A good sports movie has a satisfying ending and a lot of heart along the way. Classic sports films like Rocky and Raging Bull are already cemented in fans' hearts, while new classics like Creed and The Wrestler rank high with good measure. Fans are pointing out the small details they've noticed in sports movies, from Talladega Nights to The Sandlot.
From bits of small trivia to hidden Easter eggs, the fans on r/MovieDetails are posting the most interesting details they've noticed in our favorite sports movies. Take a look below and vote up the most interesting details.
Chubbs' Outfit In 'Happy Gilmore'Photo: Universal Pictures
From Redditor u/mountzeus:
In Happy Gilmore, Chubbs has one of his hands bitten off by an alligator, yet all of his clothes are Lacoste. The brand's logo is an alligator.Interesting detail?
Accurate Mic Handling In 'Dodgeball'Photo: 20th Century Fox
From Redditor u/ElectronRotoscope:
Pepper Brooks in Dodgeball may not know much, but he knows to move the mic away from his face before yelling.Interesting detail?
Jordan's Sponsors In 'Space Jam'Photo: Warner Bros.
From Redditor u/Codename_Colossus:
In Space Jam while trying to get Micheal Jordan up and moving, the character Stan Podolak in one sentence, says all of Jordan’s sponsors at the time.Interesting detail?
The Deli Was Up And Running In 'The Wrestler'Photo: Fox Searchlight Pictures
From Redditor u/klsi832:
In The Wrestler (2008), they didn't shut down the deli counter while they filmed Randy working there. Those are real customers, and everything Mickey Rourke does is improvised.Interesting detail?