Movies like Curling King

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Curling King (2011)
 6.2
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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, offbeat, realistic, not serious
Plot: sport, athlete's life, obsession, friends, contests and competitions, partners, ambition, mentally unstable, money raising, sport team, buddies, ex athlete, disorder, rivalry, underdog, goofy hero, misfit partners, anchor, comeback
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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: Save Your Legs! (2012), Beer League (2006), Shooting Stars (2002), The Minis (2009), Puck Hogs (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Plot: fish out of water, on the road, disorder, buddies, ambition, friends, sport team, society, culture clash, contests and competitions, sport, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
 6.0
 7K
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: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, stripper, hung over, drugs/alcohol, friends, misfit partners, contests and competitions, ambition, living with parents, small time, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
94%
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: humorous, not serious, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, ambition, disorder, buddies, partners, intrigue, misfit, prodigy, sport, desire for fame, misfit partners, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, brazil, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
 2.7
 394
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, contests and competitions, friends, athlete's life, hopes, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, hotshot hero, ambition, college, power relations, sport team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
90%
Movie in collections
 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: not serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hockey, rivalry, underdog, lifestyle, sport team, friends, siblings relations, nothing to lose, contests and competitions, sport, ambition, buddies ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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: offbeat, realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: disorder, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, goofy hero, athlete's life, ambition, rivalry, rock paper scissors, tank top
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 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, contests and competitions, athlete's life, family relations, verbal byplay, siblings relations, sport, rivalry, underdog, odd couple, ambition, syringe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
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, realistic, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, hockey, rivalry, lifestyle, against the odds, betrayal, ambition, sport team, power relations, rebellion, underdog, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, pennsylvania
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
Movie in collections
 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: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching
Plot: sport, ambition, animal life, hopes, friends, contests and competitions, athlete's life, gambling, lifestyle, power relations, sport team, underdog ...
Time: 90s
Place: montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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: humorous, not serious, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens, date night
Plot: sport, friends, rise to the top, nothing goes right, family, hopes, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, down on your luck, athlete's life, follow your dream, goofy hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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: realistic, humorous, not serious, feel good, offbeat ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, disco, basketball, astrology, goofy hero, athlete and trainer, hopes, ambition, contests and competitions, sport team, misfit, supernatural ability ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
 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: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, buddies, human spirit, partners, ambition, lifestyle, against the odds, skiing, rivalry, underdog, hopes, athlete's life ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 6.2
 437
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: talky, realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gambling, sport, friends, baseball, power relations, sport team, ambition, battle of the sexes, against the odds, rivalry, underdog, stadium ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: feel good, realistic, humorous, not serious, based on sketch comedy ...
Plot: friends, comedy of errors, americana, ambition, hotel, underdog, friendship, rivalry, nothing goes right, contests and competitions, farce, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: realistic, humorous, not serious, light
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: obsessive quest, buddies, on the road, computers and web, contests and competitions, video game, rivalry, friends, misfit partners, adventure, partners, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good
Plot: sport, against the odds, society, redemption, contests and competitions, friends, life is a bitch, hopes, down on your luck, athlete and trainer, misfit partners, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 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, feel good, touching, realistic
Plot: sport, underdog, rivalry, family relations, contests and competitions, hopes, parents and children, disorder, family life, lifestyle, sport team, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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, witty, not serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: goofy hero, friends, ambition, rise and fall, misfit, rejection, partners, buddies, contests and competitions, uninhibited rivalry, underdog, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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: exciting, humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wrestling, lifestyle, ambition, orphan, partners, buddies, disorder, mentally challenged, power relations, on the road, martial arts, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 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: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, sexual, realistic
Plot: sport, beach, rivalry, self discovery, sport team, against the odds, lifestyle, ambition, cons and scams, partners, nightclub, bikini ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.6
 879
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: rivalry, buddies, disorder, fish out of water, legal, ambition, contests and competitions, nothing goes right, friends
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: feel good, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sport, basketball, reunion, power relations, sport team, contests and competitions, drugs/alcohol, ambition, small town, against the odds, rivalry, underdog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, sport team, buddies, working class, lifestyle, ambition, reunion, self discovery, hopes, contests and competitions, village, athlete and trainer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Movie in collections
 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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Plot: college, disorder, buddies, youth, sport, college life, sport team, friends, disability, party, baseball, fraternity
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 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, inspirational, funny, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, baseball, college, rivalry, coach, parody, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, social relations, against the odds, ambition, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa, campus
⇓ 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: touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, romance, sport, gain trust, ambition, teenage love, youth, teenage life, fall in love, buddies, social relations, sport team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 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: realistic, humorous, not serious
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: college, college life, ego clash, social relations, youth, buddies, contests and competitions, friends, ambition, rivalry, university student, boy with glasses ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, campus
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, basketball movie
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: sport, youth, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, hopes, family, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, friends, follow your dream, athlete's life, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Benchwarmers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A trio of guys try and make up for missed opportunities in childhood by forming a three-player baseball team to compete against standard little league squads.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, sport, pizza, paperboy, video store, team, vengeance, rivalry, power relations, sport team, youth, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 14K
7 Days in Hell (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A fictional documentary-style expose on the rivalry between two tennis stars who battled it out in a 1999 match that lasted seven days.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Plot: tennis, sport, tennis player, rivalry, contests and competitions, athlete's life, uninhibited rivalry, ambition, parody, male nudity, naked in public, pubic hair ...
Time: 21st century, future
Place: england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%