Not Quite America’s Pastime: 10 Obscure Sports That Made it To the Big Screen (Photos)

In honor of Wednesday’s World Series opener, TheWrap presents niche sports that found a way to bring audiences to their feet.

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Ron Howard's "Rush" shined a spotlight Formula One racing. Though popular in Europe, the sport has a minimal following in the States. That held true at the box office as well --"Rush" had a soft draw in the U.S. but fared better overseas.