6 Best Sports Movies Ever Made
Hollywood movies belong to varied genres and everyone has an individual choice. People who are interested in sports and games are generally inclined towards movies related to sports. For such fans and for those who wish to know about this genre of movies, we’ve made a list of some of the best sports movies ever made.
Released in 2003 and directed by Gary Ross, Seabiscuit is based on 'Seabiscuit: An American Legend' written by Laura Hillenbrand. This movie traces the journey of a race horse, Seabiscuit, who is initially undersized and neglected but later achieves great unexpected success. This movie is a must watch for its thrilling horse races.
Released in 1976, Rocky was the movie that bestowed Sylvester Stallone with his well-deserved stardom. Written by Stallone himself, Rocky focuses on the protagonist Rocky Balboa who is an illiterate and kind debt collector working for a loan shark. It is the story of his journey from being a mere club fighter to being a heavy weight champion. Not just for the stunts, but this movie should also be viewed for its inspiring rags-to-riches story.
3. Brian's Song
Brian’s Song is a sport movie directed by John Gray, released in the year 2001. Brian’s Song is based on the life and events of Brian Piccolo, who was a popular professional football player. The movie portrays his relationship with his friend, who were initially rivals of each other, and how it stays on until Brian loses his life to cancer.
It is a biographical sports movie which focuses on the United States men’s hockey team which was coached by Herb Brooks. It shows how the team wins the gold medal in the Winter Olympics of 1980 by defeating the Soviet team, conquering whom is no less than a miracle.
5. Million Dollar Baby
Released in 2004, Million Dollar Baby portrays the life of a less appreciated boxing trainer and his past. The story revolves around his efforts to transform an amateur boxer into a pro, thereby achieving success as a trainer. Having bagged 4 Academy awards, this movie is a must watch for its inspiration and human touch.
All these movies are truly worth watching. Don’t miss out on any.