Movies like Bull Durham

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Bull Durham (1988)
 7.1
 41K
Bull Durham
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Veteran catcher Crash Davis is brought to the minor league Durham Bulls to help their up and coming pitching prospect, "Nuke" Laloosh. Their relationship gets off to a rocky start and is further complicated when baseball groupie Annie Savoy sets her sights on the two men.
Style: talky, realistic, humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, romantic, sexy, entertaining, interesting ...
Plot: baseball, romance, small town, love triangle, sport, athlete's life, mentor, relationships, self discovery, love story, dialogue, ambition, love, unlikely friendships, hopes, drinking, friendship, redemption, obsession, love and romance, honest, life philosophy, dark hero, crime gone awry, character study ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s
Place: north carolina, usa, california
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The Hammer
Comedy, Romance, Sport
USA
88 min.
 7.3
Annie Hall
Comedy, Romance
USA
93 min.
 8.0
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Most similar movies to Bull Durham

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, semi serious, humorous and romantic films with plots about storytelling, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, runaway, adaptation and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Romance and Sport genres. Some movies like Bull Durham: Tin Cup (1996), Fever Pitch (1997), White Men Can't Jump (1992), The Main Event (1979), The Hammer (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 6.3
 42K
Tin Cup
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A washed up golf pro working at a driving range tries to qualify for the US Open in order to win the heart of his succesful rival's girlfriend.
Style: sexy, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: underdog, golf, romance, sport, love, mentor, opposites attract, love story, self discovery, love triangle, dialogue, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, california
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 6.7
 9K
Fever Pitch
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a man, a woman and a football team. Based on Nick Hornby's best selling autobiographical novel, Fever Pitch. English teacher Paul Ashworth believes his long standing obsession with Arsenal serves him well. But then he ...
Style: talky, witty, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: soccer, obsession, romance, teacher, sport, football, couple relations, ambition, love and romance, adaptation, couples, love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   58%
 
White Men Can't Jump
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Billy Hoyle and Sidney Deane are an unlikely pair of basketball hustlers. They team up to con their way across the courts of Los Angeles, playing a game that's fast dangerous - and funny.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: basketball, friendship, gambling, sport, golf, gangsters, cons and scams, race issues, mentor, court, dishonesty, con men ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   44%
 
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The Main Event
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hillary Kramer, successful Perfume magnate awakes one morning to find that her accountant has robbed her blind and left for South America. Going through all of her remaining assets she finds a boxer, purchased as a tax write off. She decides to take ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: screwball, underdog, sport, boxing, verbal byplay, athlete's life, romance, love, unlikely couple, contests and competitions, opposites attract, follow your dream ...
Time: 70s, 1930s
Place: latin america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   38%
    User:   34%
 
 7.3
 6K
The Hammer
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Approaching forty, Ferro is unsatisfied with his life as a construction worker and part-time boxing instructor in Los Angeles, CA. After a successful bout with a young pro boxer, Ferro decides to don the gloves one last time. The movie recounts his ...
Style: humorous, touching, sentimental, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underdog, boxing, olympics, sport, contests and competitions, rags to riches, romance, athlete's life, life philosophy, couple relations, transformation, unlikely friendships ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey, pasadena california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   36%
 
For Love of the Game
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A baseball legend almost finished with his distinguished career at the age of forty has one last chance to prove who he is, what he is capable of, and win the heart of the woman he has loved for the past four years.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: baseball, romance, sport, athlete's life, love story, destiny, loneliness, looking for love, mentor, dialogue, ambition, love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: detroit, usa, new jersey, san francisco, boston ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   36%
 
 5.9
 2K
Semi-Tough
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A three-way friendship between two free-spirited professional football players and the owner's daughter becomes compromised when two of them become romantically involved.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: football, sport, fall in love, hopes, book, adaptation, love and romance, american football, partners, dialogue, mentor, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   36%
    User:   32%
 
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Play It to the Bone
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two aging fighters in LA, friends, get a call from a Vegas promoter because his undercard fighters for a Mike Tyson bout that night are suddenly unavailable. He wants them to box each other. They agree as long as the winner gets a shot at the ...
Style: road movie, semi serious, humorous, realistic, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: friendship, golf, sport, boxing, on the road, athlete's life, road trip, buddies, desert, fight scenes, underdog, dialogue ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   35%
    User:   42%
 
Modern Romance
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A film editor breaks up with his girlfriend, unsure if he is in love.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, romance, breakup, drugs/alcohol, relationships, urban, couples, love, couple relations, loneliness, dialogue, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   33%
    User:   27%
 
 6.2
 22K
I.Q.
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Albert Einstein helps a young man who's in love with Einstein's niece to catch her attention by pretending temporarily to be a great physicist.
Style: clever, romantic, feel good, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, love story, happy ending, fall in love, destiny, love and romance, period piece, hidden identity, self discovery, mentor, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 90s, future
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   30%
 
 6.2
 39K
Fever Pitch
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When relaxed and charming Ben Wrightman meets workaholic Lindsey Meeks she finds him sweet and charming, they hit it off and when it is winter Ben can spend every waking hour with Lindsey, but when summer comes around the corner Lindsey discovers ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, romantic, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: romance, baseball, obsession, teacher, sport, couple relations, relationships, love story, love and romance, football, couples, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, usa, new jersey, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   32%
    User:   26%
 
Murphy's Romance
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Emma is a divorced woman with a teen aged boy who moves into a small town and tries to make a go of a horse ranch. Murphy is the town druggist who steers business her way. Things are going along predictably until her ex husband shows up, needing a ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, small town, divorce, friendship, love, unlikely couple, love story, couple relations, destiny, fall in love, mentor, relationships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: arizona, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   30%
    User:   33%
 
Crossing Delancey
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Isabelle's life revolves around the New York bookshop she works in and the intellectual friends of both sexes she meets there. Her grandmother remains less than impressed and decides to hire a good old-fashioned Jewish matchmaker to help ...
Style: clever, touching, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, jewish, looking for love, matchmaking, judaism, relationships, parents and children, loneliness, love story, urban, singleness, writers ...
Time: 80s, 18th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   29%
    User:   34%
 
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 6.3
 56K
Wimbledon
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A pro tennis player has lost his ambition and has fallen in rank to 119. Fortunately for him, he meets a young player on the women's circuit who helps him recapture his focus for Wimbledon.
Style: clever, romantic, semi serious, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, underdog, sport, tennis, love, british, marriage, competition, opposites attract, love story, ambition, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london, australia, brighton
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   33%
 
 7.3
 214K
Jerry Maguire
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Jerry Maguire used to be a typical sports agent: willing to do just about anything he could to get the biggest possible contracts for his clients, plus a nice commission for himself. Then, one day, he suddenly has second thoughts about what ...
Style: touching, realistic, witty, clever, feel good ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, football, friendship, greed, sport, redemption, athlete's life, rock, career, single parent, mentor, love story ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   26%
 
 6.5
 2K
Mr. Jealousy
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: After his first date at age 15 ended with the girl making out with another man at a party, aspiring writer Lester Grimm has treated all his girlfriends with jealousy and suspicion. While dating Ramona Ray, paranoia gets the best of him when he ...
Style: humorous, clever, talky, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, obsession, fall in love, comedy of errors, relationships, screwball, hidden identity, teacher, unlikely couple, dialogue driven, dialogue, writers ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, iowa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   28%
    User:   29%
 
Beautiful Girls
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: During a snowy winter in the small fictional town of Knight"s Ridge, Massachusetts, a group of lifelong buddies hang out, drink and struggle to connect with the women who affect their decisions, dreams and desires.
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, clever, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: small town, coming of age, friendship, buddies, relationships, drinking, mentor, human nature, love, unlikely friendships, high school, adolescence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new england, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   24%
 
 6.6
 40K
Reality Bites
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A small circle of friends suffering from post-collegiate blues must confront the hard truth about life, love and the pursuit of gainful employment. As they struggle to map out survival guides for the future, the Gen-X quartet soon begins to realize ...
Style: clever, realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: friendship, romance, aids, best friends, love, life philosophy, introspection, urban, relationships, college, mentor, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   32%
 
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The Pallbearer
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Aspiring architect Tom Thompson is told by mysterious Ruth Abernathy that his best friend, "Bill," has taken his own life. Except that Tom has never met Bill and neither have his incredulous friends. So when Tom foolishly agrees to give ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: mistaken identity, romance, high school, love triangle, comedy of errors, college, adolescence vs adulthood, unlikely friendships, twentysomething life, love and romance, relationships, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   27%
    User:   27%
 
Mr. Wonderful
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Electrician Gus gets the chance to fulfill a childhood dream by buying an old bowling-alley with some of his friends.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, bowling, opposites attract, starting over, relationships, self discovery, infidelity, divorce, couple relations, happy ending, looking for love, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   30%
 
Sidewalks of New York
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film follows the marital and dating lives of three men and three women who unknowingly form a tangled web of relationships. Interspersing "man on the street" interviews with scenes from the six characters' lives, the film weaves a ...
Style: clever, talky, realistic, witty, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, infidelity, divorce, marriage, relationships, human nature, dialogue driven, pornography, sex, urban, couple relations, adultery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   28%
 
 6.3
 4K
Cousins
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Two couples go to a mutual friends wedding, and end up swapping partners.
Style: humorous, semi serious, romantic, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, infidelity, wedding, love, friendship, couple relations, dysfunctional family, adultery, destiny, marriage, eccentric family, family ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   23%
 
 7.2
 54K
Major League
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Rachel Phelps inherits the Cleveland Indians from her deceased husband, she's determined to move the team to a warmer climate -- but only a losing season will make that possible, which should be easy given the misfits she's hired. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: underdog, baseball, sport, voodoo, indians, farce, follow your dream, mentor, foul language, rise to the top, down on your luck, screwball ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami, usa, california, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   30%
 
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The Great White Hype
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the champ's promoter, Rev. Sultan, decides something new is needed to boost the marketability of the boxing matches, he searches and finds the only man to ever beat the champ. The problem is that he isn't a boxer anymore and he's ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, boxing, corruption, athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, interracial relations, brutality, vengeance, cons and scams, fight scenes ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, california, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   26%
 
Celeste & Jesse Forever
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, divorce, friendship, love, relationships, starting over, drugs/alcohol, gay, unlikely friendships, urban, couple relations, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   31%
 
She's Gotta Have It
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: The story of Nola Darling's simultaneous sexual relationships with three different men is told by her and by her partners and other friends. All three men wanted her to commit solely to them; Nola resists being "owned" by a single ...
Style: sexy, talky, sexual, humorous, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: lesbian, sex, strong sexual content, romance, couple relations, infidelity, urban, sexuality, mars, relationships, women, sexual relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   26%
    User:   27%
 
That Touch of Mink
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A rich businessman and a young woman are attracted to each other, but he only wants an affair while she wants to save her virginity for marriage.
Style: witty, semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, idealism, hotel, unlikely couple, love, psychiatrist, opposites attract, chase, mistaken identity, runaway, couple relations, wartime ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 80s, 1960s
Place: baltimore, usa, new york, new jersey, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   21%
 
Miss Firecracker
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A girl from Yazoo City, Mississippi pins all her hopes on winning the local beauty pageant.
Style: humorous, witty, clever, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: small town, beauty pageant, dysfunctional family, looking for love, parents and children, siblings relations, adaptation, relationships, dialogue, eccentric family, women, small town life ...
Time: 80s
Place: mississippi, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   24%
    User:   25%
 

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Heaven Can Wait
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Joe Pendleton is a quarterback preparing to lead his team to the superbowl when he is almost killed in an accident. An overanxious angel plucks him to heaven only to discover that he wasn't ready to die, and that his body has been cremated. A ...
Style: sentimental, witty, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: date night, family outing
Plot: romance, afterlife, sport, screwball, murder, hidden identity, death, love affair, reincarnation, love story, supernatural romance, destiny ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1930s, 1960s
Place: los angeles, usa, san francisco
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System:   24%
    User:   27%
 
Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A small-town girl wins a date with a Hollywood star through a contest. When the date goes better than expected, a love triangle forms between the girl, the celebrity, and the girl's best friend.
Style: feel good, semi serious, romantic, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: romance, small town, hollywood, actor's life, buddies, happy ending, love triangle, love, love story, stereotypes, fall in love, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: west virginia, usa, virginia, las vegas, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   23%
    User:   23%
 
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