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The Iron Ladies (2000)
 6.8
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The Iron Ladies (2000)
Original name: Satree lek
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The two main characters, Mon and Jung, play two gay transvestites, who had been constantly overlooked by volleyball coaches because of their appearance. However, when a local team changes coaches, the new coach holds tryouts for a new team. When Mon and Jung are selected, most of the old players resign, leaving the new coach, Coach Bee, in a sticky predicament.
Style: touching, humorous, sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious, sexy, inspirational, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: volleyball, gay, coming out, transsexual, underdog, sport, youth, athlete's life, friends, misfit, contests and competitions, transvestism, fighting the system, injustice, feminism, athlete and trainer, gender bending, ambition, against the odds, human spirit, against the rules, cabaret, hopes, society, working class ...
Time: 90s
Place: thailand, asia, bangkok thailand, california, london

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and feel good films with plots about rivalry, ambition, sport, contests and competitions, friends, underdog and hopes mostly in Sport, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Iron Ladies: D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994), Stick It (2006), The Mighty Ducks (1992), Necessary Roughness (1991), Sunset Park (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After Gordon Bombay's hockey comeback is cut short he is named coach of Team USA Hockey for the Junior Goodwill Games. Bombay reunites the Mighty Ducks and introduces a few new players, however, he finds himself distracted by his newfound fame ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, teens
Plot: youth, sport, ice hockey, athlete and trainer, underdog, family, competition, friendship, hopes, contests and competitions, sport team, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: iceland, europe, usa, los angeles, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.4
 25K
Stick It (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Haley is a naturally gifted athlete but, with her social behavior, the teen seems intent on squandering her abilities. After a final brush with the law, a judge sentences her to an elite gymnastics academy run by a legendary, hard-nosed coach. Once ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, inspirational, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: athlete and trainer, sport, gymnastics, rebelliousness, athlete's life, teenager, rivalry, individualism, fighting the system, youth, friends, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
The Mighty Ducks (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After reckless young lawyer Gordon Bombay gets arrested for drunk driving, he must coach a kids hockey team for his community service. Gordon has experience on the ice, but isn't eager to return to hockey, a point hit home by his tense dealings ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, inspirational, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: sport, self discovery, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, sport team, hockey, against the odds, underdog, youth, ambition, ice hockey, competition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: minnesota, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
Necessary Roughness (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When the Texas Southern Armadillos football team is disqualified for cheating and poor grades, the University is forced to pick from a team that actually goes to school. Will they even win a single game?
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sport, underdog, american football, college, human spirit, hopes, against the odds, rivalry, lifestyle, youth, sport team, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, ireland, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Movie in collections
 5.9
 1K
Sunset Park (1996)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A white school teacher takes over a talented, but undisciplined black high school basketball team and turns them into a winning team.
Style: humorous, touching, captivating, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, basketball, high school, underdog, lifestyle, society, high school life, human nature, against the odds, youth, teenage life, human spirit ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.2
 3K
Ping-Pong (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: As children, the introverted Smile was being bullied by a gang of kids until the brash Peco comes by and chases all of them them away. Peco then takes Smile under his wings and teaches him how to play the game of ping pong. From there a life long ...
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, youth, high school, ping pong, athlete's life, ambition, underdog, rivalry, friendship, power relations, friends, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.2
 2K
Waterboys (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a Japanese school, 5 adolescent geeks join the new sport teacher and take up the challenge to take part in the synchronised swimming competition, in-spite of the mockeries of the "real sportsmen".
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, swimming, sport, youth, high school life, human spirit, teenage life, ambition, fish out of water, friends, power relations, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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: semi serious, talky, exciting, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, friendship, contests and competitions, underdog, athlete's life, hopes, boxing, ambition, on the road, desert, love triangle, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
 5.4
 198
Iron Ladies 2 (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Thailand
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sequel to the surprise hit about a gay volleyball team having troubles with their success and fame, and how they reunite after they split because of creative differences.
Style: sexy
Plot: team, gay, volleyball, coming out, transvestism, gay athlete, gay bar, gay asian, beach volleyball, transvestite, high school, homosexual ...
Place: thailand, china
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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: feel good, sentimental, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, human spirit, ambition, against the odds, lifestyle, society, family relations, sport team, friends, power relations, friendship, rivalry ...
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
A League of Their Own (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, 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, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick, kids
Plot: baseball, friendship, sport, rivalry, female athlete, contests and competitions, ambition, hopes, underdog, coach, sister sister relationship, female protagonist ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: usa, chicago illinois, colorado, oregon, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Beautiful Boxer (2004)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Thailand
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Based on the true life story of a Thai who wishes to have a sex change operation to become a woman. to pay for this he enters the brutal world of Thai boxing, un-nerving his opponents by performing a makeup application ritual before each fight.
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: transvestism, transsexual, martial arts, buddhist monk, gays and lesbians, friendship, boxing, gay, gender, lifestyle, ambition, friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: thailand, asia, japan, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.5
 13K
Mr 3000 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Aging baseball star who goes by the nickname, Mr. 3000, finds out many years after retirement that he didn't quite reach 3,000 hits. Now at age 47 he's back to try and reach that goal.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, baseball, friendship, redemption, underdog, journalism, retiring, friends, rivalry, ambition, hopes, major league ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: milwaukee wisconsin, new jersey, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Great White Hype (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the champ's promoter, Rev. Sultan, decides something new is needed to boost the marketability of the boxing matches, he searches and finds the only man to ever beat the champ. The problem is that he isn't a boxer anymore and he's ...
Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, stylized ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, boxer, athlete's life, cons and scams, contests and competitions, investigation, rivalry, underdog, power relations, interracial relations, athlete and trainer, boxing ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, cleveland ohio, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Major League: Back to the Minors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At the behest of Roger Dorn -- the Minnesota Twins' silver-tongued new owner -- washed-up minor league hurler Gus Cantrell steps up to the plate to take over as skipper of the club's hapless farm team. But little does he know that Dorn has ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, road movie ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: sport, baseball, rivalry, baseball bat, underdog, ambition, americana, buddies, major league, lifestyle, against the odds, friends ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa, south carolina, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.6
 2K
The Boys (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Every Monday night The Boys put on skates and leave their troubled lives behind.
Style: semi serious, not serious, humorous, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, bar, gambling, ice hockey, gangsters, sport, rise to the top, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, gays and lesbians, athlete's life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, quebec, new jersey, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.2
 9K
Eddie (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eddie is a New York limo driver and a fanatical follower of the New York Knicks professional basketball team. The team is struggling with a mediocre record when, in mid-season, "Wild Bill" Burgess, the new owner, as a public relations ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, basketball movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, basketball, underdog, athlete and trainer, switching roles, hopes, ambition, rivalry, friendship, contests and competitions, follow your dream, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
Guys and Balls (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Ecki is a sweet, closeted gay man who works in his family’s bakery and plays goalie in his small town’s soccer team. When he both loses the big game, and is caught flirting with another player, his homophobic teammates throw him out. He vows to ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, small town, sport, homosexuality, football, hopes, athlete's life, romance, injustice, friends, sport team, transvestism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Chicks With Sticks (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 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: realistic, feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, small town, hockey, female athlete, friendship, parents and children, fall in love, romance, love and romance, sport, contests and competitions, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Big Green (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a depressed Texas town, British foreign exchange teacher Anna attempts to inject some life into her hopeless kids by introducing them to soccer. They're terrible at first, but Anna and her football-hero assistant whip them into shape. As ...
Style: realistic, feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: soccer, sport, underdog, family, small town, kids and family, immigrants, school, high school life, against the odds, ambition, friends ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
All You've Got (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two Southern California volleyball teams determined to prove their superiority on the court find out that they're not as different as they previously thought after tragedy strikes close to home in director Neema Barnette's affectionate ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, volleyball, sport, buddies, youth, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, teenage life, high school life, lifestyle, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Ducks are offered scholarships at Eden Hall Academy but struggle with their new coach's methods and come under pressure from the board to retain their scholarships before their big game against the Varsity team.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sincere, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: sport, ice hockey, rivalry, underdog, family, school, coming of age, friends, social relations, power relations, sport team, boarding school ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, minnesota, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.4
 32K
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, cynical, exciting, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: ice hockey, sport, small town, violence, hockey, contests and competitions, partners, ambition, underdog, sport team, opponent, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 8K
Ladybugs (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To climb the corporate ladder to success, a guy agrees to coach the company's all girl soccer team with the help of his secret weapon: his fiancee's son.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: cross dressing, sport, soccer, family, farce, ambition, switching roles, romance, contests and competitions, teenage love, sport team, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Disney's Air Bud (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young boy and a talented stray dog with an amazing basketball playing ability become instant friends. Rebounding from his father's accidental death, 12-year-old Josh Framm moves with his family to the small town of Fernfield, Washington. The ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, inspirational, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: dog, golden retriever, dog actor, friendship, clown, human spirit, pets, small town, young heroes, sport, contests and competitions, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, washington state, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
 437
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: talky, realistic, feel good, offbeat, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gambling, sport, friends, baseball, power relations, lifestyle, battle of the sexes, against the odds, couples, sport team, americana, stadium ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Bring It on Again (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When new students can't get onto their college cheerleading team, they form their own squad and prepare for a cheer off.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: cheerleading, cheerleader, sport, college life, hip hop, competition, college, high school, buddies, teenage life, partners, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: campus, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Best of Times (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A small-town loser determines to have one more shot at the big time by winning a football game.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, football movie
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, small town, partners, small town life, buddies, social relations, power relations, friends, sport team, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, redemption ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Finding Buck McHenry (2000)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: When an 11 year old boy gets cut from his Little League baseball team, he sets out to form his own team.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport, little league, coach, african american, underdog, rivalry, school, contests and competitions, hopes, follow your dream, friendship, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 285
Hockey Night (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When a young girl wants to join her high school's hockey team as goalie, she meets with resistence, but also gets support, especially from the star forward of the team.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: sport, hockey, small town life, gender bending, small town, ambition, youth, lifestyle, gender, rivalry, underdog, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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