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The Best High School Football Movies 

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Updated October 2, 2019 1.7k votes 512 voters 58.4k views

List Rules Limited to only movies about high school football.

Lets see what the people vote as the top ten best high school football movies.

list ordered by
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Remember the Titans is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best High School Football Movies
Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Gosling, Denzel Washington

Released: 2000

Directed by: Boaz Yakin

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
2
Friday Night Lights is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best High School Football Movies
Amber Heard, Connie Britton, Tim McGraw

Released: 2004

Directed by: Peter Berg

Friday Night Lights is a 2004 sports drama film, directed by Peter Berg, which documents the coach and players of a high school football team and the Texas city of Odessa that supports and is ...more
3
Varsity Blues is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best High School Football Movies
Ali Larter, Paul Walker, Amy Smart

Released: 1999

Directed by: Brian Robbins

Varsity Blues is a 1999 American coming-of-age sports comedy-drama film directed by Brian Robbins that follows a small-town high school football team and their overbearing coach through a ...more
4
The Blind Side is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best High School Football Movies
Sandra Bullock, Lily Collins, Kathy Bates

Released: 2009

Directed by: John Lee Hancock

The Blind Side is a 2009 American semi-biographical sports drama film. It was written and directed by John Lee Hancock, and based on the 2006 book The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game by Michael ...more
5
Gridiron Gang is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best High School Football Movies
Dwayne Johnson, Xzibit, Jurnee Smollett

Released: 2006

Directed by: Phil Joanou

Gridiron Gang is a 2006 American sports drama film directed by Phil Joanou, and starring Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Xzibit, L. Scott Caldwell and Kevin Dunn. It is loosely based on the ...more
6
All the Right Moves is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best High School Football Movies
Tom Cruise, Lea Thompson, Craig T. Nelson

Released: 1983

Directed by: Michael Chapman

All the Right Moves is a 1983 drama film directed by Michael Chapman and starring Tom Cruise, Craig T. Nelson, Lea Thompson, Chris Penn, and Gary Graham. It was filmed on location during WPIAL ...more
7
Facing the Giants is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best High School Football Movies
bobster added Mark Richt, Alex Kendrick, Erin Bethea

Released: 2006

Directed by: Alex Kendrick

Facing the Giants is a 2006 American Christian drama film directed by and starring Alex Kendrick. The supporting cast was composed of volunteers from Sherwood Baptist Church, and it is the ...more
8
Radio is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best High School Football Movies
Cuba Gooding Jr., Ed Harris, Debra Winger

Released: 2003

Directed by: Michael Tollin

Radio is a 2003 film inspired by the 1996 Sports Illustrated article "Someone to Lean On" by Gary Smith. The article and the movie are based on the true story of T. L. Hanna High ...more
9
The Longest Yard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best High School Football Movies
Adam Sandler, Courteney Cox, Chris Rock

Released: 2005

Directed by: Peter Segal

The Longest Yard is a 2005 American sports comedy film, a remake of the 1974 film of the same name. Adam Sandler plays the protagonist, Paul Crewe, a disgraced former professional quarterback ...more
10
Any Given Sunday is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best High School Football Movies
Cameron Diaz, Al Pacino, Jamie Foxx

Released: 1999

Directed by: Oliver Stone

Any Given Sunday is a 1999 American drama film directed by Oliver Stone depicting a fictional professional American football team. The film features an ensemble cast, consisting of Al Pacino, ...more
11
Little Giants is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best High School Football Movies
Alexa Vega, Rick Moranis, Ed O'Neill

Released: 1994

Directed by: Duwayne Dunham

Little Giants is a 1994 family sports comedy film, starring Rick Moranis and Ed O'Neill as brothers in a small Ohio town, coaching rival Pee-Wee Football teams.
12
The Replacements is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best High School Football Movies
Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, Jon Favreau filmography

Released: 2000

Directed by: Howard Deutch

The Replacements is a 2000 American sports comedy film directed by Howard Deutch. It stars Keanu Reeves, Gene Hackman, and Brooke Langton.
13
Undefeated is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best High School Football Movies

Released: 2011

Directed by: Daniel Lindsay, T. J. Martin

Undefeated is a 2011 documentary directed by Daniel Lindsay and T.J. Martin. The film documents the struggles of a high school football team, the Manassas Tigers of Memphis, as they attempt a ...more
14
Wildcats is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best High School Football Movies
Kyle Townsend added Goldie Hawn, LL Cool J, Woody Harrelson

Released: 1986

Directed by: Michael Ritchie

Wildcats is a 1986 American sports comedy film directed by Michael Ritchie and is also the film debut of Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson.
15
Johnny Be Good is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best High School Football Movies
Robert Downey Jr., Uma Thurman, Jennifer Tilly

Released: 1988

Directed by: Bud S. Smith

Johnny Be Good is a 1988 American comedy film directed by Bud Smith, starring Anthony Michael Hall as the main character, Johnny Walker. The film also features Robert Downey Jr., Steve James, ...more
16
The Best of Times is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best High School Football Movies
Kyle Townsend added Robin Williams, Kurt Russell, Kirk Cameron

Released: 1986

Directed by: Roger Spottiswoode

The Best of Times is a 1986 American comedy film directed by Roger Spottiswoode and written by Ron Shelton. It stars Robin Williams and Kurt Russell as two friends attempting to relive a high ...more
17
23 Blast is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best High School Football Movies
joshua-iskandar added Alexa Vega, Fred Thompson, Stephen Lang

Released: 2013

Directed by: Dylan Baker

23 Blast is a 2013 American sports drama film directed by Dylan Baker. A local football star, Travis Freeman (Mark Hapka), is stricken with a series of severe headaches and a bacterial ...more
18
The Slaughter Rule is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best High School Football Movies
Amy Adams, Ryan Gosling, David Morse

Released: 2002

Directed by: Alex Smith, Andrew J. Smith

The Slaughter Rule is an independent film, released in 2002 and starring Ryan Gosling and David Morse. The movie, set in contemporary Montana, explores the relationship between a small-town high ...more