Movies like Mr. Baseball

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Mr. Baseball (1992)
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Mr. Baseball (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jack Elliot, a one-time MVP for the New York Yankees is now on the down side of his baseball career. With a falling batting average, does he have one good year left and can the manager of the Chunichi Dragons, a Japanese Central baseball league find it in him?
Style: humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious
Plot: sport team, fish out of water, culture clash, baseball, sport, romance, misfit, contests and competitions, love and romance, self discovery, athlete and trainer, ambition, fall in love, society, major league, lifestyle, teaching the ways of the world, disorder, power relations, athlete's life, masturbation, male nudity, self confidence, happy ending, massage ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: japan, asia

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Most similar movies to Mr. Baseball

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about sport, ambition, rivalry, culture clash, contests and competitions, hopes and romance mostly in Comedy, Sport and Romance genres. Some movies like Mr. Baseball: The Bad News Bears Go to Japan (1978), Coach (2010), Train Man (2005), Bull Durham (1988), The Air Up There (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Bad News Bears Go to Japan (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this third film version of the Bad News Bears series, Tony Curtis plays a small time promotor/hustler who takes the pint-sized baseball team to Japan for a match against the country's best little league baseball team which sparks off a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: baseball, sport team, sport, culture clash, contests and competitions, lifestyle, athlete and trainer, fish out of water, cons and scams, friendship, power relations, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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95%
 5.4
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Coach (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A slacker trust-fund type finds the motivation to pick up a job as the coach of middle school soccer team
Style: humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Audience: date night
Plot: ambition, romance, sport, direction and purpose, hopes, lifestyle, slacker, coach, misfit, power relations, friends, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 6.6
 2K
Train Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Densha Otoko (translated as Train Man) is a Japanese movie based on the purportedly true story of a 23-year-old otaku (Japanese geek) who intervened when a drunk man was harassing a woman on a train. The otaku ultimately started dating with her and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, teaching the ways of the world, fish out of water, fall in love, lifestyle, love and romance, disorder, socially awkward, isolation, loneliness, bravery, train ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 7.1
 51K
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: humorous, realistic, talky, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: baseball, love triangle, small town, pitcher, coach, sport, romance, hopes, ambition, athlete's life, prodigy, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: north carolina, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Major League: Back to the Minors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At the behest of Roger Dorn -- the Minnesota Twins' silver-tongued new owner -- washed-up minor league hurler Gus Cantrell steps up to the plate to take over as skipper of the club's hapless farm team. But little does he know that Dorn has ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: baseball, rivalry, sport team, baseball bat, major league, sport, underdog, friends, power relations, boss and employee, partners, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, south carolina, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Air Up There (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jimmy Dolan is a college basketball coach who wants a big promotion. To get it, he needs to make a dramatic find. He ends up deep in Africa, hoping to recruit Saleh, a huge basketball prodigy Jimmy glimpsed in a home movie. But Saleh is the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: sport team, sport, basketball, family, adventure, culture clash, hopes, athlete and trainer, fish out of water, scout, disorder, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
The Main Event (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hillary Kramer, successful Perfume magnate awakes one morning to find that her accountant has robbed her blind and left for South America. Going through all of her remaining assets she finds a boxer, purchased as a tax write off. She decides to take ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, parody ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: perfume, forbidden love, opposites attract, sport, screwball, underdog, boxer, power relations, couples, disorder, athlete and trainer, fall in love ...
Time: 70s, 1930s
Place: latin america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Save Your Legs! (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When cricket obsessed Teddy Brown realizes his mates are growing up and moving on, he leads them and his D-Grade team on an audacious tour of India, where stumps fly, friendships fray and Ted learns that it's time to start playing shots for ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: rivalry, ambition, follow your dream, sport team, contests and competitions, buddies, society, hopes, sport, fish out of water, culture clash, underdog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Major League II (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Those Cleveland Indians are at it again! After losing in the ALCS the year before, the Indians are determined to make it into the World Series this time! First, though, they have to contend with Rachel Phelps again when she buys back the team. Also, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: sport team, rivalry, baseball, sport, underdog, buddies, partners, contests and competitions, lifestyle, nothing goes right, ambition, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Cutting Edge: Going for the Gold (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two ice skaters develop a love-hate relationship while dreaming of Olympic glory.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: figure skating, skating, ambition, opposites attract, contests and competitions, friends, youth, fall in love, sport, power relations, parents and children, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 5.2
 196
The Yankles (2009)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: About Charlie Jones, a washed up, ex major league ballplayer, and how he gets a second chance at life and love by managing a Jewish, orthodox yeshiva baseball team.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental
Plot: against the odds, contests and competitions, sport, rivalry, ambition, society, rabbi, sport team, athlete and trainer, culture clash, hopes, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 6.1
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Fast Break (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: David Greene is a New York basketball enthusiast, who wants to coach. He is then offered the coaching job at a small Nevada college. He brings along some players, who are a bit odd but good. Like Swish who unknown to the rest of the team is a girl. ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: culture clash, college, basketball, hopes, lifestyle, misfit, contests and competitions, clergy, dedicated educator, sport, ambition, athlete's life ...
Time: 70s
Place: nevada, new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tired of the slave-like treatment of his team's owner, charismatic star Negro League pitcher Bingo Long takes to the road with his band of barnstormers through the small towns of the Midwest in the 1930's.
Style: humorous, feel good, sentimental, semi serious, realistic
Plot: baseball, athlete's life, rivalry, contests and competitions, follow your dream, interracial relations, sport, underdog, hopes, lifestyle, society, ambition ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Tea & Sangria (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Jilted in Madrid, a bewildered Englishman must learn to live and love again - the Spanish way.
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, fish out of water, life turned upside down, disorder, misfit, society, romance, love and romance, social relations, love
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.1
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Summer Catch (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 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: humorous, feel good, sexy, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, athlete's life, bikini, rivalry, small town, social differences, sport, baseball, lifestyle, follow your dream, young lovers, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.5
 14K
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: feel good, humorous, touching, inspirational, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, friendship, sport, redemption, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, contests and competitions, journalism, hopes, major league, underdog ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: milwaukee wisconsin, new jersey, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.9
 14K
Just Wright (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A physical therapist falls for the basketball player she is helping recover from a career-threatening injury.
Style: realistic, sincere, sentimental, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: fall in love, love triangle, looking for love, lifestyle, athlete's life, romance, hopes, ambition, sport, couples, comeback, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
The Cutting Edge (1992)
Genre: Comedy, 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: feel good, humorous, light, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: figure skating, romance, skating, olympics, sport, underdog, ambition, love and romance, reluctant partners, opposites attract, lifestyle, starting over ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: france, chicago illinois, minnesota, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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The World's Greatest Athlete (1973)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Stuck with a feeble sports department, college coach Sam Archer (John Amos) faces the ax unless he can reverse the school's athletic fortunes. An African vacation with his assistant (Tim Conway) answers Archer's prayers when he spots the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: jungle, fall in love, superhuman powers, imaginary, athlete's life, misfit, contests and competitions, rivalry, family, farce, athlete and trainer, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: africa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Shanghai Calling (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, China
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When ambitious New York attorney Sam is sent to Shanghai on assignment, he immediately stumbles into a legal mess that could end his career. With the help of a beautiful relocation specialist, a well-connected old-timer, a clever journalist, and a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, workplace romance, disorder, love and romance, misfit, workplace situations, fall in love, fish out of water, legal, manners, shrewd, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Mad About Mambo (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Ireland, UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: High school student tries to improve soccer skills by practicing dance and falls for his dance partner.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: lifestyle, dancer's life, fall in love, couples, hopes, society, sport, romance, working class, ambition, opposites attract, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Americanizing Shelley (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A wannabe Hollywood player sets out to Americanize an Indian girl from the Himalayas.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: hollywood, disorder, opposites attract, social differences, fall in love, fish out of water, teaching the ways of the world, country, celebrity culture, filmmaking, misfit, immigration ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, himalaya, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, exciting, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: underdog, american football, sport team, sport, college, hopes, rivalry, human spirit, against the odds, contests and competitions, lifestyle, youth ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, united states, ireland, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: feel good, humorous, sexy, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: golf, underdog, psychologist, romance, sport, fall in love, love triangle, love and romance, man-woman relation, opposites attract, rivalry, competition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: texas, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Big Dreams Little Tokyo (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Big Dreams Little Tokyo is the story of Boyd, an American with an uncanny ability to speak Japanese. Boyd aspires to succeed in the world of Japanese business but finds himself mostly on the outside looking in. Meanwhile, his roommate Jerome, is a ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, light, feel good ...
Plot: follow your dream, culture clash, fish out of water, workplace romance, society, romance, immigrants, couples, wrestling, power relations, racism, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.4
 6K
The Scout (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When his star recruit botches a Major League Baseball debut, humiliated talent scout Al Percolo (Albert Brooks) gets banished to rural Mexico, where he finds a potential gold mine in the arm of young phenom Steve Nebraska (Brendan Fraser). Soon, the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, cynical, psychological, light ...
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: baseball, sport, baseball movie, power relations, lifestyle, athlete's life, self discovery, friendship, nothing goes right, rivalry, hopes, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, latin america, mexico, nebraska ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, realistic, touching, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, sport team, sport, self discovery, working class, contests and competitions, reunion, lifestyle, ambition, hopes, down on your luck, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Born Yesterday (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A businessman shows up in Washington to lobby agendas that are friendly to his construction plans. His ditsy ex-showgirl bimbo proves to be an embarrassment in social situations, so he hires a reporter to teach her how to appear more intelligent. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty, satirical, clever ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: politics, opposites attract, fall in love, love and romance, society, journalism, social differences, lobbyist, self discovery, teaching the ways of the world, women, farce ...
Time: 90s, 1950s, 50s
Place: washington d.c., usa, las vegas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: feel good, humorous, realistic, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: underdog, sport, american football, against the odds, rivalry, hopes, contests and competitions, ambition, athlete and trainer, sport team, bar fight, stadium ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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On Edge (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Wendy, Veda, and J.C. are part of Southern California's thriving figure skating community - the bottom part. Luckily this is America, the land of opportunity, where a dream in your heart and personal gain in your sights can propel almost anyone ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: satire, ambition, rise to the top, friendship, uninhibited rivalry, athlete's life, love and romance, rivalry, lifestyle, romance, sport, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%