The Rugby World Cup has officially started, with England beating Fiji 35-11 at Twickenham in the opening fixture.

It was an entertaining game and a decent advert for the sport, with both sides enjoying exciting spells of attack.

Many films have tried to emulate the sort of excitement the sport can inspire when beautiful phases of running rugby occur, such as Jonny May’s try against New Zealand last year.

There’s your benchmark – now let’s have a look at how the (very few!) films about rugby have portrayed the game over time..

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