Movies like The Hotshots

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The Hotshots (1968)
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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.
Plot: race, parody, inventor, cyclist, invention, steam train, bicycle, pig, sabotage, border crossing, sport competition, eiffel tower paris, deputy sheriff, spa, riding a bicycle, bicycle race, italian stereotype, cycling, train tunnel, dope, mountain road, drug, drugs
Time: 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 semi serious films with plots about sport, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, coach, silly humor and friends mostly in Comedy, Sport and Romance genres. Some movies like The Hotshots: Tour de Pharmacy (2017), Ricky 1 (1988), Tour de Force (2013), Stadium Nuts (1972), The Crazy Professor (1985). 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: captivating, psychological, disturbing, humorous, unusual plot structure
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: cycling, riding a bicycle, steroids, cyclist, male objectification, bicycle, drug abuse, doping, sport, obsession, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 1.4
 692
Ricky 1 (1988)
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.
Plot: parody, punched in the face, boxing, godfather, oral sex, sport
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 6.0
 571
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, feel good, realistic, light, captivating ...
Plot: cycling, riding a bicycle, contests and competitions, human spirit, ambition, rivalry, escapades, hopes, sport, underdog, lifestyle, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.1
 736
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: camping, olympic athlete, olympics, statue, race, village, romance, tent, father daughter relationship, grocery store, runaway bride, plaster cast ...
Place: south of france, southern france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Crazy Professor (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Philippines
Story: A Filipino comedy film directed Ben Feleo.
Plot: coach, invention, high school basketball, prostitute, teacher student relationship, college, kidnapping, basketball player, college professor, frog, high school friend, animals ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 6.3
 289
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: reading a book, knocking on a door, manipulation, taking off shoes, gang, media manipulation, cigar smoking, frontier justice, snoring, taking a bath, underage smoking, singing in a car ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: car race, divorce, farce, sport competition, french, stupidity, uninhibited rivalry, lifestyle, comeback, championship, teamwork, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.7
 339
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 ...
Plot: transsexual, wrestling, sport competition, high school, divorced parents, father son relationship, coach, alcohol, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 6.5
 57K
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: idiotic, humorous, not serious, feel good, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, baseball, basketball, sport, rivalry, rise to the top, ambition, partners, business, parody, mascot, party ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: captivating, semi serious, realistic, psychological, humorous
Plot: satire, politics, memory loss, society, hopes, state affairs, revolution, amnesia, theft, surrealism, dream, robbery ...
Time: 80s
Place: italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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: parody, college, rivalry, coach, sport, against the odds, athlete and trainer, social relations, contests and competitions, baseball, athlete's life, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 3.8
 175
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: pizza delivery boy, prayer, erection, clique, sculptor, meditation, pizza delivery, pizzeria, pizza, contest, older woman younger man relationship, adultery ...
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: restaurant kitchen, hospital room, blackmail, hit by a car, fishing, nurse, husband wife relationship, return home, second marriage, provence, honking a car horn, card playing ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: marseille, south of france, marseille provence, normandy
⇓ 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: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: riding a bicycle, cycling, farm, against the odds, ambition, lifestyle, contests and competitions, sport, hopes, underdog, television reporter, farm hand ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.1
 17K
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, tennis player, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, athlete's life, rivalry, parody, adaptation, irreverent, technology, storytelling ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, future
Place: england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.4
 143
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 ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: teenage boy, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cyclist, romantic rivalry, friendship between men, socially awkward, sexual humor, dysfunctional family, manipulative woman, friendship between boys, conflict between friends, best friend ...
Time: 21st century, quarry
Place: czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 4.4
 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, sex comedy
Plot: bowling, friendship, farce, misfit, contests and competitions, ambition, destiny, friends, athlete's life, lifestyle, sport, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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: humorous, realistic, not serious, surprise ending, cult film
Plot: soccer, ambition, contests and competitions, sport, silly humor, sexual content, rivalry, power relations, small town, athlete and trainer, football player, sex ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 633
La Dream Team (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a fit of anger leads to a serious injury, a sidelined soccer star returns to his hometown and reluctantly agrees to train the local youth.
Plot: leg, group shower, coach, crotch grab, taking a shower, soccer, pubic hair, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, football player, soccer coach, male objectification ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Dream Team (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A former footballer living in Brittany enlists his old teammates to help the local fisherman to win some games in order to raise money and save jobs.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, buddies, sport team, working class, hopes, ambition, self discovery, reunion, lifestyle, contests and competitions, social relations, athlete and trainer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Queens of the Ring (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: More than anything, 30-year-old Rose longs to be reunited with Mickaël, her estranged 11-year-old son who has been placed with a foster family and blames his mother for their long separation. When she discovers that Mickaël is crazy about ...
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: wrestling, contests and competitions, redemption, rivalry, best friends, parents and children, estrangement, hopes, family problems, friends, partners, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Shooting Stars (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Fleury-Mérogis, un match de foot a lieu dans la cour de prison. Tibor Kovacs, un jeune Hongrois, fait des prodiges avec le ballon. Véritable virtuose du football, il rêve de jouer en équipe de France. Pour Manu, son compagnon de cellule, Tibor ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, friendship, ambition, prodigy, desire for fame, intrigue, buddies, disorder, athlete's life, misfit, misfit partners, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: religion, church, bourgeoisie, catholic mass, charity, burglary, catholic church, poor, candle, police officer, job, stealing money ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Movie in collections
 5.9
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The Stud (1970)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Veterinary surgeon William Chaminade is having a peaceful holiday in the South of France when he is witness to an event that will change not only his life but the destiny of France! A young woman tries to kill herself by jumping from the upstairs ...
Plot: cross dressing, congressman, veterinarian, sexually aggressive woman, tax collector, sexual desire, dignity, sexually liberated, sexual frustration, male prostitution, police officer, married woman ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: south of france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Winning Season (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A comedy centered on a has-been coach who is given a shot at redemption when he's asked to run his local high school's girls basketball team
Style: sincere, humorous, inspirational, captivating, feel good ...
Plot: basketball, coach, high school, contests and competitions, misfit, youth, ex athlete, sport team, friends, sport, ambition, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Accidental Golfer (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Sweden, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: I bet anyone can get better at golf than you are in one week, a golfer says to her golfing businessman for a boyfriend in a quarrel. Unfortunately Stig-Helmer is standing nearby when the boyfriend accepts the bet, and he is chosen to be the ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: golf, nothing goes right, contests and competitions, ambition, buddies, rivalry, sport, lifestyle, chosen one, golfer, challenge, factory worker ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.2
 149K
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: football, ridicule, sport, social outcast, misfit, ambition, goofy hero, overprotective parent, athlete's life, low self esteem, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Fast Charlie... the Moonbeam Rider (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A World War I deserter competes in the first long-distance motorcycle race.
Style: road movie
Plot: race, motorcycle, speed, sabotage, cross country, biker, motorcycle racing
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.9
 77K
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, not serious, feel good, funny, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bowling, older woman younger man, road trip, fish out of water, on the road, against the odds, buddies, contests and competitions, prodigy, championship, sport, success ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1996, year 1969 ...
Place: pennsylvania, pittsburgh, nevada, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.2
 62K
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, contests and competitions, rise to the top, follow your dream, against the odds, misfit, down on your luck ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, cleveland ohio, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%