Playing football movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant playing football movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, humorous, semi serious, feel good, realistic and psychological films and TV shows about / with playing football, barefoot male, friendship, photograph, crying, male objectification, taking a photograph, football, riding a bicycle and teenage boy plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Sport genres shot in USA, Czech Republic, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as playing football: Holy Goalie (2017), The Coach (2018), Pele: Birth of a Legend (2016), 89 (2017), Streltsov (2020), The Tribe (2018), Noctem (2017), Microbe & Gasoline (2015), Head Burst (2019), School Is Over (2018).

List of playing football movies

Holy Goalie (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Sport
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young priest coaches a team of uncoordinated monks in order to win a soccer tournament and save their monastery from being turned into a hotel.
Style: light, funny, captivating, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: soccer, priest, monk, religion, playing football, vatican, soccer match, football player, soccer fan, football, football team, sport ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, rome italy
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The Coach (2018)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Contemporary Russia. After he flubs a penalty kick, a humiliated national soccer player quits the game. He flees to a small town, where he decides to coach their local team.
Style: exciting, uplifting, captivating, motivational, entertaining
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: soccer coach, football player, athlete and trainer, athlete's life, coach, football, football team, playing football, soccer match, professional sports, sport, sporting event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: russia, moscow russia
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Pele: Birth of a Legend (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The life story of Brazilian football legend, Pele.
Style: inspirational, realistic, serious, exciting, sentimental ...
Plot: sport, following a dream, rise to the top, prodigy, football player, soccer, athlete's life, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, rags to riches, father son relationship ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1950s
Place: brazil, latin america
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89 (2017)
Genre: Documentary, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: 89 tells the incredible story of one of football’s greatest triumphs: when against all odds Arsenal snatched the Championship title from Liverpool at Anfield in the last minute of the last game of the 1988/89 season. It’s a universal tale of a ...
Style: light, captivating, sentimental, sincere, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, sport team, football, football team, football player, playing football, sports history, archive footage, sport competition, sporting event, soccer fan, victory ...
Time: 20th century
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Streltsov (2020)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Russia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: By the age of twenty, Eduard Streltsov has everything one can dream of: talent, fame and love. He is the rising star of Soviet football. The whole country, with bated breath, expects victory from the national team at the upcoming World Cup where ...
Style: breathtaking, realistic, serious, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night
Plot: football player, sport competition, ambition, professional sports, male protagonist, sport, sports star, sport team, football team, athlete and trainer, triumph, rising to stardom ...
Place: ussr
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Apache: La vida de Carlos Tevez (2019)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Sport, Thriller
Country: Argentina
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Story: This gritty dramatization of the life of Carlos Tevez shows his rise to soccer stardom amid the harrowing conditions in Argentina's Fuerte Apache.
Style: motivational, touching, sentimental, exciting, inspirational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: football player, athlete's life, soccer, sport team, football, sport, rivalry, football practice, playing football, match, success, netflix ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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The Tribe (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A cleaner woman with vocational street dancer tries to recover her long-stranded son that she gave for adoption, a former CEO who lost everything, including his memories.
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, feel good
Plot: fish out of water, mother son reunion, adoption, outcast, parenthood, secret, extramarital affair, lifestyle change, ambition, employer employee relationship, class differences, dysfunctional family ...
Place: barcelona spain, barcelona
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Noctem (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Adrian and Esteban have been missing for a year. The police are at a standstill, despite having found their personal belongings in Cozumel, an island 12 miles away from the Riviera Maya. Alex friend of both, manages to get their cell phones, with ...
Style: scary, macabre, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: supernatural horror, missing person, investigation, paranormal phenomena, found footage, friendship, police, survival horror, disappearance, mysterious event, monster, missing ...
Place: riviera, mexico, madrid
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Microbe & Gasoline (2015)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two young friends embark on a road trip across France in a vehicle they built themselves.
Style: road movie, captivating, humorous, semi serious
Plot: road trip, friendship, teenage boy, on the road, socially awkward, dysfunctional family, summer vacation, urination, apology, female teacher, reading a letter, massage parlor ...
Time: 2010s, year 2014
Place: paris france, france
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Head Burst (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Markus is a handsome and respectable architect who has a secret: he is a pedophile. Despite feeling disgust of himself, Markus can't help but feel attracted to young boys. When he thinks he won't be able to suppress his deepest feelings, ...
Style: ambiguous ending, lgbt cinema, tense, suspense, psychological
Plot: pedophile, pedophilia, gay protagonist, suicidal tendency, psychotherapy, depression, co worker co worker relationship, loneliness, little boy, family relations, identity crisis, sexual frustration ...
Time: 21st century
Place: central europe
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School Is Over (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Agathe Langlois, Parisian until the end of the nails well varnishes, is delighted: she is going to be confirmed as a professor of English. The happiness of the good news will not last as she learns that she is deployed to the countryside.
Style: feel good, psychological, entertaining, humorous, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: moving, teacher, boss, school, sister sister relationship, teenage boy, mental illness, husband wife relationship, fish out of water, female protagonist, classmate classmate relationship, mentally unstable woman ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brussels, paris france, brussels belgium
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Creator (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: With the help of student assistant Boris and stolen university equipment, Dr. Harry Wolper plans to clone his dead wife. But then he meets Meli, an egg donor for his experiment, and they fall in love. Faced with choosing between his deceased wife ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, touching, tragicomedy ...
Plot: laboratory, scientist, cloning, romance, love and romance, opposites attract, couples, reincarnation, infidelity, starting over, love triangle, couple relations ...
Time: 80s
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May Who? (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Thailand
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Pong is a high-school geek who belongs to a group of high school outcasts known as the “Invisibles”, and enjoys letting his imagination run wild by drawing cartoons. May-Who is also one of the “Invisibles” and has an extraordinary secret: ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, humorous, sincere, psychotronic
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: secret, socially awkward, teenage boy, teenage girl, love triangle, friendship, low self esteem, prank, electrocution, shyness, school, supernatural ...
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The Word (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Poland, Denmark
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Days before the end of the school year, Liliana gives Janek an ultimatum, giving him 24 hours to either prove his love for her or forget about her altogether.
Style: tense, serious, captivating, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: obsession, teenage love, high school life, teenage life, youth, revenge, jealousy, murder, rivalry, betrayal, danger, social relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: poland
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The Windermere Children (2020)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Germany, UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The story of the pioneering project to rehabilitate child survivors of the Holocaust on the shores of Lake Windermere.
Style: sincere, touching, sentimental, rough, contemplative
Plot: concentration camp survivor, jewish, childhood trauma, compassion, holocaust survivor, recovery, kindness, post world war two, friendship, letter, refugee, country house ...
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Corrections Class (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Russia, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Lena is a bright, disabled girl who, after years spent studying at home, is keen to get back to school. She is assigned to a special class for disabled pupils who have to present themselves before a school commission at the end of the year in order ...
Style: emotional, lyrical, melancholic, compassionate, sad
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage rape, school, classmate classmate relationship, teenager, disabled person, love, vandalism, female protagonist, political persecution, ambition, humiliation, friendship ...
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The Magus (1968)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: UK
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A teacher on a Greek island becomes involved in bizarre mind-games with the island's magus (magician) and a beautiful young woman.
Style: mind bending, psychological, serious, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: island, mind game, greek island, tarot card, tarot cards, redemption, mystery, danger, teachers and students, mental illness, riddles and clues, chase ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, year 1914, 1910s, year 1941
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The Secret War of Harry Frigg (1968)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When 5 allied generals are captured in Italy in WWII, it is a propaganda nightmare for the allies. The generals are all 1 star and refuse to take orders from each other in order to plan an escape. Harry Frigg is a private who has escaped from the ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, exciting
Plot: world war two, escape, villa, love and romance, escapades, anti heroes, troublemaker, disorder, palaces castles and temples, anti hero, war, hidden identity ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1943
Place: italy, london, tunisia
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Ice Mother (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Czech Republic, France, Slovakia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After her husband's death, Hana lives on alone in the family villa. Her two sons visit her with their families, but these visits frequently end in quarrels. When Hana meets Brona, a hardy fellow, inured to winter swimming, a new world opens ...
Style: humorous, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: change in lifestyle, lifestyle change, strong female character, competition, widow, estranged son, brother brother relationship, mother in law daughter in law relationship, family tradition, swimming, punching bag, female nudity ...
Place: prague czech republic, prague
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The Sheriff Behind Bars (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czechoslovakia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A dramatic story from the setting of a youth de tention center. Youngster Jakub, out of delusory solidarity, gets convicted of theft and goes to prison in place ofthe "sheriff" of his gang. He naively hopes that the sheriff will appreciate ...
Plot: teenager, juvenile detention, prison, jail, dentist, bullying, homoerotic fight, violence, crying man, taking off clothes, juvenile delinquency, closeted gay ...
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Places (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Czech Republic, Slovakia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A coming of age story about love, loss and revenge centers around two teenage friends, Adam (Vladimír Polívka) and Marek (Jan Cina), whose aimless lives in a small town are suddenly disrupted by the appearance of Anna (Johana Matousková), the ...
Style: ambiguous ending, suspense, psychological, twists and turns, sexy ...
Plot: revenge, love, small town, friendship between men, love triangle, murder, teenage girl, prank, secret, best friend, father son relationship, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
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Celebrity s.r.o. (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic
Duration: 97 min.
Story: The comedy unfolds in the attractive environs of the never-ending filming of a TV series. The performance opens up with wonderful interplay of relationships, characters, situations, conflicts, big hopes and ambitious plans interwoven with a love ...
Style: realistic, captivating, humorous, semi serious
Plot: fake identity, friendship between men, satire, manipulative woman, friendship, investigation, ambition, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, film within a film, employer employee relationship, self pity, funeral director ...
Place: central europe, prague, prague czech republic
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Where the Sun Beats (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Portugal
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Pinto’s sophomore feature patiently investigates the everyday life and psychosexual vacillations of Laura (Laura Morante), a woman caught in a web of verboten romance and incestuous desire. Pinto elliptically and delicately portrays the small ...
Style: gay cinema
Plot: tractor, loss of child, farmer, closeted homosexual, sheep, wine cellar, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, woman slaps man, bee, death of child, drunken man, map ...
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An Average Little Man (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Giovanni Vivaldi is an average middle-aged man with a secure job as a government accountant. He wishes nothing more than to set up his only son Mario, his biggest pride in the world, with the same secure government job before he eventually retires. ...
Style: tragicomedy, italian comedy, dark humor, ambiguous ending, controversial
Plot: kidnapping, accountant, revenge, torture, years of lead, loss, heist, justice, dead fish, tied up, screaming woman, illness ...
Time: 70s
Place: rome italy, italy
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Hopefuls (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 71 min.
Story: Junior, as he’s known, since he’s essentially still a child, seems to be having a tough time getting on in life. He shares cheap lodgings with another fellow and earns money doing strenuous night shifts at a warehouse. It’s no surprise that he ...
Style: psychological, touching, suspense, sexy, contemplative ...
Plot: boyfriend girlfriend relationship, pregnancy, football, teenage boy, bossy woman, domineering mother, teenage protagonist, football player, teenager, pregnant woman, friend, jealousy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
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Windy City (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The lives of a group of young Chicago men, as seen through the eyes of one of them, a writer.
Plot: friendship, grownups, daydreamer, reminiscence, playboy, best friends, nightclub owner, voyeur, tv reporter, drawbridge, costume party, dog ...
Place: chicago illinois
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New Wave (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Brazil
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A group of eleven women organize a soccer team, as a manifesto against sexism.
Style: lgbt cinema
Plot: death, singer, soccer, taking a shower, group sex, soccer match, full moon, football team, bisexual, stadium, sex in car, singing in a car ...
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How to Shake Off a Bride (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Czech Republic
Story: Eva, the owner of a pastry shop hopes to re-unite with her ex-husband Honza, with whom she has a son Tobias. Honza surprises Eva with the request for a wedding cake. He is planning to marry Linda, his new girlfriend. Eva and Tobias don't like ...
Style: neo screwball comedy, captivating, humorous, semi serious, sincere
Plot: wedding, fiance fiancee relationship, love triangle, family relations, fake identity, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, strong female character, rivalry, psychological manipulation, intrigue, manipulative woman, retirement ...
Place: prague czech republic, prague
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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
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Zoolander 2 (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA, Italy
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Derek and Hansel are modelling again when an opposing company attempts to take them out from the business.
Style: funny, humorous, entertaining, captivating, feel good ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: male model, model, fashion model, stupidity, absurdism, modeling, fashion, parody, fashion show, farce, popularity, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2001
Place: rome italy, italy, new jersey
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