The 10 most popular sports movies EVER, revealed in new research

From classics like Rocky to comedies such as Cool Runnings, sports are a hit in Hollywood, but which sports movies come top of the league as the world’s best?
New research has looked at over one hundred sports movies and ranked them based on box office takings, audience scores, and critics scores to reveal the best sports movies of all time.
You can view the research here: https://www.olbg.com/us/insights/sport-on-screen#sports-breakdown
The top 10 best performing sports movies of all time:

Rank

Movie

Sport

Critics Score

Audience Score

Box Office Takings Adjusted for Inflation (Worldwide, $)

Score /100

1

Rocky

Boxing

94

69

535,527,679.05

77.61

2

Ford v Ferrari

Motor Racing

92

98

229,266,724.27

77.17

3

Million Dollar Baby

Boxing

91

90

298,257,137.86

76.05

4

Jerry Maguire

American Football

83

79

453,162,795.46

74.45

5

Creed

Boxing

95

89

190,337,986.38

72.68

6

The Fighter

Boxing

90

89

153,992,700.45

69.26

7

Rocky IV

Boxing

40

79

725,822,744.57

69.18

8

Raging Bull

Boxing

93

93

73,819,320.64

68.89

9

The Karate Kid

Karate

89

82

227,945,631.91

68.80

10

Moneyball

Baseball

94

86

127,343,765.42

68.35

🏆 The ultimate sports movie is, of course, Rocky.  The world-renowned inspirational tale took the equivalent of a whopping $535,527,679.05 at the box office. Following Rocky is Ford V Ferrari which ranks second and Million Dollar Baby in third place.
💸 Rocky IV is the highest grossing sports movie of all time, taking the equivalent of £725,822,744.57 at the box office, followed by the original Rocky and Jerry Maguire.
🥊 Boxing is the most popular sport in Hollywood, featuring in 20 movies, altogether taking $3.727 million at box office.

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