The Best Sports Movies About Coaches Films

The Best Sports Movies About Coaches

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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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    Hoosiers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches

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    Hoosiers Gene Hackman, Dennis Hopper, Barbara Hershey

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    Remember the Titans is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


    Remember the Titans Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Gosling, Denzel Washington

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    The Bad News Bears is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches

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

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    Miracle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


    Miracle Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson, Ken Dryden

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    Coach Carter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


    Coach Carter Channing Tatum, Samuel L. Jackson, Ashanti

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    Any Given Sunday is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches

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    Any Given Sunday Cameron Diaz, Al Pacino, Jamie Foxx

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    Cool Runnings is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


    Cool Runnings John Candy, Malik Yoba, Jay Brazeau

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    The Replacements is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


    The Replacements Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Jon Favreau filmography

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    The Mighty Ducks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


    The Mighty Ducks Joshua Jackson, Emilio Estevez, Dan Tamberelli

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    A League of Their Own is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches

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

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    Friday Night Lights is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


    Friday Night Lights Amber Heard, Connie Britton, Tim McGraw

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    Rudy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


    Rudy Vince Vaughn, Sean Astin, Jon Favreau filmography

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    Radio is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


    Cuba Gooding Jr., Ed Harris, Debra Winger

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    We Are Marshall is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches

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    We Are Marshall Matthew McConaughey, Kate Mara, January Jones

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    Little Giants is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


    Little Giants Alexa Vega, Rick Moranis, Ed O'Neill

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    Blue Chips is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


    Blue Chips Shaquille O'Neal, Larry Bird, Kevin Garnett

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    The Rookie is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


    The Rookie Dennis Quaid, Brian Cox, Rachel Griffiths

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    Win Win is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches

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    Win Win Paul Giamatti, Jeffrey Tambor, Melanie Lynskey

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    Wildcats is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


    Wildcats Goldie Hawn, LL Cool J, Woody Harrelson

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    Kicking and Screaming is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


    Parker Posey, Elliott Gould, Eric Stoltz

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    Bad News Bears is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


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

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    Glory Road is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches

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    Emily Deschanel, Jon Voight, Tatyana Ali

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    D2: The Mighty Ducks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


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

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    The Program is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


    Halle Berry, James Caan, Kristy Swanson

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    Slap Shot is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches

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

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    Little Big League is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


    Jason Robards Jr., Jeff Garlin, Jonathan Silverman

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    Hardball is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


    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

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    The Color of Money Tom Cruise, Paul Newman, Martin Scorsese

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    Prefontaine is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


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

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    All the Right Moves is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


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

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    Kingpin is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches

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    Kingpin Bill Murray, Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid

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    Eddie is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches

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    Donald Trump, Dennis Rodman, Whoopi Goldberg

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    Stick It is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


    Stick It Jeff Bridges, Missy Peregrym, Kellan Lutz

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    Rebound is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


    Martin Lawrence, Megan Mullally, Tom Arnold

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    Without Limits is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches

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    Donald Sutherland, Billy Crudup, Monica Potter

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    Draft Day is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches

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    Draft Day Natt Tangnimitthana, Jetsada Taesombat, Jaa Kongwiang

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    Pride is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


    Pride Terrence Howard, Bernie Mac, Tom Arnold

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    Space Jam is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


    Space Jam Michael Jordan, Bill Murray, Larry Bird

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    Chak De! India is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches

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    Shah Rukh Khan, Mohit Chauhan, Aanjjan Srivastav

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    Testament is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Sports Movies About Coaches


    Kevin Costner, Rebecca De Mornay, Jane Alexander

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