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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching, inspirational, clever, sentimental, light, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, teens
Plot: sport, soccer, kids and family, underdog, family, athlete's life, small town, school, dedicated educator, hardcase students, contests and competitions, follow your dream, immigrants, human spirit, athlete and trainer, friendship, teachers and students, high school life, against the odds, ambition, hopes, rivalry, youth, power relations, friends ...
Place: texas, usa

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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 realistic films with plots about ambition, underdog, sport, contests and competitions, family, rivalry and hopes mostly in Sport, Comedy and Family genres. Some movies like The Big Green: Soccer Dog: The Movie (1999), Little Big League (1994), D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994), Rebound (2005), School of Life (2005). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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: semi serious, feel good, humorous, touching
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sport, dog, soccer, athlete's life, odd couple, family, underdog, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, parents and children, adoption, against the odds ...
Time: 90s
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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: feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: sport, baseball, family, prodigy, young heroes, athlete and trainer, child as adult, sport team, ambition, power relations, contests and competitions, against the odds ...
Time: 90s
Place: minnesota, usa, bronx new york city, mcdonald's restaurant, minneapolis minnesota ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: sport, youth, athlete and trainer, ice hockey, underdog, family, athlete's life, hockey player, contests and competitions, sport team, against the odds, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: iceland, usa, los angeles, europe, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
77%
 5.1
 11K
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, feel good, not serious, realistic, touching ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: college, sport, basketball, school, high school, family, underdog, dedicated educator, training, contests and competitions, redemption, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary, 80s
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
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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, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: school, friends, uninhibited rivalry, high school, family, rivalry, family relations, goofy hero, friendship, parents and children, high school life, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: baseball, sport, family, contests and competitions, underdog, follow your dream, athlete and trainer, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, sport team, hopes ...
Place: usa, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, basketball movie
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: sport, athlete's life, buddies, family, underdog, young lovers, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, athlete and trainer, teaching the ways of the world, gambling ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, road movie ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: sport, baseball, little league, redemption, high school, family, underdog, athlete and trainer, parents and children, relationship vs career, sport team, estrangement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: texas, houston texas, california, japan, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
Movie in collections
 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: semi serious, humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sport, family, contests and competitions, sport team, animal life, ambition, rivalry, underdog, athlete and trainer, against the odds, hopes, power relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: sport, underdog, rivalry, family, athlete's life, college, school, hockey player, scholarship, teenage boy, contests and competitions, boarding school ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: minnesota, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, basketball movie ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: sport, family, contests and competitions, culture clash, adventure, athlete and trainer, fish out of water, ambition, disorder, athlete's life, sport team, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
61%
 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: friendship, athlete's life, sport, underdog, parent child relationship, dead mother, jumping rope, boxer, boy, teenager, school, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, semi serious, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: sport, underdog, athlete and trainer, ice hockey, self discovery, family, yuppie, urban, contests and competitions, winning, sport team, against the odds ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: minnesota
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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: family outing, pre-teens, date night, teens
Plot: sport, athlete's life, buddies, goofy hero, family, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream, rise to the top, human spirit, athlete and trainer, nothing goes right ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
Disney's Air Bud (1997)
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, humorous, inspirational, light ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens, teens
Plot: golden retriever, dog actor, family, clown, friendship, sport, dog, small town, athlete's life, young heroes, contests and competitions, mischievous children ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, washington state, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
59%
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, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: sport, buddies, mischievous children, contests and competitions, family, adventure, athlete and trainer, teenage life, sport team, coming of age, ambition, partners ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 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: feel good, not serious, humorous, offbeat, inspirational ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, teens
Plot: sport, baseball, monkey, chimpanzee, animal actor, family, athlete's life, contests and competitions, friendship, adventure, sport team, animal life ...
Time: 90s
Place: boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: sport, underdog, american football, college, contests and competitions, university, human spirit, athlete and trainer, friendship, high school life, sport team, against the odds ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, usa, ireland, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Movie in collections
 6.4
 22K
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Audience: kids
Plot: sport, underdog, football, family, contests and competitions, self discovery, parents and children, ambition, hopes, rivalry, youth, family relations ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: ohio
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, teens, kids
Plot: sport, baseball, athlete and trainer, culture clash, sport team, coach, little league, adventure, rivalry, athlete's life, underdog, contests and competitions ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, future
Place: japan, tokyo, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
 7.2
 2K
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, touching
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, sport, youth, swimming, high school life, athlete's life, hardcase students, school, bathing, underdog, contests and competitions, follow your dream ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: children, athlete's life, underdog, family, soccer, contests and competitions, laboratory, follow your dream, human spirit, parents and children, experiment gone awry, against the odds ...
Time: contemporary
Place: europe, scotland
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
MVP: Most Valuable Primate (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Jack is a three-year-old chimpanzee who has been the subject of a long-term experiment by Dr. Kendall, a researcher who been teaching Jack to communicate through sign language. ack scrambles onto the ice in the midst of practice for Steven's ...
Style: not serious, humorous, feel good
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: sport, athlete and trainer, friendship, family, animal life, friends, athlete's life, buddies, underdog, contests and competitions, teachers and students, sport team ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.3
 294
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, uplifting ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport, baseball, athlete's life, buddies, school, underdog, contests and competitions, family, rising to stardom, uninhibited rivalry, athlete and trainer, sport team ...
Time: 60s
Place: florida, new york, new york yankees
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
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: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: baseball, underdog, family, contests and competitions, sport, parents and children, sport team, americana, fish out of water, ambition, hopes, misfit ...
Time: 18th century
Place: california, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
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, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, teens, kids
Plot: baseball, time travel, youth, athlete's life, buddies, family, underdog, adventure, young heroes, sport, contests and competitions, rising to stardom ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 5.2
 1K
Soccer Mom (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A warm-hearted comedy about a compulsive soccer mom who masquerades as a famous Italian soccer star hired to coach her daughter's floundering soccer team, then struggles frantically to keep her wacky charade going long enough to see the girls ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching
Plot: sport, contests and competitions, family life, soccer, fake identity, soccer coach, ambition, rivalry, family relations, hidden identity, underdog, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
 4.6
 357
Fast Girl (2008)
Genre: Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Racing is in Alex Johnstone's (Mircea Monroe) blood. It was her father s life and it ultimately caused his death so her uncle Bill (Dwier Brown), who runs the local speedway, is determined not to lose his niece the way he lost his brother. But ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous
Plot: sport, small town, athlete's life, family, underdog, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, family business, car chase, family life, ambition, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
 3K
Go Figure (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Katelin Kingsford, an Olympic hopeful figure skater wants to train with a Russian figure skating coach. In order to go to go to the school that Natasha is at, Katelin gets a scholarship playing on the girls hockey team.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: sport, rivalry, ice hockey, boarding school, school, blind ambition, follow your dream, secret life, friendship, talent, teenage daughter, training ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 4.0
 296
Home Team (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Henry Butler (Steve Guttenberg) is a professional athlete with a little Pete Rose in him. His athletic interests go beyond the playing field and into the gambling dens. Convicted for his addiction, the soccer player is assigned to community service ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, touching
Plot: sport, underdog, contests and competitions, sport team, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, addiction, gambling, animal life, hopes, power relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: montreal quebec canada
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%