Movies like Price of Glory

If you like "Price of Glory" you are looking for sincere, serious and tense movies about / with sport, athlete's life, underdog, blind ambition, contests and competitions, ego clash and follow your dream themes of Drama and Sport genre shot in USA.
Find your next favorite and similar movies in two steps: 1. Identify all themes of interest from this film (block below). 2. Look for them in the presented list.
Save
this
list

to
Price of Glory (2000)
 6.4
 760
Price of Glory
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An ex-boxer, living with the knowledge that his fight career was cut short by a crooked manager, channels his bitter disappointment in a single-minded quest for boxing championships for his three sons. We see them in pee-wee Silver Glove matches with dad constantly pushing them. Ten years later, they're young men, with dad as both father and manager. A professional promoter, Nick Everson, wants to sign the boys, but dad rejects those offers. Then, in expressions of their varied relationships with their father, each son makes his own decisions. Can dad ever step aside, and can the family hold together?
Style: sincere, serious, tense, realistic
Plot: sport, athlete's life, underdog, blind ambition, contests and competitions, ego clash, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, parents and children, relationship vs career, ambition, hopes, rivalry, feminism, obsession, battles, tough heroes, family relations, power relations, lifestyle, family conflict, mexican american, boxing, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 90s
The list contains the best and most popular movies with the same themes ordered by rating. Click "View All" button to show all items.
Friday Night Lights
Drama, Sport
USA
44 min.
 8.7
Iqbal
Drama, Sport
India
132 min.
 8.1
Choose a movie to watch from relevant lists of films. Click "View All" button to show all collections.

Most similar movies to Price of Glory

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and touching films with plots about sport, rivalry, ambition, hopes, underdog, contests and competitions and athlete's life mostly in Sport, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Price of Glory: The Kid (1997), The Opponent (2000), Undefeated (2003), A Gentleman's Game (2002), Girlfight (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Subscribe for new and better recommendations:
 5.9
 164
The Kid
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jimmy Albright is a young athlete with a passion for boxing. His mentor, Harry Sloan, an aging trainer and former boxer, sees Jimmy's potential, not only as a boxer but as a young man. With Harry's guidance, Jimmy trains and fights his way ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, uplifting, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: sport, athlete's life, supportive spouse, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, sport team, family life, ambition, hopes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 6.5
 195
The Opponent
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Patty Sullivan (Erica Eleniak) is a battered woman who decides to take charge of her life by taking boxing lessons to better protect herself when her boyfriend becomes violent. Patty soon learns she has some talent for boxing and sets her sights on ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, uplifting, sincere
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: on the road, athlete's life, underdog, sport, contests and competitions, follow your dream, feminism, human spirit, athlete and trainer, addiction, against the odds, ambition ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   79%
 
 5.5
 704
Undefeated
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lex 'El Animal' Vargas is a promising Portorican boxer in Queens, but lacks ambition to aim for the big career. That changes after his brother Paulie is accidentally shot dead by a teenager in an amateur hold-up on their late dad's ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: athlete's life, urban ghetto, underdog, sport, contests and competitions, follow your dream, rise to the top, feminism, human spirit, athlete and trainer, social differences, urban ghetto life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   89%
 
Movie in collections
A Gentleman's Game
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A drama revolving around characters whose lives are transformed one summer at an exclusive East Coast country club.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere
Plot: sport, athlete's life, prodigy, single parent, underdog, contests and competitions, human spirit, athlete and trainer, parents and children, coming of age, social differences, teachers and students ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   95%
 
 6.8
 9K
Girlfight
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: realistic, serious, rough, sincere, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: boxing, sport, athlete's life, single father, high school, coming-of-age, father daughter relationship, relationships, underdog, coming of age, urban ghetto, brutality ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   93%
 
The Pistol: The Birth of a Legend
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A story about the great basketball player "Pistol" Pete Maravich when he was in the eighth grade. He plays on the varsity basketball team at Daniel High School but has some very difficult obstacles standing in his way of playing. The only ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: sport, college, athlete's life, dedicated educator, high school, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, rising to stardom, human spirit, athlete and trainer, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   59%
 
 6.5
 1K
Madison
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 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: feel good, serious, realistic
Plot: sport, athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions, ship, urban ghetto, follow your dream, small town, rising to stardom, human spirit, urban, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 70s
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   67%
 
Movie in collections
 6.8
 7K
The Champ
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The more you love, the harder you fight.The world looks at Billy Flynn and sees a has-been who seemingly never was, an ex-boxing champion slammed to the mat years ago by booze and gambling. But Billy's son TJ sees what the world doesn't. ...
Style: sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: underdog, redemption, sport, death, on the road, athlete's life, boxing, single parent, contests and competitions, mentor, love, follow your dream ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   49%
 
 6.3
 348
True Blue
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The story of the year the Oxford and Cambridge boat race changed from a gentleman's race to one where winning was everything.
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, emotional, feel good ...
Plot: athlete's life, underdog, sport, university, contests and competitions, human spirit, athlete and trainer, student life, sport team, ambition, hopes, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   49%
 
 7.2
 10K
Forever Strong
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rick Penning lives life just like he plays rugby; fast, hard-hitting and intense. When life on the edge lands him in jail, prison ward Marcus Tate offers him a chance to get back in the game by playing for his rival, Highland Rugby. Reluctantly Rick ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: sport, high school, athlete's life, dedicated educator, hardcase students, juvenile delinquency, underdog, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, human spirit, redemption, high school life ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   67%
 
Soul of the Game
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Satchel Paige and Josh Gibson are the greatest players in the Colored leagues, and everyone expects that one of them will make the leap to the Major Leagues, now that there is talk of integration. But, unexpectedly, it's the rookie with the ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: sport, athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, friendship, athlete and trainer, racism, baseball, interracial relations, injustice ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   68%
 
Talent for the Game
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Major League Baseball scout must find promising young player to save his job and his team.
Style: feel good, serious, realistic
Plot: sport, athlete's life, underdog, athlete and trainer, countryside, relationship vs career, against the odds, americana, baseball, ambition, hopes, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, idaho, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   55%
 
 6.4
 123
Alex
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Australia, New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is New Zealand 1959. Teen swimmer Alex Archer has to battle set backs, intense rivalry and personal tragedy in her bid to win selection for the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome.
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: athlete's life, underdog, sport, young lovers, contests and competitions, high school, school, follow your dream, human spirit, urban ghetto, against the odds, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 90s, 1950s, year 1959, year 1960
Place: new zealand, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   56%
    User:   60%
 
Movie in collections
 6.1
 11K
Blue Chips
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Pete Bell, a college basketball coach is under a lot of pressure. His team aren't winning and he cannot attract new players. The stars of the future are secretly being paid by boosters. This practice is forbidden in the college game, but Pete ...
Style: serious, tense, biting, realistic, inspirational ...
Plot: college, basketball, sport, underdog, corruption, against the rules, golf, blind ambition, contests and competitions, mentor, hip hop, multiple storylines ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, boston, california, indiana, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   65%
 
 7.0
 29K
The Rookie
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Jim Morris never made it out of the minor leagues before a shoulder injury ended his pitching career twelve years ago. Now a married-with-children high-school chemistry teacher and baseball coach in Texas, Jim's team makes a deal with him: if ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: baseball, family, underdog, sport, father son relationship, high school, small town, athlete's life, happy ending, rags to riches, mentor, dreams ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: texas, usa, latin america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   46%
 
When Saturday Comes
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jimmy Muir comes from a typical gritty, northern town where there are only two options: working down the pit or in a factory. But Jimmy has other ideas - he dreams of becoming a professional footballer. Confronted by a bitter and unsupportive ...
Style: serious, bleak, realistic, gloomy, sincere
Plot: sport, athlete's life, underdog, friendship, urban ghetto, contests and competitions, follow your dream, self discovery, alcohol abuse, working class, ambition, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, yorkshire, northern england
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   51%
 
The Miracle of Bern
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The movie deals with the championship-winning German soccer team of 1954. Its story is linked with two others: The family of a young boy is split due to the events in World War II, and the father returns from Russia after eleven years. The second ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, exciting, sentimental
Plot: sport, athlete's life, soccer, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, soccer coach, parents and children, working class, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, germany, switzerland, hungary, budapest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   43%
 
 7.1
 846
Believe in Me
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In a conservative small town, a young man's wish to coach high school basketball are tweaked by a school board decision that makes him the new coach of the girls' team.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, basketball movie
Plot: sport, athlete's life, dedicated educator, small town, underdog, coming of age, contests and competitions, follow your dream, high school sports, human spirit, athlete and trainer, against the odds ...
Time: 60s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   61%
 
Movie in collections
Heart Like a Wheel
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Shirley Muldowney is determined to be a top-fuel drag racer, although no woman has ever raced them before. Despite the high risks of this kind of racing and the burden it places on her family life, she perseveres in her dream.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, uplifting
Plot: sport, blind ambition, contests and competitions, follow your dream, feminism, human spirit, against the odds, ambition, hopes, rivalry, athlete's life, underdog ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   52%
 
The Final Season
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: True story of Kent Stock, who in the early 90's, gives up a job and ditches his wedding plans to take over as head coach as the Norway High School baseball team. Kent must win over his players and convince them and himself that he can fill ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: sport, contests and competitions, baseball, athlete and trainer, high school, americana, small town, small town life, sport team, ambition, coach, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   52%
 
A Shot at Glory
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Scottish second division football team Kilnockie is taken over by American Pete Cameron. The new owner puts pressure on manager Gordon McLeod to improve the fortunes of the team, and hires first division player Jackie McQuillan.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, contests and competitions, sport, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, friendship, relationship vs career, sport team, against the odds, ambition, hopes ...
Place: europe, scotland, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   48%
 
 6.6
 521
Champions
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The true story of jockey Bob Champion who overcame cancer to win the 1981 Grand National
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: athlete's life, sport, underdog, contests and competitions, ego clash, follow your dream, human spirit, horse, athlete and trainer, doctors and patients, child illness, relationship vs career ...
Time: 80s
Place: kentucky, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   60%
 
Carman: The Champion
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Former champion boxer Orlando Leone (Carmen) is "The Preacher" at an inner-city youth center. Wanting to give something back to the community, he bought a large building for a church youth center. But the cash ran out before he could ...
Style: serious, realistic, christian film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions, hotel, church, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, christian, against the odds, relationship vs career, tough heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   48%
 
Movie in collections
Finding Buck McHenry
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an 11 year old boy gets cut from his Little League baseball team, he sets out to form his own team.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport, athlete's life, school, underdog, store, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, african american, coach, little league ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   55%
 
 6.4
 1K
One on One
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, basketball movie
Audience: teens
Plot: college, small town, sport, athlete's life, high school, underdog, young lovers, basketball, urban, contests and competitions, university, follow your dream ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   50%
 
 6.3
 1K
Perfect Body
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Obsessed with perfection, young gymnast Andie Bradley nearly starves herself to realize her dream of making the Olympic gymnastics team.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, psychological
Plot: sport, athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions, idealism, athlete and trainer, teaching the ways of the world, ambition, hopes, eating disorder, rivalry, power relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   56%
 
The Mighty Macs
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the early 70s, Cathy Rush becomes the head basketball coach at a tiny, all-girls Catholic college. Though her team has no gym and no uniforms -- and the school itself is in danger of being sold -- Coach Rush looks to steer her girls to their ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, uplifting, emotional
Plot: sport, underdog, feminism, college, human spirit, against the odds, sport team, ambition, catholic school, convent school, mother superior, catholic ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   45%
 
 5.9
 1K
The Greatest
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Greatest is a 1977 film about the life of boxer Muhammad Ali, in which Ali plays himself. It was directed by Tom Gries and Monte Hellman. The song "Greatest Love of All", later remade by Whitney Houston, was written for this film and ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: athlete's life, underdog, sport, contests and competitions, follow your dream, leadership, rising to stardom, human spirit, friendship, introspection, racism, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 70s
Place: asia, vietnam
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   46%
 

Choose "a movie to watch" by trailers from related films

Watch trailers from related movies and select your next film!
The Tiger Woods Story
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With his father coaching him and his mother providing a strong spiritual influence, Tiger Woods rose to fame and fortune. But his success came at a price, as he endured personal struggles with racism, self-doubt and cultural identity.
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, touching, uplifting
Plot: athlete's life, sport, hotshot hero, prodigy, rising to stardom, ambition, rivalry, society, racism, contests and competitions, rise to the top, interracial relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   36%
 
 8.1
 14K
Iqbal
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: This is all about chasing your dreams, no matter what the obstacles. The story involves a young deaf and dumb boy who is crazy about cricket.
Style: semi serious, captivating, uplifting, realistic
Plot: follow your dream, sport, rise to the top, village, human spirit, sport team, disability, ambition, hopes, rivalry, underdog, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   37%
 
Subscribe for new and better recommendations:

TOP 5 movies for each basic tag

sport
sport movies
When the Game Stands Tall 2014
6.7
Blue Mountain State 2010
8.4
Three Seconds 2017
6.7
Rocky Balboa 2006
7.2
Shaolin Soccer 2001
7.3
View all
athlete's life
athlete's life movies
Rocky Balboa 2006
7.2
The Game Plan 2007
6.2
Shadowboxing 2005
6.0
Ballers 2015
7.6
The Coach 2018
6.5
View all
underdog
underdog movies
Shaolin Soccer 2001
7.3
Happy Gilmore 1996
7.0
Rookie of the Year 1993
6.0
8 Mile 2002
7.1
The Founder 2016
7.2
View all
blind ambition
blind ambition movies
The Devil's Advocate 1997
7.5
Jobs 2013
5.9
Amadeus 1984
8.3
House of Cards 2013
8.9
Narcos 2015
8.9
View all
serious
serious movies
Parker 2013
6.2
Orphan Black 2013
8.3
Sons of Anarchy 2008
8.6
Under the Dome 2013
6.7
Homefront 2013
6.5
View all
sincere
sincere movies
Patch Adams 1998
6.7
The King's Speech 2010
8.0
Temple Grandin 2010
8.3
A Walk to Remember 2002
7.4
We Bought a Zoo 2011
7.1
View all
contests and competitions
contests and competitions movies
Death Race 2008
6.4
The Quest 1996
5.5
When the Game Stands Tall 2014
6.7
The Hunger Games 2012
7.2
Rookie of the Year 1993
6.0
View all
ego clash
ego clash movies
The Social Network 2010
7.7
Cruel Intentions 1999
6.8
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes 1984
8.7
Halt and Catch Fire 2014
8.4
Mozart in the Jungle 2014
8.2
View all