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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, basketball, sport, missing person, partners, unlikely criminals, confined, friends, contests and competitions, ambition, buddies, basketball player, basketball team, justice, happy ending, crimes, athlete's life, hostages, hung over, power relations, bar, mind game, basketball coach, friend, irish american ...
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, entertaining and melancholic films with plots about sport, ambition, contests and competitions, underdog, adaptation, dialogue and vengeance mostly in Comedy, Sport and Family genres. Some movies like Celtic Pride: Eddie (1996), The Great White Hype (1996), BASEketball (1998), Uncle Drew (2018), The Benchwarmers (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, basketball movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, basketball, underdog, sport team, lifestyle, feminism, against the odds, rivalry, friendship, friends, power relations, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
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, investigation, rivalry, athlete's life, contests and competitions, cons and scams, athlete and trainer, interracial relations, power relations, underdog, boxing ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, cleveland ohio, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
 6.5
 54K
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, not serious, feel good, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, friends, baseball, basketball, rise to the top, partners, ambition, rivalry, business, cheerleading, sportscaster, party ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 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: entertaining, funny, light, humorous, basketball movie
Plot: basketball, comeback, tournament, financial problem, sport team, athlete's life, follow your dream, ambitious, against the odds, sport, contests and competitions, lifestyle ...
Place: harlem
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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The Benchwarmers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 80 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, youth, ambition, contests and competitions, sport, group of friends, clumsiness, millionaire, pizza, video store, paperboy, team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, african american, racial stereotype, cons and scams ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, exciting, humorous, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sport, underdog, american football, college, against the odds, hopes, human spirit, rivalry, friendship, ambition, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, ireland, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wrestling, sport, ambition, friendship, goofy hero, follow your dream, athlete's life, underdog, down on your luck, nothing goes right, buddies, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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 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, rivalry, college, coach, parody, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, social relations, against the odds, ambition, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 5.8
 75K
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, entertaining, inspirational, absurd, suspense ...
Plot: basketball, championship, sport, coach, merger, sport team, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, cheerleader ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, michigan
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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, semi serious, feel good, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: sport, baseball, rivalry, baseball bat, major league, underdog, ambition, partners, against the odds, buddies, follow your dream, friends ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa, south carolina, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.4
 8K
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, not serious, feel good, offbeat, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: cross dressing, sport, family, farce, youth, gender, ambition, friendship, underdog, sport team, power relations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.0
 183K
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, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: golf, sport, underdog, rivalry, against the odds, contests and competitions, ambition, fish out of water, championship, misfit, disorder, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.9
 72K
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: older woman younger man, bowling, sport, fish out of water, on the road, against the odds, championship, contests and competitions, prodigy, buddies, success, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1979, 1990s, year 1969 ...
Place: pennsylvania, nevada, pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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
Plot: prison life, prison, football, sport, underdog, american football, warden, contests and competitions, confined, friends, prisoner, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, san diego california, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 140K
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, not serious ...
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: usa, louisiana, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: sport, rivalry, baseball, underdog, ambition, friends, sport team, power relations, friendship, buddies, partners, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, semi serious, realistic, basketball movie ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: sport, family, adventure, culture clash, power relations, rivalry, ambition, athlete's life, contests and competitions, hopes, athlete and trainer, disorder ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: semi serious, humorous, exciting, talky, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, friendship, contests and competitions, underdog, athlete's life, hopes, boxing, ambition, on the road, desert, love triangle, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 3.8
 14K
Caddyshack II (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a crass new-money tycoon's membership application is turned down at a snooty country club, he retaliates by buying the club and turning it into a tacky amusement park.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, witty, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, friendship, underdog, fish out of water, fall in love, love and romance, contests and competitions, blind ambition, parents and children, rivalry, ambition, snobbism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, football movie ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: sport, dog, kidnapping, american football, sport team, family, school, rescue, youth, ambition, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: realistic, feel good, offbeat, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, disco, basketball, astrology, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, hopes, ambition, supernatural ability, goofy hero, partners, underdog ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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, not serious, offbeat, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: sport, baseball, monkey, animal actor, chimpanzee, family, underdog, sport team, friends, power relations, kidnapping, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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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: realistic, humorous, sincere, exciting, feel good ...
Plot: sport, underdog, american football, contests and competitions, hopes, rivalry, against the odds, ambition, athlete and trainer, happy ending, cheerleader, bar fight ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 7K
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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, stripper, small time, living with parents, sport team, hung over, friends, rivalry, drugs/alcohol, misfit partners, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After Gordon Bombay's hockey comeback is cut short he is named coach of Team USA Hockey for the Junior Goodwill Games. Bombay reunites the Mighty Ducks and introduces a few new players, however, he finds himself distracted by his newfound fame ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: ice hockey, youth, sport, athlete and trainer, underdog, family, competition, friendship, athlete's life, power relations, friends, sport team ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: iceland, europe, los angeles, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Johnny Be Good (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America's hottest young football prospect. His dilemma: should he take one of the many offers from college talent scouts or should he attend the local state college ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, football movie, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: sport, high school, college, vengeance, coming of age, underdog, sport team, friends, social relations, power relations, teenage life, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: texas, alabama, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: cheerleading, cheerleader, sport, college life, hip hop, competition, college, high school, buddies, against the odds, partners, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: usa, campus, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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, dark humor, not serious, disturbing, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, chase, on the run, eccentric family, false accusation, danger, anti heroes, nothing goes right, goofy hero, deadly, buddies, disorder ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 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, realistic, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: owl, tennis, tennis racket, tennis ball, underdog, misfit, high school life, lifestyle, disorder, youth, rivalry, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nebraska, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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