The Damned United(2009)

Combined Rating:
81
Combined Critics Rating: 79

The story of the controversial Brian Clough's 44-day reign as the coach of the English football club Leeds United.



Friday Night Lights(2004)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 76

Based on H.G. Bissinger's book, which profiled the economically depressed town of Odessa, Texas and their heroic high school football team, The Permian High Panthers.



The Blind Side(2009)

Combined Rating:
79
Combined Critics Rating: 69

The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All American football player and first round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.



Concussion(2015)

Combined Rating:
77
Combined Critics Rating: 71

In Pittsburgh, accomplished pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu uncovers the truth about brain damage in football players who suffer repeated concussions in the course of normal play.



Invincible(2006)

Combined Rating:
76
Combined Critics Rating: 70

Based on the story of Vince Papale, a 30-year-old bartender from South Philadelphia who overcame long odds to play for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles in 1976.



The Longest Yard(2005)

Combined Rating:
75
Combined Critics Rating: 65

Prison inmates form a football team to challenge the prison guards.



Remember the Titans(2000)

Combined Rating:
74
Combined Critics Rating: 62

The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.



Draft Day(2014)

Combined Rating:
74
Combined Critics Rating: 68

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.



Any Given Sunday(1999)

Combined Rating:
73
Combined Critics Rating: 63

A behind-the-scenes look at the life-and-death struggles of modern-day gladiators and those who lead them.



We Are Marshall(2006)

Combined Rating:
72
Combined Critics Rating: 64

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.



McFarland, USA(2015)

Combined Rating:
72
Combined Critics Rating: 68

Jim White moves his family after losing his last job as a football coach. He sees that some of the students are worth starting a cross-country team and turns seven students with no hope into one of the best cross-country teams.



Two for the Money(2005)

Combined Rating:
69
Combined Critics Rating: 61

After suffering a career-ending knee injury, a former college football star aligns himself with one of the most renowned touts in the sports-gambling business.



Gridiron Gang(2006)

Combined Rating:
69
Combined Critics Rating: 61

Teenagers at a juvenile detention center, under the leadership of their counselor, gain self-esteem by playing football together.



The Waterboy(1998)

Combined Rating:
66
Combined Critics Rating: 52

A waterboy for a college football team discovers he has a unique tackling ability and becomes a member of the team.



The Replacements(2000)

Combined Rating:
63
Combined Critics Rating: 51

During a pro football strike, the owners hire substitute players.



When the Game Stands Tall(2014)

Combined Rating:
56
Combined Critics Rating: 51

The journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered all records for any American sport.



All the Right Moves(1983)

Combined Rating:
53
Combined Critics Rating: 46

A high school football player desperate for a scholarship and his headstrong coach clash in a dying Pennsylvania steel town.



Hooligans(2005)

Combined Rating:
50
Combined Critics Rating: 28

A wrongfully expelled Harvard undergrad moves to London, where he is introduced to the violent underworld of football hooliganism.



12 Mighty Orphans(2021)

Combined Rating:
48
Combined Critics Rating: 55

Haunted by his mysterious past, a devoted high school football coach leads a scrawny team of orphans to the state championship during the Great Depression and inspires a broken nation along the way.



Goal!(2005)

Combined Rating:
47
Combined Critics Rating: 27

The extremely talented Santiago Munez is given a chance at professional football, after being spotted by a scout who has ties with Newcastle United.




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