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Celtic Pride (1996)
 5.3
 9K
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, not serious, satirical, light, melancholic, entertaining, realistic, basketball movie, funny, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, sport, basketball, missing person, partners, unlikely criminals, confined, friends, contests and competitions, ambition, buddies, basketball player, basketball team, justice, happy ending, crimes, athlete's life, hostages, hostage, hung over, power relations, profanity, silly humor, athlete, bar ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, new york

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Most similar movies to Celtic Pride

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and cult film films with plots about sport, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, underdog, storytelling and brutality mostly in Comedy, Sport and Family genres. Some movies like Celtic Pride: BASEketball (1998), Eddie (1996), The Great White Hype (1996), The Benchwarmers (2006), Uncle Drew (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.5
 55K
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, idiotic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, friends, baseball, basketball, rivalry, rise to the top, partners, ambition, business, parody, mascot, party ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 5.2
 9K
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, inspirational, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: basketball, sport, follow your dream, hopes, rivalry, friendship, ambition, against the odds, lifestyle, female protagonist, feminism, sport team ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, semi serious, exciting, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, boxer, contests and competitions, cons and scams, athlete's life, investigation, rivalry, satire, underdog, interracial relations, athlete and trainer, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, cleveland ohio, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
The Benchwarmers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A trio of guys try and make up for missed opportunities in childhood by forming a three-player baseball team to compete against standard little league squads.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, youth, contests and competitions, ambition, group of friends, clumsiness, millionaire, video store, pizza, team, paperboy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
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 5.7
 11K
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: basketball movie, light, funny, entertaining, humorous
Plot: basketball, comeback, tournament, financial problem, sport team, athlete's life, follow your dream, ambitious, against the odds, contests and competitions, sport, rise to the top ...
Place: harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 ⇓
67%
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, not serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: wrestling, sport, friendship, ambition, follow your dream, athlete's life, goofy hero, underdog, rivalry, nothing goes right, life is a bitch, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.0
 190K
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: humorous, feel good, funny, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: golf, sport, underdog, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, against the odds, fish out of water, friends, championship, misfit, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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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, exciting, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: underdog, sport, american football, sport team, college, human spirit, hopes, against the odds, rivalry, ambition, lifestyle, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, ireland, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.5
 9K
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: humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: cross dressing, sport, soccer, underdog, sport team, family, farce, ambition, gender, youth, power relations, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 4.3
 11K
The Comebacks (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 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: humorous, not serious, inspirational, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, parody, rivalry, college, coach, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, social relations, against the odds, athlete's life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.8
 77K
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: humorous, funny, entertaining, inspirational, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: basketball, championship, sport, coach, sport team, merger, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, cheerleader ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 ⇓
58%
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 ⇓
58%
 6.1
 144K
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: humorous, funny, absurd, entertaining, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, ridicule, social outcast, goofy hero, ambition, misfit, athlete's life, football, low self esteem, family relations, love and romance, underdog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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, drug use, bet, contests and competitions, buddies, underdog, small town, partners, against the odds, friendship, sport team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.9
 75K
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, feel good, not serious, funny, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bowling, older woman younger man, sport, fish out of water, on the road, against the odds, prodigy, contests and competitions, buddies, championship, rivalry, success ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1996, year 1979 ...
Place: pennsylvania, nevada, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 2.7
 8K
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, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: sport, baseball, chimpanzee, athlete's life, partners, friendship, against the odds, lifestyle, kidnapping, hopes, rivalry, animal life ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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: humorous, not serious, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tennis, athlete and trainer, ambition, rivalry, misfit, tennis court, school, mentor, tennis ball, tennis racket, stereotypes, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nebraska, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Bring It on Again (2004)
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, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: cheerleader, cheerleading, sport, competition, athlete's life, against the odds, teenage life, friendship, ambition, youth, sport team, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: humorous, not serious, exciting, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens
Plot: prison life, prison, sport, football, underdog, american football, warden, confined, contests and competitions, friends, prisoner, ex athlete ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, san diego california, latin america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Air Up There (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
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: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, basketball movie ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: sport, sport team, family, adventure, culture clash, athlete's life, rivalry, scout, power relations, disorder, misfit, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.1
 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: humorous, not serious, captivating, entertaining, light ...
Plot: disorder, buddies, partners, rivalry, contests and competitions, nothing goes right, goofy hero, ambition, against the odds, small town life, underdog, small town ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Josh and Buddy move from basketball to American football in this first of several sequels to the original Air Bud.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, football movie ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers, pre-teens ...
Plot: sport, dog, kidnapping, family relations, sport team, american football, family, school, youth, rivalry, friendship, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: washington d.c., usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.1
 16K
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: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Plot: tennis, sport, tennis player, ambition, athlete's life, contests and competitions, rivalry, parody, adaptation, irreverent, technology, storytelling ...
Time: 21st century, future, 80s
Place: england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
48%
 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, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: college, contests and competitions, rivalry, buddies, ambition, youth, golf, golf club, bet, nudity (full frontal - brief), plastic surgeon, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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: not serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat, cult film
Plot: goofy hero, ambition, disorder, ex athlete, buddies, silly humor, rivalry, athlete's life, contests and competitions, partners, obsession, money raising ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 ⇓
44%
The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Pittsburgh basketball team is hopeless. Maybe with the aid of an astrologer, and some new astrologically compatible players, they can become winners.
Style: offbeat, feel good, not serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, disco, astrology, basketball, underdog, ambition, sport team, misfit, partners, supernatural ability, contests and competitions, hopes ...
Time: 70s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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