If you’re not an avid watcher of sports, then it’s definitely natural to be skeptical of sports movies. Immersing yourself in a narrative that you’re fundamentally unfamiliar with isn’t the most soothing way to spend a Saturday night.
But don’t cheat yourself out of a good time — sports movies excel in using the actual football or baseball or whatever it might be as simply a vessel to tell a larger story, and usually, they’re ones everyone can empathize with. If you watched the TV show Friday Night Lights, you know what we mean. Here are some sports movies that you definitely won’t want to miss, and that might even end up becoming some of your favorites.