Movies like The Unholy Rollers

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The Unholy Rollers (1972)
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The Unholy Rollers (1972)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Karen wants more action out of life and quits her job at the cannery to become a skater in the roller derby. She encounters friction from the other skaters - especially Mickey, the current number one star of the team. Karen proves herself a feisty competitor but refuses to be a team player. As she skates her way to roller stardom, she incurs the wrath of jealous team members and the owner of the team.
Style: sexy, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexual, sex comedy, offbeat
Plot: exploitation, sport, obsession, graphic violence, gays and lesbians, vengeance, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), factory, ambition, sexual content, sport team, working class, contests and competitions, supernatural romance, underdog, against the odds, athlete's life, blind ambition, uninhibited rivalry, female athlete, police officer, motorcycle, female nudity, rock band ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, kansas

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Most similar movies to The Unholy Rollers

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, contests and competitions, underdog, athlete's life and sport team mostly in Sport, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Unholy Rollers: Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice (2002), Slap Shot (1977), Bleacher Bums (2001), Below the Belt (1980), The Sports Pages (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: With the original Hanson Brothers still on the same minor league ice hockey team, the Chiefs are sold to a new owner who gives them a female coach and puts them in a league in which they are to be regularly humiliated by an opposing Harlem ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: ice hockey, rivalry, sport, sport team, ambition, against the rules, contests and competitions, rebellion, lifestyle, betrayal, underdog, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 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 ⇓
73%
 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 ⇓
68%
 5.2
 204
Below the Belt (1980)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A close-up look at the turbulent world of women's professional wrestling as a New York City waitress decides to become a professional wrestler.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: wrestling, ambition, sport, rivalry, wrestler, women's wrestling, travelogue
Time: 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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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 ⇓
65%
Play It to the Bone (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two aging fighters in LA, friends, get a call from a Vegas promoter because his undercard fighters for a Mike Tyson bout that night are suddenly unavailable. He wants them to box each other. They agree as long as the winner gets a shot at the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, talky, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: friendship, sport, contests and competitions, hopes, athlete's life, underdog, boxing, ambition, love triangle, on the road, desert, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.8
 569
Superchick (1973)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Tara B. True is a flight attendant who makes a weekly swing through New York, Miami, and Los Angeles. In each city, she has a man: Edward, older and wealthy; Johnny, a beach bum with gambling debts; and, Davey, a rock musician on the cusp of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, sexy, humorous, psychotronic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), femme fatale, airplane, martial arts, disco, hijacking, exploitation, stewardess, karate, airplane hijack, strong female presence, graphic violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 3.2
 133
Battle B-Boy (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Directed by Frank Lin this movie tells the story of a group of talented but financially struggling B-Boys that join an underground fighting ring in Downtown Los Angeles that uses Hip-Hop music and Break dancing to battle for money. To save the life ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Plot: follow your dream, rivalry, ambition, sport, hopes, underdog, battles, urban ghetto life, contests and competitions, urban ghetto, hip hop, martial arts ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Movie in collections
 4.0
 887
Unrivaled (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 109 min.
Story: On these streets everyone is fighting for a way out, but after a lifetime of hard knocks, a down-on-his-luck cage fighter gets the opportunity of a lifetime when he is chosen to compete against the MMA world champion during a massive competition. ...
Style: exciting, uplifting, serious, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, cage fighting, rivalry, lifestyle, ambition, athlete's life, contests and competitions, heroes, underdog, sport, tough heroes, strong violent content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 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 ⇓
55%
 6.4
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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 ⇓
54%
 5.4
 2K
The FP (2011)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two rival gangs fight for control of Frazier Park -- a deadly arena in competitive dance-fight video game "Beat-Beat Revolution."
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, light, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, gang, rivalry, fight for supremacy, hip hop, crimes, society, friendship, vengeance, uninhibited rivalry, distopia, female nudity ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.2
 2K
Hothead (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Delightful French comedy about a talented soccer player whose foul temper causes him to be cut from the team, lose his job and even be banned from his favorite bar.
Style: biting, suspense, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: false accusation, small town, against the odds, unemployment, vengeance, small town life, bus, injustice, life is a bitch, underdog, fighting the system, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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 ⇓
47%
Chicks With Sticks (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story takes the battle of the sexes into the hockey arena, as Paula Taymore - who almost once made the Olympic team - finds herself drawn into a challenge match against an irritating local men's squad. Fresh from a painful divorce, and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, touching ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, female athlete, ice hockey, against the odds, ambition, sport, romance, contests and competitions, feminism, fall in love, sport team, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.9
 8K
Beer League (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An unemployed slacker (Lange) inspires his softball teammates to improve their game so they won't get kicked out of the local league.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, contests and competitions, buddies, bet, against the odds, small town, sport, partners, underdog, friendship, sport team, stripper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Any Given Sunday (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: A star quarterback gets knocked out of the game and an unknown third stringer is called in to replace him. The unknown gives a stunning performance and forces the aging coach to reevaluate his game plans and life. A new co-owner/president adds to ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, coach, underdog, sport team, american football, desire for fame, success, ambition, football, power relations, fame, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 4.7
 592
Coach (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Olympic Gold medalist is hired to coach the boys basketball team. But when Coach Randy Rawlings arrives, the school's sexist principal discovers he hired a woman. Blocked from firing her due to discrimination laws, he tries to make sure the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, teen sex comedy, cult film
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, ego clash, sport, underdog, contests and competitions, prodigy, hopes, society, lifestyle, dedicated educator, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 3.4
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Bad Parents (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A suburban mom relives her season with the soccer obsessed sports parents whose outrageous "win at all costs" behavior spirals out of control.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: soccer, obsession, eccentric family, family relations, rivalry, parents and children, sport, sport team, youth, fish out of water, underdog, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.8
 82K
Semi-Pro (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jackie Moon is the owner, promoter, coach, and star player of the Flint Michigan Tropics of the American Basketball Association (ABA). In 1976 before the ABA collapses, the National Basketball Association (NBA) plans to merge with the best teams of ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, inspirational, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: basketball, championship, cheerleader, sport team, coach, sport, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, hopes ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.4
 403
Green Flash (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the ripe old age of 30, Cameron Day has given up his chances at pro-basketball fame and settled into an aimless life. A chance encounter with a beautiful woman lands him smack in the middle of Southern California's pro beach volleyball ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: teenage love, self discovery, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, athlete's life, prodigy, youth, sport, ego clash, sport team, underdog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, california, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Greased Lightning (1977)
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This film is based on the true life story of Wendell Scott, the first black stock car racing champion in America.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: car, car race, family relations, friends, against the odds, interracial relations, human spirit, racism, contests and competitions, athlete's life, buddies, supportive spouse ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: usa, georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
 50K
Tin Cup (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A washed up golf pro working at a driving range tries to qualify for the US Open in order to win the heart of his succesful rival's girlfriend.
Style: sexy, feel good, humorous, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: golf, underdog, psychologist, romance, sport, fall in love, love triangle, love and romance, opposites attract, rivalry, competition, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: texas, usa, north carolina, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Carman: The Champion (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Former champion boxer Orlando Leone (Carmen) is "The Preacher" at an inner-city youth center. Wanting to give something back to the community, he bought a large building for a church youth center. But the cash ran out before he could ...
Style: serious, realistic, christian film, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, ambition, athlete's life, tough heroes, human spirit, against the odds, follow your dream, lifestyle, contests and competitions, relationship vs career, underdog, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.7
 23K
Breaking Away (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dave, nineteen, has just graduated high school, with his 3 friends, The comical Cyril, the warm hearted but short-tempered Moocher, and the athletic, spiteful but good-hearted Mike. Now, Dave enjoys racing bikes and hopes to race the Italians one ...
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: working class, coming of age, riding a bicycle, sport, bicycle race, friendship, underdog, bicycle, teenage boy, ambition, adolescence vs adulthood, small town ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.1
 857
Mr. Go (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: South Korea, China
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A 15-year-old circus ringmaster Wei-wei is left all alone with gorilla Ling-ling after grandfather passes away. Thanks to her grandfather's love for baseball, Ling-ling was trained to play baseball and has developed remarkable hitting skills. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, rivalry, teenage life, youth, contests and competitions, sport team, against the odds, silly humor, sport, baseball, scout, animal life
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Shot at Glory (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Scottish second division football team Kilnockie is taken over by American Pete Cameron. The new owner puts pressure on manager Gordon McLeod to improve the fortunes of the team, and hires first division player Jackie McQuillan.
Style: realistic, sentimental, inspirational, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, follow your dream, athlete's life, human spirit, ambition, lifestyle, against the odds, friendship, sport team, contests and competitions, sport, rivalry ...
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 3.8
 472
Shred (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SHRED is a motion picture that tells the story of two washed up pro snowboarders from the 90s named Max (played by Dave England) and Eddie (played by Renee Renee) who attempt to cash in on the fantastic growth of the sport by starting their own ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddies, rivalry, friends, against the odds, ambition, lifestyle, skiing, human spirit, uninhibited rivalry, athlete's life, partners, underdog ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 3.9
 355
Golfballs! (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Ah, the Pennytree Golf Club...lavish clubhouse, manicured greens, 18 holes of golfing paradise... NOT! Tattered and almost without any customers, Pennytree has become the target of a takeover by it's neighbor and competitor, Bentwood Country ...
Style: not serious, realistic, sexy, humorous, sexual ...
Plot: workplace situations, cons and scams, rivalry, ambition, underdog, love and romance, contests and competitions, nudity (full frontal - brief), sexual content, silly humor, sexual attraction, golf ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.0
 540
The Circuit (2008)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Al Shines, former king of the US race car track circuit, has a hard time starting his own team, once he's fired by his sponsor Robin Cates. Robin hired Al's immature daughter Kylie Shines instead. She resents Al's inevitable ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, sentimental, touching, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: contests and competitions, family, rivalry, sport, parents and children, family relations, youth, athlete's life, love, coming of age, ambition, strong female presence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%