Movies like Ride Like a Girl

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Ride Like a Girl (2019)
Ride Like a Girl (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Story: The story of Michelle Payne, the first female jockey to win the Melbourne Cup.
Plot: sport, horse, pioneer, female protagonist, horse riding, australian, jockey
Place: australia, melbourne

Most similar movies to Ride Like a Girl

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, uplifting and touching films with plots about sport, ambition, friendship, rivalry, hopes, contests and competitions and father daughter relationship mostly in Drama, Sport and Biography genres. Some movies like Ride Like a Girl: Drift (2013), The Cup (2011), A Child's Wish (1997), The Merger (2018), 3: The Dale Earnhardt Story (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 6.4
 4K
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: serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: surfing, sport, friendship, siblings relations, family relations, family business, workplace, friends, drugs, brother brother relationship, hare krishna, death of friend ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
Bad As I Wanna Be: The Dennis Rodman Story (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Biography of Chicago Bulls' basketball star Dennis Rodman, who is well known for his off-court and on-court shenanigans takes great effort to paint the calm, decent side of the athlete despite the film title. Dennis is shown to be pushed by his ...
Plot: sport, basketball, basketball player, drugs
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
 5.7
 648
The Cup (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: At the heart of this true story is Damien Oliver, a young jockey who loses his only brother in a tragic racing accident, hauntingly reflecting of the way their father died 27 years earlier. After suffering through a series of discouraging defeats, ...
Style: serious, touching, uplifting, realistic
Plot: sport, athlete's life, contests and competitions, rise to the top, ambition, chases and races, dealing with death, human spirit, athlete and trainer, death in the family, hopes, rivalry ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
The Shawn Michaels Story: Heartbreak and Triumph (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Story: No overview found.
Plot: sport, wrestling, wrestler, world wrestling entertainment, professional wrestling
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
Movie in collections
 6.7
 293
A Child's Wish (1997)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A family discovers their youngest daughter has cancer. But the real struggle has yet to start.
Plot: sport, cancer, chemotherapy, u.s. president, book, death, library, father daughter relationship, soccer, amputation
Place: washington d.c.
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.6
 280
The Merger (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A country football coach who has a plan to rebuild the local football team by recruiting recently settled asylum seekers.
Plot: refugee, australian, sport, passion, community, humanism, career, redemption, football team, empathy, camaraderie, friendship ...
Place: australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: sentimental, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: sport, contests and competitions, rising to stardom, human spirit, ambition, hopes, rivalry, parents and children, family life, family relations, lifestyle
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
The Sheldon Kennedy Story (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Story: Alberta (Canada) rural farm-boy Sheldon Kennedy feels abused by dad when punished for poor performances compared to big brother Troy. being recruited for professional ice-hockey at age 14 seems an ideal way out, straight to a party animal's ...
Plot: sport, locker room, chore, hockey player, party, underwear, undressing, abuse, gay, homosexual, male rape, boxer shorts
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 4.7
 255
Going for Gold (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Seventeen year old, Emma joins a high school cheerleading team when she moves to Australia with her dad who is a former Air Force Officer.
Plot: cheerleading, sport, widow, father, air force, gymnast, champion, dance, gymnastics, australian, daughter, cheerleader ...
Place: australia, adelaide south australia, south australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Summer of '92 (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The 1992 Danish football team competes for the European Championship.
Plot: sport, male nudity, skinny dipping, piano, pubic hair
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 7.3
 243
Babe (1975)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: This is the life story of Babe Didrikson Zaharias, one of the greatest athletes of the 20th century, from her early Texas tomboy days to her Gold Medal triumphs at the 1932 Olympics, her remarkable career as a champion golfer, her fulfilling ...
Plot: golf, disease, sport, romance, sexism, cancer
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 4.9
 117
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
Plot: sport, skiing, underdog, contests and competitions, ski, ambition, rivalry, olympics
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: canada, europe, alps
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.7
 1K
Jappeloup (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A true sports story that utterly defies the odds, Duguay’s film captures the wild ups and downs of the Olympics-bound career of legendary equine star Jappeloup and his troubled rider, locked in a tense relationship with his horseman father and ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: sport, underdog, contests and competitions, against the odds, ambition, friendship, rivalry, animal training, passionate interest, supportive parent, equestrian, rider horse relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1986, year 1982, year 1985 ...
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.2
 809
Tommy's Honour (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In every generation, a torch passes from father to son. And that timeless dynamic is the beating heart of Tommy's Honor - an intimate, powerfully moving tale of the real-life founders of the modern game of golf.
Plot: sport, bow and arrow, mirror, brothel, older woman younger man relationship, brother sister relationship, church, illness, boat, death of son, religion, loss of wife ...
Time: victorian era
Place: scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
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: serious, captivating, uplifting, realistic
Plot: sport, bollywood, athlete's life, leadership, rise to the top, ambition, contests and competitions, rising to stardom, sport team, rivalry, rags to riches, captain ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2011
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Swimming Upstream (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young man aspiring for recognition of his talents battles against his estranged father's sentiment towards him as the father deals with his own demons.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, sincere, touching ...
Plot: swimming, sport, dysfunctional family, swimmer, abusive father, domestic violence, athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, parents and children ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, 20th century, 60s
Place: australia, melbourne australia, harvard university, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
Mr Hockey: The Gordie Howe Story (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The story of the 1973 hockey season when aging legend Gordie Howe returned to the ice at the age of 44.
Plot: sport, ice hockey, mother, father, son, agent, autograph, arena, contract, skating, hockey stick, rookie ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Stranger I Married (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The life story of Terry Evanshen, a Canadian Football League star who fell into a coma after a fatal car accident. When he wakes up, he has no recollection of his family or anything else in his life.
Plot: sport, football player, marital rape, road accident, dysfunctional marriage, amnesia, rehabilitation, domestic violence, rape, husband wife relationship, high school basketball, hospital ...
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
A Cry in the Dark (1988)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Australia, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Based on the true story of Lindy Chamberlain: During a camping trip to Ayers Rock in outback Australia, she claims she witnessed a dingo taking her baby daughter, Azaria, from the family tent. Azaria's body is never found. After investigations ...
Style: disturbing, realistic, bleak, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: courtroom, trial, courtroom drama, false accusation, injustice, dedicated lawyer, legal action, investigation, murder, grief, jail, nightmare ...
Time: 80s
Place: australia, sydney australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Great Victory (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Brazil
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Independent feature film based on the biography of a Brazilian judo with a great victory that went beyond the mats and medals.
Style: uplifting, serious, emotional, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: sport, athlete's life, rise to the top, ambition, hopes, athlete and trainer, couple relations, love affair, parents and children, dysfunctional family, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 7.3
 1K
Phar Lap (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, History, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Phar Lap, the big bold chestnut reigned as the king of the turf in the depression that gripped Australia of the 1930s. From his humble beginnings the New Zealand bred horse raced on to become the hero of a nation.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic
Plot: friendship, horse, gambling, sport, ambition, family, hopes, love and romance, rivalry, friends, underdog, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1920s, 1930s
Place: australia, mexico, latin america, sydney australia, melbourne australia
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.5
 143
Stars (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Poland
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A story of passion, rivalry, love, and friendship. Jan Banas, acclaimed Silesian football player of the 1960s and 1970s, struggles to makes his dreams come true on and off the field. Stars is the story of a great love between young people torn by ...
Plot: friendship, sport, party, money, infidelity, love triangle, male nudity, wedding, football, celebration, funeral, female nudity ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 6.4
 167
Dempsey (1983)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Nominated for two primetime Emmy Awards in 1984, this made-for-TV movie follows the true story of American boxer Jack Dempsey, who became a media sensation in the 1920s as the world heavyweight champion. Based upon the book by Jack Dempsey and ...
Style: sexual, serious, realistic, uplifting
Plot: sport, world champion, athlete's life, crumbling marriage, adaptation, ambition, rivalry, unlikely criminals, contests and competitions, crime gone awry, uncover truth, couple relations ...
Time: 80s, 1920s
Place: utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Movie in collections
Skating to New York (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The coming-of-age journey of 5 teenage boys who leave their small, Canadian town behind and risk skating across Lake Ontario to New York on the coldest day of the year.
Plot: sport, coming of age, friendship, hockey, teenage boy, cold the temperature, friend
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.8
 21K
Bleed for This (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The inspirational story of World Champion Boxer Vinny Pazienza, who after a near fatal car crash, which left him not knowing if he'd ever walk again, made one of sports most incredible comebacks.
Plot: comeback, underdog, boxer, sport, boxing, broken neck, male objectification, bare breasts
Place: rhode island, las vegas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
My Brilliant Career (1979)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young woman who is determined to maintain her independence finds herself at odds with her family who wants her to tame her wild side and get married.
Style: serious, feel good, realistic, uplifting, sentimental ...
Plot: fall in love, romance, writer's life, wilderness, artists and showbiz, hopes, love and romance, society, youth, couples, coming of age, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, turn of the century, 19th century, 1900s ...
Place: australia, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Beitar Provence (2002)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Israel
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The story of a little town, Givat Zurim, and its lowest-ranked soccer team. The lot for the quarterfinal of the national championship set Beitar Givat Zurim to host no less than Maccabi Tel Aviv, one of the best teams around. Those ten days until ...
Plot: sport, cup, small town, hotel, soccer, israeli, soccer match
Place: israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Captain Majid (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Chad, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Majid fights his own coach for Faiza's heart and the dream of playing international football.
Plot: sport, soccer, african, football, camp
Place: africa, barcelona spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 5.9
 650
Running (1979)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An Olympic hopeful marathon runner hopes his success will be the answer to his marriage woes and other personal problems.
Plot: sport, divorce, fitness, male female relationship, city, marathon, olympics, running
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 7.1
 51
Fourth Place (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: South Korea
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Joon-ho, a 11-year-old swimmer who hopes to become an Olympic medalist, has a problem; he always records 4th place at all the swimming contests that he participates in. His mom who is more enthusiastic than himself in winning is frustrated. Hearing ...
Plot: sport, swimmer, swimming pool, underwater scene, violence, swimming, coach, barefoot male, man in swimsuit
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%