1. Ali tasteofcinema.com / Via Columbia Pictures "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee." Yeah, good luck not getting emotional over this Muhammad Ali biography starring Will Smith. 2. Varsity Blues Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF giphy.com / Via Paramount Pictures If you don't want to scream at Coach Kilmer you're watching this movie the wrong way. 3. The Natural wegotthiscovered.com / Via TriStar Pictures Based on Bernard Malamud's book The Natural, the story of a middle aged man making it in the big leagues will definitely inspire you to get out there and play some baseball. 4. The Blind Side Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF tearsandrants.tumblr.com / Via Alcon Entertainment Break out the box of tissues for this one. You'll fall in love with Big Mike, a homeless and uneducated African American boy, who is taken in by the Tuohy family and ends up a first round pick in the NFL draft. Incredible movie. 5. Glory Road reelingreviews.com / Via Walt Disney Pictures Inspired by a true story, this basketball film will you have you on your feet and cheering for the Texas Western Miners to win the NCAA championships. 6. Bend It Like Beckham Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF quixoticsemiotic.com This athletic comedy is all about girl power! Jess, the daughter rebels against her orthodox Sikh parents' traditionalism by running off to Germany with an American soccer team. You'll laugh but also appreciate Jess' determination to succeed. 7. Friday Night Lights liveforfilms.com / Via Universal Pictures "Perfection is being able to look your friends in the eye and know you did everything you could not to let them down" - Coach Gary Gaines.Enough said. 8. The Mighty Ducks Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF giphy.com / Via Walt Disney Pictures After being charger for drunk driving, Gordon Bombay becomes the coach of the worst peewee hockey team in the league. He unites the team, gains their respect, and faces the ghosts of his past. Let's be real, everyone loves this movie. 9. Invincible theyoungfolks.com / Via Walt Disney Pictures Who doesn't love a great story of redemption? Vince Papale's life was going no where. He couldn't get a decent job so his wife left him. At 30 years old he turned his life around by attending an open tryout for the Philadelphia Eagles. It's even based on the true story of the actual Vince Papale! 10. Field of Dreams Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF giphy.com A farmer hears a voice from beyond that encourages him to build a baseball field on his farm. The farmer, Ray, is facing financial ruin but continues to listen to the voice. Will the love of the game save Ray's family? Watch this tear jerker and find out. 11. Coach Carter whendasungoesdown.blogspot.com / Via MTV Films First of all Samuel L. Jackson brings out an emotional response from everyone. That's a fact. Secondly, this movie will teach any star athlete about respect and responsibility. Definitely add this to your movie list. 12. Remember the Titans Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF imgur.com / Via Jerry Bruckheimer Films This incredible football film showcases what it was like for an African American (hellloooo Denzel) to step in as the new coach of an integrated football team in Virginia. The struggles of racism and coming together as team will definitely move you. Side note: RYAN GOSLING IS IN THIS MOVIE. WATCH IT. 13. Miracle hollywoodjesus.com / Via Walt Disney Pictures Hockey fans unite! This movie portrays one of the greatest moments in sports history when coach Herb Brooks and Team USA defeated the seemingly unbeatable Russia. "Do you believe in miracles?" - Al Michaels 14. A League of Their Own Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF community.babycenter.com / Via Colombia Pictures WWII was threatening to end the MLB since there were no male players to be found, therefore creating the first women's league. This story of triumph, sisterhood, and baseball is one for the books. 15. We Are Marshall firstshowing.net / Via Warner Bros Just thinking about this movie is enough to make me tear up. In the beginning of the movie nearly the entire Marshall University football team, the coaches, and some fans die in a plane crash. The school must rebuild it's team from scratch and heal the community. If you're not crying during this movie you have no heart, it's that simple. 16. Cool Runnings Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF imgur.com / Via Walt Disney Pictures This 1993 film is based on the first Jamaican bobsled team trying to make it to the Olympics. It's a great story about determination and gaining respect. You'll love it! 17. Seabiscuit sptimes.com / Via Universal Pictures During the Depression, it is this incredible horse that lifts the spirits of his racing team and the nation. It is a great racing story about redemption, rebuilding one's life, and glory. I won't tell if you're wiping your eyes at the end I promise. 18. The Karate Kid Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF killerqueenblog.com / Via Colombia Pictures When Daniel moves from New Jersey to California he doesn't fit in and faces a lot of bullying each day. After a particularly tough beating, karate master Mr. Miyagi saves him. Daniel learns that there is much more to karate than fighting in this inspirational film. 19. Cinderella Man chrisjeub.com / Via Universal Pictures Who doesn't love a great comeback story? This film takes place during the Great Depression and follows James J Braddock as he rises from a washed up fighter to a great champion. What's that? You have allergies? Oh that's right, you're just crying it's k. 20. The Sandlot Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF survivingcollege.com / Via Twentieth Century Fox FIlms In this classic baseball movie, Scotty Smalls moves to LA and through the love of the game he learns how to play baseball and how to make friends. This coming of age tale will have you nostalgic for the good ol' days when hanging out in a field with your friends was your only responsibility. 21. Rudy itthing.com / Via TriStar Pictures This movie starts off with an emotional kick in the stomach when Rudy's best friend dies in an explosion at the local steel mill. This motivates Rudy, despite the fact he's always been told he was too small, to go after his dream of playing football for Notre Dame. You'll need a whole damn box of tissue for this one. 22. Rocky Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF wifflegif.com / Via Chartoff-Winkler Productions The ultimate emotional sports movie has to be Rocky. A small time fighter gets the chance to go against the ultimate heavy weight champion in the ring is one of the greatest underdog stories of all time. Try not to get all choked up when he starts shouting "Adrian!"