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20 best shows like Luck (2012)


List of the best shows and series like Luck (2012): Kingdom, Cobra Kai, Total Divas, Brockmire, Swagger, GLOW, Spinning Out, Lights Out, All American, Dark Side of the Ring.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersFriends
PlotMartial Arts, Competitions, Rivalry
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive, Serious

A raw family drama set against the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) in Venice, California. Alvey Kulina owns Navy St. MMA with the help of his girlfriend Lisa Prince. He is willing to go through extraordinary means to make sure his fighters are taken care of, but all of this responsibility comes at a steep price. He has complicated relationships with both of his sons, Jay and Nate, who are both struggling with their own identities and places within Alvey’s life and gym.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genreaction, comedy, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersTeenagers, Losers
PlotSports, Martial Arts, Karate
StyleSpectacular, Easy

This Karate Kid sequel series picks up 30 years after the events of the 1984 All Valley Karate Tournament and finds Johnny Lawrence on the hunt for redemption by reopening the infamous Cobra Kai karate dojo. This reignites his old rivalry with the successful Daniel LaRusso, who has been working to maintain the balance in his life without mentor Mr. Miyagi.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, documentary, biography, sport, reality TV
CountryUSA

An inside look of the lives of seven WWE Divas from their work within WWE to their personal lives.

Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
PlotTreason
PlaceSmall towns, USA
StyleEasy

A famed major league baseball announcer who suffers an embarrassing and very public meltdown live on the air after discovering his beloved wife's serial infidelity decides to reclaim his career and love life in a small town a decade later.

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Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA

Explore the world of AAU basketball in the nation’s capital, and the players, their families and coaches who walk the fine line between dreams and ambition, and opportunism and corruption.

Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:53
CharactersActors, Poor
PlotTreason, Survival
StyleFascinating

In 1980s LA, a crew of misfits reinvent themselves as the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersPartners
PlotSports, Relationship
PlaceUSA
StyleWomen in the lead roles

Kat Baker is an up-and-coming, high-level single skater who is about to turn in her skates after a disastrous fall. When Kat seizes an opportunity to continue her career as a pair skater with a talented bad-boy partner, she risks exposing a fiercely kept secret that could unravel her entire life.

Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, crime, sport
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTrainers, Losers, Large families
PlotSports, Depression, Boxing, Family life
PlaceUSA
StyleFascinating

Lights Out is an American television boxing drama series from the FX network in the United States. It stars Holt McCallany as Patrick "Lights" Leary, a New Jersey native, and former heavyweight champion boxer who is considering a comeback. The series premiered on January 11, 2011 at 10 pm ET/PT. On March 24, 2011, FX announced the cancellation of the show. The final episode aired on April 5.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersTeenagers, Pupils, Trainers
PlaceSchool, USA
StyleFascinating, Based on real events, Makes me think

When a rising high school football player from South Central L.A. is recruited to play for Beverly Hills High, the wins, losses and struggles of two families from vastly different worlds - Compton and Beverly Hills - begin to collide. Inspired by the life of pro football player Spencer Paysinger.

Markimdb: 8.8
Genredrama, documentary, history, sport
CountryCanada, USA

Finding truth at the intersection of fantasy and reality in the veiled world of professional wrestling.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
PlotJealousy

The Bronx Is Burning is a television drama that debuted on ESPN on July 9, 2007, after the 2007 MLB Home Run Derby. It is an eight-episode mini-series adapted from Jonathan Mahler's best-selling book, Ladies and Gentlemen, The Bronx Is Burning. The book focuses on baseball's triumph over the turmoil and hysteria of 1977 New York City and how the New York Yankees came to embody the hopes and fears of an unforgettable summer with Billy Martin and Reggie Jackson's warfare under George Steinbrenner's leadership.The show stars Daniel Sunjata, Oliver Platt, and John Turturro, while executive producers Mike Tollin, Brian Robbins, Joe Davola, writer and executive producer James Solomon, and director Jeremiah Chechik work on the show. The series is produced by ESPN Original Entertainment in conjunction with Tollin/Robbins Productions. Filming began on September 18, 2006, in Connecticut and New York.The 2007 debut of the series marks the 30th anniversary of the 1977 World Series win for the Yankees, the first under Steinbrenner.After airing on ESPN, episodes could be viewed on ABC on Demand.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Trainers
PlotSports, Soccer
PlaceSmall towns
StyleTo cry

Friday Night Lights is an American drama television series based around a high school football team situated in Texas. The series takes place in the fictional town of Dillon: a small, close-knit community in rural Texas. Particular focus is given to team coach Eric Taylor and his family, Tammy and Julie. The show uses this small town backdrop to address many issues facing contemporary American culture, including family values, child development, life lessons, school funding, racism, drugs, abortion and lack of economic opportunities.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersGeniuses, Strong women, Orphans
PlotChess, Sports, Adventures, Competitions, Growing up
PlaceUSA
StylePopular, Spectacular, By books, Fascinating, Women in the lead roles

In a Kentucky orphanage in the 1950s, a young girl discovers an astonishing talent for chess while struggling with addiction.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersBrothers
PlotLife, Family life, Show, Family business

In a close-knit Georgia community, a family-owned wrestling promotion finds two brothers and rivals war over their late father’s legacy. In the ring, somebody must play the good guy and somebody must play their nemesis, the heel. But in the real world, those characters can be hard to live up to (and just as hard to leave behind).

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersCelebrities
PlotSports, Soccer, Parties
PlaceUSA
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

Looking at the lives of former and current football players, the show follows former superstar Spencer Strasmore as he gets his life on track in retirement while mentoring other current and former players through the daily grind of the business of football.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersElite School
PlotBasketball

After getting ousted from his job in the NCAA for throwing a chair at a referee, a hothead men’s basketball coach Marvyn Korn must take a job at Westbrook School for Girls, a private all-girls high school, in an effort to redeem what's left of his career and reputation.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
PlotSports

Set in the world of competitive gymnastics, the series follows a group of teen Olympic hopefuls as they train for their day in the spotlight.

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Genredrama, sport
CountryRussia
CharactersTrainers
PlotSports
PlaceRussia

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Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA
CharactersChildrens
PlotHockey, Competitions
PlaceUSA

In present day Minnesota, the Mighty Ducks have evolved from scrappy underdogs to an ultra-competitive, powerhouse youth hockey team. After 12-year-old Evan is unceremoniously cut from the Ducks, he and his mom Alex set out to build their own ragtag team of misfits to challenge the cutthroat, win-at-all-costs culture of competitive youth sports.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, sport
CountryIndia

Two teen cricket prodigies struggle against their overbearing father and a system stacked against them to realize their own ambitions and identities.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, sport
CountryAustralia

Australian media mogul Kerry Packer fought a cricket war by secretly signing up 50 of the world's greatest players to form a breakaway tournament.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, sport
CountrySerbia

Two best friends and former basketball players are trying to re-establish their once successful basketball club. A nostalgic and romantic comedy about second chances, and about friendship between a Serb and a Croat.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genremelodrama, drama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration00:43
CharactersTeenagers, Friends, Friends
PlotBasketball, Mystery, Deception
StyleRomantic, Touching

Set in the fictional small town of Tree Hill, North Carolina, this teen-driven drama tells the story of two half brothers, who share a last name and nothing else. Brooding, blue-collar Lucas is a talented street-side basketball player, but his skills are appreciated only by his friends at the river court. Popular, affluent Nathan basks in the hero-worship of the town, as the star of his high school team. And both boys are the son of former college ball player, Dan Scott, whose long ago choice to abandon Lucas and his mother Karen, will haunt him long into his life with wife Deb, and their son Nathan. Until now, Dan has managed to keep his two sons far from each other. But the past and present collide sharply when Tree Hill's basketball coach recruits Lucas for his team, much to the chagrin of Nathan and Daddy Dan. And the siblings natural rivalry only intensifies when they set their sights on the same girl, Peyton Sawyer. The residue of the past lingers far into the future for the residents of Tree Hill, even as a new generation is rising. Tree Hill follows the lives and loves of these two brothers, their friends and their family as they navigate high school, marriage, and finally... adulthood.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:41
CharactersBusinessmen
PlotLove, betrayal, Mystery, Intrigue
PlaceUSA
StyleEasy, Fascinating

Santiago Mendoza owns last family-owned hotel in multicultural Miami Beach, while his glamorous second wife, Gigi, and their adult children enjoy the spoils of success.

Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:55
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Businessmen
PlotPolitics
StyleWorth watching, Atmospheric, Action, Fascinating

Boardwalk Empire is a period drama focusing on Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (based on the historical Enoch L. Johnson), a political figure who rose to prominence and controlled Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition period of the 1920s and 1930s. Nucky interacts with several historical figures in both his personal and political life, including mobsters, politicians, government agents, and the common folk who look up to him. The federal government also takes an interest in the bootlegging and other illegal activities in the area, sending agents to investigate possible mob connections but also looking at Nucky's lifestyle—expensive and lavish for a county political figure. Primetime Emmy Award-winning screenwriter and producer Terence Winter adapted the show from Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City, a book by Nelson Johnson about historical criminal kingpin Enoch L. Johnson.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy, drama, family, sport
CountryUSA

The Bad News Bears is an American sitcom that aired on CBS from March 24, 1979 until July 26, 1980, consisting of 26 episodes. It was based on the 1976 hit movie of the same name, that was followed by two sequels in 1977 and 1978.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama, crime
CountryMexico, USA
Duration02:21
CharactersMafia, Criminals, Businessmen
PlotInvestigation
StyleSpectacular, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Based on real events

See the rise of the Guadalajara Cartel as an American DEA agent learns the danger of targeting narcos in 1980s Mexico.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, sport
CountryItaly
PlotSoccer

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Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUSA

The offbeat cast and crew of a sports news show deal with professional, personal, and ethical challenges while functioning in a pressure-cooker work environment.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:55
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Lawyers, Friends, Maids
PlotFBI, Mystery, Intrigue
StyleAtmospheric, Action

Set in 1959 Miami, Florida shortly after the Cuban Revolution, Magic City tells the story of Ike Evans, the owner of Miami's most glamorous hotel, the Miramar Playa. Evans is forced to make an ill-fated deal with Miami mob boss Ben Diamond to ensure the success of his glitzy establishment.





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