World cup movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant world cup movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, sentimental, semi serious, feel good and serious films and TV shows about / with world cup, soccer, sport, friendship, football, ambition, friends, society, culture clash and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Sport genres shot in UK, Italy, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as world cup: Till Death Us Do Part (1968), Sixty Six (2006), Daylight Robbery (2008), Cinderella Man (2005), Surf's Up (2007), United Passions (2014), Ayla: The Daughter of War (2017), The Game (2008), Takhti (1997), Un Amore (1999).

List of world cup movies

Till Death Us Do Part (1968)
Genre: Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The film version of 'Till Death Do Us Part' tells the story of Alf Garnett, his wife Else, and their newborn daughter Rita, living through the London Blitz and beyond.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, biting ...
Plot: world cup, working class, sitcom, wartime life, family life, society, family relations, eccentric family, racism, misfit, couples, world war two ...
Time: 40s, year 1966, 1930s, 1960s, 1940s ...
Place: europe, london
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Sixty Six (2006)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A boy's barmitzvah looks set to be a disaster when it coincides with the 1966 World Cup Final.
Style: semi serious, feel good, realistic, gloomy, uplifting ...
Plot: soccer, coming of age, world cup, nothing goes right, teenage boy, family life, parents and children, youth, family relations, disorder, down on your luck, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: england, europe, london
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Daylight Robbery (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alex masterminds an ambitious plan to steal millions of untraceable cash that is stacked in the underground vaults of The London Exchange Bank, waiting for its last journey, Incineration. Lucky, Matty, Terry, Chubby, Norman and Jay make up his ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airport, bank, heist, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, crime, world cup, gang, hostages, unlikely criminals, chase, crime gone awry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, england, europe, london
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Cinderella Man (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: The true story of boxer, Jim Braddock who, in the 1920’s after his retirement, has a surprise comeback in order to get him and his family out of a socially poor state.
Style: uplifting, touching, sentimental, emotional, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: human spirit, sport, athlete's life, underdog, follow your dream, comeback, boxing, financial problem, poverty, training, courage, fight scenes ...
Time: 20s, 30s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s
Place: new jersey, usa, netherlands, manhattan new york city, madison square garden manhattan new york city
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Surf's Up (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Cody is a surfing penguin from Shiverpool who dreams of making it big and being like his idol Big Z. On his journey he discovers his talents are not all he thinks they are and he must learn to accept that their is more to surfing than fame and ...
Style: humorous, inspirational, entertaining, stylized, witty ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: surfing, friendship, surfboard, island, jungle, mentor, ambition, athlete's life, world champion, follow your dream, ocean or sea, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: antarctica, hawaii, california
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United Passions (2014)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: An epic, untold story that brings to life the inspiring saga of the World Cup and the three determined men who created it. Driven by their vision and passion, three men, overcame their doubts and fought obstacles and scandals to make the World Cup a ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, propaganda film
Plot: soccer, ambition, workplace, sport, contests and competitions, follow your dream, workplace intrigue, dishonesty, world cup, football, great depression, politics ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 20s, 30s, 70s ...
Place: europe
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Ayla: The Daughter of War (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Turkey
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In 1950, amidst the ravages of the Korean War, Sergeant Süleyman stumbles upon a a half-frozen little girl, with no parents and no help in sight. Frantic, scared and on the verge of death, this little girl captures the heart of Süleyman, who risks ...
Plot: orphan, airplane, world cup, korean war, turk, earthquake, death, soldier, little girl, school, blood, journalist
Time: year 2010
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The Game (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Russia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A funny comedy about the Russian footfall team and their adventures during the World Cup.
Plot: sport, soccer, world cup, injury, talent, football, car, football field
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Takhti (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Iran
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ali Hatami's film on the life of Iranian wrestling champion Takhti remains unfinished. Another director is assigned by the I.R. Intelligence Ministry to finish the project. The new director wants to carry out research on the life of the ...
Plot: loss of father, murder, jealousy, extramarital affair, mafia, director, dual role, assassination, suicide, cemetery, imprisonment, world cup ...
Time: 1960s
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Un Amore (1999)
Genre: Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Twenty years of the relationship between a man and a woman. We start in the present, as they are both married to other people and are having an adulterous affair with each other. Then we move to their first date and from there chronologically ...
Plot: turin italy, divorce, friend, lawyer, singing, love, beach, extramarital affair, doctor, year 2000, exam, world cup ...
Time: 1990s, year 1985, year 1996, year 1984, year 1989 ...
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In the Name of the Italian People (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An obscure Italian magistrate suspects that a well-known industrialist commited murder, and decides to investigate him, and bring him to court, whatever it takes. But - will the magistrate have it in him to go against impossible odds, in the name of ...
Plot: drug overdose, death of daughter, corruption, flashback, prostitute, judge, justice, businessman, corrupt businessman, diary, gay stereotype, investigation ...
Place: italy
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Time Out (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Sport
Country: Spain, Italy, Colombia
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The whimsical and joyous parade of ridiculous events satirize the war that rages in Colombia right now and exposes the real spirit of those who inhabit such a beautiful country.
Plot: police, truce, world cup, titanic, prostitution, oil, soccer
Place: colombia
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Boys Soccer Club (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Brazil
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A 12 year old boy dreams of becoming a goalkeeper for the national Brazilian soccer team, but first he has to overcome his own fears to convince his team boys club and his father who is against competition.
Plot: soccer, world cup, football, football player, children
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You Are My Sunshine (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: South Korea
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Simple, sweet-natured farmhand Seok-Jung (Hwang Jung-Min) longs for a wife. He is certain that he has found her the instant he catches sight of lovely Eun-Ha (Jeon Do-Youn). She is far more experienced and sophisticated than he is, a difference made ...
Plot: korean, suicide attempt, interracial marriage, discrimination, true love, peasant, love at first sight, cow, world cup, mute, waterbed, part time job ...
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The Best of Youth (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 366 min.
Story: Spanning four decades, from the chaotic 1960s to the present, director Marco Tullio Giordana's passionate epic 'La Meglio Gioventu' follows two Italian brothers through some of the most tumultuous events of recent Italian history.
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, sentimental, captivating ...
Plot: politics, society, dishonesty, political corruption, pianist, photographer, police brutality, protest, museum, psychiatrist, letter, interrogation ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s ...
Place: italy, lebanon, europe, sweden, denmark ...
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Offside (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Iran
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Since women are banned from soccer matches, Iranian females masquerade as males so they can slip into Tehran's stadium to see the game between Iran and Bahrain. The ones who are caught and arrested are taken to a holding area and guarded by ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, bleak, harsh ...
Plot: soccer, stadium, fighting the system, discrimination, sport, gender, rebellion, politics, soldier, human spirit, rebelliousness, gender bending ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: iran, middle east, germany
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A Summer Tale (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The summer of '58, the year Sweden almost won the world championship in soccer over Brazil, Yngve Johansson accepts two children to live with him during the summer, as told through the eyes of a young boy. His name is Mårten, and the other ...
Style: sentimental, semi serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: orphan, swedish, coming of age, friendship, village, countryside, fall in love, love and romance, romance, youth, social relations, friends ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: sweden
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The Great Match (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, Germany
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A comedy about the attempts of tribal groups around the world to watch a soccer match.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, witty, sentimental
Plot: desert, obsessive quest, on the road, nothing goes right, escapades, adventure, contests and competitions, sport, race against time, fish out of water, ambition, disorder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: asia, brazil, latin america, mongolia
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The Night Before the Exams Today (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Reunites the same cast, reprising their characters from the 2006 original film, but transplants them from the 1980s to the Italy of 2006. This leap allows the filmmaker to compare and contrast youth culture across generations, from the era of the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sentimental
Audience: teens
Plot: buddies, love and romance, friends, adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, extramarital affair, male nudity, sex, marriage, father son relationship, coming of age, exam ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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Play Off (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Sport
Country: Sweden
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Johan is a 35 year old soccer fan, unemployed but living by his wits and charm. During the Soccer World Championships in 1990 all Swedes want to follow the games, including Johan who doesn't own a TV set. He gets himself invited to friends or ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: drugs/alcohol, nothing goes right, urban, crimes, sport, disorder, crime, buddies, goofy hero, on the run, down on your luck, gambling ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1990
Place: sweden
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Long Flat Balls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Six guys from Norway go on a trip to Germany to cheer on Norway in the world Championship of football. But it isn't easy to put their normal life aside, not even for football.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: soccer, goofy hero, farce, disorder, buddies, workplace situations, misfit, workplace, friends, male virgin, world cup, darts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, norway, europe
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The Miracle of Bern (2003)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The movie deals with the championship-winning German soccer team of 1954. Its story is linked with two others: The family of a young boy is split due to the events in World War II, and the father returns from Russia after eleven years. The second ...
Style: serious, feel good, realistic, exciting, sentimental
Plot: soccer, sport, athlete's life, soccer coach, contests and competitions, follow your dream, human spirit, against the odds, underdog, athlete and trainer, parents and children, working class ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: germany, hungary, switzerland, europe, budapest ...
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Unpredictable Guy (1980)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Following his mother`s death, wise son Sebastian attempts to organise dad Nestor to cope with basic household chores. Sebastian shows Nestor how to light the oven. Later Nestor can't fix a broken lamp, but his son soon sorts it out. Nestor ...
Plot: struggling actor, soccer match, single parent, tv commercial, world cup, stage play, hospital room, shower, father son relationship
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The Cup (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: Bhutan, Australia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While the soccer World Cup is being played in France, two young Tibetan refugees arrive at a monastery/boarding school in exile in India. Its atmosphere of serene contemplation is disrupted by soccer fever, the chief instigator being a young ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, touching, witty, realistic ...
Plot: monastery, friendship, culture clash, coming of age, teachers and students, sport, small town life, religions or cults, small town, hopes, society, friends ...
Time: 90s
Place: asia, himalaya, tibet, india, tokyo ...
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Mike Bassett: England Manager (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mike Bassett: England Manager is an hilarious British Comedy that stars Ricky Thomlinson. Featuring Cameos from Barry Venison, Gabby Yorath, Atomic Kitten and Pele.When the England manager has a heart attack, footballs' top brass turn to Mike ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, feel good
Plot: soccer, sport, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, sport team, ambition, rivalry, athlete's life, underdog, rise to the top, friends, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, brazil, europe, rio de janeiro, latin america
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Good Bye Lenin! (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 121 min.
Story: An affectionate and refreshing East/West-Germany comedy about a boy who’s mother was in a coma while the Berlin wall fell and when she wakes up he must try to keep her from learning what happen (since she was an avid communist supporter) to avoid ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, realistic, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: idealism, coma, communism, politics, german, berlin wall, socialism, deception, taxi driver, confession, russian, arrest ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1990
Place: germany, german democratic republic, europe, east germany, berlin germany ...
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The Game of Their Lives (2005)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on a true story, this film tells the tale of the 1950 US soccer team who, against all odds, beat England 1 - 0 in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Although no US team has yet won a World Cup title, this story is about the family traditions ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, exciting
Plot: sport, underdog, contests and competitions, human spirit, sport team, against the odds, ambition, rivalry, hopes, friends, soccer, interracial friendship ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: brazil, missouri, usa, washington d.c., st. louis missouri
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Flushed Away (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: London high-society mouse, Roddy is flushed down the toilet by Sid, a common sewer rat. Hang on for a madcap adventure deep in the sewer bowels of Ratropolis, where Roddy meets the resourceful Rita, the rodent-hating Toad and his faithful thugs, ...
Style: exciting, humorous, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids, preschoolers
Plot: getting home, boat, frog, friendship, rescue, fish out of water, pets, adventure, escapades, disorder, heroic mission, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: england, europe, london, tower bridge london, buckingham palace
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The Marriage of Maria Braun (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Near the end of World War II, Maria marries Hermann, who is immediately sent off to battle. When the war concludes, Maria believes that Hermann is dead. She starts working at an Allied bar, where she meets American soldier Bill. They start a ...
Style: emotional, surreal, serious, touching, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, soldier, materialism, post war, human nature, german, empowerment, penitentiary, black market, wartime life, romance ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1946, year 1954 ...
Place: germany, europe, west germany, canada
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Buster (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Buster is a small time crook who pulls a big time job. When he finds that the police will not let the case drop, he goes into hiding and can't contact his wife and child. He arranges to meet them in Mexico where he thinks they can begin again, ...
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: heist, robbery, train, train robbery, police investigation, manhunt, on the run, pregnancy, train ride, adventure, cons and scams, chases and races ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1963
Place: mexico, scotland yard, england, europe, latin america ...
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