Movies like Grudge Match

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Grudge Match (2013)
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Grudge Match
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A pair of aging boxing rivals are coaxed out of retirement to fight one final bout -- 30 years after their last match.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, entertaining, funny, melancholic, inspirational, clever, intense, interesting ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: aging, boxing, sport, rivalry, elderly, contests and competitions, video game, football, redemption, athlete's life, brutality, drinking, mentor, underdog, uninhibited rivalry, dialogue, athlete and trainer, happy ending, computer game, revenge, ambition, fight scenes, catastrophe, power relations, storytelling ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pittsburgh, usa
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Warrior
Action, Drama, Sport
USA
140 min.
 8.2
Creed
Drama, Sport
USA
133 min.
 7.6
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, inspirational, entertaining and melancholic films with plots about dialogue, brutality, mentor, redemption, storytelling, fight scenes and vengeance mostly in Sport, Comedy and Drama genres. Some movies like Grudge Match: Rocky V (1990), Play It to the Bone (1999), The Scout (1994), The Great White Hype (1996), Rocky Balboa (2006). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Rocky V
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A lifetime of taking shots has ended Rocky's career, and a crooked accountant has left him broke. Inspired by the memory of his trainer, however, Rocky finds glory in training and takes on an up-and-coming boxer.
Style: sincere, serious, gloomy, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: underdog, betrayal, boxing, sport, father son relationship, mentor, athlete's life, redemption, rock, revenge, urban ghetto, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: philadelphia, usa, russia, madison square garden manhattan new york city
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System:   95%
    User:   100%
 
Play It to the Bone
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two aging fighters in LA, friends, get a call from a Vegas promoter because his undercard fighters for a Mike Tyson bout that night are suddenly unavailable. He wants them to box each other. They agree as long as the winner gets a shot at the ...
Style: road movie, humorous, semi serious, exciting, talky ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: friendship, golf, sport, boxing, on the road, athlete's life, road trip, buddies, desert, fight scenes, underdog, dialogue ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   94%
    User:   100%
 
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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, cynical, realistic, 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 ...
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System:   93%
    User:   87%
 
The Great White Hype
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When the champ's promoter, Rev. Sultan, decides something new is needed to boost the marketability of the boxing matches, he searches and finds the only man to ever beat the champ. The problem is that he isn't a boxer anymore and he's ...
Style: humorous, clever, semi serious, witty, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, boxing, corruption, athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, interracial relations, brutality, vengeance, cons and scams, fight scenes ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, california, cleveland ohio
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System:   90%
    User:   100%
 
 7.2
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Rocky Balboa
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When he loses a highly publicized virtual boxing match to ex-champ Rocky Balboa, reigning heavyweight titleholder, Mason Dixon retaliates by challenging Rocky to a nationally televised, 10-round exhibition bout. To the surprise of his son and ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: underdog, boxing, redemption, aging, cancer, athlete's life, father son relationship, comeback, training, sport, mentor, urban ghetto ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: philadelphia, usa
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Bad News Bears
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Morris Buttermaker is a burned-out minor league baseball player who loves to drink and can't keep his hands to himself. His long-suffering lawyer arranges for him to manage a local Little League team, and Buttermaker soon finds himself the head ...
Style: clever, talky, semi serious, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: baseball, family, redemption, sport, underdog, athlete and trainer, stadium, gay, sport team, ambition, chase, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 70s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   87%
    User:   90%
 
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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:   82%
    User:   84%
 
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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, humorous, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
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Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, ireland, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   81%
    User:   69%
 
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, feel good, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date 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:   80%
    User:   78%
 
Ready to Rumble
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two slacker wrestling fans are devastated by the ousting of their favorite character by an unscrupulous promoter.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, idiotic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, underdog, athlete's life, wrestling, brutality, mentor, buddies, betrayal, violence, parody, contests and competitions, fight scenes ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   78%
    User:   71%
 
 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
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   76%
    User:   69%
 
 5.8
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Semi-Pro
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jackie Moon is the owner, promoter, coach, and star player of the Flint Michigan Tropics of the American Basketball Association (ABA). In 1976 before the ABA collapses, the National Basketball Association (NBA) plans to merge with the best teams of ...
Style: humorous, not serious, funny, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: basketball, sport, underdog, championship, pornography, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, sport team, ambition, athlete's life, male nudity, merger ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   82%
 
Trouble with the Curve
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: serious, touching, gloomy, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: kids, chick flick
Plot: aging, baseball, father daughter relationship, lawyer, on the road, golden years, single father, mentor, sport, parents and children, redemption, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: georgia, north carolina, usa, boston, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   71%
    User:   64%
 
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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, feel good, realistic, 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:   69%
    User:   68%
 
 7.6
 199K
Creed
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, intense, dramatic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: underdog, boxing, mentor, sport, cancer, courage, athlete's life, redemption, hip hop, fight scenes, storytelling, rags to riches ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1998, 2010s, 1990s
Place: usa, philadelphia, liverpool, tijuana mexico, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   71%
 
The Main Event
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Hillary Kramer, successful Perfume magnate awakes one morning to find that her accountant has robbed her blind and left for South America. Going through all of her remaining assets she finds a boxer, purchased as a tax write off. She decides to take ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: screwball, underdog, sport, boxing, verbal byplay, athlete's life, romance, love, unlikely couple, contests and competitions, opposites attract, follow your dream ...
Time: 70s, 1930s
Place: latin america, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   69%
    User:   81%
 
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Stick It
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Haley is a naturally gifted athlete but, with her social behavior, the teen seems intent on squandering her abilities. After a final brush with the law, a judge sentences her to an elite gymnastics academy run by a legendary, hard-nosed coach. Once ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: teenager, rebellion, sport, athlete's life, high school, teenagers, contests and competitions, friendship, rebelliousness, competition, athlete and trainer, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   66%
 
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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:   68%
    User:   75%
 
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Blue Chips
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: tense, serious, realistic, biting, inspirational ...
Plot: college, basketball, sport, underdog, corruption, against the rules, golf, blind ambition, contests and competitions, mentor, hip hop, multiple storylines ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, boston, california, indiana, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   68%
    User:   65%
 
 6.4
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The Program
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Several players from different backgrounds try to cope with the pressures of playing football at a major university. Each deals with the pressure differently, some turn to drinking, others to drugs, and some to studying.
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, underdog, football, sport, dedicated educator, motorcycle, university, mentor, urban ghetto, contests and competitions, life philosophy, human spirit ...
Time: 90s
Place: new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   66%
 
 6.5
 32K
Mean Machine
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Disgraced ex-England captain (Danny 'Mean Machine' Meehan) is thrown in jail for assaulting two police officers. He keeps his head down and has the opportunity to forget everything and change the lives of the prisoners. These prisoners ...
Style: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, soccer, underdog, redemption, sport, football, british, mentor, contests and competitions, prison life, violence, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   65%
    User:   54%
 
White Men Can't Jump
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Billy Hoyle and Sidney Deane are an unlikely pair of basketball hustlers. They team up to con their way across the courts of Los Angeles, playing a game that's fast dangerous - and funny.
Style: humorous, witty, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: basketball, friendship, gambling, sport, golf, gangsters, cons and scams, race issues, mentor, court, dishonesty, con men ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   55%
 
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:   64%
    User:   58%
 
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Any Given Sunday
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: A star quarterback gets knocked out of the game and an unknown third stringer is called in to replace him. The unknown gives a stunning performance and forces the aging coach to reevaluate his game plans and life. A new co-owner/president adds to ...
Style: captivating, serious, rough, realistic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: football, underdog, sport, male nudity, corruption, blind ambition, violence, drug abuse, contests and competitions, desire for fame, brutality, stadium ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   71%
 
 6.8
 46K
Draft Day
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he's willing to sacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with NFL dreams.
Style: talky, exciting, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: football, sport, sport team, rags to riches, ambition, soccer, mentor, boss and employee, underdog, fight scenes, workplace situations, dialogue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, ohio, usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   57%
 
 6.9
 37K
Gridiron Gang
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Teenagers at a juvenile detention center, under the leadership of their counselor, gain self-esteem by playing football together.
Style: serious, rough, inspirational, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: redemption, football, violence, underdog, sport, juvenile delinquency, mentor, human spirit, athlete and trainer, happy ending, camp, gangs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   62%
    User:   51%
 
Here Comes the Boom
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A high school biology teacher moonlights as a mixed-martial arts fighter in an effort to raise money to save the school's music program.
Style: humorous, not serious, exciting, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: underdog, martial arts, teacher, high school, dedicated educator, sport, music, contests and competitions, foul language, fight scenes, against the odds, family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   67%
 
 6.6
 118K
Last Vegas
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Three sixty-something friends take a break from their day-to-day lives to throw a bachelor party in Las Vegas for their last remaining single pal.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny, entertaining ...
Plot: friendship, aging, casino, elderly, farce, buddies, unlikely friendships, drinking, midlife crisis, mentor, childhood, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   61%
    User:   57%
 

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
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Duration: 106 min.
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Warrior
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: The youngest son of an alcoholic former boxer returns home, where he's trained by his father for competition in a mixed martial arts tournament - a path that puts the fighter on a collision course with his estranged, older brother, an ex-marine ...
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
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System:   59%
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