Sports movies and why they suck!

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Post by Dere33 » 11 Aug 2005 13:54

Ok, everyone has seen em. Most have a couple of favorites. Sports movies are as american as the sports they depict through film.

Only one problem. There is only like one (maybe two) movie(s).

If you have seen one you have seen em all. Its always main character falls from grace, joins team, through trials understands the meaning of team work, comes out on top becuase of new found realizations of what it takes to be a team.

There is almost no dievation from that plot line. Its always the same. A short list ( and trust me there are ALOT more, but for the sake of time) to refresh your memory.

Mighty Ducks
D2
Field of Dreams
Mr. 3000
Juwana Man
That one with Charlie Sheen
The sequel to the one with Charlie Scheen where he becomes a big(ger) pussy.
Hoosiers
Radio
Friday Night Lights
The Natural
Longest Yard
Jerry McGuire (the sports aspects anyways)
Rocky Movies
Bad News Bears
The Longest Yard

They are ALL THE SAME. Its the same story over and over. I like to watch movies with friends so one night a week we will all get together and rent movies but no one in my group seems to be bothered by this every time the majority wants to see another damned sports movie. I am starting to think I am a little crazy (ier).

Anyways, anyone else notice this?

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Post by TheGoodReverend » 11 Aug 2005 22:43

I think Bull Durham breaks the pattern. Also I'm not sure I see it in Field of Dreams. Basically Kevin Costner breaks the mold. But he still sucks when he's not making baseball movies.

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Post by Justin » 11 Aug 2005 23:44

does for love of the game count?

sam raimi made that one

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Post by turtle1 » 12 Aug 2005 03:33

what about...

caddy shack?
raging bull?
tin cup?
eight men out?
million dollar baby?
hurricane?

i'm not sure i agree with field of dreams, but yeah i see what you're saying.

how about 'teen wolf'? "shoot it, fatboy!!"

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Post by puzzlehead » 12 Aug 2005 06:48

Searching for Bobby Fisher?
Canonball Run?

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Post by mikesisgod » 12 Aug 2005 07:57

come on. ones missing from the lists.
miracle made my eyes bleed a little.
"calvin klein models do hockey".
check your vagina at the door.
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Post by rion » 13 Aug 2005 06:12

I wanna see Supercross.

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Post by kvl » 15 Aug 2005 16:30

I like my sports movies the same way i like most other things. Involving naked women.


Wait, do adult films with naked women wrestling and the loser getting fucked by the winner with a strap-on in a flurry of lesbian vigor classify as a "sports" movie? Cause wrestling is a sport.

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Post by BlackMage » 15 Aug 2005 19:24

Coach Carter was pretty much the same up until the end. Took me by surprise.

What about Dodgeball?

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Post by AngelBaby » 15 Aug 2005 21:49

kvl wrote:I like my sports movies the same way i like most other things. Involving naked women.


Wait, do adult films with naked women wrestling and the loser getting fucked by the winner with a strap-on in a flurry of lesbian vigor classify as a "sports" movie? Cause wrestling is a sport.
<span style='color:blue'>He didn't just make that up folks...

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Post by kvl » 16 Aug 2005 02:52

AngelBaby wrote:
kvl wrote:I like my sports movies the same way i like most other things. Involving naked women.


Wait, do adult films with naked women wrestling and the loser getting fucked by the winner with a strap-on in a flurry of lesbian vigor classify as a "sports" movie? Cause wrestling is a sport.
<span style='color:blue'>He didn't just make that up folks...

<a href='http://www.ultimatesurrender.com' target='_blank'>http://www.ultimatesurrender.com</a></span>
Of course i didn't. I am canadian, canadians don't lie.

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Post by Dex » 16 Aug 2005 04:28

Shaolin Soccer!

Battlefield Baseball!

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Post by BlackMage » 16 Aug 2005 05:55

Baseketball!

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Post by lswalker » 16 Aug 2005 10:14

The Basketball Diaries, best leo movie

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Post by Smash » 16 Aug 2005 11:05

lswalker wrote:The Basketball Diaries, best leo movie

Dude, you might be gay.

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