Football is not a sport for football fans, but it is a religion for us. Every football fan will love to watch the movies which are based on a football game. Football is the game which unites family members, friends, and their loved ones. It is the game which is enjoyed by everyone from a teenager to the 80-year-old man. Everything happens for the 90 minutes of the match. We cry, smiles and sometimes feel angry during the whole game.
I have seen many die hard fans of football who knows every detail of their favorite player or team and I can’t dare to argue with them. There are lots of movies made on some football players, teams and we bring you some of the best football movies which you should watch if you love football.
Best Football Movies
Remember The Titans (2000)
Herman Boone(Denzel Washington) has to bring Black and white people together for high school football team. The film is based on the real events of 70’s when the racism was at their peak in the USA. This movie shows how all people should live together in harmony by not differentiating people by their race. It is one of the Best Football movies I have ever seen, and I strongly recommend you to watch it.
Every Football movies list incomplete if it does not include Rudy on their list. Rudy is based on the life of the football player ‘Rudy Reuttiger.’ This film tells us the problems faced by Rudy because of his lower height to become a football player. If after watching this movie you are not feeling motivated then there is something wrong with you. Rudy is one of the Top evergreen football movies of all time.this movie teaches us a great lesson of our lives which is “Nver Give Up”.
Invincible is the story of Vince Papale who works as a bartender in South Philadelphia. However, his life gets turns when his wife files for the divorce and then he decides to play for the NFL’s Philadelphia Eagles. It shows that with hard work and determination, anything is possible. It is the film which can be enjoyed by the whole family and it is the film which deserved to be on the list of Football movies.
It is the story of oversized, Homeless black teenager Michael Oher(Quinton Aaron) gets adopted by a white Christian mother of two children and his life starts to change. The Blind side shows Michael Oher achieving a transformation in his life based on his relationship with the family who adopted him and motivated him to pursue his career in football. This film is one of the Top Football movies you will ever watch.
We are Marshall(2006)
This movie is based on the tragic and genuine story. While heading back to the home Marshall university’s football players, coaches, fans get killed in the plane crash. However, Their new coach and remaining players try to keep the football program alive. This film stars Mathew McConaughey, Mathew Fox, Anthony Mackie and all these have done their job perfectly. This movie succeeds to shows the pain faced by all the other members of Marshall University and the family of dead ones.
When Jerry Maguire(Tom Cruise) a sports agent has a breakthrough one night, he realizes that quality is more important than quantity. Then he gets fired from his job by losing all his clients except Rod Tidwell(Cuba Gooding). Jerry Maguire is a classic Hollywood movie, and this film may motivate you to go and work hard on the things which you most want in your life.
Friday Night Lights(2004)
This film tells the story of 1988 Permian Panthers from Odessa, Texas. It shows how much high school football affects the town in West Texas and the “Friday Night Light,” event it is up to the high school football team to get into the lamplight by winning a football game for their town.
The Cinematography of the film is excellent, the shots of the town shows are so perfect that it clearly shows how many poor people live in theirs. This movie is well directed, and all actors did the fabulous job while playing their characters. It is a worth watching football movie.
Bobby Boucher who works as a water boy for the football team. However soon he gets a chance to play for the football team when his coach sees skills in him. The Waterboy is a comedy, sports drama film which stars Adam swindler in the leading role. If you love to watch sports, comedy movies, then this one is for you.
Based on the story of the Sean Porter.Sean Porter (Dwayne Johnson) thinks that if he can get kids to organize as a football team in his ward of the Los Angeles juvenile detention center, it might keep them from getting back to the gangs and returning to jail or winding up dead. If you like to watch The Rock’s movies, then this one will be definitely for you. It is also one of the most entertaining football movies I have ever seen.
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Radio is the story of mentally challenged boy ‘radio’(Cuba Gooding Jr) who is having trouble in his life due to his mental disability. However, his problems start to end when he befriends with a high school coach(Edd Harris), who motivates him and teaches him the valuable lessons of life. Overall ‘Radio’ is an emotionally filled up sport, drama film. This film has some awesome quotes and best background score. Overall it is family entertaining football movie, and one should miss the brilliant acting of Cuba Gooding JR and Edd Harris.
We have covered best football movies, and this list may not have every football movie but if you are true fan sport, drama films then the movies on this list are never going to disappoint you. We urge you to comment, and we will try to update our list of best football movies.