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The Coach (2018)
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The Coach (2018)
Original name: Тренер
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: exciting, uplifting, captivating, motivational, entertaining
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: football player, soccer coach, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, coach, football, football team, playing football, sport, athlete, professional sports, soccer match, sporting event, sport team, soccer
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: moscow russia, russia

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Most similar movies to The Coach

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, serious and feel good films with plots about sport, sport team, athlete's life, ambition, athlete and trainer, football and rivalry mostly in Sport, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like The Coach: Three Seconds (2017), Junior League (2013), Streltsov (2020), Champs (2018), Baggio: The Divine Ponytail (2021). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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, sport team, dedication, basketball player, miraculous event, athlete, coach, handicapped, terror, kgb, disability ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: moscow russia
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100%
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Junior League (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: In the town of Podolsk, The Bears hockey club hires a new coach, Sergei Makeyev, a former National Hockey League player, who sets out to get the club to the Junior Hockey League and make The Bears a successful team.
Style: touching, captivating, exciting, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, sport, youth, parent child relationship, couples, love, deception, coach, cheerleading, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, first love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
 5.1
 334
Streltsov (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: By the age of twenty, Eduard Streltsov has everything one can dream of: talent, fame and love. He is the rising star of Soviet football. The whole country, with bated breath, expects victory from the national team at the upcoming World Cup where ...
Style: breathtaking, realistic, serious, uplifting, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: soccer coach, football player, male protagonist, sport, sport competition, professional sports, ambition, sport team, sports star, football team, athlete and trainer, rising to stardom ...
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 5.2
 50
Champs (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Mexico
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A professional coach has under his wing the team that is expected to qualify and play the FIFA U-17 World Cup. A fictionalized drama inspired by the story of Jesús Ramírez, the mexican coach.
Style: disturbing, captivating
Plot: football, sport team, rise and fall, playing football, ambitious, athlete and trainer, direction and purpose, ambition, professional sports, teamwork, athlete's life, aspiration ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Lev Yashin. The Dream Goalkeeper (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An ordinary working class boy, like all his peers, he played football day and night and dreamed of being a striker. But no matter which team he played for - in the yard, at the factory, or in the army - he was inevitably put in goal. Lanky, with ...
Style: propaganda film, disturbing, based on true events, thought provoking, suspenseful ...
Plot: football, sport team, football team, goalkeeper, skill, football player, triumph, athlete's life, lifestyle, professional sports, ambition, soccer coach ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Baggio: The Divine Ponytail (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A chronicle biopic of the 22-year career of soccer star Roberto Baggio, including depictions of his difficult debut as a player, his deep rifts with some of his coaches, his triumph over injuries and personal discovery of Buddism.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, based on true events
Plot: football player, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, soccer, football, life, playing football, price of fame, career change, sport, rising to stardom, soccer coach ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.4
 37K
McFarland, USA (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A track coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders.
Style: touching, captivating, exciting, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, kids
Plot: coach, athlete and trainer, human spirit, underdog, sport, dedicated educator, small town, mentor, track and field, sport team, contests and competitions, teacher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, united states, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Apache: The Life of Carlos Tevez (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: Argentina
TV show
Story: This gritty dramatization of the life of Carlos Tevez shows his rise to soccer stardom amid the harrowing conditions in Argentina's Fuerte Apache.
Style: motivational, sincere, exciting, thought provoking, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, football player, athlete's life, sport team, football, sport, football practice, professional sports, soccer match, success, rivalry, rise to the top ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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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: inspirational, realistic, serious, sentimental, uplifting ...
Plot: following a dream, sport, contests and competitions, rise to the top, prodigy, soccer, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, youth, rags to riches, father son relationship ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1950s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Fast Girls (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A street smart runner develops an intense rivalry with an equally ambitious wealthy young athlete.
Style: uplifting, feel good, exciting, touching, serious ...
Plot: athlete's life, contests and competitions, society, sport team, sport, lifestyle, follow your dream, ambition, friendship, running, ego clash, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
A Season on the Brink (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: "A Season on the Brink: A Year with Bob Knight and the Indiana Hoosiers" is based on the best-selling book by John Feinstein. The movie chronicles Indiana's 1985-86 season, when Knight granted Feinstein unprecedented access to the ...
Style: uplifting, serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, sport team, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, sport, lifestyle, underdog, hopes, basketball, profanity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.8
 759
89 (2017)
Genre: Documentary, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 89 tells the incredible story of one of football’s greatest triumphs: when against all odds Arsenal snatched the Championship title from Liverpool at Anfield in the last minute of the last game of the 1988/89 season. It’s a universal tale of a ...
Style: sincere, captivating, exciting, light, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, football team, football, sport team, football player, playing football, sports history, coach, sport competition, sporting event, tv interview, celebrity interview ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.8
 136
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.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, contemplative, captivating, unusual plot structure
Plot: soccer, football player, football, teacher, children, school, teenager, football team, soccer coach, football practice, soccer match, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 8.8
 95K
Ted Lasso (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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?
Style: funny, humorous, sincere, feel good, captivating
Plot: soccer, soccer coach, football player, football team, american abroad, fish out of water, profanity, professional athlete, soccer match, american in england, football, career change ...
Place: london
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.3
 743
Match (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on the true story of the "death match" where the Soviet team "Start" scored its second victory over the German team «Flakelf» on August 9, 1942
Style: suspense, captivating
Plot: soccer match, world war two, nazi occupation, sport team, contests and competitions, showdown, football player, football, football team, professional rivalry, rivals, sport ...
Time: year 1942
Place: ussr, ukraine, soviet union
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: college, coach, football, sport, university, air disaster, survivor, sport team, human spirit, against the odds, hopes, tragic event ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, virginia, west virginia, united states, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
 5.7
 822
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: uplifting, realistic, captivating, inspirational, feel good ...
Plot: sport, hopes, follow your dream, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, sport team, human spirit, athlete and trainer, orphan, football player, talent ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
27%
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: sport, coach, underdog, desire for fame, american football, success, sport team, ambition, football, contests and competitions, athlete's life, blind ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
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The 90 Minute War (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Israel, Germany, Portugal
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has lasted 100 years. 100 years of war, bloodshed, bitterness, suffering. 100 years of stalemate, intransigence and failed peace deals. And now, it’s all over! They’ve finally found the solution: A game of ...
Style: captivating
Plot: competition, football player, middle east conflict, worried mother, protestor, soccer coach, sport team, soccer match, social relations, football, football team, sport ...
Place: palestine, israel, zurich switzerland, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
A Life for Football (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Germany
Story: The story of former Bayern Munich president Kurt Landauer, a Bavarian jew ousted by the National Socialists and brought to the concentration camp of Dachau, where he survived to come back and start to rebuild his old club after World War II.
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: soccer, football player, racial slur, friendship, sports history, football team, archive footage, marriage proposal, german history, loss of family, little boy, soccer match ...
Time: post world war two, year 1943, year 1947, year 1932
Place: germany, bavaria, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
26%
 7.1
 91K
Concussion (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious, medical drama ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: american football, uncover truth, doctor, professional sports, brain damage, sports injury, concussion, sport, sport team, threat, dishonesty, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, california, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
 6.7
 947
From the Rough (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The coach of a women's swim team parlays her success into an opportunity to build her school's men's golf team.
Style: uplifting, captivating, touching, feel good, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: golf, against the odds, sport, athlete's life, human spirit, athlete and trainer, follow your dream, once in a lifetime opportunity, lifestyle, ambition, social misfits, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: tennessee, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
25%
Facing the Giants (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A losing coach with an underdog football team faces their giants of fear and failure on and off the field to surprising results.
Style: feel good, touching, inspirational, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: underdog, football, christian, athlete and trainer, religious, faith, sport, high school football, athlete's life, ambition, human spirit, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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Goal! III : Taking On The World (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the third installment of the football drama trilogy Goal!, Kuno Becker returns as Mexican footballer Santiago Muñez, who, along with his best friends and England national team players Charlie Braithwaite (Leo Gregory) and Liam Adams (JJ Feild), ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sport team, stadium, athlete's life, sport, against the odds, friends, love and romance, contests and competitions, rivalry, lifestyle, buddies, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
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, athlete's life, follow your dream, ambition, lifestyle, against the odds, friendship, athlete and trainer, sport team, society, sport ...
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
When the Game Stands Tall (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young coach turns a losing high school football program around to go undefeated for 12 consecutive seasons.
Style: uplifting, captivating, exciting, sincere, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: american football, athlete and trainer, rise to the top, sport, sport team, ambition, contests and competitions, small town, rivalry, youth, coach, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa, california, oakland california
⇓ similarity ⇓
24%
 5.5
 510
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, ambiguous ending
Plot: midlife crisis, alcohol abuse, infidelity, athlete and trainer, sport team, power relations, fashion, rivalry, athlete's life, hopes, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 7.0
 18K
Bigil (2019)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 179 min.
Story: A do-gooder don wants his footballer son to uplift the life of his people by becoming a champion, but fate draws the youngster into a life of violence. Will he be able to fulfill his father’s dream when an opportunity comes his way seven years ...
Style: disturbing, captivating
Plot: feminism, soccer coach, bandit, gangsters, aspiration, soccer, criminal gang, coping, ambition, football, sport, desire for fame ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
Crooked Arrows (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A native-American lacrosse team makes its way through a prep school league tournament.
Style: uplifting, exciting, sincere, feel good, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: native american, sport, high school, ambition, contests and competitions, hopes, human spirit, rivalry, social relations, against the odds, friends, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%
 7.5
 45K
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, championship, sport team, human spirit, ambition, redemption, contests and competitions ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 80s
Place: indiana, usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
22%