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8 Inspirational sports films that even non-sports lovers will enjoy

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Warner Brothers Picture

Paul Asay - published on 08/11/18

Miracle (2004, PG, Netflix)

MIRACLE
Buena Vista Pictures Distribution

“Do you believe in miracles?” So went Al Michaels’ immortal call during the 1980 Winter Olympics, when a handful of college hockey players took on the mighty, and supposedly unbeatable, Soviet Union team and came away (eventually) with a gold medal. In this reasonably accurate retelling of that fabled match, it’s pretty obvious that neither the team nor its coach, Herb Brooks (played by Kurt Russell) are exactly candidates for sainthood. But it does offer good lessons on how to be a good person, as well as a good hockey player, and for those looking for a little inspiration on ice, this film hits the net.

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