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The Minis
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Dwarfs playing basketball... with Dennis Rodman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sport, college, athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, sport team, ambition, lifestyle, rivalry, hotshot hero, hopes, friends, power relations, little person, basketball player, basketball
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: venice beach california, california
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Waterboys
Comedy, Sport
Japan
91 min.
 7.2
Iqbal
Drama, Sport
India
132 min.
 8.1
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and feel good films with plots about sport, rivalry, underdog, ambition, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer and power relations mostly in Sport, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like The Minis: Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice (2002), Bring It on Again (2004), Like Mike 2: Streetball (2006), Waterboys (2001), Fast Break (1979). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: With the original Hanson Brothers still on the same minor league ice hockey team, the Chiefs are sold to a new owner who gives them a female coach and puts them in a league in which they are to be regularly humiliated by an opposing Harlem ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, underdog, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, sport team, against the odds, ambition, rebellion, rivalry, power relations, athlete's life, against the rules ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   86%
 
Bring It on Again
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, hip hop, college, high school, competition, sport, underdog, cheerleader, contests and competitions, friendship, college life, race issues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, campus, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   90%
    User:   100%
 
Like Mike 2: Streetball
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Another young boy with 'hoop dreams' finds an old pair of Michael Jordan's sneakers and can suddenly play ball like the greatest player in the world.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, basketball movie
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: sport, athlete's life, buddies, family, underdog, young lovers, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, teaching the ways of the world, gambling ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   89%
    User:   90%
 
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 7.2
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Waterboys
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, sport, athlete's life, youth, swimming, hardcase students, school, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   85%
    User:   77%
 
 6.0
 606
Fast Break
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: David Greene is a New York basketball enthusiast, who wants to coach. He is then offered the coaching job at a small Nevada college. He brings along some players, who are a bit odd but good. Like Swish who unknown to the rest of the team is a girl. ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, basketball movie
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, athlete's life, dedicated educator, underdog, college, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, college life, basketball, sport team, stoners, against the odds ...
Time: 70s
Place: nevada, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   69%
 
 6.3
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Paper Lion
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Sportswriter George Plimpton poses as a rookie quarterback for the Detroit Lions for a "Sports Illustrated" article.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, football movie
Plot: sport, athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions, ego clash, follow your dream, human spirit, american football, athlete and trainer, sport team, ambition, hopes ...
Time: 60s
Place: detroit, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   90%
 
Bring It On: In It to Win It
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Fourth 'Bring It On' movie is set at a cheerleader camp in Florida with a 'West Side Story' musical feel has the female captain of the West Side Sharks meeting and romancing a male member of the East Coast Jets amid their ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: sport, hip hop, underdog, cheerleader, contests and competitions, camp, uninhibited rivalry, teenage life, ambition, rivalry, competition, cheerleading ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   89%
 
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The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tired of the slave-like treatment of his team's owner, charismatic star Negro League pitcher Bingo Long takes to the road with his band of barnstormers through the small towns of the Midwest in the 1930's.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Plot: sport, on the road, athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, baseball, interracial relations, against the odds, americana ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   75%
 
 4.7
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Coach
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An Olympic Gold medalist is hired to coach the boys basketball team. But when Coach Randy Rawlings arrives, the school's sexist principal discovers he hired a woman. Blocked from firing her due to discrimination laws, he tries to make sure the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, basketball movie
Audience: teens
Plot: athlete's life, college, high school, sport, dedicated educator, underdog, school, contests and competitions, ego clash, human spirit, athlete and trainer, teachers and students ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   63%
 
The Hot Flashes
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An unlikely basketball team of unappreciated middle-aged Texas women, all former high school champs, challenge the current high school girls’ state champs to raise money for breast cancer prevention. Sparks fly as the women go to comic extremes to ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: sport, underdog, drugs/alcohol, friendship, sport team, small town, ambition, rivalry, friends, basketball, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   81%
 
Bring It On: Fight to the Finish
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Christina Milian stars as sassy cheer captain Lina Cruz, whose world is turned upside-down when her family moves from the urban streets of East Los Angeles to the sunny beach town of Malibu. At her new school, Lina clashes with Avery, the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, sport, hip hop, athlete's life, cheerleader, underdog, contests and competitions, sport team, ambition, cheerleading, rivalry, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: florida, usa, malibu california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   63%
 
The Winning Season
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A comedy centered on a has-been coach who is given a shot at redemption when he's asked to run his local high school's girls basketball team
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: sport, basketball, drugs/alcohol, athlete and trainer, sport team, high school, misfit, youth, power relations, single parent, defeat, athlete ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   67%
 
Full-Court Miracle
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Full-Court Miracle is a 2003 Disney Channel Original Movie. It premiered on November 23, 2003. Inspired by the true story of University of Virginia basketball star Lamont Carr, the film centers on a group of young Jewish basketball players who ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: athlete's life, college, underdog, family, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, sport team, against the odds, ambition, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: philadelphia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   78%
 
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Slap Shot 3: The Junior League
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Get ready for a rough-and-tumble comedy that knows how to kick some serious puck!
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, orphan, underdog, athlete and trainer, small town, against the odds, sport team, ambition, power relations, love triangle, siblings relations, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   71%
 
Save Your Legs!
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When cricket obsessed Teddy Brown realizes his mates are growing up and moving on, he leads them and his D-Grade team on an audacious tour of India, where stumps fly, friendships fray and Ted learns that it's time to start playing shots for ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: on the road, buddies, sport, sport team, fish out of water, hopes, disorder, friends, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   56%
 
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Home Team
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Henry Butler (Steve Guttenberg) is a professional athlete with a little Pete Rose in him. His athletic interests go beyond the playing field and into the gambling dens. Convicted for his addiction, the soccer player is assigned to community service ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: sport, underdog, contests and competitions, sport team, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, addiction, gambling, animal life, hopes, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   66%
 
Mike Bassett: England Manager
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mike Bassett: England Manager is an hilarious British Comedy that stars Ricky Thomlinson. Featuring Cameos from Barry Venison, Gabby Yorath, Atomic Kitten and Pele.When the England manager has a heart attack, footballs' top brass turn to Mike ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: sport, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, sport team, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, underdog, rise to the top, friends, football, soccer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, england, europe, rio de janeiro, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   71%
 
Major League: Back to the Minors
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, feel good, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: baseball, underdog, sport, athlete's life, indians, buddies, contests and competitions, follow your dream, mentor, rise to the top, baseball bat, human spirit ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, south carolina, new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   52%
 
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Balls Out: Gary the Tennis Coach
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: An overenthusiastic high-school maintenance man attempts to lead an unlikely group of misfits to the Nebraska state tennis championship in Balls Out: The Gary Houseman Story? director Danny Leiner's underdog sports comedy. American Pie star ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, male nudity, athlete's life, teacher, sport, dedicated educator, high school, nudity (full frontal - brief), contests and competitions, human spirit, pornography, runaway ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nebraska, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   52%
 
 7.0
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Crazy to Win
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "Fun soccer action-comedy that's as messy and enjoyable as early eighties-Hong Kong Cinema gets. The Champions isn't a showstopper, but for fans of Yuen Biao, it's an absolute must." -lovehkfilm.com, ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, exciting
Plot: underdog, athlete's life, martial arts, one man army, sport, contests and competitions, follow your dream, save the day, kung fu, athlete and trainer, against the odds, tough heroes ...
Time: 60s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   69%
 
Bring It On: All or Nothing
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A transfer student at a rough high school tries joining the cheer-leading squad and finds that she not only has to face off against the head cheerleader, but also against her former school in preparation for a cheer-off competition.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: high school, cheerleading, hip hop, friendship, school, sport, teenager, competition, underdog, cheerleader, stereotypes, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   57%
    User:   49%
 
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 3K
Ping-Pong
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: semi serious, humorous, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, athlete's life, underdog, high school, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, ping pong, friendship, youth, high school life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   56%
 
 5.1
 9K
Eddie
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: basketball, underdog, sport, switching roles, athlete and trainer, sport team, against the odds, ambition, power relations, mentor, contests and competitions, catastrophe ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   59%
 
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One Hit from Home
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Story: After suffering a career ending knee injury, pro-baseball superstar Jimmy Easton (Dave Stone) returns to a place he has not been in a very long time....home. Here, Jimmy confronts dark memories from a tragic past as he tries to make peace with a ...
Style: uplifting, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sport, college, athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, sport team, ambition, hopes, rivalry, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   51%
 
1st & Ten: The Championship
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: 1st & Ten is an American situation comedy that aired between December 1984 and January 1991 on the cable television network HBO. Featuring series regulars Delta Burke and veteran Reid Shelton, it was one of cable's first attempts to lure ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, witty
Plot: sitcom, sport, athlete's life, retirement home, underdog, realism, battle of the sexes, contests and competitions, ego clash, feminism, american football, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   57%
 
The Best of Times
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, high school, athlete's life, small town, buddies, underdog, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, friendship, small town life, against the odds, ambition ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   53%
    User:   49%
 
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The Comebacks
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A comedy that spoofs the inspirational sports movies, The Comebacks tells the story of an out-of-luck coach, Lambeau Fields, who takes a rag-tag bunch of college misfits and drives them towards the football championships. In the process, this ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, idiotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, sport, football, drugs/alcohol, underdog, contests and competitions, college, stupidity, lame, athlete and trainer, sport team, first contact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   49%
 
 5.1
 172
The Yankles
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: About Charlie Jones, a washed up, ex major league ballplayer, and how he gets a second chance at life and love by managing a Jewish, orthodox yeshiva baseball team.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Plot: sport, misfit partners, redemption, athlete and trainer, ambition, underdog, contests and competitions, against the odds, culture clash, down on your luck, sport team, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   47%
 

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 5.4
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Jump In!
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Story revolves around a young boxer, Izzy Daniels, who trains to follow in his father's footsteps by winning the Golden Glove. When his friend, Mary, however, asks him to substitute for a team member in a Double Dutch tournament, the young man ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: athlete's life, sport, underdog, contests and competitions, school, family, follow your dream, human spirit, friendship, athlete and trainer, parents and children, teachers and students ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   41%
 
The Cutting Edge 3: Chasing the Dream
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A world class ice skater eager to take the top prize in the biggest competition around finds his dreams going up in flames after his partner suffers a debilitating injury in this romantic sports drama starring Matt Lanter, Francia Rosa, and Christy ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: sport, athlete's life, underdog, romance, contests and competitions, ego clash, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, figure skating, workplace romance, relationship vs career, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   45%
 
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