Best Football Films of All Time

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With the high school football season officially kicked off, teams all over the country have been physically preparing themselves for competition. However, having a group of players who are united and willing to work together, both on and off the field, is just as vital as physical conditioning to achieve the common goal of posting W's.

One way to keep your crew tight and mentally ready for Friday nights is with Thursday movies. Hanging out together the night before the game to watch some bone-crushing, hard-hitting, filmic football action is a perfect pre-game bonding ritual.

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With the high school football season officially kicked off, teams all over the country have been physically preparing themselves for competition. However, having a group of players who are united and willing to work together, both on and off the field, is just as vital as physical conditioning to achieve the common goal of posting W's.

One way to keep your crew tight and mentally ready for Friday nights is with Thursday movies. Hanging out together the night before the game to watch some bone-crushing, hard-hitting, filmic football action is a perfect pre-game bonding ritual.

So what movie should you watch? Sportsinmovies.com, an online movie review site dedicated to the moviegoer and sports enthusiast, has more than 50 football films to suggest. Check out their top 25 and work your way through the list with your team.

25. North Dallas Forty (1979)

24. Horse Feathers (1932)

23. Varsity Blues (1999)

22. Little Giants (1995)

21. Jerry Maguire (1996)

20. Waterboy (1998)

19. Facing the Giants (2006)

18. The Junction Boys (2002)

17. Quarterback Princess (1983)

16. Necessary Roughness (1991)

15. Fighting Back (1980)

14. Everybody's All-American (1988)

13. Radio (2003)

12. Gridiron Gang (2006)

11. Any Given Sunday (1999)

10. The Replacements (2000)

9. The Program (1993)

8. The Express (2008)

7. Invincible (2006)

6. Brian's Song (2002)

5. Rudy (1993)

4. Remember the Titans (2000)

3. We Are Marshall (2006)

2. Brian's Song (1971)

1. Friday Night Lights (2004)

Check out the full list of 50 gridder flicks at sportsinmovies.com, and use our Comments section to share your personal number one pick and why you like it.

Source:  sportsinmovies.com


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