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The Real 10 Greatest Sports Movies of All Time

By Jason Flieder On August - 13 - 2009
Okay - first off, no, Cutting Edge 2 is not on this list. For those of you worried about that, I apologize, I didn't want to give up any of my choices. For those of you who are now upset that Cutting Edge 2 will not be in this slideshow, you may be on the wrong website. So, an introduction. A few of my friends and I were talking about our favorite sports films the other day. Upon arriving at my home, curiosity got the best of me, and I decided to go online to see what movies had already been ranked by certain periodicals, as well as where. The first list I found belonged to a magazine that goes by "sports Illustrated" - perhaps you've heard of it. Anyway, the further I read down the list, the more infuriated I became. Examples: #4 - Hoop Dreams. Maybe I'm wrong, but I feel that documentaries belong in their own exclusive category. #12 - Dogtown and Z-boys - another documentary, and skateboarding, really? #15 - The Endless Summer - "C'mon now you're screwing with me, right?" #21 - Pumping Iron - "Really?" #24 - Searching for Bobby Fischer - When did chess become a sport? #29 - Rollerball - Not a real sport, and not a good movie either #36 - Jerry Maguire - We're cal...

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