Movies like Your Best Years

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Your Best Years (1999)
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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, family relations, birthday, cemetery, high society, factory, car accident, 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, touching and sincere films with plots about sport, family relations, ambition, rivalry, hopes, youth and contests and competitions mostly in Drama, Sport and Romance genres. Some movies like Your Best Years: Minnesota (2009), Lance et Compte (1986), Skating to New York (2013), Hockey Night (1984), The St. Tammany Miracle (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Minnesota (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A story of two brothers - two young hockey players.
Plot: ice hockey, sports man, brother brother relationship, car accident, recruitment, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, infidelity, hockey, professional sports, alcoholic, loyalty ...
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95%
Lance et Compte (1986)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, France
Duration: 60 min.
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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, divorce, hockey, adultery, betrayal, mother daughter relationship, family relations, mother son relationship, sport
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
83%
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 ⇓
72%
 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 ⇓
67%
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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: high school, family relations, basketball, religion
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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 ⇓
61%
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, training, ice hockey, skating, competition, accidental death, teen romance, tragic romance
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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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, touching, serious, realistic
Plot: track and field, athlete's life, female athlete, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, youth, sport, hopes, life is a bitch, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1983
Place: czechoslovakia, europe, czech republic
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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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, marathon, olympics, male female relationship, family relations, city, divorce, running, sport
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 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: sincere, serious, realistic, rough, exciting
Plot: wrestling, family relations, teenage life, rivalry, sport, contests and competitions, youth, social relations, fight, estranged mother, high school, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, oklahoma
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: exciting, feel good, sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: soccer, follow your dream, athlete's life, human spirit, against the odds, contests and competitions, pow, society, ambition, rivalry, hopes, working class ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, post world war two
Place: germany, switzerland, hungary, europe, budapest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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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: car accident, highway, police inspector, refrigerator, highway patrol, teenager, cemetery, rock and roll
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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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 ⇓
49%
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: swimming, disability, family relations, contests and competitions, human spirit, youth, hopes, teenage life, parents and children, redemption, cycling, riding a bicycle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, nice france, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Dans les cordes (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: female boxer, rivalry, family relations, ambition, friendship, athlete's life, sport, contests and competitions, hopes, lifestyle, youth, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.7
 37K
The Way Back (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
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
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, prodigy, basketball coach, sport team, ambition, basketball, basketball team, athlete's life, underdog, beer, alcohol abuse, high school ...
Time: year 1998
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
42%
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, realistic, serious
Plot: dedicated educator, ambition, boarding school, human spirit, sport, rivalry, boarding school life, youth, teachers and students, power relations, hopes, sport team ...
Time: 19th century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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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: exciting, realistic, serious, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, athlete's life, hotshot hero, contests and competitions, sport, rivalry, rise to the top, parents and children, family relations, race car, father son relationship, auto mechanic ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
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The Kid (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jimmy Albright is a young athlete with a passion for boxing. His mentor, Harry Sloan, an aging trainer and former boxer, sees Jimmy's potential, not only as a boxer but as a young man. With Harry's guidance, Jimmy trains and fights his way ...
Style: touching, feel good, psychological, sincere, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: family relations, rivalry, aging, rise to the top, contests and competitions, sport, human spirit, parents and children, working class, family life, athlete and trainer, power relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.2
 466
Ronnie & Julie (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In this modern day version of 'Romeo and Juliet,' a rising hockey star and a figure skater with a bright future fall in love. However, they find themselves on opposite sides of the rink due to the fierce rivalry between their parents.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, sincere, serious ...
Plot: ice hockey, hockey, teen angst, young lovers, romance, sexual content, teenage life, unfulfilled love, high school, love affair, tragic love, politics ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Reggie's Prayer (1996)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Reggie White stars as Reggie Knox, a pro football player who retires, frustrated because he hasn't won a championship. Knox begins coaching a Portland, Ore., high school football program, where he befriends a troubled student. Reggie fights ...
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, touching
Plot: high school, family relations, gang, school, american football, prayer, power relations, social relations, teenage life, college, college life, self discovery ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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 3K
Ours (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 173 min.
Story: An ex-boxer Baldev Choudhary (Dharmendra) has had a stain in his boxing career. He wanted to wash it with his son Angad's (Sunny Deol) success, but times were hard and a financial crunch kept him from achieving this dream. Though Angad pulled ...
Style: emotional, exciting, realistic, serious
Plot: family relations, follow your dream, rise to the top, athlete's life, ambition, hopes, rivalry, lifestyle, parents and children, athlete and trainer, once promising, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: punjab, india
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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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, self confidence, boxing ring, bullying, family relations, crumbling marriage, sport, rivalry, society, introspection ...
Time: 21st century
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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 ⇓
37%
The 5th Quarter (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: In the wake of a car crash that killed his brother, football player Jon Abbate leads his school's struggling team to its most successful season ever.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: family relations, car accident, coach, ambition, sport, athlete's life, social relations, family in crisis, lifestyle, contests and competitions, american football, gymnasium ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Mickey (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Best-selling author John Grisham deviates from his usual literary thrillers with this winning film that stars Harry Connick Jr. as Tripp Spence, a widower who goes on the run from the IRS with his 12-year-old baseball-phenomenon son, Derrick (Shawn ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: single parent, hidden identity, ambition, athlete's life, parents and children, cons and scams, sport, dishonesty, sport team, family relations, investigation, father son relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.4
 105
Daughters (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Agnes, a teacher from the Hessian provinces, has come to Berlin to identify a dead girl who might be Lydia, her runaway daughter. It turns out not to be Lydia, but Agnes stays in the city anyway. Still frantically looking, she comes a young stray ...
Plot: vaginal penetration, car accident, female director, naked dead body, female corpse, unsimulated sex, female full frontal nudity, nude swimming, hairy vagina, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief)
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 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, contract, hockey stick, autograph, corrupt businessman, ice hockey, arena, friendship, restaurant, lawyer, retaliation, rookie ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: detroit
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.4
 29K
Hardball (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An aimless young man who is scalping tickets, gambling and drinking, agrees to coach a Little League team from the Cabrini Green housing project in Chicago as a condition of getting a loan from a friend.
Style: serious, melancholic, suspense, emotional, feel good ...
Audience: teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: gang, gambling, underdog, life is a bitch, athlete and trainer, addiction, urban ghetto life, redemption, down on your luck, bet, sport team, beating ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, illinois, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%