Movies like Diving In

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Diving In (1990)
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Diving In (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A high school diver fights his fear of heights and diving to get onto the team. He gets onto the team, only to find that he must dive the high platform in order to compete. His problems are further compounded by social issues out of the pool. His sister is being taken advantage of by the local tough-guy, and his coach writes him off as a loser. To aid in his overcoming of his phobia, he enlists in a previous women's olympic coach, whom he falls for and crosses the line between business and pleasure. During his training with the new coach, he experiences a bad diving accident and is warned not to dive in the championship. He ignores these warnings, and enters the competition.
Plot: diving, female nudity, coach, accident, teenage boy, teenage protagonist, high school, acrophobia, shower, fear of heights, sport

Most similar movies to Diving In

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, feel good and inspirational films with plots about sport, high school, ambition, power relations, underdog, coach and contests and competitions mostly in Drama, Sport and Comedy genres. Some movies like Diving In: Take Down (1979), Rocky V (1990), Saint Ralph (2004), Win Win (2011), Goodbye, Franklin High (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.2
 192
Take Down (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: An unqualified teacher finds himself saddled with coaching duties after a small group of high school seniors form a wrestling team in a last ditch effort to end a 9-year losing streak against a rival school.
Plot: high school, student, teacher, athlete, listening to music, english teacher, wrestling, brother sister relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, high school athlete, coach, italian american ...
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95%
 5.3
 125K
Rocky V (1990)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A lifetime of taking shots has ended Rocky's career, and a crooked accountant has left him broke. Inspired by the memory of his trainer, however, Rocky finds glory in training and takes on an up-and-coming boxer.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, gloomy, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: betrayal, underdog, boxing, heroes, champion, coach, training, boxer, sport, urban, human spirit, rock ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: philadelphia, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
 7.3
 6K
Saint Ralph (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: This Canadian made comedy/drama, set in Hamilton, Ontario in 1954, is a sweet and - at times - goofy story that becomes increasingly poignant as the minutes tick by. It's the fictional tale of a wayward 9th grader, Ralph (Adam Butcher), who is ...
Style: emotional, touching, sincere, inspirational, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: sport, friendship, coma, runner, human spirit, goodhearted, ambition, teachers and students, religion, coming of age, fighting the system, nun ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1954
Place: ireland, europe, boston, ontario canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
 7.1
 52K
Win Win (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When down-on-his-luck part-time high school wrestling coach Mike agrees to become legal guardian to an elderly man, his ward's troubled grandson turns out to be a star grappler, sparking dreams of a big win -- until the boy's mother ...
Style: touching, humorous, emotional, entertaining, realistic ...
Plot: coach, wrestling, lawyer, parenthood, sport, changing lives, adolescence, dysfunctional family, bonding, responsibility, contests and competitions, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new jersey, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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Goodbye, Franklin High (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Comic melodrama following the day-to-day life of high school senior Will, a promising but naive athlete struggling with choices that could determine his future, romance and family difficulties.
Style: touching, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, partners, athlete's life, couples, friends, sport team, power relations, performer's life, teenage life, college, moral dilemma, hopes ...
Time: 70s
Place: georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 4.9
 142
Hard Knox (1984)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A retired fighter pilot becomes the head of his alma matter military high school for two weeks with hilarious consequences. He shapes up the school and raises morale so that they are able to win the "brass-axe" competition versus another ...
Plot: teenage boy, leadership, pilot, military, high school
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 7.0
 255
Tit for Tat (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Professor Herceg struggling with difficulties, it is not easy to determine how students conveyed knowledge, and even harder to avoid the hatred of the disciples, and sympathy for the students. Arrival of television in school, a poll about the new ...
Plot: high school, teenage girl, drawing, tv show, parent, female nudity, blackboard, teenager, teacher, teenage boy, photographer, parents ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
 6.4
 26K
Stick It (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Haley is a naturally gifted athlete but, with her social behavior, the teen seems intent on squandering her abilities. After a final brush with the law, a judge sentences her to an elite gymnastics academy run by a legendary, hard-nosed coach. Once ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, inspirational, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: gymnastics, athlete and trainer, sport, teenager, athlete's life, coach, rivalry, rebelliousness, friends, lifestyle, ambition, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: texas, usa, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 271
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, tied to a bed, competition, hit in the crotch, bonding, briefs, kicked in the crotch
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.4
 177
Wilbur Falls (1998)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A teen gives her graduation address and reveals her involvement in the disappearance of one her classmates, a boy who had taunted her. The film then moves into flashback to tell the story. Danny Aiello appears as her unorthodox, but compassionate, ...
Plot: see through panties, death, sex, panties, teenage girl in underwear, braless teen, female nudity, abortion, accident, swimming in underwear, teenage girl, male nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Drive, He Said (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hector is a star basketball player for the College basketball team he plays for, the Leopards. His girlfriend, Olive, doesn't know whether to stay with him or leave him. And his friend, Gabriel, who may have dropped out from school and become a ...
Style: realistic, serious, gloomy, sincere
Plot: nudity (full frontal - brief), college life, pregnancy, college, rebelliousness, love affair, friendship, rebellion, ambition, society, sport, athlete's life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Mit Burnout durch den Wald (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Six wildly different people have no clue what's install for them on 'pioneering' burnout therapist Hannah's forest hike to a desolate hotel in Märkischen Schweiz, with some tricks to force them out of their comfort zones in ...
Plot: undressing, boy, party, therapy, sex scene, diving, fire, loyalty, barefoot woman, breasts, teenager, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.7
 28K
Back to School (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Self-made millionaire Thornton Melon decides to get a better education and enrolls at his son Jason's college. While Jason tries to fit in with his fellow students, Thornton struggles to gain his son's respect, giving way to hilarious ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, funny, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: college, fish out of water, switching roles, parents and children, college life, youth, follow your dream, disorder, family relations, teachers and students, father son relationship, university ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1940, future
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Best of Times (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A small-town loser determines to have one more shot at the big time by winning a football game.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, football movie
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport team, small town, contests and competitions, partners, sport, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, hopes, buddies, power relations, underdog ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
American Wrestler: The Wizard (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1980, a teenage boy escapes the unrest in Iran only to face more hostility in America, due to the hostage crisis. Determined to fit in, he joins the school's floundering wrestling team.
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing, exciting, suspenseful
Plot: wrestling, wrestler, hostility, teenage boy, hit in the face, uncle nephew relationship, high school, training, sport, ostracism, swimming pool, tattoo ...
Time: 80s
Place: iran, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 4.5
 375
Green Flash (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the ripe old age of 30, Cameron Day has given up his chances at pro-basketball fame and settled into an aimless life. A chance encounter with a beautiful woman lands him smack in the middle of Southern California's pro beach volleyball ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: self discovery, ambition, rivalry, teenage love, ego clash, athlete's life, sport, contests and competitions, prodigy, youth, sport team, beach ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, california, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.1
 180
Anna's Dream (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After a gymnastics accident leaves her paraplegic, 18-year-old Anna Morgan returns to high school. Because of time lost due to her injury and rehab, she is repeating her junior year, with her sister Beth. The film covers her adjustments to her new ...
Plot: high school, brother sister relationship, family relations, paraplegic, wheelchair, dating, wheelchair bound
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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, rugby, dedicated educator, juvenile delinquency, father son relationship, human spirit, sport, starting over, ambition, teenage life, redemption, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Movie in collections
 6.0
 12K
Wildcats (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Molly is a high school track coach who knows just as much about football as anyone else on the planet. When a football coach's position becomes vacant, she applies for the job, despite snickers from fellow staff members and her former husband.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: american football, high school, sport team, coach, sport, athlete and trainer, americana, rivalry, ambition, youth, contests and competitions, against the odds ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
...All the Marbles (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A two-bit promoter tries to take a women's wrestling team to the top.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, road movie
Plot: mud wrestling, wrestling, lifestyle, femme fatale, silly humor, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, gangsters, rise to the top, power relations, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 8.1
 510K
Rocky (1976)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: When world heavyweight boxing champion, Apollo Creed wants to give an unknown fighter a shot at the title as a publicity stunt, his handlers choose palooka Rocky Balboa, an uneducated collector for a Philadelphia loan shark. Rocky teams up with ...
Style: uplifting, touching, captivating, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: boxing, underdog, tough guy, self esteem, training, fight, contests and competitions, ambition, life is a bitch, determination, life changing experience, follow your dream ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975
Place: philadelphia, usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 7.3
 188K
Rocky II (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After Rocky goes the distance with champ Apollo Creed, both try to put the fight behind them and move on. Rocky settles down with Adrian but can't put his life together outside the ring, while Creed seeks a rematch to restore his reputation. ...
Style: feel good, captivating, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: boxing, heroes, underdog, hospital, comeback, championship, boxer, training, coma, tough heroes, sport, athlete's life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: philadelphia, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.9
 184K
Rocky IV (1985)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After iron man Drago, a highly intimidating 6-foot-5, 261-pound Soviet athlete, kills Apollo Creed in an exhibition match, Rocky comes to the heart of Russia for 15 pile-driving boxing rounds of revenge.
Style: feel good, serious, realistic, tense, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing, teens
Plot: boxing, underdog, cold war, death, heroes, kgb, boxer, training, victory, revenge, sport, mountain ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: russia, soviet union, usa, las vegas, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
Killing Zelda Sparks (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Zelda Sparks comes back to the small town of New Essex, two old high school buddies Craig Blackshear and Terry Seville decide to pull a vicious prank on Craig's meddling former girlfriend Zelda -- but Terry is appalled to learn that the ...
Style: sex comedy, sexy
Plot: high school, small town, partial female nudity, lesbian, lesbian subtext, female nudity, sex, lesbian kiss, old love, seductive, hot, dream ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 6.8
 171K
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: feel good, captivating, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: boxing, comeback, underdog, death, rivalry, heroes, fame, boxer, coach, training, sport, revenge ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: philadelphia, usa, los angeles, california, pennsylvania ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Rainbow Experiment (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Things spiral out of control in a high school in Manhattan when a terrible accident involving a science experiment injures a kid for life.
Plot: accident, female director, high school, experiment, love, forgiveness, bug
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.3
 34K
Slap Shot (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: To build up attendance at their games, the management of a struggling minor-league hockey team signs up the Hanson Brothers, three hard-charging players whose job is to demolish the opposition.
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, cynical, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, small town, hockey, violence, sport, partners, contests and competitions, ambition, underdog, opponent, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Play It to the Bone (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Two aging fighters in LA, friends, get a call from a Vegas promoter because his undercard fighters for a Mike Tyson bout that night are suddenly unavailable. He wants them to box each other. They agree as long as the winner gets a shot at the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, exciting, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: friendship, sport, contests and competitions, hopes, underdog, athlete's life, boxing, ambition, love triangle, on the road, desert, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 90s
Place: las vegas, usa, los angeles, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Winning Season (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A comedy centered on a has-been coach who is given a shot at redemption when he's asked to run his local high school's girls basketball team
Style: sincere, humorous, inspirational, captivating, light ...
Plot: basketball, coach, high school, contests and competitions, misfit, youth, ex athlete, sport team, friends, teenage life, hopes, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 6.4
 57K
Grudge Match (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A pair of aging boxing rivals are coaxed out of retirement to fight one final bout -- 30 years after their last match.
Style: humorous, realistic, emotional, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: rivalry, elderly, contests and competitions, sport, aging, uninhibited rivalry, comeback, athlete's life, ex athlete, elderly man, parent child relationship, retirement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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