While nothing can compare to the sheer thrill of rooting on your favorite teams, we’ve got to admit that sports movies have a way of working their magic.
From the campy comedy of movies like Caddyshack, to the heart-felt drama of movies like The Natural, there’s something for everyone to love in a sports movie.
That said, the genre is undoubtedly crowded! So, which sports movies are the best of all time? Here they are, in no particular order…
You might not think of Kurt Russell as a solid dramatic actor, but there’s no denying that he stole the show as Herb Brooks in this retelling of the United States Hockey Team’s quest for Olympic glory in 1984.
2. Chariots of Fire
Of course, the movie Chariots of Fire is one of the most enduring sports films of all time. But, even if the movie were a dumpster fire, it would still be on this list because of that theme song!