The first round of the BGN greatest football movie of all time tourney has completed and so we move into the sweet 16. The first round didn't have many close matchups, but from here on out that's not likely to be the case. The first matchup pits Invincible, who knocked off its doppelganger The Garbage Picking Field Goal Kicking Philadelphia Phenomenon, against We Are Marshall who upset North Dallas Forty.
Invincible is based on the story of Vince Papale, a 30-year-old bartender from South Philadelphia who overcame long odds to play for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles in 1976.
We Are Marshall is a 2006 film starring Matthew McConaughey which tells the story of the horrible plane crash that claimed the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans and what happened when the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.