Best Sports Movie (2018)


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  • Field of Dreams

    Field of Dreams

    A voice in the corn fields whispers, "If you build it, he will come," prompting Ray Kinsella (Kevin Costner) to build a baseball diamond on his land in rural Iowa. Soon enough, the ghosts of baseball's greatest players begin to show up, led by the legendary "Shoeless" Joe Jackson in this fantasy-drama sports flick about dreaming big.
    Photo courtesy of Universal Pictures

  • Miracle


    Miracle, a microcosmic take on patriotism and the Cold War, tells the true story of the U.S. Olympic hockey team victory over the seemingly unbeatable Russians during the 1980 Winter Olympics.
    Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Pictures

  • Rudy


    Rudy tells the story of a young boy from a blue collar family dreams of playing football at Notre Dame and the incredible lengths he goes through to gain admission and earn a walk-on spot on the Fighting Irish team.
    Photo courtesy of Sony Pictures

  • The Blind Side

    The Blind Side

    Based on a true story, The Blind Side tells the touching story of an unlikely family forged when a naive Southern mom takes in a homeless teen and his journey to become a first round NFL draft pick. Sandra Bullock won an Oscar for her performance.
    Photo courtesy of Warner Bros. Entertainment

  • Hoosiers


    Nominated for two Oscars, Hoosiers follows an underdog high school basketball team's quest to win the state championship. Gene Hackman, Dennis Hopper and Barbara Hershey star in this tale of teamwork, faith and second chances.
    Photo courtesy of MGM

  • Remember the Titans

    Remember the Titans

    Denzel Washington takes the lead in Remember the Titans as a couch tasked with helming a high school football team during the first season after two schools, one all-white and the other all-black, are integrated. 
    Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Pictures

  • Rocky


    With 10 Academy Award nominations and one win for Best Picture, Rocky launched a boxing movie franchise. The first installment tells the story of a working class, small-time boxer who overcomes all odds to take on the reigning world heavyweight champion.
    Photo courtesy of MGM

  • Caddyshack


    One of the greatest golf comedies of all time, Caddyshack pulls together a cast of quirky characters ranging from a greenskeeper at war with a local gopher to a country club loudmouth willing to bet thousands on a single putt. With Chevy Chase, Ted Knight, Rodney Dangerfield and Bill Murray, this film has become a classic comedy for sports fans.
    Photo courtesy of Warner Bros.

  • Major League

    Major League

    When the new owner of the Cleveland Indians builds a purposely terrible team so she can break the contract with the city and move the team to Miami, the motley crew of players pull together to form a potentially winning team.
    Photo courtesy of Paramount Pictures

  • The Natural

    The Natural

    Robert Redford stars in The Natural, a film about a boy, his handmade baseball bat, and his dream of baseball stardom. Kim Basinger, Glenn Close and Robert Duvall also star.
    Photo courtesy of Sony Pictures

"If you build it, they will come."

"There's no crying in baseball."

What do these quotes have in common? They come from some of the greatest sports movies ever made. Whether about baseball, boxing, basketball or the chase for Olympic glory, these films have us cheering heroes of the silver screen on toward victory.

We asked our readers to vote for their favorite sports flics from a pool of 20 nominees. The results are in!

The top 10 winners in the category Best Sports Movie are as follows: 

  1. Field of Dreams
  2. Miracle
  3. Rudy
  4. The Blind Side
  5. Hoosiers
  6. Remember the Titans
  7. Rocky
  8. Caddyshack
  9. Major League
  10. The Natural

Congratulations to all these winning films!

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