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8. VARSITY BLUES Release date: Jan. 15, 1999 (Credit: Paramount Pictures)

8. VARSITY BLUES
Release date: Jan. 15, 1999
Total gross: $52,894,169
Opening weekend gross: $15,204,148
Cast: James Van Der Beek, Jon Voigt, Paul Walker, Ali Larter, Amy Smart, Scott Caan
Director: Brian Robbins |

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10. THE REPLACEMENTS Release date: Aug. 11, 2000
(Credit: AP)

10. THE REPLACEMENTS
Release date: Aug. 11, 2000
Total gross: $44,737,059
Opening weekend gross: $11,039,214
Cast: Gene Hackman, Keanu Reeves, Brooke Langton
Director: Howard Deutch |

9. RADIO Release date: Oct. 24, 2003 Total
(Credit: Columbia Pictures)

9. RADIO
Release date: Oct. 24, 2003
Total gross: $52,333,738
Opening weekend gross: $13,303,724
Cast: Cuba Gooding Jr., Ed Harris, Alfre Woodard, S. Epatha Merkerson
Director: Michael Tollin |

8. VARSITY BLUES Release date: Jan. 15, 1999
(Credit: Paramount Pictures)

8. VARSITY BLUES
Release date: Jan. 15, 1999
Total gross: $52,894,169
Opening weekend gross: $15,204,148
Cast: James Van Der Beek, Jon Voigt, Paul Walker, Ali Larter, Amy Smart, Scott Caan
Director: Brian Robbins |

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7. INVINCIBLE Release date: Aug. 25, 2006 Total
(Credit: Walt Disney)

7. INVINCIBLE
Release date: Aug. 25, 2006
Total gross: $57,806,952
Opening weekend gross: $17,031,122
Cast: Mark Wahlberg, Greg Kinnear, Elizabeth Banks
Director: Ericson Core |

6. FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS Release date: Oct. 8,
(Credit: AP)

6. FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS
Release date: Oct. 8, 2004
Total gross: $61,255,921
Opening weekend gross: $20,269,025
Cast: Billy Bob Thornton, Lucas Black, Derek Luke, Garrett Hedlund, Tim McGraw, Connie Britton
Director: Peter Berg |

5. ANY GIVEN SUNDAY Release date: Dec. 22,
(Credit: Warner Bros.)

5. ANY GIVEN SUNDAY
Release date: Dec. 22, 1999
Total gross: $75,530,832
Opening weekend gross: $13,584,625
Cast: Al Pacino, Jamie Foxx, Dennis Quaid, Cameron Diaz, Lawrence Taylor, LL Cool J
Director: Oliver Stone |

4. REMEMBER THE TITANS Release date: Sept. 29,
(Credit: Disney)

4. REMEMBER THE TITANS
Release date: Sept. 29, 2000
Total gross: $115,654,751
Opening weekend gross: $20,905,831
Cast: Denzel Washington, Will Patton, Hayden Panetierre, Wood Harris, Ryan Gosling
Director: Boaz Yakin |

3. THE LONGEST YARD Release date: May 27,
(Credit: ABC)

3. THE LONGEST YARD
Release date: May 27, 2005
Total gross: $158,119,460
Opening weekend gross: $47,606,480
Cast: Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Burt Reynolds, Nelly, Michael Irvin
Director: Peter Segal |

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2. THE WATERBOY Release date: Nov. 6, 1998
(Credit: Touchstone Pictures)

2. THE WATERBOY
Release date: Nov. 6, 1998
Total gross: $161,491,646
Opening weekend gross: $39,414,071
Cast: Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates, Fairuza Balk, Henry Winkler
Director: Frank Coraci |

1. THE BLIND SIDE Release date: Nov. 20,

1. THE BLIND SIDE
Release date: Nov. 20, 2009
Total gross: $255,959,475
Opening weekend gross: $34,119,372
Cast: Sandra Bullock, Quinton Aaron, Tim McGraw, Kathy Bates
Director: John Lee Hancock

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