American History Magazine's "100 Greatest Sports Movies"

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In 2010, the editors of American History Magazine published a special issue ranking the 100 greatest sports movies in their estimation. They combined "Olympia" Parts I & II for a single entry, and also combined "The Babe" and "The Babe Ruth Story" at #43.

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  1. 73 new

    The Champ

    1931, in 3 top lists Check
  2. 38 new

    Knute Rockne All American

    1940 — a.k.a. A Modern Hero, in 2 top lists Check
  3. 75 new

    Gentleman Jim

    1942, in 3 top lists Check
  4. 4 new

    The Pride of the Yankees

    1942, in 4 top lists Check
  5. 92 new

    Woman of the Year

    1942, in 7 top lists Check
  6. 64 new

    National Velvet

    1944, in 4 top lists Check
  7. 19 new

    Body and Soul

    1947, in 5 top lists Check
  8. 45 new

    The Babe Ruth Story

    1948, in 0 top lists Check
  9. 72 new

    The Stratton Story

    1949, in 0 top lists Check
  10. 47 new

    The Jackie Robinson Story

    1950, in 1 top list Check
  11. 86 new

    The Harlem Globetrotters

    1951, in 0 top lists Check
  12. 69 new

    Jim Thorpe -- All-American

    1951 — a.k.a. Man of Bronze, in 0 top lists Check
  13. 59 new

    The Lusty Men

    1952, in 5 top lists Check
  14. 65 new

    The Pride of St. Louis

    1952, in 0 top lists Check
  15. 26 new

    The Harder They Fall

    1956, in 1 top list Check
  16. 39 new

    Somebody Up There Likes Me

    1956, in 2 top lists Check
  17. 48 new

    Fear Strikes Out

    1957, in 1 top list Check
  18. 2 new

    The Hustler

    1961, in 14 top lists Check
  19. 50 new

    The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner

    1962, in 7 top lists Check
  20. 58 new

    Requiem for a Heavyweight

    1962, in 1 top list Check
  21. 24 new

    This Sporting Life

    1963, in 8 top lists Check
  22. 41 new

    Grand Prix

    1966, in 0 top lists Check
  23. 40 new

    Downhill Racer

    1969, in 1 top list Check
  24. 60 new

    The Great White Hope

    1970, in 0 top lists Check
  25. 30 new

    Brian's Song

    1971, in 0 top lists Check
  26. 94 new

    Jing wu men

    1972 — a.k.a. Fist of Fury, in 6 top lists Check
  27. 83 new

    Junior Bonner

    1972, in 1 top list Check
  28. 22 new

    Bang the Drum Slowly

    1973, in 0 top lists Check
  29. 81 new

    Enter the Dragon

    1973, in 11 top lists Check
  30. 31 new

    The Last American Hero

    1973, in 1 top list Check
  31. 16 new

    The Longest Yard

    1974, in 1 top list Check
  32. 29 new

    Rocky

    1976, in 19 top lists Check
  33. 5 new

    Slap Shot

    1977, in 1 top list Check
  34. 7 new

    Breaking Away

    1979, in 7 top lists Check
  35. 8 new

    North Dallas Forty

    1979, in 0 top lists Check
  36. 1 new

    Raging Bull

    1980, in 30 top lists Check
  37. 3 new

    Chariots of Fire

    1981, in 11 top lists Check
  38. 70 new

    Victory

    1981 — a.k.a. Escape to victory, in 0 top lists Check
  39. 79 new

    Personal Best

    1982, in 0 top lists Check
  40. 77 new

    That Championship Season

    1982, in 0 top lists Check
  41. 32 new

    The Natural

    1984, in 2 top lists Check
  42. 36 new

    The Color of Money

    1986, in 3 top lists Check
  43. 33 new

    Hoosiers

    1986 — a.k.a. Best Shot, in 3 top lists Check
  44. 28 new

    Eight Men Out

    1988, in 3 top lists Check
  45. 18 new

    Field of Dreams

    1989, in 8 top lists Check
  46. 44 new

    The Babe

    1992, in 0 top lists Check
  47. 15 new

    A League of Their Own

    1992, in 3 top lists Check
  48. 66 new

    The Mighty Ducks

    1992 — a.k.a. Champions, in 0 top lists Check
  49. 49 new

    White Men Can't Jump

    1992, in 1 top list Check
  50. 101 new

    Rudy

    1993, in 2 top lists Check
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