Gracing the Silver Screen: the 5 Best Movies Featuring Pro Athletes

Once in a great while, it actually happens. It’s like witnessing the majestic flight of Halley’s comet, or catching a glimpse of Charlie Sheen sober. It’s the rare occasion where athletes appear in a movie and don’t completely embarrass themselves and/or ruin the entire picture. Some say it’s the stuff of legend, but we’re here to prove it’s actually real. These are the top 5 movies featuring pro athletes.
Gracing the Silver Screen: the 5 Best Movies Featuring Pro Athletes
Once in a great while, it actually happens. It’s like witnessing the majestic flight of Halley’s comet, or catching a glimpse of Charlie Sheen sober. It’s the rare occasion where athletes appear in a movie and don’t completely embarrass themselves and/or ruin the entire picture. Some say it’s the stuff of legend, but we’re here to prove it’s actually real. These are the top 5 movies featuring pro athletes.
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So there they are, the greatest all-time performances by athletes in film. It wasn’t exactly tough to narrow it down, though there were some that just missed out. Like the cameo in ‘There’s Something About Mary’ where Brett Favre proves to have the dramatic chops of a shoe, or the time where the most inauthentic part of a movie starring animals playing aliens in basketball was Michael Jordan’s performance in ‘Space Jam.’ But they can’t all be winners.

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