5 of Our Favorite Sports Movies that Celebrate Teamwork
Think team, and one of the first things that pops up in your head is sports. Out on the playing field is where the true strength of teamwork is displayed in all its glory. So, if you're looking to motivate your team, here are some of our favorite sports-based movies to drive home your point.
Field of Dreams: This fantasy-drama sports film tells the story of a farmer who goes on to build a baseball field based on a dream he has. The movie depicts the importance of second chances, redemption, and for the sheer love of baseball, way before it turned into a commercial enterprise of present day.
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Remember the Titans: Based on a real-life incident, this movie tells the tale of a Virginia high school football team after integration, and the challenges faced by African-American coach Herman Boone in getting players from both sides to come together and form a winning team, setting aside their differences and racism.
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Chak De India: One of Bollywood's most popular sports movies, it tells the story of a disgraced former Indian hockey team captain who goes on to coach the women's national team in a bid to redeem his name. Watch it for the struggle it takes to form a championship unit out of sixteen players with different temperaments, overcoming sexism, racism, ethnic and regional prejudice.
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Hoosiers: Inspired by a true story, this movie showcases how a high school basketball team from a small town goes on to win the state championship. A classic movie about underdogs succeeding, watch it for how the team overcomes all odds and takes on more refined opponents and defeats them through sheer teamwork.
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Gold: Based on a true story, Gold tells the tale of independent India's national hockey team's performance at the 1948 Summer Olympics. Centered around a drunk coach struggling to keep his behavior in check and driven solely by the dream of seeing the Indian flag fly high, it brings together teamwork and