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 touching films and TV shows about / with world cup, soccer, football, friendship, sport, friends, ambition, family relations, coming of age and society plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Sport genres shot in UK, USA, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as world cup: Sixty Six (2006), Elite Cup (2014), Daylight Robbery (2008), United Passions (2014), Mike Bassett: England Manager (2001), The Great Match (2006), Till Death Us Do Part (1968), Streltsov (2020), The Tomorrow War (2021), The Vault (2021).

List of world cup movies

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: touching, feel good, sentimental, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: soccer, family relations, world cup, nothing goes right, youth, family life, parents and children, husband wife relationship, child's point of view, coming of age, jewish, life is a bitch ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: london, england, europe
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Elite Cup (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A spoof of recent Brazilian movies.
Style: parody, not serious, humorous, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: silly humor, crimes, law enforcement, contests and competitions, fighting crime, tough law enforcer, world cup
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
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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: tense, captivating, psychological, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, airport, hostage, bank, crimes, gang, isolation, cons and scams, chase, rivalry, world cup, caper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, london, england, europe, monaco
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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: follow your dream, ambition, contests and competitions, sport, world cup, soccer, dishonesty, workplace intrigue, workplace, leader, leadership, sponsor ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 1900s, 70s, 1920s ...
Place: europe
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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: not serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Plot: soccer, profanity, rise to the top, athlete's life, ambition, lifestyle, athlete and trainer, sport team, sport, underdog, rivalry, contests and competitions ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: rio de janeiro, england, europe, brazil, latin america ...
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Goal! III : Taking On The World (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the third installment of the football drama trilogy Goal!, Kuno Becker returns as Mexican footballer Santiago Muñez, who, along with his best friends and England national team players Charlie Braithwaite (Leo Gregory) and Liam Adams (JJ Feild), ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: sport team, stadium, athlete's life, sport, against the odds, friends, love and romance, contests and competitions, rivalry, lifestyle, buddies, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany
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The Great Match (2006)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain, Germany
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A comedy about the attempts of tribal groups around the world to watch a soccer match.
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, not serious, sentimental
Plot: obsessive quest, nothing goes right, fish out of water, disorder, race against time, escapades, ambition, globalization, travel, desert, world cup, on the road ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mongolia, brazil, asia, latin america
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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: biting, cynical, offbeat, witty, humorous ...
Plot: working class, world war two, world cup, family life, wartime life, racism, society, misfit, eccentric family, family relations, couples, fanatic ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, year 1939, 1930s, 1960s ...
Place: europe, london
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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, uplifting, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night, family outing
Plot: soccer coach, football player, male protagonist, sport, sport competition, professional sports, ambition, sport team, sports star, football team, athlete and trainer, rising to stardom ...
Place: ussr
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The Tomorrow War (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 138 min.
Story: An ordinary man is recruited by time travellers from 30 years in the future to fight in a war against deadly aliens.
Style: futuristic, tense, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
Plot: alien invasion, fictional war, future war, time travel, alien, military, teleportation, heroes, resistance, warrior, combat, attack ...
Time: future
Place: miami
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The Vault (2021)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When an engineer learns of a mysterious, impenetrable fortress hidden under The Bank of Spain, he joins a crew of master thieves who plan to steal the legendary lost treasure locked inside while the whole country is distracted by Spain's World ...
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, tense, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: heist, bank, master criminal, plan, engineer, bank robbery, assault, secret plan, perfect crime, burglar, thief, bank robber ...
Time: 21st century
Place: spain
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Northern Limit Line (2015)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: South Korea
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The movies follows the incident knows as the second battle of Yeonpyeong which happened in 2002.
Style: captivating, tense
Plot: navy, sea, patriot, fight for supremacy, heroism, battles, patriotism, showdown, military, inter-korean relations, naval battle, marine ...
Time: 2000s
Place: south korea, korea, north korea
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Cinderella Man (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, 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, inspirational, sincere, touching, motivational ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: human spirit, sport, boxing, underdog, athlete's life, financial problem, poverty, comeback, training, follow your dream, lifestyle, boxer ...
Time: 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 30s, 20s ...
Place: new jersey, usa, netherlands, new york, manhattan new york city ...
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Surf's Up (2007)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sport
Country: USA, Canada
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: pre-teens, family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: surfing, talking animals, friendship, jungle, island, surfboard, penguins, wave, hopes, follow your dream, ambition, athlete's life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: antarctica, hawaii, california
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Ayla: The Daughter of War (2017)
Genre: Biography, 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 ...
Style: touching, disturbing, factual, suspenseful, suspense
Plot: korean war, turk, orphan, little girl, soldier, school, child custody, military base, reunion, rescue, care, earthquake ...
Time: year 2010, year 1950
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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, realistic, political, disturbing, captivating ...
Plot: stadium, fighting the system, sexism, human spirit, politics, injustice, rebelliousness, soccer, rebellion, gender disguise, segregation, sport ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: iran, middle east, germany, berlin 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: touching, sincere, sentimental, realistic, semi serious
Plot: orphan, countryside, friendship, foster child, swedish, youth, social relations, village life, loneliness, mortician, coming of age, dying man ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1958, 1950s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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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: sentimental, feel good, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, lifestyle, buddies, father son relationship, sex, marriage, friendship, infidelity, extramarital affair, friends, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: italy, rome italy, europe
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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, disorder, hung over, friends, graphic violence, nothing goes right, goofy hero, crime, buddies, on the run, crimes, chases and races ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1990
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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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: realistic, humorous, not serious, captivating, neo screwball comedy ...
Plot: farce, disorder, buddies, workplace, misfit, goofy hero, workplace situations, employer employee relationship, football team, fight, friendship between men, overweight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, realistic, feel good, sentimental, exciting
Plot: soccer, human spirit, against the odds, follow your dream, athlete's life, contests and competitions, pow, society, ambition, rivalry, hopes, working class ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, post world war two
Place: germany, switzerland, hungary, 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: tv commercial, single parent, soccer match, world cup, stage play, hospital room, struggling actor, 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: touching, feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: monastery, buddhist monk, friendship, culture clash, hopes, refugee, teachers and students, small town life, small town, ambition, society, politics ...
Time: 90s
Place: himalaya, tibet, asia, india, tokyo ...
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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, witty, tragicomedy, emotional ...
Plot: coma, idealism, politics, deception, culture clash, communism, protecting from truth, parents and children, social differences, lifestyle change, political unrest, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 70s, 80s ...
Place: germany, east germany, german democratic republic, europe, 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: serious, realistic, sentimental, exciting
Plot: sport team, interracial friendship, ambition, human spirit, against the odds, sport, hopes, contests and competitions, rivalry, underdog, friendship, soccer match ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1950
Place: brazil, missouri, usa, st. louis missouri, new york ...
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Flushed Away (2006)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Australia, France, Ireland
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: humorous, exciting, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: talking animals, boat, getting home, pets, friendship, heroic mission, disorder, lifestyle change, rivalry, fish out of water, heroes, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2006
Place: england, london, europe, buckingham palace, tower bridge london
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The Marriage of Maria Braun (1979)
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, psychological, touching, serious, realistic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, world war two, love triangle, post war, romance, rise to the top, lovers reunited, couples, human nature, survival, couple relations ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century, post world war two, 50s ...
Place: germany, europe, west germany, berlin germany, canada
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Beautiful People (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In London, during October 1993, England is playing Holland in the preliminaries of the World Cup. The Bosnian War is at its height, and refugees from the ex-Yugoslavia are arriving. Football rivals, and political adversaries from the Balkans all ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky, sad ...
Plot: chase, immigrants, bosnian war, refugee, politics, culture clash, working class, opposites attract, civil war, wartime, war, british ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: england, london, serbia, croatia, europe ...
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The Year My Parents Went on Vacation (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A boy is left alone in a Jewish neighborhood in the year of 1970, where both world cup and dictatorship happen in Brazil.
Style: serious, emotional, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: politics, political unrest, dictatorship, life is a bitch, working class, family relations, down on your luck, eccentric family, friendship, parents and children, understanding, football ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1970
Place: brazil, latin america, sao paulo brazil
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Africa United (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: UK, South Africa, Rwanda
Duration: 88 min.
Story: "Africa United" tells the extraordinary story of three Rwandan children who attempt to realize the dream of their life: to attend the opening ceremony of the FIFA World Cup 2010 at Johannesburg. But the problems begin when Fabrice, Dudu ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, sincere, touching ...
Plot: on the road, friendship, adventurer, adventure, hopes, follow your dream, young heroes, escapades, optimism, road trip, soccer, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: africa, zimbabwe, rwanda, south africa, tanzania ...
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