coaches 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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Cool Runnings John Candy, Malik Yoba, Jay Brazeau

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Any Given Sunday Cameron Diaz, Al Pacino, Jamie Foxx

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The Replacements Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Jon Favreau filmography

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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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Wildcats Goldie Hawn, LL Cool J, Woody Harrelson

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Win Win Paul Giamatti, Jeffrey Tambor, Melanie Lynskey

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

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

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The Program Halle Berry, James Caan, Kristy Swanson

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Slap Shot Paul Newman, M. Emmet Walsh, Swoosie Kurtz

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

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

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Kingpin Bill Murray, Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid

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Space Jam Michael Jordan, Bill Murray, Larry Bird

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Draft Day Natt Tangnimitthana, Jetsada Taesombat, Jaa Kongwiang

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Eddie Donald Trump, Dennis Rodman, Whoopi Goldberg

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Stick It Jeff Bridges, Missy Peregrym, Kellan Lutz

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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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Testament Kevin Costner, Rebecca De Mornay, Jane Alexander

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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