Movies like The Bear 1984

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The Bear (1984)
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The Bear (1984)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Biopic about the great college football coach Paul "Bear" Bryant of the University of Alabama.
Plot: american football, bear, interracial relations, sport team, soccer coach, husband wife relationship, wooing, locker room, dressing room

Most similar movies to The Bear

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, touching, serious and sentimental films with plots about american football, sport, coach, sport team, ambition, hopes and athlete's life mostly in Sport, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like The Bear: Greater (2016), When the Game Stands Tall (2014), Courage (2015), Brian's Song (1971), Remember the Titans (2000). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Greater (2016)
Genre: Biography, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Greater – The story of Brandon Burlsworth, possibly the greatest walk-on in the history of college football.
Style: visually appealing, light, captivating, unusual plot structure, psychological
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: american football, religion, student, athlete, university student, sport team, team, sport, athlete and trainer, student athlete, two brothers, cheesecake ...
Time: contemporary
Place: arkansas
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95%
When the Game Stands Tall (2014)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A young coach turns a losing high school football program around to go undefeated for 12 consecutive seasons.
Style: uplifting, captivating, exciting, serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: american football, rise to the top, athlete and trainer, sport, sport team, ambition, contests and competitions, small town, rivalry, youth, coach, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century, 20th century
Place: usa, california, oakland california
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93%
 7.2
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Courage (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Freddie Steinmark, an underdog on the gridiron, faces the toughest challenge of his life after leading his team to a championship season.
Style: exciting, tense, sincere, touching, suspenseful ...
Plot: american football, championship, football team, underdog, father son relationship, football practice, coach, boyfriend, football, student athlete, sport, dressing room ...
Time: 1960s, 60s
Place: texas, austin texas, denver colorado
⇓ similarity ⇓
93%
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Brian's Song (1971)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Based on the real-life relationship between teammates Brian Piccolo and Gale Sayers and the bond established when Piccolo discovers that he is dying.
Style: realistic, serious, uplifting, touching, sincere ...
Plot: terminal illness, friendship, interracial relations, sport team, cancer, bittersweet, ambition, life is a bitch, society, against the odds, human spirit, family relations ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1965
Place: chicago illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
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Remember the Titans (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After leading his football team to 15 winning seasons, coach Bill Yoast is demoted and replaced by Herman Boone – tough, opinionated and as different from the beloved Yoast as he could be. The two men learn to overcome their differences and turn a ...
Style: touching, sentimental, uplifting, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, teens, kids, chick flick
Plot: racism, football, coach, sport team, friendship, african american, prejudice, contests and competitions, human spirit, high school, against the odds, american football ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: virginia, united states, southern usa, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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Invincible (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Inspired by the true story of Vince Papale, a man with nothing to lose who ignored the staggering odds and made his dream come true. When the coach of Papale's beloved hometown football team hosted an unprecedented open tryout, the public ...
Style: sentimental, serious, captivating, sincere, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: underdog, american football, football, against the odds, determination, teacher, sport, teamwork, team, lifestyle, ambition, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: philadelphia, usa, united states, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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Radio (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: High school football coach, Harold Jones befriends Radio, a mentally-challenged man who becomes a student at T.L. Hanna High School in Anderson, South Carolina. Their friendship extends over several decades, where Radio transforms from a shy, ...
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, uplifting, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: disability, football, radio, underdog, mentally challenged, graduation, sport, friendship, couple relations, against the odds, civil rights, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s
Place: south carolina, cuba, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
 7.2
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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, serious, realistic, medical drama ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: american football, uncover truth, doctor, concussion, brain damage, professional sports, sports injury, sport, sport team, threat, life is a bitch, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, pittsburgh, pennsylvania, california, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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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, interracial relations, american football, strong female character, life, fish out of water, rising to stardom, athlete's life, family drama, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, tennessee, memphis, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Brian Banks (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An All-American football player's dreams to play in the NFL are halted when he is falsely accused of rape and sent to prison.
Style: realistic, disturbing, factual, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: american football, false accusation, prison, lawyer, wrongful conviction, fighting the system, miscarriage of justice, courtroom, human spirit, friendship, freedom, justice ...
Time: 2000s
Place: los angeles
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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Run the Race (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Reeling from his mother’s death and his father’s abandonment, Zach, an All-State athlete, finds glory on the football field, working to earn a college scholarship and the brothers’ ticket out of town. When a devastating injury puts Zach—and ...
Style: psychological, captivating, realistic, sentimental
Plot: american football, brother brother relationship, teenage boy, party, family bonds, coming of age, sport, friendship, rivalry, society, scolding, resentment ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa, florida, united states, alabama
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
Hometown Legend (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A teenage drifter finds an opportunity to turn his life around when he joins a high-school football program with a hard-nosed coach.
Style: serious, realistic, feel good, touching, sincere
Plot: high school, small town, athlete's life, leadership, against the odds, teenage life, human spirit, athlete and trainer, working class, youth, sport, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: alabama, usa
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52%
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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, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: football, underdog, working class, college life, sport team, ambition, aspiration, family relations, sport, college, american football, priest ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: indiana, usa, new jersey, boston, texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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Code Breakers (2005)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In 1951, a cheating scandal rocks West Point academy, as 83 cadets -- including the son of the school's football coach (Glenn) -- are implicated and ultimately dismissed.
Plot: scandal, cheating, coach, american football, student athlete, honor
Time: 50s, 1950s
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Catching Faith 2 (2019)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Everything seems to be going wrong for the Taylor family right now. Just as Alexa is starting work at her dream job, she's overwhelmed by caring for her mother suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Her son, Beau, has just lost his ...
Plot: sport team, smartphone, red hair, american football player, elderly woman, snobbism, football, job, alzheimer's disease, falling tree, snob, beard ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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Underdogs (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in rural Ohio, the birthplace of football, UNDERDOGS is the story of a small-town high school football team destined to play their cross-town rival, a perennial powerhouse, while standing up for an entire community.
Style: feel good, touching, realistic, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: high school football, high school, underdog, sport, sport team, teenage love, human spirit, against the odds, athlete and trainer, youth, follow your dream, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ohio, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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Woodlawn (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Love and unity in a school torn by racism and hate in the 1970s.A gifted high school football player must learn to embrace his talent and his faith as he battles racial tensions on and off the field.
Style: christian film, realistic, serious, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: racism, african american, american football, faith, coach, team, church, high school, integration, motivational speaker, religion, sport ...
Time: 70s
Place: alabama, birmingham alabama, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Bad As I Wanna Be: The Dennis Rodman Story (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Biography of Chicago Bulls' basketball star Dennis Rodman, who is well known for his off-court and on-court shenanigans takes great effort to paint the calm, decent side of the athlete despite the film title. Dennis is shown to be pushed by his ...
Plot: basketball player, drugs, interracial relations, weirdo, basketball, sport
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Glory Road (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1966, Texas Western coach Don Haskins led the first all-black starting line-up for a college basketball team to the NCAA national championship.
Style: feel good, emotional, serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night, kids
Plot: athlete and trainer, basketball, coach, racism, underdog, college, teamwork, sport team, racial slur, contests and competitions, career, ambitious ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1966
Place: texas, usa, el paso texas, washington state, mexico ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Catching Faith (2015)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: From the outside, Alexa has the perfect life. Her son is the high school football star, daughter a straight A student and her husband is CFO of a booming start-up company. The sudden death ...
Style: christian film, light, contemplative, uplifting, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, teen drama, teens
Plot: high school athlete, faith, high school, belief in god, christianity, christian, catholic, student, high school student, teenage girl, friendship, african american ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: usa, america, wisconsin
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
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Soul Surfer (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Soul Surfer is the inspiring true story of teen surfer Bethany Hamilton. Bethany lost her left arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again, through her sheer determination and unwavering faith.Bethany ...
Style: touching, sentimental, serious, uplifting, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, kids
Plot: surfing, human spirit, against the odds, family relations, beach, comeback, shark attack, lifestyle, survivor, christian, sport, disability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: hawaii, thailand, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Waking Up Wally: The Walter Gretzky Story (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: As a coach and mentor, Walter Gretzky was instrumental in nurturing the talent of his son, hockey great Wayne Gretzky. So it came as an ironic tragedy when in 1991, just days after his 53rd birthday, Walter suffered a debilitating stroke that left ...
Style: touching, serious, captivating, sentimental, realistic
Plot: family relations, athlete's life, life turned upside down, parents and children, healing power, hockey, sport, life is a bitch, hopes, ambition, elderly, disability ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1991, year 1992, year 1994
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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23 Blast (2014)
Genre: Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a high school football star is suddenly stricken with irreversible total blindness, he must decide whether to live a safe handicapped life or bravely return to the life he once knew and the sport he still loves.
Style: sentimental, uplifting, serious, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: family, high school, human spirit, blindness, athlete's life, ambition, disability, life turned upside down, sport, society, hopes, sport team ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, united states, kentucky
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Movie in collections
 6.5
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Chuck (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A drama inspired by the life of heavyweight boxer Chuck Wepner.
Plot: boxing, husband wife relationship, waitress, boxing gym, punching bag, hotel room, sunglasses, phone booth, father daughter relationship, pen, punching, magazine ...
Time: 60s, 70s, year 1974, year 1954, 1960s ...
Place: new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
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Number One (1969)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A former football hero cannot accept his career is over. He loses himself in alcohol and women.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, ambiguous ending
Plot: midlife crisis, alcohol abuse, infidelity, athlete and trainer, golden years, lifestyle, ego clash, ambition, rivalry, sport, athlete's life, hopes ...
Time: 60s
Place: new orleans, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Quarterback Princess (1983)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The Maida family has moved to Oregon, and daughter Tami wants to play quarterback for the high school football team. There's just one problem. She's a girl. With everyone from the coach to her next door neighbor against her, she's out ...
Plot: high school, female athlete, american football, sister sister relationship, student athlete, teenage girl, girlfriend, pep talk, locker room, drive in, boyfriend, teammate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Longshots (2008)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The true story of Jasmine Plummer who, at the age of eleven, became the first female to play in Pop Warner football tournament in its 56-year history.
Style: realistic, feel good, semi serious, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing
Plot: athlete's life, ambition, human spirit, athlete and trainer, battle of the sexes, youth, sport, rivalry, underdog, gender, american football, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
Double Teamed (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Heather and Heidi play volleyball for their school team, when their family decides that they need to go to a bigger school so that they will have a better chance for scholarships. But at the new school, the twins are discovered by the basketball ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: twins, high school, contests and competitions, ambition, against the odds, human spirit, sport, underdog, lifestyle, rivalry, family relations, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
A Gift of Love: The Daniel Huffman Story (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: All his life, teenager Daniel Huffman and his grandma have dreamed of Daniel playing college football. After Daniel is cut from his high school team, his grandmother's encouragement and coaching get him a second chance at that dream. He works ...
Style: emotional, sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, high school, ambition, power relations, rivalry, hopes, athlete's life, youth, friends, transplant, sport team, family life ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
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Brian's Song (2001)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of professional football players Gale Sayes and Brian Piccolo, and how their friendship on and off the field was affected when Piccolo contracted a fatal disease
Style: uplifting, sincere, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Plot: sport team, terminal illness, ambition, athlete's life, friendship, human spirit, buddies, life is a bitch, lifestyle, sport, friendship between men, american football ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%