Movies like Drucker in the Dug-Out

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Drucker in the Dug-Out (2011)
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Drucker in the Dug-Out (2011)
Original name: もしドラ ~もし高校野球の女子マネージャーがドラッカーの『マネジメント』を読んだら~
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Story: The movie is about Minami Kawashima, a high school girl who becomes the manager of her school's baseball team in place of her hospitalized friend, Yuki Miyata. She tries to lead the team to the National High School Baseball Championship by learning strategies from the business book Management: Tasks, Responsibilities, Practices by Peter Drucker, which she mistakenly bought.
Style: sincere, captivating, psychological, uplifting
Plot: sport team, school, baseball, japanese schoolgirl, contests and competitions, sport, disability, manager, rivalry, friendship, human spirit, society, golf, schoolgirl, legs, mini skirt, japanese girl, leg, school uniform, ponytail, pigtails, short skirt, eye candy, sailor uniform, girl wearing a miniskirt ...
Place: japan

Most similar movies to Drucker in the Dug-Out

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, sincere and serious films with plots about rivalry, society, friendship, hopes, sport, contests and competitions and human spirit mostly in Drama, Sport and Romance genres. Some movies like Drucker in the Dug-Out: Say 'I Love You' (2014), The Kirishima Thing (2012), Kano (2014), Matchups (2003), Her Love Boils Bathwater (2016). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Say 'I Love You' (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mei Tachibana is a high school student. Due to a traumatic incident when she was a kid, Mei has been unable to make friends or have boyfriends. By mistake, Mei then injures the most popular male student named Yamato Kurosawa. Somehow, Yamato ...
Style: light, sincere, captivating, touching, sexy
Plot: love, teenager, classmate, school, jealousy, family relations, friendship, couples, society, rivalry, pigtails, bookstore ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
The Kirishima Thing (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A story about the disappearance of Kirishima, a star athlete of the volleyball club, and how his disappearance affects every person in school.
Style: atmospheric, realistic, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: high school, disappearance, society, friendship, youth, volleyball, high school student, rivalry, misfit, social relations, friends, student life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
 7.8
 2K
Kano (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 185 min.
Story: A Taiwanese high school baseball team travels to Japan in 1931 to compete in a national tournament.
Style: uplifting, sincere, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: baseball, against the odds, athlete's life, rivalry, ambition, sport team, youth, society, hopes, sport, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: taiwan, asia, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 5.9
 16
Matchups (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ian Willams -- who was born blind in one eye -- grew up undaunted to become an elite college basketball player. But his dream of winning a national championship and turning pro was sidetracked when a tragic accident left him completely blind. ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching
Plot: against the odds, prodigy, follow your dream, dedicated educator, human spirit, ambition, disability, life is a bitch, contests and competitions, sport, athlete's life, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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Her Love Boils Bathwater (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 125 min.
Story: A terminally ill single mother is determined to reconcile her splintered family.
Style: sincere, captivating, melancholic, psychological, sentimental ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, terminal illness, japanese teenager, sign language, bullying, illness, japanese woman, dead mother, family dinner, japanese girl, japanese schoolgirl, east asian woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Kaiji: The Ultimate Gambler (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Itou Kaiji is a bum who steals car emblems and slashes tires on what seems to be a regular basis. This routine changes one day when he is paid a visit by a man in a trench-coat. Once the two get talking, it seems that the visitor (Calling himself ...
Style: tense, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, exciting ...
Plot: survival, rivalry, social decay, danger, contests and competitions, rich and poor, lifestyle, society, job seeking, escapades, deathtrap, gambling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.3
 3K
The Rocket (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Australia, Thailand, Laos
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set against the lush backdrop of rural Laos, this spirited drama tells the story of scrappy ten-year-old Ahlo, who yearns to break free from his ill-fated destiny. After his village is displaced to make way for a massive dam, Ahlo escapes with his ...
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: contests and competitions, parents and children, society, friendship, down on your luck, human spirit, family relations, youth, change of luck, post war, friends, wartime life ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 7.9
 5K
Marvellous (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Dramatisation of the true story of the life of Neil "Nello" Baldwin. Born with a mild learning disability but without the burden of social embarrassment & how his inexhaustible ability to see the good in any situation overcame any ...
Style: uplifting, touching, serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: human spirit, hopes, disability, society, clergy, sport team, friendship, mascot, death of mother, clown, mother son relationship, soccer ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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 548
Firelight (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Incarcerated women join a band of volunteers who battle forest fires and assist during natural disasters.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, touching, serious ...
Plot: redemption, youth, juvenile delinquency, human spirit, power relations, reach out, society, hopes, fire brigade, friendship, rivalry, female director
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Tokyo Shutter Girl (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The movie Tokyo Shutter Girl, based on the comic series by Kenichi Kiriki, consists of three separate works by three separate directors, each set in Tokyo. It is about three Japanese schoolgirls in a photo club.
Style: anthology
Plot: slender girl, thin legs, sexy teenager, short haired female, japanese school, long haired girl, asian school, japanese schoolgirl, eye candy, short skirt, sailor uniform, thin girl ...
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Dawn of the Felines (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A glimpse into the lives of three prostitutes in the Ikebukuro district of Tokyo and the clients who solicit them.
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating, tense, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: prostitution, friendship, prostitute, loneliness, sex scene, social satire, female nudity, sexy woman, money, friend, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 4K
Beats (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An agoraphobic hip-hop prodigy and a disgraced former music manager cross paths in Chicago’s South Side and help each other face demons of their pasts.
Style: sincere, captivating, disturbing, psychological
Audience: teens
Plot: mentor, escapades, artists and showbiz, hopes, musician's life, ambition, rivalry, hip hop, music, youth, rags to riches, society ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Last Black Man in San Francisco (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Jimmie Fails dreams of reclaiming the Victorian home his grandfather built in the heart of San Francisco. Joined on his quest by his best friend Mont, Jimmie searches for belonging in a rapidly changing city that seems to have left them behind.
Style: dark humor, psychological, unusual plot structure, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: racism, african american, friendship, society, friends, rivalry, heroes, courage, one against many, ethnic slur, settler, male friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.3
 1K
37 Seconds (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 37 Seconds, 23-year-old comic book artist Yuma, physically disabled due to profound cerebral palsy and emotionally stunted by her well-meaning but overly protective mother, forges her own unusual path to sexual awakening and independence while at ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing, suspense, hentai
Plot: cerebral palsy, disability, japanese woman, artist, life is a bitch, love affair, adaptation, character study, rivalry, love, sex, ambition ...
Place: thailand
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.3
 3K
Blue Spring (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Soon after being named the new leader of his high school's gang system, Kujo grows bored with the violence and hatred that surround him. He wants desperately to abandon his post… but his once-enviable position of power has a strange way of ...
Style: disturbing, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: high school, juvenile delinquency, gang, crimes, rivalry, teenage life, youth, life is a bitch, friendship, society, high school life, school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 6.1
 471
Black Cloud (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Black Cloud, is an inspirational story about a young Navajo, Native American boxer, who overcomes personal challenges as he comes to terms with his heritage, while fighting his way for a spot on the US Olympic boxing team.
Style: uplifting, sincere, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: native american, boxer, ambition, against the odds, rivalry, self discovery, society, human spirit, hopes, racism, love, underdog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: arizona, las vegas, nevada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Schoolgirl Complex (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 96 min.
Story: At an all female high school, a senior of the radio club becomes fascinated with the club's newest member. As graduation nears and the summer heat rises, so does the sexual tension between the girls.
Plot: alternative lifestyle, high school crush, japanese girl, nubile, japanese schoolgirl, short hair, crush, thin legs, sexy legs, lgbtq, thin, short haired female ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 6.5
 81
A Cappella (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in the year 1969 in Sendai, Miyagi Prefecture, Japan. Kyoko Noma is a loving female high school student who takes part in campus protests. One day, she meets university student Wataru Domoto in the tea cafe Mubansou ("A Cappella"). ...
Plot: mini dress, protest, japanese schoolgirl, autobiography, short skirt, japanese woman, beach, bisexual, mini skirt, revolution, school uniform, gay
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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The Final Season (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: True story of Kent Stock, who in the early 90's, gives up a job and ditches his wedding plans to take over as head coach as the Norway High School baseball team. Kent must win over his players and convince them and himself that he can fill ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, realistic, touching, serious ...
Plot: baseball, sport team, coach, small town, baseball movie, ambition, against the odds, athlete's life, hopes, contests and competitions, rivalry, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 1990s
Place: iowa, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Flying Colours (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A high school girl, Sayaka Kudō was the bottom of the class. After a year, she improved her deviation value from 30 to 70, then passed Keio University that is considered one of the most difficult to enter in Japan.
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, surprise ending, sexy
Plot: japanese schoolgirl, high school, school, youth, father daughter relationship, schoolgirl, japanese teenager, teacher, teenage girl, thin attractive girl, pretty girl, university ...
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Saki Achiga-hen: Episode of Side-A (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Sequel movie to the live-action Saki TV series.
Plot: mahjong, sexy teenager, japanese teenager, asian girl, japanese schoolgirl, thin legs, pretty legs, japanese school, sexpot, hottie, legs, skirt ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Shot at Glory (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Scottish second division football team Kilnockie is taken over by American Pete Cameron. The new owner puts pressure on manager Gordon McLeod to improve the fortunes of the team, and hires first division player Jackie McQuillan.
Style: realistic, sentimental, inspirational, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, human spirit, follow your dream, athlete's life, friendship, ambition, lifestyle, against the odds, sport team, sport, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions ...
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.3
 801
Berlin '36 (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Berlin 36 is a 2009 German film telling the fate of Jewish athlete Gretel Bergmann in the 1936 Summer Olympics. She was replaced by the Nazi regime by an athlete later discovered to be a man. The film is based on a true story and was released in ...
Style: uplifting, disturbing, realistic, serious
Plot: anti semitism, olympics, against the odds, athlete's life, friendship, racism, politics, dishonesty, contests and competitions, society, underdog, sport ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Movie in collections
 7.5
 2K
Tokyo Family (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 146 min.
Story: In this film director Yoji Yamada bows down before his teacher and role model. Yamada was assistant director on Yazujirō Ozu’s Tōkyō monogatari, a moving family portrait set after the Second World War. In his remake, Yamada has made very few ...
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, touching, psychological ...
Plot: family life, reunion, parents and children, beauty salon, aging, couple relations, siblings relations, elderly, family problems, golden years, estrangement, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
A Story of Yonosuke (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 160 min.
Story: The year is 1987 and Japan is just reaching the peak of its economic success. Eighteen-year old Yonosuke Yokomichi arrives in Tokyo from Nagasaki. Ordinary in every way possible, he lives in a suburb far from the excitement of the big city and ...
Style: psychological, realistic, tense, captivating
Plot: university, student, dancing, dating, japanese teenager, public, getting home, flirting, father son relationship, return home, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: year 1987
Place: tokyo, japan, tanzania
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a New York pro baseball team and two of its players. Henry Wiggen is the star pitcher and Bruce Pearson is the normal, everyday catcher who is far from the star player on the team and friend to all of his teammates. During the ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, uplifting, serious ...
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, sport, athlete's life, human spirit, ambition, baseball, rivalry, underdog, sport team, hopes, teammate ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
When the Game Stands Tall (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young coach turns a losing high school football program around to go undefeated for 12 consecutive seasons.
Style: uplifting, captivating, exciting, sincere, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: american football, rise to the top, athlete and trainer, sport, sport team, ambition, contests and competitions, small town, rivalry, youth, coach, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa, california, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 8.1
 15K
Iqbal (2005)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 132 min.
Story: This is all about chasing your dreams, no matter what the obstacles. The story involves a young deaf and dumb boy who is crazy about cricket.
Style: uplifting, captivating, realistic, semi serious
Plot: lifestyle, against the odds, ambition, human spirit, follow your dream, prodigy, rise to the top, athlete's life, hopes, disability, obsession, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
The Straight Line (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Leila is released from prison after five years of confinement. She will meet Yannick, a young athlete who became blind after an accident. This last practice race despite his disability, but to run it must be connected by a wire to guide a person ...
Style: sincere, uplifting, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, human spirit, ambition, athlete's life, hopes, disability, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, sport, love, running, release from prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: paris france, europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 231
The Rebirth (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Coincidence and the aftermath of violence. A man's middle-school daughter has been murdered. His wife is already deceased. He tells a counselor he wants to live in anonymity, working with his hands. He moves away and gets a job in a factory. ...
Style: emotional, sincere, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: murder, haunted by the past, friendship, life is a bitch, small town, loss of daughter, forgiveness, dealing with death, deadly, friends, starting over, interview ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%