Movies About Football

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Movies About Football

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Remember the Titans (2000)

Remember the Titans
★★★★
★★★★
3.1 out of 4 stars

From Boaz Yakin, starring Denzel Washington, Will Patton, Wood Harris, Ryan Hurst
Rated PG

Remember the Titans is a 2000 American sports drama film directed by Boaz Yakin. It is based on the true story of African-American coach Herman Boone, portrayed by Denzel Washington, and his attempt to integrate the Titans football team at the newly desegregated T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia in 1971. In order to overcome their differences, Boone and his assistant coach, Bill Yoast (Will Patton), develop a strong bond, which ultimately leads the team to success on and off the field. The Titans go through many struggles, such as being forced to attend a racially divided summer camp, as well as overcoming their own prejudices toward each other. In the end, they prove to be an unstoppable team, and they win the state championship. The film showcases themes of teamwork, tolerance, and dignity, and it serves as a reminder that although racial divisions may persist, we can still come together to achieve something great.

The Blind Side (2009)

The Blind Side
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From John Lee Hancock, starring Quinton Aaron, Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Jae Head
Rated PG-13

The Blind Side is a 2009 American biographical sports drama film written and directed by John Lee Hancock. It stars Sandra Bullock, Tim McGraw, Quinton Aaron, and Kathy Bates. The film follows Michael Oher, a homeless African-American teenage boy, as he is taken in by the Tuohy family and becomes part of their family. With the help of their love and support, he eventually succeeds in his American football career and succeeds in life. The film is based on the 2006 book The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game by Michael Lewis, which examines the role of offensive left-tackle in American football. The film received positive reviews from critics and grossed over $309 million in the United States and over $309 million worldwide, making it the highest-grossing sports drama film of all time. It was nominated for Best Picture, Best Director, Best Adapted Screenplay, and Best Actress in a Leading Role, winning the latter.

Rudy (1993)

Rudy
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From David Anspaugh, starring Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Ned Beatty, Greta Lind
Rated PG

"Rudy" (1993) is a classic sports drama, directed by David Anspaugh, that tells the inspiring story of Rudy Ruettiger (played by Sean Astin). Rudy is a young man from a working-class background with a dream of playing football for the University of Notre Dame. Despite his limited size, Rudy perseveres and follows his dream, overcoming long odds and considerable obstacles. With the help of a supportive family, loving friends, and a determined spirit, Rudy turns his dream into reality, winning a spot on the team and ultimately playing in a game for the Fighting Irish. Along the way, Rudy learns the true value of hard work, commitment, and dedication. The film serves as an inspirational reminder that no dream is too big to accomplish with the right attitude and determination.

Brian's Song (1971)

Brian's Song
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Buzz Kulik, starring James Caan, Billy Dee Williams, Jack Warden, Bernie Casey
Rated G

Brian's Song is a 1971 made-for-TV movie directed by Buzz Kulik. It tells the true story of the friendship between two Chicago Bears teammates Brian Piccolo (played by James Caan) and Gale Sayers (Billy Dee Williams). Brian is a white player from an affluent background and Sayers is a black player from a poor neighborhood. Despite the racial divide, the two become close friends and support each other through the highs and lows of the season. Things become complicated when Brian is diagnosed with terminal cancer but, in his final days, he and Sayers remain devoted to each other, inspiring the entire Bears team to come together and dedicate the season to Brian's memory.

Horse Feathers (1932)

Horse Feathers
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Norman Z. McLeod, starring Groucho Marx, Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, The Marx Brothers
Rated Passed

Horse Feathers is a Marx Brothers comedy directed by Norman Z. McLeod. It follows college professor Quincy Adams Wagstaff (Groucho Marx), who is appointed the new president of Huxley College. When Wagstaff discovers that the college football team is not very good, he decides to recruit two new players – his son, Frank (Harpo Marx), and Baravelli (Chico Marx). The boys use cunning and deception to acquire the necessary players from rival schools to make the team competitive. Along the way, they encounter a variety of zany characters and find themselves in a series of increasingly outrageous situations. Despite their mischievous antics, Wagstaff and the boys eventually win the big football game, save the school from financial ruin, and win the hearts of the students and faculty.

Jerry Maguire (1996)

Jerry Maguire
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Cameron Crowe, starring Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr., Renée Zellweger, Kelly Preston
Rated R

Greater (2016)

Greater
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From David L. Hunt, starring Neal McDonough, Leslie Easterbrook, Christopher Severio, Michael Parks
Rated PG

Friday Night Lights (2004)

Friday Night Lights
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Peter Berg, starring Billy Bob Thornton, Jay Hernandez, Derek Luke, Lucas Black
Rated PG-13

The Express (2008)

The Express
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Gary Fleder, starring Rob Brown, Dennis Quaid, Clancy Brown, Darrin Dewitt Henson
Rated PG

The Longest Yard (1974)

The Longest Yard
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Robert Aldrich, starring Burt Reynolds, Eddie Albert, Ed Lauter, Michael Conrad
Rated R

Concussion (2015)

Concussion
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Peter Landesman, starring Will Smith, Alec Baldwin, Albert Brooks, David Morse
Rated PG-13

My All-American (2015)

My All-American
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Angelo Pizzo, starring Aaron Eckhart, Finn Wittrock, Robin Tunney, Sarah Bolger
Rated PG

Invincible (2006)

Invincible
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Ericson Core, starring Mark Wahlberg, Greg Kinnear, Elizabeth Banks, Kevin Conway
Rated PG

We Are Marshall (2006)

We Are Marshall
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From McG, starring Matthew McConaughey, Matthew Fox, Anthony Mackie, David Strathairn
Rated PG

Gridiron Gang (2006)

Gridiron Gang
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Phil Joanou, starring Dwayne Johnson, Xzibit, L. Scott Caldwell, Leon Rippy
Rated PG-13

North Dallas Forty (1979)

North Dallas Forty
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Ted Kotcheff, starring Nick Nolte, Charles Durning, Mac Davis, Dayle Haddon
Rated R

Any Given Sunday (1999)

Any Given Sunday
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Oliver Stone, starring Al Pacino, Dennis Quaid, Cameron Diaz, James Woods
Rated R

Heaven Can Wait (1978)

Heaven Can Wait
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Directors: Warren Beatty, Buck Henry, starring Warren Beatty, James Mason, Julie Christie, Jack Warden
Rated PG

Radio (2003)

Radio
★★★★
★★★★
2.8 out of 4 stars

From Michael Tollin, starring Cuba Gooding Jr., Ed Harris, Debra Winger, S. Epatha Merkerson
Rated PG

Draft Day (2014)

Draft Day
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Ivan Reitman, starring Kevin Costner, Chadwick Boseman, Jennifer Garner, Frank Langella
Rated PG-13

Big Fan (2009)

Big Fan
★★★★
★★★★
2.7 out of 4 stars

From Robert Siegel, starring Patton Oswalt, Kevin Corrigan, Michael Rapaport, Marcia Jean Kurtz
Rated R

The Replacements (2000)

The Replacements
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Howard Deutch, starring Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Brooke Langton, Orlando Jones
Rated PG-13

Varsity Blues (1999)

Varsity Blues
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Brian Robbins, starring James Van Der Beek, Jon Voight, Paul Walker, Ron Lester
Rated R

Touchback (2011)

Touchback
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Don Handfield, starring Brian Presley, Kurt Russell, Melanie Lynskey, Marc Blucas
Rated PG-13

Facing the Giants (2006)

Facing the Giants
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Alex Kendrick, starring Alex Kendrick, Shannen Fields, Jason McLeod, Tracy Goode
Rated PG

 



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