Movies like Footy Legends

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Footy Legends (2006)
 5.8
 470
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, light and feel good films with plots about friendship, coach, football, sport, competition, family relations and sport team mostly in Drama, Comedy and Sport genres. Some movies like Footy Legends: The Merger (2018), Struck by Lightning (1990), The Club (1980), Sink or Swim (2018), The Break (1995). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.6
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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, captivating, humorous
Plot: football team, community, football, redemption, friendship, camaraderie, career, refugee, sport, contests and competitions, coach, rivalry ...
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: soccer, handicapped, football, coach, coast, house, ball, down syndrome, disability
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
 6.9
 1K
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, athlete and trainer, against the odds, high school, americana, moral dilemma, boss and employee, high school life ...
Time: 70s
Place: australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.0
 10K
Sink or Swim (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 121 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, sincere, humorous, feel good, touching
Plot: synchronized swimming, coach, physical appearance, overcoming, ambition, life philosophy, stereotypes, happy ending, performance, working class, financial problem, prejudice ...
Time: 2010s
Place: norway, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 5.3
 310
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, bonding, hit in the crotch, kicked in the crotch, briefs
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 13K
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, thought provoking, touching, disturbing, captivating
Plot: gay teenager, gay, gay crush, homosexuality, gay slur, friendship between men, team, outcast, friendship, gay protagonist, misfit, school ...
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
A Month of Sundays (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 109 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 – ...
Style: humorous, unusual plot structure, psychological, light, feel good
Plot: real estate agent, midlife crisis, friendship, old house, australian, family relations, father son relationship, escapades, mother son relationship, death of mother, reincarnation, society ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 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, realistic, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: orphan, family relations, sport, friends, friendship, small town, siblings relations, ambition, youth, underdog, mischievous children, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa, birmingham alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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, light, humorous, sincere
Plot: asperger's syndrome, uncle nephew relationship, coach, doctor, autism, friendship, family relations, child care, football, soccer, female nudity, football team ...
Time: 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 5.7
 827
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: football, nudity (full frontal - brief), hoodlum, fan, police, pregnancy, street fight, sex, stadium, car falls into water, bully
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 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: not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, friendship, contests and competitions, ambition, silly humor, sport team, screwball, friends, buddies, sport, male friendship, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.2
 467
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, gay, ego clash, gender, competition, bullying, victory, referee, friendship, society, gays and lesbians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.1
 115
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, travel, teenager, team, tournament, competition, money, soccer
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 53K
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, twists and turns ...
Plot: coach, wrestling, responsibility, lawyer, parenthood, sport, changing lives, adolescence, dysfunctional family, bonding, contests and competitions, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 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, humorous, semi serious
Plot: pregnancy, friends, best friends, friendship, life turned upside down, family relations, baby, couple relations, woman, adoption, weakness, female director ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: family outing, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: soccer, football, sport, generation gap, friendship, hinduism, immigrants, culture clash, against the rules, coach, tradition, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, hamburg germany, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The 90 Minute War (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Israel, Germany, Portugal
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has lasted 100 years. 100 years of war, bloodshed, bitterness, suffering. 100 years of stalemate, intransigence and failed peace deals. And now, it’s all over! They’ve finally found the solution: A game of ...
Style: captivating
Plot: competition, football player, middle east conflict, worried mother, protestor, soccer coach, sport team, soccer match, social relations, football, football team, sport ...
Place: palestine, israel, zurich switzerland, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Dernier stade (1994)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Belgium, France, Switzerland, Germany
Story: No overview found
Plot: steroids, coach, female athlete, winning, athlete, urine, competition, champion, male female relationship, runner, track and field, health ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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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, family, baseball movie, contests and competitions, youth, human spirit, friendship, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, 80s, 1930s
Place: california, san francisco, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.5
 744
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: performance, school, coach, competition, cheerleader, japanese schoolgirl, teenage girl, teacher, rehearsal, girl, criticism, schoolgirl ...
⇓ 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, sincere, gloomy
Plot: pregnancy, college, college life, nudity (full frontal - brief), ambition, friendship, love affair, rebelliousness, rebellion, athlete's life, friends, sport team ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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, championship, team, gymnast, coach, gym, rivalry, country girl, teenager, bulimia, olympian ...
Place: south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 86K
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, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ice hockey, dimwit, bouncer, success, hockey, fame, team, misfit, sport, ambition, leader, machismo ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada, quebec, boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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A League of Their Own (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: As America's stock of athletic young men is depleted during World War II, a professional all-female baseball league springs up in the Midwest, funded by publicity-hungry candy maker Walter Harvey (Garry Marshall). Competitive sisters Dottie ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick, kids, teens
Plot: world war two, friendship, baseball, female friendship, rivalry, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, hopes, underdog, female athlete, coach ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, year 1943
Place: chicago illinois, usa, colorado, oregon, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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, self discovery, introspection, escapades, rebellion, naval officer, awol, family relations, sailor, redemption, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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, disturbing, touching, rough
Plot: coach, rugby, dedicated educator, juvenile delinquency, father son relationship, human spirit, starting over, ambition, sport, redemption, teenage life, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
My Life on Planet B (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Neky and Eppo are best friends. They spend their time the best way they know -- watching B-movies and commenting on them for their video blog: Eppo en Neky's Cultcorner. But life as a teenager is far from easy. Especially for Neky, his mother ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: brother sister relationship, father son relationship, family relations, teenage boy, friendship between boys, best friends, friendship, best friend, depression, divorced parents, mother son relationship, humour ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.7
 520
Die Beautiful (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Philippines
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Trisha, a Filipino transgender woman, suddenly dies while being crowned in a beauty pageant. Her last wish was to be presented as a different celebrity on each night of her wake.
Style: lgbt cinema, humorous, unusual plot structure, psychological, light ...
Plot: family relations, friendship, lgbt, friendship between men, transsexual, brother sister relationship, friend, adopted daughter, gay slur, father son relationship, gay lead character, funeral ...
Place: the philippines
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.3
 36K
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, hockey, sport, contests and competitions, partners, ambition, underdog, opponent, athlete and trainer, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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, entertaining, light, feel good
Plot: coach, single father, father son relationship, football, champion, father figure, punishment, loyalty, sport, sport team, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%