Whether they are about triumph over adversity or rags to riches tales, football movies speak to all of us. They pitch a bunch of (lovable) rogues against almost insurmountable odds and tug on our heartstrings. This is a list of the 30 greatest football movies you can dip into anytime, and they still affect you.
Remember the Titans
Denzel Washington chews up the scenery with his performance in this box office hit. It’s based on the true story of coach Herman Boone (Denzel) and his attempts to coach a racially diverse team in a 1971 Virginia high school.