Movies like BASEketball

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BASEketball (1998)
 6.5
 62K
BASEketball (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Two losers from Milwaukee, Coop & Remer, invent a new game playing basketball, using baseball rules. When the game becomes a huge success, they, along with a billionaire's help, form the Professional Baseketball League where everyone gets the same pay and no team can change cities. Theirs is the only team standing in the way of major rule changes that the owner of a rival team wants to institute.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, parody, absurd, funny, realistic, buddy movie, satirical, clever ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friends, baseball, basketball, sport, rise to the top, rivalry, ambition, partners, business, mascot, sportscaster, cheerleading, farce, underdog, unlikely friendships, corporate america, inheritance, transplant, silly humor, buddies, money, invention, male nudity, horse, party ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, wisconsin

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Most similar movies to BASEketball

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, realistic, feel good and funny films with plots about ambition, rivalry, sport, contests and competitions, underdog, storytelling and brutality mostly in Comedy, Sport and Drama genres. Some movies like BASEketball: Slap Shot (1977), Orgazmo (1997), Ready to Rumble (2000), The Comebacks (2007), Celtic Pride (1996). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Major League: Back to the Minors (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At the behest of Roger Dorn -- the Minnesota Twins' silver-tongued new owner -- washed-up minor league hurler Gus Cantrell steps up to the plate to take over as skipper of the club's hapless farm team. But little does he know that Dorn has ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: baseball, sport team, rivalry, major league, sport, underdog, human spirit, against the odds, americana, athlete and trainer, feminism, boss and employee ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, south carolina, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.3
 38K
Slap Shot (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: To build up attendance at their games, the management of a struggling minor-league hockey team signs up the Hanson Brothers, three hard-charging players whose job is to demolish the opposition.
Style: humorous, feel good, cynical, exciting, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: ice hockey, sport team, small town, sport, contests and competitions, ambition, partners, underdog, rivalry, opponent, athlete and trainer, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, canada, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 6.1
 37K
Orgazmo (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Joe Young is a devout Mormon living in L.A. trying to raise enough money to go back to Utah and marry his girlfriend, Lisa. Joe is spreading the word about the church of Latter Day Saints one day when he's confronted by two burly bodyguards. A ...
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, light, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sex, fight, superhero, fish out of water, hopes, showbiz, innocence lost, disorder, righting the wronged, father son relationship, violence, friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, xian, utah
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Ready to Rumble (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Two slacker wrestling fans are devastated by the ousting of their favorite character by an unscrupulous promoter.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: wrestling, friendship, follow your dream, goofy hero, ambition, athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions, rivalry, buddies, nothing goes right, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, atlanta georgia
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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 4.3
 12K
The Comebacks (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A comedy that spoofs the inspirational sports movies, The Comebacks tells the story of an out-of-luck coach, Lambeau Fields, who takes a rag-tag bunch of college misfits and drives them towards the football championships. In the process, this ...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, inspirational, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, college, coach, sport, contests and competitions, social relations, athlete and trainer, against the odds, baseball, athlete's life, ambition, sport team ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
 5.3
 10K
Celtic Pride (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The National Basketball Association play-offs are taking place, and the Boston Celtics are facing the Utah Jazz in a crucial series. This is also the last year that any games will be played in the Boston Garden, which is going to be torn down after ...
Style: humorous, not serious, satirical, light, melancholic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: basketball, kidnapping, sport, missing person, partners, unlikely criminals, friends, buddies, ambition, confined, contests and competitions, basketball player ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: boston, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 7.2
 69K
Major League (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Rachel Phelps inherits the Cleveland Indians from her deceased husband, she's determined to move the team to a warmer climate -- but only a losing season will make that possible, which should be easy given the misfits she's hired. ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky, feel good ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: baseball, underdog, rivalry, ambition, professional sports, sport, rise to the top, follow your dream, contests and competitions, against the odds, misfit, friendship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, new york, cleveland ohio ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 5.9
 8K
Beer League (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An unemployed slacker (Lange) inspires his softball teammates to improve their game so they won't get kicked out of the local league.
Style: not serious, realistic, humorous, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, bet, contests and competitions, buddies, sport, partners, underdog, against the odds, small town, friendship, sport team, stripper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new jersey, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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Major League II (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Those Cleveland Indians are at it again! After losing in the ALCS the year before, the Indians are determined to make it into the World Series this time! First, though, they have to contend with Rachel Phelps again when she buys back the team. Also, ...
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: rivalry, sport team, baseball, sport, underdog, friendship, athlete and trainer, americana, buddies, partners, hopes, nothing goes right ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
 6.1
 163K
The Waterboy (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Bobby Boucher is a water boy for a struggling college football team. The coach discovers Boucher's hidden rage makes him a tackling machine whose bone-crushing power might vault his team into the playoffs.
Style: humorous, funny, parody, absurd, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: football, ridicule, sport, social outcast, ambition, goofy hero, misfit, swamp, athlete's life, low self esteem, love and romance, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: louisiana, usa, southern usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
White Men Can't Jump (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Billy Hoyle and Sidney Deane are an unlikely pair of basketball hustlers. They team up to con their way across the courts of Los Angeles, playing a game that's fast dangerous - and funny.
Style: feel good, realistic, humorous, buddy comedy, light ...
Plot: basketball, friendship, racism, sport, gambling, african american, contests and competitions, ambition, blacks and whites, rivalry, nudity (full frontal - brief), debt ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa, california, venice beach california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 5.1
 11K
Eddie (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Eddie is a New York limo driver and a fanatical follower of the New York Knicks professional basketball team. The team is struggling with a mediocre record when, in mid-season, "Wild Bill" Burgess, the new owner, as a public relations ...
Style: feel good, inspirational, light, entertaining, humorous ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: basketball, sport, hopes, follow your dream, ambition, rivalry, against the odds, friendship, lifestyle, female protagonist, feminism, sport team ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 5.8
 83K
Semi-Pro (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Jackie Moon is the owner, promoter, coach, and star player of the Flint Michigan Tropics of the American Basketball Association (ABA). In 1976 before the ABA collapses, the National Basketball Association (NBA) plans to merge with the best teams of ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, inspirational, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: basketball, championship, cheerleader, sport team, coach, sport, basketball team, athlete's life, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, rivalry, ambition ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: michigan, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 4.0
 1K
Pucked (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Frank Hopper is a former lawyer, long-term loser and constant dreamer - and frankly, probably just not all that bright. When he receives a credit card in the mail, he believes he's hit the jackpot. It's not long before he's working ...
Style: not serious, humorous, entertaining, captivating, light ...
Plot: ice hockey, sport, disorder, against the odds, nothing goes right, rivalry, contests and competitions, ambition, partners, goofy hero, buddies, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Caddyshack II (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a crass new-money tycoon's membership application is turned down at a snooty country club, he retaliates by buying the club and turning it into a tacky amusement park.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: rivalry, snobbism, farce, contests and competitions, underdog, society, blind ambition, misfit, sport, ego clash, love and romance, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 7.1
 19K
7 Days in Hell (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: A fictional documentary-style expose on the rivalry between two tennis stars who battled it out in a 1999 match that lasted seven days.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, parody, funny ...
Plot: tennis, contests and competitions, athlete's life, ambition, tennis player, sport, rivalry, adaptation, irreverent, technology, redemption, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, future
Place: england, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: underdog, american football, sport, contests and competitions, rivalry, hopes, against the odds, cheerleader, ambition, athlete and trainer, bar fight, sport team ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Necessary Roughness (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When the Texas Southern Armadillos football team is disqualified for cheating and poor grades, the University is forced to pick from a team that actually goes to school. Will they even win a single game?
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: american football, underdog, sport team, sport, college, human spirit, against the odds, hopes, rivalry, athlete and trainer, friendship, youth ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, ireland, new jersey, austin texas ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Ed (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack Cooper (Matt LeBlanc) could be a world-class baseball pitcher if he didn't keep buckling under the pressure. He tries to keep his spirits up after he's traded to a minor league team but loses all hope when he discovers that Ed, one of ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, inspirational, sexy ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: baseball, chimpanzee, sport, athlete's life, partners, friendship, against the odds, lifestyle, hopes, kidnapping, animal life, rivalry ...
Time: 90s
Place: california, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 5.4
 10K
Ladybugs (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: To climb the corporate ladder to success, a guy agrees to coach the company's all girl soccer team with the help of his secret weapon: his fiancee's son.
Style: humorous, feel good, realistic, not serious, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: cross dressing, soccer, sport team, underdog, sport, family, farce, friends, power relations, disorder, comedy of errors, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While Ron Burgundy's rivalry with Veronica Corningstone escalates quickly, a group of unprofessional thieves better known as 'The Alarm Clock' try to make the truth known, whatever that may mean...
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, funny, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalism, ambition, nothing goes right, ego clash, farce, buddies, battle of the sexes, workplace, rivalry, workplace situations, media satire, anchorman ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: california, usa, san diego california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: sport, basketball, rivalry, contests and competitions, against the odds, friendship, strong female presence, sport team, ambition, underdog, breast cancer, cheerleader ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, austin texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.8
 22K
Bad News Bears (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Morris Buttermaker is a burned-out minor league baseball player who loves to drink and can't keep his hands to himself. His long-suffering lawyer arranges for him to manage a local Little League team, and Buttermaker soon finds himself the head ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, touching, stylized ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: baseball, rivalry, human spirit, ambition, contests and competitions, against the odds, athlete and trainer, hopes, parents and children, sport team, mentor, sport ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Movie in collections
 6.3
 169K
Blades of Glory (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: When a much-publicized ice-skating scandal strips them of their gold medals, two world-class athletes skirt their way back onto the ice via a loophole that allows them to compete together as a pairs team.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, funny, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: rivalry, skating, figure skating, farce, competition, championship, friendship, coach, sport, olympics, ambition, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002, 2010s
Place: usa, north korea, ukraine, detroit, montreal
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
 6.3
 467
Bleacher Bums (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Adapted from a 1979 stage play written by Chicago's Organic Theater Company, BLEACHER BUMS details the exploits of a group of baseball fans as they sit in the bleachers of Lakeview Park watching a game between the hometown Bruins take on the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friends, gambling, baseball, against the odds, follow your dream, rivalry, lifestyle, sport, ambition, couple relations, buddies, athlete's life ...
Time: contemporary
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.2
 117K
Caddyshack (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: At an exclusive country club, an ambitious young caddy, Danny Noonan, eagerly pursues a caddy scholarship in hopes of attending college and, in turn, avoiding a job at the lumber yard. In order to succeed, he must first win the favour of the elitist ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, intense, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: bet, golf, rivalry, country club, sport, ambition, buddies, misfit, farce, competition, cheating, bishop ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, nebraska
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: With the original Hanson Brothers still on the same minor league ice hockey team, the Chiefs are sold to a new owner who gives them a female coach and puts them in a league in which they are to be regularly humiliated by an opposing Harlem ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: ice hockey, rivalry, sport, sport team, siblings relations, athlete and trainer, against the odds, uninhibited rivalry, nothing to lose, power relations, friends, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: pennsylvania, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 4.6
 7K
Juwanna Mann (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A basketball star is booted out of the NBA when his on-court antics go too far, so he poses as a woman and joins the WUBA.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, intense ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: basketball, gender bending, sport, cross dressing, man dressed as woman, hidden identity, follow your dream, athlete's life, ambition, fish out of water, farce, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.9
 4K
Brain Donors (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Three manic idiots; a lawyer, cab driver and a handyman team up to run a ballet company to fulfill the will of a millionaire. Stooge-like antics result as the trio try to outwit the rich widow and her scheming big-shot lawyer, who also wants to run ...
Style: humorous, realistic, witty, not serious, funny ...
Plot: farce, ballet, idiot, nothing goes right, buddies, partners, dishonesty, disorder, friends, taxi driver, chaos and mayhem, siblings relations ...
Time: 90s, 1930s
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Benchwarmers (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A trio of guys try and make up for missed opportunities in childhood by forming a three-player baseball team to compete against standard little league squads.
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: baseball, youth, contests and competitions, ambition, group of friends, clumsiness, millionaire, pizza, paperboy, mentor, family, adult humor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
20%