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20 best movies like Summer of '92 (2015)

List of the best movies like Summer of '92 (2015): Fighting with My Family, Borg vs McEnroe, Kano, The Damned United, Chariots of Fire, There's Only One Jimmy Grimble, The Greatest Game Ever Played, Swimming with Men, Wild League, See You in Montevideo.

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Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, drama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA, Mexico
PlotOn real events, Adventure, Friendship, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Tense

Born into a tight-knit wrestling family, Paige and her brother Zak are ecstatic when they get the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to try out for the WWE. But when only Paige earns a spot in the competitive training program, she must leave her loved ones behind and face this new cutthroat world alone. Paige's journey pushes her to dig deep and ultimately prove to the world that what makes her different is the very thing that can make her a star.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountrySweden, Denmark, Finland
PlotOn real events, Tennis, Competitions, Confrontation, Rivalry
PlaceNight Clubs, Sweden
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Serious

The story of the world's greatest tennis icons – Björn Borg and his biggest rival, the young and talented John McEnroe – and their legendary duel during the 1980 Wimbledon tournament.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, biography, history, sport
PlotOn real events, Baseball, Rivalry
PlaceJapan, Asia
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Serious

A Taiwanese high school baseball team travels to Japan in 1931 to compete in a national tournament.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
CharactersTrainers, Managers
PlotOn real events, Soccer, Friendship, Justice, Rivalry
StyleAction, To cry, Inspirational, Soulful, Smart

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.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotOn real events, Friendship
PlaceEngland, France, Scotland
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Makes me think

In the class-obsessed and religiously divided UK of the early 1920s, two determined young runners train for the 1924 Paris Olympics. Eric Liddell, a devout Christian born to Scottish missionaries in China, sees running as part of his worship of God's glory and refuses to train or compete on the Sabbath. Harold Abrahams overcomes anti-Semitism and class bias, but neglects his beloved sweetheart in his single-minded quest.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
CharactersTeens, Losers
StyleTo cry, Fascinating, Fancy, Gloomy, Touching

Jimmy Grimble is a shy Manchester school boy. At school he is constantly being bullied by the other kids, and at home he has to face his mother's new boyfriend. However, through football, and some special boots, he manages to gain the confidence to succeed and leads his school football team towards the final of the local schools cup.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA, Canada
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Competitions, Rivalry
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Serious

A biopic of 20-year-old Francis Ouimet who defeated his golfing idol and 1900 US Open Champion, Harry Vardon.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotFriendship, Swimming, Rivalry
StyleInspirational, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

A man who is suffering a mid-life crisis finds new meaning in his life as part of an all-male, middle-aged, amateur synchronised swimming team.

Markimdb: 5.1
Genrebiography, history, sport
PlotOn real events, Soccer, Fight, Friendship, Moving
PlaceRussian Empire, Moscow
StyleAction, Soulful, Fascinating, Serious

Based upon the real-life events of the 1910s, this extremely topical story is about a guy from the lowest social strata, who, in order to be with his beloved woman, had to leave his native land and to start his life anew in Moscow. Proved himself in a battle, he was noticed by the Englishman owning a closed soccer club, who invited him to try his hand at his team. However, soccer is an aristocratic game and the team didn't accept a barge-hauler from the Volga. Therefore, he gathered his courage, found the right people, with whom they created the Wild League consisted of street teams from Moscow. Thus, he became a leader, changing his life and the lives of people surrounding him. Varlamy replaced folk fun - battles «wall against the wall», in which perished ordinary people - with soccer. Now they're challenged by the soccer lawmakers.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, adventure, biography, history, sport
CharactersFriends, Trainers
PlotOn real events, Soccer, Travel, Rivalry
StyleExciting, Light, To cry, By books, Fascinating

A football team from Belgrade, former Republic of Yugoslavia gets a chance to go to the First World Football Championship, but things get complicated along the way.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, Germany
CharactersStrong women
PlotOn real events, Soccer, Rivalry
PlaceCollege, Cemetery
TimeWorld War II
StyleInspirational, Soulful, Fascinating

The story of a man whose love for football, for England and for the love of his life, Margaret, saw him rise from Nazi 'villain' to British hero. Bert Trautmann, the German goalkeeper won over even his harshest opponents by winning the FA Cup Final for Manchester City in 1956 - playing on with a broken neck to secure victory.

Markimdb: 7
Genredrama, biography, sport
PlotOn real events, Rivalry
PlaceCollege, USA
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

A coming of age drama following the life of Matt Hamill, the first deaf wrestler to win a National Collegiate Wrestling Championship.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, France
CharactersJournalists, Trainers, Cyclists
PlotOn real events, Racing, Investigation, Cancer, Chase
PlaceIreland, Hospitals
StyleAction, Fascinating, Serious

An Irish sports journalist becomes convinced that Lance Armstrong's performances during the Tour de France victories are fueled by banned substances. With this conviction, he starts hunting for evidence that will expose Armstrong.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genredrama, adventure, biography, history
CountryNorway, United Kingdom, Denmark, Germany, Sweden
PlotLove, On real events, Survival, Adventure, Travel
PlaceSea, Islands, Ships, Nature, Ocean
StyleExciting, Action, Inspirational, Fascinating, Epic

The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
PlotAdventure, Gambling, Friendship, Funeral, Rivalry
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating

A woman moves into a retirement community and starts a cheerleading squad with her fellow residents.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryUSA, Germany
PlotOn real events, American Football, Success, Rivalry
PlaceCollege, Rugby, USA, New York
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Serious

Based on the incredible true story, The Express follows the inspirational life of college football hero Ernie Davis, the first African-American to win the Heisman Trophy.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, biography, sport
CharactersTeachers, Trainers
PlotOn real events, Soccer, American Football, Success, Rivalry
PlaceRugby, USA
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Serious, For men

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.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama, biography, sport
PlotOn real events, Justice, Rivalry
PlaceCollege, Small cities
StyleExciting, Soulful, Fascinating, Heavy, Serious

It's the true-life story of legendary track star Steve Prefontaine, the exciting and sometimes controversial "James Dean of Track," whose spirit captured the heart of the nation! Cocky, charismatic, and tough, "Pre" was a running rebel who defied rules, pushed limits ... and smashed records ...

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, biography, sport
PlotOn real events, Boxing, Competitions, Funeral
StyleSoulful, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

Up-and-coming sports reporter rescues a homeless man ("Champ") only to discover that he is, in fact, a boxing legend believed to have passed away. What begins as an opportunity to resurrect Champ's story and escape the shadow of his father's success becomes a personal journey as the ambitious reporter reexamines his own life and his relationship with his family.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genredrama, biography, sport
PlotOn real events, Soccer, Life, Family life, Rivalry
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Touching, Serious

This is the story of a teenager named Gracie Bowen, who lives in South Orange, New Jersey, is crazy about soccer, as are her three brothers and former soccer star father. Although Gracie wants to join her brothers and father in the nightly practices, she is discouraged by everyone except her elder brother, Johnny. Her father does not believe that girls should play soccer and tells her that she is neither tough enough nor talented enough to play with the boys team. Undeterred, Gracie finds reserves of strength she never knew existed, and persists in changing everyone's beliefs in what she is capable of, including her own. She faces an uphill battle when she fights to give women the opportunity to play competitive soccer. But as the beautiful and strong person that she has always been but she also brings her family together in the face of their own tragedy.

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.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, western, biography, sport
CharactersHorses, Cinderella, Cowboys, Tough guys
PlotLove, On real events, Dancing, Jealousy, Rivalry
StyleRomantic, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Serious

This film chronicles the life of Lane Frost, 1987 PRCA Bull Riding World Champion, his marriage and his friendships with Tuff Hedeman (three-time World Champion) and Cody Lambert.

Markimdb: 8
Genredocumentary, sport
CountryUnited Kingdom
PlotOn real events, Soccer, Competitions, Rivalry
StyleTo cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Serious

A detailing of the rise to prominence and global sporting superstardom of six supremely talented young Manchester United football players (David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Phil and Gary Neville). The film covers the period 1992-1999, culminating in Manchester United's European Cup triumph.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, family, biography, sport
CharactersFriends, Trainers
PlotOn real events, American Football, Rivalry
PlaceRugby, USA, Small cities
StyleExciting, To cry, Soulful, By books, Fascinating

A young coach turns a losing high school football program around to go undefeated for 12 consecutive seasons.

Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, biography, sport
CountryPanama, USA
CharactersBlonde girls
PlotOn real events, Sports, Boxing, Fight, Hunger
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Serious

The legendary Roberto Duran and his equally legendary trainer Ray Arcel change each other's lives.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama, biography
CountryGermany, Belgium
CharactersTerminally ill
PlotOn real events, Cancer
PlaceHospitals, Germany
StyleSoulful, By books, Fascinating, Touching

The true story of a young woman whose lust for life means she is determined to be so very much more than just another cancer patient.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama, biography, history
CountryUnited Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, France
CharactersHeroes, Priests, Poor
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Boxing, Political, Uprising
PlaceVillage, Ireland
StyleFascinating, Touching, Serious

Jimmy Gralton returns from New York and reopens his beloved community hall, only to meet opposition from the local parish.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, drama, biography, sport
PlotOn real events, Sports, Boxing, Wedding, Rivalry
PlaceIndia, Asia
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Serious

A chronicle of the life of Indian boxer 'Mary Kom' who went through several hardships before audaciously accomplishing her ultimate dream.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, comedy, drama
CharactersTeens, Teachers, Geniuses, Family, Friends
PlotLove, On real events, Adventure, Relationship, Money
PlaceSchool, Australia
StyleAction, Fascinating, Serious

Welcome to an exam-cheating business run by Lynn, a straight-A student who gets the idea for her business after helping Grace and Pat. Grace is a prominent school activist who can’t get the grades she needs. Pat is a filthy-rich boy who believes money can buy anything. Lynn’s business skyrockets and the money starts to flood in as scores of students offer her cold hard cash in exchange for exam answers.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, drama, military, biography, history, sport
PlotWar, On real events, Survival, Political
StyleAction, To cry, Fascinating, Makes me think, Serious

Zamperini returns to California where he wound up marrying Cynthia Applewhite while wrestling with untreated PTSD, suffering constant nightmares, angry, bitter and deeply depressed, his wife convinces Zamperini to attend the 1949 Billy Graham Crusade.