Movies like Minnesota

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Minnesota (2009)
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Minnesota (2009)
Original name: Миннесота
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A story of two brothers - two young hockey players.
Plot: ice hockey, alcoholic, infidelity, recruitment, loyalty, father son relationship, car accident, professional sports, husband wife relationship, brother brother relationship, hockey, sports man, sport

Most similar movies to Minnesota

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and touching films with plots about father son relationship, husband wife relationship, sport, family relations, ice hockey, brother brother relationship and rivalry mostly in Drama, Sport and Comedy genres. Some movies like Minnesota: Your Best Years (1999), Gas in the Veins (1970), The Conductor (2012), Run the Race (2018), Paperback Hero (1973). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Gross Misconduct: The Life of Brian Spencer (1993)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A look into the life of troubled former hockey player Brian Spencer, who got into problems both on the ice and off because of his temper. The film also has a close focus on Spencer's father, and shows how he influenced Brian's life both ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, shot in the chest, riches to rags, gunfight, domestic violence, twin brother, death threat, hockey, ice hockey, rags to riches, father son relationship, sex ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, canada
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Your Best Years (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vera Kemp, heiress of an industrial enterprise, lives in an apparently perfect world. While she doesn't care for big business, her husband Manfred runs the company. However, she learns about his affair with a younger woman and tries to save her ...
Plot: high society, family relations, factory, cemetery, forest, sleeping pill, birthday, ice hockey, car accident, loss of husband
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Gas in the Veins (1970)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Finland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two men and a woman, all rallye drivers, get too closely involved, competing in the race and in love.
Plot: race track, hunting, racing, critic, dentist, car, society, car dealer, mechanic, female nudity, love triangle, car accident ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: helsinki finland, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Conductor (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The famous conductor (Vladas Bagdonas) goes with his orchestra to Jerusalem to perform the oratorio "St. Matthew Passion." The day before he receives a telegram, stating the suicide of his son, who lived in Israel. Conductor at the time ...
Style: twists and turns, touching, psychological, contemplative
Plot: pilgrimage, husband wife relationship, monastery, suicide bomber, father son relationship, suicide, terrorist, infidelity, marketplace, vocalist, poverty, suicide note ...
Place: israel, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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Run the Race (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Reeling from his mother’s death and his father’s abandonment, Zach, an All-State athlete, finds glory on the football field, working to earn a college scholarship and the brothers’ ticket out of town. When a devastating injury puts Zach—and ...
Style: psychological, captivating, sentimental, realistic
Plot: american football, brother brother relationship, teenage boy, party, family bonds, sport, coming of age, friendship, rivalry, society, sport team, bible ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, florida, united states, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.0
 190
Paperback Hero (1973)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A hockey player in a small town begins to lose his grip on reality, and starts to believe that he is a gunslinger in the Old West.
Plot: ice hockey, older man younger woman relationship, condom, tumbleweed, egotism, beer, teenage girl, friend, rifle, small town, locker room, farm ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Death of a Salesman (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Adaptation of Arthur Miller's play.
Plot: melancholy, family relations, mishap, businessman, dream, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, salesman, american dream, brother brother relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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The Coach (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Contemporary Russia. After he flubs a penalty kick, a humiliated national soccer player quits the game. He flees to a small town, where he decides to coach their local team.
Style: exciting, uplifting, captivating, motivational, entertaining
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: football player, soccer coach, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, coach, football team, football, playing football, athlete, sport, soccer match, professional sports ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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Legend No. 17 (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Biopic of Russian ice hockey legend Valeri Kharlamov from early childhood, rising to the pinnacle of the sport and his untimely death
Style: sincere, suspenseful, rough, suspense, psychological
Plot: ice hockey, hockey player, athlete's life, sport team, athlete and trainer, sport, relationship vs career, competition, career, love of one's life, love and romance, canadian
Place: soviet union, ussr, russia, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Rack Pack (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The 1980s snooker rivalry between Alex “Hurricane” Higgins and Steve “The Nugget” Davis, two very different personalities who helped popularise the sport on TV.
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, unusual plot structure, disturbing ...
Plot: snooker, alcoholic, alcohol abuse, professional athlete, british, professional sports, self destructing, world champion, family man, rivalry, sports hero, professional rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1982
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Last American Hero (1973)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A backwoods bootlegger decides to put the driving skills he developed evading the law to good use. He becomes a race car driver, and eventually, one of the fastest drivers in history.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, athlete's life, hotshot hero, contests and competitions, sport, rivalry, rise to the top, parents and children, family relations, race car, father son relationship, auto mechanic ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Indian Horse (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Saul is a great native hockey player who overcomes racism in the 1970s then ultimately becomes tempted by alcoholism.
Plot: first nations, assimilation, racism, ice hockey, indigenous people, abuse, canadian, bigger dreams, hallucination, kicked in the stomach, teacher, hiding place ...
Time: 70s, year 1959, year 1968, year 1979, year 2008
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Custody of the Heart (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A househusband (Martin Donovan) serves his wife (Lorraine Bracco) with divorce papers and charges her with being an unfit mother.
Plot: best friend, businesswoman, female lawyer, unemployment, basketball, separation, mother daughter relationship, bathroom, judge, divorce, lawyer, courtroom ...
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43%
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Donkey (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, UK, Serbia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is 1995. The summer when the war operation Storm will take place. Boro, who is going to be forty in a year and a half, with his wife Jasna and son Luka goes to his home village Drinovci, Herzegovina, after seven years. He wants to see his brother ...
Style: suspense, unusual plot structure, tense, contemplative
Plot: family conflict, fatherhood, mediterranean, family relations, husband wife relationship, death of mother, brother brother relationship, father son relationship, mother son relationship, lake, wheelchair, donkey
Time: 90s, 1990s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Betrayal (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: While examining one of her patients, a doctor reveals that her husband is cheating with the patient's wife.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, gloomy, contemplative
Plot: infidelity, confession, cuckold, love affair, dishonesty, love and romance, adultery, husband wife relationship, grief, denial, funeral, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Bonjour Amour (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Adolescent French suburban lower-middle-class nerd Marc Morel was happy being the teacher's pet and school representative in a Latin competition. Until he meets and instantly falls in love with fatherless semi-illiterate shop clerk and ...
Plot: teenage boy, car race, kiss, rebellion, girlfriend, scolding, fire, photographer, father son relationship, brother brother relationship, sex, first love ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Champions: A Love Story (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two teens become romantically involved as they train for a skating championship.
Style: tragic ending
Plot: figure skating, training, ice hockey, competition, accidental death, teen romance, tragic romance, skating
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Rock the Paint (2005)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story ignites when teenager Josh Sendler has to pack up his hoop dreams and move from the lush cornfields of Indiana to the harsh inner-city playgrounds of Newark, N.J.. He meets and befriends basketball phenom, Antwon Jackson, on ...
Plot: necklace, employee, catholic church, jewish, gang, catholic priest, church, candle, jewish family, job, racist, racial tension ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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The Way Back (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A former basketball all-star, who has lost his wife and family foundation in a struggle with addiction attempts to regain his soul and salvation by becoming the coach of a disparate ethnically mixed high school basketball team at his alma mater.
Style: realistic, touching, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, prodigy, basketball coach, sport team, ambition, basketball, basketball team, athlete's life, underdog, beer, alcohol abuse, high school ...
Time: year 1998
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Pee-Wee 3D: The Winter That Changed My Life (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When his wife dies, Carl offers his only son, Janeau, 12, a fresh start. They move to Mont Saint-Hilaire, where Janeau makes friends with Julie, a talented Pee-Wee hockey goalie determined to compete in the annual World Tournament held in Quebec. ...
Style: inspirational, captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: ice hockey, friendship, father son relationship, teammate, championship, mother daughter relationship, rise to the top, professional rivalry, sport team, friends, athlete's life, rivalry ...
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 5K
Legendary (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A book-smart teenager joins his school's wrestling team as a way to reunite his surviving family members, who split apart after the death of his father, a college wrestling legend, 10 years ago.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, rough, exciting
Plot: wrestling, family relations, teenage life, rivalry, sport, contests and competitions, youth, social relations, estranged mother, fight, coming of age, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.3
 1K
Madison (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1971, air-conditioner repairman and boat enthusiast Jim McCormick entertains his desire to 'go down' as a legend in the record books when the Gold Cup hydroplane boat race improbably comes to his small town of Madison, Indiana. ...
Style: serious, feel good, realistic, melancholic
Plot: athlete's life, human spirit, follow your dream, against the odds, lifestyle, ship, unemployment, friendship, rivalry, rising to stardom, contests and competitions, ambition ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Hockey Night (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When a young girl wants to join her high school's hockey team as goalie, she meets with resistence, but also gets support, especially from the star forward of the team.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: ice hockey, hockey, bittersweet, hopes, family, sport, underdog, gender bending, small town, fall in love, small town life, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Gromozeka (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In present day Moscow three childhood friends in their forties - former school band players - live their everyday lives of a police officer, a taxi driver and a surgeon. They have lost track of each other. Three stories of betrayal, love and ageing ...
Plot: adultery, friendship, father daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, student, father son relationship, school, infidelity, insanity, suspicion, mistress, operation ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Number One (1969)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A former football hero cannot accept his career is over. He loses himself in alcohol and women.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, ambiguous ending
Plot: midlife crisis, alcohol abuse, infidelity, athlete and trainer, rivalry, athlete's life, hopes, ambition, lifestyle, golden years, sport, ego clash ...
Time: 60s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
My Brother's Keeper (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Identical twin brothers Lou and Eric plan to compete together in the National Rowing Championships. But when Eric leaves their small town to attend an Ivy League University, the brother's bond is torn apart.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: twins, university, ambition, follow your dream, youth, love and romance, athlete's life, contests and competitions, sport, rivalry, lifestyle, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mystery, Alaska (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In Mystery, Alaska, life revolves around the legendary Saturday hockey game at the local pond. But everything changes when the hometown team unexpectedly gets booked in an exhibition match against the New York Rangers. When quirky small-towners, ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, underdog, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, ice hockey, championship, mayor, gay slur, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: alaska, usa, new york, united states, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Why? (1987)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Why? (Czech: Proč?) is a 1987 Czechoslovak drama film directed by Karel Smyczek. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1988 Cannes Film Festival. The film deals with the hooliganism in Czechoslovakia, particularly with the fans of ...
Style: non-linear
Plot: teenage boy, switchblade, handcuffs, rebel, destruction, mother daughter relationship, worker, bullying, drunk, factory worker, violence against women, topless woman ...
Place: prague czechoslovakia, prague
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Skating to New York (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The coming-of-age journey of 5 teenage boys who leave their small, Canadian town behind and risk skating across Lake Ontario to New York on the coldest day of the year.
Style: captivating, sincere, light, psychological, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: skating, teenage protagonist, lake, friend, friendship, hockey, cold the temperature, teenage boy, ice hockey, family relations, coming of age, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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Ice 2 (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 131 min.
Story: What happens in fairy tales after the wedding of the prince and princess? Figure skater Nadia and hockey player Sasha got married and more than anything else they dream of a child. True, the price they will have to pay for this dream will be ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, rough, suspense
Audience: girls' night
Plot: figure skating, sport, hockey player, ice hockey, dream, family relations, family, love, ambition, pregnancy, ice skater, wedding ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%