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Top 5 College Sport Movies

Sports movies are never just sporting 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. The days when the only responsibilities you had were to rush to get to class right in the nick of time, party hard on the weekends, and pull an all-nighter for the next exam? Our college years hold some of our best memories. these all come to mind when we think about college sports.

This list discusses the Top 5 most popular college sports movies.

5. Coach Carter

Top 5 College Sport Movies
Released:2005
Directed by: Thomas Carter
The movie is based on the true story of the Richmond High School basketball coach Ken Carter. Controversy surrounds high school basketball coach Ken Carter (Samuel L. Jackson) after he benches his entire team for breaking their academic contract with him.
This movie teaches us five beneficial lessons:
•If You Play Like A Winner and Act Like A Winner, You’ll Be One.
•A Team Struggles and Triumphs As One.
•The Importance of Wanting A Better Life.
•We All Have To Face Our Deepest Fear.
•True Champions Find The Victor Within.
coach carter box office collection: During its phase, the film opened in 1st place grossing $24.2 million from 2,524 locations, beating out Meet the Fockers ($19.3 million).For 2005 as a whole, the film would cumulatively rank at a box office performance position of 36.

4. Glory Road

Top 5 College Sport Movies
Released:2006
Directed by: James Gartner
Glory road the movie is based on a true story surrounding the events leading to the 1966 NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Championship. Don Haskins portrayed by Josh Lucas, head coach of Texas Western College, coached a team with an all-black starting lineup, a first in NCAA history.
Life lesson:
Glory Road provides you with chock-full inspirational messages. Teamwork trumps selfishness. Perseverance, sacrifice, and hard work (in the classroom, on the court, and in life) lead to rewards and Respect for others.
the movie was premiered in theaters nationwide in the United States on January 13, 2006, grossing about $42,938,449 in the box office. Glory Road was also nominated for several awards including the Humanitas Prize; the film won the 2006 ESPY Award for Best Sports Movie.

 

3. The Waterboy

Top 5 College Sport Movies
Released:1998
Directed by: Frank Coraci
It was written by Tim Herlihy and Adam Sandler and produced by Robert Simonds and Jack Giarraputo.
This movie is simple but very interesting too. Bobby Boucher works as a water boy for a college football team. However, the new coach initiates him into the team after discovering his tackling skills.
The movie Teaches us Four basic and important lessons:
• Stand up for yourself
•Underdogs always make the best comebacks.
•You gotta be tough
• Love who you want
The film was extremely profitable, earning $39.4 million in its opening weekend alone in the United States, earning a total of $186 million worldwide.

2. We Are Marshall

Top 5 College Sport Movies
Released: 2006
Directed by: Joseph McGinty Nichol
The movie is a historical drama biopic. This movie is based on a true and tragic story. It depicts the aftermath of the 1970 plane crash that killed 75 people: 37 players of the Marshall University Thundering Herd football team, five coaches, two athletic trainers, the athletic director, 25 boosters, and the airplane crew of five.
This film also includes themes of overcoming tragedy and loss, using sports to heal a community, playing multiple sports, absolute dedication, and effective teamwork.
Four natural facts we get to learn from this movie.
•Bad Things Happen To Good People
•Events Don’t Define Us, It’s How We Respond To Them That Does
• Tragedy Inspires Us To Greater Things
• Sometimes It’s Not About Winning
Overall stats for its Box Office Collection – DOMESTIC performance:
$43,545,364
WORLDWIDE:
$43,545,364.

1. Rudy

Top 5 College Sport Movies
Released: 1993
Directed by: David Anspaugh
The film was released on October 15, 1993. It is an account of the life of Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger, who harbored dreams of playing football at the University of Notre Dame despite significant obstacles. It was the first film that the Notre Dame administration allowed to be shot on campus since Knute Rockne, All American in 1940. In 2005, Rudy was named one of the best 25 sports movies of the previous 25 years.
Movie Rudy teaches us two beneficial lessons:
1. Fight relentlessly for what you want — naysayers are damned
2. Set achievable goals — and work like hell toward them
box office collection:
Domestic performance- $22,750,363
worldwide performance-$22,750,363

 

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