Movies That Everyone Should See: “Bull Durham”

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Crash Davis: Well, he really hit the shit outta that one, didn’t he?

Nuke LaLoosh: I held it like an egg…

Crash Davis: Yeah, and he scrambled the son of a bitch. Look at that, he hit the &#%$ing bull! Guy gets a free steak! You having fun yet?

Nuke LaLoosh: Oh, yeah. Havin’ a blast.

Crash Davis: Good.

Nuke LaLoosh: God, that sucker teed off on that like he knew I was gonna throw a fastball!

Crash Davis: He did know.

Nuke LaLoosh: How?

Crash Davis: I told him.

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The Top Ten Sports Movies

Last night, the 2012 NFL season officially kicked off, and in conjunction, today brings my list of the Top Ten Sports Movies of all time.

This was a difficult list to compile. Mainly due to the difficulty of defining what a “Sports Movie” actually is. A number of great movies use sports as an element, but in reality may be about something else. Perhaps the movie is a drama (“Raging Bull”) or has a strong romantic element (“Bull Durham”). How does one compare those as “Sports Movies” against a movie such as, say… “Miracle”, which is purely focused on a sport?

Compounding the challenge is the fact that this category has an enormous number of movies up for consideration. It would have been easy to go top 20 or even 30 here… I had to cut a number of movies that I’m a big fan of. There are some really, really painful omissions out there.

But I pushed on and worked it out! Click through to check out my list of the Top Ten Sports Movies of all time!

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