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The Best Bowling Movies

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A list of the best bowling movies ever made, ranked by movie fans with film trailers when available. This bowling movie list is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest movies about bowling are at the top of the list. If there are any great movies about bowling you believe we missed, please feel free to add them to the list yourself. The films on this list are the most famous bowling movies of all time, so use it to find some movies that you haven't seen already. Click on these bowling movie titles for more information about the films.

List is made up of items like She's Out Of My League and Greedy.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best bowling movies?" and "What is the greatest bowling movie of all time?"

Various bits of information are included with these popular bowling movies, such as who directed them, when they were released and who starred in the films. Whether you're watching these bowling movies on DVD, Blu-ray or streaming, these good bowling movies can be enjoyed no matter what.
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    The Big Lebowski
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    The Big Lebowski

    Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges

    Released1998

    Directed byEthan Coen, Joel Coen

    The Big Lebowski is a 1998 stoner comedy film written, produced, and directed by Joel and... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    Kingpin
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    Kingpin

    Bill Murray, Woody Harrelson

    Released1996

    Directed byPeter Farrelly, Bobby Farrelly

    Kingpin is a 1996 American sport comedy film directed by the Farrelly brothers and starring... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    The Flintstones
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    The Flintstones

    Halle Berry, Elizabeth Taylor

    Released1994

    Directed byBrian Levant

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    Dreamer
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    Dreamer

    Jack Warden, Tim Matheson

    Released1979

    Directed byNoel Nosseck

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    Mystery Men
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    Mystery Men

    Ben Stiller, Tom Waits

    Released1999

    Directed byKinka Usher

    Mystery Men is a 1999 American superhero comedy film directed by Kinka Usher and written by... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    A League of Ordinary Gentlemen
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    18

    A League of Ordinary Gentlemen

    A League of Ordinary Gentlemen is a documentary film about ten-pin bowling that was released... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button
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    Alley Cats Strike!
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    Alley Cats Strike!

    Kaley Cuoco, Laura Vandervoort

    Released2000

    Directed byRod Daniel

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    Greedy
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    Greedy

    Kirsten Dunst, Michael J. Fox

    Released1994

    Directed byJonathan Lynn

    Greedy is a 1994 comedy film directed by Jonathan Lynn and written by Lowell Ganz and Babaloo... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button

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    She's Out of My League
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    She's Out of My League

    Jackie Evancho, Alice Eve

    Released2010

    Directed byJim Field Smith

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    Buffalo '66
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    Buffalo '66

    Christina Ricci, Mickey Rourke

    Released1998

    Directed byVincent Gallo

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    The Deer Hunter
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    The Deer Hunter

    Meryl Streep, Robert De Niro

    Released1978

    Directed byMichael Cimino

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    The Wanderers
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    The Wanderers

    Karen Allen, Olympia Dukakis

    Released1979

    Directed byPhilip Kaufman

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    King Ralph
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    King Ralph

    John Goodman, John Hurt

    Released1991

    Directed byDavid S. Ward

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    Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama
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    Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama

    Linnea Quigley, Michelle Bauer

    Released1988

    Directed byDavid DeCoteau

    Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama is a 1988 sci-fi/horror B movie directed by David... more on WikipediaAmazon buy button