10 best movies like A Mighty Team (2016)

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A Mighty Team 2016
When a fit of anger leads to a serious injury, a sidelined soccer star returns to his hometown and reluctantly agrees to train the local youth.
List of the best movies like A Mighty Team (2016): Facing the Giants, We Are Marshall, Invincible, All or Nothing: Manchester City, Paterno, Mario, The Coach, Pelé, The Way Back, The Damned United.

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Facing the Giants (2006)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, sport
CharactersGods, Trainers
PlotSoccer, Rivalry, American Football
StyleFor men, To cry, Touching, Inspirational, Serious

A losing coach with an underdog football team faces their giants of fear and failure on and off the field to surprising results.

We Are Marshall (2006)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, sport
PlotOn real events, Soccer
PlaceCollege, USA
StyleFor men, To cry, Touching, Soulful, Serious

When a plane crash claims the lives of members of the Marshall University football team and some of its fans, the team's new coach and his surviving players try to keep the football program alive.

Invincible (2006)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography, sport
CharactersTeachers, Trainers
PlotOn real events, Soccer, Success, Rivalry, American Football
StyleFascinating, For men, To cry, Soulful, Serious

Inspired by the true story of Vince Papale, a man with nothing to lose who ignored the staggering odds and made his dream come true. When the coach of Papale's beloved hometown football team hosted an unprecedented open tryout, the public consensus was that it was a waste of time – no one good enough to play professional football was going to be found this way.

All or Nothing: Manchester City (2018)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genresport, reality TV
PlotSports, Soccer

Legendary coach Pep Guardiola leads his premiership football team through the 2017/18 season.

Paterno (2018)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecrime, biography, sport
CharactersCelebrities, Journalists, Trainers, Reporters, Teens
PlotOn real events, Sports, Soccer, Investigation, American Football

After becoming the winningest coach in college football history, Joe Paterno is embroiled in Penn State's Jerry Sandusky sexual abuse scandal, challenging his legacy and forcing him to face questions of institutional failure regarding the victims.

Mario (2018)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, sport
CharactersTeens, Trainers, Gay
PlotSports, Soccer, Blackmail, First love
StyleTouching, To cry

Two young gay soccer players get caught up between the politics of the game and the politics of love.

The Coach (2018)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, sport
PlotSports, Soccer
PlaceRussia, Moscow
StyleExciting, Fascinating, For men

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.

Pelé (2021)
Markimdb: 7
Genredocumentary, biography, sport
PlotOn real events, Soccer, Sports

Against the backdrop of a turbulent era in Brazil, this documentary captures Pelé's extraordinary path from breakthrough talent to national hero. Mixing rare archival footage and exclusive interviews, this documentary celebrates the legendary Brazilian footballer who personified football as art.

The Way Back (2020)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA, Canada
PlotBasketball, Sports

A former basketball all-star, who has lost his wife and family foundation in a struggle with addiction attempts to regain his soul and salvation by becoming the coach of a disparate ethnically mixed high school basketball team at his alma mater.

The Damned United (2009)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTrainers, Managers
PlotOn real events, Soccer, Rivalry, Justice, Friendship
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Action, Smart, Inspirational

Taking over Leeds United, Brian Clough's abrasive approach and his clear dislike of the players' dirty style of play make it certain there is going to be friction. Glimpses of his earlier career help explain both his hostility to previous manager Don Revie and how much he is missing right-hand man Peter Taylor.

White Snow (2021)
Genredrama, biography, sport
CharactersStrong women, Skiers
PlotSports, Snow, Competitions
StyleWomens in main roles

An inspiring biopic about the legendary skier Elena Vyalbe. Born in a small town in the north of Russia, she had the courage and dedication to overcome a slew of obstacles on her way to becoming the very best in her sport. The film captures a historic skiing event at the 1997 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Trondheim, Norway, where Elena Vyalbe made skiing history by winning five out of five gold medals, which to this day remains a record achievement.

Pelé: Birth of a Legend (2016)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, sport
CharactersTeens, Friends, Mothers
PlotOn real events, Sports, Soccer, Competitions, Rivalry
PlaceHotels, Sweden
StyleExciting, To cry, Inspirational, Serious

The life story of Brazilian football legend, Pele.

El Cinco (2014)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUruguay, Argentina, Russia, Germany, France
PlotSports, Soccer, Friendship

After being expelled for a flagrant foul during a match in Primera C (the fourth division in Argentinian football), Patón Bonasiolle, the captain and midfielder from Talleres de Escalada, realizes his career as a footballer has come to an end. At the age of 35, this means the end of a world he has known since he was a child. Together with Ale - his wife - he looks for a fresh new start.