Football movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant football movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, feel good, humorous, entertaining, inspirational and dramatic films and TV shows about / with football, sport, american football, catastrophe, ambition, sport team, destiny, dialogue, mentor and transformation plots mostly in Sport, Drama and Comedy genres shot in USA, Germany, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as football: The Longest Yard (2005), We Are Marshall (2006), Facing the Giants (2006), Friday Night Lights (2004), Draft Day (2014), Remember the Titans (2000), Radio (2003), Two for the Money (2005), School Ties (1992), Fired Up! (2009).

List of football movies

The Longest Yard (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Pro quarter-back, Paul Crewe and former college champion and coach, Nate Scarboro are doing time in the same prison. Asked to put together a team of inmates to take on the guards, Crewe enlists the help of Scarboro to coach the inmates to victory in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: prison life, prison, sport, football, underdog, american football, warden, confined, contests and competitions, friends, prisoner, ex athlete ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, san diego california, latin america, new jersey
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We Are Marshall (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: sport, college, coach, football, air disaster, university, survivor, sport team, human spirit, tragic event, hopes, struggle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, virginia, california, united states, west virginia ...
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Facing the Giants (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A losing coach with an underdog football team faces their giants of fear and failure on and off the field to surprising results.
Style: feel good, touching, inspirational, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: sport, football, underdog, athlete's life, against the odds, human spirit, ambition, athlete and trainer, rivalry, contests and competitions, youth, religious ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
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Friday Night Lights (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A small, turbulent town in Texas obsesses over their high school football team to an unhealthy degree. When the star tailback, Boobie Miles, is seriously injured during the first game of the season, all hope is lost, and the town's dormant ...
Style: captivating, sincere, serious, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport team, coach, sport, high school, career, football, party, championship, athlete's life, ambition, human spirit, talented ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, united states, new jersey ...
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 6.8
 52K
Draft Day (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he's willing to sacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with NFL dreams.
Style: exciting, semi serious, inspirational, intense, suspense ...
Plot: negotiation, sport, football, boss and employee, nfl, sport team, power relations, overcoming, one last chance, agent, disorder, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, ohio, san francisco
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Remember the Titans (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After leading his football team to 15 winning seasons, coach Bill Yoast is demoted and replaced by Herman Boone – tough, opinionated and as different from the beloved Yoast as he could be. The two men learn to overcome their differences and turn a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, sincere, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: racism, sport team, coach, sport, african american, prejudice, football, contests and competitions, human spirit, high school, against the odds, american football ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, southern usa, virginia, united states, new jersey ...
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 6.9
 37K
Radio (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: High school football coach, Harold Jones befriends Radio, a mentally-challenged man who becomes a student at T.L. Hanna High School in Anderson, South Carolina. Their friendship extends over several decades, where Radio transforms from a shy, ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, serious, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: sport, disability, football, underdog, mentally challenged, graduation, friendship, civil rights, against the odds, radio, human spirit, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: south carolina, cuba, san francisco
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Two for the Money (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A former college athlete joins forces with a sports consultant to handicap football games for high-rolling gamblers.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, stylized, intense ...
Plot: gambling, bet, sport, football, cons and scams, greed, manipulations, bookies, dishonesty, manipulation, workplace, ex athlete ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, puerto rico, las vegas, new jersey, new orleans ...
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 6.9
 21K
School Ties (1992)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When David Greene receives a football scholarship to a prestigious prep school in the 1950s, he feels pressure to hide the fact that he is Jewish from his classmates and teachers, fearing that they may be anti-Semitic. He quickly becomes the big man ...
Style: emotional, thought provoking, serious, intense, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: anti semitism, high school, friendship, coming of age, football, boarding school life, preparatory school, working class, sport, society, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, massachusetts, harvard university, israel, boston
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 6.1
 41K
Fired Up! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 2 Guys. 300 Girls. You Do the Math. The two most popular guys in high school decide to ditch football camp for cheerleader camp. For the girls and for the glory.
Style: sexy, not serious, feel good, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cheerleading, cheerleader, high school, football, rivalry, fall in love, buddies, teenage life, looking for sex, contests and competitions, teenage love, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: illinois, usa
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 6.1
 57K
The Game Plan (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Bachelor football star Joe Kingman seems to have it all. He is wealthy and carefree, and his team is on the way to capturing a championship. Suddenly, he is tackled by some unexpected news: He has a young daughter, the result of a last fling with ...
Style: feel good, humorous, funny, entertaining, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick, teens, kids
Plot: sport team, father daughter relationship, family relations, sport, american football, single father, football, athlete's life, irresponsible, disorder, family values, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, denver colorado
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 6.7
 9K
Big Fan (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Paul Aufiero, a 35-year-old parking-garage attendant from Staten Island, is the self-described "world's biggest New York Giants fan". One night, Paul and his best friend Sal spot Giants star linebacker Quantrell Bishop at a gas ...
Style: talky, tragicomedy, disturbing, dark humor, witty ...
Plot: sport, loser, obsessed fan, obsession, football, beating, nothing goes right, life is a bitch, dysfunctional character, hospital, diner, gun ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, texas
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Necessary Roughness (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Necessary Roughness is a USA Network television series starring Callie Thorne and Scott Cohen. The one-hour drama series was picked up for 12 episodes on January 19, 2011. The series debuted on June 29, 2011, with a 90-minute premiere episode. The ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, emotional
Plot: sport, football, single parent, therapy, single mother, power relations, changing lives, family relations, overcoming, relationship vs career, therapist, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.8
 852
The Rebels (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Story: Julie is in over her head when her husband suddenly dies leaving her as sole owner of a pro-football team.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, melancholic ...
Plot: fish out of water, football, parents and children, loss of spouse, sport team, single parent, manager, star, family relations, drugs/alcohol, millionaire, major league ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
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 6.7
 4K
The Game (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 21 min.
Story: The Game is an American comedy-drama television series created by Mara Brock Akil. Premiering on October 1, 2006, the series debuted as the only new comedy series chosen for The CW's primetime schedule. Along with Runaway, it was one of only ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: football, lifestyle, high society, relationship vs career, ambition, couple relations, best friends, star, success, social climbing, couples, millionaire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa
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Friday Night Lights (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Friday Night Lights is an American drama television series based around a high school football team situated in Texas. The series takes place in the fictional town of Dillon: a small, close-knit community in rural Texas. Particular focus is given to ...
Style: sincere, realistic, suspenseful, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, sport team, sport, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, friendship, coach, football, teenage life, human spirit, ambitious, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, southern usa
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 6.5
 41K
Varsity Blues (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In small-town Texas, high school football is a religion, 17-year-old schoolboys carry the hopes of an entire community onto the gridiron every Friday night. When star quarterback Lance Harbor suffers an injury, the Coyotes are forced to regroup ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, entertaining, inspirational, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: cheerleader, sport, small town, football, party, rivalry, ambition, leadership, high school, coming of age, obsession, fame ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
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Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jess Bhamra, the daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not permitted to play organized soccer, even though she is 18. When Jess is playing for fun one day, her impressive skills are seen by Jules Paxton, who then convinces Jess to play ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: sport, soccer, generation gap, friendship, culture clash, coach, tradition, family relations, family, follow your dream, parents and children, football ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, germany, hamburg germany ...
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 7.3
 72K
Shaolin Soccer (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage.
Style: humorous, light, funny, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: martial arts, underdog, sport, kung fu, soccer, sport team, shaolin, against the odds, contests and competitions, follow your dream, football, coach ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, asia, china, tokyo
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 7.6
 282K
The Blind Side (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Oversized African-American, Michael Oher, the teen from across the tracks and a broken home, has nowhere to sleep at age 16. Taken in by an affluent Memphis couple, Michael embarks on a remarkable rise to play for the NFL.
Style: touching, uplifting, motivational, emotional, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: adoption, human spirit, american football, strong female character, interracial relations, parents and children, rising to stardom, life, family drama, athlete's life, interracial adoption, prejudice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee, memphis, california
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The Longest Yard (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: In this rough-and-tumble yarn, actually filmed on-location at the Georgia State Prision, the cons are the heroes and the guards are the heavies. Eddie Albert is the sadistic warden who'll gladly make any sacrifice to push his guards' ...
Style: humorous, rough, captivating, semi serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, sport, underdog, american football, football, contests and competitions, prison life, partners, against the odds, moral dilemma, human spirit, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s
Place: florida, usa, georgia, new jersey
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NBC Sunday Night Football (2006)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Story: NBC Sunday Night Football is a weekly television broadcast of Sunday evening National Football League games on NBC that began airing on Sunday, August 6, 2006 with the pre-season opening Hall of Fame Game. Al Michaels serves as the play-by-play ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, contests and competitions, ex athlete, football, coach, stadium, rivalry, championship, star, expert, sport team, fan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: usa
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Gatekeeper of the Galaxy (2020)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Sport
Country: Russia
Story: What will Moscow look like if it turns off the electricity, stops all production, and the whole world will only watch the alien game? As a result of the galactic war that occurred near the Earth, the Moon collapsed and the poles of the planet ...
Style: futuristic, exciting, captivating, disturbing, intense
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: alien space craft, football, game, fate of humanity, flash forward, athlete, contests and competitions
Time: future
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 6.9
 51K
Gridiron Gang (2006)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Teenagers at a juvenile detention center, under the leadership of their counselor, gain self-esteem by playing football together.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids, girls' night
Plot: juvenile delinquency, athlete and trainer, american football, sport, underdog, athlete's life, redemption, youth, teenage life, human spirit, football, violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles, new jersey
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 7.1
 64K
Invincible (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of Vince Papale, a man with nothing to lose who ignored the staggering odds and made his dream come true. When the coach of Papale's beloved hometown football team hosted an unprecedented open tryout, the public ...
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, captivating, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: american football, underdog, sport, against the odds, determination, teacher, team, teamwork, athlete's life, contests and competitions, rivalry, success ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: philadelphia, usa, united states, new jersey
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 6.0
 31K
Leatherheads (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A light hearted comedy about the beginnings of Professional American Football. When a decorated war hero and college all star is tempted into playing professional football. Everyone see the chance to make some big money, but when a reporter digs up ...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, realistic, inspirational ...
Plot: sport team, stadium, american football, rivalry, football, love and romance, hopes, ambition, screwball, surrender, love triangle, small town ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, post world war one, 20s, 20th century ...
Place: chicago illinois, minnesota, usa, france, milwaukee wisconsin ...
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Any Given Sunday (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: A star quarterback gets knocked out of the game and an unknown third stringer is called in to replace him. The unknown gives a stunning performance and forces the aging coach to reevaluate his game plans and life. A new co-owner/president adds to ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: coach, sport, desire for fame, american football, sport team, success, ambition, underdog, football, fame, athlete's life, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
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 6.1
 144K
The Waterboy (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bobby Boucher is a water boy for a struggling college football team. The coach discovers Boucher's hidden rage makes him a tackling machine whose bone-crushing power might vault his team into the playoffs.
Style: humorous, funny, absurd, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, ridicule, social outcast, goofy hero, ambition, misfit, athlete's life, football, low self esteem, family relations, love and romance, underdog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, new jersey
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 7.3
 234K
Jerry Maguire (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Jerry Maguire used to be a typical sports agent: willing to do just about anything he could to get the biggest possible contracts for his clients, plus a nice commission for himself. Then, one day, he suddenly has second thoughts about what ...
Style: motivational, feel good, touching, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: career, starting over, friendship, workplace romance, boss and employee, introspection, agent, single parent, greed, opposites attract, rivalry, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, cuba
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 6.4
 25K
Little Giants (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Danny O'Shea's daughter is cut from the Peewee football team just for being a girl, he decides to form his own team, composed of other ragtag players who were also cut. Can his team really learn enough to beat the elite team, coached ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: sport, football, underdog, sport team, family relations, family, rivalry, youth, self discovery, introspection, contests and competitions, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: ohio
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