Top Sport Movies


The Top Sport Movies List is calculated by overall movie ratings and members' "Top Sport List". Lists are calculated daily.

1. Remember the Titans

Year of Release: 2000
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Sport
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Boaz Yakin
Actors: Denzel Washington, Will Patton, Wood Harris, Ryan Hurst
Plot: Two suburban Virginia high schools are integrated, and the new African American puts his job on the line to bring the team together.

2. Rocky

Year of Release: 1976
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sport/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: John G. Avildsen
Actors: Sylvester Stallone, Carl Weathers, Burt Young, Talia Shire
Plot: A undersized and underfunded heavyweight challenges the long time heavyweight to a fight after being the underdog in many of his fights. He struggles to balance his training with his personal life and confidence.

3. Field of Dreams

Year of Release: 1989
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sport/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Phil Alden Robinson
Actors: Kevin Costner, Ray Liotta, James Earl Jones, Burt Lancaster
Plot: A man with a love for baseball, hears voices in his fields. When he is about to go bankrupt, his field turns into a baseball field and old players playing.

4. Million Dollar Baby

Year of Release: 2004
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Sport
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Clint Eastwood
Actors: Clint Eastwood, Hilary Swank, Morgan Freeman, Jay Baruchel
Plot: An old hard nosed trainer who owns a gym tries to discourage a woman boxer from boxing. He is finally convinced to train her and helps her to become one of the best female boxers.

5. Hoosiers

Year of Release: 1986
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Sport
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: David Anspaugh
Actors: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper, Sheb Wooley
Plot: Based on a true story of the 1954 Milan Indians, a coach with a checkered past and a former-player-turned alcoholic take an unlikely group of athletes on a journey to become contenders for the state basketball championship.

6. Rudy

Year of Release: 1993
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Sport/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: David Anspaugh
Actors: Sean Astin, Jon Favreau, Lili Taylor, Ned Beatty
Plot: A young man dreams of playing for Notre Dame, but is too small, too slow and doesn't have anything but desire and heart.

7. A League of Their Own

Year of Release: 1992
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Sport
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Penny Marshall
Actors: Tom Hanks, Geena Davis, Madonna, Lori Petty
Plot: As WWII continues and men are recruited the sport of baseball continues under the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League. The Rockford Peaches are one of the teams formed, with women from all around the country taking part.

8. The Hustler

Year of Release: 1961
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Sport
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Robert Rossen
Actors: Paul Newman, George C. Scott, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie
Plot: A young pool player challenges a long-time champion in a high stakes game of pool.

9. The Blind Side

Year of Release: 2009
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Sport
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: John Lee Hancock
Actors: Sandra Bullock, Kathy Bates, Tim McGraw, Ray McKinnon
Plot: Based on the true story of Michael Oher, an overlooked young African-American who was taken in by the Touhys who provide him an education and groom his natural talents in football.

10. The Natural

Year of Release: 1984
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: English
Genre: Drama/Sport
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Barry Levinson
Actors: Robert Redford, Glenn Close, Kim Basinger, Wilford Brimley
Plot: A middle-aged ballplayer with a checkered past rises from the depths like a Phoenix to take a losing team to the championship. With help from his bat formed by a lightning strike, he relives the glory he should have had in youth - as a pitcher - before a woman shot him.

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