Movies like Footy Legends

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Footy Legends (2006)
 5.8
 443
Footy Legends (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unemployed sports fan enters an amateur rugby league tournament where losing just isn't an option if he's to keep his family together.
Plot: football, pregnancy, game, friendship, family relations, coach, rugby, power, competition, team, bullying, asian, grandfather, nerd, community, brother sister relationship, winning, kicked in the crotch, death of mother, field, park, vietnam veteran, vietnam war veteran, urban setting, sports fan ...

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Most similar movies to Footy Legends

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and semi serious films with plots about coach, friendship, football, competition, sport, family relations and rivalry mostly in Drama, Comedy and Sport genres. Some movies like Footy Legends: The Merger (2018), Struck by Lightning (1990), The Club (1980), The Break (1995), Handsome Devil (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.3
 470
The Merger (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A country football coach who has a plan to rebuild the local football team by recruiting recently settled asylum seekers.
Style: light, feel good, humorous, captivating
Plot: football team, community, football, career, friendship, redemption, camaraderie, australian, refugee, sport, contests and competitions, coach ...
Time: 21st century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Struck by Lightning (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia, Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This little comedy is set in a small factory come halfway home, employing only handicapped people. Ollie Rennie is the boss and sometime minder of all his workers. He employees Pat Cannizzaro to help get all his workers into some sort of sport, and ...
Plot: disability, football, handicapped, house, soccer, down syndrome, ball, coach, coast
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.9
 914
The Club (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Boardroom and dressing-room intrigues spill on to the field at the Australian Rules football club.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: sport team, politics, rivalry, sport, workplace, coming of age, against the odds, athlete and trainer, boss and employee, human spirit, workplace situations, moral dilemma ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 5.2
 269
The Break (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A depressed and destitute Nick Irons, a tennis pro banned from the tour for slugging a player during a TV match, agrees to coach a bookie's "head case" son, Joel, who wants to turn pro. The bookie wants his son to get out of tennis ...
Plot: tennis, coach, tied to a bed, competition, hit in the crotch, bonding, briefs, kicked in the crotch
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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 7.1
 10K
Handsome Devil (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A music-mad 16-year-old outcast at a rugby-mad boarding school forms an unlikely friendship with his dashing new roommate.
Style: gay cinema, disturbing, captivating, thought provoking, touching
Plot: gay teenager, gay slur, homosexuality, gay, gay crush, friendship between men, team, outcast, friendship, loner, school, misfit ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.2
 3K
All Stars (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Leading up to their 500th match, the late twenty-something members of a Dutch amateur soccer team have their intimate bond put to the test as they each find themselves facing increasing responsibilities off the pitch.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, soccer, friends, sport team, screwball, silly humor, contests and competitions, buddies, sport, ambition, friendship between men, male friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.0
 3K
Six Pack (1982)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Stopping briefly in a small Texas town, an itinerant race car driver finds that his stock car, on a trailer behind his motor home, has just been quickly and expertly stripped. He chases down the miscreants, who turn out to be six orphan children. He ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: orphan, family relations, sport, friends, small town, friendship, siblings relations, mischievous children, adventure, underdog, contests and competitions, ambition ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Mr. Know-It-All (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A football coach afraid of commitment has to take care of his nephew with Asperger's Syndrome.
Style: captivating, humorous, light, sincere
Plot: asperger's syndrome, uncle nephew relationship, coach, doctor, autism, family relations, friendship, child care, football, chess, female nudity, football team ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 5.7
 771
Flying Pigs (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Poland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A wealthy guy hires Oscar to cheer for his team which happens to be arch rival of the team he previously supported along with his brother. Oscar accepts the offer and fight kicks off between him and his brother along with other supporters. The fight ...
Plot: fan, pregnancy, street fight, sex, police, stadium, car falls into water, football, nudity (full frontal - brief), hoodlum, bully
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.3
 431
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 ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, light, offbeat ...
Plot: sport team, rivalry, ego clash, gender, competition, bullying, gay, referee, victory, friendship, society, tsunami ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.1
 52K
Win Win (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When down-on-his-luck part-time high school wrestling coach Mike agrees to become legal guardian to an elderly man, his ward's troubled grandson turns out to be a star grappler, sparking dreams of a big win -- until the boy's mother ...
Style: touching, humorous, emotional, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: coach, wrestling, lawyer, parenthood, sport, changing lives, adolescence, dysfunctional family, bonding, responsibility, contests and competitions, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.0
 95
Longshot (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When one of the foosball team members is injured, a 14-year-old girl takes the champion's place.
Plot: foosball, soccer, competition, travel, teenager, team, money, tournament
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jess Bhamra, the daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not permitted to play organized soccer, even though she is 18. When Jess is playing for fun one day, her impressive skills are seen by Jules Paxton, who then convinces Jess to play ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, light, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing, teens, chick flick
Plot: soccer, sport, generation gap, football, friendship, culture clash, coach, tradition, family relations, family, follow your dream, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: london, europe, england, germany, hamburg germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Dernier stade (1994)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Belgium, France, Switzerland, Germany
Story: No overview found
Plot: athlete, steroids, male female relationship, champion, track and field, winning, female athlete, coach, runner, urine, competition, health ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.1
 1K
Expecting (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Lizzie's best friend, Andie, becomes pregnant and offers to give the baby to her. Lizzie's husband, Peter, reluctantly goes along with being the child's father, and Andie moves into the guest room for the remainder of the pregnancy.
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: friends, pregnancy, best friends, couple relations, friendship, family relations, life turned upside down, baby, woman, adoption, weakness, female director ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Bad News Bears (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: underdog, baseball, sport team, coach, sport, baseball movie, family, friendship, human spirit, contests and competitions, youth, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, 80s, 1930s
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Drive, He Said (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hector is a star basketball player for the College basketball team he plays for, the Leopards. His girlfriend, Olive, doesn't know whether to stay with him or leave him. And his friend, Gabriel, who may have dropped out from school and become a ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, sincere
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), college life, pregnancy, college, rebelliousness, love affair, friendship, rebellion, ambition, society, sport, athlete's life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.8
 584
Cheerdance (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Female students, including Hikari Tomonaga, from a high school cheerdance club follow strict instructions from their teacher Kaoruko Saotome. They compete at the USA Cheerdance Championship.
Plot: school, performance, contest, coach, competition, salute, slender girl, girl in school uniform, criticism, girl, rehearsal, school club ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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A Month of Sundays (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Frank Mollard, divorced but still attached, can't move on and also can't sell a house in a property boom, much less connect with his teenage son. One night Frank gets a phone call from his mother. Nothing out of the ordinary there – ...
Plot: real estate agent, midlife crisis, friendship, grief, old house, australian, family relations, mother son relationship
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Three Blind Mice (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three young Navy officers hit Sydney for one last night on land before being shipped over to the Gulf to fight. Sam has been mistreated at sea and is going AWOL, Dean has a fiancé and the future in-laws to meet, and Harry just loves playing cards. ...
Style: humorous, emotional, captivating, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, military, introspection, self discovery, rebellion, escapades, naval officer, awol, sailor, family relations, redemption, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Le Grand Bain (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: 40-year-old Bertrand has been suffering from depression for the last two years and is barely able to keep his head above water. Despite the medication he gulps down all day, every day, and his wife's encouragement, he is unable to find any ...
Style: light, humorous, sincere, feel good, touching
Plot: coach, physical appearance, ambition, overcoming, synchronized swimming, life philosophy, swimming, french, happy ending, performance, stereotypes, down on your luck ...
Time: 2010s
Place: norway, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.3
 34K
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, exciting, cynical, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, small town, hockey, violence, sport, partners, contests and competitions, ambition, underdog, athlete and trainer, opponent ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
A Second Chance: Rivals! (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: As Maddy takes on coaching a team of young twelve-year-old gymnasts, she faces up to intense city versus country rivalry, racism, cyberbullying and her own self-doubt but eventually takes the challenge head on.
Plot: gymnastics, competition, gym, rival, rivals, team, australian, olympic gold medalist, olympian, country club, teenager, rivalry ...
Place: south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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We Are the Champions (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Divorced father without custody Torben, a former pro soccer player, concentrates on his talented son David's juniors poorly performing team. When the coach suddenly accepts another position, Torben gets his change 'for the time ...
Style: captivating, humorous, feel good, entertaining, light
Plot: coach, single father, father son relationship, football, father figure, punishment, champion, loyalty, sport, sport team, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 83K
Goon (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Doug Glatt, a slacker who discovers he has a talent for brawling is approached by a minor league hockey coach and invited to join the team as the "muscle." Despite the fact that Glatt can't skate his best friend, Pat, convinces him to ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: bouncer, success, hockey, team, misfit, sport, ambition, machismo, leader, underdog, glory, fame ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec, boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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, rugby, dedicated educator, juvenile delinquency, father son relationship, human spirit, sport, starting over, ambition, teenage life, redemption, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.1
 13K
Thunder Road (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Officer Arnaud raises his daughter as a love letter to his late Mom.
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, captivating, sincere
Plot: father daughter relationship, death of mother, judge, lawyer, school, child custody, police, family relations, friendship, love and romance, society, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austin texas, cannes
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 4.7
 149
Sopernitsy (1985)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Sopernitsy (aka The Rivals) is about coaching a winner. Two young ladies are competing in a canoe race. The more experienced girl always wins every competition. But the ladies are not just competitors in sport but are also competitors for the ...
Plot: love, friendship, jealousy, rivalry, self esteem, rowing, winner, victory, competition, coach, boat
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.6
 514
Ice Angel (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film tells the story of Matt, a male hockey player who dies in a game and comes back to life as Sara Bryan, a female figure skater due to an accident made by an angel that caused the hockey player to die. Both share the dream of competing in the ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, touching
Plot: rebirth, reincarnation, competition, angel, coach, ice hockey, misunderstanding, ice skater, gender bending, heaven, olympics, skating ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 282
Patti Rocks (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It's Christmas time in the twin cities. Billy's working a lot of overtime, running barges on the Mississippi. He calls his friend Eddie, whom he hasn't seen in six months, and asks a favor: to drive with him to see his pregnant ...
Style: clever, humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: pregnancy, on the road, battle of the sexes, family relations, friends, couples, friendship, infidelity, buddies, gender, love and romance, journey ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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