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    Sports Movie moments

    I asked Chris this, just wanted to see what some other Fanatics had to say on it.

    If you could see any movie sports event in real life as a fan in the stands, which event would it be? I would pick the end of Major League when Taylor calls his shot.


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    Re: Sports Movie moments

    The slow clap from Rudy.



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    Re: Sports Movie moments

    end of Cool Runnings when they carry the sled across the finish line



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    Re: Sports Movie moments

    This is a copout but since they made a movie based on it...

    1980. Semifinals of the medal round. **** the Russians.

    For a completely fictional movie?

    Probably Major League II when Wild Thing returns to face Parkman.



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    Re: Sports Movie moments

    Coach Boone: Put your hand down.
    Coach Boone: You're smiling.
    Petey Jones: Yes.
    Coach Boone: Yes, sir. Why are you smiling?
    Petey Jones: 'Cause I love football. Football is fun.
    Coach Boone: Fun, sir? It's fun?
    Petey Jones: Yes.
    Coach Boone: You sure?
    Petey Jones: I think...
    Coach Boone: Now you're thinkin'. First you smile, then you thinkin'. You think football is still fun?
    Petey Jones: Uh, yes.
    Coach Boone: Sir.
    Petey Jones: Yes- no, sir.
    Coach Boone: No?
    Petey Jones: Um, it was fun.
    Coach Boone: Not anymore though, is it? *Is* it?
    Petey Jones: Not right now, no.
    Coach Boone: No, it's not fun anymore. Not even a little bit.
    Petey Jones: Uh... no.
    Coach Boone: Make up your mind. Think since you're thinking. Go on, think. Is it fun?
    Petey Jones: No, sir.
    Coach Boone: No? Absolutely not?
    Petey Jones: Zero fun, sir.
    Coach Boone: [addresses team] All right, listen up! I'm Coach Boone. I'm gonna tell you about how much... *fun* you're gonna have this season.



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    Re: Sports Movie moments

    The end of The Natural with the lights blowing up while he rounds the bases.



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    Re: Sports Movie moments

    Carl blowing up Bushwood.



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    Re: Sports Movie moments

    Being at the first home game the following season after the Marshall plane crash(We Are Marshall). That would have been unforgetable.



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    Re: Sports Movie moments

    Of any sporting event I could attend it would not be from a movie. It would be to see Seneca's run, the tornado game, and this year's Nebraska game again. I was at all of them and don't believe there is anything that could come nearly as close to those moments from any movie. That's just me though.



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    Re: Sports Movie moments

    Rudy slow clap with the "rudy" chant going would be awesome.


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    Re: Sports Movie moments

    Rocky beating Ivan Drago on Christmas in Moscow, Russia.



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    Re: Sports Movie moments

    Remember the Titans when there singing at the end. Sad but cool.


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    Re: Sports Movie moments

    #1 Rudy because it's a true story followed by Rocky II at #2 and The Natural in the 3 spot.



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    Re: Sports Movie moments

    Hoosiers, hands down



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    Re: Sports Movie moments

    This may be too "unreal", but I'd go with the end of Field of Dreams. Always makes me tear up a little.



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