Rudy, the 1993 biopic about known fraud Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger, is often ranked among the best sports movies of all time. Well, counterpoint: Rudy is actually a terrible movie about a terrible man who complains his way to success. It is not a film that exemplifies strength and resilience. It’s a film that exemplifies…
What happens when the American Dream comes too early?
Not available on You Tube but it's worth watching the movie again just to see it. Hell, it's always worth watching the movie again for any number of reasons. That's just one. Great scene.
You know, I wish that there was some way that I could be outside playin' basketball in the rain and not get wet. Now wouldn't that be great, hmm?
A memorable sports-related movie scene.
"Sometimes you only get to win one championship."—Leonard Gardner
Speaking of Palookaville, here's one of the most famous scenes in movie history. Just so happens that it involves boxing. By the way, Rod Steiger, who was an incorrigible ham, is incredible in this scene. Understated. His performance in the whole movie is beautiful.
From Radio Days (1987).
In 1928, Buster Keaton signed a contract with MGM, a move he later called "the worst mistake of my life." His first movie for the studio was also the last good one he ever made. "The Cameraman" is memorable for a few scenes, notably this one at Yankee Stadium. And just so you know, Buster was such a baseball freak…