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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
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The Chaos Class Is Waking Up
Comedy
Turkey
94 min.
 8.9
The Chaos Class
Comedy, Drama
Turkey
87 min.
 9.4
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, melancholic, realistic and semi serious films with plots about friendship, football, childhood, dialogue, storytelling, mentor and brutality mostly in Comedy, Sport and Drama genres. Some movies like Wild Man: Funky Monkey (2004), Celtic Pride (1996), Major League II (1994), Daddy Day Care (2003), The Air Up There (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: buddies, family, laboratory, martial arts, young heroes, rescue, friendship, teachers and students, heroic mission, heroes, rivalry, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
 5.2
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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
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System:   69%
    User:   67%
 
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: feel good, semi serious, 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:   63%
    User:   53%
 
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 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, farce, fish out of water, 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:   63%
    User:   58%
 
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:   62%
    User:   50%
 
The Chaos Class Is Waking Up
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: high school, private school, caught cheating, military service, camaraderie, dining hall, inspector, jumping off a building, volleyball, dormitory, football, egg ...
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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:   56%
    User:   58%
 
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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: not serious, feel good, humorous, offbeat, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: baseball, monkey, family, sport, underdog, athlete's life, contests and competitions, friendship, adventure, sport team, animal life, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   51%
 
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:   54%
    User:   55%
 
 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:   52%
    User:   48%
 
Playing Doctor
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A teenage coming of age romantic comedy.
Plot: condom, locker room, swimming pool, masturbation, male nudity, teenager, childhood trauma, male friendship, taking a shower, male virgin, male in shower, singing in the shower ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   50%
 
 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:   51%
    User:   47%
 
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:   50%
    User:   56%
 
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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, chases and races, sport, mentor, kids and family ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   48%
    User:   51%
 
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:   45%
    User:   39%
 
Pryor's Place
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Pryor's Place is an American children's television series that aired on CBS. The live-action series starred comedian Richard Pryor as himself.
Plot: puppet, childhood, neighborhood, friendship, african american, stand up comedian, school, sitcom
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   38%
 
The Secret Adventures of Gustave Klopp
Genre: Comedy
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Gustave Klopp suffers from narcolepsy, he can fall asleep everwhere at anytime whithout warning. Living a simple life with his wife Pam and his best friend Lenny Bar, Gus decides to undergo therapy sessions and finds out that he can make incredible ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, tense
Plot: assassination attempt, follow your dream, crime, cons and scams, ambition, dishonesty, misfit, dream, rivalry, mentally unstable, crime gone awry, infidelity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   43%
    User:   36%
 
The Myth of Fingerprints
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a New England dysfunctional family gathers for Thanksgiving, past demons reveal themselves as one son returns for the first time in three years.
Style: emotional, touching, serious, sincere, intense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, depression, death, crumbling marriage, family drama, relationships, family, dealing with death, holiday, human nature, nudity (topless - notable), storytelling ...
Time: 90s
Place: new england, usa, maine, massachusetts
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   42%
 
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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:   42%
    User:   38%
 
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:   42%
    User:   43%
 
 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:   42%
    User:   49%
 
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:   41%
    User:   33%
 
 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:   41%
    User:   47%
 
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:   40%
    User:   45%
 
 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, semi serious, humorous, 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:   40%
    User:   44%
 
 6.2
 990
Fanatics
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Finland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A buddy comedy about a fanatic small town football supporter who falls in love with a perfect girl, only to notice that his dream-girl supports the wrong football team. Now he has to befriend the enemy or forget the girl he loves.
Style: buddy comedy
Plot: soccer, soccer fan, gay, male nudity, friendship, drinking alcohol, prank, jealousy, flasher, injury, buddy, statue ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   35%
 
Moms' Night Out
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Yearning for an evening without their kids, some friends plan a night out. But to do this, their husbands need to watch the kids. What can go wrong?
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, sentimental, biblical ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: parenthood, children, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, god, christian, disorder, christianity, family, jesus, religion, best friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   39%
    User:   35%
 
Happy Campers
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Chaos and rampant hormones reign when teenage counselors are left in charge during their summer-camp director's absence.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sexual
Audience: teens
Plot: camp, college, buddies, teenage life, youth, gays and lesbians, partners, friends, teenager, love, voyeur, summer ...
Time: contemporary
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System:   39%
    User:   40%
 

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Gangs from Rosario
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: City of Rosario. After three decades in prison together in the same cell, Tito and Castor are released. Outside the youth's friends await, as well as mines, tango, nights of drunkenness and a suitcase full of money hidden in the Parana River. ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Plot: gang, prison, prison life, crimes, crime, golden years, lone wolves, heist, tough heroes, confined, dishonesty, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
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System:   38%
    User:   33%
 
Kickin' It Old Skool
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: "Kickin' It Old Skool" revolves around a 12-year-old breakdancer, who in 1986 hits his head while performing at a talent show and as a result is comatose for 20 years. He awakens to find he is a grown man. With the mind and experience ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, idiotic, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: hip hop, dancer's life, high school, goofy hero, parody, dance, fish out of water, lame, ambition, stupidity, love and romance, misfit ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century
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System:   38%
    User:   42%
 
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