Everyone loved Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in "Airplane!" but there have been plenty of other great athlete appearances in the movies. Notable performances include Jim Brown in "The Dirty Dozen," Cam Neely in "Dumb and Dumber," Lawrence Taylor in "Any Given Sunday" and Mike Tyson in "The Hangover."
On the latest episode of The Rundown, a collaboration between TYT Sports and ThePostGame, we cite some films that somehow escaped Oscars recognition but earned a special place in our hearts.
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