The Greatest Sports Movies Of All Time (INFOGRAPHIC)

An underdog team takes the field. A has-been suits up one final time for a last-gasp grab at glory. A never-was gets his or her shot to prove they have what it takes. Sports movies are never just sports movies — they’re tales of the human spirit triumphing over adversity, or metaphors for the little guy taking on the corporate Goliaths and grown-up rich kids and beating them at their own rigged game. Sometimes they smell like team spirit. Sometimes they inspire with examples of exceptional individualism. And other times, they prove that a well-timed explosion by a deranged groundskeeper trying to kill a gopher will help you go home a winner. But the great ones always make you want to stand up and do the wave in the theater.

With that, we’ve recently been sent this nifty little infographic by the folks over at highlighting the best that sports movies have to offer. The entire spectrum is covered but some of our personal favorite include: Rocky (1976), Raging Bull (1980), A League Of Their Own (1992), White Men Can’t Jump (1992), Blue Chips (1994), The Basketball Diaries (1995), Happy Gilmore (1996), He Got Game (1998), Wimbledon (2004), Moneyball (2011), Creed (2015), and many others…


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