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Snake & Mongoose (2013)
 5.7
 688
Snake & Mongoose (2013)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The untold story of how Southern California drag racers, Don "The Snake" Prudhomme and Tom "The Mongoose" McEwen combined with corporate giants to change the face of sports and ultimately became the most famous rivalry in racing history.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, friendship, ambition, desire for fame, relationship vs career, sport, family relations, contests and competitions, ego clash, rising to stardom, friends, danger, chases and races
Time: 70s, 20th century

Most similar movies to Snake & Mongoose

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, captivating and exciting films with plots about sport, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, athlete's life, hopes and athlete and trainer mostly in Sport, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Snake & Mongoose: Supercross (2005), NASCAR: The IMAX Experience (2004), 30 for 30: Soccer Stories (2014), 3: The Dale Earnhardt Story (2004), The True Story of WrestleMania (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 4.4
 5K
Supercross (2005)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Faced with the suspicious death of their father, two brothers must motivate one another to get back on their bikes and take the Las Vegas Motocross Championships by storm.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, saga
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, against the odds, athlete's life, ambition, friendship, relationship vs career, human spirit, ego clash, contests and competitions, rising to stardom, sport, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
NASCAR: The IMAX Experience (2004)
Genre: Documentary, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 48 min.
Story: A big-screen look into one of America's most successful entertainment industries, NASCAR racing.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, tense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, ambition, rising to stardom, athlete's life, contests and competitions, hotshot hero, sport, ego clash, car race, wild ride, heroes, smuggler ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1947
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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: realistic, captivating, serious
Plot: soccer, rivalry, ambition, athlete's life, rise to the top, athlete and trainer, sport, sport team, rising to stardom, contests and competitions, rise and fall, society ...
Time: 20th century
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
3: The Dale Earnhardt Story (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Biographical story of Dale Earnhardt, Sr. The movie starts with his young life and growing up with his father, Ralph, who raced for a living, but initially wanted more for his son. When Dale quits high school to start driving full time, his ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental
Plot: rising to stardom, lifestyle, ambition, rivalry, human spirit, family relations, sport, hopes, contests and competitions, parents and children, family life, nascar ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
Movie in collections
The True Story of WrestleMania (2011)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: It is the most anticipated yearly event in Sports Entertainment, an annual pop culture touch point. For more than 25 years, WrestleMania has hosted the biggest matches, the biggest stars, and the biggest celebrities. Now for the first time ever, the ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: wrestling, tough heroes, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, contests and competitions, sport, fight for supremacy, fame, billionaire, biker, generation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.3
 862
Price of Glory (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An ex-boxer, living with the knowledge that his fight career was cut short by a crooked manager, channels his bitter disappointment in a single-minded quest for boxing championships for his three sons. We see them in pee-wee Silver Glove matches ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, tense
Plot: athlete's life, human spirit, ambition, follow your dream, lifestyle, tough heroes, ego clash, relationship vs career, obsession, athlete and trainer, sport, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.3
 1K
Madison (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In 1971, air-conditioner repairman and boat enthusiast Jim McCormick entertains his desire to 'go down' as a legend in the record books when the Gold Cup hydroplane boat race improbably comes to his small town of Madison, Indiana. ...
Style: serious, feel good, realistic, melancholic
Plot: athlete's life, human spirit, against the odds, follow your dream, unemployment, ship, friendship, rising to stardom, hopes, lifestyle, contests and competitions, ambition ...
Time: 70s
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
The Flying Scotsman (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the incredible true story of amateur cyclist Graeme Obree, who breaks the world one-hour record on a bike he made out of washing machine parts.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyclist, underdog, scot, lifestyle, ambition, human spirit, race, sport, hopes, rivalry, contests and competitions, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Born to Race: Fast Track (2014)
Genre: Action, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Danny Krueger is a twenty-year old drag racer who plays by his own rules. After winning a scholarship to the prestigious Fast Lane Racing Academy, Danny finds himself competing against some of the fiercest young drivers in the world. Tension soars ...
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, tense, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: hotshot hero, athlete's life, friendship, ambition, reluctant partners, sport, contests and competitions, rivalry, partners, car race, automobile racing, race ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
The Last American Hero (1973)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A backwoods bootlegger decides to put the driving skills he developed evading the law to good use. He becomes a race car driver, and eventually, one of the fastest drivers in history.
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car race, hotshot hero, athlete's life, sport, contests and competitions, rivalry, rise to the top, parents and children, family relations, fast car, race car, american dream ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Home of the Giants (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A story about basketball and befriending. Gar is a High School journalist who, while covering the team to the state championship, is best friends with the teams' main "Star" Matt Dunbar. Matt's older brother persuades him to ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, friendship, sport, athlete's life, teenage life, ambition, love and romance, lifestyle, fall in love, basketball, rivalry, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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, follow your dream, athlete's life, human spirit, ambition, lifestyle, against the odds, friendship, sport team, contests and competitions, sport, rivalry ...
Place: scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 184 min.
Story: The film is based on the life of Indian cricketer and the current captain of the Indian national cricket team, Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: ambition, rise to the top, athlete's life, rising to stardom, rivalry, contests and competitions, leadership, sport, sport team, cricket the game, rags to riches, captain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2011, 2000s
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
 6.3
 5K
Drift (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 113 min.
Story: In the 70s two brothers battle killer waves, conservative society and ruthless bikers to kick-start the modern surf industry.
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: surfing, friendship, sport, family relations, family business, brother brother relationship, biker, rivalry, society, friends, workplace, siblings relations ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 5.8
 1K
Lady Driver (2020)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a rebellious teen embarks on a solo summer journey to connect with her roots, she finds herself in a new world, geared up for the ride of her life, and discovers she had the drive in her all along.
Style: exciting, suspense, realistic, serious, stylized ...
Plot: car race, automobile racing, sport, race car, competition, contests and competitions, rivalry, car chase, summer, female protagonist, chases and races
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: athlete's life, rivalry, ambition, sport team, sport, contests and competitions, lifestyle, athlete and trainer, hopes, underdog, basketball, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: indiana
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Monday Night Mayhem (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: The early years of a television sports powerhouse are chronicled as ABC becomes a player in the NFL coverage by putting their full resources into a major showcase. Executive Roone Arledge (John Heard) recruits former Dallas Cowboys quarterback ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: american football, ambition, rise to the top, rivalry, athlete's life, sport, introspection, hopes, showbiz, celebrity culture, contests and competitions, gambling ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.4
 396
Green Flash (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: At the ripe old age of 30, Cameron Day has given up his chances at pro-basketball fame and settled into an aimless life. A chance encounter with a beautiful woman lands him smack in the middle of Southern California's pro beach volleyball ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: self discovery, ambition, rivalry, teenage love, contests and competitions, athlete's life, prodigy, youth, sport, ego clash, sport team, underdog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, california, usa, southern california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Movie in collections
 5.3
 211
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, realistic, humorous, feel good, sentimental
Plot: against the odds, athlete and trainer, culture clash, contests and competitions, society, sport, rivalry, ambition, rabbi, sport team, hopes, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.0
 132
Crazy Canucks (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Based on the book White Circus by Ken Read, this is the story of the Canadian skiing legends that became the first North Americans to crack the Euro dominated World Cup Circuit in 1975
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, uplifting
Plot: skiing, ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, underdog, olympics, sport, ski, religion, canadian, sport competition, coach ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975, year 1974
Place: canada, europe, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Kansas City Bomber (1972)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Roller-derby skater K. C. Carr tries to balance her desire for a happy personal life and her dreams of stardom.
Style: sexy, exciting, realistic, serious, rough
Plot: strong female presence, sport team, family relations, couples, fixed match, ambition, rivalry, single parent, sport, rising to stardom, contests and competitions, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, missouri
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Sarah Prefers to Run (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Sarah has a chance to go to a first class university and to join its premiere athletic club, her suburban mother is fearful of the change and refuses to help financially. But Sarah's roommate knows that they will get a grant if they marry. ...
Style: realistic, captivating, exciting, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: female athlete, athlete's life, rivalry, sport, relationship vs career, ambition, contests and competitions, runner, college, race, strong female presence, young adult ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
United Passions (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An epic, untold story that brings to life the inspiring saga of the World Cup and the three determined men who created it. Driven by their vision and passion, three men, overcame their doubts and fought obstacles and scandals to make the World Cup a ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, propaganda film
Plot: ambition, follow your dream, contests and competitions, sport, world cup, soccer, workplace, dishonesty, workplace intrigue, entity, leader, press conference ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 70s, 20th century, 50s ...
Place: europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 16K
Hands of Stone (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Panama, USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The legendary Roberto Duran and his equally legendary trainer Ray Arcel change each other's lives.
Style: captivating, realistic, exciting, tense, serious
Plot: rivalry, rags to riches, sport, boxer, athlete's life, contests and competitions, ambition, athlete and trainer, boxing, boxing match, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 60s, year 1980
Place: panama
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 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: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, not serious ...
Plot: tennis, rivalry, sport, ambition, contests and competitions, athlete's life, odd couple, family relations, siblings relations, verbal byplay, underdog, brother ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.0
 6K
Brink! (1998)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Andy "Brink" Brinker and his in-line skating crew--Peter, Jordy, and Gabriella--who call themselves "Soul-Skaters" (which means they skate for the fun of it, and not for the money), clash with a group of sponsored skaters, Team ...
Style: captivating, feel good, exciting, semi serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, rivalry, sport, rise to the top, underdog, teenage life, rising to stardom, betrayal, dishonesty, hopes, ambition, moral dilemma ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
My Brother's Keeper (2004)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Identical twin brothers Lou and Eric plan to compete together in the National Rowing Championships. But when Eric leaves their small town to attend an Ivy League University, the brother's bond is torn apart.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, exciting
Plot: twins, university, follow your dream, ambition, mistaken identity, youth, love and romance, contests and competitions, lifestyle, rivalry, sport, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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, captivating, serious, rough, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, coach, underdog, sport team, desire for fame, american football, success, ambition, football, power relations, fame, contests and competitions ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
A Fighting Man (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two men meet in the ring for a fight that will change their lives.
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, disturbing, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, athlete's life, human spirit, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, hopes, boxing, brutality, graphic violence, redemption, blood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: sport, basketball, rivalry, contests and competitions, against the odds, friendship, strong female presence, ambition, underdog, sport team, breast cancer, once promising ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%