Originally Posted by whodini
Good list that left out the obvious duds (Forget Paris, Sixth Man, Celtic Pride, Basketball Diaries, Space Jam, Above the Rim) although I probably would have had "White Men Can't Jump" or "Love & Basketball" in the fifth spot.
Top 5 football movies:
1) Any Given Sunday
2) Rudy (as much as I hate the Irish)
3) Necessary Roughness
4) The Longest Yard (original)
5) The Replacements
I also left out Eddie and Air Bud.
I forgot about White Men Can't Jump, and I never saw Love & Basketball, but I remember it getting good reviews.
I think my football list would go like this:
1. The Longest Yard (original)
2. North Dallas Forty
4. Brian's Song
5. Heaven Can Wait
I never saw Knute Rockne All American, so I can't put it on my list even though it's a classic. Also, I always liked The Program, but not enough to supplant any of the movies on my list.