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A list of the best golf movies. This is a list of films that feature golf as a central theme. We're pretty sure we've included all of the best films, but if you believe we missed one please feel free to add it to the list yourself. While "watching golf" may be considered by many to be one of the most boring experiences on earth, movies about golf are often incredibly entertaining. All genres are included on this list, although dramas and comedies tend to be the most popular. Golf is one of the oldest sports in the world, steeped in plenty of tradition, such as its caddies, golf clubs, and the hole in one. No surprise then that Hollywood likes to make use of golf in their films.

You'll find many of these best golf movies on Netflix, so if you spot a title you haven't seen yet, you should check it out! There are many golf movies on Amazon.com too.

What are the best golf movies? Take a look here and see for yourself.
Caddyshack is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Golf Movies
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Caddyshack


Released: 1980

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Actors: Bill Murray, Chevy Chase, Rodney Dangerfield, Brian Doyle-Murray Ted Knight, + more

Initial Release: 1980

Directed by: Harold Ramis

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#55 on The Most Rewatchable Movies

#71 on The Greatest Movie Themes

#7 on The Best Sports Movies

#60 on The Greatest Movies of the 1980s, Ranked

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Tin Cup


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Released: 1996

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Actors: Kevin Costner, Rene Russo, Don Johnson, Phil Mickelson Cheech Marin, + more

Initial Release: 1996

Directed by: Ron Shelton

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#33 on The Best Sports Movies

#53 on The Best Movies of 1996

#59 on The Most Inspirational Sports Movies

#50 on The Best Movies About Underdogs

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Happy Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Golf Movies
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Happy Gilmore


Released: 1996

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Actors: Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Julie Bowen, Kevin Nealon Joe Sakic, + more

Initial Release: 1996

Directed by: Dennis Dugan

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#14 on The Best Sports Movies

#18 on The Absolute Most Hilarious Movies Ever Made

#6 on The Best Movies of 1996

#1 on The Best and Worst of Adam Sandler

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Released: 2005

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Actors: Shia LaBeouf, Peyton List, Joe Jackson, Stephen Dillane Elias Koteas, + more

Initial Release: 2005

Directed by: Bill Paxton

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#41 on The Best Movies Based on Non-Fiction Books

#66 on The Most Inspirational Sports Movies

#43 on The Best Movies About Underdogs

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Released: 2000

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Actors: Charlize Theron, Will Smith, Matt Damon, Jack Lemmon Carrie Preston, + more

Initial Release: 2000

Directed by: Robert Redford

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#5 on The Best Sports Movies On Netflix

#63 on The Best Sports Movies

#53 on The Best Films Directed by Famous Actors

#44 on The Best Southern Movies

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Actors: Jim Caviezel, Claire Forlani, Malcolm McDowell, Aidan Quinn Jeremy Northam, + more

Initial Release: 2004

Directed by: Rowdy Herrington

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#35 on The Best Athlete Biopics

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A Gentleman's Game


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Released: 2001

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Actors: Gary Sinise, Brian Doyle-Murray, Philip Baker Hall, Dylan Baker Ellen Muth, + more

Initial Release: 2001

Directed by: J. Mills Goodloe

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Dead Solid Perfect


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Released: 1988

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Actors: Randy Quaid, Jack Warden, Brett Cullen, Kathryn Harrold Corinne Bohrer, + more

Initial Release: 1988

Directed by: Bobby Roth

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