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Top Six Football Movies

Updated on June 4, 2014

The Best Football Themed Movies

If you love football movies you will enjoy this collection of the top 6 football movies. Football is great sport and fun for everyone. We love to root, cheer, yell and scream for the home team. Take a football game, add a story and characters and the result is pure entertainment.

There are some football movies that are funny, a few dramatic and they all have action. Hope you enjoy and please leave a note in the guestbook to let me know about your favorite football movie.

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#6

Invincible

Invincible

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If you love movies where you can root and cheer for the underdog, then you will love Invincible. Mark Wahlberg and Greg Kinnear do a fantastic job reliving this tale of what happens when a chance of a lifetime comes along. Great family movie!

#5

Any Given Sunday

Any Given Sunday

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Oliver Stone's fast paced creation about the stress and struggles of coaching a professional football team. This movie gives an interesting look inside the world of the tradition of football and what it means to so many. Combine that with the excitement, crowds and an all-star cast and you cannot beat the entertainment value of this movie.

#4

Rudy

Rudy

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An inspiring film about a young man, Rudy Ruettiger who has the character and ambition to make his dream come true. Sean Astin's spectacular performance as Rudy will keep you glued to the screen throughout the entire movie. Sometimes called the best sports movie of all time, you will not be disappointed.

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#3

Varsity Blues

Varsity Blues

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A funny, sexy movie packed with everything you would expect from a high school football movie and even better! When the starting quarterback has an injury someone has to step up and live the dream. Full of high expectations and the pressures of high school football, this movie adds in some fun and heartfelt drama. What makes this move so enjoyable is that deep down we all want to be a hero.

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#2

We Are Marshall

We Are Marshall

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A true story about a plane crash that killed 37 members and coaches from the Marshall University football team. A new head coach (Matthew McConaughey) must pick up the pieces and put a new team together despite threats to shut the team down. Full of hope and inspiration, this touching film will touch your heart like no other.

#1

Remember The Titans

Remember The Titans

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An amazing performance by Denzel Washington who becomes the coach of a high school team that has recently become racially integrated, despite a segregated community. The incredible struggles, lessons and inspirations that follow make this the best sports movies of all time.

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    • takkhisa profile image

      Takkhis 4 years ago

      Wow! Thanks a lot, i have found some new movies to watch :)

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      Just-a-Day-Dream 4 years ago

      very neat i am trying to get 100 likes and visits on my lens thanks

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      getmoreinfo 4 years ago

      Ha Ha this is great I love football movies too, great selection here.

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      Marc 5 years ago from Edinburgh

      I haven't seen any of these for ages!

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      termit_bronx 5 years ago

      I watced Rudy and it was a great movie!

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      laughingapple 5 years ago

      Great list. I especially liked invincible. Only one I have not seen yet is blindside. Will defanitely check it out.

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      ChiroAustin 5 years ago

      Great lens! thank you so much for sharing this!

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      dc64 lm 5 years ago

      I absolutely love pro football, and look forward to it every fall. I've only seen one football movie because I'm not a movie buff, but maybe I'll check some of these out to stave off those football withdrawals I have after the season.

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      khemo53 5 years ago

      One of my favorites is "Knute Rockne All-American".

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      KimGiancaterino 5 years ago

      "The Longest Yard" left such an impression on me. It was so strange seeing Eddie Albert play a bad guy, but he did it very well. The ending was sweet. I haven't seen many of the other football films. Thanks for the suggestions!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      My favorite football movie is Everybody's All-American with Dennis Quaid.

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      Inkhand 5 years ago

      A great collection of football movies. The Longest Yard is my favorite.

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 5 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      These are some great football movies. Another good one is Radio. Hey, I need to create a lens about that movie since Radio just lives a few miles from me.

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      WindyWintersHubs 5 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC

      My hubby is a huge football fan. I can really use this list as I'm not too familiar with football. Thanks for your Top 10. Happy Holidays!