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A Look at Some Popular Sport Films

A sport film is an animated film genre which makes use of sport as the main theme of the movie. It’s a fictional production where a sport, popular sport, fan of sport, or player of sport are heavily involved, and which rely on sport to an extent for their storyline resolution or plot inspiration. The films can be any form of sports movie, but are most often of the action-filled, shootouts-style films with some sports people or characters die-hard followers. It may also make use of elements from real sport events, like some of Hollywood’s best stars getting involved in movie projects.

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As a genre, sport films are used to depict the physical and mental demands sport places upon athletes of all ages and physical exertion levels. They portray the mental and emotional challenges of athletes, and the ways they overcome these challenges. For instance, a football film would most likely deal with the pressure of football games and matches, and how the pressure and intensity of winning a game can cause players to over exert themselves, mentally. Likewise, a power drama would likely deal with athletes and teams exerting physical exertion in trying to win a race, game, or competition, with the inevitable consequences of this physical exertion.

Most successful sports movies also deal with the social aspects of team sports, like how the popularity of a team or athlete can affect a persons personal life and influence their decision making and social interaction. The life of an athlete is generally touched by the popularity of that athlete. The lives of many other people who may not be directly associated with the athlete are also touched in some way by the existence and popularity of that athlete. The audience for such fictional works of athletic action and sports film usually becomes larger when the subject of that film becomes popular. This can be seen with the success of “Lucky Number Slevin”, the first ever NFL game broadcasted on television.