SYLVESTER STALLONE’s ROCKY movie has been crowned the best ever sports film in
a poll by cinema fans.
The 1976 boxing classic, which stars Stallone as an underdog battling to
become the world champion heavyweight, won 20 per cent of the vote in a survey
In second place, Cool Runnings, the comedy tale about the first Jamaican
bobsleigh team, with Clint Eastwood’s Oscar-winning Million Dollar Baby taking
The fourth position was tied between Tom Cruise’s troubled sport agent turn
in Jerry Maguire and Martin Scorsese’s acclaimed boxing classic Raging Bull.
Other top 10 places were taken by baseball tale Field Of Dreams, basketball
comedy White Men Can’t Jump, Chariots Of Fire, war epic Escape to Victory and
slapstick golf comedy Caddyshack.