Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Sports in Movies
|'The Great White Hope' was about a one-time boxing champion. Who played him?||Movies About Sports
James Earl Jones. Jack Johnson, I believe, was the real-life boxer being portrayed.
|'The Monty Stratton Story' was a true tale of a baseball pitcher who suffered a terrible injury. Who played Stratton?||Movies About Sports
James Stewart. Stewart is always good.
John Garfield. With Lili Palmer
|In 'Paper Lion', Alan Alda portrays a writer who learns about life in a pro football training camp. Who was the writer who actually had the experience?||Movies About Sports
George Plimpton. Plimpton calls himself a 'professional amateur'
Piper Laurie. One of his best early roles
|'Requiem for a Heavyweight' was a solid story with a compelling cast. Who was NOT in the cast?||Movies About Sports
Van Heflin. Quinn was the boxer. Rooney was the trainer. Gleason was the manager. Good roles for all of them. Rod Serling story with Julie Harris also in the cast.
|In 'Trapeze', Burt Lancaster and Tony Curtis are trapeze performers who clash over a woman. Who is she?||Movies About Sports
Gina Lollobrigida. Curtis and Lancaster were also together in 'Sweet Smell of Success'
|William Holden was one of many actors who starred in 'Golden Boy' as a reluctant boxer. Who wrote the play?||Movies About Sports
Clifford Odets. Odets also did 'Country Girl'
|In 'Pride of the Yankees', Gary Cooper played Lou Gehrig. Who played his wife?||Movies About Sports
Teresa Wright. Nice performances
|What was the number of the character that Burt Reynolds played in "The Longest Yard"?||Movies and Sports
22. Burt played the quarterback of the convict team.
|Who was the coach of Notre Dame when "Rudy" played his only football game for Notre Dame?||Movies and Sports
Dan Devine. Rudy never gave up! Don't ever give up trying!
race horse. The Marx Brothers were a laugh in "A Day At The Races".
wide receiver. Realist movie about sports and ending a career. "Grumpy Old Men" played in 2001 with the Dallas Stars.
|Who played the football coach that fired his water boy in the movie "The Waterboy"?||Movies and Sports
Jerry Reed. Reed was the partner of Burt Reynolds in "Smokey and The Bandit".
|In the movie "61*" Roger Maris and this Yankee great help Mickey Mantle in Mickey's apartment after a party. Who is the Yankee great?||Movies and Sports
Whitey Ford. Well, I thought Whitey was pretty good. The Tigers always had trouble beating him! Whitey had 10 World Series victories, 146 innings pitched, 33 and two thirds consecutive scoreless innings, and 94 stikeouts, all World Series records.
|Which football Hall of Famer was Brian's friend and teammate in "Brian's Song"?||Movies and Sports
Gale Sayers. It was about Brian Piccolo's fight against cancer and his 'Heart' to play football. Sad and yet inspirational movie. Sayers' philosophy was God first, others second, me third!
running. Some say it was just as boring as "Titanic", the best picture in 1997. "Chariots" won best picture in 1981.
|In the movie "Eight Men Out", a movie about the Black Sox Scandal in 1919, who played the third baseman for Chicago?||Movies and Sports
John Cusack. Not many people involved talked much about the scandal, even many years after the fact.
ping pong. 1994 winner of best picture. A Paramount production.
|What NBA player was turned into the tallest of the aliens in 'Space Jam'?||Movies With Sports
Ping Pong . He learned it after being wounded in Vietnam. He played football during college at Alabama.
Knights. 'I should have been a farmer Red.'
American Pie. Oz and Stiffler were Lacrosse players.
|What was the fictional name of the quarterback in the movie 'Any Given Sunday'?||Movies With Sports
Willie Beamon. Willie was played by Jamie Foxx.
|Which real life basketball player did not appear in the movie 'Blue Chips'?||Movies With Sports
Brent Price. Nover and Hardaway were recruits of Nick Nolte and Bobby Hurley was an opposing player.
Pedro Cerrano. Hayes played CF, but is not actually given as a choice here, Dorn played 3B, and Jake played catcher.
Bushwood. Judge Smails tried to keep Rodney Dangerfield out.
Every Which Way But Loose. Clyde, the orangutan, was definitely the star of the show.
Primo Carnera. The 1933 film also featured Jack Dempsey.