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Shoot Paragon!
Original name: Paragon, gola!
Genre: Adventure, Family, Sport
Country: Poland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A funny story about a young soccer player nicknamed Paragon.
Plot: injured child, adolescent boy, championship, temptation, money problems, football, teenage protagonist, coach, criminal gang, imprisonment, friendship between boys, soccer, 14 year old, hospital, police chase, nickname, boy, signature, car chase
Time: 1960s
Place: poland
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The Incredibles
Animation, Action, Adventure, Family
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Adventure, Comedy, Drama, History, Romance, Sport
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140 min.
 8.3
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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and touching films with plots about coach, friendship, football, underdog, ambition, sport and soccer mostly in Drama, Sport and Family genres. Some movies like Shoot Paragon!: Hardball (2001), Tormented (2009), Football Stories (1997), Kicking & Screaming (2005), Never Too Young to Dream (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Hardball
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
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Audience: teens, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa, new jersey, chicago illinois
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Tormented
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Football Stories
Genre: Drama, Sport
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Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three vignettes about the lives of young Chileans and their passions and frustrations over one of the century's most important rituals: football.
Style: sincere, serious, touching, realistic
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Time: 90s
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Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Phil Weston has been unathletic his entire life. In college he failed at every sport that he tried out for. It looks like his 10-year old son, Sam, is following in his footsteps. But with becoming the coach of The Soccers, an already successful ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
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Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
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Never Too Young to Dream
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
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Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 80s, year 1962
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Once in a Blue Moon
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Duration: 96 min.
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Montevideo: Taste of a Dream
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Duration: 118 min.
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Style: football movie
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Time: 1960s
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 124 min.
Story: In the late 1930s, a young machinist named Maurice Richard distinguished himself as a ice hockey player of preternatural talent. Although that was enough to get him into the Montreal Canadiens, his frequent injuries cost him the confidence of his ...
Style: serious, sentimental, sincere, realistic, touching ...
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Time: 20th century, 30s, 40s, 50s, year 1955 ...
Place: quebec, montreal, toronto ontario canada
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    User:   50%
 
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Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
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Style: clever, realistic, tense, sentimental, serious ...
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Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 1960s
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    User:   40%
 
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Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
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System:   40%
    User:   42%
 

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