Poll: Which sport makes for the best movies?
In your opinion which sport provides the best backdrop for a good movie? Suggestions welcome. Did any miss any popular sport and or movie for sport already listed. Discuss the list here
Poll by: TheMovieSmith
Created May 24 2015
Any Given Sunday (1999)
American / Canadian Football. Examples include: Remember the Titans, Jerry Maguire, Any Given Sunday, The Replacements, The Longest Yard, We Are Marsh…
Baseball. Examples include 61*, The Pride of the Yankees, The Sandlot, Moneyball, A League of Their Own, Rookie of the Year, Million Dollar Arm, 42, T…
Space Jam (1996)
Basketball. Examples include: Space Jam, White Men Can't Jump, Coach Carter, Glory Road, Hooisers, Like Mike, Love & Basketball, and Juwanna Mann.
Hockey. Examples include: Miracle, The Mighty Ducks, Miracle on Ice, and Slap Shot.
Boxing. Examples include: Rocky, Raging Bull, Million Dollar Baby, Annapolis, Cinderella Man, The Great White Hope, and Ali.
Horse Racing. Examples include: Secretariat, Seabiscuit, The Killing, and Hidalgo.
Days of Thunder (1990)
Auto Racing. Examples include: Days of Thunder, Grand Prix, 3, Stroker Ace, Redline 7000, and Rush.
Golf. Examples include: Caddyshack, Happy Gilmore, The Legend of Bagger Vance, The Greatest Game Ever Played, and Tin Cup.
Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
Soccer. Examples include: Bend it like Beckham, Kicking & Screaming, The Big Green, and She's the Man.
Chariots of Fire (1981)
Running / Track and Field. Examples include: Chariots of Fire and McFarland USA.
Breaking Away (1979)
Cycling. Examples include: Breaking Away and American Flyers. Suggested by Dweezer.
Bowling. Examples include: Kingpin and Greedy. Suggested by Dweezer.
Ski Patrol (1990)
Skiing. Examples include: Ski Patrol, Hot Dog...the Movie, and Ski School. Suggested by Dweezer.
Cool Runnings (1993)
Bobsledding. Example: Cool Runnings. Suggested by Dweezer.
Chalet Girl (2011)
Snowboarding. Examples include: Chalet Girl and Out Cold.
Tennis. Examples include: Wimbledon and When Billie Beat Bobby. Suggested by Simba63.
The Hustler (1961)
Pool/Billiards. Examples include: The Hustler and The Color of Money. Suggested by Simba 63.
Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India (2001)
Cricket. Example: Lagaan: Once Upon a Time in India. Suggested by Simba 63 and Dibyayan_Chakravorty.
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