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KickOff (2011)
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KickOff (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: What happens when the hardest team in the Sunday Soccer league comes up against a gay team (pun intended) and finds they've finally met their match? Watch and wince as fledging referee Elton Glixton struggles to control this testosterone tsunami as rude-boy meets bum-boy in this outrageous new comedy set in the crazy gung-ho world of 5-a-side footie.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, offbeat, realistic, queer cinema
Plot: sport team, rivalry, ego clash, gender, competition, gay, bullying, victory, referee, friendship, society, tsunami, parents and children, gays and lesbians, dancing, soccer, fight, drug abuse, motorcycle, birthday, dream, hypnosis, bisexual, infidelity, kiss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and captivating films with plots about friendship, family relations, friends, rivalry, sport, sport team and contests and competitions mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like KickOff: The Boy in the Dress (2014), Fit (2010), A Wedding Most Strange (2011), Mr. Right (2009), Hattrick (2007). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Boy in the Dress (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 63 min.
Story: Based on David Walliams' best-selling children's book, with an all-star cast including Jennifer Saunders, James Buckley, David Walliams and Kate Moss, The Boy in the Dress is a celebration of creativity, difference, football and fashion. ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, contests and competitions, friendship, eccentric family, sport team, disorder, youth, family, cross dressing, family relations, coming of age, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
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Fit (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Takes a look at gay and straight love among the new millennials. Everything from secret crushes to homophobic attitudes are revealed by the rambunctious students taking Drama and Dance from Loris. None of the teens are what they seem at first ...
Style: emotional, sincere, serious, realistic, touching ...
Plot: teenage love, teachers and students, high school, teenage life, coming of age, gender, youth, power relations, coming out, brother brother relationship, teenage girl, teen angst ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, london
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A Wedding Most Strange (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 84 min.
Story: One groom, two would-be wives, four possible husbands... and one decision.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: inheritance, gay marriage, couples, race against time, remarry, last will and testament, wedding, society, friendship, couple relations, obsessive quest, online dating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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Mr. Right (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Louise thought she’d met the man of her dreams. But it all went wrong when she introduced him to her gay friends... Harry hates being a TV producer and dreams of leaving his job to travel the world. He loves Alex, an aspiring actor who is ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, breakup, gay, single parent, aspiring actor, looking for love, romance, gender, couple relations, family relations, model, bisexual man ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
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Hattrick (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Despite cricket fever running wild, there are two people in India who dislike its influence over their lives. The first is Dr. Satyajit Chavan, who will not permit anyone in his home nor the hospital to view nor hear anything related to it; and the ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: hospital, immigrants, romance, couples, obsession, airport, society, cricket the game, sports fan, marriage, multiple storylines, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, england, london
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Breakaway (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, India, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A hockey enthusiast since 12 years of age, Toronto-based Rajvinder Singh, even went to the extent of trimming his hair, discarding his Pagri/turban, did not complete his education, incurred the wrath of his father, Darvesh, who wanted him to be ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: culture clash, follow your dream, sport team, ambition, society, sport, family in crisis, parents and children, friends, family problems, hockey, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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The Gathering (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A successful architect, Sakti (Tora Sudiro), is uncertain about his sexuality, but when he meets magnetic and gay Nino (Surya Saputra), he realizes he prefers men. When Meimei (Cut Mini Theo), one of Sakti's closest female friends, reveals ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy, witty ...
Audience: date night
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indonesia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Shooting for Socrates (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: SHOOTING FOR SOCRATES is a David Vs. Goliath set in Belfast against the backdrop of the 1986 World Cup. It tells the story of a momentous time in Northern Ireland's football history through the eyes of players, fans and the media. The film also ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, exciting ...
Plot: hopes, ambition, rivalry, sport, family relations, youth, contests and competitions, sport team, parents and children, soccer, underdog, soccer fan ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: mexico, ireland, brazil, northern ireland, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Things to Do Before You're 30 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A smart, sexy and poignantly accurate comedy drama about a group of twenty-something friends desperately resisting the inevitable - adulthood and responsibility.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, sexy
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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An Ordinary Family (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: AN ORDINARY FAMILY is a humorous drama about one family, two brothers and a really big problem. Thomas Biederman is blindsided when his estranged brother, Seth, shows up unannounced to the annual family vacation… with his boyfriend.
Style: humorous, emotional, psychological, captivating, talky ...
Plot: family relations, estrangement, family problems, family gatherings, gender, society, coming out, brother brother relationship, family vacation, brother brother conflict, gay, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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The Parade (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Serbia, Slovenia, Croatia, France, Republic of North Macedonia, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The Parade, in a tragicomic way, tells the story about ongoing battle between two worlds in contemporary post-war Serbian society - the traditional, oppressive, homophobic majority and a liberal, modern and open-minded minority... The film, which ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, queer cinema, offbeat
Plot: gay slur, gender, gays and lesbians, society, muslim, social activist, crimes, gangsters, disorder, gay bashing, lgbt, gay ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, serbia, croatia, bosnia, kosovo
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Guys and Balls (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ecki is a sweet, closeted gay man who works in his family’s bakery and plays goalie in his small town’s soccer team. When he both loses the big game, and is caught flirting with another player, his homophobic teammates throw him out. He vows to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, queer cinema
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, small town, sport, sport team, grudge, self fulfillment, injustice, self discovery, lifestyle, athlete's life, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Fast Girls (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: uplifting, feel good, exciting, touching, serious ...
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The Blue Tooth Virgin (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 80 min.
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Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, witty ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Mr. Go (2013)
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Country: South Korea, China
Duration: 132 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Papadopoulos & Sons (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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Duration: 105 min.
Story: Following his ruin in the latest banking crisis, a self-made millionaire reluctantly re-unites with his estranged freewheeling brother to re-open the abandoned fish and chip shop they shared in their youth.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, sincere ...
Plot: starting over, workplace, family business, family life, down on your luck, life turned upside down, restaurant, hopes, brother brother relationship, greek, family relations, love and romance ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Dale is an attractive, hard-as-nails gay male escort in Greenwich, London. He specialises in fulfilling sexual fantasies - dressing up as a schoolboy, BDSM, you name it, he's done it, yet his own dreams of a happy ending are complicated when ...
Style: humorous, emotional, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: friendship, love and romance, couples, gender, addiction, sexual relations, unrequited love, prostitute, escort, prostitution, friends, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Bad Parents (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A suburban mom relives her season with the soccer obsessed sports parents whose outrageous "win at all costs" behavior spirals out of control.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: soccer, family relations, eccentric family, obsession, parents and children, sport, rivalry, sport team, youth, ambition, athlete and trainer, suburbs ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Unmade Beds (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Axl wants to find his long-lost father and rediscover his past. Vera just wants to forget hers as she tries to move on from heartbreak. Their stories come together in the melting-pot of 21st century London.
Style: humorous, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, semi serious ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Ping Pong Summer (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In 1985 a summer vacation in Ocean City, Md., changes the life of a shy white teen who's obsessed with table tennis and hip-hop music.
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, light, touching ...
Plot: coming of age, friends, contests and competitions, rivalry, vacation, friendship, youth, ping pong, sport, society, misfit, teenager
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Place: usa, maryland
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Best Things in the World (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Everyday family life as perfectly normal madness. “As Melhores Coisas do Mundo“ follows a few days in the life of the 15-year-old Mano, who is fighting on two fronts: his parents have just got divorced and he is going through puberty. Mano tries ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, touching, semi serious, captivating ...
Audience: teens
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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Eleven Men Out (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Iceland, Finland, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The star player of Icelands top football team causes a stir when he admits to being gay to his team mates and then goes on a journey to discover himself (with the help of the local press). He soon finds himself on the bench for most of his teams ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, touching, humorous, realistic
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.1
 2K
Call Me Dil (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India, UK
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A suicidal woman's "final" call mistakenly connects her to a man who gives her something to live for.
Style: humorous, semi serious, light, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, couples, weakness, hopes, lie, suicide attempt, society, friendship, true love, pregnancy, go public ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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A Beginner's Guide to Endings (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
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Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, contemplative, light ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Chicks With Sticks (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The story takes the battle of the sexes into the hockey arena, as Paula Taymore - who almost once made the Olympic team - finds herself drawn into a challenge match against an irritating local men's squad. Fresh from a painful divorce, and ...
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good, touching ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, female athlete, hockey, against the odds, ambition, sport, fall in love, feminism, sport team, lifestyle, friendship, romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Cupid's Balls (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Norway
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Swedish Lucas moves from Stockholm to a small Norwegian town, and immediately falls in love with Susanne, the goal keeper of the local girls' soccer team. He becomes axquanted with the overweight, sex-fixated son of the coach. With him as a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, captivating, sincere, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, contests and competitions, sport, rivalry, sport team, fall in love, social relations, gain trust, village, ambition, youth, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Hot Flashes (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An unlikely basketball team of unappreciated middle-aged Texas women, all former high school champs, challenge the current high school girls’ state champs to raise money for breast cancer prevention. Sparks fly as the women go to comic extremes to ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: basketball, rivalry, sport, against the odds, friendship, contests and competitions, ambition, underdog, strong female presence, sport team, reunion, breast cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Mike Bassett: Manager (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
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Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: soccer, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, sport, athlete and trainer, sport team, manager, british humour, friends, hypnosis, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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What's Up, Scarlet? (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Scarlet Zabrinski, a successful, hard edged, L.A. matchmaker lives in the shadow of her overbearing mother, Ruth Zabrinski who relentlessly tries to find the perfect man for her daughter. Ben Zabrinski, Scarlet's pot smoking brother, an ...
Style: humorous, captivating, emotional, light, semi serious ...
Plot: romance, looking for love, couples, family relations, gender, parents and children, thirtysomething life, life turned upside down, lesbian, audition, unemployment, coming out ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Calcium Kid (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When milkman Jimmy Connelly accidentally puts Britain's contender for the World title out of action, he is propelled from amateur boxer to the world stage and announced as the replacement contender for the championship fight.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: boxer, athlete's life, ambition, relationship vs career, rivalry, lifestyle, contests and competitions, fame, fight, sport, power relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, europe, florida, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%