The 30 Best '30 for 30' Films

As ESPN's groundbreaking series celebrates its fifth anniversary, we pick our favorite films: tales of triumph, tragedy and (of course) 'The U'

'Untucked' (Dir. Danny Pudi)
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19. 'Untucked' (Dir. Danny Pudi)

Though unaccountably absent from the new 30 for 30 box set, Community star Danny Pudi's Sundance Film Festival-approved short Untucked is a delight, recounting the history of the Marquette University basketball team's stylish 1970s jerseys. Like the best films in the series, Untucked takes a small piece of pop culture history and blows it up big enough to scrutinize it for larger meaning – in this case how one change of fashion represented a blow for individuality in the conservative world of athletics.

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