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The Calcium Kid
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When milkman Jimmy Connelly accidentally puts Britain's contender for the World title out of action, he is propelled from amateur boxer to the world stage and announced as the replacement contender for the championship fight.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: contests and competitions, relationship vs career, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, boxer, best friends, pirate, power relations, friends, sport, lifestyle, milk, drinking milk, fatal attraction, dart, obsessed fan, towel, fame, milkman, press conference, champion, iron, sawed off shotgun, bar fight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, florida, usa
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I'm Alan Partridge
Comedy
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29 min.
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about friends, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, lifestyle, friendship and youth mostly in Comedy and Sport genres. Some movies like The Calcium Kid: Football Days (2003), Disco (2008), Gym Teacher: The Movie (2008), Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice (2002), Manchild (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Football Days
Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 113 min.
Story: A comedic romp that celebrates the power of friendship to turn your life around, Dias de Futbol introduces us to Antonio, an ex-convict and amateur shrink who convinces his pals that the best way to overcome their midlife crises and lack of success ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
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Time: contemporary
Place: europe, spain
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The graduating class at Miss Aversham and Miss Cronstall's School for Girls find that they have - in defiance of the natural laws of probability - all blossomed simultaneously. Capitalizing on their unique status, and intent on teaching high ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, prom, high school life, high school, teenage life, rivalry, youth, social relations, best friends, buddies, ambition, friends ...
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Disco
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Endetté jusqu'au cou dans une affaire de water bed, Didier Travolta, 40 ans, vit au Havre dans le quartier populaire du Grand Large chez sa maman : Madame Graindorge. Il reçoit une lettre de la mère de son fils Brian, 8 ans, qui vit en ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, normandy
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Story: Christina Milian stars as sassy cheer captain Lina Cruz, whose world is turned upside-down when her family moves from the urban streets of East Los Angeles to the sunny beach town of Malibu. At her new school, Lina clashes with Avery, the ...
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Genre: Comedy
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Duration: 103 min.
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Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous
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Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice
Genre: Comedy, Sport
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Duration: 96 min.
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Manchild
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Stockbroker Terry, art expert Patrick, orthodontist James and decking supremo Gary have been friends since their schooldays. Now, having all reached the age of 50, they are intent on reliving the freedom of their youth, buying hip new clothes and ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: best friends, buddies, suburbs, introspection, boss and employee, friendship, looking for love, midlife crisis, unfulfilled love, workplace romance, adolescence vs adulthood, suburban life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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Super Sweet 16: The Movie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized
Audience: teens
Plot: best friends, high school, contests and competitions, high school life, teenage life, youth, friendship, friends, blind ambition, siblings relations, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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    User:   82%
 
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Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A pair of rivaling stage magicians are forced to confront their falling out over a guillotine mishap when they compete in a magic competition.
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic, clever ...
Plot: rivalry, odd couple, contests and competitions, parody, prank, wizards and magicians, disorder, guillotine, buddies, uninhibited rivalry, friendship, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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System:   81%
    User:   78%
 
Bring It On: In It to Win It
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fourth 'Bring It On' movie is set at a cheerleader camp in Florida with a 'West Side Story' musical feel has the female captain of the West Side Sharks meeting and romancing a male member of the East Coast Jets amid their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: sport, hip hop, underdog, cheerleader, contests and competitions, camp, uninhibited rivalry, teenage life, ambition, rivalry, competition, cheerleading ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, usa
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System:   75%
    User:   83%
 
Mike Bassett: England Manager
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mike Bassett: England Manager is an hilarious British Comedy that stars Ricky Thomlinson. Featuring Cameos from Barry Venison, Gabby Yorath, Atomic Kitten and Pele.When the England manager has a heart attack, footballs' top brass turn to Mike ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: sport, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, sport team, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, underdog, rise to the top, friends, football, soccer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: semi serious, emotional, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: teens
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Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
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The Search for John Gissing
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Matthew Barnes is a young exec on the move up who finds himself a pawn in corporate in-fighting when he's sent to London to oversee a merger
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: boss and employee, singleness, workplace romance, couples, workplace, clergy, vengeance, couple relations, culture clash, workplace situations, love and romance, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london, chicago illinois
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System:   64%
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Bring It on Again
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When new students can't get onto their college cheerleading team, they form their own squad and prepare for a cheer off.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: cheerleading, hip hop, college, high school, competition, sport, underdog, cheerleader, contests and competitions, friendship, college life, race issues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, campus, new jersey
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Ski School
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Rival groups in a skiing school do battle on and off the piste. One gang are rich and serious, the other group are party animals.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, youth, friends, athlete's life, buddies, friendship, rich and poor, social differences, ambition, sport ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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System:   62%
    User:   60%
 
Everybody Wants Some!!
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A comedy that follows a group of friends as they navigate their way through the freedoms and responsibilities of unsupervised adulthood.
Style: realistic, talky, semi serious, humorous, reflective ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, drinking, baseball, beer, friendship, rivalry, sport team, ambition, school, sport, sexualized violence, coming-of-age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1980
Place: usa, texas, california
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Out on Parole
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: With one more day of parole left, J.T. vows to play by the book. But when he finds out his mom will lose their home unless they come up with a serious amount of money, J.T. takes a chance by entering a lowrider contest that violates his parole.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: contests and competitions, race against time, cons and scams, wizards and magicians, ambition, chases and races, rivalry, friends, parole officer, black cast, african american, ex convict
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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The Minis
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Dwarfs playing basketball... with Dennis Rodman.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: sport, college, athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, sport team, ambition, lifestyle, rivalry, hotshot hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, venice beach california
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System:   54%
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Stacy's Mom
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy about four adolescent buddies whose raging hormones zero in on their friends mom.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, touching
Plot: coming of age, youth, buddies, contests and competitions, parents and children, ambition, puberty, sexual fantasy, innocence, partners, rivalry, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   49%
    User:   56%
 
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Pledge This!
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: At popular South Beach University, filthy rich super-snob Victoria English is the absolute queen of leading Greek student club, Sigma Sigma. In order to achieve her crowning ambition, winning FHM Magazine's annual best sorority, she must ...
Style: humorous, not serious, sexual, realistic, witty
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: college, buddies, friendship, looking for sex, teenage love, university, college life, sorority, student life, teenage life, thirtysomething life, stoners ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, florida, france, miami, usa
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Clatterford
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Jam & Jerusalem is a British sit-com that aired on BBC One from 2006 to 2009. Written by Jennifer Saunders and Abigail Wilson, it starred Sue Johnston, Jennifer Saunders, Pauline McLynn, Dawn French, Maggie Steed, David Mitchell, and Sally ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty, uplifting ...
Plot: feminism, friendship, village, family life, village life, gender, family relations, friends, social relations, best friends, british humour, sitcom ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, britain
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Nina's Heavenly Delights
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A feisty young woman returns to Glasgow to run her deceased father's curry house.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sexual, sexy
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: restaurant, fall in love, gays and lesbians, romance, opposites attract, couple relations, forbidden love, friendship, looking for love, love affair, love triangle, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, england, europe, london, taj mahal
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Irish Jam
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Upon discovering that their town is up for sale, crafty Irish villagers scheme to raise the money to prevent the buy-out. They hold a poetry contest with a tempting grand prize -- the deed to their local pub. But what could happen when a duplicitous ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: buddies, rise to the top, friendship, village, love triangle, parents and children, culture clash, siblings relations, cons and scams, fish out of water, gender bending, village life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, ireland, usa, los angeles
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System:   45%
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Not Going Out
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Lee is a childish northerner who lives in a fancy penthouse apartment in London who goes through a variety of jobs such as a janitor and ice cream man as well as attempting relationships with female flatmates. His best mate, Daily Mail reading, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching
Plot: sitcom, love triangle, thirtysomething life, lifestyle, fall in love, friendship, working class, unfulfillment, couples, friends, disorder, laziness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
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System:   43%
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All That Glitters
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ely and Lila are like sisters. They know each other since childhood,they share everything and dream of a better life.they live in the same suburb, 10mn from Paris. Today,Ely and Lila dont want to be 10mn away from their life anymore.from small ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, ambition, society, friends, urban, friendship, couple relations, parents and children, social differences, working class, city life, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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System:   43%
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Some Girls
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Some Girls is a British comedy series written by Bernadette Davis that airs on BBC Three. The show stars Adelayo Adedayo, Mandeep Dhillon, Alice Felgate, Natasha Jonas, Dolly Wells, Colin Salmon, Jassa Ahluwalia and Franz Drameh. It debuted on 6 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, teenage life, high school, youth, friends, friendship, coming of age, high school life, social relations, soccer, popularity, school life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
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System:   41%
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Shred
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