The past decade of sports films show how race, poverty, sex and of course violence fuel the passion of the contenders.
The right balance between authentic sports sequences and sub-plots that go beyond the trailer park cliché are what sets some films above the rest.
I don’t pretend to have watched every sports film out there, but challenge you to see any on this list that you haven’t already. Moneyball is on my to-do list so chime in if you have seen it and think it belongs here.
Here are the 10 Best Sports Movies of the Decade.