The Most Inspirational Sports Movies Films
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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.

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  1. 1
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    the people's #1 & most listed Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier, Burgess Meredith

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  2. 2
    + 573
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    ranked low on reranks Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Gosling, Denzel Washington

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  3. 3
    + 554
    - 152

    Vince Vaughn, Sean Astin, Jon Favreau

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  4. 4
    + 395
    - 141

    Gene Hackman, Dennis Hopper, Barbara Hershey

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  5. 5
    + 365
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    Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Costner

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  6. 6
    + 362
    - 148

    Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson, Al Michaels

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  7. 7
    + 430
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    Sandra Bullock, Lily Collins, Tim McGraw

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  8. 8
    + 325
    - 138

    Matthew McConaughey, January Jones, Kate Mara

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  9. 9
    + 309
    - 182

    Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio, Pat Morita

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  10. 10
    + 237
    - 153

    Kim Basinger, Robert Redford, Robert Duvall

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  11. 11
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    Madonna, Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell

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  12. 12
    + 293
    - 114

    ranked low on reranks James Earl Jones, Denis Leary, Marley Shelton

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  13. 13
    + 214
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Dennis Quaid, Brian Cox, Rachel Griffiths

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  14. 14
    + 235
    - 116

    Elizabeth Banks, Mark Wahlberg, Randy Couture

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  15. 15
    + 229
    - 135

    Renée Zellweger, Russell Crowe, Paul Giamatti

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  16. 16
    + 240
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    Sylvester Stallone, Burgess Meredith, Carl Weathers

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  17. 17
    + 232
    - 122

    John Candy, Malik Yoba, Jay Brazeau

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  18. 18
    + 174
    - 128

    Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Rene Russo

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  19. 19
    + 230
    - 137

    Samuel L. Jackson, Channing Tatum, Ashanti

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  20. 20
    + 182
    - 117

    Sylvester Stallone, James Brown, Dolph Lundgren

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  21. 21
    + 184
    - 127

    Elizabeth Banks, Jeff Bridges, Tobey Maguire

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  22. 22
    + 136
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins

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  23. 23
    + 191
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    Joshua Jackson, Emilio Estevez, Lane Smith

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  24. 24
    + 135
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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Billy Bob Thornton, Marcia Gay Harden, Greg Kinnear

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  25. 25
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    ranked low on reranks Burt Reynolds, Bernadette Peters, Ray Nitschke

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  26. 26
    + 156
    - 93

    Brad Pitt, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jonah Hill

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  27. 27
    + 182
    - 113

    Amber Heard, Tim McGraw, Connie Britton

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    + 132
    - 110

    Stephen Fry, Kenneth Branagh, Ian Holm

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  29. 29
    + 118
    - 93

    Amy Adams, Christian Bale, Mark Wahlberg

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  30. 30
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    - 100

    Cuba Gooding, Jr., Ed Harris, Alfre Woodard

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  31. 31
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    - 107

    Babe Ruth, Gary Cooper, Bill Dickey

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    - 69

    ranked low on reranks Ben Gazzara, Dean McDermott, Mekhi Phifer

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    ranked low on reranks & added by johnnybunn Harrison Ford, Alan Tudyk, Christopher Meloni

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  34. 34
    + 101
    - 100

    Paul Newman, M. Emmet Walsh, Swoosie Kurtz

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    + 136
    - 109

    Jennifer Morrison, Nick Nolte, Tom Hardy

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  36. 36
    + 107
    - 113

    Sylvester Stallone, Milo Ventimiglia, Talia Shire

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  37. 37
    + 140
    - 89

    ranked low on reranks Clint Eastwood, Morgan Freeman, Hilary Swank

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  38. 38
    + 87
    - 141

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Anupam Kher

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  39. 39
    + 98
    - 79

    Kevin Costner, Kelly Preston, John C. Reilly

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  40. 40
    + 119
    - 98

    Emily Deschanel, Jon Voight, Tatyana Ali

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    + 177
    - 92

    ranked low on reranks Tom Hanks, Haley Joel Osment, Kurt Russell

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  42. 42
    + 98
    - 58

    added by WarrenMitchell Sylvester Stallone, Hulk Hogan, Mr. T

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks

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    - 96

    Tom Cruise, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger

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  45. 45
    + 84
    - 87

    Russell Crowe, Mike Myers, Burt Reynolds

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  46. 46
    + 102
    - 78

    Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Julie Bowen

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    + 69
    - 95

    often listed & ranked high on reranks Dennis Quaid, Jackie Earle Haley, Daniel Stern

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  48. 48
    + 68
    - 56

    Robert De Niro, Martin Scorsese, Joe Pesci

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  49. 49
    + 69
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    Chevy Chase, Bill Murray, Rodney Dangerfield

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  50. 50
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    added by johnnybunn Diane Lane, John Malkovich, James Cromwell

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