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Touchdown: Football on Film

Try one of these movies or documentaries about football.


Brian's song
Brian's song

This classic made-for-television movie is widely considered one of the best football movies of all time. The movie depicts the friendship between Gale Sayers and Brian Piccolo of the Chicago Bears and explores many other issues involving sports and life in the United States at the time.


Friday night lights
Friday night lights

High school football reigns supreme on Friday night in big cities and small towns all over the country. Friday Night Lights, based on the book of the same name, explores this phenomenon in a small town in Texas.


Gridiron gang
Gridiron gang

In this 2006 motion picture, an ex-football player turned juvenile detention counselor finds a way to take a group of troubled teens and field a promising and successful high school football team. This movie is based on a true story.


Radio
Radio

When a football coach befriends a student who is mentally-challenged, little does he know how much impact the student will have on his life and the community over the next several decades.


Remember the Titans [videorecording]
Remember the Titans [videorecording]

A black football coach is hired over a white coach in Alexandria, Virginia in the early 1970s during a time when the high school has just been integrated to allow blacks into the school.


The replacements [videorecording]
The replacements [videorecording]

When the pro football players go on strike, the owner of the Washington Sentinals has a rogue coach put together a team of 'replacements' in an attempt to reach the playoffs.


Pittsburgh Steelers, Super Bowl champions [videorecording]
Pittsburgh Steelers, Super Bowl champions [videorecording]

This DVD set chronicles the first four Steeler Super Bowl championships. Terry Bradshaw, Jack Lambert, John Stallworth and Chuck Noll share their insights and memories regarding the Steeler dynasty of the 1970s.


Steelers [videorecording] : the complete history
Steelers [videorecording] : the complete history

This NFL Film production covers the whole Pittsburgh Steeler history with an emphasis on the Chuck Noll and Bill Cowher years. Highlights include Franco's Italian Army and the unique voice of the Steelers, Myron Cope.


Steelers-- road to XL [videorecording]
Steelers-- road to XL [videorecording]

This DVD set provides the complete replays of the playoff games and Super Bowl 40. Fans can relive the excitement of a very improbable playoff run on the road that led to the Super Bowl. Extra features include interviews with Bill Cowher, Hines Ward, Dick LeBeau and Chuck Noll.