Movies like Net Worth

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Net Worth (1995)
 7.3
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Net Worth (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of the NHL's early years, focusing on the battle between the players, led by Hall of Famer Ted Lindsay, and the owners, over issues of benefits, pensions and the like.
Plot: labor union, ice hockey, lawyer, friendship, restaurant, bullying, hockey player, retribution, labor, rookie, arena, death of friend, corrupt businessman, contract, autograph, retaliation, hockey stick, ice skates, sports hero, sport, sports history
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: detroit

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and captivating films with plots about sport, friendship, ice hockey, ambition, hopes, hockey and rivalry mostly in Drama, Sport and Biography genres. Some movies like Net Worth: Paperback Hero (1973), Skating to New York (2013), Indian Horse (2017), 1:54 (2016), Hockey Night (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Mr Hockey: The Gordie Howe Story (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of the 1973 hockey season when aging legend Gordie Howe returned to the ice at the age of 44.
Plot: ice hockey, hockey stick, autograph, mother, father, veteran, skating, rookie, son, senior citizen, agent, contract ...
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95%
 6.0
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Paperback Hero (1973)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A hockey player in a small town begins to lose his grip on reality, and starts to believe that he is a gunslinger in the Old West.
Plot: ice hockey, shower, businessman, gun, farm, male nudity, prairie, friend, egotism, bar, locker room, brawl ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Skating to New York (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The coming-of-age journey of 5 teenage boys who leave their small, Canadian town behind and risk skating across Lake Ontario to New York on the coldest day of the year.
Style: captivating, sincere, psychological, light, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: skating, teenage protagonist, lake, friend, friendship, hockey, cold the temperature, teenage boy, ice hockey, family relations, coming of age, adventure ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.3
 2K
Indian Horse (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Saul is a great native hockey player who overcomes racism in the 1970s then ultimately becomes tempted by alcoholism.
Plot: first nations, indigenous people, racism, assimilation, ice hockey, abuse, police car, candle, abandoned by father, broken dish, school bus, truck ...
Time: 70s, year 1968, year 2008, year 1979, year 1959
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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The Rocket: The Legend of Rocket Richard (2005)
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, uplifting, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Plot: rivalry, ice hockey, discrimination, factory, sport, athlete's life, protest, contests and competitions, rise to the top, follow your dream, life is a bitch, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1940s, 1930s, 40s ...
Place: boston, new york, toronto ontario canada, quebec, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: gay cinema, realistic, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Plot: gay athlete, gay teenager, high school sports, runner, gay, bullying, high school, gay slur, suicidal thoughts, friendship between boys, rivalry, homoerotic friendship ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.9
 354
Hockey Night (1984)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 74 min.
Story: When a young girl wants to join her high school's hockey team as goalie, she meets with resistence, but also gets support, especially from the star forward of the team.
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: ice hockey, hockey, romance, gender, lifestyle, youth, rivalry, ambition, underdog, sport, family, hopes ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Pee-Wee 3D: The Winter That Changed My Life (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When his wife dies, Carl offers his only son, Janeau, 12, a fresh start. They move to Mont Saint-Hilaire, where Janeau makes friends with Julie, a talented Pee-Wee hockey goalie determined to compete in the annual World Tournament held in Quebec. ...
Style: inspirational, captivating, light
Plot: ice hockey, friendship, mother daughter relationship, championship, teammate, father son relationship, rise to the top, sport, boxing, hockey, courage, school
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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 6.6
 2K
The Boys (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Every Monday night The Boys put on skates and leave their troubled lives behind.
Style: humorous, not serious, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: ice hockey, friendship, gambling, bar, sport, gangsters, contests and competitions, downfall, underdog, rivalry, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada, quebec, new jersey, tokyo, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.7
 1K
Brian's Song (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of professional football players Gale Sayes and Brian Piccolo, and how their friendship on and off the field was affected when Piccolo contracted a fatal disease
Style: uplifting, sentimental, emotional, sincere, touching ...
Plot: sport team, terminal illness, human spirit, friendship, ambition, athlete's life, buddies, life is a bitch, lifestyle, sport, friendship between men, american football ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Legend No. 17 (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Biopic of Russian ice hockey legend Valeri Kharlamov from early childhood, rising to the pinnacle of the sport and his untimely death
Style: sincere, suspenseful, rough, suspense, psychological
Plot: ice hockey, hockey player, athlete's life, sport team, athlete and trainer, sport, relationship vs career, competition, career, love of one's life, love and romance, canadian
Place: soviet union, ussr, canada, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
My Brother's Keeper (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Identical twin brothers Lou and Eric plan to compete together in the National Rowing Championships. But when Eric leaves their small town to attend an Ivy League University, the brother's bond is torn apart.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: twins, university, ambition, follow your dream, youth, love and romance, athlete's life, contests and competitions, sport, rivalry, lifestyle, mistaken identity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 221
Winter Stories (1999)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An adult Martin Roy reminisces about his life in the 1966/67 school year. At fifteen years old and in his last year of junior high school, he breathed, ate and slept hockey. He collected hockey cards, played street hockey with his friends, tried ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: family relations, hockey, ice hockey, coming of age, parents and children, small town life, friends, social relations, power relations, small town, friendship, family ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: canada, quebec, montreal, montreal quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
The Power of One (1992)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Australia, France, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: PK, an English orphan terrorized for his family's political beliefs in Africa, turns to his only friend, a kindly world-wise prisoner, Geel Piet. Geel teaches him how to box with the motto “fight with your fists and lead with your heart”. ...
Style: emotional, touching, uplifting, serious, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: boxing, discrimination, friendship, society, injustice, rivalry, hopes, life is a bitch, youth, orphan, bullying, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.8
 34K
Kai Po Che! (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Three friends growing up in India at the turn of the millennium set out to open a training academy to produce the country's next cricket stars.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, captivating, inspirational ...
Plot: cricket the game, friendship, sport, success, talented, hopes, athlete and trainer, sport team, follow your dream, business venture, friends, bollywood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Gross Misconduct: The Life of Brian Spencer (1993)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A look into the life of troubled former hockey player Brian Spencer, who got into problems both on the ice and off because of his temper. The film also has a close focus on Spencer's father, and shows how he influenced Brian's life both ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, courtroom, violence, robbery, gun, gay slur, female nudity, adultery, sex, shot in the chest, father son relationship, death of father ...
Time: 70s
Place: canada, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Winter Comes Early (1971)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Love story involving a Canadian professional hockey player and a hippie folk singer. Their union is tumultuous, as both try to come to terms with their differences in careers and lifestyles.
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: ice hockey, ambition, hockey, unlikely couple, musician's life, lifestyle, love and romance, artists and showbiz, opposites attract, romance, athlete's life, sport ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.5
 2K
Fast Company (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: An early departure from director David Cronenberg's canon of visceral horror, 1979's Fast Company profiles one of his personal passions, racecars, in a gritty melodrama that also features exciting racetrack footage. Veteran toughguy ...
Style: realistic, serious, cult film
Plot: drag racing, racing, revenge, race, womanizer, chase, contests and competitions, rivalry, chases and races, misfit, fugitives, car chase ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 6.1
 154
Long Road Home (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A drama depicting the trials of a family of share croppers.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: labor union, family relations, farm, society, life is a bitch, family life, workplace situations, down on your luck, survival, against the odds, great depression, labor ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 7.1
 1K
Punch (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: South Korea
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tall, exotic looking and aimless 17-year-old Do Wan-deuk lives in a shabby house in a poor hillside village with a dwarf father and a stammering uncle. One day, his teacher reveals the surprising news that Wan-deuk’s runaway mother was actually ...
Style: realistic, captivating, sincere, psychological, serious ...
Plot: teenage life, athlete and trainer, hardcase students, youth, coming of age, ambition, teachers and students, friendship, rivalry, society, sport, kickboxing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south korea, asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Chicks With Sticks (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story takes the battle of the sexes into the hockey arena, as Paula Taymore - who almost once made the Olympic team - finds herself drawn into a challenge match against an irritating local men's squad. Fresh from a painful divorce, and ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, female athlete, hockey, ice hockey, ambition, against the odds, sport, feminism, romance, rivalry, sport team, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ 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, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, sport, human spirit, athlete's life, ambition, baseball, rivalry, underdog, sport team, hopes, teammate ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.7
 20K
Redbelt (2008)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Is there room for principle in Los Angeles? Mike Terry teaches jujitsu and barely makes ends meet. His Brazilian wife, whose family promotes fights, wants to see Mike in the ring making money, but to him competition is degrading. A woman sideswipes ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, tense, talky ...
Plot: instructor, betrayal, movie star, interracial marriage, martial arts, filmmaking, sport, artists and showbiz, financial problem, hollywood, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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Custody of the Heart (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A househusband (Martin Donovan) serves his wife (Lorraine Bracco) with divorce papers and charges her with being an unfit mother.
Plot: wheelchair, father son relationship, kitchen, beach, courtroom, lawyer, husband wife relationship, speech, separation, basketball, unemployment, female lawyer ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
Resurrecting the Champ (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Up-and-coming sports reporter rescues a homeless man ("Champ") only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect Champ's story and escape the shadow of his ...
Style: touching, serious, uplifting, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: ex athlete, journalism, boxing, african american, newspaper, lifestyle, athlete's life, human spirit, sport, introspection, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 50s, 1950s, 2000s
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado, detroit, las vegas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.5
 44K
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, captivating, sincere, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: basketball, athlete and trainer, small town, underdog, high school, sport, sport team, championship, human spirit, ambition, redemption, contests and competitions ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 80s
Place: indiana, usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.0
 215
Goalie (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Terry Sawchuk biopic.
Plot: alcohol, male protagonist, male female relationship, yelling, vandalism, bruise, hockey, changing room, ice hockey, anger, drunkenness, hockey player
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 178K
Rocky III (1982)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Now the world champion, Rocky Balboa is living in luxury and only fighting opponents who pose no threat to him in the ring, until Clubber Lang challenges him to a bout. After taking a pounding from Lang, the humbled champ turns to former bitter ...
Style: captivating, suspenseful, inspirational, suspense, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: boxing, comeback, underdog, boxer, coach, fame, training, sport, revenge, opponent, tough heroes, athlete's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, los angeles, madison square garden manhattan new york city, pennsylvania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.4
 128
Alex (1992)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Australia, New Zealand
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is New Zealand 1959. Teen swimmer Alex Archer has to battle set backs, intense rivalry and personal tragedy in her bid to win selection for the 1960 Olympic Games in Rome.
Style: serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: against the odds, strong female presence, athlete's life, youth, young lovers, contests and competitions, rivalry, sport, feminism, school, human spirit, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 90s, 50s, year 1959, year 1960, 1950s
Place: new zealand, rome italy, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
Trapped in a Purple Haze (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When a charismatic teenager falters under constant pressure from his parents and school, he makes a potentially deadly mistake.
Style: captivating, suspense, touching, serious
Plot: seduction, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, painter, teenage boy, domineering mother, drug addict, death of friend, ice hockey, hockey, drug use, mother son relationship, fired from the job ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%