Top 10 Best Sports Movies Ever Made

10. The Hustler (1961)

A CinemaScope drama film directed by Robert Rossen , The Hustler was a major critical and popular success, gaining a reputation as a modern classic. Its exploration of winning, losing, and character garnered the film a number of major awards.

The Hustler

9. Miracle (2004)

The heartbeat of this film and this story in Lake Placid, New York was Coach Herb Brooks , depicted by Kurt Russell. This movie, like other military movies instills a  sense of nationalism created from watching two hours of an inspiring story.


8. Caddyshack (1980)

The film was described by ESPN as "perhaps the funniest sports movie ever made" and enjoys a good cult following. Caddyshack has easily earned the title of best film about golf ever.


7. Breaking Away (1979)

Breaking Away is a 1979 American coming of age comedy-drama film produced and directed by Peter Yates. The film won the 1979 Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Tesich. It also won the 1979 Golden Globe Award for Best Film (Comedy or Musical).

Breaking Away 

6. Bull Durham (1988)

A comedic piece of fastball humor, the film depicts the players and fans of the Durham Bulls, a minor-league baseball team in Durham, North Carolina. Bull Durham was a commercial success, grossing over $50 million in North America

bull durham

5. Pride of the Yankees (1942)

Pride of the Yankees is a tribute to the legendary New York Yankees first baseman Lou Gehrig ; emphasizing details of his baseball career : Gehrig's best-known major league record—2,130 consecutive games played is prominently cited.


4. Field of Dreams (1989)

A 1989 American sports fantasy, the film stars Kevin Costner as a farmer who builds a baseball field in his cornfield that attracts the ghosts of baseball legends. Field of Dreams was nominated for three Academy Awards: Best Picture, Best Original Score and Best Adapted Screenplay.


3. Raging Bull (1980)

A masterclass in storytelling and filmmaking,Raging Bull could not be for the faint of heart owing to rage, angst, abuse and violence.The film had a lukewarm box office of $23.4 million against its $18 million budget.

 Raging Bull 

2. Rocky (1976)

 As much as this film’s backdrop involves boxing, the premise of the story is timeless!The film received critical acclaim; among other accolades, it received ten Academy Award nominations and won three, including Best Picture.


1. Hoosiers (1986)

Hoosiers (released in some countries as Best Shot) is a 1986 American sports film written by Angelo Pizzo. It is inspired in part by the Milan High School team who won the 1954 state championship.