Most Similar Movies to Possums (1997)


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Friday Night Lights (2004), Facing the Giants (2006), The Blind Side (2009), Rudy (1993), The Field (1990), Invincible (2006), Matterhorn (2013) ... Let's take a look at the following list...

Friday Night Lights (2004)

Friday Night Lights (2004)

7.2/10 Action, Drama

Based on H.G. Bissinger's book, which profiled the economically depressed town of Odessa, Texas and their heroic high school football team, The Permian High Panthers.

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Facing the Giants (2006)

Facing the Giants (2006)

6.6/10 Drama, Fantasy

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

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The Blind Side (2009)

The Blind Side (2009)

7.6/10 Drama, Biography

The story of Michael Oher, a homeless and traumatized boy who became an All-American football player and first-round NFL draft pick with the help of a caring woman and her family.

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Rudy (1993)

Rudy (1993)

7.5/10 Biography, Drama

Rudy has always been told that he was too small to play college football. But he is determined to overcome the odds and fulfill his dream of playing for Notre Dame.

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The Field (1990)

The Field (1990)

7.4/10 Drama, Adventure

When a field (which has been farmed by the McCabe family for generations) goes up for auction, the patriarch of the McCabe family will stop at nothing to prevent a rich American from buying it.

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Invincible (2006)

Invincible (2006)

7.1/10 Biography, Drama

Based on the story of Vince Papale, a 30-year-old bartender from South Philadelphia who overcame long odds to play for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles in 1976.

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Matterhorn (2013)

Matterhorn (2013)

7.1/10 Drama, Comedy

Fred leads a boring life of routine after losing his wife and evicting his son. When a mentally impaired man named Theo arrives, Fred's routine is interrupted, but he enjoys the idea of looking after someone once more.

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Gridiron Gang (2006)

Gridiron Gang (2006)

6.9/10 Biography, Crime, Drama

Teenagers at a juvenile detention center, under the leadership of their counselor, gain self-esteem by playing football together.

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Varsity Blues (1999)

Varsity Blues (1999)

6.5/10 Comedy, Drama, Romance

A back-up quarterback is chosen to lead a Texas football team to victory after the star quarterback is injured.

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Run the Race (2018)

Run the Race (2018)

6.0/10 Drama

Against the backdrop of high school football and track, two brothers in a small Southern town face escalating problems with two different world views, straining - but ultimately strengthening - the bonds of brotherhood.

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8th Round Pick (2020)

8th Round Pick (2020)

5.6/10 Drama

Arriving home from the NFL draft Austin Aimes is a broken man returning to a broken town and a celebration he won't receive. As a top rated college quarterback it seemed Austin had a lock on the life he always wanted to live, but now a destroyed knee seems to be his only guarantee -- a guarantee that is sidelining him from his dream and serving as a daily reminder tha...Read all

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The Longshots (2008)

The Longshots (2008)

5.4/10 Comedy, Drama

The true story of Jasmine Plummer who, at the age of eleven, became the first female to play in Pop Warner football tournament in its 56-year history.

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Mario (2018)

Mario (2018)

10.0/10 Drama, Romance, Gay & Lesbian

Two young football players are caught between the politics of the game and their growing feelings for each other.

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Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998)

Air Bud: Golden Receiver (1998)

4.5/10 Family, Comedy, Drama

Story of a golden retriever who can play football.

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City of Hope (1991)

City of Hope (1991)

7.3/10 Drama, Adventure

An intersecting tale with a multitude of characters living lives which, in one way or another, revolve around an old apartment block scheduled to be demolished.

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Brian Banks (2018)

Brian Banks (2018)

7.2/10 Biography, Drama

A football player's dreams to play in the NFL are halted when he is wrongly convicted and sent to prison. Years later, he fights to clear his name within an unjust system.

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Lucas (1986)

Lucas (1986)

6.9/10 Comedy, Drama, Romance

A socially inept fourteen-year-old experiences heartbreak for the first time when his two best friends - Cappie, an older-brother figure, and Maggie, the new girl with whom he is in love - fall for each other.

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Bottle Shock (2008)

Bottle Shock (2008)

6.8/10 Comedy, Drama

The story of the early days of California wine making featuring the now infamous, blind Paris wine tasting of 1976 that has come to be known as "Judgment of Paris".

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When the Game Stands Tall (2014)

When the Game Stands Tall (2014)

6.7/10 Drama

The journey of legendary football coach Bob Ladouceur, who took the De La Salle High School Spartans from obscurity to a 151-game winning streak that shattered all records for any American sport.

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The Great Man Votes (1939)

The Great Man Votes (1939)

6.7/10 Comedy, Drama

In 1923, Gregory Vance, a widower with two children, is a former scholar who has turned from book-to-bottle. He works, slightly, as a night-watchman and his children, who know him for what he is and what he isn't, are his only admirers. Then, it is discovered that he is the only registered voter in a key precinct and the politicians, from both parties, arrive in drove...Read all

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Mean Machine (2001)

Mean Machine (2001)

6.5/10 Comedy, Crime, Drama

A football star jailed for assault leads a group of inmates in a match against prison guards.

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