Some sports movies are inspiring and have the power to change the steps we take and the way we think. We are sharing with you the movies, which were mostly based on true stories and were successful because they were a combination of different genres, in our article. Here are the best sports movies that every sports enthusiast must watch.
Kurt Russell plays the head coach Herb Brooks in the movie, which tells about one of the greatest achievements in sports history. The American hockey team faces off against the Soviet Union and wins 4-3 at the 1980 Winter Olympics. The movie touches upon one of the greatest achievements of USA of all time.
Each sequel to Rocky has a different story. Winning the championship with the help of his trainer Mickey, his wife Adrian, his brother-in-law Pauly and his friends, Rocky becomes one of the greatest fighters of all time in the movie, which tells about a boxer from Philly who seizes the chance to win the championship. Rocky Balboa beats Apollo Creed, Clubber Lang, Ivan Drago, Tommy Gunn and Mason Dixon, and becomes one of the greatest, living up to his nickname, the "Italian Stallion".
Sean Austin stars as Rudy Ruettiger, who grew up in a poor family in Ireland and harbored dreams of attending the University of Notre Dame. Rudy has to work hard every day of his life. After three rejections, he is finally admitted to the University of Notre Dame and then attends football tryouts. To spite those who believe that he will fail, Rudy works hard and finally reaches his goal.
Remember the Titans
The movie "Remember the Titans", which was re-released in 2000, tells about the Williams football team in Virginia. In the movie, which touches upon racism and reflects the life in the 1970s, head coach Herman Boone (Denzel Washington) takes his team to a training camp in Pennsylvania. He shows the players that they must stop racism and act as a team to succeed. Leading defenders Julius Campbell and Gerry Bertier can't stand each other at first but end up being like brothers. They share scenes that bring their team together and inspire them to be perfect. Bertier dies in a car accident. However, the team has a great season and wins the state championship.
The Sandlot hinges around a group of children who just love to play baseball and spend time together. When one of them is in trouble, the whole group gathers to help him. The movie tells about a funny story that happens to them when their baseball with Babe Ruth's signature goes into a backyard, where a dog named Beast lives.