Movies like Bull Durham

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Bull Durham (1988)
 7.1
 46K
Bull Durham (1988)
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: humorous, realistic, talky, feel good, semi serious, affectionate, nostalgic, witty, romantic, sexy ...
Plot: baseball, love triangle, sport, small town, coach, sport team, romance, athlete's life, couple relations, prodigy, love and romance, self discovery, ambition, looking for love, fall in love, hopes, major league, couples, adulthood, rookie, profanity, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), baseball movie, jealousy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: north carolina, usa, california

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Most similar movies to Bull Durham

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about culture clash, adaptation, mentor, dialogue, catastrophe, storytelling and brutality mostly in Comedy, Sport and Romance genres. Some movies like Bull Durham: For Love of the Game (1999), Tin Cup (1996), Semi-Tough (1977), The Hammer (2007), Just Wright (2010). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
For Love of the Game (1999)
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, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: baseball, sport, romance, looking for love, athlete's life, love and romance, major league, hopes, career, training, loneliness, coach ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, detroit, new york, new york yankees, london ...
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100%
 6.4
 45K
Tin Cup (1996)
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: feel good, humorous, sexy, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: golf, sport, underdog, psychologist, romance, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, man-woman relation, opposites attract, rivalry, competition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 3K
Semi-Tough (1977)
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, feel good, offbeat, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: sport, satire, sport team, wedding, friendship, love triangle, american football, partners, couples, friends, profanity, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.2
 6K
The Hammer (2007)
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, underdog, contests and competitions, athlete's life, ex athlete, ambition, comeback, friends, couples, hopes, couple relations, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, phoenix arizona, pasadena california, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 5.9
 13K
Just Wright (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A physical therapist falls for the basketball player she is helping recover from a career-threatening injury.
Style: realistic, sincere, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, looking for love, couples, ambition, sport, hopes, athlete's life, romance, lifestyle, comeback, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.0
 10K
Mr. Baseball (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jack Elliot, a one-time MVP for the New York Yankees is now on the down side of his baseball career. With a falling batting average, does he have one good year left and can the manager of the Chunichi Dragons, a Japanese Central baseball league find ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: fish out of water, culture clash, sport team, baseball, contests and competitions, romance, athlete's life, power relations, disorder, self discovery, society, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Play It to the Bone (1999)
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: humorous, semi serious, talky, exciting, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, friendship, contests and competitions, underdog, athlete's life, hopes, boxing, ambition, desert, on the road, love triangle, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.5
 14K
Mr 3000 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Aging baseball star who goes by the nickname, Mr. 3000, finds out many years after retirement that he didn't quite reach 3,000 hits. Now at age 47 he's back to try and reach that goal.
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, baseball, friendship, redemption, athlete's life, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, hopes, major league, journalism, underdog ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: milwaukee wisconsin, new jersey, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 5.1
 15K
Summer Catch (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A coming-of-age romantic comedy set against the backdrop of the Cape Cod Baseball League. Local boy Ryan Dunne (Freddie Prinze Jr.), now a pitcher for Boston College, meets Tenley Parrish (Jessica Biel), the daughter of a wealthy couple who summer ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sexy, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, sport, baseball, athlete's life, rivalry, small town, social differences, ambition, follow your dream, fall in love, young lovers, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
How Do You Know (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being cut from the USA softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with her current, baseball-playing beau.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, romantic, twists and turns ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, fall in love, romance, love affair, wooing, ambition, love and romance, athlete's life, revelation, embarrassment, love story, baseball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
White Men Can't Jump (1992)
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, feel good, realistic, buddy comedy, light ...
Plot: basketball, friendship, sport, gambling, racism, blacks and whites, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, profanity, african american, racial stereotype ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Modern Romance (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A film editor breaks up with his girlfriend, unsure if he is in love.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, neurotic, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obsession, film within a film, romance, love and romance, couple relations, self discovery, couples, fall in love, breakup, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love, honest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Replacements (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Maverick old-guard coach Jimmy McGinty is hired in the wake of a players' strike to help the Washington Sentinels advance to the playoffs. But that impossible dream hinges on whether his replacements can hunker down and do the job. So, McGinty ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, exciting, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: sport, american football, underdog, hopes, contests and competitions, against the odds, rivalry, ambition, athlete and trainer, happy ending, sport team, bar fight ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 60K
Major League (1989)
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, realistic, talky, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: baseball, underdog, sport, rivalry, ambition, professional sports, against the odds, follow your dream, rise to the top, contests and competitions, friendship, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa, new york, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 10K
Fever Pitch (1997)
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: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: soccer, sport, sport team, teacher, contests and competitions, couple relations, romance, fall in love, ambition, couples, opposites attract, relationship problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.2
 41K
Fever Pitch (2005)
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, humorous, light, entertaining, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: baseball, obsession, teacher, sport, romance, contests and competitions, opposites attract, relationship problems, career woman, happy ending, love and romance, bittersweet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, boston, new york yankees, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.4
 1K
Coach (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A slacker trust-fund type finds the motivation to pick up a job as the coach of middle school soccer team
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, sport, ambition, lifestyle, direction and purpose, hopes, slacker, coach, misfit, redemption, friends, sport team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Major League: Back to the Minors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At the behest of Roger Dorn -- the Minnesota Twins' silver-tongued new owner -- washed-up minor league hurler Gus Cantrell steps up to the plate to take over as skipper of the club's hapless farm team. But little does he know that Dorn has ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: sport, baseball, sport team, rivalry, baseball bat, major league, underdog, power relations, friends, americana, feminism, against the odds ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, south carolina, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 201
New Low (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Wendell, a neurotic, aimless twentysomething, struggles to figure out which girl he really belongs with: Joanna, the best girl he's ever known, or Vicky, the worst. His friend, Dave, helps him sort through his thoughts as Wendell discovers not ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, love affair, looking for love, self discovery, social worker, romance, battle of the sexes, fall in love, couples, wooing, photographer, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
Breakin' All the Rules (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Inspired by his fiancée (who dumped him), a man publishes a break-up handbook for men, becoming a bestselling author in the process.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: romance, love triangle, looking for love, love and romance, breakup, comedy of errors, friendship, battle of the sexes, couple relations, dishonesty, male female relationship, lone hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Major League II (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Those Cleveland Indians are at it again! After losing in the ALCS the year before, the Indians are determined to make it into the World Series this time! First, though, they have to contend with Rachel Phelps again when she buys back the team. Also, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: sport, sport team, rivalry, baseball, underdog, contests and competitions, partners, buddies, lifestyle, ambition, hopes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
That Touch of Mink (1962)
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: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: fall in love, unemployment, romance, idealism, couple relations, hopes, love and romance, silly humor, opposites attract, cinderella story, unlikely couple, love triangle ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s, 1960s, 70s
Place: new york, new york yankees, baltimore, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.0
 31K
Leatherheads (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A light hearted comedy about the beginnings of Professional American Football. When a decorated war hero and college all star is tempted into playing professional football. Everyone see the chance to make some big money, but when a reporter digs up ...
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, realistic, inspirational ...
Plot: sport team, stadium, american football, rivalry, football, love and romance, hopes, ambition, screwball, surrender, love triangle, small town ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, post world war one, 20s, 20th century ...
Place: chicago illinois, minnesota, usa, france, milwaukee wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 23K
I.Q. (1994)
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: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mechanic, mathematics, cheating, romance, parents and children, fall in love, family relations, couples, opposites attract, buddies, dishonesty, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 90s, 1950s, future
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.4
 6K
The Scout (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When his star recruit botches a Major League Baseball debut, humiliated talent scout Al Percolo (Albert Brooks) gets banished to rural Mexico, where he finds a potential gold mine in the arm of young phenom Steve Nebraska (Brendan Fraser). Soon, the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, cynical, psychological, light ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: baseball, sport, baseball movie, lifestyle, power relations, self discovery, athlete's life, friendship, rivalry, ambition, nothing goes right, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, mexico, usa, latin america, nebraska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
 20K
Bad News Bears (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Morris Buttermaker is a burned-out minor league baseball player who loves to drink and can't keep his hands to himself. His long-suffering lawyer arranges for him to manage a local Little League team, and Buttermaker soon finds himself the head ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, clever ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: baseball, sport, human spirit, rivalry, ambition, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, against the odds, parents and children, hopes, sport team, little league ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 70s, contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.4
 6K
Hope Springs (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: British artist Colin Ware discovers that his fiancée, Vera, is going to marry another man. Distraught and despondent, he gets on a plane for America and ends up in the tiny town of Hope in New England. At first, Colin is depressed, but he soon ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, sentimental, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, small town, hotel, romance, starting over, looking for love, love affair, love and romance, fall in love, couple relations, breakup, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: vermont, usa, new england, england, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Playing for Keeps (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A former sports star who's fallen on hard times starts coaching his son's soccer team in an attempt to get his life together.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexy, realistic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, girls' night
Plot: soccer, parent, sport, single father, romance, eligible bachelor, family relations, sport team, parents and children, hopes, father son relationship, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
She's Gotta Have It (1986)
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, sexual, witty, talky, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), infidelity, breaking the fourth wall, love and romance, singleness, sexual relations, couple relations, love triangle, thanksgiving, profanity, shallowness, romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.3
 58K
Wimbledon (2004)
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: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: sport, tennis, underdog, ambition, tennis player, romance, couple relations, fall in love, opposites attract, happy ending, paparazzi, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, australia, london, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%