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What is the best sports film?

Asked by Supergirl (1686points) August 7th, 2007

I love sports movies of any sort, but I feel like I have seen them all. Any favorites out there?

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sferik's avatar

Rudy, Rudy, Rudy...

I also love baseball movies. These are some of my favorites (in no particular order): Bull Durham, Field of Dreams, A League of Their Own, The Natural, The Rookie, Eight Men Out, The Bad News Bears, and Ken Burns's ten-part PBS series Baseball.

mdy's avatar

One that I saw recently is The Greatest Game Ever Played.

It's an enjoyable, feel-good movie based on events around the 1913 US Open. I liked it even though I'm not at all into golf. 8-)

GD_Kimble's avatar

Rudy, hands down. Bull Durham, close second.

Tennis5tar's avatar

All about Coach Carter.

travistotz's avatar

Remember the Titans = one incredible movie!

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0210945/

gsiener's avatar

Chariots of Fire

occ's avatar

I wouldn't say it's the best movie ever, but Jerry Maguire falls into the category...

breedmitch's avatar

it's Bull Durham.

alabare's avatar

Slapshot
Field of Dreams
The Natural
Youngblood
Rocky 1-4

Brome's avatar

Rollerball.

Marissa64's avatar

"61" is a great baseball movie.
A League of Their Own
The Sand Lot

alabare's avatar

Does Rounders count? And yes, I personally view poker as a sport. =)

rovdog's avatar

If there is an answer to this question for me it's Hoosiers. For me it captures what a sports film is all about. But I don't think that you can really beat Raging Bull or The Hustler, both great films.

Other ones I like:

The Karate Kid
The Color of Money
White Men Can't Jump
The Longest Yard (the original)
Million Dollar Baby
Seabiscuit
Strange Brew (just give it to me)
Cannonball Run

bybvibe93's avatar

my all-time favorite would most definatly have to be remember the titans, it is meaningful you become attached to the players and you experience all that the titans have to go through. "We Are The Titans The Mighty Mighty Titans!"

GD_Kimble's avatar

I change my vote: Field Of Dreams

Chuckie_Darwin's avatar

Bull Durham, end of argument. The Natural, Eight Men Out, Breaking Away, Bad News Bears (the original) get honorable mentions.

itsnotmyfault1's avatar

Pre
Saint Ralph
Without Limits

evander's avatar

Many of the movies from above, but I would also add:
Major League
Hoop Dreams

occ's avatar

great documentary called murderball about wheelchair rugby… Its pretty incredible.

Allie's avatar

bull durham. finito.

chill_out's avatar

Happy Gilmore!

gadfly's avatar

Field of Dreams, closely followed by Brian’s Song

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