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Strength and Honour (2007)
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Strength and Honour (2007)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A single father decides to break his dying wife's last wish to not box again in order to save his young son from certain death.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: family relations, human spirit, parents and children, family in danger, bittersweet, last wish, hopes, sport, rivalry, single parent, contests and competitions, underdog, athlete's life, boxing, fight, competition, ambition, cliche, boxer, wrestler, strength, fistfight, machismo, muscle, sweat ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, serious, sincere and touching films with plots about hopes, ambition, sport, athlete's life, contests and competitions, rivalry and power relations mostly in Drama, Sport and Action genres. Some movies like Strength and Honour: A Fighting Man (2014), Carman: The Champion (2001), Price of Glory (2000), 3: The Dale Earnhardt Story (2004), Split Decisions (1988). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
A Fighting Man (2014)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Two men meet in the ring for a fight that will change their lives.
Style: realistic, serious, suspense, disturbing, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, sport, athlete's life, human spirit, contests and competitions, ambition, rivalry, brutality, hopes, competition, fight, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, usa
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Carman: The Champion (2001)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Former champion boxer Orlando Leone (Carmen) is "The Preacher" at an inner-city youth center. Wanting to give something back to the community, he bought a large building for a church youth center. But the cash ran out before he could ...
Style: serious, realistic, christian film, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, christian, rivalry, ambition, athlete's life, tough heroes, human spirit, against the odds, follow your dream, lifestyle, contests and competitions, relationship vs career ...
Time: contemporary
Place: florida, usa
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Price of Glory (2000)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: An ex-boxer, living with the knowledge that his fight career was cut short by a crooked manager, channels his bitter disappointment in a single-minded quest for boxing championships for his three sons. We see them in pee-wee Silver Glove matches ...
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, tense
Plot: boxing, athlete's life, human spirit, ambition, follow your dream, lifestyle, ego clash, tough heroes, relationship vs career, obsession, athlete and trainer, sport ...
Time: 90s
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3: The Dale Earnhardt Story (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Biographical story of Dale Earnhardt, Sr. The movie starts with his young life and growing up with his father, Ralph, who raced for a living, but initially wanted more for his son. When Dale quits high school to start driving full time, his ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental
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Split Decisions (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When a boxer is killed because he wouldn't take a dive, his brother tries to find a way to avenge him even if only symbolically.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, boxer, ambition, conflict, hopes, lifestyle, athlete's life, rivalry, gangsters, sport, contests and competitions, crimes ...
Time: 80s
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Counterpunch (2019)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on a true story. A young boxer, Emilio, from the wrong side of the tracks with big dreams of winning the Golden Gloves boxing championship, finds himself at a cross roads after being locked up. As he fights his way back into the winning circle ...
Style: serious, rough, emotional, realistic, tense
Plot: one more chance, athlete's life, starting over, ambition, rivalry, hopes, follow your dream, contests and competitions, lifestyle, sport, power relations, martial arts ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, usa, florida
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Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A drama revolving around characters whose lives are transformed one summer at an exclusive East Coast country club.
Style: serious, sentimental, sincere, scenic, realistic
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Gloves of Stone (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Abner is trapped in the rough life of Mexico City. His escape? Boxing. Dr. Frank Irwin (Martin Sheen) and his son Jimmy, a pro boxer, come together to teach Abner that the heart fuels the punches we throw in life.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, sincere, bilingual
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, jail, athlete's life, ambition, rise to the top, parents and children, once promising, sport, lifestyle, rivalry, hopes, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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Genre: Drama
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Duration: 82 min.
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Style: emotional, realistic, sentimental, captivating, sincere ...
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Duration: 101 min.
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Duration: 135 min.
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Black Cloud (2004)
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Duration: 97 min.
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Style: uplifting, serious, touching, sincere, realistic ...
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