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Top 15 Fictional Sports Teams From Movies

Top 15 Fictional Sports Teams From Movies

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When sports and movies are molded together, magic is created. Some sports movies are based off real people and events, but a lot of them are entirely fictional. Somehow, these fictional teams get a grip on us and they find their way into our hearts forever.

Here are the top 15 fictional sports teams from movies.

15. Varsity Blues - West Canaan Coyotes

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15. Varsity Blues - West Canaan Coyotes

James Van Der Beek
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When the Coyotes lose their best quarterback to a knee injury, the second-string quarterback Jonathan Moxon takes his place. Despite hardships and disagreements, the Coyotes find a way to rally together and produce a win.

14. Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story - Average Joes

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14. Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story - Average Joes

Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
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What better way to save your local gym than to enter a dodgeball tournament with a bunch of idiots?

"Remember the 5 D's of dodgeball: dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge."

13. Goon - Halifax Highlanders

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13. Goon - Halifax Highlanders

Sean William Scott
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The Halifax Highlanders became an underachieving hockey team, until Doug Glatt stepped in and knocked everyone in his path around. Thanks to Glatt's barbaric-like assistance, the Highlanders pull through and become relevant in the world of hockey again.

12. Little Giants - Giants

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12. Little Giants - Giants

Little Giants
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Kevin O'Shea is an early retired football player who creates his own peewee team. When Kevin cuts his brother Danny O'Shea's niece from the team, a childhood rivalry is reignited. Danny then sets out to create a peewee team of his own in hopes of defeating his brother. Danny eventually leads his team to victory and is finally able to step out of the shadow of his brother.

11. Bring It On - Rancho Carne Toros

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11. Bring It On - Rancho Carne Toros

Kirsten Dunst
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Bring It On centers around high school student Torrance Shipman who becomes captain of her cheerleading squad, only to find out that the old captain has been stealing routines from rival cheerleading team the Compton Clovers. The Toros find their way to the championship finals with a new routine, but end up losing to the Clovers.

10. Any Given Sunday - Miami Sharks

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10. Any Given Sunday - Miami Sharks

Al Pacino
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With the Sharks' veteran quarterback knocked out, as well as their backup, the team is forced to rely on their third-string quarterback, Willie Beaman. Beaman's self-centered personality clashes with the rest of the team, but he is able to put his ego aside and assist his team to win the conference title.

9. The Longest Yard (2005) - Mean Machine

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9. The Longest Yard (2005) - Mean Machine

Adam Sandler
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Paul Crewe is a disgraced ex-quarterback of the Pittsburgh Steelers. When Crewe gets sentenced to three years in prison for drunk driving, he is forced to create a football team to go head-to-head against the prison guards. The comedy features moments of doubt between Crewe, the rest of his team, and their capability of defeating the guards, but in the end, the Mean Machine prevails.

7. The Sandlot - The Sandlot Team

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7. The Sandlot - The Sandlot Team

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When Scotty Smalls is forced to move to a new town with his parents, he wants nothing more than to fit in. Smalls finds himself wanting to join a local baseball team, but isn't good at catching. Benny Rodriquez, a baseball guru, teaches Smalls the ways of the game. Aside from the mischievous adventures the sandlot gang gets into, they always have a blast duking it out on the diamond.

8. Bad News Bears - Bears

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8. Bad News Bears - Bears

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The Bears are a little league baseball team compiled of a group of misfits. They are a sore excuse for a team set out to win a championship, but end up losing by one run. Instead of feeling defeated, the Bears crack open a cold one with their coach and celebrate their achievements. Now that's good sportsmanship.

6. BASEketball - Milwaukee Beers

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6. BASEketball - Milwaukee Beers

Matt Stone
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What is better than watching a fake sport played by the minds behind South Park? Nothing. BASEketball is basketball and baseball mashed into one genius concoction. The movie circles around the two creators of the sport Joe Cooper and Doug Remer and their surprising success with the game.

5. Slap Shot - Charlestown Chiefs

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5. Slap Shot - Charlestown Chiefs

Slap Shot movie
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The Charlestown Chiefs are struggling as a team, so what do they do to rack up wins? They fight and claw their way through with violence.

"You do that, you go to the box, you know. Two minutes, by yourself, you know and you feel shame, you know. And then you get free. "

4. The Harry Potter Series - Gryffindor Quidditch Team

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4. The Harry Potter Series - Gryffindor Quidditch Team

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For those of you who don't know, Quidditch is a fictional sport from the Harry Potter series. Harry Potter has become so popular, that fans all over the world have found ways to partake in the fantasy sport (I played Quidditch in gym class in 5th grade). History lesson aside, the Gryffindor Quidditch team has been through both victories and defeats, but in the end, Gryffindor rightfully wins the last Hogwarts Quidditch Cup played in the series.

3. Major League - Cleveland Indians

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3. Major League - Cleveland Indians

Charlie Sheen
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In this hilarious comedy, Ricky Vaughn (played by Charlie Sheen) is recruited with other dysfunctional players to play on the Cleveland Indians. Once Vaughn and the gang figure out that they were purposely signed by the new owner to tank the team, they begin winning games out of spite.

Sheen on the Indians would be an entirely different ball game.

2. Space Jam - Tune Squad

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2. Space Jam - Tune Squad

Michael Jordan
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The Looney Tunes and Michael Jordan against a team of aliens. It doesn't get any better than that. Oh wait, it does. Bill Murray eventually joins the Tune Squad towards the end of the movie to help the whacky team take home the win.

1. The Mighty Ducks - The Ducks

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1. The Mighty Ducks - The Ducks

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The flick stars Emilio Estevez, who plays Gordon Bombay, an attorney who finds himself in legal trouble after being caught drunk driving. Bombay is then sentenced to community service and forced to coach a ragtag peewee hockey team. In the end, Bombay ends up leading the Mighty Ducks to win the state PeeWee Championship.

Amanda Sklarek is a Pittsburgh Penguins/NHL writer for RantSports.com. Follow her on Twitter @amandabukowski, “Like” her on Facebook or add her to your network on Google.