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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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Remember the Titans is listed (or ranked) 1 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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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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The Mighty Ducks is listed (or ranked) 3 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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Miracle is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson, Ken Dryden
Miracle is a 2004 American sports docudrama about the United States men's hockey team, led by head coach Herb Brooks, that won the gold medal in the 1980 Winter Olympics. The USA team's victory ...more
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D2: The Mighty Ducks is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Cars is listed (or ranked) 6 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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Secretariat is listed (or ranked) 7 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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D3: The Mighty Ducks is listed (or ranked) 8 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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Cars 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 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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Invincible is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
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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Glory Road is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Emily Deschanel, Jon Voight, Tatyana Ali
Glory Road is a 2006 American drama sports film directed by James Gartner, based on a true story surrounding the events leading to the 1966 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship. Don ...more
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Cars 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Cars 3 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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The Greatest Game Ever P... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Shia LaBeouf, Peyton List, Joe Jackson
The Greatest Game Ever Played is a 2005 biographical sports film based on the early life of golf champion Francis Ouimet. The film was directed by Bill Paxton; Shia LaBeouf plays the role of ...more
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Angels in the Outfield ... is listed (or ranked) 14 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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Johnny Tsunami is listed (or ranked) 15 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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Double Teamed is listed (or ranked) 16 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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Air Bud is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Mark Jackson, Kevin Zegers, Michael Jeter
Air Bud is a 1997 American family comedy film that sparked the franchise centered on the real-life dog, Buddy, a Golden Retriever. The film was financially successful, grossing $4 million in its ...more
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Cool Runnings is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
John Candy, Malik Yoba, Jay Brazeau
Cool Runnings is a 1993 American sports film directed by Jon Turteltaub, and starring Leon, Doug E. Doug, Rawle D. Lewis, Malik Yoba and John Candy. The film was released in the United States on ...more
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Herbie Rides Again is listed (or ranked) 19 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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Full-Court Miracle is listed (or ranked) 20 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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Sport Goofy in Soccerman... is listed (or ranked) 21 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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Motocrossed is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Riley Smith, Mary-Margaret Humes, Alana Austin
Motocrossed! is a 2001 Disney Channel Original Movie about a girl named Andrea Carson who loves motocross, despite the fact that her father finds her unsuited for the sport, being that she is ...more
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Brink! is listed (or ranked) 23 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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Miracle in Lane 2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Frankie Muniz, Molly Hagan, Holmes Osborne
Miracle in Lane 2 is a 2000 Disney Channel Original Movie starring Frankie Muniz, Rick Rossovich, Molly Hagan, and Patrick Levis.
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The Love Bug is listed (or ranked) 25 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