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The Most Inspirational Sports Movies

List Criteria: Movies must feature sports and inspiration

From football movies to baseball films, these are the most inspirational sports movies of all time. This list of the best sports films has been chosen by the wisdom of the crowd, which means anyone can vote up their favorite inspirational sports movies.

What are the most inspirational sports movies? You can pick from favorites like Rudy and The Natural and vote for the best inspirational sports film. You can even add your own list of the best sports movies to these rankings. Whether you're a film geek, a sports fan, or a little bit of both, this list is a winning play when it comes to finding the best movies about sports.

The Most Inspirational Sports Movies Films
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    Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier, Burgess Meredith

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    Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Gosling, Denzel Washington

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    Vince Vaughn, Sean Astin, Jon Favreau filmography

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    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Costner

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    Gene Hackman, Dennis Hopper, Barbara Hershey

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    Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson, Ken Dryden

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    Sandra Bullock, Lily Collins, Kathy Bates

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    Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita

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    Matthew McConaughey, Kate Mara, January Jones

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    James Earl Jones, Denis Leary, Karen Allen

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

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    Kim Basinger, Robert Redford, Robert Duvall

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    Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger, Paul Giamatti

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    Elizabeth Banks, Mark Wahlberg, Randy Couture

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    Dennis Quaid, Brian Cox, Rachel Griffiths

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    Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Roberto Durán

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    John Candy, Malik Yoba, Jay Brazeau

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    Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Rene Russo

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    Channing Tatum, Samuel L. Jackson, Ashanti

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    Joshua Jackson, Emilio Estevez, Dan Tamberelli

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    Burt Reynolds, Bernadette Peters, Ray Nitschke

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    Sylvester Stallone, James Brown, Mr. T

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    Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins

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    Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Robin Wright

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

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    Amber Heard, Connie Britton, Tim McGraw

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    Amy Adams, Christian Bale, Mark Wahlberg

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    Elizabeth Banks, Jeff Bridges, Tobey Maguire

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    Cuba Gooding Jr., Ed Harris, Debra Winger

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    Harrison Ford, Christopher Meloni, Nicole Beharie

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    Stephen Fry, Kenneth Branagh, Ian Holm

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    Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

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    Dick Butkus, James Caan, Billy Dee Williams

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    Sylvester Stallone, Hulk Hogan, Burgess Meredith

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    Sylvester Stallone, Milo Ventimiglia, Talia Shire

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    Jennifer Morrison, Tom Hardy, Nick Nolte

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    Babe Ruth, Gary Cooper, Bill Dickey

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    Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Hilary Swank

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    Paul Newman, M. Emmet Walsh, Swoosie Kurtz

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    Kevin Costner, Kelly Preston, J.K. Simmons

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    Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Julie Bowen

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    Tom Cruise, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger

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    Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher

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    Emily Deschanel, Jon Voight, Tatyana Ali

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    Russell Crowe, Mike Myers, Burt Reynolds

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    Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, Martin Scorsese

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    Dennis Quaid, Jackie Earle Haley, Daniel Stern

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    Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jada Pinkett Smith

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    Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield

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