Best Football Movies

Looking to score a touchdown with young sports-movie lovers? Our Super (Bowl) list will help you choose the best football movies to inspire and entertain gridiron fans and movie lovers alike. From underdog comedies like Little Giants and The Replacements to powerful dramas like Remember the Titans and Friday Night Lights, there's a movie for football fans of all ages that teaches strong character strengths such as teamwork and perseverance. Sports fans should also check out our lists of great soccer, basketball, and baseball movies.

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The Game Plan

age 6+

The Rock scores in cute (if predictable) comedy.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2007)
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Gus

age 6+

Kids will get a kick out of this mule tale.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1976)
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The Longshots

age 7+

Girl-powered sports film is predictable but sweet.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2008)
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23 Blast

age 10+

Inspiring true-life tale about blind football player.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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Brian's Song

age 10+

Weepy story of interracial pro football teammates.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1971)
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Invincible

age 10+

Inspiring sports-underdog story for tweens and up.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2006)
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Little Giants

age 10+

Underdog comedy with potty humor and positive messages.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1999)
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Remember the Titans

age 10+

Inspiring football drama brings history to life.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2000)
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Woodlawn

age 10+

Heartwarming fact-based drama about faith, race, football.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2015)
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The 5th Quarter

age 11+

Football tearjerker may be too intense for younger viewers.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2011)
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Forever Strong

age 11+

Uplifting jock drama is predictable but OK for older tweens.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2008)
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Rudy

age 11+

Inspiring sports film about a real-life underdog.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1993)
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Safety

age 11+

Emotional, intense, inspiring true tale of family, teamwork.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2020)
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Undefeated

age 11+

Inspiring football documentary about the power of teamwork.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2012)
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The Express

age 12+

Inspirational true story tackles race, football.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2008)
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Greater

age 12+

Moving, faith-based tale of football star's unexpected rise.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2016)
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The Roughnecks

age 13+

Pee Wee football docu is interesting but intense.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2015)
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Run the Race

age 13+

Touchdown for faith-based fans; underage drinking.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2019)
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Touchback

age 13+

Former jock gets second chance in uplifting sports drama.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2012)
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Draft Day

age 14+

Sports fans will cheer for intense football drama.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2014)
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