Movies like The Accidental Golfer

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The Accidental Golfer (1991)
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The Accidental Golfer (1991)
Original name: Den ofrivillige golfaren
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Sweden, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: I bet anyone can get better at golf than you are in one week, a golfer says to her golfing businessman for a boyfriend in a quarrel. Unfortunately Stig-Helmer is standing nearby when the boyfriend accepts the bet, and he is chosen to be the competitor. Stig-Helmer has never played the game before, but his Norwegian friend Ole promises to help him.
Style: humorous, offbeat, realistic, semi serious
Plot: golf, sport, contests and competitions, chosen one, ambition, lifestyle, buddies, nothing goes right, rivalry, businessman, castle, competition, invention, wager, bet, unemployment, golfer, pub, factory worker, challenge, golf club, art gallery, golf course
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe, sweden, eastern europe

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Most similar movies to The Accidental Golfer

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, semi serious and feel good films with plots about sport, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, friends, underdog and lifestyle mostly in Comedy, Sport and Drama genres. Some movies like The Accidental Golfer: SOS (1988), The Match (1999), Shred (2008), Hole in One (2009), Charter Trip 2 (1985). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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SOS (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden, UK
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The landlubber Stig-Helmer and his Norwegian friend Ole get on a barge by mistake. They arrive at an archipelago and have to spend Midsummer among the fancy rich boat people, their yachts and summer houses.
Style: humorous, biting, realistic, semi serious, suspense
Plot: island, resort, social differences, friends, nothing goes right, escapades, buddies, yacht, midsummer, archipelago, golf, sailing ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, sweden, eastern europe
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The Match (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The Match is a romantic comedy set against the story of a grudge football match between two pubs. The prize for the winner of the centenary match is the the closure of their opponent's bar. The Match was mainly filmed around Straiton in ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: soccer, city life, college, small town, village life, urban, friends, family relations, bar, village, friendship, sport ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
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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: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: buddies, rivalry, friends, against the odds, lifestyle, ambition, athlete's life, hopes, partners, underdog, skiing, human spirit ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 3.0
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Hole in One (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eric, a highly-gifted golfer but radically-undisciplined college undergrad, finds his world drastically altered after losing a golf bet to a pair of sadistic plastic surgeons. Eric's bad-boy attitude lifestyle comes to a screeching halt as he ...
Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, not serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, contests and competitions, rivalry, buddies, ambition, youth, golf, golf club, bet, nudity (full frontal - brief), plastic surgeon, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Stig-Helmer and Ole Bramserud on a trip to the Canary Islands for Christmas.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, funny ...
Plot: fear of flying, anti heroes, anti hero, resort, golf, tourist, travel, fish out of water, comedy of errors, disorder, goofy hero, crime gone awry ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 50s, 1950s, 1930s
Place: europe, sweden, spain, rio de janeiro, eastern europe ...
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Charter Trip 2 (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Stig-Helmer takes another vacation with his norwegian friend Ole. This time it's time for a skiing vacation in the Alps. Of course, Stig-Helmer has never learnt downhill skiing, but he attends a ski school. And together they manage to charm two ...
Style: not serious, realistic, exciting, offbeat, humorous
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The Calcium Kid (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
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Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: boxer, relationship vs career, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, lifestyle, contests and competitions, fame, fight, sport, pirate, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Who's Your Caddy? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When "street smart" rapper Christopher "C-Note" Hawkins (Big Boi) applies for a membership to all-white Carolina Pines Country Club, the establishment's proprietors are hardly ready to oblige him.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, light, exciting ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina, usa
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45%
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The Call-up (1979)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: It's time for Jonsson to return to his old regiment to rehearse what he learned during conscription a few years ago. He meets his old friends, platoon leader Larsson and the music loving captain 'Beethoven'. Jonsson and his comrades ...
Style: humorous, suspense, realistic, not serious, biting ...
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Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
The Dream Team (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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43%
Dead Solid Perfect (1988)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A second-string pro golfer desprate for his shot at success tours the country.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
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42%
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Duration: 87 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Duration: 92 min.
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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40%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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31%
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 898
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