Movies with Balls: The Greatest Sports Films of All Time, Analyzed and Illustrated (Hardcover)

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This irreverent, balls-out celebration of the greatest matchups in sports movie history includes analysis, maps and diagrams, and designed memorabilia, perfect for movie buffs and sports fans.

Including Caddyshack, Rocky IV, White Men Can’t Jump and 23 more classic flicks!

If you’re the kind of fan who cheers every single time you watch Rocky beat Drago, or remembers who said “If you build it, he will come,” or has ever wished you were in the stands at the ADAA Dodgeball Finals when Peter LaFleur took out White Goodman, then Movies with Balls is the book for you.

Movies with Balls celebrates and analyzes more than two dozen of the greatest sports films of all time. You’ll be transported into fictional arenas, stadiums, gyms, fields, and golf courses to relive the climactic moments from:

  • The Natural
  • Field of Dreams
  • Teen Wolf
  • The Karate Kid
  • She’s the Man
  • The Waterboy
  • Bend It like Beckham
  • Creed
  • And many more!

Illustrated with fictional ticket stubs, trading cards, play maps, and more, Movies with Balls brings to life the iconic films and characters that we love and admire—just as much as we love our real-world sports and athletic heroes—letting us cheer them on, again and again.

About the Author

Kyle Bandujo is a writer and podcaster, and is the host/producer of “Big Screen Sports: The Sports Movie Podcast.” He lives in San Antonio, Texas. Rick Bryson has worked as an art director and graphic designer for more than twenty years. He lives in Greenville, South Carolina. This is their first book.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781683693758
ISBN-10: 1683693752
Publisher: Quirk Books
Publication Date: September 24th, 2024
Pages: 256
Language: English