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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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    Gene Hackman, Dennis Hopper, Barbara Hershey

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    Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Gosling, Denzel Washington

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    Tatum O'Neal, Jackie Earle Haley, Walter Matthau

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    Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson, Ken Dryden

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    Channing Tatum, Samuel L. Jackson, Ashanti

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    John Candy, Malik Yoba, Jay Brazeau

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    Joshua Jackson, Emilio Estevez, Dan Tamberelli

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    Cameron Diaz, Al Pacino, Jamie Foxx

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    Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Jon Favreau filmography

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    Madonna, Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Amber Heard, Connie Britton, Tim McGraw

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    Vince Vaughn, Sean Astin, Jon Favreau filmography

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    Cuba Gooding Jr., Ed Harris, Debra Winger

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    Shaquille O'Neal, Larry Bird, Kevin Garnett Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Alexa Vega, Rick Moranis, Ed O'Neill Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Matthew McConaughey, Kate Mara, January Jones

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    Dennis Quaid, Brian Cox, Rachel Griffiths

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    Parker Posey, Elliott Gould, Eric Stoltz

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    Goldie Hawn, LL Cool J, Woody Harrelson

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    Billy Bob Thornton, Marcia Gay Harden, Greg Kinnear Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial

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    Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wayne Gretzky, Joshua Jackson

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    Emily Deschanel, Jon Voight, Tatyana Ali

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    Halle Berry, James Caan, Kristy Swanson

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    Paul Newman, M. Emmet Walsh, Swoosie Kurtz

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    Jason Robards Jr., Jeff Garlin, Jonathan Silverman

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    Keanu Reeves, Diane Lane, Michael B. Jordan

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    Tom Cruise, Paul Newman, Martin Scorsese

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

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    Tom Cruise, Lea Thompson, Craig T. Nelson

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    Bill Murray, Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid

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    Donald Trump, Dennis Rodman, Whoopi Goldberg

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    Jeff Bridges, Missy Peregrym, Kellan Lutz

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    Donald Sutherland, Billy Crudup, Monica Potter

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    Michael Jordan, Bill Murray, Larry Bird

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    Kevin Costner, Rebecca De Mornay, Jane Alexander

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