Film The Best Golf Movies

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List Rules Films about or featuring golfers or tournaments

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.
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Caddyshack is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Golf Movies
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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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#7 on The Best Sports Movies

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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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#28 on The Best Sports Movies On Netflix

#18 on The Best R-Rated Romantic Comedies

#33 on The Best Sports Movies

#116 on The Greatest Romantic Comedies of All Time

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Happy Gilmore is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Golf Movies
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30 people just voted on 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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#102 on The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies

#14 on The Best Sports Movies

#132 on The Most Rewatchable Movies

#287 on The Best Movies of All Time

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

#100 on The Best Sports Movies

#3778 on The Best Movies of All Time

#205 on The Best Walt Disney Company Movies List

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32 people just voted on The Legend of Bagger Vance


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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

#394 on The Best Fantasy Movies

#60 on The Best Sports Movies

#53 on The Best Films Directed by Famous Actors

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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

#199 on The Best PG Period Piece Movies

#101 on The Best Movies of 2004

#172 on The Most Inspirational Sports Movies

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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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#28 on The Best Gary Sinise Movies

#159 on The Best R-Rated Sports Movies

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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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#42 on The Best Jack Warden Movies

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