Movies and TV shows like The Name is Legend

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The Name is Legend (2017)
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The Name is Legend (2017)
Original name: Adı Efsane
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Turkey
Duration: 130 min.
TV show
Story: Tarik Aksoy who once was a legend in basketball tries to make life work after his wife passing away. His daughters Melis and Zeynep
Style: sincere, captivating
Plot: family relations, father daughter relationship, family problems, confronting the past, basketball, sport, athlete's life, parents and children, basketball player, life is a bitch, family life, social problems, loss of wife, tragic past, love, young adult, husband wife relationship

Most similar movies to The Name is Legend

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, realistic, touching and serious films and TV series with plots about family relations, parents and children, family problems, athlete's life, sport, family life and ambition mostly in Drama, Sport and Romance genres. Some movies like The Name is Legend: Kuzey Guney (2011), Mythomaniac (2019), Bu Sehir Arkandan Gelecek (2017), Father, I'll Take Care of You (2016), Kuch Pyar Ka Pagalpan Bhi Tha (2011). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Kuzey Guney (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Kuzey Güney is a spin-off Turkish television drama series of 1976 American television miniseries Rich Man, Poor Man. The scenarists are Ece Yörenç and Melek Gençoğlu. The series stars Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ as Kuzey Tekinoğlu, a restless son of ...
Style: emotional, captivating, realistic, serious, surprise ending ...
Plot: family relations, love, love triangle, siblings relations, love and romance, brother brother relationship, mother daughter relationship, husband wife relationship, secret, marriage, flashback, wedding ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
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100%
 6.8
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Mythomaniac (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
TV show
Story: Burned out and taken for granted, a working mom suspects her partner is cheating, so to win back his attentions, she feigns a medical diagnosis.
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, psychological
Plot: lie, family relations, family bonds, mother, family drama, family problems, parenthood, family in crisis, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, life philosophy, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
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74%
Bu Sehir Arkandan Gelecek (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Derin and Ali are two people from different worlds. Derin is the daughter of a rich man, on the otherside Ali is a 24 years old boy who saw his mom being killed by his dad when he was young. So rauf anne took him as his son and now after many years ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: murder mystery, uncover truth, tragic past, murder, mysterious past, tragic event, mystery, troubled past, family relations, rich and poor, confronting the past, dark past ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
Father, I'll Take Care of You (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: After their 4 children become independent, an old couple decide to live for themselves. One day, their 4 children come back to them.
Style: sincere, captivating, entertaining
Plot: children, family, family relations, family reunited, family life, parents and children, couple relations, husband wife relationship, elderly woman, male female relationship, elderly man, elderly ...
Place: korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Kuch Pyar Ka Pagalpan Bhi Tha (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Pakistan
TV show
Story: Mujtabha used to live in Pakistan and goes abroad to his uncle, who owns a big company in the hope of getting a job. Mujtabh has been attracted to his cousin since his childhood , he had a lot of dreams and expectations while going there but his ...
Style: captivating
Plot: friendship, jealousy, social relations, dream, social problems, life is a bitch, society, family problems, financial problem, family life, money, cousin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
I'm a Mother, Too (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: A family drama about a surrogate mother and her client.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: family, love, mother child relationship, surrogate mother, family relations, kids and family, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, birth mother, mother and daughter, relationships, parenthood ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
 5.0
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Black Rose (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 100 min.
TV show
Story: A married women has to fight for the things she lost because of the revealed secrets of her husband.
Style: captivating
Plot: marital problem, family problems, husband wife relationship, relationship problems, relationships, family relations, deception, male female relationship, marriage, lie, troubled marriage, dysfunctional family ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Lights Out (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lights Out is an American television boxing drama series from the FX network in the United States. It stars Holt McCallany as Patrick "Lights" Leary, a New Jersey native, and former heavyweight champion boxer who is considering a comeback. ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: lifestyle change, boxing, reluctant, debt, life is a bitch, family life, family relations, financial problem, opponent, athlete's life, crimes, ex athlete ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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Forbidden Fruit (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Three things in life can not be hidden "love, smoke and lack of money". The social society and the events behind the business world are told.
Style: sincere, captivating, touching, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: wealthy family, parents and children, husband wife relationship, love, intrigue, friendship, couple relations, family relations, love affair, ambition, marital argument, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.0
 308
Child (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Being the daughter of a prostitute mother, Akca gives up her motherhood in order to give her child a better future. The bride of a wealthy family, Sule promises to be a mother to Akca's baby for a lifetime. She looks at the baby she named Efe ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, touching
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: couples, intrigue, siblings relations, family life, parents and children, couple relations, love and romance, love affair, family relations, family problems, ambition, marital argument ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
My Home My Destiny (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: The house where you were born even decides who you love and who you marry. First the mothers take the pen in his hand and start writing
Style: suspense, suspenseful, touching, psychological
Plot: husband wife relationship, adoption, family relations, father daughter relationship, love, friendship, parents and children, unlikely couple, fall in love, unfulfilled love, couple relations, romance ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Iron Lady Cha (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
TV show
Story: A drama about three generations of a family; parents in their 50s who sacrifice their lives to their children and their parents.
Style: sincere, dorama, captivating, touching, light
Plot: romance, court, trial, family problems, parents and children, friendship, love, husband wife relationship, family relations, lifestyle, family
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
My Brother... Nikhil (2005)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: India
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Famous swimmer Nikhil Kapoor (Suri) deals with the repercussions of announcing the fact that he has HIV/AIDS.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, suspense, sexy ...
Plot: hopes, family relations, swimming, athlete's life, society, family problems, lifestyle, love and romance, against the odds, hiv positive, social outcast, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989, year 1994, year 1987
Place: india, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Her Mother's Killer (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
TV show
Story: Nearly 30 years after her mom's murder, a political strategist launches a calculated plan to ruin the Colombian presidential candidate who killed her.
Style: captivating, political, political thriller, entertaining
Plot: expose, father daughter relationship, politician, revenge, vengeance, political intrigue, relationship problems, family secret, criminal's revenge, confronting the past, mystery, troubled past ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.2
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Meryem (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: In the aftermath of an accident, a naive girl finds herself torn between an unscrupulous prosecutor, and a vindictive plaintiff.
Style: touching, sincere, sentimental, romantic, uplifting ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love hate relationship, parents and children, hopes, love and romance, destiny, couple relations, love affair, intrigue, love, friendship, girl heroine, youth ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ 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 ⇓
48%
 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: entertaining, funny, captivating, light, humorous ...
Plot: basketball, coach, basketball coach, basketball team, college, disney, basketball player, sport, athlete and trainer, female athlete, sport team, girls' school ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.7
 572
Clubhouse (2004)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: For the first time, Pete Young takes a risk - perhaps the only risk of his young life - when he applies for and lands his dream job as a batboy for the New York Empires. The problem is that his single mother, Lynne has no idea what he's up to. ...
Style: serious, realistic, feel good, captivating
Audience: teen drama
Plot: baseball, young heroes, family relations, ambition, teenage life, against the odds, wish come true, lifestyle, sport, youth, athlete's life, rebelliousness ...
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 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 ⇓
46%
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 ⇓
44%
Dans les cordes (2007)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 93 min.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, suspense
Plot: female boxer, rivalry, family relations, ambition, friendship, athlete's life, sport, contests and competitions, hopes, lifestyle, youth, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 46K
He Got Game (1998)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A basketball player's father must try to convince him to go to a college so he can get a shorter sentence.
Style: thought provoking, captivating, touching, rough, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: basketball, redemption, prison, sport, forgiveness, domestic violence, college, warden, rejection, dysfunctional family, prodigy, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Lost Persons Area (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Belgium, Netherlands, Hungary, Germany, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A man trying to keep himself afloat and marry the woman he loves sees all that's dear to him threatened in this drama. Marcus (Sam Louwyck) works as a maintenance man for a Belgian power company, keeping lines and electrical towers in repair ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, touching, captivating, serious ...
Plot: estrangement, family relations, workplace, parents and children, family life, human nature, unfulfillment, love, father daughter relationship, accident, working class, life is a bitch ...
Place: belgium, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Make It or Break It (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the world of competitive gymnastics, the series follows a group of teen Olympic hopefuls as they train for their day in the spotlight.
Style: feel good, serious, sentimental, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: gymnastics, athlete's life, sport, follow your dream, female athlete, youth, rivalry, friends, social relations, ambition, gymnast, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 8.0
 760
Lilies (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lilies is a British period-drama television series, written by Heidi Thomas, which ran for one eight-episode series in early 2007 on BBC One. The show's tagline was "Liverpool, 1920. Three girls on the edge of womanhood, a world on the ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sincere, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, post war, parents and children, youth, society, life is a bitch, family problems, working class, sister sister relationship, bittersweet, poverty, slum ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s
Place: liverpool, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.9
 176
The Kid (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jimmy Albright is a young athlete with a passion for boxing. His mentor, Harry Sloan, an aging trainer and former boxer, sees Jimmy's potential, not only as a boxer but as a young man. With Harry's guidance, Jimmy trains and fights his way ...
Style: touching, feel good, psychological, sincere, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: family relations, follow your dream, ambition, athlete's life, hopes, underdog, sport, contests and competitions, rise to the top, aging, rivalry, power relations ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.6
 360
Streetballers (2009)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Defining street basketball as America's new favorite pastime, it is a story driven by passion, faith, and achieving goals. A story capturing the poetic nature of street basketball, highlighting the struggles endured on and off the court by the ...
Style: sincere, touching, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: ambition, lifestyle, contests and competitions, urban ghetto life, dysfunctional family, racism, family problems, society, youth, rivalry, hopes, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 7.3
 264
The Cazalets (2001)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 360 min.
TV show
Story: The Cazalets is a 2001 six-episode television drama series (5 episodes when broadcast in the US) about the life of a large privileged family in the years 1937 to 1942.[1] Most of the action takes place in London, and at the family's large ...
Style: captivating
Plot: family relations, world war two, affair, pregnancy, cancer, incest, rape, pacifist, death, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, wartime ...
Place: england, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.6
 12K
Spinning Out (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: Kat Baker is an up-and-coming, high-level single skater who is about to turn in her skates after a disastrous fall. When Kat seizes an opportunity to continue her career as a pair skater with a talented bad-boy partner, she risks exposing a fiercely ...
Style: inspirational, uplifting, suspense
Plot: figure skating, skating, mental health, love, athlete, human spirit, mental illness, true love, ambition, couple relations, family relations, family problems ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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 ⇓
34%