Movies like The Big Green

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The Big Green (1995)
 5.5
 8K
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 they work overtime, the pair help kids build their self-esteem and also get involved in solving family squabbles.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious, inspirational, clever, sentimental, light, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: soccer, sport, underdog, family, small town, kids and family, immigrants, school, youth, athlete's life, friendship, heroes, friends, misfit, teachers and students, contests and competitions, self discovery, cliche, athlete and trainer, family life, ambition, against the odds, human spirit, follow your dream, hopes ...
Place: texas, usa

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and realistic films with plots about underdog, ambition, family, contests and competitions, rivalry, sport and hopes mostly in Comedy, Sport and Family genres. Some movies like The Big Green: Little Big League (1994), Soccer Dog: The Movie (1999), D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994), Rebound (2005), Rookie of the Year (1993). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Little Big League (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the owner of the Minnesota Twins passes away, he bequeaths the team to his preteen grandson. The newly minted head honcho quickly appoints himself manager, causing unrest in an organisation that struggles to take orders from a 12-year-old.
Style: humorous, touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sport, baseball, family, family relations, young heroes, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, friends, prodigy, ambition, youth, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, new york yankees, mcdonald's restaurant, bronx new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Soccer Dog: The Movie (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A heart-warming comedy about the friendship between the new kid in town and a soccer-playing dog on the lam from the dog-catcher. It's up to these two underdogs to win the PeeWee Soccer League championship game.
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: sport, soccer, dog, hopes, contests and competitions, friends, parents and children, ambition, adoption, against the odds, odd couple, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
91%
D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After Gordon Bombay's hockey comeback is cut short he is named coach of Team USA Hockey for the Junior Goodwill Games. Bombay reunites the Mighty Ducks and introduces a few new players, however, he finds himself distracted by his newfound fame ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: sport, youth, ice hockey, athlete and trainer, underdog, family, competition, friendship, against the odds, lifestyle, hockey, power relations ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: iceland, europe, los angeles, usa, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
86%
 5.2
 12K
Rebound (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An acclaimed college hoops coach is demoted to a junior varsity team after a public meltdown.
Style: humorous, not serious, touching, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: college, sport, basketball, school, family, high school, underdog, redemption, rivalry, power relations, sport team, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
85%
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Rookie of the Year (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: 12-year-old Henry Rowengartner, whose late father was a minor league baseball player, grew up dreaming of playing baseball, despite his physical shortcomings. After Henry's arm is broken while trying to catch a baseball at school, the tendon in ...
Style: feel good, humorous, exciting, inspirational, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens, pre-teens
Plot: baseball, sport, family, contests and competitions, follow your dream, underdog, rivalry, sport team, ambition, athlete's life, athlete and trainer, hopes ...
Time: 80s
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
79%
School of Life (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: At Fallbrook Middle School, the annual student-elected Teacher of the Year award is held. And every year for the last 43 years Norman Warner or most fondly called Stormin' Norman Warner has won the award. Now that he has died, the burden of ...
Style: touching, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: school, friends, friendship, youth, small town life, teenage life, high school life, rivalry, high school, uninhibited rivalry, family relations, goofy hero ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Ducks are offered scholarships at Eden Hall Academy but struggle with their new coach's methods and come under pressure from the board to retain their scholarships before their big game against the Varsity team.
Style: realistic, feel good, sincere, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: sport, rivalry, ice hockey, underdog, family, school, coming of age, hockey, human spirit, teenage life, athlete's life, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, minnesota, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
74%
The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Sentimental sequel film finds the Bears, somehow, the little league champions of California. As a result, the team is invited to play a between-games exhibition at the Houston Astrodome with the local champs, the Toros. Kelly Leak, the Bears' ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sport, baseball, little league, underdog, family, high school, redemption, human spirit, youth, high school life, society, against the odds ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s
Place: texas, houston texas, california, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
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The Air Up There (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Jimmy Dolan is a college basketball coach who wants a big promotion. To get it, he needs to make a dramatic find. He ends up deep in Africa, hoping to recruit Saleh, a huge basketball prodigy Jimmy glimpsed in a home movie. But Saleh is the ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic, basketball movie ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, teens, family outing
Plot: sport, family, adventure, culture clash, ambition, fish out of water, rivalry, athlete's life, hopes, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, misfit ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 5.9
 1K
Gus (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The California Atoms are in last place with no hope of moving up. But by switching the mule from team mascot to team member, (He can kick 100 yard field goals!) they start winning, and move up in the rankings, Hurrah! The competition isn't so ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing
Plot: sport, family, contests and competitions, hopes, friends, athlete and trainer, rivalry, underdog, power relations, sport team, animal life, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
69%
The Mighty Ducks (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After reckless young lawyer Gordon Bombay gets arrested for drunk driving, he must coach a kids hockey team for his community service. Gordon has experience on the ice, but isn't eager to return to hockey, a point hit home by his tense dealings ...
Style: humorous, feel good, exciting, inspirational, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: sport, self discovery, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, hockey, against the odds, sport team, underdog, youth, ambition, competition, yuppie ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: minnesota, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
Like Mike 2: Streetball (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Another young boy with 'hoop dreams' finds an old pair of Michael Jordan's sneakers and can suddenly play ball like the greatest player in the world.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, basketball movie
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: sport, youth, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, hopes, family, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, friends, follow your dream, athlete's life, buddies ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
 2.6
 8K
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: not serious, humorous, feel good, offbeat, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens
Plot: sport, baseball, monkey, chimpanzee, animal actor, family, underdog, major league, animal life, partners, kidnapping, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
 5.4
 6K
Jump In! (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Story revolves around a young boxer, Izzy Daniels, who trains to follow in his father's footsteps by winning the Golden Glove. When his friend, Mary, however, asks him to substitute for a team member in a Double Dutch tournament, the young man ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: friendship, urban ghetto life, friends, teachers and students, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, family, sport, contests and competitions, parents and children, family relations, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
65%
The Bad News Bears Go to Japan (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Japan, USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In this third film version of the Bad News Bears series, Tony Curtis plays a small time promotor/hustler who takes the pint-sized baseball team to Japan for a match against the country's best little league baseball team which sparks off a ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: sport, baseball, culture clash, lifestyle, misfit, fish out of water, youth, underdog, friendship, rivalry, power relations, sport team ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sport, underdog, american football, college, human spirit, hopes, against the odds, rivalry, friendship, lifestyle, youth, ambition ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: texas, usa, ireland, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Slam Dunk Ernest (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Ernest P. Worrell becomes a basketball star after an angel bearing an uncanny resemblance to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar gives him a pair of magic sneakers.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, teens, date night
Plot: sport, friends, rise to the top, nothing goes right, family, hopes, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions, down on your luck, athlete's life, follow your dream, goofy hero ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Angels in the Outfield (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Roger is a foster child whose irresponsible father promises to get his act together when Roger's favourite baseball team, the California Angels, wins the pennant. The problem is that the Angels are in last place, so Roger prays for help to turn ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: underdog, baseball, family, americana, parents and children, wish come true, hopes, contests and competitions, family relations, sport, power relations, sport team ...
Time: 18th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
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 7.2
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Waterboys (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Japan
Duration: 91 min.
Story: In a Japanese school, 5 adolescent geeks join the new sport teacher and take up the challenge to take part in the synchronised swimming competition, in-spite of the mockeries of the "real sportsmen".
Style: realistic, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious
Audience: teens
Plot: sport, high school, swimming, youth, high school life, fish out of water, coming of age, ambition, human spirit, teenage life, power relations, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
 6.4
 23K
Little Giants (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: When Danny O'Shea's daughter is cut from the Peewee football team just for being a girl, he decides to form his own team, composed of other ragtag players who were also cut. Can his team really learn enough to beat the elite team, coached ...
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: kids
Plot: sport, football, underdog, family, youth, sport team, ambition, siblings relations, hopes, parents and children, contests and competitions, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
The Sandlot: Heading Home (2007)
Genre: Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A successful professional baseball player gets his ego in check via an unreality check when he travels back in time to his boyhood sandlot ball-playing days.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids, teens
Plot: time travel, youth, baseball, heroes, family life, major league, righting the wronged, power relations, sport team, ambition, athlete and trainer, human spirit ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Soccer Dog: European Cup (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Soccer Dog: European Cup opens with the titular hero, Kimble, escaping the clutches of an evil scientist, bent on performing animal experiments. Our plucky canine hero then falls into the hands of Zack (Jake Thomas), an American boy who's been ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: pre-teens, family outing, kids
Plot: children, contests and competitions, hopes, athlete's life, parents and children, family, experiment gone awry, against the odds, ambition, follow your dream, family relations, underdog ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scotland, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 3.5
 174
Boys Club (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Sent to San Francisco to spend the summer with his aunt, teenager Mario Vandetti makes fast friends with a group of neighborhood kids and encouraged by a caring priest they soon form a basketball team, becoming contenders in a city tournament.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, basketball, athlete's life, contests and competitions, family relations, clergy, rivalry, friendship, youth, follow your dream, hopes, family ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
 5.2
 9K
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: realistic, feel good, humorous, semi serious, basketball movie ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, basketball, underdog, rivalry, friendship, feminism, lifestyle, against the odds, ambition, sport team, power relations, friends ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
The Sandlot 2 (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A decade has passed in the small town where the original Sandlot gang banded together during the summer of ’62 to play baseball and battle the Beast. Now comes the sequel, a campy romp back to the dugout where nine new kids descend on the diamond ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, sentimental, touching ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, kids, family outing
Plot: sport, siblings relations, mute or deaf, friendship, rivalry, underdog, partners, buddies, teenage life, friends, athlete and trainer, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, year 1972
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Josh and Buddy move from basketball to American football in this first of several sequels to the original Air Bud.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sentimental, football movie ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: sport, dog, kidnapping, american football, sport team, family, school, rescue, teenage life, youth, rivalry, friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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, semi serious, realistic, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: sport, rivalry, baseball, underdog, buddies, major league, partners, ambition, friendship, hopes, nothing goes right, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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, semi serious, feel good, realistic, road movie ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: sport, baseball, rivalry, baseball bat, underdog, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, friends, partners, ambition, twins ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa, south carolina, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 8K
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, not serious, realistic, offbeat, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: cross dressing, sport, soccer, family, farce, ambition, youth, dishonesty, disorder, friendship, rivalry, sport team ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.3
 297
Safe at Home! (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A Florida boy (Bryan Russell) tells his Little League buddies that his father knows two New York Yankees (Mickey Mantle, Roger Maris).
Style: realistic, uplifting, touching, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport, baseball, athlete's life, rising to stardom, uninhibited rivalry, parents and children, cons and scams, athlete and trainer, family relations, obsessive quest, teenage life, partners ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, new york, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%