2020-04-27

The Must See Movie of Every American Sport

As we reflect on sports film of the past we are reminded of moments that made them so special. American sports like football, hockey, boxing, baseball, golf, swimming, basketball, and soccer all have impacted us greatly, and also on film. Let’s take a look at some memorable moments on film. Let's start with "Rocky."

Bull Durham

Get ready to laugh from a scene from the 1988 film "Bull Durham." 

"Throw it at the Bull..."

Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

Get racing! with NASCAR and "Talladega Nights" from 2006.

Kingpin

A little bowling action from "Kingpin" in 1996 starring Bill Murray.

Radio

"Radio" from 2003 will move you. A football coach helps a disabled African-American student Radio and the two become friends.

Hoosiers

"Hoosiers" was a film released in 1986 based on the Milan High School basketball  team that won the 1954 state championship. 

Caddyshack

"Caddyshack" is a a golf comedy in 1980 that continues to make us laugh!

Rudy

"Rudy" (1993) is a film based on the life of Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger, who wanted to play football at Notre Dame and is one of the best sports films of all time.

Wimbledon

Wimbledon (2004) shares the story of a tennis player who is no longer relevant and has to deal with a rising star that comes on the seen during the championships.

The Wrestler

The Wrestler (2008) is loosely based on Robin Ramzinsk, a wrestler in the 1980s, who continues to wrestler despite being ill and having a heart attack.

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