Movies and TV shows like Ted Lasso

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Ted Lasso (2020)
 8.8
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Ted Lasso (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ted Lasso, an American football coach, moves to England when he’s hired to manage a soccer team—despite having no experience. With cynical players and a doubtful town, will he get them to see the Ted Lasso Way?
Style: humorous, sincere, funny, feel good, captivating
Plot: soccer, soccer coach, football player, football team, american abroad, professional athlete, fish out of water, soccer match, profanity, american in england, football, coach, career change, sport, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, professional sports, rivalry, save the day, professional rivalry, female boss, athlete's life, divorce, ambition, teamwork ...
Place: london

Most similar movies to Ted Lasso

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, captivating, realistic and feel good films and TV series with plots about sport team, sport, soccer, football, ambition, rivalry and contests and competitions mostly in Sport, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Ted Lasso: Home Ground (2018), Go!Goal!Fighting! (2016), Big Shot (2021), Mike Bassett: Manager (2005), The Coach (2018). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Home Ground (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Norway
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: When a newly promoted football club lose their trainer just before the start of the league season, a female, Helena Mikkelsen, gets the historic chance to coach the team, even before an ambitious retired professional.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, inspirational
Plot: coach, new job, football, mother daughter relationship, small town, sexism, soccer, soccer coach, contests and competitions, sport, athlete and trainer, rivalry ...
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Go!Goal!Fighting! (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: China
TV show
Story: The play tells the story of a group of high school football teenagers who struggle all the way through the school football league under the guidance of "underdog coach" mooch.
Style: captivating, humorous
Plot: school, ambition, sport, football player, high school football, athlete's life, soccer coach, teamwork, athlete and trainer, soccer, aspiration, schoolboy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
 7.5
 3K
Big Shot (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
TV show
Story: After getting ousted from his job in the NCAA for throwing a chair at a referee, a hothead men’s basketball coach Marvyn Korn must take a job at Westbrook School for Girls, a private all-girls high school, in an effort to redeem what's left ...
Style: funny, captivating, entertaining, feel good, light ...
Plot: basketball, coach, basketball team, basketball coach, basketball player, disney, college, athlete and trainer, girls' school, sport team, sport, female athlete ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Mike Bassett: Manager (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Mike Bassett: Manager is a British TV comedy series, which began transmitting from 29 September 2005 on ITV. It is a follow-up to the film Mike Bassett: England Manager, and stars Ricky Tomlinson in the title role, Steve Edge as his assistant, and ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: soccer, sport team, rivalry, contests and competitions, sport, ambition, athlete and trainer, manager, british humour, couple relations, underdog, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Movie in collections
Apache: The Life of Carlos Tevez (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: Argentina
TV show
Story: This gritty dramatization of the life of Carlos Tevez shows his rise to soccer stardom amid the harrowing conditions in Argentina's Fuerte Apache.
Style: motivational, sincere, exciting, thought provoking, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, football player, athlete's life, sport team, football, sport, football practice, professional sports, soccer match, success, rivalry, rise to the top ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.4
 1K
The Coach (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Contemporary Russia. After he flubs a penalty kick, a humiliated national soccer player quits the game. He flees to a small town, where he decides to coach their local team.
Style: exciting, uplifting, captivating, motivational, entertaining
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: football player, soccer coach, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, coach, football team, football, playing football, athlete, sport, soccer match, professional sports ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: moscow russia, russia
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Mike Bassett: England Manager (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mike Bassett: England Manager is an hilarious British Comedy that stars Ricky Thomlinson. Featuring Cameos from Barry Venison, Gabby Yorath, Atomic Kitten and Pele.When the England manager has a heart attack, footballs' top brass turn to Mike ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: soccer, profanity, rise to the top, athlete's life, ambition, lifestyle, athlete and trainer, sport team, sport, underdog, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, england, europe, brazil, latin america ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Bend It Like Beckham (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK, Germany, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Jess Bhamra, the daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not permitted to play organized soccer, even though she is 18. When Jess is playing for fun one day, her impressive skills are seen by Jules Paxton, who then convinces Jess to play ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, light, sweet ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: soccer, football, sport, generation gap, friendship, hinduism, immigrants, culture clash, against the rules, coach, tradition, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, europe, hamburg germany, germany ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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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: captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: soccer, rise to the top, athlete's life, rivalry, ambition, sport, rising to stardom, sport team, athlete and trainer, rise and fall, contests and competitions, archive footage ...
Time: 20th century
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.2
 50
Champs (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Mexico
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A professional coach has under his wing the team that is expected to qualify and play the FIFA U-17 World Cup. A fictionalized drama inspired by the story of Jesús Ramírez, the mexican coach.
Style: disturbing, captivating
Plot: football, sport team, rise and fall, playing football, ambitious, athlete and trainer, direction and purpose, ambition, professional sports, teamwork, athlete's life, aspiration ...
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
The Mighty Ducks: Game Changers (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
TV show
Story: In present day Minnesota, the Mighty Ducks have evolved from scrappy underdogs to an ultra-competitive, powerhouse youth hockey team. After 12-year-old Evan is unceremoniously cut from the Ducks, he and his mom Alex set out to build their own ragtag ...
Style: captivating, humorous, entertaining, uplifting
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, child, team, sport, teamwork, ambition, athlete's life, contests and competitions, teenager, teenage life, coping ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 5.5
 148
Kung Fu Soccer (2004)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
TV show
Story: Kung Fu Soccer is a Hong Kong television drama series that aired on TVB from December 6, 2004 to January 9, 2005.
Style: tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: soccer, sport team, contests and competitions, sport, athlete and trainer, teamwork, kung fu master, soccer coach, football player, martial arts, rivals, showdown ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Shooting for Socrates (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: SHOOTING FOR SOCRATES is a David Vs. Goliath set in Belfast against the backdrop of the 1986 World Cup. It tells the story of a momentous time in Northern Ireland's football history through the eyes of players, fans and the media. The film also ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: hopes, rivalry, ambition, family relations, youth, contests and competitions, sport, sport team, parents and children, soccer, underdog, soccer fan ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1986
Place: mexico, ireland, brazil, northern ireland, belfast
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 3.5
 523
Bad Parents (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A suburban mom relives her season with the soccer obsessed sports parents whose outrageous "win at all costs" behavior spirals out of control.
Style: humorous, light, feel good, entertaining, captivating ...
Plot: soccer, eccentric family, family relations, obsession, sport, parents and children, rivalry, youth, sport team, athlete and trainer, underdog, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
There's Only One Jimmy Grimble (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, France
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Jimmy Grimble is a shy Manchester school boy. At school he is constantly being bullied by the other kids, and at home he has to face his mother's new boyfriend. However, through football, and some special boots, he manages to gain the ...
Style: touching, uplifting, feel good, humorous, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: soccer, misfit, working class, bully, against the odds, teenage life, ambition, follow your dream, youth, society, sport, underdog ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, manchester
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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 ⇓
42%
 5.7
 822
Believe (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A young, gifted soccer player who gets into trouble for a petty crime is brought to the attention of former Manchester United coach Matt Busby, who comes out of retirement to help the boy and his teammates.
Style: uplifting, realistic, captivating, inspirational, feel good ...
Plot: sport, hopes, follow your dream, contests and competitions, rivalry, ambition, sport team, human spirit, athlete and trainer, orphan, football player, talent ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: england
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.5
 1K
Playmakers (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 491 min.
TV show
Story: Playmakers is an American television series that aired on ESPN from August 26, 2003 to November 11, 2003. It depicted the lives of the Cougars, a fictional professional football team in an unidentified city. The show starred Omar Gooding, Marcello ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: deal, athlete's life, against the odds, lifestyle, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, ego clash, sport, athlete and trainer, coach, slick ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Movie in collections
 7.6
 40K
Ballers (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Looking at the lives of former and current football players, the show follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore as he gets his life on track in retirement while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, exciting, captivating, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, athlete's life, american football, ambition, nfl, american football player, business, betrayal, friendship, family relations, party, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, miami, florida
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Damned United (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Taking over Leeds United, Brian Clough's abrasive approach and his clear dislike of the players' dirty style of play make it certain there is going to be friction. Glimpses of his earlier career help explain both his hostility to previous ...
Style: tense, sentimental, sincere, factual, inspirational ...
Plot: soccer, football, ambition, sport, training, rivalry, stadium, sport team, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, friendship, ego clash ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1974
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england, brighton ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.1
 3K
All Stars (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Leading up to their 500th match, the late twenty-something members of a Dutch amateur soccer team have their intimate bond put to the test as they each find themselves facing increasing responsibilities off the pitch.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, feel good
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, friendship, contests and competitions, ambition, silly humor, sport team, screwball, friends, buddies, sport, male friendship, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: europe, netherlands
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Baggio: The Divine Ponytail (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A chronicle biopic of the 22-year career of soccer star Roberto Baggio, including depictions of his difficult debut as a player, his deep rifts with some of his coaches, his triumph over injuries and personal discovery of Buddism.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, based on true events
Plot: football player, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, soccer, football, life, playing football, price of fame, career change, sport, rising to stardom, soccer coach ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Never Too Young to Dream (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Mexico
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of kids have a dream: to play a football championship and to win. Their dream is going to be fulfilled by Don Pepe, an old guy with lots of expectations for his kids.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, humorous, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: school, sport team, athlete and trainer, rivalry, ambition, athlete's life, sport, small town, coach, football, janitor, old man ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, san francisco, latin america, mexico city
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Movie in collections
Club de Cuervos (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: When the patriarch of a prominent family dies, his heirs battle to determine who will gain control of his beloved soccer team: The Cuervos of Nuevo Toledo.
Style: humorous, light, cynical, captivating
Plot: sibling relationship, football team, corruption, soccer, heir heiress, rivalry, heir, family relations, death, friendship, couples, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 11K
Fever Pitch (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A romantic comedy about a man, a woman and a football team. Based on Nick Hornby's best selling autobiographical novel, Fever Pitch. English teacher Paul Ashworth believes his long standing obsession with Arsenal serves him well. But then he ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: soccer, sport team, teacher, sport, contests and competitions, couple relations, romance, opposites attract, ambition, couples, fall in love, relationship problems ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: england, london, europe, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 3.5
 49
Sexy Soccer (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: China
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Down on his luck soccer coach Rolando is having a hard time scoring; in more ways than one! In debt to a loan shark; he really needs to improve his game. Desperately in need of a big win, he comes up with the perfect plan: a beautiful all girls ...
Style: erotic, entertaining, satirical, light, funny ...
Plot: soccer, erotica, strong female presence, soccer coach, sexual humor, humour, football, seduction, debt, satire, women, teamwork ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
El Presidente (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Chile, Argentina, USA
TV show
Story: The head of a small Chilean football club becomes a key player in the 2015 FIFA corruption scandal.
Style: captivating, humorous, disturbing
Plot: corruption, bribery, extortion, soccer, latin american history, football, conspiracy, corrupt businessman, corporate conspiracy, scandal, corrupt, criminal ...
Place: chile, argentina, switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Friday Night Lights (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Friday Night Lights is an American drama television series based around a high school football team situated in Texas. The series takes place in the fictional town of Dillon: a small, close-knit community in rural Texas. Particular focus is given to ...
Style: sincere, realistic, serious, sentimental, suspenseful ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: high school, athlete and trainer, sport team, sport, friendship, football, coach, contests and competitions, american football, teenage life, human spirit, career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, southern usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Summer of '92 (2015)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Denmark, UK, Sweden
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The 1992 Danish football team competes for the European Championship.
Style: humorous, captivating, tense, sincere, visually appealing
Plot: male objectification, football player, sport team, soccer coach, training camp, sick child, soccer match, cancer patient, football team, football, drunkenness, party ...
Time: year 1990, 90s, year 1992, 1990s
Place: sweden, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.1
 13K
Wildcats (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Molly is a high school track coach who knows just as much about football as anyone else on the planet. When a football coach's position becomes vacant, she applies for the job, despite snickers from fellow staff members and her former husband.
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, entertaining, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: american football, high school, sport team, coach, sport, athlete and trainer, americana, ambition, rivalry, youth, contests and competitions, against the odds ...
Time: 80s
Place: chicago illinois, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%