Movies like Fair Play 2014

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Fair Play (2014)
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Fair Play (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the 1980s, Anna, a Czech sprinter, starts training for the Olympics. After she collapses during training, she learns she is being given steroids and decides to stop using them until her mother helps the coaches give them to her.
Style: exciting, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, sport, youth, family relations, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, hopes, parents and children, society, track and field, female athlete, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, moral dilemma, doping, drugs/alcohol, strong female presence, psychology, steroids, female director, christmas, sex, race, espionage ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: czechoslovakia, europe, czech republic

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and exciting films with plots about ambition, sport, hopes, contests and competitions, rivalry, athlete's life and athlete and trainer mostly in Drama, Sport and Biography genres. Some movies like Fair Play: Dans les cordes (2007), Mary Kom (2014), Ours (2007), Streetballers (2009), The Miracle of Bern (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dans les cordes (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: rivalry, female boxer, family relations, friendship, ambition, athlete's life, hopes, parents and children, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, sport, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.8
 10K
Mary Kom (2014)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of Indian boxer 'Mary Kom' who went through several hardships before audaciously accomplishing her ultimate dream.
Style: realistic, captivating, exciting, serious
Plot: female boxer, boxing, bollywood, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, sport, hopes, athlete's life, training, determination, follow your dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 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, rise to the top, follow your dream, ambition, hopes, rivalry, lifestyle, once promising, parents and children, athlete and trainer, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.6
 342
Streetballers (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Defining street basketball as America's new favorite pastime, it is a story driven by passion, faith, and achieving goals. A story capturing the poetic nature of street basketball, highlighting the struggles endured on and off the court by the ...
Style: emotional, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, life is a bitch, sport, athlete's life, contests and competitions, hopes, youth, rivalry, racism, dysfunctional family, family problems ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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The Miracle of Bern (2003)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The movie deals with the championship-winning German soccer team of 1954. Its story is linked with two others: The family of a young boy is split due to the events in World War II, and the father returns from Russia after eleven years. The second ...
Style: sentimental, feel good, serious, exciting, realistic
Plot: soccer, human spirit, follow your dream, athlete's life, against the odds, contests and competitions, pow, ambition, hopes, society, rivalry, sport ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: switzerland, germany, hungary, europe, west germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 7.5
 2K
White Palms (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Hungary
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Having suffered as a boy under a brutal Communist-era coach, champion Hungarian gymnast Miklos moves to Canada years later in search of a new start - only to find himself unwittingly perpetuating the very same cycle of abuse among his own pupils.
Style: realistic, uplifting, serious, captivating, touching ...
Plot: gymnastics, rivalry, athlete's life, self discovery, haunted by the past, human spirit, athlete and trainer, ambition, lifestyle, gymnast, teacher, hungarian ...
Time: 80s, 2000s
Place: hungary, canada, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 7.1
 834
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: exciting, serious, touching, realistic, sentimental
Plot: golf, ambition, athlete's life, rise to the top, rivalry, contests and competitions, sport
Time: 20th century, 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 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, exciting, touching, serious ...
Plot: athlete's life, contests and competitions, society, follow your dream, ambition, lifestyle, running, friendship, rivalry, ego clash, social differences, sport team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, human spirit, contests and competitions, hopes, boxing, blood, brutality, redemption, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Last American Hero (1973)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A backwoods bootlegger decides to put the driving skills he developed evading the law to good use. He becomes a race car driver, and eventually, one of the fastest drivers in history.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, hotshot hero, athlete's life, sport, rise to the top, contests and competitions, parents and children, rivalry, family relations, father son relationship, auto mechanic, fast car ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.1
 6K
Pride (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In this uplifting film based on a true story, coach Jim Ellis (Terrence Howard) shocks the community and changes lives when, aided by a local janitor (Bernie Mac), he sets out to form Philadelphia's first black swim team. But the odds are ...
Style: uplifting, emotional, serious, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: swimming, racism, sport, against the odds, ambition, life is a bitch, athlete's life, human spirit, rivalry, youth, ghetto, interracial relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: philadelphia, usa, new orleans, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
A Gentleman's Game (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A drama revolving around characters whose lives are transformed one summer at an exclusive East Coast country club.
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, realistic
Plot: golf, human spirit, athlete's life, prodigy, ambition, lifestyle, teachers and students, athlete and trainer, social differences, youth, contests and competitions, sport ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 2.8
 358
Freestyle (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A romance set in the world of freestyle basketball.
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, uplifting, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: youth, follow your dream, teenage life, rise to the top, athlete's life, teenage love, life is a bitch, hopes, parents and children, romance, love and romance, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.2
 10K
Forever Strong (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rick Penning lives life just like he plays rugby; fast, hard-hitting and intense. When life on the edge lands him in jail, prison ward Marcus Tate offers him a chance to get back in the game by playing for his rival, Highland Rugby. Reluctantly Rick ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, disturbing, rough
Plot: coach, dedicated educator, rugby, juvenile delinquency, human spirit, starting over, ambition, redemption, sport, teenage life, high school life, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
My Brother's Keeper (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Identical twin brothers Lou and Eric plan to compete together in the National Rowing Championships. But when Eric leaves their small town to attend an Ivy League University, the brother's bond is torn apart.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, exciting
Plot: twins, university, follow your dream, ambition, family relations, contests and competitions, athlete's life, sport, love and romance, youth, rivalry, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.3
 779
Price of Glory (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An ex-boxer, living with the knowledge that his fight career was cut short by a crooked manager, channels his bitter disappointment in a single-minded quest for boxing championships for his three sons. We see them in pee-wee Silver Glove matches ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, tense
Plot: athlete's life, lifestyle, ambition, follow your dream, human spirit, tough heroes, ego clash, rivalry, athlete and trainer, sport, contests and competitions, relationship vs career ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.7
 325
The Long Run (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: South Africa
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A failed track coach finally finds someone who he believes has what it takes to win. The Comrades Marathon is a 90-k race in South Africa. An aging running coach, Barry, wants to field a winner; he's working with four men from a factory, but ...
Style: uplifting, sincere, touching, serious, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: obsession, interracial relations, human spirit, ambition, society, rivalry, athlete and trainer, sport, contests and competitions, female athlete, runner, marathon ...
Time: 90s
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Plot: hopes, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, sport, youth, family relations, sport team, parents and children, soccer, underdog, soccer fan ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: mexico, ireland, northern ireland, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 1K
Madison (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In 1971, air-conditioner repairman and boat enthusiast Jim McCormick entertains his desire to 'go down' as a legend in the record books when the Gold Cup hydroplane boat race improbably comes to his small town of Madison, Indiana. ...
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, melancholic
Plot: athlete's life, human spirit, against the odds, follow your dream, contests and competitions, hopes, rising to stardom, unemployment, ship, lifestyle, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.1
 922
Believe in Me (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In a conservative small town, a young man's wish to coach high school basketball are tweaked by a school board decision that makes him the new coach of the girls' team.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, basketball movie
Plot: high school sports, small town, sport, rivalry, against the odds, underdog, ambition, prodigy, youth, contests and competitions, hopes, working class ...
Time: 60s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.8
 511
The Bronx Bull (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A combination "before the rage" and "after the rage" of world middleweight boxing champion Jake LaMotta's tumultuous life and times.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise and fall, ambition, athlete's life, follow your dream, sport, parents and children, hopes, youth, family relations, tough heroes, boxer, coming of age ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 60s ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, basketball movie
Plot: athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, lifestyle, contests and competitions, sport, athlete and trainer, sport team, underdog, hopes, basketball, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
4 Minute Mile (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A teenager overcomes odds to run a 4-minute mile race.
Style: sentimental, sincere, realistic, serious, touching ...
Plot: single parent, athlete and trainer, hopes, training, high school, family problems, contests and competitions, athlete's life, death in the family, teenage life, redemption, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, seattle, washington d.c., united states, seattle washington
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: serious, touching, realistic, sentimental
Plot: follow your dream, starting over, ambition, workplace, animal training, sport, contests and competitions, hopes, boss and employee, athlete and trainer, equestrian, horse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Across the Tracks (1990)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When Billy returns from reform school he has to attend a different high school at the other side of town. He tries to start with a clean slate but his old rival doesn't make it easy on him and his buddy Louie tries to make him go astray again. ...
Style: serious, exciting, sincere, emotional, realistic
Plot: high school, family relations, school, rivalry, ambition, coming of age, youth, lifestyle, graphic violence, hopes, contests and competitions, athlete's life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Sarah Prefers to Run (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Sarah has a chance to go to a first class university and to join its premiere athletic club, her suburban mother is fearful of the change and refuses to help financially. But Sarah's roommate knows that they will get a grant if they marry. ...
Style: realistic, captivating, exciting, atmospheric, gloomy ...
Plot: athlete's life, relationship vs career, rivalry, sport, ambition, contests and competitions, female athlete, runner, working the system, college, race, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 9K
Girlfight (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Diana Guzman begins to train as a boxer and achieves impressive success, blazing new trails for female boxers, all while keeping it a secret from her father.
Style: uplifting, captivating, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: female boxer, boxing, athlete's life, follow your dream, ambition, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, graphic violence, self fulfillment, sport, human spirit, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.7
 985
The Finishers (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Julien, 17, is wheelchair-bound due to cerebral palsy. Despite their love for him, his family is gradually falling apart under the strain of dealing with his disability. In a bid to bond with his father, Julien challenges him to participate with him ...
Style: serious, touching, realistic, uplifting
Plot: swimming, disability, human spirit, contests and competitions, family relations, redemption, hopes, youth, teenage life, parents and children, cycling, riding a bicycle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, alps, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Road to Victory (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A star athlete on the verge of turning pro must decide which dream to pursue while he battles his own body.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, psychological
Plot: infidelity, ambition, relationship vs career, love affair, rise to the top, athlete's life, rivalry, breakup, couples, life is a bitch, sport, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 2K
Brother (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two brothers fight to escape a violent and poor neighborhood in Caracas by playing soccer. Daniel wishes to play professionally while Julio supports the family with dirty money. The opportunity of a lifetime comes when a talent scout invites them to ...
Style: touching, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, teenage life, follow your dream, life is a bitch, lifestyle, ambition, athlete's life, family relations, urban ghetto life, sport, contests and competitions, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venezuela, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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