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Phar Lap
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, sport, ambition, family, hopes, horse, love and romance, rivalry, friends, gambling, underdog, murder, man wearing glasses, attempted murder, train station, horse riding, taking a photograph, committee, racehorse, australian abroad, greed, great depression, public telephone, stopwatch, jockey, climbing stairs, clipboard, racing, washing dishes, steam bath, sticking out one's tongue, driving at night, opening a door, euphemism, gate, winner, horse actor, anonymous telephone call, fame, waking up, press conference, steam room, married couple, champion, knocking on a door, fireplace, wristwatch, city, warning, cameraman, night, tragedy, american abroad, pipe smoking, animal, threat, storm, letter, mechanic, brunette, blonde, binoculars, railway station, man with glasses, reporter, riding a bicycle, bicycle, newspaper, train, rain, death, cigarette smoking, cigar smoking, mother daughter relationship, apology, umbrella, telephone, telephone call, looking out a window, prayer, rocking horse, radio, wedding, flashback, marriage proposal, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother son relationship, camera
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: australia, mexico, latin america, melbourne australia, sydney australia
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Adventure, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance, Sport
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 8.3
Remember the Titans
Biography, Drama, Sport
USA
113 min.
 7.8
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sentimental and inspirational films with plots including ambition, hopes, sport, friendship, rivalry, underdog and mentor themes mostly in Drama, Sport and Biography genres. Some movies like Phar Lap: Swimming Upstream (2003), The Greatest Game Ever Played (2005), Radio (2003), Australian Rules (2002), The Express (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Swimming Upstream
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic, touching, uplifting
Plot: sport, athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, parents and children, family life, ambition, hopes, rivalry, family relations, self discovery, swimming, domestic violence, favoritism, airliner, mounted police, swimmer, wharf, broken bottle, wife abuse, scolding, alcoholic father, scrapbook, lifestyle, speedo, championship, dock, labor strike, olympics, man wearing towel, pills, man in swimsuit, champion, wedding anniversary, demonstration, pianist, egg, competition, football, suicide attempt, spectator, training, harbor, coach, coin, locker room, bullying, bully
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, harvard university, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   90%
 
The Greatest Game Ever Played
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, inspirational, sincere, realistic, captivating, earnest, entertaining, talky, dramatic, motivational, romantic, tense, exciting, clever
Plot: underdog, sport, golf, mentor, period piece, contests and competitions, childhood, runaway, ambition, hopes, culture clash, catastrophe, destiny, irish, life philosophy, courage, prejudice, revenge, rivalry, classic car, transformation, dialogue, chase, storytelling, competition, working class, vengeance, corruption, rags to riches, family, society, justice, police investigation, athlete's life, love, multiple storylines, redemption, brutality, lone hero, honest, nudity (full frontal - brief), prodigy, adaptation, unlikely friendships, fantasy world, greed, happy ending, human spirit, betrayal, football
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s, 1960s
Place: massachusetts, usa, new jersey, boston, scotland, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   91%
    User:   99%
 
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 34K
Radio
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, inspirational, feel good, realistic, uplifting, compassionate, earnest, sweet, dramatic, factual, football movie, romantic, entertaining, exciting, sad
Plot: small town, disability, underdog, sport, football, friendship, radio, mentally challenged, mentor, courage, destiny, transformation, life philosophy, catastrophe, human spirit, happy ending, segregation, high school, ambition, storytelling, natural disaster, family, life, prejudice, hopes, unlikely friendships, redemption, shopping, childhood, dialogue, love and romance, culture clash, basketball, honest, rags to riches, life & death, humanity, first contact, teacher, school, runaway, autism, misfit, greed, justice, internet, rivalry, lone hero, doctors, chase
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: cuba, south carolina, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   90%
    User:   91%
 
Australian Rules
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Style: emotional, serious, uplifting, realistic, sentimental, sincere, touching
Plot: athlete's life, village, romance, underdog, small town, athlete and trainer, sport, interracial relations, racism, discrimination, sport team, ambition, society, friendship, youth, family relations, best friends, coming of age, love affair, parents and children, small town life, teenage life, village life, hopes, love and romance, rivalry, power relations, social relations, friends, tolerance, lifestyle, fishing village, australian aboriginal, bigotry, athlete, shooting, ex convict, football, coach, cousin cousin relationship, mission, brother sister relationship, interracial romance, arrest, pub, fishing, grief, cheating, robbery, teenage boy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   90%
 
 7.3
 18K
The Express
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, inspirational, sincere, realistic, dramatic, factual, touching, uplifting, earnest, intense, melancholic, football movie, romantic, exciting, sad
Plot: college, sport, football, rise to the top, segregation, mentor, racism, childhood, human spirit, sacrifice, athlete and trainer, soccer, life philosophy, tragedy, transformation, underdog, prejudice, courage, friendship, bollywood, american football, race, honest, ambition, runaway, rags to riches, brutality, catastrophe, basketball, family, hopes, destiny, redemption, alter ego, death, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), culture clash, race issues, society, storytelling, hospital, corruption, life, dialogue, unlikely friendships, power relations, literature, adaptation, spelling bee
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: new york, texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   86%
    User:   77%
 
 7.3
 61K
Seabiscuit
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, inspirational, serious, dramatic, realistic, earnest, factual, compassionate, breathtaking, light, exciting, interesting, melancholic, intense, entertaining
Plot: underdog, oldies, racing, rags to riches, mentor, race, courage, contests and competitions, destiny, redemption, storytelling, sport, catastrophe, follow your dream, beautiful scenery, literature, american dream, period piece, adaptation, family, depression, racehorse, great depression, radio, transformation, culture clash, childhood, horse race, sacrifice, haunted by the past, greed, idealism, happy ending, book, runaway, against the odds, survival, animal life, dialogue, honest, mythology, life philosophy, creativity, chase, love story, ambition, dishonesty, hopes, love and romance, rivalry
Time: 20s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, year 1938, 1910s, future, 1920s, 1940s
Place: pasadena california, albuquerque new mexico, tijuana mexico, california, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   86%
 
 7.2
 38K
Glory Road
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Style: emotional, inspirational, captivating, serious, uplifting, realistic, dramatic, sincere, earnest, touching, intense, road movie, feel good, entertaining, sentimental, romantic, melancholic, clever, basketball movie, interesting, exciting
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: underdog, basketball, college, racism, segregation, mentor, sport, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, prejudice, life philosophy, corruption, dialogue, catastrophe, runaway, teachers and students, racial segregation, transformation, court, redemption, conspiracy, multiple storylines, stereotypes, race issues, ambition, sacrifice, culture clash, destiny, courage, betrayal, survival, hopes, childhood, nudity (full frontal - brief), storytelling, happy ending, lone hero, wartime, unlikely friendships, period piece, honest, chase, justice, vengeance, poker, creativity, brutality, rivalry, race, fight scenes
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1966
Place: texas, usa, campus, washington state, maryland, mexico, indiana, seattle washington, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   84%
    User:   78%
 
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 7.2
 23K
Secretariat
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, touching, realistic, inspirational, uplifting, dramatic, sweet, light, entertaining, scenic, romantic, intense, exciting, suspense
Plot: underdog, racing, mentor, rags to riches, sport, contests and competitions, beautiful scenery, race, family, rise to the top, against the odds, disney, runaway, catastrophe, family drama, childhood, chase, courage, horse race, destiny, lawyer, transformation, sacrifice, prejudice, greed, ambition, culture clash, idealism, betrayal, utopia, children, hopes, hospital, storytelling, justice, animals, happy ending, lone hero, segregation, follow your dream, dialogue, adoption, classic car, redemption, life philosophy, vengeance, doctors, assassination, feminism, secrets
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   76%
 
 7.4
 29K
McFarland, USA
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: touching, serious, inspirational, uplifting, realistic, sentimental, exciting, dramatic, melancholic, sweet, captivating, entertaining, emotional, interesting, light, earnest, harsh, factual
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night
Plot: small town, underdog, football, dedicated educator, mentor, family, runaway, prejudice, teacher, track and field, coach, sport, childhood, golf, contests and competitions, stereotypes, segregation, race, catastrophe, destiny, friendship, culture clash, unlikely friendships, race issues, high school, kids and family, school, championship, human spirit, chase, greed, honest, poverty, transformation, courage, athlete and trainer, redemption, children, competition, survival, sport team, lone hero, islam, disney, happy ending, father daughter relationship, immigrants, secret service, radio, adoption
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   95%
 
 6.5
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8 Seconds
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, realistic, captivating, touching, factual, inspirational, romantic, dramatic, light, road movie, entertaining, exciting
Plot: romance, rising to stardom, love story, destiny, sport, ambition, love, underdog, family, life, life philosophy, catastrophe, hopes, bull riding, cowboy, father son relationship, mentor, love and romance, transformation, natural disaster, cheating, small town, childhood, friendship, life & death, rivalry, chase, sacrifice, lone hero, unlikely friendships, couples, poetry, vengeance, racing, honest, death, beautiful scenery, first contact, happy ending, fight scenes, contests and competitions, dialogue, fantasy world, redemption, internet, human spirit, dreams, relationships, brutality, cancer
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: las vegas, arizona, oklahoma, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   87%
 
 7.5
 47K
Rudy
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, inspirational, uplifting, serious, realistic, factual, dramatic, sincere, earnest, feel good, exciting, emotional, interesting, entertaining, captivating, light, football movie, motivational, romantic, intense
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, college, sport, football, athlete's life, mentor, dreams, courage, destiny, university, childhood, happy ending, follow your dream, transformation, college life, american football, redemption, life, human spirit, chase, life philosophy, catastrophe, storytelling, rags to riches, fight scenes, family, sacrifice, runaway, high school, creativity, radio, life & death, honest, unlikely friendships, friendship, ambition, race, against the odds, teacher, adaptation, justice, love story, dialogue, alter ego, soccer, culture clash, fantasy world, doctors, vengeance, hopes
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: indiana, usa, new jersey, boston, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   82%
 
Remember the Titans
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, feel good, inspirational, serious, dramatic, captivating, factual, entertaining, interesting, sincere, intense, earnest, emotional, stylized, exciting, uplifting
Audience: boys' night, kids, chick flick
Plot: underdog, high school, sport, racism, friendship, football, culture clash, race issues, segregation, mentor, prejudice, unlikely friendships, contests and competitions, stereotypes, american football, race, school, courage, athlete and trainer, catastrophe, human spirit, destiny, honest, soccer, corruption, happy ending, camp, transformation, life philosophy, american football player, racial segregation, xenophobia, apartheid, runaway, racist, small town, redemption, survival, interracial relations, sacrifice, justice, teacher, family, dialogue, childhood, chase, racing, high school life, sport team, against the odds
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new jersey, california, virginia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   72%
 
The Game of Their Lives
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, exciting, realistic
Plot: sport, underdog, contests and competitions, human spirit, sport team, against the odds, ambition, rivalry, hopes, friends, sportscaster, airplane trip, camaraderie, claustrophobia, voodoo, amateur, world war two veteran, german american, funeral home, soccer coach, world cup, ethnic slur, uniform, wedding reception, soccer fan, soccer match, coach, english, u.s. air force, locker room, cook, soccer, catholic, catholic church, drugged drink, american abroad, italian american, interracial friendship, cemetery, railway station, bus, banquet, hotel, reporter, funeral, rain, cigar smoking, airplane, friend, bar
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: brazil, missouri, usa, st. louis missouri, washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   65%
 
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Montevideo: Taste of a Dream
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance, Sport
Country: Serbia
Duration: 140 min.
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, realistic, stylized, sentimental, captivating, sincere, serious
Plot: sport, contests and competitions, follow your dream, sport team, ambition, hopes, rivalry, friends, soccer, post war, championship, coach, love and romance, young lovers, fight, girl, love, boy, friendship, fan, fist fighting, star, stadium, legendary, talented
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: former yugoslavia, serbia, uruguay
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   81%
 
The Karate Kid Part III
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Style: serious, feel good, sentimental, realistic, ridiculous, intense, romantic, inspirational, melancholic
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: martial arts, family, mentor, teachers and students, sport, fight scenes, coming of age, revenge, bullying, friendship, rivalry, karate, confidence, duel, youth, destiny, childhood, vengeance, catastrophe, children, power relations, ninja, dialogue, culture clash, brutality, camp, violence, teacher, underdog, first contact, against the odds, death, lone hero, high school, runaway, storytelling, ambition, life & death, life philosophy, adventure, fantasy world, time, hopes, pornography, lame, unlikely friendships, violent, redemption, betrayal, alternate reality
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, japan, new jersey, tokyo, tahiti, vietnam, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   70%
 
 7.8
 12K
61*
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Style: sincere, serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental
Plot: sport, athlete's life, buddies, baseball, underdog, rising to stardom, historical figure, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, rivalry, hopes, friendship, contests and competitions, obsessive quest, sport team, against the odds, society, couples, friends, major league, fan, sportscaster, favoritism, stress, playboy magazine, baseball game, scrapbook, lifestyle, championship, tv camera, teammate, strong language, baseball player, baseball movie, hair loss, injury, competition, athlete, spectator, stadium, anti hero, locker room, baseball bat, police detective, police officer, hurricane, womanizer, riot, threat, vomiting
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1961, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, north dakota, bronx new york city, new york yankees, st. louis missouri, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   81%
 
 5.9
 8K
The Babe
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, touching, realistic, uplifting, inspirational, melancholic, intense, light, suspense, clever, romantic, interesting
Plot: sport, athlete's life, underdog, mentor, family, rising to stardom, baseball, dialogue, historical figure, human spirit, destiny, catastrophe, adaptation, couple relations, life philosophy, chase, runaway, justice, relationship vs career, gangsters, redemption, fantasy world, brutality, storytelling, childhood, ambition, culture clash, weapons, lone hero, natural disaster, violence, first contact, nudity (full frontal - brief), hopes, pornography, vengeance, football, twists & turns, happy ending, police investigation, fight scenes, adventure, greed, rivalry, loneliness, death, dysfunctional family, dark hero, corruption, betrayal
Time: 1910s, 20s, 30s, 40s, 20th century, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s, 80s
Place: usa, boston, new york yankees, california, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   70%
 
 7.1
 57K
Invincible
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Style: sentimental, feel good, inspirational, serious, realistic, earnest, captivating, dramatic, sincere, entertaining, intense, touching, interesting, exciting, factual, football movie, harsh
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underdog, sport, football, rags to riches, athlete's life, mentor, courage, soccer, life philosophy, redemption, follow your dream, happy ending, american football, transformation, destiny, bad luck, human spirit, life & death, friendship, against the odds, runaway, fight scenes, justice, catastrophe, teacher, dialogue, storytelling, unlikely friendships, honest, college, ambition, adaptation, camp, brutality, violence, hopes, betrayal, basketball, vengeance, race, family, alter ego, corruption, dreams, golf, classic car, childhood, fantasy world, revenge, culture clash
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: philadelphia, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   63%
 
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Brian's Song
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Style: emotional, serious, uplifting, realistic, touching, sentimental, sincere, football movie
Plot: sport, friendship, terminal illness, underdog, human spirit, cancer, american football, american football player, interracial relations, against the odds, hopes, life is a bitch, friends, athlete's life, buddies, rising to stardom, sport team, ambition, rivalry, society, family relations, man wrapped in a towel, nfl, operation, lifestyle, male friendship, sick child, racial tension, professional sports, injury, wrapped in a towel, athlete, football, football player, coach, locker room, male objectification, racial slur, racism, death of friend, interracial friendship, hospital, banquet, african american, basement, singing, friendship between men, park, marriage, prank
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   73%
 
 7.2
 145K
The Karate Kid
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, inspirational, realistic, feel good, captivating, uplifting, intense
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, underdog, coming of age, family, teenager, kids and family, mentor, friendship, bullying, childhood, karate, unlikely friendships, good versus evil, adolescence, fight scenes, coming-of-age, destiny, school, chase, children, kung fu, runaway, sport, human spirit, culture clash, adventure, teacher, teachers and students, gangs, high school, egg, motorcycle, cheerleader, revenge, violence, nerds, flat, mentor protege relationship, teaching the ways of the world, brutality, storytelling, vengeance, ninja, stereotypes, fantasy world, alter ego, transformation, lone hero, catastrophe, honest
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, los angeles, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   66%
 
 6.5
 3K
Ice Castles
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, serious, realistic, romantic, sweet, uplifting, inspirational, melancholic, light, harsh, earnest, sad
Audience: chick flick
Plot: figure skating, romance, sport, blindness, athlete's life, love story, mentor, love, beautiful scenery, underdog, disability, women, destiny, happy ending, contests and competitions, childhood, shopping, follow your dream, small town, family, dreams, rise to the top, catastrophe, culture clash, human spirit, runaway, relationships, memory, natural disaster, life philosophy, voyeurism, athlete and trainer, storytelling, adaptation, dialogue, lone hero, first contact, tragedy, transformation, olympics, chocolate, brutality, vengeance, chase, against the odds, justice, courage, redemption, fantasy world, dog
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   71%
 
Goal! The Dream Begins
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 118 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, captivating, realistic, inspirational, entertaining, light, exciting, sexy, romantic, harsh, clever, dramatic
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: underdog, sport, soccer, football, rags to riches, athlete's life, mentor, coach, transformation, follow your dream, athlete, restaurant, dreams, catastrophe, family, ambition, culture clash, chase, hopes, happy ending, romance, natural disaster, internet, childhood, rivalry, destiny, fantasy world, sacrifice, dialogue, contests and competitions, adaptation, lone hero, runaway, unlikely friendships, life philosophy, rising to stardom, fight scenes, brutality, video game, human spirit, first contact, family drama, storytelling, basketball, sport team, vengeance, redemption, against the odds, race, betrayal
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: england, los angeles, latin america, europe, california, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   64%
 
Rabbit-Proof Fence
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, dramatic, heartbreaking, scenic, harsh, interesting, breathtaking, talky, factual, atmospheric, inspirational, earnest, reflective, intense, bleak, thought provoking, compassionate, colourful
Plot: survival, wilderness, culture clash, runaway, fugitives, children, adventure, australian, courage, genocide, racism, segregation, childhood, storytelling, colonialism, young heroes, secrets, idealism, mentor, against the rules, kidnapping, women, corruption, destiny, child abuse, prejudice, tragedy, moral ambiguity, camp, political, aborigine, outback, justice, race issues, pornography, guilt, assassination, friendship, desert, brutality, prosecution, sibling relationship, australian outback, ethnic conflict, unlikely friendships, slavery, politics, coming of age, adaptation, fantasy world
Time: 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: australia, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   55%
 
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We Are Marshall
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, serious, inspirational, dramatic, realistic, factual, emotional, captivating, uplifting, intense, compassionate, earnest, melancholic, light, reflective, football movie, sad
Audience: boys' night
Plot: college, sport, football, small town, sport team, courage, mentor, underdog, ambition, tragedy, life philosophy, transformation, survival, hopes, catastrophe, american football, family, destiny, redemption, athlete's life, sacrifice, life & death, soccer, doctors, dealing with death, unlikely friendships, childhood, radio, dialogue, honest, culture clash, runaway, against the odds, happy ending, lone hero, natural disaster, segregation, friendship, solitude, school, brutality, storytelling, race issues, creativity, chase, vengeance, race, drinking, cancer, first contact
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, campus, virginia, new jersey, west virginia, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   66%
 
 8.0
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Cinderella Man
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, inspirational, intense, dramatic, uplifting, interesting, earnest, depressing, compassionate, harsh, entertaining, reflective, light, sincere, motivational, based on true events, heartbreaking, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: underdog, sport, boxing, rags to riches, athlete's life, depression, poverty, courage, mentor, storytelling, supportive spouse, redemption, fight scenes, childhood, sacrifice, greed, survival, urban ghetto, period piece, corruption, comeback, family, brutality, vengeance, family bonds, training, honest, violent, radio, contests and competitions, transformation, catastrophe, justice, visceral, urban, folk hero, boxer, destiny, happy ending, tragedy, culture clash, life & death, downfall, family drama, life, dialogue, transporter, defeat, boxing match, world cup
Time: 20s, 1930s, 30s, 20th century, 1920s
Place: new jersey, usa, netherlands, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   47%
 
Bang the Drum Slowly
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Style: sentimental, emotional, touching, realistic, dramatic, serious, talky, uplifting, intense, light, inspirational, earnest, sincere, witty, humorous, melancholic, harsh, macabre, depressing, bleak, sad
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, baseball, unlikely friendships, underdog, mentor, hopes, sport, cancer, drinking, death, childhood, runaway, redemption, friends, courage, character study, adaptation, disability, honest, prejudice, tragedy, dialogue, crime gone awry, life philosophy, transformation, athlete's life, culture clash, hospital, fighting the system, manipulation, destiny, classic car, alter ego, segregation, catastrophe, human spirit, life & death, race issues, sacrifice, small town, coming-of-age, dark hero, corruption, sport team, ambition, rivalry, life is a bitch, world series, teammate
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   52%
 
Chariots of Fire
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Style: sentimental, captivating, serious, inspirational, dramatic, realistic, sincere, factual, earnest, breathtaking, atmospheric, touching, thought provoking, reflective, melancholic, epic, cerebral
Plot: underdog, race, racing, olympics, friendship, athlete's life, missionary, ambition, prejudice, christian, period piece, religion, courage, sacrifice, mentor, running, contests and competitions, jewish, destiny, god, jews, storytelling, fighting the system, british, character study, sport, unlikely friendships, follow your dream, life & death, dialogue, idealism, segregation, catastrophe, patriotism, mayor, obsessive quest, redemption, culture clash, childhood, honest, athlete, human spirit, greed, beautiful scenery, life philosophy, runaway, colonialism, social differences, escapades, hopes
Time: 1910s, 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s, post world war one
Place: england, scotland, europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   56%
 
 7.5
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Style: sentimental, uplifting, serious, inspirational, dramatic, realistic, earnest, sincere, factual, exciting, captivating, entertaining, touching, interesting, emotional, intense, talky, harsh
Plot: baseball, sport, racism, athlete's life, segregation, courage, mentor, human spirit, interracial relations, underdog, prejudice, destiny, discrimination, chase, transformation, justice, corruption, greed, runaway, catastrophe, period piece, doctors, dialogue, slavery, race, idealism, life philosophy, ambition, storytelling, honest, childhood, society, culture clash, sacrifice, football, radio, character study, happy ending, unlikely friendships, contests and competitions, redemption, classic car, family, rise to the top, lone hero, rags to riches, writers, brutality, life, athlete and trainer
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1930s, year 1947, year 1946, year 1945, 1940s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, boston, california, cincinnati ohio
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Iron Will
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Style: serious, feel good, captivating, realistic, uplifting, touching, romantic, sweet, melancholic, inspirational, absurd, entertaining, exciting, sentimental
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, family, underdog, dog, racing, children, free speech, mentor, contests and competitions, disney, kids and family, natural disaster, race, catastrophe, train, chase, human spirit, love story, culture clash, beautiful scenery, destiny, animals, runaway, friendship, childhood, love, dialogue, sport, against the odds, lone hero, talking animals, ambition, happy ending, jungle, death, interracial romance, hunting, life philosophy, treasure hunt, hopes, loneliness, courage, romance, dreams, storytelling, betrayal, swashbuckler, transformation, rivalry, stereotypes
Time: 1910s, 20th century
Place: minnesota, canada, usa, cuba, alaska
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Dance Academy
Genre: Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 24 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: dance school, dancer's life, family, teenage life, ambition, dance, ballerina, ballet, teenager, artists and showbiz, friendship, youth, hopes, friends, teacher, dancer, jewish, school, student, talented, ambitious, young man, young woman
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: australia
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