Best Football Movies

Looking to score a touchdown with young sports-movie lovers? Our editors 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 Movie Poster Image
The Rock scores in cute (if predictable) comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2007)
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Gus Movie Poster Image
Gus
Kids will get a kick out of this mule tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1976)
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Little Giants Movie Poster Image
Underdog comedy with potty humor and positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1999)
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The Longshots Movie Poster Image
Girl-powered sports film is predictable but sweet.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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23 Blast Movie Poster Image
Inspiring true-life tale about blind football player.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Brian and the Boz Movie Poster Image
Smart docu about controversial football player's redemption.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Brian's Song Movie Poster Image
Weepy story of interracial pro football teammates.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1971)
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Invincible Movie Poster Image
Inspiring sports-underdog story for tweens and up.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Remember the Titans Movie Poster Image
Inspiring football drama brings history to life.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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The 5th Quarter Movie Poster Image
Football tearjerker may be too intense for younger viewers.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Forever Strong Movie Poster Image
Uplifting jock drama is predictable but OK for older tweens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Radio Movie Poster Image
Lesson of kindness permeates inspiring true story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Rudy Movie Poster Image
Inspiring sports film about a real-life underdog.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1993)
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Undefeated Movie Poster Image
Inspiring football documentary about the power of teamwork.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Blind Side Movie Poster Image
Syrupy sports drama uplifts but glosses over deep issues.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2009)
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The Express Movie Poster Image
Inspirational true story tackles race, football.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Fordson: Faith, Fasting, Football Movie Poster Image
Excellent docu on Muslim high school football players.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Leatherheads Movie Poster Image
Clooney's football comedy isn't quite a touchdown.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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The Roughnecks Movie Poster Image
Pee Wee football docu is interesting but intense.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Touchback Movie Poster Image
Former jock gets second chance in uplifting sports drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Draft Day Movie Poster Image
Sports fans will cheer for intense football drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Friday Night Lights Movie Poster Image
Powerful drama is so much more than a football movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2004)
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The Replacements Movie Poster Image
Lightweight but likeable football story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2000)
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Jerry Maguire Movie Poster Image
Feel-good Cruise flick; racier than you remember.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1996)
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