Movies like Curling King

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Curling King (2011)
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Curling King (2011)
Original name: Kong Curling
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Once a great curling star, Truls Paulsen is diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder and banned from competition. But when he learns that his old friend and coach Gordon is on his deathbed, Truls, heavily-medicated decides to compete again, in the hopes of winning money for Gordon to have an operation in the US. Truls stops taking the meds and tries to convince his old team mates that he is mentally stable enough to lead them to victory in the Norwegian Curling Championship. But, is it a good sign that he obsessively insists his teammates pull their zippers all the way up before they can play?
Style: humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic
Plot: mentally unstable, contests and competitions, sport, sport team, ambition, rivalry, friends, disorder, athlete's life, buddies, goofy hero, misfit partners, underdog, obsession, partners, money raising, anchor, ex athlete, comeback
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway

Most similar movies to Curling King

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and semi serious films with plots about ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, sport, friends, underdog and sport team mostly in Comedy, Sport and Family genres. Some movies like Curling King: Beer League (2006), The Minis (2009), Puck Hogs (2009), Save Your Legs! (2012), Shooting Stars (2002). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Beer League (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An unemployed slacker (Lange) inspires his softball teammates to improve their game so they won't get kicked out of the local league.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, stripper, drugs/alcohol, buddies, underdog, contests and competitions, small town, against the odds, rivalry, friends, misfit partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 2.7
 391
The Minis (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Dwarfs playing basketball... with Dennis Rodman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: sport, college, athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, sport team, ambition, lifestyle, rivalry, hotshot hero ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 3.8
 195
Puck Hogs (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Puck Hogs follows a men's recreational hockey team, The Puck Hogs, through a brutally hilarious weekend tournament. In the tradition of the cult classic This is Spinal Tap, Puck Hogs is a hocku-mentary comedy about ice-prone boys turning into ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hockey, buddies, sport team, sport, friends, underdog, contests and competitions, siblings relations, ambition, lifestyle, rivalry, nothing to lose ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
Save Your Legs! (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When cricket obsessed Teddy Brown realizes his mates are growing up and moving on, he leads them and his D-Grade team on an audacious tour of India, where stumps fly, friendships fray and Ted learns that it's time to start playing shots for ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Plot: buddies, on the road, sport team, sport, fish out of water, hopes, disorder, friends, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, culture clash ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
92%
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Shooting Stars (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Fleury-Mérogis, un match de foot a lieu dans la cour de prison. Tibor Kovacs, un jeune Hongrois, fait des prodiges avec le ballon. Véritable virtuose du football, il rêve de jouer en équipe de France. Pour Manu, son compagnon de cellule, Tibor ...
Style: not serious, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, athlete's life, desire for fame, sport, friendship, ambition, friends, buddies, misfit partners, prodigy, intrigue, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, france, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 6.0
 1K
Break Point (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jimmy Price is a reckless man-child on the last leg of his career as a doubles tennis player. When his latest partner drops him, he realizes he's officially burned all of his bridges on the pro circuit. He decides to make one last ditch effort ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: tennis, verbal byplay, athlete's life, underdog, sport, contests and competitions, siblings relations, ambition, family relations, odd couple, rivalry, cat ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
Rock, Paper, Scissors: The Way of the Tosser (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This hilarious genre-bending comedy follows Gary Brewer, along with girlfriend Holly Brewer (no relation), and best friend Trevor Morehouse as Gary quests to reign supreme at the 2006 Rock, Paper, Scissors World Championships.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: athlete's life, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, disorder, goofy hero, uninhibited rivalry, tank top, rock paper scissors
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: With the original Hanson Brothers still on the same minor league ice hockey team, the Chiefs are sold to a new owner who gives them a female coach and puts them in a league in which they are to be regularly humiliated by an opposing Harlem ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, hockey, underdog, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, sport team, against the odds, ambition, rebellion, rivalry, power relations, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
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 4.0
 301
Home Team (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Henry Butler (Steve Guttenberg) is a professional athlete with a little Pete Rose in him. His athletic interests go beyond the playing field and into the gambling dens. Convicted for his addiction, the soccer player is assigned to community service ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching
Plot: sport, underdog, contests and competitions, sport team, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, addiction, gambling, animal life, hopes, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Slam Dunk Ernest (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ernest P. Worrell becomes a basketball star after an angel bearing an uncanny resemblance to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar gives him a pair of magic sneakers.
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, date night, teens
Plot: sport, athlete's life, buddies, family, goofy hero, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, rise to the top, human spirit, athlete and trainer, nothing goes right ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 4.2
 1K
Cloud 9 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Has-been sports promoter Billy Cole gets a second shot at fame and fortune when he puts together a women's volleyball team, comprised of exotic dancers...
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, sexual
Plot: sport, beach, ambition, nightclub, self discovery, cons and scams, sport team, against the odds, partners, rivalry, lifestyle, volleyball ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
The Fish That Saved Pittsburgh (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The Pittsburgh basketball team is hopeless. Maybe with the aid of an astrologer, and some new astrologically compatible players, they can become winners.
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, disco, basketball, astrology, supernatural ability, underdog, sport team, hopes, misfit, goofy hero, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 70s
Place: pittsburgh, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 5.2
 105
108 Stitches (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: With baseball being the last thing on these player's minds, and dealing with one of the longest losing streaks in college history, the team of misfits comes to the realization that the school, led by the corrupt and unethical President of the ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: college, sport team, sport, youth, friends, buddies, college life, disorder, fraternity, baseball, party, disability
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.9
 2K
Noobz (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Four friends hit the road to LA to compete in the Cyberbowl Video Game Championship, but will they be able to compete with the worst hangovers of their lives?
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: on the road, buddies, contests and competitions, video game, adventure, computers and web, ambition, disorder, friends, misfit partners, obsessive quest, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 5.2
 1K
Soccer Mom (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A warm-hearted comedy about a compulsive soccer mom who masquerades as a famous Italian soccer star hired to coach her daughter's floundering soccer team, then struggles frantically to keep her wacky charade going long enough to see the girls ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Plot: sport, contests and competitions, family life, fake identity, soccer coach, soccer, ambition, rivalry, family relations, hidden identity, underdog, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 4.0
 410
Shred (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SHRED is a motion picture that tells the story of two washed up pro snowboarders from the 90s named Max (played by Dave England) and Eddie (played by Renee Renee) who attempt to cash in on the fantastic growth of the sport by starting their own ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: athlete's life, buddies, sport, underdog, contests and competitions, human spirit, against the odds, ambition, rivalry, uninhibited rivalry, hopes, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.2
 433
Bleacher Bums (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Adapted from a 1979 stage play written by Chicago's Organic Theater Company, BLEACHER BUMS details the exploits of a group of baseball fans as they sit in the bleachers of Lakeview Park watching a game between the hometown Bruins take on the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, talky, realistic, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sport, gambling, friends, baseball, athlete's life, buddies, stadium, underdog, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, contests and competitions, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 4.6
 845
O Concurso (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
Story: On the final test of a public tender for federal judge in Rio de Janeiro, the four finalists lawyers come from bizarre way: the gaucho Rogério Carlos (Fábio Porchat) comes surrounded woman dressed transvestites, the São Paulo Rezende (Rodrigo ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, nothing goes right, disorder, buddies, fish out of water, ambition, legal, rivalry, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 5.2
 176
The Yankles (2009)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: About Charlie Jones, a washed up, ex major league ballplayer, and how he gets a second chance at life and love by managing a Jewish, orthodox yeshiva baseball team.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic, sentimental
Plot: sport, misfit partners, redemption, athlete and trainer, ambition, underdog, contests and competitions, against the odds, culture clash, down on your luck, sport team, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Duct Tape Forever (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When an evil land baron's limo falls into a sinkhole outside Possum Lodge, lodge leader Red Green is ordered to pay the baron $10,000 or lose his beloved lodge forever. Red considers various money-making schemes concocted by his buddies, but ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, based on sketch comedy ...
Plot: comedy of errors, contests and competitions, on the road, hotel, farce, americana, disorder, friends, buddies, underdog, friendship, nothing goes right ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.0
 3K
Hole in One (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eric, a highly-gifted golfer but radically-undisciplined college undergrad, finds his world drastically altered after losing a golf bet to a pair of sadistic plastic surgeons. Eric's bad-boy attitude lifestyle comes to a screeching halt as he ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: college, contests and competitions, ego clash, ambition, rivalry, youth, buddies, college life, friends, social relations, golf, plastic surgeon ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Blackballed: The Bobby Dukes Story (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Caught cheating and banned for ten years, Bobby Dukes, paintball's first superstar, returns to reclaim his title and erase the memory of his tainted past.
Style: feel good, not serious, humorous, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, goofy hero, sport, underdog, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, rivalry, rise and fall, misfit, partners, friends ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Hot Flashes (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An unlikely basketball team of unappreciated middle-aged Texas women, all former high school champs, challenge the current high school girls’ state champs to raise money for breast cancer prevention. Sparks fly as the women go to comic extremes to ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sentimental
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: sport, basketball, underdog, drugs/alcohol, friendship, middle aged woman, sport team, small town, ambition, rivalry, friends, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 2K
Knucklehead (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The film centers on a fight promoter (Mark Feuerstein) deeply in debt to his crooked rival. Desperate for a new fighter that will help him win back everything he owes, the promoter catches a break when a 450-pound church handyman (Paul "Big ...
Style: not serious, humorous, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wrestling, on the road, sport, contests and competitions, adventure, martial arts, friendship, escapades, partners, disorder, friends, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Like Mike 2: Streetball (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Another young boy with 'hoop dreams' finds an old pair of Michael Jordan's sneakers and can suddenly play ball like the greatest player in the world.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, basketball movie
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: sport, athlete's life, buddies, family, underdog, young lovers, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, teaching the ways of the world, gambling ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.0
 896
Cupid's Balls (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Norway
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Swedish Lucas moves from Stockholm to a small Norwegian town, and immediately falls in love with Susanne, the goal keeper of the local girls' soccer team. He becomes axquanted with the overweight, sex-fixated son of the coach. With him as a ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, contests and competitions, fall in love, sport team, romance, village, love and romance, youth, buddies, underdog, teenage love, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
One Night in Istanbul (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Two down on their luck Liverpool cabbies, Tommy and Gerry, strike an unusual deal with a local gangster to take their sons on a trip of a lifetime, to watch their beloved football team play in the European Cup Final in Istanbul. Hoping to use the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: comedy of errors, nothing goes right, sport, disorder, soccer, culture clash, friends
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, turkey, istanbul turkey, liverpool
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Who's Your Caddy? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When "street smart" rapper Christopher "C-Note" Hawkins (Big Boi) applies for a membership to all-white Carolina Pines Country Club, the establishment's proprietors are hardly ready to oblige him.
Style: feel good, not serious, realistic, humorous, exciting
Plot: hip hop, drugs/alcohol, uninhibited rivalry, culture clash, sport, resort, racism, nothing goes right, fish out of water, ambition, misfit, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: north carolina, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 4.2
 11K
The Comebacks (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A comedy that spoofs the inspirational sports movies, The Comebacks tells the story of an out-of-luck coach, Lambeau Fields, who takes a rag-tag bunch of college misfits and drives them towards the football championships. In the process, this ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, football movie, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, coach, baseball, college, rivalry, parody, underdog, drugs/alcohol, contests and competitions, baseball bat, athlete and trainer, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Dream Team (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A former footballer living in Brittany enlists his old teammates to help the local fisherman to win some games in order to raise money and save jobs.
Style: feel good, semi serious, realistic, touching, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: buddies, sport, self discovery, hopes, sport team, contests and competitions, reunion, working class, village, ambition, athlete and trainer, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%