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Top 15 high school sports movies at the box office

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

A look at the 15 biggest grossing high school sports movies at the U.S. box office.

Photo Credit: KRT

"HOOP DREAMS"
Release date: Oct. 14, 1994
Opening weekend gross: $18,396
Total gross: $7,830,611
Cast: William Gates, Arthur Agee
Director: Steve James

Photo Credit: TriStar Pictures

"SUNSET PARK"
Release date: April 26, 1996
Opening weekend gross: $4,705,440
Total gross: $10,163,782
Cast: Rhea Perlman, Fredro Starr, Carol Kane, Terrence Howard
Director: Steve Gomer

Photo Credit: Sony Pictures

"FACING THE GIANTS"
Release date: Sept. 29, 2006
Opening weekend gross: $1,343,537
Total gross: $10,178,331
Cast: Alex Kendrick, Shannen Fields, Erin Bethea
Director: Alex Kendrick

Photo Credit: Warner Bros.

"VISION QUEST"
Release date: Feb. 15, 1985
Opening weekend gross: $2,651,665
Total gross: $12,993,175
Cast: Matthew Modine, Linda Fiorentino, Ronny Cox, Daphne Zuniga, Forest Whitaker
Director: Harold Becker

Photo Credit: 20th Century Fox

"ALL THE RIGHT MOVES"
Release date: Oct. 21, 1983
Opening weekend gross: $1,625,486
Total gross: $17,233,166
Cast: Tom Cruise, Craig T. Nelson, Lea Thompson, Chris Penn
Director: Michael Chapman

Photo Credit: MGM

"JOHNNY BE GOOD"
Release date: March 25, 1988
Opening weekend gross: $5,249,388
Total gross: $17,550,399
Cast: Anthony Michael Hall, Robert Downey Jr., Uma Thurman, Paul Gleason, Jennifer Tilly
Director: Bud S. Smith

Photo Credit: David Lee

"HE GOT GAME"
Release date: May 1, 1998
Opening weekend gross: $7,610,633
Total gross: $21,567,853
Cast: Denzel Washington, Ray Allen, Milla Jovovich, Rosario Dawson, Zelda Harris
Director: Spike Lee

Photo Credit: Warner Bros.

"WILDCATS"
Release date: Feb. 14, 1986
Opening weekend gross: $5,472,905
Total gross: $26,285,544
Cast: Goldie Hawn, Wesley Snipes, Woody Harrelson, Swoosie Kurtz, Nipsey Russell
Director: Michael Ritchie

"HOOSIERS"
Release date: Nov, 14, 1986
Opening weekend gross: $220,068
Total gross: $28,607,524
Cast: Gene Hackman, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Hopper, Maris Valainis
Director: David Anspaugh

Photo Credit: Columbia Pictures

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

Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures

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

Photo Credit: Universal Studios

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

Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures

"COACH CARTER"
Release date: Jan. 14, 2005
Opening weekend gross: $24,182,961
Total gross: $67,284,877
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, Channing Tatum, Rob Brown, Ashanti
Director: Thomas Carter

Photo Credit: Universal Studios

"BRING IT ON"
Release date: Aug. 25, 2000
Opening weekend gross: $17,362,105
Total gross: $68,379,000
Cast: Kirsten Dunst, Eliza Dushku, Jesse Bradford, Gabrielle Union
Director: Peyton Reed

Photo Credit: Disney

"REMEMBER THE TITANS"
Release date: Sept. 29, 2000
Opening weekend gross: $20,905,831
Total gross: $115,654,751
Cast: Denzel Washington, Will Patton, Wood Harris, Hayden Panettiere, Ryan Gosling, Nicole Ari Parker, Kate Bosworth, Donald Faison
Director: Boaz Yakin

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