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The True Story of WrestleMania (2011)
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The True Story of WrestleMania (2011)
Original name: WWE - The True Story of WrestleMania
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 story of WrestleMania is told from its early beginnings through the week-long spectacular it has become, routinely drawing fans from all 50 states and around the world. This documentary feature includes new and insightful interviews from the superstars and creative forces behind the event.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wrestling, rivalry, ambition, athlete's life, tough heroes, sport, contests and competitions, fight for supremacy, fame, biker, billionaire, generation, mob
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, exciting and captivating films with plots about ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, sport, athlete's life, athlete and trainer and graphic violence mostly in Sport, Action and Drama genres. Some movies like The True Story of WrestleMania: Impact Wrestling (2004), WrestleMania XIX (2003), Lucha Underground (2014), Born to Race: Fast Track (2014), WWE Raw (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Impact Wrestling (2004)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Impact Wrestling is a professional wrestling television program for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling. As of 2005, it airs weekly on Spike in the United States and Canada. On March 14, 2013, the company ended their almost continuous near-9-year ...
Style: exciting, serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: wrestling, ambition, fight for supremacy, sport, contests and competitions, rivalry, professional wrestling, graphic violence, cheating, uninhibited rivalry
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
WrestleMania XIX (2003)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 240 min.
Story: WrestleMania XIX was the nineteenth annual WrestleMania. It was presented by Snickers Cruncher and took place on March 30, 2003 at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington. A record-breaking 54,097 fans from all around the world resulted in a gate ...
Style: realistic, rough, exciting, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wrestling, sport, rivalry, contests and competitions, graphic violence, fight for supremacy, rise to the top, blind ambition, hulk hogan, two against one, title bout, professional wrestling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Lucha Underground (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lucha Underground introduces U.S. audiences to the high-flying, explosive moves of lucha libre. An ancient combat tradition, watch as good and evil wage war in a gritty battleground called “The Temple.”
Style: exciting, realistic, rough, semi serious, serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, wrestling, tough heroes, ambition, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, sport, martial arts, rivalry, violence, graphic violence, professional wrestling ...
Time: 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
Born to Race: Fast Track (2014)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Danny Krueger is a twenty-year old drag racer who plays by his own rules. After winning a scholarship to the prestigious Fast Lane Racing Academy, Danny finds himself competing against some of the fiercest young drivers in the world. Tension soars ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hotshot hero, athlete's life, friendship, ambition, reluctant partners, sport, contests and competitions, rivalry, partners, automobile racing, race, racecar driver ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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 9K
WWE Raw (1993)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: WWE Raw is a professional wrestling television program that currently airs live on Monday evenings on the USA Network in the United States. The show debuted on January 11, 1993. WWE Raw moved from the USA Network to TNN in September, 2000 and then ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, suspense, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: wrestling, sport, beefcake, fight for supremacy, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, uninhibited rivalry, fight, wrestler, competition, tournament ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Harder They Fall (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 20 year old kickboxers from opposite ends of Miami, one rich one poor, battle for triumph in sport and their own identities in this coming-of-age action/drama.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, rough
Plot: fight, ambition, athlete's life, rivalry, tough heroes, sport, self discovery, social differences, nothing to lose, kickboxing, martial arts tournament, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 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 ⇓
73%
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 ⇓
72%
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WWE Smackdown! (1999)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The superstars of World Wrestling Entertainment's "Smackdown" brand collide each and every Tuesday on WWE Smackdown Live.
Style: sexy, exciting, realistic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: wrestling, competition, muscleman, fight for supremacy, cheating, graphic violence, blind ambition, rivalry, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 2010s, 2000s ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
A Fighting Man (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two men meet in the ring for a fight that will change their lives.
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, disturbing, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, athlete's life, human spirit, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, hopes, boxing, brutality, graphic violence, redemption, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 2.1
 9K
Crossover (2006)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The clock strikes midnight, money changes hands, the crowd is on their feet, and the court is alive with fast-paced razzle-dazzle basketball. These players don't play for a school or a pro team. They play for the street and it's ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspense
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: athlete's life, against the odds, human spirit, sport, contests and competitions, sport team, friendship, lifestyle, follow your dream, buddies, underdog, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
 4.8
 766
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: serious, rough, emotional, realistic
Plot: ambition, rivalry, one more chance, athlete's life, starting over, hopes, follow your dream, contests and competitions, lifestyle, sport, power relations, boxing
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, miami
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 3.9
 350
The Circuit (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Years ago, Dirk Longstreet walked away from The Circuit, the merciless underground fight club with no rules, where money changes hands as men are killed. But now gangsters have got his brother, and only one more journey inside the ring will save his ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, underground fighting, haunted by the past, tough heroes, one man army, ambition, rivalry, martial arts tournament, vengeance, crimes, gangsters, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Snake & Mongoose (2013)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The untold story of how Southern California drag racers, Don "The Snake" Prudhomme and Tom "The Mongoose" McEwen combined with corporate giants to change the face of sports and ultimately became the most famous rivalry in racing ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, relationship vs career, desire for fame, friendship, ambition, sport, ego clash, rising to stardom, contests and competitions, family relations, friends, chases and races ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 4.3
 5K
Supercross (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Faced with the suspicious death of their father, two brothers must motivate one another to get back on their bikes and take the Las Vegas Motocross Championships by storm.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, saga
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, against the odds, athlete's life, ambition, friendship, relationship vs career, human spirit, ego clash, contests and competitions, rising to stardom, sport, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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, contests and competitions, rivalry, vengeance, youth, young heroes, sport, martial arts, sexual content, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 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: exciting, realistic, serious, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, ambition, boxing, opponent, rivalry, contests and competitions, boxing match, loan shark, training, mixed martial arts, boxer, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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, sport, contests and competitions, lifestyle, athlete and trainer, hopes, underdog, basketball, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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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: suspense, captivating, inspirational, suspenseful
Plot: wrestling, mixed martial arts, fight, athlete's life, contests and competitions, tough heroes, victory, celebrity, human spirit, defeat, showdown, lifestyle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Slammed (2004)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Hilarity ensues when friends Jeff and Derek try to enter the world of back bar wrestling; where the most beautiful girls could beat the tar out of both of them without a second thought. Even with a little help from the notorious Buckle Girls, can ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating
Plot: ambition, friendship, rivalry, hotshot hero, love and romance, contests and competitions, lifestyle, romance, sport, on the road, survival, wrestling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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 ⇓
61%
 7.2
 3K
Crying Fist (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: South Korea
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Jobless, besieged by creditors, and abandoned by his wife, the once silver medalist Tae-shik has sunk to street hustling, becoming a human punching bag. Meanwhile, young Sang-hwan's delinquent ways land him behind bars. Both men look to boxing ...
Style: realistic, serious, rough, tense, gloomy
Plot: juvenile delinquency, ex athlete, confined, ambition, contests and competitions, society, athlete's life, rivalry, prison life, underdog, sport, opponent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: korea, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
Shadow Boxing 3. The Final Round (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Champion boxer Artyom Kolchin climbed all conceivable heights and became a national hero. He does not enter the boxing ring any more, rather choosing a coaching job and wild high life, including continuous TV appearances, hanging out and love ...
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, rough
Plot: athlete's life, ambition, athlete and trainer, power relations, uncover truth, contests and competitions, rivalry, graphic violence, boxing, sport, car chase, champion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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The Philly Kid (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A former NCAA champion wrestler is paroled after 10 years in prison. Now, to save a friend's life, in a series of cage fights he must agree to do the impossible - lose.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, fight, prisoner, manslaughter, prison, murder, martial arts, sport, wrestling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, louisiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.2
 779
Undefeated (2003)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lex 'El Animal' Vargas is a promising Portorican boxer in Queens, but lacks ambition to aim for the big career. That changes after his brother Paulie is accidentally shot dead by a teenager in an amateur hold-up on their late dad's ...
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, suspense
Plot: human spirit, athlete's life, social differences, against the odds, lifestyle, tough heroes, athlete and trainer, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, follow your dream, sport ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
WWE Survivor Series 2005 (2005)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Survivor Series (2005) was the 19th annual Survivor Series PPV. It was presented by NovaLogic's Delta Force: Black Hawk Down and took place on November 27, 2005 at the Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan and featured wrestlers from the Raw and ...
Plot: wrestling, rivalry, king, olympian, mortician, referee, canadian, puerto rican, iranian, billionaire, fire, manager ...
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Circle of Pain (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Following a fighting accident, Dalton Hunt retired from the world of MMA at the top. Unable to outrun his guilt, he lost his family, his title, and his way. But when a crooked promoter lures him back into a fight against the current undefeated ...
Style: serious, exciting, captivating, suspense, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mixed martial arts, friendship, contests and competitions, rivalry, athlete's life, forced into action, athlete and trainer, ambition, martial arts, cage fighting, sport, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 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 ⇓
57%
 6.5
 3K
Embattled (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The eldest son of a ruthlessly tough MMA champion must fight his way out of the abusive cycle his father has continued.
Style: realistic, brutal, intense, inspirational, suspense
Plot: athlete's life, wrestling, ambition, father son relationship, fight, rivalry, character study, courage, contests and competitions, gymnasium, mentor, legacy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
From Mexico with Love (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A washed-up trainer takes a self-destructive young boxer under his wing.
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, contests and competitions, rivalry, family problems, ambition, immigrants, boxer, father son relationship, racism, athlete and trainer, sport, training ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%