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I love a movie about overcoming the odds.


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Superman
Does Gidget (the 1959 movie with Sandra Dee) count? It does according to Wikipedia, but I'm not sure it falls under what most people would picture when thinking about sports movies. It does largely revolve around the sport of surfing, so I guess it's fair enough to count it.

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Mr Magic
No harm in talking about a surfing movie.

Rocky

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Mr Magic wrote :

No harm in talking about a surfing movie.
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There aren't a whole lot of sports movies that I've watched, so I literally had to check Wikipedia for a list of sports movies to see if there was anything there I had seen but wasn't thinking of. After skimming through that list, I've come to the realization that a good majority of the sports movies I've seen are surfing movies!  There are, of course, some that I've seen that aren't surfing films.

A good example of that is Viva Las Vegas, which falls under the category of an auto racing sports film. Elvis Presley's character in that movie was so infatuated with his car that Ann-Margret sang a whole song about it! 

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Rocky III 1982 - Boxing, Running, Wrestling - Eye of the Tiger, man.





Rocky IV 1985- Boxing - I must break you.



Best of the Best 1989 - Tae Kwon Do



Choke A Rickson Gracie Documentary 1999 - Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, MMA



The Karate Kid 1984 - Okinawan Karate

The Karate Kid II 1986 - Okinawan Karate



McFarland USA 2015 - Cross Country

The Sandlot 1993 - Baseball

Remember the Titans 2000 - Football

Dodgeball A True Underdog Story 2004 - Well duh



8 Seconds 1994 - Bull Riding

Gleaming the Cube 1989 - Skateboarding



Predator 1987 - Hunting - Leave it. He didn't kill you because you weren't armed - No sport.




My wife's favorite is Over the Top 1987 - Arm Wrestling



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@Nlogan: Over The Top - Proving that anything is possible when you turn your hat around backwards

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NLogan
Rally cap for the win!
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Mr Magic
@NLogan:

I'm trying to watch all the Rocky films ever made. I still have Rocky V and Rocky Balboa to watch.
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Mr Magic wrote :

@NLogan:

I'm trying to watch all the Rocky films ever made. I still have Rocky V and Rocky Balboa to watch.
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Looks like you have already seen all the best ones.
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Superman
The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island


Has there ever been a more unexpected crossover?
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