Top 10 awesome movies like Father Was a Fullback that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Father Was a Fullback and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of John M. Stahl, Fred MacMurray and Maureen OHara . Here goes the list -

  1. It's in the Air
  2. Tall Story
  3. $1000 a Touchdown
  4. Million Dollar Legs
  5. Touchdown, Army
  6. The Final Test
  7. Hold That Co-ed
  8. Kill the Umpire
  9. The Great Game
  10. Fast Break
  1. It's in the Air

    It's in the Air

    Calvin Churchill, a confidence-man, and his sidekick/stooge, "Clip" McGurk, are being pursued by an Internal Revenue agent, Henry Potke, for their failure to file an income-tax on the advice of a shyster lawyer. They are hiding out at the Desert Springs Hotel-Resort, where Calvin is working a scam by posing as a stratosphere-flyer who is looking at making Desert Springs the base of his operations. A rich airplane manufacturer sees a chance to get rid of a stratosphere balloon that he built for an unsuccessful expedition at a great loss. Calvin intends to take the money and run but his estranged wife, Alice, now a tennis instructor at the resort promises to come back to him if he will reform. Alas, reformation does not come easy for Calvin, especially when "Clip" is around, and Henry is closing in.

    This movie, created by Charles Reisner, Jack Benny and Ted Healy, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Sport | Comedy

  2. Tall Story

    Tall Story

    A young insecure college sportsman is in trouble. He wants to marry his very straightforward girlfriend, also a student, but has no money. When he is offered a bribe to fix a game, he is torn even more about the matter.

    This movie, created by Joshua Logan, Anthony Perkins and Jane Fonda, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Sport | Comedy

    You can watch this on Apple Itunes, Youtube, Microsoft Store, Amazon Video, Vudu and Google Play Movies.

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  3. $1000 a Touchdown

    $1000 a Touchdown

    A show-biz couple inherit a college on the brink of bankruptcy. In a bid to increase funding they attempt to build up the college football team by offering $1,000 for every touchdown scored.

    This movie, created by James P. Hogan, Joe E. Brown and Martha Raye, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Sport | Comedy

  4. Million Dollar Legs

    Million Dollar Legs

    A small country on the verge of bankruptcy is persuaded to enter the 1932 Los Angeles Olympics as a means of raising money. Either a masterpiece of absurdity or a triumph of satire, depending on your mood, but it's quite possibly the funniest movie ever made, and becomes even funnier with subsequent viewings.

    This movie, created by Edward F. Cline, Jack Oakie and W.C. Fields, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Sport | Comedy

  5. Touchdown, Army

    Touchdown, Army

    Prep football star Jimmy Howal gets a reception far different from what he expected when he enters West Point. His cocky attitude earns him the enmity of many upperclassmen, especially hot-tempered southerner Brandon Culpepper, who also sees Howal as a rival for beautiful Toni Denby, daughter of West Point officer Colonel Denby. Just before the Army-Navy football game, Howals' name is posted as failing French, and the cadets fear he will be kept from playing because of it. (The Paramount writers overlooked the fact that since Howal was a plebe nee freshman student, he couldn't have played anyway as freshman weren't eligible for the varsity in this period.) Toni agrees to tutor Howal, but she, unknowingly, uses an old examination which Is the basis for the new test. Howal realizes what has happened when he passes the exam with flying colors, and suspects Toni of having set out to make a fool of him.

    This movie, created by Kurt Neumann, John Howard and Mary Carlisle, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Sport | Comedy

  6. The Final Test

    The Final Test

    Sam Palmer is a cricket player who is playing the last Test match of his career. His schoolboy son, Reggie, is a budding poet who disappoints Sam by not attending the penultimate day's play. Then Reggie is suddenly invited to the home of poet and writer Alexander Whitehead. Reggie fears he will also miss the final day - and therefore Sam's last innings - but it turns out that Alexander is a cricket fan.

    This movie, created by Anthony Asquith, Jack Warner and Robert Morley, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Sport | Comedy

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  7. Hold That Co-ed

    Hold That Co-ed

    While running for governor a politician aids a needy college by plotting to assure victory for their football team. Though to be a parody of Huey Long and his machine.

    This movie, created by George Marshall, John Barrymore and George Murphy, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Sport | Comedy

  8. Kill the Umpire

    Kill the Umpire

    An umpire-hating ex-baseball player loses many jobs because his passion for watching ball games during working hours but he decides to combine business with pleasure by becoming an umpire himself.

    This movie, created by Lloyd Bacon, William Bendix and Una Merkel, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Sport | Comedy

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  9. The Great Game

    The Great Game

    The wealthy chairman of First Division Football Club, Burnville United, makes an unethical approach to a star player of another club, and the ensuing scandal costs him his job.

    This movie, created by Maurice Elvey, James Hayter and Thora Hird, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | Sport | Comedy

    You can watch this on Amazon Video.

  10. Fast Break

    Fast Break

    David Greene is a New York basketball enthusiast, who wants to coach. He is then offered the coaching job at a small Nevada college. He brings along some players, who are a bit odd but good. Like Swish who unknown to the rest of the team is a girl. Preacher, who's being sought by some nefarious characters. And D.C., who's a fugitive. And along with some of the students at the college, he turns them into a contender. In order to give the team the respect they deserve and some exposure, Greene schemes to try and get the number 1 team led by Bo Winnegar, to play them.

    This movie, created by Jack Smight, Gabe Kaplan and Harold Sylvester, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Sport | Comedy

    You can watch this on Youtube, Fandangonow, Amazon Video, Vudu, Google Play Movies and Apple Itunes.

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