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Back on Track (2013)
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Back on Track (2013)
Original name: Sein letztes Rennen
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A former Olympic champion wants to compete in the Berlin Marathon one last time.
Style: emotional, humorous, touching, captivating, inspirational, light, realistic, semi serious
Plot: contests and competitions, against the odds, human spirit, elderly, aging, ambition, hopes, golden years, retirement home life, social relations, bittersweet, running, sport, retirement home, senior citizen, marathon, generation gap
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, humorous, semi serious and touching films with plots about hopes, ambition, sport, contests and competitions, elderly, rivalry and family relations mostly in Drama, Comedy and Sport genres. Some movies like Back on Track: Tour de Force (2013), De Marathon (2012), Blockbuster (2013), The Girl with Nine Wigs (2013), Ghislain Lambert's Bicycle (2001). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Tour de Force (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Family man François Nouel (Clovis Cornillac) is the number one fan of the Tour de France – an obsession that costs him his wife and his job. At a loose end, François meets a former sports manager, Rémi (Bouli Lanners) who encourages him to take ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, light, captivating ...
Plot: cycling, riding a bicycle, contests and competitions, rivalry, human spirit, ambition, escapades, hopes, sport, underdog, lifestyle, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
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95%
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De Marathon (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 107 min.
Story: ‘The Marathon’ is a feature film which contains humour in combination with impressive drama. The garage of four jass playing, smoking and beer drinking mechanics is threatened to be closed. The ‘genius’ idea to run the marathon of Rotterdam ...
Style: humorous, realistic, sincere, captivating, semi serious
Plot: against the odds, sport, friends, ambition, buddies, mechanic, personal growth, friendship, contests and competitions, marathon, garage, hospital ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
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78%
 3.6
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Blockbuster (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 104 min.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: introspection, artists and showbiz, redemption, golden years, unfulfillment, aging, filmmaking, hopes, actor's life, elderly, bittersweet, film within a film
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Girl with Nine Wigs (2013)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany, Belgium
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of a young woman whose lust for life means she is determined to be so very much more than just another cancer patient.
Style: tragicomedy, touching, humorous, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: terminal illness, physical appearance, cancer, life & death, bittersweet, society, human spirit, golden years, surgery, hospital, escape from reality, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
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Ghislain Lambert's Bicycle (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the 70s, there was Merckx and there were the others. Ghislain Lambert was one of the others. This is his story, a quite simple one. The story of a modest Belgian bike racer. His greatest ambition in life? To become a champion. His greatest ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: riding a bicycle, cycling, farm, against the odds, lifestyle, ambition, contests and competitions, hopes, sport, underdog, television reporter, farm hand ...
Time: 70s
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 6.9
 333
Glove (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: South Korea
Duration: 144 min.
Story: Kim Sang-nam (Jeong Jae-yeong), a hot-tempered former professional baseball player, is sent to the countryside to coach a team of hearing-impaired players in order to avoid media coverage of his recent involvement in an assault case. At first, Kim ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, exciting
Plot: mute or deaf, baseball, contests and competitions, sport, power relations, social relations, misfit, hopes, youth, athlete and trainer, human spirit, against the odds ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
 6.7
 3K
All Together (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Five old friends decide to move in together as an alternate to living in a retirement home; joining them is an ethnology student whose thesis is on the aging population.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sentimental
Plot: friendship, aging, couples, couple relations, parents and children, family relations, elderly, golden years, bittersweet, friends, hospital, heart attack ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
How About You... (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of Ellie, a young woman left in charge of the residential home run by her older sister, over the Christmas period. Whilst most of the residents have left to spend the festive period with their families, four residents, known as 'the ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: retirement home life, disagreement, aging, elderly, family relations, wisdom of life, retirement home, siblings relations, self discovery, countryside, sister, sister sister relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Mr. Go (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: South Korea, China
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A 15-year-old circus ringmaster Wei-wei is left all alone with gorilla Ling-ling after grandfather passes away. Thanks to her grandfather's love for baseball, Ling-ling was trained to play baseball and has developed remarkable hitting skills. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, against the odds, teenage life, sport team, youth, sport, silly humor, baseball, animal life, scout
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
All Things Fall Apart (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 50 Cent stars as gifted college running back Deon in this touching drama. Deon's world turns upside down when an unexpected crisis jeopardizes his professional ambitions -- and causes him to look at himself and his life in a new way.
Style: emotional, realistic, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport, human spirit, athlete's life, terminal illness, hopes, ambition, life is a bitch, bittersweet, american football, sexual content, profanity, drugs/alcohol
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 6.4
 298
The Dream Kids (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 86 min.
Story: JB suffers from a heart malformation .He falsifies his medical file ,so that he can enter a top athlete training center.
Style: sincere, touching, captivating, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: sport, rivalry, ambition, teenage life, follow your dream, friendship, social relations, youth, hopes, lifestyle, contests and competitions, boarding school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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 247
The Race (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Ireland, Germany
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story of an 11-year-old girl from a poor rural community who dreams of becoming a racing driver.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: follow your dream, young heroes, against the rules, rebellion, against the odds, family life, parents and children, family relations, hopes, best friends, contests and competitions, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ireland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 6.4
 59K
Grudge Match (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A pair of aging boxing rivals are coaxed out of retirement to fight one final bout -- 30 years after their last match.
Style: humorous, realistic, emotional, inspirational, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, kids
Plot: rivalry, elderly, contests and competitions, sport, aging, uninhibited rivalry, comeback, athlete's life, ex athlete, parent child relationship, elderly man, retirement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.9
 1K
Frau Ella (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young man goes on a road trip with an old lady he saves from a hospital.
Style: humorous, road movie, feel good, captivating, light ...
Plot: on the road, odd couple, nothing goes right, couples, disorder, escapades, elderly, personal growth, lost love, pregnancy, friendship, abduction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, france, paris france, berlin germany
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49%
 6.7
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Magic Men (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An elderly Israeli Jew of Greek origins was sent to Greece to represent his town in a town twinning ceremony, however he went instead to search for his friend from the childhood, who saved him from the Holocaust. In meantime he formed a special ...
Style: realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Plot: parents and children, family problems, family relations, parent child relationship, elderly, aging, religions or cults, quibbling, estrangement, escapades, bittersweet, golden years ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Paris of the North (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iceland, France, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Seeking shelter from the trials and tribulations of city life, Hugi has built a quiet existence for himself in a tiny village in the middle of nowhere. Here, he passes his days jogging, attending AA meetings and taking Portuguese lessons online. But ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching, contemplative
Plot: parents and children, elderly, social relations, family relations, teachers and students, power relations, village, village life, estrangement, aging
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: iceland
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.2
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Reach for Me (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Old and bitter, Alvin just wants some peace and quiet in his last days. His wish, however, is not granted when a young, vibrant and ironically full of life Kevin becomes Alvin's hospice roommate. Through this "odd couple" ...
Style: realistic, humorous, psychological, captivating, semi serious
Plot: retirement home, couples, elderly, terminal illness, retirement home life, unfulfillment, romance, aging, love, time, old man, widower ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.6
 132
Do I Know You? (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Grandfather of Ana is clearly experiencing Alzheimer. Family as no choice and make some decisions. This tense situation will change the life of Ana.
Style: touching, emotional, realistic, serious, bleak
Plot: family relations, memory loss, elderly, life is a bitch, mental illness, golden years, aging, grandfather granddaughter relationship, alzheimer's disease, senior citizen, retirement home, doctor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Chicks With Sticks (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 86 min.
Story: The story takes the battle of the sexes into the hockey arena, as Paula Taymore - who almost once made the Olympic team - finds herself drawn into a challenge match against an irritating local men's squad. Fresh from a painful divorce, and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, feel good, touching ...
Plot: battle of the sexes, female athlete, hockey, ice hockey, ambition, against the odds, sport, feminism, romance, friendship, contests and competitions, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Crooked Arrows (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A native-American lacrosse team makes its way through a prep school league tournament.
Style: uplifting, exciting, sincere, feel good, serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: native american, sport, high school, ambition, contests and competitions, hopes, human spirit, rivalry, social relations, against the odds, friends, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, massachusetts, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Nonna's Trip (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A Mexican family, wanting to grant their Grandmother her last wish, embarks on a make believe trip to a small town in Italy ... in Mexico!
Style: emotional, touching, humorous, sentimental, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, couple relations, homecoming, love and romance, unfulfillment, golden years, couples, elderly, bittersweet, mental illness, memory loss, travel ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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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, humorous, captivating, sincere, light ...
Audience: teens
Plot: contests and competitions, sport, teenage love, fall in love, sport team, rivalry, social relations, gain trust, buddies, ambition, youth, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
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40%
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Ping-Pong (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 114 min.
Story: As children, the introverted Smile was being bullied by a gang of kids until the brash Peco comes by and chases all of them them away. Peco then takes Smile under his wings and teaches him how to play the game of ping pong. From there a life long ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: athlete's life, youth, human spirit, lifestyle, follow your dream, ambition, sport, contests and competitions, rivalry, friendship, ping pong, opponent ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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The Straight Line (2011)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Leila is released from prison after five years of confinement. She will meet Yannick, a young athlete who became blind after an accident. This last practice race despite his disability, but to run it must be connected by a wire to guide a person ...
Style: sincere, uplifting, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: athlete's life, friendship, human spirit, ambition, hopes, contests and competitions, sport, disability, athlete and trainer, love, running, release from prison ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.2
 183
Waltzing Anna (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Dr. Charlie Keegan is ordered to serve 6 months as the staff doctor at a second rate retirement home or lose his medical licence after accusations of swindling elderly patients. What the doctor expects will be a brief interruption from his lucrative ...
Style: humorous, emotional, semi serious, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: doctors and patients, fall in love, moral dilemma, mental illness, elderly, introspection, couples, workplace, love and romance, golden years, dishonesty, human nature ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york
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39%
Mrs Caldicot's Cabbage War (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After her husband's death, woman starts looking for independence.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, captivating, light ...
Plot: retirement home, retirement home life, elderly, family problems, life turned upside down, rebelliousness, revolt, widow, protest, senior citizen, humour, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england
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39%
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 ⇓
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, disturbing, suspense, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, athlete's life, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, human spirit, hopes, boxing, blood, brutality, profanity, graphic violence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Junction Boys (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Tom Berenger leads an outstanding cast in this bone-crunching dramatization of legendary college football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant's debut at Texas A&M in the summer of 1954. The often unnerving story finds Bryant ducking the ...
Style: tense, serious, captivating, sincere, realistic
Plot: sport, against the odds, teachers and students, contests and competitions, discrimination, hopes, human spirit, university, underdog, athlete's life, college, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, texas, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.5
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Memories (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Romain is 23 years old. He would like to be a writer, but for now, it is night porter in a hotel. His father is 62 years old. He retires and pretends to fuck. His roommate is 24 years old. He thinks only one thing: to seduce a girl, any and all ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: parents and children, introspection, golden years, aging, family relations, disappearance, past, night watchman, love, homecoming, elderly, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%