🏈 Huddle up: 28 fantastic football films Nov 18, 2019 Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Here is a list of 28 movies to watch to further enjoy the football season. Rudy (1993) Rudy Ruettiger battles all odds, including his own grades and the cost of tuition, to fulfill his dreams of playing football at Notre Dame. https://www.facebook.com/rudymovieofficial/ Remember the Titans (2000) Football and its values were all the rage in the early 1970's, but when two segregated schools are forced to join forces, tensions are high. https://www.facebook.com/Remember-The-Titans-313084456217/ Invincible (2006) Based on the true story of Vince Papale, a high school teacher who fulfills his dreams of playing for the Philadelphia Eagles. https://www.facebook.com/Invincible-2006-136259423099367/ The Replacements (2000) When the Washington Sentinels go on strike, a group of rookies gets their chance to play for their favorite football team. https://www.facebook.com/The-Replacements-the-movie-37249964300/ Necessary Roughness (1991) Coaches Wally Riggendorf and Ed Gennero are ordered to build a college football team from the ground up, with unusual player choices including a female kicker. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0102517/?ref_=ttmi_tt Concussion (2015) Doctor Bennet Omalu discovers the horrifying results the roughness of football can have on its players, and seeks to raise awareness of the effects. https://www.facebook.com/ConcussionMovie/ We Are Marshall (2006) Marshall University is left grieving after a plane crash takes the lives of the majority of its football lineup. The new coach, Jack Lengyel, arrives to recreate the team. https://www.facebook.com/WeAreMarshallMovie/ Friday Night Lights (2004) When a small Texas town loses its star tailback to injury, coach Gary Gaines seeks to inspire and reinvigorate not only the team, but also the disgruntled town. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0390022/?ref_=ttmi_tt The Longest Yard (2005) When an ex pro football quarterback winds up in jail, he gets recruited onto the prison's team. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0398165/?ref_=nv_sr_1 The Longest Yard (1974) When a previous star football player goes to prison, he forms a team among the inmates. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0071771/mediaindex?ref_=tt_pv_mi_sm Heaven Can Wait (1978) When an LA Rams quarterback passes away, he discovers he should have had many years left on earth. He is able to return, but in the body of a millionaire instead. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0077663/?ref_=ttmi_tt The Blind Side (2009) Based on the story of Michael Oher, a homeless teen who becomes an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of LeighAnne Tuohy and her family. https://www.facebook.com/theblindside/ The Waterboy (1998) Bobby Boucher is not seen as anything special, and has only ever been the waterboy for football teams. He is eventually recruited onto a team as a player, bringing them closer to a championship victory than ever before. https://www.facebook.com/The-Waterboy-32453272983/ Lucas (1986) A nerdy teen thinks he has a chance at winning over his bullies and even his crush by joining his high school's football team. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091445/?ref_=ttmi_tt Greater (2016) After being told he wasn't good enough to play, Brandon Burlsworth says otherwise and attempts to prove his worth. https://www.facebook.com/greaterthemovie/ Gridiron Gang (2006) A counselor at a detention facility gives inmates a second chance by forming a football team, but gets dirty looks from formal teams who don't want to face a team of inmates. https://www.facebook.com/GridironGangMovie/ When The Game Stands Tall (2014) Bob Ladouceur, coach of the De la Salle Spartans, is proud of his team for several undefeated seasons. But when he suffers from a heart attack, the team needs to rediscover their talents. https://www.facebook.com/WhenTheGameStandsTall/ Woodlawn (2015) Tensions are high in the early 1970's, once schools have been de-segregated, and teams begin to become more and more diverse. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4183692/?ref_=ttmi_tt Facing the Giants (2006) When the coach of a Christian high school's football team is down on his luck, he taps into his faith to aid in his coaching and his family life. https://www.facebook.com/facingthegiantsthemovie/ The Express (2008) Despite coming from poverty, Ernie Davis overcomes his hardships to join the Syracuse football team. He achieves many accolades and overcomes many other obstacles along the way. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0469903/?ref_=ttmi_tt Leatherheads (2008) In the 1920's, football is dipping in popularity, and Dodge Connolly is trying to revive the spirit. He recruits popular people to bring more fans into the stands, but struggles with a reporter trying to get dirt on him and his players. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0379865/?ref_=ttmi_tt Radio (2003) Coach Jones discovers and begins coaching a mentally disabled student, but begins to catch flack from the community due to the racial connotations, and his lack of focus on his own team's seeking of the championship. https://www.facebook.com/Radio-The-movie-113636602000091/ Any Given Sunday (1999) The coach of the Miami Sharks is down on his luck, with the team's record getting worse, and his own personal struggles in marriage and other aspects of his life. https://www.facebook.com/AnyGivenSundayFilm/ Touchback (2011) A man gets a second chance to revisit the football days of his youth after reconnecting with his old coach. https://www.facebook.com/Touchback/ All The Right Moves (1983) Stefan Djordjevic is a star athlete, but throws it all away after an argument with his coach. Now he must fight even harder for his dream of being a college athlete. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0085154/?ref_=ttmi_tt Horse Feathers (1932) The Marx brothers go to college and join the football team in this comedy, and madness ensues. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0023027/?ref_=ttmi_tt Knute Rockne: All American (1940) Knute Rockne was a star during his days at Notre Dame, and returns to coach. When one his own star players falls to illness, he must face something tougher than any other team. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0032676/?ref_=ttmi_tt Brian's Song (1971) Based on the story of Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers of the Chicago Bears. In a time when racial tensions are high, the two share a bond that inspires many to change their ideals. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0068315/ Locations Illinois Facebook Twitter SMS Email Print Save Most Popular State police: Two charged after shoplifting, car chase in Auburn Cayuga County-area police blotter: Dec. 5, 2019 NY state prison guard accused of harassing inmate's girlfriend still has job Traffic on 5 and 20 back open after tractor-trailer accident, spill Cayuga County-area police blotter: Dec. 7, 2019 View All Promotions promotion Thank you for activating full access! promotion spotlight Which season suits you best?