Raging Bull

Top 5 Sports Films Of All Time

Here are the list of top 5 sports films of all time. The moves are categorized in different genres like boxing, baseball, basketball, golf, pool horse racing and bicycle racing. The number one pick is ‘Raging Bull,’ a movie about boxing in 1941. The oldest movie on the sports list is ‘Pride of the Yankees,’ the story of Lous Gehrig, which was filmed in 1943. Continue reading below:

Raging Bull

Pandemonium breaks out and a 1941 Boxing match in Cleveland when Jake La Motta loses s a decision to Jimmy Reeves. Cast: Robert De Niro, Cathy Moriarty, Joe Pesci, Frank Vincent, Nicholas. Director Martin Scorsese. 1980


The movie takes place in 1975, when Rocky Balboa, a sweet but slightly over the hill boxer, wins his latest match.Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Talia Shire, Burt Young, Carl Weathers, Burgess Meredith. Director: John G. Avildsen. 1977

Pride of the Yankees

The story of baseball player, Lou Gehrig,in the 1910’s. Cast: Gary Cooper, Therese Wright, Babe Ruth, Walter Brennan, Dan Duryea. Director: Sam Wood. 1943


An unemployed college basketball coach, Norman Dale, gets a chance to coach a small town basketball team in Indiana. In spite of community resentment, Norman Dale inspires the team of young athletes. Cast: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper, Sheb Wooley, Fem Persons. Director: David Anspaugh. 1986

Bull Durham

This movie is a comedy about a minor league baseball team in North Carolina and the English teacher who selects one team member each year to mentor and seduce. Cast: Kevin Costner, Susan Sarandon, Tim Robbins, Trey Wilson, Robert Wuhl. Director: Ron Shelton. 1988