Most Inspiring American Football Movie Biopic?by urbanemovies | created - 04 Feb 2016 | updated - 3 months ago | Public
These true story sentimental American Football biographical movies are so good they will literally make you cry!
Which of these true story* American football movies about an individual or team competing against tremendous obstacles or overwhelming odds touches you the most? * football player, coach, support staff or entire team
Cast your vote here or Discuss the topic here.
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1. The Blind Side (2009)
PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All-American football player and first-round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.
Votes: 274,050 | Gross: $255.96M
2. Remember the Titans (2000)
PG | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.
Votes: 187,843 | Gross: $115.65M
3. Rudy (1993)
PG | 114 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Rudy has always been told that he was too small to play college football. But he is determined to overcome the odds and fulfill his dream of playing for Notre Dame.
Votes: 51,970 | Gross: $22.75M
4. Brian's Song (1971 TV Movie)
G | 73 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Based on the real-life relationship between teammates Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers and the bond established when Piccolo discovers that he is dying.
* remade in 2001 TV movie, Brian's Song (2001)
5. Friday Night Lights (2004)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Drama, Sport
Based on H.G. Bissinger's book, which profiled the economically depressed town of Odessa, Texas and their heroic high school football team, The Permian High Panthers.
Votes: 55,390 | Gross: $61.19M
6. We Are Marshall (2006)
PG | 131 min | Drama, Sport
When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.
Votes: 54,701 | Gross: $43.55M
7. Invincible (2006)
PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Based on the story of Vince Papale, a 30-year-old bartender from South Philadelphia who overcame long odds to play for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles in 1976.
Votes: 62,152 | Gross: $57.79M
9. Concussion (2015)
PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
In Pittsburgh, accomplished pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu uncovers the truth about brain damage in football players who suffer repeated concussions in the course of normal play.
Votes: 80,033 | Gross: $34.53M
10. Gridiron Gang (2006)
PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Teenagers at a juvenile detention center, under the leadership of their counselor, gain self-esteem by playing football together.
Votes: 44,872 | Gross: $38.43M
11. The Express (2008)
PG | 130 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
A drama based on the life of college football hero Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy.
Votes: 18,966 | Gross: $9.59M
12. When the Game Stands Tall (2014)
PG | 115 min | Drama, Sport
The journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered all records for any American sport.
Votes: 14,710 | Gross: $30.13M
13. Undefeated (2011)
PG-13 | 113 min | Documentary, Sport
Chronicles three underprivileged students from inner-city Memphis and their volunteer coach who tries to help them beat the odds on and off the field.
Votes: 6,509 | Gross: $0.56M
15. Woodlawn (2015)
PG | 123 min | Drama, Sport
A gifted high school football player must learn to embrace his talent and his faith as he battles racial tensions on and off the field.
Votes: 6,208 | Gross: $14.39M
16. Jim Thorpe -- All-American (1951)
Approved | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The triumph and tragedy of Native American Jim Thorpe, who, after winning both the pentathlon and decathlon in the same Olympics, is stripped of his medals on a technicality.
17. Brian's Song (2001 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Sport
The story of professional football players Gale Sayes and Brian Piccolo, and how their friendship on and off the field was affected when Piccolo contracted a fatal disease.
* remake of 1971 TV movie, Brian's Song (1971)
18. My All-American (2015)
PG | 118 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Freddie Steinmark, an underdog on the gridiron, faces the toughest challenge of his life after leading his team to a championship season.
Votes: 5,284 | Gross: $2.25M
19. The Longshots (2008)
PG | 94 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
The true story of Jasmine Plummer who, at the age of eleven, became the first female to play in Pop Warner football tournament in its 56-year history.
Votes: 3,666 | Gross: $11.51M
22. The 5th Quarter (2010)
PG-13 | 90 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Driven by the tragic and fatal car crash that took the life of his fifteen year old brother Luke, and wearing Luke's number 5 jersey, Jon Abbate helps to lead the Wake Forest Demon Deacons to the most successful season in school history.
Votes: 1,408 | Gross: $0.40M
23. 23 Blast (2014)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Family, Sport
When a high school football star is suddenly stricken with irreversible total blindness, he must decide whether to live a safe handicapped life or bravely return to the life he once knew and the sport he still loves.
Votes: 1,618 | Gross: $0.49M
24. Grambling's White Tiger (1981 TV Movie)
92 min | Drama, Sport
A young white goes to a historically-black college for the chance to be the starting quarterback. There he encounters considerable resentment and learns what it's like to be in the minority.
25. Brian Banks (2018)
PG-13 | 99 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
A football player's dreams to play in the NFL are halted when he is wrongly convicted and sent to prison. Years later, he fights to clear his name within an unjust system.
Votes: 1,150 | Gross: $4.32M
added 28 August 2019