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Run Milkha Run (2013)
 8.2
 52K
Run Milkha Run
Original name: भाग मिल्खा भाग
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: realistic, captivating, serious, inspirational, dramatic, uplifting, reflective, emotional, intense, earnest ...
Plot: bollywood, running, athlete's life, indians, olympics, storytelling, mentor, sport, childhood, racing, courage, rise to the top, brutality, underdog, idealism, redemption, ambition, transformation, technology, visceral, vengeance, corruption, justice, fight scenes, honest ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s
Place: india, asia, pakistan
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Cinderella Man
Biography, Drama, Sport
USA
144 min.
 8.0
Rocky
Drama, Sport
USA
120 min.
 8.1
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out inspirational, dramatic, serious and realistic films with plots about sport, dialogue, mentor, redemption, storytelling, destiny and ambition mostly in Drama, Sport and Biography genres. Some movies like Run Milkha Run: Glory Road (2006), Without Limits (1998), Cinderella Man (2005), The Express (2008), Coach Carter (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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 7.2
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Glory Road
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: emotional, serious, captivating, inspirational, uplifting ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1966
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Without Limits
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, sincere, serious, emotional, dramatic ...
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Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1972, year 1970, year 1971 ...
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Cinderella Man
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: The true story of boxer, Jim Braddock who, in the 1920’s after his retirement, has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially poor state.
Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, touching, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Based on the incredible true story, The Express follows the inspirational life of college football hero Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy.
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Coach Carter
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
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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: touching, serious, sincere, inspirational, realistic ...
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    User:   75%
 
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    User:   71%
 
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Country: USA
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Country: UK
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System:   60%
    User:   65%
 
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Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, rough, sincere, gloomy ...
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Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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    User:   58%
 
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Country: USA
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Country: UK, Germany, USA
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Style: exciting, realistic, serious, intense, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1976, year 1986, year 1970 ...
Place: europe, italy, spain, germany, england ...
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Soul Surfer
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Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic, inspirational ...
Plot: surfing, disability, sport, christian, shark, hospital, athlete's life, courage, beach, natural disaster, human spirit, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: hawaii, usa, california, thailand
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 7.4
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McFarland, USA
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, serious, inspirational, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, teens, boys' night
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Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: california, usa, new jersey, texas
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System:   56%
    User:   52%
 
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We Are Marshall
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, sentimental, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: college, football, small town, underdog, sport, sport team, courage, ambition, mentor, hopes, tragedy, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, campus, virginia, new jersey, west virginia ...
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    User:   47%
 
The Greatest Game Ever Played
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A biopic of 20-year-old Francis Ouimet who defeated his golfing idol and 1900 US Open Champion, Harry Vardon.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, inspirational ...
Plot: underdog, golf, sport, mentor, working class, contests and competitions, rags to riches, period piece, ambition, childhood, hopes, runaway ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, 1930s, 1960s
Place: massachusetts, usa, new jersey, boston, scotland
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    User:   61%
 
 7.4
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Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Billy "The Great" Hope, the reigning junior middleweight boxing champion, has an impressive career, a loving wife and daughter, and a lavish lifestyle. However, when tragedy strikes, Billy hits rock bottom, losing his family, his house and ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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System:   55%
    User:   47%
 
 7.6
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Hoosiers
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: High school basketball is king in small-town Indiana, and the 1954 Hickory Huskers are all hope and no talent. But their new coach -- abrasive, unlikable Norman Dale -- whips the team into shape ... while also inciting controversy.
Style: realistic, serious, inspirational, sincere, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: redemption, small town, basketball, high school, underdog, sport, friendship, contests and competitions, mentor, lone hero, foul language, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 50s
Place: indiana, usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   46%
 
 6.5
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Cobb
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Al Stump is a famous sports-writer chosen by Ty Cobb to co-write his official, authorized 'autobiography' before his death. Cobb, widely feared and despised, feels misunderstood and wants to set the record straight about 'the greatest ...
Style: gloomy, serious, realistic, cynical, rough ...
Plot: baseball, sport, athlete's life, writer's life, mentor, life is a bitch, drinking, journalism, brutality, introspection, americana, violent ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s
Place: detroit, usa, new jersey, california
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System:   54%
    User:   47%
 

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