Movies like The Hotshots

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The Hotshots (1968)
 5.7
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The Hotshots (1968)
Original name: Les cracks
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A story about inventor who invented a cool bike and goes on racing competition but has a lot of problems on his way.
Style: parody
Plot: race, inventor, steam train, cyclist, invention, pig, bicycle, border crossing, sport competition, deputy sheriff, sabotage, riding a bicycle, bicycle race, spa, drugs, eiffel tower paris, italian stereotype, train tunnel, mountain road, cycling, dope, drug
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: paris france, vichy

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Most similar movies to The Hotshots

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and parody films with plots about sport, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, silly humor, storytelling and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Sport and Drama genres. Some movies like The Hotshots: Tour de Pharmacy (2017), Ricky 1 (1986), Tour de Force (2013), Stadium Nuts (1972), BASEketball (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Tour de Pharmacy (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 41 min.
Story: A mockumentary that chronicles the prevalence of doping in the world of professional cycling.
Style: disturbing, psychological, humorous, captivating, unusual plot structure
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: riding a bicycle, cyclist, steroids, male objectification, drug abuse, bicycle, doping, athlete's life, sport, society, dishonesty, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 1.4
 727
Ricky 1 (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: In this parody of the Rocky films, Ricky Wanero is a male gigolo and stripper who sets out to beat "The Champ" in the boxing ring.
Style: parody
Plot: oral sex, boxing, godfather, sport, punched in the face
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
 5.9
 623
Tour de Force (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Family man François Nouel (Clovis Cornillac) is the number one fan of the Tour de France – an obsession that costs him his wife and his job. At a loose end, François meets a former sports manager, Rémi (Bouli Lanners) who encourages him to take ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: riding a bicycle, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, human spirit, hopes, escapades, sport, underdog, lifestyle, obsessive quest, tour de france ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.0
 805
Stadium Nuts (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Les Charlots, a French rock group, continue their adventures, in the manner of the Beatles in Hard Day's Night. This is their second adventure. The foursome are on holiday, camping outside a village. The Olympic flame is going to pass through ...
Plot: olympic athlete, race, village, camping, olympics, romance, four friends, runner, wedding dress, athlete, romantic rivalry, competition ...
Place: south of france, paris france, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 61K
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, parody, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, baseball, basketball, sport, ambition, rise to the top, rivalry, partners, business, sportscaster, mascot, cheerleading ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.3
 318
The Big Wash (1968)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sickened to see his students always sleeping in class, a teacher with a colleague and an anarchist start a war against the television. They climbed on Paris roofs to coat the T.V. antennas with a special product cutting the signal reception.
Plot: heat wave, criminal on the run, coworker relationship, vigilantism, friendship, satire, organ, elderly man, failed expectations, magazine, obesity, newspaper ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
My Wife's Husband (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 81 min.
Story: After thirteen years in Germany, Fernand is coming back to his wife and his restaurant. But since his disparition, his wife as made her life with a norman chef, sympathetic but a specialist of butter's cooking when Fernand cook only with oil!
Plot: caught in a lie, disciple, getting home, train, mayor, lawyer, boy, rain, reporter, restaurant, nurse, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 50s
Place: south of france, marseille, normandy, provence
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Crazy Professor (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Philippines
Story: A Filipino comedy film directed Ben Feleo.
Style: parody
Plot: experiment, high school basketball, basketball player, basketball, teacher student relationship, teenager, invention, prostitute, high school athlete, frog, arm wrestling, breakdance ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Trainer on the Beach (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Trainer Oronzo Canà is called to manage Longobarda, the team of a small town of Northern Italy, when it's promoted to the First Division. His only task is not to go back to the Second Division, but even the team's owner plays against ...
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, surprise ending, cult film
Plot: soccer, rivalry, sport, ambition, contests and competitions, power relations, silly humor, sexual content, athlete and trainer, small town, brazilian, sex ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Thank Heaven for Small Favors (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bad financial conditions compel an aristocratic family named Lachesnaye to do strange work.
Plot: poor, job, church, robbery, lack of money, stealing money, poverty, cold, catholic church, hunger, burglary, bourgeoisie ...
Time: 60s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.7
 23K
Breaking Away (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dave, nineteen, has just graduated high school, with his 3 friends, The comical Cyril, the warm hearted but short-tempered Moocher, and the athletic, spiteful but good-hearted Mike. Now, Dave enjoys racing bikes and hopes to race the Italians one ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: working class, coming of age, riding a bicycle, sport, bicycle race, friendship, underdog, bicycle, teenage boy, ambition, adolescence vs adulthood, small town ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 3.8
 233
Delivery Boys (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A gang of boys under the Brooklyn Bridge are united by their common interest in break dancing. Some work as pizza delivery boys, hence they call themselves the "Delivery Boys". They form a dance team and enter a local break dance contest, ...
Plot: artist, laboratory, nurse, doctor, male female relationship, man dressed as a woman, teenage boy, clique, athlete, fight, erection, basketball ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.5
 368
Like a Virgin (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Chubby high school student and Madonna-devotee Oh Dong-ku is a trans woman living with her abusive, alcoholic father. Dong-ku works part-time to save money for the sex reassignment surgery she craves. Despite being told that she has the perfect ...
Style: entertaining, captivating, light
Plot: sport competition, transsexual, coach, gender bending, contests and competitions, gender issues, gender, competition, personality change, obesity, lifestyle change, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Lifelong friends and national idols Ricky Bobby and Cal Naughton Jr. have earned their NASCAR stripes with their uncanny knack of finishing races in the first and second slots, respectively, and slinging catchphrases like "Shake and bake!" ...
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: car race, french, divorce, farce, sport competition, stupidity, lifestyle, teamwork, championship, comeback, uninhibited rivalry, nascar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 145
Tamahine (1963)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The headmaster of a stuffy British boys' school receives a surprise visit from the now-grown, and very voluptuous, daughter he fathered years earlier in the Pacific islands. Director Philip Leacock's 1963 comedy stars Nancy Kwan, Dennis ...
Plot: cousins in love, director, cousin cousin relationship, adolescence, eroticism, cannibalism, island, orphan, anthropologist, boarding school, female nudity, underwater scene ...
Time: 60s
Place: paris france, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.2
 116K
Caddyshack (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At an exclusive country club, an ambitious young caddy, Danny Noonan, eagerly pursues a caddy scholarship in hopes of attending college and, in turn, avoiding a job at the lumber yard. In order to succeed, he must first win the favour of the elitist ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bet, golf, rivalry, country club, sport, ambition, buddies, misfit, farce, competition, cheating, bishop ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.3
 2K
Pegasus (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: China
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Zhang Chi, a hubris and dominating six-time racing champion, falls from grace following a crisis. After a five-year suspension from the motorsport, the now single-father to a six-year-old boy throws down the gauntlet once again.
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, satirical, captivating ...
Plot: champion, car race, racecar driver, car, race, competitor, automobile racing, athlete's life, escapades, professional rivalry, fast car, sport ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Red Wood Pigeon (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Michele is the leader of the Italian communist party and a professional water polo player. On this day he's just lost his memory following a (very stupid) car accident. So he has to discover the intricacies of his life again, and he does so ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, humorous, psychological
Plot: memory loss, politics, satire, surrealism, state affairs, hopes, society, mother son relationship, political satire, character study, identity crisis, boy ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Movie in collections
 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, not serious, inspirational, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, college, coach, sport, social relations, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, against the odds, baseball, athlete's life, ambition, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.3
 10K
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 ...
Style: humorous, not serious, satirical, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: basketball, kidnapping, sport, partners, unlikely criminals, missing person, buddies, ambition, confined, contests and competitions, friends, basketball player ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.1
 161K
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, parody, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: football, ridicule, sport, social outcast, ambition, goofy hero, misfit, swamp, athlete's life, low self esteem, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Ghislain Lambert's Bicycle (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the 70s, there was Merckx and there were the others. Ghislain Lambert was one of the others. This is his story, a quite simple one. The story of a modest Belgian bike racer. His greatest ambition in life? To become a champion. His greatest ...
Style: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic
Plot: riding a bicycle, farm, ambition, lifestyle, against the odds, sport, contests and competitions, hopes, underdog, television reporter, victory, farm hand ...
Time: 70s
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.1
 18K
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, parody, funny ...
Plot: tennis, contests and competitions, athlete's life, ambition, tennis player, sport, rivalry, adaptation, irreverent, technology, redemption, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, future, 80s
Place: england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Movie in collections
Snowboard Academy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A wacky free-for-all comedy about the riotous rivalry between snobby skiers and knuckle-dragging snowboarders.
Style: not serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: school, snowboarding, power relations, skiing, disorder, sport team, athlete and trainer, farce, workplace, contests and competitions, goofy hero, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 343
Idiot in Paris (1967)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Goubi, the simpleton of his village in the French Department Allier, has but one wish: to see Paris. One day, the truckers Grafouillère deposit a drunk Goubi in the biggest market of Paris (the "Halles"). The poor man is completely lost, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, sexual, humorous
Plot: social relations, prostitute, village, village life, drunken man, frenchman, merchant, village idiot
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: paris france, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.5
 200
Bajkeri (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Insufficient brothers Jakub and David, along with friend Sasa, spend most of their time in the social networking world. Relationships for them are chat with virtual girls they have never seen, living a fake fashion show in which they pretend ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, unusual plot structure, light, feel good ...
Plot: romantic rivalry, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, teenage boy, cyclist, friendship between men, dysfunctional family, socially awkward, manipulative woman, sexual humor, husband wife relationship, best friend, friendship between boys ...
Time: 21st century
Place: czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 3.7
 16K
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, not serious, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, snobbism, farce, contests and competitions, underdog, society, blind ambition, misfit, sport, ego clash, love and romance, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.9
 83K
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, road trip, fish out of water, on the road, against the odds, championship, contests and competitions, prodigy, buddies, sport, success ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1979, year 1996 ...
Place: pennsylvania, nevada, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 68K
Major League (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Rachel Phelps inherits the Cleveland Indians from her deceased husband, she's determined to move the team to a warmer climate -- but only a losing season will make that possible, which should be easy given the misfits she's hired. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: baseball, underdog, rivalry, ambition, professional sports, sport, against the odds, rise to the top, follow your dream, contests and competitions, friendship, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, new york, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 4.2
 1K
7-10 Split (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An aspiring actor whose career is in the dumps, exploits his amazing bowling skills to take the PBA by storm and becomes rich and famous, only to lose his best girl and best friend...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, parody, sex comedy
Plot: bowling, friendship, contests and competitions, misfit, ambition, farce, sport, lifestyle, rivalry, athlete's life, friends, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%