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Beliefnet's Top 10 Underdogs Movies

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Beliefnet's 10 best underdog films. These are movies that root for the underdog. For the full article go to:
  • 1

    October Sky

    Jake Gyllenhaal, Laura Dern


    Directed byJoe Johnston

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  • 2

    Forrest Gump

    Tom Hanks, Sally Field


    Directed byRobert Zemeckis

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  • 3

    Billy Elliot

    Jamie Bell, Julie Walters


    Directed byStephen Daldry

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  • 4

    The Karate Kid

    Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio


    Directed byJohn G. Avildsen

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  • 5


    Elizabeth Banks, Jeff Bridges


    Directed byGary Ross

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  • 6

    Pretty Woman

    Julia Roberts, Richard Gere


    Directed byGarry Marshall

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  • 7


    Vince Vaughn, Sean Astin


    Directed byDavid Anspaugh

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  • 8


    Hugo Weaving, James Cromwell


    Directed byChris Noonan

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  • 9

    The Rookie

    Dennis Quaid, Brian Cox


    Directed byJohn Lee Hancock

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    #7 of 112 The All-Time Best Baseball Films#12 of 59 The 50+ Greatest Sports Drama Movies of All Time

  • 10


    Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier


    Directed byJohn G. Avildsen

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