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Game on! What are the best sports movies on Netflix? From heartwarming to documentary, Netflix offers a wide selection of sports-related movie that might just motivate you or make a grown man cry. There are, of course, some of the classics (Brian's Song) and some of the new (Happy Gilmore). Whatever your preference, there are many sports movies on Netflix. 

Nothing is more inspirational than a good sports movie that tells the tale of a down and out team or player that rises to the top and finds glory. These are the stories that are passed down from generation to generation. Even if you're not a sports fan, sports movies always seem like the great equalizer because they often say so much more about society than they do about the sport itself. Many sports-related movies deal with a plethora of other themes, including, but not limited to: addiction, abuse, race, gender, and more. It can be simply about the spirit of competition, but sports movies can be so much more and impact viewers in ways they didn't see coming. 

What are the best sports movies to watch on Netflix tonight? This is a list of sports movies on Netflix to watch right now. 
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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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wasthedelio added James Earl Jones, David Spade, Rob Schneider
The Benchwarmers is a 2006 American sports-comedy film directed by Dennis Dugan. It stars Rob Schneider, David Spade, and Jon Heder. It is produced by Revolution Studios and Happy Madison ...more
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Liev Schreiber, Jay Baruchel, Alison Pill
Goon is a 2011 Canadian-American action sports comedy-drama film directed by Michael Dowse, written by Jay Baruchel and Evan Goldberg, and starring Seann William Scott and Liev Schreiber. The ...more
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Jenny McCarthy, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Victoria Silvstedt
BASEketball is a 1998 American sports comedy film by David Zucker starring South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, along with Dian Bachar, Robert Vaughn, Ernest Borgnine, Yasmine Bleeth, ...more
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Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wed... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sports Movies On Netflix
Quiet Victory: The Charlie Wedemeyer Story
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Ice Guardians is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sports Movies On Netflix
Ice Guardians Chris Chelios, Brett Hull, Jarome Iginla
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John Cena, Danny Glover, Patricia Clarkson
Legendary is a 2010 drama film directed by Mel Damski. The film stars Devon Graye as a high school wrestler, in a cast that features John Cena, Patricia Clarkson, Danny Glover, Madeleine Martin, ...more
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Summer of '92 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sports Movies On Netflix
Summer of '92

When a quirk of fate kicks the Danish national soccer team into the European Championship final, the coach must whip his unprepared squad into shape.

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1 Mile to You is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sports Movies On Netflix
1 Mile to You

After escaping the bus accident that killed his girlfriend, a high school student channels his grief into running, with the help of a new coach.

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Wolves is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sports Movies On Netflix
Wolves

A promising high school basketball player has his eye on an Ivy League scholarship. But his father's secret addictions could ruin everything.

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Amateur is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sports Movies On Netflix
Michael Rainey Jr., Josh Charles, Brian White
Amateur is a 2018 sports drama film directed by Ryan Koo. A rising star basketball player (Michael Rainey Jr.) struggles to fit in with his new basketball team.
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Rachel McAdams, Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomie Harris
Southpaw is a 2015 American sports drama film directed by Antoine Fuqua. A champion boxer (Jake Gyllenhaal) fights to get his daughter back as well as revive his professional career, after an ...more
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Carter High is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sports Movies On Netflix
Vivica A. Fox, Pooch Hall, Charles S. Dutton
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Todd Field, Kurt Russell
The Battered Bastards of Baseball is a 2014 documentary film about the Portland Mavericks, a defunct Minor League Baseball team which operated from 1973 through 1977. Owned by actor Bing ...more
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Raising the Bar Kelly Slater, Andy Irons, Mick Fanning
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First Match is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sports Movies On Netflix
Elvire Emmanuel, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Colman Domingo
First Match is a 2018 American drama film directed by Olivia Newman. A teenage girl (Elvire Emmanuel) signs up for an all-boys wrestling team at her high school, causing more trouble than she ...more
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Montrail 'Money' Brown, O.C. Brown, Bill Courtney
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
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Kelly Blatz, Richard Jenkins, Cam Gigandet
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Marvel & ESPN Films Present: 1 of 1: Genesis Manny Pacquiao, Michael Smith, Tony Hawk
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Dhafir Harris