Football movies are great to watch at any time of the year. Are you an online fantasy football admirer or a crazy fan who cares to visit the stadium for a football match of even the smallest importance?
Movies and football will always go hand in hand and that is not going to change anytime soon. When you play fantasy premier league at 11Wickets App, you will wish to find all the drama in the movies based on football for extra entertainment.
In our today’s let us talk about 5 popular football movies you will love to watch again and again while you are also playing fantasy football games at your favourite 11Wickets app.
Brians’s song is a film based on a true story of two great football players. Released in 1971 it tells the story of the friendship of Brian Piccolo (played by James Caan) and his friendship with teammate Gale Sayers (played by Billy Dee Williams). They were the first interracial roommates in the history of the NFL. At first, Piccolo was the one that helped out Sayers throughout the rehabilitant period of his knee injury. However, when Piccolo was stricken with terminal cancer it was more that Sayers can handle. The production was a major success that was enthusiastically received and later showed in theatres.
Friday Night Lights
Friday Night Lights is a sports drama television series that was produced by NBC Universal and was aired for two seasons on NBC. It is a sports drama television series that detail events surrounding a high school football team from a town called Dillon in Texas. It addresses many issues of American culture including, racism, drugs, abortion and economic issues that they have to deal with however football is something that brings all of them together. The film was written and directed by Peter Berg. It was a critical success for its realistic portrayal of its characters and how they dealt with all that came their way.
Davis always dreamt as a young boy of scoring a triumphant touchdown while fans cheered. When he became older, he became a star for the Syracuse Orangemen with the coaching of Ben Schwartzwalder (played by Dennis Quaid). However, when Davis was diagnosed with leukaemia after being drafted into the NFL, the battle for his life became his number one goal. The Express was shown nationwide in theatres and was generally met with positive critical reviews.
Remember the Titans
The Express is based on actual events. In 1971the court orders three high schools to in Virginia to integrate for the first time their student bodies and faculties. Coach Bill Yoast (played by Will Patton) is asked to step down and is replaced by Coach Herman Boone (played by Denzel Washington). Boone has a team of players both black and white that do not trust each other. Boone overcomes all challenges and manages to get the players to respect each other and become a team that has to be reckoned with. It is a film that was inspired by real events and was written by Gregory Allen Howard.
We Are Marshall
On November 14,1970 Southern Airways Flight 932 was carrying the Thundering Herd Football team from Marshall’s University back from a game that they had lost. Onboard were 37 players; head coach Rick Trolley and five members of his coaching staff; Charles E. Kautz, Marshall’s athletics director; team athletic trainer Jim Schroer and his assistant, Donald Tackett; 25 boosters; and five crew members. About one mile from the runaway the plane crashed. All 75 people on board died instantly. At first, the university wanted to suspend the football team indefinitely but after listening to the pleas of the students and the few players that didn’t make it on to the flight, they hired Jack Lengyel as the new coach. The young inexperienced team lost their first game 29-6 however they did not give up and ended up winning the first home game of the season. It is a true story of tragedy and hope that ended up capturing the hearts of millions.
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