Movies like Young Again

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Young Again (2020)
Young Again (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: American-born Asian graduate student, Eric Young, is lured back to college baseball field one final time, passing himself off as 10 years younger to try out for the Division 2 Volcanos. Once he makes the cut, Eric, often injured, develops a relationship with his neighbor, Jackie, an aspiring, All-American personal trainer. But when ex-boyfriend Smaller joins the baseball coaching staff, attempting to win Jackie back, Eric finds himself amidst jealousy and suspicion. As the season progresses, Eric mentors his fellow AmerAsian roommate, Frates, also a backup catcher. Although both sit the bench, they continually prepare for a big mid-season exhibition against a pro team, hoping to garner any attention from the scouts that will show. However, when competition heats up between the 2 roommates, Frates decides to take his future into his own hands. With confrontations mounting all around, Eric is forced to search deep within, where he realizes just how closely baseball has always mirrored ...
Plot: college, baseball, deception, cheating, abuse, identity, asian, steroids, illegal drug

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, realistic, touching and sincere films with plots about sport, hopes, ambition, athlete's life, rivalry, college and sport team mostly in Drama, Sport and Romance genres. Some movies like Young Again: AmerAsian (2009), Road to Victory (2007), Rooster: Spurs of Death! (1977), The Final Season (2007), The Natural (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.9
 54
AmerAsian (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Eric, an American-born Asian college graduate, must steal a younger student's identity in order to take back the one last year of baseball eligibility that he lost when his dad passed away. Monica, his Coach's All-American co-ed daughter, ...
Style: multicultural
Plot: dual identity, deception, revenge, jealousy, sexual abuse, interracial, manic depression, asian american, baseball, single parent, college, adopted daughter ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Road to Victory (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A star athlete on the verge of turning pro must decide which dream to pursue while he battles his own body.
Style: serious, touching, psychological, realistic
Plot: infidelity, doctors and patients, curses spells and rituals, life is a bitch, relationship vs career, athlete and trainer, sport, athlete's life, hopes, love and romance, fall in love, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Rooster: Spurs of Death! (1977)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: 70's drama about a cock fighter and his son and the goings on of the cockfighting industry.
Plot: exploitation, deception, dwarf, cheating
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Final Season (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: True story of Kent Stock, who in the early 90's, gives up a job and ditches his wedding plans to take over as head coach as the Norway High School baseball team. Kent must win over his players and convince them and himself that he can fill ...
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: baseball, sport, small town, coach, high school sports, social relations, power relations, sport team, rivalry, underdog, ambition, high school ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 7.5
 39K
The Natural (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An unknown middle-aged batter named Roy Hobbs with a mysterious past appears out of nowhere to take a losing 1930s baseball team to the top of the league in this magical sports fantasy. With the aid of a bat cut from a lightning struck tree, Hobbs ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, atmospheric, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: baseball, femme fatale, sport, underdog, corruption, haunted by the past, childhood sweetheart, americana, comeback, redemption, rivalry, rookie ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.4
 1K
One on One (1977)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Henry Steele is a basketball phenom at his small town high school, but when he matriculates to a big city university on a scholarship, soon realizes that he has few skills outside the sport. Expected by his coach to contribute significantly to the ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, basketball movie
Audience: teens
Plot: college, small town, sport, coach, basketball, underdog, rivalry, university, city life, teaching the ways of the world, contests and competitions, hopes ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 6.0
 3K
Home Run (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A pro ball player with a substance abuse problem is forced into rehab in his hometown, finding new hope when he gets honest about his checkered past, and takes on coaching duties for a misfit Little League team
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: addiction, baseball, support group, rehabilitation, redemption, sport team, homecoming, small town, athlete's life, starting over, lifestyle, alcohol abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.2
 4K
Sugar (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Dominican Republic
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Sugar is a 2008 sports drama film directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck. It follows the story of Miguel Santos, a. k. a. Sugar (Algenis Perez Soto), a Dominican pitcher from San Pedro de Macorís, struggling to make it to the big leagues and pull ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, serious, uplifting ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, american dream, rookie, fish out of water, follow your dream, rags to riches, immigrants, small town, culture clash, hopes, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iowa, puerto rico, kansas, usa, caribbean ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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 6.7
 395
Mickey (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Best-selling author John Grisham deviates from his usual literary thrillers with this winning film that stars Harry Connick Jr. as Tripp Spence, a widower who goes on the run from the IRS with his 12-year-old baseball-phenomenon son, Derrick (Shawn ...
Style: realistic, serious
Plot: single parent, dishonesty, hidden identity, family relations, power relations, sport team, siblings relations, cons and scams, athlete's life, parents and children, sport, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 6.1
 11K
Blue Chips (1994)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Pete Bell, a college basketball coach is under a lot of pressure. His team aren't winning and he cannot attract new players. The stars of the future are secretly being paid by boosters. This practice is forbidden in the college game, but Pete ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, suspense, intense ...
Plot: basketball, sport, sport team, contests and competitions, underdog, college, blind ambition, follow your dream, athlete's life, workplace situations, athlete and trainer, against the odds ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: indiana, chicago illinois, texas, boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Mighty Macs (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In the early 70s, Cathy Rush becomes the head basketball coach at a tiny, all-girls Catholic college. Though her team has no gym and no uniforms -- and the school itself is in danger of being sold -- Coach Rush looks to steer her girls to their ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, realistic, uplifting
Plot: sport, mother superior, college, catholic school, convent school, catholic, rivalry, underdog, gender, against the odds, feminism, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
Talent for the Game (1991)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Major League Baseball scout must find promising young player to save his job and his team.
Style: realistic, serious, feel good
Plot: sport, baseball, scout, americana, prodigy, countryside, redemption, ambition, power relations, sport team, lifestyle, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: idaho, california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
We Are Marshall (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, sincere, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: college, sport, football, recruit, university, student, grief, coach, survivor, comeback, american football, underdog ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, virginia, campus, california, west virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Murder at the World Series (1977)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A disturbed young man threatens violence at the World Series after failing to make the Houston Astros.
Plot: baseball, bomb, murder, kidnapping, world series
Place: houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Trouble with the Curve (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Slowed by age and failing eyesight, crack baseball scout Gus Lobel takes his grown daughter along as he checks out the final prospect of his career. Along the way, the two renew their bond, and she catches the eye of a young player-turned-scout.
Style: sincere, realistic, touching, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: baseball, aging, father daughter relationship, parents and children, workaholic, elderly, family problems, ex athlete, dysfunctional family, estrangement, talented, traditional versus modern ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: north carolina, georgia, usa, boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Something for Joey (1977)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This is based on the true story about the relationship between Penn State football player John Cappelletti and his younger brother Joey, who has leukemia. John and Joey's bond is a strong one. Joey hangs out with John in the Penn State locker ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, emotional, serious
Plot: family relations, unfulfillment, contests and competitions, sport, hopes, athlete's life, siblings relations, life is a bitch, college, terminal illness, power relations, sport team ...
Time: 70s, year 1973
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
City Without Baseball (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The actual members of the Hong Kong Baseball Team all prove themselves to be natural actors by playing themselves in this fictional youth drama set in 2004. In a city where baseball culture is non-existent, these baseball players are a minority by ...
Plot: baseball, skinny dipping, male nudity, baseball team, shower, pubic hair
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.9
 207
Prep School (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Upon learning of his girlfriend's infidelity, Greg, the star player of his elite private school’s rugby team, suffers an emotional breakdown, leaving his friends and teammates to pick up the pieces and deal with the crisis in their own ways, ...
Style: ambiguous ending, surprise ending
Plot: revenge, private school, rugby, preparatory school, high school, confrontation, therapist, fatalism, studying, dormitory, suspicion, misanthrope ...
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 10K
Forever Strong (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rick Penning lives life just like he plays rugby; fast, hard-hitting and intense. When life on the edge lands him in jail, prison ward Marcus Tate offers him a chance to get back in the game by playing for his rival, Highland Rugby. Reluctantly Rick ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, disturbing, rough
Plot: sport, juvenile delinquency, coach, human spirit, starting over, ambition, redemption, teenage life, contests and competitions, hopes, dedicated educator, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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: serious, uplifting, realistic, basketball movie
Plot: lifestyle, ambition, athlete's life, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, hopes, sport, underdog, rivalry, university, college, sport team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
Reggie's Prayer (1996)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Reggie White stars as Reggie Knox, a pro football player who retires, frustrated because he hasn't won a championship. Knox begins coaching a Portland, Ore., high school football program, where he befriends a troubled student. Reggie fights ...
Style: realistic, uplifting, serious, touching
Plot: gang, school, high school, american football, prayer, hopes, golden years, sport, society, rivalry, college, college life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
The Junction Boys (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Tom Berenger leads an outstanding cast in this bone-crunching dramatization of legendary college football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant's debut at Texas A&M in the summer of 1954. The often unnerving story finds Bryant ducking the ...
Style: sincere, serious, tense, captivating, realistic
Plot: sport, hardcase students, university, underdog, college, rivalry, out of the way, athlete's life, teachers and students, hopes, village life, athlete and trainer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.0
 440
R.P.M. (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: R.P.M. stands for (political) revolutions per minute. Anthony Quinn plays a liberal college professor at a west coast college during the hedy days of campus activism in the late 1960s. Radical students take over the college, the president resigns, ...
Plot: college, protest, revolution, female nudity, sexploitation, sociology, sociologist
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 6.9
 41K
He Got Game (1998)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, rough, touching, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: basketball, redemption, prison, forgiveness, domestic violence, college, warden, rejection, sport, dysfunctional family, athlete's life, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Cornbread, Earl and Me (1975)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The unintentional shooting by police of a star basketball player has profound personal, political and community repercussions in this acclaimed adaptation of the novel Hog Butcher by Ronald Fair. This was one of the more thoughtful urban dramas ...
Style: realistic, sincere, emotional, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: racism, murder, urban ghetto life, rapist, youth, legal, college, society, lifestyle, urban, high school life, social differences ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 5.0
 404
WW 3 (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Larry Sullivan is a white collar FBI agent, but when a mysterious virus strikes on board a cruise ship he's send to his uncle John, a recluse who shoots at strangers, but one of the last surviving experts from the 1960s programs to develop ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough
Plot: crimes, special agents, danger, race against time, terrorism, track down, deadly, heroes, law enforcement, chases and races, bio weapon, plague ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
My Brother's Keeper (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Identical twin brothers Lou and Eric plan to compete together in the National Rowing Championships. But when Eric leaves their small town to attend an Ivy League University, the brother's bond is torn apart.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: sport, university, rivalry, twins, youth, lifestyle, siblings relations, follow your dream, hopes, love and romance, contests and competitions, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a New York pro baseball team and two of its players. Henry Wiggen is the star pitcher and Bruce Pearson is the normal, everyday catcher who is far from the star player on the team and friend to all of his teammates. During the ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, underdog, rivalry, friends, sport team, athlete's life, life is a bitch, hopes, sport, human spirit, ambition ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
 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 ⇓
21%
 7.1
 4K
Rad (1986)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A BMX racer who lives in a small town with his mother and sister is faced with a tough decision, qualify for Helltrack or take his SAT's in order to attend college.
Style: feel good, semi serious
Plot: ambition, heroes, obsessive quest, human spirit, buddies, teenage life, college, rivalry, underdog, friends, coming of age, athlete's life ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
21%
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