Movies like Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby

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Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby (2006)
 6.6
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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!" But when a rival French driver coasts onto the track to challenge their records, they'll have to floor it to retain their top-dog status.
Style: humorous, exciting, funny, realistic, not serious, satirical, buddy comedy, parody, absurd, buddy movie ...
Audience: teens
Plot: car race, french, divorce, farce, sport competition, stupidity, teamwork, comeback, lifestyle, championship, uninhibited rivalry, nascar, success, accident, team, rivalry, determination, contests and competitions, old friend, delusion, betrayal, marriage, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, advertising ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: alabama, north carolina, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, funny and clever films with plots about adaptation, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, brutality, rivalry and farce mostly in Comedy, Sport and Drama genres. Some movies like Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby: Step Brothers (2008), Blades of Glory (2007), Ready to Rumble (2000), Happy Gilmore (1996), The Benchwarmers (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Step Brothers (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Brennan Huff and Dale Doback might be grown men. But that doesn't stop them from living at home and turning into jealous, competitive stepbrothers when their single parents marry. Brennan's constant competition with Dale strains his ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: slacker, family relations, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, grownups, goofy hero, living with parents, adulthood, man child, parents and children, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: It's the 1970s, and San Diego super-sexist anchorman Ron Burgundy is the top dog in local TV, but that's all about to change when ambitious reporter Veronica Corningstone arrives as a new employee at his station.
Style: parody, humorous, cynical, not serious, witty ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, sexism, farce, rivalry, friendship, new job, nervous breakdown, stupidity, workplace, career, battle of the sexes, lifestyle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, california, san diego california
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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, detroit, montreal, north korea, ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, realistic, not serious, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, competition, against the odds, rivalry, coach, dumb, cheerleader, sport, contests and competitions, friends, financial problem, health situation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, nevada, california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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 ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: wrestling, friendship, follow your dream, goofy hero, ambition, athlete's life, underdog, down on your luck, contests and competitions, rivalry, buddies, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.0
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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: sport, golf, underdog, ambition, rivalry, against the odds, contests and competitions, championship, friends, disorder, fish out of water, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, plymouth, new jersey
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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.
Style: parody, humorous, cynical, surreal, not serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dog, journalist, journalism, media satire, jealousy, friendship, rivalry, media, satire, boss, tv show, producer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1979, year 1980, 70s ...
Place: usa, new york, california, manhattan new york city, san diego california
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The Benchwarmers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 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, light, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, youth, contests and competitions, ambition, group of friends, clumsiness, millionaire, paperboy, pizza, mentor, family, adult humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica Corningstone escalates quickly, a group of unprofessional thieves better known as 'The Alarm Clock' try to make the truth known, whatever that may mean...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, ambition, nothing goes right, ego clash, farce, buddies, battle of the sexes, workplace, rivalry, workplace situations, media satire, anchorman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
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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, social relations, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, against the odds, baseball, athlete's life, ambition, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.1
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The Campaign (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Two rival politicians compete to win an election to represent their small North Carolina congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.
Style: humorous, satirical, parody, funny, twists and turns ...
Plot: politics, congressman, farce, election campaign, political corruption, uninhibited rivalry, campaign, debate, media, ambition, disorder, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.9
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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
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Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice (2002)
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Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: teens
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
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Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, witty, entertaining ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A fictional documentary-style expose on the rivalry between two tennis stars who battled it out in a 1999 match that lasted seven days.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, parody, funny ...
Plot: tennis, contests and competitions, athlete's life, ambition, tennis player, sport, rivalry, adaptation, irreverent, technology, redemption, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, future, 80s
Place: england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Old School (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Three friends attempt to recapture their glory days by opening up a fraternity near their alma mater.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, talky, intense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, friendship, party, disorder, college life, student, marital problem, adolescence vs adulthood, student life, youth, lifestyle, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, california, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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, mentor, escort, stereotypes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, nebraska, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
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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
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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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, family relations, love and romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Grudge Match (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A pair of aging boxing rivals are coaxed out of retirement to fight one final bout -- 30 years after their last match.
Style: humorous, realistic, emotional, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: rivalry, elderly, contests and competitions, sport, aging, comeback, athlete's life, uninhibited rivalry, ex athlete, elderly man, parent child relationship, retirement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ 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, not serious, funny, intense ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: soccer, sport team, farce, obsession, sport, ambition, family, goofy hero, family life, contests and competitions, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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The Other Guys (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: NYPD detectives Christopher Danson (Johnson) and P.K. Highsmith (Jackson) are the baddest and most beloved cops in New York City. They don't get tattoos, other men get tattoos of them. Two desks over and one back, sit detectives Allen Gamble ...
Style: buddy comedy, funny, parody, humorous, absurd ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: stupidity, misfit partners, police investigation, reluctant partners, partners against crime, farce, crimes, disorder, fighting crime, goofy hero, odd couple, verbal byplay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, las vegas, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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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%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: cheerleading, cheerleader, competition, sport, friendship, teenage life, against the odds, ambition, athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 4.2
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7-10 Split (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An aspiring actor whose career is in the dumps, exploits his amazing bowling skills to take the PBA by storm and becomes rich and famous, only to lose his best girl and best friend...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, parody, sex comedy
Plot: bowling, friendship, contests and competitions, misfit, ambition, farce, sport, lifestyle, rivalry, athlete's life, friends, destiny ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: portland oregon
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
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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 ⇓
24%
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The Dictator (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: The heroic story of a dictator who risks his life to ensure that democracy would never come to the country he so lovingly oppressed.
Style: humorous, suspense, absurd, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: dictator, un, dark humor, satire, culture clash, farce, megalomaniac, society, head of state, fish out of water, nuclear, death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1973, 20th century ...
Place: usa, new york, asia, israel, north africa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Stick It (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Haley is a naturally gifted athlete but, with her social behavior, the teen seems intent on squandering her abilities. After a final brush with the law, a judge sentences her to an elite gymnastics academy run by a legendary, hard-nosed coach. Once ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, inspirational, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gymnastics, athlete and trainer, rebelliousness, teenager, sport, coach, rivalry, athlete's life, friends, lifestyle, individualism, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.8
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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, humorous, semi serious, touching, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: baseball, rivalry, human spirit, ambition, contests and competitions, against the odds, athlete and trainer, hopes, parents and children, sport team, mentor, sport ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%