The Best Sports Movies About Coaches Films

The Best Sports Movies About Coaches

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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.

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

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  1. 1
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    the people's #1
    Hoosiers

    1986 More
    100
  2. 2
    Up 69
    Down 17

    most listed &ranked low on reranks
    Bad News Bears

    1976 More
    95
  3. 3
    Up 72
    Down 26
    2000 More
    90
  4. 4
    Up 59
    Down 16
    2004 More
    88
  5. 5
    Up 48
    Down 33

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Any Given Sunday

    1999 More
    83
  6. 6
    Up 48
    Down 29

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Mighty Ducks

    1992 More
    81
  7. 7
    Up 49
    Down 20
    1993 More
    77
  8. 8
    Up 53
    Down 23

    ranked low on reranks
    The Replacements

    2000 More
    77
  9. 9
    Up 46
    Down 31

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Coach Carter

    2005 More
    72
  10. 10
    Up 51
    Down 12
    1992 More
    71
    added by: carlybobarly
  11. 11
    Up 37
    Down 28

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Friday Night Lights

    2004 More
    71
  12. 12
    Up 48
    Down 22

    ranked low on reranks
    Rudy

    1993 More
    71
  13. 13
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    Down 23

    ranked low on reranks
    Radio

    2003 More
    65
  14. 14
    Up 24
    Down 31

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Win Win

    2011 More
    62
  15. 15
    Up 31
    Down 25
    1994 More
    58
  16. 16
    Up 18
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Blue Chips

    1994 More
    57
  17. 17
    Up 29
    Down 29
    2002 More
    56
  18. 18
    Up 25
    Down 22

    ranked low on reranks &niche appeal
    Kicking and Screaming

    1995 More
    54
  19. 19
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    Down 30

    often listed
    Wildcats

    1986 More
    54
  20. 20
    Up 21
    Down 9
    2006 More
    53
    added by: wiabux
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    ranked high on reranks &niche appeal
    D2: The Mighty Ducks

    1994 More
    52
  22. 22
    Up 12
    Down 12
    2006 More
    52
    added by: wiabux
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    often listed
    Little Big League

    1994 More
    49
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    Up 22
    Down 19

    ranked low on reranks
    Bad News Bears

    2005 More
    47
  25. 25
    Up 11
    Down 31

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Program

    1993 More
    47
  26. 26
    Up 17
    Down 23

    ranked low on reranks &niche appeal
    Hardball

    2001 More
    46
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    Up 7
    Down 14
    1986 More
    45
    added by: wiabux
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    Up 11
    Down 29

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Prefontaine

    1997 More
    44
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Eddie

    1996 More
    40
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    Up 17
    Down 6

    ranked low on reranks
    Slap Shot

    1977 More
    35
    added by: wiabux
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    Up 11
    Down 27

    often listed
    All the Right Moves

    1983 More
    35
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    Up 5
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    ranked high on reranks &controversial
    Rebound

    2005 More
    31
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    Up 9
    Down 26
    2006 More
    29
  34. 34
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    ranked low on reranks
    Kingpin

    1996 More
    28
    added by: wiabux
  35. 35
    Up 6
    Down 25
    2007 More
    25
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