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The top baseball movies, ranked by fans. This list of the all-time best baseball movies includes popular classics like 'The Natural' and 'The Sandlot,' and covers all the best baseball films to have ever hit theaters. Which baseball movie is your favorite? Are you a 'Field of Dreams' fanatic or a 'Major League' fan? Be sure to vote for your personal favorite baseball films, add any great ones that might be missing and definitely re-rank this list in any order you want.

Some of the greatest and most inspirational sports movies ever made are about baseball. Examples include 'The Rookie,' 'The Natural,' 'The Bad News Bears' and the quintessential sports comedy 'Bull Durham.' This 1988 classic is not only a fantastic film about baseball, but it's also, arguably, among the best romantic comedies of all time.

Not surprisingly, a lot of films listed here are also some of the best family drama movies. Some of them, like 'The Bad News Bears,' 'The Rookie' and 'A League of their Own,' are also really awesome sports movies about coaches.

Not all of the all-time best baseball films are fiction, however. Some are actually documentaries, like Ken Burns' 'Baseball.' Is it one of the greatest? You decide, with your votes.
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626 149
Field of Dreams is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
Field of Dreams Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Kevin Costner

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2
523 165
Major League is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
Major League Charlie Sheen, Tom Berenger, Rene Russo

3
483 180
The Natural is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
The Natural Kim Basinger, Robert Redford, Robert Duvall

4
499 150
Bull Durham is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
Bull Durham Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins

5
554 131
The Sandlot is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
The Sandlot James Earl Jones, Denis Leary, Karen Allen

6
460 137
A League of Their Own is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
A League of Their Own Madonna, Tom Hanks, Rosie O'Donnell

7
337 144
Eight Men Out is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
Eight Men Out Charlie Sheen, Christopher Lloyd, John Cusack

8
434 123
Moneyball is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
Moneyball Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill, Robin Wright

9
340 133
The Bad News Bears is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
The Bad News Bears Tatum O'Neal, Jackie Earle Haley, Walter Matthau

10
336 108
The Rookie is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
The Rookie Dennis Quaid, Brian Cox, Rachel Griffiths

11
327 125
For Love of the Game is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
For Love of the Game Kevin Costner, Kelly Preston, J.K. Simmons

12
255 105
61* is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
61* Anthony Michael Hall, Thomas Jane, Christopher McDonald

13
208 114
The Pride of the Yankees is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
The Pride of the Yankees Babe Ruth, Gary Cooper, Bill Dickey

14
220 54
42 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
WarrenMitchell added 42 Harrison Ford, Christopher Meloni, Nicole Beharie

15
213 110
Baseball is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films

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16
168 137
Mr. Baseball is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
Mr. Baseball Tom Selleck, Frank Thomas, Dennis Haysbert

17
205 135
Angels in the Outfield is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
Angels in the Outfield Bing Crosby, Joe DiMaggio, Janet Leigh

18
200 145
Rookie of the Year is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
Rookie of the Year Gary Busey, John Candy, Dan Hedaya

19
138 109
Bang the Drum Slowly is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
Bang the Drum Slowly Robert De Niro, Danny Aiello, Michael Moriarty

20
144 113
Cobb is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
Cobb Tommy Lee Jones, Lolita Davidovich, Bradley Whitford

21
147 73
Trouble with the Curve is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
Trouble with the Curve Amy Adams, Clint Eastwood, Justin Timberlake

22
112 118
The Babe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
The Babe John Goodman, James Cromwell, Kelly McGillis

23
122 108
Major League II is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
Major League II Charlie Sheen, Jay Leno, Tom Berenger

24
145 120
Little Big League is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
Little Big League Jason Robards Jr., Jeff Garlin, Jonathan Silverman

25
123 126
Brewster's Millions is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
Brewster's Millions Richard Pryor, John Candy, Rick Moranis

26
100 156
Mr. 3000 is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
Mr. 3000 Carmen Electra, Jay Leno, Angela Bassett

27
136 123
Fever Pitch is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
Fever Pitch Drew Barrymore, Jimmy Fallon, Stephen King

28
72 100
Fear Strikes Out is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
Fear Strikes Out Anthony Perkins, Karl Malden, Adam Williams

29
69 113
Damn Yankees is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
Damn Yankees Yogi Berra, Mickey Mantle, Jean Stapleton

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30
61 90
The Bingo Long Traveling All-S... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings Richard Pryor, James Earl Jones, Billy Dee Williams

31
77 76
The Jackie Robinson Story is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
The Jackie Robinson Story Jackie Robinson, Ruby Dee, Louise Beavers

32
51 81
The Scout is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
The Scout Brendan Fraser, J.K. Simmons, Tony Bennett

33
47 93
The Stratton Story is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
The Stratton Story James Stewart, June Allyson, Agnes Moorehead

34
49 83
The Bad News Bears in Breaking... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training Jackie Earle Haley, William Devane, Clifton James

35
66 54
The Perfect Game is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
The Perfect Game Emilie de Ravin, Louis Gossett^! Jr., Cheech Marin

36
49 80
The Life and Times of Hank Gre... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films

37
55 91
The Fan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
The Fan Robert De Niro, Jack Black, Ellen Barkin

38
49 80
The Pride of St. Louis is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
The Pride of St. Louis Richard Crenna, Joanne Dru, Dan Dailey

39
52 64
Major League: Back to the Mino... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
Major League: Back to the Minors Dennis Haysbert, Walton Goggins, Scott Bakula

40
54 34
Hardball is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
david-wood_1445146200382 added Hardball Keanu Reeves, Diane Lane, Michael B. Jordan

41
49 37
The Benchwarmers is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
andy-lautenschleger added The Benchwarmers James Earl Jones, David Spade, Rob Schneider

42
52 40
Bad News Bears is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
andy-lautenschleger added Bad News Bears Billy Bob Thornton, Marcia Gay Harden, Greg Kinnear

43
44 86
Mr. Destiny is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
Mr. Destiny Courteney Cox, Michael Caine, Kathy Ireland

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44 37
Million Dollar Arm is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
looksharp added Million Dollar Arm Jon Hamm, Lake Bell, Bill Paxton

45
45 64
Don't Look Back: The Story of ... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films

46
35 63
The Babe Ruth Story is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
The Babe Ruth Story Claire Trevor, Charles Bickford, William Bendix

47
52 82
Chasing 3000 is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
Chasing 3000 Willa Holland, Ray Liotta, Lauren Holly

48
15 61
The Slugger's Wife is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
The Slugger's Wife Randy Quaid, Rebecca De Mornay, Lynn Whitfield

49
42 35
Knuckleball! is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
Videoport Jones added Knuckleball!

50
41 76
It Happens Every Spring is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The All-Time Best Baseball Films
It Happens Every Spring Ray Milland, Alan Hale, Jr.