HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan and Juliet Litman to induct ‘Jerry Maguire’ into the Sports Movie Hall of Fame. Topics include: Rod Tidwell spin-offs (6:00), Tom Cruise Oscar snubs (12:00), the opening montage (16:00), Jonathan Lipnicki’s pinnacle (22:00), “show me the money” (28:00), the best Cruise movies (35:00), the birth of the modern sports movie (40:00), and Cruise’s romantic-lead chops (45:00).
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan to induct ‘Moneyball’ into the Sports Movie Hall of Fame. They cover the state of Brad Pitt’s career (0:45), the past 20 years of sports movies (2:34), the making of ‘Moneyball’ (9:25), their favorite moments from the film (14:20), and the future of sports movies (51:54).
HBO and The Ringer’s Bill Simmons is joined by Chris Ryan and Rembert Browne to induct ‘White Men Can’t Jump’ into the Sports Movie Hall of Fame. They cover Woody Harrelson’s hustling tactics (6:00), Wesley Snipes’s height (11:00), Rosie Perez’s polarizing character (17:00), the essence of pickup basketball (26:00), Woody’s fashion (30:00), Wesley Snipes’s career trajectory (37:00), the black-actor championship belt (44:00), ‘New Jack City’ power rankings (48:00), and the premise of the planned remake (52:00).
‘The Rewatchables,’ a film podcast from the Ringer Podcast Network, features The Ringer’s Bill Simmons and a roundtable of people from the Ringer universe discussing movies they can’t seem to stop watching. Listen to the complete archives of 150-plus movies, including ‘The Hangover,’ ‘Godfather 2,’ ‘Dunkirk,’ ‘Creed,’ and many more classics, on our special ‘Rewatchables’ page on The Ringer.
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