Some sports movies are sillier than others. But it's the non-sports movies—like this Carter Administration Italian horror un-classic—that often have the best sports scenes. The Visitor has a special one.
Even in the proud canon of direct-to-DVD films in which a Jack Russell terrier somehow wins a pro wrestling title and discovers the value of family, "Russell Madness" stands out.
When CBC and Hallmark get together on producing a film focusing on hockey legend Gordie Howe's tenure in the ramshackle World Hockey Association, the result is... kind of shockingly good, actually?
Finally a football movie that combines slobs-versus-snobs approach with weaponized, Jerry Richardson-grade anti-union sentiment. Yes, it's comedy, and yes Keanu Reeves is involved.