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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    2000 More
    97
  3. 3
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    Down 80
    1993 More
    95
  4. 4
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    1986 More
    95
  5. 5
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    1989 More
    90
  6. 6
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    Down 69
    2004 More
    89
  7. 7
    Up 238
    Down 65
    2009 More
    87
  8. 8
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    Down 70
    2006 More
    80
  9. 9
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    1984 More
    80
  10. 10
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    1984 More
    80
  11. 11
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    1992 More
    76
  12. 12
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    ranked low on reranks
    The Sandlot

    1993 More
    75
  13. 13
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    2002 More
    75
  14. 14
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    2006 More
    74
  15. 15
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    2005 More
    71
  16. 16
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    1979 More
    70
  17. 17
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    1993 More
    68
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Major League

    1989 More
    68
  19. 19
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    2003 More
    64
  20. 20
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    1992 More
    64
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    1985 More
    64
  22. 22
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    2005 More
    63
  23. 23
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    2011 More
    63
  24. 24
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    1942 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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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Chariots of Fire

    1981 More
    62
  27. 27
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    2004 More
    61
  28. 28
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    ranked low on reranks
    Radio

    2003 More
    61
  29. 29
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Bull Durham

    1988 More
    61
  30. 30
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    2001 More
    58
  31. 31
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    Down 36
    1974 More
    57
  32. 32
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    2010 More
    57
  33. 33
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    2006 More
    57
  34. 34
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    Hoop Dreams

    1994 More
    56
  35. 35
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Bend It Like Beckham

    2002 More
    55
  36. 36
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    1999 More
    55
  37. 37
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    ranked low on reranks
    42

    2013 More
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  38. 38
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    ranked low on reranks
    Warrior

    2011 More
    54
  39. 39
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Slap Shot

    1977 More
    53
  40. 40
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    2006 More
    53
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    1999 More
    52
  42. 42
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Breaking Away

    1979 More
    50
  43. 43
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    2004 More
    50
  44. 44
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    2001 More
    48
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    2001 More
    48
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    ranked low on reranks
    Forrest Gump

    1994 More
    48
  47. 47
    Up 30
    Down 26
    1980 More
    47
  48. 48
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    1996 More
    47
  49. 49
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    Down 37
    1996 More
    46
  50. 50
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    1985 More
    45
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