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Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
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Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
Original name: DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When megalomaniacal White Goodman, the owner of a trendy, high-end fitness center, makes a move to take over the struggling local gym run by happy-go-lucky Pete La Fleur, there's only one way for La Fleur to fight back: dodgeball. Aided by a dodgeball guru and Goodman's attorney, La Fleur and his rag-tag team of underdogs launch a knock-down, drag-out battle in which the winner takes all.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, light, absurd, realistic, not serious, inspirational, parody, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, underdog, competition, dumb, coach, against the odds, pirate, redemption, rivalry, contests and competitions, cheerleading, tournament, gym, friends, financial problem, uninhibited rivalry, health situation, teenager, cheerleader, love, farce, friendship between men, beer, nerd, geek ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, los angeles, california

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and not serious films with plots about contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, sport, underdog, dialogue and brutality mostly in Comedy, Sport and Crime genres. Some movies like Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story: Hot Rod (2007), Happy Gilmore (1996), Blades of Glory (2007), Here Comes the Boom (2012), Balls of Fury (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hot Rod (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: For Rod Kimball, performing stunts is a way of life, even though he is rather accident-prone. Poor Rod cannot even get any respect from his stepfather, Frank, who beats him up in weekly sparring matches. When Frank falls ill, Rod devises his most ...
Style: witty, humorous, stylized, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: extreme sport, terminal illness, friendship, motorcycle, misfit, ambition, fund raising, stuntman, obsessive quest, determination, team, young man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s
Place: washington state, usa
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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, twists and turns, buddy movie ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: golf, sport, rivalry, underdog, eccentricity, sarcasm, ambition, dumb, stupidity, against the odds, contests and competitions, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: new jersey, usa, plymouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Blades of Glory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a much-publicized ice-skating scandal strips them of their gold medals, two world-class athletes skirt their way back onto the ice via a loophole that allows them to compete together as a pairs team.
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: figure skating, sport, skating, homoeroticism, gay interest, competition, farce, rivalry, olympics, lgbt, championship, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, year 2002, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa, north korea, ukraine, detroit, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Here Comes the Boom (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A high school biology teacher moonlights as a mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to save the school's music program.
Style: humorous, inspirational, funny, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: underdog, teacher, sport, contests and competitions, mixed martial arts, martial arts, dedicated educator, fight, lifestyle change, against the odds, financial problem, coach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: massachusetts, boston, usa, las vegas
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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: funny, humorous, exciting, satirical, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens
Plot: car race, sport, farce, sport competition, french, stupidity, car, betrayal, satire, uninhibited rivalry, teamwork, championship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: north carolina, alabama, usa
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100%
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Balls of Fury (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Randy Daytona was a child ping pong prodigy who lost his chance at Olympic gold when his father is murdered by the mysterious Feng over a gambling debt. 15yrs later he's down on his luck and scraping a living doing seedy back room shows in ...
Style: humorous, funny, stylized, exciting, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sport, ping pong, rivalry, redemption, prodigy, athlete and trainer, ambition, talent, contests and competitions, hopes, underdog, satire ...
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Grind (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Four skaters follow their idol on his summer tour in an attempt to get noticed, get sponsored, and become stars themselves.
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: skateboard, road trip, friendship, underdog, sport, high school, lifestyle, ambition, rivalry, partners, contests and competitions, friendship between men ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: europe, england, london, santa monica california, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 38K
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, funny, inspirational, cynical ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ice hockey, sport, small town, sport team, underdog, violence, competition, mentor, contests and competitions, ambition, partners, adaptation ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
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The Internship (2013)
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Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Two recently laid-off men in their 40s try to make it as interns at a successful Internet company where their managers are in their 20s.
Style: funny, light, ridiculous, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, light, absurd, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Bring It On: All or Nothing (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A transfer student at a rough high school tries joining the cheer-leading squad and finds that she not only has to face off against the head cheerleader, but also against her former school in preparation for a cheer-off competition.
Style: humorous, sweet, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: cheerleader, high school, cheerleading, dancing, high school life, hip hop, teenager, school, friendship, sport, ambition, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, entertaining, inspirational, light ...
Audience: teens, kids, boys' night
Plot: american football, underdog, sport team, sport, football team, college, transformation, happy ending, football, human spirit, against the odds, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey, austin texas, ireland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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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, funny, feel good, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
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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 ...
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The Longest Yard (2005)
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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: funny, entertaining, inspirational, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Comebacks (2007)
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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, inspirational, melancholic, funny ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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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: funny, humorous, inspirational, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
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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: funny, humorous, feel good, absurd, parody ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
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Zoolander (2001)
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Country: Germany, USA, Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Clear the runway for Derek Zoolander, VH1's three-time male model of the year. His face falls when hippie-chic "he's so hot right now" Hansel scooters in to steal this year's award. The evil fashion guru Mugatu seizes the ...
Style: funny, humorous, parody, light, stylized ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: male model, conspiracy, fashion model, brainwashing, fashion, farce, assassination, fashion show, fame, satire, president, comedy of errors ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, malaysia, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Fired Up! (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 2 Guys. 300 Girls. You Do the Math. The two most popular guys in high school decide to ditch football camp for cheerleader camp. For the girls and for the glory.
Style: humorous, sex comedy, sexy, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
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Time: 21st century, 2000s, contemporary, 80s
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
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Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: cheerleader, cheerleading, hottie, rivalry, underdog, contests and competitions, sport, teenage life, athlete and trainer, teenager, athlete's life, leadership ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.9
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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, funny, feel good, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 90s, 70s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1979 ...
Place: pennsylvania, nevada, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.2
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Beerfest (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: During a trip to Germany to scatter their grandfather's ashes, German-American brothers Todd and Jan discover Beerfest, the secret Olympics of downing stout, and want to enter the contest to defend their family's beer-guzzling honor. Their ...
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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Bring It On: Fight to the Finish (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Christina Milian stars as sassy cheer captain Lina Cruz, whose world is turned upside-down when her family moves from the urban streets of East Los Angeles to the sunny beach town of Malibu. At her new school, Lina clashes with Avery, the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: cheerleader, cheerleading, high school, teenage love, interracial couple, high school hunk, contests and competitions, lifestyle, youth, siblings relations, sport team, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa, malibu california, florida, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 7.1
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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: funny, parody, humorous, absurd, stylized ...
Plot: tennis, sport, tennis player, adaptation, redemption, technology, irreverent, contests and competitions, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, satire ...
Time: 21st century, future, 80s
Place: england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
 37K
The Ringer (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Pressured by a greedy uncle (Brian Cox) and a pile of debt, lovable loser Steve Barker (Knoxville) resorts to an unthinkable, contemptible, just-crazy-enough-to-work scheme. He pretends to be mentally challenged to rig the upcoming Special Olympics ...
Style: funny, humorous, light, not serious, absurd ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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, bet, contests and competitions, buddies, partners, underdog, against the odds, small town, stripper, friendship, male female relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 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: funny, humorous, satirical, entertaining, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: male nudity, teacher, sport, mentor, tennis, stereotypes, athlete and trainer, ambition, rivalry, misfit, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nebraska, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 5.9
 6K
The Grand (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Grand is in the tradition of improvisational comedies like Best In Show and This Is Spinal Tap. The story is set in the world of professional poker and follows six players who reach the final table of the world’s second most famous high stakes ...
Style: humorous, entertaining, clever, funny, not serious ...
Plot: gambling, poker, greed, adaptation, sarcasm, contests and competitions, disorder, uninhibited rivalry, underdog, rivalry, ambition, card playing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, texas, usa, nevada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 4.0
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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: not serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: ice hockey, sport, disorder, against the odds, nothing goes right, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, partners, goofy hero, buddies, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%