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Favorite sports movie(s)

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Ilmago, Sep 1, 2010.

  1. Ilmago

    Ilmago Guest

    I apologize if this thread as already been created, but I was wondering what were some of your favorite sports movies?

    Here's a few that I really enjoy:

    -Brian's Song
    -Field of Dreams
    -Above the Rim
    -Eight Men Out
    -Legend of Bagger Vance
    -The Greatest Game Ever Played
    -Remember the Titans

    There's a lot more, but I want to give you guys a chance to name a few as well.
  2. heyabbott

    heyabbott Well-Known Member

    James Caan's Roller Ball
    The Natural
  3. Major League will always be on my short list.
  4. mustangj17

    mustangj17 Active Member

    Prefontaine and Without Limits
    The Sandlot
    Rookie of the Year
    The Waterboy -- hey it counts
    Cool Runnings
    Little Giants --- I like my nostalgic childhood movies, okay?
    Friday Night Lights
  5. Cosmo

    Cosmo Well-Known Member

    The Sandlot and Hoosiers are at the top of the list, no doubt.

    And I may be the only person in the world who loves Any Given Sunday.
  6. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    So you're the one!

    It's ok. I think I'm the only one who likes The Program. Well, I'd still like it if I could find a version with the guys lying down in the road. Kind of in the Replacements and Necessary Roughness category of stuff I feel embarrassed about liking.

    My favorites:
    Bull Durham
    Major League
    Eight Men Out
    The Longest Yard (original)
    Brian's Song.

    If I have to pick just one, it's Bull Durham.
  7. Ilmago

    Ilmago Guest

    The Program was a great movie..definitely in my top five football movies I've ever seen.
  8. Captain_Kirk

    Captain_Kirk Well-Known Member

    Eight Men Out
  9. Rambler

    Rambler Member

    North Dallas Forty is my top movie.
  10. Wenders

    Wenders Well-Known Member

    The Sandlot, Remember the Titans, Cool Runnings, A League of Their Own, Invincible, Miracle.

    Yes, I like the sappy Disney-fied movies. Sue me.
  11. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    This is not a plug for Double J's book but you can't even have a discussion about sports movies without including Slap Shot. I mean, it's top five in any list.

    "Field of Dreams" is, in my opinion, one of the worst sports movie ever made. Cringingly awful.

    "Eight Men Out" is fabulous.
  12. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Rocky II
    Rocky III
    Rocky IV
    Rocky Balboa

    Cinderella Man

    All the Marbles (yes it's pro wrestling, but I'm counting it. Besides, Vicki Frederick is hot)

    Plus some others that have also been previously mentioned: The Natural, Eight Men Out, Hoosiers, Bull Durham, Major League.
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