Movies like Ace of Aces

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Ace of Aces (1982)
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Ace of Aces (1982)
Original name: L'As des as
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this action comedy the French boxer Jo Cavalier is charmed on the train to Berlin for the Olympics in Hitler's Germany by the little boy Simon Rosenblum who asks his autograph; when it turns out his adorable young fan is a Jewish orphan in danger of persecution, he risks his one shot at Olympic glory to save Simon and his family, helped only by a German officer-gentleman who became his friend in World War I, by an adventurous escape to Switzerland, Nazi troops on their heals and braving impossible odds in roller coaster-style.
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, adventure, sport, mountain, heroes, contests and competitions, religions or cults, ambition, against the odds, heroic mission, escapades, daring rescue, boxing, olympics, refugee, anti semitism
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: germany, france, europe, berlin germany

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Most similar movies to Ace of Aces

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, semi serious, realistic and captivating films with plots about ambition, rivalry, sport, contests and competitions, hopes, against the odds and friends mostly in Comedy, Sport and Adventure genres. Some movies like Ace of Aces: Tour de Force (2013), The Dream Team (2012), Safari 3000 (1982), Shred (2008), Just 4 Kicks (2003). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Don't Look Now... We're Being Shot At! (1966)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: France, UK
Duration: 132 min.
Story: During World War II, two French civilians and a downed English Bomber Crew set out from Paris to cross the demarcation line between Nazi-occupied Northern France and the South. From there they will be able to escape to England. First, they must ...
Style: humorous, exciting, realistic, semi serious, cult film ...
Plot: world war two, adventure, nazi occupation, soldier, war, rescue, danger, bomber, british soldier, occupied france, raf, house painter ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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100%
 6.0
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Tour de Force (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Family man François Nouel (Clovis Cornillac) is the number one fan of the Tour de France – an obsession that costs him his wife and his job. At a loose end, François meets a former sports manager, Rémi (Bouli Lanners) who encourages him to take ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, light, captivating ...
Plot: cycling, riding a bicycle, contests and competitions, human spirit, ambition, rivalry, escapades, hopes, sport, underdog, lifestyle, obsessive quest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
The Dream Team (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A former footballer living in Brittany enlists his old teammates to help the local fisherman to win some games in order to raise money and save jobs.
Style: semi serious, feel good, touching, realistic, funny ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sport, buddies, sport team, working class, hopes, ambition, self discovery, reunion, lifestyle, contests and competitions, social relations, athlete and trainer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: france, europe, brittany
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.9
 330
Safari 3000 (1982)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Reporter J.J. wants to write a story about an Afrika rallye, 3000 km across desert and steppe. Unfortunately her driver and car get lost only days before the start, so she hires ex-stuntman Eddie and buys a wreck of a car from her last money. Eddie ...
Style: exciting, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: journalism, chases and races, escapades, sport, rally, cons and scams, graphic violence, contests and competitions, dishonesty, media, ambition, adventure ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Shred (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: SHRED is a motion picture that tells the story of two washed up pro snowboarders from the 90s named Max (played by Dave England) and Eddie (played by Renee Renee) who attempt to cash in on the fantastic growth of the sport by starting their own ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: rivalry, buddies, against the odds, friends, ambition, lifestyle, partners, athlete's life, underdog, uninhibited rivalry, human spirit, hopes ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, england
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
 2.9
 1K
Just 4 Kicks (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Best known as the production designer on most of the Farrelly Brothers films, Sidney J. Bartholomew Jr. makes his directorial debut with this family-friendly soccer comedy. Real-life twin brothers Dylan and Cole Sprouse play a pair of soccer-playing ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, captivating
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: rivalry, family life, family relations, ambition, adventure, twins, underdog, sport, friends, family, hopes, soccer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 6.9
 4K
The Brain (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Arthur and Anatole are two little robbers. They want to rob money, money that will travel in a special train from Paris to Bruxelles. They don't know that other people have planned to do the same thing.
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night, date night
Plot: train, cat burglar, heist, disorder, cons and scams, adventure, crimes, chases and races, gangsters, criminal heroes, crime, partners ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, belgium, london, new york, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Football Days (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Country: Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A comedic romp that celebrates the power of friendship to turn your life around, Dias de Futbol introduces us to Antonio, an ex-convict and amateur shrink who convinces his pals that the best way to overcome their midlife crises and lack of success ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: friendship, marriage, starting over, follow your dream, ambition, athlete's life, contests and competitions, rivalry, sport team, introspection, lifestyle, sport ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Ghislain Lambert's Bicycle (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In the 70s, there was Merckx and there were the others. Ghislain Lambert was one of the others. This is his story, a quite simple one. The story of a modest Belgian bike racer. His greatest ambition in life? To become a champion. His greatest ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: riding a bicycle, cycling, farm, against the odds, ambition, lifestyle, contests and competitions, sport, hopes, underdog, television reporter, farm hand ...
Time: 70s
Place: europe, belgium
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
The Bingo Long Traveling All-Stars & Motor Kings (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tired of the slave-like treatment of his team's owner, charismatic star Negro League pitcher Bingo Long takes to the road with his band of barnstormers through the small towns of the Midwest in the 1930's.
Style: sentimental, humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: baseball, against the odds, racism, relationship vs career, human spirit, kidnapping, on the road, athlete and trainer, discrimination, americana, power relations, sport team ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Queens of the Ring (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: More than anything, 30-year-old Rose longs to be reunited with Mickaël, her estranged 11-year-old son who has been placed with a foster family and blames his mother for their long separation. When she discovers that Mickaël is crazy about ...
Style: realistic, humorous, feel good, touching, semi serious ...
Plot: wrestling, contests and competitions, redemption, rivalry, best friends, parents and children, estrangement, hopes, family problems, friends, partners, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Calcium Kid (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When milkman Jimmy Connelly accidentally puts Britain's contender for the World title out of action, he is propelled from amateur boxer to the world stage and announced as the replacement contender for the championship fight.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: boxer, athlete's life, ambition, relationship vs career, rivalry, lifestyle, contests and competitions, fame, fight, sport, power relations, friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, usa, europe, florida, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
Swords of Blood (1962)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Adventure, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the 18th century, Louis de Bourguignon is working with the Malichot's gang, but their ways are too 'unethical' for him. He creates his own band, acting under the name of Cartouche, making audacious robberies of the rich people, and ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: adventure, adventurer, heist, outlaw, criminal, righting the wronged, folk hero, against the odds, gang, romance, crimes, leadership ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Fanfan (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In this 2003 remake of the classic 1952 French film, Fanfan la Tulipe is a swashbuckling lover who is tricked into joining the army of King Louis XV by Adeline La Franchise, who tells Fanfan that by doing so, he will eventually marry one of the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, tense, captivating, exciting
Plot: adventure, fencing, fight scenes, heroes, wooing, love and romance, military, soldier, heroic mission, escapades, family, swashbuckler ...
Time: 18th century, 1700s
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 4.2
 1K
Gladiatress (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Offbeat sword-and-sandals comedy-adventure about three unlikely heroines (Doon Mackichan, Fiona Allen and Sally Phillips) who set out to thwart a Roman invasion and save Celtic Britain in their own unique and outrageous style.
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, sexy
Plot: tough girl, daring rescue, rivalry, adventure, save the day, danger, escapades, heroic mission, roman empire, seduction, heroes, save the kingdom ...
Time: ancient history
Place: england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Didier (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Sport
Country: France, Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Jean-Pierre Costa is a football manager upon whom fate appears not to be smiling. First, a friend, Annabelle, dumps a pet Labrador named Didier on him whilst she goes off to make a report in Los Angeles. Next, one of his star players is injured, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, not serious
Audience: family outing
Plot: dog, underdog, ambition, supernatural, contests and competitions, hopes, rivalry, sport, against the odds, miraculous event, disorder, sport team ...
Place: europe, france
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
 2.9
 107
Battle B-Boy (2016)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Directed by Frank Lin this movie tells the story of a group of talented but financially struggling B-Boys that join an underground fighting ring in Downtown Los Angeles that uses Hip-Hop music and Break dancing to battle for money. To save the life ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating
Plot: rivalry, follow your dream, ambition, sport, hopes, underdog, battles, urban ghetto, hip hop, martial arts, urban ghetto life, contests and competitions ...
Time: future
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
The Footballest (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Francisco and his closest friends play on a soccer team that has reached its lowest point. They’ve got to win one of the next three games to keep the school from cutting their team altogether. A series of strange events take place in the first two ...
Style: humorous, light, exciting, captivating, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: referee, contests and competitions, football, sport, adventure, teamwork, rivalry, teenager, youth, friendship, sport team, tournament ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Cloud 9 (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Has-been sports promoter Billy Cole gets a second shot at fame and fortune when he puts together a women's volleyball team, comprised of exotic dancers...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: beach, against the odds, lifestyle, rivalry, ambition, partners, sport, self discovery, cons and scams, womanizer, seduction, beach volleyball ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Stars 80 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Die-hard fans of the 1980s, Vincent and Antoine run a company that supplies doubles of faded stars throughout the whole of France. What starts out as a promising business venture ends up as a calamity when Vincent and Antoine have over forty ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Plot: ambition, performer's life, artists and showbiz, against the odds, showbiz, buddies, escapades, obsessive quest, lifestyle, follow your dream, once promising, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 5.2
 184
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, 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: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Save Your Legs! (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Australia
Duration: 92 min.
Story: When cricket obsessed Teddy Brown realizes his mates are growing up and moving on, he leads them and his D-Grade team on an audacious tour of India, where stumps fly, friendships fray and Ted learns that it's time to start playing shots for ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious
Plot: rivalry, ambition, follow your dream, fish out of water, society, sport, contests and competitions, hopes, buddies, culture clash, sport team, underdog ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, bombay india
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Shooting Stars (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Fleury-Mérogis, un match de foot a lieu dans la cour de prison. Tibor Kovacs, un jeune Hongrois, fait des prodiges avec le ballon. Véritable virtuose du football, il rêve de jouer en équipe de France. Pour Manu, son compagnon de cellule, Tibor ...
Style: humorous, not serious, witty, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, friendship, ambition, prodigy, desire for fame, intrigue, buddies, disorder, athlete's life, misfit, misfit partners, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: france, brazil, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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Pride of Lions (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Action / Comedy - Five retired ex-military men attempt the unthinkable and dust off their old uniforms for one last explosive mission. The team quickly discovers that they are up against an enemy from their past. This time, The Dependables mission ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, exciting, captivating, realistic
Plot: daring rescue, danger, adventure, terrorism, escapades, confined, captivity, ex soldier, rivalry, young heroes, hostages, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: afghanistan
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 6.7
 122
Crazy to Win (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 86 min.
Story: "Fun soccer action-comedy that's as messy and enjoyable as early eighties-Hong Kong Cinema gets. The Champions isn't a showstopper, but for fans of Yuen Biao, it's an absolute must." -lovehkfilm.com, ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous
Plot: underdog, kung fu, wooing, prison life, against the odds, power relations, tough heroes, sport team, vengeance, athlete and trainer, city life, martial arts ...
Time: 60s
Place: hong kong
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
Back on Track (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A former Olympic champion wants to compete in the Berlin Marathon one last time.
Style: emotional, touching, humorous, captivating, inspirational ...
Plot: against the odds, contests and competitions, human spirit, aging, elderly, social relations, retirement home life, ambition, hopes, golden years, bittersweet, running ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The Accidental Golfer (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Sweden, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: I bet anyone can get better at golf than you are in one week, a golfer says to her golfing businessman for a boyfriend in a quarrel. Unfortunately Stig-Helmer is standing nearby when the boyfriend accepts the bet, and he is chosen to be the ...
Style: offbeat, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: golf, nothing goes right, contests and competitions, ambition, buddies, rivalry, sport, lifestyle, chosen one, golfer, challenge, factory worker ...
Time: 90s
Place: scotland, sweden, europe, eastern europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
 780
Mr. Go (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: South Korea, China
Duration: 132 min.
Story: A 15-year-old circus ringmaster Wei-wei is left all alone with gorilla Ling-ling after grandfather passes away. Thanks to her grandfather's love for baseball, Ling-ling was trained to play baseball and has developed remarkable hitting skills. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, exciting
Audience: teens
Plot: ambition, rivalry, contests and competitions, against the odds, teenage life, sport team, youth, sport, silly humor, baseball, animal life, scout
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: asia, korea
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
The King's Musketeers (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The band of musketeers; D'Artagnan, Porthos, Aramis and Athos, portrayed in a purely self-ironic and disenchanted key, in a series of adventures in order to save King Louis XIV.
Style: humorous, exciting, ironic, entertaining, light
Plot: musketeer, friendship, heroic mission, adventure, chase, throne, irony, parody, heroes, escapades, danger, daring rescue ...
Time: 17th century
Place: france, paris france
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 7.5
 6K
De Marathon (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 107 min.
Story: ‘The Marathon’ is a feature film which contains humour in combination with impressive drama. The garage of four jass playing, smoking and beer drinking mechanics is threatened to be closed. The ‘genius’ idea to run the marathon of Rotterdam ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, sincere, semi serious
Plot: against the odds, sport, friends, buddies, ambition, mechanic, personal growth, friendship, contests and competitions, marathon, hospital, garage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: holland
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%