Best Football Movies and TV Shows to Stream Nowby IMDb-Editors | last updated - 13 Jun 2018
Love football? Indulge your passion with these popular football movies and TV shows.
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1. Ballers (2015–2019)
TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
A series centered around a group of football players and their families, friends and handlers.
Stars: Dwayne Johnson, John David Washington, Donovan W. Carter, Troy Garity
2. All or Nothing: A Season with the Arizona Cardinals (2016)
Not Rated | 50 min | Documentary, Reality-TV, Sport
For the first time in history, Amazon and NFL Films present an unprecedented inside look at the lives of players, coaches and owners of a franchise over the course of an entire NFL season. ... See full summary »
Stars: Michael Bidwill, Steve Keim, Bruce Arians, Carson Palmer
3. Friday Night Lights (2006–2011)
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Sport
A drama that follows the lives of the Dillon Panthers, one of the nation's best high school football teams, and their head coach Eric Taylor.
Stars: Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Zach Gilford, Aimee Teegarden
4. The League (I) (2009–2015)
TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy, Sport
An ensemble comedy that follows a group of old friends in a fantasy football league who care deeply about one another -- so deeply that they use every opportunity to make each other's lives miserable.
Stars: Mark Duplass, Jonathan Lajoie, Nick Kroll, Stephen Rannazzisi
5. 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 colleague.
Director: Cameron Crowe | Stars: Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Renée Zellweger, Kelly Preston
Votes: 273,250 | Gross: $153.95M
6. Remember the Titans (2000)
PG | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.
Director: Boaz Yakin | Stars: Denzel Washington, Will Patton, Wood Harris, Ryan Hurst
Votes: 220,424 | Gross: $115.65M
7. Blue Mountain State (2010–2011)
TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy, Sport
Three incoming freshmen attending Midwestern college football powerhouse Blue Mountain State must quickly adapt to college life and juggle football, girls, classes and nonstop hazing.
Stars: Darin Brooks, Alan Ritchson, Chris Romano, Ed Marinaro
8. The Waterboy (1998)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Sport
A waterboy for a college football team discovers he has a unique tackling ability and becomes a member of the team.
Director: Frank Coraci | Stars: Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Henry Winkler, Fairuza Balk
Votes: 169,201 | Gross: $161.49M
9. The Longest Yard (2005)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Sport
Prison inmates form a football team to challenge the prison guards.
Director: Peter Segal | Stars: Adam Sandler, Burt Reynolds, Chris Rock, Nelly
Votes: 184,759 | Gross: $158.12M
10. Any Given Sunday (1999)
R | 162 min | Drama, Sport
A behind-the-scenes look at the life-and-death struggles of modern-day gladiators and those who lead them.
Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Al Pacino, Dennis Quaid, Cameron Diaz, James Woods
Votes: 122,245 | Gross: $75.53M
11. Friday Night Lights (2004)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Drama, Sport
Based on H.G. Bissinger's book, which profiled the economically depressed town of Odessa, Texas and their heroic high school football team, The Permian High Panthers.
Director: Peter Berg | Stars: Billy Bob Thornton, Jay Hernandez, Derek Luke, Lucas Black
Votes: 64,561 | Gross: $61.26M
12. All or Nothing: A Season with the Los Angeles Rams (2017)
TV-MA | 60 min | Documentary, Sport
The Los Angeles Rams search for a new identity in their old stomping grounds during one of the most challenging seasons in recent NFL history.
Stars: Jon Hamm, Jared Goff, Case Keenum, Jeff Fisher
13. Wildcats (1986)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Sport
A rookie high school football coach has a harder time than she expected trying to whip her tough inner city team into shape.
Director: Michael Ritchie | Stars: Goldie Hawn, Swoosie Kurtz, Robyn Lively, Brandy Gold
Votes: 14,104 | Gross: $26.29M
14. All or Nothing: The Michigan Wolverines (2018)
TV-MA | 42 min | Documentary, Sport
The series goes behind-the-scenes of the winningest program in college football to chronicle Michigan's 2017 season. Head coach Jim Harbaugh leads his alma mater's young team as the series ... See full summary »
Stars: Jim Harbaugh, Chase Winovich, Pep Hamilton, John O'Korn
15. Little Giants (1994)
PG | 107 min | Comedy, Family, Sport
Misfits form their own opposing team to an elite peewee football team, coached by the elite team coach's brother.
Director: Duwayne Dunham | Stars: Rick Moranis, Ed O'Neill, Shawna Waldron, Devon Sawa
Votes: 29,519 | Gross: $19.29M
16. Coach (1989–1997)
TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Sport
Hayden Fox is the head coach of a university football team, and eats, sleeps and lives football.
Stars: Craig T. Nelson, Jerry Van Dyke, Bill Fagerbakke, Shelley Fabares
17. We Are Marshall (2006)
PG | 131 min | Drama, Sport
When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.
Director: McG | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Matthew Fox, Anthony Mackie, David Strathairn
Votes: 62,923 | Gross: $43.55M
18. Invincible (2006)
PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Based on the story of Vince Papale, a 30-year-old bartender from South Philadelphia who overcame long odds to play for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles in 1976.
Director: Ericson Core | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Greg Kinnear, Elizabeth Banks, Kevin Conway
Votes: 72,706 | Gross: $57.81M
19. 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.
Director: Phil Joanou | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Xzibit, L. Scott Caldwell, Leon Rippy
Votes: 78,405 | Gross: $38.43M
20. My All-American (2015)
PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Freddie Steinmark, an underdog on the gridiron, faces the toughest challenge of his life after leading his team to a championship season.
Director: Angelo Pizzo | Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Finn Wittrock, Robin Tunney, Sarah Bolger
Votes: 6,910 | Gross: $2.25M
21. The Longest Yard (1974)
R | 121 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A sadistic warden asks a former pro quarterback, now serving time in his prison, to put together a team of inmates to take on (and get pummeled by) the guards.
Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Burt Reynolds, Eddie Albert, Ed Lauter, Michael Conrad
Votes: 20,108 | Gross: $7.13M
22. Two for the Money (2005)
R | 122 min | Crime, Drama, Sport
After suffering a career-ending knee injury, a former college football star aligns himself with one of the most renowned touts in the sports-gambling business.
Director: D.J. Caruso | Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Al Pacino, Rene Russo, Armand Assante
Votes: 46,982 | Gross: $22.86M
23. Facing the Giants (2006)
PG | 111 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sport
A losing coach with an underdog football team faces their giants of fear and failure on and off the field to surprising results.
Director: Alex Kendrick | Stars: Alex Kendrick, Shannen Fields, Jason McLeod, Tracy Goode
Votes: 17,509 | Gross: $10.18M
24. Johnny Be Good (1988)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Sport
Johnny's the top high-school football player and many colleges want him. His girlfriend, coach and best friend want him in the college, serving themselves most.
Director: Bud S. Smith | Stars: Anthony Michael Hall, Robert Downey Jr., Paul Gleason, Uma Thurman
Votes: 7,005 | Gross: $17.55M
25. All the Right Moves (1983)
R | 91 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
An ambitious young football star is trapped in a dying mill town--unless his gridiron skills can win him a way out.
Director: Michael Chapman | Stars: Tom Cruise, Lea Thompson, Craig T. Nelson, Charles Cioffi
Votes: 19,464 | Gross: $17.23M
26. Radio (2003)
PG | 109 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of a high school coach and the developmentally challenged man who he took under his wing.
Director: Michael Tollin | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Ed Harris, Debra Winger, S. Epatha Merkerson
Votes: 42,058 | Gross: $52.28M
27. All or Nothing: The Dallas Cowboys (2018)
TV-MA | 50 min | Documentary, Sport
Follows the Dallas Cowboys through their tumultuous 2017 campaign, which they enter with Super Bowl aspirations and exit one game short of the playoffs after a roller coaster of controversy and emotion.
Stars: Jerry Jones, Dak Prescott, Dez Bryant, Stephen Jones