Movies like Annie O

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Annie O (1995)
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Annie O (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a 15-year-old becomes the first female starter on her high school's male basketball team, her achievement is marred by the treatment she receives at the hands of her teammates, her brother and even her boyfriend.
Plot: high school sports, basketball, high school, basketball movie, high school basketball, sport

Most similar movies to Annie O

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, touching and captivating films with plots about high school, sport, basketball, coach, ambition, youth and rivalry mostly in Drama, Sport and Romance genres. Some movies like Annie O: Believe in Me (2006), Love & Basketball (2000), Sunset Park (1996), Hoosiers (1986), The St. Tammany Miracle (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Believe in Me (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: In a conservative small town, a young man's wish to coach high school basketball are tweaked by a school board decision that makes him the new coach of the girls' team.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: high school sports, basketball, small town, sport, against the odds, underdog, hopes, ambition, contests and competitions, prodigy, youth, rivalry ...
Time: 60s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Love & Basketball (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A young African-American couple navigates the tricky paths of romance and athletics in this drama. Quincy McCall (Omar Epps) and Monica Wright (Sanaa Lathan) grew up in the same neighborhood and have known each other since childhood. As they grow ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, touching, intense, contemplative ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: basketball, friendship, high school, career change, against the odds, sport, human spirit, true love, lifestyle, romance, teenage love, athlete's life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1993, year 1981, 90s ...
Place: california, los angeles, usa, barcelona, italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
 6.0
 2K
Sunset Park (1996)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A white school teacher takes over a talented, but undisciplined black high school basketball team and turns them into a winning team.
Style: humorous, captivating, realistic, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: basketball, sport, high school, underdog, college life, teachers and students, high school life, human spirit, school, teenage life, urban ghetto life, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 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 ⇓
73%
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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 ⇓
72%
Taking the Plunge (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A quiet and introverted high school senior by the name of Gaby is asked by the school's principal to welcome and supervise the integration of a new student, Sandrine. Outgoing and cheerful Sandrine is the complete opposite of Gaby; yet, the two ...
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: high school, swimming, costume party, friendship, teacher student relationship, sport
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 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 ⇓
58%
Chihayafuru Part I (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 111 min.
Story: When Chihaya Ayase was in the 6th grade of elementary school, she met Arata Wataya. Arata Wataya transferred from Fukui Prefecture. Taichi Mashima was Chihaya Ayase's friend since they were little. Arata got close to Chihaya and Taichi from the ...
Plot: short skirt, cards, childhood friends, japanese schoolgirl, japanese girl, high school sports, childhood friend, mini skirt, tournament, school club, sport
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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All You've Got (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two Southern California volleyball teams determined to prove their superiority on the court find out that they're not as different as they previously thought after tragedy strikes close to home in director Neema Barnette's affectionate ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: volleyball, high school, teenage love, rivalry, ambition, teenage life, athlete's life, lifestyle, contests and competitions, sport, youth, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
All the Right Moves (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sensitive study of a headstrong high school football star who dreams of getting out of his small Western Pennsylvania steel town with a football scholarship. His equally ambitious coach aims at a college position, resulting in a clash which could ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, sincere, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: high school, college, ambition, american football, small town, friendship, youth, locker room, coach, sport, family relations, self discovery ...
Time: 80s, future
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.5
 2K
One on One (1977)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Henry Steele is a basketball phenom at his small town high school, but when he matriculates to a big city university on a scholarship, soon realizes that he has few skills outside the sport. Expected by his coach to contribute significantly to the ...
Style: realistic, serious, touching, melancholic, sincere
Audience: teens
Plot: college, small town, basketball, coach, sport, youth, ambition, follow your dream, young lovers, college life, athlete and trainer, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 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 ⇓
46%
 6.6
 8K
Vision Quest (1985)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: High school wrestler Louden Swain is a man obsessed , trying to shed 23 pounds in a dangerously short time and take on Shute, the undefeated, tough-as-nails 168-pound champion who's the best wrestler in the state. Matthew Modine stars as the ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, inspirational, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, high school, underdog, rivalry, sport, love, wrestling, romance, high school life, contests and competitions, athlete's life, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: washington state, washington d.c., new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
The Final Season (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: True story of Kent Stock, who in the early 90's, gives up a job and ditches his wedding plans to take over as head coach as the Norway High School baseball team. Kent must win over his players and convince them and himself that he can fill ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, sincere, touching, emotional ...
Plot: baseball, sport team, coach, small town, baseball movie, against the odds, ambition, youth, hopes, lifestyle, rivalry, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
You Must Remember This (1992)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An independent filmmaker has left his profession and keeps it a secret. Years later, his niece finds his old films in a locked trunk and discovers his strong principles when it came to supporting his actors and his art overall.
Plot: female athlete, secret past, secret, filmmaker, teenage girl, old man, mother daughter relationship, barbershop, black american, father daughter relationship, uncle, trunk ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 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 ⇓
39%
Home of the Giants (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story about basketball and befriending. Gar is a High School journalist who, while covering the team to the state championship, is best friends with the teams' main "Star" Matt Dunbar. Matt's older brother persuades him to ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, sport, teenage life, athlete's life, love and romance, ambition, lifestyle, fall in love, basketball, teenager, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.4
 186K
17 Again (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: On the brink of a midlife crisis, 30-something Mike O'Donnell wishes he could have a "do-over." And that's exactly what he gets when he wakes up one morning to find he's 17 years old again. With his adult mind stuck inside ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, humorous, light, funny ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, date night, girls' night ...
Plot: high school, body swapping, adolescence vs adulthood, teenage life, youth, parents and children, popularity, family relations, high school life, adult as child, wish come true, cheerleader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1989, 80s, 2000s ...
Place: los angeles, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 7.3
 133K
Coach Carter (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.
Style: motivational, touching, captivating, sincere, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: basketball, teachers and students, athlete and trainer, teacher, sport, coach, athlete's life, high school, underdog, dedicated educator, human spirit, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, new jersey, usa, sacramento california, san francisco ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 5.2
 347
Bitter-Sweet (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Poland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Mateusz, Igor, Marlon i Paulina chodzą do jednego liceum. Po powrocie z Budapesztu Mateusz dowiaduje się, że jeden z kolegów, niejaki Bąbel, powiesił się na szkolnym boisku. Przejmując się tragedią znajomego chłopaka, postanawia na ...
Plot: school, kiss, guitar playing, math teacher, private investigation, pretty girl, jealousy, basketball, campfire, kissing, party, playing guitar ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Taking the Plunge 2 (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Gaby and Fred are preparing for the world swimming championships which will be held in Quebec this year. Their love will be purt to the test when a former love of Gaby's turns up at the championships. Gaby finds herself at a crucial point of ...
Plot: competition, high school, swimming, swimming pool, young adult, sport competition
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
High Flying Bird (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During an NBA lockout, a sports agent, Ray Burke, presents his rookie client, Erick Scott, with an intriguing and controversial business opportunity.
Style: captivating, realistic, talky, thought provoking, inspirational
Audience: boys' night
Plot: basketball, business, success, escapades, sport, young man, rivalry, money, society, netflix
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 6.1
 19K
O (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Hot young stars, a hip, driving soundtrack, plus a provocative tale of jealousy and betrayal combine to create this controversial modern-day version of Shakespeare's classic, "Othello." O is Odin James (Mekhi Phifer), the ...
Style: tense, serious, suspense, intense, clever ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: high school, friends, betrayal, interracial relations, basketball, downfall, teenage life, love and romance, youth, couple relations, dishonesty, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 2K
Ice Castles (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Alexis Winston is a young girl who dreams of becoming a champion figure skater. While practicing, Alexis suffers a terrible accident that takes her sight and threatens to destroy her dreams. In the midst of feeling sorry for herself she falls in ...
Style: uplifting, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Audience: girls' night
Plot: figure skating, skating, follow your dream, athlete's life, against the odds, human spirit, love and romance, hopes, romance, contests and competitions, lifestyle, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Last Game (1995)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 75 min.
Story: A young woman who has bad hearing tries to play basketball.
Plot: basketball, coach, teenager, faith, crying girl, latex gloves, crying woman, basketball player, sign language, crying, basketball court, caucasian ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.9
 45K
He Got Game (1998)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, touching, rough, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: basketball, redemption, prison, sport, forgiveness, domestic violence, college, warden, rejection, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 6.1
 215
Reversal (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Story: Leo Leone has been wrestling since he was seven years old. As the only son of wrestling coach (and ex-state champion) Edward Leone, Leo's dedication to the sport was tied up in his love for his father. Now Leo is seventeen. His life has been an ...
Style: psychological, captivating, serious, suspense
Plot: ambition, father son relationship, high school athlete, desperation, wrestling, high school, domineering father, fainting, sexual desire, scholarship, marijuana, nosebleed ...
Place: pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
Three Seconds (2017)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The story is set at the 1972 Munich Olympics where the U.S. team lost the basketball championship for the first time in 36 years. The final moments of the final game have become one of the most controversial events in Olympic history. With play ...
Style: atmospheric, inspirational, captivating, motivational
Plot: basketball, olympics, dedication, basketball player, sport team, miraculous event, athlete, coach, disabled child, terror, kgb, disability ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: moscow russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 7.6
 20K
Waves (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The epic emotional journey of a suburban African-American family — led by a well-intentioned but domineering father — as they navigate love, forgiveness and coming together in the aftermath of a loss.
Style: thought provoking, psychological, touching, social, suspense
Plot: stepmother stepson relationship, african american, teenage sex, teen romance, family relations, father daughter relationship, father son relationship, brother sister relationship, teenager, teenage pregnancy, drug use, parents and children ...
Place: florida, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
 43K
Varsity Blues (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In small-town Texas, high school football is a religion, 17-year-old schoolboys carry the hopes of an entire community onto the gridiron every Friday night. When star quarterback Lance Harbor suffers an injury, the Coyotes are forced to regroup ...
Style: sincere, semi serious, entertaining, inspirational, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: cheerleader, football, small town, sport, cheerleading, party, rivalry, leadership, ambition, high school, coming of age, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%