What is your Favorite Sports Movie?

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  1. Relayer1

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    I'm so relieved that no one noticed me being serious for a moment earlier...

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    it's OK, pass the baton and we shall continue to err uhh run. ;)
     
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    My favorite as well. Nobody's ever made a better racing film. Winning and Rush tied for second.
     
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  4. Lindsay

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    Cadyshack!
     
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  5. Lindsay

    Lindsay Ensign Newbie

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    more favorites: Rocky, Tin Cup, Happy Gilmore, Bull Durham
    also good: The Rookie (w/ Dennis Quad), Million Dollar Baby, North Dallas Forty, Slap Shot, Dodgeball
    Cadyshack is my #1 & Ted Knight stole the show!
     
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    How's about? ;)



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  7. Lindsay

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    Definately! The Bad News Bears and Kingpin should've been in my favs list had I thought of them.
     
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  8. MacLeod

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    Can't say I watch too many sports movies, so not sure which I would say is my favourite but you have the likes of

    Rocky
    The Karate Kid

    If I'm in a more lighthearted mood perhaps

    Wimbledon
    Eddie the Eagle

    Does

    The Hunger Games count as a sport but the best of those movies is "Catching Fire"
     
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    I give you a pass. ;)
     
  10. Oddish

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    If Hunger Games can be included, so can Enter the Dragon.

    Other faves include Major League (ignore that sequel), Rudy, and The Natural (especially the finale).
     
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    Cheesiness... but indeed, It has a Dante' esque which circle of Hell now? ;)

     
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    The only way offhand I think that movie could have been improved was the "chucks" scene. When Bruce takes away the chucks and then demonstrates his skill with them (if you've seen it, you probably remember)... that guy should have run away. It would have fit the scene way better.
     
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    I also rather liked Moneyball, even though it completely ignored the A's pitchers (Tim Hudson, Barry Zito and Mark Mulder) who contributed so heavily to the '02 team.

     
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    The Moneyball movie is very, very fun, but it should never be taken as a historical document, as it plays very fast and loose with everything that happened with the A's that year, particularly with the timelines of player transactions.
     
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    Agreed, Eight Men Out is in the same category.
     
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  16. Garak

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    The Program is great

    Slapshot of course

    Any Given Sunday is over the top but still good IMO

    Karate Kid

    Caddyshack

    Any Warren Miller ski movie

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  18. Laughing Dragon

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    Here's to the mention of Bad News Bears. A kid fave.

    I have a couple others so sorry I am mentioning more than one. I could not really choose.

    Bull Duram
    A League Of Their Own
    Leather Heads