Invictus(2009)

Combined Rating:
86
Combined Critics Rating: 81

Nelson Mandela, in his first term as the South African President, initiates a unique venture to unite the apartheid-torn land: enlist the national rugby team on a mission to win the 1995 Rugby World Cup.



Fences(2016)

Combined Rating:
86
Combined Critics Rating: 85

A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life.



22 Jump Street(2014)

Combined Rating:
85
Combined Critics Rating: 79

After making their way through high school (twice), big changes are in store for officers Schmidt and Jenko when they go deep undercover at a local college.



Bend It Like Beckham(2002)

Combined Rating:
80
Combined Critics Rating: 73

The daughter of orthodox Sikh rebels against her parents' traditionalism and joins a football team.



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.



Jerry Maguire(1996)

Combined Rating:
79
Combined Critics Rating: 70

When a sports agent has a moral epiphany and is fired for expressing it, he decides to put his new philosophy to the test as an independent agent with the only athlete who stays with him and his former secretary.



Concussion(2015)

Combined Rating:
77
Combined Critics Rating: 70

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: 69

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.



Draft Day(2014)

Combined Rating:
74
Combined Critics Rating: 67

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.



Remember the Titans(2000)

Combined Rating:
73
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.



Leatherheads(2008)

Combined Rating:
73
Combined Critics Rating: 69

In 1925, an enterprising pro football player convinces America's too-good-to-be-true college football hero to play for his team and keep the league from going under.



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:
68
Combined Critics Rating: 60

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:
68
Combined Critics Rating: 60

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



The Faculty(1998)

Combined Rating:
68
Combined Critics Rating: 56

Students suspect that their teachers are aliens after bizarre occurrences.



Looking for Eric(2009)

Combined Rating:
67
Combined Critics Rating: 67

Eric, a football fanatic postman whose life is descending into crisis, receives some life coaching from the famously philosophical Eric Cantona.




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