What Makes A Football Movie Great?

Hollywood films have long tried to capture America’s obsession with its most popular sport. So on this Super Bowl weekend, we ask: what do the best football movies have in common?

Is it the “Big Speech” with the team down a point and only seconds to go? Or what about the classic underdog story?

Scott Detrow discusses that with Brittany Luse, host of NPR’s It’s Been a Minute, and with Stephen Thompson of NPR’s Pop Culture Happy Hour.

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