The Best Football Movies of All Time (part 3)

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In this movie, Ed Harris stars as a well-meaning football coach who befriends a mentally disabled African-American student in the town (played by Cuba Gooding Jr.) in the midst of his team’s efforts to make a championship. The blossoming friendship between them worries the racially divided town.

Little Giants

This movie tells the story of a misfit group of youngsters’ coach (starred by Rick Moranis) when they try to defeat an elitist football team that is run by their coach’s snobbish brother. It is such an underdog tale chronicling socioeconomic tensions via family-friendly quirks.

The Waterboy

In this off-beat story, Adam Sandler inexplicably shines with the image of a strange young waterboy for his college’s football team. He has an uncanny tackling ability to make him a full-fledged member of the team.

Jerry Maguire

Jerry Maguire (starred by Tom Cruise), a successful womanizer and sports agent, gets fired from his firm for company-widely sharing a personal crisis. Maguire then seeks to start his own agency with the help of his erratic secretary, Dorothy (starred by Renee Zellweger) and finally finds romance with her.

We Are Marshall

In this based on a true story movie, Matthew McConaughey really succeeds with the role of a new coach who has to keep a reeling team after a plane crash claimed the lives of many players. The coach also hopes to infuse the town with new hope by rebuilding the team.

The Game Plan

The Game Plan is a upbeat family film in which lackadaisical football star Joe Kingman (played by Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson) has to learn how to balance his bachelor lifestyle with the arrival of his young daughter from his previous marriage.

The Longshots

It is a movie about girl power! The Longshots is based on the true story of the first girl to join a football league in Minden, Illinois – Jasmine Plummer. She is coached by her uncle Curtis who tries to improve his life through helping the team.