Movies like Peaceful Warrior

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Peaceful Warrior (2006)
 7.3
 25K
Peaceful Warrior (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A chance encounter with a stranger changes the life of a college gymnast.
Style: philosophical, inspirational, sincere, uplifting, serious, captivating, compassionate, realistic, exciting, touching ...
Plot: self discovery, athlete and trainer, teaching the ways of the world, human spirit, mentor, coach, wise man, rehabilitation, wisdom of life, gymnastics, mysterious character, enlightenment, friendship, philosophy, ambition, guru, hopes, athlete's life, contests and competitions, self involved, injury, friends, secret, talented, training ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, new jersey

Most similar movies to Peaceful Warrior

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, inspirational and sincere films with plots about sport, ambition, underdog, hopes, human spirit, rivalry and friendship mostly in Drama, Sport and Romance genres. Some movies like Peaceful Warrior: Seven Days in Utopia (2011), McFarland, USA (2015), Coach Carter (2005), The Karate Kid (2010), Without Limits (1998). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Seven Days in Utopia (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Talent can only get you so far. For golfer Luke Chisholm, that turns out to be Utopia, Texas -- where he's left stranded after blowing his pro debut.
Style: sincere, captivating, uplifting, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: wise man, sport, golf, teaching the ways of the world, human spirit, introspection, ambition, athlete and trainer, lifestyle, athlete's life, hopes, small town ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.4
 32K
McFarland, USA (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A track coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders.
Style: touching, uplifting, exciting, serious, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: coach, athlete and trainer, human spirit, underdog, small town, track and field, contests and competitions, dedicated educator, high school, social differences, ambition, teenage life ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 114K
Coach Carter (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.
Style: touching, captivating, sincere, inspirational, motivational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: athlete and trainer, basketball, teachers and students, sport, coach, athlete's life, teacher, high school, underdog, human spirit, dedicated educator, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, new jersey, usa, texas, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.2
 148K
The Karate Kid (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, China
Duration: 140 min.
Story: 12-year-old Dre Parker could have been the most popular kid in Detroit, but his mother's latest career move has landed him in China. Dre immediately falls for his classmate Mei Ying but the cultural differences make such a friendship ...
Style: sincere, inspirational, sentimental, uplifting, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: contests and competitions, martial arts, human spirit, underdog, friendship, teachers and students, teaching the ways of the world, mentor, intergenerational friendship, sport, perseverance, audition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: china, asia, beijing china, detroit, michigan ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Without Limits (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The film follows the life of famous 1970s runner Steve Prefontaine from his youth days in Oregon to the University of Oregon where he worked with the legendary coach Bill Bowerman, later to Olympics in Munich and his early death at 24 in a car crash.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sincere, stylized ...
Plot: sport, running, power relations, human spirit, contests and competitions, hopes, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, lifestyle, ambition, rivalry, olympics ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1970, year 1969, year 1971 ...
Place: oregon, usa, finland, helsinki finland, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.5
 51K
Rudy (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Rudy grew up in a steel mill town where most people ended up working, but wanted to play football at Notre Dame instead. There were only a couple of problems. His grades were a little low, his athletic skills were poor, and he was only half the size ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, uplifting, exciting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, underdog, college life, working class, ambition, american football, football, college, staff, youth, irish, coach ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: indiana, usa, new jersey, boston, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 2K
The Gymnast (2006)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The stunning Dreya Weber stars as a former top gymnast who discovers love and a new life path when she teams up with a dancer (played by former L.A. Lakers cheerleader Addie Yungmee) for an ambitious Las Vegas aerial act show.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: lesbian interest, forbidden love, starting over, follow your dream, self discovery, opposites attract, ambition, lesbian, couples, romance, hopes, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
We Are Marshall (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: college, football, sport, university, survivor, coach, tragic event, struggle, against the odds, human spirit, hopes, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, virginia, west virginia, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
 6.1
 6K
Pride (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this uplifting film based on a true story, coach Jim Ellis (Terrence Howard) shocks the community and changes lives when, aided by a local janitor (Bernie Mac), he sets out to form Philadelphia's first black swim team. But the odds are ...
Style: serious, uplifting, emotional, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: swimming, sport, racism, ambition, against the odds, life is a bitch, athlete's life, human spirit, rivalry, youth, ghetto, underdog ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1960s
Place: philadelphia, usa, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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: captivating, serious, sentimental, harsh, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: coach, sport, sport team, rags to riches, athlete's life, against the odds, follow your dream, human spirit, lifestyle, ambition, dream come true, career ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: england, los angeles, europe, mexico, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.8
 7K
Prefontaine (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: It's the true-life story of legendary track star Steve Prefontaine, the exciting and sometimes controversial "James Dean of Track," whose spirit captured the heart of the nation! Cocky, charismatic, and tough, "Pre" was a ...
Style: sincere, rough, serious, talky, factual ...
Plot: sport, runner, underdog, contests and competitions, human spirit, athlete's life, olympics, lifestyle, hopes, college, olympic gold medalist, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1960, year 1969, year 1972 ...
Place: oregon, usa, mexico city, montreal quebec, finland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.6
 229K
Creed (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.
Style: exciting, captivating, sincere, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: boxing, underdog, mentor, sport, athlete and trainer, legacy, human spirit, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, power relations, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 2010s, year 1998
Place: usa, tijuana mexico, mexico, philadelphia, liverpool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Friday Night Lights (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A small, turbulent town in Texas obsesses over their high school football team to an unhealthy degree. When the star tailback, Boobie Miles, is seriously injured during the first game of the season, all hope is lost, and the town's dormant ...
Style: serious, captivating, sincere, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: coach, high school, sport, career, football, party, sport team, championship, athlete's life, ambition, human spirit, talented ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 9K
Girlfight (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Diana Guzman begins to train as a boxer and achieves impressive success, blazing new trails for female boxers, all while keeping it a secret from her father.
Style: uplifting, captivating, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: female boxer, boxing, self fulfillment, athlete's life, follow your dream, ambition, sport, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, human spirit, lifestyle, sexism ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Love & Basketball (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young African-American couple navigates the tricky paths of romance and athletics in this drama. Quincy McCall (Omar Epps) and Monica Wright (Sanaa Lathan) grew up in the same neighborhood and have known each other since childhood. As they grow ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: basketball, sport, friendship, high school, career change, against the odds, true love, lifestyle, human spirit, romance, teenage love, follow your dream ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1993, year 1981
Place: california, los angeles, usa, italy, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
 19K
The Express (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Based on the incredible true story, The Express follows the inspirational life of college football hero Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy.
Style: emotional, uplifting, realistic, serious, inspirational ...
Plot: athlete and trainer, sport, african american, human spirit, american football, racism, ambition, college, rivalry, society, rise to the top, follow your dream ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1940s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Crooked Arrows (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A native-American lacrosse team makes its way through a prep school league tournament.
Style: sincere, exciting, uplifting, feel good, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport, high school, ambition, contests and competitions, hopes, human spirit, rivalry, against the odds, social relations, native american, youth, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
When the Game Stands Tall (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young coach turns a losing high school football program around to go undefeated for 12 consecutive seasons.
Style: uplifting, captivating, exciting, sincere, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: american football, sport, sport team, athlete and trainer, ambition, rise to the top, contests and competitions, small town, rivalry, youth, coach, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa, california, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Against the Ropes (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A fictional story inspired by North America's most famous female boxing promoter, Jackie Kallen. Her struggle to survive and succeed in a male dominated sport.
Style: sincere, serious, inspirational, intense, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, chick flick
Plot: sport, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, lifestyle, human spirit, boxing, underdog, male female relationship, rags to riches ...
Time: year 1972
Place: detroit, los angeles, michigan, usa, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.2
 12K
Youngblood (1986)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A skilled young hockey prospect hoping to attract the attention of professional scouts is pressured to show that he can fight if challenged during his stay in a Canadian minor hockey town. His on-ice activities are complicated by his relationship ...
Style: exciting, sentimental, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, ice hockey, hockey, rivalry, beating, locker room, coach, underdog, romance, redemption, drugs/alcohol, sport team ...
Time: 80s
Place: canada, alaska, new jersey, argentina
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.5
 2K
White Palms (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Hungary
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Having suffered as a boy under a brutal Communist-era coach, champion Hungarian gymnast Miklos moves to Canada years later in search of a new start - only to find himself unwittingly perpetuating the very same cycle of abuse among his own pupils.
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: rivalry, gymnastics, athlete's life, self discovery, human spirit, haunted by the past, ambition, lifestyle, athlete and trainer, hungarian, gymnast, teacher ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
Place: hungary, canada, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.5
 40K
Hoosiers (1986)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: High school basketball is king in small-town Indiana, and the 1954 Hickory Huskers are all hope and no talent. But their new coach -- abrasive, unlikable Norman Dale -- whips the team into shape ... while also inciting controversy.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, sincere, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: basketball, sport, small town, underdog, high school, athlete and trainer, championship, ambition, human spirit, redemption, contests and competitions, sport team ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: indiana, usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.6
 29K
Blue Crush (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Nothing gets between Anne Marie and her board. Living in a beach shack with three roommates, she is up before dawn every morning to conquer the waves and count the days until the Pipe Masters competition. Having transplanted herself to Hawaii with ...
Style: feel good, serious, intense, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, chick flick
Plot: surfing, sport, friendship, romance, ambition, social differences, young lovers, lifestyle, teenage life, fall in love, contests and competitions, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: hawaii, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 1K
One on One (1977)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Henry Steele is a basketball phenom at his small town high school, but when he matriculates to a big city university on a scholarship, soon realizes that he has few skills outside the sport. Expected by his coach to contribute significantly to the ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, sport, small town, basketball, coach, ambition, youth, young lovers, follow your dream, one on one, against the odds, college life ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
 3K
Ice Castles (1978)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A young girl is on top of the world until a tragic accident dashes her hopes and dreams of becoming a world-class figure skater. Only with the help of those who love her can she prove to the world -- and herself -- that she still has the potential ...
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: figure skating, sport, rivalry, skating, romance, disability, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, love and romance, follow your dream, against the odds, youth ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 4.3
 4K
Supercross (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Faced with the suspicious death of their father, two brothers must motivate one another to get back on their bikes and take the Las Vegas Motocross Championships by storm.
Style: serious, realistic, tense, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, rivalry, against the odds, ambition, athlete's life, relationship vs career, human spirit, rising to stardom, contests and competitions, friendship, lifestyle, ego clash ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
For Love of the Game (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: A baseball legend almost finished with his distinguished career at the age of forty has one last chance to prove who he is, what he is capable of, and win the heart of the woman he has loved for the past four years.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: baseball, sport, romance, looking for love, love and romance, athlete's life, hopes, major league, career, training, loneliness, storytelling ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, detroit, new york yankees, bronx new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a New York pro baseball team and two of its players. Henry Wiggen is the star pitcher and Bruce Pearson is the normal, everyday catcher who is far from the star player on the team and friend to all of his teammates. During the ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, ambition, sport, human spirit, athlete's life, baseball, sport team, hopes, rivalry, underdog, teammate ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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: realistic, sentimental, serious, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: sport, friendship, college, american football, ambition, midlife crisis, family problems, athlete's life, romance, love triangle, marriage, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, 1950s
Place: louisiana, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.5
 2K
Side Out (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A law student comes to California for the summer and ends up playing professional volleyball.
Style: semi serious, humorous, entertaining, inspirational, realistic ...
Plot: sport, underdog, ambition, youth, contests and competitions, romance, rivalry, friends, self discovery, volleyball, summer, beach ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%