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Baggio: The Divine Ponytail (2021)
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Baggio: The Divine Ponytail (2021)
Original name: Il Divin Codino
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, football, soccer, life, sport, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, soccer coach, career change, price of fame, rising to stardom, playing football, journey, coach, career, target, stadium, world cup, ball
Place: italy

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, serious and sentimental films with plots about sport, athlete's life, football, ambition, rivalry, soccer and sport team mostly in Drama, Sport and Biography genres. Some movies like Baggio: The Divine Ponytail: The Coach (2018), Pele: Birth of a Legend (2016), Best (2000), Streltsov (2020), The Damned United (2009). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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
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Lev Yashin. The Dream Goalkeeper (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 120 min.
Story: An ordinary working class boy, like all his peers, he played football day and night and dreamed of being a striker. But no matter which team he played for - in the yard, at the factory, or in the army - he was inevitably put in goal. Lanky, with ...
Style: disturbing, based on true events, thought provoking, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: football, sport team, goalkeeper, skill, football team, triumph, football field, athlete's life, football player, lifestyle, professional sports, soccer match ...
Time: 21st century
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
Pele: Birth of a Legend (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The life story of Brazilian football legend, Pele.
Style: inspirational, serious, realistic, sentimental, uplifting ...
Plot: following a dream, sport, rise to the top, prodigy, soccer, athlete's life, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, youth, rags to riches, father son relationship ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1950s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
 5.6
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Best (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The life story of former Manchester United football legend, George Best.
Style: realistic, emotional, captivating, serious
Plot: athlete's life, rising to stardom, ambition, sport team, celebrity culture, sport, rivalry, life is a bitch, professional sports, football player, unfulfillment, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 90s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: europe, england, manchester, northern england, manchester england
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
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Streltsov (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: By the age of twenty, Eduard Streltsov has everything one can dream of: talent, fame and love. He is the rising star of Soviet football. The whole country, with bated breath, expects victory from the national team at the upcoming World Cup where ...
Style: breathtaking, realistic, serious, factual, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: soccer coach, football player, professional sports, sport competition, ambition, sport, male protagonist, sport team, sports star, football team, rising to stardom, triumph ...
Place: ussr
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
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, career ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1974
Place: england, yorkshire, europe, northern england, brighton ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Concussion (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: UK, Australia, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, realistic, serious, medical drama ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: american football, uncover truth, doctor, concussion, sports injury, professional sports, brain damage, sport, sport team, threat, dishonesty, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pennsylvania, pittsburgh, california, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
A Life for Football (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: Germany
Story: The story of former Bayern Munich president Kurt Landauer, a Bavarian jew ousted by the National Socialists and brought to the concentration camp of Dachau, where he survived to come back and start to rebuild his old club after World War II.
Style: suspense, psychological, tense, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: soccer, football player, racial slur, friendship, sports history, football stadium, football team, archive footage, marriage proposal, german history, loss of family, little boy ...
Time: post world war two, year 1943, year 1947, year 1932
Place: germany, bavaria, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Apache: La vida de Carlos Tevez (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: Argentina
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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, inspirational, exciting, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, football player, athlete's life, sport team, football, sport, ambition, sporting event, football practice, football stadium, contests and competitions, argentine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
Run for Your Life! (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: He lived the junkie's life as a heroin addict. Triathlon transformed him. Biopic of the record breaking Ironman Andreas Niedrig.
Style: psychological, thought provoking, captivating
Plot: heroin, junkie, drug use, drug addict, lifestyle change, sport, changing lives, athlete's life, fighting illness, coping, lifestyle, drastic change of life ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: rise to the top, ambition, athlete's life, rivalry, sport, leadership, contests and competitions, rising to stardom, sport team, bollywood, cricket the game, rags to riches ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2011
Place: india
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.5
 59K
Rudy (1993)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Rudy grew up in a steel mill town where most people ended up working, but wanted to play football at Notre Dame instead. There were only a couple of problems. His grades were a little low, his athletic skills were poor, and he was only half the size ...
Style: feel good, touching, sentimental, uplifting, exciting ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: football, underdog, working class, college life, sport team, ambition, family relations, aspiration, sport, college, american football, athlete's life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: indiana, usa, new jersey, boston, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, sincere, captivating, tense, visually appealing
Plot: male objectification, football player, training camp, sport team, cancer patient, soccer coach, sick child, soccer match, football team, football, drunkenness, party ...
Time: year 1990, 90s, year 1992, 1990s
Place: sweden, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 7.4
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McFarland, USA (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A track coach in a small California town transforms a team of athletes into championship contenders.
Style: touching, exciting, uplifting, captivating, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night, kids
Plot: coach, athlete and trainer, human spirit, underdog, sport, dedicated educator, small town, mentor, track and field, sport team, contests and competitions, teacher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, united states, new jersey, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Maradona, the Hand of God (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Italy, Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Dramatizing of the many shocking highs and lows of Argentine soccer hero Diego Maradona, an extraordinary athlete and arguably the greatest player in the history of the sport.
Style: uplifting, realistic, serious, sincere, sentimental
Plot: rise to the top, lifestyle, athlete's life, ambition, prodigy, rise and fall, sport, rehabilitation, folk hero, society, rising to stardom, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: argentina, napoli italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 7.6
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The Blind Side (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Oversized African-American, Michael Oher, the teen from across the tracks and a broken home, has nowhere to sleep at age 16. Taken in by an affluent Memphis couple, Michael embarks on a remarkable rise to play for the NFL.
Style: touching, uplifting, inspirational, emotional, motivational ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: adoption, human spirit, parents and children, strong female character, american football, interracial relations, life, fish out of water, rising to stardom, family drama, misfit, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee, memphis, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Heleno (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Brazil
Duration: 116 min.
Story: José Henrique Fonseca crafts an ambitious and long overdue homage to a central icon in Brazil’s 20th century history. Reminiscent of film noir classics, the biopic tells the glorious and tragic story of the legendary football striker Heleno de ...
Style: stylized, psychological, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: athlete's life, lifestyle, ambition, rise and fall, drug abuse, bad attitude, couples, sport, womanizer, life is a bitch, rivalry, sport team ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 1950s, 50s
Place: brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 8.2
 64K
Run Milkha Run (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 186 min.
Story: The true story of the "Flying Sikh" world champion runner and Olympian Milkha Singh who overcame the massacre of his family, civil war during the India-Pakistan partition, and homelessness to become one of India's most iconic athletes.
Style: uplifting, inspirational, captivating, meditative, realistic ...
Plot: rise to the top, running, talented, athlete's life, army, sport, lifestyle, rising to stardom, follow your dream, ambition, rivalry, determination ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s, 70s
Place: india, asia, pakistan, punjab, rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
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Style: serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental, exciting
Plot: soccer, human spirit, against the odds, follow your dream, athlete's life, contests and competitions, pow, society, ambition, rivalry, hopes, working class ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, post world war two
Place: germany, switzerland, hungary, europe, budapest ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Without Limits (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The film follows the life of famous 1970s runner Steve Prefontaine from his youth days in Oregon to the University of Oregon where he worked with the legendary coach Bill Bowerman, later to Olympics in Munich and his early death at 24 in a car crash.
Style: sincere, exciting, captivating, inspirational, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: olympics, sport, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, human spirit, hopes, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, lifestyle, competition, running ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1971, year 1969, year 1970 ...
Place: oregon, usa, finland, helsinki finland, munich germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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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 ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
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Style: sentimental, captivating, serious, sincere, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
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Time: 20th century, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
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Broken Promise (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Sport, War
Country: Slovakia, Czech Republic, USA
Duration: 129 min.
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Style: captivating, exciting, suspense, suspenseful
Audience: student film
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40%
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Story: No overview found.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: wrestler, wrestling, professional wrestling, world wrestling entertainment, professional sports, fight, show, sport, athlete's life, wrestling ring, life, world wrestling federation
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
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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 ...
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Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 60s, year 1980
Place: panama
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 6.4
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Bigger (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The inspirational tale of the grandfathers of the fitness movement as we now know it, Joe & Ben Weider. Battling anti-Semitism, racism and extreme poverty, the brothers beat all odds to build an empire & inspire future generations.
Style: captivating, based on true events, realistic, inspirational, serious
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
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Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 7.3
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Coach Carter (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Based on a true story, in which Richmond High School head basketball coach Ken Carter made headlines in 1999 for benching his undefeated team due to poor academic results.
Style: motivational, inspirational, touching, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids, girls' night
Plot: basketball, teachers and students, athlete and trainer, teacher, sport, underdog, athlete's life, high school, coach, dedicated educator, human spirit, sport team ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: california, new jersey, usa, san francisco, sacramento california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 8.2
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Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
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Style: realistic, serious, emotional, touching, gloomy ...
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⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Gracie (2007)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
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Style: realistic, sentimental, emotional, touching, sincere ...
Plot: soccer, human spirit, family problems, rivalry, follow your dream, death in the family, female athlete, feminism, sport, family in crisis, athlete's life, ambition ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: new jersey, usa
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36%