This Sports Movie Quiz Will Show Us How Many Movies We Can Correctly Guess

When it comes to the movie industry, there are many legendary sports movies out there. For those that love movie quizzes or just want to learn more about their favorite sports movies, this quiz is perfect for celebrating sports or recalling iconic scenes. Let’s see just how knowledgeable we are!


Adam Sandler became a golf pro in this movie.

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This movie is a rags-to-riches story that had quite a lot of success.

{"answers":[{"answer":"\n\nMillion Dollar Baby\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nRaging Bull\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nRocky\n\n","correct":true},{"answer":"\n\nThe Natural\n\n","correct":false}],"answerText":" Everyone knows Sylvester Stallone was in the role of boxer Rocky Balboa. The movie was so successful that it had seven sequels! Fun fact: Sylvester Stallone had to quit smoking during the making of the film because he was always getting out of breath. ","answerImage":""}

This is a cult classic, and it had great comedic actors in the cast.

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This sports drama is where Will Smith gets to play the role of a famous boxer.

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Known as a romantic sports comedy, Kevin Costner starred in this movie.

{"answers":[{"answer":"\n\nBull Durham\n\n","correct":true},{"answer":"\n\nBang the Drum Slowly\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nFor the Love of the Game\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nSummer Catch\n\n","correct":false}],"answerText":" The 1998 movie also had a Grady Little in the role of the “baseball trainer.” He was the actual manager of the real Durham Bulls at the time! ","answerImage":""}

This movie is about a high school basketball team and had two titles.

{"answers":[{"answer":"\n\nMoneyball\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nHoosiers\n\n","correct":true},{"answer":"\n\nAbove the Rim\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nSemi-Pro\n\n","correct":false}],"answerText":" Hoosiers’ coach was played by Gene Hackman. The movie had the title \"Best Shot\" in some international markets because not everyone knew what a Hoosier is. ","answerImage":""}

Kevin Costner also played in this fantasy drama sports movie.

{"answers":[{"answer":"\n\nThe Natural\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nBad News Bears\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nThe Sandlot\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nField of Dreams\n\n","correct":true}],"answerText":" The movie was actually called \"Shoeless\" Joe Jackson but the test audiences didn’t like it because it sounded as if the movie was about a homeless person. So the director and screenwriter Phil Alden Robinson had to change the title to \"Field of Dreams\". ","answerImage":""}

The 1976 sports comedy has a 97% rating on Rotten Tomatoes.

{"answers":[{"answer":"\n\nHere Come the Tigers\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nBad News Bears\n\n","correct":true},{"answer":"\n\nLittle Big League\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nThe Natural\n\n","correct":false}],"answerText":" Walter Matthau and Tatum O’Neal starred in Bad News Bears. The critical consensus says that this movie is “rude, profane, and cynical, but shot through with honest, unforced humor, and held together by a deft, understated performance from Walter Matthau.\" ","answerImage":""}

Tom Cruise played in this sport movie.

{"answers":[{"answer":"\n\nAir Bud\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nInvincible\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nAny Given Sunday\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nJerry Maguire\n\n","correct":true}],"answerText":" Tom Cruise played in the role of sports agent Leigh Steinberg. These two memorable lines are now in the AFI's Top 100 movie quotes: “Show me the money” and “You had me at hello.” ","answerImage":""}

This part-animated and part-live-action film had Michael Jordan in it!

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This movie tells the story of the footballer Michael Oher.

{"answers":[{"answer":"\n\nThe Blind Side\n\n","correct":true},{"answer":"\n\nFriday Night Lights\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nRudy\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nThe Express\n\n","correct":false}],"answerText":" In the 2009 sports drama, Sandra Bullock played the mother of Michael Oher and she won an Oscar for her performance. Quinton Aaron was a security guard in between gigs. When he auditioned for the film, left the card with his info, thinking that if he wouldn’t be selected to play Michael Oher, he would at least work as a security guard on the set. ","answerImage":""}

Hilary Swank starred in this sports drama, alongside Clint Eastwood and Morgan Freeman!

{"answers":[{"answer":"\n\nThe Karate Kid\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nRocky III\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nMillion Dollar Baby\n\n","correct":true},{"answer":"\n\nAli\n\n","correct":false}],"answerText":" Hilary Swank was the Million Dollar Baby, playing in the role of a boxer that tried to become a professional boxer. Fun fact: Billie \"The Blue Bear\" was played by boxing and kickboxing champion Lucia Rijker who was Hilary Swank's boxing coach. ","answerImage":""}

The star of this movie had to gain 60 pounds to become one with his character.

{"answers":[{"answer":"\n\nTwo for the Money\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\n61*\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nRocky V\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nRaging Bull\n\n","correct":true}],"answerText":" Robert De Niro was in the role of Jake LaMotta in Raging Bull, and he had to gain some weight for the role. The real Jake LaMotta saw the movie and asked the real Vicki LaMotta \"Was I really like that?\". Vicki replied \"You were worse.\" What’s when he realized he had been a terrible person. ","answerImage":""}

Two of the actors in this film are still best friends in real life, twenty years later!

{"answers":[{"answer":"\n\nThe Longest Yard\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nCool Runnings\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nVarsity Blues\n\n","correct":true},{"answer":"\n\nThe Waterboy\n\n","correct":false}],"answerText":" Varsity Blues is a movie about a group of high school football players. Actors Ali Larter and Amy Smart are still best friends even after all these years. ","answerImage":""}

Bill Murray played in this 1996 comedy alongside actors Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid and Vanessa Angel.

{"answers":[{"answer":"\n\nBASEketball\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nA League of Their Own\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nMoneyball\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nKingpin\n\n","correct":true}],"answerText":" The scene when Bill Murray bowled three strikes in a row was real and the crowd’s reaction was real! Woody Harrelson was a very bad bowler, though. ","answerImage":""}

Nick Nolte was the head coach in this basketball drama.

{"answers":[{"answer":"\n\nBlue Chips\n\n","correct":true},{"answer":"\n\nDodgeball\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nMiracle\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nWhite Men Can't Jump\n\n","correct":false}],"answerText":" The drama also starred pro athletes Shaquille O’Neal and Anfernee Hardaway. Nick Nolte actually wrote a 200-page novel about Pete Bell so he could be one with his character. ","answerImage":""}

This 1993 sports comedy is about a young baseball player that injured his arm. But the injury results in an amazing pitching potential!

{"answers":[{"answer":"\n\nRookie of the Year\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nBill Durham\n\n","correct":true},{"answer":"\n\nThe Sandlot\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nBad News Bears\n\n","correct":false}],"answerText":" Over two decades after the film was released, the Cubs did face the Mets in the 2015 NLCS as it was shown in the last scenes of the movie. However, the Cubs lost the series. ","answerImage":""}

Matthew McConaughey stars in this football biopic.

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This sports comedy is about street ball hustlers.

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A former golf prodigy is done with the sport in this romantic comedy.

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In this sports comedy, we see the creators of the South Park series as the main stars!

{"answers":[{"answer":"\n\nDodgeball\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nMr. Baseball\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nSeabiscut\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nBASEketball\n\n","correct":true}],"answerText":" Trey Parker and Matt Stone accepted to star in BASEketball thinking that their movie South Park (1997) would have been cancelled. But it wasn’t, so they had to work during the day for the film and produce South Park during the night! ","answerImage":""}

This drama circles around a very special baseball season.

{"answers":[{"answer":"\n\nThe Babe\n\n","correct":true},{"answer":"\n\n61*\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nSafe at Home\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nThe Pride of the Yankees\n\n","correct":false}],"answerText":" A fun trivia about this movie was that it was the first time when the world learned what color were the original Yankee Stadium seats. They were green! ","answerImage":""}

Al Pacino and Matthew McConaughey starred in this drama.

{"answers":[{"answer":"\n\nTrouble with the Curve\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nMoneyball\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nDraft Day\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nTwo for the Money\n\n","correct":true}],"answerText":" The world of sports betting was revealed in this drama, based on Brandon Lang’s true story. Actually, the real Lang shows up in a scene and greets Matthew McConaughey. ","answerImage":""}

This coming-of-age sports film is now considered a cult classic.

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A Jamaican bobsledding team has some issues in this 1993 flick.

{"answers":[{"answer":"\n\nSlap Shot\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nMiracle\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nCool Runnings\n\n","correct":true},{"answer":"\n\nThe Cutting Edge\n\n","correct":false}],"answerText":" The story in the movie is different from the real story. The Jamaican team was actually helped by the other teams, even receiving a back-up sled so that they could qualify! ","answerImage":""}

This is a biographical film based on the life of a footballer.

{"answers":[{"answer":"\n\nRudy\n\n","correct":true},{"answer":"\n\nThe Legend of Bagger Vance\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nKingpin\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nField of Dreams\n\n","correct":false}],"answerText":" The biographical film is based on Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger’s life and his time at the University of Notre Dame. In the last few minutes in the film, we get to see the real-life Rudy Ruettiger making a cameo. ","answerImage":""}

Adam Sandler starred in this sports comedy.

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One of the racing scenes in this movie is an actual historical footage of the real race.

{"answers":[{"answer":"\n\nDreamer\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\n50 to 1\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nSecretariat\n\n","correct":true},{"answer":"\n\nThe Longest Yard\n\n","correct":false}],"answerText":" The film was released in 2010 and it is about the life of Secretariat, the thoroughbred race horse that won the Triple Crown in 1973. ","answerImage":""}

Will Ferrell played in this 2008 sports comedy.

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This golden retriever played in the movie called…

{"answers":[{"answer":"\n\nAir Bud\n\n","correct":true},{"answer":"\n\nSeabiscuit\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nRudy\n\n","correct":false},{"answer":"\n\nAbove the Rim\n\n","correct":false}],"answerText":" The 1997 comedy stars Air Buddy the golden retriever, which is the same dog that played Comet in Full House. ","answerImage":""}