In 1993 The Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger Story hit the big screen. Rudy directed by David Anspaugh was the first movie the Notre Dame administration allowed shot on campus since “Knute Rockne: All American” in 1940. In 2005 “Rudy” was named one of the best 25 sports movies of the previous 25 years in two polls by ESPN (#24 by a panel of sports experts, and #4 by users)