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A Life for Football
Original name: Landauer - Der Präsident
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Germany
Plot: soccer, war, sport, male nudity, shower, sitting in a tree, integrity, holding cell, german history, nazi germany, holocaust survivor, city in ruins, gestapo, news reporter, loss of family, fiance fiancee relationship, soccer fan, soccer match, shaving, domestic violence, locker room, racial slur, post world war two, swastika, brother sister relationship, pubic hair, little boy, rain, flashback, friendship, marriage proposal, military police, husband wife relationship
Time: year 1947, year 1943
Place: munich germany, bavaria, germany
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United
Drama, History, Sport
UK
94 min.
 7.5
Hillsborough
Drama, Sport
UK
100 min.
 8.0
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Most similar movies to A Life for Football

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, humorous and semi serious films with plots including sport, soccer, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, athlete's life and hopes themes mostly in Sport, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like A Life for Football: Victory (1981), Rudo and Cursi (2008), Goal II: Living the Dream (2007), When Saturday Comes (1996), Football Stories (1997). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Victory
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport, War
Country: UK, USA, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, exciting, realistic, inspirational, harsh, melancholic, stylized, dramatic, talky, sexy, interesting, entertaining, light
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, football, prison, underdog, wartime, nazis, escape, camp, mentor, german, contests and competitions, sport, war, nazi, human spirit, stadium, propaganda, brutality, life & death, nazi germany, captivity, race issues, runaway, politics, unlikely friendships, prison life, dialogue, redemption, catastrophe, culture clash, sacrifice, wartime life, classic car, stereotypes, transformation, betrayal, adaptation, british, fantasy world, death, world war two, radio, against the odds, idealism, dark hero, gangsters, alter ego, storytelling, torture, prejudice
Time: 20th century
Place: europe, france, germany, england, poland, argentina, california
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System:   95%
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Rudo and Cursi
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Style: twists and turns, semi serious, offbeat, dark humor, humorous, realistic, surprise ending
Plot: self discovery, siblings relations, soccer, ambition, sport, rivalry, family relations, athlete's life, contests and competitions, desire for fame, ego clash, rise to the top, rising to stardom, hopes, family problems, overnight success, scout, change of luck, dream come true, lifestyle, poker, shower room, accordion, spectator, sports car, bus station, drug lord, aspiring singer, sibling rivalry, bare midriff, nude fight, race track, half brother half brother relationship, rags to riches, puerto rican, fiance fiancee relationship, gambling debt, compulsive gambler, soccer fan, soccer match, text messaging, one legged man, banana, supermarket, locker room, cocaine, kicked in the face, vandalism, drug dealer, monkey
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
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System:   78%
    User:   89%
 
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Goal II: Living the Dream
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK, Spain, Germany
Duration: 115 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: athlete's life, relationship vs career, sport, ambition, soccer, hopes, underdog, follow your dream, couple relations, parents and children, couples, family relations, stadium, dream come true, child driving car, lifestyle, little brother, foosball, car theft, mother son reunion, new house, raised middle finger, fiancee, hospital, male nudity, hotel, brother brother relationship, bar, friendship, party, temptation, latinos, crumbling relationship, agent
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, madrid, spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   75%
    User:   85%
 
When Saturday Comes
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Style: bleak, serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere
Plot: sport, athlete's life, underdog, friendship, urban ghetto, contests and competitions, soccer, follow your dream, self discovery, male bonding, alcohol abuse, working class, ambition, hopes, rivalry, society, brewery, locker room, male nudity, shower, beer, life is a bitch, infidelity, down on your luck, couples, family relations, friends, lifestyle, taking a bath, homoeroticism, barefoot male, male objectification, pubic hair
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
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System:   75%
    User:   88%
 
Football Stories
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Chile
Duration: 87 min.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: obsession, sport team, soccer, sport, athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, friends, money counting, older woman younger man sex, playing football, camera shot of bare feet, playing guitar, male in shower, soccer ball, couch, man in underwear, anthology, head injury, cow, football, football player, bribe, soccer match, pawnshop, hysterical woman, female hysteria, barefoot male, coach, island, boat, ferry, children, sex scene, older woman younger man relationship, crying woman, hospital, male nudity, single mother, sex, crying, boy, bar, friendship, playing pool, mother son relationship
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, chile
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System:   72%
    User:   66%
 
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United
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Style: emotional, serious, stylized, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: sport team, soccer, sport, human spirit, historical event, athlete and trainer, danger, hopes, social relations, friends, loss of friend, air disaster, passenger, airplane trip, scottish accent, soccer coach, injury, soccer match, head wound, englishman abroad, hospital, overcoming, stadium, untimely death
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1958, 1950s
Place: england, europe, munich germany
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System:   70%
    User:   83%
 
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Heleno
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Brazil
Duration: 116 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, stylized, realistic, psychological, captivating
Plot: drugs/alcohol, athlete's life, contests and competitions, sport, rise and fall, soccer, brazilian, ambition, life is a bitch, womanizer, sport team, rivalry, unfulfillment, bad attitude, couples, lifestyle, drug abuse, troublemaker, football
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: brazil, latin america
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System:   67%
    User:   77%
 
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Nie mehr zweite Liga
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Plot: soccer, sport, marriage crisis, money laundering, gangster boss, stadium, suicide, funeral, divorce, friendship
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System:   67%
    User:   59%
 
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Eleven Men Out
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Iceland, Finland, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: coming out, athlete's life, strong sexual content, gays and lesbians, gay pride, soccer, gay culture, parent child relationship, single parent, homosexuality, romance, ambition, sport, gender, buddies, head of state, journalism, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, life turned upside down, hopes, media, partners, rivalry, couples, social relations, friends, watching pornography, magazine cover, gay parade, hashish, karaoke bar, filling station, playing a video game, teammate, men's bathroom, gay sex, pride, blow job, drunk driving, brother in law sister in law relationship, athlete, football, soccer fan, reunion, magazine, stadium, karaoke, gay bar
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: iceland, scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   77%
 
Triumph of the Spirit
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Style: suspenseful, serious, bleak, realistic, tense
Plot: anti heroes, contests and competitions, concentration camp, survival, sport, war, human spirit, holocaust, against humanity, confined, danger, heroes, love and romance, misfit, family problems, family in danger, salvation, magic trick, nazi occupation, bohemian, relocation, marching, starvation, bread, furnace, emaciation, ss, barracks, orchestra, ghetto, gas chamber, auschwitz, motorcycle with a sidecar, gypsy, kicking, ring, bombing, german soldier, haircut, crematorium, shooting, shoes, accordion, boxer, cruelty, branding, motorcycle, mass grave, violin, theft
Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, year 1943, 1930s, 1940s
Place: europe, poland, greece
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   67%
 
United Passions
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, propaganda film
Plot: ambition, soccer, workplace, contests and competitions, sport, follow your dream, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, world cup, football, leadership, sponsor, press conference, leader, politics, world war two, great depression
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 20s, 30s, 70s, 1920s, 1930s, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   66%
    User:   78%
 
 5.5
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Tina & Bobby
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Plot: marriage, sport, soccer, housewife, newlyweds, football player, british, husband wife relationship
Time: 1960s
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   64%
    User:   55%
 
Captain Majid
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Chad, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Plot: sport, soccer, camp, african, football
Place: barcelona spain, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   67%
 
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FC Venus
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching
Plot: battle of the sexes, sport team, romance, love and romance, sport, female nudity, man-woman relation, male friendship, soccer coach, daughter, pub, couples, buddies, contests and competitions, couple relations, rivalry, friends, male nudity, woman, football, strong female lead, soccer, pubic hair, strong female character
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   63%
    User:   53%
 
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A Child's Wish
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Plot: sport, chemotherapy, cancer, amputation, soccer, u.s. president, death, father daughter relationship, book, library
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⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   50%
 
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Concussion
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Style: captivating, serious, dramatic, thought provoking, realistic, inspirational, compassionate, earnest, entertaining, interesting, cerebral, factual, melancholic, intense, romantic, emotional, football movie
Plot: football, concussion, doctors, athlete's life, mentor, greed, professional sports, american football, doctor, uncover truth, sport, soccer, death, catastrophe, underdog, life is a bitch, runaway, nfl, brain damage, corruption, homeless, honest, conspiracy, doctors and patients, character study, science, destiny, lawyer, capitalism, courage, transformation, sport team, survival, life & death, investigation, storytelling, business, life philosophy, journalism, unlikely friendships, police investigation, dialogue, disability, internet, politics, manipulation, redemption, segregation, family, hospital
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, africa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   63%
 
Pele: Birth of a Legend
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, exciting, realistic
Plot: sport, prodigy, rise to the top, youth, soccer, athlete's life, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, scandinavian girl, ends with historical notes, ends with biographical notes, multiple time frames, father son relationship
Time: 20th century, 40s, 50s, 1950s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   44%
 
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Offside
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Sweden
Duration: 103 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Plot: small town life, sport team, small town, hopes, sport, couples therapy, alcoholic, parent child relationship, crumbling marriage, couple relations, down on your luck, unemployment, nothing goes right, ambition, society, couples, family problems, social relations, skinny dipping, male nudity, disorder, friends, soccer, father son relationship
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   54%
    User:   47%
 
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The Boys in Company C
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Hong Kong, USA
Duration: 125 min.
Style: exciting, serious, bleak, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, anti heroes, basic training, hotshot hero, war, soldier, army, soccer, leadership, friendship, rebelliousness, officers and cadets, anti war, chaos and mayhem, military life, military, wartime life, battles, fighting the system, heroes, rebellion, innocence lost, society, chaos, power relations, life is a bitch, friends, boot camp, u.s. marine corps, ethnic slur, soccer match, grenade, human shield, racial slur, male underwear, death of friend, heroin, gay slur, radio, marines, instructor, male nudity
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: vietnam, asia
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System:   53%
    User:   62%
 
Shooting Stars
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Style: humorous, not serious, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, soccer, desire for fame, sport, friendship, ambition, friends, buddies, misfit partners, prodigy, intrigue, misfit, partners, disorder, male nudity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, france, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   44%
 
The Miracle of Bern
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Style: serious, feel good, exciting, realistic, sentimental
Plot: sport, athlete's life, underdog, soccer, contests and competitions, soccer coach, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, parents and children, working class, against the odds, ambition, hopes, journalism, captivity, embroidery, legend, rivalry, society, family relations, power relations, triumph, house arrest, press conference, national anthem, german history, pride, world cup, tavern, homecoming, rabbit, patriotism, heroism, ex soldier, post world war two, television, journalist, propaganda, boy, cold war, father son relationship, pow
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: europe, germany, switzerland, hungary, budapest, west germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   56%
 
The Wild Soccer Bunch
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic, fairy tale
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: contests and competitions, sport team, sport, ambition, soccer coach, soccer, family, rivalry, youth, coming of age, friends, suit and tie, rival gang, advice, treehouse, dreadlocks, mooning, mud, soccer ball, clubhouse, teammate, puppet, jewelry, skateboard, stolen car, fort, sunglasses, child, blackmail, love letter, urination, underwear, bicycle, bank, painting, kiss
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   49%
 
Guys and Balls
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 102 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: small town, athlete's life, coming out, gays and lesbians, romance, self discovery, sport, gender bending, sport team, against the odds, ambition, rivalry, gender, contests and competitions, ego clash, athlete and trainer, small town life, transvestism, injustice, hopes, friends, sailor uniform, incognito, black leather, influenza, men's toilet, discipline, snowman, brazilian, coin toss, referee, sit ups, acrobat, baker, biker, leg in a cast, lifestyle, carrot, strength, bakery, motorcycle helmet, gay joke, hit in the crotch, teammate, ball, gynecologist, flour, parking ticket, firefighter, male nurse
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   51%
    User:   53%
 
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Goal! III
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: athlete's life, sport, stadium, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, buddies, love affair, against the odds, sport team, lifestyle, love and romance, friends, best man, photo shoot, soccer coach, world cup, wedding ceremony, soccer fan, soccer match, soccer, loss of friend, loss of loved one, nightclub, funeral, wedding party, father daughter relationship, male bonding, marriage proposal, speech, little girl
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   50%
    User:   53%
 
Beitar Provence
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Israel
Duration: 85 min.
Plot: sport, cup, soccer match, israeli, soccer, hotel, small town
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   58%
 
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Hothead
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, biting
Plot: bus, underdog, bar, contests and competitions, sport, small town, against the odds, soccer, prisoner, prison, ambition, rivalry, false accusation, vengeance, small town life, unemployment, injustice, fighting the system, life is a bitch, false accusation of rape, soccer match, fictional city, female nudity, pubic hair, revenge
Time: 70s
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System:   48%
    User:   42%
 
 7.3
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The Express
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Style: emotional, serious, sentimental, inspirational, sincere, realistic, dramatic, factual, touching, uplifting, earnest, intense, melancholic, football movie, romantic, exciting, sad
Plot: college, sport, football, rise to the top, segregation, mentor, racism, childhood, human spirit, sacrifice, athlete and trainer, soccer, life philosophy, tragedy, transformation, underdog, prejudice, courage, friendship, bollywood, american football, race, honest, ambition, runaway, rags to riches, brutality, catastrophe, basketball, family, hopes, destiny, redemption, alter ego, death, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), culture clash, race issues, society, storytelling, hospital, corruption, life, dialogue, unlikely friendships, power relations, literature, adaptation, spelling bee
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: new york, texas, usa, new jersey
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System:   47%
    User:   45%
 
 7.5
 2K
Brother
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 97 min.
Style: serious, rough, touching, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: siblings relations, hopes, sport, urban ghetto, family relations, soccer, revenge, athlete's life, gangsters, contests and competitions, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, teenage life, urban ghetto life, ambition, crimes, life is a bitch, lifestyle, rivalry, society, youth, power relations, scout, football, slum, dream, brother brother relationship, coward, secret, step siblings, overcoming
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: venezuela, latin america
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System:   47%
    User:   52%
 

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There's Only One Jimmy Grimble
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Style: semi serious, feel good, captivating, uplifting, sentimental, touching, gloomy, humorous, offbeat
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: underdog, follow your dream, soccer, sport, against the odds, bully, idol, boots, single, hopes, youth, contests and competitions, high school life, working class, teenage life, coming of age, sport team, ambition, imaginary, misfit, rivalry, society, family relations, money raising, change of luck, wrecking ball, triumph, pickpocket, freeze to death, mud, car trouble, tombstone, shoes, soccer fan, soccer match, stadium, kicked in the crotch, coach, locker room, teacher student relationship, motorcycle, head butt, brawl, surrogate father, urination, toilet, cemetery, harley davidson, talking to mirror, adultery
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe, manchester
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System:   46%
    User:   51%
 
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Hillsborough
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Plot: sport, grieving mother, missing daughter, miscarriage of justice, tabloid, marital separation, soccer fan, soccer match, talking to the camera, coroner, newspaper reporter, media coverage, soccer, media, death of son, tragedy, crushed to death, testimony, monitor, police officer, reconstruction, news footage, tv news, taxi driver, ambulance, loss of loved one, grief, hospital, death of daughter, gym, news report, jury, police corruption, hearse, journalist, reporter, funeral, newspaper headline, police, brother brother relationship, death, father daughter relationship, death of brother, father son relationship, husband wife relationship
Place: liverpool
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System:   43%
    User:   47%
 
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