Most Popular Football Coach Movies and TV Shows
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2. Friday Night Lights (2006–2011)
TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Sport
In the small town of Dillon, Texas, one night matters: Friday Night. Eric Taylor has recently been hired as the head football coach for the Dillon High School Panthers, the town's pride and... See full summary »
3. Remember the Titans (2000)
PG | 113 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
The true story of a newly appointed African-American coach and his high school team on their first season as a racially integrated unit.
Votes: 186,209 | Gross: $115.65M
4. The Blind Side (2009)
PG-13 | 129 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
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.
Votes: 271,053 | Gross: $255.96M
5. 22 Jump Street (2014)
R | 112 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
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.
Votes: 324,033 | Gross: $191.72M
7. Invincible (2006)
PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
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.
Votes: 61,514 | Gross: $57.79M
8. Concussion (2015)
PG-13 | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
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.
Votes: 78,948 | Gross: $34.53M
10. October Sky (1999)
PG | 108 min | Biography, Drama, Family
The true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes.
Votes: 76,375 | Gross: $32.48M
12. Friday Night Lights (2004)
PG-13 | 118 min | Action, Drama, Sport
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.
Votes: 54,858 | Gross: $61.19M
15. Facing the Giants (2006)
PG | 111 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sport
A losing coach with an underdog football team faces their giants of fear and failure on and off the field to surprising results.
Votes: 14,722 | Gross: $10.18M
16. Arachnophobia (1990)
PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
A species of South American killer spider hitches a lift to the U.S. in a coffin and starts to breed and kill.
Votes: 59,069 | Gross: $53.21M
17. Straw Dogs (2011)
R | 110 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Los Angeles screenwriter David Sumner relocates with his wife to her hometown in the deep South. There, while tensions build between them, a brewing conflict with locals becomes a threat to them both.
Votes: 31,465 | Gross: $10.32M
18. Grudge Match (2013)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
A pair of aging boxing rivals are coaxed out of retirement to fight one final bout, thirty years after their last match.
Votes: 54,679 | Gross: $29.81M
19. Good News (1947)
Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
At fictitious Tait University in the Roaring 20's, co-ed and school librarian Connie Lane falls for football hero Tommy Marlowe. Unfortunately, he has his eye on gold-digging vamp Pat ... See full summary »
20. We Are Marshall (2006)
PG | 131 min | Drama, Sport
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.
Votes: 54,266 | Gross: $43.55M
22. The Rage: Carrie 2 (1999)
R | 104 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A horrible massacre strikes up after an outcast teenage girl is taunted by a group of high school jocks, all of them unaware of her cutthroat telekinetic powers.
Votes: 14,728 | Gross: $17.76M
23. Leatherheads (2008)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 30,063 | Gross: $31.20M
24. The Program (1993)
R | 112 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Several players from different backgrounds try to cope with the pressures of playing football at a major university. Each deals with the pressure differently, some turn to drinking, others to drugs, and some to studying.
Votes: 8,549 | Gross: $23.00M
25. Shaolin Soccer (2001)
PG | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Fantasy
A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage.
Votes: 69,720 | Gross: $0.49M
26. Gridiron Gang (2006)
PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Teenagers at a juvenile detention center, under the leadership of their counselor, gain self-esteem by playing football together.
Votes: 42,516 | Gross: $38.43M
27. Johnny Be Good (1988)
R | 91 min | Comedy, Sport
Johnny's the top high school football player and many colleges want him. His girlfriend, coach and BFF want him in the college serving themselves most.
Votes: 5,693 | Gross: $17.55M
29. Run the Race (2018)
PG | 101 min | Drama, Sport
Against the backdrop of high school football and track, two brothers in a small Southern town face escalating problems with two different world views, straining - but ultimately strengthening - the bonds of brotherhood.
Votes: 899 | Gross: $6.42M
30. Paterno (2018 TV Movie)
TV-MA | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The film centers on Joe Paterno, who after becoming the most successful coach in college football history, is embroiled in Penn State's Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, challenging his ... See full summary »
31. Necessary Roughness (2011–2013)
TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Long Island psychotherapist's personal life unravels when she finds her husband cheating. Diving fully into her work, Dr. Dani Santino soon finds herself as the most sought-after ... See full summary »
33. Gridiron Flash (1934)
Approved | 64 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport
The Bedford College football coach cuts a deal with a talented player who also happens to be a convicted bank robber. If he stays out of trouble, the coach will get him paroled. He also ... See full summary »
34. After Sex (2007)
Unrated | 77 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Vignettes about eight different couples at varying points in their relationships, each having conversations immediately after having sex.
35. Brian's Song (1971 TV Movie)
G | 73 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Based on the real-life relationship between teammates Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers and the bond established when Piccolo discovers that he is dying.
36. Home Movies (1999–2004)
TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
Brendon Small, an ambitious eight-year-old filmmaker, shoots movies in his basement with his two best friends, while coming to terms with adolescence, life, and relationships.
38. The Comebacks (2007)
R | 84 min | Comedy, Sport
A comedy that spoofs inspirational sports movies, this movie tells the story of an out-of-luck coach, Lambeau Fields, who takes a rag-tag bunch of college misfits and drives them towards the football championships. In the process, this life-long loser discovers that he is a winner after all by redeeming himself, saving his relationship with his family and friends, and finding that there is indeed... See full summary »
Votes: 10,738 | Gross: $13.35M
40. Urban Legends: Bloody Mary (2005 Video)
R | 93 min | Horror, Thriller
On a prom-night dare, a trio of high school friends chant an incantation, unleashing an evil spirit from the past with deadly consequences.
41. 23 Blast (2014)
PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Family, Sport
When a high school football star is suddenly stricken with irreversible total blindness, he must decide whether to live a safe handicapped life or bravely return to the life he once knew and the sport he still loves.
Votes: 1,600 | Gross: $0.49M
42. Blackbeard's Ghost (1968)
Approved | 106 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
On the Carolina coast, Godolphin College's new track coach lodges at Blackbeard's Inn, run by the Daughters of the Buccaneers, who claim to be descendants of the notorious pirate, and who risk losing their hotel to the local mobster.
43. Her Best Move (2007)
G | 101 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
15 year-old soccer prodigy, Sara Davis, has a chance to join the U.S. National Team, but she must juggle high school, romance, sports, and parental pressure while deciding her own priorities.
44. Playmakers (2003– )
TV-MA | 491 min | Crime, Drama, Sport
The series is a gritty ensemble drama about the off-field lives of a group of players on a pro football team and how they deal with the pressure of being on the professional level.
46. The Chocolate War (1988)
R | 100 min | Drama
A surreal portrait of a Catholic Private School and its hierarchy. A new student must submit to the bizarre rituals of his peers and the expectations of the school's administration by ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,944 | Gross: $0.30M
47. The Minus Man (1999)
R | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A cold-blooded serial killer floats around the country and chooses his victims from people who complain about their lives and indicate a willingness to be killed. His murders are introduced... See full summary »
Votes: 6,079 | Gross: $0.37M
49. Division III: Football's Finest (2011)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
After the sudden death of the head coach of a small Divison III football program, Athletic Director Roy Goodwyn hires ex-convict Rick Vice in a desperate attempt to get the Bluecocks' back to a winning season.
50. Undefeated (2011)
PG-13 | 113 min | Documentary, Sport
Chronicles three underprivileged students from inner-city Memphis and their volunteer coach who tries to help them beat the odds on and off the field.
Votes: 6,476 | Gross: $0.56M