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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, japanese school, mini skirt, japanese girl, leg, school uniform, ponytail, pigtails, short skirt, eye candy, sailor uniform ...
Place: japan

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Most similar movies to Drucker in the Dug-Out

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, sincere, realistic and psychological films with plots about friendship, society, rivalry, youth, short skirt, japanese schoolgirl and mini skirt mostly in Drama, Romance and Sport genres. Some movies like Drucker in the Dug-Out: A Cappella (2016), Say 'I Love You' (2014), Kids on the Slope (2018), Kano (2014), The Kirishima Thing (2012). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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"). ...
Style: tense, suspense, captivating, sincere, contemplative ...
Plot: protest, revolution, japanese schoolgirl, youth, friendship, schoolgirl, high school, danger, society, heroes, dishonesty, short skirt ...
Time: year 1969
Place: japan
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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.
Style: captivating, sincere, unusual plot structure, contemplative, suspense ...
Plot: mahjong, japanese girl, teenager, japanese teenager, sexy girl, friendship, escapades, friends, contests and competitions, youth, society, ambition ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
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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: sincere, light, touching, captivating, sexy
Plot: love, teenager, school, classmate, jealousy, family relations, friendship, couples, society, rivalry, girl in school uniform, sexy dress ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
Kids on the Slope (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two different students—a successful but aloof academic and a rebellious but kindhearted delinquent—form a friendship through their love of jazz music.
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, light
Plot: friendship, jazz, school, love at first sight, childhood friend, childhood friends, love, music, teenager, rivalry, youth, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, captivating, sincere, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: baseball, ambition, against the odds, rivalry, athlete's life, youth, society, sport team, contests and competitions, hopes, sport, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: japan, taiwan, asia
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56%
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, semi serious, touching, psychological ...
Plot: high school, disappearance, friendship, society, volleyball, youth, social relations, high school student, rivalry, student life, teenage life, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan
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53%
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: realistic, psychological, tense, captivating
Plot: university, student, dating, dancing, flirting, return home, getting home, public, father son relationship, japanese teenager, love and romance, friendship ...
Time: year 1987
Place: tokyo, japan, tanzania
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53%
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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, ambition, dedicated educator, follow your dream, disability, human spirit, society, hopes, contests and competitions, rivalry, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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52%
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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, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, exciting ...
Plot: rivalry, survival, social decay, danger, contests and competitions, rich and poor, deathtrap, lifestyle, job seeking, society, escapades, gambling ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
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45%
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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, sincere, touching, serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: contests and competitions, parents and children, human spirit, friendship, society, down on your luck, youth, change of luck, family relations, post war, obsessive quest, wartime life ...
Place: asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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: melancholic, psychological, captivating, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, bullying, terminal illness, bathhouse, japanese school, husband wife relationship, dead mother, runaway, schoolgirl, japanese schoolgirl, japanese girl ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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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: touching, uplifting, serious, sentimental, realistic
Plot: human spirit, disability, society, hopes, clergy, sport team, friendship, mascot, clown, death of mother, mother son relationship, soccer ...
Time: 20th century
Place: england
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War Eagle, Arkansas (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Based on a True Story War Eagle, Arkansas is a character-driven drama about a young man’s choice of whether to leave his family and friends for a career in baseball or stay and redeem his struggling community. The story takes place over a few ...
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating
Plot: friendship, baseball, stuttering, stutterer, high school, baseball coach, scholarship, wheelchair, physical disability, man in a wheelchair, disabled child, relationship problems ...
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39%
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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: emotional, realistic, touching, sincere, serious ...
Plot: youth, redemption, human spirit, power relations, reach out, juvenile delinquency, society, hopes, friendship, fire brigade, rivalry, female director
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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: high school, japanese schoolgirl, sailor uniform, skirt, short skirt, discovery, teenage girl, eye candy, japanese girl, girl wearing a miniskirt, photograph, thin girl ...
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Beats (2019)
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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: psychological, captivating, disturbing, sincere
Audience: teens
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Dawn of the Felines (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A glimpse into the lives of three prostitutes in the Ikebukuro district of Tokyo and the clients who solicit them.
Style: sincere, psychological, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
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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: bleak, disturbing, serious, realistic
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
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Style: uplifting, touching, sincere, serious, realistic ...
Plot: native american, boxer, against the odds, ambition, rivalry, racism, human spirit, society, hopes, self discovery, love, underdog ...
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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: disturbing, psychological, captivating, sincere, unusual plot structure ...
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Time: contemporary
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Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
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Style: emotional, sincere, psychological, serious, realistic ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: japan, asia
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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: realistic, sentimental, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: baseball, sport team, coach, small town, baseball movie, against the odds, ambition, youth, hopes, lifestyle, rivalry, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, iowa
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30%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, human spirit, athlete's life, follow your dream, ambition, lifestyle, against the odds, friendship, sport team, society, sport, contests and competitions ...
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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One Week Friends (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 120 min.
Story: High school student Yuki Hase (Kento Yamazaki) wants to become close with classmate Kaori Fujimiya (Haruna Kawaguchi) who is alway by herself. Kaori Fujimiya refuses to become close with Yuki Hase, because she forgets her friends every new Monday. ...
Style: humorous, disturbing, touching, sincere, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
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Time: contemporary
Place: japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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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: lesbian teen, thin girl, japanese school, thin legs, sexy legs, crush, girl wearing a miniskirt, japanese teenager, pretty legs, schoolgirl, slender legs, lust ...
Place: japan
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Forget Me Not (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Japan
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Style: touching, stylized, semi serious, sincere
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Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
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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: disturbing, uplifting, realistic, serious
Plot: athlete's life, anti semitism, olympics, friendship, against the odds, racism, politics, dishonesty, contests and competitions, society, track and field, underdog ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
 7.4
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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, touching, emotional, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: reunion, parents and children, family life, aging, beauty salon, couple relations, siblings relations, elderly, family problems, estrangement, family relations, golden years ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: tokyo, japan, asia, east asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
The Kids Aren't Alright (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Story: Ross is trying to come to terms with the suicide of one of his classmates, as he finds his life falling down around him. Suddenly he finds himself involved in a new friendship with the new girl in school, Róisín. She helps to lead him in the right ...
Style: psychological, sincere, tense, lgbt cinema, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: teenager, school, suicide, homosexuality, youth, friends, love and romance, love, lesbian, lgbt, couples, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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My Good Enemy (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Sensitive 12-year-old Alf is the low man on his class' totem pole, and he's sick of it. Forming a secret, Machiavellian alliance with another student who also has grown weary of being bullied, he hatches a plan to throw a wrench into the ...
Style: psychological, sincere, captivating, contemplative
Plot: boy, children, friendship between boys, friendship, scandinavian girl, fight, revenge, violence, school, bullying, club, young girl ...
Place: scandinavia, denmark, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
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