Movies like Cool Runnings

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Cool Runnings (1993)
 7.0
 102K
Cool Runnings (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team.
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, realistic, not serious, sexy, inspirational, funny, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: underdog, coach, reggae, olympics, bookies, sport team, winter olympics, snow, sport, family, friends, skiing, rivalry, skating, ambition, fame, self esteem, contests and competitions, championship, against the odds, hopes, athlete's life, disgraced, power relations, winter ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, year 1987, year 1988
Place: canada, jamaica, california

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Most similar movies to Cool Runnings

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, inspirational and entertaining films with plots about sport, contests and competitions, underdog, ambition, family, adaptation and redemption mostly in Sport, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like Cool Runnings: D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994), The Bad News Bears (1976), The Big Green (1995), Rookie of the Year (1993), Angels in the Outfield (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, athlete and trainer, sport, underdog, family, competition, friendship, friends, power relations, against the odds, human spirit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iceland, los angeles, usa, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Bad News Bears (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: underdog, baseball, sport team, coach, sport, family, contests and competitions, youth, friendship, human spirit, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, 80s, 1930s
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 10K
The Big Green (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a depressed Texas town, British foreign exchange teacher Anna attempts to inject some life into her hopeless kids by introducing them to soccer. They're terrible at first, but Anna and her football-hero assistant whip them into shape. As ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: soccer, school, athlete and trainer, sport, underdog, family, small town life, against the odds, teachers and students, high school life, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Rookie of the Year (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 12-year-old Henry Rowengartner, whose late father was a minor league baseball player, grew up dreaming of playing baseball, despite his physical shortcomings. After Henry's arm is broken while trying to catch a baseball at school, the tendon in ...
Style: feel good, exciting, humorous, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: baseball, sport team, sport, contests and competitions, underdog, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, athlete and trainer, hopes, follow your dream, major league ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Angels in the Outfield (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Roger is a foster child whose irresponsible father promises to get his act together when Roger's favourite baseball team, the California Angels, wins the pennant. The problem is that the Angels are in last place, so Roger prays for help to turn ...
Style: touching, humorous, feel good, inspirational, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: angel, sport, parents and children, hopes, ambition, wish come true, rivalry, baseball, underdog, sport team, coach, magic ...
Time: 18th century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Ducks are offered scholarships at Eden Hall Academy but struggle with their new coach's methods and come under pressure from the board to retain their scholarships before their big game against the Varsity team.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, rivalry, sport, underdog, family, school, coming of age, boarding school life, academy, teenage life, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, minnesota, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Mighty Ducks (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: After reckless young lawyer Gordon Bombay gets arrested for drunk driving, he must coach a kids hockey team for his community service. Gordon has experience on the ice, but isn't eager to return to hockey, a point hit home by his tense dealings ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, inspirational, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens, girls' night ...
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, athlete and trainer, happy ending, self discovery, sport, contests and competitions, against the odds, underdog, foe turned friend, ambition, youth ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: minnesota, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 5.1
 13K
Rebound (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An acclaimed college hoops coach is demoted to a junior varsity team after a public meltdown.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: college, follow your dream, basketball, sport team, sport, human spirit, against the odds, lifestyle, family, teenage life, ambition, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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MVP: Most Valuable Primate (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jack is a three-year-old chimpanzee who has been the subject of a long-term experiment by Dr. Kendall, a researcher who been teaching Jack to communicate through sign language. ack scrambles onto the ice in the midst of practice for Steven's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, captivating, light
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: chimpanzee, ice hockey, athlete's life, friendship, against the odds, sport, ambition, disorder, sport team, contests and competitions, underdog, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: baseball, chimpanzee, sport, athlete's life, partners, friendship, against the odds, lifestyle, hopes, kidnapping, animal life, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 9K
Iron Will (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Will Stoneman's father dies, he is left alone to take care of his mother and their land. Needing money to maintain it, he decides to join a cross country dogsled race. This race will require days of racing for long hours, through harsh ...
Style: touching, feel good, captivating, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: dog sled, underdog, train, adventure, family, friends, gambling, human spirit, against the odds, friendship, world war one, sport ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: alaska, minnesota, canada, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Little Big League (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the owner of the Minnesota Twins passes away, he bequeaths the team to his preteen grandson. The newly minted head honcho quickly appoints himself manager, causing unrest in an organisation that struggles to take orders from a 12-year-old.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: baseball, sport team, sport, family, power relations, friends, family relations, lifestyle, prodigy, young heroes, contests and competitions, youth ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, boston, new york, minneapolis minnesota ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Eddie the Eagle (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family, History, Sport
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael "Eddie" Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself - even as an entire nation was counting him ...
Style: inspirational, motivational, feel good, light, touching ...
Plot: life, olympics, determination, skiing, following a dream, coach, athlete, dream, follow your dream, obsession, destiny, winter olympics ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: britain, england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 37K
Slap Shot (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: To build up attendance at their games, the management of a struggling minor-league hockey team signs up the Hanson Brothers, three hard-charging players whose job is to demolish the opposition.
Style: humorous, feel good, cynical, exciting, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, small town, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, partners, underdog, rivalry, opponent, athlete and trainer, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, family outing, girls' night
Plot: basketball, sport team, sport, family, adventure, culture clash, hopes, contests and competitions, athlete's life, misfit, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Herbie Fully Loaded (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Maggie Peyton, the new owner of Number 53 - the free-wheelin' Volkswagen bug with a mind of its own - puts the car through its paces on the road to becoming a NASCAR competitor.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: car, car race, friendship, rivalry, underdog, family relations, partners, family, ambition, contests and competitions, adventure, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: los angeles, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Bad News Bears Go to Japan (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this third film version of the Bad News Bears series, Tony Curtis plays a small time promotor/hustler who takes the pint-sized baseball team to Japan for a match against the country's best little league baseball team which sparks off a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: baseball, sport team, sport, culture clash, lifestyle, contests and competitions, rivalry, adventure, ambition, youth, athlete's life, misfit ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, sincere, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: underdog, american football, sport, against the odds, contests and competitions, rivalry, hopes, cheerleader, athlete and trainer, ambition, bar fight, sport team ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Little Giants (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Danny O'Shea's daughter is cut from the Peewee football team just for being a girl, he decides to form his own team, composed of other ragtag players who were also cut. Can his team really learn enough to beat the elite team, coached ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: football, underdog, sport team, family relations, sport, cheerleader, american football, family, gas station, introspection, self discovery, parents and children ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sentimental sequel film finds the Bears, somehow, the little league champions of California. As a result, the team is invited to play a between-games exhibition at the Houston Astrodome with the local champs, the Toros. Kelly Leak, the Bears' ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: baseball, sport team, sport, underdog, family, high school, redemption, athlete and trainer, human spirit, parents and children, high school life, relationship vs career ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, houston texas, california, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Like Mike 2: Streetball (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Another young boy with 'hoop dreams' finds an old pair of Michael Jordan's sneakers and can suddenly play ball like the greatest player in the world.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: friendship, contests and competitions, athlete's life, buddies, hopes, sport, rivalry, lifestyle, follow your dream, ambition, underdog, sport team ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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, inspirational, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: basketball, sport, hopes, follow your dream, ambition, rivalry, against the odds, friendship, lifestyle, female protagonist, feminism, sport team ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.8
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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, semi serious, touching, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: baseball, rivalry, human spirit, ambition, contests and competitions, against the odds, athlete and trainer, hopes, parents and children, sport team, mentor, sport ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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Miracle (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In 1980, the United States Ice Hockey team's coach, Herb Brooks, put a ragtag squad of college kids up against the legendary juggernaut from the Soviet Union at the Olympic Games. Despite the long odds, Team USA carried the pride of a nation ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sincere, captivating, factual ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: ice hockey, underdog, olympics, sport team, coach, human spirit, grudge, sport, contests and competitions, athlete's life, championship, opponent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1980
Place: usa, new york, milwaukee wisconsin, colorado, minnesota ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
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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, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, golf, underdog, ambition, rivalry, against the odds, contests and competitions, championship, friends, disorder, fish out of water, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, plymouth, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Sandlot 2 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A decade has passed in the small town where the original Sandlot gang banded together during the summer of ’62 to play baseball and battle the Beast. Now comes the sequel, a campy romp back to the dugout where nine new kids descend on the diamond ...
Style: semi serious, touching, feel good, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: sport team, friendship, vengeance, buddies, partners, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, sport, underdog, mischievous children, athlete and trainer ...
Time: contemporary, year 1972
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, sexy ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: sport team, rivalry, baseball, sport, underdog, friendship, athlete and trainer, americana, friends, major league, power relations, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.2
 27K
Snow Dogs (2002)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: dog, adventure, dog sled, pets, talking animals, fish out of water, small town, adoption, disney, friendship, against the odds, dentist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alaska, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, semi serious, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: american football, underdog, sport team, sport, college, hopes, rivalry, human spirit, against the odds, youth, contests and competitions, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, ireland, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.7
 78K
Surf's Up (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Cody is a surfing penguin from Shiverpool who dreams of making it big and being like his idol Big Z. On his journey he discovers his talents are not all he thinks they are and he must learn to accept that their is more to surfing than fame and ...
Style: humorous, inspirational, entertaining, stylized, witty ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: surfing, talking animals, penguins, friendship, jungle, island, follow your dream, hopes, ambition, athlete's life, ocean, world champion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: antarctica, hawaii, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%