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Movies to Inspire Your Kids to Go Outside Before School Starts

the-sandlotAs someone who has willingly spent a chunk of the summer inside a movie theater, there’s no denying the appeal of indoor activities, but what if you could get the best of both worlds? We’ve pinpointed an assortment of movies that’ll ensure your kids feel the need to get up and go outside after enjoying some couch time– like Disney’s Planes in theaters this week!

The Sandlot

Unless there’s a 300-pound English Mastiff roaming the neighborhood, motivate your kid to play some baseball withThe Sandlot. Your kid thinks he or she isn’t good at anything and is just an egghead? Remind them where Scotty Smalls started off. Couldn’t catch or throw a ball to save his life one day, but is wailing Babe Ruth-signed baseballs out of the sandlot and into the clutches of the Beast the next.

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One for the Little Guy! Our Favorite Underdog Sports Movies

According to Real Steel, in the year 2020 humans recruit robots to do their boxing for them. Hugh Jackman’s Charlie Kenton uses his steadfastness to train a sparring robot named Atom and turn him into a solid fighter. Should Atom follow the path of these iconic big-screen sports underdogs, boxing greatness could be well within his reach.

Hoosiers

There’s a reason Hoosiersappears on just about every underdog list; it’s one of the most rousing rise-to-success movies out there. Norman Dale starts his coaching venture dealing with problem after problem. Against all odds, Dale’s experience turns around courtesy of some much needed support from the team’s all-star player and, despite all odds, making it to the state championship becomes a possibility.

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