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Beliefnet's top 20 inspirational sport films. These movies have some of the greatest sports moments ever shown onscreen. For the full article go to: http://www.beliefnet.com/Entertainment/Movies/2008/09/Top-20-Inspirational-Sports-Movies.aspx
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The Karate Kid is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Beliefnet's Top 20 Inspirational Sports Movies
Dir. by John G. Avildsen (1984), starring Elisabeth Shue, Ralph Macchio & Pat Morita

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#7 of 522 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #135 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #557 of 1,138 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

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Bend It like Beckham is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Beliefnet's Top 20 Inspirational Sports Movies
Dir. by Gurinder Chadha (2002), starring Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers & Anupam Kher

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#794 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #543 of 1,138 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #249 of 693 The Greatest Chick Flicks Ever Made

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Cinderella Man is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Beliefnet's Top 20 Inspirational Sports Movies
Dir. by Ron Howard (2005), starring Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger & Paul Giamatti

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#251 of 481 The Greatest Movies for Guys #38 of 172 The Best Sports Movies Ever Made #33 of 235 The Best Movies Based On True Stories

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The Jackie Robinson Stor... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Beliefnet's Top 20 Inspirational Sports Movies
Dir. by Alfred E. Green (1950), starring Jackie Robinson, Ruby Dee & Louise Beavers

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#238 of 629 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #35 of 43 Great Historical Black Movies Based On True Stories #32 of 78 The All-Time Best Baseball Films

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Rudy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Beliefnet's Top 20 Inspirational Sports Movies
Dir. by David Anspaugh (1993), starring Vince Vaughn, Sean Astin & Jon Favreau filmography

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Hoosiers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Beliefnet's Top 20 Inspirational Sports Movies
Dir. by David Anspaugh (1986), starring Gene Hackman, Dennis Hopper & Barbara Hershey

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#176 of 522 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #925 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #169 of 276 The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Cry

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Ali is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Beliefnet's Top 20 Inspirational Sports Movies
Dir. by Michael Mann (2001), starring Will Smith, Jamie Foxx & Jada Pinkett Smith

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#31 of 629 The Best Black Movies Ever Made, Ranked #293 of 355 The Best Rainy Day Movies #72 of 172 The Best Sports Movies Ever Made

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Miracle is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Beliefnet's Top 20 Inspirational Sports Movies
Dir. by Gavin O'Connor (2004), starring Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson & Ken Dryden

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#797 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #163 of 276 The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Cry #214 of 481 The Greatest Movies for Guys

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We Are Marshall is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Beliefnet's Top 20 Inspirational Sports Movies
Dir. by Joseph McGinty Nichol (2006), starring Matthew McConaughey, Kate Mara & January Jones

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#964 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #92 of 276 The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Cry #22 of 172 The Best Sports Movies Ever Made

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Pride is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Beliefnet's Top 20 Inspirational Sports Movies
Dir. by John Downer (2004), starring Kate Winslet, Helen Mirren & Sean Bean
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The Rookie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Beliefnet's Top 20 Inspirational Sports Movies
Dir. by John Lee Hancock (2002), starring Dennis Quaid, Brian Cox & Rachel Griffiths

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#1,191 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #94 of 96 The Best Disney Live-Action Movies #26 of 172 The Best Sports Movies Ever Made

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A League of Their Own is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Beliefnet's Top 20 Inspirational Sports Movies
Dir. by Penny Marshall (1992), starring Madonna, Tom Hanks & Rosie O'Donnell

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#297 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #415 of 1,138 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #72 of 923 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films

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Field of Dreams is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Beliefnet's Top 20 Inspirational Sports Movies
Dir. by Phil Alden Robinson (1989), starring Ben Affleck, Matt Damon & Kevin Costner

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Seabiscuit is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Beliefnet's Top 20 Inspirational Sports Movies
Dir. by Gary Ross (2003), starring Elizabeth Banks, Jeff Bridges & Tobey Maguire

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Rocky is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Beliefnet's Top 20 Inspirational Sports Movies
Dir. by John G. Avildsen (1976), starring Sylvester Stallone, Joe Frazier & Burgess Meredith

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The Natural is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Beliefnet's Top 20 Inspirational Sports Movies
Dir. by Barry Levinson (1984), starring Kim Basinger, Robert Redford & Robert Duvall

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#140 of 522 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #684 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #107 of 114 The Greatest Date Movies of All Time

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Friday Night Lights is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Beliefnet's Top 20 Inspirational Sports Movies
Dir. by Peter Berg (2004), starring Amber Heard, Connie Britton & Tim McGraw

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#1,445 of 1,646 The Most Rewatchable Movies #217 of 276 The Top Tearjerker Movies That Make Men Cry #371 of 481 The Greatest Movies for Guys

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Bull Durham is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Beliefnet's Top 20 Inspirational Sports Movies
Dir. by Ron Shelton (1988), starring Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon & Tim Robbins

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#163 of 522 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked #194 of 1,138 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time #306 of 923 The All-Time Greatest Comedy Films

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Hoop Dreams is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Beliefnet's Top 20 Inspirational Sports Movies
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The Mighty Ducks is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Beliefnet's Top 20 Inspirational Sports Movies