full summary »
24. The Quarterback (1926)
Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
Elmer Stone, quarterback of the 1899 Colton College football team vows to remain a student until Colton beats its biggest rival, State University. Twenty-seven years later, Elmer is still ... See full summary »
Votes: 10 | Gross: $0.27M
25. The Drop Kick (1927)
Passed | 62 min | Drama, Sport
College football player Jack Hamill finds his reputation on the line when he pays an innocent visit to a woman whose husband kills himself.
26. The College Widow (1927)
67 min | Comedy, Romance
The College Widow (1927) is an American silent comedy film produced and distributed by Warner Bros. and directed by Archie Mayo. The film is based on the 1904 Broadway play by George Ade ... See full summary »
27. West Point (II) (1927)
Passed | 95 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
Wealthy Brice Wayne enters West Point and, though he does well on the football field, angers fellow cadets with his arrogance. Disciplined by the coach he yells "To hell with the Corps!" ... See full summary »
29. So This Is College (1929)
Passed | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Biff and Eddie are the best of friends. They are college seniors, roommates at the fraternity, and star teammates on the USC football team. Then a flapper named Babs enters the picture. ... See full summary »
30. The Forward Pass (1929)
78 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
Marty Reid, the star quarterback at Sanford College, is constantly singled out by the opposition for punishment, and he swears to his pal, Honey Smith, and to Coach Wilson that he will quit... See full summary »
31. Maybe It's Love (1930)
Passed | 72 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
A college football player (Joe E. Brown) persuades a beautiful young woman (Joan Bennett) to individually flirt with an entire team of All-American football players, in order to entice them... See full summary »
32. Maker of Men (1931)
Passed | 71 min | Drama, Sport
Bob plays football badly so his father Coach Dudley, his girlfriend Dorothy and his school reject him. He joins a rival college team and aims to defeat his dad's team.
33. The Galloping Ghost (1931)
Passed | 226 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
A gambling ring run out of the Mogul Taxi company is intent on fixing college football games. Football star Harold "Red" Grange is a target for the gamblers, whose thugs try to eliminate ... See full summary »
34. Touchdown! (1931)
Football coach Dan Curtis is eager for his small college team to win at all costs. However, he has a change of heart when a player is severely injured by playing when he should have been ... See full summary »
35. Horse Feathers (1932)
Not Rated | 68 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Quincy Adams Wagstaff, the new president of Huxley University, accidentally hires bumblers Baravelli and Pinky to help his school win the big football game against the rival Darwin University.
36. That's My Boy (1932)
71 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
Tommy Scott goes to a Connecticut college to become a doctor, but is soon discovered to be a prodigious football talent. He becomes a national star and falls in love, but fame and ill-advised financial deals threaten to ruin his future.
38. 70,000 Witnesses (1932)
69 min | Mystery, Sport
College football player (Phillips Holmes)is asked to dope a star teammate by his crooked gambler brother(Lew Cody).He refuses, but they player is doped anyway,and collapses and dies. A ... See full summary »
43. College Rhythm (1934)
Passed | 86 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
The story deals with the college rivalry of a piccolo player and an All-American halfback on the football team who both love the same co-ed. After graduation they carry their their feud and... See full summary »
44. Hold 'Em Yale (1935)
61 min | Comedy, Sport
A pretty young socialite falls for a charming but shady hustler, who abandons her when he finds that she has been disowned by her wealthy father. Three of the hustler's partners, who have ... See full summary »
47. Rose Bowl (1936)
Approved | 75 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
Paddy O'Riley and Ossie Merrill, Bellport high school football heroes, enroll in distant colleges; Paddy at a small school in the East, where he is barely a substitute, and Ossie at a ... See full summary »
48. Over the Goal (1937)
Approved | 63 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
Injured Carlton College quarterback Ken Thomas makes a promise to his girlfriend that he won't play again. Then, when she relents, crooks hoping to make money from the big game, kidnap him.
49. Saturday's Heroes (1937)
Approved | 60 min | Drama, Romance, Sport