Sports Moviesby zikriya-shaik-hyd | created - 08 Mar 2015 | updated - 30 Aug 2015 | Public
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1. 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: 56,929 | Gross: $49.80M
Definitely my favorite baseball film to watch. It was hard to choose between Major League and The Natural. But what Major League lacks in classical film style it more then makes up for in screwball comedy as well as fantastic performances by the cast. Many MLB players have said this is by far the most realistic baseball movie regardless if it is a comedy or not
2. The Natural (1984)
PG | 138 min | Drama, Sport
An unknown comes seemingly out of nowhere to become a legendary player with almost divine talent.
Votes: 39,961 | Gross: $47.95M
Perhaps the best pure film on the list. With a classic script. Hollywood ending and a top shelf performance by Robert Redford as the unforgettable Roy Hobbs
3. 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: 43,712 | Gross: $50.89M
An excellent tour of the life the minor leagues with a veteran catcher and a hotshot minor league pitcher !!!
4. 61* (2001 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 129 min | Biography, Drama, History
An excellent HBO movie following Maris and Mantle through the summer of 1961 when Maris breaks Babe Ruth's single season home run record
5. The Pride of the Yankees (1942)
Approved | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of the life and career of famed baseball player Lou Gehrig.
A classic story of Gary Cooper starring as Lou Gehrig
6. Eight Men Out (1988)
PG | 119 min | Drama, History, Sport
A dramatization of the Black Sox scandal when the underpaid Chicago White Sox accepted bribes to deliberately lose the 1919 World Series.
Votes: 17,219 | Gross: $5.68M
a true classic in this story of the Chicago White Sox scandal
7. Field of Dreams (1989)
PG | 107 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
An Iowa corn farmer, hearing voices, interprets them as a command to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the 1919 Chicago White Sox come.
Votes: 100,247 | Gross: $64.43M
A heart warming baseball movie about a farmer who builds a baseball field. Everything about this movie is what makes people love baseball
8. Angels in the Outfield (1951)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A young woman reporter blames the Pittsburgh Pirates' losing streak on the obscenely abusive manager. While she attempts to learn more about him for her column, he begins hearing the voice ... See full summary »
The original angels in the outfield
9. It Happens Every Spring (1949)
Approved | 87 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Sport
A scientist discovers a formula that makes a baseball which is repelled by wood. He promptly sets out to exploit his discovery.
A classic must see movie !!!
10. Damn Yankees (1958)
Approved | 111 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
A frustrated fan of the hopeless Washington Senators makes a pact with the Devil to help the baseball team win the league pennant.
11. The Bad News Bears (1976)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.
Votes: 18,744 | Gross: $42.35M
A hilarious classic about a hopeless group of little league players led by a grumpy coach
12. Tiger Town (1983 TV Movie)
95 min | Drama, Family, Sport
Alex and his father are Detroit Tigers Fans. The team is not doing well and Alex's favorite player "Billy Young" isn't either. The team's and Billy's luck turn around after Alex experiences a tragedy that hits close to home.
13. Long Gone (1987 TV Movie)
110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Story of the Tampico Stogies, a low minor-league baseball team, and its star player and manager, Stud' Cantrell, as they battle for the league championship amidst the corruption and racism of the American south.
A HBO made for cable movie about a team lead by William Peterson the hard drinking hard playing ballplayer . Many baseball cliches in this forgotten movie !!
15. The Stratton Story (1949)
Passed | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Star major league pitcher Monty Stratton loses a leg in a hunting accident, but becomes determined to leave the game on his own terms.
A pretty good yet outdated film starring Jimmy Stewart
17. A Winner Never Quits (1986 TV Movie)
PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Family
Fact-based story of a young boy who lost his right arm in a childhood accident, but went on to fulfill his dreams of playing major-league baseball. Pete Gray had to overcome the early ... See full summary »
18. Soul of the Game (1996 TV Movie)
PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, History, Sport
Black baseball greats, Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson, vie to be the first afro-American major leaguer, only to see the outspoken rookie, Jackie Robinson, be chosen.
19. The Rookie (2002)
G | 127 min | Drama, Family, Sport
A Texas baseball coach makes the major league after agreeing to try out if his high school team made the playoffs.
Votes: 29,965 | Gross: $75.60M
One of the best baseball movies about a guy who wants one last crack at the majors
20. Moneyball (2011)
PG-13 | 133 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Oakland A's general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to assemble a baseball team on a lean budget by employing computer-generated analysis to acquire new players.
Votes: 327,444 | Gross: $75.61M
A excellent soon to be released film about the struggles of Oakland GM Billy Beane's quest to bring a competitive ball club during the Money Ball Era of glutinous spending
21. The Naughty Nineties (1945)
Approved | 76 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
When their captain is swindled out of his riverboat by a trio of gamblers, stage show star Abbott and his bumbling sidekick Costello must put things right.
By far one of the funniest films. Still funny to this date in this baseball satire film starring Abbot and Costello
22. Pastime (1990)
PG | 94 min | Drama, Sport
In 1957, baseball is at its peak as America's favorite pastime. Although united in its love of the game, the country is divided on the issue of Civil Rights. Aging minor leaguer Roy Dean ... See full synopsis »
Votes: 368 | Gross: $0.27M
A good cable style baseball movie about the friendship of a veteran player and a young up and comer
23. Up for Grabs (2004)
90 min | Comedy, Documentary
The absurd true story of the legal battle over the "Million-Dollar Baseball." Barry Bonds' record setting 73rd home run ball sparks a melee in the stands at Pac Bell Park in San Francisco. ... See full summary »
Votes: 229 | Gross: $0.00M
A pretty good documentary about the quest for the Barry Bonds ball
24. When the Game Stands Tall (2014)
PG | 115 min | Drama, Sport
The journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered all records for any American sport.
Votes: 14,511 | Gross: $30.13M
25. The Sandlot (1993)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
In the summer of 1962, a new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his rowdy team, resulting in many adventures.
Votes: 71,521 | Gross: $32.42M
27. Seabiscuit (2003)
PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, History, Sport
True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.
Votes: 63,258 | Gross: $120.28M
28. United (I) (2011)
PG-13 | 94 min | Drama, History, Sport
United is based on the true story of Manchester United's legendary "Busby Babes", the youngest side ever to win the Football League and the 1958 Munich Air Crash that claimed eight of the ... See full summary »
29. The Hammer (2010)
PG-13 | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
A coming of age drama following the life of Matt Hamill, the first deaf wrestler to win a National Collegiate Wrestling Championship.
Votes: 1,615 | Gross: $0.08M
30. Win Win (2011)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
A struggling lawyer and volunteer wrestling coach's chicanery comes back to haunt him when the teenage grandson of the client he has double-crossed comes into his life.
Votes: 51,644 | Gross: $10.18M
31. The Boxer (1997)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
Young Danny Flynn is released from prison 14 years after "taking the rap" for the IRA and tries to rebuild his life in his old Belfast neighborhood.
Votes: 17,280 | Gross: $5.80M