90s Movies The Best 90s Football Movies  

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List Rules Vote up your favorite football films that were released in the 1990s.

Do you miss Friday Night Lights? Well, get a dose of what you’re missing from this list of the best 90s football movies. We want you to rank your top football movies from the 90s, because believe it or not there are actually quite a few of really good ones.

On this list of the best 90s football movies you’ll find Any Given Sunday with Al Pacino and Cameron Diaz, Varsity Blues with the late Paul Walker and Waterboy with Adam Sandler. And don’t miss School Ties a prep school film that helped launch the careers of Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Chris O’Donnell. So what’s your favorite football film from the 1990s? Let us know below by voting up your favorites. Don't downvote a film if you haven't seen it!

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Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Rob Schneider
The Waterboy is a 1998 American sports/comedy film directed by Frank Coraci, starring Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Fairuza Balk, Henry Winkler, Jerry Reed, Larry Gilliard, Jr., Blake Clark, Peter ...more
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Vince Vaughn, Sean Astin, Jon Favreau filmography
Rudy is a 1993 American sports film directed by David Anspaugh. It is an account of the life of Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger, who harbored dreams of playing football at the University of ...more
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Ali Larter, Paul Walker, Amy Smart
Varsity Blues is a 1999 American coming-of-age sports comedy-drama film directed by Brian Robbins that follows a small-town high school football team and their overbearing coach through a ...more
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Alexa Vega, Rick Moranis, Ed O'Neill
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Little Giants is a 1994 family sports comedy film, starring Rick Moranis and Ed O'Neill as brothers in a small Ohio town, coaching rival Pee-Wee Football teams.
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Cameron Diaz, Al Pacino, Jamie Foxx
Any Given Sunday is a 1999 American drama film directed by Oliver Stone depicting a fictional professional American football team. The film features an ensemble cast, consisting of Al Pacino, ...more
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Halle Berry, James Caan, Kristy Swanson
The Program is a 1993 film starring James Caan, Halle Berry, Omar Epps, Craig Sheffer, Kristy Swanson, and Joey Lauren Adams. The film was directed by David S. Ward who has directed and written ...more
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Jerry Rice, Dick Butkus, Kathy Ireland
Necessary Roughness is a 1991 sports comedy film directed by Stan Dragoti in his final film. The film stars Scott Bakula, Héctor Elizondo, Robert Loggia, and Harley Jane Kozak. Co-stars ...more
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Tom Cruise, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger
Jerry Maguire is a 1996 American romantic comedy-drama sports film written, produced and directed by Cameron Crowe, and stars Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Renée Zellweger. It was ...more
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Halle Berry, Bruce Willis, Dick Butkus
The Last Boy Scout is a 1991 American action film directed by Tony Scott, starring Bruce Willis, Damon Wayans, Chelsea Field, Noble Willingham, Taylor Negron and Danielle Harris. The film was ...more
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Ben Affleck, Matt Damon, Brendan Fraser
School Ties is a 1992 sports film directed by Robert Mandel starring Brendan Fraser, Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Chris O'Donnell, Cole Hauser, Randall Batinkoff, Andrew Lowery and Anthony Rapp. ...more
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Tony Danza, Jessica Tuck, Art LaFleur
The Garbage Picking Field Goal Kicking Philadelphia Phenomenon is a 1998 television movie starring Tony Danza from Walt Disney Pictures.
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Possums is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 90s Football Movies
Scott Davis, Clive Revill, Dennis Burkley
Possums is a 1998 sports comedy film directed by Max Burnett.
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Margot Kidder, Amanda Peterson, Jake Busey
Windrunner is a 1994 family fantasy film written by Mitch Davis and directed by William Clark and William Tannen.
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Fumbleheads is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 90s Football Movies
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