Top twenty sports moviesby blacksuit19 | created - 05 Jul 2012 | updated - 06 Jul 2012 | Public
Sports movies that are the most entertaining, with the most entertaining sports action, and ones that are just damn fine movies! Not in a particular order except top 20.
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1. A League of Their Own (1992)
PG | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Two sisters join the first female professional baseball league and struggle to help it succeed amidst their own growing rivalry.
Votes: 79,392 | Gross: $107.53M
2. Raging Bull (1980)
R | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Emotionally self-destructive boxer, Jake La Motta's journey through life, as the violence and temper that leads him to the top in the ring destroys his life outside it.
Votes: 269,249 | Gross: $23.38M
3. The Mighty Ducks (1992)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A self-centered Minnesota lawyer is sentenced to community service coaching a rag tag youth hockey team.
Votes: 49,709 | Gross: $50.75M
Mighty Ducks 2 was basically the same thing, add the knuckle puck. Went with the original.
5. Goon (2011)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Sport
Labeled an outcast by his brainy family, a bouncer overcomes long odds to lead a team of under performing misfits to semi-pro hockey glory, beating the crap out of everything that stands in his way.
Votes: 77,514 | Gross: $4.17M
8. The Program (1993)
R | 112 min | Action, Drama, Sport
Several players from different backgrounds try to cope with the pressures of playing football at a major university. Each deals with the pressure differently, some turn to drinking, others to drugs, and some to studying.
Votes: 8,066 | Gross: $23.00M
9. Rocky IV (1985)
PG | 91 min | Drama, Sport
Rocky Balboa proudly holds the world heavyweight boxing championship, but a new challenger has stepped forward: Drago, a six-foot-four, 261-pound fighter who has the backing of the Soviet Union.
Votes: 154,523 | Gross: $127.87M
11. The Longest Yard (2005)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Sport
Prison inmates form a football team to challenge the prison guards.
Votes: 143,470 | Gross: $158.12M
I really like the old one too but i needed the space
12. Mystery, Alaska (1999)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
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
Votes: 23,464 | Gross: $8.89M
13. Cobb (1994)
R | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
A reporter hired to write the 'official' biography of Ty Cobb discovers just how dark the baseball legend's real story is.
Votes: 6,368 | Gross: $1.01M
he sharpened his cleats! That's the real reason it's on here. And it's pretty good.
14. Above the Rim (1994)
R | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Sport
Story of a promising high school basketball star and his relationships with two brothers, one a drug dealer and the other a former basketball star fallen on hard times and now employed as a security guard.
Votes: 11,862 | Gross: $16.04M
15. 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.
Votes: 176,255 | Gross: $115.65M
17. Happy Gilmore (1996)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Sport
A rejected hockey player puts his skills to the golf course to save his grandmother's house.
Votes: 171,167 | Gross: $38.62M
I say "go to your home" probably on a weekly basis...
18. Major League (1989)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Sport
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.
Votes: 53,580 | Gross: $49.80M
19. Bull Durham (1988)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
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.
Votes: 40,443 | Gross: $50.89M
20. Tin Cup (1996)
R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 41,080 | Gross: $53.85M