The Best Sports Movies of All Time (According to True North Sports Camp)

If you’re a typical sports fan like all of us at True North Sports Camps, there’s nothing better than a quality sports movie. Whether you need to get pumped up for a big game, or it’s a rainy day and baseball is cancelled, sports movies have a way of inspiring you like only Hollywood can. The dramatic plots, staged gameplay, and intense music combines together to tell amazing tales, often based on an unimaginable true story. From baseball to boxing, and football to hockey, every sport has its own cinematic classics: Field of Dreams, Rocky, Rudy, Mighty Ducks.

As we look ahead to the Oscars this weekend, here’s a look at True North Sports Camp’s favourite sports movies:

Gabe Diamond, Co-Founder:

  1. Remember the Titans
  2. The Sandlot
  3. Cool Runnings

Honourable Mention: Little Big League and Mighty Ducks 2

Courtney Berger, Executive Director:

  1. Draft Day
  2. Coach Carter
  3. Moneyball

Blake Koester, Director of Operations:

  1. Any Given Sunday
  2. Remember the Titans
  3. Coach Carter

Simon Weisz, Co-Founder:

  1. Bull Durham
  2. Happy Gilmore
  3. For Love of the Game

Honourable Mention: Tin Cup

Justin Atkinson, Assistant Director of Operations:

  1. Remember the Titans
  2. The Sandlot
  3. The Rookie

Tyler Abbott, Director of Sales and Marketing:

  1. Space Jam
  2. Caddyshack
  3. Slap Shot

Lauren Grundland, Interim Executive Director

  1. Space Jam
  2. Rudy
  3. A League of their Own

Jonathan Isaac, Director of Programming

  1. Remember the Titans
  2. Major League
  3. Bull Durham

Umesh Haran, Counselor

  1. The Longest Yard
  2. Happy Gilmore
  3. Like Mike

Gabe Nisker, Counselor

  1. Moneyball
  2. The Sandlot
  3. Space Jam

Honourable Mention: Rookie of the Year and Little Big League 

Andrew Ziedins, Counselor

  1. The Sandlot
  2. Major League
  3. Moneyball

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Gabriel Diamond
Gabriel is one of the Co-Founders of True North Sports Camps. He coached AA and AAA baseball at North Toronto Baseball Association from 2006-2013. Currently, Gabriel works full-time in real estate investments and has a passion for sports writing.