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Fourth Place (2015)
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Fourth Place (2015)
Original name: 4등
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Joon-ho, a 11-year-old swimmer who hopes to become an Olympic medalist, has a problem; he always records 4th place at all the swimming contests that he participates in. His mom who is more enthusiastic than himself in winning is frustrated. Hearing a rumor about a competent swim coach that other moms hush about, she stalks one of the moms for his contact and manages to hire him as Joon-ho’s personal coach. His records soon start to improve. But the badass coach who once was the most promising athlete on the national team before he had quit trains Joon-ho the only way he knows how; to use violence.
Style: psychological, captivating, suspense, disturbing
Plot: swimming, swimmer, violence, coach, athlete and trainer, professional sports, athlete's life, sport, bullying, insult, professional athlete, little boy, violent man, swimming pool, underwater scene, barefoot male, man in swimsuit

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Dive!! (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Tomoki Sakai (Kento Hayashi) is your average junior-high student. Fascinated by the diving skills of Yoichi Fujitani (Sosuke Ikemaytsu), an elite athlete born into a family of former Olympic divers, Tomoki joins the Mizuki Diving Club (MDC) where ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: swimming, diving, swimmer, sport team, financial problem, athlete's life, relationships, ambition, athlete and trainer, teamwork, academy, sport ...
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Back in the Day (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young boxer is taken under the wing of a mob boss after his mother dies and his father is run out of town for being an abusive alcoholic.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, psychological, disturbing
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Heart of Champions (2021)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: During their last year at an Ivy League college in 1999, a group of friends and crew teammates' lives are changed forever when an army vet takes over as coach of their dysfunctional rowing team.
Style: tense, captivating, disturbing, inspirational
Plot: coach, direction and purpose, unconventional method, sport team, athlete and trainer, sport, school, ambition, friends, competitor, team, athlete's life ...
Time: year 1999
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Jersey (2022)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
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Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
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Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
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Champs (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Mexico
Duration: 86 min.
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Duration: 89 min.
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Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 138 min.
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Style: captivating, uplifting, exciting, motivational, entertaining
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Duration: 96 min.
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Style: inspirational, semi serious, captivating, emotional, disturbing
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Genre: Drama, Sport
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Duration: 86 min.
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Duration: 92 min.
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