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Hello again, in this list we give you 10 movies like American Underdog, so without further ado let’s go!

Movies similar to American Underdog

1 – Remember the Titans (2000)

The first movie on our list is about the true story of a very skilled African-American trainer Herman Boone. Coach Herman Boone is delegated to coach a high school rugby team in the first season.

Despite how simple the story looks, this is one of Denzel Washington’s finest movies; trust me it will leave your jaw dropped of drama! Moreover, you will find this movie similar to American Underdog in many ways.

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2 – Jerry Maguire (1996)

Secondly, we have Jerry Maguire, the movie won one oscar. Starring Tom Cruise, the movie takes the story of a top-notch sports agent Jerry who got fired after expressing his moral beliefs.

Jerry decided to give it a shot as a freelancer sports agent. Very recommended movie!

3 – 23 Blast (2013)

Thirdly, comes “23 Blast”, one of the best American Football movies released in 2013. After getting an infection by a rare disease, Travis Freeman the Rugby star lost his vision!

Now, Travis Freeman is in an unenviable position, he must decide now whether to live a calm disabled life or return to sport.

4 – The Longest Yard (2005)

The movie takes the story of the former football superstar Paul “Wrecking” Crewe. Paul went to prison after a car accident. However, luckily for him, Paul got recognized by a duplicitous prison official and convinced him to form a football team to play against the jail guardians.

5 – Undefeated (2011)

And for the sake of diversity, we suggest you a documentary! Just wait, it is not any documentary; If you are not familiar with it, Undefeated had won an Oscar, and this is not by chance. The movie, in a nutshell, takes the story of a coach helping his team in and out of the playing field.

6 – The Blind Side (2009)

One of the movies like American Underdog, as it is obvious, is The Blind Side, which takes the true story of Sean Tuohy and Leigh Anne Tuohy. The famous story of the woman who adopted a homeless boy who will become later an American football superstar.

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7 – Concussion (2015)

Okay, in the seventh position we have Concussion starring Will Smith. This is actually one of my favorites, the story is about a pathologist named Dr. Bennet Omalu. Omalu goes in a conquest to investigate brain damage in football players.

If you haven’t seen it yet, I encourage you to do so, it is worth your time, trust me!

8 – Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

Silver Linings Playbook is more about the fans than Football itself, the movie won about 89 awards including one oscar. Starring Bradley Cooper, the movie takes the story of a former teacher Pat, Pat had to spend some time in a mental institution.

Pat now is in a good shape and tries to settle with his ex-wife. However, a new woman comes into the picture and things got complicated.

9 – Leatherheads (2008)

For a change, we have a Comedy movie for you, very similar to American Underdog also, starring George Clooney and John Krasinski (from A quiet Place).

The events of the story take place in 1925 when an ambitious pro football player tries and convince a college football star to play for his team. You will have fun watching this one(guaranteed)!

10 – The Game Plan (2007)

Starring Dwayne Jhonson, The Game Plan takes the story of a football player who finds out that he has an 8-year-old daughter from a past relationship.

Ayoub
Writer and film critic for Filmiland website, movies enthusiast, and a college student in the Film and Audiovisual Production Management. "Everything I know I know from movies!"

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