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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    the people's #1 &most listed
    Rocky

    1976 More
    100
  2. 2
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    Down 67
    2000 More
    97
  3. 3
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    Down 78
    1993 More
    96
  4. 4
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    Down 67
    1986 More
    95
  5. 5
    Up 196
    Down 71
    1989 More
    90
  6. 6
    Up 209
    Down 67
    2004 More
    90
  7. 7
    Up 234
    Down 65
    2009 More
    87
  8. 8
    Up 140
    Down 79
    1984 More
    81
  9. 9
    Up 163
    Down 69
    2006 More
    81
  10. 10
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Karate Kid

    1984 More
    79
  11. 11
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    Down 80
    1992 More
    77
  12. 12
    Up 125
    Down 71
    2002 More
    76
  13. 13
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    ranked low on reranks
    The Sandlot

    1993 More
    75
  14. 14
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    2006 More
    75
  15. 15
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    2005 More
    71
  16. 16
    Up 141
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    1979 More
    70
  17. 17
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    1993 More
    68
  18. 18
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    1989 More
    68
  19. 19
    Up 107
    Down 58
    1992 More
    65
  20. 20
    Up 108
    Down 68
    2003 More
    65
  21. 21
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    Down 51
    1985 More
    63
  22. 22
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    1942 More
    63
  23. 23
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    2005 More
    63
  24. 24
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    Down 40
    2011 More
    63
  25. 25
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Bad News Bears

    2005 More
    63
  26. 26
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    Down 58
    1981 More
    62
  27. 27
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    2004 More
    61
  28. 28
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    Down 49

    ranked low on reranks
    Radio

    2003 More
    61
  29. 29
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    Down 80

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Bull Durham

    1988 More
    61
  30. 30
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    Down 34
    2001 More
    58
  31. 31
    Up 76
    Down 36
    1974 More
    57
  32. 32
    Up 68
    Down 45
    2010 More
    57
  33. 33
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    Down 52
    2006 More
    57
  34. 34
    Up 47
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Hoop Dreams

    1994 More
    56
  35. 35
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    Down 85

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Bend It Like Beckham

    2002 More
    55
  36. 36
    Up 56
    Down 38
    1999 More
    55
  37. 37
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    Down 59
    2011 More
    54
  38. 38
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    Down 30

    ranked low on reranks
    42

    2013 More
    54
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    Up 48
    Down 64

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Slap Shot

    1977 More
    53
  40. 40
    Up 47
    Down 42
    1999 More
    52
  41. 41
    Up 73
    Down 50
    2006 More
    52
  42. 42
    Up 70
    Down 49
    2004 More
    50
  43. 43
    Up 38
    Down 55

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Breaking Away

    1979 More
    50
  44. 44
    Up 49
    Down 44
    2001 More
    49
  45. 45
    Up 47
    Down 53
    2001 More
    48
  46. 46
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    ranked low on reranks
    Forrest Gump

    1994 More
    48
  47. 47
    Up 30
    Down 26
    1980 More
    47
  48. 48
    Up 59
    Down 55
    1996 More
    47
  49. 49
    Up 40
    Down 36
    1996 More
    46
  50. 50
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    1985 More
    45
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