Movies like Four Minutes 2005

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Four Minutes (2005)
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Four Minutes (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Sir Roger Bannister's historic running of the sub-four-minute mile is celebrated in Four Minutes, an inspiring and respectably authentic TV movie about breaking the most famous barrier in the history of sports.
Plot: running, track and field, runner, love, new year, race, dancing, airplane, teacher, medicine, student, coach, beach, doctor, hospital, jazz, boy, pianist, olympics, boat, dancer, competition, rain, surgery, river ...
Time: 50s, year 1946, year 1947, 1940s, year 1952, year 1954, year 1949 ...
Place: mount everest, oxford university, helsinki finland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, captivating, realistic and sincere films with plots about sport, father son relationship, friendship, husband wife relationship, drinking alcohol, hopes and athlete mostly in Drama, Biography and Sport genres. Some movies like Four Minutes: Without Limits (1998), Chariots of Fire (1981), The Jesse Owens Story (1984), Prefontaine (1997), Triumph of the Spirit (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Without Limits (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The film follows the life of famous 1970s runner Steve Prefontaine from his youth days in Oregon to the University of Oregon where he worked with the legendary coach Bill Bowerman, later to Olympics in Munich and his early death at 24 in a car crash.
Style: sincere, factual, inspirational, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sport, olympics, running, runner, competition, track and field, athlete's life, hopes, lifestyle, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971, year 1969, year 1970 ...
Place: usa, finland, helsinki finland, munich germany, oregon
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95%
Chariots of Fire (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The true story of British athletes preparing for and competing in the 1924 Summer Olympics.
Style: inspirational, sexy, christian film, sentimental, thought provoking ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: christian, sport, underdog, prejudice, jewish, faith, missionary, friendship, running, athlete, race, religion ...
Time: 1920s, 1930s, 1910s, 20th century, post world war one ...
Place: scotland, england, vatican, paris france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
The Jesse Owens Story (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: The Jesse Owens Story is a biographical film about the black athlete Jesse Owens. Dorian Harewood plays the Olympic gold-winning athlete. The drama won a 1985 Primetime Emmy Award and was nominated for two more.
Plot: runner, track and field, athlete, olympics, racism, racial prejudice, racial segregation, african american, running, racial tension, nazi, nazi germany ...
Time: 1930s
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Prefontaine (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: It's the true-life story of legendary track star Steve Prefontaine, the exciting and sometimes controversial "James Dean of Track," whose spirit captured the heart of the nation! Cocky, charismatic, and tough, "Pre" was a ...
Style: talky, factual, intense, serious, rough ...
Plot: olympics, runner, sport, underdog, justice, human spirit, athlete's life, contests and competitions, lifestyle, hopes, track and field, running ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1960, year 1969, 60s ...
Place: oregon, usa, seattle, boston, montreal ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Triumph of the Spirit (1989)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Fact based story about a former Greek Olympic boxer who was taken as a prisoner during World war II and placed in the Auschwitz prison camp. There he was permitted to survive as long as he fought for the amusement of his captors. His father and ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: world war two, holocaust, boxing, concentration camp, prison, sport, prison escape, fight, jewish, nazi occupation, boxer, slavery ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: poland, europe, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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Gracie (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: This is the story of a teenager named Gracie Bowen, who lives in South Orange, New Jersey, is crazy about soccer, as are her three brothers and former soccer star father. Although Gracie wants to join her brothers and father in the nightly ...
Style: realistic, emotional, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: soccer, sport, female athlete, human spirit, family problems, follow your dream, rivalry, death in the family, athlete's life, family in crisis, society, ambition ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Another Way (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Hungary
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Political and sexual repression in Hungary, just after the revolution of 1956. In 1958, the body of Eva Szalanczky, a political journalist, is discovered near the border. Her friend Livia is in hospital with a broken neck; Livia's husband, ...
Style: political, captivating, serious, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: lesbian relationship, lesbianism, lesbian, lgbt, lgbtq, female nudity, lesbian romance, gay, lesbian teen, politics, hospital, infidelity ...
Time: 50s, 20th century
Place: hungary, europe, budapest
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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McFarland, USA (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A track coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders.
Style: touching, inspirational, feel good, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: sport, coach, athlete and trainer, human spirit, teacher, underdog, track and field, teenager, mentor, small town, school, high school ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, texas, new jersey
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50%
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Bert & Dickie (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Thrown together just five weeks before the final of the 1948 London Olympics, Bert Bushnell (Doctor Who's Matt Smith) and Dickie Burnell (Sam Hoare) defied all the odds and made history in the double sculls. This is the story of how they did it ...
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, exciting
Plot: competition, ambition, athlete's life, human spirit, against the odds, hopes, contests and competitions, rivalry, lifestyle, sport, teamwork, bbc ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1948
Place: london, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Miracle (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In 1980, the United States Ice Hockey team's coach, Herb Brooks, put a ragtag squad of college kids up against the legendary juggernaut from the Soviet Union at the Olympic Games. Despite the long odds, Team USA carried the pride of a nation ...
Style: inspirational, touching, factual, uplifting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, family outing, teens, girls' night
Plot: ice hockey, olympics, sport, underdog, disney, family, cold war, human spirit, mentor, sport team, coach, grudge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, year 1980
Place: usa, canada, boston, new jersey, milwaukee wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Burden (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Burden, an orphan raised within the Ku Klux Klan, attempts to break away when the girl he falls in love with urges him to leave for a better life together. When the Klan seeks Mike out for vengeance, a black congregation led by the benevolent, ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, political
Plot: ku klux klan, racism, love, reverend, vengeance, african american, hate, prejudice, white supremacist, religious, interracial friendship, single mother ...
Time: year 1996, year 2017
Place: south carolina, africa, pearl harbor
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: twins, university, follow your dream, ambition, family relations, youth, love and romance, contests and competitions, lifestyle, rivalry, sport, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Breaking the Limits (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Poland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on true events. In 1980s Poland, Jerzy Górski is a young man who finds the determination to struggle against his drug addiction through athletic training, with the aim of competing in the US Ironman Triathlon.
Style: exciting, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: drug addict, drugs, sport competition, winner, competition, hospital, interrogation, swimming, accident, training, sport, rise to the top ...
Time: year 1984, year 1978, year 1990, year 1988
⇓ similarity ⇓
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61* (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: In 1961, Roger Maris and Mickey Mantle played for the New York Yankees. One, Mantle, was universally loved, while the other, Maris, was universally hated. Both men started off with a bang, and both were nearing Babe Ruth's 60 home run record. ...
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, feel good ...
Plot: baseball, sport, friendship, rivalry, fan, against the odds, fame, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, success, obsessive quest, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, year 1961, 60s, year 1998
Place: usa, new york yankees, new york, north dakota, baltimore ...
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The Fencer (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Finland, Estonia, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Fleeing from the Russian secret police, a young Estonian fencer is forced to return to his homeland, where he becomes a physical education teacher at a local school. The past however catches up and puts him in front of a difficult choice.
Style: captivating, inspirational, sincere, disturbing
Plot: fencing, coach, sport, school, teacher, hiding, post war, courage, fear, politics, rivalry, deportation ...
Time: year 1953, 50s, year 1952
Place: estonia, ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Better Angels (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At an isolated log cabin in the harsh wilderness of Indiana circa 1817, the rhythms of love, tragedy, and the daily hardships of life on the developing frontier shaped one of our nation’s greatest heroes: Abraham Lincoln. Abe is a thoughtful and ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: education, illness, society, poverty, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, stepmother stepson relationship, boy, tragic event, dying, raccoon, youth ...
Time: 19th century, year 1865, georgian era
Place: indiana, usa, kentucky, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Return to Babylon (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Scandals and pratfalls abound in this satirical and sexy look at the silent movie era. With Jennifer Tilly, Debi Mazar, and Tippi Hedren.
Style: humorous, light, unusual plot structure, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: mother son relationship, father son relationship, murder, extramarital affair, jealousy, depression, love, fake marriage, infidelity, cautionary tale, hollywood, suicide ...
Time: 1920s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Swimming Upstream (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young man aspiring for recognition of his talents battles against his estranged father's sentiment towards him as the father deals with his own demons.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: swimming, human spirit, dysfunctional family, domestic violence, athlete's life, ambition, lifestyle, follow your dream, parents and children, self discovery, family life, rivalry ...
Time: 60s, 50s, 20th century
Place: australia, harvard university, melbourne australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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Race (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, Germany, France
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Based on the incredible true story of Jesse Owens, the legendary athletic superstar whose quest to become the greatest track and field athlete in history thrusts him onto the world stage of the 1936 Olympics, where he faces off against Adolf ...
Style: factual, inspirational, political, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: kids
Plot: racism, track and field, african american, olympics, nazi, running, nazi germany, sport, racial prejudice, hitler, athlete, politics ...
Time: 1930s, year 1936, year 1933, 20th century
Place: berlin germany, germany, usa, cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
A United Kingdom (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, UK, France, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The inspiring true story of Seretse Khama, the King of Bechuanaland (modern Botswana), and Ruth Williams, the London office worker he married in 1948 in the face of fierce opposition from their families and the British and South African governments. ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, sincere, thought provoking, inspirational
Plot: interracial marriage, forbidden love, racism, interracial romance, royal family, politics, king, marriage, freedom, husband wife relationship, promise, tradition ...
Time: 1940s, year 1947, 50s
Place: africa, england, south africa, london, britain
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Seabiscuit (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.
Style: inspirational, feel good, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: horse, horse race, racehorse, follow your dream, sport, underdog, against the odds, depression, animal training, coach, jockey, rags to riches ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 20th century, year 1938 ...
Place: california, chicago illinois, tijuana mexico, pasadena california, albuquerque new mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Waking Up Wally: The Walter Gretzky Story (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a coach and mentor, Walter Gretzky was instrumental in nurturing the talent of his son, hockey great Wayne Gretzky. So it came as an ironic tragedy when in 1991, just days after his 53rd birthday, Walter suffered a debilitating stroke that left ...
Style: touching, captivating, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: ice hockey, stroke, family relations, athlete's life, life turned upside down, life is a bitch, hopes, ambition, sport, healing power, parents and children, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1994, year 1992, year 1991
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The First Olympics: Athens 1896 (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 237 min.
TV show
Story: This movie describes the founding of the modern Olympics and concentrates on the creation of the American team and their trials in getting to the Olympics in Athens.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: olympics, athlete, competition, male nudity, mama's boy, athletic training, track and field, swimming, greek, studying, sport, ambition ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 20th century, victorian era
Place: athens greece, greece, usa, harvard university, oxford university ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Dernier stade (1994)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Belgium, France, Switzerland, Germany
Story: No overview found
Plot: twenty something, nudity (full frontal - brief), male female relationship, doctor, german, pregnancy, reporter, champion, french, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, athlete, sex ...
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Woodlawn (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Love and unity in a school torn by racism and hate in the 1970s.A gifted high school football player must learn to embrace his talent and his faith as he battles racial tensions on and off the field.
Style: christian film, realistic, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: american football, racism, christianity, coach, african american, faith, team, motivational speaker, sport, christian, church, high school ...
Time: 70s
Place: alabama, birmingham alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Run Milkha Run (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The true story of the "Flying Sikh" world champion runner and Olympian Milkha Singh who overcame the massacre of his family, civil war during the India-Pakistan partition, and homelessness to become one of India's most iconic athletes.
Style: inspirational, meditative, uplifting, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rise to the top, sport, talented, running, life, olympics, athlete's life, rising to stardom, lifestyle, army, follow your dream, ambition ...
Time: 70s, 50s, 60s, 20th century, 1940s ...
Place: india, rome italy, pakistan, punjab, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Professor Marston & the Wonder Women (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941.
Style: erotic, sexy, sad, factual, psychological ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: polyamory, lesbian, lgbt, bdsm, lesbianism, bisexual, psychologist, college professor, superheroine, harvard, threesome, polygamy ...
Time: 1940s, year 1934, year 2017, year 1985, year 1940 ...
Place: ancient greece, ireland, connecticut, boston, greenwich village manhattan new york city ...
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34%
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42 (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The powerful story of Jackie Robinson, the legendary baseball player who broke Major League Baseball’s color barrier when he joined the roster of the Brooklyn Dodgers. The film follows the innovative Dodgers’ general manager Branch Rickey, the ...
Style: sentimental, inspirational, emotional, factual, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: baseball, racism, sport, against the odds, racial segregation, rivalry, african american, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, americana, human spirit, rise to the top ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, 1930s, 20th century, year 1948 ...
Place: boston, new jersey, california, new york, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Best of Enemies (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story of the real-life unlikely relationship between an outspoken civil rights activist and a local Ku Klux Klan leader in 1971 North Carolina.
Style: rough, sincere, psychological, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: interracial friendship, human spirit, civil rights, interracial relations, racism, ku klux klan, name calling, tiredness, aggression, court, anxiety, hate ...
Time: 70s, year 2005, year 1971, year 2016
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Churchill's Secret (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: British Prime Minister Winston Churchill suffers from a stroke in the summer of 1953 that's kept a secret from the rest of the world.
Style: captivating, disturbing, atmospheric, emotional
Plot: winston churchill, stroke, nurse, secret, husband wife relationship, rehabilitation, historical figure, politician, family problems, parents and children, british prime minister, political party ...
Time: year 1953, 50s
Place: united kingdom, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%