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The 50 Greatest Sports Movies Of All Time!
August 04, 2003
Ever since part-time boxer Elmo Lincoln became the screen's first Tarzan, in 1918, the movies have been linked with sports, reaching the heights of Olympia and the depths of Space Jam. But which are the best? Our process was democratic and unscientific. We solicited nominations from our staff, then lateraled them back and forth in meetings, in e-mails and around the Goobers dispenser until reaching consensus—which, naturally, provoked more debate. Before you scold us for excluding your favorite, consider this: There's no accounting for taste. One man's Rudy is another's...Rudy.
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August 04, 2003

The 50 Greatest Sports Movies Of All Time!

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50 Best in Show
CHRISTOPHER GUEST, EUGENE LEVY (2000)
Guest's wildly hilarious "mockumentary" revolves around show dog owners—a fly-fisherman and his mopey bloodhound; neurotic yuppies with their depressed weimaraner. Fred Willard steals the final dog show as a Joe Garagiola-like commentator.

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