30 of the Greatest Sports Movies of All Time

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With the release of Creed on Nov. 25, 2015, TIME decided to compile a list of what we thought were thirty of the greatest sports films in history, from Caddyshack and A League of Their Own to The Wrestler.

The Hustler, 1961
The Hustler, 1961Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images
Brian's Song, 1971
Brian's Song, 1971ABC Photo Archives/Getty Images
The Longest Yard, 1974
The Longest Yard, 1974Paramount/Getty Images
Rocky, 1976
Rocky, 1976United Artists/AP
The Bad News Bears, 1976
The Bad News Bears, 1976Paramount Pictures
Raging Bull, 1980
Raging Bull, 1980United Artists/Getty Images
Caddyshack, 1980
Caddyshack, 1980Orion Pictures/Getty Images
Chariots of Fire, 1981
Chariots of Fire, 1981Stanley Bielecki Movie Collection/Getty Images
The Natural, 1984
The Natural, 1984TriStar Pictures
The Karate Kid, 1984
The Karate Kid, 1984Columbia Pictures/Getty Images
Hoosiers, 1986
Hoosiers, 1986Mondadori Portfolio/Getty Images
Bull Durham, 1988
Bull Durham, 1988Orion Pictures
Major League, 1989
Major League, 1989Paramount Pictures
Field of Dreams, 1989
Field of Dreams, 1989Universal/Getty Images
White Men Can't Jump, 1992
White Men Can't Jump, 199220th Century Fox
A League of Their Own, 1992
A League of Their Own, 1992Columbia Pictures
The Mighty Ducks, 1992
The Mighty Ducks, 1992Buena Vista Pictures
Cool Runnings, 1993
Cool Runnings, 1993Buena Vista Pictures
Rudy, 1993
Rudy, 1993TriStar Pictures
The Sandlot, 1993
The Sandlot, 199320th Century-Fox/Getty Images
Hoop Dreams, 1994
Hoop Dreams, 1994Roco Films International
Space Jam, 1996
Space Jam, 1996Warner Bros./Getty Images
Jerry Maguire, 1996
Jerry Maguire, 1996Columbia TriStar/Getty Images
Rounders, 1998
Rounders, 1998Miramax Films
He Got Game, 1998
He Got Game, 199820th Century-Fox/Getty Images
Remember the Titans, 2000
Remember the Titans, 2000Buena Vista/Getty Images
Ali, 2001
Ali, 2001Peter Brandt—Getty Images
Bend It Like Beckham, 2003
Bend It Like Beckham, 2003Sundance/Getty Images
Million Dollar Baby, 2004
Million Dollar Baby, 2004Warner Bros. Pictures
The Wrestler, 2008
The Wrestler, 2008Fox Searchlight Pictures

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