The Most Inspirational Sports Movies Films

The Most Inspirational Sports Movies

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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.

List Criteria: Movies must feature sports and inspiration

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  1. 1
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    the people's #1 &most listed
    Rocky

    1976 More
    100
  2. 2
    Up 216
    Down 39

    ranked low on reranks
    Remember the Titans

    2000 More
    95
  3. 3
    Up 218
    Down 56
    1993 More
    94
  4. 4
    Up 149
    Down 45

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Hoosiers

    1986 More
    93
  5. 5
    Up 160
    Down 45
    2004 More
    92
  6. 6
    Up 130
    Down 49
    1989 More
    88
  7. 7
    Up 101
    Down 54

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Natural

    1984 More
    82
  8. 8
    Up 158
    Down 48

    ranked low on reranks
    The Blind Side

    2009 More
    80
  9. 9
    Up 112
    Down 44
    2006 More
    79
  10. 10
    Up 115
    Down 69

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The Karate Kid

    1984 More
    78
  11. 11
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    Down 55
    1992 More
    77
  12. 12
    Up 90
    Down 48

    often listed
    The Rookie

    2002 More
    76
  13. 13
    Up 102
    Down 37

    ranked low on reranks
    Rocky II

    1979 More
    75
  14. 14
    Up 103
    Down 33
    2006 More
    75
  15. 15
    Up 97
    Down 44
    2005 More
    74
  16. 16
    Up 91
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    ranked low on reranks
    The Sandlot

    1993 More
    71
  17. 17
    Up 84
    Down 42
    2003 More
    68
  18. 18
    Up 98
    Down 47
    2005 More
    67
  19. 19
    Up 79
    Down 42
    2004 More
    67
  20. 20
    Up 54
    Down 32
    1942 More
    67
  21. 21
    Up 55
    Down 44

    often listed
    Major League

    1989 More
    66
  22. 22
    Up 52
    Down 53

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Bull Durham

    1988 More
    66
  23. 23
    Up 78
    Down 41
    1993 More
    66
  24. 24
    Up 72
    Down 40

    ranked low on reranks
    The Mighty Ducks

    1992 More
    65
  25. 25
    Up 50
    Down 55

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Bad News Bears

    2005 More
    65
  26. 26
    Up 59
    Down 36
    1985 More
    64
  27. 27
    Up 47
    Down 21

    ranked low on reranks
    Moneyball

    2011 More
    63
  28. 28
    Up 52
    Down 25

    ranked low on reranks
    The Fighter

    2010 More
    63
  29. 29
    Up 42
    Down 43

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Hoop Dreams

    1994 More
    62
  30. 30
    Up 47
    Down 40

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Chariots of Fire

    1981 More
    61
  31. 31
    Up 67
    Down 33

    ranked low on reranks
    Radio

    2003 More
    61
  32. 32
    Up 54
    Down 34

    ranked high on reranks
    Glory Road

    2006 More
    60
  33. 33
    Up 49
    Down 19

    ranked low on reranks
    The Longest Yard

    1974 More
    60
  34. 34
    Up 47
    Down 30

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Rocky Balboa

    2006 More
    60
  35. 35
    Up 64
    Down 37
    2011 More
    59
  36. 36
    Up 45
    Down 20

    ranked low on reranks
    Brian's Song

    2001 More
    58
  37. 37
    Up 47
    Down 29

    ranked high on reranks
    Invictus

    2009 More
    58
  38. 38
    Up 51
    Down 28

    ranked low on reranks
    Million Dollar Baby

    2004 More
    58
  39. 39
    Up 54
    Down 36
    1994 More
    57
  40. 40
    Up 38
    Down 22
    1999 More
    56
  41. 41
    Up 33
    Down 15

    ranked low on reranks
    42

    2013 More
    56
    added by: johnnybunn
  42. 42
    Up 38
    Down 33
    2001 More
    55
  43. 43
    Up 34
    Down 29
    2001 More
    55
  44. 44
    Up 28
    Down 26
    1999 More
    55
  45. 45
    Up 33
    Down 48

    often listed
    Slap Shot

    1977 More
    55
  46. 46
    Up 35
    Down 69

    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Bend It Like Beckham

    2002 More
    55
  47. 47
    Up 23
    Down 26

    often listed
    Vision Quest

    1985 More
    53
  48. 48
    Up 48
    Down 41

    ranked low on reranks
    Jerry Maguire

    1996 More
    53
  49. 49
    Up 13
    Down 13

    ranked high on reranks
    Angels in the Outfield

    1994 More
    53
  50. 50
    Up 15
    Down 10

    ranked low on reranks
    Rocky III

    1982 More
    52
    added by: WarrenMitchell
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