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Celtic Pride (1996)
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Celtic Pride (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The National Basketball Association play-offs are taking place, and the Boston Celtics are facing the Utah Jazz in a crucial series. This is also the last year that any games will be played in the Boston Garden, which is going to be torn down after the end of the season. Mike and Jimmy, two die-hard sports fans who will risk anything for the Celtics to win, are really getting into the games...
Style: humorous, satirical, light, entertaining, melancholic, not serious, sexy, parody, funny, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: basketball, kidnapping, sport, basketball player, obsession, justice, missing person, partners, unlikely criminals, african american, loyalty, psychological manipulation, friends, ambition, confined, contests and competitions, buddies, basketball team, happy ending, police officer, sports fan, husband wife relationship, mind game, obsessed fan, plumber ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa, new york

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and cult film films with plots about sport, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, underdog, dialogue and vengeance mostly in Comedy, Sport and Family genres. Some movies like Celtic Pride: Knucklehead (2010), Uncle Drew (2018), Happy Gilmore (1996), Ready to Rumble (2000), BASEketball (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Knucklehead (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film centers on a fight promoter (Mark Feuerstein) deeply in debt to his crooked rival. Desperate for a new fighter that will help him win back everything he owes, the promoter catches a break when a 450-pound church handyman (Paul "Big ...
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: wrestling, disorder, contests and competitions, athlete's life, ambition, buddies, against the odds, friendship, lifestyle, partners, adventure, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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100%
 5.7
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Uncle Drew (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Uncle Drew recruits a squad of older basketball players to return to the court to compete in a tournament.
Style: funny, light, entertaining, humorous
Plot: basketball, comeback, athlete's life, sport team, follow your dream, tournament, financial problem, ambitious, against the odds, sport, contests and competitions, celebrity culture ...
Place: harlem
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100%
 7.0
 223K
Happy Gilmore (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Failed hockey player-turned-golf whiz Happy Gilmore -- whose unconventional approach and antics on the grass courts the ire of rival Shooter McGavin -- is determined to win a PGA tournament so he can save his granny's house with the prize ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, twists and turns, buddy movie ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: golf, sport, rivalry, underdog, eccentricity, sarcasm, ambition, dumb, stupidity, against the odds, contests and competitions, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: new jersey, usa, plymouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ready to Rumble (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two slacker wrestling fans are devastated by the ousting of their favorite character by an unscrupulous promoter.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, funny, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: wrestling, sport, underdog, friendship, follow your dream, goofy hero, ambition, athlete's life, contests and competitions, rivalry, buddies, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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BASEketball (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two losers from Milwaukee, Coop & Remer, invent a new game playing basketball, using baseball rules. When the game becomes a huge success, they, along with a billionaire's help, form the Professional Baseketball League where everyone ...
Style: parody, funny, humorous, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, basketball, sport, friends, farce, unlikely friendships, underdog, business, ambition, rise to the top, rivalry, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.1
 11K
Eddie (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eddie is a New York limo driver and a fanatical follower of the New York Knicks professional basketball team. The team is struggling with a mediocre record when, in mid-season, "Wild Bill" Burgess, the new owner, as a public relations ...
Style: feel good, light, inspirational, entertaining, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: basketball, sport, female protagonist, life philosophy, hopes, follow your dream, ambition, rivalry, against the odds, friendship, lifestyle, basketball coach ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Great White Hype (1996)
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, stylized, entertaining, inspirational, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, boxing, satire, justice, boxer, adaptation, athlete's life, rivalry, investigation, contests and competitions, cons and scams, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, california, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
White Men Can't Jump (1992)
Genre: Comedy, 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: feel good, light, humorous, intense, talky ...
Plot: basketball, friendship, sport, racism, gambling, contests and competitions, ambition, blacks and whites, rivalry, buddy, hip hop, gangsters ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, new jersey, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 6.1
 44K
Fired Up! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 2 Guys. 300 Girls. You Do the Math. The two most popular guys in high school decide to ditch football camp for cheerleader camp. For the girls and for the glory.
Style: humorous, sex comedy, sexy, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: cheerleading, cheerleader, high school, teenager, football, college, erotica, sexual obsession, fall in love, rivalry, sport team, sex ...
Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary, 80s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 12K
The Comebacks (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A comedy that spoofs the inspirational sports movies, The Comebacks tells the story of an out-of-luck coach, Lambeau Fields, who takes a rag-tag bunch of college misfits and drives them towards the football championships. In the process, this ...
Style: parody, humorous, inspirational, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, baseball, coach, rivalry, college, contests and competitions, social relations, athlete and trainer, against the odds, athlete's life, ambition, dumb ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.8
 83K
Semi-Pro (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jackie Moon is the owner, promoter, coach, and star player of the Flint Michigan Tropics of the American Basketball Association (ABA). In 1976 before the ABA collapses, the National Basketball Association (NBA) plans to merge with the best teams of ...
Style: funny, humorous, inspirational, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: basketball, sport, championship, basketball team, sport team, coach, mentor, competition, adaptation, justice, cheerleader, athlete's life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Necessary Roughness (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When the Texas Southern Armadillos football team is disqualified for cheating and poor grades, the University is forced to pick from a team that actually goes to school. Will they even win a single game?
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, inspirational, light ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: american football, underdog, sport team, sport, football team, college, transformation, happy ending, football, human spirit, against the odds, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, austin texas, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.9
 84K
Kingpin (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After bowler Roy Munson swindles the wrong crowd and is left with a hook for a hand, he settles into impoverished obscurity. That is, until he uncovers the next big thing: an Amish kid named Ishmael. So, the corrupt and the hopelessly naïve hit the ...
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bowling, sport, older woman younger man, road trip, on the road, mentor, culture clash, fish out of water, against the odds, championship, contests and competitions, prodigy ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1979 ...
Place: pennsylvania, nevada, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: feel good, humorous, visually appealing, unusual plot structure, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing
Plot: sport, baseball, underdog, voodoo, weapons, writers, vengeance, violence, runaway, kids and family, justice, culture clash ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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: feel good, humorous, twists and turns, unusual plot structure, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: baseball, sport, underdog, major league, fantasy world, adventure, mentor, first contact, lone hero, life philosophy, multiple storylines, gangsters ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, new jersey, usa, south carolina
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.9
 8K
Beer League (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An unemployed slacker (Lange) inspires his softball teammates to improve their game so they won't get kicked out of the local league.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, bet, contests and competitions, buddies, partners, underdog, against the odds, small town, stripper, friendship, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 2.7
 9K
Ed (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack Cooper (Matt LeBlanc) could be a world-class baseball pitcher if he didn't keep buckling under the pressure. He tries to keep his spirits up after he's traded to a minor league team but loses all hope when he discovers that Ed, one of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, inspirational, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: baseball, sport, monkey, chimpanzee, athlete's life, partners, friendship, against the odds, lifestyle, hopes, kidnapping, animal life ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.4
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Ladybugs (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To climb the corporate ladder to success, a guy agrees to coach the company's all girl soccer team with the help of his secret weapon: his fiancee's son.
Style: sexy, feel good, humorous, melancholic, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: cross dressing, soccer, sport, football, teenager, cheerleading, farce, family, youth, stepfather stepson relationship, teenage girl, soccer coach ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An overenthusiastic high-school maintenance man attempts to lead an unlikely group of misfits to the Nebraska state tennis championship in Balls Out: The Gary Houseman Story? director Danny Leiner's underdog sports comedy. American Pie star ...
Style: funny, humorous, satirical, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: male nudity, teacher, sport, mentor, tennis, stereotypes, athlete and trainer, ambition, rivalry, misfit, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nebraska, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Air Up There (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jimmy Dolan is a college basketball coach who wants a big promotion. To get it, he needs to make a dramatic find. He ends up deep in Africa, hoping to recruit Saleh, a huge basketball prodigy Jimmy glimpsed in a home movie. But Saleh is the ...
Style: sexy, humorous, feel good, visually appealing, unusual plot structure ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: basketball, sport, adventure, family, culture clash, football, mad scientist, competition, video game, college, childhood, golf ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.1
 163K
The Waterboy (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bobby Boucher is a water boy for a struggling college football team. The coach discovers Boucher's hidden rage makes him a tackling machine whose bone-crushing power might vault his team into the playoffs.
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, absurd, parody ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: football, sport, bullying, college, social outcast, american football, underdog, low self esteem, rags to riches, farce, mentor, ridicule ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, new jersey, new orleans, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Longest Yard (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Pro quarter-back, Paul Crewe and former college champion and coach, Nate Scarboro are doing time in the same prison. Asked to put together a team of inmates to take on the guards, Crewe enlists the help of Scarboro to coach the inmates to victory in ...
Style: funny, entertaining, inspirational, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: american football, prison, sport, prison life, underdog, prisoner, redemption, prison guard, happy ending, betrayal, adaptation, warden ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: san diego california, austin texas, latin america, new jersey, texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 2K
Curling King (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Once a great curling star, Truls Paulsen is diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder and banned from competition. But when he learns that his old friend and coach Gordon is on his deathbed, Truls, heavily-medicated decides to compete again, in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, cult film
Plot: ambition, goofy hero, silly humor, rivalry, obsession, athlete's life, partners, buddies, contests and competitions, ex athlete, disorder, money raising ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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 4.0
 1K
Pucked (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Frank Hopper is a former lawyer, long-term loser and constant dreamer - and frankly, probably just not all that bright. When he receives a credit card in the mail, he believes he's hit the jackpot. It's not long before he's working ...
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: ice hockey, sport, disorder, against the odds, nothing goes right, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, partners, goofy hero, buddies, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, inspirational, intense, melancholic, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: boxing, sport, friendship, unlikely friendships, contests and competitions, hopes, athlete's life, underdog, ambition, road trip, love triangle, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 2.9
 3K
Hole in One (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eric, a highly-gifted golfer but radically-undisciplined college undergrad, finds his world drastically altered after losing a golf bet to a pair of sadistic plastic surgeons. Eric's bad-boy attitude lifestyle comes to a screeching halt as he ...
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: golf, college, contests and competitions, buddies, rivalry, youth, ambition, nudity (full frontal - brief), bet, golf club, plastic surgeon, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 3.9
 472
Shred (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SHRED is a motion picture that tells the story of two washed up pro snowboarders from the 90s named Max (played by Dave England) and Eddie (played by Renee Renee) who attempt to cash in on the fantastic growth of the sport by starting their own ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddies, rivalry, friends, against the odds, ambition, lifestyle, skiing, human spirit, uninhibited rivalry, athlete's life, partners, underdog ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 19K
7 Days in Hell (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A fictional documentary-style expose on the rivalry between two tennis stars who battled it out in a 1999 match that lasted seven days.
Style: funny, parody, humorous, absurd, stylized ...
Plot: tennis, sport, tennis player, adaptation, redemption, technology, irreverent, contests and competitions, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, satire ...
Time: 21st century, future, 80s
Place: england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When megalomaniacal White Goodman, the owner of a trendy, high-end fitness center, makes a move to take over the struggling local gym run by happy-go-lucky Pete La Fleur, there's only one way for La Fleur to fight back: dodgeball. Aided by a ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, underdog, competition, dumb, coach, against the odds, pirate, redemption, rivalry, contests and competitions, cheerleading, tournament ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Nothing But Trouble (1991)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: While attempting to seduce gorgeous lawyer Diane Lightson, wealthy gadabout Chris Thorne agrees to drive her to Atlantic City, N.J. But, when some reckless driving draws the attention of a deeply critical cop, they and the flamboyant ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, melancholic, not serious, road movie ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: chase, dark humor, justice, dysfunctional family, on the run, eccentric family, false accusation, fish out of water, disorder, goofy hero, buddies, nothing goes right ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%