Movies like Leatherheads

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Leatherheads (2008)
 6.0
 30K
Leatherheads (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A light hearted comedy about the beginnings of Professional American Football. When a decorated war hero and college all star is tempted into playing professional football. Everyone see the chance to make some big money, but when a reporter digs up some dirt on the war hero... everyone could lose out.
Style: witty, humorous, feel good, realistic, inspirational, intense, sentimental, semi serious, slang, football movie ...
Plot: stadium, american football, sport team, rivalry, football, love and romance, ambition, hopes, screwball, love triangle, small town, confession, football practice, police, underdog, life philosophy, redemption, vengeance, justice, unlikely friendships, romance, sport, suicidal, journalism, legends and myths ...
Time: 1910s, post world war one, 20th century, 20s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: minnesota, usa, france, chicago illinois, milwaukee wisconsin, new jersey

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Most similar movies to Leatherheads

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, entertaining and semi serious films with plots about mentor, catastrophe, dialogue, adaptation, storytelling, destiny and life philosophy mostly in Comedy, Romance and Sport genres. Some movies like Leatherheads: Jerry Maguire (1996), Tin Cup (1996), The Replacements (2000), Semi-Tough (1977), Mr 3000 (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.3
 214K
Jerry Maguire (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Jerry Maguire used to be a typical sports agent: willing to do just about anything he could to get the biggest possible contracts for his clients, plus a nice commission for himself. Then, one day, he suddenly has second thoughts about what ...
Style: motivational, touching, realistic, feel good, sincere ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: career, friendship, workplace romance, starting over, greed, introspection, agent, single parent, opposites attract, ambition, rivalry, layoff ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.3
 43K
Tin Cup (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A washed up golf pro working at a driving range tries to qualify for the US Open in order to win the heart of his succesful rival's girlfriend.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: golf, sport, underdog, psychologist, romance, contests and competitions, love and romance, fall in love, love triangle, man-woman relation, opposites attract, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
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: humorous, semi serious, sincere, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: sport, underdog, bar fight, cheerleader, american football, strike, coach, football, redemption, recruit, negotiation, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.9
 2K
Semi-Tough (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A three-way friendship between two free-spirited professional football players and the owner's daughter becomes compromised when two of them become romantically involved.
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: sport, american football, buddies, sport team, friendship, rivalry, friends, hopes, athlete's life, love and romance, love triangle, partners ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 5.5
 13K
Mr 3000 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Aging baseball star who goes by the nickname, Mr. 3000, finds out many years after retirement that he didn't quite reach 3,000 hits. Now at age 47 he's back to try and reach that goal.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, baseball, friendship, redemption, underdog, major league, journalism, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, contests and competitions, friends ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: milwaukee wisconsin, new jersey, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
All the Right Moves (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sensitive study of a headstrong high school football star who dreams of getting out of his small Western Pennsylvania steel town with a football scholarship. His equally ambitious coach aims at a college position, resulting in a clash which could ...
Style: realistic, feel good, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, college, ambition, sport, small town, drinking, friendship, youth, pregnancy, marching band, coach, locker room ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: usa, pennsylvania, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.4
 32K
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, cynical, exciting, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sport, small town, ice hockey, violence, contests and competitions, partners, hockey, ambition, underdog, athlete and trainer, opponent, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 6.5
 40K
One Fine Day (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Melanie Parker, an architect and mother of Sammy, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father of Maggie, are both divorced. They meet one morning when overwhelmed Jack is left unexpectedly with Maggie and forgets that Melanie was to take her ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, entertaining, witty ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: single parent, opposites attract, screwball, romance, one day, parents and children, nothing goes right, disorder, looking for love, love and romance, fall in love, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Movie in collections
 5.6
 20K
New in Town (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Lucy Hill is an ambitious up-and-coming executive living in Miami. She loves her shoes, she loves her cars and she loves climbing the corporate ladder. When she is offered a temporary assignment – in the middle of nowhere – to restructure a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, light, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: small town, love and romance, fish out of water, opposites attract, vegetarian, misfit, factory worker, fall in love, moral dilemma, social relations, business executive, labor union ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: minnesota, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.1
 43K
Bull Durham (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Veteran catcher Crash Davis is brought to the minor league Durham Bulls to help their up and coming pitching prospect, "Nuke" Laloosh. Their relationship gets off to a rocky start and is further complicated when baseball groupie Annie ...
Style: realistic, talky, humorous, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: baseball, love triangle, sport, small town, romance, hopes, love and romance, athlete's life, couple relations, looking for love, major league, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: north carolina, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
How Do You Know (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: After being cut from the USA softball team and feeling a bit past her prime, Lisa finds herself evaluating her life and in the middle of a love triangle, as a corporate guy in crisis competes with her current, baseball-playing beau.
Style: humorous, witty, realistic, romantic, light ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, love affair, wooing, fall in love, ambition, love and romance, athlete's life, athlete, revelation, embarrassment, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Goal! The Dream Begins (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Like millions of kids around the world, Santiago harbors the dream of being a professional footballer...However, living in the Barrios section of Los Angeles, he thinks it is only that--a dream. Until one day an extraordinary turn of events has him ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, captivating, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: coach, sport, soccer, stadium, nurse, roommate, restaurant, athlete, sport team, underdog, against the odds, loss of parent ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, los angeles, europe, mexico, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.5
 39K
Varsity Blues (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In small-town Texas, high school football is a religion, 17-year-old schoolboys carry the hopes of an entire community onto the gridiron every Friday night. When star quarterback Lance Harbor suffers an injury, the Coyotes are forced to regroup ...
Style: exciting, twists and turns, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: small town, cheerleader, sport, high school, coming of age, obsession, party, american football, police car, football, athlete and trainer, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.0
 14K
Summer Catch (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A coming-of-age romantic comedy set against the backdrop of the Cape Cod Baseball League. Local boy Ryan Dunne (Freddie Prinze Jr.), now a pitcher for Boston College, meets Tenley Parrish (Jessica Biel), the daughter of a wealthy couple who summer ...
Style: sexy, feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, sport, baseball, rivalry, small town, beach, summer, bikini, party, athlete's life, young lovers, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Everybody's All-American (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Louisiana football star Gavin Grey had it all. He was an All-American champion who married his high-school sweetheart, homecoming queen Babs Rogers, and who was a hero to his hometown. Yet after a failed professional career, Gavin realizes that fame ...
Style: captivating, sincere, serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sport, college, friendship, love triangle, american football, infidelity, midlife crisis, friends, athlete's life, crumbling marriage, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 80s, 1950s
Place: louisiana, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.7
 20K
Starter for 10 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1985, against the backdrop of Thatcherism, Brian Jackson enrolls in the University of Bristol, a scholarship boy from seaside Essex with a love of knowledge for its own sake and a childhood spent watching "University Challenge," a ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: politics, party, marijuana, coming of age, social differences, student, university, buddies, youth, love and romance, couple relations, working class ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, europe, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.1
 11K
Leap of Faith (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jonas Nightengale is a fraudulent Christian faith healer who makes a living travelling around America holding revival meetings and conducting 'miracles' with the help of his friend and manager, Jane, and their entourage. One of their ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: small town, preacher, redemption, dishonesty, cons and scams, romance, opposites attract, small town life, bus, male female relationship, miraculous event, character study ...
Time: 90s
Place: kansas, usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting, feel good ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, underdog, american football, college, youth, partners, human spirit, fall in love, rivalry, university, friendship, high school life ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, ireland, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 56K
Wimbledon (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A pro tennis player has lost his ambition and has fallen in rank to 119. Fortunately for him, he meets a young player on the women's circuit who helps him recapture his focus for Wimbledon.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, exciting ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: tennis, sport, underdog, ambition, tennis player, romance, couple relations, opposites attract, fall in love, paparazzi, husband wife relationship, happy ending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, europe, australia, brighton, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Playing for Keeps (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A former sports star who's fallen on hard times starts coaching his son's soccer team in an attempt to get his life together.
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, sexy, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: soccer, parent, athlete, romance, eligible bachelor, sport team, family relations, sport, parents and children, hopes, father son relationship, parent child relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Men with Brooms (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A witty and clever comedy that follows four longtime curling friends reunited by the last wishes of their recently deceased coach and set out to win the Golden Broom. Realising that the out of shape crew will be hard-pressed to win without a coach, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, feel good, semi serious, funny ...
Plot: sport, small town, underdog, astronaut, friendship, friends, goofy hero, contests and competitions, leadership, small town life, rivalry, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Cutting Edge (1992)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two former Olympians, one a figure skater and the other a hockey player, pin their hopes of one last shot at Olympic glory on one another. That is, of course, if they can keep from killing each other in the process...
Style: touching, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: figure skating, romance, skating, sport, underdog, fall in love, couples, opposites attract, starting over, lifestyle, fish out of water, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: chicago illinois, minnesota, france, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 13K
Lucas (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A socially inept fourteen year old experiences heartbreak for the first time when his two best friends -- Cappie, an older-brother figure, and Maggie, the new girl with whom he is in love -- fall for each other.
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: teen comedy, teens, kids
Plot: high school, coming of age, underdog, high school life, friendship, romance, cheerleading, teenage life, fall in love, sport team, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 9K
Fever Pitch (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a man, a woman and a football team. Based on Nick Hornby's best selling autobiographical novel, Fever Pitch. English teacher Paul Ashworth believes his long standing obsession with Arsenal serves him well. But then he ...
Style: witty, touching, talky, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: soccer, sport, pregnancy, teacher, dating, obsession, romance, addiction, rivalry, human nature, solace, contests and competitions ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A chaotic Bridget Jones meets a snobbish lawyer, and he soon enters her world of imperfections.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, witty, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, workplace romance, diary, looking for love, love and romance, thirtysomething life, christmas, love triangle, holiday, couples, infidelity, verbal byplay ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: england, london, europe, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 19K
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: clever, talky, witty, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: sport, baseball, little league, redemption, family, rivalry, friendship, ambition, hopes, friends, parents and children, gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.3
 6K
The Hammer (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Approaching forty, Ferro is unsatisfied with his life as a construction worker and part-time boxing instructor in Los Angeles, CA. After a successful bout with a young pro boxer, Ferro decides to don the gloves one last time. The movie recounts his ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, underdog, athlete's life, contests and competitions, ambition, ex athlete, comeback, couples, love affair, couple relations, friends, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, pasadena california, phoenix arizona, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A League of Their Own (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: As America's stock of athletic young men is depleted during World War II, a professional all-female baseball league springs up in the Midwest, funded by publicity-hungry candy maker Walter Harvey (Garry Marshall). Competitive sisters Dottie ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: baseball, friendship, sport, rivalry, female athlete, contests and competitions, ambition, hopes, underdog, coach, friendship between women, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: usa, colorado, oregon, chicago illinois, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, France, Germany, Ireland, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Bridget Jones is becoming uncomfortable in her relationship with Mark Darcy. Apart from discovering that he's a conservative voter, she has to deal with a new boss, a strange contractor and the worst vacation of her life.
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, witty, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, love triangle, romance, opposites attract, thirtysomething life, verbal byplay, happy ending, law firm, intern, diary, relationships, love story ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, bangkok thailand, england, germany, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.5
 20K
Hero (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Bernie Laplante is having a rough time. He's divorced, his ex-wife hates him and has custody of their son, the cops are setting a trap for him, then to top it all, he loses a shoe whilst rescuing passengers of a crashed jet. Being a thief who ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: mistaken identity, air disaster, rescue, chase, escapades, dishonesty, petty criminal, rivalry, couple relations, love and romance, custody battle, unlikely hero ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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