Best 100 Sports Movies

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1 Rebound: The Legend of Earl 'The Goat' Manigault

Year: Rating: Length:
1996 R 120 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.94

Cast: James Earl Jones

2 Miracle

Year: Rating: Length:
2004 PG 135 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.85

Cast: Billy Schneider, Eddie Cahill, Eric Peter-Kaiser, Kurt Russell, Michael Mantenuto, Nathan West, Noah Emmerich, Patricia Clarkson, Patrick O'Brien Demsey

3 Rocky

Year: Rating: Length:
1976 PG 119 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.72

Cast: Burgess Meredith, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Joe Frazier, Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire

4 Remember the Titans

Year: Rating: Length:
2000 PG 113 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.71

Cast: Craig Kirkwood, Denzel Washington, Donald Faison, Ethan Suplee, Hayden Panettiere, Kate Bosworth, Kip Pardue, Nicole Ari Parker, Ryan Hurst, Will Patton, Wood Harris

5 Caddyshack

Year: Rating: Length:
1980 R 98 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.69

Cast: Bill Murray, Brian Doyle Murray, Chevy Chase, Cindy Morgan, Dan Resin, Michael O'Keefe, Rodney Dangerfield, Sarah Holcomb, Scott Colomby, Ted Knight

6 61*

Year: Rating: Length:
2001 PG-13 128 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.69

Cast: Anthony Michael Hall, Barry Pepper, Bruce McGill, Chris Bauer, Christopher McDonald, Donald Moffat, Richard Masur, Thomas Jane

7 Blind Side, The

Year: Rating: Length:
2009 PG-13 129 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.69

Cast: andra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Kathy Bates, and Quinton Aaron

8 42

Year: Rating: Length:
2013 PG-13 128 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.64

Cast: Chadwick Boseman, Harrison Ford, Nicole Beharie, Lucas Black, Christopher Meloni, Alan Tudyk, and T.R. Knight

9 Million Dollar Baby

Year: Rating: Length:
2004 PG-13 132 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.63

Cast: Christina Cox, Clint Eastwood, Hilary Swank, Jay Baruchel, Morgan Freeman

10 Coach Carter

Year: Rating: Length:
2005 PG-13 136 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.63

Cast: Antwon Tanner, Ashanti, Debbi Morgan, Ramsey Gbelawoe, Rob Brown, Robert Ri'chard, Samuel L. Jackson

11 Slap Shot

Year: Rating: Length:
1977 R 123 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.63

Cast: Paul Newman, Strother Martin, Michael Ontkean Jennifer Warren

12 United

Year: Rating: Length:
2011 PG-13 90 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.63

Cast: Dean Andrews, Kate Ashfield and Natalie Burt

13 Hoosiers

Year: Rating: Length:
1986 PG 115 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.62

Cast: Barbara Hershey, David Neidorf, Dennis Hopper, Gene Hackman

14 Brian's Song

Year: Rating: Length:
1971 G 73 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.62

Cast: James Caan, Billy Dee Williams, Jack Warden, Bernie Casey, Shelley Fabares

15 Cinderella Man

Year: Rating: Length:
2005 R 144 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.6

Cast: Bruce McGill, Craig Bierko, Paddy Considine, Paul Giamatti, Renée Zellweger, Russell Crowe

16 Damned United, The

Year: Rating: Length:
2009 R 98 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.6

Cast: Colm Meaney, Henry Goodman and David Roper

17 Freshman, The

Year: Rating: Length:
1925 NR 76 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.6

Cast: Harold Lloyd, Jobyna Ralston and Brooks Benedict

18 Friday Night Lights

Year: Rating: Length:
2004 PG-13 118 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.58

Cast: Billy Bob Thornton, Derek Luke, Garrett Hedlund, Jay Hernandez, Lee Jackson, Lee Thompson Young, Lucas Black, Tim McGraw

19 Rudy

Year: Rating: Length:
1993 PG 116 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.58

Cast: Charles S. Dutton, Jon Favreau, Lili Taylor, Ned Beatty, Sean Astin

20 Hurricane, The

Year: Rating: Length:
1999 R 145 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.57

Cast: Dan Hedaya, David Paymer, Deborah Kara Unger, Denzel Washington, Harris Yulin, John Hannah, Liev Schreiber, Rod Steiger, Vicellous Shannon

21 Greatest Game Ever Played, The

Year: Rating: Length:
2005 PG 120 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.57

Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Stephen Dillane, Elias Kuteas, Josh Flitter

22 Pride of the Yankees

Year: Rating: Length:
1942 NR 127 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.55

Cast: Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth, Walter Brennan

23 Glory Road

Year: Rating: Length:
2006 PG 106 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.54

Cast: Josh Lucas, Derek Luke, Jon Voight

24 Natural, The

Year: Rating: Length:
1984 PG 138 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.54

Cast: Barbara Hershey, Glenn Close, Kim Basinger, Robert Duvall, Robert Redford

25 Raging Bull

Year: Rating: Length:
1980 R 129 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.52

Cast: Cathy Moriarty, Frank Adonis, Frank Vincent, Joe Pesci, Nicholas Colasanto, Robert DeNiro, Theresa Saldana

26 Field of Dreams

Year: Rating: Length:
1989 PG 106 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.51

Cast: Amy Madigan, Burt Lancaster, Dwier Brown, Frank Whaley, Gaby Hoffman, James Earl Jones, Kevin Costner, Ray Liotta, Timothy Busfield

27 Moneyball

Year: Rating: Length:
2011 PG-13 133 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.51

Cast: Brad Pitt, Robin Wright and Jonah Hill

28 Rocket, The

Year: Rating: Length:
2005 NR 124 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.49

Cast: Roy Dupuis, Julie LeBreton, Stephen McHattie

29 Goal! The Dream Begins

Year: Rating: Length:
2005 PG-13 118 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.46

Cast: Kuno Becker, Alessandro Nivola, Anna Friel, Stephen Dillane

30 We Are Marshall

Year: Rating: Length:
2006 PG 127 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.46

Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Matthew Fox, Ian McShane, Anthony Mackie

31 Rocky Balboa

Year: Rating: Length:
2006 PG 102 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.45

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Burt Young, Milo Ventimiglia, Antonio Tarver

32 Breaking Away

Year: Rating: Length:
1979 PG 100 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.44

Cast: Dennis Christopher, Dennis Quaid, Daniel Stern, Jackie Earle Haley, Barbara Barrie

33 Will

Year: Rating: Length:
2011 NR 102 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.44

Cast: Perry Eggleton, Damian Lewis and Bob Hoskins

34 Seabiscuit

Year: Rating: Length:
2003 PG-13 141 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.43

Cast: Chris Cooper, Elizabeth Banks, Gary Stevens, Jeff Bridges, Tobey Maguire, William H. Macy

35 Requiem for a Heavyweight

Year: Rating: Length:
1962 PG 95 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.43

Cast: Anthony Quinn, Jackie Gleason, Mickey Rooney, Julie Harris, Jack Dempsey, Stanley Adams

36 Long Gone

Year: Rating: Length:
1987 NR 110 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.43

Cast: William L. Peterse, Virginia Madsen

37 Rad

Year: Rating: Length:
1986 PG 91 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.42

Cast: Bill Allen, Lori Loughlin, Talia Shire, Ray Walston

38 Hammer, The

Year: Rating: Length:
2007 R 88 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.42

Cast: Adam Carolla, Harold House Moore, Jonathan Hernandez

39 Body and Soul

Year: Rating: Length:
1947 NR 104 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.42

Cast: John Garfield, Lilli Palmer

40 National Velvet

Year: Rating: Length:
1944 G 123 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.41

Cast: Mickey Rooney, Donald Crisp, Elizabeth Taylor, Anne Revere, Angela Lansbury

41 Merry Christmas

Year: Rating: Length:
2005 PG-13 116 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.41

Cast: Diane Kruger, Benno Fürmann, Guillaume Canet, Dany Boon

42 Express, The

Year: Rating: Length:
2008 PG 130 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.41

Cast: Dennis Quaid, Clancy Brown, Rob Brown, Geoff Stults

43 Harder They Fall, The

Year: Rating: Length:
1956 NR 109 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.4

Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Rod Steiger, Jan Sterling, Mike Lane, Max Baer, Jersey Joe Walcott

44 Winning Season, The

Year: Rating: Length:
2009 PG-13 104 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.4

Cast: Sam Rockwell, Emma Roberts, Rob Corddry

45 Without Limits

Year: Rating: Length:
1998 PG-13 117 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.39

Cast: Billy Crudup, Donald Sutherland, Monica Potter, Jeremy Sisto, Matthew Lillard

46 Gentleman Jim

Year: Rating: Length:
1942 NR 104 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.39

Cast: Errol Flynn, Alexis Smith, Jack Carson

47 Lords of Dogtown

Year: Rating: Length:
2005 PG-13 107 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.38

Cast: John Robinson, Emile Hirsch, Rebecca De Mornay

48 Wrestler, The

Year: Rating: Length:
2008 R 109 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.38

Cast: Mickey Rourke, Marisa Tomei and Evan Rachel Wood

49 Net Worth

Year: Rating: Length:
1995 NR 120 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.36

Cast: Aidan Devine, Kevin Conway, Robin Gammell, Carl Marotte

50 Radio

Year: Rating: Length:
2003 PG 109 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.35

Cast: Cuba Gooding, Jr., Ed Harris, Alfre Woodard, S. Epatha Merkerson, Brent Sexton, Debra Winger

51 Saint Ralph

Year: Rating: Length:
2004 PG-13 98 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.35

Cast: Adam Butcher, Campbell Scott, Gordon Pinsent, Jennifer Tilly, Shauna MacDonald

52 Love & Basketball

Year: Rating: Length:
2000 PG-13 124 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.34

Cast: Alfre Woodard, Debbi Morgan, Dennis Haysbert, Glenndon Chatman, Harry J. Lennix, James DuMont, Kyla Pratt, Monica Calhoun, Omar Epps, Sanaa Lathan, Tyra Banks

53 Pistol: The Birth Of A Legend

Year: Rating: Length:
1991 G 90 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.34

Cast: Millie Perkins, Nick Benedict, Adam Guier, Murrell Garland

54 Gridiron Gang

Year: Rating: Length:
2006 PG-13 120 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.34

Cast: The Rock, Xzibit, L. Scott Caldwell, Leon Rippy

55 He Got Game

Year: Rating: Length:
1998 R 136 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.33

Cast: Bill Nunn, Denzel Washington, Jim Brown, Milla Jovovich, Ray Allen, Thomas Jefferson Byrd

56 Longest Yard, The

Year: Rating: Length:
1974 R 121 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.33

Cast: Burt Reynolds, Eddie Albert, Ed Lauter

57 Bull Durham

Year: Rating: Length:
1988 R 108 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.32

Cast: Kevin Costner, Tim Robbins, Susan Sarandon, Robert Wuhl

58 Swimming Upstream

Year: Rating: Length:
2005 PG-13 114 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.32

Cast: Geoffrey Rush, Judy Davis, Jesse Spencer, Tim Draxl

59 Win Win

Year: Rating: Length:
2011 R 106 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.32

Cast: Paul Giamatti, Amy Ryan and Jeffrey Tambor

60 Dream Team 1935

Year: Rating: Length:
2012 PG 120 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.32

Cast: Janis Amanis, Inga Alsina, Vilis Daudzins

61 Fast Five

Year: Rating: Length:
2011 PG-13 130 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.32

Cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster

62 Home of the Giants

Year: Rating: Length:
2007 N/A 0 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.31

Cast: Haley Joel Osment, Ryan Merriman, Danielle Panabaker

63 Motocrossed

Year: Rating: Length:
2001 NR 88 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.3

Cast: Alana Austin, Riley Smith, Mary-Margaret Humes, Trevor O'Brien

64 Ping Pong

Year: Rating: Length:
2002 NR 114 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.3

Cast: Yosuke Kubozuka, Arata, Sam Lee

65 Horse Feathers

Year: Rating: Length:
1932 NR 68 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.28

Cast: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Thelma Todd

66 Fat City

Year: Rating: Length:
1972 PG 100 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.28

Cast: Stacy Keach, Jeff Bridges, Susan Tyrrell, Candy Clark, Nicholas Colasanto

67 Invincible

Year: Rating: Length:
2006 PG 105 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.27

Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Greg Kinnear

68 Finding Forrester

Year: Rating: Length:
2000 PG-13 136 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.26

Cast: Anna Paquin, Busta Rhymes, F. Murray Abraham, Lil' Zane, Michael Nouri, Rob Brown, Sean Connery, Tom Mullica

69 Nadia

Year: Rating: Length:
1984 NR 100 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.26

Cast: Simon Adams, Bozidar Alic

70 Diggstown

Year: Rating: Length:
1992 R 98 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.25

Cast: Bruce Dern, Heather Graham, James Woods, Louis Gossett Jr., Oliver Platt, Orestes Matacena

71 Sandlot, The

Year: Rating: Length:
1993 PG 101 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.25

Cast: Arliss Howard, Chauncey Leopardi, Dennis Leary, Grant Gelt, James Earl Jones, Karen Allen, Marley Shelton, Mike Vitar, Patrick Renna, Tom Guiry, Victor Dimattia

72 Jericho Mile, The

Year: Rating: Length:
1979 NR 120 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.25

Cast: Peter Strauss, Richard Lawson, Roger E. Mosley, Brian Dennehy

73 Victory

Year: Rating: Length:
1981 PG 110 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.24

Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Michael Caine, Pele,

74 Major League

Year: Rating: Length:
1989 R 107 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.24

Cast: Tom Berenger, Charlie Sheen, Corbin Bernsen, Margaret Whitton

75 Chasing Mavericks

Year: Rating: Length:
2012 PG 116 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.21

Cast: Gerard Butler, Jonny Weston, Elisabeth Shue

76 Those Glory, Glory Days

Year: Rating: Length:
1984 PG 90 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.2

Cast: Zoë Nathenson, Sara Sugarman, Cathy Murphy, Liz Campion

77 Goon

Year: Rating: Length:
2011 R 92 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.2

Cast: Seann William Scott, Jay Baruchel and Alison Pill

78 Rocky II

Year: Rating: Length:
1979 PG 119 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.19

Cast: Burgess Meredith, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Joe Spinell, Leonard Gaines, Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Tony Burton

79 Big Lebowski, The

Year: Rating: Length:
1998 R 117 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.19

Cast: Jeff Bridges, John Goodman, Julianne Moore, Steve Buscemi

80 North Dallas Forty

Year: Rating: Length:
1979 R 119 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.18

Cast: Nick Nolte, Mac Davis, Charles Durning, Dayle Haddon, Bo Svenson, John Matuszak

81 Swimmer, The

Year: Rating: Length:
1968 PG 95 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.18

Cast: Burt Lancaster, Janet Landgard, Janice Rule

82 Big Wednesday

Year: Rating: Length:
1978 PG 108 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.17

Cast: Jan-Michael Vincent, William Katt, Gary Busey, Patti D'Arbanville

83 When Saturday Comes

Year: Rating: Length:
1996 NR 98 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.17

Cast: Sean Bean, Emily Lloyd, Pete Postlethwaite, Craig Kelly

84 Eight Men Out

Year: Rating: Length:
1988 PG 120 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.17

Cast: Charlie Sheen, Christopher Lloyd, Clifton James, D.B. Sweeney, David Strathairn, John Cusack, John Mahoney, Michael Lerner

85 Two-Lane Blacktop

Year: Rating: Length:
1971 R 102 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.16

Cast: James Taylor, Warren Oates, Laurie Bird, Dennis Wilson

86 Legend of Bagger Vance, The

Year: Rating: Length:
2000 PG-13 126 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.14

Cast: Charlize Theron, Harve Presnell, Jack Lemmon, Joel Gretsch, Karen Moncrieff, Matt Damon, Michael O'NeillWill Smith

87 Le Mans

Year: Rating: Length:
1971 G 106 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.13

Cast: Angelo Infanti, Carlo Cecchi, Elga Andersen, Hale Hamilton, Luc Merenda, Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Siegfried Rauch, Steve McQueen

88 Grand Prix

Year: Rating: Length:
1966 NR 179 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.13

Cast: Adolfo Celi, Antonio Sabato, Brian Bedford, Claude Dauphin, Enzo Fiermonte, Eva Marie Saint, James Garner, Jessica Walter, Toshiro Mifune, Yves Montand

89 League Of Their Own, A

Year: Rating: Length:
1992 PG 128 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.13

Cast: Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Madonna, Lori Petty, Jon Lovitz, Garry Marshall, Bill Pullman, Rosie O'Donnell

90 Brian's Song

Year: Rating: Length:
2002 NR 87 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.12

Cast: Ben Gazzara, Elise Neal, Janessa Crimi, Mekhi Phifer, Sean Maher

91 Blades of Glory

Year: Rating: Length:
2007 PG-13 93 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.12

Cast: Will Ferrell, Jon Heder, Will Arnett

92 Forever Strong

Year: Rating: Length:
2008 PG-13 112 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.12

Cast: Sean Faris, Penn Badgley and Gary Cole

93 Monkey On My Back

Year: Rating: Length:
1957 NR 94 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.12

Cast: Cameron Mitchell, Dianne Foster and Paul Richards

94 Fight Club

Year: Rating: Length:
1999 R 139 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.12

Cast: Brad Pitt, Edward Norton and Helena Bonham Carter

95 Secretariat

Year: Rating: Length:
2010 PG 123 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.11

Cast: Diane Lane, John Malkovich and Margo Martindale

96 Any Given Sunday

Year: Rating: Length:
1999 R 150 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.1

Cast: Aaron Eckhart, Al Pacino, Ann-Margret, Bill Bellamy, Cameron Diaz, Charlton Heston, Dennis Quaid, Elizabeth Berkley, James Woods, Jamie Foxx, Jim Caviezel, LL Cool J, Lauren Holly, Lawrence Taylor, Matthew Modine

97 Happy Gilmore

Year: Rating: Length:
1996 PG-13 92 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.1

Cast: Adam Sandler, Alan Covert, Bob Barker, Carl Weathers, Christopher McDonald, Frances Bay, Julie Bowen, Kevin Nealon, Richard Kiel

98 Peaceful Warrior

Year: Rating: Length:
2006 PG-13 120 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.1

Cast: Amy Smart, Nick Nolte, Scott Mechlowicz

99 Somebody Up There Likes Me

Year: Rating: Length:
1956 PG 114 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.09

Cast: Paul Newman, Pier Angeli, Everett Sloane

100 Vision Quest

Year: Rating: Length:
1985 R 105 mins.

S.I.M Rating: 8.08

Cast: Matthew Modine, Linda Fiorentino, Michael Schoeffling

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