The Highest Grossing Sports Comedies Of The 80's And 90's

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1.
The Waterboy (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A waterboy for a college football team discovers he has a unique tackling ability and becomes a member of the team. (90 mins.)
Director: Frank Coraci
 
2.
White Men Can't Jump (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Black and white basketball hustlers join forces to double their chances. (115 mins.)
Director: Ron Shelton
 
3.
Cool Runnings (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified to the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team. (98 mins.)
Director: Jon Turteltaub
 
4.
Tin Cup (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A washed up golf pro working at a driving range tries to qualify for the US Open in order to win the heart of his succesful rival's girlfriend. (135 mins.)
Director: Ron Shelton
 
5.
Bull Durham (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
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. (108 mins.)
Director: Ron Shelton
 
6.
Major League (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The new owner of the Cleveland Indians puts together a purposely horrible team so they'll lose and she can move the team. But when the plot is uncovered, they start winning just to spite her. (107 mins.)
Director: David Ward
 
7.
Caddyshack (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher. (98 mins.)
Director: Harold Ramis
 
8.
Happy Gilmore (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A rejected hockey player puts his skills to the golf course to save his grandmother's house. (92 mins.)
Director: Dennis Dugan
 
9.
Eddie (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Eddie is a New York limo driver and a fanatical follower of the New York Knicks professional basketball team... (100 mins.)
Director: Steve Rash
 
10.
Major League II (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
The Indians are now a World Series contender. But last year's hunger is now replaced with complacency, and bad decisions by the new owner threaten to tear the team apart. (105 mins.)
Director: David S. Ward
 
11.
Wildcats (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Molly McGrath's dream is to coach high school football, and when her dream is realized in the form of a tough inner city team, she has a harder time than she expected trying to whip them into shape. (106 mins.)
Director: Michael Ritchie
 
12.
Necessary Roughness (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Due to NCAA sanctions, the Texas State University Fightin' Armadillos must form a football team from their actual student body... (108 mins.)
Director: Stan Dragoti
 
13.
The Cutting Edge (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
At the 1988 Winter Olympics at Calgary, we see Doug Dorsey battered in a vicious hockey game against West Germany... (101 mins.)
Director: Paul M. Glaser
 
14.
Kingpin (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A star bowler whose career was prematurely "cut off" hopes to ride a new prodigy to success and riches. (113 mins.)
 
15.
The Air Up There (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Jimmy Dolan is a college basketball coach who wants a big promotion. To get it, he needs to make a dramatic find... (107 mins.)
Director: Paul M. Glaser
 
16.
Mr. Baseball (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Jack Elliot, once a great baseball player, is forced to play in Japan where his brash, egotistical ways cause friction with his new teammates and friends. (108 mins.)
Director: Fred Schepisi
 
17.
Ladybugs (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
To climb the corporate ladder to success, a guy agrees to coach the company's all girl soccer team with the help of his secret weapon: his fiancee's son. (90 mins.)
Director: Sidney J. Furie
 
18.
The Sixth Man (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Antoine and Kenny Tyler are NCAA college basketball players, and Antoine is the star. Suddenly Antoine... (107 mins.)
Director: Randall Miller
 
19.
Back to the Beach (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Frankie and Annette, having grown up and put aside their beach-partying lifestyle, visit their daughter in Southern California and discover there's still some wild times left in them. (92 mins.)
Director: Lyndall Hobbs
 
20.
Caddyshack II (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
When a crass new-money tycoon's membership application is turned down at a snooty country club, he retaliates by buying the club and turning it into a tacky amusement park. (98 mins.)
Director: Allan Arkush
 
21.
Celtic Pride (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
Two over-loyal Celtic fans kidnap their opponent's star player in order to guarantee their team the championship. (91 mins.)
Director: Tom DeCerchio
 
22.
Mystery, Alaska (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
This comedy is about the residents of a small town who get over-excited when their hockey team gets chosen to host a televised event (119 mins.)
Director: Jay Roach
 
23.
Ski Patrol (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A developer attempts to sabotage the safety record of a ski resort. (91 mins.)
Director: Richard Correll
 
24.
Play It to the Bone (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Two best friends and former middleweight contenders travel to Las Vegas to fight each other for the first time. (124 mins.)
Director: Ron Shelton
 
25.
Aspen Extreme (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
T.J. and his friend Dexter quit their jobs in Detroit to become ski-instructors in Aspen. While T.J... (113 mins.)
 
26.
The Great White Hype (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
When the champ's promoter, Rev. Sultan, decides something new is needed to boost the marketability of the boxing matches... (91 mins.)
Director: Reginald Hudlin
 
27.
BASEketball (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Two childhood friends are pro athletes of a national sport called BASEketball, a hybrid of baseball and basketball, and must deal with a greedy businessman scheming against their team. (103 mins.)
Director: David Zucker
 
28.
Les Boys II (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Stan and his team are back. This time, they will meet in Chamonix to compete in an international hockey championship. (120 mins.)
Director: Louis Saia
 
29.
Diggstown (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Gabriel Caine has just been released from prison when he sets up a bet with a business man. The business... (98 mins.)
Director: Michael Ritchie
 
30.
Les Boys (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Ever wanted to know what guys say when they get together? This light- hearted comedy explores the male world through an amateur hockey team... (107 mins.)
Director: Louis Saia
 
31.
Major League: Back to the Minors (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Aging minor league pitcher Gus Cantrell is planning to retire, but then Roger recruits Gus to be the manager of the South Carolina Buzz... (100 mins.)
Director: John Warren
 
32.
The Scout (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
The story of a baseball scout who discovers a talented but troubled baseball player. (101 mins.)
Director: Michael Ritchie