The Best Sports Movies About Coaches Films
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The Best Sports Movies About Coaches

List Criteria: Movies must focus on the coaches of sports teams.

Dealing with the pressures of being a coach and thorw in a little bit of off the filed drama and you've got awesome movie plot: this coach movies list proves that. We're familiar with Space Jam and Rudy but nothing rings emotionally as deep as a the connection with a struggling coach looking to make bring out the best in people. Inspirational coaching movies and actors like Gene Hackman in Hoosiers and Football coach Al Pacino in Any Given Sunday make us feel like we are right there in the action.

We're looking to you sports jocks and movie buffs to build us an awesome list of great movies that feature the coach as the main character and let the world know which one rank the highest. So what are the best coach movies and the best coaching films? Add to this list to be entered to win Win Win on DVD

What are the best coaching movies? Take a look at this list and decide for yourself.
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    the people's #1 Gene Hackman, Dennis Hopper, Barbara Hershey

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    most listed Tatum O'Neal, Jackie Earle Haley, Walter Matthau

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    Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Gosling, Denzel Washington

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    Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson, Al Michaels

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    often listed Cameron Diaz, Al Pacino, Wilt Chamberlain

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    Joshua Jackson, Emilio Estevez, Lane Smith

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    John Candy, Malik Yoba, Jay Brazeau

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    Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Jon Favreau

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Channing Tatum, Ashanti

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    Amber Heard, Tim McGraw, Connie Britton

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    ranked low on reranks & added by carlybobarly Madonna, Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell

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    Vince Vaughn, Sean Astin, Jon Favreau

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    Cuba Gooding, Jr., Ed Harris, Alfre Woodard

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    Paul Giamatti, Jeffrey Tambor, Margo Martindale

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    Shaquille O'Neal, Larry Bird, Kevin Garnett

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Goldie Hawn, LL Cool J, Woody Harrelson

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    Alexa Vega, Ed O'Neill, Rick Moranis

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    Dennis Quaid, Brian Cox, Rachel Griffiths

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    Parker Posey, Elliott Gould, Eric Stoltz

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    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux Matthew McConaughey, January Jones, Kate Mara

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Halle Berry, James Caan, Kristy Swanson

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    Jared Leto, Ed O'Neill, R. Lee Ermey

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    Jason Robards Jr., Jeff Garlin, Dennis Farina

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    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wayne Gretzky, Joshua Jackson

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    new! & added by wiabux Emily Deschanel, Jon Voight, Tatyana Ali

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    Keanu Reeves, Diane Lane, Michael B. Jordan

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    added by wiabux Tom Cruise, Paul Newman, Martin Scorsese

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    Tom Cruise, Lea Thompson, Craig T. Nelson

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    ranked low on reranks & added by wiabux Paul Newman, M. Emmet Walsh, Swoosie Kurtz

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    Donald Trump, Dennis Rodman, Whoopi Goldberg

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    added by wiabux Bill Murray, Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid

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    Martin Lawrence, Tom Arnold, Megan Mullally

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    Jeff Bridges, Missy Peregrym, Kellan Lutz

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    Terrence Howard, Bernie Mac, Tom Arnold

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