Sports movies are a genre in themselves. They have showcased some of the greatest stories revolving around basketball, football, golf to name a few. They have also portrayed determination, grit, and patience. Sports movies have many times made us cry, laugh, cheer and scream.
The love of the players for their game, the determination and resolution make it a perfect watch. Here is a collection of 6 sports movies that you need to watch at the earliest. These movies have been written in terms of performance, storyline and engaging story play with some amazing lessons of life.
1. Hoosiers (1986)
Anybody who lives in the Midwest will surely love this movie. The movie is about a coach who finds himself in a small Indiana town with the task of turning Hickory High’s 8-man basketball team. Basketball fans are sure to love this epic and raw movie. It showcases the real state of a small-town basketball set in the 1950s. It is a typical feel-good kind of movie which goes through many emotions. The movie is all about a community that comes together for basketball.
2. Tin Cup (1996)
The game of golf never looked so fascinating ever before, and today the beautiful locations with spacious golf courses like the Qunita do Vale Golf Course have made it, even more, attracting for people to opt for it. The movie ‘Tin Cup’ showcases a guy from a small town in Texas who gets selected and enters the US Open golf tournament to win the love and respect from his rival’s girlfriend. The movie was based on the life of Gary McCord and it should be a must-watch for all golf lovers.
3. Rocky (1976)
The movie trails the journey of a small-time boxer who gets a rare chance to take part in a heavyweight championship. He struggles and strives all the way to find his lost self-esteem and confidence. The actor’s complex character has been portrayed in the most amazing way possible.
4. Raging Bull (1980)
The movie shows the life of Jake LaMotta who struggles with anger and temper issues. His violence leads him to the top in the ring but destroys his life outside of it. There are some stellar performances here that cannot be missed.
5. The Blind Side (2010)
The story is about the life of Michael Oher who happens to be a traumatized and homeless boy. A Caucasian family goes on to adopt the boy and help him overcome his learning disabilities He goes on to become an All-American football player with the help of a loving lady and her family.
You need not be a football fan to love this movie. Performances by all actors are splendid. The movie boasts of some good direction, screenplay and realistic acting. The movie got many nominations and won most awards.
6. Miracle (2004)
The movie is a true story based on the life of Herb Brooks. He was a player who turned coach in the 1980s. He led the US Olympic Hockey team to victory. Recreation of the key play is truly amazing with a great script. This one is definitely is a must-watch for all. The movie received mostly positive responses from the audience and rave reviews from the critics.
To conclude, sports movies are truly an inspiration for all. It teaches us the way of life and imparts basic life values. These movies showcase some wonderful performances and storytelling power. Sports movies have always been successful due to combining various genres together. They include humor, emotions and a lot of drama.
These movies can change the way you look at life and may change your perspective in many different ways. Sports movies have a lot of positive impact on the younger generation. It teaches them to listen to their hearts, follow their dreams and work hard for the same.