Football movie classics
Romantic comedy meets sports flick in "Leatherheads," the story of a football hero named Dodge Connelly (George Clooney) who's determined to transform his failing team. He brings in college student and war hero Carter Rutherford (John Krasinski). Everyone loves Rutherford except nosy journalist Lexie Littleton (Renée Zellweger), who's determined to expose him. -J.R.
Pictured: George Clooney (center) as Dodge Connelly in a scene with the team.