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List of All Football Movies

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Well here is a complete list of football movies. Below is a list of all football movies including high school football movies, pro-football films, college football movies and American football movie titles. Feel free to sort the football films list by title, director, or actor. Are you a big football fan and love watching football movies? Well, then this is the list for you.

Some of the best football movie titles of all time are on this list. Movies like Rudy, The Longest Yard and Brian's Song are considered some of the most popular football movies. This list will provide a guide for you of every football film ever made.

  • Air Bud: Golden Receiver

    Air Bud: Golden Receiver

    Warren Moon, Kevin Zegers


    Directed byRichard Martin

    Air Bud: Golden Receiver is the 1998 sequel to Air Bud. The film was shot in Vancouver,...  more
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  • All the Right Moves

    All the Right Moves

    Tom Cruise, Lea Thompson


    Directed byMichael Chapman

    All the Right Moves is a 1983 drama film directed by Michael Chapman and starring Tom Cruise,...  more
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    #358 of 512 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked#38 of 63 The Best Sports Movies About Coaches

  • Angels in the Endzone

    Angels in the Endzone

    Christopher Lloyd, Matthew Lawrence


    Directed byGary Nadeau

    Angels in the Endzone is a 1997 American film directed by Gary Nadeau and starring Christopher...  more
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  • Any Given Sunday

    Any Given Sunday

    Cameron Diaz, Al Pacino


    Directed byOliver Stone

    Any Given Sunday is a 1999 American drama film directed by Oliver Stone depicting a fictional...  more
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    #56 of 204 The Best Sports Movies Ever Made#58 of 261 The Best Ensemble Movies

  • Brian's Song

    Brian's Song

    Dick Butkus, James Caan


    Directed byBuzz Kulik

    Brian's Song is a 1971 ABC Movie of the Week that recounts the details of the life of Brian...  more
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  • Everybody's All-American

    Everybody's All-American

    Jessica Lange, John Goodman


    Directed byTaylor Hackford

    Everybody's All-American is a 1988 motion picture directed by Taylor Hackford and based on the...  more
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  • Facing the Giants

    Facing the Giants

    Mark Richt, Alex Kendrick


    Directed byAlex Kendrick

    Facing the Giants is a 2006 American Christian drama film directed by and starring Alex...  more
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    #10 of 91 The Best Movies With Christian Themes#26 of 76 The Best Football Movies Ever

  • Friday Night Lights

    Friday Night Lights

    Amber Heard, Connie Britton


    Directed byPeter Berg

    Friday Night Lights is a 2004 sports drama film, directed by Peter Berg, which documents the...  more
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  • Full Ride

    Full Ride

    Meredith Monroe, Riley Smith


    Directed byMark Hoeger

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  • The Fanatics

    The Fanatics

    Ed Asner, Austin Pendleton


    Directed byMarc Lasky

    The Fanatics is a comedy movie, released in 1999....  more
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  • Gridiron Gang

    Gridiron Gang

    Dwayne Johnson, Xzibit


    Directed byPhil Joanou

    Gridiron Gang is a 2006 American sports drama film directed by Phil Joanou, and starring...  more
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  • Gus


    Johnny Unitas, Dick Butkus


    Directed byVincent McEveety

    Gus is a 1976 American film by Walt Disney Productions. Its center character is Gus, a...  more
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  • Heaven Can Wait

    Heaven Can Wait

    Deacon Jones, Warren Beatty


    Directed byBuck Henry, Warren Beatty

    Heaven Can Wait is a 1978 American comedy film co-directed by Warren Beatty and Buck Henry. It...  more
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  • Hometown Legend

    Hometown Legend

    Lacey Chabert, Terry O'Quinn


    Directed byJames Anderson

    Hometown Legend is a film directed by James Anderson released on January 25,2002....  more
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  • Horse Feathers

    Horse Feathers

    Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx


    Directed byNorman Z. McLeod

    Horse Feathers is a Marx Brothers film comedy. It stars the four Marx Brothers and Thelma...  more
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    #60 of 165 The Funniest Slapstick Movies Ever Made#16 of 50 The Best '30s Comedy Movies

  • Invincible


    Elizabeth Banks, Mark Wahlberg


    Directed byEricson Core

    Invincible is a 2006 sports film directed by Ericson Core set in 1976. It is based on the true...  more
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    #80 of 275 The Best Movies Based On True Stories#11 of 55 The 30+ Greatest Sports Drama Movies of All Time

  • Jerry Maguire

    Jerry Maguire

    Tom Cruise, Lucy Liu


    Directed byCameron Crowe

    Jerry Maguire is a 1996 American romantic comedy-drama sports film written, produced and...  more
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    #446 of 1,189 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#33 of 126 The Greatest Date Movies Of All Time

  • Johnny Be Good

    Johnny Be Good

    Robert Downey Jr., Uma Thurman


    Directed byBud S. Smith

    Johnny Be Good is a 1988 American comedy film directed by Bud Smith, starring Anthony Michael...  more
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    #83 of 141 The Best College Movies Ever#33 of 57 The Best Sports Romance Movies

  • Knute Rockne, All American

    Knute Rockne, All American

    Ronald Reagan, Brian Keith


    Directed byWilliam K. Howard, Lloyd Bacon

    Knute Rockne, All American is a 1940 biographical film which tells the story of Knute Rockne,...  more
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  • Leatherheads


    George Clooney, Renée Zellweger


    Directed byGeorge Clooney

    Leatherheads is a 2008 American sports comedy film from Universal Pictures directed by and...  more
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  • Little Giants

    Little Giants

    Alexa Vega, Rick Moranis


    Directed byDuwayne Dunham

    Little Giants is a 1994 family sports comedy film, starring Rick Moranis and Ed O'Neill as...  more
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    #168 of 244 The Best Movies For Kids#7 of 25 The 25+ Best Sports Movies for Kids

  • Lucas


    Charlie Sheen, Winona Ryder


    Directed byDavid Seltzer

    Lucas is a 1986 American teen tragicomedy film directed by David Seltzer and starring Corey...  more
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    #240 of 305 The Funniest '80s Movies#399 of 675 The Best Movies Roger Ebert Gave Four Stars

  • Necessary Roughness

    Necessary Roughness

    Jerry Rice, Dick Butkus


    Directed byStan Dragoti

    Necessary Roughness is a 1991 sports comedy film directed by Stan Dragoti in his final film....  more
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    #134 of 252 The Funniest '90s Movies#49 of 52 The Least Inspiring Sports Movies

  • North Dallas Forty

    North Dallas Forty

    Nick Nolte, Charles Durning


    Directed byTed Kotcheff

    North Dallas Forty is a 1979 film drama starring Nick Nolte, Mac Davis, and G. D. Spradlin set...  more
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  • Paper Lion
    Paper Lion, published in 1966, is a non-fiction book by American author George Plimpton. In...  more
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