Movies like Eddie the Eagle

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Eddie the Eagle (2015)
 7.4
 82K
Eddie the Eagle (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Inspired by true events, Eddie the Eagle is a feel-good story about Michael "Eddie" Edwards (Taron Egerton), an unlikely but courageous British ski-jumper who never stopped believing in himself - even as an entire nation was counting him out. With the help of a rebellious and charismatic coach (played by Hugh Jackman), Eddie takes on the establishment and wins the hearts of sports fans around the world by making an improbable and historic showing at the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics.
Style: inspirational, feel good, motivational, based on true events, light, touching, nostalgic, intense, earnest, interesting ...
Plot: life, olympics, coach, determination, skiing, following a dream, athlete, dream, obsession, follow your dream, destiny, unlikely friendships, dream come true, underdog, british, mountain, dedication, winter, snow, sleeping, alcohol, male nudity, elevator, whiskey, flying ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: britain, england, london

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Most similar movies to Eddie the Eagle

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out inspirational, feel good, realistic and touching films with plots about mentor, catastrophe, sport, transformation, dialogue, ambition and underdog mostly in Drama, Sport and Biography genres. Some movies like Eddie the Eagle: The World's Fastest Indian (2005), The Blind Side (2009), Coach Carter (2005), Dangal (2016), Moneyball (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The World's Fastest Indian (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: New Zealand, Japan, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The life story of New Zealander Burt Munro, who spent years building a 1920 Indian motorcycle -- a bike which helped him set the land-speed world record at Utah's Bonneville Salt Flats in 1967.
Style: feel good, touching, captivating, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: human spirit, motorcycle race, motorcycle, adventure, follow your dream, against the odds, hitchhiker, gas station, optimism, obstacle, supportive friend, obsessive quest ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1967, year 1914
Place: new zealand, utah, california, usa, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 285K
The Blind Side (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Oversized African-American, Michael Oher, the teen from across the tracks and a broken home, has nowhere to sleep at age 16. Taken in by an affluent Memphis couple, Michael embarks on a remarkable rise to play for the NFL.
Style: touching, uplifting, motivational, inspirational, emotional ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: adoption, human spirit, parents and children, american football, strong female character, interracial relations, rising to stardom, life, family drama, athlete's life, football, interracial adoption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee, memphis, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.3
 123K
Coach Carter (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.
Style: motivational, touching, captivating, sincere, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: basketball, teachers and students, athlete and trainer, sport, coach, athlete's life, teacher, high school, underdog, human spirit, dedicated educator, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, new jersey, usa, san francisco, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 8.4
 145K
Dangal (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: India
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, intense, lyrical, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: sport, female empowerment, parent child relationship, coach, small town, autobiography, training, determination, olympics, endurance, father daughter relationship, bollywood ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, 2000s
Place: india, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 7.6
 352K
Moneyball (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story of Oakland Athletics general manager Billy Beane's successful attempt to put together a baseball team on a budget, by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.
Style: captivating, inspirational, feel good, realistic, clever ...
Plot: success, sport, rise to the top, mathematics, baseball, strategy, team, manager, ambition, teamwork, hopes, recruit ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: usa, california, oakland california, boston, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
 8.2
 59K
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: uplifting, captivating, inspirational, meditative, realistic ...
Plot: running, rise to the top, talented, athlete's life, army, sport, lifestyle, rising to stardom, ambition, follow your dream, contests and competitions, determination ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 50s, 70s
Place: india, pakistan, asia, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.8
 7K
Prefontaine (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: It's the true-life story of legendary track star Steve Prefontaine, the exciting and sometimes controversial "James Dean of Track," whose spirit captured the heart of the nation! Cocky, charismatic, and tough, "Pre" was a ...
Style: sincere, serious, rough, talky, factual ...
Plot: olympics, runner, sport, underdog, contests and competitions, athlete's life, human spirit, hopes, lifestyle, college, olympic gold medalist, justice ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1960, 60s, year 1969 ...
Place: oregon, usa, montreal, munich germany, mexico city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.2
 42K
Glory Road (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1966, Texas Western coach Don Haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the NCAA national championship.
Style: feel good, emotional, sentimental, serious, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, kids
Plot: athlete and trainer, basketball, coach, racism, underdog, college, teamwork, racial slur, sport team, human spirit, contests and competitions, ambitious ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1966
Place: texas, usa, maryland, seattle washington, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Remember the Titans (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After leading his football team to 15 winning seasons, coach Bill Yoast is demoted and replaced by Herman Boone – tough, opinionated and as different from the beloved Yoast as he could be. The two men learn to overcome their differences and turn a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, emotional, uplifting ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: racism, football, sport team, coach, african american, prejudice, contests and competitions, human spirit, high school, against the odds, american football, racial slur ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: virginia, united states, southern usa, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Pele: Birth of a Legend (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The life story of Brazilian football legend, Pele.
Style: sentimental, factual, inspirational, uplifting, exciting ...
Plot: sport, rise to the top, following a dream, prodigy, soccer, contests and competitions, athlete's life, ambition, rags to riches, father son relationship, dream come true, football ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1940s, 40s, 1950s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.6
 125K
Joy (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A story based on the life of a struggling Long Island single mom who became one of the country's most successful entrepreneurs.
Style: inspirational, witty, stylized, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: businesswoman, family relations, inventor, parents and children, divorce, single parent, bankruptcy, party, drawing, sunglasses, storytelling, family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, california, dallas texas, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 7.5
 54K
Rudy (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Rudy grew up in a steel mill town where most people ended up working, but wanted to play football at Notre Dame instead. There were only a couple of problems. His grades were a little low, his athletic skills were poor, and he was only half the size ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: football, underdog, college life, working class, sport team, ambition, family relations, american football, aspiration, sport, college, profanity ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa, new jersey, boston, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.5
 47K
Miracle (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: In 1980, the United States Ice Hockey team's coach, Herb Brooks, put a ragtag squad of college kids up against the legendary juggernaut from the Soviet Union at the Olympic Games. Despite the long odds, Team USA carried the pride of a nation ...
Style: uplifting, touching, captivating, sincere, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: ice hockey, hockey, underdog, olympics, coach, sport team, human spirit, grudge, sport, opponent, athlete's life, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: usa, new york, milwaukee wisconsin, colorado, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Mighty Ducks (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 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, girls' night
Plot: sport team, self discovery, athlete and trainer, ice hockey, sport, contests and competitions, against the odds, hockey, underdog, ambition, youth, redemption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: minnesota, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Matti: Hell Is for Heroes (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Finland
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Four Olympic gold medals, seven World Championship titles, four World Cup tour championships and forty six World Cup circuit victories.Once his career as a professional athlete ended, however, the other side of his personality emerged into public ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, intense, satirical ...
Plot: alcohol, rise and fall, lifestyle, ambition, contests and competitions, life is a bitch, athlete's life, skiing, self control, domestic violence, husband wife relationship, olympics ...
Time: 80s, 90s, contemporary, 20th century, 21st century ...
Place: finland, europe, bavaria, helsinki finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.9
 32K
The Rookie (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Jim Morris never made it out of the minor leagues before a shoulder injury ended his pitching career twelve years ago. Now a married-with-children high-school chemistry teacher and baseball coach in Texas, Jim's team makes a deal with him: if ...
Style: sentimental, uplifting, feel good, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: baseball, underdog, athlete and trainer, family, sport, against the odds, human spirit, follow your dream, ambition, parents and children, contests and competitions, athlete's life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, latin america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Bad News Bears (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: underdog, baseball, sport team, coach, sport, baseball movie, family, youth, friendship, human spirit, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, 80s, 1930s
Place: california, usa, san francisco, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.1
 64K
Invincible (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of Vince Papale, a man with nothing to lose who ignored the staggering odds and made his dream come true. When the coach of Papale's beloved hometown football team hosted an unprecedented open tryout, the public ...
Style: sentimental, serious, sincere, captivating, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: american football, underdog, football, against the odds, determination, teacher, sport, teamwork, team, rookie, ambition, coach ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: philadelphia, usa, united states, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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Without Limits (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The film follows the life of famous 1970s runner Steve Prefontaine from his youth days in Oregon to the University of Oregon where he worked with the legendary coach Bill Bowerman, later to Olympics in Munich and his early death at 24 in a car crash.
Style: realistic, stylized, emotional, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: olympics, running, sport, lifestyle, profanity, sexual content, power relations, ambition, rivalry, human spirit, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1969, year 1971, year 1972 ...
Place: oregon, usa, munich germany, helsinki finland, finland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Mystery, Alaska (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In Mystery, Alaska, life revolves around the legendary Saturday hockey game at the local pond. But everything changes when the hometown team unexpectedly gets booked in an exhibition match against the New York Rangers. When quirky small-towners, ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, realistic, entertaining ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: small town, underdog, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, ice hockey, championship, gay slur, mayor, father daughter relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: alaska, usa, new york, united states, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Chariots of Fire (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: The true story of British athletes preparing for and competing in the 1924 Summer Olympics.
Style: sentimental, thought provoking, serious, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: underdog, ambition, friendship, olympics, jewish, running, missionary, sport, prejudice, athlete's life, hopes, opponent ...
Time: 1920s, 1910s, 20th century, 20s, post world war one ...
Place: scotland, paris france, england, france, europe ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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, feel good, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, chick flick, kids, teens
Plot: baseball, world war two, friendship, rivalry, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, hopes, underdog, female athlete, sport team, coach ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: chicago illinois, usa, oregon, colorado, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.1
 211K
The Intern (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: 70-year-old widower Ben Whittaker has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin.
Style: feel good, inspirational, sweet, touching, light ...
Audience: family outing, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: workplace, unlikely friendships, mentor, workplace situations, elderly, fashion, family, intern, office, prejudice, golden years, life philosophy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
16%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 10K
Fever Pitch (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a man, a woman and a football team. Based on Nick Hornby's best selling autobiographical novel, Fever Pitch. English teacher Paul Ashworth believes his long standing obsession with Arsenal serves him well. But then he ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: soccer, sport team, teacher, sport, contests and competitions, couple relations, romance, fall in love, couples, ambition, opposites attract, relationship problems ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.0
 90K
Cool Runnings (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team.
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, family outing, kids, girls' night
Plot: coach, reggae, underdog, olympics, bookies, sport team, sport, family, fame, skiing, rivalry, snow ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, year 1988, year 1987
Place: canada, jamaica, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.2
 26K
Secretariat (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Housewife and mother Penny Chenery agrees to take over her ailing father's Virginia-based Meadow Stables, despite her lack of horse-racing knowledge. Against all odds, Chenery - with the help of veteran trainer Lucien Laurin - manages to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, uplifting, inspirational ...
Plot: horse, against the odds, horse race, sport, underdog, animal training, rise to the top, legendary, ambition, contests and competitions, follow your dream, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.8
 80K
October Sky (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Homer Hickam, a coal miner's son who was inspired by the first Sputnik launch to take up rocketry against his father's wishes, and eventually became a NASA scientist.
Style: realistic, exciting, touching, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, date night, kids
Plot: follow your dream, generation gap, against the odds, teacher, small town, teenage life, mathematics, friendship, satellite, nasa, cold war, ambition ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957, future
Place: west virginia, usa, appalachia, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 7.4
 34K
McFarland, USA (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A track coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders.
Style: touching, uplifting, exciting, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, kids
Plot: coach, athlete and trainer, human spirit, underdog, small town, track and field, contests and competitions, dedicated educator, high school, social differences, teenage life, teachers and students ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, united states, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 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: feel good, inspirational, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: basketball, sport, hopes, follow your dream, ambition, friendship, rivalry, against the odds, lifestyle, female protagonist, feminism, sport team ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: ice hockey, youth, sport team, athlete and trainer, sport, underdog, family, competition, friendship, power relations, friends, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: iceland, los angeles, usa, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
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