Parenting 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 Mighty Ducks is listed (or ranked) 2 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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Invincible is listed (or ranked) 3 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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The Rookie is listed (or ranked) 4 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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Cars is listed (or ranked) 5 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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Cars 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 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 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 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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The Luck of the Irish is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Henry Gibson, Ryan Merriman, Timothy Omundson
The Luck of the Irish is a 2001 Disney Channel Original Movie. It has been shown in reruns each March on the Disney Channel around St. Patrick's Day.
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Miracle is listed (or ranked) 9 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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McFarland, USA is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Kevin Costner, Maria Bello, Morgan Saylor
McFarland, USA is an American 2015 sports drama film directed by Niki Caro and produced by Walt Disney Pictures. Based on the true story of a 1987 cross country team from a predominantly ...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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Double Teamed is listed (or ranked) 12 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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Motocrossed is listed (or ranked) 13 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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Eddie's Million Dollar Cook-Of... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Rose McIver, Orlando Brown, Mark L. Taylor
Eddie's Million Dollar Cook-Off is a 2003 Disney Channel Original Movie.
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The Game Plan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
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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Angels in the Outfield is listed (or ranked) 16 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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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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D2: The Mighty Ducks is listed (or ranked) 18 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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The Greatest Game Ever Played is listed (or ranked) 19 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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Snow Dogs is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Cuba Gooding Jr., James Coburn, Michael Bolton
Snow Dogs is a 2002 American comedy film directed by Brian Levant, and starring Cuba Gooding Jr. and James Coburn. The film was released in the United States on January 18, 2002 by Walt Disney ...more
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Hatching Pete is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Mitchel Musso, Tiffany Thornton, Madison Riley
Hatching Pete is a 2009 Disney Channel Original Movie which first aired on April 24, 2009 on Disney Channel UK and later Disney Channel and Family. It was released on DVD in America on May 12, ...more
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Air Bud: World Pup is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Kevin Zegers, Brandi Chastain, Alexander Ludwig
Air Bud: World Pup is the third film in the Air Bud series. It was the first Air Bud movie to be filmed without Buddy, the canine star of the first two films; Buddy died after production of the ...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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Queen of Katwe is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Lupita Nyong'o, David Oyelowo, Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine
Queen of Katwe is a 2016 American biographical sports drama film directed by Mira Nair. A Ugandan girl (Madina Nalwanga) sees her world rapidly change after being introduced to the game of
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Herbie: Fully Loaded is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Disney Sports Movies
Lindsay Lohan, Anna Faris, Michael Keaton
Herbie: Fully Loaded is a 2005 American comedy film directed by Angela Robinson and produced by Robert Simonds for Walt Disney Pictures. It stars Lindsay Lohan as the youngest member of an ...more