Movies like Wild Man

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Wild Man
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Stuck in his hometown after being sentenced to 90 days of house arrest, a failed actor takes up residence in his niece's little pink playhouse. Fueled by booze and boredom, he agrees to teach the neighbor kid how to play football in order to help him fit in at middle school. Their unlikely friendship teaches them both what it means to be a man.
Plot: football, childhood, friendship

Most similar movies to Wild Man

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, melancholic and feel good films with plots about friendship, childhood, brutality, dialogue, mentor, storytelling and catastrophe mostly in Comedy, Sport and Drama genres. Some movies like Wild Man: Celtic Pride (1996), Major League II (1994), Funky Monkey (2004), Ladybugs (1992), The Scout (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 5.2
 9K
Celtic Pride
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The National Basketball Association play-offs are taking place, and the Boston Celtics are facing the Utah Jazz in a crucial series. This is also the last year that any games will be played in the Boston Garden, which is going to be torn down after ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: kidnapping, basketball, sport, athlete's life, buddies, unlikely criminals, confined, jazz, friends, hostages, contests and competitions, missing person ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Major League II
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Those Cleveland Indians are at it again! After losing in the ALCS the year before, the Indians are determined to make it into the World Series this time! First, though, they have to contend with Rachel Phelps again when she buys back the team. Also, ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: underdog, sport, buddies, voodoo, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, mentor, friendship, dialogue, sport team, kids and family, baseball ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   92%
    User:   78%
 
 3.6
 635
Funky Monkey
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Boy genius Michael Dean (Adkins) teams up with a super-talented chimpanzee and his caretaker (Modine) to take down an animal testing lab. In exchange the scientist gives the boy some pointers on the girl of his dreams.
Style: not serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: laboratory, buddies, family, martial arts, young heroes, rescue, friendship, teachers and students, heroic mission, heroes, rivalry, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   91%
    User:   100%
 
 5.3
 8K
Ladybugs
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To climb the corporate ladder to success, a guy agrees to coach the company's all girl soccer team with the help of his secret weapon: his fiancee's son.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: cross dressing, soccer, family, farce, sport, hidden identity, comedy of errors, football, underdog, contests and competitions, romance, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   90%
    User:   75%
 
 5.3
 5K
The Scout
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When his star recruit botches a Major League Baseball debut, humiliated talent scout Al Percolo (Albert Brooks) gets banished to rural Mexico, where he finds a potential gold mine in the arm of young phenom Steve Nebraska (Brendan Fraser). Soon, the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, cynical, clever ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: baseball, sport, athlete's life, self discovery, ambition, hopes, father son relationship, friendship, football, redemption, nothing goes right, mentor ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, new york, nebraska, latin america, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   100%
 
 2.6
 8K
Ed
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack Cooper (Matt LeBlanc) could be a world-class baseball pitcher if he didn't keep buckling under the pressure. He tries to keep his spirits up after he's traded to a minor league team but loses all hope when he discovers that Ed, one of ...
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, offbeat, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: baseball, monkey, family, sport, underdog, athlete's life, contests and competitions, friendship, sport team, adventure, animal life, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   67%
 
The Air Up There
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jimmy Dolan is a college basketball coach who wants a big promotion. To get it, he needs to make a dramatic find. He ends up deep in Africa, hoping to recruit Saleh, a huge basketball prodigy Jimmy glimpsed in a home movie. But Saleh is the ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, culture clash, adventure, basketball, sport, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, mentor, underdog, fish out of water, ambition, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   82%
    User:   87%
 
Leave It to Beaver
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Cleavers are an all-American family living in Ohio - wise father Ward, loving mother June, teen-age son Wally and 8-year-old "Beaver" Theodore. Beaver hopes to get a bike as a gift from his father and to please him tries out for his school ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, satirical, romantic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: family, mischievous children, bullying, prank, teacher, school, football, friendship, high school, parents and children, chase, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 90s
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   80%
    User:   69%
 
 7.3
 7K
Offside
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Iran
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Since women are banned from soccer matches, Iranian females masquerade as males so they can slip into Tehran's stadium to see the game between Iran and Bahrain. The ones who are caught and arrested are taken to a holding area and guarded by ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, bleak, realistic, harsh ...
Plot: fighting the system, soccer, women, islam, discrimination, stadium, segregation, political, gender, sport, brutality, football ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: iran, middle east, germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   65%
 
The Big Green
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a depressed Texas town, British foreign exchange teacher Anna attempts to inject some life into her hopeless kids by introducing them to soccer. They're terrible at first, but Anna and her football-hero assistant whip them into shape. As ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: underdog, family, soccer, kids and family, small town, school, sport, immigrants, athlete's life, football, dedicated educator, children ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   72%
 
Necessary Roughness
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When the Texas Southern Armadillos football team is disqualified for cheating and poor grades, the University is forced to pick from a team that actually goes to school. Will they even win a single game?
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: underdog, college, football, sport, beer, contests and competitions, university, soccer, human spirit, mentor, high school, american football ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, ireland, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   82%
 
Air Bud: Golden Receiver
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Josh and Buddy move from basketball to American football in this first of several sequels to the original Air Bud.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: dog, family, kidnapping, school, sport, football, best friends, basketball, children, russian, pets, animals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   67%
 
 5.5
 13K
Mr 3000
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Aging baseball star who goes by the nickname, Mr. 3000, finds out many years after retirement that he didn't quite reach 3,000 hits. Now at age 47 he's back to try and reach that goal.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, underdog, redemption, sport, athlete's life, mentor, contests and competitions, ambition, football, hopes, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new jersey, milwaukee wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   76%
 
D2: The Mighty Ducks
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: underdog, family, competition, sport, friendship, youth, athlete's life, olympics, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, sport team, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, texas, canada, iceland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   67%
    User:   56%
 
 6.7
 9K
Fever Pitch
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: talky, witty, touching, semi serious, sentimental ...
Audience: date night
Plot: soccer, obsession, romance, teacher, sport, football, couple relations, ambition, love and romance, adaptation, couples, love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   65%
 
Angels in the Outfield
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Roger is a foster child whose irresponsible father promises to get his act together when Roger's favourite baseball team, the California Angels, wins the pennant. The problem is that the Angels are in last place, so Roger prays for help to turn ...
Style: touching, semi serious, feel good, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: baseball, underdog, family, children, contests and competitions, kids and family, disney, sport, parents and children, sport team, americana, childhood ...
Time: 18th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   73%
 
The Iron Ladies
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Thailand
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The two main characters, Mon and Jung, play two gay transvestites, who had been constantly overlooked by volleyball coaches because of their appearance. However, when a local team changes coaches, the new coach holds tryouts for a new team. When Mon ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: gay, underdog, cross dressing, athlete's life, lesbian, sport, gays and lesbians, transsexual, homosexuality, stereotypes, mentor, culture clash ...
Time: 90s
Place: thailand, asia, california, bangkok thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   60%
 
 6.9
 3K
The Cup
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Bhutan, Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While the soccer World Cup is being played in France, two young Tibetan refugees arrive at a monastery/boarding school in exile in India. Its atmosphere of serene contemplation is disrupted by soccer fever, the chief instigator being a young ...
Style: humorous, touching, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, culture clash, coming of age, soccer, teachers and students, storytelling, football, childhood, alone in the world, mentor, life philosophy, monastery ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, himalaya, tibet, india, tokyo ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   59%
    User:   66%
 
 5.9
 2K
Six Pack
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Stopping briefly in a small Texas town, an itinerant race car driver finds that his stock car, on a trailer behind his motor home, has just been quickly and expertly stripped. He chases down the miscreants, who turn out to be six orphan children. He ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: children, mischievous children, racing, adventure, underdog, youth, small town, orphan, sport, chases and races, mentor, kids and family ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   58%
    User:   47%
 
 7.2
 54K
Major League
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Rachel Phelps inherits the Cleveland Indians from her deceased husband, she's determined to move the team to a warmer climate -- but only a losing season will make that possible, which should be easy given the misfits she's hired. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: underdog, baseball, sport, voodoo, indians, farce, follow your dream, mentor, foul language, rise to the top, down on your luck, screwball ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: florida, miami, usa, california, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   50%
 
Dazed and Confused
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The adventures of a group of Texas teens on their last day of school in 1976, centering on student Randall Floyd, who moves easily among stoners, jocks and geeks. Floyd is a star athlete, but he also likes smoking weed, which presents a conundrum ...
Style: realistic, talky, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: high school, coming of age, friendship, teenager, small town, marijuana, adolescence, cult, geek, teacher, drinking, drugs ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, year 1976
Place: texas, usa, california, new jersey, london ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   50%
 
 5.5
 56K
Daddy Day Care
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two men get laid off and have to become stay-at-home dads when they can't find jobs, which inspires them to open their own day-care center.
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, children, fish out of water, farce, disorder, dog, nothing goes right, goofy hero, mischievous children, kids and family, down on your luck, unemployment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, kindergarten
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   53%
 
 6.7
 6K
Angus
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Angus is a large, pathetic 14 year old whose thoughts are most often filled with the image of one Melissa Lefevre. Angus is shy and thinks that he has no chance of ever 'getting' her. Being especially uncool, he is incredibly surprised ...
Style: touching, realistic, humorous, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, date night, kids
Plot: high school, friendship, school, coming of age, teenager, vengeance, bullying, teenagers, courage, adolescence, parents and children, coming-of-age ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   47%
 
License to Drive
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Teenager Les Anderson thinks his life can't get any worse after he flunks his driver's exam, but he's wrong. Even though he didn't receive his license, Les refuses to break his date with the cool Mercedes Lane, and he decides to ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, light, funny ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy
Plot: high school, teenager, buddies, teenage life, nothing goes right, youth, dreams, cars, chase, disorder, friends, teenagers ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   41%
 
 3.0
 8K
Phat Girlz
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two plus-sized ladies meet the men of their dreams in the most unexpected of ways.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fashion, unlikely couple, romance, follow your dream, opposites attract, women, introspection, self discovery, stereotypes, friendship, happy ending, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, nigeria, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   38%
 
 5.4
 124K
Grown Ups 2
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The all-star comedy cast from Grown Ups returns (with some exciting new additions) for more summertime laughs. Lenny (Adam Sandler) has relocated his family back to the small town where he and his friends grew up. This time around, the grown ups are ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: buddies, eccentric family, small town, family relations, dumb, friends, stupidity, midlife crisis, lame, friendship, couple relations, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   36%
 
The Bad News Bears
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: realistic, clever, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: underdog, baseball, family, sport, childhood, beer, motorcycle, foul language, children, mentor, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 1930s, year 1976
Place: california, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   46%
 
 6.8
 13K
Lucas
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A socially inept fourteen year old experiences heartbreak for the first time when his two best friends -- Cappie, an older-brother figure, and Maggie, the new girl with whom he is in love -- fall for each other.
Style: realistic, sentimental, touching, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, teen comedy
Plot: high school, coming of age, friendship, cheerleading, underdog, romance, teenager, school, football, adolescence, bullying, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   41%
    User:   37%
 
 4.9
 4K
Carpool
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A man with an important business meeting finds himself having to take care of the carpool for the neighborhood school children when his wife gets sick. Stopping to get donuts for the kids, things go even more awry when he finds himself a victim of a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, idiotic, satirical ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, chase, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, on the road, mischievous children, crime gone awry, bus, chases and races, youth, children, disorder ...
Time: 90s
Place: seattle, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   40%
    User:   34%
 
 5.7
 155
True Friends
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York, The Bronx, 1980. Two Italian boys Joey Esposito and Louie Mazerino jump to the defence of a smaller Puerto Rican boy, J.J. Lopez, when J.J. is threatened by six schoolyard bullies. The three boys soon become best friends, and they always ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: buddies, gangsters, urban, juvenile delinquency, school, drug dealing, going straight, bar, friendship, urban ghetto, rise and fall, addiction ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new york yankees, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   37%
    User:   30%
 
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