Movies like The Big Green

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The Big Green (1995)
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The Big Green
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, inspirational, clever, sentimental, light, melancholic ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: underdog, family, soccer, kids and family, small town, school, sport, immigrants, athlete's life, football, dedicated educator, children, hardcase students, disney, childhood, teacher, contests and competitions, mentor, bullying, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, friendship, catastrophe, teachers and students ...
Place: texas, usa
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The Sandlot
Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
USA
101 min.
 7.8
The Bad News Bears
Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
USA
102 min.
 7.3
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Most similar movies to The Big Green

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out humorous, feel good, semi serious and melancholic films with plots about catastrophe, storytelling, redemption, mentor, family, culture clash and dialogue mostly in Comedy, Sport and Family genres. Some movies like The Big Green: D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994), The Air Up There (1994), Rebound (2005), D3: The Mighty Ducks (1996), Little Big League (1994). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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D2: The Mighty Ducks
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: underdog, family, competition, sport, friendship, youth, athlete's life, olympics, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, sport team, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new jersey, texas, canada, iceland ...
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The Air Up There
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, semi serious, realistic, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, culture clash, adventure, basketball, sport, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, mentor, underdog, fish out of water, ambition, redemption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   93%
    User:   100%
 
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Rebound
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, feel good, not serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: college, high school, family, basketball, underdog, school, sport, redemption, dedicated educator, contests and competitions, follow your dream, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
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System:   91%
    User:   100%
 
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D3: The Mighty Ducks
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: underdog, family, school, sport, college, coming of age, athlete's life, olympics, mentor, basketball, contests and competitions, football ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa, new jersey
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System:   90%
    User:   95%
 
Little Big League
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, semi serious, feel good, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: baseball, family, sport, prodigy, young heroes, athlete and trainer, child as adult, childhood, sport team, mentor, football, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, mcdonald's restaurant, minneapolis minnesota, bronx new york city ...
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System:   86%
    User:   100%
 
The Mighty Ducks
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, semi serious, feel good, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: underdog, family, sport, lawyer, urban, competition, golf, football, contests and competitions, mentor, childhood, kids and family ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: minnesota
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System:   86%
    User:   88%
 
The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, road movie ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: baseball, high school, redemption, family, underdog, sport, athlete and trainer, foul language, mentor, parents and children, relationship vs career, sport team ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, california, japan, tokyo, houston texas
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   83%
    User:   87%
 
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Ed
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, feel good, humorous, offbeat, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: baseball, monkey, family, sport, underdog, athlete's life, contests and competitions, friendship, adventure, sport team, animal life, ambition ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston
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System:   81%
    User:   85%
 
Air Bud: Golden Receiver
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers, teens
Plot: dog, family, kidnapping, school, sport, football, best friends, basketball, children, russian, pets, animals ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   79%
    User:   77%
 
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Little Giants
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: underdog, football, family, sport, children, contests and competitions, chase, self discovery, parents and children, ambition, kids and family, hopes ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   77%
    User:   87%
 
Angels in the Outfield
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, semi serious, feel good, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: baseball, underdog, family, children, contests and competitions, kids and family, disney, sport, parents and children, sport team, americana, childhood ...
Time: 18th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   74%
    User:   86%
 
Disney's Air Bud
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A young boy and a talented stray dog with an amazing basketball playing ability become instant friends. Rebounding from his father's accidental death, 12-year-old Josh Framm moves with his family to the small town of Fernfield, Washington. The ...
Style: feel good, touching, inspirational, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: dog, friendship, family, golden retriever, basketball, kids and family, sport, animals, small town, young heroes, contests and competitions, happy ending ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, new jersey, washington state
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   72%
    User:   78%
 
The Bad News Bears Go to Japan
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, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: baseball, culture clash, sport, athlete and trainer, sport team, rivalry, adventure, greed, mentor, athlete's life, family, underdog ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   70%
    User:   64%
 
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Rookie of the Year
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, inspirational, exciting, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: baseball, contests and competitions, family, follow your dream, sport, underdog, children, athlete and trainer, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, sport team ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   54%
 
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Gus
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: semi serious, humorous, funny, feel good, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, sport, football, contests and competitions, chase, sport team, disney, kids and family, soccer, animal life, dialogue, con men ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   60%
    User:   50%
 
Kicking & Screaming
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Phil Weston has been unathletic his entire life. In college he failed at every sport that he tried out for. It looks like his 10-year old son, Sam, is following in his footsteps. But with becoming the coach of The Soccers, an already successful ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, realistic, funny ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, soccer, underdog, sport, obsession, addiction, father son relationship, farce, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, destiny, suburbs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: illinois, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   45%
 
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The Love Bug
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Herbie is a car - but no ordinary car. The story follows the Volkswagen Beetle with a mind of its own from the showroom to the race track, with various close escapes in between. Three further Herbie movies were to follow.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, sweet, exciting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, cars, racing, on the road, buddies, kids and family, disney, race, friendship, fish out of water, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: san francisco, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   64%
 
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Eddie
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: basketball, underdog, sport, switching roles, athlete and trainer, sport team, against the odds, ambition, power relations, mentor, contests and competitions, catastrophe ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   53%
 
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Major League II
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: feel good, semi serious, realistic, humorous, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: underdog, sport, buddies, voodoo, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, mentor, friendship, dialogue, sport team, kids and family, baseball ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: cleveland ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   55%
    User:   59%
 
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Racing Stripes
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Shattered illusions are hard to repair -- especially for a good-hearted zebra named Stripes who's spent his life on a Kentucky farm amidst the sorely mistaken notion that he's a debonair thoroughbred. Once he faces the fact that his stark ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, touching, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, underdog, adventure, gangsters, father daughter relationship, talking animals, racing, animals, kids and family, dog, race, contests and competitions ...
Place: kentucky, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   60%
 
Necessary Roughness
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: underdog, college, football, sport, beer, contests and competitions, university, soccer, human spirit, mentor, high school, american football ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, ireland, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   52%
    User:   50%
 
The Bad News Bears
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: An aging, down-on-his-luck ex-minor leaguer coaches a team of misfits in an ultra-competitive California little league.
Style: realistic, clever, feel good, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: underdog, baseball, family, sport, childhood, beer, motorcycle, foul language, children, mentor, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 1930s, year 1976
Place: california, usa, new jersey, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   53%
 
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Snow Dogs
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When a Miami dentist inherits a team of sled dogs, he's got to learn the trade or lose his pack to a crusty mountain man.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, absurd ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: family, adoption, adventure, dog, puppets, pets, contests and competitions, small town, culture clash, talking animals, disney, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: alaska, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   49%
    User:   49%
 
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First Kid
Genre: Family, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Some say that to be the leader of a country is one of the loneliest jobs in the world. But being the child of a world leader can be doubly so. Constantly surrounded by security officers, restricted in movements and having almost every waking moment ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, teens
Plot: family, white house, secret service, friendship, president, mischievous children, internet, violence, special agents, chase, dog, kidnapping ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, washington d.c.
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System:   46%
    User:   48%
 
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Wildcats
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Molly is a high school track coach who knows just as much about football as anyone else on the planet. When a football coach's position becomes vacant, she applies for the job, despite snickers from fellow staff members and her former husband.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, underdog, football, sport, college, contests and competitions, soccer, mentor, coach, athlete and trainer, cheerleading, college life ...
Time: 80s
Place: new jersey, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   46%
    User:   41%
 
Major League: Back to the Minors
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: baseball, underdog, sport, athlete's life, indians, buddies, contests and competitions, follow your dream, mentor, rise to the top, baseball bat, human spirit ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, south carolina, new jersey, usa
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System:   45%
    User:   47%
 
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Six Pack
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Stopping briefly in a small Texas town, an itinerant race car driver finds that his stock car, on a trailer behind his motor home, has just been quickly and expertly stripped. He chases down the miscreants, who turn out to be six orphan children. He ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, exciting, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, teens
Plot: children, mischievous children, racing, adventure, underdog, youth, small town, orphan, chases and races, sport, mentor, kids and family ...
Time: 80s
Place: texas, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   45%
    User:   53%
 
 7.8
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The Sandlot
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Scotty Smalls moves to a new neighborhood with his mom and stepdad, and wants to learn to play baseball. The neighborhood baseball guru Rodriquez takes Smalls under his wing. They fall into adventures involving baseball, treehouse sleep-ins, the ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: friendship, baseball, coming of age, family, childhood, small town, dog, children, sport, chase, buddies, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 1960s, 60s, 80s, year 1962
Place: usa, utah, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   44%
    User:   37%
 

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Cool Runnings
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: When a Jamaican sprinter is disqualified from the Olympic Games, he enlists the help of a dishonored coach to start the first Jamaican Bobsled Team.
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: underdog, family, reggae, olympics, sport, competition, friendship, island, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, sport team, mentor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1987
Place: canada, jamaica, california
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System:   44%
    User:   48%
 
Bring It on Again
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When new students can't get onto their college cheerleading team, they form their own squad and prepare for a cheer off.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, idiotic ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: cheerleading, hip hop, college, high school, competition, sport, underdog, cheerleader, contests and competitions, friendship, college life, race issues ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, 2000s
Place: california, usa, campus, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
System:   42%
    User:   39%
 
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