Hollywood loves sports—it really does.
Movie producers and directors love sports so much that they try to fit basketball scenes and trips to the stadium into every film, regardless of whether the picture has anything to do with athletics.
From a business standpoint it makes sense—sports are popular, and the general public can relate to them.
That being said, sports in cinema have a nasty tendency to become unbelievable if taken too far bit, even in movies specifically about athletes. The following are some of the most ridiculous sports scenes ever seen in cinema, ranked from least to most outlandish.
They started off with an interesting idea (most of the time), but somewhere along the way signals were crossed, things got carried away and fifth graders started dunking from the free throw line.