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Great athletes and the actors who played them

Espresso Logo By Guillaume Fournier of Espresso | Slide 1 of 41: The history of cinema is full of sports biographies and stories of courage and resilience that have inspired filmmakers everywhere. Top athletes rise above the rest and consistently overcome adversity as they strive for excellence. Here is a selective list of films that recount the careers of exceptional athletes and the actors who have brought their stories to the big screen.

Great athletes and the actors who played them

The history of cinema is full of sports biographies and stories of courage and resilience that have inspired filmmakers everywhere. Top athletes rise above the rest and consistently overcome adversity as they strive for excellence.

Here is a selective list of films that recount the careers of exceptional athletes and the actors who have brought their stories to the big screen.

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