In honor of the Oscars I thought I would take a survey of 1) your favorite sport movie and 2) the movie you want to see made.
I realize the first part isn't really a new concept. You can check out E!Online's top ten here.
Or Sports Illustrated (organized by sport) and ESPN's respective countdowns here and here.
My favs do not fall on these lists though. Not suprising considering how testosterone-filled these lists are. My list also includes documentaries, though.
Here are my top picks. I'll get back to you about the best sport movie not-yet-made (right after I pitch it to Paramount!)
ken's favorite sport movies (in no particular order)
1. A Hero for Daisy: an amazing documentary about the early days of Title IX.
2. Hockey Mom--a little known but very sweet Canadian movie about female hockey players.
3. Girl Wrestler: documentary that follows one teenage girl as she attempts to enter the male-dominated sport of wrestling in the very patriarchal state of Texas.
4. Love and Basketball: I could watch this movie every day--ok maybe not every day but at least once a week.