Movies and TV shows like Once

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Once (2017)
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Once (2017)
Original name: O11CE
Genre: Family, Sport
Country: Argentina
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The series revolves around Gabo, a soccer-loving teenager who, upon receiving a scholarship from the prestigious Sports Academic Institute (IAD) of Buenos Aires, will see his dream of playing at Los Halcones Dorados, the renowned amateur team of the school, and also his longing to become a professional footballer.
Style: light, captivating, entertaining
Plot: soccer, football, athlete's life, sport, life, athlete and trainer, professional sports, sports man

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Most similar movies to Once

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, light and entertaining films and TV series with plots about sport, sport team, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, rivalry, contests and competitions and football mostly in Sport, Drama and Family genres. Some movies like Once: 30 for 30: Soccer Stories (2014), Baggio: The Divine Ponytail (2021), Holly's Heroes (2005), The Coach (2018), 15/Love (2004). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: soccer, ambition, rivalry, rise to the top, athlete's life, rising to stardom, contests and competitions, rise and fall, sport team, sport, athlete and trainer, archive footage ...
Time: 20th century
Place: chile
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, soccer, football, life, sport, price of fame, career change, athlete and trainer, soccer coach, playing football, athlete's life, rising to stardom ...
Place: italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
84%
Holly's Heroes (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: Holly's Heroes is a children's drama series produced as a collaboration between the Nine Network in Australia and TVNZ in New Zealand. It was produced as a series of 26 episodes and first screened in 2005.
Style: captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: basketball team, high school basketball, friendship, basketball player, basketball, teenager, teacher student relationship, coach, high school, sport team, contests and competitions, team ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
81%
 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 ⇓
66%
Movie in collections
 6.6
 523
15/Love (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, France
TV show
Story: 15/Love was a Canadian-produced television series that revolves around the lives of aspiring young tennis players at the Cascadia Tennis Academy. The show was created by Karen Troubetzkoy and Derek Schreyer, and was filmed in the city of Montreal ...
Style: light, entertaining, captivating
Plot: tennis, teenager, grownups, teenage life, love and romance, adolescence, life, sport, athlete's life, training, coming of age, single parent
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Apache: La vida de 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, 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 ⇓
65%
 7.8
 742
89 (2017)
Genre: Documentary, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 89 tells the incredible story of one of football’s greatest triumphs: when against all odds Arsenal snatched the Championship title from Liverpool at Anfield in the last minute of the last game of the 1988/89 season. It’s a universal tale of a ...
Style: light, captivating, sentimental, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, sport team, football team, football, football player, playing football, sports history, archive footage, sport competition, sporting event, soccer fan, victory ...
Time: 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
 6.8
 129
Goal (2018)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Sri Lanka
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Goal is the story of bunch of ordinary village children who challenge the impossible with the help of a teacher who refuses to see them fail.
Style: suspense, unusual plot structure, contemplative, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: soccer, football player, football, teacher, children, school, teenager, football team, soccer coach, football practice, soccer match, friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: sri lanka
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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The Women's Football Show (2013)
Genre: Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Football series looking at the biggest issues in the women's game.
Plot: professional sports, british, football, english, analysis, playing football, woman, soccer match, sport team
Time: 2010s
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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 ⇓
31%
ESPN American Muscle Magazine (1987)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Weekly bodybuilding magazine program.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating
Plot: ambition, contests and competitions, sport, health and fitness, magazine, physical appearance, athlete's life, rivalry, fitness, female bodybuilder, workout, competition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 7.3
 3K
Brother (2010)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Venezuela
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Two brothers fight to escape a violent and poor neighborhood in Caracas by playing soccer. Daniel wishes to play professionally while Julio supports the family with dirty money. The opportunity of a lifetime comes when a talent scout invites them to ...
Style: rough, touching, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, teenage life, lifestyle, follow your dream, life is a bitch, ambition, athlete's life, sport, contests and competitions, society, family relations, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venezuela, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 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 ⇓
57%
 3.6
 2K
The Minis (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Dwarfs playing basketball... with Dennis Rodman.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: rivalry, athlete's life, hotshot hero, lifestyle, hopes, sport, ambition, follow your dream, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, friends, sport team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: venice beach california, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Boys Soccer Club (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Brazil
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A 12 year old boy dreams of becoming a goalkeeper for the national Brazilian soccer team, but first he has to overcome his own fears to convince his team boys club and his father who is against competition.
Plot: soccer, world cup, football, football player, children, soccer match
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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%
 5.4
 350
Junior League (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: In the town of Podolsk, The Bears hockey club hires a new coach, Sergei Makeyev, a former National Hockey League player, who sets out to get the club to the Junior Hockey League and make The Bears a successful team.
Style: touching, captivating, exciting, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: ice hockey, sport, sport team, youth, parent child relationship, couples, love, deception, coach, cheerleading, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, first love ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Shawn Michaels Story: Heartbreak and Triumph (2007)
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 ⇓
52%
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 5.6
 10K
The Big Green (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In a depressed Texas town, British foreign exchange teacher Anna attempts to inject some life into her hopeless kids by introducing them to soccer. They're terrible at first, but Anna and her football-hero assistant whip them into shape. As ...
Style: feel good, humorous, touching, semi serious, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: soccer, school, athlete and trainer, sport, underdog, family, teachers and students, high school life, small town life, against the odds, family life, friendship ...
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Pee-Wee 3D: The Winter That Changed My Life (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 122 min.
Story: When his wife dies, Carl offers his only son, Janeau, 12, a fresh start. They move to Mont Saint-Hilaire, where Janeau makes friends with Julie, a talented Pee-Wee hockey goalie determined to compete in the annual World Tournament held in Quebec. ...
Style: inspirational, captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: ice hockey, friendship, father son relationship, teammate, championship, mother daughter relationship, rise to the top, professional rivalry, sport team, friends, athlete's life, rivalry ...
Place: quebec
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
Difficult teens (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Style: captivating, sincere
Plot: coming of age, teenager, athlete and trainer, sport, adolescence, teenage boy, teenage life, teacher student relationship, mischievous children, competition, coach, children ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
We Are the Champions (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Divorced father without custody Torben, a former pro soccer player, concentrates on his talented son David's juniors poorly performing team. When the coach suddenly accepts another position, Torben gets his change 'for the time ...
Style: captivating, humorous, entertaining, light, feel good
Plot: coach, single father, father son relationship, football, champion, father figure, punishment, loyalty, sport, sport team, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century
Place: denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Guy's Ranch Kitchen (2017)
Genre: Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Guy Fieri invites some of his heavy-hitter chef friends over for a spontaneous cook-off, where everyone comes up with big flavors and tasty dishes that can be made in anyone's kitchen.
Style: culinary, entertaining, realistic, feel good, light ...
Plot: cooking, food, chef, cooking and food, rivalry, contests and competitions, contest, meal, cooking show, house, ranch, friends ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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NBC Sunday Night Football (2006)
Genre: Sport
Country: USA
TV show
Story: NBC Sunday Night Football is a weekly television broadcast of Sunday evening National Football League games on NBC that began airing on Sunday, August 6, 2006 with the pre-season opening Hall of Fame Game. Al Michaels serves as the play-by-play ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: contests and competitions, sport, coach, football, ex athlete, stadium, rivalry, sport team, star, championship, expert, anchor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: usa
⇓ 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%
One Hit from Home (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Story: After suffering a career ending knee injury, pro-baseball superstar Jimmy Easton (Dave Stone) returns to a place he has not been in a very long time....home. Here, Jimmy confronts dark memories from a tragic past as he tries to make peace with a ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, captivating, uplifting
Plot: follow your dream, ambition, rivalry, youth, hopes, contests and competitions, athlete's life, sport, haunted by the past, sport team, underdog, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Bella and the Bulldogs (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A head cheerleader's life takes an unexpected twist when her rifle-like throwing arm takes her from the sidelines to becoming her middle school’s starting quarterback. Bella Dawson is a confident, caring and talented teenager, who suddenly ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: sport team, cheerleading, school, cheerleader, american football, teenager, youth, friends, best friends, female athlete, sport, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 4.9
 3K
Freaky Ali (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A debt collector becomes a major sensation when he takes on the rich man's sport of golfing.
Style: feel good, light, captivating, humorous, entertaining
Plot: golf, golfer, lifestyle change, debt, humour, changing lives, sport, athlete's life, underdog, snobbism
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 7.9
 2K
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, sexism, small town, soccer, soccer coach, contests and competitions, sport, athlete and trainer, rivalry ...
Place: norway
⇓ similarity ⇓
23%
 6.5
 1K
In Orange (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An 11 year old talented soccer player, Remco, has one big dream: to be selected for the national team under 12 years. His father Erik coaches him and everything seems to work out fine, until Erik suddenly dies. Remco and mother Sylvia are shocked. ...
Style: feel good, serious, captivating, uplifting, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: ambition, follow your dream, obsessive quest, against the odds, hopes, athlete and trainer, life turned upside down, death in the family, parents and children, coming of age, football, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%