Movies like Captain Majid

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Captain Majid (2009)
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Captain Majid (2009)
Original name: Le pèlerin de Camp Nou
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Chad, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Majid fights his own coach for Faiza's heart and the dream of playing international football.
Plot: soccer, football, camp, african, sport
Place: africa, barcelona, barcelona spain

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Most similar movies to Captain Majid

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and inspirational films with plots about soccer, football, sport, football player, ambition, soccer match and rivalry mostly in Drama, Sport and Comedy genres. Some movies like Captain Majid: The Striker with Number 9 (1988), Boys Soccer Club (2009), Offside (2005), Struck by Lightning (1990), Goal (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
The Striker with Number 9 (1988)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Greece
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The story of a talented yet self-destructive soccer player in Greece.
Plot: soccer, talent, soccer coach, bartender, nightclub, dance, male nudity, soccer match, football, sports injury, nudity (full frontal - brief), football player ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Boys Soccer Club (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Brazil
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A 12 year old boy dreams of becoming a goalkeeper for the national Brazilian soccer team, but first he has to overcome his own fears to convince his team boys club and his father who is against competition.
Plot: soccer, world cup, children, football, football player, soccer match
⇓ similarity ⇓
87%
 6.7
 259
Offside (2005)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: No overview found.
Plot: adolescence, teenage crush, football player, breast cancer, soccer, football, cancer, male nudity, father daughter relationship, youth
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
Struck by Lightning (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia, Poland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: This little comedy is set in a small factory come halfway home, employing only handicapped people. Ollie Rennie is the boss and sometime minder of all his workers. He employees Pat Cannizzaro to help get all his workers into some sort of sport, and ...
Plot: disability, football, handicapped, house, soccer, down syndrome, ball, coach, coast
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Movie in collections
 6.8
 110
Goal (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Sri Lanka
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Goal is the story of bunch of ordinary village children who challenge the impossible with the help of a teacher who refuses to see them fail.
Plot: children, soccer, football team, hotel, soccer match, 15 year old, football practice, football, hospital, football player, school, teenager ...
Place: sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.8
 53K
Draft Day (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At the NFL Draft, general manager Sonny Weaver has the opportunity to rebuild his team when he trades for the number one pick. He must decide what he's willing to sacrifice on a life-changing day for a few hundred young men with NFL dreams.
Style: exciting, semi serious, inspirational, intense, suspense ...
Plot: negotiation, football, sport, boss and employee, sport team, power relations, overcoming, one last chance, disorder, agent, ambition, american football ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, ohio, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Miracle of Bern (2003)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The movie deals with the championship-winning German soccer team of 1954. Its story is linked with two others: The family of a young boy is split due to the events in World War II, and the father returns from Russia after eleven years. The second ...
Style: realistic, serious, sentimental, feel good, exciting
Plot: soccer, human spirit, against the odds, follow your dream, athlete's life, contests and competitions, pow, hopes, society, ambition, rivalry, working class ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: germany, switzerland, hungary, europe, budapest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Beitar Provence (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Israel
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The story of a little town, Givat Zurim, and its lowest-ranked soccer team. The lot for the quarterfinal of the national championship set Beitar Givat Zurim to host no less than Maccabi Tel Aviv, one of the best teams around. Those ten days until ...
Plot: hotel, small town, israeli, soccer, soccer match, cup, football team, football player, fictional city, sport
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Movie in collections
 6.2
 1K
United (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: Norway
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Kåre is a youth coach with aspirations to become the greatest football player ever like his idol, Bryan Robson. However, his dreams are starting to take a toll on his relationship with his girlfriend, Anna.
Plot: soccer, football, kiss, love, child driving car
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
More Than Just a Game (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: South Africa
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A drama about political prisoners playing soccer at Robben Island prison, where Nelson Mandela was held.
Style: uplifting, captivating, realistic, sentimental, serious
Plot: racism, prison, island, ambition, rebellion, fighting the system, prison life, against the odds, human spirit, friendship, society, confined ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, quarry
Place: south africa, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, touching, serious, realistic, anthology
Plot: soccer, sport team, friends, contests and competitions, underdog, rivalry, ambition, athlete's life, obsession, football, female hysteria, bribe ...
Time: 90s
Place: chile, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 1K
The Coach (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Contemporary Russia. After he flubs a penalty kick, a humiliated national soccer player quits the game. He flees to a small town, where he decides to coach their local team.
Style: uplifting, exciting, captivating, motivational, entertaining
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: football player, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, coach, soccer coach, football team, football, playing football, athlete, soccer match, sport, sporting event ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: russia, moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Any Given Sunday (1999)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 162 min.
Story: A star quarterback gets knocked out of the game and an unknown third stringer is called in to replace him. The unknown gives a stunning performance and forces the aging coach to reevaluate his game plans and life. A new co-owner/president adds to ...
Style: realistic, rough, captivating, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: coach, sport, desire for fame, american football, sport team, success, ambition, underdog, football, athlete's life, contests and competitions, blind ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Pele: Birth of a Legend (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The life story of Brazilian football legend, Pele.
Style: sentimental, uplifting, factual, inspirational, exciting ...
Plot: sport, rise to the top, following a dream, prodigy, soccer, ambition, athlete's life, contests and competitions, rags to riches, father son relationship, dream come true, follow your dream ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1950s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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, follow your dream, athlete's life, lifestyle, ambition, against the odds, friendship, relationship vs career, contests and competitions, society, rivalry ...
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.2
 189
Little Lion (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mitri is 15 years old and lives in a village in Senegal. Like all the youngsters of his age, he plays football, dreaming of the Barcelona and Chelsea Football Clubs. When an agent sees him, Mitri believes in his luck. But, in order to go chasing ...
Style: realistic, touching, captivating, psychological, serious
Plot: sport, follow your dream, immigrants, hopes, athlete and trainer, ambition, life is a bitch, youth, athlete's life, soccer, football, down on your luck ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, africa, paris france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
We Are Marshall (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: college, coach, football, sport, air disaster, survivor, university, sport team, human spirit, against the odds, hopes, struggle ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, virginia, california, united states, west virginia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
When Saturday Comes (1996)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jimmy Muir comes from a typical gritty, northern town where there are only two options: working down the pit or in a factory. But Jimmy has other ideas - he dreams of becoming a professional footballer. Confronted by a bitter and unsupportive ...
Style: gloomy, sincere, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: friendship, contests and competitions, lifestyle, ambition, sport, athlete's life, society, follow your dream, life is a bitch, hopes, couples, urban ghetto ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, northern england, yorkshire
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Movie in collections
 5.7
 722
Believe (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young, gifted soccer player who gets into trouble for a petty crime is brought to the attention of former Manchester United coach Matt Busby, who comes out of retirement to help the boy and his teammates.
Style: realistic, uplifting, captivating, inspirational, feel good ...
Plot: sport, hopes, contests and competitions, follow your dream, rivalry, ambition, human spirit, sport team, athlete and trainer, orphan, talent, football player ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Pra Frente, Brasil (1982)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The film is set on mid-1970, when the military regime's "economic miracle" and the victory of the Brazilian national football team on the FIFA World Cup serves as a distraction for the persecution of opposition leaders by the ...
Plot: soccer, cruelty, boxer shorts, hung upside down, torture, military dictatorship, operation condor
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Two Half-Times in Hell (1961)
Genre: Drama, Sport, War
Country: Hungary
Duration: 140 min.
Story: To celebrate Hitler's birthday, a soccer match is organized between the Germans and prisoners of war.
Plot: jewish, world war two, soccer, escape, digging a grave, burial, escaped prisoner, football, football player, soccer match, execution, abuse of power ...
Time: year 1944, 1940s
Place: ukraine
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.7
 27K
Victory (1981)
Genre: Drama, Sport, War
Country: UK, USA, Italy
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A group of POWs in a German prison camp during World War II play the German National Soccer Team in this powerful film depicting the role of prisoners during wartime.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, stadium, sport, soccer, against the odds, contests and competitions, human spirit, rivalry, captivity, world war two, life is a bitch, pow ...
Time: 20th century
Place: germany, france, europe, paris france, england ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 3K
All Stars (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Leading up to their 500th match, the late twenty-something members of a Dutch amateur soccer team have their intimate bond put to the test as they each find themselves facing increasing responsibilities off the pitch.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, not serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: friendship, soccer, friends, sport team, screwball, silly humor, contests and competitions, buddies, sport, ambition, friendship between men, male friendship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 8.6
 5K
Ted Lasso (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Ted Lasso, an American football coach, moves to England when he’s hired to manage a soccer team—despite having no experience. With cynical players and a doubtful town, will he get them to see the Ted Lasso Way?
Plot: soccer, fish out of water, football stadium, professional athlete, football team, dressing room, soccer coach, female boss, football, football player, soccer match, locker room ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.7
 298
A Child's Wish (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A family discovers their youngest daughter has cancer. But the real struggle has yet to start.
Plot: soccer, chemotherapy, cancer, amputation, family relations, u.s. president, library, book, death, father daughter relationship, sport
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 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 ⇓
28%
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, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: discrimination, boxing, friendship, society, injustice, orphan, youth, rivalry, life is a bitch, hopes, bullying, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: africa, south africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 5.6
 392
Number One (1969)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A former football hero cannot accept his career is over. He loses himself in alcohol and women.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, ambiguous ending
Plot: midlife crisis, infidelity, alcohol abuse, athlete and trainer, power relations, fashion, sport team, golden years, hopes, ego clash, sport, ambition ...
Time: 60s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 6.0
 95
Longshot (1981)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: When one of the foosball team members is injured, a 14-year-old girl takes the champion's place.
Plot: foosball, soccer, competition, travel, teenager, team, money, tournament
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 8.0
 2K
Home Ground (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Norway
Duration: 50 min.
Story: When a newly promoted football club lose their trainer just before the start of the league season, a female, Helena Mikkelsen, gets the historic chance to coach the team, even before an ambitious retired professional.
Style: realistic, captivating, inspirational, psychological
Plot: coach, football, new job, sexism, mother daughter relationship, small town, soccer, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, sport, sport team, rivalry ...
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%