7 Football Movies That Score a Touchdown!

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It could be argued that football has replaced baseball as the national pastime of America. It is more popular than ever, and although the league's teams only play 16 games a year, it captivates us unlike any other sport.

Hollywood is no stranger to capturing the power of football. Click through to see what seven movies we feel score a touchdown!

1. Rudy

Rudy is as inspirational as any movie can get, much less a football movie. The true story of Rudy, who dreamed of Notre Dame glory, is impeccably captured by star Sean Astin.

2. Remember The Titans

Remember The Titans
Remember the Titans is another true story as there must be something about the game of football that brings out the best in us! Denzel Washington stars in a movie that has power in droves.

3. The Blind Side

The Blind Side
This is the unlikely true tale of how a suburban family adopts a homeless teen and he goes on to become a football titan. Sandra Bullock won an Oscar for her portrayal of Leigh Anne Toughy, the mother who is tough as nails, with a heart of gold.

4. Jerry Maguire

Jerry Maguire
Cameron Crowe wrote and directed this film about a sports agent who loses everything, except one football player who believes in him. Tom Cruise stars, and Cuba Gooding Jr. co-stars... and won an Oscar!

5. Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights
Friday Night Lights is one amazing football film. Long before it became a hit TV show, Billy Bob Thornton played the small town Texas football coach with dreams of glory for his team.

6. Any Given Sunday

Any Given Sunday
Oliver Stone crafts an entertaining and realistic portrayal of professional football in the modern era. Jamie Foxx broke out as a movie star as the flashy quarterback who learns to win through his older and wise coach (Al Pacino).

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Rudy Quotes

Father Cavanaugh: Son, in 35 years of religious study, I have only come up with two hard incontrovertible facts: there is a God, and I'm not Him.

No one, and I mean no one, comes into our house and pushes us around.

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