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The Movie Shoots… It Scores! 10 SPORTS MOVIES…

moviepicslogoThe only thing more exciting and dramatic than a great film, is an amazing sporting event… so why not combine the two? With the Olympics currently happening, Beaches|life thought it would be a great time to highlight sports movies. They may not be the most watched, but we are sure you will enjoy the movie competitions.

pride of the yankees

The Pride of the Yankees (1942) Dir. Sam Wood; Gary Cooper, Teresa Wright, Babe Ruth

thechamp

The Champ (1979) Dir. Franco Zeffirelli; Jon Voight, Faye Dunaway, Ricky Schroder

mystery_alaska

Mystery, Alaska (1999) Dir. Jay Roach; Russell Crowe, Burt Reynolds, Hank Azaria

hoosiers

Hoosiers (1986) Dir. David Anspaugh; Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper

bend_like_beckham

Bend It Like Beckham (2002) Dir. Gurinder Chadha; Parminder Nagra, Keira Knightley, Jonathan Rhys Meyers

seabiscuit

Seabiscuit (2003) Dir. Gary Ross; Tobey Maguire, Jeff Bridges, Elizabeth Banks

friday_night_lights

Friday Night Lights (2004) Dir. Peter Berg; Billy Bob Thornton, Jay Hernandez, Derek Luke

 

saint_ralph

Saint Ralph (2004) Dir. Michael McGowan; Adam Butcher, Campbell Scott, Jennifer Tilly

matchpoint

Match Point (2005) Dir. Woody Allen; Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Emily Mortimer

invictus

Invictus (2009) Dir. Clint Eastwood; Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Tony Kgoroge