Greatest football movies of all time

Published On: Jan 11 2012 12:08:17 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 15 2014 09:16:53 AM CST

Here's a look at the greatest gridiron stories to ever hit the big screen.

Football Movies - Jerry Maguire
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TriStar Pictures

"Jerry Maguire" (1996): While most of this film's story, about the titular superstar sports agent (played by Tom Cruise) who suffers a nervous breakdown and starts his own agency, takes place off the field, it still remains a football movie. Cuba Gooding Jr. won a Best Supporting Actor Oscar for portraying the cocky Arizona Cardinals wide receiver who wants Maguire and his team to show him the money. And who can forget Renee Zellweger's "You had me at hello" line?

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