Movies like Shaolin Soccer

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Shaolin Soccer (2001)
 7.3
 80K
Shaolin Soccer (2001)
Original name: 少林足球
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, China
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A young Shaolin follower reunites with his discouraged brothers to form a soccer team using their martial art skills to their advantage.
Style: humorous, entertaining, funny, absurd, witty, light, surreal, not serious, feel good, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, soccer, kung fu, football, sport, underdog, shaolin, silly humor, fight, mentor, love story, fight scenes, coach, humiliation, against the odds, monk, sport team, follow your dream, contests and competitions, championship, champion, heroes, friends, misfit, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: hong kong, china, tokyo, asia

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Most similar movies to Shaolin Soccer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, entertaining, cult film and funny films with plots about rivalry, farce, mentor, contests and competitions, dialogue, chase and culture clash mostly in Comedy, Sport and Action genres. Some movies like Shaolin Soccer: Kung Fu Hustle (2004), Kung Fu Dunk (2008), Drunken Master (1978), The God of Cookery (1996), Shaolin Girl (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.7
 139K
Kung Fu Hustle (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong, China, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Set in Canton, China in the 1940s, the story revolves in a town ruled by the Axe Gang, Sing who desperately wants to become a member. He stumbles into a slum ruled by eccentric landlords who turns out to be the greatest kung-fu masters in disguise. ...
Style: humorous, stylized, surreal, exciting, parody ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, heroes, master warrior, gangsters, gang, lone hero, mob boss, kung fu fighting, violent, bully, murder ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: china, hong kong, asia, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 4.8
 4K
Kung Fu Dunk (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: China, Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Shi-Jie is a brilliant martial artist from the Kung Fu School. One day, he encounters a group of youths playing basketball and shows off how easy it is for him, with his martial arts training, to do a Slam Dunk. Watching him was Chen-Li, a shrewd ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: basketball, sport, sport team, time travel, orphan, brother sister relationship, university, athlete's life, contests and competitions, ambition, martial arts, chinese ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia, shanghai
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
 7.4
 40K
Drunken Master (1978)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Jackie Chan stars as Wong Fei-Hung, whose mischievous antics land him in hot water. Having tolerated enough of his son's mishaps, Fei-Hung's dad enlists his sadistic uncle, who specializes in drunken-style kung fu, to teach the lad some ...
Style: humorous, funny, exciting, entertaining, affectionate ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, discipline, alcoholic, transformation, teacher, master, redemption, fight, undisciplined, wu shu, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 19th century
Place: asia, china, tokyo, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When megalomaniacal White Goodman, the owner of a trendy, high-end fitness center, makes a move to take over the struggling local gym run by happy-go-lucky Pete La Fleur, there's only one way for La Fleur to fight back: dodgeball. Aided by a ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, light, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, underdog, competition, dumb, coach, against the odds, pirate, redemption, rivalry, contests and competitions, cheerleading, tournament ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The God of Cookery (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The God of Cookery, a brilliant chef who sits in judgement of those who would challenge his title, loses his title when a jealous chef reveals him to be a con-man and humiliates him publicly. As this new chef takes on the God of Cookery's role, ...
Style: funny, sexy, witty, humorous, scenic ...
Plot: martial arts, cooking and food, food, cooking, satire, farce, redemption, chef, cooking competition, chinese woman, shaolin, catastrophe ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Journey to the West: Conquering the Demons (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In a world plagued by demons who cause great human suffering, young demon hunter Xuan Zang risks his all to conquer a water demon, a pig demon and the demon of all demons, Sun Wukong.
Style: humorous, stylized, talky, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: monkey king, demon, martial arts, buddhism, supernatural, good versus evil, deadly creature, heroic mission, folk hero, daring rescue, save the day, adventure ...
Place: china, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 4.4
 684
Shaolin Girl (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy, Sport
Country: Japan, Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A Shaolin-trainer young woman returns to Japan to resuscitate her grandfather's defunct martial arts school.
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, tense
Plot: martial arts, female athlete, samurai, shaolin, one man army, fight, teamwork, good versus evil, teacher, coach, kung fu, lacrosse ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.1
 13K
Rebound (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An acclaimed college hoops coach is demoted to a junior varsity team after a public meltdown.
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, touching, twists and turns ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: basketball, sport, college, youth, follow your dream, family, redemption, underdog, sport team, human spirit, against the odds, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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King of Beggars (1992)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The illiterate General of Canton, General So, advocates a lazy, happy lifestyle of sex and money. His spoiled and also illiterate son, Chan (Stephen Chow), is his most faithful disciple. For the love of a woman, Chan attends the national exams for ...
Style: scenic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: martial arts, medieval, heroes, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, folk hero, rise to the top, down on your luck, wooing, millionaire, beggar ...
Time: 90s
Place: hong kong, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.4
 40K
Mean Machine (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Disgraced ex-England captain (Danny 'Mean Machine' Meehan) is thrown in jail for assaulting two police officers. He keeps his head down and has the opportunity to forget everything and change the lives of the prisoners. These prisoners ...
Style: sexy, humorous, inspirational, witty, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, prison, sport, underdog, soccer match, justice, redemption, prison life, fight, gangsters, adaptation, corruption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Bulletproof Monk (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A mysterious and immortal Tibetan kung fu master, who has spent the last 60 years traveling around the world protecting the ancient Scroll of the Ultimate, mentors a selfish street kid in the ancient intricacies of kung fu.
Style: exciting, humorous, sexy, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: martial arts, monk, adventure, prophecy, good versus evil, heroes, dragon, master warrior, culture clash, supernatural, superhero, supernatural ability ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, contemporary, year 1943, 21st century
Place: tibet, china, hong kong, usa, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 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: funny, humorous, light, feel good, ironic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: wrestling, nun, eccentricity, monastery, fight scenes, follow your dream, goofy hero, contests and competitions, hopes, ambition, fall in love, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 3K
Volcano High (2001)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: South Korea
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Volcano High School is marking its 108th. Every student is a martial arts expert, so it is not surprising to see tea leaves moving in the shape of dragons or hallway windows shattering into bits with no one touching them. At Volcano High, the legend ...
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, exciting, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: martial arts, high school, vengeance, teenager, good versus evil, adventure, heroic mission, transformation, supernatural ability, fish out of water, haunted by the past, goofy hero ...
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, south korea, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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: funny, humorous, inspirational, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
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⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Benchwarmers 2: Breaking Balls (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A washed-up baseball player becomes an attorney. He gets a chance at redemption when his boss asks him to manage the company softball team in hopes of winning a championship.
Style: absurd, funny, feel good, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 6.1
 163K
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: funny, humorous, feel good, absurd, parody ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: football, sport, bullying, college, social outcast, american football, underdog, low self esteem, rags to riches, farce, mentor, ridicule ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, new jersey, new orleans, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.5
 10K
The Big Green (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a depressed Texas town, British foreign exchange teacher Anna attempts to inject some life into her hopeless kids by introducing them to soccer. They're terrible at first, but Anna and her football-hero assistant whip them into shape. As ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, inspirational, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: soccer, sport, school, disney, underdog, family, youth, athlete and trainer, small town life, against the odds, teachers and students, high school life ...
Place: texas, austin texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
The Young Master (1980)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Youthful martial arts master Lung is searching for his missing brother, when he is mistaken for a criminal on the run. He must prove his innocence by solving the case himself, while local lawmen and merciless mercenaries are hot on his trail.
Style: humorous, stylized, light, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, adventure, on the run, fight, mentor, kung fu master, chase, down on your luck, school, orphan, nothing goes right ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: china, tokyo, hong kong, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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There's Only One Jimmy Grimble (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jimmy Grimble is a shy Manchester school boy. At school he is constantly being bullied by the other kids, and at home he has to face his mother's new boyfriend. However, through football, and some special boots, he manages to gain the ...
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: soccer, misfit, bully, working class, ambition, follow your dream, teenage life, against the odds, sport, society, rivalry, underdog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: manchester, europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.2
 69K
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, funny, feel good, talky, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: baseball, underdog, sport, rivalry, professional sports, ambition, rise to the top, follow your dream, contests and competitions, against the odds, misfit, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, new york yankees, california, san francisco, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Kicking & Screaming (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Phil Weston has been unathletic his entire life. In college he failed at every sport that he tried out for. It looks like his 10-year old son, Sam, is following in his footsteps. But with becoming the coach of The Soccers, an already successful ...
Style: humorous, feel good, funny, intense, not serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: soccer, sport, obsession, farce, youth, family, underdog, sport team, ambition, goofy hero, family life, football ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
18 Fingers of Death! (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The "buzz" in Hollywood is that, "18 FINGERS OF DEATH!" will kick the butt out of the low budget martial arts movies genre and knocks us down to the ground laughing! This funny "sockumentart" of the world of Chop ...
Style: parody, realistic, humorous, witty, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, heroes, vigilantism, friendship, criminal's revenge, tough heroes, heroic mission, vengeance, rivalry, misfit, fighting crime, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, funny, feel good, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: bowling, sport, older woman younger man, road trip, on the road, mentor, culture clash, fish out of water, against the odds, championship, contests and competitions, prodigy ...
Time: 90s, 70s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1979 ...
Place: pennsylvania, nevada, usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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 7.1
 8K
The Legend (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, History
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: This Hong Kong martial-arts extravaganza tells of evil emperors and true love. The secret Red Lotus Flower Society is committed to the overthrow of the evil Manchu Emperor and his minions. One of his Governors is sent on a mission to retrieve a list ...
Style: sexy, humorous, stylized, affectionate, visually appealing ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, wu shu, fight, romance, medieval, violence, martial artist, tai chi, destiny, vengeance, redemption ...
Time: 90s
Place: china, hong kong, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 7.5
 36K
Police Story (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A virtuous Hong Kong police officer must clear his name after he is framed for murder.
Style: light, humorous, stylized, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, murder, crimes, police, chase, car chase, gangsters, justice, fight scenes, drug lord, fight ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: hong kong, asia, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 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, twists and turns, buddy movie ...
Audience: girls' night, boys' night, teens
Plot: golf, sport, rivalry, underdog, eccentricity, sarcasm, ambition, dumb, stupidity, against the odds, contests and competitions, fish out of water ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: new jersey, usa, plymouth
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.1
 133
Battle B-Boy (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Directed by Frank Lin this movie tells the story of a group of talented but financially struggling B-Boys that join an underground fighting ring in Downtown Los Angeles that uses Hip-Hop music and Break dancing to battle for money. To save the life ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: follow your dream, rivalry, ambition, sport, hopes, underdog, martial arts, battles, urban ghetto life, contests and competitions, urban ghetto, hip hop ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Footballest (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Francisco and his closest friends play on a soccer team that has reached its lowest point. They’ve got to win one of the next three games to keep the school from cutting their team altogether. A series of strange events take place in the first two ...
Style: light, humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: referee, football, sport, contests and competitions, youth, sport team, adventure, teenager, teamwork, friendship, rivalry, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.8
 87K
Goon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Doug Glatt, a slacker who discovers he has a talent for brawling is approached by a minor league hockey coach and invited to join the team as the "muscle." Despite the fact that Glatt can't skate his best friend, Pat, convinces him to ...
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, witty, thought provoking ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ice hockey, sport, dimwit, bouncer, success, underdog, fame, misfit, ambition, love story, relationships, fight scenes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, boston, canada, quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
3 Ninjas Kick Back (1994)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 93 min.
Story: During a championship baseball match, the three brothers hear that their grandfather in Japan is in trouble, and head out to help him, conceding the match. When they arrive in Japan, they must use all their powers to defend him against his ancient ...
Style: humorous, motivational, sweet, unusual plot structure, splatter ...
Audience: kids, teens, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: ninja, child martial arts, young heroes, childhood, revenge, adventure, family, heroes, youth, vengeance, friends, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%