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Home Ground (2018)
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Home Ground (2018)
Original name: Heimebane
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Norway
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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, psychological, inspirational, captivating
Plot: coach, football, new job, mother daughter relationship, sexism, small town, soccer, soccer coach, sport, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, sport team, rivalry, chance, equality, emancipation, female boss, female protagonist
Place: norway

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, serious and feel good films and TV series with plots about sport, sport team, athlete and trainer, ambition, coach, rivalry and athlete's life mostly in Sport, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Home Ground: Ted Lasso (2020), Friday Night Lights (2006), Playmakers (2003), Mike Bassett: Manager (2005), 30 for 30: Soccer Stories (2014). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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Friday Night Lights (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Friday Night Lights is an American drama television series based around a high school football team situated in Texas. The series takes place in the fictional town of Dillon: a small, close-knit community in rural Texas. Particular focus is given to ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, athlete and trainer, sport team, sport, friendship, football, coach, contests and competitions, american football, teenage life, human spirit, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, southern usa
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44%
 8.5
 1K
Playmakers (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 491 min.
TV show
Story: Playmakers is an American television series that aired on ESPN from August 26, 2003 to November 11, 2003. It depicted the lives of the Cougars, a fictional professional football team in an unidentified city. The show starred Omar Gooding, Marcello ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: deal, athlete's life, against the odds, lifestyle, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, ego clash, sport, athlete and trainer, coach, slick ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Mike Bassett: Manager (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Mike Bassett: Manager is a British TV comedy series, which began transmitting from 29 September 2005 on ITV. It is a follow-up to the film Mike Bassett: England Manager, and stars Ricky Tomlinson in the title role, Steve Edge as his assistant, and ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: soccer, sport team, rivalry, contests and competitions, sport, ambition, athlete and trainer, manager, british humour, couple relations, underdog, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
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30 for 30: Soccer Stories (2014)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
TV show
Story: ESPN Films, creators of the critically-acclaimed 30 for 30 film series, will premiere a new series in April surrounding the 2014 FIFA World Cup on ESPN. 30 for 30: Soccer Stories will include a mix of standalone feature-length and 30-minute-long ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: soccer, rise to the top, athlete's life, rivalry, ambition, sport, rising to stardom, sport team, athlete and trainer, rise and fall, contests and competitions, archive footage ...
Time: 20th century
Place: chile
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38%
 5.7
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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
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36%
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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: exciting, uplifting, captivating, motivational, entertaining
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: football player, soccer coach, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, coach, football team, football, playing football, athlete, sport, soccer match, professional sports ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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 ⇓
35%
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NBC Sunday Night Football (2006)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
TV show
Story: NBC Sunday Night Football is a weekly television broadcast of Sunday evening National Football League games on NBC that began airing on Sunday, August 6, 2006 with the pre-season opening Hall of Fame Game. Al Michaels serves as the play-by-play ...
Style: serious, rough, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, sport, coach, football, ex athlete, stadium, rivalry, sport team, star, championship, expert, anchor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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: sentimental, sincere, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: baseball, sport team, coach, small town, ambition, against the odds, baseball movie, sport, hopes, youth, rivalry, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
 8.4
 554
Stove League (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: South Korea
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Se Young is the youngest head of the management team of Dreams, a cellar-dwelling baseball team. She's highly recognized for her perseverance and intense passion for the team. One day, Seung Su is appointed as a general manager. Although ...
Style: intellectual, realistic, clever, feel good, inspirational ...
Plot: sport team, baseball, korean, backstage, teamwork, manager, sport, target, passion, determination, rise to the top, success ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 ⇓
34%
The Bronx Is Burning (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The Bronx Is Burning is a television drama that debuted on ESPN on July 9, 2007, after the 2007 MLB Home Run Derby. It is an eight-episode mini-series adapted from Jonathan Mahler's best-selling book, Ladies and Gentlemen, The Bronx Is Burning. ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, clever, humorous ...
Plot: baseball, major league, sport, athlete and trainer, ambition, contests and competitions, rising to stardom, athlete's life, self involved, coach, championship, manager ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new york yankees, bronx new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
The Hockey Girls (2019)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Spain
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: The passionate members of a girls' roller hockey team chase down victories in the rink while striving to make time for school, family and romance.
Style: touching, sentimental, realistic, motivational
Plot: ice hockey, female athlete, hockey, coach, friends, team, against the odds, contests and competitions, sport team, ambition, female protagonist, lifestyle ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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 ⇓
33%
 7.5
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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 ⇓
32%
 7.1
 994
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, rivalry, prodigy, youth ...
Time: 60s
Place: oklahoma, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 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 ⇓
31%
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Friday Night Lights (2004)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A small, turbulent town in Texas obsesses over their high school football team to an unhealthy degree. When the star tailback, Boobie Miles, is seriously injured during the first game of the season, all hope is lost, and the town's dormant ...
Style: inspirational, serious, sincere, captivating, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport team, football, coach, high school, career, athlete's life, championship, sport, human spirit, ambition, youth, talented ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, united states, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
 7.6
 8K
All American (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: When a rising high school football player from South Central L.A. is recruited to play for Beverly Hills High, the wins, losses and struggles of two families from vastly different worlds - Compton and Beverly Hills - begin to collide. Inspired by ...
Style: emotional, captivating, motivational, based on true events, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: american football, high school football, male objectification, high school, father son relationship, coach, stubbornness, rise to the top, sport, sport team, parent child relationship, family problems ...
Place: beverly hills
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
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 ⇓
30%
Holly's Heroes (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Holly's Heroes is a children's drama series produced as a collaboration between the Nine Network in Australia and TVNZ in New Zealand. It was produced as a series of 26 episodes and first screened in 2005.
Style: captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: high school basketball, basketball team, basketball player, friendship, basketball, teenager, teacher student relationship, coach, high school, sport team, contests and competitions, team ...
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30%
Go!Goal!Fighting! (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: China
TV show
Story: The play tells the story of a group of high school football teenagers who struggle all the way through the school football league under the guidance of "underdog coach" mooch.
Style: captivating, humorous
Plot: school, ambition, sport, football player, high school football, athlete's life, soccer coach, teamwork, athlete and trainer, soccer, aspiration, schoolboy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
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Never Too Young to Dream (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of kids have a dream: to play a football championship and to win. Their dream is going to be fulfilled by Don Pepe, an old guy with lots of expectations for his kids.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, sport team, athlete and trainer, rivalry, ambition, athlete's life, sport, small town, coach, football, janitor, old man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, san francisco, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
30%
 6.5
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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: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, melancholic
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 ⇓
29%
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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 ⇓
29%
 7.2
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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, disturbing, touching, rough
Plot: coach, rugby, dedicated educator, juvenile delinquency, father son relationship, human spirit, starting over, ambition, sport, redemption, teenage life, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
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 ⇓
29%
 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 ⇓
29%
The Damned United (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Taking over Leeds United, Brian Clough's abrasive approach and his clear dislike of the players' dirty style of play make it certain there is going to be friction. Glimpses of his earlier career help explain both his hostility to previous ...
Style: tense, sentimental, sincere, factual, inspirational ...
Plot: soccer, football, ambition, sport, training, rivalry, stadium, sport team, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, friendship, ego clash ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1974
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england, brighton ...
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29%