Movies like Sultan

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Sultan (2016)
 7.0
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Sultan (2016)
Original name: सुल्तान
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: A biographical drama based on the life of fictional Haryana based wrestler & mixed martial arts specialist Sultan Ali Khan.
Style: psychological, tense, inspirational, sincere, uplifting, touching, captivating, disturbing
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sport, wrestling, wrestler, mixed martial arts, fistfight, male objectification, fight, follow your dream, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, training, fall in love, determination, lifestyle, life philosophy, character study, ego, father daughter relationship, underdog, tough guy, bollywood, tank top, hand to hand combat
Time: contemporary

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, serious and inspirational films with plots about sport, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, athlete's life, lifestyle and fight mostly in Sport, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Sultan: Dangal (2016), Brothers (2015), Mary Kom (2014), Rocky Balboa (2006), Run Milkha Run (2013). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.3
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Dangal (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: India, USA
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Dangal is an extraordinary true story based on the life of Mahavir Singh and his two daughters, Geeta and Babita Phogat. The film traces the inspirational journey of a father who trains his daughters to become world class wrestlers.
Style: inspirational, atmospheric, intense, lyrical, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wrestler, sport, female empowerment, small town, father daughter relationship, parent child relationship, olympics, indians, mentor, women, life philosophy, determination ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
Place: india, israel
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 6.4
 13K
Brothers (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: India, USA
Duration: 156 min.
Story: Brothers is an upcoming Hindi film, directed by Karan Malhotra and produced by Karan Johar under Dharma Productions along with Lionsgate Films and Endemol India.[6] The film is an official remake of the 2011 Hollywood film Warrior.
Style: exciting, psychological, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, brother brother relationship, martial arts, domestic violence, training, rivals, championship, challenge, against the odds, contests and competitions, rivalry, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.8
 11K
Mary Kom (2014)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A chronicle of the life of Indian boxer 'Mary Kom' who went through several hardships before audaciously accomplishing her ultimate dream.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, motivational
Plot: female boxer, sport, boxing, training, contests and competitions, women, hopes, rivalry, ambition, athlete's life, determination, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.1
 218K
Rocky Balboa (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When he loses a highly publicized virtual boxing match to ex-champ Rocky Balboa, reigning heavyweight titleholder, Mason Dixon retaliates by challenging Rocky to a nationally televised, 10-round exhibition bout. To the surprise of his son and ...
Style: sincere, inspirational, touching, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: boxing, athlete's life, sport, father son relationship, life philosophy, comeback, boxer, fight, training, aging, life, against the odds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 8.2
 68K
Run Milkha Run (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The true story of the "Flying Sikh" world champion runner and Olympian Milkha Singh who overcame the massacre of his family, civil war during the India-Pakistan partition, and homelessness to become one of India's most iconic athletes.
Style: inspirational, meditative, uplifting, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: rise to the top, sport, talented, running, life, olympics, athlete's life, rising to stardom, lifestyle, follow your dream, ambition, overcoming ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 50s, 20th century, year 1947 ...
Place: india, rome italy, pakistan, punjab, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Stronger Than The World: The Story of José Aldo (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Brazil
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Story of longtime UFC Featherweight champion and the struggles facing him on the road to the top.
Style: inspirational, touching, exciting, uplifting, heartbreaking
Plot: rags to riches, athlete's life, rise and fall, ambition, follow your dream, contests and competitions, rivalry, determination, family relations, life changing experience, self esteem, sport ...
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34%
 4.1
 895
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, erotic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, martial arts, cage fighting, rivalry, lifestyle, ambition, athlete's life, contests and competitions, heroes, underdog, sport, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.9
 2K
The Hammer (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A coming of age drama following the life of Matt Hamill, the first deaf wrestler to win a National Collegiate Wrestling Championship.
Style: uplifting, captivating, sentimental, sincere, touching ...
Plot: deaf, sport, mute or deaf, wrestler, underdog, athlete's life, ambition, against the odds, human spirit, rivalry, hopes, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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She Ball (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: On a mission to save his Inglewood community center, Avery Watts enlists a talented basketball player, Shelby, to help him win the grand prize in a street ball tournament. Together, Avery and Shelby challenge local politicians, gangs and their own ...
Style: touching, inspirational, sincere, feel good, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: believe in yourself, hopes, name calling, contests and competitions, independence, strongman, life philosophy, athlete and trainer, love story, life changing experience, determination, ambition ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 5.6
 669
Full Count (2019)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An unfortunate chain of events forces Milton Young to give up his dream of playing professional baseball and return home to the town he fought hard to escape. Once home, Milton faces insurmountable economic and personal hardships, only to be faced ...
Style: captivating, sincere, uplifting, inspirational, christian film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: strongman, fight, friendship, hopes, athlete's life, rivalry, ambition, society, sport, human spirit, adaptation, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Flying Scotsman (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the incredible true story of amateur cyclist Graeme Obree, who breaks the world one-hour record on a bike he made out of washing machine parts.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating, inspirational
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, bicycle, human spirit, cyclist, scot, underdog, race, lifestyle, ambition, hopes, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.2
 3K
Unbeatable (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Fai, once a world champion in boxing, escapes to Macau from the loan sharks and unexpectedly encounters Qi, a young chap who is determined to win a boxing match. Fai becomes Qi's mentor and rediscovers his passion to fight not only in the ring ...
Style: tense, exciting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, fight, ambition, boxing, opponent, rivalry, contests and competitions, boxing match, training, loan shark, boxer, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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: boxing, christian, rivalry, ambition, athlete's life, tough heroes, against the odds, human spirit, follow your dream, lifestyle, contests and competitions, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 5.3
 2K
Tapped Out (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A disgruntled teenager, sent to do community service at a rundown Karate school, enters an MMA tournament to face the man who killed his parents.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, ambition, athlete and trainer, martial arts, contests and competitions, rivalry, vengeance, youth, sport, young heroes, college, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 184 min.
Story: The film is based on the life of Indian cricketer and the current captain of the Indian national cricket team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Style: uplifting, captivating, realistic, serious, inspirational ...
Plot: sport, cricket the game, rags to riches, ambition, rise to the top, athlete's life, sport team, rising to stardom, rivalry, contests and competitions, leadership, indians ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, 2000s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 8.1
 575K
Rocky (1976)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When world heavyweight boxing champion, Apollo Creed wants to give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers choose palooka Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark. Rocky teams up with ...
Style: inspirational, uplifting, touching, motivational, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, kids, teens, family outing
Plot: boxing, fight, underdog, self esteem, sport, training, boxer, character study, violence, world champion, contests and competitions, tough guy ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: philadelphia, pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Boyka: Undisputed IV (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In the fourth installment of the fighting franchise, Boyka is shooting for the big leagues when an accidental death in the ring makes him question everything he stands for. When he finds out the wife of the man he accidentally killed is in trouble, ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: martial arts, prison, sport, redemption, accidental death, boxing, widow, russian, jail, religion, arrested, kickboxing ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.1
 81K
Chak De! India (2007)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 153 min.
Story: A team of rag-tag girls with their own agenda form Team India competing for international fame in field hockey. Their coach, the ex-men's Indian National team captain, returns from a life of shame after being unjustly accused of match fixing in ...
Style: realistic, feel good, inspirational, sentimental, exciting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport, coach, contests and competitions, underdog, rivalry, determination, sport team, against the odds, power relations, glory, ambition, patriotism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, australia, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Born a Champion (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After a blood- soaked jujitsu match in Dubai, fighting legend Mickey Kelley falls to superstar Blaine. But years later, an online video proves that Blaine cheated, and the world demands a rematch. Can the aging underdog get back into shape in time ...
Style: captivating, tense, inspirational
Plot: jujitsu, sport, fight, professional sports, contests and competitions, combat, athlete's life, boxing champion, life is a bitch, rivalry, battles, martial arts ...
Time: 90s, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Switch (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mikkel (17) lives a good life in Oslo were he has heaps of friends. When his mother gets a new job, Mikkel has to move to a small town and start all over. Here, snowboard is the big thing and to be accepted by the new kids, Mikkel has to go into ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, touching, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage love, teenage life, family relations, love and romance, contests and competitions, rivalry, youth, fall in love, sport, village, snowboard, contest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 6.6
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From the Rough (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The coach of a women's swim team parlays her success into an opportunity to build her school's men's golf team.
Style: captivating, uplifting, feel good, touching, serious ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: golf, against the odds, sport, athlete's life, human spirit, athlete and trainer, follow your dream, once in a lifetime opportunity, lifestyle, social misfits, hopes, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
A Season on the Brink (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: "A Season on the Brink: A Year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers" is based on the best-selling book by John Feinstein. The movie chronicles Indiana's 1985-86 season, when Knight granted Feinstein unprecedented access to the ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: athlete's life, rivalry, ambition, sport team, athlete and trainer, sport, contests and competitions, lifestyle, hopes, underdog, basketball, vulgarity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Cagefighter: Worlds Collide (2020)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Reiss is the greatest champion to ever fight in a LEGENDS cage. But when promoter Max Black pits him against wrestling superstar Randy Stone, Reiss finds himself in the toughest fight of his life.
Style: inspirational, suspense, suspenseful, captivating
Plot: wrestling, mixed martial arts, fight, contests and competitions, athlete's life, defeat, human spirit, opponent, lifestyle, celebrity, showdown, tough heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Creed (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.
Style: inspirational, brutal, emotional, suspense, touching ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: boxing, underdog, boxer, sport, fight, athlete and trainer, training, coach, legacy, boxing match, mentor, courage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1998, year 2015 ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Ours (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 173 min.
Story: An ex-boxer Baldev Choudhary (Dharmendra) has had a stain in his boxing career. He wanted to wash it with his son Angad's (Sunny Deol) success, but times were hard and a financial crunch kept him from achieving this dream. Though Angad pulled ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, emotional
Plot: boxing, sport, family relations, rise to the top, athlete's life, ambition, follow your dream, hopes, once promising, rivalry, lifestyle, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: punjab, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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Iqbal (2005)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: This is all about chasing your dreams, no matter what the obstacles. The story involves a young deaf and dumb boy who is crazy about cricket.
Style: realistic, uplifting, captivating, semi serious, inspirational ...
Plot: cricket the game, sport, ambition, follow your dream, prodigy, lifestyle, against the odds, human spirit, athlete's life, rivalry, hopes, rise to the top ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
NXT TakeOver: London (2015)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 127 min.
Story: NXT TakeOver: London is an upcoming major professional wrestling show in the NXT TakeOver series that is scheduled to take place on December 16, 2015, produced by WWE, showcasing its NXT brand, and will be streamed live on the WWE Network. The show ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, exciting
Plot: professional wrestling, combat, professional wrestler, fight, title bout, fistfight, rivalry, professional sports, sport, professional rivalry, female wrestler, champion ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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Counterpunch (2019)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on a true story. A young boxer, Emilio, from the wrong side of the tracks with big dreams of winning the Golden Gloves boxing championship, finds himself at a cross roads after being locked up. As he fights his way back into the winning circle ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, rough, tense
Plot: rivalry, ambition, athlete's life, one more chance, starting over, follow your dream, contests and competitions, sport, hopes, lifestyle, power relations, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The True Story of WrestleMania (2011)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: It is the most anticipated yearly event in Sports Entertainment, an annual pop culture touch point. For more than 25 years, WrestleMania has hosted the biggest matches, the biggest stars, and the biggest celebrities. Now for the first time ever, the ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wrestling, tough heroes, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, contests and competitions, sport, fight for supremacy, fame, billionaire, biker, generation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.2
 1K
Dirt (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: In search of a lifeline for his struggling off road racing team, a man takes on a young car thief looking for a second chance, but as their worlds collide, they must struggle to forge a successful alliance.
Style: suspense, thought provoking, captivating, inspirational
Plot: car race, car, sport, rise to the top, contests and competitions, lifestyle, talented, ambitious, strategy, career, determination, success ...
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