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Ready to Rumble (2000)
 5.3
 14K
Ready to Rumble (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two slacker wrestling fans are devastated by the ousting of their favorite character by an unscrupulous promoter.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, entertaining, funny, intense, realistic, parody, light, thought provoking ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: wrestling, friendship, follow your dream, ambition, athlete's life, goofy hero, underdog, life is a bitch, rivalry, down on your luck, contests and competitions, nothing goes right, disorder, buddies, downfall, sport, cheerleader, friends, athlete and trainer, fixed match, power relations, defloration, brutality, mentor, stupidity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and not serious films with plots about sport, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, underdog, culture clash and adaptation mostly in Comedy, Sport and Family genres. Some movies like Ready to Rumble: The Waterboy (1998), Knucklehead (2010), Grind (2003), Necessary Roughness (1991), Happy Gilmore (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.1
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The Waterboy (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bobby Boucher is a water boy for a struggling college football team. The coach discovers Boucher's hidden rage makes him a tackling machine whose bone-crushing power might vault his team into the playoffs.
Style: humorous, funny, parody, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: football, ridicule, sport, social outcast, ambition, goofy hero, misfit, swamp, athlete's life, low self esteem, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, new jersey
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100%
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: family outing, teens
Plot: baseball, sport team, rivalry, major league, sport, underdog, human spirit, against the odds, americana, athlete and trainer, feminism, boss and employee ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, south carolina, new jersey
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100%
 5.1
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Knucklehead (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film centers on a fight promoter (Mark Feuerstein) deeply in debt to his crooked rival. Desperate for a new fighter that will help him win back everything he owes, the promoter catches a break when a 450-pound church handyman (Paul "Big ...
Style: exciting, not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: wrestling, disorder, contests and competitions, athlete's life, ambition, buddies, against the odds, friendship, lifestyle, partners, adventure, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 13K
Grind (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Four skaters follow their idol on his summer tour in an attempt to get noticed, get sponsored, and become stars themselves.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, skateboard, road trip, lifestyle, ambition, rivalry, underdog, partners, contests and competitions, skateboarder, friendship between men, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: europe, england, london, santa monica california, colorado ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Lifelong friends and national idols Ricky Bobby and Cal Naughton Jr. have earned their NASCAR stripes with their uncanny knack of finishing races in the first and second slots, respectively, and slinging catchphrases like "Shake and bake!" ...
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, realistic, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: car race, sport competition, french, divorce, farce, stupidity, uninhibited rivalry, teamwork, championship, comeback, lifestyle, nascar ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, semi serious, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: american football, underdog, sport team, sport, college, human spirit, against the odds, hopes, rivalry, athlete and trainer, friendship, youth ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, ireland, new jersey, austin texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
 223K
Happy Gilmore (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Failed hockey player-turned-golf whiz Happy Gilmore -- whose unconventional approach and antics on the grass courts the ire of rival Shooter McGavin -- is determined to win a PGA tournament so he can save his granny's house with the prize ...
Style: funny, feel good, humorous, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: golf, sport, underdog, ambition, rivalry, against the odds, contests and competitions, fish out of water, championship, friends, disorder, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, plymouth, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 4.6
 7K
Juwanna Mann (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A basketball star is booted out of the NBA when his on-court antics go too far, so he poses as a woman and joins the WUBA.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: basketball, gender bending, sport, cross dressing, man dressed as woman, hidden identity, follow your dream, athlete's life, ambition, fish out of water, farce, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 6.9
 84K
Kingpin (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: After bowler Roy Munson swindles the wrong crowd and is left with a hook for a hand, he settles into impoverished obscurity. That is, until he uncovers the next big thing: an Amish kid named Ishmael. So, the corrupt and the hopelessly naïve hit the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bowling, older woman younger man, road trip, fish out of water, on the road, against the odds, championship, contests and competitions, prodigy, buddies, sport, success ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1979, year 1996 ...
Place: pennsylvania, nevada, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.0
 1K
Pucked (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Frank Hopper is a former lawyer, long-term loser and constant dreamer - and frankly, probably just not all that bright. When he receives a credit card in the mail, he believes he's hit the jackpot. It's not long before he's working ...
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: ice hockey, sport, disorder, against the odds, nothing goes right, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, partners, goofy hero, buddies, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, sexy ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: rivalry, sport team, baseball, sport, underdog, friendship, athlete and trainer, americana, buddies, partners, hopes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An overenthusiastic high-school maintenance man attempts to lead an unlikely group of misfits to the Nebraska state tennis championship in Balls Out: The Gary Houseman Story? director Danny Leiner's underdog sports comedy. American Pie star ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, satirical, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: tennis, athlete and trainer, ambition, rivalry, misfit, youth, lifestyle, teacher, school, male nudity, mentor, escort ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nebraska, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.3
 169K
Blades of Glory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a much-publicized ice-skating scandal strips them of their gold medals, two world-class athletes skirt their way back onto the ice via a loophole that allows them to compete together as a pairs team.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rivalry, skating, figure skating, farce, competition, championship, friendship, coach, sport, olympics, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002, 2010s
Place: usa, north korea, ukraine, detroit, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 88K
Nacho Libre (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Nacho Libre is loosely based on the story of Fray Tormenta ("Friar Storm"), aka Rev. Sergio Gutierrez Benitez, a real-life Mexican Catholic priest who had a 23-year career as a masked luchador. He competed in order to support the orphanage ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, ironic, funny ...
Plot: wrestling, nun, monastery, follow your dream, goofy hero, contests and competitions, hopes, ambition, fall in love, monk, orphanage, orphan ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.3
 10K
Celtic Pride (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The National Basketball Association play-offs are taking place, and the Boston Celtics are facing the Utah Jazz in a crucial series. This is also the last year that any games will be played in the Boston Garden, which is going to be torn down after ...
Style: humorous, not serious, satirical, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: basketball, kidnapping, sport, missing person, partners, unlikely criminals, friends, buddies, ambition, confined, contests and competitions, basketball player ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.5
 62K
BASEketball (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two losers from Milwaukee, Coop & Remer, invent a new game playing basketball, using baseball rules. When the game becomes a huge success, they, along with a billionaire's help, form the Professional Baseketball League where everyone ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, parody, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, baseball, basketball, sport, ambition, rise to the top, rivalry, partners, business, sportscaster, mascot, cheerleading ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: underdog, american football, sport, contests and competitions, rivalry, hopes, against the odds, cheerleader, ambition, athlete and trainer, bar fight, sport team ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After Gordon Bombay's hockey comeback is cut short he is named coach of Team USA Hockey for the Junior Goodwill Games. Bombay reunites the Mighty Ducks and introduces a few new players, however, he finds himself distracted by his newfound fame ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing, girls' night ...
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, athlete and trainer, sport, underdog, family, competition, friendship, lifestyle, athlete's life, buddies, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iceland, los angeles, usa, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.2
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Major League (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Rachel Phelps inherits the Cleveland Indians from her deceased husband, she's determined to move the team to a warmer climate -- but only a losing season will make that possible, which should be easy given the misfits she's hired. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: baseball, underdog, rivalry, ambition, professional sports, sport, rise to the top, follow your dream, contests and competitions, against the odds, misfit, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, new york, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.2
 2K
Curling King (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Once a great curling star, Truls Paulsen is diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder and banned from competition. But when he learns that his old friend and coach Gordon is on his deathbed, Truls, heavily-medicated decides to compete again, in ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, offbeat, cult film
Plot: ambition, goofy hero, silly humor, rivalry, obsession, athlete's life, partners, buddies, contests and competitions, ex athlete, disorder, money raising ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Slam Dunk Ernest (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ernest P. Worrell becomes a basketball star after an angel bearing an uncanny resemblance to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar gives him a pair of magic sneakers.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens, date night
Plot: basketball, misfit, lifestyle, rivalry, buddies, contests and competitions, ambition, follow your dream, rise to the top, athlete's life, partners, hopes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.8
 37K
The Ringer (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Pressured by a greedy uncle (Brian Cox) and a pile of debt, lovable loser Steve Barker (Knoxville) resorts to an unthinkable, contemptible, just-crazy-enough-to-work scheme. He pretends to be mentally challenged to rig the upcoming Special Olympics ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, absurd, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: mentally challenged, disability, rivalry, dishonesty, ambition, friendship, love and romance, lie, down syndrome, sleazy, bet, pretense ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 3.8
 16K
Caddyshack II (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a crass new-money tycoon's membership application is turned down at a snooty country club, he retaliates by buying the club and turning it into a tacky amusement park.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, snobbism, farce, contests and competitions, underdog, society, blind ambition, misfit, sport, ego clash, love and romance, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ladybugs (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To climb the corporate ladder to success, a guy agrees to coach the company's all girl soccer team with the help of his secret weapon: his fiancee's son.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: cross dressing, soccer, sport team, underdog, sport, family, farce, friends, power relations, disorder, comedy of errors, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.9
 8K
Beer League (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An unemployed slacker (Lange) inspires his softball teammates to improve their game so they won't get kicked out of the local league.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, bet, contests and competitions, buddies, sport, partners, underdog, against the odds, small town, friendship, sport team, stripper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Snowboard Academy (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A wacky free-for-all comedy about the riotous rivalry between snobby skiers and knuckle-dragging snowboarders.
Style: not serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: snowboarding, school, athlete and trainer, farce, workplace, contests and competitions, goofy hero, rivalry, sport, save the day, nothing goes right, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.3
 12K
The Comebacks (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A comedy that spoofs the inspirational sports movies, The Comebacks tells the story of an out-of-luck coach, Lambeau Fields, who takes a rag-tag bunch of college misfits and drives them towards the football championships. In the process, this ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, inspirational, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, college, coach, sport, contests and competitions, social relations, athlete and trainer, against the odds, baseball, athlete's life, ambition, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Bring It On: All or Nothing (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A transfer student at a rough high school tries joining the cheer-leading squad and finds that she not only has to face off against the head cheerleader, but also against her former school in preparation for a cheer-off competition.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: cheerleader, high school, cheerleading, dancing, high school life, school, hip hop, friendship, sport, ambition, contests and competitions, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 5.8
 83K
Semi-Pro (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jackie Moon is the owner, promoter, coach, and star player of the Flint Michigan Tropics of the American Basketball Association (ABA). In 1976 before the ABA collapses, the National Basketball Association (NBA) plans to merge with the best teams of ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, inspirational, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: basketball, championship, cheerleader, sport team, coach, sport, basketball team, athlete's life, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, rivalry, ambition ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
Kickin' It Old Skool (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: "Kickin' It Old Skool" revolves around a 12-year-old breakdancer, who in 1986 hits his head while performing at a talent show and as a result is comatose for 20 years. He awakens to find he is a grown man. With the mind and experience ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, stylized, talky ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: breakdance, dancer's life, hip hop, follow your dream, lifestyle, contests and competitions, love triangle, artists and showbiz, love and romance, youth, rivalry, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%