Movies like The Last Game

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The Last Game (1995)
 5.9
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The Last Game (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young woman who has bad hearing tries to play basketball.
Plot: basketball, coach, teenager, faith, basketball player, caucasian, sign language, crying woman, basketball coach, crying, crying girl, latex gloves, basketball court, sport

Most similar movies to The Last Game

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, basketball movie and touching films with plots about basketball, coach, sport, sport team, high school, teenager and ambition mostly in Drama, Sport and Biography genres. Some movies like The Last Game: Three Seconds (2017), Rock the Paint (2005), Wolves (2016), Holly's Heroes (2005), The Way Back (2020). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Three Seconds (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story is set at the 1972 Munich Olympics where the U.S. team lost the basketball championship for the first time in 36 years. The final moments of the final game have become one of the most controversial events in Olympic history. With play ...
Style: inspirational, captivating, atmospheric, motivational
Plot: basketball, sport team, sport, human spirit, rise to the top, rivalry, reputation, stubbornness, happy ending, against the odds, dedication, basketball court ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Rock the Paint (2005)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story ignites when teenager Josh Sendler has to pack up his hoop dreams and move from the lush cornfields of Indiana to the harsh inner-city playgrounds of Newark, N.J.. He meets and befriends basketball phenom, Antwon Jackson, on ...
Plot: racial issues, high school athlete, racial slur, coming of age, basketball, catholic priest, sign language, handgun, employee, basketball court, job, racial discrimination ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
 5.7
 1K
Wolves (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Anthony Keller, star of his NYC high school basketball team, is riding his way to Cornell on a sports scholarship. But he can only maintain his popular jock facade for so long, as his troubled father Lee has a gambling addiction that threatens to ...
Style: basketball movie
Plot: teenager, student athlete, coach, scholarship, gambling addiction, basketball, coming of age, locker room, domineering father, high school basketball, lecturer, knee injury ...
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
Holly's Heroes (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 25 min.
Story: Holly's Heroes is a children's drama series produced as a collaboration between the Nine Network in Australia and TVNZ in New Zealand. It was produced as a series of 26 episodes and first screened in 2005.
Plot: basketball player, basketball team, high school, basketball, teacher student relationship, teenager, friendship, coach, high school basketball
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 21K
The Way Back (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A former basketball all-star, who has lost his wife and family foundation in a struggle with addiction attempts to regain his soul and salvation by becoming the coach of a disparate ethnically mixed high school basketball team at his alma mater.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, basketball movie
Audience: teens
Plot: basketball coach, sport team, basketball team, sport, basketball, underdog, beer, athlete's life, alcohol abuse, high school, lifestyle, youth ...
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.2
 267
The Break (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A depressed and destitute Nick Irons, a tennis pro banned from the tour for slugging a player during a TV match, agrees to coach a bookie's "head case" son, Joel, who wants to turn pro. The bookie wants his son to get out of tennis ...
Plot: tennis, coach, hit in the crotch, bonding, competition, kicked in the crotch, briefs, tied to a bed
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Dream Team 1935 (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Latvia, Switzerland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A story about the Latvian basketball team, which won the first-ever European Championships in 1935 and its enthusiastic head coach Valdemars Baumanis.
Style: based on true events
Plot: basketball, dedication, coach, sport
Place: europe, latvia
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Real MVP: The Wanda Durant Story (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The inspiring true story of NBA great Kevin Durant's mother Wanda and her dedication to raise one of the greatest basketball players in the world. (IMDB)
Plot: basketball, coach, agent, university, speech, son, hairdresser, shopping, father, postman, mother, team ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
 6.5
 1K
One on One (1977)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Henry Steele is a basketball phenom at his small town high school, but when he matriculates to a big city university on a scholarship, soon realizes that he has few skills outside the sport. Expected by his coach to contribute significantly to the ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, small town, basketball, coach, youth, sport, follow your dream, ambition, young lovers, coming of age, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 7.5
 42K
Hoosiers (1986)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: High school basketball is king in small-town Indiana, and the 1954 Hickory Huskers are all hope and no talent. But their new coach -- abrasive, unlikable Norman Dale -- whips the team into shape ... while also inciting controversy.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, captivating, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: basketball, small town, underdog, high school, athlete and trainer, sport, sport team, championship, ambition, human spirit, redemption, contests and competitions ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 80s
Place: indiana, usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.5
 6K
Woodlawn (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Love and unity in a school torn by racism and hate in the 1970s.A gifted high school football player must learn to embrace his talent and his faith as he battles racial tensions on and off the field.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, sincere, inspirational ...
Plot: racism, american football, faith, high school, church, coach, team, african american, integration, motivational speaker, religion, sport ...
Time: 70s
Place: alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 5.5
 247
Cutback (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: High School senior Luke Harris (Justin Schwan) dreams of just one thing... pro surfing. With his best friend Casey (Angel Cruz) at his side, they have two goals: surf and party! But Luke's Mom (Raquel Gardner) and especially Dad (Greg Carlson) ...
Style: christian film
Plot: faith, teenager, youth, surfing, christian
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 6.0
 2K
Sunset Park (1996)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A white school teacher takes over a talented, but undisciplined black high school basketball team and turns them into a winning team.
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: basketball, sport, high school, underdog, friends, sport team, kids in trouble, power relations, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, youth, high school life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
High Flying Bird (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During an NBA lockout, a sports agent, Ray Burke, presents his rookie client, Erick Scott, with an intriguing and controversial business opportunity.
Style: captivating, realistic, talky, thought provoking, inspirational
Audience: boys' night
Plot: basketball, business, success, escapades, sport, young man, rivalry, money, society, netflix
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.3
 123K
Coach Carter (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.
Style: motivational, touching, captivating, sincere, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: basketball, teachers and students, athlete and trainer, sport, coach, athlete's life, teacher, high school, underdog, human spirit, dedicated educator, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, new jersey, usa, san francisco, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.1
 922
Believe in Me (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In a conservative small town, a young man's wish to coach high school basketball are tweaked by a school board decision that makes him the new coach of the girls' team.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, basketball movie
Plot: high school sports, small town, sport, rivalry, against the odds, underdog, ambition, prodigy, youth, contests and competitions, hopes, working class ...
Time: 60s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
A Season on the Brink (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: "A Season on the Brink: A Year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers" is based on the best-selling book by John Feinstein. The movie chronicles Indiana's 1985-86 season, when Knight granted Feinstein unprecedented access to the ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, captivating, basketball movie
Plot: athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, lifestyle, contests and competitions, sport, athlete and trainer, sport team, underdog, hopes, basketball, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Tournament of Dreams (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Lady Cavaliers high school girls' basketball team is on the verge of extinction because of school budget cuts. The school's principal (Debbie Allen) is just about consign the Cavs to oblivion when the team and certain faculty members ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: murder, police, sex, gay slur, friendship, dating, party, prayer, divorce, school, emotional abuse, first date ...
Place: california, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 7.2
 10K
Forever Strong (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Rick Penning lives life just like he plays rugby; fast, hard-hitting and intense. When life on the edge lands him in jail, prison ward Marcus Tate offers him a chance to get back in the game by playing for his rival, Highland Rugby. Reluctantly Rick ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, disturbing, rough
Plot: coach, dedicated educator, rugby, juvenile delinquency, human spirit, starting over, ambition, redemption, sport, teenage life, high school life, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 4.0
 435
Church Ball (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dennis Buckstead has the hardest calling in his church. Not only has he been asked to coach a group of non-basketball players in his church but the bishop has demanded that he lead the team to the Basketball Championship. Word from the top is that ...
Style: basketball movie
Plot: basketball, church, mormon, tournament, coach, team, training, basketball team, near death experience, sport team, sport
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.9
 43K
He Got Game (1998)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, touching, rough, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: basketball, redemption, prison, sport, forgiveness, domestic violence, college, rejection, warden, dysfunctional family, ambition, prodigy ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The St. Tammany Miracle (1994)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The St. Tammany Miracle is an inspiring story which shows how a determined coach can bring a handful of individuals from the failure of a dark and dusty gym into the glaring light of a state championship!
Plot: family relations, high school, basketball, religion
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Football Stories (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Chile
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, realistic, serious, touching, anthology
Plot: soccer, ambition, obsession, underdog, rivalry, athlete's life, contests and competitions, sport team, friends, bribe, football player, female hysteria ...
Time: 90s
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
Bad As I Wanna Be: The Dennis Rodman Story (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Biography of Chicago Bulls' basketball star Dennis Rodman, who is well known for his off-court and on-court shenanigans takes great effort to paint the calm, decent side of the athlete despite the film title. Dennis is shown to be pushed by his ...
Plot: basketball player, weirdo, interracial relations, drugs, basketball, sport
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.2
 42K
Glory Road (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1966, Texas Western coach Don Haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the NCAA national championship.
Style: feel good, emotional, sentimental, serious, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, kids
Plot: athlete and trainer, basketball, coach, racism, underdog, college, teamwork, racial slur, sport team, human spirit, contests and competitions, ambitious ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1966
Place: texas, usa, maryland, seattle washington, united states ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 3.7
 155
Faded Dreams (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Young basketball star Dan Milano has all the makings of a pro player -- talent, skill and determination. But as he sets out to make his dream come true, Dan learns that in the world of professional basketball, talent only gets you so far. Based on a ...
Plot: basketball, fan, salute, confrontation, kiss, racism, politics, sex, favoritism, dishonesty, sweat, intimacy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.0
 75
Fourth Place (2015)
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 ...
Plot: swimmer, swimming, swimming pool, underwater scene, man in swimsuit, violent man, coach, barefoot male, violence, sport
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Please Don't Hit Me, Mom (1981)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A babysitter realizes that one of the children she looks after is being physically abused by his mother.
Plot: female director, verbal abuse, nanny, single mother, brother brother relationship, child abuse, basketball, divorced divorcee, teenager, mother son relationship
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
 1K
1:54 (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Tim is a bit of a loner. At school he gravitates towards another shy boy and they become friends. But the verbal and physical bullying by a gang of kids, as well as an aggressive use of social media, unsettle Tim’s new mate and he backs away from ...
Style: lgbt cinema, gay cinema
Plot: runner, high school sports, gay, gay teenager, bullying, high school, gay slur, teenager, running, secretly observing, gay athlete, suicidal thoughts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Miracle Season (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: After the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline "Line" Found, a team of dispirited high school girls must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach in hopes of winning the state championship.
Style: serious, rough, thought provoking, captivating, touching
Plot: volleyball, high school, friendship, friend, unhappiness, teenage girl, coach, dancing, party, funeral, mother daughter relationship, gymnasium ...
Time: year 2014, year 2011
Place: iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%