Football Movies Based on True Stories
ALL TRUE STORY Football Movies
Most of us can never seem to get enough football, whether we're watching our home team take the field on Sunday afternoon, or cheering on our players from our fantasy football league, it's the one sport that seems to be everywhere, including on the big screen. The stories often arrive in the form of true football movies that Hollywood adapts from the lives of real players, teams and events. Who hasn't felt the urge to toss the pigskin after watching Rudy get carried off the field? Here, we invite you to put on your favorite team jersey and join us as we step off the sidelines to explore the real life people and events behind football movies based on true stories.
12 Mighty Orphans
A football coach with a mysterious past leads a group of scrawny orphans to the Texas State Championship during the Great Depression.
Are the facts left on the bench in this tale of a college football player who takes custody of his brother?
Was Al Pacino able to capture Joe Paterno's appearance for the Penn State scandal movie?
Does this Will Smith movie suffer from dementia when it comes to the truth?
My All American
Is the truth left on the sidelines in this story of college football standout Freddie Steinmark?
Meet the real coach and find out if the football program really changed the lives of these troubled kids.
Meet the real Vince Papale and discover the true story.
Find out what made the real coach invite Radio into his life.
Learn the truth and see a pic of the real Rudy being carried off the Notre Dame field.