The Best Sports Movies About Coaches Films
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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

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    the people's #1
    Hoosiers

    1986 More
    100
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    most listed
    Bad News Bears

    1976 More
    94
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    2000 More
    92
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    2004 More
    86
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    1999 More
    79
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    1993 More
    78
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    1992 More
    77
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    2000 More
    76
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    69
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    1993 More
    69
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    ranked low on reranks
    A League of Their Own

    1992 More
    67
    added by: carlybobarly
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    2003 More
    65
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    2011 More
    61
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    1994 More
    59
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    Wildcats

    1986 More
    53
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    1994 More
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    2002 More
    52
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    1995 More
    50
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    We Are Marshall

    2006 More
    48
    added by: wiabux
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    1994 More
    44
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    1994 More
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    1997 More
    44
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Program

    1993 More
    43
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    1986 More
    39
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    Slap Shot

    1977 More
    38
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    1983 More
    38
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    often listed
    Pride

    2007 More
    26
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    1981 More
    24
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