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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, realistic, not serious, offbeat, cult film
Plot: ambition, goofy hero, athlete's life, obsession, contests and competitions, partners, buddies, ex athlete, disorder, rivalry, silly humor, money raising, comeback, satire, sport, friends, mentally unstable, sport team, underdog, misfit partners, anchor
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, not serious and feel good films with plots about ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, sport, friends, silly humor and underdog mostly in Comedy, Sport and Family genres. Some movies like Curling King: Shooting Stars (2002), Puck Hogs (2009), Beer League (2006), Save Your Legs! (2012), Shred (2008). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: realistic, not serious, humorous, light, offbeat
Plot: rivalry, goofy hero, ambition, athlete's life, contests and competitions, disorder, silly humor, rock paper scissors, uninhibited rivalry, effeminacy, tank top
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
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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 ...
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Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america, france
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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: not serious, humorous, realistic, captivating, porno movie
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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, exciting, captivating
Audience: teens
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Save Your Legs! (2012)
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Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
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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 ...
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Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
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Style: feel good, witty, humorous, not serious, parody
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, rise and fall, goofy hero, sport, contests and competitions, underdog, buddies, rivalry, social satire, paintball, uninhibited rivalry, friends ...
Time: contemporary
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The Test (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 ...
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Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, rivalry, buddies, disorder, nothing goes right, ambition, fish out of water, friends, legal, silly humor, sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief)
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Genre: Comedy, Sport
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Duration: 90 min.
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Duration: 100 min.
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Style: humorous, captivating, entertaining, feel good, not serious ...
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Duration: 92 min.
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Adventures of Serial Buddies (2011)
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