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1. Leatherheads (2008)

PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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56 Metascore

In 1925, an enterprising pro football player convinces America's too-good-to-be-true college football hero to play for his team and keep the league from going under.

Director: George Clooney | Stars: George Clooney, Renée Zellweger, John Krasinski, David de Vries

Votes: 27,629 | Gross: $31.20M

2. 2:37 (2006)

91 min | Drama

6.9
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At 2:37, someone commits suicide in the school lavatory. The day is told up to that point from the viewpoint of six different students.

Director: Murali K. Thalluri | Stars: Teresa Palmer, Frank Sweet, Sam Harris, Charles Baird

Votes: 6,127

3. Good News (1947)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

8.0
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At fictitious Tait University in the Roaring 20's, co-ed and school librarian Connie Lane falls for football hero Tommy Marlowe. Unfortunately, he has his eye on gold-digging vamp Pat ... See full summary »

Director: Charles Walters | Stars: June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Patricia Marshall, Joan McCracken

Votes: 1,925

4. The Girl Said No (1930)

Passed | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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A brash, pushy young man gets a job in a bank and sets his cap for his boss's secretary, but the death of his father makes him reassess his priorities.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: William Haines, Leila Hyams, Polly Moran, Marie Dressler

Votes: 713

5. Sporting Chance (1990 TV Movie)

Drama, Sport

9.3
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Failed series pilot about a former football player who finds himself at odds with the new team owner.

Director: Lou Antonio | Stars: Bruce Boxleitner, Terri Garber, Noble Willingham, G.D. Spradlin

Votes: 1,044

6. One Minute to Play (1926)

Passed | 74 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.7
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"Red" Wade, a star high-school football player, has intentions of going to Claxton College, which has a powerhouse football team, but changes his mind when he meets the sister of the ... See full summary »

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Harold 'Red' Grange, Mary McAllister, Charles Ogle, George Wilson

Votes: 9

7. The Radio Detective (1926)

Passed | 198 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

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Directors: William James Craft, William A. Crinley | Stars: Jack Dougherty, Margaret Quimby, Jack Mower, Wallace Baldwin

8. Mr. Doodle Kicks Off (1938)

Passed | 75 min | Comedy, Sport

3.3
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Ellory Bugs has offered a huge donation to his old alma mater, Taylor Tech, which is to be paid only if his son, Jimmie "Doodle" Bugs, becomes a football hero. But "Doodle" tips the scales ... See full summary »

Director: Leslie Goodwins | Stars: Joe Penner, June Travis, Richard Lane, Ben Alexander

Votes: 33

9. Riki Ellison: The Defender (2009 TV Movie)

Documentary

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This Documentary tells the extraordinary story of a boy from small-town New Zealand who, not only became an American Football legend but a key figure in US missile defense. This intimate ... See full summary »

Directors: Glenn Elliott, Dane Giraud | Star: Derek Fox

10. The Brady Bunch (1969–1974)
Episode: Mail Order Hero (1973)

TV-G | 25 min | Comedy, Family

7.0
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Bobby lies to his friends that he knows Joe Namath, but they don't believe him. So with Cindy's help, Bobby fakes a serious illness in order to get Namath to come to the house and visit him.

Director: Bruce Bilson | Stars: Robert Reed, Florence Henderson, Ann B. Davis, Joe Namath

Votes: 60