Movies like Bennett's War

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Bennett's War (2019)
 5.9
 717
Bennett's War (2019)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After surviving an IED explosion in combat overseas, a young soldier with the Army Motorcycle Unit is medically discharged with a broken back and leg. Against all odds he trains to make an impossible comeback as a motocross racer in order to support his family.
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: underdog, motorcycle, military, motocross, time jump, husband wife relationship, racecar driver, ex military, ex soldier, sport, motorcyclist, motorcycle racing, professional sports, trailer, broken leg, punched in the face, motorcycle riding

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, captivating, sincere and serious films with plots about sport, rivalry, ambition, contests and competitions, underdog, hopes and athlete and trainer mostly in Sport, Drama and Comedy genres. Some movies like Bennett's War: American Wrestler: The Wizard (2016), Snake & Mongoose (2013), Born a Champion (2021), The Replacements (2000), The Yankles (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
American Wrestler: The Wizard (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In 1980, a teenage boy escapes the unrest in Iran only to face more hostility in America, due to the hostage crisis. Determined to fit in, he joins the school's floundering wrestling team.
Style: captivating, tense, suspenseful, disturbing, exciting
Plot: wrestling, wrestler, hostility, teenage boy, high school, uncle nephew relationship, training, sport, ostracism, beer, motorcycle, graffiti ...
Time: 80s
Place: iran, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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 ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rivalry, desire for fame, friendship, relationship vs career, ambition, contests and competitions, family relations, rising to stardom, ego clash, chases and races, danger, sport ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Born a Champion (2021)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After a blood- soaked jujitsu match in Dubai, fighting legend Mickey Kelley falls to superstar Blaine. But years later, an online video proves that Blaine cheated, and the world demands a rematch. Can the aging underdog get back into shape in time ...
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: jujitsu, fight, sport, contests and competitions, professional rivalry, fight club, underground tournament, underground fighting, title bout, combat, professional sports, rivalry ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
70%
The Replacements (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Maverick old-guard coach Jimmy McGinty is hired in the wake of a players' strike to help the Washington Sentinels advance to the playoffs. But that impossible dream hinges on whether his replacements can hunker down and do the job. So, McGinty ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: underdog, sport, american football, against the odds, rivalry, hopes, contests and competitions, ambition, athlete and trainer, sport team, bar fight, stadium ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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 5.2
 196
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: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental
Plot: against the odds, contests and competitions, sport, rivalry, ambition, society, rabbi, sport team, athlete and trainer, culture clash, hopes, religions or cults ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 7.6
 257K
Creed (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.
Style: realistic, feel good, captivating, sincere, serious ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: boxing, underdog, fighting movie, boxer, athlete and trainer, mentor, legacy, coach, sport, ambition, rivalry, fight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998, 2010s, 90s ...
Place: usa, los angeles, united kingdom, england, liverpool ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 7.0
 2K
The Hammer (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A coming of age drama following the life of Matt Hamill, the first deaf wrestler to win a National Collegiate Wrestling Championship.
Style: uplifting, captivating, touching, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: underdog, mute or deaf, deaf, wrestling, sport, human spirit, against the odds, athlete's life, ambition, hopes, contests and competitions, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 5.6
 536
Alex & Me (2018)
Genre: Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: An uplifting story of the passion and drive it takes to succeed and the power of family to help realize your dreams.
Style: inspirational, light, captivating, sincere
Audience: family outing
Plot: soccer, contests and competitions, rivalry, teenager, follow your dream, sport team, sport, football, high school life, family relations, friendship, school life ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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The Moto: Inside the Outdoors (2010)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Every summer, the world's top motocross racers come together for the grueling 12-race AMA Outdoor Motocross Championship Series to battle the heat, the tracks and each other. These are just a few of their stories.
Plot: motocross, motor sport, sport competition, outdoor, motorcycle, race, competition, dirt bike, sport
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
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: sincere, realistic, serious, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyclist, underdog, scot, lifestyle, ambition, human spirit, race, sport, friendship, hopes, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Silver Dream Racer (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: David Essex stars as Nick Freeman, a motorcycle racer who, following the death of his brother, inherits a revolutionary prototype motorcycle, and is determined to race it at the British Grand Prix at Silverstone.
Style: realistic, semi serious, twist ending
Plot: sport, romance, rivalry, ambition, hopes, underdog, contests and competitions, love triangle, parents and children, discrimination, friends, family relations ...
Time: 70s
⇓ similarity ⇓
55%
Benchwarmers 2: Breaking Balls (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A washed-up baseball player becomes an attorney. He gets a chance at redemption when his boss asks him to manage the company softball team in hopes of winning a championship.
Style: funny, captivating, feel good, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: team, baseball team, rivalry, contests and competitions, against the odds, baseball, ambition, direction and purpose, teamwork, baseball coach, humour, longing ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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 ⇓
52%
Bang the Drum Slowly (1973)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The story of a New York pro baseball team and two of its players. Henry Wiggen is the star pitcher and Bruce Pearson is the normal, everyday catcher who is far from the star player on the team and friend to all of his teammates. During the ...
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, uplifting, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, sport, human spirit, athlete's life, ambition, baseball, rivalry, underdog, sport team, hopes, teammate ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Rack Pack (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The 1980s snooker rivalry between Alex “Hurricane” Higgins and Steve “The Nugget” Davis, two very different personalities who helped popularise the sport on TV.
Style: humorous, captivating, sincere, unusual plot structure, disturbing ...
Plot: snooker, alcoholic, alcohol abuse, professional athlete, british, professional sports, self destructing, world champion, family man, rivalry, sports hero, professional rivalry ...
Time: 80s, 70s, year 1982
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 6.3
 851
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: sincere, realistic, serious, tense
Plot: athlete's life, human spirit, lifestyle, follow your dream, ambition, tough heroes, ego clash, sport, contests and competitions, relationship vs career, athlete and trainer, obsession ...
Time: 90s
⇓ 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: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: sport, basketball, rivalry, against the odds, friendship, contests and competitions, underdog, sport team, ambition, strong female presence, reunion, breast cancer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 5.9
 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: realistic, feel good, serious, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: car race, car racing, chases and races, sport, contests and competitions, competition, rivalry, car chase, automobile racing, race car, summer
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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The Winning Season (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A comedy centered on a has-been coach who is given a shot at redemption when he's asked to run his local high school's girls basketball team
Style: sincere, humorous, inspirational, light, feel good ...
Plot: basketball, sport, coach, high school, contests and competitions, youth, misfit, ex athlete, sport team, friends, teenage life, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: indiana, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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: boston, massachusetts, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 11K
Girlfight (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Diana Guzman begins to train as a boxer and achieves impressive success, blazing new trails for female boxers, all while keeping it a secret from her father.
Style: uplifting, captivating, sincere, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: female boxer, boxing, athlete's life, follow your dream, ambition, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, graphic violence, self fulfillment, sport, lifestyle, human spirit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.7
 917
From the Rough (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The coach of a women's swim team parlays her success into an opportunity to build her school's men's golf team.
Style: captivating, uplifting, serious, feel good, touching ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: golf, against the odds, sport, athlete's life, human spirit, athlete and trainer, follow your dream, once in a lifetime opportunity, lifestyle, ambition, social misfits, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, tennessee
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 7.5
 44K
Hoosiers (1986)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: High school basketball is king in small-town Indiana, and the 1954 Hickory Huskers are all hope and no talent. But their new coach -- abrasive, unlikable Norman Dale -- whips the team into shape ... while also inciting controversy.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, sincere, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: basketball, athlete and trainer, small town, underdog, high school, sport, championship, sport team, human spirit, ambition, redemption, contests and competitions ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, 80s
Place: indiana, usa, texas, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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All You've Got (2006)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two Southern California volleyball teams determined to prove their superiority on the court find out that they're not as different as they previously thought after tragedy strikes close to home in director Neema Barnette's affectionate ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating
Audience: teens
Plot: volleyball, high school, teenage love, rivalry, ambition, teenage life, athlete's life, lifestyle, contests and competitions, sport, youth, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Final Season (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: True story of Kent Stock, who in the early 90's, gives up a job and ditches his wedding plans to take over as head coach as the Norway High School baseball team. Kent must win over his players and convince them and himself that he can fill ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, touching, realistic, serious ...
Plot: baseball, sport team, coach, small town, baseball movie, against the odds, ambition, sport, hopes, youth, rivalry, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 1990s, 90s
Place: usa, iowa
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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, rough, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, coach, underdog, desire for fame, american football, ambition, success, sport team, football, contests and competitions, athlete's life, blind ambition ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
American Anthem (1986)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Steve is a talented gymnast who has given up competition and is working at his father's bike shop. Julie is the new girl at his old gym, who has moved to town to train with their powerful coach. Inspired by Julie, Steve resumes training. While ...
Style: touching, feel good, sincere, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: gymnast, gymnastics, hopes, sport, love and romance, ambition, contests and competitions, youth, family relations, athlete and trainer, parents and children, workplace romance ...
Time: 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.4
 760
Undefeated (2003)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lex 'El Animal' Vargas is a promising Portorican boxer in Queens, but lacks ambition to aim for the big career. That changes after his brother Paulie is accidentally shot dead by a teenager in an amateur hold-up on their late dad's ...
Style: sincere, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: human spirit, athlete's life, lifestyle, tough heroes, social differences, against the odds, athlete and trainer, sport, rise to the top, ambition, follow your dream, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 4.5
 311
Body and Soul (1981)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young man struggles to become a boxing champ, but success blinds him. It is only through the love of his girlfriend that he is brought back to reality.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, sincere
Plot: rivalry, love and romance, life is a bitch, athlete's life, rise to the top, hopes, underdog, ambition, downfall, sport, redemption, love affair ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
WWE Royal Rumble 2002 (2002)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 160 min.
Story: Royal Rumble (2002) was the fifteenth annual Royal Rumble PPV. It was presented by Square's Final Fantasy X. It took place on January 20, 2002 at the Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. The main event was the Royal Rumble match. The other ...
Plot: wrestling, punched in the face, athlete, party, competition, newscaster, bloody face, interview, headband, american, calling someone an idiot, gore ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%