Movies like The Bronze

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The Bronze (2015)
 6.1
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The Bronze (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In 2004, Hope Ann Greggory became an American hero after winning the bronze medal for the women's gymnastics team. Today, she's still living in her small hometown, washed-up and embittered. Stuck in the past, Hope must reassess her life when a promising young gymnast threatens her local celebrity status.
Style: semi serious, light, absurd, sincere, clever, humorous, realistic
Plot: gymnastics, small town, rise and fall, rivalry, training, olympics, ambition, sex scene, female protagonist, rudeness, gymnast, toilet humor, sexual humor, social relations, haunted by the past, small town life, unfulfillment, athlete's life, olympic athlete, female nudity, marijuana, betrayal, suicide, father daughter relationship, lie ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, ohio

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Most similar movies to The Bronze

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about ambition, rivalry, sport, small town, underdog, contests and competitions and sport team mostly in Comedy, Drama and Sport genres. Some movies like The Bronze: Stick It (2006), Butter (2011), Make It or Break It (2009), Pucked (2006), Mystery, Alaska (1999). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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95%
 6.2
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Butter (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An adopted girl discovers her talent for butter carving and finds herself pitted against an ambitious local woman in their Iowa town's annual contest.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, satirical, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, small town, family relations, ambition, championship, social relations, blind ambition, adoption, mentor, satire, creativity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iowa, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Make It or Break It (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the world of competitive gymnastics, the series follows a group of teen Olympic hopefuls as they train for their day in the spotlight.
Style: feel good, serious, sentimental, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gymnastics, athlete's life, youth, female athlete, follow your dream, rivalry, friends, family, sport, gymnast, social relations, olympics ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 4.0
 1K
Pucked (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Frank Hopper is a former lawyer, long-term loser and constant dreamer - and frankly, probably just not all that bright. When he receives a credit card in the mail, he believes he's hit the jackpot. It's not long before he's working ...
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: ice hockey, sport, disorder, nothing goes right, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, partners, goofy hero, buddies, against the odds, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Mystery, Alaska (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In Mystery, Alaska, life revolves around the legendary Saturday hockey game at the local pond. But everything changes when the hometown team unexpectedly gets booked in an exhibition match against the New York Rangers. When quirky small-towners, ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, underdog, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, ice hockey, championship, gay slur, mayor, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: alaska, usa, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
The Best of Times (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A small-town loser determines to have one more shot at the big time by winning a football game.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: american football, small town, sport team, haunted by the past, small town life, against the odds, friendship, couple relations, high school, athlete and trainer, redemption, social relations ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: sport, basketball, rivalry, contests and competitions, against the odds, friendship, sport team, strong female presence, ambition, underdog, breast cancer, cheerleader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.0
 1K
Break Point (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jimmy Price is a reckless man-child on the last leg of his career as a doubles tennis player. When his latest partner drops him, he realizes he's officially burned all of his bridges on the pro circuit. He decides to make one last ditch effort ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, not serious ...
Plot: tennis, rivalry, sport, ambition, contests and competitions, athlete's life, odd couple, family relations, siblings relations, verbal byplay, underdog, male protagonist ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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 6.3
 462
Bleacher Bums (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Adapted from a 1979 stage play written by Chicago's Organic Theater Company, BLEACHER BUMS details the exploits of a group of baseball fans as they sit in the bleachers of Lakeview Park watching a game between the hometown Bruins take on the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friends, gambling, baseball, against the odds, follow your dream, rivalry, lifestyle, sport, ambition, couple relations, buddies, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 6.4
 60K
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 ⇓
55%
 7.3
 37K
Slap Shot (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: To build up attendance at their games, the management of a struggling minor-league hockey team signs up the Hanson Brothers, three hard-charging players whose job is to demolish the opposition.
Style: humorous, feel good, cynical, exciting, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, small town, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, partners, underdog, rivalry, opponent, athlete and trainer, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 4.3
 12K
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 ⇓
54%
 5.0
 16K
Summer Catch (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A coming-of-age romantic comedy set against the backdrop of the Cape Cod Baseball League. Local boy Ryan Dunne (Freddie Prinze Jr.), now a pitcher for Boston College, meets Tenley Parrish (Jessica Biel), the daughter of a wealthy couple who summer ...
Style: humorous, feel good, sexy, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: romance, athlete's life, rivalry, small town, social differences, sport, baseball, young lovers, lifestyle, follow your dream, ambition, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, massachusetts, new england, san francisco, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Colma: The Musical (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the town of Colma, just south of San Francisco, the dead outnumber the living one thousand to one. Here, one wouldn't expect teenagers to burst out in song, or dance around cemeteries and streets. But, that's exactly what happens. Best ...
Style: sincere, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, social relations, youth, dull life, breakup, haunted by the past, gays and lesbians, buddies, coming of age, father son relationship, teenager, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Longshots (2008)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of Jasmine Plummer who, at the age of eleven, became the first female to play in Pop Warner football tournament in its 56-year history.
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: american football, ambition, human spirit, athlete's life, battle of the sexes, athlete and trainer, rivalry, sport, youth, underdog, gender, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 658
Say Uncle (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A young artist (Peter Paige), desperate to replace the relationship he had with his recently relocated godson, is targeted by a neighborhood mom (Kathy Najimy) as a potential threat to the community.
Style: realistic, witty, humorous, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: godparent, false accusation, gender, suburban life, lifestyle, small town, small town life, suburbs, social relations, gays and lesbians, obsession, gay interest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.7
 562
Mayor Cupcake (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A hard-working cupcake maker is inadvertently elected mayor of a small town burdened with debt. Uneducated, she relies on her street smarts to clean up the town.
Style: humorous, sincere, captivating, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rise to the top, campaign, society, small town life, family life, ambition, uneducated, family relations, parents and children, small town, family, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Never Too Young to Dream (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of kids have a dream: to play a football championship and to win. Their dream is going to be fulfilled by Don Pepe, an old guy with lots of expectations for his kids.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, sport team, athlete and trainer, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, small town, sport, football, coach, old man, janitor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, san francisco, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 5.8
 2K
Offside (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In the sleepy town of Stensfors, the soccer team used to be something to be proud of , playing in the national league 30 years ago. Now the team will be dissolved if it can't win the rest of the games in the local league. Team member Kent goes ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Plot: alcoholic, nothing goes right, couples, family problems, disorder, couple relations, ambition, crumbling marriage, hopes, small town, once promising, couples therapy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 4.2
 1K
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 ⇓
44%
Mike Tyson: Undisputed Truth (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mike Tyson's one-man show is a fascinating journey into his storied life and career. MIKE TYSON: UNDISPUTED TRUTH is a rare, personal look inside the life and mind of one of the most feared men ever to wear the heavyweight crown. Directed by ...
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, talky, semi serious ...
Plot: ambition, rise and fall, athlete's life, boxing, self destructing, ex athlete
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.5
 45K
Varsity Blues (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In small-town Texas, high school football is a religion, 17-year-old schoolboys carry the hopes of an entire community onto the gridiron every Friday night. When star quarterback Lance Harbor suffers an injury, the Coyotes are forced to regroup ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, entertaining, inspirational, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids, teen drama
Plot: cheerleader, cheerleading, football, small town, sport, american football, rivalry, leadership, ambition, high school, coming of age, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
 42K
Ballers (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Looking at the lives of former and current football players, the show follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore as he gets his life on track in retirement while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american football, sport, athlete's life, ambition, nfl, american football player, betrayal, business, family relations, party, friendship, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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 5.1
 581
Fairhaven (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Long-time friends reconnect when one returns to their small Massachusetts town for a funeral.
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, thought provoking, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, small town, funeral, homecoming, introspection, unfulfillment, social relations, estrangement, death of father, high school friends, dull life, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
White Men Can't Jump (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Billy Hoyle and Sidney Deane are an unlikely pair of basketball hustlers. They team up to con their way across the courts of Los Angeles, playing a game that's fast dangerous - and funny.
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, buddy comedy, light ...
Plot: basketball, friendship, racism, sport, gambling, african american, contests and competitions, ambition, blacks and whites, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), debt ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, venice beach california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Sports Pages (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dr. Lionel Waddems (Bob Newhart), a golf fanatic. is put on trial for killing his golf partner (Played by Kelsey Grammer). The movie follows the trial in the news and features interviews by people who knew the men. It is based on 2 short stories ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: athlete's life, ambition, lifestyle, human spirit, journalism, buddies, nothing goes right, hopes, contests and competitions, odd couple, farce, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.2
 1K
Cloud 9 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Has-been sports promoter Billy Cole gets a second shot at fame and fortune when he puts together a women's volleyball team, comprised of exotic dancers...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, sexy, captivating ...
Plot: beach, lifestyle, rivalry, ambition, against the odds, partners, sport, self discovery, cons and scams, womanizer, beach volleyball, seduction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 5.8
 1K
Underdogs (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in rural Ohio, the birthplace of football, UNDERDOGS is the story of a small-town high school football team destined to play their cross-town rival, a perennial powerhouse, while standing up for an entire community.
Style: feel good, realistic, touching, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: cheerleader, high school football, high school, underdog, sport, sport team, teenage love, human spirit, athlete and trainer, against the odds, rivalry, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 5.1
 736
Video Girl (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Lorie Walker ( Meagan Good), attends a ritzy private school in a small southern town. Raised by her grandmother Valerie ( Ruby Dee), she often daydreams of becoming a professional dancer. After a chance meeting with a renowned music video director, ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, serious
Plot: desire for fame, ambition, dancer's life, small town, celebrity culture, follow your dream, life is a bitch, rise and fall, rivalry, society, sex scene, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Geraldine's Fortune (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Geraldine Elmhurst Liddle - Deen to her friends - is up against five other contestants for the $2 million jackpot on the game show "Bring Home the Bacon!". News of her upcoming appearance on the show takes her small New Brunswick hometown ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching, witty ...
Plot: small town, ambition, parents and children, couples, family relations, contests and competitions, rivalry, social relations, elderly, rags to riches, infidelity, fictional game show ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%