Movies like The Replacements

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The Replacements (2000)
 6.5
 53K
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 dusts off his secret dossier of ex-players who never got a chance (or screwed up the one they were given) and knits together a bad-dream team of guys who just may give the Sentinels their title shot.
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, exciting, sincere, football movie, entertaining, funny, inspirational ...
Plot: sport, underdog, american football, coach, strike, bar fight, cheerleader, football, redemption, contests and competitions, misfit, american football player, sport team, ambition, hopes, athlete and trainer, against the odds, rivalry, major league, negotiation, baseball, recruit, stadium, happy ending, football player ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey

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Most similar movies to The Replacements

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about sport, ambition, underdog, contests and competitions, rivalry, redemption and culture clash mostly in Sport, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like The Replacements: Necessary Roughness (1991), Major League (1989), Wildcats (1986), Eddie (1996), The Comebacks (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, underdog, american football, college, contests and competitions, university, human spirit, athlete and trainer, friendship, high school life, sport team, against the odds ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, ireland, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 7.2
 54K
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, feel good, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: baseball, sport, underdog, sombrero, professional sports, hot dog, hard hat, baseball field, ambition, rivalry, follow your dream, sabotage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami, usa, cleveland ohio, new york ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.0
 11K
Wildcats (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Molly is a high school track coach who knows just as much about football as anyone else on the planet. When a football coach's position becomes vacant, she applies for the job, despite snickers from fellow staff members and her former husband.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, sport, coach, american football, underdog, college, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, college life, high school life, football, sport team ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 5.1
 9K
Eddie (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eddie is a New York limo driver and a fanatical follower of the New York Knicks professional basketball team. The team is struggling with a mediocre record when, in mid-season, "Wild Bill" Burgess, the new owner, as a public relations ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, basketball movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, basketball, switching roles, athlete and trainer, chauffeur, underdog, sport team, against the odds, ambition, power relations, contests and competitions, follow your dream ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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 4.2
 10K
The Comebacks (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 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: humorous, not serious, realistic, football movie, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, baseball, coach, college, rivalry, parody, drugs/alcohol, underdog, contests and competitions, baseball bat, athlete and trainer, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: sport, baseball, rivalry, underdog, buddies, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, friendship, sport team, americana, ambition, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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, semi serious, feel good, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: sport, baseball, baseball bat, rivalry, underdog, athlete's life, buddies, training, career, contests and competitions, follow your dream, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, south carolina, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Bring It on Again (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When new students can't get onto their college cheerleading team, they form their own squad and prepare for a cheer off.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: cheerleading, sport, cheerleader, competition, college life, high school, hip hop, college, underdog, contests and competitions, cheering crowd, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: california, usa, campus, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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Johnny Be Good (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: It's recruiting time and despite being short and scrawny, Johnny Walker is America's hottest young football prospect. His dilemma: should he take one of the many offers from college talent scouts or should he attend the local state college ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, football movie, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: sport, college, high school, athlete's life, underdog, buddies, coming of age, vengeance, contests and competitions, romance, athlete and trainer, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: texas, alabama, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Rookie of the Year (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 12-year-old Henry Rowengartner, whose late father was a minor league baseball player, grew up dreaming of playing baseball, despite his physical shortcomings. After Henry's arm is broken while trying to catch a baseball at school, the tendon in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: baseball, sport, family, contests and competitions, underdog, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, sport team, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.8
 19K
Bad News Bears (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Morris Buttermaker is a burned-out minor league baseball player who loves to drink and can't keep his hands to himself. His long-suffering lawyer arranges for him to manage a local Little League team, and Buttermaker soon finds himself the head ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: sport, baseball, little league, family, underdog, redemption, athlete and trainer, stadium, sport team, ambition, hopes, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 6.4
 22K
Little Giants (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Danny O'Shea's daughter is cut from the Peewee football team just for being a girl, he decides to form his own team, composed of other ragtag players who were also cut. Can his team really learn enough to beat the elite team, coached ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: sport, underdog, football, family, contests and competitions, self discovery, parents and children, ambition, hopes, rivalry, youth, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
 7.0
 175K
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: humorous, feel good, funny, not serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: golf, sport, underdog, rivalry, contests and competitions, against the odds, ambition, fish out of water, misfit, disorder, friends, championship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.9
 1K
Gus (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The California Atoms are in last place with no hope of moving up. But by switching the mule from team mascot to team member, (He can kick 100 yard field goals!) they start winning, and move up in the rankings, Hurrah! The competition isn't so ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sport, family, contests and competitions, sport team, animal life, ambition, rivalry, underdog, athlete and trainer, against the odds, hopes, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.3
 8K
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, not serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: sport, soccer, cross dressing, family, farce, comedy of errors, hidden identity, underdog, corporate, boy, romance, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.3
 822
Paper Lion (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Sportswriter George Plimpton poses as a rookie quarterback for the Detroit Lions for a "Sports Illustrated" article.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, football movie
Plot: sport, american football, athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions, ego clash, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, sport team, ambition, hopes ...
Time: 60s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
The Mighty Ducks (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After reckless young lawyer Gordon Bombay gets arrested for drunk driving, he must coach a kids hockey team for his community service. Gordon has experience on the ice, but isn't eager to return to hockey, a point hit home by his tense dealings ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: sport, underdog, ice hockey, athlete and trainer, self discovery, family, yuppie, urban, contests and competitions, winning, sport team, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: minnesota, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
The Air Up There (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jimmy Dolan is a college basketball coach who wants a big promotion. To get it, he needs to make a dramatic find. He ends up deep in Africa, hoping to recruit Saleh, a huge basketball prodigy Jimmy glimpsed in a home movie. But Saleh is the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, basketball movie ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: sport, family, contests and competitions, culture clash, adventure, athlete and trainer, fish out of water, ambition, disorder, athlete's life, sport team, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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The Benchwarmers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A trio of guys try and make up for missed opportunities in childhood by forming a three-player baseball team to compete against standard little league squads.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, pizza, video store, team, paperboy, anti heroes, athlete's life, vengeance, buddies, underdog, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.1
 133K
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, absurd, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, low self esteem, ridicule, social outcast, goofy hero, ambition, misfit, athlete's life, love and romance, college, family relations, bullying ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, louisiana, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Winning Season (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A comedy centered on a has-been coach who is given a shot at redemption when he's asked to run his local high school's girls basketball team
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: sport, basketball, athlete and trainer, defeat, athlete, coach, birthday party, loneliness, gift, beer, bicycle, restaurant ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Great White Hype (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the champ's promoter, Rev. Sultan, decides something new is needed to boost the marketability of the boxing matches, he searches and finds the only man to ever beat the champ. The problem is that he isn't a boxer anymore and he's ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, clever, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, boxer, athlete's life, underdog, promoter, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, interracial relations, cons and scams, ambition, rivalry, music band ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, cleveland ohio, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 13K
Mr 3000 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Aging baseball star who goes by the nickname, Mr. 3000, finds out many years after retirement that he didn't quite reach 3,000 hits. Now at age 47 he's back to try and reach that goal.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, baseball, friendship, underdog, athlete's life, redemption, contests and competitions, ambition, hopes, rivalry, friends, journalism ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: milwaukee wisconsin, new jersey, san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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The Bad News Bears Go to Japan (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this third film version of the Bad News Bears series, Tony Curtis plays a small time promotor/hustler who takes the pint-sized baseball team to Japan for a match against the country's best little league baseball team which sparks off a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: sport, baseball, athlete and trainer, culture clash, sport team, little league, coach, adventure, rivalry, athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sentimental sequel film finds the Bears, somehow, the little league champions of California. As a result, the team is invited to play a between-games exhibition at the Houston Astrodome with the local champs, the Toros. Kelly Leak, the Bears' ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, road movie ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sport, baseball, little league, redemption, high school, family, underdog, athlete and trainer, parents and children, relationship vs career, sport team, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, houston texas, california, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: sport, youth, ice hockey, athlete and trainer, underdog, competition, family, athlete's life, hockey player, contests and competitions, sport team, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: iceland, usa, los angeles, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Bring It On: In It to Win It (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fourth 'Bring It On' movie is set at a cheerleader camp in Florida with a 'West Side Story' musical feel has the female captain of the West Side Sharks meeting and romancing a male member of the East Coast Jets amid their ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: cheerleader, cheerleading, sport, competition, rivalry, hip hop, underdog, contests and competitions, cheering crowd, camp, uninhibited rivalry, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 3.7
 13K
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, feel good, not serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, contests and competitions, ego clash, friendship, parents and children, social differences, fish out of water, ambition, misfit, family relations, disorder, underdog ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.8
 73K
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, not serious, realistic, basketball movie, funny ...
Plot: basketball, championship, sport, garbage can, canon, merger, cheerleader, coach, priest, singer, underdog, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.0
 606
Fast Break (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: David Greene is a New York basketball enthusiast, who wants to coach. He is then offered the coaching job at a small Nevada college. He brings along some players, who are a bit odd but good. Like Swish who unknown to the rest of the team is a girl. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, basketball movie
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, basketball, college, culture clash, athlete's life, dedicated educator, underdog, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, college life, sport team, stoners ...
Time: 70s
Place: nevada, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%