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    Re: Friday OT 2- Top 5 Best Sports Movies

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    Nick Nolte's postgame speech always gets me. I always think of Hoiberg's first season as head coach. He took a bunch of scrubs and leftovers and finagled a 16-16 record and convinced a program that Hoiball could work. I don't care if he wins a national championship; that first year was his best coaching job.

    I'm sorry, the best scene is Blue Chips is the scene where Bob Cousy is shooting free throws and doesn't miss. He hits something like 15 in a row. Supposedly that was shot in one take.



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    Re: Friday OT 2- Top 5 Best Sports Movies

    Kingpin
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    Vision Quest
    He Got Game
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    Re: Friday OT 2- Top 5 Best Sports Movies

    Um, Field of Dreams????
    Hoosiers
    A League of their Own
    Sandlot
    Rudy



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    Re: Friday OT 2- Top 5 Best Sports Movies

    Quote Originally Posted by dcxme1183 View Post
    I'm sorry, the best scene is Blue Chips is the scene where Bob Cousy is shooting free throws and doesn't miss. He hits something like 15 in a row. Supposedly that was shot in one take.
    Yeah, and he hit the last one with his off hand for good measure. Great scene.



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    Re: Friday OT 2- Top 5 Best Sports Movies

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    The movie where I first fell for Dennis Quaid's crooked smile. Ahhhhhhhh, memories...



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    Re: Friday OT 2- Top 5 Best Sports Movies

    Chariots of Fire.

    Also, a 2-part TV movie from a long time ago called "The First Olympics: Athens 1896". A little predictable, but some fun moments.



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    Re: Friday OT 2- Top 5 Best Sports Movies

    Does Talladega Nights count?



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    Re: Friday OT 2- Top 5 Best Sports Movies

    Miracle
    Invictus
    Major League
    Happy Gilmore
    Friday Night Lights

    I guess I just don't see The Big Lebowski as a sports movie. Yeah, it has bowling in it - which should tell you all you need to know what I think about bowling. Like bowling, but don't consider it a sport. Same could be said for Happy Gilmore, but pound for pound Happy Gilmore has significantly more golf in it than The Big Lebowski has bowling.


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    Re: Friday OT 2- Top 5 Best Sports Movies

    Quote Originally Posted by madguy30 View Post
    Um, Field of Dreams????
    Hoosiers
    A League of their Own
    Sandlot
    Rudy
    Probably not mentioned until you because most sane people consider it to be one of the most overrated sports movies ever made. In fact, with Rudy on your list, two of your five are the among the most overrated sports movies ever made.


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    Re: Friday OT 2- Top 5 Best Sports Movies

    Major League
    Mighty Ducks
    Remember the Titans
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    Re: Friday OT 2- Top 5 Best Sports Movies

    Do pure documentaries qualify?

    If so:
    1. Hoop Dreams
    2. Raging Bull
    3. Hoosiers
    4. Bull Durham
    5. Caddyshack (although categorizing this as a "sports movie" is like calling "Animal House" a "scholastic movie.")

    Underrated (some of these were mentioned already): "Breaking Away," "The Longest Yard," "Brian's Song," "One on One," "The Bad News Bears," "Black Sunday."

    Sports movies I expected to be awful, but weren't entirely sucky: "Rudy," "The Replacements," "Cool Runnings."

    Overrated: "Field of Dreams," "The Blind Side," "Finding Forrester" (varying degrees, for different reasons)

    Obscure sports movie lost to the sands of time, probably for the better: "The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh."


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    Re: Friday OT 2- Top 5 Best Sports Movies

    Major League
    Friday Night Lights
    The Sandlot
    Remember the Titans
    Miracle

    Honorable Mention: Any Given Sunday.

    Most Overrated: Rudy



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    Re: Friday OT 2- Top 5 Best Sports Movies

    Hoop dreams is really good forgot about that one.



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    Re: Friday OT 2- Top 5 Best Sports Movies

    Quote Originally Posted by Rabbuk View Post
    Hoop dreams is really good forgot about that one.
    Saw this on Netflix a couple years back. Very, very good.


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