Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Inspiring Sports Movies You Should See

When it comes to inspiring sports movies, we're all familiar with big hits like Remember the Titans and The Blind Side. I recommend becoming familiar with these lesser known inspiring movies.

The Greatest Game Ever Played

Sport: Golf
Summary: About an amateur golfer playing in the 1913 U.S. Open against England's champion, Harry Vardon. Rated G.
Famous Actor: Shia LaBeouf
My Rating: 5 stars

Seven Days in Utopia

Sport: Golf
Summary: About a young pro golfer who find his game and God through a rancher in a small Texas town (fictional story). Rated G.
Famous Actor: Robert Duvall
My Rating: 4 stars

The Perfect Game

Sport: Baseball
Summary: About a Mexican youth baseball team playing in the American Little League World Series in 1957. Rated PG.
Famous Actor: Cheech Marin
My Rating: 5 stars

Forever Strong

Sport: Rugby
Summary: About a troubled young man who turns his life around after playing rugby for Highland, Utah (specific story is fictional, but the team and coach are real). Rated PG-13.
Famous Actor: Neal McDonough
My Rating: 3 stars


Heather Grow said...

It's my first time on your blog and I have a couple comments. I LOVE Forever Strong. It's a change-your-life movie. I haven't heard of the others you mentioned. Also, I LOL your comment about baby names. I love that you mentioned Heather. When I went to Britain a few years back the people seemed shocked that my name is Heather. No one in Britain names their kid Heather.

Heather Grow said...

Oh, and The Blindside totally rocks!

Mrs. Sanchez said...

I can't believe it, I haven't seen any of these. I will have to check them out.

Missy Anne said...

Thanks for the great list of movies. I have seen a few but like you said a few goodies I might now be aware of! Very excited for Friday now. That is our family's movie night!

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