3. Parminder Nagra & Keira Knightley as Jess & Juliet in Bend it Like Beckham
This isn’t just a great women’s sports movie, it’s a great sports movie – period.
2. Helen Hunt as Tami Maida in Quarterback Princess
I mean, it is a football weekend, after all.
1. Erin Daniels as Dana Fairbanks on The L Word
Because no other fictional professional athlete will ever, ever be as sorely missed.
After seeing all those fantastic female athlete characters, the saying “You play like a girl” seems like the best compliment ever. I’d play on their team any day. So, who are your favorites?