The Best G-Rated Sports Movies

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List of G-Rated sports movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best G-Rated sports movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest G-Rated sports movie of all time is. This list of popular G-Rated sports movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top G-Rated sports movie isn't as high as it should be, then be sure to vote it up so it can take its rightful place among the other great G-Rated sports films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific G-Rated sports film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

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  • 1

    Brian's Song

    Dick Butkus, James Caan


    Directed byBuzz Kulik

    Brian's Song is a 1971 ABC Movie of the Week that recounts the details of the life of Brian Piccolo, a Wake Forest University football player stricken with terminal cancer after turning pro, told...  more

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  • 2

    The Black Stallion

    Mickey Rooney, Teri Garr


    Directed byCarroll Ballard

    The Black Stallion is a 1979 American film based on the 1941 classic children's novel The Black Stallion by Walter Farley. It tells the story of Alec Ramsay, who is shipwrecked on a deserted island...  more

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  • 3

    The Rookie

    Dennis Quaid, Brian Cox


    Directed byJohn Lee Hancock

    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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  • 4

    Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch

    Kevin Zegers, Cynthia Stevenson


    Directed byRobert Vince

    Air Bud: Seventh Inning Fetch is the fourth film in the Air Bud series....  more
  • 5
    The Man Who Skied Down Everest is a documentary about Yuichiro Miura, a Japanese alpinist who skied down Mt. Everest in 1970. The film was produced by Canadian film maker Budge Crawley. Miura skied...  more
  • 6

    The Mighty Macs

    Carla Gugino, David Boreanaz


    Directed byTim Chambers

    The Mighty Macs is a 2011 film directed by Tim Chambers....  more
  • 7

    Moondance Alexander

    Lori Loughlin, Don Johnson


    Directed byMichael Damian

    Moondance Alexander is a comedy-drama film directed by Michael Damian and written by Janeen Damian. The film was released in North America in October, 2007. The story is shot on location in Okotoks,...  more
  • 8

    Ice Princess

    Hayden Panettiere, Michelle Trachtenberg


    Directed byTim Fywell

    Ice Princess is a 2005 American figure-skating film directed by Tim Fywell, written by Hadley Davis from a story by Meg Cabot and Davis, and starring Michelle Trachtenberg, Joan Cusack, Kim Cattrall...  more

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  • 9

    The Pistol: The Birth of a Legend

    Millie Perkins, John Richardson


    Directed byFrank C. Schroder

    The Pistol: The Birth of a Legend is a 1991 biographical sports film about the 1959 8th grade basketball season of Pete Maravich and his father Press Maravich. The film, which presents his early...  more
  • 10

    Herbie: Fully Loaded

    Lindsay Lohan, Anna Faris


    Directed byAngela Robinson

    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
  • 11

    Seven Days in Utopia

    Robert Duvall, Deborah Ann Woll


    Directed byMatt Russell

    Seven Days in Utopia is a religious drama sport film directed by Matt Russell, starring Robert Duvall, Lucas Black, and Melissa Leo. The film is based on the book Golf's Sacred Journey: Seven Days at...  more
  • 12

    Angels in the Infield

    David Alan Grier, Patrick Warburton


    Directed byRobert King

    Angels in the Infield is a 2000 Disney television film, Directed by Robert King. A follow on to the 1994 film Angels in the Outfield, and the 1997 film Angels in the Endzone, this motion picture is...  more
  • 13

    Le Mans

    Steve McQueen, Luc Merenda


    Directed byLee H. Katzin

    Le Mans is a 1971 action film directed by Lee H. Katzin, starring Steve McQueen. It features footage from the actual 24 Hours of Le Mans auto race in June 1970. Released in June 1971 and given a G...  more
  • 14

    Monte Carlo or Bust!

    Dudley Moore, Tony Curtis


    Directed byKen Annakin, Sam Itzkovitch

    Monte Carlo or Bust! is a 1969 comedy film. The story is based on the Monte Carlo Rally – first raced in 1911 – and the film recalls this general era, set in the 1920s. It is a British/French/Italian...  more
  • 15

    The Jesse Owens Story

    LeVar Burton, Norman Fell


    Directed byRichard Irving

    The Jesse Owens Story is a 1984 biographical film about the black athlete Jesse Owens. Dorian Harewood plays the Olympic gold-winning athlete. The drama won a 1985 Primetime Emmy Award and was...  more
  • 16

    National Velvet

    Elizabeth Taylor, Mickey Rooney


    Directed byClarence Brown

    National Velvet is a 1944 Technicolor sports film based on the novel by Enid Bagnold, published in 1935. It stars Mickey Rooney, Donald Crisp and a young Elizabeth Taylor. In 2003, National Velvet...  more

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  • 17


    Tom Hanks, Billy Crystal


    Directed byJohn Lasseter, Joe Ranft

    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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  • 18

    Air Bud: Spikes Back

    Gabrielle Reece, Edie McClurg


    Directed byMike Southon

    Air Bud: Spikes Back is the fifth and final film in the original Air Bud series. The film series itself was followed by a spin-off series: the Air Buddies franchise. It was released on June 24, 2003...  more
  • 19


    Johnny Unitas, Dick Butkus


    Directed byVincent McEveety

    Gus is a 1976 American film by Walt Disney Productions. Its center character is Gus, a football-playing mule....  more
  • 20

    Switching Goals

    Ashley Olsen, Mary-Kate Olsen


    Directed byDavid Steinberg

    Switching Goals is a 1999 television movie starring Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen....  more
  • 21

    16 Days of Glory

    16 Days of Glory is a 1986 documentary film by Bud Greenspan about the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, California, USA. The film has been featured on HBO. Among the athletes profiled are Mary...  more
  • 22

    Paper Lion

    Sugar Ray Robinson, Joe Schmidt


    Directed byAlex March

    Paper Lion is a 1968 sports comedy film starring Alan Alda as writer George Plimpton, based on Plimpton's 1966 nonfiction book of the same title depicting his tryout with the Detroit Lions of the...  more
  • 23

    The Cup

    Neten Chokling, Orgyen Tobgyal


    Directed byDzongsar Jamyang Khyentse Rinpoche

    The Cup is a 1999 film directed by Khyentse Norbu. The plot involves two young football-crazed Tibetan refugee novice monks in a remote Himalayan monastery in India who desperately try to obtain a...  more
  • 24

    Broadway Bill

    Lucille Ball, Myrna Loy


    Directed byFrank Capra

    Broadway Bill is a 1934 American comedy drama film directed by Frank Capra and starring Warner Baxter, Myrna Loy, Walter Connolly, and Helen Vinson. Written by Robert Riskin and based on the short...  more
  • 25

    The World's Greatest Athlete

    Tim Conway, Frank Gifford


    Directed byRobert Scheerer

    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 is one...  more

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