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The Best Disney Sports Movies  

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It’s time to determine the best Walt Disney sports movies. Whatever the sport, Disney has probably made a movie about it, from bobsledding to horse racing. These are often inspirational and comedic sports films. A lot of these movies are classics such as The Mighty Ducks, Cool Runnings and Angels in the Outfield. But are they the top sports films that Disney has to offer? You’ll also find famous actors like Denzel Washington in the Disney football movie Remember the Titans. Dennis Quaid and Jon Hamm have both starred in Disney baseball movies. All of which were inspired by true stories. Rest assured, there are Disney movies for every type of sports fan out there.

Which of these Disney sports films do you love? Vote up all your favorites and vote down the movies that didn’t have you cheering in the stands. Also, be sure to check back for new Disney sports films as they are released.

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The Mighty Ducks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Joshua Jackson, Emilio Estevez, Dan Tamberelli
The Mighty Ducks is a 1992 American sports comedy film directed by Stephen Herek, starring Emilio Estevez. It was produced by Avnet–Kerner Productions and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures. It ...more
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The Rookie is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Dennis Quaid, Brian Cox, Rachel Griffiths
The Rookie is a 2002 sports drama film directed by John Lee Hancock and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. It is based on the true story of Jim Morris, who had a brief, but famous Major League ...more
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Double Teamed is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Mackenzie Phillips, Joey Miyashima, Teal Redmann
Double Teamed! is a 2002 Disney Channel Original Movie based on the life stories of professional basketball players Heather and Heidi Burge. The film aired on the Disney Channel on January 18, ...more
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Johnny Tsunami is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Lee Thompson Young, Kirsten Storms, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa
Johnny Tsunami is a 1999 Disney Channel Original Movie. It was nominated in 2000 for the Humanitas Prize as Children's Live-Action Category. Johnny Tsunami is the predecessor to Johnny Kapahala: ...more
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Cars 3 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Owen Wilson, Cristela Alonzo, Armie Hammer
Cars 3 is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated comedy film produced by Pixar. After being trounced in many races by hightech racer Jackson Storm (Armie Hammer), many begin to wonder if the ...more
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Angels in the Outfield is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Matthew McConaughey, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Christopher Lloyd
Angels in the Outfield is a 1994 remake of the 1951 film of the same name. The film stars Danny Glover, Tony Danza and Christopher Lloyd, and features several future stars, including Joseph ...more
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Cars 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Owen Wilson, Michael Caine, Vanessa Redgrave
Cars 2 is a 2011 American computer-animated action comedy spy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. The film is the sequel to the 2006 film Cars and ...more
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Cars is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal, Sheryl Crow
Cars is a 2006 American computer-animated comedy-adventure sports film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed and co-written by John Lasseter, it is ...more
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D2: The Mighty Ducks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Wayne Gretzky, Joshua Jackson
D2: The Mighty Ducks is a 1994 American sports comedy film directed by Sam Weisman. It is a sequel to the 1992 film The Mighty Ducks and produced by Walt Disney Pictures and Avnet–Kerner ...more
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Herbie Rides Again is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Helen Hayes, Stefanie Powers, Keenan Wynn
Herbie Rides Again is a 1974 comedy film. It is the sequel to The Love Bug, released six years earlier, and the second in a series of movies made by Walt Disney Productions starring an ...more
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The Love Bug is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Buddy Hackett, Dean Jones, Michele Lee
The Love Bug, sometimes referred to as Herbie the Love Bug, is the first in a series of comedy films made by Walt Disney Productions that starred an anthropomorphic pearl-white, fabric-sunroofed ...more
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Secretariat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Diane Lane, John Malkovich, James Cromwell
Secretariat is a 2010 biographical sports drama film produced and released by Walt Disney Pictures and directed by Randall Wallace. The film chronicles the life of thoroughbred race horse ...more
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Remember the Titans is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
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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Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Don Knotts, Dean Jones, Eric Braeden
Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo is a 1977 film, the third of a series of films by Walt Disney Productions starring Herbie – the white Volkswagen racing Beetle with a mind of its own.
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Herbie Goes Bananas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Cloris Leachman, Harvey Korman, Alex Rocco
Herbie Goes Bananas is the fourth of a series of films made by Walt Disney Productions starring Herbie – the white Volkswagen racing Beetle with a mind of its own. The film stars former Mel ...more
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Sport Goofy in Soccermania is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Russi Taylor, Jack Angel, Philip Proctor
Sport Goofy in Soccermania is an animated Television Special produced by Walt Disney Company in 1987. Originally aired on NBC. During its TV debut it was preceded by a mockumentary showing past ...more
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Gus is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Johnny Unitas, Dick Butkus, Ed Asner
Gus is a 1976 American film by Walt Disney Productions. Its center character is Gus, a football-playing mule.
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Full-Court Miracle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Cassie Steele, Erik Knudsen, Alex D. Linz
Full-Court Miracle is a 2003 Disney Channel Original Movie. It premiered on November 23, 2003. Inspired by the true story of University of Virginia basketball star Lamont Carr, the film centers ...more
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The World's Greatest Athlete is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Tim Conway, Frank Gifford, Jan-Michael Vincent
The World's Greatest Athlete is a 1973 American feature film released by Walt Disney Productions. It starred John Amos, Roscoe Lee Browne, Tim Conway, Dayle Haddon, and Jan-Michael Vincent. It ...more
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The Strongest Man in the World is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Kurt Russell, Cesar Romero, Dick Van Patten
The Strongest Man in the World is a 1975 Disney film starring Kurt Russell, still a student in the fictional Medfield College. It is the sequel to the 1972 film Now You See Him, Now You Don't, ...more
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Brink! is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Erik von Detten, Geoffrey Blake, Christina Vidal
Brink! is a 1998 Disney Channel Original Movie set in the backdrop of aggressive inline skating.
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Tiger Town is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Roy Scheider, Justin Henry, Ron McLarty
Tiger Town is the first made-for-TV movie produced for the Disney Channel, produced in 1983. It was awarded a CableACE Award in 1984 for Best Dramatic Film. The film stars Roy Scheider as Billy ...more
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Planes is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Teri Hatcher, Val Kilmer, Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Planes is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated sports comedy film produced by DisneyToon Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. It is a spin-off of Pixar's Cars franchise and the first ...more
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D3: The Mighty Ducks is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Joshua Jackson, Emilio Estevez, Kenan Thompson
D3: The Mighty Ducks is 1996 American sports comedy film directed by Robert Lieberman. It is the third and final film in The Mighty Ducks trilogy and was produced by Walt Disney Pictures and ...more
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Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Nick Jonas, Young Jeezy, Jake T. Austin
Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board is a Disney Channel Original Movie and is the sequel to the 1999 film Johnny Tsunami. The movie premiered on Disney Channel on June 8, 2007. 1.3 million viewers ...more