Disney is a popular brand in the film industry. The company has a great reputation for producing animated movies as well as inspiring movies. Sports is one such genre that is dealt with very well by Disney filmmakers. Disney has produced several great sports movies under its banner, and as a Disney and sports fan, you will not want to miss those movies. However, if you are wondering which are the best Disney sports movies, then we have got you covered. In this article, we have listed the best Disney sports movies. Let’s scroll down and find the top picks for you.
Queen Of Katwe
Queen Of Katwe is one of the best sports movies by Disney. This inspiring film features the story of a poor Ugandan girl who is introduced to the game of chess by Robert Katende. Under Robert’s guidance, she becomes a top chess player and finds an opportunity to escape the life of poverty. Lupita Nyong’o (Nakku Harriet), Madina Nalwanga (Phiona Mutesi), David Oyelowo (Robert Katende), and Phiona Mutesi are starring in this film. Mira Nair is the director of this film. Queen Of Katwe has received an IMDb rating of 7.4.
The Rookie is a good film to watch for baseball lovers. The story of this film revolves around Jim, who becomes a baseball coach of a high school baseball team. The team wins matches in his leadership, and soon they are ready to challenge a big-league team. Jim Morris (Orlando Umpire #2), Dennis Quaid (Jimmy Morris), Rachel Griffiths (Lorri Morris), and Jay Hernandez (Joaquin ‘Wack’ Campos) are starring in this film. John Lee Hancock has directed this film, and it has received an IMDb rating of 6.9.
Miracle is directed by Gavin O’Connor. This film features the true story of Herb Brooks, a player-turned-coach, who led the 1980 USA Olympic hockey team to victory against the invincible Russian team. Kurt Russell (Herb Brooks), Michael Mantenuto (Jack O’Callahan), and Eddie Cahill (Jim Craig) are starring in this film. Miracle has received an IMDb rating of 7.5.
McFarland, USA is a wonderful story that features Kevin Costner (Jim White), Carlos Chalabi (Thomas Valles), Sergio Avelar (Victor Puentes), and Johnny Ortiz (Jose Cardenas). This film follows the story of Jim White, who joins a high school in California and a Track Coach. He sees the potential in the students and forms one of the finest cross-country teams. Niki Caro has directed this film. McFarland, USA has received an IMDb rating of 7.4.
Cool Runnings is a story of passion and commitment. The film follows the story of a Jamaican bobsleigh team that wants to participate in the 1988 Winter Olympics and struggles against many challenges and a reluctant coach. John Candy (Irving ‘Irv’ Blitzer), Doug E. Doug (Sanka Coffie), Malik Yoba (Yul Brenner), and Leon Robinson (Derice Bannock) are starring in this film. Cool Runnings is directed by Jon Turteltaub, and it has received an IMDb rating of 7.
Sports movies are fun to watch and at the same time inspiring also. Disney has produced several hit sports movies under its banner. In this article, we have listed the best Disney sports movies which you can watch and enjoy.