What better way to gear up for Super Bowl XLIX than to marathon football movies until the big day? If that’s your plan, Netflix has you covered. With plenty of sports movies, the streaming service can keep you in front of your computer from now until kickoff. Check out which football flicks are currently available to stream on Netflix:
Mox (James Van Der Beek) was a smart backup quarterback, and he was fine with that. But everything changes when the real quarterback is injured. Mox has to step up and lead the team with a coach (Jon Voight) who cares more about titles than players.
Rudy (Sean Astin) only wants to play football for Notre Dame, but he doesn’t have the skill to get on the team or the grades to even get into school. Even though he knows he’ll never be the star quarterback, Rudy still puts in the effort to improve his grades to get into Notre Dame, and works with the team in any way he can. Based on the life of Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger.
Manassas High School in Memphis, T.N. didn’t have a great reputation or football team, but that didn’t stop Bill Courtney from coaching. This documentary follows the coach as he tries to get an inner-city team to playoffs for the first time.
“The 5th Quarter”
After his brother Luke (Aidan Quinn) dies, Jon (Ryan Merriman) has to get his life back together. He ends up putting his energy into football, and he leads his school’s underdog team to a conference championship. Based on a true story. Don't hold off if you want to watch this one. "The 5th Quarter" is expiring from Netflix shortly after the Super Bowl.
James Robert “Radio” Kennedy (Cuba Gooding Jr.) is a 23-year-old high school student. After the football team bullies the mentally disabled man, the coach (Ed Harris) offers to let Radio help coach the football and basketball teams. Based on a true story.
“All Things Fall Apart”
Deon (Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson) is a talented football player with plenty of opportunities. However, he might not get to take advantage of those opportunities if he can’t beat cancer.
A football coach (D.B. Sweeney) has to figure out how turn around his losing team. They have to win against their rival, but the quarterback (Logan Huffman) complicates things when he falls for one of the rival team’s cheerleaders (Maddie Hasson).
This documentary tells the story of the first four African American men who joined professional football teams. In 1946, Kenny Washington, Woody Strode, Marion Motley and Bill Willis made history, and their families and historians tell audiences how they did it.
“Division III: Football’s Finest”
Andy Dick stars in this comedy as a psychotic football coach who is brought to a small liberal arts college. He has to lead their football team after their coach suddenly drops dead during a game.
“30 For 30: Elway to Marino”
This ESPN documentary takes a look at the 1983 football draft. In the first round, six quarterbacks were drafted. That remains the highest number of quarterbacks drafted that early. The film closely follows the diary of sports agent Marvin Demoff, who represented John Elway and Dan Marino.
“30 For 30: The U”
This ESPN documentary tells audiences about the University of Miami’s rise to football fame and the coach’s unorthodox methods in the 1980s.