Movies like Your Best Years

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Your Best Years (1999)
 6.6
 139
Your Best Years (1999)
Original name: Deine besten Jahre
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Vera Kemp, heiress of an industrial enterprise, lives in an apparently perfect world. While she doesn't care for big business, her husband Manfred runs the company. However, she learns about his affair with a younger woman and tries to save her marriage. During a vacation in Italy, Manfred and their son Max die in a road accident. Vera nearly despairs of her grief and, even worse, recognizes that her whole life has been a lie. Andreas Wolgast, a former employee, is the only one who supports her fight for the company and against her caballing family...
Plot: ice hockey, forest, birthday, cemetery, family relations, high society, car accident, factory, sleeping pill, loss of husband

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Most similar movies to Your Best Years

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and psychological films with plots about family relations, sport, father son relationship, ice hockey, ambition, rivalry and youth mostly in Drama, Sport and Family genres. Some movies like Your Best Years: Minnesota (2009), Hockey Night (1984), Skating to New York (2013), The St. Tammany Miracle (1994), The Restless (1967). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 93
Minnesota (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A story of two brothers - two young hockey players.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: brothers, brother brother relationship, ice hockey, professional sports, life is a bitch, social problems, athlete's life, society, family problems, family relations, social misfits, family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.8
 491
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: ice hockey, small town, fall in love, teenage life, gender bending, small town life, underdog, lifestyle, ambition, hopes, rivalry, family ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, light, feel good, sincere, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: skating, friendship, teenage protagonist, lake, friend, family relations, cold the temperature, teenage boy, ice hockey, coming of age, winter, sport ...
Time: 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: basketball, religion, high school, family relations
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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 7.2
 122
The Restless (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Yugoslavia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: One night, after disastrous road accident, the eyewitnesses were claiming that they saw a woman behind the steering wheel. It was actually three teenagers who stole Peugeot 404 to drive around for fun, but the girl who hitch-hiked them left the car ...
Plot: cemetery, highway patrol, police inspector, highway, car accident, rock and roll, teenager, black, refrigerator
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
The Boy Who Drank Too Much (1980)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Scott Baio plays a high school hockey player. He is well liked and well respected among his coach and teammates. What they don't know is that he is an alcoholic. His background comes from his father, who is also an alcoholic. Baio must work to ...
Plot: troubled teen, ice hockey, alcohol abuse, family relations, loner, father son relationship, drunkenness, widower, teenager, confrontation, temper, bartender
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Lance et Compte (1986)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lance et Compte is a series of Quebec téléromans revolving around a Quebec City ice hockey team. The series aired from 1986 to 1989 on the Radio-Canada network, and revival series on TQS in 2001 and on TVA from 2004 to the present. The first ...
Plot: ice hockey, family relations, mother daughter relationship, divorce, betrayal, adultery, mother son relationship, sport
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.2
 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.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, disturbing, captivating
Plot: ice hockey, racism, indigenous people, native american, racial prejudice, athlete's life, social problems, family problems, sport, society, social misfits, social relations ...
Time: 70s, year 1959, year 1968, year 2008, year 1979
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
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 7.2
 243
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: ice hockey, labor union, ice skater, retribution, bullying, corrupt businessman, arena, death of friend, contract, labor, rookie, restaurant ...
Time: 50s
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Champions: A Love Story (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two teens become romantically involved as they train for a skating championship.
Style: tragic ending
Plot: figure skating, skating, ice skater, training, ice hockey, tragic romance, accidental death, teen romance, competition
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.8
 1K
Fair Play (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In the 1980s, Anna, a Czech sprinter, starts training for the Olympics. After she collapses during training, she learns she is being given steroids and decides to stop using them until her mother helps the coaches give them to her.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: female athlete, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, family relations, contests and competitions, hopes, life is a bitch, sport, youth, society, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, year 1983, 20th century, year 1984
Place: czechoslovakia, europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
The Finishers (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Julien, 17, is wheelchair-bound due to cerebral palsy. Despite their love for him, his family is gradually falling apart under the strain of dealing with his disability. In a bid to bond with his father, Julien challenges him to participate with him ...
Style: serious, touching, uplifting, realistic
Plot: disability, swimming, family relations, contests and competitions, human spirit, hopes, youth, parents and children, redemption, teenage life, father son relationship, riding a bicycle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, alps, nice france
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 6.1
 5K
Legendary (2010)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A book-smart teenager joins his school's wrestling team as a way to reunite his surviving family members, who split apart after the death of his father, a college wrestling legend, 10 years ago.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, rough, exciting
Plot: wrestling, family relations, teenage life, rivalry, contests and competitions, sport, youth, social relations, martial arts, fight, arrest, death of father ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Dans les cordes (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, suspense
Plot: female boxer, rivalry, family relations, ambition, friendship, athlete's life, youth, parents and children, teenage life, athlete and trainer, family life, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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 ...
Style: erotic
Plot: ice hockey, gunfight, riches to rags, twin brother, rags to riches, domestic violence, death threat, courtroom, female nudity, sex, adultery, violence ...
Time: 70s
Place: florida, canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: sentimental, feel good, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: soccer, sport, working class, pow, follow your dream, athlete's life, human spirit, against the odds, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, hopes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, post world war two
Place: budapest, europe, west germany, hungary, switzerland ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The German Lesson (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In a small North German village a drama played out during and shortly after the Second World War about duty versus individual conscience and morality.
Plot: world war two, coming of age, wartime life, teenager, sea, prison, painter, beach, jail cell, riding a bicycle, father son relationship, boy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 4.2
 476
Landspeed (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two teams are in a heated race for the money and the honor that comes with breaking the land speed world record.
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Plot: rivalry, ambition, obsessive quest, family life, escapades, car chase, family relations, contests and competitions, risk, empire, adventure, money ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, follow your dream, ambition, family relations, youth, love and romance, contests and competitions, lifestyle, rivalry, sport, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
Lessons of a Dream (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An English teacher brings soccer to a German school in the 19th Century.
Style: uplifting, sentimental, feel good, serious, realistic
Plot: sport, dedicated educator, human spirit, boarding school, ambition, rivalry, hopes, sport team, teachers and students, boarding school life, youth, power relations ...
Time: 19th century, victorian era
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.5
 745
Ice 2 (2020)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 132 min.
Story: What happens in fairy tales after the wedding of the prince and princess? Figure skater Nadia and hockey player Sasha got married and more than anything else they dream of a child. True, the price they will have to pay for this dream will be ...
Style: emotional, touching, rough, suspense, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: figure skating, hockey player, ice hockey, sport, love, dream, family, ambition, ice skater, broken family, wedding, pregnancy ...
Place: russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.9
 210
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, friend, friendship, husband wife relationship, father daughter relationship, police, beer, sports hero, male objectification, showdown, male star appears nude, jail ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.3
 13K
Jersey (2022)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 170 min.
Story: An ex-cricketer struggling to make ends meet, wants to fulfill his child's wish of getting an Indian jersey but in the process comes face to face with his heroic past and is forced to decide if he will rise to the occasion and become a symbol ...
Style: psychological, captivating, disturbing
Plot: cricket the game, father son relationship, dream, sport, athlete's life, life is a bitch, parents and children, athlete and trainer, social problems, ex athlete, family relations, hindi ...
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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The Last American Hero (1973)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A backwoods bootlegger decides to put the driving skills he developed evading the law to good use. He becomes a race car driver, and eventually, one of the fastest drivers in history.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, fast car, auto mechanic, car, hotshot hero, athlete's life, sport, contests and competitions, rivalry, rise to the top, parents and children, race ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 5.6
 208
The Fight (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Tina lives in a quiet seaside town but her life is anything but quiet - her mother is threatening to leave her father, her daughter is being bullied and she and her husband Mick are juggling full time jobs and three children. Determined to ditch the ...
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, captivating
Plot: boxing, female boxer, dysfunctional family, bullying, self confidence, family relations, sport, crumbling marriage, rivalry, introspection, society, boxing training ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 5.9
 787
Running (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An Olympic hopeful marathon runner hopes his success will be the answer to his marriage woes and other personal problems.
Plot: fitness, running, track and field, runner, family relations, male female relationship, marriage, athlete, olympics, marathon, city, divorce ...
Time: year 1976, 70s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
 207K
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: inspirational, tense, suspenseful, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: teens, family outing, boys' night
Plot: boxing, sport, underdog, boxer, vengeance, training, christmas, guilty pleasure, victory, machismo, cold weather, martial arts ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985
Place: philadelphia, las vegas, pennsylvania, ussr, moscow russia ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 5.6
 2K
Breakaway (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, India, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A hockey enthusiast since 12 years of age, Toronto-based Rajvinder Singh, even went to the extent of trimming his hair, discarding his Pagri/turban, did not complete his education, incurred the wrath of his father, Darvesh, who wanted him to be ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: ice hockey, culture clash, follow your dream, sport team, parents and children, family in crisis, sport, society, ambition, friends, family problems, male female relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: toronto ontario canada, canada, punjab
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
 6.8
 427
Walkover (1965)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Poland
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Walkover, the autobiographical second feature by Polish enfant terrible Jerzy Skolimowski echoes the French nouvelle vague in its extraordinarily stylized tale of a prizefighter who ducks a fight to romance a beautiful blonde.
Plot: decision, fight, new job, surrealism, boxing, boxer, choice, petty thief, moral dilemma, ex girlfriend, old friend, engineer ...
Time: 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 67
Takiaispallo (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Aaro Saarinen is a foreman in the paper mill. The new generation continually questions his authority in both at work and at home.
Plot: unfaithful husband, troubled teen, marital problem, job, mother daughter relationship, cheating, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, generation gap, children, teenage girl, middle class, housewife ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%