Movies like Snowboarder

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Snowboarder (2003)
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Snowboarder (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: France, Switzerland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Gaspard, un jeune snowboarder talentueux mais peu ambitieux, vit et travaille à l'Alpe d'Huez, dans le magasin de surf de Beshop, un ancien entraîneur professionnel qui l'héberge et l'entraîne en échange de quelques travaux. Mais le rêve de Gaspard, c'est de devenir snowboarder professionnel, tout comme Josh Atterssen, champion charismatique mais imprévisible. Sa vie bascule lorsque ce dernier lui propose de l'entraîner lui-même à Gstaad, en Suisse, et de rejoindre son team. Naïf, n'ayant pas assez confiance en lui, Gaspard accepte l'offre et quitte Beshop sans état d'âme pour retrouver Josh. Une fois à Gstaad, la vie lui semble soudain plus belle et facile. Mais le peu recommandable Josh a un tout autre projet pour lui...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, humorous
Plot: ambition, skiing, hotshot hero, sport, rivalry, snowboarding, crimes, crime, store, dedicated educator, twentysomething life, mountain, snowboard, extreme sports, sex, female nudity
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, switzerland

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Most similar movies to Snowboarder

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, captivating and rough films with plots about rivalry, ambition, sport, contests and competitions, power relations, athlete's life and athlete and trainer mostly in Drama, Sport and Crime genres. Some movies like Snowboarder: A Fighting Man (2014), Seve (2014), Crazy Canucks (2004), Home of the Giants (2007), Chavez Cage of Glory (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Fighting Man (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two men meet in the ring for a fight that will change their lives.
Style: serious, realistic, disturbing, suspense, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, human spirit, contests and competitions, hopes, boxing, blood, brutality, profanity, redemption ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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95%
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Seve (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Despite being blocked at almost every turn in pursuit of the sport he loved, Seve Ballesteros fought against adversity to become the most spectacular and charismatic golfer to ever play the game.
Style: realistic, sentimental, exciting, touching, serious
Plot: golf, rise to the top, ambition, athlete's life, rivalry, contests and competitions, sport
Time: 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
 5.1
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Crazy Canucks (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the book White Circus by Ken Read, this is the story of the Canadian skiing legends that became the first North Americans to crack the Euro dominated World Cup Circuit in 1975
Style: serious, realistic, uplifting, captivating
Plot: skiing, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, underdog, olympics, sport, ski, canadian, volkswagen bus, knee injury, winter olympics ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975, year 1974
Place: canada, europe, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
Home of the Giants (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story about basketball and befriending. Gar is a High School journalist who, while covering the team to the state championship, is best friends with the teams' main "Star" Matt Dunbar. Matt's older brother persuades him to ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, sport, teenage life, athlete's life, love and romance, ambition, lifestyle, fall in love, teenager, basketball, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Shadow Boxing 3. The Final Round (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Champion boxer Artyom Kolchin climbed all conceivable heights and became a national hero. He does not enter the boxing ring any more, rather choosing a coaching job and wild high life, including continuous TV appearances, hanging out and love ...
Style: rough, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: ambition, athlete's life, contests and competitions, chases and races, athlete and trainer, rivalry, uncover truth, drugs/alcohol, power relations, graphic violence, boxing, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Chavez Cage of Glory (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Barely being able to make ends meet and doing everything he can possibly do to cover his ill son's growing medical bills, Hector Chavez turns to his fighting roots in the underbelly of LA. His amateur Mixed Martial Arts videos go viral grabbing ...
Style: rough, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: martial arts, ambition, rivalry, doctors and patients, hospital, fight, violence, power relations, live audience, mixed martial arts
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
A Season on the Brink (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: "A Season on the Brink: A Year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers" is based on the best-selling book by John Feinstein. The movie chronicles Indiana's 1985-86 season, when Knight granted Feinstein unprecedented access to the ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, sport team, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, sport, lifestyle, underdog, hopes, basketball, college ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
Green Street Hooligans 2 (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When the top players of the Green Street Elite are imprisoned following a deadly battle with their archenemies Millwall every day becomes a fight for survival. On the inside, rival firms and prison guards will stop at nothing to make their lives a ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspense, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, lifestyle, sport, gang, uninhibited rivalry, buddies, confined, violence, rivalry, society, mob violence, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: england, london, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Born to Race: Fast Track (2014)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Danny Krueger is a twenty-year old drag racer who plays by his own rules. After winning a scholarship to the prestigious Fast Lane Racing Academy, Danny finds himself competing against some of the fiercest young drivers in the world. Tension soars ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: friendship, ambition, hotshot hero, athlete's life, rivalry, sport, contests and competitions, partners, athlete and trainer, social relations, power relations, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.0
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Top Dog (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Hooligan boss Billy Evans has it all - a successful business, a beautiful family and respect on the terraces. But when he clashes with gangster Mickey over a backstreet proetection racket, Billy soon finds himself out of his depth as they look to ...
Style: rough, tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, rivalry, crime, ambition, downfall, gang, criminal heroes, unfulfillment, blind ambition, sexual content, profanity, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.8
 416
The Tournament (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Budapest International Chess Tournament. The most likely winner: Cal Fournier (22), French champion, immature genius, socially awkward, compulsive player. But this time, an unusual 9-years-old Hungarian opponent disrupts this smooth-running routine.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, chess, prodigy, ambition, misfit, contests and competitions, rivalry, bet, coach, genius, little boy, competition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hungary, budapest, budapest hungary
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Dans les cordes (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: female boxer, rivalry, family relations, ambition, friendship, athlete's life, sport, contests and competitions, hopes, lifestyle, youth, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
Two for the Money (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A former college athlete joins forces with a sports consultant to handicap football games for high-rolling gamblers.
Style: serious, tense, stylized, suspenseful, intense ...
Plot: gambling, bet, football, cons and scams, greed, sport, manipulation, bookies, dishonesty, manipulations, workplace, ex athlete ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, puerto rico, las vegas, new jersey, new orleans ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Of Women and Horses (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Enraged by the sale of the vaulting horse that she'd been promised as hers to ride, Gracieuse, a talented rider, dumps her job at a stable. She starts again from zero by accepting work as a groom at a dressage stud farm adjacent to her ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, sentimental
Plot: equestrian, starting over, follow your dream, ambition, animal training, sport, contests and competitions, workplace, hopes, boss and employee, athlete and trainer, horse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Downhill Racer (1969)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: An ambitious young skier, determined to break all existing records, is contemptuous of the teamwork advocated by the US coach when they go to Europe for the Olympics.
Style: contemplative, clever, rough, witty, stylized ...
Plot: skiing, ambition, narcissism, teammate, injury, olympics, hopes, underdog, contests and competitions, rivalry, human spirit, haunted by the past ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: europe, oregon, switzerland, austria
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Children of USSR (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Israel
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A group of young immigrants from Soviet Union live in a provincial Israeli town. In their new homeland the only person who follows them closely is the local policeman, family ties are wearing out day by day, and they do everything to mess their ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating
Plot: juvenile delinquency, teenage life, rivalry, kids in trouble, crimes, sport team, contests and competitions, immigrants, buddies, youth, society, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: israel, ukraine, russia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.3
 2K
Tapped Out (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A disgruntled teenager, sent to do community service at a rundown Karate school, enters an MMA tournament to face the man who killed his parents.
Style: serious, exciting, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, athlete and trainer, ambition, contests and competitions, vengeance, rivalry, youth, young heroes, sport, profanity, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.0
 3K
Ours (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 173 min.
Story: An ex-boxer Baldev Choudhary (Dharmendra) has had a stain in his boxing career. He wanted to wash it with his son Angad's (Sunny Deol) success, but times were hard and a financial crunch kept him from achieving this dream. Though Angad pulled ...
Style: emotional, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, athlete's life, ambition, follow your dream, rise to the top, hopes, lifestyle, sport, once promising, parents and children, athlete and trainer, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: punjab, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 7.1
 1K
Punch (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tall, exotic looking and aimless 17-year-old Do Wan-deuk lives in a shabby house in a poor hillside village with a dwarf father and a stammering uncle. One day, his teacher reveals the surprising news that Wan-deuk’s runaway mother was actually ...
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, psychological, serious ...
Plot: teenage life, coming of age, youth, hardcase students, athlete and trainer, ambition, teachers and students, friendship, rivalry, society, sport, kickboxing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.7
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Now or Never (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: As a mother, in principle, you do not rob banks. But these days, it can be a solution for the future of your home, and not to give up on your dreams. Playing the thieves can quickly become dangerous and bad encounters can turn into a love story ...
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, tense, serious ...
Plot: crimes, heist, family relations, unemployment, family in crisis, down on your luck, society, parents and children, plan, bankruptcy, danger, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 184 min.
Story: The film is based on the life of Indian cricketer and the current captain of the Indian national cricket team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: rise to the top, ambition, athlete's life, rivalry, sport, leadership, contests and competitions, rising to stardom, sport team, bollywood, cricket the game, rags to riches ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2011
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 3.4
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In the Dark (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Hollywood messenger must endure cruelty and humiliation as he struggles for a chance to succeed. But when he's offered a lucrative opportunity, he must decide between compromising his closest friendship or giving his racist bosses the ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: hollywood, racism, ambition, showbiz, filmmaking, introspection, human nature, artists and showbiz, manipulation, moral dilemma, crimes, manager ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
The Flying Scotsman (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the incredible true story of amateur cyclist Graeme Obree, who breaks the world one-hour record on a bike he made out of washing machine parts.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyclist, underdog, scot, lifestyle, ambition, human spirit, race, rivalry, friendship, sport, hopes, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Harder They Fall (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 20 year old kickboxers from opposite ends of Miami, one rich one poor, battle for triumph in sport and their own identities in this coming-of-age action/drama.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, exciting
Plot: fight, ambition, athlete's life, rivalry, tough heroes, self discovery, social differences, sport, nothing to lose, martial arts tournament, kickboxing, martial arts ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.4
 734
Undefeated (2003)
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: sincere, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: athlete's life, human spirit, social differences, against the odds, tough heroes, lifestyle, sport, rise to the top, ambition, follow your dream, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Snow on tha Bluff (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: When Curtis Snow steals a video camera from some college kids during a dope deal, he gives the camera to his best friend, Pancho, and they start documenting their lives. At first its business as usual for Curtis. He robs dope boys, he runs from the ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: drug dealing, dealer, filmmaking, crimes, introspection, life is a bitch, single parent, stoners, down on your luck, crime, danger, rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.2
 3K
Fast Girls (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A street smart runner develops an intense rivalry with an equally ambitious wealthy young athlete.
Style: uplifting, feel good, touching, exciting, serious ...
Plot: athlete's life, contests and competitions, society, ambition, lifestyle, follow your dream, friendship, running, ego clash, sport, social differences, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.7
 851
Red Line 7000 (1965)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The story of three racing drivers and three women, who constantly have to worry for the lives of their boyfriends. Jim Loomis and Mike Marsh drive for Pat Cassarian. Jim expects his fiancée Holly, but before she arrives, he dies in a race. Since ...
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, ambition, car chase, restaurant, fall in love, chases and races, adventure, contests and competitions, hotshot hero, sport, redhead, motel ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 8.5
 1K
Playmakers (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 491 min.
TV show
Story: Playmakers is an American television series that aired on ESPN from August 26, 2003 to November 11, 2003. It depicted the lives of the Cougars, a fictional professional football team in an unidentified city. The show starred Omar Gooding, Marcello ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, rough
Plot: deal, athlete's life, against the odds, lifestyle, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, ego clash, sport, athlete and trainer, coach, slick ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 2K
Jappeloup (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A true sports story that utterly defies the odds, Duguay’s film captures the wild ups and downs of the Olympics-bound career of legendary equine star Jappeloup and his troubled rider, locked in a tense relationship with his horseman father and ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching
Plot: against the odds, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, underdog, sport, animal training, passionate interest, equestrian, rider horse relationship, friendship, supportive parent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986, year 1982, year 1985 ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%