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The Best 2000s Football Movies  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite football films that were released in the 2000s.

In the 2000s, a slew of football movies emerged, and it's up to you to decide which one deserves to be called #1. There were so many great football movies in the 2000s, but which films will you vote for?

Will it be a heartwarming football movie from the 2000s that catches your vote? Radio and Remember the Titans are classics based on inspiring true stories of the relationships between coaches and their teams, exploring racial struggles and societal norms. Or could it be The Longest Yard, starring Adam Sandler and Chris Rock, that makes your best 00s football movie? Inspired by the 1974 Burt Reynold's comedy hit, this movie is sure to hit top of the list of football movies of the 00s.

Which top 2000s football movies will go the distance with your vote?

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Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Gosling, Denzel Washington
Remember the Titans is a 2000 American sports drama film produced by Jerry Bruckheimer and directed by Boaz Yakin. The screenplay, written by Gregory Allen Howard, is based on the true story of ...more
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Matthew McConaughey, Kate Mara, January Jones
We Are Marshall is a 2006 American historical drama biopic film directed by McG. It depicts the aftermath of the 1970 incident that 37 football players on the Marshall University Thundering Herd ...more
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Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Jon Favreau filmography
The Replacements is a 2000 American sports comedy film directed by Howard Deutch. It stars Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, and Brooke Langton.
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Sandra Bullock, Lily Collins, Kathy Bates
The Blind Side is a 2009 American semi-biographical sports drama film. It was written and directed by John Lee Hancock, and based on the 2006 book The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game by Michael ...more
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Amber Heard, Connie Britton, Tim McGraw
Friday Night Lights is a 2004 sports drama film, directed by Peter Berg, which documents the coach and players of a high school football team and the Texas city of Odessa that supports and is ...more
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Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Chris Rock
The Longest Yard is a 2005 American sports comedy film, a remake of the 1974 film of the same name. Adam Sandler plays the protagonist, Paul Crewe, a disgraced former professional quarterback ...more
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Dwayne Johnson, Xzibit, Jurnee Smollett
Gridiron Gang is a 2006 American sports drama film directed by Phil Joanou, and starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Xzibit, L. Scott Caldwell and Kevin Dunn. It is loosely based on the ...more
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Dwayne Johnson, Ashley Tisdale, Roselyn Sánchez
The Game Plan is a 2007 American family sports comedy film directed by Andy Fickman and starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. This movie was the last film in which Johnson uses his ring ...more
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Mark Richt, Alex Kendrick, Erin Bethea
Facing the Giants is a 2006 American Christian drama film directed by and starring Alex Kendrick. The supporting cast was composed of volunteers from Sherwood Baptist Church, and it is the ...more
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Cuba Gooding Jr., Ed Harris, Debra Winger
Radio is a 2003 film inspired by the 1996 Sports Illustrated article "Someone to Lean On" by Gary Smith. The article and the movie are based on the true story of T. L. Hanna High ...more
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Dennis Quaid, Nicole Beharie, Clancy Brown
The Express is a 2008 American sports film produced by John Davis and directed by Gary Fleder. The storyline was conceived from a screenplay written by Charles Leavitt from a book titled Ernie ...more
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Tom Berenger, Ryan Kwanten, Nick Tate
The Junction Boys is a 2002 sports and drama film written and directed by Mike Robe.
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Elizabeth Banks, Mark Wahlberg, Randy Couture
Invincible is a 2006 sports film directed by Ericson Core set in 1976. It is based on the true story of Vince Papale, who played for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1976 to 1978. Mark Wahlberg ...more
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Patton Oswalt, Michael Rapaport, Kevin Corrigan
Big Fan is a 2009 independent drama film written and directed by Robert D. Siegel, and starring Patton Oswalt, Kevin Corrigan, Marcia Jean Kurtz, Michael Rapaport, and Scott Ferrall. The story ...more
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Eli Wallach, John Turturro, Patti LuPone
Monday Night Mayhem is a 2002 television film about the origin of ABC's television series Monday Night Football. It debuted on the U.S. cable TV network TNT. It was based on the 1988 book of the ...more
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Al Pacino, Matthew McConaughey, Rene Russo
Two for the Money is a 2005 American drama-sports film directed by D. J. Caruso and starring Al Pacino, Matthew McConaughey, Rene Russo, Armand Assante and Carly Pope. The film is about the ...more
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George Clooney, Renée Zellweger, John Krasinski
Leatherheads is a 2008 American sports comedy film from Universal Pictures directed by and starring George Clooney. The film also stars Renée Zellweger, Jonathan Pryce, and John Krasinski ...more
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Michael Clarke Duncan, K. C. Collins, Novie Edwards
They Call Me Sirr is a 2001 biography drama sport film written and directed by Robert Munic.
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Code Breakers Zachery Ty Bryan, Scott Glenn, Theo Rossi
Code Breakers is an ESPN Original Entertainment TV movie that was first broadcast December 10, 2005 at 9pm ET on ESPN and ESPN HD. The movie followed the Heisman Trophy presentation.
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Jon Voight, Garcelle Beauvais, Teri Polo
Second String is a 2002 film directed by Robert Lieberman.
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Lacey Chabert, Terry O'Quinn, Ian Bohen
Hometown Legend is a film directed by James Anderson released on January 25,2002.