films The Best Sports Movies About Coaches

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List Rules 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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Remember the Titans Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Gosling Denzel Washington

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Hoosiers Gene Hackman, Dennis Hopper Barbara Hershey

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The Bad News Bears Tatum O'Neal, Jackie Earle Haley Walter Matthau

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Miracle Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson Ken Dryden

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Coach Carter Channing Tatum, Samuel L. Jackson Ashanti

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The Replacements Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman Jon Favreau filmography

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Any Given Sunday Cameron Diaz, Al Pacino Jamie Foxx

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Cool Runnings John Candy, Malik Yoba Jay Brazeau

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The Mighty Ducks Joshua Jackson, Emilio Estevez Dan Tamberelli

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A League of Their Own Madonna, Tom Hanks Rosie O'Donnell

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Friday Night Lights Amber Heard, Connie Britton Tim McGraw

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Rudy Vince Vaughn, Sean Astin Jon Favreau filmography

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Radio Cuba Gooding Jr., Ed Harris Debra Winger

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We Are Marshall Matthew McConaughey, Kate Mara January Jones

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Little Giants Alexa Vega, Rick Moranis Ed O'Neill

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Blue Chips Shaquille O'Neal, Larry Bird Kevin Garnett

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The Rookie Dennis Quaid, Brian Cox Rachel Griffiths

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Win Win Paul Giamatti, Jeffrey Tambor Melanie Lynskey

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Wildcats Goldie Hawn, LL Cool J Woody Harrelson

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Kicking and Screaming Parker Posey, Elliott Gould Eric Stoltz

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Glory Road Emily Deschanel, Jon Voight Tatyana Ali

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Bad News Bears Billy Bob Thornton, Marcia Gay Harden Greg Kinnear

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D2: The Mighty Ducks Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wayne Gretzky Joshua Jackson

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Slap Shot Paul Newman, M. Emmet Walsh Swoosie Kurtz

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The Program Halle Berry, James Caan Kristy Swanson

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Little Big League Jason Robards Jr., Jeff Garlin Jonathan Silverman

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Hardball Keanu Reeves, Diane Lane Michael B. Jordan

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The Color of Money is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches
The Color of Money Tom Cruise, Paul Newman Martin Scorsese

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

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All the Right Moves Tom Cruise, Lea Thompson Craig T. Nelson

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Kingpin Bill Murray, Woody Harrelson Randy Quaid

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Eddie Donald Trump, Dennis Rodman Whoopi Goldberg

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Space Jam Michael Jordan, Bill Murray Larry Bird

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Stick It Jeff Bridges, Missy Peregrym Kellan Lutz

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Draft Day Natt Tangnimitthana, Jetsada Taesombat Jaa Kongwiang

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Rebound Martin Lawrence, Megan Mullally Tom Arnold

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Pride Terrence Howard, Bernie Mac Tom Arnold

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Without Limits Donald Sutherland, Billy Crudup Monica Potter

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Chak De! India Shah Rukh Khan, Mohit Chauhan Aanjjan Srivastav

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Testament Kevin Costner, Rebecca De Mornay Jane Alexander